LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Chiyo Chōki of Japan at age 111. She was born in Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan on 10 November 1907. She was a wife and a mother to three children. Chōki was a producer of rice and a local native plant used to make tatami mats.
Chōki was a very active woman who lived a long and healthy life. In her 90s, she fell into the river three times and broke her bones, but she quickly recovered each time. She attributed her resilience to her lifelong commitment to taking care of herself and others.
Chōki passed away in Kunisaki, Ōita Prefecture, Japan, on 4 February 2019, at the age of 111 years, 86 days.
LongeviQuest congratulates Chiyo Chōki’s family on her posthumous recognition.
For more information, please view Chōki’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is delighted to announce the age validation of Kiyoko Takagi at 111 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian born in Niihama, Ehime Prefecture, Japan, on 15 March 1908.
She lost her mother when she was just five years old. Six years later, at 11 years old, she moved to live with her relatives in Kitakyushu City.
In 1922, she worked for the Japanese National Railways at Kokura Station as a telephone operator where she worked until 1964.
She lost her army captain husband in 1941 due to a fierce battle on the Malay Peninsula. Since then, she raised her three sons alone while also leaving them to her relatives for a few years. After she retired from the railway station, she spent her time teaching flower arrangements and supporting his son’s water supply products company.
Kiyoko Takagi passed away on 7 August 2019 in Kitakyushu City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. She was 111 years old at the time of her death.
For more information, please view Kiyoko Takagi’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Kikue Shimada at 111 years old. She was a Japanese supercentenarian born on 15 February 1909 in Japan.
At some point in her life, she married a lawyer. Moreover, she lived in Manchuria during World War II.
She used to ride a roller coaster even after turning 80 years old. Even at the age of 100, she was still able to travel from Fukuoka to Tokyo by plane to attend her grandson’s wedding.
Mrs. Shimada liked to talk with her grandchildren about wars and historical events. She also mentioned that her teenage years were the happies time of her life.
She was recognized as the eight-oldest living person in Fukuoka Prefecture in September 2019.
Kikue Shimada passed away on 19 March 2020 in Minami-ku, Fukuoka City, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. She was 111 years old at the time of her death.
For more information, please view Kikue Shimada’s Directory Profile here.
LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Japanese supercentenarian Iseno Yamagami at 111 years old. She was born on 13 August 1907 in Japan.
She worked as a farmer who weeds the fields around the house as her daily routine. She liked to work steadily ever since she was young. She also enjoyed drinking shōchū every after work.
Iseno Yamagami passed away on 6 January 2019 in Kurume, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. She was 111 years old at the time of her death.
For more information, please view Iseno Yamagami’s Directory Profile here.