Served in WWIIIrma McCormick

Irma McCormickIrma L. McCormick, 91, of Macomb, formerly of Ipava, died at 9 p.m. April 28, 2015, at Wesley Village in Macomb.

She was born Aug. 11, 1923, in Bernadotte Township in Fulton County, a daughter of William Henry and Loreine McCaughey Hamm. She married Paul W. Ladd on Aug. 28, 1946, in Ipava. He preceded her in death on Oct. 2, 1987. She later married Marvin McCormick on March 19, 1994, in Ipava. He survives.

Also surviving are one son, Rob Ladd of Fiatt; one stepson, Marlin (and Evelyn) McCormick of Monroe City, Mo.; one stepdaughter, Marsha McCormick of Macomb; one sister, Marjorie Deakin of Cuba; one step-granddaughter; and one step-great-granddaughter.

She was preceded in death by one son, Michael Dean Ladd; two sisters, Mildred France and Wilma Baughman; and four brothers, William, Robert, Russel and Harold Hamm.

She was a farm wife. She also was proud to serve her country during World War II while she worked at Camp Ellis in the automotive parts division as a stock record clerk. She also was an Amway distributor.

She was a member of Ipava United Presbyterian Church since 1959, serving as Deacon and Elder; Ipava Order of the Eastern Star since April of 1942, where she served as secretary for many of those years; and secretary of the Ipava High School Alumni Reunion Committee.

Services were held Saturday at her church with Pastor Bob Miner officiating. Burial was in Ipava Cemetery. Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials may be made to McDonough District Hospice, Ipava United Presbyterian Church or the Ipava Order of the Eastern Star.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 5/6/2015

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