Local WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday


Last updated 7/1/2019 at 10:32am

Betty Gilby celebrates her birthday with, from left, daughter Elaine, son Joe III and grandson Joe IV, May 25.

Phyliss Audiss

Special to the Village News

Elizabeth Janet Stutheit was born May 31, 1919, in Nebraska. Recently, Betty Gilby celebrated her 100th birthday with an open house held at the Fallbrook Woman's clubhouse, May 25. She said she was thrilled to greet around 70 guests who came to help her observe the significant day.

She saw 19 family members travel from across the United States. A few came from California but most of them traveled from other states – Arkansas, Colorado, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. There was also one relative who came all the w...

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