Ecumen honors Mildred Solem, who is 100.

Born: Dec. 5, 1914 in Kennedy, Minn.

Residence: Lakeland Shores Apartments in Duluth, Minn.                      

Hobbies/Interests: Crossword puzzles, current affairs and politics.  Used to enjoy gardening with her husband.

Family: Married to Ledwig, now deceased, for 28 years.  Three children and three grandchildren.

Occupation: Worked at Sears.

Secrets to Longevity: Everything in moderation.  Enjoys her family and life, is a positive person and is kind to others.  Likes to make a difference with people and keep busy. 

Interesting Facts: Enjoyed growing organic vegetables with her husband. 

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