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Resident marks 100th birthday with family, friends


December 11, 2019

NORMA REESER celebrates her 100th birthday.

Norma Reeser, a longtime Sweet Home resident, celebrated her 100th birthday Dec. 4.

On Sunday, Dec. 1, 70 friends and family members celebrated the milestone at Sweet Home New Life in Christ Fellowship. Finger food and cake was served. A picture slide show was shown of her life and there was lots of visiting and fellowship.

Reeser was born Dec. 4, 1919 near Woodburn during one of the coldest winters in Oregon's history. There was 3 feet of snow on the ground the day she was born. Somehow the doctor made the trip to her home for her birth. She weighed about 3½ pounds.

To keep her...

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