Monday, March 23, 2015

Celebrating 100 years

Edna T. Schenzel, 100 years Young

Edna T. Schenzel a resident of the Withrow ​, WA​ area celebrated her 100th birthday with her family on February 1st, 2015.  Edna, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. John Neville, was born and raised in the Odebolt area and has visited family and friends there many times over the years.  She moved to the Withrow area from Odebolt after marrying her husband, Jacob Schenzel, in February 1938.  She and Jacob developed a wheat ranch there together.  She tells people that it was all the hard work and shoveling wheat that has helped her live a long and healthy life.

Her granddaughter and caregiver Esther says that her Gram still makes her own breakfast and lunch, is always ready to attend a party, go out for coffee for her favorite caramel machiatto at Starbucks, loves to meet new people and never talks about her health issues.

Attending the 100th birthday were Edna's daughter Mary Kiedrowski of Bridgeport; granddaughter Theresa Dale and husband Mike of St. John, WA; great-grandson Cody Dale, wife Stephanie and two great-grandsons Zane and Harlen of Gig Harbor; granddaughter Esther Zimmerman, and Andrew Zimmerman of Wenatchee; Gary & Terry Zimmerman, Lydia Dammonn, Ann, Steve and Michael Elliott, all of Wenatchee, WA.

An open house party for family and friends, will be held on April 25th at granddaughter Esther Zimmerman's house in Wenatchee from Noon till 7pm.  Please call 509-670-5397 if you need directions to attend.

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