Sarah Poole/News Mabel Freas, center, celebrated her 103rd birthday in May. Recently, she was enjoying the warm weather with her granddaughter-in-law Anita Hooper, left, and grandson Bob Hooper at their home in Apple Valley.

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Mabel Freas, center, celebrated her 103rd birthday in May. Recently, she was enjoying the warm weather with her granddaughter-in-law Anita Hooper, left, and grandson Bob Hooper at their home in Apple Valley. Request this photo

 

HOWARD — Resting on her large outdoor porch, surrounded by floral hanging-baskets and sunshine, Mabel Freas of Howard loves to spend her time watching wildlife, waving to neighbors and soaking up the sun at her home. On May 24, Mabel celebrated her 103rd birthday with numerous family members, friends and the youth group members of Central Christian Church.

 

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