Emilie Margaret Bean of Lawrenceville celebrated her 100th birthday May 26. She was born in Harpin, Germany, in 1908.

Emilie moved to Chicago in the 1920s. She married Paul Hoeppner and had two children, Heinz and Irmgard. She also has six grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. In her spare time she likes to work on puzzle books and enjoys watching the Atlanta Braves.