Name: Eugenie Frances Stellmann
Date and place of birth: Dec. 15, 2012, Chicago
City of residence: Merced
Years in Merced County: 42
Married to: William Stellmann
Number of children: One, Jeannie Kucirek
Number of grandchildren: Two, Scott Kucirek and Krystyna Gaestel
Professions or noted roles in the community?: Eugenie is very involved in Merced Senior Club and has served most positions within the club.
Any challenges overcome in life?: Eugenie learned to drive at 69 when husband had difficulty seeing and doctor suggested that he stop driving.
Member of any churches or organizations?: Merced Senior Club
In 50 words or less, please describe the personality or character of Eugenie: Anyone who knows Eugenie knows that she doesn't hold anything back. She is a go-getter gal who doesn't want to miss an ounce of fun. Eugenie loves being with people, and being the center of stage is a comfortable place for her to be. She is a hard worker and loves to help others whenever possible.
What is Eugenie's secret to longevity?: Surround yourself with family and friends and never give up.
Any moments in history that stand out for Eugenie?: The depression taught Eugenie how to make something out of nothing; she could stretch a penny and always kept a tight budget.
Any words of advice for living a good life, or a favorite quote?:
"Be good, and if you can't be good, be careful."