Woodbury County

Lt. George E. Funk Jr.




First Lt. George E. Funk, jr., 22-year-old son of Mr. and Mrs. George E. Funk of Sioux Falls, S. D., and a graduate of East high school here, has been awarded the fifth oak leaf cluster to the air medal. The officer also attended the National Business Training school here. The citation reads, “For meritorious achievement while serving as fighter pilot during an extended period of aerial combat over Germany and German occupied continental Europe.”

Source: The Sioux City Journal, January 3, 1945