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Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets (1927 - 2019)

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Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets
1927 - 2019
Born
September 20, 1927
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Death
August 26, 2019
Cypress, Orange County, California, United States
Last Known Residence
Cypress, Orange County, California 90630, United States
Summary
Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets was born on September 20, 1927 in Long Beach, California, United States. Her maiden name is Mosier and she married into the Sheets family. She is the child of Nicholas Mosier and Florence Estelline Cramer-Mosier, with siblings Lorena, Robert, George, Leonard, and Fern. According to her family tree, she married Frank Joseph Sheets and they later separated. She died on August 26, 2019 in Cypress, California, United States at 91 years of age.
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Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets
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Cypress, Orange County, California 90630, United States
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September 3, 2019
Cypress, Orange County, California United States
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Woodrow Wilson High School Long Beach, CA.

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Methodist

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Lifetime homemaker

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Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post 9847 Cypress/Los Alamitos CA.

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Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets died on August 26, 2019 in Cypress, California, United States at age 91. she was buried in Cypress, California United States. She was born on September 20, 1927 in Long Beach, California, United States. She is the child of Nicholas Mosier and Florence Estelline Cramer-Mosier, with siblings Lorena, Robert, George, Leonard, and Fern. According to her family tree, she married Frank Joseph Sheets and they later separated.
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In 1927, in the year that Florence Fern (Mosier) Sheets was born, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1942, at the age of just 15 years old, Florence was alive when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1969, Florence was 42 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1979, Florence was 52 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1980, at the age of 53 years old, Florence was alive when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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