Elma Catherine Yurich

5 September 1925–14 December 2010 (Age 85)
Slater, Story, Iowa, United States

The Life of Elma Catherine

When Elma Catherine Yurich was born on 5 September 1925, in Slater, Story, Iowa, United States, her father, Marko Albert Yurich, was 45 and her mother, Antonia Tomljanovic, was 40. She married Glen Gerald Reynolds on 2 September 1946, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States. She died on 14 December 2010, in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States.

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Glen Gerald Reynolds
Elma Catherine Yurich
Marriage: 2 September 1946

Spouse and Children

2 September 1946
Des Moines, Polk, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

German: habitational name from a place in East Friesland named Aurich.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (3)

  • Elma Yurich in household of Marko Yurich, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alma Yurich in household of Marko Yurich, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Elma C Reynolds, "United States Social Security Death Index"

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