A birthday card shower is planned for Bonnie "Marie" Bourquin, a Mennonite Memorial Home resident, Bluffton, who turns 100 on July 5.
The soon-to-be centenarian was born in Columbus Grove to Ray and Floyd Bogart. She grew up on a farm on Road 12 0, between Columbus Grove and Kalida.
On June 5, 1938, she married Gladwin Bourquin, who died in 2002.
She worked in Toledo and then Michigan. After marrying her husband, who was from Archbold, the couple eventually lived at 213 N. High St., Columbus Grove.