Grundy County


Pvt. Lester O. Thaden


Lester O. Thaden was born Aug. 22, 1917 to Otto P. and Hertha Harmsen Thaden. He died Jan. 31, 1943 and is buried in Reinbeck Cemetery, Reinbeck, IA.

Pvt. Thaden served in World War II with the U.S. Army Co. C, 168th Infantry Regiment, 34th Division and was KIA in Tunisia.