Hancock County

Lewis M. Stupka


Garner Youth Receives Medal           

GARNER—Lewis M. Stupka, son of Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Stupka of Garner, recently received a medal of honor from the navy department. Stupka is a petty officer first class and senior ordnanceman.  His home base was in Pearl Harbor for three years.  He is now stationed in San Diego, Cal., and has re-enlisted for four years. While based at Pearl Harbor, he saw action in the Marshall and Gilbert Islands, after the Japanese attack.

Source: Mason City Globe-Gazette, June 11, 1942 (photo included)