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Published: 8/23/2012 - Updated: 2 years ago


Perrysburg woman to celebrate 100 years

Ida Burks of Perrysburg was born Sept. 28, 1912 and will turn 100 this year. Burks is a graduate of Libbey High School in 1951. After school she went on to become a nurse with Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Though she never had children, Burks traveled around the world and has been an active member of Grace Presbyterian Church. She has also kept extensive scrap books and a collection of family photographs dating back to the 1800s. CLICK ANY IMAGE TO VIEW FULL PHOTO, START SLIDE SHOW.

Ida Burks of Perrysburg was born on Sept. 28, 1912 and will celebrate her 100th birthday this year. Burks, a graduate of Libbey High School in 1951, went on to become a nurse with Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ida Burks of Perrysburg was born on Sept. 28, 1912 and will celebrate her 100th birthday this year. Burks, a ...
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Included in Ida Burks' display of historical family photographs is a picture of her mother, Minnie Jane Enty Murry, taken in 1907. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Included in Ida Burks' display of historical family photographs is a picture of her mother, Minnie Jane Enty Murry, taken ...
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Though Ida Burks never had children, she devoted herself to the care of others as a nurse with Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center. She also traveled extensively around the world and has been an active member of Grace Presbyterian Church. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Though Ida Burks never had children, she devoted herself to the care of others as a nurse with Mercy St....
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Throughout the years Ida Burks kept extensive scrap books and a collection of family photographs dating back to the 1800s. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Throughout the years Ida Burks kept extensive scrap books and a collection of family photographs dating back to the 1800s.
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Ida Burks of Perrysburg holds a photograph of herself taken in 1912 for her Christening. She will turn 100 years old in September. Enlarge | Buy This Photo Ida Burks of Perrysburg holds a photograph of herself taken in 1912 for her Christening. She will turn 100 years ...
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