Grass Valley church celebrates nonagenarians |

Grass Valley church celebrates nonagenarians

Grass Valley United Methodist Church recently honored 24 members who are 90 and older. Those attending included, back row from left to right: Ross Jackson, Jerry Merenda, Rosalie Kearney, Nadine Wahler, Frank Foucher, Robert Putnam, Doris Beechel, Illa Lattimer, Helen Olney, Gwen Rood, Ina Hughes, Cyril Hughes, Glen Jones, Harold George. Front row from left are: Glenn Lovejoy, Margaret Hammond, Hattie Gardinier, Virginia Hansen, Dorothy Kyle, Fran Leavell, Bonnie Hensley, Roye Wilson, Sibley Hansen, Alice Simmons. Charles Mortenson, at the back, is not a nonagenarian. More than 100 “younger adults” joined the celebration, which included the sharing of memories and old photographs, and a meal of hamburgers, hot dogs, salads provided by church members and a large birthday cake.

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