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Raymond William Buchholz

Born September 10, 1921 in Bremer County and died March 31, 2017 in Iowa City, IA.

Raymond William Buchholz joined the United States Army January 5, 1943 in , served during the World War II era and reached the rank of before being discharged October 25, 1945 in .

Two Area Men Honored By Congress For Service In WWII ‘Devil’s Brigade’ WATERLOO, Iowa — An elite U.S.-Canadian military unit from World War II — in which two native Northeast Iowans served — is being recognized by the U.S. Congress. Surviving American and Canadian veterans of the First Special Service Force, also known as “The […]

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Paul Fred Zabel

Born October 11, 1917 in Tripoli, IA and died July 25, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, IA.

Paul Fred Zabel joined the United States Army March 3, 1942 in Fort Des Moines, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Sergeant before being discharged September 29, 1945 in Drew Field, FL.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: July 25, 2078. Obituary Paul F. Zabel, 97, of Cedar Rapids and formerly of Sumner, died Saturday, July 25, 2015, at ManorCare Health Services in Cedar Rapids. Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday, July 31, 2015, at St. John Lutheran Church-Spring Fountain of rural Sumner with Rev. George […]

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Jay Edward Demaray

Born November 25, 1953 in Charles City, IA and died June 23, 2015 in Rochester, MN.

Jay Edward Demaray joined the United States Air Force in , served during the era and reached the rank of before being discharged in .

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: June 23, 2078. Obituary Jay Demaray 61, of Evansdale, died Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester, Minnesota. Funeral Services will be held at Faith United Church of Christ in Tripoli on Friday, June 26, 2015, at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Marilyn Sargent officiating. Burial will […]

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Sterling Orlyn Edgar

Born January 27, 1930 in Sargeant, MN and died March 9, 2017 in Cedar Falls, IA.

Sterling Orlyn Edgar joined the United States Air Force November 27, 1950 in Illinois, served during the Korean War era and reached the rank of Sergeant before being discharged November 26, 1951 in Finley, ND.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: March 9, 2080. Obituary Sterling O. Edgar, 87, of Denver, died Thursday, March 9, 2017, at the Western Home Communities-Thalman Square, in Cedar Falls. Sterling was born January 27, 1930, in Sargeant, Minnesota, the son of Alfred and Alma (Hegna) Edgar. He served his country honorably in the United […]

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Ernest Henry Poock

Born July 12, 1920 in Waverly, IA and died April 6, 2018 in Readlyn, IA.

Ernest Henry Poock joined the United States Army September 17, 1942 in Camp Dodge, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Sergeant before being discharged November 14, 1945 in Jefferson Barracks, MO.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: April 6, 2081. Obituary Ernest “Ernie” H. Poock, 97, of Readlyn, died Friday, April 6, 2018, surrounded by his family at his granddaughter’s home in Readlyn. Ernest was born July 12, 1920, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Henry and Lydia (Warneke) Poock. He was baptized August 1, 1920 […]

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Lowell Mac Snyder

Born July 24, 1943 in Tripoli, IA and died February 16, 2018 in Waterloo, IA.

Lowell Mac Snyder joined the United States Army June 13, 1961 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Vietnam War era and reached the rank of Specialist Fifth Grade before being discharged June 12, 1964 in Fort Riley, KS.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: February 16, 2081. Obituary Lowell “Mac” Snyder, 74, of Waverly, Iowa, passed away on Friday, February 16, 2018, at UnityPoint Health – Allen Memorial Hospital in Waterloo, Iowa. Mac was born on July 24, 1943, in Tripoli, Iowa, the son of Aura Marie (Parker) and Jack Snyder. He was […]

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Archie Aultman Barkhoff

Born April 27, 1919 in Melvin, IA and died February 23, 2018 in Waverly, IA.

Archie Aultman Barkhoff joined the United States Army May 8, 1942 in Fort Des Moines, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Staff Sergeant before being discharged December 22, 1945 in Fort Leavenworth, KS.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: February 23, 2081. Obituary Archie Aultman Barkhoff, 98, of Waverly, Iowa, and formerly of Tripoli, Iowa, passed away on February 23, 2018 at Bartels Lutheran Retirement Community. Archie was born April 27, 1919 on a farm near Melvin, Iowa, to Enno and Anna (Lupkes) Barkhoff. He received his education […]

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Gerald Alphonse Klosterman

Born March 8, 1937 in New Vienna, IA and died September 18, 2017 in Cedar Falls, IA.

Gerald Alphonse Klosterman joined the United States Army November 15, 1956 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Peacetime era and reached the rank of Specialist Fourth Grade before being discharged November 13, 1959 in Fort Dix, NJ.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: September 18, 2080. Obituary Gerald A. “Jerry” Klostermann, 80, of Cedar Falls and formerly of Tripoli, died peacefully in his sleep on Monday, September 18, 2017, at his home in Cedar Falls. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 22, 2017, at St. Mary’s […]

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Leslie Biermann

Born April 29, 1919 in Bremer County, IA and died July 24, 2017 in Sumner, IA.

Leslie Biermann joined the United States Army August 25, 1942 in Camp Dodge, IA, served during the World War II era and reached the rank of Technician Fifth Grade before being discharged October 31, 1945 in Fort Knox, KY.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: July 24, 2080. Obituary Leslie Biermann, 98, of Tripoli, died Monday, July 24, 2017, at the Hillcrest Home in Sumner. A Celebration of Life Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Monday, July, 31, 2017, at Faith United Church of Christ in Tripoli with Rev. Burt Williams officiating. Inurnment will […]

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Terrance Thomas Roberts

Born September 4, 1948 in Waterloo, IA and died July 27, 2017 in Tripoli, IA.

Terrance Thomas Roberts joined the United States Army April 24, 1968 in Des Moines, IA, served during the Vietnam War era and reached the rank of Private First Class before being discharged April 23, 1970 in Fort Myer, VA.

Armed Forces Grave Registration Release Date: July 27, 2080. Obituary Terrance “Terry” Thomas Roberts, 68, of Tripoli, Iowa, passed away from natural causes on Thursday, July 27, 2017. Terry was born on September 4, 1948, in Waterloo, Iowa, the son of Cyrilla (Reicherts) and Raymond Roberts. He was baptized at St. John Catholic Church in […]

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