Oldest living World War II veteran in Colorado turns 104

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DENVER - World War II Veteran, Nick Westendorf celebrated his 104th birthday with family and friends on Saturday.

Westendorf was a mechanic for the U.S. Navy.

During his service, he was stationed in the South Pacific and the Philippines.

The veteran credits his long life to growing up on a farm.

He was born in Illinois in 1913 and he is a huge fan of the Chicago Cubs.

Westendorf told FOX31 he's happy they won the World Series last year.