Lovely Senior Woman Celebrate Her 100th Birthday With Her Sisters Who Are 102 And 104 Years Old

Lovely Senior Woman Celebrate Her 100th Birthday With Her Sisters Who Are 102 And 104 Years Old

Can you ever see yourself reaching the age of 100? Well, a woman named Frances Kompus, turned 100 and celebrated this with her older sisters. Yes, OLDER sisters. And that made this celebration extra special for her.

You see, the centenarian celebrated her big milestone with sisters Julia Kopriva who is 104, and Lucy Pochop who is 102. The three grandmothers have always been close and their relationship has changed a lot since they were young and lived on farms in Kansas in the early 1900s. Kopriva was born in 1917, Pochop in 1919, and Kompus in 1921 to Florian William Holub and Frances Rose Chleborad Holub.

In an interview with USA Today, Kompus said, “It was good on the farm. I had a few geese to play with and even had some roosters I made pets. ” The girls worked on the farm in dresses since back then, women didn’t typically wear pants. In a separate interview with KSNW, Pochop said, “I just remember how we used to walk to school.

It was about a mile and three-quarters. It was a long walk. ”

Kompus added, “We’d cross the pasture, we would walk, and then on the way back, we would stop at the creek and catch frogs, put them in our pockets.” Talking about their farm, Kopriva said, “What I remember well is my father didn’t have modern tractors. We took gas, gasoline out in the field in five-gallon buckets.”

These women have been witnesses to so many events throughout their lives. They have lived through the Great Depression and the Dust Bowl. Kopriva said, “It was dark sometimes. The teachers would call the parents, and, you know, to come and get us from school.

Then, we had old homes, and at the bottom, my mother would always put wet towels so the dirt wouldn’t be so bad to come in. The younger generation don’t believe what we done went through. We work today, but we worked harder those days. ”

According to these ladies, things are better now compared to how it was when they were younger. Pochop said, “We have got refrigerators and deep freezers. We didn’t have that those days.”

The sisters reminisce about their childhood when there were times back then when scarcity of food was a major problem and how they would make the most out of their meals at home. Kopriva said, “We always had homemade bread, just plain potatoes, and gravy and meat. With those cookstoves, that was hard to bake. The temperature was hard to keep. Even if it didn’t come out good, we still ate it.”

Sure they didn’t eat fancy foods, not even a lot of access to processed foods either, but they ate really good food. This is probably why they’ve “been around for a while.”

These ladies each have advice for the younger generations.

Kopriva said, “And pray and try to stay out of mischief. I think faith comes first and thank your parents, and grandparents.”

And Kompus added, “I would tell them to walk a lot.”

Frances Kompus was very happy to celebrate her 100th birthday at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Atwood. This is where she and her sisters were baptized, confirmed, and married.