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Lena Dick
Lena Dick
Birth: 5 August 1905
Midway, Minnesota, USA
Age:

112 years, 79 days

Country: USA FlagUSA
Validated

Lena Dick (née Schultz; born 5 August 1905) is an American supercentenarian whose age is validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).[1]

Biography

Lena Dick was born Lena Helen Schultz on 5 August 1905 in Midway, Cottonwood, Minnesota. Her parents were Isaac D. Schultz and Cornelia "Nellie" (née Peters) Schultz. She had 4 siblings: David (1903–1995), Albert (1907–2002), Willard (1910–1976) and Susanna (1916–1916).[2]

She married Jacob Dick in the 1930s.[3] [4] She worked on the family's farm and cared for their 3 children: Alvin, Dorothy and Willard.[5] [6] [7]

Her husband Jacob died in 1987, 2 weeks shy of his 85th birthday.[8] Her son Alvin passed away in 2015 aged 79.[9]

Lena remained in her own home until the age of 105. She currently lives in Mountain Lake, Minnesota at the age of 112 years, 79 days.[10]

References

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