St. Charles resident Mary Fremgen, 57, was walking with her husband and dog when she answered 12 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? St. Charles
Pets? Nellie, a Shih Tzu
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Julia Child
First job? Folding lingerie at Turn Style, a discount store like Kmart
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A ski jumper. I became a dietitian.
A movie you’d recommend? “Silver Linings Playbook”
Favorite charity? I am co-director of Fox Valley Food for Health, where high school volunteers prepare healthy meals for cancer patients.
Hobbies? I run.
Do you speak another language? Spanish
Do you play an instrument? Piano
Favorite local restaurant? E & S Seafood in St. Charles and Tavalino in Geneva
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? Six years ago, my daughter Molly and I won first place in a mother-daughter Irish dance competition in Acapulco, Mexico.