Allamakee County

Lt. Col. Claudette Mary Bassler



Claudette Mary Bassler was born Mar. 9, 1907 to Benedict George and Gertrude Hogan Bassler. She died Jan. 5, 2008 and is buried in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, IA.

Lt. Col. Bassler served in World War II with the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, serving in the South Pacific. After the war she spent time with the VA and then rejoined the newly formed Air Force, serving in Japan and Germany and several assignments in the U.S. She retired in 1967.