Catherine Hagel

Catherine Helen Hagel was an American supercentenarian. She was born in Dayton, Minnesota, and was, at the time of her death, the third-oldest validated person in the world. Hagel was the second oldest validated person in the United States. Hagel was a farmer, and did not stop farming until she was 100, when she moved to the North Ridge Care Center in New Hope, Minnesota. She planted a sizeable garden, sewed, quilted and visited relatives. Her father died in the mid-1950s at the age of 95. She had 11 children with her husband, John, who died in 1966 at age 74, nine of whom were still living as of early 2008. On February 9, 2008, Hagel overtook her sister-in-law, Delvina Dahlheimer, as ... more on Wikipedia

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