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July 24, 2012, By Mike Fak, I was a monster when I was a child. Mom’s first child, I came in at a respectable 9 pounds but that was about the only thing normal about me in my first year. I have been told I came into this world with five teeth about to break through the gum line and when mom saw that she immediately told the nurses I was going to be a Similac baby. (Click for more)
July 9, 2012, By Rebecca Johnson, Walking into Ruth Jurjevich’s home, I immediately felt comfortable. It was warm and inviting, and her many interests in life came shining through. Ruth is a lover of books and art.
Born Feb. 24th 1913, Ruth grew up in Chestnut, IL. Her parents were Scandinavian, having first migrated to Clinton, Il. She grew up on a farm, attending a country grade school, then Chestnut High School. (Click for more)
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