Rosalie Guidry Daste

 

 

Age: 100

 

Summary: New Orleans centenarian who had been hospitalized in critical condition for more than two weeks from massive internal injuries suffered in the August 2005 Atlantic hurricane outbreak known as Hurricane Katrina when she survived five days being trapped on the suffocating second-floor of a flooded New Orleans nursing home as the monstrous hurricane swept across the Gulf Coast and killed approximately 1,830+ people, but was rescued and airlifted to a makeshift facility at the New Orleans airport during one of the deadliest and most destructive Atlantic hurricanes in the U.S. since 1928.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from injuries due to Hurricane Katrina

 

Born: May 17, 1905

 

Died: September 5, 2005

 

Location: Monroe, Louisiana