Poweshiek County


Lt. Wilbur J. Wortman



Wilbur J. Wortman was born May 25, 1922 to Benjamin Franklin and Anna Marie Harter Wortman. He died July 26, 1944 and is buried in Hazelwood Cemetery, Grinnell, IA.

Lt. Wortman served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 395th Bomb Squadron and was KIA at Mindapore, India when the plane he was in was forced to make am emergency landing and an explosion followed.

Source: ancestry.com