Mrs. Jan Hader of Racine celebrated her 101st birthday with friends at The Atrium Nov. 10, and with family Nov. 11 at The Corner House.
The former Jan Mahnke was born on Nov. 11, 1916, in Racine.
She married Charles Paul Hader on June 10, 1944, in Epiphany Lutheran Church. He died Sept. 3, 1996.
Mrs. Hader was employed by Wisconsin Natural Gas Co. (currently We Energies) for 31 years, retiring in April of 1983.
She enjoys fine dining, playing cribbage and poker, reading, attending Racine Theatre Guild shows and watching the Green Bay Packers.
Mrs. Hader volunteered for the American Red Cross and Charles A. Wustum Museum of Fine Arts.
She is a member of Epiphany Lutheran Church.
Mrs. Hader has two children: Sheryl May of Racine, and Susan (Paul) Hader-Knodel of Greenfield. She has one grandchild, five step-grandchildren, and 11 step-great-grandchildren.