AURORA, Ohio (WJW) — World War II veteran Albert Grimm celebrated his 100th birthday Saturday, with friends, family and even a local mayor stopping by to help in the festivities.

They came together to celebrate the honorable man at a care center in Aurora, with Grimm’s son speaking on how much all of the support means, thanking everyone in attendance (as seen in the video above).

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Grimm served in the military from 1943 to 1946 and moved to Warrensville Heights following the war to raise his family

The mayor of Aurora presented Grimm with a special proclamation on his special day and the local fire department and police offered him a drive by salute.