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Yorkton woman celebrates 100th year

Great nephew travelled from Hungary to attend.

YORKTON – A woman from the city celebrated her centenial on Thursday.

"Ruth Wilson Biggs was born in Regina, June 9th, 1922," read an email from Aspira Yorkton Crossing, a retirement community in the city.

"At three months old [Biggs'] family moved to Weyburn, where she completed her schooling at Haig School and Weyburn Collegiate," read the email, adding, "she then took a business course and worked for a law office. [Biggs'] moved to Vancouver, lived in Iraq, Iran and England."

"[Biggs] married a Scottish engineer and moved back to Weyburn. They then moved to Yorkton where she worked as a court reporter."

"[Biggs] retired at 84 years old.  She travelled the world and has lots of fascinating stories to share. She moved into Yorkton Crossing in 2017," read the email.

"[Biggs] had tea to celebrate her birthday with her great nephew travelling from Hungary to celebrate with her."