Savvy Seniors Meet Olive Vossberg

Olive Vossberg enjoyed living on a farm. (Bethany Carson photo.)

Olive Vossberg, 83, resides at Westside Assisted Living in Clarksville. The highlight of her life is her family. She has seven children and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren.

     Her advice to new grandparents is to keep track of their kids.

     “Make them happy,” she said. “I love them. I was an only child, and I liked having a big family.”

     Vossburg grew up in Waverly. Her folks had chickens, and her dad grew corn. Her childhood was a happy one. She had a lot of friends among the neighbor girls and kept busy at home. She enjoyed playing card games with her folks.


Read more in the August 9 edition of the STAR.