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Bessie Riehl

Stefan Maglov
Validated By: Stefan Maglov On Date: Mar. 28th 2023

Bessie Alice Riehl (née Bateman) was a Canadian supercentenarian whose age has been validated by LongeviQuest.

Biography

Riehl was born as Bessie Alice Bateman in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, on 30 August 1911. She grew up on a farm in Durban, Manitoba.

On 26 October 1933, she married Clayton Riehl. They farmed in the Ruby District until 1945, when they moved to Durban. The couple had at least three sons and one daughter.

In 2006, she became a resident of the Swan Valley Personal Care Home in Swan River.

Riehl passed away in Swan River, Manitoba, Canada, on 26 March 2022, at the age of 110 years, 208 days. At the time of her death, she had 13 grandchildren, over 20 great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.

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Recognition

At the time of her death, she was the second-oldest known living person in Manitoba, behind Jemina “Mime” Westcott.

Her age was validated by LongeviQuest on 28 March 2023.

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Attribution

* Bessie Riehl Obituary – Paul Funeral Home, 2022