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Stellajoe Staebler, 100

Centralia, WA

“I have imagined that this would happen someday”

  • Born June 1916 in Knoxville, TN

  • Worked as a secretary, including civil service jobs during World War II

  • Peace activist and conservationist, among volunteer roles

  • Was married for 51 years

  • Three daughters, four grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren. 

“This vote means that the population of the U.S. has not gone completely berserk. I am grateful that at the age of 100 I’m still able to vote and that there is a highly qualified woman to vote for. I have imagined that this would happen someday. I’m thrilled that it’s in my lifetime and that the Democratic party has given us this chance.”


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