Ecumen Century Club: Happy 100th Birthday Bernice Farber

Ecumen honors Bernice Farber, a resident of Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn., who is 100.

Ecumen honors Bernice Farber, who is 100.

Born: April 24, 1917, in Leslie Township, Todd County, Minn.

Residence: Ecumen Bethany Community in Alexandria, Minn.                           

Hobbies/Interests: Quilting, music, reading, gardening, cooking, canning, home design and taking care of animals.

Family: Widow, married to Erhart for 52 years. Six children, 8 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren.

Occupation: Taught in a country school.

Secrets of Longevity: Eating lots of fruits and vegetables.

Interesting Facts: Was born during World War I and grew up on a dairy farm. She has lived from horse-and-buggy days to the era of drones and robots.

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