Elvera Sears was born Dec. 29, 1927. She married Frederick Reiling on Feb. 15, 1948, at Atkinson Congregational Church.
Her children are Sandra (Chuck) Ullrick, Geneseo; Donald (Carol) Reiling, Atkinson; and Rebecca (Michael) Pobanz, Geneseo. She has nine grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
She is a member of Atkinson Congregational United Church of Christ.