O'Brien County

Sanford Rowenhorst




Sheldon, IA.Sanford Rowenhorst is stationed at Camp Edwards, Massachusetts, in an anti-tank destroyer force of the Army.  His brother, Sergeant Norbert Rowenhorst, is a member of the United States Fifth army under the command of Gen. Mark. W. Clark, which invaded Naples.  Both are sons of Mr. and Mrs. Al Rowenhorst of Sheldon.

—Harold and Howard Struyk of Sheldon, formerly members of Company I, Sheldon National Guard unit, are members of the United States Fifth Army under the command of Gen. Mark W. Clark.  The Struyk twins and Sergeant Norbert Rowenhorst of Sheldon have been together since leaving Sheldon in February, 1941.

Source:  The Sioux City Journal, September 15, 1943