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More than 360 years of family

Published: Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 11:51 a.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, Dec. 31, 2012 12:15 p.m. CDT

Helen Burgess, formerly of Princeton, celebrates Christmas a few days late with her brother and sisters Thursday. Burgess (from left) celebrated at daughter Paula Thompson’s home with sisters Betty Phelps of Mount Morris and Fredda Hoffman of Dixon, and brother Ferris Walker, also of Dixon. The four siblings, who range in age from 91 to 95, grew up in an orphanage in Dixon, and enjoy any opportunity to get together.

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