100th birthday celebration

Jack Garrett, of Rome City, left, receives an American flag from a friend Saturday afternoon as a parade of friends honored him. Garrett will be celebrating his 100th birthday on Monday. He was joined by family at his home on Sylvan Lake. He is a 70-year member of the Rome City American Legion Post 381 is a World War II veteran and Pearl Harbor Survivor. He served in the U.S Navy on the U.S.S. St. Louis. The drive-by parade included Noble County law enforcement officers, the Orange Township Fire Department and several friends in their personal vehicles.

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