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Ecumen Century Club: Happy 100th Birthday Valeria (Val) Fredell
Date: Sep 22nd, 2015 8:00am

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Ecumen Communications

Ecumen honors Valeria (Val) Fredell, who is 100.

Born: September 22, 1915 in Minneapolis, Minn. 

Residence: Ecumen Parmly LifePointes in Chisago City, Minn.                           

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, word games, dancing, teaching.

Family: 2 children, 2 grandchildren. Married to Dale for 52 years.

Occupation: Teacher

Other Interesting Facts: Started teaching at age 18 in a one-room schoolhouse for grades 1 to 8.  Taught until 1978.  Started the “Right to Read” program.

Secrets to Longevity: Keep busy.  Val says she always strived to be a great service to the community and the church.

Congratulations on your 100th birthday, Val! Ecumen honors you. 

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