Berget (Weigand) Starch, of Sioux City, will be celebrating her 100th birthday from 2 to 4 p.m. Dec. 9, at Sunrise Retirement Home. It will be held at the indoor garden.
The reception is being given by her daughter, Lynda Starch Cole, and her husband, Stephen Cole of Owatonna, Minnesota. All friends and family are invited to attend Berget's 100th birthday celebration.
She graduated from East High School with honors in 1936, and attended Morningside College. Berget taught school in a one-room schoolhouse in Woodbury County, Iowa, during World War II. She was later employed by the Sioux City Schools. She was married to Raymond Starch in 1942. Berget's husband of 56 years died in 1998. Berget has been a member of Grace United Methodist Church for more than 80 years.