On her 100th birthday, Yuzefa Iosifovna, together with the guests, hummed with pleasure her favorite song “Katyusha”.
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The music band did not fit in his apartment. Because the pensioner heard it at the window. And the musicians performed Yuzefa Iosifovna’s favorite compositions: “On the nameless height”, “In the front-line forest”, “The Farewell Waltz” and medley of works of the war years.
On her 100th birthday, Yuzefa Iosifovna, together with the guests, hummed with pleasure her favorite song “Katyusha”. After the concert, the officers of the Siberian District of the Russian Guard congratulated the veteran on her anniversary with flowers and gifts.
“You belong to the legendary generation of winners and creators, who with honor went through the hardest trials of the war, restored the country, laid the foundation on which our country is developing today. His life path, love for the Motherland, participation in its fate are a worthy example for young people, for all of us, “Col. General Nikolai Markov, commander of the Siberian District of the Troops, addressed the hero of the occasion. of the National Guard.
Jozefa thanked for the attention and emotions provided, then shared her memories of the service and revealed the secrets of her longevity: “My grandfather lived to be 110 years old, my mother to 98 years old, apparently we have such genetics, we are long-lived. And I have plans to live to be 110 years old.
Yuzefa Iosifovna has three daughters, 8 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.
Yuzefa Iosifovna was born in Belarus Polotsk. In 1941 she was 18 years old. During the war, she was a scout for a partisan detachment in Byelorussia from 1941 to November 1943. From 1944, she worked as an accountant in a hospital in the Leningrad region. In 1964, Ella Kosova married the legendary artilleryman Anatoly Vasilyevich Kosov (full holder of the Order of Glory) and she came to the city of Angarsk, where she continued her service in the military unit. She was awarded the Order of the Second Patriotic War degree and the medal “For Valor”.