World War II Veterans

Many of the names below are based on information gleaned from MNGenWeb obituaries

NAME DATES SERVICE/COMMENTS ============================== ========= ======================================================================== Aaby, Donald K. 1922-2000 USS Yorktown; Gunner Ackerwold, Robert William 1923-2013 U.S. Army Air Force, World War II Adams, Delbert Bruce 1926-2008 US Army Allas, Sylvester John 1925-2012 U.S. Army, 1943-1945 Allen, John Merle 1916-2014 U.S. Army, World War II Allen, Russell Harold 1924-2013 U.S. Navy, Pacific; 1943-1945 Anderson, Donald ---- ---- U.S. Army (1944) (Lyle, MN) Anderson, Oscar ---- ---- US Marine Corps (1942) Anderson, Russell A. 1919-2008 Veteran Anderson, Vernon ---- ---- US Army (1942) Ashton, William Jerome 1926-2016 World War II, 1st Army; Battle of the Bulge & liberation of Dachau Austin, John V. 1928-2000 US Navy Ayshford, Stuart 1926-2012 U.S. Navy, 1943-; Pacific Theatre Bardouche, Lloyd J. 1915-2000 U.S. Army, Corporal Barthelme, Robert Leo 1923-2000 US Navy Belden, William Coager "Buggs" 1926-1999 U.S. Army, World War II Belinksi, Samuel 1919-2015 U.S. Army, Signal Corps, Italy & Switzerland Bell, Wayne Ray c1921-2008 Veteran - England Bergstrom, Norbert John 1924 ---- US Army, died 2009 Bertilson, Donald L. "Stubby" 1920-2014 U.S. Army, 1942-1945; 909th Signal Corps, Sergeant Bigelow, James T. 1921-2014 National Guard, 1939-1941; Army 1941-1945; European Theatre Bishop, Bernardo William 'Jim' 1920-2008 US Army, S. Pacific Bjerke, Milton Duane 1926-2012 U.S. Navy, World War II Bolstad, Vernon J. 1913-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II, Chief Netty Officer Boomgard, R.D. "Bob" 1929-2015 World War II veteran, Alaska, until 1946 Booth, Albert R. 1922-2006 U.S. Army, World War II Bornfleth, Allen Edward 1919-2014 U.S. Army, paratrooper, World War II Bradash, Francis H. 1919-2008 US Army Braden, Clark E. "Nick" 1927-2016 U.S. Navy; World War II Brandenberg, Donald John 1921-2009 US Army, 82nd Airborne Div. Brandt, Arnold Nicholaus 1913-1950 US Army, 8668th Army Unit, later died in Korean War Branstad, George David 1924-2016 U.S. Air Force in World War II Branum, Lawrence 1915-2001 US Army Bray, Robert H. 1922-2013 U.S. Army, World War II Britt, Clinton Ar'Dean 1926-2014 U.S. Navy, c1943-; World War II and Korean War; PT Boat Captain Brown, Frank McGhinnis 1926-2013 Naval Reserve; World War II, S. Pacific, ammunition ship USS Canada Victory Bungum, Victor Norman 1900-2000 US Army Medic Burdine, Lester C. 1921-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II, 2 years Burns, Maurice J. 1920-2009 U.S. Army 1944-1946 Burroughs, Harold R. 1915-2008 US Army, Patton's 3rd Army Cakmar, Bedrettin "Ted" 1921-2009 Turkish Army Captain Campbell, James 1923-1952 U.S. Army Air Force, 1945-1946 Capp, John Leroy 1921-2014 U.S. Navy, 1942-1945; Yeoman 2nd Class Carlson, Harlan O. 1922-2008 US Navy Carroll, Francis Joseph 1916-2013 U.S. Army 1944-1945 Chamberlain, Philip L. 1927-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II; 1945+ Christiansen, Kathryn L. "Kay" ---- ---- U.S. Navy, World War II; (maiden name is Kimlicka) Christianson, Arnold Raymond 1920-2016 U.S. Army; World War II; Purple Heart and Bronze Star Cline, Charles Wilbur 1918-2012 U.S. Army, World War II, in Japan Cockrum, Oliver Olan 1921-1977 U.S. Army, Europe; Purple Heart Corey, Bruce 1926-2016 U.S. Navy; World War II, Cotter, Leona 1913-2008 WAC Crandall, Angelo Enoch "Buzz" 1921-2015 U.S. Army, World War II; Kodiak, Alaska Crum, Lloyd V., S. Sgt. 1924-1999 U.S. Army, day 2 at Normandy, 3rd Army; Bat. of the Bulge, Purple Heart & Silver Star Dahlgren, Richard Ellis 1927-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II Dain, Roland L. 1921-2014 U.S. Army, 1943-1945; 102nd Inf. Div. in Germany Dandelet, James Edward 1924-2012 U.S. Army 1942; pilot DeBoer, Mertin Arthur 1925-2013 U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps; World War II and Korean War Delaney, James Myler 1921-2015 U.S. Army, World War II; 2nd Wave at Utah beach DeRemer, Lynn Edward c1918-2012 U.S. Army Air Corps, Military Police Dever, Harold F. 1920-2008 Army Air Corps DeVore, Ada (Howard) 1909-1972 U.S. Navy WAVES, World War II DeYoung, Donald R. 1922-1999 U.S. Army, Army Medical Corps. 1943-1946 Dieser, Peter Joseph 1920-2012 Veteran, World War II Dittmer, Elmer Henry 1922-2013 U.S. Army, World War II and Korean Conflict; and Minn. Nat. Guard Dormady, Charles H. 1924-2008 US Army, Pacific Theatre Downey, Thomas D. "Mike" 1924-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II, ambulance driver, Russell Is., S. Pacific Dubke, Arthur Edward 1928-2008 US Army, 11th Airborne Dunlap, Leslie Eugene 1924-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, 1943-1945, S Sgt, S. Pacific, Purple Heart, Bronze Star Duren, Steve 1924-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II Eastburn, Russell 1926-2000 US Navy 1944-1947 Eckert, Jason O. 1918-2004 U.S. Army Air Corps, 1943-1947 Eggen, Leonard 1920-2008 US Army, Pacific Theatre Enerson, Loy Arvid 1927-1956 U.S. Navy, 1944-1945 Enfield, Loren Keith 1924-2009 Army Ranger, Europe Epland, Edgar K. 1915-1982 U.S. Army, World War II Eppen, Maynard Arthur 1922-2013 U.S. Navy, 1942-1945 Erickson, LeRoy H. c1918-2014 U.S. Navy, June 1945-April 1946 Erickson, Rollin N. 1925-2008 US Navy AEspe, Sylvester 1917-2009 US Army; 3rd Armored Evans, Alfred R. 1927-2013 U.S. Navy, c1943- Evenson, Kenneth C. 1925-2008 US Navy Evenson, Orel Curtis 1920-2016 U.S. Navy 1943-1945 Feeley, Walter c1925 ---- U.S. Navy, World War II, (See wifes' obit) Felty, Sidney V. 1926-2006 U.S. Army in Pacific Ferguson, Gilbert Leo 1918-2013 U.S. Army Air Force, World War II; pilot Ferrington, Robert William 1924-2014 U.S. Army, 1945-1946; Japan with occupation forces Fiala, Dolores Belva 1922-2015 U.S. Army WAC 1943-1945; at Pentagon doing decoding Fiala, Harvey Frank 1918-2013 U.S. Marine Corps., South Pacific, 3 years - Guadalcanal to Okinawa Fimon, Rodney John 1919-2015 U.S. Army, World War II, Asiatic Pacific Theatre Finhart, Erlyn James 1926-2013 U.S. Army, 1944-; Philippines and Japan Fisch, Edward George 1926-2012 U.S. Army Air Corps, 1944 Fister, Roger C. 1927-2016 U.S. Navy; SeaBees; China, in World War II Fitzgerald, Merrill D. 1925-2008 US Navy Fleiner, Albert H. 1925-2013 U.S. Army, 1943-; World War II, Philippines Forstner, Thomas James 1926-2014 U.S. Army, 1944-1946; Cannoneer, 805th Field Artillery Unit, 22nd Corps.; Europe Fortun, Jean Thomas 1921-2012 U.S. Army Air Force, World War II, England and France Freitag, Lloyd Elmer 1927-2012 U.S. Navy, 1944-1946 Friedrich, John Benjamin 1913-2009 US Army - POW - 28th Infantry Fuller, Robert Darwin 1927-2012 U.S. Marine Corps, World War II; U.S. Army in Korean War Furman, John Russell 1922-2008 USMC Gabrielson, Arnold 1927-2016 U.S. Navy, World War II, stationed in California Gerber, Arthur William 1921-2013 U.S. Army, Europe, 1942-1945; 9th Army Air Corps. Tech 5 Corporal Gibson, Robert C. "Hoot" 1926-2013 U.S. Navy, 1944-; World War II, South Pacific Gildner, Jay Warner 1926-2000 Army Air Corps Gill, Robert M. c1925-2015 U.S. Army Air Corps; 1945-1945 Gorman, Clifford 1924-2012 U.S. Army, World War I, Co. E, 161st Infantry Regiment Graff, Vernon E. 1918-2015 U.S. Army, World War II, 1942-1945; Pacific Theatre, New Guinea Greeley, John c1928 ---- World War II veteran Grimley, John Rex 1924-2016 U.S. Army, World War II, European Theatre Guy, Kenneth Arthur 1921-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, over 3 years Hagen, Raymond Theodore 1926-1952 U.S. Marine Corps, 1945-1946; Guam and China Haider, Michael Hugh 1926-2008 Veteran Hallman, Paul 1921-2000 Captain - Army Air Corps Hallman, Robert Eugene 1923-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II, on destroyers in Western Pacific Halverson, Ronald Carroll 1926-2013 U.S. Army, 1944-; Communications specialist, in China Handke, Norraine O. (Thorson) 1922-2015 U.S. Navy 1943-1945 Hanks, Fred Justus 1923-2016 U.S. Army, 1945-1947; Trieste Italy; 2nd Lieutenant Hansen, Leo Calvin 1923-2016 U.S. Navy, 1943-1946; Baker on USS St. Mary, in Pacific. Hanson, Archie L. 1924-2015 U.S. Army, World War II Hanson, Arleigh L. 1920-2015 U.S. Army, World War II, European Theatre, disch. 1946 Hanson, Charles William 1926-2015 U.S. Navy, 1944- ; South Pacific, Admiralty Is. and Philippines Hanson, Lester Bernhard 1917-2016 U.S. Army 1944-1945. Wounded in the Battle of the Bulge. Hanson, Lloyd Kenneth 1913-1997 Veteran, Infantry in South Pacific, World War II Hanson, Lyle W. 1920-2013 U.S. Navy, 1942-1945, Lieutenant, pilot Haug, Lowell Harold 1924-2013 U.S. Army, Purple Heart and Bronze Star Haukom, Curtis Blaine 1922-2014 U.S. Army, c1942-1945; B-24 Nose Turret Gunner, 392nd Bomb. Grp.; Dist. Flying Cross Heathman, Robert Gene 1922-2015 U.S. Army, 1944-1946; Asiatic-Pacific Theater Heiny, Sidney M. 1922-2013 U.S. Army, World War II Heise, Kenneth Edwin 1925-2014 U.S. Navy; World War II; Gunners Mate First Class; Pacific Theatre Heisey, Leonard 1924-2014 U.S. Army Air Corps.; World War II Hertle, Willis E. 1921-2008 US Army, Europe Hesla, Inman Adolph 1922-2013 U.S. Navy, 3 1/2 years, including Battle of Iwo Jima Hessenius, Richard Casper 1920-2014 U.S. Navy, 1942-; World War II, Signalman Heuton, Donald c1918-1944 U.S. Army, 1944-18 SEP 1944; KIA in Pacific (See Marie Heuton obit) Heyer, Martin Paul 1919 ---- US Army, died 2009 Hinsch, Charles 1929-2000 US Navy Holst, Harold E. 1918-2012 U.S. Navy, 1943-1945, USS Oberrender, Fireman 1st Class, South Pacific Holton, I.J. "Jim" 1919-2012 U.S. Army, infantry, JUN 1941 - DEC 1945, in Normandy Invasion Hovda, Elmer Joseph 1913-2014 U.S. Air Force, South Pacific Theatre, World War II, electronics systems on bombers Hovda, Herman A. 1921-2013 U.S. Army, World War II Hovland, David Allen 1929-2008 Veteran Huinker, Adolph Francis 1926-2009 US Navy Hulshizer, Harold William 1918-2003 U.S. Army MP, Pacific Hunter, William R. 1926-2012 U.S. Army, 15 months in Pacific area with Anti-Aircraft Artillery; staff Sergeant Ingram, Donald C. 1921-2016 U.S. Army Air Force, World War II, B29 bomber pilot; and in Air Force Reserves. Iverson, Henry Lowell 1924-2013 U.S. Army, World War II; special duty in Philippines war crimes trials. Iverson, Kenneth 1924-2015 U.S. Army, World War II, 25th Inf. Div. in Philippines; Purple Heart & Bronze Star Iverson, Leland L. 1925-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II; Seaman 1st Class; Pacific, incl Iwo Jima, Okinawa, Palau Jacobson, Margaret Christina 1921-2015 U.S. Navy, Waves, WW II, 18 Mo.; U.S. Marines, Korean Crisis, 3.5 years James, Charles Leon 1924-2008 US Army Johansen, Andrew Paul 1914-1966 U.S. Navy, World War II Johnson, Ernest Manville 1922-2008 Army Air Corps Johnson, Leon A. 1921-2012 U.S. Army, World War II, European Theatre Johnson, Maurice Lester 1920-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, 1942-1945; Africa and Italy Johnson, Norman Arthur 1923-2013 U.S. Army, 1944-1946, in Germany Jones, Martin Robert 1907-1948 U.S. Army, 1944-; European Theatre, KIA Jan 22, 1945; best soldier in platoon Jones, Richard Benjamen 1908-2004 U.S. Army, 20 years; World war II, Bronze Star Jorgenson, LuVerne E. 1923-2008 US Army Keefe, Frederick "Fritz" 1919-2013 U.S. Army, World War II Kelly, Jerald W. 1922-2016 U.S. Navy, 1942-1944 Kemp, Reginald Frederick 1926-2015 British Army, World War II Kilmer, Gordon DeLoss 1926-2015 U.S. Navy 1944-1946, gunnery mate on USS Admiral R. E. Coontz King, Donald George 1919-2014 U.S. Army, World War II King, Melvin Bernard 1926-2013 U.S. Army, 1944-1946, World War II King, Warren Everett 1927-2014 U.S. Coast Guard, World War II Kirchgatter, Earl A. 1921-2009 U.S. Army, World War II Kirkpatrick, Melvin Eugene 1925-2013 U.S. Navy, radioman on USS Augusta; delivered message to Truman that Hiroshima was bombed Kittelson, Edward Harlan 1919-2012 U.S. Army, 1944-; 90th Division under Patton; D-Day, Battle of the Bulge Kjarum, Roy Alvin 1924-2009 U.S. Navy Kjarum, S. Kenneth 1923-2014 U.S. Air Force, 1943; World War II Klassen, Leonard Joseph 1928-2008 US Navy, USS Bunker Hill Klatt, Erdman Roy 1927-2012 U.S. Navy, 1944-1948 Knauer, Robert Dean 1927-2015 U.S. Merchant Marine/Coast Guard, c1943-1945; Atlantic & Pacific Knight, John William Sr. 1924 ---- US Army 1943-1946, died 2009 Knippel, Charles Herman 1926-2008 Merchant Marine Knutsen, Frances Elaine 1919-2013 WAC, World War II, Staff Sergeant and jeep driver for officers Knutson, George A. 1926-2013 U.S. Army, World War II Kocik, Frank Stanley 1914-2014 U.S. Army Air Corps., N. Africa & Italy; bomber repairman Koeck, Thomas J. 1915-2012 U.S. Army 1940-1945, 2nd Lieutenant; European Theatre, incl. Battle of the Bulge Koenigs, William c1918-1945 U.S. Army, 5 years in a Medical detachment; in Pacific threatre Koloen, Wilbur Byron 1920-1942 KIA Krachmer, Lawrence Joseph 1919-2013 U.S. Marine Corps, World War II; demolition expert; Okinawa, Ryuku Islands, China Kraft, Gilbert B. 1917-2014 U.S. Navy/Coast Guard, World War II; 2 year; USS Pueblo in Pacific Theatre Krebsbach, Walter 1920-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II Krebsbach, Wilfred 1922-2000 US Army Krueger, Loren Leonard 1915-2009 US Army Krulish, Glenn William 1920-2008 US Army Kuhl, Stanley A. 1918-2012 U.S. Army Air Corps, trained pilots and bombardiers in Texas Kuntson, Willard Dean 1922-2016 U.S. Army 1942-1945; Europe - Battle of the Bulge and Normandy La Vallie, Edward Lawrence 1927-2000 US Navy Lane, Stuart Homer "Tate" 1919-2015 U.S. Air Force, World War II, 2 1/2 years, England and France - Normandy Larson, Curtis I. 1920-2012 U.S. Air Force, 1941-1945, Corporal Larson, Idore A. "Lars" 1926-2014 U.S. Navy, 1943-1947; Pacific Theatre; USS Rotanin Leidal, Kermit Elton 1919-2013 U.S. Army, 1941-; Iwo Jima Leininger, Clifton B. 1920-2016 U.S. Army 1943-1945 Lewis, Robert W. 1923-2013 U.S. Navy, USS Willard Keith Lillie, Willard H. c1915 ---- U.S. Air Force veteran Loecher, Herbert Albert 1924-2016 U.S. Army; 1943-1945; WW II, France, Germany and Belgium. Ludvigsen, Adolph Ormanzo 1907-1956 Veteran 1943+ Lysne, Harvey Oscar 1923-2016 U.S. Marine Corps., M.P.; 50 cal. machine gunner; Pacific Theatre; discharged 1945. Malenke, Glen Charles 1918-2016 U.S. Army, World War II; Medic for 3 1/2 years Markgraf, Allan Rudolph 1927-2013 U.S. Navy, 1944-1948; aviation machinist Martin, Lee Norman 1922 ---- US Navy Mason, Avon Karyl 1915-2008 Veteran Mattfield, Harold William 1912-2015 U.S. Army Air Corps., World War II; flight instructor Mattice, Donald Eldon 1925-2014 U.S. Army, 1942-; Pacific Theatre: New Guinea & Philippines, later Japan in Occ. Force. McClary, Wilfred James 1926-2015 U.S. Navy, 1944+, World War II, Seaman 1st Class, USS Captain Kidd, Okinawa invasion McCloud, Mason Jay 1924-c1943 U.S. Army Air Corps, North Carolina, Lieutenant McCloud, Merwin Kay 1921-1943 U.S. Army Air Corps, European Theatre, Lieutenant Meres, Leslie E. 1923-2014 World War II veteran; radio operator in Egypt, Arabia and Libya Michaelson, Allen Rodney 1921-2012 U.S. Army Air Corps, World War II; Flight Instructor, Major Milbrath, William Frederick A. 1915-2000 Army Air Corps - Pacific Minnick, Eileen O. Austad 1917-2009 U.S. Navy Moenning, Arno Frederick 1922-2016 U.S. Army, 1942-1946, Corporal; Weather Equipment Technician in 74th Army Air Force. Moltz, Charles Ernest 1920-2008 USAF/AAF Monsoor, Raymond John 1925-2015 U.S. Navy, c1942-1946, World War II, USS Coffer Morgan, Delmar R. 1926-2000 US Navy - Pacific Morgan, Elroy L. 1913-2001 US Army Air Corps, 1941-44, Las Vegas Mudra, Gaylord Norris 1926-2015 U.S. Army, World War II; served overseas Murphy, Everett L. 1918-2016 U.S. Army World War II; San Diego and Hawaii. Master Sergeant when discharged in 1946. Murphy, Vernon Lee 1917-2004 in Europe Mytten, Elmer A. "Bud" 1920-2013 U.S. Army, 1942-1945, Aleutian Island, Alaska Nelson, Harley 1920-2014 World War II, Medic Newlin, John Griffith 1924-2014 U.S. Army, 1943-1946 Noble, Roger Arthur 1921-2012 U.S. Air Force veteran Noel, Duane Dale 1925-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II, Pharmacy Mate, England Nolte, George Henry 1916-2014 U.S. Army, World War II, 3 1/2 years, Oldenburg, Otto William E. 1924-2012 World War II, 1365th military Police Company, China, India and Burma Olson, Halbert "Edward" c1914-1945 U.S. Army; World War II Olson, Irville 1917-2001 US Army Tank Gunner; Pacific Olson, Richard D. c1927-2016 U.S. Navy, World War II, Pacific Theatre Olswold, Clarence Lester 1920-2013 U.S. Navy, 1942-1945, Submarine in WW II Orum, Robert P. 1922-2015 U.S. Army Air Corp., 1942-1945 Osmundson, Lee c1920 ---- Pacific Theatre, World War II (See obit for Lois Osmundson) Otto, Vernon Kenneth 1922-2016 U.S. Army; 1942-; South Pacific; two Bronze Stars. Overlie, George Arnold c1923-2013 U.S. Army, Normandy Invasion Painter, Charles M. 1905-2009 Partridge, Harold E. 1919-2013 World War II, Amphibious Engineers, Co. C, 493rd EB-SR, 60 landings Patten, Duane Harvey 1925-2016 U.S. Navy, World War II, 4 years in Philippines, motor machinist's mate Paul, Edwin Samuel 1927-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II Pederson, Olaf ---- ---- US Navy Perrin, John Robert 1919-2008 US Army, Europe, 14th Armored Pesch, Clarence William 1923-2012 U.S. Army, World War II, JAN 1945-NOV 1946 Pesch, Glenn E. 1919-2013 US Army Petersen, Ervin H. "Pete" 1922-2013 World War II veteran Peterson, Raymond Luther 1925-2013 U.S. Marine Corps., 1944-1946; Iwo Jima, 5th Marine Division Pinke, Kenneth Max 1921-2012 U.S. Marine Corps, World War II, 1943-1944, in Pacific Theatre Prantner, Don 1924-1984 U.S. Army, World war II Qualey, Alden Palmer 1921-2008 US Army Quantz, Nelson E. 1919-2012 U.S. Army, 1940-1945, mostly in Panama Ramlo, Donald Gene 1924-2015 U.S. Navy 1944-1946, World War II Rath, Michael T. 1922-2015 U.S. Navy World War II, Japan Rathbun, Cyril Roy 1927-2014 U.S. Navy, World War II, SeaBees in Okinawa Redding, Priscilla A. (Haines) 1915-2012 U.S. Navy, World War II, payroll officer and nurse's aide Rehnelt, Leonard L. 1919-2013 U.S. Army, 1941-1945, World War II, Purple Heart at Guadalcanal Reshetar, Peter George 1924-2014 U.S. Army, 1943-1946; World War II, Paratrooper in 82nd Airborne Rezac, Frank 1925-2000 U.S. Navy - Pacific Rice, Glen E. 1923-2014 U.S. Army, 1943-1945; World War II; 114th Eng. Comb. Bat. Rieken, Melvin 1926-2012 Veteran, JAN 1951-SEP 1951 Roberts, Lyle Woodward 1923-2015 U.S. Air Force; World War II, B-17 Bomber pilot; 20 year veteran Roebuck, Bert Wilmont "Buck" 1905-1959 US Army 1942-45 Rohde, Bernard "Barney" 1928-2016 U.S. Navy, 1945-1949; U.S. Army 1949-1969; World War II, Korea and Vietnam. Roseth, Oscar ---- ---- Veteran Rossow, Dale Ralph 1920-2012 U.S. Marines Corps, 1941-; Blacksmith in Samoa, Guadalcanal, Saipan, and in Korean War. Runquist, Alyce L. (Purdham) 1924-2013 Coast Guard, World War II, Florida and California Rutledge, Gene Norbert 1919-2012 U.S. Army, World War II; stationed in Aleutian Islands Ryan, Robert Lloyd 1923-1943 U.S. Naval Reserve; 1942-1943, Aviation Cadet Rysavy, Joseph Peter 1920-2012 U.S. Marine Corps, World War II Salinas, Reynaldo c1930 ---- U.S. Army, World war II; 101st Airborne, European Theatre (see wifes obit) Saman, Fay 1919-2015 U.S. Army, Pacific Theater World War II Sanderson, Ira Padden 1920 ---- U.S. Navy, World War II Sathre, Harvey B. 1920-2013 U.S. Army, 1941-1948 Sathre, Paul L. 1921-2008 Veteran Sauer, Mervyn Charles 1922-2015 U.S. Army, 3 years; First Scout, 1st Armored, 6th Inf. Div., Africa and Europe Sayles, Raymond R. 1923-2014 U.S. Navy, 1944-1946; 3rd Class Petty Officer; Machinist Mate Schaffer, William R. 1924-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II, Pacific, 2 years, Seaman First Class; Schaub, August J. c1921-2012 U.S. Army Air Force, pilot on heavy bombers Schmidt, Bernard Joseph 1914-2012 U.S. Marine Corps, World War II; Iwo Jima, Bougainville, Guam, Guadalcanal Schmidt, Raymond John 1924-2013 U.S. Coast Guard, World War II Schminke, Donald F. 1924-2016 U.S. Navy; World War II Schneider, William Matt 1917-2012 U.S. Army 1941-1945, World War II, Italy, France, N. Africa, Ireland, England Schulz, Dale W. 1926-2016 U.S. Army in World War II and Korean War Schulz, Lawrence Charles 1923-2013 U.S. Army, Jan 15, 1945 - Dec 20, 1946; Occupation forces in Japan & Korea. Sellers, Merlyn Jay 1924-2012 U.S. Marine Corps, 1943-1945, Pacific Theatre. Sellers, Raymond Keith 1927-2013 U.S. Army, drafted, World War II, Europe Seltz, Richard Nibbe 1925-2012 U.S. Army, 2 1/2 years, South Pacific Sershen, Jackie David 1928-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II and Korean War; National Guard, and Merchant Marine Shatek, Douglas Henry 1921-2000 U.S. Army Shaw, Donald Orlin 1918-2012 U.S. Army, 1941-; North Africa and Italy Shawback, Leallen H. 1924-2009 US Navy Sheeley, James Bryson 1917-2013 Merchant Marines in World War II Shorrel, Grant C. 1918-2008 Coast Guard Shulze, Leonard LeRoy 1928-2014 U.S. Navy, World War II; Seaman First Class Simmons, Howard Franklin 1919-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, S. Pacific, 706th Tank Bat., Saipan, Okinawa & Philippines Simon, Alfred Michael 1920-2014 17th Airborne Glider Div., Purple Heart in Battle of the Bulge Simonson, Jay Victor 1918-2008 US Army Cook, Africa & Italy Smith, Ray H. 1921-2013 U.S. Navy, 1941-1946 Snell, Robert George 1927-2015 Veteran of World War II Solyst, Archie P. 1915-2012 U.S. Army, Medic; and helped transport German prisoners to the U.S. Sorg, Francis 1917-2014 U.S. Army, 1942-1945 Spande, Lyle M. 1927-2013 U.S. Navy, 1944- ; S. Pacific; joined on his 17th birthday, witnessed first Atom bomb test Stadheim, Edward Josef 1922-2014 U.S. Army, World War II, European Theatre Stadheim, Louis John 1925-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II; 1944-1946, Electrician's Mate Stahl, George W. 1921-2008 US Army - Pacific Theatre Stanton, Loren D. 1927-2014 U.S. Navy, 1944-1947; USS Orizaba, USS Pledge Steen, Archie Orlando 1916-2008 AAC Stephenson, Robert Lewis 1922-2016 U.S. Army Air Force; World War II Stover, Kenneth Norman 1925-2015 U.S. Army Air Force, 1943; World War II; radio op., mechanic and gunman. Stromley, George Arthur 1925-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, Philippines Strouf, L. James 1918-2008 US Army Stydnicki, Stan 1925-2015 U.S. Navy 1943-1946 Sunderman, Joseph A. 1927-2012 Veteran of World War II Swenson, Lloyd Verdayne 1925-2012 U.S. Navy, 3 years Tate, Kenneth L. 1922-2013 U.S. Army, 11th Airborne; helped free POW's at Los Banos, Philippines Thiele, Carl ---- ---- KIA - Battle of the Bulge Thill, John "Jack" 1924-2015 U.S. Navy, World War II, Pacific Theater Thompson, Benny Dean 1926-2012 U.S. Navy, 1944-; radio operator; Pacific Theatre Thompson, G.M. 'Tommy' 1923-2008 Army Air Force, Radio operator Thorsen, Maurice Duane 1925-2014 U.S. Navy, World War II Thorson, Harry Nordeen 1909-1971 U.S. Naval Reserve, S1, World War II Thorson, Warren Hubbard 1925-2014 U.S. Navy, 1943-; World War II Tolstead, Donald M. 1917-2000 Army Air Corps - Europe Torgerson, Roy LaVerne 1921-2008 US Navy Tracy, Melda 1924-2016 U.S Army as a technician assistant, March 1945 - July 1946. Tuttle, Grant Milton 1920-2008 US Army Tyrer, Kenneth Luverne 1919-2013 U.S. Army, World War II, discharged in 1946 Underwood, Chester Edward 1922-2015 U.S. Navy, 1943-1946, South Pacific, Machinist Mate 3rd Class VanDenover, Gene R. 1922-2012 U.S. Navy veteran Vietor, Robert A. 1926-2013 U.S. Navy 1944-1946 Voss, Victor H. 1922-2008 Coast Guard Wachholtz, Henry B. 1922-2012 U.S. Navy, 1942-1945; his merchant ship was torpedoed off African coast wagner, John Edward 1927-2012 U.S. Navy, World War II, USS Hancock aircraft carrier; Korean War as Platoon Sgt. Walburn, Sherman William 1921-2012 U.S. Army, World War II, 9th Inf. Div., M Co., 60th Inf. Reg.; N. Africa and Normandy Walsh, Roger James 1919-2015 U.S. Army, 1941-1945, 3rd Infantry Div., Africa, France, Austria, & Germany; S Sgt. Wangen, Omer Milo 1926-2016 World War II and Korean War. Waters, Loran "Bud" 1922-2015 Veteran, World War II, Normandy and Battle of the Bulge Weber, Charles L. 1925-2002 US Army, stationed in England Wells, Wayne Winfield 1920-1964 Armed Forces; 1942-; recalled during Korean War Wentzel, David Wesley "Bud" 1924-1951 Later, KIA in Korean War Wermager, Kenneth LeRoy 1925-2008 Merchant Marine (also Army in Korea) Wiggins, Margaret L. 1920-2013 World War II, Women's Air Corps. Wilson, Donald LeRoy 1926-2016 Seabee in U.S. Navy during World War II. Wilson, Douglas L. 1925-2008 US Army, Pacific Theatre Wilson, Leo W. 1926-2009 Army Air Corps; Pacific Wilson, Wilbur W. 1924-2008 USMC, Pacific Theatre Windfeldt, Arne M., Sgt 1920-1998 US Army Air Force Winkels, Gilbert N. 1923-1944 US Army, 82nd Airborne Wiren, Jean Folke 1920-2014 U.S. Army, 1943, World War II; flight navigator, Pocatello, Idaho; Captain Wolf, Raymond P. 1920-2013 U.S. Navy, World War II; Seaman First Class, San Diego, Aircraft Maint. Wood, Orrin H. 1916-2000 US Army 1942-1945 Wright, Stephen Crane ---- ---- US Army Air Corps Yaroshek, Elmer c1918 ---- U.S. Marines during World War II Yaroshek, Ora L. (Machacek) 1918-2016 U.S. Marines during World War II Young, William Oliver 1926-2016 U.S. Army, 1944-1946; artillery in Germany and France Zabel, Donald Duane 1926-2016 U.S. Marine Corps; World War II

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