Elmer VangsnessElmer passed away on January 12, 2013 at Rosewood on Broadway Nursing Home in Fargo at the age of 91.
Elmer was born on October 20, 1921, the son of Andrew and Anna (Hagen) Vangsness in Carpio, ND. He was raised in the Carpio area and graduated from High School in Hartland, ND, in 1938. He farmed until he enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1942. After pilot training he served with the 93rd Bomb Group, Norfolk, England, as a B-24 Liberator Pilot.