Lillie Pretzsch celebrates 99th birthday

Lillie “Granny” Pretzsch will celebrate her 99th birthday on Monday, Oct 8. She was born to Jesse and Florence Cartmill and married Robert Orval Pretzsch on Jan 8, 1938 in Concord.

Three children were born of this marriage, Freddy (Barbara) Pretzsch, Linda (Ron) Lounsbery, and Jim (Patty) Pretzsch. Granny has six grandchildren, Keith (Michele) Lounsbery, Kenneth Lounsbery, Rene Lounsbery, Rob Pretzsch, Linda Jean (David) Powers, and Carrie (Brad) Gates; five great grandchildren, Jaclyn and Sean Powers, Brooks (Naomi) Lounsbery, and Joseph and Alexus Gates; and two great-grandchildren, Lily and Lucas Lounsbery.

Birthday wishes can be sent to Lillie at Carmi Manor, 615 W Webb St, Carmi, IL 62821.