Milbrodt, Henry C. 1912-1999
Posted By: Linda Ziemann, volunteer (email)
Date: 8/13/2008 at 20:01:37
NAME OF DECEASED & AGE: Henry C. Milbrodt, 87, of Akron, Iowa
CAUSE OF DEATH:
DATE OF DEATH: Thursday, May 20, 1999
PLACE OF DEATH: …at Southridge Health Care Center, Sioux Falls, S.D.
DATE OF BIRTH: April 26, 1912
PLACE OF BIRTH: …in Preston Township, rural Akron, Iowa
PARENTS: Herman and Meta (Frerichs) Milbrodt
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OCCUPATION: He served in the U.S. Army, Company C, 347th Infantry during World War II from 1942 to 1945. He was stationed in the Aleutian Islands, then transferred to the Rhineland Central Europe. His awards and decorations include the Bronze Star Medal with three clusters, African Theatre Ribbon with two bronze stars, Asiatic-Pacific Theatre Ribbon with one bronze star, Distinguished Unit Ribbon and the Good Conduct Medal. He returned to Iowa, where he farmed and worked as farm laborer. Following his retirement, he moved into Akron. He entered Southridge Care Center in Sioux Falls in 1991.
SURVIVORS: ..include five sisters; three brothers; and several nieces and nephews.
PRECEDED in DEATH by: ..by six brothers.
PLACE OF BURIAL: St. John's Lutheran Church Cemetery, Akron, Iowa
NEWSPAPER SOURCE & DATE: The Sioux City Journal
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