Ada Hyland is going to be 100 years old!
Ada was born on May 23rd, 1918. She grew up near Frazee on a farm with one older sister. Her mom passed away when she was 13, so she and her sister were very close. She and her sister sang on the radio and entertained at various establishments. She became a model when she was 20. Then, she met Donthey were married for 75 years. They had five children, three boys and two girls. She was a stay at home mom and worked at a Tom Thumb store that they partially owned. When Don retired, they moved to the Brainerd area. She enjoyed going fishing and golfing. They had a condo in South Padre, where they spent many winter months. They loved to travel to such places as Florida, Hawaii, Las Vegas, and New Orleans. Ada is loved by her children, many grandchildren and great grandchildren. She attributes her longevity to her faith in God, taking good care of herself, and the blessing of a wonderful husband and family.