Ecumen Century Club: Happy 104th Birthday Grace Zemlin

Ecumen honors Grace Zemlin, a resident at Ecumen Scenic Shores in Two Harbors, Minn., who is 104 today.

Ecumen honors Grace Zemlin, who is 104 today.

Born: August 9, 1910, Duluth, Minn.

Residence: Ecumen Scenic Shores, Two Harbors, Minn.                           

Hobbies/Interests: Painting with oil and watercolor, playing piano

Family: 2 children, 3 grandchildren, 5 great-grandchildren.  Married to John for more than 63 years

Occupation: Store clerk, food demonstrator at markets, piano teacher

Secret of Longevity: “There’s no secret.  You just have to have good parents.”

Interesting Facts: Grace started painting at the age of 60 and has been widely recognized for her art.  When she was a child, she saw John Phillip Sousa in concert and thought he was God.

Congratulations on your 104th birthday, Grace! Ecumen honors you.