Ecumen Century Club: Happy 101st Birthday Anna Holst

Ecumen honors Anna Holst, a resident of St. Mark's Living in Austin, Minn., who is 101 today.

 Ecumen honors Anna Holst, who is 101 today.

Born: September 15, 1913, in Gilmore City, Iowa.

Residence: St. Mark’s Living in Austin, Minn.                           

Hobbies/Interests: Sewing, cooking, baking, gardening and spending time with family.

Occupation: Homemaker.

Secrets of Longevity: Scratch cooking and no preservatives.

Interesting Facts: Anna came from a family of 16 children and is the family historian.  She has two children, 3 grandchildren, 9 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.  Her husband of 33 years, Elmer, is now deceased.  She’s proud of recycling before it was the “in” thing to do.

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