Happy 100th birthday Lelia Sanzenbacher



Residence: Ohio Living Park Vista Center, Youngstown

Date of birth: Dec. 2, 1917, in Ohltown


Parents: Lee and Irene Hood

Siblings: Lyle Hood, her twin brother; Wilbert Hood; Vernon Hood, all deceased

Spouses: Harry Helman and Otto Sanzenbacher, both deceased

Children: Carol Helman Cobb, deceased, and Kevin (Estelle) Sanzenbacher of Wolfeboro, N.H.

Grandchildren: Five grandsons

Great-granchildren: Five


Employment: Taught fifth grade in Canfield and many years in Austintown Local School District

Church: Member of Ohltown United Methodist Church

additional interests

Other information/lifestyle: Loves the Canfield Fair and is well-known for her sugar cookies and hickory nut cake. She was a co-founder of the E.G. and Anna Mae Hood Reunion.


Date: Mrs. Sanzenbacher was honored at the 71st annual Hood Reunion in August and will further celebrate the occasion today at a small family gathering at the Dutch Haus in Columbiana.