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John William Boren's Farmhouse 1977, McCool Junction Nebraska

Irma Mae Salmen - Boren 

January 21, 1902 - January 11, 1988

When Irma Mae SALMEN was born on January 21, 1902, in Sutton, Nebraska, her father, Frederick, was 28, and her mother, Cora, was 24. Irma was the oldest of five children. After graduation from the 8th grade, Irma lived with her Grandmother Salmen and Grandmother Ely in Sutton, Nebraska. She took normal training at Sutton High School and after she graduated in 1920, she taught elementary school for one year before she married Howard Maurice Boren on June 22, 1921. Her parents, Frederick and Cora, bought their first automobile in 1916. Irma and Howard moved to Lushton, Nebraska, six miles north east from her birthplace, where they farmed on property that was owned by Howard's father, J.W. Boren. Irma attended the United Brethren Church in Lushton. Irma married four times and had one son and two daughters. Irma married Howard Maurice Boren (4/31/1898 – 11/27/1933) on June 21, 1921, Clifford Warren Smith (9/18/1905 – 6/20/1986) on December 3, 1945 in Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico, Roy Ledbetter (10/27/1891 – 9/14/1977) on November 5, 1966, and Clifford Warren Smith (9/18/1905 – 6/20/1986) a second time on May 6, 1983 in Arizona. Irma passed away on January 11, 1988, in Ventura, at the age of 85 from Alzheimer’s Disease, and was buried in Ivy Lawn Memorial Park in Ventura, California

Robert Vincent, June 7, 2023

For Howard Boren's 1917 Model T Ford

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