Woodbury County

Pfc. Louis F. Madsen




Salix, Ia.—Special:  Pfc. Louis F. Madsen died April 8 of wounds received in Germany, his wife has been informed by the War Department.  Pfc. Madsen was born September 15, 1920, near Sloan.  He was graduated from Salix high school in 1939, and on March 31, 1944, he entered the service.  Following training at Camp Hood, Tex., he was sent overseas in September, 1944.

Surviving besides the widow Doris are his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Ludvi Madsen of Saliz; two sisters, Darlene and Beula, and a brother, Sgt. Eugene Madsen, stationed with the Army in France.

Source: The Sioux City Journal, April 20, 1945 (photo included)