KALIDA — Virginia Hoffman will celebrate her 99th birthday March 16, 2013. Cards may be sent to her at The Meadows of Kalida, 755 Ottawa Street, Room 408, PO Box 388, Kalida OH 45853.
She was born March 16, 1914, in Ottoville to Stephen and Adeline Miehls Looser. She was the oldest of six children. She married Virgil Hoffman in 1937, and he is deceased.
Hoffman has one son, John; and two daughters, Jean Kohls and Marilyn Allen, all living in Columbus Grove. She has 10 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren.
She is a member of St. Anthony of Padua Catholic Church, Columbus Grove.
When Virginia was born in 1914, Woodrow Wilson was the president; World War I broke out in Europe, the Dow Jones average was 83.43, a postage stamp cost two cents and the average family income was $682 per year.