Ecumen honors Bernice Peterson, who is 102.
Born: Feb. 7, 1914, in Waseca, Minn.
Residence: Ecumen Pathstone Living in Mankato, Minn.
Hobbies/Interests: Walking and socializing.
Family: Married to Ted, now deceased, for more than 20 years.
Occupation: School principal, and teacher in 2nd, 7th and 8th grades.
Secrets of Longevity: Genetics, maintaining mobility, healthy eating, getting plenty of sleep, being content and avoiding unnecessary medications.
Interesting Facts: “I always liked school,” Bernice says. “I’ve had an interesting life. And I have no regrets.”
Congratulations on your 102nd birthday, Bernice! Ecumen honors you.