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Lola: 1909 + 107 = 2016

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Lola with three of her four sons and one of the youngest of her 27 great grandchildren Brennan Reich. 2 / 2

Lola Schueler is joined by sons Ellery, 84, Laverne, 82, and Harry, 74, to help their mom celebrate another birthday on Friday. She turned 107 on Friday.

A fourth son, Norman, 77, visited on Thursday. All four sons live nearby. The celebration also included grandchildren and 27 great-grandchildren. 

Lola was born on June 10th, 1909, in Illinois, when their were just "144 miles of paved roads" in the United States. She and her husband Paul raised their four boys on farms south of Willmar and near Raymond.

She lives at Sophia House, Rice Care Center. See video at

Rand Middleton
Tribune photographer/videographer. Began working in radio and at weekly newspaper in Munising, Michigan, in 1972. Started parttime at West Central Daily Tribune Sept. 1974. Fulltime news/sports beginning Feb. 1979. Married to Tribune news clerk Donna (Miller) Middleton, formerly of Kerkhoven. 2 grown children. 
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