Grace Storteboom celebrated her 90th birthday at Cheam Village in Agassiz on Sunday (June 28) afternoon surrounded by a few dozen physically distanced friends and family members.
Steve “Elvis” Elliot crooned tunes fit for the King himself, serenading Grace and her guests with hits like “Don’t be Cruel,” a few gospel favourites and “All Shook Up.”
Storteboom was clearly having a wonderful time, and so were her guests. Before starting his rendition of “It’s Now or Never,” Elliot asked Storteboom if she had any Italian blood in her. The sassy nonagenarian proudly declared her Dutch heritage but told Elvis “I can be anything you want me to be.”
Local dignitaries MLA Laurie Throness and District of Kent Mayor Sylvia Pranger also stopped by to pass on their well wishes. Storteboom received more than 150 birthday cards from the community, including one from The Observer.
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