Eileen Pinter (Hahn)
Where did you grow up: On a farm between Cherry and Zearing with my parents, four brothers and one sister.
Family: Husband (deceased), two sons, one daughter, eight grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren (one deceased) and three great-great-grandchildren.
Pets: Currently none.
Occupation: Retired from St. Margaret’s Hospital Dietary Department and retired as library aide at Cherry Grade School; currently librarian at Cherry Public Library.
What is the last song you listened to: “’You Never Walk Alone” by Elvis Presley.
What is the last book you read: “The Longest Ride” by Nicholas Sparks.
What is the last television show you watched: “Dancing with the Stars.”
If you were stranded on a desert island and could have just one meal for the rest of your life, what would it be: Fried shrimp, corn on the cob, fresh tomatoes, fresh green beans and a chocolate milkshake.
If you were stranded on a desert island and could take only one thing with you, what would it be: A library.
What is your favorite local restaurant: JT’s Tavern in Cherry.
If someone handed you a million dollars, how would you spend it: First I would put some in my savings, give some to my family, and the rest would go to the Cherry United Church of Christ, the Holy Trinity Church, the fire department and the library.
People would be surprised to know that you: As a child I “showed” hogs at the Bureau County Fair, and at the age of 52, I earned my GED.
What is your favorite thing about the city you live in: The friendship and helpfulness of the community.
If you could change one thing about your town, what would it be: Keep the Cherry Grade School.