CHICAGO (CBS) — Jennie Zawada, who mowed her lawn and drove her own car until age 104, may just be the oldest person living in Indiana.
Zawada, originally from Milwaukee, turned 108 last week, according to a report from The Indy Channel.READ MORE: Woman Dead, Child Among 3 Injured After House Fire In Clearing
She moved to Carmel, Indiana in 2017.
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“I think everything is good for you if you don’t over do it,” she told the station.
Her niece, Nancy Dwyer, added that her aunt always took good care of her body. “She is very healthy with low blood pressure and takes no medicines,” Dwyer told the station. “She has never smoked, rarely drank alcohol, and always tried to eat healthy foods. She loved to cook and still likes to read recipes.”
Indiana once was home to the oldest living person on the planet. Edna Parker, of Shelbyville, died at age 115, 220 days, on Nov. 28, 2008.MORE NEWS: Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris Won't Run For Re-Election
117-year-old Kane Tanaka, of Japan, born Jan. 2 1903, is the oldest living person in the world whose age has been validated.