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North Platte woman turns 100 on Monday

Happy 100th Birthday Frankie Vieyra
North Platte woman turning 100-years-old on Monday. She says, "It's just another day."
North Platte woman turning 100-years-old on Monday. She says, "It's just another day."(Melanie Standiford)
Published: Oct. 30, 2020 at 11:15 PM CDT
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NORTH PLATTE, Neb. (KNOP) - A North Platte woman celebrates a special birthday on Monday, November 2.

Francis “Frankie” Vieyra is known only as “Frankie,” turns 100-years-old on Monday. She said her father named her after Saint Francis, all those years ago, but if you call her Francis, she won’t know you’re talking to her.

If you would like to send a special greeting to this woman with a big family, and an even bigger heart, you can. Frankie has 6 children, 13 grandchildren, 24 great grandchildren and 7 great great grandchildren.

To send her a birthday greeting, Frankie can recieve mail at:

Frankie Vieyra 1607 N. Sherman, North Platte, NE 69101

There will be a full story about Frankie on Monday. We will share Frankie’s secret to longevity, her thoughts about young people today, and her biggest birthday wish.

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