Minnesota’s Oldest Living Person Turned 112 this Week
Erna Zahn of New Ulm is Minnesota's oldest living person and she turned 112 on Tuesday! Unfortunately, her celebration had to be a little different because of the pandemic.
Erna lives at Oak Hills Living Center which is on lockdown because of the Coronavirus pandemic so she could not have any visitors for her big day. Her family and Oak Hills staff were planning a big celebration before all of this started.
So instead of a big party, Bring Me the News says that Erna's family, who is all over the country, put together an awesome video for her! She also got a personal parade by "a police-led parade of cars driving past her room."
Fun fact, Erna is very close in age to the person who is believed to be the oldest living person in the country. Bring Me the News says that Hester Ford holds that title and he lives in South Carolina. He is 114 years and 247 days old.
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