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Richland man celebrates 100 years

Norman “Cap” Eckert of Richland gets a kiss from his wife of 66 years, Donna Mae on Wednesday as they celebrate his 100th birthday with friends and family in Richland. The couple moved to the Tri-Cities from Colorado in 1952. He retired from a career as a mail carrier in 1980 after 28 years with the Postal Service.
Norman “Cap” Eckert of Richland gets a kiss from his wife of 66 years, Donna Mae on Wednesday as they celebrate his 100th birthday with friends and family in Richland. The couple moved to the Tri-Cities from Colorado in 1952. He retired from a career as a mail carrier in 1980 after 28 years with the Postal Service. Tri-City Herald

Norman “Cap” Eckert of Richland gets a kiss from his wife of 66 years, Donna Mae on Wednesday as they celebrate his 100th birthday with friends and family in Richland.

The couple, which have one child and one grandchild, moved to the Tri-Cities from Colorado in 1952. Cap retired from a career as a mail carrier in Kennewick in 1980 after 28 years with the Postal Service.

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