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Perrysburg woman to celebrate 100 years

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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