Margaret Grubb, Mother of the Year

Each year "The Mountaineer" chooses a Mother of the Year in order to honor all area mothers for Mother's Day.

This year is a repeat performance. Margaret Grubb has been the Mother of the Year before.

Since she turned 99 a couple of weeks ago, it seemed fitting to celebrate with her this Mother's Day.

Imagine this.

When Margaret's mother and father came to Big Sandy they were looking for homestead land. That is what brought them from Ellis Island to Chicago and then to Big Sandy where Martin Blazic, Margaret's father, opened up a cobbler's shop. The family lived in the rear of the shop. Margare...