Oldest person in Michigan dies at 114 years old


(WLNS) — Michigan’s oldest resident died earlier this week.

Ellen Goodwill, who celebrated her birthday last month, died on Tuesday. Goodwill was born on Feb. 2, 1907 — she was the third oldest person in the country.

Goodwill became the oldest resident in the state after the death of Kalamazoo resident Irene Dutton — who died at 113 last year.

Goodwill was born in Kentucky and moved to Columbus, Oh. during the Spanish Flu epidemic before later moving to Michigan.

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