IAGenWeb Project

Shelby County

Soldiers Who Died in Wars
Following World War II
from Shelby County, Iowa

Transcribed from Harlan Tribune, Harlan News Advertiser and County History Books.
Contributed by Phyllis Heller
December 2008, updated February 2009

FINKEN, Paul J. LTC Iraq 2-Nov-2006 Killed by an IED in Baghdad. Earling St. Joseph's, Earling Charles & Edna Finken
KLEFFMAN, William W.  PFC Vietnam 7-Apr-1970 Died in the line of duty. Portsmouth St. Mary's, Portsmouth Ralph & Helen Kleffman
LEINEN, Mathias P.  PFC Korean 1-Sep-1951 Killed in Action while fighting the enemy in Northern Korea Portsmouth St. Mary's, Portsmouth Peter & May Leinen
NOEHREN, Donald D.  SGT Korean 22-Jan-1951 POW-Died while captured. His remains were never recovered. Shelby Memorial stone in the Shelby Cemetery Henry & Hellen Noehren
OLSON, Duane Elmer SP4 Vietnam 11-Jun-1969 Killed in Action. Died from wounds in Tay Ninh, South Vietnam Irwin Rose Hill Cemetery Tobias & Thelma Olson
PITTMAN, Allan CMS Vietnam 4-Apr-1978 MIA AIG aircraft was hit by hostile ground fire and crashed in Laos.  Body was not recovered. Shelby    
SCULL, Gary B.  MAJOR Vietnam 6-Oct-1978 MIA His observation bunker for guarding the Khe Gio Bridge was hit by enemy fire. Body was not recovered. Harlan    
STINN, Richard John  CPL Vietnam 15-May-1970 Died of wounds. His helicopter was hit by an RPG and crashed in Cambodia. His body was recovered. Panama St, Mary's, Panama Alfred & Catherine Stinn

Transcribed and Contributed by Phyllis A. Heller.