Virgie Hayden celebrated her 90th Birthday with family and friends on April 27, 2008 at the Bellingham Golf and Country Club. Born April 30, 1918 in North Platte Nebraska, Virgie is a lifelong resident of Bellingham attending the Campus School, Fairhaven High School and graduating in education from Western Washington State College. Virgie married Bob Hayden on August 13, 1943 in Bellingham and together they co- owned and operated Western Washington Aviation, BB Grocery, Hayden’s Thriftway and Cost Cutter stores. Throughout her life Virgie has been an avid water and snow skier, tennis player, pilot, scuba diver, golfer, and hiker and at age 90 continues to fly fish, swim and take her daily walk.
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