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Carl Hillberg
Carl Hillberg blows out the candles on a cake in celebration of his 100th birthday during a Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday (KRISTINA HACKER/The Journal).

Carl Hillberg was honored by the Rotary Club of Turlock on Tuesday in celebration of his 100th birthday and 70 years of service as a Rotarian. Hillberg served as president of the club in 1961-62. In honor of Hillberg, the club, as well as other community members, donated more than $6,000 for the creation of the Carl Hillberg Legacy Fund. Hillberg will choose which nonprofit or organization will receive the funds. Hillberg ran a successful accounting firm in Turlock and served as the City Treasurer for Turlock for 32 years under five different mayors.