Vernon George Attig1,2

ID# 3868, (1921 - 2014)
FatherRalph L. Attig1,3 (14 Jun 1895 - 17 May 1988)
MotherLydia B. Schneider4,1 (15 Jan 1893 - 13 Oct 1980)

Key Events:

Birth: 14 May 1921, Lowpoint, Woodford Co., Illinois5,6
Marriage: 28 Nov 1946, Dorothy May Glabe (8 Sep 1926 - 30 Dec 2012)7,8
Death: 15 Jan 2014, Washington, Illinois1
Burial: Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Illinois9
ChartsDescendants of Jakob and Anna Katharina Glebe

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Vernon George Attig was born on 14 May 1921 in Lowpoint, Woodford Co., Illinois.5,6
     He appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Wilburn, Marshall Co., Illinois, in the household of his parents, Ralph L. Attig and Lydia B. Schneider.3
     Vernon was inducted into the U.S. Army on 19 Sep 1942. He served three years and three months, including 31 months in the European Theater of Operations. He was stationed in France and North Africa, earning two Bronze Battle Stars, and was discharged with the rank of technical sergeant 5 on 28 Dec 1945.1
     Vernon married Dorothy May Glabe, daughter of John Henry Glabe and Nancy E. Burroughs, on 28 Nov 1946.7,8
     He worked for Garber Motor Co., and then was co-owner of Jack and Vern's Shell service station. He retired in 1989 after 26 years as superintendent of public works for the city of Washington.1
     His wife died on 30 Dec 2012 in Washington, Illinois.10,11
     Vernon died on 15 Jan 2014 in Washington, Illinois, at age 92, at his home.1 He was buried in Glendale Cemetery, Washington, Illinois.9

Children:
     Children with Dorothy May Glabe

The other three children of Vernon and Dorothy are still living.
  • Doris Jean Attig12 (21 Feb 1949 - 2 May 2001)

Citations

  1. [S8006] Vernon George Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star.
  2. [S8007] Ralph L. Attig household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall Co., Illinois, shows name as Vernon G. Attig.
  3. [S8007] Ralph L. Attig household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall Co., Illinois.
  4. [S8007] Ralph L. Attig household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall Co., Illinois, shows him as the son of her husband.
  5. [S8006] Vernon George Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, shows date, town, county, and state.
  6. [S8007] Ralph L. Attig household, 1930 U.S. Census, Marshall Co., Illinois, shows age 8 and state.
  7. [S8005] Dorothy M. Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, shows date.
  8. [S8006] Vernon George Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, shows date.
  9. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 123967429, Vernon George Attig, includes tombstone photos.
  10. [S8005] Dorothy M. Attig obituary, The Peoria Journal Star, shows date and at her home.
  11. [S1000] "Social Security Death Index," Ancestry.com, record for Dorothy M Attig, shows date.
  12. [S54] Pound, Glabe Family, pg 62.