Franklin County

Lt. Leroy Nemmers




Lt. Nemmers, Hampton, Loses Life in France

Hampton -- Mrs. Leroy Nemmers receive word that her husband, Lt. Leroy Nemmers, had died of wounds received last month while serving with the army engineers, in France. Word of his serious injury was received just 3 weeks ago.

He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Nemmers, Hampton, and before entering service he was graduated from Hampton high school and attended Iowa State college. He was sent overseas last fall.

His survived by his wife, the former Miss Helene Hansen, Hampton, his parents, a sister, Miss Patricia Nemmers and a brother Robert.

Source: The Mason City Globe-Gazette, March 7, 1945 (photo included)