Cassie Besel to celebrate 100th birthday

Cassie Besel (Provided photo)

WENATCHEE ??Clarice ?Cassie? Mitchell Besel?will celebrate her 100th birthday at an open house celebration from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at Highgate Senior Living, 1320 S. Miller St., Wenatchee. Light refreshments and cake will be served. The family requests no gifts.

Clarice?Mitchell was born Feb. 24, 1919 in Waterville.

She married Simon “Sim” Besel in August of 1942. She worked as a clerk at the Douglas County Courthouse for many years and later was employed by Dorsey Insurance in Waterville.

They had two daughters, the late Linda Charlton and the late Suzanne Carter. She has four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

She continued to live in Waterville until moving to Wenatchee in 2003.