Black Hawk County

Sgt. Harold G. Teisinger

 

 

 

H. G. Teisinger Killed in Action

Sgt. Harold G. Teisinger, 22, was killed in action Mar. 23, in Germany while serving with the combat engineers in the Seventh army, according to word received Thursday by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Chris Teisinger, 1963 Franklin street.

He entered service in December, 1942, trained at Camp Claiborne, La., and Camp Howze, Tex., and left for overseas in October, 1944.

Born Oct. 7, 1922, in Waterloo, he graduated from West high school in January, 1941, and on Feb. 23, 1943, married Ethel Ritchey, of Reinbeck, Ia. He attended Linden Methodist church.

Surviving besides his parents are his wife and 20-month-old daughter, Peggy Renee, who reside in Reinbeck; two brothers, Kenneth and Russell, at home; and his paternal grandfather, Henry Teisinger, highway 20.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Thursday, April 05, 1945, Page 1 (photo included)

Teisinger Memorial Services on Sunday

Memorial services for Sgt. Harold G. Teisinger, 22, who was killed in action March 23 in Germany while serving with the combat engineers in the Seventh army, will be held at 3 p. m. Sunday in Linden Methodist church, Dr. Frank W. Court, pastor, will officiate.

Sergeant Teisinger, who was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Chris Teisinger, 1963 Franklin street, is also survived by his wife and 20-month-old daughter, Peggy Renee, who reside in Reinbeck, Ia.

Source: Waterloo Daily Courier, Waterloo, Iowa, Wednesday, April 25, 1945, Page 3