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Edna Wismer

In Mirror AB, World War !!, World War II on August 6, 2020 at 3:44 PM

From “Edna Walters Bissett Wismer”

Pioneers and Progress  Alix Clive Historical Club, 1974

Edna Walters worked for Col. Eaton when she finished school.  George Bissett was working for … Ward Barritt, on the farm in Ripley where they met.  They were married in May of ’39.  After harvest they moved to Alix and lived in the Parlby home.  George joined the army and was moved to the east in Jan. 1940.  Edna followed. In May George went overseas.  Edna remained and took a business course and worked in Ontario till she returned to Mirror in 1942 and then got a job in Edmonton.  George missed the Dieppe raid because of injury.  He later left the army, joined the air force and was returned to Alberta for retraining.  In 1945 George and Edna were divorced.  They both remarried later.   Edna married an ex Sergeant Major Colin Wismer.  They lived in Edmonton for the next 23 years.  In 1970 they moved to Ethel Estell’s house in Mirror. 

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