Cerro Gordo County


John Shima, Jr.





John Shima, Jr. was born Mar. 5, 1918 to John (Sr.) and Mary Shima. He died Oct. 18, 2012 in Montana.

John served 10 years in the Navy and was a Pearl Harbor survivor. He served aboard the USS West Virginia (BB-48) which was sunk during the attack on Pearl Harbor. He also served on the USS YP-72, the USS Elkorn in Korea and was based in Dutch Harbor and Amchitka, Alaska.

Source: ancestry.com