ECLIPSE 2017: Mid-Missouri woman hits century mark on eclipse day
OSAGE COUNTY —
August 21, 2017 was widely-viewed as a special day for the mid-Missouri region.
But for one Osage County resident, it was a day she will never forget.
Surrounded by friends and family at a country house near Loose Creek, Hildegard Haslag blew out the candles on her cake in the darkness, celebrating her 100th birthday. She has sic children, 18 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
She still plays the mandolin and makes music with her family.