Three Quarter Century Club: Rowley Mosanic Home

Stephanie Ivankovich
Three Quarter Century Club: Rowley Mosanic Home

Donna Prugh

What is your date and place of birth?

Dec. 23, 1923 in Iowa, close to Des Moines

Did you live on farm in youth, in town, etc.?

In Des Moines I didn’t. My relatives lived on a farm.

Where did you attend/graduate from high school?

North High School in Des Moines

Did you marry? When and to whom?

Yes. Keith on June 1 1942

Did you raise a family?

Three daughters- Nancy, Becky and Cheryl. I have two grandsons and two granddaughters

Are you a churchgoer? If so where?

Yes I go here. I did go to a church in Des Moines

How do you spend your free time?

I use to love sports of all kids. I played tennis. Now I love to listen to books on tape, play cards and visit.

What is one of your favorite memories or experiences?

There were three days when the electricity was off and our grandchildren were with us. They had fun playing hide and seek in the dark. It was one of their favorite memories

Betty McCoy

What is your date and place of birth?

Sept. 28, 1929 in Nebraska

Did you live on a farm in youth? In town?

I’ve never lived on a farm. My dad worked on a railroad.

Where did you attend/graduate from school?

I did not graduate high school but I went to Boone High School

Did you marry? When and to whom?

In 1952 to Dale McCoy

Did you raise a family?

Oh my yes. I have six children: Dianna, Michael, Pat, Barb, Cindy and Tim. I have five grandchildren

Are you a churchgoer? If so where?

Yes Methodist Church

How do you like to spend your free time?

Cooking anything. I like to make chocolate cakes. I’ve made so many I can’t stand it. I also like to read.

What is one of your favorite memories or experiences?

I wore an artificial limb when I was 9-years-old. I had a birth defect on my right leg. In the hospital I didn’t see any family.

Dorothy Tiernan

What is your date and place of birth?

Sept. 19, 1927 in Perry

Did you live on a farm in youth? In town?

I lived on a farm until I got married. Then I lived in town.

Where did you graduate/attend school?

Perry until my mom took ill. I took care of her after

Did you marry? When and to whom?

Joe. June 27, 1953. He passed away in 1980.

Did you raise a family?

Yes I have three daughters, three sons, 10 grandchildren and six great-grandchildren

Are you a churchgoer? If so where?

Yes. St. Patrick’s in Perry

How do you like to spend your free time?

Reading books

What is one of your favorite memories?

Getting married