Family is still going strong
These six siblings are still active and healthy although their ages range from 79 to 91. Their parents were Charles and Linnie Higgins. (A seventh sibling died at age 3½.) The family started out in Sac City, then in 1942 moved to a farm near Early. They are, front row left to right: Margaret DeGarmo, Waukee, age 85; Mary Dahm, Storm Lake, 91; Frances Drey, Early, 87; Charles Higgins, Jr., Early, 89. Back: Edna Miller, Ankeny, 78; John Higgins, Galva, 83.