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Irene VanBussum
Irene VanBussum
Irene VanBussum on her 110th birthday
Birth: 21 May 1908
Marquette, Michigan, USA
Death: 26 September 2018
Minocqua, Wisconsin, USA
Age: 110 years, 128 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Irene McIntyre VanBussum (née Hebert; 21 May 1908 – 26 September 2018) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently unvalidated by the Gerontology Research Group.


Irene Hebert was born in Marquette, Michigan, USA, on 21 May 1908. Her parents were Octave and Mary Hebert. She was married twice; firstly to Kenneth McIntyre, and secondly to Lawrence “Punk” VanBussum. She lived most of her life in Eagle River, Wisconsin.

VanBussum died in a rehabilitation center in Minocqua, Wisconsin, USA, on 26 September 2018 at the age of 110 years, 128 days. She was survived by one son, Ric; two grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.