Doris B. French, a resident of the Cherokee Villa, recently received a certificate signed by Iowa Governor Chet Culver. The document officially recognizes the Peterson, Iowa native as a member of the small group of Iowa Centenarians. Doris turned 101 last November.
101-year-old Doris French . Photo by Dan Whitney
Doris joins another newly-named member of the Centenarian Club, who received her certificate last week. Margaret Fassler, a resident of Country Side Estates, received her Centenarian Award, also signed by the governor . Margaret is now one of 763 residents of the state of Iowa to be 100 years or older. Margaret reached 100 years on April 1, 2009.
Margaret Fassler reached 100 years of age on April 1, 2009. Photo contributed