Hana Shindo (seated) with her family
|Birth:||29 October 1901|
|Death:||20 June 2014|
Tokorozawa, Saitama, Japan
|Age:||112 years, 234 days|
Shindo became the oldest living person in Saitama prefecture following the death of Kou Takayanagi on 8 April 2012. On 13 November 2013, Shindo was visited by the mayor of Tokorozawa, where she lived. She died on 20 June 2014 at the age of 112 years, 234 days. Following her death, Sakari Momoi became the oldest living person in Saitama prefecture.