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William Adams
William Adams - Private First Class
Date Of Death: May 18, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa

William James Adams was born on July 14, 1947 in Cincinnati, Ohio, home base for the Proctor & Gamble Company where his father worked. Bill was half of a set...

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Marvin Adams
Marvin Adams - Major
Date Of Death: Jan 13, 1965
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Mason City, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940-1943, graduated in 1952 with a BS in Industrial Administration Died: West Germany

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Alfred Agan
Alfred Agan - Captain
Date Of Death: Jan 20, 1951
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Carterville, Iowa

Died: Off Shore, Inchon

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Dennis Ahrendsen
Dennis Ahrendsen - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Sep 6, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Olin, Iowa

Specialist 4th Class Dennis Lynn Ahrendsen exemplified the "All-American" young man. He was honest, loyal and true to his convictions. His passions were the farm where he was born and...

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Robert Alexander
Robert Alexander - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 30, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

First Lieutenant Robert Austin Alexander was born January 12, 1921 to Robert Alexander and Joanna Lamp. He grew up in Davenport, Iowa. Robert went to Iowa State College as part...

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Carl Alfred
Carl Alfred - Captain
Date Of Death: Apr 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Barney, Iowa

Captain Carl R. Alfred was born in Barney, Iowa to Albia Alfred and Rozetta Dagget on January 31, 1917. For a time, he lived in Altwater, Ohio. Carl studied Dairy...

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Robert Allen
Robert Allen
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Robert Ward Allen was the son of W. M. Allen of Michigan. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1935 and received a Master's degree at the University of Michigan...

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Leslie Allen
Leslie Allen
Date Of Death: Dec 19, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Crowley, Colorado

Leslie Lee Allen was born in Crowley, Colorado on October 5, 1925 to Robert L. Allen and Julia V. Andrews. For a time, he lived in Denver. He went to...

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Harold Allen
Harold Allen
Date Of Death: Nov 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Sutherland, Iowa

Harold Tracy Allen came from Sutherland, Iowa. He was the brother of Mr. Burt M. Allen of Rockford, Illinois. Harold came to Iowa State College to train with the Mechanical...

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Robert Anderson
Robert Anderson - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 1, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Romanian Reason: MIA

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Raymond Anderson
Raymond Anderson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Joliet, Illinois

Second Lieutenant Raymond Arthur Anderson of the infantry was a part of the Iowa State College faculty. He died at home in Joliet, Illinois, possibly of influenza. He was related...

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Matthew Anderson
Matthew Anderson - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Sep 25, 1993
War / Conflict: Somalia
Hometown: Chariton, Iowa

Matthew Keith Anderson was born April 16, 1972 to Joyce and Keith Anderson in Chariton, Iowa. He grew up with two brothers in nearby Lucas, a small town of about...

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James Anderson
James Anderson - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Apr 24, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oak Park, Illinois

Sergeant James Agnew Anderson was born March 29, 1914 at Oak Park, Illinois to Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Anderson. He was also related to Olive J. Reed. James worked...

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Earl Anderson
Earl Anderson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Civilian Life Earl Granville Anderson was born in Joliet, Illinois and grew up in Des Moines, Iowa. While in high school, he developed a great dislike for everything pertaining to...

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Rollo Andross
Rollo Andross - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 13, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Granada, Iowa

Captain Rollo C. Andross ("Andy") was born to John C. Andross and Addie E. Loving on May 5, 1918. He grew up in Granada, Iowa. Rollo graduated from Iowa State...

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Michael Antill
Michael Antill - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 28, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Huxley, Iowa

Michael Evan Antill was born on June 25, 1945 in Des Moines and grew up in Huxley, Iowa. He was the older of the two boys in Carrie and Hap...

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James Antram
James Antram
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Stuart, Iowa

James Albert Antram was the son of Mrs. A. L. Antram. He had a sister named Myrtle. James came to Iowa State College from Stuart, Iowa as part of the...

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Eugene Armstrong
Eugene Armstrong - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 25, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

First Lieutenant Eugene Mortimer Armstrong was born May 19, 1919 to William B. Armstrong and Ruth S. Gallup. He had a brother named Bruce. They lived in Ames, Iowa. After...

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Donald Armstrong
Donald Armstrong - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 11, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Brooklyn, Iowa

Captain Don Armstrong was born to John Henry Armstrong and Eve Mae Crider on February 25, 1915. He grew up in Brooklyn, Iowa. Don was married to Helen Ruth Kubacky...

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Donald Arp
Donald Arp - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 7, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Marion, Iowa

Lieutenant Donald Charles Arp came to Iowa State College from his hometown Marion, Iowa. He graduated in 1938 with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and was employed at Deere and...

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Steve Aszalos
Steve Aszalos - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Year at ISU: 1947 Private First Class Steve Norman Aszalos was born on June 19, 1925 to Steve Aszalos and Irma Yhranik in Cleveland, Ohio. He had a brother-in-law named...

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Edward Augustine
Edward Augustine - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Jan 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 Private First Class Edward Earl Augustine was born in Rose Hill, Iowa on December 7, 1922. He grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Edward left Iowa State...

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Dwight Bacon
Dwight Bacon - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 22, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Year at ISU: 1941 Second Lieutenant Dwight Garfield Bacon was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on January 10, 1918. He was the son of Dr. L. F. and Violet Bacon....

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Ralph Bailey
Ralph Bailey - Cadet
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Jesup, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 Ralph Warren Bailey was born on Christmas Day, December 25, 1920 to Ray Bailey and Effie Ennis. After the deaths of both parents, he lived with...

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Phillip Bailey
Phillip Bailey - Captain
Date Of Death: Jan 14, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 - Two Year Captain Phillip Wagner Bailey completed his flight training at Iowa State College for the Army Air Corps. As of December 31, 1942, he...

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Ner Bailey
Ner Bailey - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Maquoketa, Iowa

Sergeant Ner Jason Bailey was born on April 2, 1919 to Orlando Bailey and Gertrude Rankin, and grew up in Maquoketa, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State in 1941 and...

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Dexter Bailey
Dexter Bailey - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 2, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Brookings, South Dakota

Civilian Life Dexter Edward Bailey received his bachelor's degree from Massachusetts Agricultural College. He earned a Master’s in Science at Iowa State College in 1917, majoring in Chemistry. After graduating,...

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George Baker
George Baker
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: South Weymouth, Massachusetts

George Alexander Baker was born in South Weymouth, Massachusetts. He was eventually married to Ida Baker of Ames, Iowa. He received a B.S. in Ag. E. in 1917 from Iowa...

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George Baker
George Baker - Cadet
Date Of Death: Jul 3, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 George Winsel Baker was born in South Bend, Indiana on August 15, 1918. He was only six weeks old when his father, George A. Baker, died...

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Robert Banks
Robert Banks - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 16, 1946
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Tipton, Iowa

Our files contain only fragmented information about Dr. Robert Carl Banks. Robert's hometown was Tipton, Iowa. He went on to become part of the class of 1943, DVM. He died...

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Charles Barber
Charles Barber - 1st Liuetenant
Date Of Death: Sep 2, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

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Donald Barger
Donald Barger - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 27, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Swea City, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Donald W. Barger was born to William H. Barger and Margaret A. Bruce on November 28, 1917 in Grant Township, Ledyard, Iowa. He called Swea City, Iowa his...

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Robert Barney
Robert Barney - Cadet
Date Of Death: Aug 31, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 - Dairy Industries Our records contain only bare fragments of information on Robert J. Barney, who went missing in action sometime in September 1942 in India....

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Edwin Barnum
Edwin Barnum - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Sergeant Edwin Frederick Barnum was from Des Moines, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College with a B.S. in Chemical Engineering in 1915. Edwin enlisted November 6, 1917 in Washington...

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Robert Bass
Robert Bass - Master Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 19, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Stratford, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 - Civil Engineering Master Technical Sergeant Robert L. Bass was born to Vallie L. Bass and Frances Anderson in Stratford, Iowa on September 27, 1921, but...

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Ira Beckman
Ira Beckman - Captain
Date Of Death: Mar 2, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Jordan, Minnesota

Year at ISU: 1945 Captain Norbert Beckman was born in Jordan, Minnesota on April 2, 1923 to Frank and Katherine Beckman. When he went to Iowa State College, he pledged...

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Clyde Beer
Clyde Beer - Corporal
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Keosauqua, Iowa

Corporal Clyde E. Beer was the son of Mrs. Flora C. Beer. His hometown was Keosauqua, Iowa. Clyde graduated from Iowa State College with the class of 1917 in Electrical...

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Don Beerbower
Don Beerbower - Major
Date Of Death: Aug 9, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hill City, Minnesota

Year at ISU: 1942 - Creamery Operations (two year) Major Don Merrill Beerbower was born on August 26, 1921 in Saskatchewan, Canada. His family later moved to Hill City, Minnesota....

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Elson Behnke
Elson Behnke - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Oct 9, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Elson E. Behnke was born in Plymouth, Iowa to Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Benke. They later moved to Ames, Iowa. Elson graduated from Ames High School an attended Iowa...

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Bruce Bell
Bruce Bell - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 18, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Duluth, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Lieutenant Bruce H. Bell was born in Duluth, Minnesota to Bruce H. Bell, Sr. and Louella Wiggins on August 28, 1923. Bruce attended ISC from September...

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James Beneke
James Beneke - Ensign
Date Of Death: Mar 27, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Austin, Minnesota

Ensign James Robert Beneke was born to George Beneke and Marie Wollenberg on January 18, 1920 in Waltham, Minnesota. He grew up in Austin, Minnesota and he had a brother...

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Herald Bennion
Herald Bennion - Ensign
Date Of Death: Aug 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Farmington, Utah

Ensign Herald Clark Bennion was born to his parents Edwin Bennion and Mary Clark on September 12, 1914. He grew up in Farmington, Utah with his brother, Hugh C. Bennion....

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Dale Benson
Dale Benson - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Jan 15, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Tama, Iowa

Dale Earl Benson was born in Waterloo, Iowa on March 19, 1947 to Grace and Earl Benson. Grace and Earl were both enrolled members of the Meskwaki, the Sac and...

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Robert Berwick
Robert Berwick - Ensign
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Knoxville, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 Ensign Robert Abram Berwick was born to Elmo R. Berwick and Gladys Abram Berwick in Knoxville, Iowa on April 12, 1923. He lived for a time...

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Edward Biehunko
Edward Biehunko - Private
Date Of Death: Apr 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Moulton, Texas

Year at ISU: 1947 Private Edward Leon Biehunko was the son of Edward L. Biehunko, Sr. and Elisabeth Eissler. His birthday was September 13, exact year unknown. He grew up...

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Charles Bilderback
Charles Bilderback
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Adel, Iowa

Charles Millard Bilderback was the son of Mr. J.E. Bilderback. He came from Adel, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College in 1916. On June 16, 1918, Charles enlisted as...

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Earl Bisbee
Earl Bisbee - 1st Sergeant
Date Of Death: Sep 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Los Angelos, California

First Sergeant Earl Brunson Bisbee was the son of S.N. Bisbee. His hometown was Los Angeles, California. Earl graduated with the class of 1913. He joined the Marines at Seattle,...

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Bernard Black
Bernard Black - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Brooksville, Maine

Second Lieutenant Bernard Sewell Black was born in Brooksville, Maine on June 25, 1923 to Eugene M. Black and Clemency Guttrich. He graduated from Iowa State College in Aerospace Engineering...

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Samuel Blackman
Samuel Blackman - Captain
Date Of Death: Apr 26, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Parson, West Virginia

Captain Samuel R. Blackman was born in Parson, West Virginia on November 8, 1916 to Joseph F. Blackman and Myrtle Paugh. He received his second lieutenant commission upon graduating from...

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Larry Bleeker
Larry Bleeker - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 26, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Died: Quang Tri, Vietnam Reason: Killed in Action

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Robert Blume
Robert Blume - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Mar 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ridgefield, Connecticut

Year at ISU: 1947 Private First Class Robert Nichols Blume was born April 5, 1925 in Ithaca, New York to Adrian F. Blume and Jeanette A. Nichols. His last home...

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Alan Boone
Alan Boone - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 19, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

Alan Ransom Boone was born December 4, 1947 in Fort Meyers, Virginia, to Alex and Yvonne Boone. He spent his early years in Durham, North Carolina and when he was...

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Eldon Boots
Eldon Boots - Private First Class
Date Of Death: May 26, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oelwein, Iowa

Private First Class Eldon Ralph Boots was born in Oelwein, Iowa on October 19, 1919. He attended Oelwein and New Hampton public school. In 1937, he enrolled at Iowa State...

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Sidney Botts
Sidney Botts - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Elliot, Iowa

Sidney Jasper Botts was born on January 26, 1930 on his family’s farm near Elliott, Iowa. He was named for a grandfather and a great-grandfather and was the second child...

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A. Boynton
A. Boynton - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Oct 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Pleasant Plain, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1945 Private First Class A. Stripling Boynton was born on August 8, 1923 to Reuben R. Boyton and Ruth Stripling. He lived in Pleasant Plain, Illinois. A....

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Dale Bradley
Dale Bradley
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Bedford, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1921 Dale Troy Bradley was the son of Mr. Sidney Bradley, and grew up in Bedford, Iowa. He studied Agronomy at Iowa State College before enlistinginto the...

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William Brand
William Brand - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Dec 11, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: New Hampton, Iowa

Platoon Sergeant William Brand was the son of Mr. Karl Brand. He grew up in New Hampton, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College in 1914. William enlisted May 27,...

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Daniel Branstiter
Daniel Branstiter - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jul 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sumner, Nebraska

Year at ISU: 1944 - Dairy Industry Ensign Daniel Starr Branstiter came from Sumner, Nebraska. He was born on January 21, 1922 to Daniel Elsie Branstiter and Blanche M. Snodgrass....

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Hugh Breakenridge
Hugh Breakenridge - Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 27, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Disdale, Iowa

Captain Hugh Wallace Breakenridge was born in Traer, Iowa on July 19, 1919 to William J. Breakenridge and S. Edith McMillan. His hometown was Dinsdale, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa...

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Edwin Breaw
Edwin Breaw - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Alden, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Second Lieutenant Edwin Gordon Breaw was born to Rev. Walter L. Breaw and Elva A. Cullen on March 26, 1923, and grew up in Alden, Iowa....

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LaVerne Breman
LaVerne Breman - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 First Lieutenant LaVerne Roy Breman was born on September 29, 1921 to Earl M. Breman and Millie M. Campfield. He had a sister named Sarah Breman....

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Richard Brevik
Richard Brevik - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 17, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Berry Brevik (Civil Engineering 1918), letter to the Alumni Association, August 28, 1945: "Attention: "Red" Barron Our son, Richard Stanley Brevik, ex '47, in Aeronautical Engineering, enlisted in the Army...

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Richard Bridgeman
Richard Bridgeman
Date Of Death: Mar 5, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Grand Forks, North Dakota

Year at ISU: 1941 Private First Class Richard J. Bridgeman was born September 18, 1919 to Roy Bridgeman and C. Jeronimus. He grew up in Grand Forks, North Dakota. Richard...

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Clarence Briggs
Clarence Briggs - Ensign
Date Of Death: Dec 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Ensign Donald C. Briggs was born in Ames, Iowa on January 11, 1916 to Jane Briggs. While attending Iowa State College, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity....

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William Brinkman
William Brinkman
Date Of Death: Apr 11, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Pochahontas, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 First Lieutenant William Frederick Brinkman was born to his parents Dr. W.F. Brinkman and Inez Essick on January 1, 1920. He grew up in Pochantas, Iowa....

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Omer Brokaw
Omer Brokaw - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 13, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 First Lieutenant Omer Kingston Brokaw was born on June 6, 1920 to Omer L. Brokaw and Marguerite D. Jennings. He attended Iowa State College with his...

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Wheeler Brooks
Wheeler Brooks - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ollie, Iowa

Wheeler D Brooks was born in Ollie, Iowa, a small town in Keokuk Country in the southeastern portion of the state. He was born to Harold and Frieda Brooks on...

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Max Brothers
Max Brothers
Date Of Death: Nov 20, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ankeny, Iowa

His only record in his file comes from the February 1947 issue of the Iowa State College Alumnus: "No word has been at the College concerning the death of Private...

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Presley Brown
Presley Brown
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Walker, Iowa

Presley Estel Brown grew up in Walker, Iowa. He was the son of Mrs. Sarah E. Brown. Presley came to Iowa State College as part of the Student Army Training...

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E Brown
E Brown - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Subic Bay, Phillipines

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Charles Brown
Charles Brown - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 14, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Scott Bluff, Nebraska

Year at ISU: 1941 Citation: "Cairo, Egypt August 19, 1942 CHARLES O. BROWN, JR. 1st Lieut., AAF is herewith cited for gallantry in action with the enemy. On June 15,...

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Andrew Brown
Andrew Brown
Date Of Death: Dec 27, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa

Andrew James Brown grew up in Red Oak, Iowa. He was the son of Mr. F. C. Brown and Mrs. Sarah E. Brown. He graduated from Iowa State College in...

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Ford Browne
Ford Browne - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1933 Died: Germany

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Donald Bruner
Donald Bruner - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1916 Died: Germany

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Charles Buffington
Charles Buffington - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa

Charles Buffington was born on September 26, 1919 to Charles Rollin Huffington and Irene Griggs. He grew up in Glennwood, Iowa. While at Iowa State College, he was friends with...

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Robert Burchard
Robert Burchard - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 19, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Robert Burchard was born on January 20, 1919 to Frederick A. Burchard and Stella M. Johnson. He had one sister, Evelyn Spencer, who graduated from Iowa State in 1938. Staff...

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Robert Burnett
Robert Burnett - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Robert LeRoy Burnett was born on September 9,1923 in Fairfield, Iowa to parents Roy C. Burnett and Mary E. McCormick. They raised Robert in nearby Batavia, Iowa. Robert...

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Richard Burr
Richard Burr - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 1, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Phillipines

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Douglas Bush
Douglas Bush - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Germany

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William Butler
William Butler - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 - Aerospace Engineering Captain William Howard Butler was born to Thomas A. Butler and Corinne Cox on March 31, 1919. He grew up in Indianola, Iowa....

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Cheney Byam
Cheney Byam
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Hubbard, Iowa

Cheney was the son of Mr. D. E. Byam. He was formerly of the Class of 1911, Civil Engineering. He had come to Iowa State College from his hometown of...

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Douglas Cain
Douglas Cain - Corporal
Date Of Death: Jul 14, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

We would like to thank Douglas Michael Cain’s brothers and sisters - Tom, Phil, Kelly and Annie - for collaborating to tell Doug’s story. Douglas Michael Cain was born on...

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William Caldwell
William Caldwell - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 10, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant William J. Caldwell Jr. was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa on July 1, 1921 to William Caldwell and Stella Selacek. William graduated from McKinley...

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Neal Campbell
Neal Campbell
Date Of Death: Sep 22, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Grand River, Iowa

Neal Dow Campbell came to Iowa State College from his hometown Grand River, Iowa. He graduated in 1915 with an Animal Husbandry degree. On June 26, 1918 he joined the...

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Robert Carlon
Robert Carlon - Corporal
Date Of Death: Feb 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa

Corporal Robert F. Carlon was born on June 29, 1912 to Harry F. Carlon and Lulu M. Evans. He grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. Robert married Helen Rillihan in February...

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Roger Carr
Roger Carr - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 17, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Florida

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Thomas Carrington
Thomas Carrington - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Aug 12, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa

Thomas was the son of Bob and Shirley Carrington. Tom was a smart, energetic person who loved swimming, waterskiing, fishing and working with his dad who was an electrician. A...

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Roger Carroll
Roger Carroll - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Oct 30, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Roger Eugene Carroll was born July 26, 1949 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. He was the second oldest of eight children, born to John and Audrey Carroll. His brothers and sisters...

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Timothy Casady
Timothy Casady - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Midway

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Laurence Caspor
Laurence Caspor - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Hinton, Iowa

Private Laurence Frederick Gustave Casper grew up in Hinton, Iowa. He was somehow related to Dr. Percy Ellis and Alfred J. Bogen. Laurence came to Iowa State College as part...

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Mark Castle
Mark Castle - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 23, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Germany

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Robert Chesney
Robert Chesney - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: France

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Harold Christensen
Harold Christensen
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943

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Thomas Cisler
Thomas Cisler - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 8, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: California

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Jerry Clark
Jerry Clark - Chief Warrant Officer
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1965
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

Jerry Prosper Clark grew up in Davenport, Iowa and was the second youngest of the four children in the Clark family. At Davenport High School, he pursued many interests –...

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Everett Clark
Everett Clark - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 18, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Private Everett Tracy Clark came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Cedar Falls, Iowa, as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. He died of influenza...

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George Clarke
George Clarke - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 28, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Conrad, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 George Howard Clarke was born on October 20, 1916 to John Clarke, who founded the Clarke Hybrid corn company in Grundy County, and Ruth Hauser. George...

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Carl Claus
Carl Claus - Corporal
Date Of Death: Jun 5, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Plymouth, Iowa

Carl Jacob Claus was born on April 17, 1928 on his parent's farm, two miles south of Plymouth, Iowa. He joined an older sister, Pauline and when he was four...

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Jay Clayton
Jay Clayton - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Oct 6, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Monroe, Wisconsin

Sergeant Jay William Clayton was born and raised in Monroe, Wisconsin. He was the son of Mr. W. D. Clayton. Jay graduated from Iowa State College in 1916 and enlisted...

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Gerald Cleckner
Gerald Cleckner - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jan 9, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Webster City, Iowa

Gerald was born on August 7, 1921 and raised by his parents, Harry Alfred Cleckner and Mildred Lela Blue, in Webster City. He graduated from Webster City High School in...

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Charles Clow
Charles Clow - Corporal
Date Of Death: Feb 19, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Lisbon, North Dakota

Year at ISU: 1945 Corporal Charles Claire Clow was the son of Charles Claire Clow from Lisbon, North Dakota. Charles pledged to Sigma Nu fraternity at Iowa State College on...

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Guy Clubb, Jr
Guy Clubb, Jr - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Greenfield, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1938 Guy was the son of Mr. G. L. Clubb. Guy died on January 16, 1944. Our information on Guy Leon Clubb is incomplete. If you have...

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Gordon Cochrane
Gordon Cochrane
Date Of Death: Mar 25, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Grosse Point, Michigan

Year at ISU: 1947 Gordon was born on October 11, 1924, in Los Angeles to Mary Bohr. He grew up in Grosse Point, Michigan with two sisters - Joan and...

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Edwin Cody
Edwin Cody - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Aug 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Grand Junction, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1939 Edwin was from Grand Junction, Iowa. He was the son of John Cody and Sarah Lipke - his date of birth is unknown. Private First Class...

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Eugene Colburn
Eugene Colburn
Date Of Death: Nov 18, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: West Union, Iowa

Eugene Willard Colburn was the son of Mrs. Dora S. Colburn. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of West Union, Iowa, as a member of the Mechanical...

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Donald Cole
Donald Cole - Corporal
Date Of Death: May 12, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Private First Class Donald Edward Cole was born in Waterloo, Iowa to Robert A. Cole and Mary Louise Peek. He grew up in Moline, Illinois, and...

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George Coleman
George Coleman - First Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jan 18, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Elgin, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1945 - General Engineering George was from Elgin, Illinois. His mother was Irma S. Coleman. First Sergeant George R. Coleman gave his life during the Battle of...

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Hugh Colgan
Hugh Colgan - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Dec 26, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Corning, Iowa

Sergeant Hugh D. Colgan was born June 19, 1912. His hometown was Corning, Iowa, but he graduated from Des Moines Catholic High School in 1929. Hugh earned a Bachelor of...

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Max Collins
Max Collins - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 4, 1953
War / Conflict: Korea

Died: South Korea Reason: non hostile - crashed F-86E

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Charles Collins
Charles Collins - Private First Class
Date Of Death: May 22, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Charles Emery Collins was born September 25, 1930, three years after his parents, Violetta and Emery Collins were married in Fort Dodge, IA. The family lived for a while in...

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Robert Compton
Robert Compton - Cadet
Date Of Death: Mar 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: West Des Moines, Iowa

Robert was born September 13, 1923 to Albert M. Compton and Addie Mae Hubbard. Aviation Cadet Robert Douglas Compton came to Iowa State College from his hometown, West Des Moines,...

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Richard Concannon
Richard Concannon - Warrant Officer 2
Date Of Death: Feb 15, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Keokuk, Iowa

Died: Thua Thien, Vietnam Reason: Helicopter Crash

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John Cone
John Cone - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Nov 17, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Independence, Iowa

Died: Teyninh, Vietnam Reason: Killed in Action

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Hallett Conger
Hallett Conger - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 29, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sac City, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Guy Hallett Conger was born in Roulea Saskatchewan, Canada, May 23, 1922 to Guy R. Conger and LaVere Hallet. His last home address was in Sac City, Iowa....

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Donald Copeland
Donald Copeland - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 - Electrical Engineering Second Lieutenant Donald W. Copeland was born at Newcastle, Wyoming, on September 17, 1921 to Wayne H. Copeland and Mabel Norgard. His last...

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Raymond Corbesia
Raymond Corbesia - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jan 29, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Faribault, Minnesota

Staff Sergeant Raymond Joseph Corbesia was born in Faribault, Minnesota on March 17, 1919 to Emil and Grace Simon Corbesia. Robert had a brother, Sergeant First Class Floyd Corbesia, stationed...

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Romeo Cox
Romeo Cox
Date Of Death: Sep 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Childress, Texas

Romeo Willis Cox was the son of Mrs. W. C. Cox. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Childress, Texas. Romeo graduated ISU in 1918 and soon...

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William Croft
William Croft - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 7, 1946
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 - Engineering Staff Sergeant William Bruce Croft was born in Marshalltown, Iowa on June 21,1923 to Leroy W. Croft and Gladys A. Cronk. For a time,...

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Robert Crosley
Robert Crosley
Date Of Death: Apr 28, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Died: Virginia Reason: Air crash

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Harry Crumley
Harry Crumley - Captain
Date Of Death: Jan 2, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Died: Binh Dinh, Vietnam Reason: Non hostile air crash

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Dean Culbertson
Dean Culbertson - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fayette, Iowa

Sergeant Dean Carleton Culbertson was born in Nevada, Iowa, on March 5, 1915. He grew up in Fayette, Iowa. Dean graduated from Fayette High School and attended Upper Iowa University...

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Wayne Cunningham
Wayne Cunningham - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 16, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Utah | Reason: Murdered

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Glen Cunningham
Glen Cunningham - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 25, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Phillipines

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John Currie
John Currie - 2rd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 16, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Odebolt, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 - Pre Vet Second Lieutenant John Wallace Currie was born in Odebolt, Iowa, on August 22, 1915 to John Currie and Nellie Smith. He entered the...

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Arthur Daehn
Arthur Daehn - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 23, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Over Austria

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Anton Dahl
Anton Dahl
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cherokee, Iowa

Anton Dahl came to Iowa State College from his hometown Cherokee, Iowa, as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. He was somehow related to Gust Carlson of...

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Larry Dahms
Larry Dahms - CE4
Date Of Death: Nov 17, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Garwin, Iowa

Wrote by John Landon, who served with Larry in Mobile Construction Battalion-74. Larry Albert Dahms was Born, June 6, 1947 to Albert and Gretchen Dahms of Garwin, Iowa. He arrived...

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O. Davidson
O. Davidson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 16, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Second Lieutenant O. Dean Davidson was the brother of Warren C. Davidson. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Omaha, Nebraska. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science...

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Laurence Davies
Laurence Davies - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 9, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1932 Died: Middle East

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Ted Davis
Ted Davis - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Italy

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Ramon Davis
Ramon Davis - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 5, 1950
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Nevada, Iowa

Died: Suchon, North Korea Reason: MIA

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Neil Davis
Neil Davis - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 9, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945

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Max Davis
Max Davis - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941

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James Davis
James Davis - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Rockford, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1940

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Francis Davis
Francis Davis - Lieutenant Commander
Date Of Death: Jun 14, 1972
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Montrose, Iowa

Years at ISU: 1956-1960 (Aerospace Engineering) 1969-1971 (Electrical Engineering) Francis received a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering on May 28, 1960 and received a Masters of Engineering in Electrical Engineering on...

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John Decker
John Decker - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 29, 1940
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Japan

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Roland DeLaHunt
Roland DeLaHunt - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Kansas

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Thomas Delamore
Thomas Delamore - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Reason: POW

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Robert DeLanoit
Robert DeLanoit - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Burma

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Warren Dierking
Warren Dierking - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 12, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: New Guiena

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Forrest Diesch
Forrest Diesch - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Aug 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Guadal Canal

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Sam Dobervich
Sam Dobervich - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 22, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Sam had five brothers - one of which who was present during the fall of the Philippines in 1942. Dobervich graduated from North Dakota State College in Fargo, North Dakota....

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Howard Dolphin
Howard Dolphin - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: France

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Phil Domer
Phil Domer
Date Of Death: Aug 30, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Moemfoor Island

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Robert Donald
Robert Donald - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 31, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: South Pacific

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Paul Donhowe
Paul Donhowe
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941

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Ecil Douthit
Ecil Douthit - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 2, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Germany

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Paul Dove
Paul Dove - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1937 Died: South China Sea Reason: POW

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Robert Duffy
Robert Duffy
Date Of Death: Jan 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Oregon

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Robert Dummermuth
Robert Dummermuth - Corporal
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1951
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: West Union, Iowa

We would like to express our thanks to Robert’s younger sister, Janita Loftus, who wrote to us about memories of her brother. Here is Bob’s story, using mostly in Janita’s...

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Darle Dunbar
Darle Dunbar - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Feb 26, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Duncomb, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Florida

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Paul Duncan
Paul Duncan
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944

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George Duncomb,Jr.
George Duncomb,Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Austria

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Matthew Eckerman
Matthew Eckerman - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 1, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Matthew Dale Ackerman was born to A. H. Eckerman and Lula Ackerman. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Des Moines, Iowa. He would have graduated in 1918...

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Earle Edwards
Earle Edwards - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 22, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Nevada, Iowa

Earle Edwards was born to Mr. J S. Edwards and was the brother of Carrie B. Edwards. His hometown was Nevada, Iowa. Earle graduated from Iowa State College in 1915...

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Hubert Egenes
Hubert Egenes - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Mar 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: France Awards: Silver Star

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Joseph Eldridge
Joseph Eldridge - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 4, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Brookings, South Dakota

Joseph "Joe" Mull Eldridge was a popular student at Iowa State College. Mr. Eldridge had lived practically all his life at Ames, where he graduated from the Iowa State College...

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George Elliott
George Elliott - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 28, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: New Caledonia

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Donald Elliott
Donald Elliott - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: Aug 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Paulu

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Thomas Ellis
Thomas Ellis - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 22, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Raymond, Washington

Thomas Winford Ellis came to Iowa State College from Spencer, Iowa. He was the son Mrs. Lillian L. Ellis of Raymond, Washington. He was also married. Thomas was a member...

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Joseph Ellis
Joseph Ellis
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Eau Claire, Wisconsin

All of we know of Joseph Frank Ellis, according to his scant record, was that he came from Eau Claire, Wisconsin and was formerly of the class of 1945. His...

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Mark Ellsworth
Mark Ellsworth - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Sep 25, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

Mark Allen Ellsworth was born January 22, 1947, to Marjorie and Lloyd Ellsworth in Waterloo, Iowa. He was 7 1/2 years younger than brother Jim, 17 months older than Kathy...

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Virgil Emerson
Virgil Emerson - Major
Date Of Death: Aug 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: North Sea

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Ernest Engeman
Ernest Engeman - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fort Madison, Iowa

Ernest was born on June 6, 1922 to Benjamin F. Engeman and Emma Heisen Engeman. He grew up in Fort Madison, Iowa. After studying Aerospace Enginneering for a time at...

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Burton English
Burton English - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Lake View, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1941 First Lieutenant Burton Clyde English was born in Lake View, Iowa Mr. and Mrs. Thomas English on March 14, 1920. His last home address was in...

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Clifford Erwin
Clifford Erwin - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: San Diego

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Henry Espensen
Henry Espensen - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 11, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: West Liberty, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Sicily, Italy

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John Estel
John Estel - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jul 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

John's father, Edward Estel, raised him and his two sisters in Waterloo, Iowa. After graduating from Iowa State College in 1938 with a Bachelor of Science, John worked for the...

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Volney Evans
Volney Evans - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 8, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Emerson, Iowa

Volney LuVerne Evans came to Iowa State College from his hometown, Emerson, Iowa. He was the son of Mr. Marion L. Evans. He graduated in 1917 with a degree in...

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Thomas Ewall
Thomas Ewall - Lieutenant Commander
Date Of Death: Aug 1, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Houston, Texas

Died: California

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Allen Ewoldt
Allen Ewoldt - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 5, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hartley, Iowa

Allen was born in Gleghorn, Iowa, on January 5, 1916 to Emil Ewoldt and Sarah Hyndman, but grew up in Hartley, Iowa. He left Iowa State College to be inducted...

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Robert Farnham
Robert Farnham - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jan 14, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Algona, Iowa

Died: South Vietnam Reason: Killed in Action

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Miles Felton
Miles Felton
Date Of Death: Oct 17, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Neola, Iowa

Miles Dension Felton was the son of Mr. William Felton. He came to Iowa State College from Neola, Iowa as part of the Student Army Training Corps. Miles died of...

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Dennis Ferguson
Dennis Ferguson - Captain
Date Of Death: Mar 20, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Minneapolis, Minnesota

Died: Off Shore, Vietnam Reason: Non Hostile Helicopter Crash

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Paul Finken
Paul Finken - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Nov 2, 2006
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Early, Iowa

Paul John Finken grew up in the small Iowa town of Earling in Shelby County. He was the youngest of Charles and Edna Finken’s 10 children, and a twin. He...

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Byron Fisher
Byron Fisher - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Danbury, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Byron J. Fisher was born to Guy and Ida Fisher on November 19, 1920. He grew up in Danbury, Iowa. While at Iowa State College, Bryon studied Civil...

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James Flack
James Flack - Captain
Date Of Death: Aug 16, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Sicily, Italy

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John Flahive
John Flahive - Private
Date Of Death: Jun 23, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: France

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Carl Flogstad
Carl Flogstad - Captain
Date Of Death: Aug 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Australia

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Emmett Floyd
Emmett Floyd
Date Of Death: Oct 17, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Emmett Floyd was the son of Mrs. Ester E. Floyd. He came to Iowa State College from here in Ames, Iowa as a member of the Student Army Training Corps....

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William Fluallen
William Fluallen - Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Italy

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Robert Foulkes
Robert Foulkes - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 27, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Phillipines

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Paul Fowler
Paul Fowler - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: France

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Thomas Frank
Thomas Frank - Commander
Date Of Death: Nov 1, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Off Shore, Vietnam Reason: Non hostile air crash

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Dean Fredericks
Dean Fredericks - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 5, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Colter, Iowa

We are grateful to Dean’s sister, Ruth Hannah, for beautifully handwriting Dean’s story so it could be shared. Dean Edward Fredericks was born on October 24, 1926 to Edward and...

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Galen Freel
Galen Freel - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Murray, Iowa

Galen Sturman Freel was the son of Dr. C.O. Freel and Mrs. Carrie M Freel. He grew up in Murray, Iowa with two brothers. The eldest, Elden Leo Freel, served...

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Harry Freyermuth
Harry Freyermuth - Corporal
Date Of Death: Apr 12, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Germany

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John Fuller
John Fuller - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 23, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Civilian Life John "Jack" Fuller attended Iowa State from 1938 to 1941, majoring in General Engineering. He was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity, and during his senior year...

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Daniel Fulton
Daniel Fulton
Date Of Death: Oct 18, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

Daniel was born in Ottumwa, Iowa to Mr. J. R. Fulton. He came to Iowa State College as part of the the Student Army Training Corps. Daniel died of influenza...

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Ardath Gannon
Ardath Gannon - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: New Hampshire Reason: Accident

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Robert Garlock
Robert Garlock - Ensign
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1934

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Paul Garner
Paul Garner - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 30, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1937 Died: Michigan Reason: Cancer

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John Garth, Jr
John Garth, Jr - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 28, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Webster City, Iowa

John Noble Garth, Jr. was the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. N. Garth. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Webster City, Iowa as a member...

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James Geiger
James Geiger - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1941 First Lieutenant James Philip Geiger was known as "Phil" to his friends and family. He was born to Ralph S. Geiger and Marie A. O'Neill on...

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Robert Geoffroy
Robert Geoffroy - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sterling, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1944 Second Lieutenant Robert Geoffroy was born to Howard Oscar Geoffroy and Eva E. Williams on January, 27th, 1922. He grew up an only child in Sterling,...

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David Giaimo
David Giaimo - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 12, 2005
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Waukegan, Illinois

Year at ISU: 2003 - ISU ROTC member Died: Iraq

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Leslie Gilbert
Leslie Gilbert - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

Year at ISU: 1927 Captain Leslie B. Gilbert's hometown was Madison, Wisconsin. His mother was Esther Gilbert, and he had two brothers: Army Captain Gerald Gilbert who served in the...

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Dwight Gilbert
Dwight Gilbert - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 17, 1946
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Polo, Illinois

Born on August 30, 1921, Gilbert was the son of Daniel Gilbert and Henrietta Gonder of Polo, Illinois. The family eventually moved to Rippey, Iowa. Dwight graduated from Grand Junction...

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Richard Gilmore
Richard Gilmore - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 22, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Year at ISU: 1946 Richard was born on May 5, 1924 to Elliot E. Gilmore and Hazel Evans Gilmore. He grew up in Omaha, Nebraska with his brother, Elliot Eugene...

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Sontus Gjellefald
Sontus Gjellefald - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 1, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Forest City, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Sontus John Gjellefald was the son of Mr. A. O. Gjellefald. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown, Forest City, Iowa. He was formerly part of...

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Carroll Gjerde
Carroll Gjerde - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 7, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Radcliffe, Iowa

Died: North Sea

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Frank Glick
Frank Glick - 1st Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 3, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa

First Sergeant Frank Lewis Glick was the son of Mr. A.G. Glick and the nephew of Mr. L. C. Abbott. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Marshalltown,...

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J. Good
J. Good - Private First Class
Date Of Death: May 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Reason: Killed in Action

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Harold Goodwin
Harold Goodwin - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 1, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Ohio

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Harry Grant
Harry Grant - Ensign
Date Of Death: Oct 31, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Hollandia

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Melvin Graper
Melvin Graper
Date Of Death: Jul 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Germany Reason: POW

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Harry Gray
Harry Gray - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Elkader, Iowa

Sergeant Harry Robert Gray was married to Mrs. H. R. Gray and related to Mrs. Jerome Class. Harry enlisted August 14, 1918 at Elkader, Iowa. He came to Ames and...

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Galen Grethen
Galen Grethen - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 16, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Emmetsburg, Iowa

Galen Dean Grethen was born February 17, 1943 in Emmetsburg, Iowa, to Earl and Romola Grethen. His peers described him as likable, pleasant and quiet with a friendly smile. Growing...

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Clyde Griffith
Clyde Griffith - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 18, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Clyde Irving Griffith was born in Ames, Iowa to Mr. and Mrs. N. H. Griffith. He graduated from Iowa State College with Bachelor's of Science in Civil Engineering....

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Don Griswold, Jr
Don Griswold, Jr - Ensign
Date Of Death: Jun 14, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Bryan, Texas

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: South Pacific

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Wayne Gross
Wayne Gross - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 19, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa

Wayne Gross was a kind, caring, and spiritual person who was always ready to do something for others. After Wayne’s death, an Iowa State alumnus and one of Wayne’s fellow...

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Richard Grow
Richard Grow - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 23, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Iowa City, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 Richard graduated from Iowa City High School in 1938, and had attended Iowa State College for three years before joining the Army Air Corps in March,...

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William Gurren
William Gurren - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: France

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Jesse Hague
Jesse Hague - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 2, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Southwest Pacific

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Myron Hahne
Myron Hahne
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Webster City, Iowa

Myron DeFrance Hahne was the son of Fred and Clarissa A. Hahne. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Webster City, Iowa as a member of the Student...

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Bruce Halbach
Bruce Halbach - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Nov 19, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Stacyville, Iowa

Bruce Charles Halbach was born on October 4, 1949 and grew up in Stacyville, Iowa, one of 10 kids in Ron and Hildegard Halbach’s big family of 5 boys and...

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Lloyd Hally
Lloyd Hally - Captain
Date Of Death: Sep 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Netherlands

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Joseph Hamski
Joseph Hamski - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: May 26, 2011
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Joseph was born April 30, 1983 to Mary Ellen and John Hamski in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He joined two older sisters in the family, Jennifer and Nicole, and eventually had a...

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Earle Hanselman, Jr.
Earle Hanselman, Jr. - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Aug 15, 1965
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Lu Verne, Iowa

Years at ISU: 1961-1963 Died: Crashed into Mediterranean Sea and was never found Reason: MIA - Name added 2003, NROTC

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Marion Hanson
Marion Hanson - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 12, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Luxemburg

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Donald Harnack
Donald Harnack - Cadet
Date Of Death: Mar 10, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Arizona

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Lloyd Harris
Lloyd Harris - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 26, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: South Carolina

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Luther Harrison
Luther Harrison - AOM3
Date Of Death: Dec 12, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Florida

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Walter Hart
Walter Hart - Captain
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942

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Graydon Hauser
Graydon Hauser - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 21, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: South Carolina

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Clarence Hayden
Clarence Hayden
Date Of Death: Oct 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Monticello, Iowa

Clarence Hayden was the son of F. D. Hayden. He came to Iowa State College from Monticello, Iowa as part of the Student Army Training Corps program. Clarence died here...

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Harold Heap
Harold Heap
Date Of Death: Feb 9, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Texas Reason: Illness

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William Hedges
William Hedges - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 27, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

William F. Hedges was born in Chicago, Illinois and grew up on the lower east side near the Indiana border. He attended Iowa Sate College from Fall 1942 to Winter...

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Glenn Hein
Glenn Hein - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 29, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Bahamas

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Kenneth Heitmann
Kenneth Heitmann - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 5, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Victor, Iowa

Died: Quang Tri, Vietnam Reason: Killed in Action

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Ledru Hendrix
Ledru Hendrix - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 2, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Letts, Iowa

Private Ledru Harvey Hendrix was the brother of W. C. Hendrix. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Letts, Iowa to study Animal Husbandry with the Class of...

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Ernest Herbrechtsmeier
Ernest Herbrechtsmeier - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Iowa Reason: Train Accident

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James Herrick, Jr.
James Herrick, Jr. - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 27, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Panora, Iowa

Died: Laos Reason: MIA

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John Hickey
John Hickey - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 - Chemical Engineering; may have been a member of Beta Theta Pi, Tau Sigma chapter Second Lieutenant John H. Hickey was known as "Jack." Other records...

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Joseph Higgins
Joseph Higgins - Corporal
Date Of Death: Jul 14, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Keswick, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 Corporal Joseph Lee Higgins was born on October 11, 1916 to Joseph Fosse Higgins and Ruby Rose Greene. He grew up in Keswick Iowa. Joseph entered...

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Jack Hill
Jack Hill - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 6, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Private First Class Jack W. Hill was born in Sioux City, Iowa, but grew up in Woodbine, Iowa. He enlisted at Fort Crook, Nebraska on March...

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Edwin Hites
Edwin Hites - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 28, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Edwin Emmet Hites graduated from Iowa State College in 1915 in Veternary Medicine. He enlisted June 12, 1917 as a second lieutenant. He was then assigned to the 6th Field...

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Edward Hodgson
Edward Hodgson - Flight Officer
Date Of Death: Dec 20, 2010
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hawarden, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 Edward G Hodgson came from Hawarden, Iowa and was the son of Mr. Guy Hodgson. A single note in his file reads: "Edw. Hodgson died Dinjau...

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Earl Holden
Earl Holden
Date Of Death: Oct 17, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Scranton, Iowa

Earl Hebert Holden was the son of J. W. Holden. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Scranton, Iowa as a member of the Student Army Training Corps....

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Frank Holland
Frank Holland
Date Of Death: Nov 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Gladbrook, Iowa

Frank Holland was related to Reverend W.A. Phillips of Gladbrook, Iowa. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Kingsley, Iowa. Frank died of influenza at Iowa State on...

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Ira Holloman
Ira Holloman
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942

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Charles Hopper
Charles Hopper - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 17, 1953
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

Former students are eligible for name-placement in Gold Star Hall if they graduated or attended Iowa State full time for one or more semesters, and died while in military service...

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John Hopple
John Hopple - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 18, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Awards: Distinguished Service Cross

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Joe Hora
Joe Hora
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Clutier, Iowa

Joe Anton Hora was the son of Mr. James Hora, Sr. He grew up in Clutier, Iowa. Joe studied electical engineering at Iowa State before leaving the Class of 1919...

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Glenn Hovey
Glenn Hovey - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 13, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: England

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John Hufford
John Hufford - Private, First Class
Date Of Death: Mar 7, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Toledo, Iowa

Private First Class John Ferris Hufford was the son of Mr. E. M. Hufford.His hometown was Toledo, Iowa. John graduated from Iowa State College in 1917 with a degree in...

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Darold Hughes
Darold Hughes
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Nashua, Iowa

Darold Edward Hughes was the son of Mr. and Mrs. C. E. Hughes. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Nashua, Iowa. Darold was a member of...

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Argil Hullinger
Argil Hullinger - Flight Cadet
Date Of Death: Apr 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Leon, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Lahoma, Oklahoma

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John Hultquist
John Hultquist - Major
Date Of Death: Feb 17, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1933 Died: Phillipines

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Robert Hurst
Robert Hurst - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: France

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Harry Hutchinson
Harry Hutchinson
Date Of Death: Oct 25, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Montezuma, Iowa

Harry Eugene Hutchinson was the son of Mr. F. J. Hutchinson and somehow related to Emma Hutchinson. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Montezuma, Iowa as part...

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Walter Ingalls
Walter Ingalls - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Years at ISU: 1942 Died: Singapore

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Jasper Inman
Jasper Inman - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 17, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Rockwell City, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: France

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Carrol Irwin
Carrol Irwin - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Florida

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Thomas Jackson
Thomas Jackson - Major
Date Of Death: Sep 14, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Sitka, AK

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Minnard Jennings
Minnard Jennings
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938

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Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ireton, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Robert Samuel Johnson was the son of Mr. Donald G. Johnson. He grew up in Ireton, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State College in 1914 with a Bachelor...

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Robert Johnson
Robert Johnson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 7, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Newell, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: North Africa

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Richard Johnson
Richard Johnson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Alaska

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Glenn Johnson
Glenn Johnson - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Sep 14, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Atlantic

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Robert Jones
Robert Jones - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Robert was from Virginia and he died on February 22, 1944. Our records on Second Lieutenant Robert W. Jones are very scant. If you have any...

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Warren Jorgensen
Warren Jorgensen - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: China

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John Kaser
John Kaser - Liuetenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Oct 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Phillipines Sea

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LeRoy Keizer
LeRoy Keizer - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Phillipines

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Robert Keller
Robert Keller - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 4, 1951
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Berkeley, California

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Lowell Kellogg
Lowell Kellogg
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Iowa Falls, Iowa

Lowell Vernon Kellogg was the son of Mr. H. F. Kellogg. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Iowa Falls, Iowa as part of the the Student Army...

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William Kemble
William Kemble - Quatermaster (QM2C)
Date Of Death: Oct 19, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1920 Died: Newfoundland, Canada

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Terrence Kenefick
Terrence Kenefick - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 23, 1965
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: United States Reason: Training Accident

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Glenn Kennedy
Glenn Kennedy - Corporal
Date Of Death: Nov 11, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Newton, Iowa

Glenn Ray Kennedy was the son of Mr. H. V. Kennedy and Mrs Martha J. Kennedy. He came to Iowa State from his hometown of Newton, Iowa. He would have...

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Lawernce Kennedy, Jr.
Lawernce Kennedy, Jr. - Major
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Year at ISU: 1949 - Farm Operations Died: Near Woodbine, Iowa Reason: Crashed into a farm field

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Thomas Kephart
Thomas Kephart - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 20, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: South Pacific Ocean

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Leo Kiburz
Leo Kiburz - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 24, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Lieutenant Leo Albert Kiburz was the brother of J. L. Kiburz. He came to Iowa State College from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated in 1916. Leo was a lieutenant in...

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Earl Kindig
Earl Kindig - Major
Date Of Death: Feb 1, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Washington, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: New Guinea

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Matthew King
Matthew King - Major
Date Of Death: Oct 1, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Indianapolis, Indiana

Major Matthew Leander King came to Iowa State College from his hometown Indianapolis, Indiana. He graduated in 1906 in B.M.E. He was also the husband of Mrs. M. L. King....

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Fred King
Fred King - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Corning, Iowa

Private Fred Allen King was the son of Mr. W. E. King and Mrs. Cora King. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Corning, Iowa as part of...

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Charles King
Charles King - Chief Master Sergeant
Date Of Death: Dec 25, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Muscatine, Iowa

Charles Douglas “Doug” King was born on March 29th, 1946 in Muscatine, Iowa to Charles and Darlene King. Doug has an older sister, Sherry, and two younger half-brothers. Doug’s father,...

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Benjamin Kinnick
Benjamin Kinnick - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 17, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Adel, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: South Pacific Ocean

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Ralph Kirk
Ralph Kirk - Private
Date Of Death: Mar 1, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Dunlap, Iowa

Private Ralph Hull Kirk was from Dunlap, Iowa. He had three siblings: Ruby M. Kirk, Florence Kirk Notson and Mildred Kirk Hart. Ralph graduated from Iowa State College in 1916...

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Jack Kirschbraun
Jack Kirschbraun - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 23, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Winnetka, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Germany

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Gordon Klefman
Gordon Klefman - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 10, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1935 Died: North Africa - He was an Army Ranger

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Dale Klett
Dale Klett - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Sep 17, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Ottumwa, Iowa

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Harold Knight
Harold Knight - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 30, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: North Carolina

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Donald Koch
Donald Koch - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 13, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Japan

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Raymond Koele
Raymond Koele - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 18, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Tunisia

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Dennis Kouhns
Dennis Kouhns - Specialist Five
Date Of Death: Jan 30, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ogden, Iowa

Dennis Benjamin Kouhns was born on August 3, 1946, in Ogden, Iowa. He was the much-loved only child of Ben and Mabel Kouhns and grew up amid the comfort and...

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Joseph Kovarik
Joseph Kovarik
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: Korea

Died: Bryan, Texas

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Merle Kratzer
Merle Kratzer - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 9, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Manchester, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 - Civil Engineering Merle Kratzer was from Manchester, Iowa. He died February 2, 1945 in Italy. Our record of Second Lieutenant Merle T. Kratzer is incomplete....

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Albert Kresie
Albert Kresie
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

If you have any information on Albert Kresie, please contact the Memorial Union.

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Jeffrey Krommenhoek
Jeffrey Krommenhoek - Lieutenant Commander
Date Of Death: Oct 25, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 Lieutenant Commander Jeffrey Krommenhoek was an Iowa native, born and raised in Sioux City. Born on October 27, 1940, Jeff was the eldest of three. Jeff...

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Joseph Kufner
Joseph Kufner - Ensign
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Maza, North Dakota

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Mediterranean Sea

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Leo Kupka
Leo Kupka - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 19, 1952
War / Conflict: Korea

Died: Nellis AFB, Neveda

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Donald Kusnerek
Donald Kusnerek - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Jan 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Arizona

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Donald Lammers
Donald Lammers - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 24, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Forest City, Iowa

Donald Gary Lammers was an unforgettable man, son, brother, husband, friend, and classmate. His sister, Diane Rasmussen, described Don as “the glue that held their family together” while growing up....

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Donald Landsness
Donald Landsness - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 21, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: New Guinea

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William Langwill
William Langwill - Major
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Rockford, Illinois

Major William Gladstone Langwill was from Rockford, Illinois. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1908 with a degree in Dairy Industries, and eventually married Caroline M. Langwill. William enlisted...

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Henry Larson
Henry Larson - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Story City, Iowa

Henry Larson was the son of Iver Larson, and grew up in Story City, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1914, but returned in 1918 as a member...

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Donald Larson
Donald Larson - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944

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Elmer LaRue
Elmer LaRue - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Austria

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James Lasche
James Lasche - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Feb 6, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Died: Binh Dinh, Vietnam Reason: Killed in Action

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Omar Lauridsen
Omar Lauridsen - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dedham, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1937 Died: Non-battle death

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Bradley Learned
Bradley Learned - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 28, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: France

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Robert Leathers
Robert Leathers - Captain
Date Of Death: Nov 18, 1960
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Year at ISU: 1952 - Industrial Education Died: Near Naha Air Base, Okinawa Reason: Aircraft accident

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Leo LeBron
Leo LeBron - Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 5, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Keokuk, Iowa

Captain Leo Parrot LeBron was the son of Elizabeth H. LeBron. He was formerly of the class of 1895, but left Iowa State College to pursuit other interests. Leo enlisted...

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Donald Ledlie
Donald Ledlie - Corporal
Date Of Death: Apr 30, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Donald Ralph Ledlie was born in Des Moines, Iowa on December 8, 1947 to Ralph and Ethelda Ledlie. Don grew up on the family farm south of Des Moines. He...

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Michael Lewis
Michael Lewis - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 13, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Rock Valley, Iowa

Michael Keith Lewis was born in Rock Valley, Iowa on March 20, 1946 and grew up in Lake City, starting his school career at Lincoln Elementary School. His father, A.J....

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Delbert Lewis
Delbert Lewis - Liuetenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: France

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Frederic Lieberknecht
Frederic Lieberknecht - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Letts, Iowa

Private Frederic William Lieberknecht was from Letts, Iowa. e was the brother of William Lieberknecht and somehow related to Henry Lieberknecht (father?). He graduated from Iowa State College in 1914...

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Harold Lieser
Harold Lieser
Date Of Death: Sep 17, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I

Harold Augustus Lieser was the son of Mr. W. L. Lieser and Mrs. Ada Lieser. He was roommates with H. L. Trimble while he was at Iowa State College. Harold...

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Verne Loman
Verne Loman - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944

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David Lovitt
David Lovitt - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Clarinda, Iowa

David Glen Lovitt was born on December 13, 1947, in Clarinda, Iowa. His parents were farming north of Bedford, Iowa, where David grew up with his younger sister, Patti. David...

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Roy Lund
Roy Lund - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 13, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Polk City, Iowa

We have little information on Roy Lund. He went missing in action during a flight over the Solomon Islands on February 13, 1943. Only a single photocopy of a card...

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Wendell Macy
Wendell Macy - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Searboro, Iowa

Wendal Harlan Macy was the son of Harlan and Lou Macy. He came to Iowa State a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment Company B. He was from Searboro, Iowa....

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Theodore Magruder
Theodore Magruder
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Winfield, Missouri

Year at ISU: 1947 - Army Student Training Program Our record of Theodore Wyman Magruder is scant. His hometown was Winfield, Missouri. His father was A. B. Magruder. Theodore was...

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Charles Mandly
Charles Mandly - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Japan Reason: Air Training Accident

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Charles Maring
Charles Maring - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Grinnell, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 First Lieutenant Charles Maring, Jr. was born on October 18, 1922 to Charles E. Maring and Ruth Copeland. He grew up in Grinnell, Iowa. Charles graduated...

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Morris Marks
Morris Marks - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Lake Park, Iowa

We are extremely grateful to Del Marks for providing an exceptional number of artifacts and memories about two of our honorees - his classmate and friend, Galen Dean Grethen, and...

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William Martin
William Martin - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Odebolt, Iowa

Private William Francis Martin was from Odebolt, Iowa and a member of the Student Army Training Corps. He was related to Mr. Ed Martin, who was formerly of the Class...

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Dennis Martin
Dennis Martin - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jul 10, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Died: Tay Ninh, Vietnam Reason: Helicopter Crash (Hostile)

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Robert Martin, Jr.
Robert Martin, Jr. - Corporal
Date Of Death: Mar 30, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Memphis, Tennesee

Years at ISU: 1966-1967 Died: Bien Hoa, Vietnam Reason: Vehicle accident (Non-hostile)

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Everett Marvin
Everett Marvin - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

Everett Melvin Marvin was a friend of Frank McClain of Waterloo, Iowa. He came to Iowa State College as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. He died...

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Russell Mathern
Russell Mathern
Date Of Death: Aug 9, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Gladbrook, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 - Ceramic Engineering Lieutenant Russell Leonard Mathern was from Gladbrook, Iowa and had a mother who lived in Waterloo, Iowa. Russell died on Thursday, August 9,...

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John Mathers
John Mathers
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Washington, Iowa

John Terry Mathers, formerly of the Iowa State College Class of 1920, enlisted inot the Navy on April 21, 1917. He was sent to the Great Lake Training Station in...

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Leland McBroom
Leland McBroom - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Oct 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1913

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LeRoy McCall
LeRoy McCall - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Newton, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Private First Class LeRoy Davidson McCall was born to Mr. and Mrs. L. D. McCall. His father was a deputy sheriff. He had one sister and...

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Frank McCutcheon III
Frank McCutcheon III - Corporal
Date Of Death: Mar 2, 1971
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Died: Quang Ngai, Vietnam Reason: Killed in action

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Harold McGee
Harold McGee - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 21, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Private Harold Green McGee was the son of Mr. M.G. McGee. His hometown was Council Bluff, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State in 1916 in the Two-Year Agricultural program. Harold...

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James McGough
James McGough
Date Of Death: Jan 3, 2014
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

James McGough was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa in 1951. He was raised along with his four siblings on a farm in Webster County. James was especially fond of his...

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Bernard McGough
Bernard McGough
Date Of Death: Jan 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hampton, Iowa

Died: France

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James McIntire
James McIntire - Liuetenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cresco, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 Lieutenant Junior Grade James O. Mcintyre was born January 25, 1921. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Cresco, Iowa. He studied Dairy...

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William McKay
William McKay
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1898

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Glenn McKean
Glenn McKean - Cadet
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Doliver, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 Cadet Glenn J. McKean was from Doliver, Iowa. He was in the Creamery Operations two-year program at Iowa State College Glenn died sometime in early 1942....

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James McKeegan
James McKeegan - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Private James Herbert McKeegan was the son of John and Alvina McKeegan. He came to Iowa State College as a member of the Student Army Training Corps. He died of...

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Rae McKinstry
Rae McKinstry - Private
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: North English, Iowa

Rae Ambrose McKinistry was born October 25, 1898 to Mr. Ambrose and Vertie McKinstry. He grew up in North English, Iowa. Rae came to Iowa State College as a member...

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Donald McKinzie
Donald McKinzie - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Luxembourg

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John McLean
John McLean - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Japan

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William McMannama
William McMannama
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

If you have any information on William McMannama, please contact the Memorial Union.

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William McMaster
William McMaster
Date Of Death: Sep 27, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

William Galen McMaster was the son of C. A. McMaster and related to D.C. McMaster. He studied Agronomy at Iowa State College but left the Class of 1921. He enlisted...

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James McMinimee
James McMinimee - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Denison, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: California

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Glenn McNay
Glenn McNay - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 22, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Newton, Iowa

Private Glenn Wendell McNay was from Silver City, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State's two-year program in 1916. Glenn served with the Tank Corps, Company C, 308th Infantry. He died...

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Leo McSweeney
Leo McSweeney - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Randalia, Iowa

Private Leo Aphonsus McSweeney came to Iowa State College from his hometown Randalia, Iowa as a member of the Student Army Training Corps. He was related to Mrs. J. S....

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Howard Medin
Howard Medin
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: California

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Elton Melberg
Elton Melberg - Tech 4
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Vinton, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942

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Jay Melick
Jay Melick
Date Of Death: Feb 21, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Jay Russell Melick was the son of Mrs. S.M. Melick and grew up in Ames, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State's two-year agriculture program in 1918. Mrs. Melick, circa 1922,...

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Elvin Mennenga
Elvin Mennenga
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Hampton, Iowa

Elvin Menno Mennenga was the son of Mr. M. Mennenga. He grew up in Hampton, Iowa. Elvin left Iowa State College in 1918. He enlisted on June 13, 1918 and...

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Richard Meredith
Richard Meredith - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 23, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Burma

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Howard Merkel
Howard Merkel - Captain
Date Of Death: Apr 10, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1937 Awards: Distinguished Service Cross

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James Merrick, Jr.
James Merrick, Jr. - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Lieutenant James Lee Merrick, Jr. was born was born on Tuesday, September 21st, 1943, to James Lee Merrick, Sr. and Mary Watkins (formerly Merrick) right here in Ames, Iowa. As...

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Ehrhardt Michaelsen
Ehrhardt Michaelsen - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Arion, Iowa

Private Ehrhardt Johann Michaelsen, Jr. was the son of Thomas Michaelsen. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Arion, Iowa as a member of the Mechanical Training...

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Mark Middlekauf
Mark Middlekauf - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Corvalis, Oregon

First Lieutenant Mark Humbert Middlekauf was born in Sioux City, earned his undergraduate degree at Oregon Agricultural College and was a graduate student at ISC in Ames. He was the...

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Ward Miller
Ward Miller
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Adel, Iowa

Ward Arthur Miller was the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Miller. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Adel, Iowa and was a member of the...

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Marshall Miller
Marshall Miller - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Creston, Iowa

Civilian Life Marshall Philo Miller graduated from Iowa State College in 1916 with a degree in Agronomy. He was known as a conscientious student who earned the respect and confidence...

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Harold Miller
Harold Miller - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 11, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

If you have any information on Harold Miller, please contact the Memorial Union.

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Floyd Miller
Floyd Miller
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Floyd Wesley Miller was the son of Mr. W. A. Miller. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1917, but then enlisted and joined Student Army Training Corps. He died...

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Farrel Miller
Farrel Miller - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: May 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Germany

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Charles Miller
Charles Miller - Lance Corporal
Date Of Death: Apr 4, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Written by Charles sister, Mary Ann: Charles Claude Miller, named after his two grandfathers, was born January 27, 1945 on a cold snowy day in St. Peter, Minnesota. He was...

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Ernest Mills
Ernest Mills - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 21, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1935 Died: Germany

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Raymond Minott
Raymond Minott - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Germany

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Leon Mitchell
Leon Mitchell - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 6, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: California

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John Moellers
John Moellers - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Okinawa, Japan

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Willard Mogg
Willard Mogg - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 7, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Phillipines

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Robert Montgomery
Robert Montgomery - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 11, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Year at ISU: 1960 - Industrial Administration Died: Western Turkey

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Fred Monthei
Fred Monthei - Captain
Date Of Death: Mar 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Captain Fred Albert Monthei was killed in action in Yugoslavia on March 24, 1944. Our record of Captain Monthei is far from completed - if you...

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William Moore
William Moore - Corporal
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Corporal William Nixon Moore came to Iowa State College from his hometown Des Moines, Iowa to study Mechanical Engineering. He was part of the class of 1916, but left college....

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David Moore
David Moore - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 7, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: France Awards: Silver Star

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Harry Moran
Harry Moran - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Oct 17, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Camp Dodge, Iowa

Harry Moran would have graduated in Animal Husbandry in 1919, but instead he enlisted at Camp Dodge, Iowa in December 1917. He served as a construction quartermaster and government timekeep....

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Glen Morris
Glen Morris - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Germany

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John Morrison
John Morrison - Liuetenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Apr 26, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Lieutenant Colonel John Robert Morrison was born in Valentine, Nebraska on January 21, 1910. His last home address was in Clarksville, Tenessee. After graduating from Iowa State in Civil Engineering,...

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George Mosey
George Mosey - Corporal
Date Of Death: Dec 31, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: France

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Victor Mueller
Victor Mueller - Corporal
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942

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Phillip Mueller
Phillip Mueller - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 11, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Hudson, Iowa

Private Philip Adam Mueller was the son of R. H. Mueller and grew up in Hudson, Iowa. He came to Iowa State as part of the third mechanical training detachment,...

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Gerald Mull
Gerald Mull - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 11, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Muscatine, Iowa

Private Gerald Edmund Mull was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew J. Mull. He grew up in Muscatine, Iowa and came to Iowa State College as a member of...

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Dennis Murphy
Dennis Murphy - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 20, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Germany

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Edward Murphy, Jr.
Edward Murphy, Jr. - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 30, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: New Britain

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David Myers
David Myers - Captain
Date Of Death: Nov 20, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Died: Quang Nam, Vietnam Reason: Helicopter Crash

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Arthur Myers
Arthur Myers - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Scotia, New York

Sergeant Arthur Myers was from Scotia, New York. He graduated ISU with a degree in Forestry in 1940. The Alumni Office received the following letter dated October 26, 1945: "This...

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William Nave
William Nave - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Jun 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio

Year at ISU: 1926 Lieutenant Colonel William "Spike" Lester Nave was born to Clarence Anthony Nave and Elizabeth cable on August 2, 1903. He grew up near Cleveland, Ohio. He...

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Cale Neal
Cale Neal - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Cale Burdett Neal was the son of O. E. Neal. He came to Iowa State College as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company A. He died of influenza...

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Laurence Neff
Laurence Neff - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Earlham, Iowa

Private Laurence E Neff was born August 20, 1899 and grew up in Earlham, Iowa. He was the son of Nelle E. Neff. Laurence graduated from Earlham High School in...

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Willian Nelson
Willian Nelson - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 5, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Private William Atlee Nelson was born in Gary, Indiana on August 11, 1925 to Forrest A. Nelson and Virginia K. Kelly. He later lived in Galesburg,...

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Robert Nelson
Robert Nelson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Red Oak, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 First Lieutenant Robert Johns Nelson was born in Pontiac, Michigan on August 24, 1916. He later lived in Red Oak, Iowa. His parents were Laurence A....

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Homer Nelson
Homer Nelson - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 27, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Maxwell, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Private First Class Homer Gurton Nelson was born to his parents, Gurton N. and Mildred Thompson Nelson on May 8, 1923. He had two sisters: Mrs....

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Clarence Nelson
Clarence Nelson - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 8, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Private Clarence Wilhelm Nelson was the son of Mr. Peter S. Nelson. He came to Iowa State College as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B, from his...

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LeRoy Nemmers
LeRoy Nemmers - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Spencer, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 - General Engineering Second Lieutenant LeRoy George Nemmers was born September 27, 1922 Leroy G. Nemmers, Sr. and Blanche F. Agard. He grew up in Spencer,...

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Donald Nibe
Donald Nibe - Captain
Date Of Death: May 29, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Story City, Iowa

Captain Donald Newton Nibe was born in Jewell, Iowa on March 1, 1914. He also lived in nearby Story City. His parents were Helmer (?) J. Nibe and Christine Peterson....

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Edwin Novak
Edwin Novak - Captain
Date Of Death: Nov 9, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Captain Edwin Charles Novak was born to Charles J. Novak and Mary F. Mittvalsky on May 19, 1912. He grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated from Washington Senior...

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Lloyd O'Dell
Lloyd O'Dell - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Gravity, Iowa

Lloyd O'Dell was the son of Mr. Warren O'Dell. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1919 from the two-year agricultural program. He was from Gravity, Iowa, though he may...

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James O'Neil
James O'Neil - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 15, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

James Joseph O'Neil was born in Ames, Iowa on September 8, 1921. He was the second eldest son of Patrick Henry O'Neil and Gertrude Allen Cooper of Ames, Iowa. His...

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Charles O'Neil
Charles O'Neil - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 7, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Charles henry O'Neil was born in Ames, Iowa on December 14, 1918. He attended St. Cecilia's Catholic School and Ames High School. Charles continued his education at Iowa State College...

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Frank O'Rourke
Frank O'Rourke - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 25, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Italy

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Thomas Odenbaugh
Thomas Odenbaugh - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 29, 1950
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

Thomas Donald Odenbaugh was born on October 2, 1926 in Ottumwa, Iowa, where he grew up and graduated from high school. Things were not easy for Tom as a young...

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Kenneth Okeson
Kenneth Okeson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Wakefield, Nebraska

Kenneth Norman Okeson was born in Wakefield, Nebraska on February 2, 1917 to Andrew and Marie Okeson. Wakefield is a bit west and south of Sioux City, just over the...

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J Olmstead
J Olmstead - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Scranton, Iowa

Private First Class J. Harold Olmstead's record is far from complete. Only a single note exists in his file: "Scranton, IA. J. Harold Olmstead, Sci (Ex 1944). Reported drowned, USS...

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Cletus Ormsby
Cletus Ormsby - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 27, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945

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Robert Otterson
Robert Otterson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 19, 1951
War / Conflict: Korea

Died: USA Reason: Auto crash

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Claude Parish
Claude Parish - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 19, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Nevada

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Donald Patterson
Donald Patterson - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 14, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Kelsey, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1935 Lieutenant Donald D. Patterson was born in Kelsey, Iowa, on April 23, 1913 to Elizabeth Fink. He he had three brothers and one sister. They grew...

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Arthur Patterson
Arthur Patterson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 23, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Second Lieutenant Arthur Knox Patterson Lieutenant Patterson was born in Rock Hill, South Carolina on February 14, 1918 to S. Lee Patterson and Emma Ware Patterson. He had one sister...

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Henry Paul
Henry Paul - Captain
Date Of Death: Apr 3, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Mahwah, New Jersey

Year at ISU: 1941 - Mechanical Engineering Captain Henry Clark Paul, Jr. was born in Mahwah, New Jersey on April 23, 1913 to Henry Clark Paul and Mildred Hahn. Henry...

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Richard Pendarvis
Richard Pendarvis - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 10, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

From The DELTA - Sigma Nu magazine May 1944: "Lieutenant RICHARD HAMMOND PENDARVIS, Γ Σ (Iowa State) 382 USNR, was killed September 10, 1943 in an airplane accident at La...

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Wesley Perkins
Wesley Perkins - Private
Date Of Death: Jan 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

A single note in his file reads: "Wesley Niles Perkins, ASTP Ex. '47. He is buried at Hamm, Luxembourg - Killed in Action Jan 1, 1945. C.E. Perkins (father)." If...

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E Petersen
E Petersen
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dike, Iowa

A single, brief note, in E Oakley Peterson's alumni file reads: "Lt. E. Oakley Peterson, Dike, Ia, Ex 1942, M.E. Killed in Action. Wife: Boone IA." If you have any...

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Sidney Peterson
Sidney Peterson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fairmont, Minnesota

Year at ISU: 1941 - Forestry First Lieutenant Sidney W. Peterson came from Fairmont, Minnesota. He was the son of Mr. Joseph S. Peterson. Sidney was first declared missing in...

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Robert Peterson
Robert Peterson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 13, 1951
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Lake Mills, Iowa

Robert Duaine Peterson was born on September 17, 1925 in Lake Mills, Iowa. His father and mother, Wilmer and Ella, welcomed their first boy after a string of three girls....

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Gene Peterson
Gene Peterson - Private
Date Of Death: Feb 11, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cherokee, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 - Gen. Ag The mother of Gene Lundell Peterson wrote the following letter to the Alumni Association on November 1, 1945: "Dear Sir, In the Oct....

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Emeric Peterson
Emeric Peterson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 27, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Farley, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Emeric Andrew Nelson was the sone of Mr. A. G. Peterson and grew up in Farley, Iowa. He studed Architectural Engineering while at Iowa State College. Instead of...

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Delbert Peterson
Delbert Peterson - Major
Date Of Death: Mar 9, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Manson, Iowa

We are grateful to Delbert’s brothers and sisters for sharing their family pictures and their warm memories of their big brother. Here is Del’s story, using many of their words:...

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John Petty
John Petty - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Feb 12, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Adel, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1927 Lieutenant Colonel John Clarence Petty was born in Adel, Iowa to Charles C. Petty and Mabel Spangler. His grandmother was Mrs. A.M. Spangler who lived in...

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Marshall Phillips
Marshall Phillips - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 30, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Boone, Iowa

First Lieutenant Marshall L. Phillips was born in Jefferson, Iowa on March 20, 1920 to Ralph Sebastian Phillips and Florence Mae Morain.. He grew up in Boone, Iowa. Marshall went...

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Reed Pietscher
Reed Pietscher - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 14, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Princeton, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Second Lieutenant Reed Lynn Pietscher was born on January 19, 1922 to Walter H. Pietscher and Hattie H. Schlotfeldt. He grew up in Princeton, Iowa. Reed...

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Ronald Pigg
Ronald Pigg
Date Of Death: Feb 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Massena, Iowa

Ronald Orville Pigg was born on September 13, 1910 in Massena, Iowa to Arthur R. Pigg and Myrtle Irons Pigg. He lived in Omaha, Nebraska for a time when he...

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Robert Ployhar
Robert Ployhar - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Valley City, North Dakota

Year at ISU: 1947 Private Robert Page Ployhar was born October 26, 1925 to Percy Page Ployar and Margaret Mishelam Ployhar. He grew up in Valley City, North Dakota. Robert...

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Carl Polson
Carl Polson - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 16, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Indianola, Iowa

Private Carl Wilber Polson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Elmer C. Polson. He had come to Iowa State College as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company...

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Myron Poock
Myron Poock - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 22, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Sumner, Iowa

Died: Binh Duong, Vietnam Reason: Non Hostile Accident

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John Pooler
John Pooler - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois

We are grateful to Tom Summerhauser, who wrote a story entitled "Thanksgiving Day Miracle," from which much of John Pooler’s story is taken. John Shelby Pooler and Ted Rule were...

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James Powers
James Powers - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 20, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Duncomb, Iowa

Private James Joseph Powers was the son of Thomas Powers, Sr. He had come from his hometown Duncomb, Iowa as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. He...

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Edwin Pumroy
Edwin Pumroy - Major
Date Of Death: Sep 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

Major Edwin Charles Pumroy died on his 37th birthday while leading a patrol near Champenoux, France on September 22, 1944. He had just earned the Silver Star just barely a...

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Robert Rannells
Robert Rannells - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dunlap, Iowa

Staff Sergeant Robert Vance Rannells, radio operator on a B-29 bomber the "Joltin' Josie - The Pacific Pioneer", was born January 9, 1918 to W. C. Rannells and Adah Crowe....

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Charles Rannells
Charles Rannells - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 23, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dunlap, Iowa

First Lieutenant Charles Henry Rannells II was born to Charles H. Rannells, Sr. and Winifred Huie. He may have been related to Robert V. Rannells, given that they were both...

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Maurice Raskin
Maurice Raskin - First Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 20, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Woodbury, Iowa

Maurice Raskin was born in Woodbury, Iowa in 1919 and attended high school in Sioux City, Iowa. Maurice was part of a meatpacking family that had survived the depression and...

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Maurice Raskin
Maurice Raskin - First Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 20, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Woodbury, Iowa

Maurice Raskin was born in Woodbury, Iowa in 1919 and attended high school in Sioux City, Iowa. Maurice was part of a meatpacking family that had survived the depression and...

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Gordon Rasmusson
Gordon Rasmusson - Captain
Date Of Death: Apr 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Ohio

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Walter Rath
Walter Rath - Captain
Date Of Death: Jan 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Italy

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Richard Reed
Richard Reed - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 24, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

2d. Lt. Richard B. Reed '42 was a Boston native who lived in Chicago before coming to lowa State in 1943. He was with the U. S. Army Air Forces,...

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George Reilly
George Reilly
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

We have scarce information on George Edmund Reilly. He was from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and graduated from Iowa State in Forestry in 1939. He lived in Longview, Washington, according to...

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William Reints
William Reints - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 23, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Le Mars, Iowa

The Memorial Union is grateful to Terry Reints, a descendent of Private William Albert Reints, for providing the following information. William Albert Reints was born January 23, 1897 in Stanton...

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Charles Rhinehart
Charles Rhinehart - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 28, 1954
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Brooklyn, Iowa

We are grateful to Charles’ brother, Wally, and his younger sister, Marilyn, for sharing their memories of their oldest brother – and to Keith Barnes, Charles’ best friend from college....

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James Rice
James Rice - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 1, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Texas

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Clarence Rice, Jr.
Clarence Rice, Jr. - Captain
Date Of Death: Jul 23, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Died: North Africa

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Hampton Rich
Hampton Rich - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: New Britain

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Ralph Richardson
Ralph Richardson - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Manchester, Iowa

Private Ralpeh Weeks Richardson was the son of Mr. F. E. Richardson. He grew up in Manchester, Iowa. Ralph studied agriculture at Iowa State but left the Class of 1917....

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Albert Richardson
Albert Richardson
Date Of Death: Nov 18, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: France

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Theodore Rickerl
Theodore Rickerl - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Apr 10, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Germany

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Walter Riess
Walter Riess - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: North English, Iowa

Private Walter Henry Riess was the son of John Reiss. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown, North English, Iowa, as a member of the Student Army Training...

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Russell Rippey
Russell Rippey - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ira, Iowa

Private Russell Walter Rippey was the son of Mrs. F. J. Rippey. He grew up in Ira, Iowa. He was formerly of the class of 1918 in the two-year agricultural...

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Richard Ristine
Richard Ristine - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 23, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Richard Harrison Sistine was born in 1896 and grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated from the two-year progrma at Iowa State College in 1916. He became...

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Thomas Roberts
Thomas Roberts
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Germany

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William Robinson
William Robinson - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 10, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Austria

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William Rogers
William Rogers - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 9, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: North Carolina Reason: Air Training Accident

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Dwight Rogers
Dwight Rogers - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 17, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: France

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Homer Roland
Homer Roland - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Dec 24, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Harlan, Iowa

Private First Class Homer Griffin Roland was the son of Mr. M.O. Roland and friend of Mr. G.K. Swift of Harlan, Iowa. He was formerly of the Iowa State college...

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John Rold
John Rold - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: France

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K Rollins
K Rollins - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 12, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: South Pacific

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John Ronk
John Ronk
Date Of Death: May 18, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 We don't have much information on John H. Ronk. He was in the Dairy Plant Operations two-year program while at Iowa State College. A single photocopied...

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John Rooks
John Rooks - Captain
Date Of Death: Dec 10, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Year at ISU: 1962 - Animal Science Died: Story City, IA Reason: Air Crash

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Robert Rosenbaum
Robert Rosenbaum - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 25, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947

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Jack Rothwell
Jack Rothwell - Major
Date Of Death: Mar 28, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Phillipines Reason: Air Crash

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Marshall Ruchte
Marshall Ruchte
Date Of Death: Jan 29, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa

Marshall Lincoln Ruchte was from Dubuque, Iowa. He was the son of Mrs. Anne Ruchte. Marshall left Iowa State College before his expected graduation of 1917. He enlisted in June,...

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Hubert Ruggles
Hubert Ruggles - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Feb 3, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Texas

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Ted Rule
Ted Rule - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Cresco, Iowa

Ted Rule was, by all accounts, an exceptional person and friend. His high school credentials were impressive and the impact he had upon his classmates was evident 50 years later...

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Stephen Rushing
Stephen Rushing - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jul 30, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Stephen Abram Rushing grew up in Live Oak, Florida and was the oldest of the four children in the Rushing family – two boys, two girls. In 1965 his father...

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Henry Russel
Henry Russel - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 14, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Washington, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Henry Horace Russel grew up in Washington, Iowa. He was the son of Mr. H.W. Russell. "He spelled Russel, with one "L" only," - H.W. Russell, in a...

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Robert Russell
Robert Russell - Captain
Date Of Death: Aug 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Captain Robert Cameron Russell was born to his parents, France W.H. and Ada C. Russell. He grew up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio with a sister named Jeanenne and a brother...

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Jerry Russell
Jerry Russell - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Bigelow, Minnesota

Died: Hau Nghia, Vietnam Reason: Killed in action

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David Rutgers
David Rutgers - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Feb 25, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa

David Lynn Rutgers was born on November 19, 1946, in Holland, Michigan. The family later moved to Detroit, Des Moines and finally to Marshalltown, Iowa where his father took a...

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William Rutledge
William Rutledge
Date Of Death: Sep 15, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sharpsburg, Iowa

William Allen Rutledge was born on November 12, 1917. He grew up in Sharpsburg, Iowa. While attending Sharpsburg High School, he played basketball and baseball. At Iowa State College, he...

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Elmer Rydberg
Elmer Rydberg - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Elmer D Rydberg's sister, Grace, wrote the following to the Alumni Assocition dated December 31, 1944: "Elmer enlisted April 1942 - called for training July 1942 - classified...

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Peter Sand
Peter Sand - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa

Private Peter John Sand was the son of Mr. John Sand. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Dubuque, Iowa as a member of the Mechnical Training Detachment,...

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Merle Sandal
Merle Sandal - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 7, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Stanhope, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Merle Leander Sandal was born on March 16, 1918 to Martin A. Sandal and Alice E. Nelson. He grew up in Stanhope, Iowa. He died after 13 months...

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George Saunderson
George Saunderson
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sioux City, Iowa

Our record of George M. Saunderson is far from complete. We only have a single photocopied card in his file which reads: "Sioux City - George McCullough Saunderson. Gen E...

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Russell Scharnberg
Russell Scharnberg - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 5, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Everly, Iowa

Russel was born to his parents, Conrad C. Scharnberg and Viola A. Matthiesen, on January 2, 1921. He grew up in Everly, Iowa, with one brother, First Lieutenant Robert Lee...

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James Schoby
James Schoby - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Jan 10, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Bode, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 - Dy. H. Lieutenant Junior Grade James Franklin "Frank" Scooby was born October 19, 1919 to Chester R. Schoby and Myrtle Brown. He also had a...

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Lester Schoech
Lester Schoech - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Ottumwa, Iowa

Private Lester Clifford was from Ottumwa, Iowa. He was the son of Walter Schoech. Lester came to Iowa State College as part of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. He...

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Charles Schumacher
Charles Schumacher - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 29, 1919
War / Conflict: World War I

First Lieutenant Charles Henry Schmacher was born October 13, 1888 and was the husband of Ruth Schumacher. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Iowa State...

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Ronald Schwendemann
Ronald Schwendemann - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: South China Sea Reason: Died on U.S.S. Snook (Submarine)

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Raymond Schwerin
Raymond Schwerin - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 11, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sumner, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: France

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Daniel Sedell
Daniel Sedell - Ensign
Date Of Death: Mar 23, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Southwest Pacfic Ocean

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Leonard Seidell
Leonard Seidell - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1935 Died: Alaska Reason: Accident

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Harold Seiser
Harold Seiser - 2nd Lieutenant

War / Conflict: World War II

Years at ISU: 1942 Died: Arkansas Reason: Died November 5 (Unknown Year)

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Charles Seitz
Charles Seitz - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 7, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1941 Lieutenant Charles Raymond Seitz grew up in Glenwood and studied General Engineering at Iowa State College. His father, Captain R. Seitz, Sr., had also attending Iowa...

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Fred Sell
Fred Sell - Corporal
Date Of Death: Jun 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Chelsea, Iowa

Corporal Fred Alfred Sell was the son of Mrs. Rosa Sell. He came to Iowa State from Chelsea, Iowa. He was formerly of the Class of 1918, but enlisted April...

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William Sharp
William Sharp - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Jul 6, 1953
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Plover, Iowa

William Ward Sharp was born on July 16, 1931 to Ward and Hazel Sharp. His first year was lived on his Grandfather Sharp's farm 3 miles south of Plover, Iowa...

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Charles Sheffield
Charles Sheffield - Lieutenant Colonel
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II

Only two cards exist in Lieutenant Colonel Charles P. Sheffield's file with the following information: #1. "Charles Paul Sheffield, Pout. H. Ex. '39." #2: "Lt. Col. Charles Paul Sheffield, Ex...

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Lowell Sheldon
Lowell Sheldon - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 19, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Eldora, Iowa

Lowell Louis Sheldon was the son of Mr. Frank S. Sheldon. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown of Eldora, Iowa as a member of the Mechanical Training...

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Rex Shirk
Rex Shirk - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Grundy County, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1941 Second Lieutenant Rex Allen Shirk was born in Grundy County, Iowa on February 21, 1919 to Asa J. Shirk and Burdine Allen. He played football for...

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Harold Shrider
Harold Shrider - Ensign
Date Of Death: Dec 1, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fremont, Nebraska

Ensign Harold D. Shrider's brother, Gene Shrider Mills, sent the following letter to the Alumni Office, dated April 5, 1944: "Harold was born in Fremont, Nebraska, March 9, 1914. He...

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Hilbert Siegel
Hilbert Siegel - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Staff Sergeant Hilbert Steindler Siegel was born to Morris Siegel and Sadie Heindler in Butte, Montana, sometime in 1920. Later, he called Cedar Rapids, Iowa his home. Hilbert entered the...

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Ross Sifford, Jr.
Ross Sifford, Jr. - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 5, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Ross Sifford, Jr. was born to Ross Sifford (Ex. 1905) and Hazel Pickett at Wall Lake, Sac County, Iowa on July 25, 1917. He later called Caroll, Iowa...

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Curtis Sigler
Curtis Sigler - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Year at ISU: 1943 - Electrical Engineering First Lieutenant Curtis H. Sigler was born in Omaha, Nebraska on December 8, 1921 to John M. Sigler and Emma Johannsen-Sigler. He also...

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Arnold Sindlinger
Arnold Sindlinger - Cadet
Date Of Death: Feb 14, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1942 - Electrical Engineering Aviation Cadet Arnold Ernest Sindlinger was born to George and Edyth Sindlinger on August 8, 1919. He grew up in Fort Dodge, Iowa....

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Earl Slattery
Earl Slattery - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 21, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

Private Earl Joseph Slattery died of influenza on January 21, 1918. He had come from his hometown Fort Dodge, Iowa as part of the Student Army Training Corps. He was...

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Wayne Smith
Wayne Smith - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 18, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: California

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Vincent Smith
Vincent Smith - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Arizona

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Thomas Smith
Thomas Smith - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Oct 17, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: California Reason: Blimp Crashed

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Harold Smith
Harold Smith - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: Feb 12, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Luxemburg

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Frank Smith
Frank Smith - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant Frank Allen Smith was born on January 23, 1919 to Harrison Smith and Mary Donnelly. He grew up in Des Moines, Iowa. Frank graduated...

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Donald Smith
Donald Smith - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Jan 14, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Iowa Falls, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Air Cadet Donald Ray Smith was born on March 7, 1923 to Glen W. Smith and Edith Hubrecht. He grew up in Iowa Falls, Iowa with...

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Chadwick Smith
Chadwick Smith - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 15, 1953
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Story City, Iowa

After learning from hometown Story City friends that Iowa State University was seeking information about Korean War veteran, Chadwick Boyd Smith, weekly phone conversations began between his stepsisters, Marilyn James...

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William Smithson
William Smithson - Corporal
Date Of Death: Nov 24, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Germany

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Loren Smock
Loren Smock - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 16, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Winona, Minnesota

Year at ISU: 1945 Private Loren Wilhoit Smock was born to his parents, Frederick L. Smock and Sabra Wilhoit on December 2, 1923. He grew up in Winona, Minnesota. His...

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Maynard Snell
Maynard Snell - Major
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1928 Died: Japan | Reason: POW

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Harold Soper
Harold Soper - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 29, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Winnebago, Illinois

Our only record of Harold A. Soper is a single photocopy of a card in his alumni file that reads: "2nd Lt. Harold Arthur Soper. Class: Dy Pl Op. '42...

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LaVern Sorensen
LaVern Sorensen - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Waterloo, Iowa

We only have scanned notes on 2nd Lieutenant Sorensen which read: "LaVern R. Sorensen - '41. Engr. Ser. Deere Tractor Works. Waterloo, Iowa. Killed in Action." Father (?): Mr. Fred...

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Anthony Soukup
Anthony Soukup - Ensign
Date Of Death: Dec 21, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Ensign Anthony Francis Soukup grew up in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and was the brotherof Anna Soukup. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1917 with the Bachelor of Science degree...

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Alan Southworth
Alan Southworth - Cadet
Date Of Death: Oct 26, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Alan Southworth was born to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Southworth, sometime in 1926. He had three sisters: Mrs. O. L. Smith, Undine Southworth (a Home Economics senior at...

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Tracy Sparks
Tracy Sparks - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 11, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Kellogg, Iowa

Private Tracy Lewis Sparks was the son of Mr. Jerry Sparks. He came to Iowa State as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company B. His hometown was Kellogg,...

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Donald Sparks
Donald Sparks - Sergeant 1st Class
Date Of Death: Nov 5, 1979
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa

Donald Lee Sparks was born on November 7, 1946 to Calvin and Arloha Sparks in Carroll, Iowa. The family farmed southwest of Glidden, producing cattle, hogs, corn, soybeans and alfalfa....

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Stanley Steiner
Stanley Steiner - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 25, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Monticello, Iowa

Stanley was born in 1925 to Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Steiner. He had two sisters and one brother, Vernon, who served as a chief petty officers in the Pacific. Robert...

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Fred Stenstrom
Fred Stenstrom - Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 14, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Mount Vernon, New York

Fred was born to Emmy Stenstrom in White Plains, New York, but grew up in Mount Vernon, New York. Fred graduated from Cornell University in Ithaca, New York in 1939....

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Wilbur Steven
Wilbur Steven
Date Of Death: Jan 2, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Sexton, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 - Mechanical Engineering We have little information on Wilbur C. Steven. He was from Sexton, Iowa. Wilbur died aboard the U.S.S. Cowpens aircraft carrier on January...

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John Stever
John Stever - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 26, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fairfield, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant John C. Stever was born in Fairfield, Iowa to Mr. Ralph H. Stever. John served in the Army Air Forces. Letter to Alumni Association,...

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Frank Stewart
Frank Stewart - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Packwood, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Sergeant Frank Eugene Stewart was born in Boone, Iowa and later lived in Packwood, Iowa. His parents were George H. Stewart and Calista A. Clark. Frank...

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Edward Stewart
Edward Stewart - Captain
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Boone, Iowa

Captain Edward Stewart's name was added to the Gold Star Hall in September 2003 because of his grandson, Matt Husby. Husby was sitting outside the Memorial Union by the fountain...

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John Stinogel
John Stinogel - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Lohrville, Iowa

Private John Henry Stinogel was the youngest son of Henry and Mary Stinogel. He was born September 8, 1900 and grew up in Lohrville, Iowa. He was a member of...

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Lloyd Stith
Lloyd Stith - Captain
Date Of Death: Nov 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hancock County, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Holland

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Foster Stolp
Foster Stolp
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Aurora, Illinois

Year at ISU: 1943 - Chemical Engineering Foster was from Aurora, Illinois. Our record of Foster S. Stolp is far from complete. If you have any information on Stolp, please...

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Marc Strumpell
Marc Strumpell - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 2, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dubuque, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1943 First Lieutenant Marc E. Strumpell came from Dubuque, Iowa. From the Des Moines Register, December 31 1943: "DUBUQUE - First Lieutenant Marc Strumpell, fighter plane pilot,...

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William Stump
William Stump - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 26, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Denison, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 (two year) Lieutenant William Stump was born on January 21, 1924 to Webb Stump and Eula E. Summers, and was baptized as a Methodist in Denison,...

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Max Stump
Max Stump - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 9, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: DeSoto, Texas

Year at ISU: 1944 Max was born to Mr. and Mrs. William Stump. He had considerable ability as an athlete. He played baseball in DeSoto and, on several occasions, with...

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R Suesens
R Suesens - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Jul 8, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Burlington, Iowa

Wayne grew up in Burlington, Iowa and graduated from Burlington Junior College in 1935 and Iowa State College in 1937. He played football in high school and junior college, and...

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Thomas Sutherland
Thomas Sutherland
Date Of Death: Jan 12, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Suffern, New York

Year at ISU: 1944 Thomas went missing in action, and the finding of his death was January 12, 1945. His mother was Mrs. Agnes Sutherland. He was friends with Captain...

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Rickey Swaney
Rickey Swaney - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Aug 14, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Grand Junction, Iowa

Spoken by Phyllis Lepke, former classmate of Rickey’s On the day that we set aside to formally recognize the courage and sacrifice of the many women and men who have...

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Richard Swift
Richard Swift - Major
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Died: Thailand Reason: Non hostile

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John Swiney
John Swiney - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 8, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Davenport, Iowa

John Daniel Swineyvwas the son of Mrs. Marie Swiney. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Davenport, Iowa. He graduated with a degree in Agronomy in 1917. John...

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Kennith Tapscott
Kennith Tapscott - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 6, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina

Civilian Life Military Career Ken served with distinction as NILO (Naval Intelligence Liaison Officer) Song Ong Doc (SEAFLOAT) until his death 6 August 1970.

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Ralph Tawzer
Ralph Tawzer - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 28, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Sloan, Iowa

Private Ralph William Tawzer was from Sloan, Iowa. He enlisted on December 6, 1917 on his birthday and was a member of the 676th Aero Supply Squadron at Camp Dick,...

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Ilo Taylor
Ilo Taylor - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 25, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Storm Lake, Iowa

First Lieutenant Ilo Ivan Taylor received his Bachelor's of Science degree in Chemical Engineering at Iowa State in 1917. He was from Storm Lake, Iowa - the son of Mrs....

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Daniel Teeters
Daniel Teeters - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Madison, Wisconsin

Year at ISU: 1945 Daniel was born on November 30, 1922 to Cecil C. Teeters and Grace Varley. He grew up in Madison Wisconsin. Daniel enlisted in the Army Air...

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Max Tenton
Max Tenton
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941

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Alfred Thiede
Alfred Thiede - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Nov 6, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1933 Died: Florida

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John Thill
John Thill - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: South Pacific

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Robert Thomas
Robert Thomas - Aviation Cadet
Date Of Death: Mar 11, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Florida

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Larry Thomas
Larry Thomas - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 10, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Year at ISU: 1964 - Ag Business Died: Story City, IA Reason: Crash

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Robert Thompson
Robert Thompson - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Jun 29, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Germany

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George Thompson
George Thompson - Sergeant
Date Of Death: Dec 31, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: England

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Burton Thomson
Burton Thomson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Swea City, Iowa

Captain Burton C. "Stretch" Thomson '37. of Swea City, Iowa, played basketball two years for lowa State before earning his degree in veterinary medicine. He was stationed with the Army...

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Hobart Throckmorton
Hobart Throckmorton - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Sep 28, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Alaska

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Allen Thurman
Allen Thurman - Private
Date Of Death: Dec 17, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Germany Awards: Silver Star

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Eugene Tomal
Eugene Tomal - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Nov 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1947 Died: Luxembourg

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Russell Trenary
Russell Trenary - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 5, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 1st. Lt. Russell E. Trenary '40 was born in Platteville, Wisconsin and later lived in Cedar Rapids. He was in the US Army Air Forces. Trenary...

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Glenn Truesdell
Glenn Truesdell - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Archer, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Japan

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Fred Turner
Fred Turner - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Mar 9, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Atlantic, Iowa

Private First Class Fred Dent Turner was from Atlantic, Iowa. He was the son of Mrs. R.R. Turner. Fred was formerly of the Class of 1920 at Iowa State College....

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Charles Tustison
Charles Tustison - Major
Date Of Death: May 22, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Yates Center, Kansas

Charles H. Tustison was born in Yates Center, Kansas on May 11, 1910, the youngest of four children to Charles C. and Dora Tustison. He graduated from Yates Center High...

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Ronald Twito
Ronald Twito - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 13, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1945 Died: Okinawa

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Robert Upton
Robert Upton - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Feb 15, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: France

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Joseph Utter
Joseph Utter - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 29, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: North Carolina

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Charles Vail
Charles Vail - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jan 11, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Singapore

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Gaylord Van Alstine
Gaylord Van Alstine - Staff Sergeant
Date Of Death: Oct 8, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1943 Died: Germany

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Tom Van Alyea
Tom Van Alyea - Ensign
Date Of Death: Oct 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1945 Ensign Tom C. Van Alyea '45, of Park Ridge, Ill., earned his wings in February 1945. He was among 18 Navy flyers killed in the crash...

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Sumner Van Pelt
Sumner Van Pelt - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 17, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1939 Died: Texas

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Merle Vanderhorst
Merle Vanderhorst - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Oskaloosa, Iowa

Second Lieutenant Merle E. Vanderhorst grew up in Oskaloosa, Iowa. He was the son of Bert Vanderhorst. Merle would have graduated with the Class of 1946 at Iowa State in...

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James Vawter
James Vawter - AMM2C
Date Of Death: Mar 16, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa

Aviation Machinist Mate Second Rank James Richard Vawter's hometown was Des Moines, Iowa. He was the son of Dick Mavity and Susanna Faris. James left Iowa State College sometime before...

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Russell Vifquain
Russell Vifquain - Major
Date Of Death: May 14, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Russell Manning Vifquin Jr was born on April 1, 1918 in Ames, IA. He was the first of four children born to Iowa State Professor Russell Vifquain and his wife,...

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Marvin Vinson
Marvin Vinson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jun 21, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Fort Dodge, Iowa

First Lieutenant Marvin Vinson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. M. L. Vinson. He had a brother named Robert who was an aviation cadet at the time of his...

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Norman Vogel
Norman Vogel - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Dec 1, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Clearfield, Iowa

Norman was born in St. Joseph, Missouri and lived for a time in Clearfield, Iowa. He graduated from nearby Blockton High School, where he was active in class plays and...

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Gerald Wachal, Jr.
Gerald Wachal, Jr.
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Little information is known about Gerald Wachal, Jr., who studied Chemical Engineering at Iowa State College sometime before 1945. His file contains only the following note, written by his mother,...

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Maurice Wakefield
Maurice Wakefield - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Heyworth, Iowa

Maurice Wakefield was the son of Dr. F. L. Wakefield. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Heyworth, Iowa as part of the Student Army Training Corps. He...

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George Wales, Jr.
George Wales, Jr. - Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 22, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Over Tennessee, USA | Reason: Parachute malfunction

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Leroy Wallace
Leroy Wallace - Captain
Date Of Death: Mar 2, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Bougainville

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Floyd Wambeam
Floyd Wambeam
Date Of Death: Oct 27, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Miami, Oklahoma

Floyd Wambeam was the son of Mrs. J.H. Wambeam.His hometown was Miami, Oklahoma. He graduated in Science in 1915 and enlisted at Camp Funston in Kansas on October 8, 1917....

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Richard Ward
Richard Ward - Captain
Date Of Death: Jun 13, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: Normandy

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Ralph Warrington
Ralph Warrington - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Austin, Minnesota

Ralph Adelbert Warrington came to Iowa State College from his hometown Austin, Minnsota (though record indicate that St. Ansgar, Iowa, may have been his hometown). He was the son of...

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Warren Watts
Warren Watts - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 25, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Austria

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Frank Waugh
Frank Waugh - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 12, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Pocahontas, Iowa

Private Frank M. Waugh was the son of Mrs. Maude Waugh. He came to Iowa State College from his hometown Pocahontas, Iowa as a member of the Mechanical Training Detachment....

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Richard Welch
Richard Welch - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 2, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Thailand Reason: Non hostile

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Richard Westfall
Richard Westfall - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Apr 1, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Toledo, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Germany Awards: Silver Star

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Donald Weyker
Donald Weyker - Specialist Four
Date Of Death: Dec 5, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa

Donald Dennis Weyker was born October 8, 1946 in Marshalltown. Since his Dad was named Donald too, he went by Denny. Denny had an older brother, Gary, who also served...

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Schuyler Wheeler
Schuyler Wheeler - Tech Sergeant
Date Of Death: Dec 15, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Boone, Iowa

Civilian Life Schuyler Bertrom Wheeler was born 11 August 1915 to Schuyler J. and Eva (Carlson) Wheeler on a farm near Boone, Iowa. He was graduated from Boone High School...

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Robert Wheelock
Robert Wheelock - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Robert was born to Bernard Wheelock and Mary Maliet on May 11, 1925. He grew up in Zearing, Iowa. Robert had two brothers, Paul and Carl,...

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Joe White
Joe White - Corporal
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I

Joe Horton White came to Iowa State from Des Moines, Iowa to study Animal Husbandry. He was the husband of Mabel Eaton White. Joe might have graduated with the Class...

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Lawrence Whitford
Lawrence Whitford - Colonel
Date Of Death: Nov 2, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1951 Died: Laos Reason: MIA

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Ole Wibholm
Ole Wibholm - Corporal
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Woodward, Iowa

Corporal Ole Wibholm was born in Demark along with his sister Esther. He had another sister named Ingebord. Their parents came to America and lived at first in Woodward, Iowa...

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Harry Widows
Harry Widows - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 30, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Glenwood, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 - Engineering We only have scant information on First Lieutenant Harry J Widows. He was from Glenwood Iowa and his parents were Mr. and Mrs. N....

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Donald Wilkins
Donald Wilkins - Captain
Date Of Death: Oct 5, 1950
War / Conflict: Korea
Hometown: Erie, Pennsylvania

Died: Aboard Hospital Ship

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Hewitt Williams
Hewitt Williams - Corporal
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Postville, Iowa

Corporal Hewitt Larrabee Williams came to Iowa State College from Postville, Iowa. He graduated in 1912 in Animal Husbandry. He enlisted into the Army on May 26, 1918 and was...

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Louis Willson
Louis Willson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Sep 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Ames, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1946 2d. Lt. Louis H. Willson 44, of Ames, was the bombadier on a B-17G, 303rd Bomber Group and 360th Bomber Squadron, on a mission over Magdeburg,...

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John Wilmes
John Wilmes - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 13, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: LaMotte, Iowa

Private John B Wilmes came to Iowa State College from LaMotte, Iowa with the Mechanical Training Detachment, Company A. He was somehow related to Mrs. Catherine Wilmes (mother?) He died...

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William Wilson
William Wilson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Mar 22, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Iowa

Died: North Carolina Reason: Air Crash

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Walter Wilson
Walter Wilson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Jul 24, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Lake City, Iowa

Usually, the Gold Star Hall Committee selects the honorees for each year’s ceremony. Once a name is chosen, we then try to contact family members and do extensive research to...

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John Wilson
John Wilson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Died: Okinawa, Japan

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James Wilson
James Wilson - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: May 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II

Died: Colorado

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Hortense Wind
Hortense Wind
Date Of Death: Dec 10, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Council Bluffs, Iowa

Hortense Elizabeth Wind is the only woman listed in the Gold Star Hall. She was the daughter of Mary H. Wind and related to Vera B. Wind. She came to...

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Meredith Winter
Meredith Winter - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Feb 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Dysart, Iowa

Civilian Life Meredith (Tim) DeRoy Winter was born on 26 February 1919 in Dysart, Iowa. He graduated as the valedictorian of his high school class in 1936 and enrolled at...

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Robert Wolf
Robert Wolf - Major
Date Of Death: Sep 16, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam

Died: Arizona Reason: Air Crash

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Rex Wood
Rex Wood - Lieutenant Commander
Date Of Death: Jun 2, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Moulton, Iowa

Died: Off Shore, Vietnam Reason: Air Crash (Non Hostile)

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Percy Wood
Percy Wood - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 15, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Honda, Iowa

Private Percy Eugne Wood was the son of Mr. and Mrs. A.S. Wood of Fonda, Iowa. He graduated from Iowa State College in 1915 with an Animal Husbandry degree. Percy...

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Eric Woods
Eric Woods - Private First Class
Date Of Death: Jul 9, 2005
War / Conflict: Iraq
Hometown: Omaha, Nebraska

Years at ISU: 1997-1999 Died: Iraq - Medic

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John Woodward
John Woodward - Private
Date Of Death: Oct 6, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Hamburg, Iowa

John Hubert Woodward was born on April 9, 1892 in the wide-open spaces of southwest Iowa to John and Sarah Woodward. The Woodwards lived in Hamburg, Iowa, in Fremont County,...

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Gerrit Wormhoudt
Gerrit Wormhoudt - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: May 30, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1930 Died: Virginia

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Warren Wright
Warren Wright - Captain
Date Of Death: Feb 24, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Iwo Jima

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Richard Wright
Richard Wright - Ensign
Date Of Death: Aug 30, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Michigan

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Frederick Wright III
Frederick Wright III - Commander
Date Of Death: Nov 10, 1972
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Haworth, New Jersey

Died: North Vietnam Reason: Plane Shot Down

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Pearl Yates
Pearl Yates - Private
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1918
War / Conflict: World War I
Hometown: Albia, Iowa

Private Pearl W. Yates was born in Mendota, Missouri and grew up in Albia, Iowa. He was the son of Nellie Yates. He came to Iowa State College in the...

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Robert Yenerich
Robert Yenerich - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Apr 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Mediterranean Sea

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Roy Yost
Roy Yost - 1st Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Aug 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Texas

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Paul Young
Paul Young
Date Of Death: Nov 30, 1999
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Victor, Iowa

We only have a single note in Paul C. Young's file: "We have had no word re. Paul C. young other than word from Beta House that he is dead....

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Paul Younggren
Paul Younggren - Captain
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1940 Died: North Africa

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Lee Zeigler
Lee Zeigler - Ensign
Date Of Death: Sep 7, 1942
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Anamosa, Iowa

Year at ISU: 1940 Zeigler was born in Muscatine, Iowa to H. W. Zeigler and Geneva M Shiek on February 5, 1919, but grew up in Anamosa, Iowa. Lee entered...

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Lawrence Zeliadt
Lawrence Zeliadt - 2nd Lieutenant
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1944 Died: California

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Marvin Zimmerman
Marvin Zimmerman - Lieutenant Junior Grade
Date Of Death: Dec 12, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II

Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Georgia

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Frank Zink
Frank Zink - Private
Date Of Death: Sep 8, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Plano, Illinois

Frank was born to W. Leland Zink and Cynthia Mary McKibben on October 17, 1926 in Stuttgart, Arkansas. He grew up in Plano, Illinois. Frank was a member of Sigma...

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