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George Martin Alpers
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1932
Lyon County
Nevada, USA
Death: Jul. 6, 1956
Tulsa County
Oklahoma, USA

Served from 23 Jan 1952 until the day he died 6 Jul 1956

Reno Evening Gazette 16 Jul 1956
George Alpers Rites At Smith

"Smith Valley - Funeral services for George M. Alpers were held Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. at the Methodist Community Church, with the Rev. Richard Whitmore of Reno officiating.

Alper's, a native of Smith Valley was fatally injured in an airplane crash on July 2nd while on a crop dusting flight near Bristow, OK. He died July 6 in a hospital in Tulsa, OK. He was 24.

Burial was in the family plot at Hillcrest Cemetery."

Alpers had been flying since he was 16 years old, the accident was the result of his plane hitting a tree.

Survivors include his father, Ernest; siblings Lt. Fred E. Alpers of Wichita Falls, TX, Mrs. Barbara Freeman of Sunnyvale, CA and Helen Alpers of Smith Valley; grandmother's Christina Alpers of Orange, CA and Mrs. F.W. Kingsley of Denver, CA

Reno Evening Gazette 19 Jul 1956

"In Smith Valley to attend the funeral of George Alpers which was held Wednesday 11 Jul 1956 were Mrs. Christina Alpers, Mrs. Peggy Niquette and Marie Burke of Orange, CA, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Alpers of Valley Home, CA, Mr. and Mrs. William Alpers and Family of Bishop, CA, Mr. and Mrs. Les Ohland of Yuba City, CA, Frank Alpers of Sierraville, CA and Carl Thran, Henry Meyer and Mrs. M. Dressler of Gardnerville, NV." 
Family links: 
  Ernest Joachim Alpers (1903 - 1982)
  Marion Elizabeth Kingsley Alpers (1902 - 1952)
  George Martin Alpers (1932 - 1956)
  John William Alpers (1933 - 1935)*
  Mary Alpers (1937 - 1937)*
*Calculated relationship
AN U.S. Navy Reserve
Hillcrest Cemetery
Lyon County
Nevada, USA
Plot: Alpers Family Plot, IOOF Section
Maintained by: Eileen Gillette
Originally Created by: Herbert Rickards
Record added: Dec 11, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10068790
George Martin Alpers
Added by: Mark's Mom
George Martin Alpers
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Added by: Carol Jones
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Thank you for your service to our country during the Korean War, you are not forgotten.
- Eileen Gillette
 Added: Aug. 31, 2013

- Mark's Mom
 Added: Mar. 11, 2006

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