Poweshiek County

LaVerne Andrew Buchenau



LaVerne Andrew Buchenau was born Oct. 1, 1920 to Lewis P. and Mary E. Buchenau. He died Feb. 12, 1945 and is buried in Manila American Cemetery, Taguig City, Philippines.

Petty Officer Buchenau served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Pigeon (ASR-6) when it was sunk and he became a POW/died as a POW.

Source: ancestry.com