Evelyn Kleine
Evelyn Kleine
Evelyn Kleine two weeks before her 110th birthday.
Birth: 11 July 1907
Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

111 years, 5 days

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Evelyn Kleine (born 11 July 1907) is an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She has been the oldest known living person in Minnesota, USA, since the death of Lena Dick on 27 February 2018.


Evelyn Kleine was born on 11 July 1907 in Minneapolis, Minnesota as a daughter of Anna and Gus Holm. The family moved to Columbia Heights, Minnesota when she was eight years old. Over the course of her life, she has lived in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and Florida, but returned to Columbia Heights when she was 70. She outlived two husbands and had no children.

Kleine, whose father reached 96 and her grandfather 94, says the secret to a long life is “sometimes in the attitude”. She also said “Just behave! No drinking, smoking. Clean living! Ignore trouble.”

Kleine currently lives in St. Anthony, Minnesota, USA, at the age of 111 years, 5 days.