William Weber, 1948-1968
Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/18/2009 at 16:23:14
DOLLIVER YOUTH IS KILLED IN ACTION
Pfc. William Weber, 19, of Dolliver, who entered the armed forces only last March, has been killed in action in Viet-Nam, his parents were notified Tuesday afternoon.
Weber is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Weber of Dolliver.
The parents were informed Sunday by 2nd Lt. Wayne France, Humboldt, that their son was missing in action as of Aug. 22.
His mother said her son was on duty with the 9th Infantry Division in the Mekong Delta when he was killed, but the family is awaiting a letter from the government detailing the mishap.
No funeral services will be scheduled until the body is sent home. The Weber's said the body is expected to arrive this weekend or early next week.
William, was a graduate of Lincoln Central High School and had attended Estherville Junior College.
Surviving include his parents; two brothers, John, 16, Mark, and one sister, Diane, 10. Grandparents; Mrs. William Oswald of Fairmont, Minn. and Mrs. Hazel Weber of the Good Samaritan Center of Estherville. Two uncles and their wives, Mr. and Mrs. Galen Weber and Mr. and Mrs. George Weber.
William had been in Viet Nam for three weeks.
Contributed by Doreene Hansen. Source: Estherville Daily News, Estherville, Emmet County, Iowa, August 28, 1968.
Emmet Obituaries maintained by LaVern Velau.
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