Hamilton County


Albert Wayne Lamfers



Albert and Anna Gay Withers Lamfers had three sons serving their country in World War II:

Albert Wayne Lamfers was born July 31, 1920. He died Sept. 17, 1997 and is buried in Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, CA. He married Margie Coleman.

Torpedoman Lamfers served with the U.S. Navy aboard the USS Drum (SS-228) in the Pacific.

Richard Frank Lamfers was born June 1, 1922. He died Oct. 31, 2004 and is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Phoenix, AZ.

Pvt. Lamfers served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

Russell John Lamfers was born Apr. 26, 1926. He died Nov. 11, 2000.

Pvt. Lamfers served with the U.S. Army in World War II.

His Obituary: Daily Freeman Journal, Webster City, IA - Oct. 15, 1997

Albert Lamfers, 77, Adelanto, Calif., died Sept. 17, 1997, at Victorville Valley Community Hospital in Victorville. He donated his body to Loma Linda University of California.

Albert Wayne Lamfers, son of Albert and Anna Gay (Withers) Lamfers, was born July 31, 1920 in Eagle Grove, and later lived in Webster City and Williams. In 1942 he enlisted in the U.S. Navy and went to submarine school. He was on a submarine throughout World War II. He served on submarine Drum (SS228). On Jan. 8, 1949, he married Margie Coleman and worked and lived in California.

He is survived by his wife; mother, Anna Gay, California; brothers, Frank, Russel and Paul, all of Missouri; and sister, Anna Jane, Missouri.

He was preceded in death by his father; and twin sisters, Liva and Neva.

Mr. Lamfers was a member of the America Legion Post 191 of Webster City.

Source: ancestry.com