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Ecumen honors Lillian Jorgenson, who is 101.
Born: October 2, 1915, in Hampton, Iowa.
Residence: Ecumen Sand Prairie in St. Peter, Minn.
Hobbies/Interests: Loves to read, usually romance novels, and enjoys exercise classes.
Family: 1 daughter, 2 grandchildren. Married to Antoni, now deceased.
Occupation: Worked at Ehlers department store in Iowa.
Other Interesting Facts: Her husband was a farmer, and she lived on a farm until moving to Minnesota about 20 years ago to be near her grandsons. Her daughter died in a car accident about 35 years ago. “The loss of a daughter is something you never get over,” Lillian says.
Secrets to Longevity: Live right and drink peach schnapps!
Congratulations on your 101st birthday, Lillian! Ecumen honors you.