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Helvi Harma
Helvi Harma
Harma at the age of 108.
Birth: 4 June 1911
Isojoki, South Ostrobrothnia, Finland
Death: 24 December 2020
Akaa, Pirkanmaa, Finland
Age: 109 years, 203 days
Country: FinlandFIN
Centenarian

Helvi Harma [Finnish: Helvi Härmä] (4 June 1911 – 24 December 2020) was a Finnish centenarian who was the oldest living person in Finland at time of her death.

Biography

Helvi Harma was born in Isojoki, South Ostrobrothnia, Finland on 4 June 1911. She was raised by her grandparents after her mother died.

She moved from Southern Ostrobothnia to work in Viiala. At Viiala, she worked at Siukola's farm as a livestock worker, at a file factory, and before retiring as a tool store manager at Schauman.

In Viiala, she met her future husband Aatu (Adolf) Harma. She had two children: Seija Hukki and Seppo Harma. Aatu died in 1941. She retired in 1976.

Following the death of Saara Ahonen on 29 May 2020, Harma became the oldest living person in Finland.

Helvi Harma died in Akaa, Pirkanmaa, Finland on 24 December 2020 at the age of 109 years, 203 days.

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Finland's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

Anna Runer • Unidentified • Unidentified • Unidentified • Leena Juhanantytar • Unidentified • Unidentified • Maja Gref • Unidentified • Maja Greta Hedeman • Unidentified • Pietari Heija • Unidentified • Lovisa VehmaskangasUlla NummelinMaria PalinAnders Johan Forss • Unidentified • Eva EnströmIsak SmedbergHedvig SateriMaria HolmbergMaria AhonenLeena LindqvistKajsa FellmanMaria TörnuddMaria KoskinenFredrika MännistöHeikki KämäräinenAlexander von StahlOlivia RosvallKajsa ForsstromEva BlomqvistMaria PekuriInes AchrenOlga ToivonenElina PeuralaAleksandra LindroosElisabeth RantamakiLiisa StrellmanAmalia WalleniusIda SaarinenMaria ValimakiMaria KumlanderAmanda RiihelaMathilda HonkaFanny NystromIda Virenius • Klaara Tyyniaho • Amanda Moksi • Maria Rothovius • Daisy Göhle • Sigrid Viik • Hilda Hakkinen • Anna Hagman • Elsa Tilkanen • Aarne Arvonen • Viljo Kekola • Jussi Leskinen • Aino Yrttimaa • Selma Tuominen • Helvi Karki • Helfrid Eriksson • Saara AhonenHelvi HarmaAstrid Qvist

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