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Ecumen honors Ina Erickson, who is 100.
Born: Jan. 8, 1916 in Parkville, Minn.
Residence: Grand Village in Grand Rapids, Minn.
Hobbies/Interests: Crochet, baking, picking wild blueberries, going to the cabin, watching football, playing canasta and gardening. Favorite movie: “Gone with the Wind.”
Family: Married to Oswald, now deceased, for 52 years. Five children, seven grandchildren, five great grandchildren.
Occupation: Store clerk and homemaker.
Secrets of Longevity: Drinking buttermilk every day and her Finnish heritage.
Interesting Facts: Lived and worked in New York City for a short time, visited Finland with her sister and niece and always had pop for the grandkids.
Congratulations on your 100th birthday, Ina! Ecumen honors you.