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Melvin Edwin Dettmer

Born June 10, 1935 in Waverly, IA and died September 17, 2016 in Omaha, NE.

Melvin Edwin Dettmer joined the United States Navy January 11, 1956 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Peacetime era and reached the rank of CMH3 before being discharged December 10, 1959 in Port Hueneme, CA.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: September 17, 2079.

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Harold Henry Kaiser

Born April 8, 1927 in Warren Township, Bremer County, IA and died February 19, 2016 in Waverly, IA.

Harold Henry Kaiser joined the United States Army June 27, 1945 in Fort Snelling, MN, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Technician Fourth Grade before being discharged November 20, 1946 in Fort Dix, NJ.

Obituary Harold H. Kaiser, 88, of Waverly, Iowa passed away on Friday, February 19, 2016 at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly, Iowa. Harold H. Kaiser was born on April 8, 1927, the son of Herbert and Ella (Wilkens) Kaiser on the farm in Warren Township, east of Bremer. On June 5, 1949 he […]

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Herman Henry Emkes

Born February 3, 1932 in Grundy County, IA and died August 5, 2016 in Shell Rock, IA.

Herman Henry Emkes joined the United States Army May 5, 1954 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of SP3 before being discharged May 3, 1957 in Fort Knox, KY.

Obituary Herman H. Emkes, 84, of Denver, Iowa, passed away Friday, August 5, 2016, at the Shell Rock Health Care Center in Shell Rock, Iowa. Herman was born February 3, 1932, on the family farm in Grundy County, Iowa, the son of Anton and Jennie (Hempen) Emkes. He attended school through the 8th grade and […]

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Wayne Allen Platte

Born September 20, 1929 in Waverly, IA and died October 4, 2016 in Waverly, IA.

Wayne Allen Platte joined the United States Army July 1, 1952 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Sergeant before being discharged June 30, 1954 in Texarkana, TX.

Obituary Wayne Allen Platte, 87, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday morning, October 4, 2016, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Wayne was born on September 20, 1929, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Agnes (Krueger) and Richard C. Platte. He was raised in Bremer, Iowa, and graduated from Waverly High School in […]

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Robert Farrel Risse

Born January 14, 1946 in Waterloo, IA and died September 2, 2016 in Denver, IA.

Robert Farrel Risse joined the United States Navy December 6, 1967 in Waterloo, IA, served during the Vietnam War era and reached the rank of AE2 before being discharged October 1, 1971 in Imperial Beach, CA.

Obituary Robert F. Risse, 70, of Denver, Iowa, and formerly of Waterloo, Iowa, passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016, at the Denver Sunset Home. Bob was born on January 14, 1946, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Kenneth F. and Carrie (Ritchie) Risse. He was baptized and confirmed at St. John’s Catholic Church in […]

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James Rollin Butler

Born February 18, 1930 in Oelwein, IA and died September 2, 2016 in Waterloo, IA.

James Rollin Butler joined the United States Air Force April 15, 1951 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of before being discharged April 15, 1955 in Great Falls, MT.

Obituary James “Jim” Rollin Butler, 86, of Denver, died Friday, September 2, 2016, at NorthCrest Specialty Care in Waterloo. Jim was born February 18, 1930, in Oelwein, Iowa, the son of Rollin and Vernie (Valentine) Butler. He graduated from Oelwein High School in 1949 and then attended Upper Iowa University in Fayette, Iowa. Jim served […]

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Harlan James Happel

Born February 16, 1935 in Readlyn, IA and died August 10, 2016 in Rochester, MN.

Harlan James Happel joined the United States Army August 26, 1954 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Private First Class before being discharged May 25, 1956 in Fort Sheridan, IL.

Obituary Harlan James Happel, 81, of Readlyn, Iowa, died on Wednesday, August 10, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Harlan was born on February 16, 1935, on the family farm near Readlyn. He was the son of William “Bill” Henry and Esther C. (Matthias) Happel. He was baptized on March 10, 1935, at […]

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Dale Claude Jung

Born January 1, 1924 in Waterloo, IA and died August 2, 2016 in Waverly, IA.

Dale Claude Jung joined the United States Marine Corps August 20, 1942 in Waterloo, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of TSGT before being discharged February 5, 1946 in Great Lakes, IL.

Obituary Dale Claude Jung, 92, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Tuesday, August 2, 2016, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Dale was born on January 1, 1924, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Ernest Claude and Zazel Annetta (Moss) Jung. He attended school in Waterloo, Iowa, and graduated from West High School in […]

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Leonard Louis Hill

Born August 6, 1923 in Bremer, IA and died August 20, 2015 in Waverly, IA.

Leonard Louis Hill joined the United States Navy February 23, 1943 in Waverly, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Fireman First Class before being discharged December 15, 1945 in Minneapolis, MN.

Obituary Leonard L. Hill, 92, of Waverly, Iowa, died on Thursday evening, August 20, 2015, at the Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Leonard was born on August 6, 1923, 2 ½ miles north of Bremer, Iowa, the son of Earl S. and Edrie V. (Scott) Hill. Leonard attended the Waverly Public School System, graduating […]

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Harold Carl Pries

Born October 4, 1927 in Bremer, IA and died March 4, 2015 in Waverly, IA.

Harold Carl Pries joined the United States Army June 26, 1952 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of before being discharged June 25, 1954 in Maryland.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date March 5, 2078 Obituary Harold Carl Pries, 87, of Waverly, died Wednesday, March 4, 2015, at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community in Waverly. Harold was born October 4, 1927, in Bremer, Iowa, the son of Arthur and Esther (Hennings) Pries. He married Doris Sundermeyer on February 6, 1949, in Klinger, […]

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