Senior of the week

Name: Gene K. Abrahamson

City of residence: Gardnerville

How long have you lived there? 30 years

Where did you live before moving to your present home? Bay area, Calif.

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location? 10 months

How long have you been a volunteer overall? 40 years

Specific job duties: Caretaker of mother Norma; dining room and server

How much time do you volunteer per week? One or two days

Why and how did you become a volunteer? I lost my wife to cancer

Favorite thing about volunteering: Seeing people's grinning faces

Family: Mother and brother

If retired, former profession: Truck driver

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer? It gives you a good feeling.

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