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Margaret Glassey celebrated her 100th birthday in southeast Denver, April 1, 1976 with parties, flowers from Denver Mayor William McNichols, and a letter from President Gerald Ford. Sixty family members and friends came to her sister's home for an informal celebration then her church, Bonnie Brae Baptist, honored her with a reception. Mrs. Glassey was born Margaret Stadler in St. Louis and worked as a milliner and dressmaker before she married George Glassey in 1910. They moved to Colorado in 1916 and homesteaded near Ft.Morgan where they lived until 1942. They raised four children, enjoyed twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Asked what was the secret to her longevity? A Bible phrase she said: "Honor thy father and mother so thy days be long."
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Margaret Glassey's 100th Birthday
Margaret Glassey celebrated her 100th birthday in southeast Denver, April 1, 1976 with parties, flowers from Denver Mayor William McNichols, and a letter from President Gerald Ford. Sixty family members and friends came to her sister's home for an informal celebration then her church, Bonnie Brae Baptist, honored her with a reception. Mrs. Glassey was born Margaret Stadler in St. Louis and worked as a milliner and dressmaker before she married George Glassey in 1910. They moved to Colorado in 1916 and homesteaded near Ft.Morgan where they lived until 1942. They raised four children, enjoyed twelve grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. Asked what was the secret to her longevity? A Bible phrase she said: "Honor thy father and mother so thy days be long."