Irma Van de Voorde-Notteboom
Irma Van de Voorde
Birth: 2 November 1897
Maldegem, East Flanders, Belgium
Death: 18 August 2007
Eeklo, East Flanders, Belgium
Age: 109 years, 289 days
Country: BelgiumBEL
Centenarian

Irma Van de Voorde-Notteboom (2 November 1897 – 18 August 2007) was a Belgian centenarian who was the oldest known person in Belgium at time of her death.

Biography

Irma Van de Voorde was born in Maldegem, East Flanders, Belgium on 2 November 1897. Her parents were Teofiel Notteboom and Julie van de Rosteyne. She had three siblings.

She married Medard Van de Voorde in 1928. The couple had five children. Medard died in 1996 at the age of 101. She moved to the Avondzegen nursing home in 1999. She had 15 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She became the oldest known living person in Belgium following the death of 108 year-old Maria Annaert on 13 March 2006.

Her cousin, Elodie Van den Bossche (24 October 1898 – 12 June 2007) lived to be 108 years, 231 days.

Irma Van de Voorde died in Eeklo, East Flanders, Belgium on 18 August 2007 at the age of 109 years, 289 days. Following her death, then-108-year-old Marcelle Droogmans became the oldest known living person in Belgium.

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Belgium's Oldest Living Person Titleholders (VE)

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