July 11, 2012 at 2:00pm

Memorial for La Verne Cummins ’41

La Verne N. Cummins was born on March 29, 1918 near Vandalia, IL.

He served in the Army Air Force from December 1941 to June 1945 in the B-17's Mighty Eighth Air Corps 385th Bomb Group. In 1945 he became a pilot for United Airlines until 1978.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 53 years, Maxine, nee Harlin; loving father Donald L. Cummins, Barbara L. James and Deborah J. Cummins; cherished grandfather of nine and great-grandfather of nine.

Obituary credit: Chicago Tribune

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