Julia Wishnevski
Julia Wishnevski
Birth: 19 November 1912
DePue, Illinois, USA
Death: 14 December 2020
Peru, Illinois, USA
Age: 108 years, 25 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Julia Wishnevski (née Basalay; 19 November 1912 – 14 December 2020) was an American centenarian who was one of the oldest victims of the COVID-19 pandemic.


Wishnevski was born on 19 November 1912 in DePue, Illinois to Anton and Frances (née Kotecki) Basalay. She had five brothers and three sisters. She married George Wishnevski on 19 June 1932, and they were married until his in death in 1999. They had three children: Nancy, Carolyn, and Georgine.

In her later life, Wishnevski lived in Spring Valley, Illinois. She died from COVID-19 in a nursing home in Peru, Illinois on 14 December 2020 at the age of 108 years, 25 days, making her one of the oldest victims of the coronavirus pandemic. At the time of her death, she had nine grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, and four great-great-grandchildren.


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