Lottie Karpenkiel was born Feb. 5, 1910, in Schney, Germany. In 1928 she immigrated to the United States, settling on Long Island. She married Curt Karpenkiel and was widowed in December 1992. She has lived in Massapequa Park since 1966. She enjoys baking - especially Christmas cookies for family, friends, neighbors and doctors. For the recent holiday season she used 30 pounds of butter. She celebrated her birthday with a party at the Memorare Club in Seaford with family and friends including her niece and nephew who traveled from Germany. She has a daughter, Lillian Brown, two granddaughters and five great-grandchildren.
Compiled by Darlene Gein