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Lisl Schaaf
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Schaaf at age 113.
Birth: 16 October 1906
Keltern, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany
Death: 25 April 2020
Chicago, Illinois, USA
Age: 113 years, 192 days
Country: GER FlagGERUSA FlagUSA
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Louise "Lisl" Schaaf (née Burkle [German: Bürkle]; 16 October 1906 – 25 April 2020) was a German-born American supercentenarian whose age was validated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).

Biography

Schaaf was born in Dietlingen, Baden-Wurttemberg, Germany, on 16 October 1906. She emigrated to the United States at the age of 22.

At the age of 110, Schaaf had nine great-grandchildren and seven great-great-grandchildren. She lived in her own home in Chicago, Illinois, and reportedly enjoyed cooking and baking. She died at her home on 25 April 2020 at the age of 113 years, 192 days.

At the time of her death, Schaaf was the second-oldest living emigrant whose age has been validated by GRG, after Tekla Juniewicz. She was also the oldest living person born in Germany and the sixth-oldest known living person in the United States.

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