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Irmgard Gehrke

Real Name: Irmgard Martha "Immy" Gehrke
Case: Lost Mother
Date: 1956
Location: Austin, Texas


Details: Margaret Smith is searching for her mother, a German national named Irmgard Gehrke. Hermgard married an American serviceman; she gave birth to Margaret soon after. In 1956, the family settled in Austin, Texas. However, when the couple split up, Margaret was raised by her father.
Hermgard is an American citizen and may be married to retired Air Force veteran William Hoss.
Extra Notes: The case was featured as a part of a Military Lost Loves Roll Call in the February 9, 1994 episode. Also featured were Bruce Bradney and Kimberly Karen.

Irmgard Unger

Results: Solved. Irmgard Gehrke, now Irmgard Unger, was located and reunited with her daughter Margaret. Sadly, Irmgard passed away on June 26, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina. She was eighty-four-years-old.