Velma Dunn Ploessel

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: platform diver who at age 17 won a silver medal at the 1936 Olympics and later taught physical education in the Los Angeles Unified School District for nearly 40 years.

 

 

Cause of Death: After a stroke

 

Born: October 9, 1918

 

Died: May 8, 2007

 

Location: Whittier, California