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The Sheboygan Press Cards for KIA's in WWII


NameDate Listed on IndexLocationOther information
Adam, Leslie C. January 3, 1944 Killed in France Army, 377th Infantry
Bushway, Anthony P.June 15, 1945Killed in the PacificMarines
Bell, Albert J.December 30, 1944Killed in GermanyArmy Infantry
Birkle, Marius T.July 2, 1945Killed in the Pacific 
Breager, Joseph F.October 5, 1943  
Bloedel, Harvey H.January 13, 1945  
Blonigen, Harvey A.March 2, 1945  
Brand, Robert J.February 19, 1944Killed on Tarawa 
Brott, Charles A.March 26, 1945  
Buck, R. T.November 1, 1944Killed on Palau 
Barnes, Julia S.March 13, 1945 First woman casualty from Sheboygan County. Army (Nurse)
Chrispens, EmilJune 29, 1945Died of wounds in Kansa Hospital 
Conrad, Robert S.June 12, 1944Dies of wounds while a prisoner of war. 
Danks, Robet C.March 20, 1945  
Dalhaimer, John F.August 30, 1944 Marine, died of wounds recieved August 12, 1944.
Dawurske, Carl F.November 27, 1943 Flyer shot down, reported missing.
De Bruine, Ellsworth W.August 7, 1944  
De Master, EllsworthApril 25, 1945Killed in crashFlyer
DeMotts, Hollister G.April 30, 1945Killed in Luzon. 
Doebert, ArthurJuly 13, 1944  
Doering, Fredrick H.December 13, 1944  
Doherty, Gilbert J.May 24, 1944Died in accident 
Doedler, PeterOctober 23, 1944Killed in Italy 
Dudarenke, GustaveMarch 1, 1944Killed in Italy 
Engst, Leonard J.April 6, 1945  
Ehlert, CasperJanuary 5, 1943  
Eigenberger, Ralph P.April 17, 1944Killed in Italy 
Ehlert, Charles C.December 7, 1941Killed on the Arizona at Pearl Harbor. 
Engelhardt, HermanOctober 10, 1944Killed in Holland.Paratrooper
Engelhardt, RubenMarch 30, 1945Died in Wood Hospital 
Erdman, Theodore W.November 15, 1944  
Erdman, Ervin L.June 14, 1944  
Fraudenheim, Harold R.October 25, 1944  
Frauenheim, Harold R.September 25, 1944  
Fredricks, Adrian E.April 10, 1944 Became 2nd. Lt. on December 26,1942
Felde, VictorFebruary 13, 1945Killed in Luzon 
Foth, Alpert E.October 31, 1944  
Fohrman, Jack E.December 7, 1943Lost his life in the Pacific. 
Fistler, Raymond C.January 2, 1943  
Franks, Raymond E.January 2, 1943  
Fale, William F.January 21, 1943  
Fischer, Elmer H.January 17, 1945  
Grunke, Gilbert E.September 10, 1944  
Gillett, SamFebruary 16, 1945Killed in FranceBecame 1st. Lt. May 5, 1943
Goldwater, James J.April 20, 1945Killed in LuzonBecame Tech Sgt. on March 21,1944
Gore, RubenAugust 1, 1944Killed in France. 
Heinzen, Donald H.June 26, 1945  
Herman, JohnJanuary 21, 1943  
Hall, Nealand J.July 30, 1943Killed in accident in Kentucky.Became 1st. Sgt. on June 8,1943 & Warrant officer J.G. in July 1943
Hammon, Frank E.August 10, 1943 Purple Heart Posthumously on October 15, 1943
Heibel, Rudolph G.August 15, 1944Killed in the Pacific.Marine
Heinen, Donald L.January 28, 1945 Purple Heart Posthumously
Heitzmann, Herbert H.September 27, 1944Killed in FranceBecame PFC on June 7,1943
Henrikofski, Frank M.February 4, 1943 Purple Heart, posthumously
Herrbold, William H.January 12, 1945  
Herzog, Gilbert M.October 2, 1944Killed in France.Wounded Twice, received Purple Heart on Dec. 1943
Advanced from Corp.,to Sgt.
Holden, Kenneth R.March 31, 1945 Awarded Wings, April 7, 1944
Became 2nd on Lt. April 7,1944
Holst, LesterFebruary 15, 1943 Became Sgt. in October, 1941
Holzworth, HenryMarch 19, 1945Killed in Germany 
Honold, PaulOctober 5, 1942  
Howers, Willard J.July 30, 1943Killed in bomber crashSon of Sheboygan Falls Mayor
Awarded Wings on April 22, 1943
Made 2nd. Lt. on April 22, 1943
Hug, Bernard R.December 19, 1944 Combat Infantryman Badge on August 28, 1944
Became PFC on August 28, 1944
Huibregtse, PeterJanuary 18, 1943Killed in camp accidentGlider Infantry
Huber, Roy J.January 22, 1943  
Ingelse, Edwin L.January 12, 1943  
Jensen, Charles W.May 21, 1945  
Jungenberg, Donald N.April 14, 1944  
Kaiser, VictorJune 12, 1943 Purple Heart posthumously
PFC, Army Infantry
Knocke, Reuben H.November 22, 1944 Navy, Petty Officer
Kletzein, Kenneth A.June 17, 1943 Purple Heart on September 4, 1943
Kortenhorn, Herman R.May 5, 1944 Navy
Koskamp, Rowland A.May 29, 1945 Chaplin / Capt.
Reported Nazi POW on March 22, 1945
Received a Bronze Star on November 9, 1944
Kreunen, Jerome H.December 16, 1944 Became Staff. Sgt. on December 16, 1944
Army Infantry
Kroehnke, Lewis W.November 23, 1944Killed in Germany.Army
Keitel, Robert J.January 27, 1943Killed in New GuineaPurple Heart, April 2, 1943
Army, Infantry
Kellner, Karl E.March 6, 1945 Techn. 4th Grade on June 13, 1942, then onto Lt.
Army; Awarded Silver Star on October 20, 1944
Purple Heart April 6, 1945
Kleinhaus, Merlin N.October 1, 1944Killed in Italy 
Kalk, Kenneth J.June 11, 1943Flyer reported missing.Army Air Corps.
Awarded Purple Heart September 24, 1943
Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters February 1, 1944 posthumously
Kaems, Robert H.March 9, 1945 Awarded Purple Heart, Posthumously in June, 1943
Was at rank of Lt. in the Army Air Force
Koepke, Richard A.February 8, 1943  
Kollmeyer, William F.January 11, 1943 Army, Infantry
Kranendank, Gerald J.July 11, 1944 Lt.
La Butzke, Ruben A.April 24, 1945Killed in the European TheaterArmy Paratrooper
Liebenstein, Clair V.March 3, 1945 Army PFC
Leffin, DouglasFebruary 2, 1945 Awarded Presidential Citation. Posthumously
Loebe, Carl F.May 17, 1944 Army
Loesing, DonaldJune 24, 1944Killed in ItalyAir Force Corporal
Awarded Purple Heart posthumously on August 15, 1944
Aerial Gunners Wings on February 26, 1944
Advanced to Cpl on February 26, 1944
Lohuis,Dwight W.May 22, 1944 Air Force Carrier
Awarded Purple Heart posthumously on June 30, 1944
Ludwig, Roland A.May 24, 1945Killed in OkinawaLt. in the Marines
Luth, William A.May 1, 1945 Sgt. in the Army
Awarded Purple Heart Posthumously on July 10, 1945
Bronze Star posthumously August 14, 1945
McCue, Donald L.April 20, 1945Killed in LuzonArmy PFC
Awarded Bronze Star on Febuary 21, 1945
Purple Heart on February 21, 1945
Maner, JohnApril 1, 1944 Army Infantry PFC
Meeusen, Howard G.March 7, 1945Killed in HollandArmy Corporal
Awarded Silver Star on May 3, 1945
Mertz, ElmerJuly 19, 1944Killed in the invasion (Normandy?)Army
Awarded Sharp shooter medal on October 24, 1943
Purple Heart posthumously October 6, 1944
Mihm, Carl W.May 5, 1945Killed in LuzonArmy Staff Sgt.
Awarded Presidential citation on May 25, 1945
Distinguished Unit Badge on May 25, 1945
Miller, James J.January 23, 1945Killed on Belgian frontArmy Infantry PFC
Moeckler, HarlandFebruary 24, 1944 Army, 302nd Infantry
Moldenhauer, Herman J.August 7, 1944Killed in FranceArmy PFC, 170th Infantry
Monday, Anthony H.November 4, 1944Killed in GermanyArmy Sgt.
McCue, AllenJune 19, 1944  
Mog, Norman A.September 26, 1944  
Nelson, EdwardSeptember 16, 1943  
Nisporic, John J.June 8, 1944 Navy
Nelson, Fred J. Jr.October 4, 1944 Army Infantry
Awarded Purple Heart on December 11, 1944
Nelson, Hugh Jr.November 13, 1944 Army, Awarded Purple Heart on March 1, 1945 posthumously
Norgaard, Verlin S.January 21, 1943 Army Infantry
Obrink, Earl J.January 21, 1943 Army Infantry
Awarded Purple Heart in June, 1943
Preder, Gerald H.November 12, 1943 Army Infantry
Preder, RolandApril 25, 1945Killed in GermanyArmy Pvt.
Preder, Norman R.October 9, 1944NormandyArmy Pvt.
Died of wounds suffered in the invasion
Peebles, Jack S.April 11, 1945Killed in FranceArmy
Predelwitz, Robert C.March 6, 1945Killed in EuropeArmy Lt.
Awarded Silver Star on January 18, 1945
Peterman, DelworthSilver Star, July 1943   
Pfister, Harold J.February 9, 1945Killed on Biak IslandArmy Air Force Cpl
Post, Byron E.March 27, 1945Killed in FranceArmy Sgt.
Prange, Andrew P.April 21, 1945Killed on LuzonArmy PFC
Rassel, LawrenceSeptember 16, 1943  
Rohde, Raymond T.June 3, 1945Killed on OkinawaArmy PFC
Advanced to PFC in December 1943
Roehr, Kenneth E.July 6, 1944Shot down over GermanyAir Force 2nd Lt.
Advanced to 2nd Lt. on December 5, 1943
Reseberg, Donald L.December 16, 1944 Army Infantry PFC
Rittenhouse, RobertSeptember 13, 1944Killed in SiapanMarines PFC
Reinecke, Kenneth J.January 21, 1945 Army Sgt.
Reilly, Leo J.September 16, 1943 Army Infantry
Awarded Purple Heart on September 9, 1943
Reichert, Leonard J.March 12, 1945Killed in crashNavy Lt.
Advanced Ensign on September 22, 1942
Remshak, Frank J.January 6, 1945 Army Paratroopers
Awarded Purple Heart posthumously on March 3, 1945
Renzelmann, TheodoreFebruary 12, 1944 Army PFC
Scherhaufer, RayMarch 20, 1943 Medic
Schill, Alois F.December 28, 1944  
Saye, Jimmy J.April 28, 1945 Army Infantry Staff Sgt.
Advanced to Cpl. on May 28, 1942,
Sgt. in July, 1943,
S. Sgt. on February 21, 1944
Sabel, George K.November 13, 1942 Army Infantry PFC
Schmidt, Delbert V.July 24, 1944Killed in NormandyArmy Pvt.
Schmidt, Martin F.December 28, 1944 Army Infantry Staff Sgt.
Schneider, WarrenJanuary 20, 1943 Army
Schoening, Roland F.January 24, 1945 Army Infantry Glider Pfc.
Advanced to PFC on April 10, 1944
Schuler, William J.April 19, 1945 Army
Simo, John P.August 22, 1944 Army
Seefeldt, Bernard L.August 19, 1944 Army
Schultz, Robert M.April 18, 1945 Army
Advanced to 2nd. Lt. June 18, 1943
1st. Lt. in February, 1945
Seibold, Nick L.August 17, 1942Died in fall 
Serketich, Joseph J.December 4, 1944Killed in area of Metz FranceArmy Sgt.
Advanced to Sgt. in June, 1943
Simmelink, Gordon J.May 31, 1945Killed in LuzonArmy Pvt.
Sinjem, Russel A.February 20, 1945 Army, Paratrooper
Skarda, Alwyn E.October 25, 1944Killed in FranceArmy Cpl.
Stark, August L.March 28, 1945Killed in crashCpl
Steffen, JamesMay 3, 1944 Army
Died of injuries sustained in accident.
Steffen, Urban H.June 10, 1944Killed on New GuineaArmy
Stegemeyer, BernardJanuary 21, 1943 Army Infantry
Steinhaus, Robert C.August 19, 1944 Army Air Corps 2nd Lt.
Advanced to 2nd. Lt. on December 1, 1943
Stephen, James P.May 10, 1944Killed in accident in Toledo 
Stueffen, Marvin J.December 28, 1944 Army Sgt.
Advanced to Pfc on November 13, 1942
Stoiber, Louis R. JrDecember 23, 1944 Army Sgt.
Purple Heart on September 27, 1944
Oak Leaf cluster to the Purple Heart
Advanced to Sgt. on January 15, 1945
Sullivan, Donald C.June 21, 1943 Army
Taubenheim, Harley A.July 25, 1943 Army Air Corps
Awarded DFC, Air Medal,Oak Leaf Cluster,Good Conduct, & Purple Heart
Tauscheck, John C.January 25, 1943 Army
Purple Heart posthumously
Tews, Wilbur A.July 16, 1943Killed in an accident 
Theil, Albert E.January 29, 1945 Army Pvt.
Awarded Purple Heart & Presidential Citation, both posthumously
Trester, Eugene E.September 2, 1944Killed in invasion 
Tenpas, FloydDecember 29, 1944 Army Infantry 2nd Lt.
Awarded Purple Heart & Bronze Star Posthumously
Vandenburg, Millard J.August 24, 1945Killed in LuzonArmy PFC
Van Der Vaart, Edwin F.October 2, 1944 Army Pvt.
Van Der Weele, LesterJanuary 29, 1943 Army
Awarded Purple Heart posthumously
Van Dixhorn, Donald J.September 16, 1944Killed in crashArmy Air Corps
Awarded the Air Medal
Van Engen, LouisMarch 10, 1944Killed in TarawaMarines
Van Hairseele, ReneJuly 12, 1945Killed in OkinawaPVT
Voss, Jerome F.June 12, 1944 Army Cpl.
Awarded Purple Heart posthumously
Walters, AlvinSeptember 16, 1943  
Weissgerber, ClarenceDecember 12, 1944Killed in GermanyArmy Infantry Sgt.
Awarded Purple Heart
Wollenberg, Orville L.February 5, 1945FranceArmy tank corp. Pfc.
Died of wounds sustained in action
Weiskamp, WinfredNovember 23, 1944Killed in GermanyArmy Infantry PFC.
Awarded the Purple Heart
Williams, Robert P.November 9, 1944 Army Pvt.
Yecke, Donal L.April 27, 1945Killed in South PacificNavy
Zimbal, Harold H.January 20, 1943 Army Infantry
Zlodi, Frank V.November 25, 1944Killed in GermanyArmy PFC
Zore, Phillip J.May 31, 1944Killed in ItalyArmy Cpl


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