Tuesday, January 6, 2009

James Erwin Youmans

James Erwin Youmans ? 30 May 1919 d. 11 Nov 2003 Muskegon, Muskegon, MI
James Erwin Youmans born 30 May 1919 in Michigan a white citizen of Grand Traverse County he enlisted in the Army on 27 May 1941 in Kalamazoo, Michigan into Branch Immaterial-Warrant Officers as a Private. James graduated from grammar school and worked as an automobile serviceman. He was 68" tall and weighed 138 pounds at that time.

Newspaper blurbs:
Traverse City Record Eagle
23 Nov 1945 pg 5
Pfc. James Youmans of Grawn has been discharged from the Fort Sheridan Separation Center.

Traverse City Record Eagle
3 Dec 1955 pg 9
Grawn Couple Wed 50 Years
by Nora Wagner

Silver Lake Grange home was the setting for a 50th wedding anniversary party Sunday from 1:00 to 5:00 when Mr. and Mrs. Erva Youmans entertained their friends and neighbors and relatives at an open house in honor of their 50th anniversary. Golden chrysanthemums decorated the room and a large anniversary cake centered the serving table. Guests were from Traverse City, Detroit, Grand Rapids, Mesick, and Grawn. Their son, James Youman of Muskegon and his family were unable to attend.

Traverse City Record Eagle
31 Mar 1956 pg 17
Local News for Grawn
Mr and Mrs James Youmans and son of Muskegon will be guests of Mr. and Mrs. Erve Youmans during the Easter weekend.

Traverse City Record Eagle
11 May 1957 pg 6
Local News Nora Wagner
Mr and Mrs James Youman and son of Muskegon, spent the weekend with Mr and Mrs Erve Youmans.

James Erwin Youmans is buried at Oakwood Catholic Cemetery with birth 20 May 1919 and death as 11 Nov 2003. Military data PFC U.S. Army World War II;