|1. ||Poorman, George Ellmaker was born on 13 May 1913 in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, USA; died on 22 Nov 1996 in Richboro, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. |
George Poorman Marries in West
Mrs. Mariana W. Kulas of Fort Collins, Colo., and George E. Poorman, of Hatboro, Pa. were married in St. Luke's Episcopal Church, Fort Collins. The announcement is made by her parents, Mr. and Mrs Walter G. Sackett, also of Fort Collins. Mr Poorman is the son of Mrs Alfred P. Poorman, of 329 Russell street, West Lafayette, and the late Prof. Poorman, of the Applied mechanics staff at Purdue University.
Rev. Edwin B. Thayer officiated and organ music was played by Mrs. Marvin Meiers. Both are of Fort Collins.
Mrs. David K. Clint Jr., of Denver, Colo., was matron of honor.
Flower girl was the bridegroom's niece, Betty Jensen, of Bedford, Ia. and Andrew Kulas, the bride's son, carried the ring. A. Elton Jensen Jr., of Bedford, Ia. was best man and the guests were ushered by John Hickman and William Amaden.
The reception was in the parish house.
Mr. and Mrs. Poorman will reside at Hatboro, Pa. The bride, who received her bachelor's degree from Colorado College and her master's degree from Mill's college, has been an assistant home economist at the Colorado Agricultural and Mechanical college Experimental station for six years. She is a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority, PEO, and the Rainbow Girls alumnae.
Mr. Poorman was graduated from Purdue University and is an engineer at the Naval Air Development Center at Johnsville, Pa. His college fraternity was Phi Kappa Tau.
Four children. Two sons and two children sex unknown.
Birth and Death place was: Wabash Valley Sanitarium, West Lafayette,
Tippecanoe, IN. (Paul Poorman's research).
Obituary in Hatboro Today's Spirit Newspaper, November 1996.
George Poorman, 83, of Warminster, a 42-year resident of Hatboro, died Nov. 22 in the Richboro Nursing Center. He was the husband of Mariana W. (Sackett) Poorman. Born in West Lafayette, Ind., he was the son of the late Alfred P. and Sarah E. (Ellmaker) Poorman. Mr Poorman was a graduate of Purdue University.
Prior to his retirement in 1986, he was employed as an aeronautical engineer at the former Johnsville Naval Air Station. He was also on the Bureau of Aeronautics in Washington, D.C., an active member of the Philadelphia American Youth Hostel Organization and the Lehman United Methodist Church, where he sang in the choir. He also had been a member of F.G.B.M.F.I. In addition to his wife, he is survived by four sons, James of Roslyn, Paul of Meridian, Idaho, Peter of Seattle, Wash., and John of Quakertown.; and two grandchildren. Funeral services were held Tuesday at the Lehman Memorial Methodist Church, S. York Road, Hatboro, Pa. 19040. Memorials in his name may be made to the Organ Fund of the above named church. Arrangements were by the James R. Baskwill Funeral Home, Inc. Hatboro.
George was a very meticulous man and had many hobbies, including bicycles, gem polishing, archery, hiking, model railroading, travel, gardening, Volkswagen buses, trains, opera, old clocks, and singing. He met Mariana Sackett while riding on the train to Colorado sometime before 1937.
George married Sackett, Mariana Wray on 10 Jul 1954 in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, USA. Mariana (daughter of Sackett, Dr. Walter George and Ferguson, Lilian Margaret) was born on 21 Apr 1913 in Fort Collins, Larimer County, Colorado, USA; died on 16 Aug 2001 in Holland, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA; was buried in Sunset Memorial Park, Feasterville, Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]