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Catalina Reyes
Catalina Reyes
Catalina Reyes on her 110th birthday.
Birth: 30 April 1907
Durango, Mexico
Death: 15 February 2018
Dallas, Texas, USA
Age: 110 years, 291 days
Country: MEX FlagMEXUSA FlagUSA
Unvalidated

Catalina Reyes (née Zepeda) (30 April 1907 – 15 February 2018) was a Mexican-American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At the time of her death, she was one of the oldest known people in Texas, USA.

Biography

Reyes was born Catalina Zepeda on 30 April 1907 to Jose Angel and Natividad Zepeda in Durango, Mexico. In 1925, when she was 18, she married J. Cruz Reyes and had six children with him.

On 21 July 1968, aged 61, Reyes emigrated to Texas, USA, and lived there for the rest of her life. Her family celebrated her birthday and Mother’s Day simultaneously. According to her children, her secret to longevity is not smoking or drinking, and always eating fresh food.

Reyes died in Dallas, Texas, on 15 February 2018 at the age of 110 years, 291 days.

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