Hamilton County


Sgt. Bernard John ‘Ben’ Karels




Bernard John ‘Ben’ Karels was born June 29, 1920 to Hiko and Epka Hannah Klooster Karels. He died Mar. 27, 1971 and is buried in Hillside Cemetery, Mankato, MN.

Sgt. Karels served with the U.S. Army in World War II with the 754th Tank Battalion.

Source: ancestry.com