Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova, a 91-year-old who survived Nazi roundups during the Holocaust died while sheltering in a cold basement in besieged Mariupol.
Born in Mariupol on Dec. 8, 1930, Obiedkova was known to have survived a holocaust. She was said to have been left inactive in a basement without any form of heat or electricity.
Vanda Semyonovna was said to have been in the basement with her family including her daughter by the name of Larissa who revealed that her mother kept comparing the feud between Ukraine and Russia to the Nazi occupation of the city in 1941.
According to Larissa, her mother died after she was unable to gain access to water, no electricity, no heat—and it was unbearably cold.
Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova died on April 4 at the age of 91 years.
Obiedkova, who was 10 when Nazi Germany occupied Mariupol, escaped when the SS came to the family home by hiding in a basement, but her mother was taken away.
How Did Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova Die?
Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova died after she was unable to get water, heat as well as cold which led to her gasping for water on her death bed.
Where Did Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova Die?
Vanda Semyonovna Obiedkova died in the city of Mariupol after spending weeks in a basement