With her in the evening were her children -- daughter Tossie and Marguerite, now Mrs. Fred Ebert and Mrs. Horace Carter; sons Clark, Harold and Lamar -- and their families. The granddaughters served coffee, cakes and ice cream.
A resident of Lowell community for all of her 80 years, "Bird," as she is affectionately known, was born in the Clark neighborhood three miles northeast of Lowell. She attended grammar school there and high school in Lowell. Among the first words her father taught her to spell, she recalls, were "The Lake County Star" and her friends at the office here are grateful for her friendship and loyalty to the paper she has read throughout the years.
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