Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
October 10, 2011 12:08 pm EDT


COLUMBUS — Irma Jean (Wacker) Line, 88, of Columbus, died Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, with family by her side.

She was born June 22, 1923, to the late Louis and Mabel (Custar) Wacker of LaGrange. She married the late Col. Albert B. Line of North Ridgeville. Following high school, Irma joined thousands of young women that became known as “Rosie the Riveter.” In 1944, she served her country as a member of U.S. Navy WAVES at Anacostia Naval Air Station in Washington, D.C.

Survived by children, Robert (Ann) Line, Karen (John) Georgiadis, Gary (Alda) Line and Janet (Herb) Hodgman; 12 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; her sister, Alice Amenhauser.

Visitation will be Thursday from 1-3 p.m. in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will begin at 3 p.m. The Rev. David Root will officiate. Burial with military honors will follow in Lexington Cemetery. A reception following graveside services will be held at the Lexington Depot. Condolences at

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