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Cook celebrates 100th birthday

Published: Friday, May 24, 2013 3:06 p.m. CST • Updated: Friday, May 24, 2013 3:07 p.m. CST

Violet Ruth (Wirick) Cook of Spring Valley recently celebrated her 100th birthday.

Violet was born May 15, 1913, in Streator to John and Elizabeth (Peacock) Wirick. She has three daughters, Rosemary Promenschenkel and Elizabeth Moore, both of Streator, and Ruth Irwin of Oglesby. She also has 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and 29 great-great-grandchildren.

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