OLDEST IOWAN: Birthday Wishes For 115 Year Old

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The oldest Iowan gains another year.

Dina Manfredini of Johnston turned 115 Wednesday.  Her family held a birthday bash for her Wednesday afternoon.

Dina is the oldest Iowan and the second oldest person in the world.

She came to the US with her husband, Riccardo in 1920.  They raised four children, before Riccardo died in 1965.

Just five years ago, Dina decided to move out of the Valley Junction home they shared.

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