Born in Latvia to Ilze Bumber and Jakob Viesturs, on August 9, 1930.
Elmars was drafted into the Unites State Army and stationed in Gelnhausen, Germany. He was honorably discharged as Sergeant in 1953.
Died July 9, 2014.
Sundberg Funeral Home. A celebration of life will be scheduled and announced at a later date.
Source: Rockford Register Star, July 12, 2014