World War II
Elgin W. Gordon died at sea Nov. 30, 1942, while serving in the Navy.
Melvin Sandness died October 1943 at Walter Reed Hospital while serving in the Army.
Navy Ensign Werner Weis, Roscoe, died at sea on Jan. 31, 1943, while serving in the Pacific.
Army Private First Class Loren Bast was killed in action in France in 1943.
Navy Ensign LeClaire (Bud) Olsen died at sea on Dec. 2, 1944.
Army Technician Fifth Grade James McIntee was killed in action on March 15, 1945, at Auersmacher, Germany.
Leonard Leyendecker, Roscoe, was killed in action on March 23, 1945.
Seaman First Class Othmar Braun died on May 4, 1945, while serving on a destroyer which was sunk by the Japanese.
Cyrus Kurth was killed in action while serving in the Army.
John Liester was killed in action while serving in the Army.
Marine Private First Class Gerry Schwartz died at the Osaka Prison Camp, Japan.
Army Private First ClassAllen W. Wood was killed in action while serving in the Philippines.
Art Ketchum died in Africa while serving in the Army.
Army Private First Class Virl Liebrenz died while on patrol in central Korea on July 10, 1953.
Army Specialist Fourth Class Lawrence Welk was killed while on patrol in the Mekong River Delta on May 23, 1967.
Army Specialist Fourth Class Kenneth L. Olson was killed after falling on a grenade to protect his comrade on May 13, 1968.
Marine Corporal Darwin Sturtz was killed when a mortar attack destroyed his unit on May 31, 1968.
Editor's Note: We realize this list is incomplete. Anyone with a correction or addition should call the Paynesville Press, 320-243-3772.
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