Born on Nov. 25, 1918, in Gibsonburg, Ohio, Norman Ameling celebrated his 100th birthday Nov. 25 at his home at Sterling Court Retirement Community in Deltona.
Mr. Ameling was a laborer for LOF Glass Co. in Toledo, Ohio, for 28 years.
He served as a corporal in the U.S. Army during World War II, 1941-43, when he was honorably discharged after being shot in the shoulder.
Norman was a widower, and had three children with his first wife: Ronald, Mary and Leroy. He has three grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.
Norman married his second wife, Lillian, on April 15, 1972. The couple retired to Florida in 1980.
Happy birthday, Norman! Congratulations on 100 years of mag-nificence.