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Henry Adam Stark was born Nov. 15, 1924 to Charles Henry and Edna Olive Gensicke Stark. He died Dec. 27, 1944 and is buried in St. Joseph Cemetery, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Pvt. Stark served in World War II with the U.S. Army 334th Infantry Regiment, 84th Division and was KIA in Belgium.

Source: ancestry.com


Ivan Donald Steffenson was born Aug. 31, 1918 to Arthur Martin and Clara B. Kolsto Steffenson. He died Apr. 4, 1945 and has a cenotaph in Norway Cemetery, Benton County, IA.

Pvt. Steffenson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. E, 128th Infantry and died of wounds received on action on Luzon, Philippine Islands and was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Marvin Jacob (Steiney) Steinford was born Aug. 29, 1922 to Herman and Henrietta Pohlmann Steinford. He died Mar. 25, 1946 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA. His name is listed on the Tablets of the Missing, Florence American Cemetery and Memorial, Florence Italy with a rosette, indicating remains have been recovered.

Sgt. Steinford served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 429th Bomb Squadron, 2nd Bomb Group, 15th Air Force and became MIA/KIA when he bailed out of his B-17 aircraft, damaged by German anti-aircraft fire, while on a bombing mission bound for Berlin, Germany.

Source: ancestry.com


Lester Frank Stepanek was born June 8, 1920 to John F. and Marie Anderlik Stepanek. He died Nov. 3, 1944 and is buried in Luxembourg American Cemetery, Luxembourg.

Lt. Stepanek served in World War II with the U.S. Army 101st Infantry Regiment, 26th Infantry Division and was KIA in France and awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Vernon Clark Stevens was born June 23, 1919 to Charles Wesley and Verda Olive Crane Stevens. He died July 5, 1943 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA.

Flight Officer Stevens served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps as a pilot on B-24E #42-7160 and died on a search and rescue mission over the Pacific Ocean.

Source: ancestry.com


James Francis Stone was born Nov. 2, 1921 to James Gilmer and Frances Mabel Hillman Stone. He died Apr. 3, 2002 and is buried in Cedar Memorial Park, Cedar Rapids, IA.

2nd Lt. Stone served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 94th Bomb Group, 8th Air Force.

Source: ancestry.com


Morris Albert Stoner was born Apr. 13, 1914 to Albert G. and Mamie Sheftic Stoner. He died May 11, 1945, was buried at sea, and is memorialized at the Courts of the Missing, Court 2, Honolulu, Hawaii.

Petty Officer Stoner served in World War II with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Bunker Hill (CV-17) and was KIA in a kamikaze attack on his ship. He was awarded the Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com


Robert W. Nicholson/Stuer was born May 6, 1918 to Henry Stuer and Mathilda “Tillie” Burns Nicholson. He died Dec. 31, 1944 and is buried in Riverside Cemetery, Marshalltown, IA.

Pvt. Stuer served in World War II with the U.S. Army 126th Infantry and was KIA in the service of his country in the Southwest Pacific area.

Source: ancestry.com



ServiceMen Research done by WWII Researcher, Pat Holt Juon, Mar & Aug 2019; updated Mar & May 2020

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