OTTAWA — Dorothy Kroeger, of Ottawa will celebrate her 100th birthday April 12, 2013. An open house is planned from 1 to 3 p.m., April 14, at Putnam Heritage Assisted Living, 1380 N. Locust St., Ottawa.
She was born April 12, 1913, in Delphos, to Frank and Theresa Metzger. On May 8, 1937, she married Arthur Kroeger, and he died May 21, 1984.
Kroeger has one son, Gary (RuthAnn) Kroeger, of Estero, FL; and one daughter, Linda (Ron) Ellerbrock, of Ottawa. She has nine grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.
She and her husband were the former owners/operators of Belle Hardware in Lima.
Kroeger is a member of Ss Peter & Paul Catholic Church, in Ottawa.
She loves visitors, playing card games and bingo.
100th Birthday: Dorothy Kroeger