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Faith, duplicate bridge, music keep Hamilton woman nearing 100 grounded

Geraldine "Jady" Metternich of Hamilton, a lifelong resident of Hancock County who will turn 100 on May 8, tries to get her little Pomachu, Beau, to sit still for a photo. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

HAMILTON — Geraldine Metternich makes 100 look good. Trained as a hairdresser before learning the clothing business from her brother-in-law, she owned a popular dress shop across the Mississippi River in Keokuk, Iowa, for many years. Signs of her life’s work can still be seen in her impeccable dress and perfectly coiffed red hair as […]

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