Verla Vivar Diem

3 December 1920–28 January 2007 (Age 86)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Verla Vivar

When Verla Vivar Diem was born on 3 December 1920, in Missouri, United States, her father, Wallace Whitney Diem, was 29 and her mother, Lou Ethel Ranes, was 23. She married Cline E. Feigly on 2 May 1936, in Caldwell, Missouri, United States. She lived in Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1935 and Nettleton, Caldwell, Missouri, United States in 1940. She died on 28 January 2007, in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Hamilton, Caldwell, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cline E. Feigly
Verla Vivar Diem
Marriage: 2 May 1936

Spouse and Children

2 May 1936
Caldwell, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings



    Violet Vinita Diem



    Billie Rae Diem


World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 3

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 11

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 24

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

German: from a reduced form of the personal name Dietmar ( see Dittmar ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Verla U Deem in household of Wallace W Deem, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Verla Vivar Diem in household of Wallace W Diem, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Viloet V Diem in household of Edward Kennedy, "United States Census, 1920"

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