(100 years in the photo)


Else Cremer was born on 20th of July 1909. For a long time, she worked as a domestic helper and assistant for a photographer. In addition, Else Cremer devoted herself to breeding sheepdogs. She enjoyed riding as a pillion passenger on her motorbike. Else Cremer was married for 57 years. She has a daughter, a grandson and a great-grandson. She loves long walks in the nature and is passionate about playing gin.

„To live to 100“, she states, „one should get plenty of exercise in the fresh air, cultivate friendships and seek variety from everyday life.“

In her life she has always worked on herself: „You must not let yourself down and you have to know your limits.“

photos: René Schwerdtel for Wissner-Bosserhoff