Sugar Grove resident Gerry Stevens was volunteering at St. Mark’s Abundant Blessings Shop, Dine and Find at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in St. Charles when she answered eight questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Chicago
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Katharine Hepburn
First job? Clerk at a bakery
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? I’m not sure I had any ideas, but I became a dental hygienist and then a dental office manager.
A book you’d recommend? “Sycamore Row” by John Grisham
Favorite charity? Northern Illinois Food Bank in Geneva and the Alzheimer’s Association
Favorite local restaurant? Egg Harbor in Geneva
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? I bumped into the actress Celeste Holm in a Fannie Mae candy store in Chicago. I looked at her, and she looked at me and she knew I knew who she was. She whispered, “Please don’t tell.” And I whispered back, “I won’t.” She just wanted to buy candy.