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Face Time

Face Time with Jean Arimura

Warrenville resident Jean Arimura, 68, was at Wool & Company in St. Charles when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory.

Schory: Where did you grow up?
Arimura: Ladysmith, Wis.

Schory: Who would play you in the movie of your life?
Arimura: I would play myself.

Schory: First job?
Arimura: Serving ice cream at Dairy Queen in Ladysmith

Schory: As a kid, what did you want to be when you grew up?
Arimura: I wanted to be in the music business because I sing. Instead, I worked in the health care field – but now I sing in the College of DuPage Chorale. I’m an alto. We will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Dec. 3 at the McAninch Arts Center, 425 Fawell Blvd., Glen Ellyn. Ticket information is available online at or by calling 630-942-4000.

Schory: Book or movie you would recommend?
Arimura: “Stars Over Clear Lake” by Loretta Ellsworth

Schory: Favorite charity?
Arimura: Samaritan’s Purse

Schory: Favorite ice cream flavor?
Arimura: Coconut

Schory: What is an interesting factoid about yourself?
Arimura: I am the third of eight girls. We fought like cats and dogs, but we love each other.

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