Woodbury County

Pfc. Stanley Bennett


Former Employee of The Journal Was with Seventh Army 

Pfc. Stanley Bennett, 30, was killed in action in Europe March 19, according to a telegram received from the War Department by his wife who resides at 2307 W. 14th street.  He was an infantryman with the Seventh army.

Born February 28, 1914, he attended school here and lived here until his induction into the army.  He was employed as a pressman by the Verstegan Printing company before he was a former employee of The Journal.

Survivors, besides his wife, are his children Nancy 6, Karen 4, and Robert 19 months; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Bennett, 1401 Harris street; two sisters, Bernice and Helen of Sioux City; and two brothers, Max of Sioux City and Homer, a first lieutenant with the First army in Europe.  Lt. Bennett is a Piper Cub pilot, who acts as an observer for the field artillery.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 2, 1945