Emma Borremans was born in Nossegem, Belgium on April 28, 1921 to Alfons and Maria Alexandrina (Quienen) Borremans. Emma had one brother and one sisters Fraska(Mme Louis De Scheemaeker) and another sister (Mme Freddy Delville).
Following WWII Emma left Belgium traveling on the New Amsterdam for the United States to wed her fiance, John Riley Allen on October 02, 1948 in Washington. D.C.
As a Registered Nurse, Emma provided care to Americans across the nation in well know cities like New York City and San Francisco as well as less known cities like Killeen, Texas; Lawton, Oklahoma and Marietta, Georgia.
Emma Borremans Allen passed away at the age of 91 on June 20, 2012 in Kennesaw, Georgia.