MINONK — Marie Oltman of Minonk will celebrate her 100th birthday with a family celebration Nov. 26.
She was born Nov. 27, 1917, in rural Benson. She married Roland Oltman on Sept. 29, 1937. He passed away Feb. 28, 1992. Her brothers are Eldon (Dorothy) Folkerts, Minonk, and Ron (Dorothy) Folkerts, Washington.
Her children are John (Rebecca) Oltman, Minonk; Harvey (Catherine) Oltman, Lacon; and Joan Osterman, Minonk. She has five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She was a homemaker and farm wife. She has enjoyed playing piano, sewing, traveling and visiting. She is a lifelong member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ and Woodford County Home Extension, and served as a 4-H leader.