|Birth:||21 May 1909|
Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands
|Death:||19 January 2020|
Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands
|Age:||110 years, 243 days|
Mathilde Ebberink-Vonk was born in Zwolle, Overijssel, Netherlands on 21 May 1909.
With her husband, she ran a shop in business and professional clothing. The couple had six children; two of them were no longer alive on her 110th birthday. Her husband died in 1985 at the age of 75. Since then, she lived alone independently until the age of 98.
For two years she has been in a wheelchair after she broke an arm in the event of a fall and could no longer lean on her walker. She also had hearing problems and, according to her son, deafness was the most troublesome to her.
Ebberink-Vonk celebrated her 110th birthday on 21 May 2019. She died in Enschede, Overijssel, Netherlands on 19 January 2020 at the age of 110 years, 243 days. She was the second-oldest known living person from The Netherlands, behind Anne Brasz-Later and only the second supercentenarian ever from Overijssel after Gerritdina Schellevis-Slaghuis.