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Marvin Arlo Widdel

Born July 1, 1926 in Black Hawk County, IA and died June 18, 2017 in Denver, IA.

Marvin Arlo Widdel joined the United States Army March 2, 1951 in Black Hawk County, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of before being discharged July 5, 1951 in Camp Carson, CO.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: June 18, 2080. Obituary Marvin Arlo Widdel, 90, of Denver, Iowa, died on Sunday, June 18, 2017, at his home in Denver. Marvin was born on July 1, 1926, in Black Hawk County, Iowa, the son of August and Ottilie (Matthias) Widdel. He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel […]

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Norman William Herman

Born December 2, 1929 in Waterloo, IA and died July 8, 2017 in Waverly, IA.

Norman William Herman joined the United States Air Force October 18, 1950 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Staff Sergeant before being discharged October 17, 1954 in Orlando Air Force Base, FL.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: July 8, 2080. Obituary Norman William Herman, 87, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Saturday morning, July 8, 2017 at his home in Waverly. Norman was born on December 2, 1929, in rural Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Flora Lena (Paul) and William Fredrick Herman. He was baptized and […]

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Herbert Kurt Meyer

Born April 23, 1933 in Waverly, IA and died August 12, 2017 in Waverly, IA.

Herbert Kurt Meyer joined the United States Army September 4, 1953 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Private First Class before being discharged August 17, 1955 in Fort Lewis, WA.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: August 12, 2080. Obituary Herbert “Herb” Meyer, 84, of Waverly, Iowa, died peacefully at his home on Saturday, morning August 12, 2017. Herb was born on April 23, 1933, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Kurt and Anna (Bast) Meyer. He was baptized May 28, 1933 and confirmed his […]

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Richard Darrell Benschoter

Born June 19, 1930 in Winnebago, MN and died October 22, 2017 in Waterloo, IA.

Richard Darrell Benschoter joined the United States Air Force December 23, 1950 in Minneapolis, MN, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Airman Basic before being discharged December 3, 1954 in Waverly, IA.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: October 22, 2080. Obituary Richard Darrell “Dick” Benschoter, 87 of Waverly, Iowa, died on Sunday afternoon, October 22, 2017, at Covenant Medical Center in Waterloo following a brief illness. Richard was born on June 19, 1930, in Winnebago, Minnesota, the son of Gerald Grant and Mabel Ruth (Dunlap) Benschoter. […]

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Vernon Arthur Oberheu

Born March 13, 1933 in Waverly, IA and died November 26, 2017 in Marshalltown, IA.

Vernon Arthur Oberheu joined the United States Army April 30, 1953 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Private before being discharged April 25, 1956 in Fort Sheridan, IL.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: November 26, 2080. Obituary Vernon A. Oberheu, 84, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away quietly at the Iowa Veterans Home in Marshalltown on Sunday, November 26, 2017. Vernon was born on March 13, 1933 in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Arnold and Hilda (Roloff) Oberheu. Vernon entered the United States […]

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Ray Howard Roder

Born July 1, 1929 in Sumner, IA and died November 27, 2016 in Sumner, IA.

Ray Howard Roder joined the United States Army February 4, 1953 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Corporal before being discharged December 1, 1954 in Fort Carson, CO.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: November 27, 2079 Obituary Ray H. Roder, 87, of Sumner, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, November 30, 2016, at Faith United Church of Christ in Tripoli with Rev. Marilyn Sargent officiating. Interment will be held […]

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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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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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