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Laverne Melvin "Babe" Ishmael
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1901
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1973
John Day
Grant County
Oregon, USA

Laverne M or Babe as he was known to his brothers, was born in the 3rd child of Kenneth Alexander and Phoebe Delmitia "Della" Easterly Ishmael in Napa County, California. He married Ruth Trip about 1925 and they had one child Melvin Eugene Ishmael.
After a divorce from Ruthe he married Zella Wadsworh 11 Nov 1941,
For a period of time he was a constable in Elko, Nevada.
They later moved to John Day, Oregon where he resided until his death.

OBITUARY:
LaVERNE MELVERNE ISHMAEL, 71,a resident of John Day and Canyon City since May 1972, husband of Zella Wadsworth Ishmael of John Day and father of Melvin Ishmael of Canyon City, died at the Blue Mountain Hospital, John Day, Saturday. Graveside services for the former Nevada and Texas resident were conducted at the Canyon City Cemetery Tuesday morning, with Bishop Billy Drinkwater of Prairie City officiating. Handling funeral arrangements was Driskill Memorial Chapel, John Day. (Published in the Blue Mt. Eagle, 26 July 1973)

 
 
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 Parents:
  Kenneth A. Ishmael (1866 - 1941)
  Phoebe Delmitia Easterly Wirtez (1869 - 1946)
 
 Spouse:
  Zella Ishmael (1906 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Melvin Eugene Ishmael (1926 - 1985)*
 
 Siblings:
  Orrington Scott Easterly/ (1892 - 1949)**
  Kenneth Hayes Ishmael (1897 - 1960)*
  Laverne Melvin Ishmael (1901 - 1973)
  William Samuel Ishmael (1906 - 1979)*
  Rudolph Wirtez (1917 - 1917)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Canyon City Cemetery
Canyon City
Grant County
Oregon, USA
 
Created by: Ted and Kathleen (Hulet)...
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88625972
 


- Ted and Kathleen (Hulet) Cox
 Added: Apr. 16, 2012
 
 
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