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Face Time with Joe Shepke

Elburn resident Joe Shepke, 68, was getting coffee at The Corner Grind in Elburn when he answered questions for Shaw Media's Zachary Van Vuren.

Van Vuren: Where did you grow up?
Shepke: Chicago

Van Vuren: What did you want to be when you grew up?
Shepke: An airline pilot

Van Vuren: What do you do now?
Shepke: I'm retired.

Van Vuren: What did you do for work?
Shepke: I worked 40 years for DuPont in various jobs.

Van Vuren: Do you have any family?
Shepke: I have a wife, Anita, and two kids, but I raised two others and I have grandkids. I've been married for 46 years.

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite local charity?
Shepke: Royal Family Kids' Camps. It's a church camp for foster kids.

Van Vuren: Do you have a favorite local restaurant?
Shepke: Red Lobster

Van Vuren: What's your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Shepke: Chocolate

Van Vuren: Do you have a book or movie you would recommend?
Shepke: "The Passion of the Christ"

Van Vuren: Who would play you in a movie?
Shepke: Robert Culp

Van Vuren: What is an interesting fact about yourself?
Shepke: I'm a camp counselor for Royal Family Kids' Camp.

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