KALIDA — Marie Ellerbrock is celebrating her 100th birthday with an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. Saturday at Pike Run Golf Club. A card shower would be appreciated at 755 Ottawa St., PO Box 388, Kalida OH 45853.
She was born March 29, 1918, in Kalida, to Joseph and Flora Recker. Her husband died in 2012.
She has 10 children, Ronald (Linda) Ellerbrock, Shirley (Robert) Kissell, Arlene (Wilfred) Schroeder, Darlene Schroeder, James Ellerbrock, Marilyn (Tom) Stechschulte, Dennis (Patricia) Ellerbrock, Kevin (Cheryl) Ellerbrock, Cheryl (Tony) Kuhlman and Timothy Ellerbrock. A son, Marvin Ellerbrock, a son-in-law, Kenneth Schroeder, a daughter-in-law, Agnes Ellerbrock, and a great-grandchild are deceased. She has 32 grandchildren and 49 great-grandchildren.
She is a homemaker. She enjoys bingo, playing cards and spending time with family. She is a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church and its Rosary Altar Society.