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Face Time with Marguerite Re

Published: Thursday, Sept. 19, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

Downers Grove resident Marguerite Re, 55, was at the Fox Valley Folk Music Festival in Geneva, where her husband was performing, when she answered nine questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.  

Where did you grow up? Downers Grove

Pets? A Pomeranian named Penelope and a cat named Aili

Who would play you in the movie of your life? Katharine Hepburn

First job? Baby-sitting

As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I wanted to ride a horse with the Canadian Mounties. Instead, I work at a landfill.

Favorite charity? Habitat for Humanity

Do you speak another language? Finnish, Dutch and German

Do you play an instrument? The recorder

What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I worked as a “wench” at a restaurant in Galena, and I put that on my resume. It got me an interview for a job at a landfill, and they hired me.

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