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Loretta Olsen
Loretta Olsen
Birth: 6 September 1902
College Point, Queens, New York, USA
Death: 25 September 2012
Norwalk, Connecticut, USA
Age: 110 years, 19 days
Country: United StatesUSA

Loretta Olsen (née Miller; 6 September 1902 – 25 September 2012) was an American supercentenarian whose age is currently pending by the Gerontology Research Group (GRG).


Loretta Olsen was born in College Point, Queens, New York, USA on 6 September 1902. Her parents were August Miller and Emma (née Horn) Miller. She had three brothers Charles, William and Alvin Miller.

She married Henry Olsen. The couple had at least one daughter: Muriel Durner. She got widowed in 1991.

She lived most of her life in Norwalk and moved to Westport to live with her daughter Muriel O. Durner in 2001. She was a former member of Trinity Episcopal Church and a member of Christ Episcopal Church in East Norwalk.

Loretta Olsen died in Norwalk, Connecticut, USA on 25 September 2012 at the age of 110 years, 19 days. She is survived by her daughter Muriel Durner; her grandson Donald Durner and his wife Kathy; granddaughter Patricia Durner and her partner Cindy; two great-grandchildren Lindsay Madsen and Tracey Durner; one great-great-grandson Aiden James Madsen; her caregiver and friend Naomi Smith; many nieces and nephews.