Occatox’s Wally Wickberg placed on the gloves to make a unanimous choice earlier than retiring to the eating room for a birthday cake.

Wally Wickberg, a resident of Tudor Manor in Occatox, turned 100 on September 20.

His birthday celebration included a go to to the hearth division, a big cake and one thing not often related to the a centesimal celebration – a boxing match.

Members of the Ocotox Hearth Division drove fireplace engines to the care residence to assist commemorate the event.

After Wickberg boarded the truck and requested firefighters questions in regards to the gear they used, a boxed ring was put in inside Tudor Manor.

Vikberg placed on the gloves and defeated his opponent by unanimous choice in 4 rounds earlier than heading to the eating room for the birthday cake. The energetic Shatabdi had requested for a boxing match for his birthday.

Having arrived in Canada from Finland within the Nineteen Twenties as a baby, Vikberg settled together with his household in Ontario, stated his daughter, Carol Buren.

They moved to Alberta about 30 years in the past.

Buren stated his father is into health and the nice life, and that his secret is to remain lively.

Wickberg would park his automobile on the far finish of the car parking zone each time he drove someplace, to offer him an opportunity to stroll extra. He additionally had weights in his lounge which he would carry whereas watching TV.

He served within the Navy throughout World Struggle II aboard the destroyer HMS Hamilton, working within the engine room on escort missions.

His a centesimal birthday celebration was attended by his buddies, his daughter, his son-in-law and employees at Tudor Manor, and he totally loved the go to to the hearth division.

Wally Wickberg asks a firefighter about gear utilized by the Ocotox Hearth Division throughout their a centesimal birthday celebrations at Tudor Manor in Occatox on September 20. Robert Korotiszin/OcotoxToday.ca

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Wally Wickberg checks an oxygen masks on Occatox Hearth Engine 81 as he celebrates his a centesimal birthday at Tudor Manor in Occatox on September 20.

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Wally Wickberg, heart, with household, buddies and firefighters throughout her a centesimal birthday celebration at Tudor Manor in Occatox on September 20. Robert Korotiszin/OcotoxToday.ca

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Wally Wickberg, proper, is in place to field towards Jonas Fernandez on 20 September at Vickberg’s a centesimal birthday at Tudor Manor in Occitan.

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Wally Wickberg was declared the unanimous winner of the boxing match after 4 rounds throughout his a centesimal birthday celebrations at Tudor Manor within the Occitans on 20 September.

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On September 20, Wally Wickberg was offered with a cake celebrating his a centesimal birthday on the Tudor Manor in Occatox.



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