Omaha News | WOWT 6 News

Iowa Woman Now World's Oldest Person

By: The Associated Press Email
By: The Associated Press Email

A 115-year-old Johnston, Iowa woman has become the world's oldest living person.

Guinness World Records posted on its website Wednesday that Dina Manfredini has inherited the title after 116-year-old Bessie Cooper of Georgia died on Tuesday.

Manfredini was born April 4, 1897 in Italy and moved to the United States in 1920. She currently lives at the Bishop Drumm Retirement Center in Johnston, just north of Des Moines.


Comments are posted from viewers like you and do not always reflect the views of this station.
powered by Disqus
WOWT NBC Omaha 3501 Farnam Street Omaha, NE 68131 (402) 346-6666 sixonline@wowt.com
Gray Television, Inc. - Copyright © 2002-2014 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 182243441 - wowt.com/a?a=182243441