Woman celebrates 100th birthday on Valentine's Day

Lois Hollerorth thanks the members of the Jefferson City High School Chorale, which came to Heisinger Bluffs to sing for her 100th birthday Tuesday.

Lois Hollerorth thanks the members of the Jefferson City High School Chorale, which came to Heisinger Bluffs to sing for her 100th birthday Tuesday. Photo by Julie Smith.

Like any other day, Lois Hollerorth was walking around, chatting and laughing with everyone she came across on Tuesday.

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The conversation, however, turned to the past as she reminisced about life during World War I, the Great Depression, the 1954 prison riot and her 57-year marriage among other things.

Other than her vision, Hollerorth seems as healthy as when the News Tribune profiled her in Active Times in 2004.

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