St. Charles resident Barbara Telfer, 53, was volunteering at St. Mark’s Abundant Blessings Shop, Dine and Find at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church in St. Charles when she answered 11 questions for the Kane County Chronicle’s Brenda Schory.
Where did you grow up? Cedar Falls, Iowa
Pets? Two cats named Bert and Ernie
Who would play you in the movie of your life? Audrey Hepburn
First job? Making sandwiches at a sub shop
As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up? A nurse. I became a court reporter, then we moved to Illinois, and I was a graphic artist for 20 years.
A movie you’d recommend? “Doctor Zhivago”
Favorite charity? TLC Pregnancy Services in Elgin
What game show would you be on? “Jeopardy”
Do you play an instrument? Piano
Favorite local restaurant? Francesca’s by the River in St. Charles
What is an interesting factoid about yourself? My father-in-law delivered me. Dr. Telfer was my mother’s ob-gyn. Then in 1985, he told her he was going to a wedding, and she said, ‘So am I.’ He said, ‘I’m bringing my son Robert.’ She said, ‘I’m bringing my daughter Barbara.’