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Lorna Shirley Soderstrom Miller
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Birth: Feb. 26, 1911
Washington, USA
Death: Mar. 19, 1967
Los Angeles County
California, USA

Daughter of Charles Wallace Soderstrom, Sr &
Clare Eloise Kimball

California Death Index
Name: Lorna S Miller
Birth: 26 Feb 1911 at Washington
Death: 19 Mar 1967 at Los Angeles Co.
Mother's Maiden Name: Kimball
Burial: 22 Mar 1967, per cemetery records
(Laid to rest beside parents & brother)

1930 Census, Los Angeles (Westwood), Los Angeles, California; 1034 Selby Ave
-Charles W Soderstrom 54, married age 31, b. PA, parents Sweden, secretary delivery service co., owns home $25,000
-Clare E Soderstrom, wife, 43, married age 23, b. NE, father IA, mother ME
-Lorna S* Soderstrom, dau, 19, b. WA
-Charles W Soderstrom Jr, son, 17, b. WA
-June V Kimball, niece, 9, b. WA, parents WA

1940 Census, Los Angeles (Westwood), Los Angeles, California; 1034 Selby Ave
-Charles Soderstrom 64, b. PA
-Clare Soderstrom, wife, 53, b. NE
-Lorna S* Soderstrom, dau, 29, b. WA, sculptor for motion picture studio
-Charles Soderstrom Jr, son, 27, Proprietor Automobile Agency
-June Soderstrom [Kimball], niece, 19, b. WA
-Lois Soderstrom [Kimball], niece, 17, b. WA
In 1935 family in same house
[June & Lois Kimball were daughters of Clare's brother Fred Ellsworth Kimball & his wife Elsie Pelton, all born Seattle, WA; June Virginia, a registered nurse, married Army & then Air Force officer Seward Hansel Allen on 14 Jan 1946 at San Francisco.]

California Death Index
Name: Charles Wallace Soderstrom [Sr]
Birth: 18 May 1875 at Other Country [PA]
Death: 16 Mar 1948 at Los Angeles Co.
Reinterred: 14 Nov 1972, at time of wife Clare's burial, per cemetery records

California Death Index
Name: Clare E Soderstrom
Birth: 27 Sep 1886 at Nebraska
Death: 10 Nov 1972 at Los Angeles Co.
SSDI: Last residence San Pedro, CA
Burial: 14 Nov 1972, per cemetery records

California Death Index
Name: Charles W Soderstrom [Jr]
Birth: 14 Feb 1913 at Washington
Death: 27 Jun 1976 at Los Angeles Co.
Burial: 1 Jul 1976, per cemetery records
[Married Dolores Lorraine Peterson b. SD; he had previously married Demetra A Castleberry (b. AZ) on 9 Jun 1936 at Signal Hill, CA]
Charles Jr owned a Ford Dealership at 16th & Pacific, San Pedro, CA. On the 11 May 1950 front page of the Torrance Herald he announced his plans to set a new record for light twin engine airplanes in his proposed June 1st coast-to-coast non-stop flight in a Beechcraft Bonanza. He took up flying in 1934. The front page of the 8 June 1950 paper confirmed his successful record breaking non-stop flight from San Pedro, CA to La Guadria in NY at 16 hours, 12 minutes. Active in the community, and also politically active, he served as Chairman of the Rebublican Central Committee of the 17th Congressional District. 
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  Charles W. Soderstrom (1875 - 1948)
  Clare E. Soderstrom (1886 - 1972)
Green Hills Memorial Park
Rancho Palos Verdes
Los Angeles County
California, USA
Plot: Harbor View, 697, H
Maintained by: GreenHills Stones Callin...
Originally Created by: Warren Weimer
Record added: Jun 15, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 71418914
Lorna Shirley <i>Soderstrom</i> Miller
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Lorna Shirley <i>Soderstrom</i> Miller
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Added by: Warren Weimer
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