Sioux County

Lt. James "Jim" Vermeer




James “Jim” Vermeer was born Nov. 25, 1912 to Peter E. and Rena Borgman Vermeer. He died Jan. 19, 2005 and is buried in Memory Gardens Sioux Center Cemetery, Sioux Center, IA.

Lt. Vermeer served in World War II with the U.S. Navy as an officer in charge of gun crewe on merchant ships delivering munitions and supplies worldwide, from Russia to North Africa and the Pacific Islands. He was then transferred to the Naval Supply Depot in Mechanicsburg, PA.