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Mathilde (Tillie) Murken, nee Ehlers, was born June 6, 1909, in Germany, where she met and married Dick Murken (now deceased) on Nov. 26, 1932. They immigrated to America in 1933, settling in Scarsdale, where they worked as a cook and butler. In 1940 Mathilde and her husband moved to Brooklyn, where they opened a delicatessen. They owned many delis, including one in Baldwin, before retiring in 1965. Since 1983, she has lived at Greenwood Village in Manorville, where she enjoys knitting sweaters for her family, playing cards and visits from family and friends. She celebrated her birthday at Greenwood Village Clubhouse with family and friends. Compiled by Darlene Gein

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