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Willmar woman celebrates over a century of birthdays

Erica Dischino / Tribune Alice Huisenga, third from left, celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar. Huisenga was one of 10 children. She and her sister Adeline Klemenhagen, second from left, are the last surviving siblings. 1 / 4
Erica Dischino / Tribune Living for a over a century calls for some cake. Alice Huisenga celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar.2 / 4
Erica Dischino / Tribune Alice Huisenga celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar.3 / 4
Erica Dischino / Tribune Alice Huisenga, left, celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar. Her daughter-in-law Diane DeBoer helps Huisenga open her birthday presents. The celebration also included ice cream and cake. 4 / 4

WILLMAR — Living for a over a century calls for some cake. Alice Huisenga celebrated her 102nd birthday with family and friends Tuesday at the Bethesda Grand Assisted Living Center in Willmar.

Huisenga was one of 10 children. She and her sister Adeline Klemenhagen, who attended the birthday party, are the last surviving siblings.

Erica Dischino

Erica Dischino is the photographer for the West Central Tribune. Hailing from northern New Jersey, she graduated from Ithaca College in central New York with a bachelors in Journalism and Photography. Follow her on Instagram.

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