Verne, Frances, Stasha, and Roy Wenman, 1920s

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Four of the Wenman children sit on edge of a worn porch, some of their bare feet dangling off the side. The three girls wear light colored dresses, while Roy, or Leroy, wears rolled up overalls and a long sleeved shirt.

Left to right: Laverne "Verne", Frances, Stasha, and Roy Wenman.

John Leroy "Roy" was born to Henry Justice and Lora (Fulkerson) on November 14, 1921. He married Rosemary Jones. He died at the age of 31 on April 14, 1953 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 125).

M. Laverne "Verne" was born to Henry Justice and Lora (Fulkerson) on January 4, 1923. She married Dale Flansburg. The couple owned and operated a hardware store in Tiffin, Iowa. They had three children: Sheron, Rex, and Janet. Laverne died on on March 7, 2016 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 125; Ancestry Library).

O. Frances was born to Henry Justice and Lora (Fulkerson) Wenman on January 30, 1925. She married Robert Rogers on July 23, 1947. The couple had five daughters: Karen, Debra, Carole, Julie, and Teri. Frances worked at the Coralville Public Library after serving on the Chairman of the Library Board of Trustees. Robert worked as a carpenter for the University of Iowa, and served on the City Council and as Mayor (Lovetinsky et al., p. 125).

Stasha was born to Henry Justice and Lora (Fulkerson) Wenman on July 24, 1926. She married David James "Jim" Jones on April 19, 1944. They raised two daughters, Susan and Laura, in Davenport, Iowa. A third daughter, Judith Marie, died in infancy. Stasha died on February 15, 2007 (Lovetinsky et al., p. 126; Ancestry Library).


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