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Capt Irma Ethelyn Brown Black
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Birth: Jan. 3, 1917
Baylor County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 4, 1997
Oregon, USA

in correspondence from Cpt. Black's grandson, Nick Page, he stated that she was not from New York, but born in Seymour Texas.

US Dept of Veterans Affairs BIRLS Death File
Name: Irma Black
Branch 1: ARMY
Enlistment Date 1: 31 Aug 1940
Release Date 1: 27 Sep 1946
US WWII Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946
Name: Irma L Brown
Nativity State or Country: New York
State of Residence: New York
County or City: Erie
Enlistment Date: 12 Feb 1943
Enlistment State: New York
Enlistment City: Buffalo
Branch: Womens Army Corps
Branch Code: Inactive Reserve
Grade Code: Aviation Cadet
Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law
Component: Womens Army Corps
Source: Civil Life

Education: 4 years of high school
Civil Occupation: Semiskilled inspectors, n.e.c.
Marital Status: Single, without dependents
Height: 62
Weight: 114
Logan Observer, Logan, Iowa
September 17, 1997


Services were held at the Little Chapel on the Hill at Harris Grove for Elmer Black, 79, and his wife Irma E. Black, 81, of Santa Rosa, CA on Saturday, September 13 at 10:30 a. m. Pastor Rusty Hedger officiated at the service with military rites by the Logan V.F.W. Post #6256 at the grave site. The Blacks died in an auto accident on September 4 in Kerby, OR.

Elmer was born April 9, 1918 in Logan and had served in the U.S. Army. He was an inspector for the U.S. Post Office. Irma Black was born January 3, 1917 in Seymour, TX and had served as a nurse in the U.S. Army.

Survivors include a daughter, Patricia Page and husband Patrick of Napa, CA; son, Thomas and wife Melissa of Tillamook, OR; granddaughter Amy Page of San Leandra, CA, grandson Nickola at home; brother Ralph and wife Hazel of Logan; nephews Kyle Black and wife Peggy of Des Moines, and their children Brad, Kristin and Kimberly and Kevin Black and wife Bernadette of Austin, TX, and many, many friends.

Schumacher Funeral Home in Logan was in charge of the arrangements.
Logan Observer, Logan, Iowa
September 10, 1997

Ralph and Hazel Black have received word that Elmer and Erma Black were killed in a head-on car collision in Oregon. They will be buried at Harris Grove Cemetery. For more information contact Hazel Black.
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  Elmer Edward Black (1918 - 1997)
Harris Grove Cemetery
Harrison County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Kathline York Forrester
Record added: Oct 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 42705584
Capt Irma Ethelyn <i>Brown</i> Black
Added by: Kathline York Forrester
Capt Irma Ethelyn <i>Brown</i> Black
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Capt Irma Ethelyn <i>Brown</i> Black
Added by: Lori Saunders Halsey
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