Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker at the age of 109.
|Birth:||11 January 1908|
Reitnau, Aargau, Switzerland
|Age:||112 years, 286 days|
Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker (born 11 January 1908) is a Swiss supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group. She has been Switzerland's oldest living person since the death of Frieda Binz-Schoch on 28 December 2017.
Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker was born on 11 January 1908 in Reitnau, in the canton of Aargau. She was the youngest of three children. She spent her childhood in Reitnau and then later worked as a seller in a store in Zurich. As she worked there, she moved in with her sister, who lived in Uster.
Schaufelberger met her future husband, Jakob Schaufelberger, at her workplace. Before the Second World War started, they got married in Zurich. The couple had no children.
Nowadays, Schaufelberger enjoys reading the newspaper, reading the Bible, listening to music, and watching TV. Since the death of 109-year-old Evelyne Garnier-Dubois on 1 May 2019, Schaufelberger is the last known Swiss person born before 1910.
Schaufelberger's sister, Pauline Herrmann-Hunziker, lived to the age of 107 years, 289 days (5 May 1903 – 18 February 2011).
- Die kleine Frau mit dem grossen geburstag Tagesanzeiger. 9 January 2015
- Alice Schaufelberger feirt den 109 geburstag Lokalinfo AG. 11 January 2017
- Alice Schaufelberger wird heute 110 jahre Lokalinfo, 11 January 2018
- Die älteste Schweizerin feiert ihren 111. Geburtstag – ihr Mann starb vor 45 Jahren Aargauer Zeitung, 11 January 2019
- Alice Schaufelberger wird 112 Jahre alt Lokalinfo AG, 8 January 2020
|Switzerland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (V • E)|
Giustina Giardino-Bianco • Ada Duvoisin • Fritz Bosch • Bertha Bournoud-Bucher • Anita Canonica • Suzanne Monney-Perrin • Marie Huber-Christen • Andree Fehr-de Boulay • Cecile Ida Ritter • Emma Duvoisin • Hanna Schiess • Mathilde Bonzo-Wrede • Frieda Schopf • Sophie Hew-Schenker • Catherine Amoos • Jules Nidegger • Emma Soller-Kellenberger • Maria Siegrist-Stampfli • Suzanne Jaccard • Anna Ringier-Kieser • Rosa Rein • Adelheid Wehrle-Rieger • Pierre Gremion • Louise Mafli • Hedwig Hosig-Huggler • Alice Roffler-Waldmeier • Nina Hofer-Lustenberger • Lucrezia Furceri • Germaine Broyon • Helene Stehle • Frieda Binz-Schoch • Alice Schaufelberger-Hunziker