On Jan. 19, Josephine Lalicker celebrated her 99th birthday with family and friends at Christian Care in Cottonwood. Born in 1912 in Medicine Lodge, Kansas, Josephine has had a wonderful journey. She and her husband, the late Everett Lalicker, raised three children and had four grandchildren. Josephine now has eight great-grandchildren and this past year, was blessed with her first great-great-grandson. She has traveled, made numerous quilts, painted many beautiful pictures, and been a loving friend and mentor to many. Today, she enjoys spending time with family, sewing, knitting, reading, working crossword puzzles and visiting with her friends, new and old.