Ecumen honors Lorna Smith, who is 102. Today her Bible study group held a birthday luncheon for her.
Born: August 28, 1913, in Boyceville, Wisc. Lived as a child and young adult in Clayton, Wisc., but lived most of her adult life in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.
Residence: Seasons at Maplewood in Maplewood, Minn.
Hobbies/Interests: Reading — especially history, biographies, mysteries and thrillers. Also, loves following golf and other sports.
Occupation: Worked in retail as a buyer at a sporting goods company, as an administrative assistant at an office machine manufacturer and as a copy editor at West Publishing.
Secrets of Longevity: “No secret other than having the right attitude. I never thought of myself as old or thought that I would be old. I have a very active, curious mind, many interests, wonderful friends and a very supportive family. I am a truly fortunate person.”
Interesting Facts: Lorna still drives. She bought a new car last year.
Congratulations on your 102nd birthday, Lorna! Ecumen honors you.