Ecumen Century Club: Happy 101st Birthday Lillian Jorgenson

Ecumen honors Lillian Jorgenson, a resident of Ecumen Sand Prairie in St. Peter, who is 101.

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.