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81-year-old Packers fan passes away after fulfilling Lambeau dream

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(WAOW) – The 81-year-old Wausau woman who went to her first Green Bay Packers game in October has passed away.

Phyllis Barttelt's caretaker tells Newsline 9 the green and gold fan died on Monday after losing her battle with cancer.

Friends say Barttelt hadn't missed a Packers game in 20 years on TV and she was finally able to see her first game in person at Lambeau Field.

For her 81st birthday, the Packers sent her a special present, signed by Aaron Rodgers himself. The team sent her a Packers blanket, a gold pin and a book about the team.

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