Iowa State Memorial Union

World War II

Schuyler Wheeler
Date Of Birth: Aug 11, 1915
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...
Robert Wheelock
Date Of Birth: May 11, 1925
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,...
Ole Wibholm
Date Of Birth: Oct 6, 1917
Date Of Death: Jul 4, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Clarinda, Iowa
US MARINE CORPS WORLD WAR II Corporal Ole Wibholm was born in Demark along with his sister Esther. He had another sister named Ingebord. Their parents, Ole and Kathrin, came...
Harry Widows
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....
Louis Willson
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,...
Walter Wilson
Date Of Birth: Aug 18, 1918
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...
James Wilson
Date Of Death: May 1, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Died: Colorado
John Wilson
Date Of Death: May 4, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Died: Okinawa, Japan
Meredith Winter
Date Of Birth: Feb 26, 1919
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...
Gerrit Wormhoudt
Date Of Death: May 30, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1930 Died: Virginia
Richard Wright
Date Of Death: Aug 30, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1946 Died: Michigan
Warren Wright
Date Of Death: Feb 24, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1941 Died: Iwo Jima
Robert Yenerich
Date Of Death: Apr 28, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1944 Died: Mediterranean Sea
Roy Yost
Date Of Death: Aug 22, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1942 Died: Texas
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....
Paul Younggren
Date Of Death: Jun 20, 2011
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1940 Died: North Africa
Lee Zeigler
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...
Lawrence Zeliadt
Date Of Death: Oct 3, 1944
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1944 Died: California
Marvin Zimmerman
Date Of Death: Dec 12, 1941
War / Conflict: World War II
Year at ISU: 1938 Died: Georgia
Frank Zink
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...
Charles Barber
Date Of Death: Sep 2, 1943
War / Conflict: World War II
Bernard McGough
Date Of Death: Jan 28, 1945
War / Conflict: World War II
Hometown: Hampton, Iowa
Died: France
Maurice Raskin
Date Of Birth: Jan 1, 1919
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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