VanVoorsts drive truly unique offspring of the Willys military Jeep


Last updated 10/29/2009 at Noon

Joyce and Marv VanVoorst are ready for a drive in their Custom Jeepster jackets.

Marvin and Joyce VanVoorst, active Fallbrook Vintage Car Club members and leaders, were classmates in the late 1950s in Inwood, IA.

She lived in the small town and he on a nearby farm. She went to Los Angeles to live with her sister and do office work and Marv joined the Navy “to see the world.”

After he served on the heavy cruiser USS Los Angeles, they met again and married. After the marriage and service on the USS Helena, Marv joined the Helms Bakery Company as an electrician.

A member of the IEBW Union, armed with a resume describing his experiences as an electrician, field super...

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