Gardnerville resident Norma Sherman credits her longevity to good genes.
The matriarch of the Sherman family is celebrating her 90th birthday Saturday at Topaz Lodge.
"I must have good genes. I had a grandmother who lived to be 98," she said. "I'm very excited about having my family around."
Sherman was born June 18, 1922, in Colorado Springs, Colo.
As a young girl, Sherman remembers listening to the swing band music of Tommy Dorsey and Glenn Miller.
"It was danceable music," she said. "We learned to dance in school and you got to hang on to a boy."
Following high …