Etting, Ruth b. November 23, 1896 d. September 24, 1978 Entertainer, Actress. A celebrated singing star of American stage, radio and recordings, she popularized the torch song "You Made Me Love You," among others. She appeared in numerous film shorts as well as three feature-length films during the early 1930s. (Bio by: Rudi Polt) Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA Plot: Garden of Angels Building 21 -21- G Building C
Heisley, Newton F 'Newt' b. November 9, 1920 d. May 14, 2009 Flag Designer. Educated in the field of fine arts, he worked as a graphic artist in the advertising business in New York City. In 1971 he was chosen by Annin and Company, the largest flag manufacturer in the United States, to create and design a flag recognizing the United States service members missing in action for the National League of Families of American Prisoners and Missing in Southeast Asia. Newt's design used black-and-white images including the silhouette of a man in profile with his...[Read More] (Bio by: sue) Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA
Merman (Zimmerman), Ethel (Ethel Agnes) [cenotaph] b. January 16, 1908 d. February 15, 1984 Entertainer. As an actress and singer, she is best remembered for her powerful, belting mezzo-soprano voice, precise enunciation and pitch in musicals, and has been called "the undisputed First Lady of the musical comedy stage." Because stage singers performed without microphones when she began singing professionally, she had a great advantage, despite the fact that she never took any singing lessons. Born Ethel Agnes Zimmerman, her father was an accountant and her mother was a schoolteacher...[Read More] (Bio by: William Bjornstad) Shrine of Remembrance Mausoleum, Colorado Springs, El Paso County, Colorado, USA Plot: Family Room. Ashes with family in New York, to be interred here at a later date.