Black Hawk County

Arlo G. Leckbee




Bodies of Former Cedar Falls Boys Being Returned

Cedar Falls – Bodies of two former Cedar Falls boys who met death in overseas battles are being returned to Cedar Falls for re-burial, according to word here Saturday.

They include those of Sgt. Robert Hahn, son of Mr. and Mrs. H. J. Hahn, residing in the North Cedar community, and Arlo G. Leckbee, son of Mrs. Gertrude Leckbee, former local resident who is now residing at Quincy, Ill.

Bodies of both soldiers will be brought to the Dahl funeral home, it was stated.

Final rites for Sergeant Hahn will be at the Dahl Funeral home at 2 p. m. Wednesday, conducted by Rev. George Peterson. The local Amvets post will have charge of the military service.

The body of young Leckbee and military escort will arrive in Cedar Falls on an Illinois Central train at 5:40 p. m. Wednesday, according to a message received Saturday at the Dahl funeral home. Funeral arrangements await word from the mother. [Interment was at Greenwood Cemetery, Cedar Falls, Iowa.]

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Sunday, November 28, 1948, Page 15