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Helene Sandvig
Helene Sandvig
Helene Sandvig on her 110th birthday in 2021.
Birth: 25 November 1911
Cass County, North Dakota, USA
Age: 110 years, 60 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Helene "Helen" Sandvig (née Sprunk; born 25 November 1911) is an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Helene Sandvig was born in Cass County, North Dakota, USA on 25 November 1911, the youngest child born to German immigrants, Gottlieb and Augusta (née Nienas) Strunk. She had three older brothers, Elmer, Harvey and Edward and one younger brother, Earl, who died in infancy plus three half brothers and a half sister from her father's first marriage.

She married Edwin Hjelmer Sandvig on 8 June 1938. Edwin died in December 1991.

In November 2021, she celebrated her 110th birthday.

Longevity runs in her family. Her father died at 94, her mother at 92, her brother, Elmer, at 94 and her brother, Edward, died in 2007 at the age of 97.

Helene Sandvig currently lives at Bethany Homes in Fargo, North Dakota, USA, at the age of 110 years, 60 days. She currently is the second-oldest known living person in North Dakota, behind Clarabell Demers.