Alethia Loomis 103 years young

 

February 16, 2023



On Dec. 30, 1919, in the country north of Downs, Kansas, in Smith County, Alethia Loomis was born. She has lived in Jewell County since the late 40s.

When growing up, Alethia rode the bus which was a box with three rows of benches mounted on a Ford chassis to school at Athens. Her favorite memory of when she was younger was riding her horse to school. Alethia finished school and normal school training and became a teacher at Elm Creek followed by teaching at Green Valley.

At a skating party, Alethia's eye was drawn to an Ionia boy, Clarence Loomis. The year WWII ended, Alethia and Claren...



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