Pottawattamie County

William Edward "Bucky" O'Connor



Service Man Is Killed In Accident

Signalman’s Mate 3/c William Edward “Bucky” O’Connor, 23, was killed Feb. 25 in a highway accident at San Bruno, Calif. A graduate of Thomas Jefferson high school, he served in the navy for the last two and a half years.

He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. John M. O’Connor, 2212 Avenue A, and four sisters, Lt. Barbara O’Connor with the nurses’ corps stationed at Camp Carson, Col., Mrs. Walter Fish of Dayton, O., and Helen and Joan at home.

The body is being sent to the Beem-Belford funeral home.

Source: The Council Bluffs Nonpareil, Council Bluffs, Iowa, Saturday, February 27, 1945, p. 8