LongeviQuest is pleased to announce the age validation of Sueko Katsu at 111 years old. She is a Japanese supercentenarian known as the current oldest living person in Kagoshima Prefecture. 

Sueko Katsu was born on 26 March 1912 in Setouchi, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. 

In 1937, she was married to Seiko Katsu and had five children with him.

At the age of 25, with her parents, siblings, and a niece. (Source: Courtesy of the family)
At the age of 25, with her parents, siblings, and a niece.
(Source: Courtesy of the family)

After World War II, she and her husband engaged into agricultural endeavors, Amami Islands Tofu shop, and a textile factory. The traditional sewing factory had three looms near their home where local housewives were engaged in sewing Oshima Tsumugi textiles while singing. 

At the age of 107, she fell and suffered a broken so she made a decision to move into a nursing home. 

She is currently residing in Setouchi, Kagoshima Prefecture, Japan. 

For more information, please visit Sueko Katsu’s Directory Profile here.