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Nashuan who performed heroic acts in World War II to celebrate milestone this week

By Dean Shalhoup - Senior Staff Writer | Jun 27, 2020
Courtesy photo Jan Hieminga, who is set to celebrate his 100th birthday on Wednesday, shown in a family photo when he was a toddler in Amsterdam.
Courtesy photo Jan and Jacqueline Hieminga were in their early 20s when they married in 1943. Jan Hieminga will celebrate his 100th birthday Wednesday at his daughter's Nashua home.
Ellen Antoinette's cleverly designed invitation announces her father's 100th birthday celebration, which will take place Wednesday.
Courtesy photo Jan Hieminga and his late wife, Jacqueline, around the time they moved to Nashua in 1988. Jan Hieminga celebrates his 100th birthday Wednesday.
Jan Hieminga, Nashua man who turns 100 years old Wednesday
Telegraph photo by DEAN SHALHOUP Jan Hieminga, whose 100th birthday celebration takes place on Wednesday, relaxes in his Nashua home.
Dean Shalhoup

Longtime reporter, columnist and photographer, is back doing what he does best ñ chronicling the people and history of Nashua. Reaching 40 years with The Telegraph in September, Deanís insights have a large, appreciative following.


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