Scenes From WWII Vet Lorin Cox 100th Birthday Party

WWII Veteran Lorin Cox receives a standing ovation from a crowd of fellow veterans, friends and family members Thursday evening at his 100th birthday celebration at the American Legion Post 90 on Trinity Drive. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

American Legion Post 90 Commander Dan Mack, left, shakes hands with Lorin Cox Thursday evening during his 100th birthday celebration. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/

Lorin Cox, center, receives a birthday card from some young admirers. Cox was joined by his daughter-in-law Lisabeth Heuse, left, his son, Ken, and sister-in-law Joann Cox. Cox’s son and daughter-in-law traveled from the Netherlands to celebrate his birthday. Photo by Kirsten Laskey/