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A half-century of service plus

Posted: Monday, Nov 26th, 2012

Dolores Lengkeek, who works in food preparation and other dietary assignments at the United Living Community in Brookings, is retiring on Friday after more than 50 years on the job. Photo by John Kubal/Register

ULC employee on the job since 1960

BROOKINGS In a way, her departure next Friday will mark the end of an era.

After having been on the job at the United Retirement Center (now the United Living Community) in Brookings for 52 years and eight months, Dolores Lengkeek is retiring.

The URC opened to the public in 1959; she came on board in February 1960, one of the first people hired to work in the new facility.

For the complete article see the 11-24-2012 issue.

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