Look who’s 106! Milwaukee man born in Puerto Rico celebrates big birthday 🎂 🎈 🎁

MILWAUKEE -- A Milwaukee woman on Tuesday, Feb. 13 shared with FOX6 News that her grandfather, who she cares for, is celebrating his 106th birthday!

According to his granddaughter, Benigno Velazquez was born on Feb. 13, 1912 in San Lorenzo, Puerto Rico. He came to Milwaukee in the early 1960s.

Velazquez retired from Peter Engineering as an assembly worker after approximately 15 to 20 years.

He loves the Milwaukee Brewers, and goes to games occasionally. He also loves going to the zoo, eating at his favorite restaurants, playing dominoes, watching movies, traveling a bit when he can, and watching his great grandchildren play sports.

Velazquez has six children, 13 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

We wish him the very best on his special day!