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Alice Roffler-Waldmeier (14 April 1904 – 26 January 2015) was a Swiss supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). She was the oldest known person in Switzerland when she died.

Biography

Alice Waldmeier was born on 14 April 1904 in Walterswil, Solothurn, Switzerland. She married Heinrich Roffler in 1931 and they had one son together. They lived most of their life in Muttenz. Alice enjoyed to look for their garden. During 40 years she worked for a clothes company where she drove around with her bicycle to sell clothes. At the age of 99 she moved into a retirement home in Muttenz.

She became the oldest person in Switzerland upon the death of Hedwig Hosig-Huggler on 31 May 2014.

Alice Roffler-Waldmeier passed away on 26 January 2015 at the age of 110 years, 287 days in Muttenz, Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland. Her successor as Switzerland’s oldest person was Nina Hofer-Lustenberger (1904–2015).

References


Switzerland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Giustina Giardino-Bianco • Ada Duvoisin • Fritz BoschBertha Bournoud-Bucher • Anita CanonicaSuzanne Monney-Perrin • Marie Huber-Christen • Andree Fehr-de BoulayCecile Ida Ritter • Emma Duvoisin • Hanna Schiess • Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede • Frieda Schopf • Sophie Hew-SchenkerCatherine Amoos • Jules Nidegger • Emma Soller-Kellenberger • Maria Siegrist-Stampfli • Suzanne Jaccard • Anna Ringier-KieserRosa Rein • Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger • Pierre GremionLouise Mafli • Hedwig Hosig-Huggler • Alice Roffler-Waldmeier • Nina Hofer-Lustenberger • Lucrezia Furceri • Germaine BroyonHelene StehleFrieda Binz-Schoch • Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker

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