|Birth:||8 April 1877|
Rushville, Ohio, USA
|Death:||1 February 1989|
Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
|Age:||111 years, 299 days|
Grundman was born in Rushville, Ohio, as Margaret Orlena Reimer. Her birth was two months premature and she had trouble breathing at first. She had 7 siblings in total. Her father was a Civil War veteran. When she was 8 years old, the family moved to a town called Fostoria. Her husband, whom she married in 1900, was a salesman while Margaret worked as a seamstress. The couple had three children.
Grundman attributed her longevity to working hard, drinking plenty of beverages (coffee, beer, wine) and dancing. She was reported to have danced when she arrived to a nursing home in 1985.
Grundman died on 1 February 1989, in Charlottesville, Virginia. Her final age was 111 years, 299 days.