Mary Scherer

 

 

Age: 107

 

Summary: California woman believed to be the oldest female veteran in the U.S. who joined the Army in 1918 and served as a nurse in both World War I and World War II.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: July 20, 1895

 

Died: October 13, 2002

 

Location: Santa Cruz, California