Rosabell Fenstermaker in 1993.
|Birth:||4 November 1893|
Carroll, Nebraska, USA
|Death:||14 October 2005|
San Juan Capistrano, California, USA
|Age:||111 years, 344 days|
Rosabell Fenstermaker (née Zielke; 4 November 1893 – 14 October 2005) was a validated American supercentenarian.
Rosabell Zielke was born in Carroll, Nebraska as the daughter of Edward and Mary Romero Zielke. Rosabell was supposedly put in an orphanage at the age of six and never met her parents again.
Rosabell married George Champion in California at the age of 18 and had two daughters. After divorcing George, Rosabell would marry twice more, both marriages ending in divorces, before marrying her husband Arthur Fenstermaker, whom she remained married to for more than 50 years.
Rosabell Fenstermaker died in San Juan Capistrano, California on 14 October 2005 aged 111 years, 344 days.
Rosabell's mother Mary Phil Cota (b. 5 July 1870) lived to be 112 years, 17 days old.
- Second-oldest Californian dies weeks shy of 112 Orange County Register, 19 October 2005
- Mary P. Romero Zielke Cota & Rosabell Zielke Champion Fenstermaker: World's first mother-child supercentenarians had California and Nebraska roots NSEA (2006)