|Birth:||28 December 1905|
Russian Empire (present-day Belarus)
|Death:||8 January 2016|
Giessen, Hesse, Germany
|Age:||110 years, 11 days|
Rivka Yezersky was born in present-day Belarus (then Russian Empire) on 28 December 1905. She worked in the editorial department and in proofreading of a large newspaper after school. In 1927 she married the engineer Boris Yezersky.
During the World War II, the couple and their three children fled further east. Her family was later relocated to Ukraine. There the couple found employment in a steel mill.
In 1973 her husband died. After her daughter finally moved to Giessen in 1995 and she followed her a year later.