100-year-old spending birthday in Vegas


In honor of her 100th birthday, Jean Krueger will be surrounded by her family hoping to win big.

Krueger, who lives in Hastings with her daughter Joyce Jarosik, is celebrating her centennial birthday today with family in Las Vegas, a place she and her husband used to visit three or four times a year.

"She loves to gamble," Joyce said recently from her home.
Krueger was born Wiktorya Karbasz on Feb. 28, 1914. However, due to some changes in her name by her family and of her own choice, she went by the name Sophia Jean Karbasz and the nickname Jean.


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