BLOOMINGTON — Shirley Link of Bloomington will celebrate her 100th birthday with an open house Sept. 22 at Longhorn Smokehouse.
She was born Sept. 26, 1919, in Chicago.
Her children are Karen (Thomas, deceased) Walters, Holder; Frances (Richard, deceased) Owen, Bloomington; John (Carol) Link Jr., Bloomington; Pat Schmidt, Normal; Donald Link, Bloomington; Bill Link, Bloomington; Julie (Duane, deceased) DeMay, Normal; and Nancy Link, deceased in infancy. She has 28 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and 10 great-great-grandchildren.
She worked at Time Life Magazine, Chicago; Admiral Corp.; Grand Hotel Restaurant; and Owen Nursery. She used to love to garden and cook. She loves watching "Wheel of Fortune," Lawrence Welk and Cubs baseball and spending time with her family. She enjoys attending BroMenn Adult Day Services.
Cards may be sent to her in care of Andrea Beyer, P.O. Box 35, Stanford, IL 61774.