Prairie Creek Village resident Elizabeth Braden celebrated her 100th birthday in a grand style, with family members, her friends at Prairie Creek Village and a news crew from local TV station WAND-TV, who featured her story on the evening news.
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All it took was a phone call to the TV station asking if they would be interested in covering Elizabeth’s 100th birthday party.
Elizabeth was born on November 27, 1919, the youngest of six children. She was married for 72 years to William Braden, a World War II Armey veteran who passed away in 2015 They have two children, Susie and Bennett, three grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
A graduate of the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Elizabeth was a teacher for 39 years.