The late Emma Stalnaker Deel of Minnora said "I attribute my long life to good clean living," jokingly saying, "I'm not like Eucle (Knotts)" referring to the 100+ year-old man of Minnora (also deceased), who told reporters his longevity was related to "cigarettes, whiskey and wild women.

" "I've had a really good life. We're all still talking to each other. We've always been a happy family, not holding grudges," she said, referring to her Stalnaker family.