Family Tree Index William Curtis Wann

William Wann was born on February 11, 1907 in Oxford Indiana. His parents were Frank Wann and Ida May Samuels . He married Esther Kieper on June 27, 1928 in Valparaiso, Indiana. They had four children: Margaret, Ann, Frances and Bill. He moved to Richland, Washington in 19--. He moved to Longview, Washington in 1953, where he worked for Bonniville Power Administration (BPA) as as substation operator. He resided at 2728 fir St. Longview, Washington. Bill was a long time member of the American Red Cross, where he taught first aid for 15 years. In 1975, Bill received the Red Cross' highest honor, the National Red Cross Certificate of Merit, for saving the life of a Longview man who suffered a heart attack in a first aid class Bill was instructing. He was also a member of the Lower Columbia Council on Alcoholism and was council president in 1979-1980. In 1981, the Washington State Council on Alcoholism named him Volunteer of the Year. Bill also worked for the United Fund and was a member of the Mental Health Board and Longview Elks Lodge. He retired from BPA in 19--. He died in January 17, 1985 in a local nursing home. Memorial services were held at 5 p.m. Sunday, January 20th, 1985, at the Longview First Christian Church with Rev. Larry Russell officiating. Interment was at Longview Memorial Park.

William Wann

William and James Wann

Bill and Esther Wann

 

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