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Senior Hall of Fame Names New Inductees
By Dave Dahl
WBGZ Radio 10/25/12
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Four Illinoisans are now members of the Senior Hall of Fame. The Illinois Department on Aging says the Senior Hall of Fame was created in 1994 to honor Illinoisans 65 and older.
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? James Hobson, 66, of Chicago, is a longtime Chicago Park District employee, tending to the grounds and the young people at Garfield Park. He says the neighborhood support has kept kids alive.
?Nettie Graff, 94, of Murphysboro, went to work in a shoe factory at age 14 and now writes a newspaper column and plays kazoo in a senior citizen band.
? Norma Fink, 85, of Carthage, is a volunteer in area churches and schools.
? Edmund Kueker, 87, of Waterloo, is an auctioneer, collector, and tour guide. He displays roadside memorabilia he has collected from 49 states. The exception is Alaska.
(Copyright WBGZ / www.AltonDailyNews.com )
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