Ecumen honors Adele Strike, who is 102.
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. Adele’s mother lived to be 103.
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 102nd birthday, Adele! Ecumen honors you.