May Alm interview, tape 1
May Alm was born May Buelow in Mirror, Alberta to Edward and Hilda, who died of influenza in 1918. May became a Registered Nurse before moving to Chewelah, Washington and working for Dr. Merle B. Snyder. May enlisted in the Army Nurse Corps during the War and served in England before moving with Allied forces to Normandy and the Battle of the Bulge. After she returned from the War, she married Maruice Alm, also of Chewelah. When Maurice died in 1956, Mary returned to nursing. After her youngest child, Marie, graduated from high school, Mary moved to Spokane where she worked for the Veteran’s Hospital until her retirement in 1981. Mary moved to Northern California in the 2000s to live near her daughter, Marie. Mary died in Centennial, Colorado in 2019.
Alm, May; World War, 1939-1945
Alm, May and Jewell, James R., "May Alm interview, tape 1" (1996). James Jewell Papers. 5.
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