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      Cedarburg woman named to Packers FAN Hall of Fame

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      GREEN BAY - A Wisconsin woman who began listening to radio broadcasts of Green Bay Packers games in the 1940s has been named to the team's fan hall of fame.

      Vivian Scherf-Laabs of Cedarburg was inducted as the 16th member of the hall of fame in a Wednesday ceremony at Lambeau Field. Scherf-Laabs was nominated by her twin brother, Stewart; they were born on the same day as former Packers quarterback and coach Bart Starr. Scherf-Laabs traveled to Miami to watch the Packers win in Super Bowl II and attended many other games at Lambeau Field and Milwaukee County Stadium.

      As a Packers FAN Hall of Fame inductee, Scherf-Laabs will receive four club seats to a 2014 Packers home game, a trip to a 2014 Packers road game, a $500 gift certificate to the Packers Pro Shop and a one-year subscription to Packer Plus. Her name will be permanently displayed in the Packers Hall of Fame.

      Scherf-Laabs was chosen from among 10 finalists.