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(1941 - September 16, 1948) (his death)
41 marries Burdette Henney, a Los Angeles insurance broker originally from Kansas. He is three years her senior. It’s his third marriage and will be his happiest. Henney is something of a local celebrity in Los Angeles. While a student at USC in 1926, he originated the Trojan War Horse in the student card section at USC football games, at a time when big football college "yell kings" (like Rudy Vallee of Yale) were akin to All American halfbacks at such schools. He also was the public address half-time commentator at the L.A. Coliseum at USC home games for many years.
40s her husband serves a term or two as president of the downtown Los Angeles Optimists Club, and she as president of the Optimisses, representing wives of the members
resides with her husband on Verdugo in the Hollywood Hills and later at 2816 East Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale
18 September 48 her husband dies at age 46 from a heart attack while on a fishing trip with her in Bishop, California. He is survived by his widow and his son Tim and daughter Jill of Long Beach. Services are held at the Wee Kirk o' the Heather, Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale.
18 October 48 one month to the day of her husband’s death, she dies in Glendale, California, from a self-inflected gunshot wound, leaving a note for her husband’s son; she could not go on without her mate.