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Anna Holzl
Anna Holzl
Birth: 17 November 1905
Norwich, Connecticut, USA
Death: 1 July 2016
Uncasville, Connecticut, USA
Age: 110 years, 227 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Anna Elizabeth Holzl (née Voech; 17 November 1905 – 1 July 2016) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG). At time of her death, Marsh was the oldest known living person in the US state of Connecticut.


Anna Holzl was born in Norwich, Connecticut, USA on 17 November 1905. Her parents were Stephen and Elizabeth (née Schaffhauser) Voech.

She married Michael Richard on June 24, 1925. The couple had two children: Rita Appell (1925–2007) and Lawrence Richard (born c.1927). Michael died on 16 January 1963. She married Walter Holzl on 26 November 1977. Walter died on 7 September 1982.

She had worked at Norwich Cutlery as a quality control inspector and then worked for the State of CT/Uncas on the Thames in the diet kitchen. She was a co-founder of the Montville Senior Citizens, a communicant of St. Johns Church, where she served on the Rosary Altar Society, she was also a member of the Daughters of Isabella in New London. She lived at Orchard Grove Specialty Care Center.

Anna Holzl died in Uncasville, Connecticut, USA on 1 July 2016 at the age of 110 years, 227 days. She is survived by one son Lawrence Richard, one daughter-in-law Theresa Richard, several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.