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Oldest living South Dakotan recognized

December 6, 2012 in The Daily Republic

The South Dakota Century Club has received an application from Dorothy Antritter, of Watertown, age 108, which now makes her the oldest person in the club and the oldest known living South Dakotan.
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105 and still interested, alert and happy

August 23, 2010 in The Daily Republic

Not many people can recall a flu epidemic that hit Oregon in 1918, recovering from smallpox in high school or enduring a blizzard while serving as a hospital nurse.
For Jessie Willhoite, those memories are still fresh in her century-old-plus mind.
Willhoite’s secrets to longevity aren’t much of a mystery. She believes in the importance of keeping up with the news, taking interest in other people and maintaining her health. Continue Reading