Traverse City Record-Eagle
---- — CARMICHAEL, Calif. — Ivan Willard York Jr. was born on Nov. 15, 1920, in Traverse City and died on Feb. 8, 2013, in Carmichael, Calif.
Ivan attended school in Lansing and afterwards graduated from West Point in 1943 and then served as a Captain in the 77th Infantry Division (JASCO) on Okinawa, Cebu and in the U.S. Army of Occupation in Japan.
He is survived by his son, Ivan York III, of Yorkshire, England; his brother, James York, of Palm Springs, Calif.; his granddaughter, Averil York and her children, of Manorhamilton, Republic of Ireland; his granddaughter, Lisa York, of Fair Oaks, Calif.; and nephews, nieces and cousins living in Michigan, Indiana, Georgia and California.
Ivan was preceded in death by his son, Richard G. York, of Fair Oaks, Calif.