LongeviQuest has validated the age claim of Rose Mary “Thea” Theissen of Minnesota, United States.

Undated. (Source: Tribute Archive)

(Source: Tribute Archive)

She was born in Breckenridge, Minnesota, USA on 28 December 1907, and passed away in Merrill, Wisconsin, USA on 23 May 2018 at the age of 110 years old. She was the third of four children of German parents. She was a member of St. Francis Catholic Church in Merrill.

After graduating from Breckenridge High School, she continued her education at the State School of Science in Wahpeton, North Dakota. In 1929, she married Elmer Theissen, a pharmacist. They moved to Fort Madison, Iowa, where they bought the Ford Hopkins Drug Store and renamed it to Theissen Rexall Drug. Her husband passed away in 1991.

On her death, she was survived by her three daughters, 13 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren, and 16 great-great-grandchildren.

LongeviQuest congratulates Mrs. Theissen’s family on her posthumous recognition.

For more information, please view Mrs. Lewis’s Directory Profile here.