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Ecumen honors Bernice Winter, who is 100.
Born: June 9, 1917, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Residence: Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn.
Hobbies/Interests: Sewing, summer fishing, ice fishing, cooking, baking, canning and sharing what she makes.
Family: Widow, married to Eldred for 30 years. Three sons, six grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Occupation: Worked as a waitress “slingin’ hash” and had a resort on Lobster Lake that she ran for 50 years.
Secrets of Longevity: Hard work!
Interesting Facts: Still travels alone and enjoys visiting her son and daughter-in-law in Yuma, AZ.
Congratulations on your 100th birthday, Bernice! Ecumen honors you.