Milestone birthdays at Lacoba this weekend

Saturday, March 2, 2019

Celebrations for Gladys Bobski, Edna King

Two milestone birthdays were slated this weekend at Lacoba Homes in Monett.


Gladys Bobski turns 95 tomorrow, March 3. A longtime Pierce City resident, she said an especially memorable day for her would have been "when all my children three boys and three girls were with me."

Asked to share advice for living a long life, she said, "Just live the best you can."

Gladys's children planned to take her out for her birthday to Angus Branch restaurant in Monett.


Edna King of Eureka Springs, Ark., turns 105 today, March 2. She was born in Aurora. Like Bobski, she said an especially memorable day for her was when all of her family was together, all seven brothers and her parents.

As for advice for a long life, she said, "Eat healthy and behave."

Her children planned to come to Lacoba and hold a party for her today.