Muscatine County

Lt. James Widerrecht




Lt. Harlan Widerrecht, J.G., who has been spending a 15-day leave with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Widerrecth, will leave Sunday for Miami, Fla., where he has been on a Navy patrol bomber since returning from South America with the exception of two weeks spent at school in Council Point, R. I. In company with his parents, he went to Ames last Saturday to see his sister, Helen, student at Iowa State college, and they also visited his sister, Annabelle, cadet nurse at Iowa Methodist training center. His brother, Lt. James Wiederrecht, who has been in the Army four years and overseas 29 months was still in Italy when his last letter was written.

Source: Muscatine Journal and News-Tribune, Wednesday, May 23, 1945