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Evelyn Garbe celebrates her 100th birthday

Lifelong Woodbury resident Evelyn Garbe celebrated her 100th birthday along with family and friends June 14. She was born June 12, 1915.

Evelyn and her husband, Paul, farmed and lived all their lives on Woodlane Drive. They were very active in the community as well as their church, Woodbury Peaceful Grove United Methodist Church. Evelyn still lives on Woodlane Drive at Woodbury Senior Living Estates, just down the road from her home place.

Those celebrating with her included her children Dick Garbe of Cody, Wyo.; Jean Brown of Woodbury; Bette Hellerud of Oakdale; and Gary Garbe of Crystal; grandchildren, Steve Garbe of Cody, Wyo.; Lynn Hoover of Las Vegas; Daniel Brown of Chatfield, Minn.; David Brown of Eagan; Chris Haseley of Cottage Grove; Nicole Hellerud of San Diego, Calif.; Brad Hellerud of Woodbury; and Ben Garbe of Golden Valley; great-grandchildren, Jake Garbe of Santa Cruz, Calif.; Chase Hoover of Philadelphia; Hannah, Wesley and Meghan Brown of Chatfield; Riley, Cora and Finnley Haseley of Cottage Grove; Josslyn and Joseph Hellerud of Woodbury; and Grace and Eloise Garbe of Golden Valley. Also attending the celebration were her sister, Leona Gerken of Tamarac, Fla., and brother, Art Warnke of Woodbury.