updated 04/15/2020

Allamakee co. Honor Roll
Men & Women who served in WWII

Surnames S-T


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Residence Notes
Saam, Thomas William, M.D. Lansing Born in Lansing, registered for the draft in Silver Bow Co., Montana, in 1940. Died in Sun City, AZ Nov. 1986. Death notice
Sadd, Leonard J. Lansing 1905-1982. Buried Waterloo Ridge cemetery. Obituary
Sadler, Arvid Earl Lansing 1917-1979. U.S. Navy. Died in Hot Springs, Ark. Buried Mt. Hope cemetery. Obituary
Sadler, Glenn Alton Lansing  
Saewert, Leonard F. Church US Army, PFC, Co C 25th Armed Engineer Battalion. Saw action in Normandy, Northern France, Rhineland, Ardennes, and Central Europe. He was awarded five Bronze Stars. Obituary
Sander, Keith Waukon US Army
Sanders, Janet

Postville WAVE; Petty Officer Sanders was inducted at Des Moines on November 23, 1942, following several years as a teacher in high schools in Iowa. She entered the Naval Training School at Cedar Falls on January 23, 1943, and became a Seaman Second Class on February 21, 1943. Four days later she entered the Naval Air Technical Training Center at Norman, Okla. and on August 1, 1943, received the rating of Aviation Machinists Mate 3/C. She was sent to the U.S. Naval Air Station at Atlanta, Ga., on August 15 of last year and on March 1, 1944, was given a rating of Aviation Machinists Mate Second Class.

News article: Postville has a brother-sister team serving in the United States Navy. They are Petty Officer Janet Sanders in Atlanta, Ga., and Cadet John W. (Jack) Sanders, Ottumwa, Iowa, the daughter and s/o Mr. and Mrs. Gilbert Sanders of this city. ~Postville Herald, unknown date

Sanders, John

Postville Jack Sanders is a graduate of Postville high school where he was a star athlete. He attended the State University of Iowa when on December 10, 1942, he enlisted as an aviation cadet at St. Louis, No. On October 1, 1943, he went to the Naval Flight Preparatory School at St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minn., to begin his training. On December 20 he was transferred to the War Training School in Albert Lea, Minn. and on February 23, 1944 he was sent to the Navy's Pre-Flight Training School at the State University of Iowa at Iowa City. Following four months of training there, Jack was transferred on June 14 to the Naval Air Station at Ottumwa, where he is now undergoing his primary flight training.

~Postville Herald, July 26, 1944

Sanderson, Helmer S.   US Army, Tec-4. 04/10/1908-10/17/1979. Gravestone photo
Sandry, Clifford William New Albin US Army. Buried in Cedar Memorial cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA. Obituary
Sandry, Harold L. Lansing  
Sauber, David A. Lansing  
Sawvell, Vernon L. Harpers Ferry  
Schafer, Earl C. Lansing  
Schara, Charles A. Postville US Army. Served as a tank driver with the 601st Tank Destroyer Division, Company C. Saw action in Tunisia, Sicily, Naples, Foggia, Romfarno, South France, Rhineland & Central Europe. Received two Purple Hearts and Bronze Service arrowhead medals for his courage and valor. Died in Nov. 2012 in Austin, MN, buried in the Postville cemetery. Obituary
Schara, Harlan Charles Postville US Army. s/o Fred & Jennie Schara. Obituary
Schave, Harvey William Postville Quartermaster Corps, stationed at West Point. s/o William & Caroline Schave. Obituary
Schiers, Victor P. Harpers Ferry US Navy, Pacific Theatre, Purple heart; died 2004. Obituary
Schissel, Lee J. Waukon  
Schlein, Milton F. Froelich, Clayton co. / Postville US Navy, served two tours of duty. Born in Froelich, he was owner & Chiropractor at the Postville Chiropractic Clinic from 1951 to 1988. Obituary
Schlitter, Herbert H. Linton twp. Entered the service in 1941, among the first of Allamakee co. men to volunteer.
Schlitter, Leo 'Buck' Linton twp. US Army, served from 1941-1944. Died Sept. 1999 in Aurora, CO. Obituary
Schlitter, Howard W. Waterville US Army, Corporal. Died Oct. 2003, buried in Cherry Mound cemetery. Obituary
Schlitter, Harvey E. Monona, Clayton co.  
Schneider, Ray E. Waukon  
Schobert, Elmer G. Lansing  
Schobert, Frank C. Lansing  
Schobert, John L. Lansing  
Scholtes, Theodore G. Lansing  
Schon, Donald Waukon US Navy; discharged July 1944
Schott, Francis C. Fonda, Pocahontas co./ Waukon Staff Sergeant US Army, a decorated soldier, he served in the Rhineland and Central Europe. He moved to Waukon in 1959 where he lived until his death. Obituary
Schrader, Bernard Jean 'Bud' Postville US Marine Corps. s/o Arno & Hazel Schrader. Obituary
Schroeder, Carlton W. Postville US Navy. Ensign. Served in the Pacific area aboard the battleship Mississippi before attending officers' training school. Obituary & photo
Schroeder, Gerald D. Postville US Army. s/o Mr. & Mrs. Ed F. Schroeder.
Schroeder, Lyle F. Postville  
Schroeder, Merlin Postville  
Schroeder, Palmer Edward Postville US Navy. s/o Louis & Lena Schroeder. Obituary
Schroeder, Paul Charles H. Postville US Navy, Lieutenant. Officers training at Columbia University. Served aboard a patrol craft in the Atlantic, and then in the Pacific war zone until the end of hostilities; also served in Alaskan waters.
Schroeder, Stanley W. Postville US Navy, Operated radar & sonar equipment aboard the destroyer USS Quick in the Atlantic ocean; participated in the invasion of North Africa and was awarded a Bronze Star. Obituary & photo.
Schroeder, Willard August Castalia, Winneshiek co. US Army. s/o Henry & Sophia Schroeder. Obituary
Schukei, Leonard Waukon Capt. US Army; served in South Pacific.
Schuldt, Alton W. New Albin  
Schuldt, Barthell Nathaniel New Albin 1925-1979. Buried Asbury cemetery, Brice Prairie, WI. Obituary
Schuldt, Charles New Albin  
Schuldt, Ervin New Albin  
Schuldt, Harry A. New Albin  
Schulte, Helen A.

Dorchester US Army Nurse Corps. Served from 1941-1945 in Georgia, North Africa, Italy & France. Married John North. Obituary
Schulte, James Andrew Dorchester US Army, serving from 1943-1944. Buried in St. Mary's Lycurgus cemetery. Obituary
Schulte, Joseph H. Dorchester US Army, 399th Infantry Regiment, 100th Infantry Division. Earned the Bronze Star for service in France & Germany. Obituary
Schulte, Lawrence J. Dorchester US Army, Tec-3. Served 1942-1945, two years overseas. Buried St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Dorchester. Obituary
Schultz, Barthell New Albin  
Schultz, Elmer B. Castalia US Navy. Served in the South Pacific. s/o Henry & Vena Schultz. Obituary
Schultz, Emil Wilhelm Joseph JR

Postville US Army Air Force, Technical Sergeant, working in ordinance, putting bombs on B-29 aircraft and served on several air fields including Okinawa.


~photo contributed by Phyllis Peterson from Mary Lou Schultz's scrapbook
Schultz, Everett John George Postville / Castalia, Winneshiek co. US Navy, Chief Petty Officer, Chief Boatswain's Mate. Reinlisted in July 1942 after previous navy service at San Diego. Stationed at Boston, Mass. & served in the Pacific Theatre. Married to Orlene Bareis. s/o Mr. & Mrs. Walter Schultz, who had 5 sons serving in the armed forces during WWII. Everett & his wife lived in Postville after his discharge. Buried Postville cemetery. Obituary
Schultz, Ivon J.

Postville T. Sgt, bombardier in the US Flight Squadron. He entered the service in April 1942. He was captured by the Germans on June 26, 1943, when his plane was shot down over France.  Taken to Stalag 7A in Austria and later to Stalag 17B in Krems, Austria, from there they were marched west to Bavaria and liberated in April 1945.  He died May 25, 1988 and is buried in the Rock Island Memorial Park cemetery, Rock Island, Illinois.
Schultz, Helen M.

Postville Navy Nurse Corps. She was a graduate of the University of Iowa School of Nursing. Married Dr. Thomas H. Beavers. Obituary
Schultz, Oliver W. Postville US Army. Obituary
Schultz, Wilbert New Albin  
Schulze, Harris Lansing s/o Gus & Gertie Schulze; Aviation Machinist Mate 2nd class  Enlisted into the US Navy - Great Lakes Naval Base Oct 1942 - discharged Dec 1945. ~contributed by Mrs Richard J. Troendle, sister of Harris, June 2010
Schulze, John R.

Lansing s/o Guss & Gertie Schulze
~contributed by Mrs Richard J. Troendle, sister of John, June 2010


Schulze, William J. 'Bill' Prairie du Chien, WI s/o Gus & Gertie Schulze; Bill was working for a company in Prairie du Chien when he was drafted, but he lived in Lansing; Army medic, was at the liberation of Nordhausen interment camp, took dozens of photos of the atrocities he saw there ~contributed by Mrs Richard J. Troendle, sister of William, June 2010
Schutte, John D. Postville  
Schutte, Paul Alfred

Postville SK I/C, US Navy. Served aboard the USS Stockham DD, in the Pacific Theater and Tokyo Bay. s/o Louis & Huldah Schutte. Obituary
Schutz, James New Albin  
Schwartzhoff, Raymond C. Dorchester US Navy, served on the submarine USS Lapon. Obituary
Schwarzhoff, Gregory Thomas Waterloo twp. US Army, tank operator in Japan. s/o Herman & Molly Schwartzhoff. Obituary & photo
Schwarzhoff, Victor T. Dorchester  
Schwarzhoff, William T. Waukon  
Schwenker, Herbert L. Lansing/New Albin Born in Burlington, IA, he lived for many years in Allamakee county. Obituary & photo
Sebastian, Lyle Eldo Luana US Army, 351st Engineers. s/o William H. & Amanda Sebastian. Obituary & photo
Sebastian, Leo J.

Postville US Marine Corps. Commissioned lieutenant at the Marine base in Quantico, Virginia in early 1943, he served in the Third Corps Artillery, Fleet Marine Force Pacific. Earned the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon with a battle star, the American Theater ribbon and the Victory ribbon. He saw service in New Caledonia, Guadalcanal, Saipan, Pelelie and Okinawa.
Seele, Lester M. Waterville  
Seibert, Henry Gottlieb Waukon US Air Force. Obituary
Seitz, John L. Harpers Ferry U.S. Army, Pfc.; wounded in action in France on July 5, 1944 during fighting on the Normandy beachhead on D-day; previously had served in Africa, Sicily & Italy; s/o George Seitz
Sennef, Paul G. Waukon  
Sennef, Duane C. Waukon  
Severide, Lester J. Dorchester  
Severson, Palmer E. Lansing  
Severson, Paul E. Lansing  
Severson, Leo S. Waukon  
Seybert, Robert J. Waukon US Navy, duty in Hawaii and the South Pacific. Born in Elkader, Clayton co. IA. s/o Fred & Verna Seybert. He lived in Waukon for many years. Obituary
Seybert, Vernon J.

Postville US Army Air Corp, Cpl. Assigned to an Engineer Aviation Battalion, his unit was awarded the Meritorious Service Unit Plaque for superior performance of duty in the Mediterranean Theater of Operations. The unit constructed airfields in record-breaking time to help bring the Mediterranean Campaign to an end. s/o Mr. & Mrs. Brad Seybert.

Died in 1963, in Arkansas. Buried Ballews Chapel cemetery, New Port, AR. Obituary

Shefelbine, Malcolm R. Dorchester  
Shefelbine, Norris Laverne Dorchester US Army. Master Sergeant. Stationed in the Hawaiian Islands and Maryland. Obituary
Shields, William J. Harpers Ferry  
Shields, Gerald T. Harpers Ferry  
Shogren, Eugene T. Lansing  
Sieg, Bernard L. Postville US Army. Wounded in the North African campaign, 1943. Buried Smithfield cemetery
Simmonds, Maurice R. Waukon  
Sires, Cleon Dale 'Pops'

New Albin News article - Kingman, Arizona: Recent graduate of the Kingman Army Air Field flexible gunnery school, situated a few miles outside of Kingman, Arizona, was 19 year old Pfc. Cleon D. Sires, son of James G. Sires of New Albin, Iowa. Pfc. Sires entered the Army at Camp Dodge, Iowa, on August 19, 1943. he attended New Albin High School. As a student gunner at the Kingman school, Pfc. Sires went through a ground course in which he was taught the principles of ballistics, sighting, turret maintenance, range estimation and aircraft machine guns. Following a protracted course on the gunnery range, where he shot the .22 rifle, shot-gun and caliber .30 and .50 machine guns, he was given two weeks of air firing before being presented with his gunnery wings. ~newspaper clipping, hand-dated 1944, contributed by Errin Wilker

~photo contributed by Errin Wilker, his grand-niece

Gravestone photo. Obituary

Sires, Raymond George 'Tat'

Dorchester/New Albin s/o James & Sarah Sires.

~Obituary & photo contributed by Errin Wilker, his grand-niece

Sires, Paul Eugene

Postville US Navy. s/o Floyd L. & Ruth M. Sires.

~Obituary & another photo

~photo contributed by Errin Wilker, cousin of Paul

Slattery, Emmet J. Waterville  
Slattery, John Paschal Waterville Coxswain, US Navy. Died 01/14/1945 in the navy hospital at Corona, Calif. from wounds received in action at Guadalcanal, June 1944. s/o John & Mary Slattery. Buried in Cherry Mound cemetery.
Slindee, Carl O. Lansing US Army 1942 to 1946, with overseas duty in the South Pacific theater. s/o Ole & Ida Slindee. Obituary. Photo
Smerud, Edmund O.

New Albin US Navy

~photo contributed by Errin Wilker, it is clipped from his 40th wedding anniversary photo that was published in the Allamakee Journal, Jan. 1984 (the full photo can be viewed in the Marriage & Anniversary Records section of this website)

Smerud, John New Albin  
Smerud, Rose Mary New Albin Sergeant, Women's Army Air Corps, 1943-45; served as chief operations clerk Drew Field, Tampa, FL; d/o Oscar & Clara Smerud; wife of Francis Intlekofer (see his entry on the Honor Roll) Obituary
Smerud, Sara K. New Albin Military service unknown. Obituary
Smith, Charles Martin Lansing US Navy. Obituary
Smith, Ivan C. Postville  
Smith, John L. Dorchester  
Smith, Marcus B. Waukon  
Smith, Merl V. New Albin s/o Fred & Elizabeth Smith. Obituary
Smith, Milburn Arthur Postville 1914-1943. Gravestone photo
Smith, Ora V. Waukon s/o Ernie and Sylvia (Huffman) Smith. Buried in Oakland cemetery, St. John addition; Obituary
Smith, Robert S. Lansing  
Smorstad, Orville H. Waukon  
Smorstad, Leslie R. Waukon US Navy. Obituary
Snitker, Leonard Junior Ludlow twp. / Rossville US Army, serving from 1946-1947.
Snitker, Reed C. Waukon  
Snitker, Walter W. Waukon US Army. He served in the South Pacific. Obituary
Solberg, Chris New Albin  
Sollien, Stanley Dorchester  
Somermeyer, Carl New Albin  
Somermeyer, Justin New Albin  
Somermeyer, Orville J.

New Albin Quartermaster 1st Class, US Navy, he was a survivor of the U.S. Chicago (CA29), which was sunk in combat with Japanese torpedo planes near Guadalcanal Jan. 29-30, 1943; he later served aboard the new USS Chicago (CA136), the USS Sangamon and the USS Vicksburg.

Photo is from a newspaper clipping about the sinking of the old Chicago (CA29) and the new heavy cruiser USS Chicago. Read the clipping.


Somermeyer, Robert Hyle

(see photo above)

New Albin US Navy, served aboard the USS Chicago. s/o Otto & Elsie Somermeyer.


Somermeyer, Ruth New Albin SPARS (*see below)
Sonkalb / Sonnkalb, Charles D. Postville  
Soride, Clifford E. Postville/Waukon Tech 4 US Army, he was a marine engineman, serving in Japan, Korea and the Asiatic Pacific. Obituary
Spaugy, Paul G. Postville  
Spinner, Chester Theodore Waterville US Army, Tech 5. Served 1941 to 1945. Stationed in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Obituary & photo
Spinner, Charles P. Lansing  
Spinner, Paul P. Lansing  
Spinner, Raymond F. Lansing  
Spinner, Robert G.

Lansing "Lieutenant Robert G. Spinner, 27, youngest son of Mrs. Frank Spinner, of Lansing, has been reported missing over Romania since Aug. 10. He was a pilot of a B-25 Liberator bomber, stationed at an airbase in Italy. Lieutenant Spinner was born in Lansing where he graduated from Immaculate Conception High School. He entered the armed forces at Boston, Mass., where he was employed at the time. Receiving his commission as a second lieutenant in November, 1943, at Casper, Wyo., he went to Briggs Field, Texas, for Liberator training. He arrived in Italy in April, 1944. His last letter to his mother said he had completed his quota of missions and that he would be home on leave soon. Lieutenant Spinner has a brother, Kenneth Spinner, in England, and a nephew, Raymond F. Spinner, in New Guinea." ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, Aug. 25, 1944 with photo, contributed by Errin Wilker
Spores, Herman E. Lansing  
Spores, Roy Russell Dorchester US Army Air Force 1942-1943. He was born in Colesburg, Iowa. Obituary
Stamper, Victor Postville/Waukon US Army 1942-1945. Born in Kentucky. Obituary
Steele, Alvin New Albin  
Steffens, Henry A. Postville  
Stehr, Kermit New Albin  
Stilwell, Fred R. Waukon  
Stilwell, Robert Howe Waukon US Navy
Stirn, Clement Lansing  
Stockton, Adrian Ernest

Waukon US Army. Enlisted October 2, 1939 and sent to Fort Lewis, WA.  Deployed to Europe August 6, 1944, serving in N. France, Central Europe & Rhineland Campaigns as part of the 358th Field Artillery Battalion attached to 95th Division.  Wounded in action on March 30, 1945 in Germany.  Discharged on Sept. 20, 1945, at Hospital Center, Camp Carson, CO as a Technician Fourth Grade.  Received EAME ribbon, 3 Bronze Service Stars and a Purple Heart. s/o Oliver & Eliza (Stevens) Stockton. Died 2009.

~info. & photo contributed by Ann Stockton Meyer, daughter of Adrian
~see photo (below) of Adrian & 2 of his brothers at Fort Lewis, WA

Stockton, Frederick Ebner 'Fred'

Waukon US Army. Enlisted November 8, 1939, with twin brother Charlie and was sent to Fort Lewis, WA.  Discharged June 28, 1945 at Fort Lewis after serving 31 months in North Africa, Sicily, Italy, France and Austria as part of Third Infantry Division. s/o Oliver & Eliza (Stevens) Stockton.

Stockton brothers: Fred, Charles & Adrian, Fort Lewis, WA, 1939

~info. & photos contributed by Ann Stockton Meyer
~see photo (below) of Fred & his twin brother Charlie

Stockton, Charles John 'Charlie'

US Army. Enlisted October 28, 1939, with his twin brother Frederick and was sent to Fort Lewis, WA.  Discharged on Nov. 12, 1945 after serving in the Pacific with the 81st Division. Died March 12, 2007 in Tacoma, WA. s/o Oliver & Eliza (Stevens) Stockton.

~info. & photo contributed by Ann Stockton Meyer
~see photo (above) of Charlie & 2 of his brothers at Fort Lewis, WA

Stockton, Otis Orrington

Waukon US Army Air Corps, sergeant, parachute rigger and repairman from 1940 to 1945, served in North Africa and Europe. He received the Bronze Star. s/o Oliver & Eliza (Stevens) Stockton.


Waukon - S-Sgt. Otis Stockton, served with the fifteenth Air Force in Italy; cited for outstanding service as a member of this group in a mass Lightning fighter low level strafing attack on German bases and in a battle with enemy fighters attacking rail yards in Naples ~Dubuque Telegraph-Herald, 07/27/1944

Died 7/31/2002, burial in Oakland cemetery. Obituary

~photo contributed by Ann Stockton Meyer

Stockton, Robert Eugene 'Bob'

Waukon Enlisted in U. S. Navy on March 17, 1944 at NRS Des Moines, IA.  Served on Victory ships - SS Alfred E. Smith, SS William J. Worth, SS Stony Creek and at Armed Guard School - San Diego, CA, Brooklyn Armed Guard Center - NY & Armed Guard Center Pacific, CA.  Discharged May 2, 1946 as Seaman First Class at Great Lakes, IL  Was awarded Victory, Asiatic Pacific Area Campaign & America Area Campaign Medals. s/o Oliver & Eliza (Stevens) Stockton.

~info. & photo contributed by Ann Stockton Meyer.

Stone, Delbert M. Waukon  
Stone, Donald H. Waukon U.S. Navy 1943 to 1948, two separate tours of duty serving as Pharmacist's Mate and Hospital Corpsman. s/o Herschel M. & Julia A. Stone. Obituary
Stover, Verne Postville US Marine Corps, Corporal, served in the Pacific Theater. Participated in campaigns in the Gilbert Islands and Saipan. s/o Fred & Golda Stover. Obituary
Strinmoen, Norval O. Dorchester s/o Benard & Ruby Strinmoen. Obituary
Strong, Lawrence D. New Albin US Navy. Obituary
Strong, Merlin L. Lansing US Army Air Force. Obituary & photo
Strong, Robert R. Lansing Navy Seaman First Class, served in the South Pacific and Okinawa, earned the Bronze Star. Obituary
Styir, Arnold J. Lansing  
Suckow, Dale V. Postville  
Sullivan, Charles M. Waukon  
Sullivan, Edward P. REV Waukon Chaplain; stationed in New Guinea area
Sullivan, Earl J. Waukon  
Sullivan, Leo F. Waukon  
Sullivan, Patrick H. Harpers Ferry  
Sunderman, Ralph Waukon  
Super, Edward J. Waukon  
Svebakken, Bernard Waukon / Paint Creek twp U.S. Navy, 01/31/1944-12/15/1945; b. 10/07/1910 in Allamakee co. & d. 05/22/1991 in Apache Jct., Pinal co., AZ, death notice; buried Old West Paint Creek cemetery
Svendson, Jonas Dorchester US Navy. Obituary
Svendson, Morris A. Dorchester  
Sweat / Sweatt, Clarence P. 'Buster' Lansing US Army. Obituary
Sweat / Sweatt, Levi L. Lansing  
Sweeney, Donald Peter Lycurgus / Waukon US Army, May 1945 to November 1946. He received the European-African Middle Eastern Theatre ribbon, the Victory medal and the Army of Occupation medal. Obituary
Sweeney, Raymond W. 'Ray'

Lansing "Ray Sweeney, son of Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Sweeney of Lansing, arrived home last evening for a ten days visit with home folks and other relatives and friends. He is a boatswain's mate, 2nd class, and recently transferred to the USS Columbia after more than four years service on the battleship Pennsylvania. he was on the latter ship on December 7th, stationed at Pearl Harbor, when the Japs attacked that important U.S. naval station. He came home from an eastern port and this is his first visit home in two years. His many friends are more than pleased to see him looking so well." ~New Albin newspaper clipping with photo, contributed by Errin Wilker
Sweeney, Robert J. Lansing US Army, serving in the South Pacific. Obituary
Swenson, Arlynn H. Waterville US Army Sergeant. s/o Jacob & Nora (Megorden) Swenson. Buried in Old East Paint Creek cemetery
Swenson, Otis B. Waterville US Army Air Force. s/o Louis and Bertha (Sando) Swenson. Obituary
Teff, Donald G. Dorchester Private, 57th Field Artillery - Coast Artillery. Drowned at San Francisco, Calif. January 2, 1942. s/o Henry & Florence Teff, Dorchester. Buried St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Dorchester. Obituary
Teff, John L. Dorchester Served in the South Pacific. s/o Henry G. & Florence Teff.
Teff, Robert P. Dorchester US Army, 601 Tank BN; Private first class; Killed in action in Italy, February 19, 1944. s/o Henry G. & Florence Teff, Dorchester. Buried in St. Mary's Catholic cemetery, Dorchester. Obituary
Tehel, Frank A. Postville US Navy, Boatswains Mate 2nd Class. He served in the South Pacific in the invasion of Bougainville and Green Island in the Solomon Islands. Wounded when his arm was caught between his and another ship and severely mangled. Awarded a Purple Heart Medal, the American theater ribbon, South Pacific ribbon with battle star, and the Victory ribbon. Burial is in Postville cemetery. Obituary
Tehel, Raymond F. Waukon US Army.
Tepesch, Carl F. Waukon US Army. While serving in the European Theater he was injured and received the Purple Heart and Bronze Star. Buried in Louisburg cemetery, Louisburg, Kansas. Obituary
Terhune, John 'Jack' Michigan U.S. Navy, Pacific theatre. Born & raised in Michigan, wife from Waukon, buried Mt. Olivet cemetery, Waukon. Obituary
Terry, Richard M. Lansing  
Teslow, Stanley M.

Waukon "Dad joined the Navy in 1938. He was stationed on the Arizona, and was aboard ship on December 7th.  He retired in 1958.  When he died, we had his ashes placed inside the Arizona Memorial."

~contributed by daughter Judy Neff, April 2010. Obituary

Thias, Ford Alexander Harpers Ferry US Navy. s/o John Benjamin & Sophia (Campbell) Thias. Buried in Westview cemetery, La Porte City, Black Hawk county. Obituary
Thies, Elmer C. Waukon  
Thies, Leonard F. Waukon  
Thimmesch, Leonard T. New Albin WWII veteran. s/o Mr. and Mrs Nick Thimmesch. Obituary
Thoma, Arthur J. 'Art' Postville/Waukon US Army. Sergeant. Served with the 106th Infantry 'Lion' Division. Fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Awarded the American Theater Ribbon, European Theater of Operations Ribbon with 4 combat stars, and the Victory Ribbon. s/o Fred & Ethel Thoma. Husband of Inez Kiesau. Buried in Salem cemetery. Obituary
Thoma, Willard 'Bill' Postville US Army. s/o Louis & Louise Thoma. Burial is in Woodlawn cemetery, Oelwein. Obituary
Thomae, Edward J. Waukon  
Thomas, Earl Francis Waukon 1909-1997. U.S. Navy, Seaman 1st class, Fireman, serving at Farragut, Idaho. Buried Pinecrest Memorial Park, Sandpoint, ID. Obituary
Thomas, William S. Waukon / Dubuque 1914-1972. US Air Force, Corporal, 610 Base Unit AAF. Buried Mt. Olivet cemetery, Dubuque, IA. Obituary
Thompson, Carl O. Waterville  
Thompson, Duane Jerald 'Tommy' Postville / Clermont, Fayette co. U.S. Army, 8th Air Force, 487th Bomb Group; radio operator, mechanic, gunner on a B-17 Flying Fortress; served in the Rhineland & Central Europe; died 1995, buried in Gods Acres cemetery, Fayette co.; obituary
Thompson, Frederick E. 'Fred' Postville US Army, Corporal, 4th Armored Division, Signal Corps. Served in France, awarded 5 battle stars. In 1944 he sent his brother-in-law and sister, Mr. & Mrs. Hall Muchow, a Nazi flag he picked up on the battlefield. The flag was 30 inches square, red, with a white circle containing a black swastika. There were numerous holes in it, made by shrapnel.
Thompson, Paul R. Lansing  
Thompson, Richard J. Waukon  
Thornton, John W. Lansing  
Thornton, George W. Marquette, Clayton co.  
Thorpe, Zane Lansing US Army; Served with the 5th Army in Italy; was awarded a Purple Heart for wounds received during the Battle of the Bulge, but it was 66 years before he received it & 6 others: the Bronze Star; Good Conduct Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal & Bronze Star Attachment; World War II Victory Medal; Combat Infantry Badge 1st Award; and the Honorable Service Lapel Button; he died in 2013 and is buried in Rockdale Methodist cemetery, Dubuque, Iowa; obituary
Thorsen, Iver B. Waukon Lieut., Army Air Forces, Ferrying Command navigator; transported service men from Europe to the United States, as of Aug. 1944, had made 24 ocean crossings; based in Michigan & Presque Isle, Maine
Thorsen, Theodore B. Waukon  
Tierney, Thomas J. Waukon  
Timmerman, Herman H. Monona, Clayton co.  
Timmerman, Willis D. New Albin  
Tippery, George B. New Albin  
Tippery, Ivan Walter New Albin US Army. Served in Germany. Obituary
Tomlinson, Kenneth A. Waukon  
Tomlinson, Marian Waukon WAVE, began training at Los Angeles in the Naval Reserve Corps of the WAVES in June 1944
Tompkins, Ben New Albin  
Toney, Geneva Kathryn Waukon WAVE; stationed in Washington, D.C. (1944)
Torgenrud, Donald Waukon Pilot of a C-47, paratroop carrier. Awarded the air medal Sept. 1944.
Traversey, Melvin N. Harpers Ferry  
Troendle, Raymond F. Church Sergeant, Combat Engineers, served in Europe. Obituary
Troendle, Richard John Lansing US Army. s/o George & Frances (Rettinger) Troendle. Obituary
Troendle, Walter B. Waukon Army Air Corps, Electrical specialist; served at a bomber base in India; promoted in 1944 from Corporal to Sergeant; s/o Ben & Gertrude Troendle. Obituary
Tweet, Herman Curtis Dorchester US Navy. Buried in the Big Canoe cemetery, Winneshiek co. IA
Twite, John New Albin US Navy signalman. Served in the Atlantic aboard the USS Milwaukee. He was injured when on the ship, and was a patient in the Brooklyn Naval Hospital at the time that Pearl Harbor was bombed. Obituary
Twite, Linus New Albin US Navy. Baker. Served in the Pacific. Buried at Wood National Cemetery, Milwaukee, WI
Tysland, Clifton A. Waterville 02/12/1913-05/27/1949. Buried in the Waterville Lutheran cemetery
Tysland, Joseph LaVerne Waterville U.S. Navy, serving from 1944-1945 as an apprentice seaman. Buried Oakland cemetery, Waukon. Obituary    

Surnames A-C * Surnames D-F * Surnames G-J * Surnames K-M * Surnames N-R * Surnames U-Z
~Information sent by Allamakee co. contributors as credited with the entry


~The original 875 names on this list were published in the Allamakee Journal, Lansing, Iowa, September 15, 1943. The names were on Honor Roll Bulletin Board at Waukon.
~transcribed by Errin Wilker

Other sources used to compile this honor roll, in addition to the contributed information:
~information from news clippings, obituaries, photos & funeral memorials in a WWII scrapbook compiled by Nina Harris Swenson, g-grandmother of Sharyl Ferrall, Allamakee co. IAGenWeb coordinator
~State Summary of War Casualties from World War II for Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast Guard Personnel from Iowa, 1946
~information from obituaries posted to the Allamakee co. Obituary Board
~information sent by Allamakee co. contributors as credited with the entry

*SPARS, the women's auxiliary unit of the Coast Guard in WW II, enlisted less than 10,000 women. SPARS stood for the Coast Guard motto: "Semper Paratus - Always Ready" Women officers set a military precedent when they trained along side men (at the US Coast Guard Academy in New London, Connecticut). Enlisted women still trained separately from men. All SPARS received specialty school training where they learned non-traditional skills. .....from a defunct website: Women Veterans of WWII

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