Saito at the age of 100.
|Birth:||10 July 1910|
Ashiro, Iwate, Japan
|Death:||29 August 2020|
Hachimantai, Iwate, Japan
|Age:||110 years, 50 days|
Saito was born in the village of Arasawa (present-day city of Ashiro), Iwate Prefecture, Japan on 10 July 1910. In 1927, she married Kikumatsu Saito (deceased as of 2010). They had 9 children.
On her 100th birthday, she was visited by the Mayor of Hachimantai, Masahiko Tamura. At that time, she had 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. In September 2019, she was reported as the oldest living person in Iwate Prefecture.
Saito died at a hospital in Hachimantai, Iwate Prefecture, Japan, at 8:20 AM of 29 August 2020, at the age of 110 years, 50 days.