February 20, 1998 in Features

Elizabeth Estella Reglin Spokane


Elizabeth “Gaugie” (Houtchens) Reglin, celebrates her 104th birthday today.

Mrs. Reglin was born Feb. 20, 1894, in Colville, Wash., but has been a Spokane resident most of her life.

She married Edwin Reglin; he died in 1960.

Mrs. Reglin taught school in Spokane for several years, beginning in 1914. She also taught in Stehekin, Wash., Mississippi and in a Hutterite Colony in Montana.

She has one daughter, Shirley Beaurdry-Wood of Spokane; seven grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren.

She attributes her long life to “an undying curiosity and an interest in life.”

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