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Herman B. Woll, 1895-1975


Posted By: Emmet County IAGenWeb Coordinator (email)
Date: 4/21/2009 at 07:58:09

Heman B. Woll, Sr., died Wednesday [30 Apr 1975] at his home in Hillsboro, Washington Co., OR. He was born May 25, 1895 in Estherville, IA to Carsten and Mina Woll. He was educated at Estherville and attended Redwing Seminary for two years. He and his wife Lucille were married April 5, 1929 in St. Paul, MN. He received the Distinguished Cross during World War I. A retired saw mill operator, he was a member of the Hillsboro Veterans of Foreign Wars Post and of the Trinity Lutheran Church of Hillsboro. He had lived in Hillsboro for 26 years. He was survived by his widow, sons Herman, Jr. who was the Hillsboro Chief of Police for a number of years, and Arthur; also, daughters Karen McKinchan and Joanne Curnes of Beaverton, OR; Carol LaDeRoute and Elizabeth Ann LaDeRoute of Hillsboro; Marie Opsahl of St. Paul, MN and Dorothy Randup of Fresno, CA, 21 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

Contributed by: Ruth Hackett. Source: Hillsboro Argus, Hillsboro, Oregon; May 1, 1975.

CC Note: please see Emmet County Military page for additional information on Herman Woll and award of the Distinguished Service Cross.


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