95th BDay-Barbara Martinek Jiracek
CELEBRATES 95TH BIRTHDAY Mrs. Barbara Jiracek, 95, celebrated her birthday on the sunporch of St. Joseph’s Home with her friends of long standing, the Veteran’s Auxiliary of the Spanish American War. Mrs. Jiracek, formerly of 1803 South Ave., raised a family of 12 children. She still reads without glasses and is a hearty eater. Mrs. Jiracek was the color flag bearer in the 1920s of the auxiliary and it was recalled how the marching marching group used to walk out to the cemetery. Those hosting the celebration were: Mmes. Lorraine Shee* ly, Lil Schleiter, Rose Boyle, Ann Young, Edythe Nelson, Margaret Koscnitzke, Ann Weigel and Julie Lassig-—Tribune Photo.