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South Milwaukee mayor declares Tuesday Catherine Krause Day as woman celebrates 100th birthday

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Catherine Krause

SOUTH MILWAUKEE — There was a big celebration in South Milwaukee Tuesday, April 17 in honor of Catherine Krause.

Krause turned 100 years old!

Friends and family members gathered and treated Krause to gifts and birthday cake at Marquette Manor.

She is one of 17 siblings, and moved to Milwaukee at the age of 16. She’s known for her award-winning chili and soups.

Catherine Krause

Catherine Krause

Catherine Krause

South Milwaukee Mayor Eric Brooks proclaimed Tuesday, April 17 Catherine Krause Day.

Happy birthday!

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