Ecumen Century Club: Happy 101st Birthday Adele Strike

​Ecumen honors Adele Strike, a resident at Heritage Living Center in Park Rapids, Minn.,who is 101.

Ecumen honors Adele Strike, who is 101.

Born: April 16, 1914, in Sebeka, Minn.

Residence: Heritage Living Center, Park Rapids, Minn.                      

Hobbies/Interests: Loves playing cards and enjoys visiting with staff and other residents.

Family: Married to Oliver, now deceased.  Six children and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Secrets of Longevity: It’s genetic. Her mother lived to be 103.

Occupation: Homemaker.

Interesting Facts: Adele is famous for her red hat, which she wears every day.  Also, she is an avid coffee drinker, usually seen carrying her coffee cup through the hallways.  But she’s very particular about her coffee.  She likes a smidge of coffee and about four creams.  She’s quick to tell staff when it’s too much coffee and not enough cream.

Congratulations on your 101st birthday, Adele! Ecumen honors you.