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Jesse Butts, a longtime Ahwatukee resident, was joined by friends and family on July 21 for his 100th birthday. His son, Dr. James Butts, and family, traveled from California. His daughter, Vicki Carmichael, also attended the gathering at Windmill Suites in Chandler.
It’s been more than 65 years, but Wayne Greiner still remembers the first dance he had with his wife, Ruby — the foxtrot.
With a 100th birthday coming up in May, Mildred Pierce has one goal: to be walking on her own at her 100th birthday celebration.
Arizona's 100th Statehood Day, to honor residents who are 100 years old or more, as well as companies and nonprofit organizations that have been in Arizona for a century or more, will be Feb. 14 at 11 a.m. at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown, 340 N. Third St.
With the state's centennial celebration less than two months away, Secretary of State Ken Bennett and the Arizona Historical Advisory Commission are urging Arizonans commemorate the state's 100th birthday by developing "Legacy Projects" no later than Feb. 14.
Cherie Wheeler always spoke in whispers as a child. When German soldiers occupy your Belgian hometown during World War I, you try to keep a low profile. “My parents were the ones who always told me to whisper,” Wheeler said. “It took me a long time to stop talking that way.”
Cherie Wheeler has had a life-long affection with painting and doll making.
Calvin W. Johnson passes away
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