Blanket, Army
Olive Drab Military Blanket. Material: textile. Size: 60" x 75". Description: green wool army blanket used in World War II.
Blanket used by Walter E. Suemnick during World War II. After the war,he kept it handy when working on his car, hence the oil stains on the blanket. Phyllis (Halle) Suemnick was married to Walter E. Suemnick on 10 December 1945. Walter was four years old when his mother died. His two older sisters raised him; Lillian Suemnick the eldest sister, was 13 when her mother died and Elsie (Suemnick) Henkensiefken, was 12 years old. Walter's grandmother was Grandma Abbe. Phyllis (Halle) Suemnick's parents were Robert Halle and Erma (Wood) Halle. Robert and Erma were married in 1914. Erma (Wood) Halle's sister was Helen (Wood) Papke.