University of Wisconsin River Falls - Meletean Yearbook (River Falls, WI)

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THE THIRTY-FIFTH ANNUAL YEARBOOK OF THE STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE AT RIVER FALLS, WISCONSIN ... A MEMORIAL TO THE MEN OF THE COLLEGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE GREAT STRUGGLE OF THE PAST YEARS ... A WAR RECORD OF FACULTY, ALUMNI AND STUDENTS IN THE ARMED FORCES, AND A PICTURE OF THE COLLEGE DURING THE YEAR 1945-1946 . . . ScUtoniaC Sta MAUD A. LATTA SHIRLEY WIFF CHARLES G. STRATTON LOUISE MELBYE WALKER D. WYMANThe world will lit lie note nor long remember what we say here, but it can never forget what they did here.” Lincoln-Gellysburg AddressTO THE MEN OF THE RIVER FALLS STATE TEACHERS COLLEGE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY WE DEDICATE THIS BOOK. ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆ ☆Lieutenant ALVIN ANDERSON Alvin "Bud" Anderson came to River Falls from the Baldwin High School and attended the college during the years 1939-1941. While here he was interested in intramural athletics and was one of the mainstays of the Falcon tennis team. He was class president, member of the Student Senate, and R Club, and was active on various committees. In May, 1942, he enlisted in the Reserve Signal Corps and served in the Hawaiian Islands from May, 1942, until February, 1943. He sailed to New Guinea in May, 1944, and took part in the invasions of both Leyte and Luzon. On January 29, 1945, he was killed in a plane crash on Leyte. Lt. Anderson's company, the 989th Signal Company, received the Bronze Star for its participation in the Leyte and Luzon campaigns. Lieutenant ROBERT E. BOERNKE Robert E. Boernke enlisted in the Army Air Forces September 25, 1942. He classified as Pilot in May, 1943, and graduated as Second Lieutenant, Fighter Pilot, in March, 1944. After further officers training he flew to India August 2, 1944. In the fall of that year he went over the "Hump" into China. It was while leading a squadron on an important mission over China that he was killed at Hong Kong, December 23, 1944. He attended River Falls in 1938-1939. Lieutenant BURTON BOETTCHER Burton Boettcher of the army was Captain Boettcher of the River Falls 1941 football squad, starring in athletics here as well as in high school at Chippewa Falls and Eau Claire Teachers College, which he attended during his freshman year. He received his B.S. degree from River Falls Teachers College in 1942, entering the army in August of that year. He became an infantry officer after training in the Officers Training School at Fort Benning, Georgia, and was sont for overseas duty in the South Pacific in January, 1944. It was in Arawe, New Britain, that he met his death. April 6, 1944, as a result of an accidental gunshot wound. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Boettcher of Chippewa Falls, and two brothers, who were also in the service: Lt. (jg) Orris C. Boettcher, serving in the South Pacific, and T Sgt. Vernon Boettcher in England. Lieutenant ERYLE BOETTCHER Eryle W. Boettcher was Burton's cousin; both were born on the same day, September 26, 1917, only a year apart, and both were laid to rest in the same month of April, a year apart. Eryle studied in the Agriculture department at River Falls during the years 1938-1941, entering the Army Air Forces, August 26, 1941. He met his death at Euphrata, Washington, as the result of a bomber crash. He is survived by his father and mother, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Boettcher ot Bloomer, Wisconsin, a sister, Helene, and a brother, Warren. Lieutenant ROBERT BUSBY Robert Busby graduated from the River Falls High School in 1938 and attended the Teachers College until 1940 when he left with the National Guard in October. He transferred to the Army Air Forces, and was piloting one of the Army’s fastest planes, the P-51 Mustang, on a special mission. staging a "recognition school" for around forces when the accident occurrea which caused his death at Muskogee. Oklahoma, September 19. 1943. He is survived by his mother, father, and sister, lone. His brother Marvin, Quartermaster l c of the USNR. has been missing in the Pacific theater of action since January, 1944. Staff Sergeant DUANE C. CORNELL Duane C. Cornell graduated from the high school at Eau Claire and attended the Teachers College in that city two years, 1939-1940. He came to River Falls in 1941 and from here went into the armed forces in November. He served in the Reid Artillery in the European theatre of operation and received the Purple Heart decoration. He was killed in action at St. Lo, France. July 27, 1944. A brother. Jack, was also a Corporal in the army in France. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Cornell who live near Eau Claire.Pfc. CARL G. DAHL, JR. Carl G. Dahl, Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. Carl D. Dahl of Baldwin, graduated from the Baldwin High School with the class of 1942. He attended the Teachers College at River Falls in 1942-43, entering the army March 5, 1943. He served in the infantry and was sent overseas, where he was killed in action in Normandy, July 31. 1944. A C DUANE LEON DOOLITTLE Duane Leon Doolittle, son of Editor and Mrs. H. F. Doolittle of Ellsworth, met his death together with a friend, Donald L. Harlander, in an airplane crash near Ellsworth, Memorial day afternoon, 1944. Duane had just completed his basic training at Wold-Chamberlain field May 22, and was to have reported at Corpus Christi, Texas, for advanced training, June 2. He enlisted in the Navy V-5 program in 1943, after completing his sophomore year at River Falls. While in high school and at college he played on the basketball teams and, after enlisting, played with the Mankato Teachers College five while training there. He played drums in his home school band for eight years, was a member of the college band, and was drummer with the Navy band at Northfield. Minnesota. He was an Eagle Scout. Duane's sister, Audrey (Mrs. Graydon C. Wood), also attended the River Falls College and nis brother. T Sgt. Stanley E. Doolittle, was with the army in Korea. Lieutenant LESTER E. DYER Lester Eugene Dyer, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eugene Dyer of Fond du Lac, spent four years, 1939-1943, at River Falls, and in looking over the college annuals of those years one finds that he participated in almost all college activities. He was class president, member of FFA, Student Senate, Honor Society, numerous committees and active in athletics. He graduated with the degree of B.S. in agriculture in 1943. He entered the service that year in the Marine Corps and served in the Central Pacific theater. His doath occurred February 24. 1945, at Iwo Jima, when he was killed instantly by a sniper. All officers in his company were killed except one, and he was wounded. Lieutenant Dyer received the Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, Sharp Shooter's Medal, and Purple Heart.Lieutenant (jg) JOHN D. FRANK John D. Frank of Phillips came to River Falls in 1939 and Sent two years at the Teachers College in the Agriculture ipartment. enlisting in the Naval Reserves in August, 1941. He received his wings at Pensacola, Florida, and was assigned to patrol duty at Panama and later at Jamaica. He was transferred to a fighter plane, and his training continued until the carrier USS Kaason Bay was sent into action in July, 1944, in the invasion of Southern France. He flew a carrier-based navy fighter plane in this invasion, and was • reported missing August 17, 1944. He had been awarded the Air Medal and received the Purple Heart. A brother, Bernard, served with the armed forces in the South Pacific. In 1944, Lieutenant Frank morried Miss Eleanor Curtis at Pleasantville, N. Y. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Dismas E. Frank of Phillips. Wisconsin. Private CHARLES L. GANSKE Charles L, Ganske, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ganske of Chetek, graduated from the Chetek High School and came to River Falls in 1939. He remained here through 1939-1940, majoring in science. September 29, 1941, he joined the armed forces and thus was in service before Pearl Harbor. He went overseas and served in the Philippine Islands. He was missing at Bataan and died in Cebenatuen prison, September 28. 1942. T 5 JAMES GORDON FLATHE James Gordon Fla the was bom in Winnipeg, Canada, the son of Mr. and Mrs. John Rathe, who came to the South Fork district near River Falls in 1938. He had entered the Teachers College in 1937 from the Pepin High School and remained until 1939. He entered the army in January, 1943, and servod in the Reconnaissance division—armored Cavolry. He was sent overseas and fought on the fields of Normandy, where he was wounded July 4, 1944, and succumbed to his wounds the next day. His brother, Staff Sergeant George Flathe, was killed in action in Belgium, January 31, 1945, after having I'oon in service five years. Another brother, Gerard, was in the Royal Canadian Air Force in England. ■iSecond Lieutenant THOMAS H. GILL Thomas Hopkins Gill was the son of Lieutenant Colonel and Mrs. Dewey R. Gill of Wauwatosa, Wisconsin. He attended River Falls Teachers College during 1939-1940. He enlisted in January, 1942, and served in the Army Air Forces in the European theater of operation. He received the Purple Heart and recognition of the excellent way in which he handled his plane, saving the lives of all crew members. He met his death September 26, 1944, in a B-24, probably over Holland. Lieutenant Gill married Dorothy Jane Taylor in 1942. and they had one daughter, Nancy Taylor Gill. Staff Sergeant ELDON GILLES Eldon Gilles attended River Falls Teachers College in 1938-1939, following his graduation from the Plum City High School. He entered the service in October, 1942, and was sent overseas in October, 1944, in the Army Air Forces. Staff Sergeant Gilles was an armor gunner on a B-24 in the Eighth Air Force and was stationed in Shipdam, England. He had completed all his missions and was awaiting passage to the United States when he was killed in an aircraft crash over Gairloch, Scotland. June 13. 1945. He had received the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters. Lieutenant DEAN W. GORDON Dean W. Gordon entered the service in December, 1943. and became a pilot in the Army Air Forces in the Pacific theater. He had flown around 1200 hours overseas, making trips to Australia and almost all the islands in the South Pacific. His plane moved supplies and troops to the forward areas as soon as they were taken. It supported the Eighth Army’s drive into Mindanao and helped carry all the supplies used in the operation—the first time an engagement had been supported entirely by air. His death occurred July 17, 1945. when his plane crashed on Mt. Calavite on the island of Mindora on a mail run. He received the Asiatic-Pacific ribbon with five bottle stars, the Philippine Liberation ribbon, and was eligible for the Air Medal. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Gordon, and two brothers, one of whom. Dale Gordon, is attending college.Technical Sergeant EUGENE GOSSEN Eugene Gossen, the son of Mr. and Mrs. J. Gossen of Bessemer, Michigan, graduated from the River Falls Teachers College with the degree of B.E. in 1937. He taught in the River Falls High School until his induction in February, 1942. He served in the Army Air Forces in the 394th Bombardment Squadron in the Asiatic-Pacific Area. Shortly after his arrival at his base in the Pacific he was killed in a crash landing with live bombs which exploded. He received the Purple Heart and Citation of Honor. Sergeant Gossen was much interested in Boy Scouting and the River Falls Scout home has been named the Eugene Gossen Lodge in his honor. In June, 1943, he married Marian Tracy, also a student of the college. Lieutenant HOWARD E. HINES Howard E. Hines enlisted in the Army Air Forces September 29, 1942, after attending college one year, 1940, and became a pilot of a B-24 Liberator in England, where he engaged in combat over Germany with the 445th Bombardment group. He had completed more than twenty-eight heavy bombardment missions over Germany, had been shot down twice, but had each time brought his plane back to England. On April 22, 1945, he was killed in a plane crash near Honington, England, while on a non-combat mission. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters. Lieutenant Hines was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest M. Hines of Ellsworth. A brother. T 5 Willard L Hines, served in the Pacific in Okinawa. In 1941 he married Frances A. Brookshaw of Ellsworth. Lieutenant WALTER GUINN Walter Guinn attended the Teachers College from 1933 to 1936, majoring in history and the social studies. He was especially active in YMCA and in the men's chorus and a cappella choir. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces in January, 1942, and was commissioned lieutenant. He met his death December 29. 1943, at Deming Field, New Mexico, where imperfect ventilation and heating facilities in their trailer home caused his death by asphyxiation, together with that of his wife, Genevieve Kondrasuk Guinn, and their five-year-old son.Pfc. RICHARD M. R. HYLKEMA Richard M. R. Hylkema, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Ben Hylke-ma of Turtle Lake, graduated from River Falls in 1934 in the three-year group. He entered the Army in December, 1943, serving in the Infantry. He was sent overseas and fought in France, Belgium, and Holland with the "Timberwolf" Division. He was killed in November, 1944, in Holland close to the birth place of his parents. Pfc. Hylkema wore the European Theater ribbon with two battle stars and received the Purple Heart. Two sisters, Mary (deceased) and Gertrude, and a brother, Bernard, were also students at River Falls. Sergeant RUPERT ISAACSON Rupert Isaacson was in the Agriculture department from 1938 to 1941. He was active in athletics, playing on the football team during the three years. He was inducted in June. 1941, and served in the Field Artillery. He went overseas in September, 1944, and fought in southern France where he was killed in action against the enemy November 22, 1944. Sergeant Isaacson was the son of Mr. and Mrs. R. L. Isaacson of Nye. Lieutenant GORDON JACKMAN Gordon Wayne Jackman of River Falls left with the National Guard in October, 1940, after attending college one year. He was chosen for officers training and was graduated as a lieutenant in the Field Artillery. He went overseas in September, 1944, and served in the European theater as forward observer in a Field Artillery unit. He lost his life at Krinkelt, Belgium, in the Battle of the Belgian Bulge in action against the enemy, while with extraordinary heroism he protected the withdrawal of a friendly infantry battalion until his position was overrun. He was cited for bravery and awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. Lieutenant Jackman was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Will Jackman. Two brothers were also in the service, Lynn in Italy and Duane in the United States. In December, 1942, he married Lois Webb, a graduate of River Falls in the class of 1942.Lieutenant DONALD E. JOHNSON Donald E. Johnson also left River Falls with the National Guard in October, 1940, after spending two years in college. He was commissioned a lieutenant in the Field Artillery. He left the United Stotes for foreign service in June, 1943, and fought in France, where he was mortally wounded at Vire, August 10, 1944, dying August II. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Harry C. Johnson of River Falls. In August, 1943, he married Dorothy J. Parrish of Ellsworth, a former student at River Falls. Private ROY JOHNSON Roy Johnson attended the college from 1931-1933, taking the Principals course. At the time of his induction he was assistant field supervisor of Warner Brothers Motion Pictures, working out of the Minneapolis office. He enlisted in the Army February 15, 1945, and was sent overseas from the West Coast just before peace was declared. He was on his way to the South Pacific when he died aboard ship of illness—cerebro-spinal fever meningococcic. He is survived by his mother. Mrs. Flora Johnson, his little daughters and one brother, Private Louis Johnson, with the armv in T«v . His wife. LaVonne Ringdahl Johnson, died in 1940 Staff Sergeant VOYLE JOHNSON Voyle Johnson attended River Falls Teachers College two years, 1938-1940, before entering the service. January. 1940. He went into the Army Air Forces and was sent to the Philippines, where he fought in the Battle of Bataan. He was reported missing in action in May. 1942, and no further word was received until July, 1944, when he was declared officially dead and awarded the Purple Heart posthumously. At the end of the war it was learned that he had died June 2, 1942, in a Japanese prisoner of war camp—Camp O'Donnell in the Philippines. He is survived by his father, Axel Johnson, of Grantsburg and one brother and three sisters.Staff Sergeant ROBERT R. McCABE Robert R. McCabe, son of Mr. and Mrs. William McCabe of Hammond, received his B.E. degree in science and mathematics from River Falls in 1937. He had been active in basketball and debate and served on many committees while in college. He entered the service July 15, 1942, in the Army Air Forces and was sent overseas to the New Guinea area. Here he was a radio gunner on a B-25 bomber. He was shot down September 3, 1943, over Wewak Bay after a terrific enemy attack. All five members of the crew were missing. He was awarded the Silver Star, Presidential Unit Citation and the Purple Heart. Lieutenant STANLEY L. MORLEY Stanley L. Morley majored in science and mathematics during his four years at River Falls, receiving his degree, Bachelor of Science, in 1940. One of his extra-curricular activities was photography, and he was photographer for the 1940 Meletean. He entered the service in February, 1942, in the Army Air Forces and was sent to the European theater of operation. He was on a bombing mission over Germany when he was shot down over Duren, November 29, 1944. He had received the Air Medal and was awarded the Purple Heart. Lieutenant Morley‘s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Roy Morley of New Auburn. Lieutenant ROBERT L MRAZ Robert L Mraz enlisted in the Army Air Forces in January, 1942, while in his sophomore year at River Falls. He was commissioned a second lieutenant in September and was sent to the Alaskan area at the end of the year. It was while on patrol duty in the Aleutian Islands that his plane was caught in a propeller wash, and he was killed January 21, 1943. Lieutenant Mraz was an outstanding athlete, receiving the American Legion award as the outstanding athlete of his class upon his graduation from the Algoma High School, where he played football, basketball, and baseball. He continued his football career at River Falls, becoming a varsity letterman. During his vacations he played baseball on the Algoma city team. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Frank Mraz of Algoma. A sister, Lieutenant Elaine Mraz, was an army nurse at O’Reilly General Hospital, Springfield. Missouri.Private BURTON OLSON Burton M. Olson came to River Falls Teachers College after his graduation from the River Falls High School and took a pre-engineering course from 1937 to 1939. He enlisted in the infantry, July 28, 1944, and served in the Pacific on Okinawa. He met his death there April 20, 1945. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Manley Olson of Beldenville. In July, 1941, he married Fern Struble and left one son. Private STANLEY PALM Stanley V. Palm, son of Mr. and Mrs. J. B. Palm of Milltown. entered the River Falls Teachers College in the fall of 1937 and received his B.S. degree in 1941 in mathematics and science. Among his extra-curricular activities were basketball, which he played during his entire four years at college, and tennis. He enlisted in the Army in August, 1942, and was sent to Greenland. While being transported to this area he lost his life in the sinking of the transport Dorchester by a German submarine when within fifty miles of its destination, February 3, 1943. In 1942 Stanley Palm married Ruth Davidson. A brother, Captain Irvine L. Palm, was also ir. the service. Lieutenant ELMER PARNELL Elmer Parnell received his B.E. degree from River Falls in 1932 in mathematics and science. He also attended Marquette University and received his Master's degree in 1942. Previous to this ne had been a member of the faculty of the Somerset High School for ten years, teaching mathematics and science. He was their first coach of basketball and also coached boxing and other sports. He entered the service in April, 1944. He received an assignment to the Air Transport Command and completed his training at Las Vegas, New Mexico. He was awaiting his assignment to overseas service when the news came to his mother that he had died quietly in his sleep at Camp Luna, Las Vegas. November 17, 1944.Lieutenant JOHN HENRY PERSON John Henry Person was a navigator on a bomber operating in the African theater. He has been missina ever since two planes failed to return from a mission early in 1943. He enlisted in 1940, in the Army Air Forces, following two years at River Falls, and was sent to the Mediterranean theatre. His death apparently occurred April 18. 1943, in Sicily. He married Jane Erickson in 1942. and had a son whom he had never seen. He received the Air Medal with four oak leaf clusters and the Purple Heart. T Sgt. WARD RANDLES Ward Randles came to the college from Alma Center and while here was a Falcon basketball star. He received his degree in 1939. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces in 1942 and served in the Europe-Africa-Middle East area. He flew in the famous raid over the Ploesti oil fields in Rumania in August, 1943. as Flight Engineer on a B-24 bomber. He had been missing since December 22. 1943. when on a flight over Hollond. but was not officially declared dead until September, 1945. He received the Air Medal with two oak leaf clusters, the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Purple Heart. He married Beatrice Cornell in 1943. His parents are Mr. and Mrs. Earl Randles of Alma Center. Pfc. JOHN W. ROCKWELL John W. Rockwell enlisted in July, 1943. He was sent to the European theatre, where he served with a demolition corps. He met his death near Le Havre, France, October 19, 1944. He was awarded posthumously the Purple Heart and the Soldiers' Certificate of Merit tor performing exceptionally meritorious service in daily exposing himself during the period before his death, September 5 to October 19. 1944. on his hazardous mission, part of it under fire. Private Rockwell is survived by his wife, two children, and his mother. Mrs. Winnona Rockwell. His brother. Malcolm, also lost his life in the service.Captain MALCOLM H. ROCKWELL Malcolm H. Rockwell attended the college during 1937-1938 and Marquette University during 1938 1940. He enlisted in the service November 26. 1941. a few days before Pearl Harbor. He served in the Artillery and fought overseas in the European theater. He lost his life in Germany, December 17. 1944. He received the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart. Captain Rockwell was the son of Mrs. Winnona Rockwell and is survived by his wife and his mother. His brother John died in France two months before his own death. Lieutenant OLIVER R. SCHULTZ Oliver R. Schultz was a student in the Agricultural department at the college in 1940-1941. He then entered the University of Wisconsin and enlisted while there in February, 1942. He left for overseas in December. 1943, going first to Africa and then to Italy. He was missing in action May 26, 1944. Lieutenant Schultz received the Air Medal and was awarded the Silver Star for attack on a concentration of enemy motor vehicles in Italy in which he set fire to and damaged thirteen trucks before his plane burst into flames and he parachuted to sea near enemy land. Lieutenant RICHARD SHEA Richard Shea attended the Oshkosh Teachers College in 1940-1941 and entered River Falls the next year in the Agriculture department. He enlisted in the Army Air Forces in December, 1942. He left the United States tor overseas service and became a Pilot in a P-51 plane, engaged in combat duty in England. He lost his life November I, 1945, in Karlsruhe. Germany. He was awarded the Air Medal and the Purple Heart. Lieutenant Shea was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John F. Shea of Pickett.Ensign JEROME SOBOTTA Jerome Sobotta graduated from River Fails in 1940, with the degree B.S. in agriculture. He taught agriculture two years in the Channing, Michigan, High School. In February, 1942, he enlisted in the Naval Reserve and received his commission in the fall of that year. He was assigned on the seas the next year and saw action in the South Pacific until July 18, 1943, when his ship was torpedoed as it was nearing the island of Rendova in the Solomon Sea. Among those who lost their lives on the ship was the famous artist and illustrator, Lieut. Commander McClelland Barclay. Ensign Sobotta is survived by his mother, Mrs. Emma Sobotta. His brothers served in the Pacific also. Pfc. RUSSELL SOLHEIM Russell Soiheim, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oswald J. Solheim of Hudson, graduated from River Falls in 1927. Music was one of his chief hobbies and he was a singer of unusual ability. At the time of his enlistment, October, 1943, he was working for the Cudahy Packing Company as a salesman. Private Solheim served in the Infantry and was sent to the European theater. He fought in the battle of St. Lo and lost his life in France on the fields of Normandy, July 11, 1944. Lieutenant KEITH SOLVESON Keith Solveson entered the Army Air Forces February 24, 1942, after attending the college from 1937 to 1941. He became bombardier for the crew of the "Sky Wolf," accounting for more than twenty German fighters before going down over Oschersleber, Holland. Lieutenant Solveson lost his life August 20, 1943. He was awarded the Air Medal with three oak leaf clusters and the Purple Heart.Lieutenant PETER STENE, JR. Peter Stene was a student in the college from 1936-1940, enlisting in the Army Air Forces in June, 1941. He served in the European theater and was in the assault on Regensburg, Germany, in August, 1943. He met his death while returning from a bombing mission to Frankfurt, Germany, February 17, 1945. Just off the coast of Ostend, Belgium, the aircraft of which he was Command Pilot caught fire from an explosion in the nose of the plane. It crashed into the sea, and only one survivor was rescued. The Air Medal with seven oak leaf clusters and the Distinguished Flying Cross were awarded to him. Lieutenant DARRELL KEITH STOYKE Darrell Keith Stoyke came to River Falls from Chetek, studied here in preparation for a business course, 1939-19 0, and then went to the University of Minnesota, which he attended from 1940 to 1942. He enlisted in July, 1943. in the Army Air Forces. He became a Fighter Pilot and was sent to the European theater. On August 19, 1944. he was killed in action in Southern France. He received the Air Medal with three oak.leaf clusters. Lieutenant Stoyke was the son of Mr. and Mrs. E. F. Stoyke of Sheldon. Ensign ROBERT THORESON Robert Thoreson enlisted in the Naval Reserve as an aviation cadet in December, 1940. He was in his senior year at the college, majoring in agricultural education and science. He had been active in college life and was business manager of the Meletean at the time of his departure. He was commissioned an ensign in 1941 and assigned to duty as a naval flying instructor with the patrol bomber squadron at the Naval Air Station at Pensacola. Florida. He continued at this duty until his death, due to a landing crash, September 7. 1942. His father, Toby R. Thoreson, lives in River Falls. A brother, Kenneth, was with the Army Air Forces in India.Lieutenant STANLEY TORGERSON Stanley Torgerson graduated from River Falls in 1939 and taught in Hammond and later in Hudson. He was an honor student, an outstanding athlete and a teacher of unusual ability. He enlisted in the Field Artillery in {941 and served on the Italian front. He was killed in action at the Battle of Salerno. September 14, 1943. Only a few days before ho hod been cited for heroic action on the Salerno front, where a pocket of American artillery had no infantry covering ana Lieutenant Torgerson braved death by standing on a fuse box to direct blank fire. Lieutenant WALTER BRUCE WALKER Walter Bruce Walker was born in Canada and came to Hayward with his parents in 1919. He attended Fletcher College, Iowa, in 1936 and then River Falls Teachers College, from which he received his degree in agriculture in 1941. He taught at McMillan. Michigan, before entering the service in August, 1942. He went overseas in April. 1945, in the Pacific area. Word was received in August that he had died on ie Shima of injuries received in an accident, July 30. when a truck got out of control and crashed through the tent where he was sleeping. He was to have been elevated to the rank of captain in the near future. Lieutenant Walker was the son of Mr. and Mrs. John K. Walker of Hayward. A brother. Keith Walker, was with the armed forces in Germany. Sergeant FRANK E. WINTERLING Frank E. Wintering was a student at River Falls in 1936-1938, attending Stout Institute the next year. He enlisted December 8. 1941, in the Marine Corps and was sent overseas to Guadalcanal. He met his death there October 14. 1942. His brother, Joe Wintering, lost his life in the service as a Marine in the Philippine Islands. May 6, 1942. After the death of his two only sons, the father. Frank W. Winterling, enlisted in the Marines himself and served with credit and honor."Not only are they commemorated by columns and inscriptions, but there dwells also an unwritten memorial of them, graven not on stone but in the hearts of men Pericles-Funeral Oration.The editors realize that this roster of the service men and women of the River Falls State Teachers College is no doubt incomplete and perhaps inaccurate in some details. Such omissions and inaccuracies are due to the inability or failure of some to respond to the questionnaires whicn were sent by Dean Stratton to all men who had attended the college since 1931. This list is compiled from the replies received and from Dean Stratton's records. Only abbreviations which are commonly known have been used, and at the suggestion of servicemen themselves the more general awards (Victory Medal, Good Conduct Ribbon, etc.) have been omitted. However, a sincere effort has been made to make this a true and valuable record of the part taken by our men and women in World War II. Additions and corrections will be appreciated by the editors.FREDERIC -A- HARRY AAMODT, B.S., Agr.,1945. .SPRING VALLEY Sst., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Feb. 9, 1942 RUSSELL B. AAMODT, B.S., H.S., 1941 SPRING VALLEY Aer. M. 3 c., USNR. June 29, 1944 PALMER A ASTER UD, 1933........... SPRING VALLEY Pacific Theater, New Guinea KENNETH AFDAHL, B.S., Agr.. 1943 HAMMOND Lt- (is) USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, six stars,- Philippine Liberation Ribbon, three stan. May 1, 1942 GEORGE E. ALDRICH, 1937-39 NEW RICHMOND 1st Ll, AAF. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons, four battle stars, Pre-Pearl Harbor. Sept. 26, 1939 - Jan. 6, 1946 JOHN J. ALDRICH 1939-42.........NEW RICHMOND 1st Lt., AAF. Pacific Theater and Puerto Rico. June, 1942 CLARENCE ALFONSE, B.E., HS., 1931 CUMBERLAND Ll USNR. Pacific (heater. Feb. 24,1942 - Dec. 18 1945 FRED ALFONSE, 1936-38............... CUMBERLAND Sgt. U.S. Army, Coast Artillery LAUREL E. ALLISON. 1941-42...............ROBERTS CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, Pacific Theater, Philippines. Theater Ribbon, two battle stan, Med. Infantry Combat Badge HARVEY ALNESS, 1927-30...................BAYPORT Col., AAF. Asiatic Theater, China-Burma-India. Silver Star, one oak leaf cluster; Distinguished Flying Cross, two dusters; Air Medal, two dusters; Distinguished Service Medal (British). .Ally 1, 1930 TOM ALTON, 1936-37.-.......-.........RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., AAF. Mediterranean Theater, Africa ALVIN R. AMUNDSON, 2-Year Gram., 1926 ELK MOUND 1st Lt., Army Ordnance CARL L. AMUNDSON, 3-Year H.S. 1929.......... ELK MOUND Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater. Jan. 19, 1943-Jan. 21, 1946 ELDON L. ANDERSON, Rural, 1931.......ELLSWORTH S Sgt., CAO. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, China-Burma-India. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. June 6, 1941 - Dec. 13, 1945 GLEN H. ANDERSON, 1941-43............RIVER FALLS Band, 40th Div. Asiatic Theater, Korea. Dec. 1944 GOODWIN ANDERSON, 1940-41............WHITEHALL S 2 c., USNR LESTER J. ANDERSON, 1939-40 PRAIRIE FARM 1st Lt., AAF. Mediterranean Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, three oak leaf clusters; Theater Ribbon, six battle stars. Oct. 28, 1942 - Oct. 24, 1945 ORLIN ANDERSON, B.S., H.S., 1938.........RIB LAKE 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Sanitary Corps. European and Pacific Theaters. Feb. 9, 1942 - Dec. 25, 1945 JOHN J. ANDREA, JR.. B.S., H.S., 1943 RIVER FALLS 1st LU AAF. Pacific Theater, Marianas. Navy Unit Citation, Theater Ribbons, three stars. Dec. 14, 1942 LAWRENCE ARTS, 1938-41........................TONY C.M. 1 c.. USNR. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons, nine battle stars; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star. Feb. 23, 1942 - Sept. 18, 1945 STANLEY D. ATKINSON, B.S., H.S., 1942 DANBURY Capt., AAF, Meteorology. European Theater. June, 1941 MARCEL AUNE, 1940-41 BALDWIN Pfc., Infantry and Anti-Aircraft Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars; Combat Infantry Badge. May 15, 1943 EDGAR F. AUSTAD, 1935-36 HAWKINS S Sgt., AAF. June 12, 1942 -B- DONALD BABBITT, 1939-42- CORNELL ASTP Unit, Medical School, Marquette University GORDEN HUEY BABCOCK, 1932-33 -S Sgt, AAF. July 18, 1942 CHARLES FREDERICK BACON. 1939-43 ELLSWORTH A C, Naval Air Corps. July 2, 1941 - August 19.1942 OMAR BACON, 8.E., H.S., 1936 .........ELLSWORTH CpI. AAF, Aug. 20,1942 - Jan. 23,1946 BERNARD H. BAGAN, 1940-43................MENOMONIE CpI., U.S. Army, infantry. European Theater. Bronze Star, four battle stars. Aug. 15,1942 - Dec 15,1945 FRANCIS KEVIN BAGAN, 1939-42 MENOMONIE Flight Officer, AAF. Dec 21,1942 - Nov. 1945 DON W. BAILEY, 1939-40 - SPRING VALLEY Aviation Ordnanccman, 1 c. USNR. Nor African - Southwest Pacific - Western Pacific (Okinawa. China, Japan) Theaters. All Theater Ribbons, Philippine Liberation Ribbon DONALD F. BAIRD, 1941-43 RIVER FALLS S Sgt, USMC Central Padfic Theater, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, one star. Jan. 19, 1943 - Nov. 21, 1945 EDGAR BAIRD, 1900-06.-. RIVER FALLS Major AUS, AAF. July 1942 - July 1944 JOHN BAIRD, 1939-41...................RIVER FALLS US. Army WAYNE E. BAIRD, 1940-43 RIVER FALLS CM. 2 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Mar. 21,1946 HAROLD BAKER. 1918-19.................RIVER FALLS Capt, Armored Forces (Infantry). Ordnance. European Theater. Bronze Star Medal; European Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Oct. 15,1940 -Jan. 15,1946 HOWARD BAKER, 1942-43— -- KENNAN T 5, U.S. Army, European Theater (France and Germany). Aug. 21, 1944 ROBERT BAKER, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND Pvt., US. Army, Infantry. Combat Infantry Badge. Mar. 13, 1943 - Sept. 3, 1944 WILLIAM J. BAKER, 1939-40 NEW RICHMOND Mo. Mm 1 c, European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars WILLIAM M. BAKER 1935.................- DURAND Major, U.S. Army, Medical Department. European (Central) Theater. Bronze Star Medal, oak leaf cluster. Feb. 19, 1941 - Mar. 3, 1946 CLIFTON R. BARBER, 1937-39 - WEBSTER T Sgt., AAF. (gunner) European Theater. Shot down over Bremen, Germany, and a prisoner of war for 19 months. Air Medal, Purple Heart. Jan. 5, 1942 - Oct. 16, 1945 LESTER BARIBO, B.S., Agr., 1943............EXELAND Ens., USNR. GLEN EDWARD BARNES, 1941-43 SPRING VALLEY Radarman 3 c, USNR. European (France) and Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbons. Nov., 1942 -April 2, 1946 GLENN BARQUEST, 1938-41............- CADOTT Capt., Engineer Corps. European Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor, European Theater Ribbon, Bronze Star Medal, four battle stars. June 17,1941 - Feb. 12, 1946 KEITH R. BARRY, 1936-38 RIVER FALLS CpI., AAF. Pacific Theater. Aug. 3,1942 - Nov. 16, 1945 GORDON I. BARTO, 1939-41 .... „ GILE Major, USMC (Pilot). Southwest Pacific Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross; Philippine Liberation,-Pre-Pearl Harbor. April 1941 CLAIR D. BARTOSH, B.E., H.S., 1931 RIVER FALLS Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater. Pacific Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Mar. 7,1944 - Feb. 3, 1946 WILLIAM T. BARTZ, B.S., H.S., 1940 MOUNTAIN Lt, USCG. (Engineering Officer of USS Groton). North Atlantic (Iceland, Greenland) Theater. July 1942 FLOYD J. BECK, 1936-37........WELLS. MINNESOTA CpI., Tank Destroyer. Southwest Pacific • Central Pacific Theater. Oct. 11, 1940 - July 13, 1945 STANLEY BEDNARZYK, B.S., Agr., 1939 W1THEE Ens., USNR CAROL BEHUNG, 2-Year Rural, 1941 AMERY CpI., WAC Meritorious Service Unit Award. June, 1944JAMES B. BEHLING, 1942-43 -..................AMERY Ens., USNR. Assistant Communications Officer. Dec. 1942 DAVID ELMER BENSON, 1944 RIVER FALLS ETM 2 c. Sep . 1944 - July, 1946 HAROLD BENSON, B.E., H.S.. 1930 CLEAR LAKE Sgt., AAF. Meteorology. June 12, 1945 • Oct. 11, 1945 HOWARD F. BENSON, B.S., Agr.. 1942 CLEAR LAKE 1st Lt, Engineering Corps. Mar. 4, 1942 SHERMAN BENSON, 1933-34.......... CLEAR LAKE CM. 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Asiatic Pacific Ribbon, four stars. Mar. 28, 1942 - Dec 17, 1945 MARTIN BENTS, Rural. 1937 COMSTOCK CpI., Infantry Replacement Training. Jan. 22, 1945 - Dec 19, 1945 ULRICH BENTS, B.S., H.S., 1940....STEWART. MINN. Sgt., AAF., Pacific Theater. May 20, 1943 - Mar. 6, 1946 IRENE BERG, 3-Year H.S., 1927... MONDOVI Pfc, WAC June 18, 1943 - Sept 13, 1945 LEONARD BERG, B.S., Agr., 1942 BLOOMER Lt Gs), Naval Air Corps. European Theater VERNON L. BERG, B.S., Agr., 1942 BLOOMER Ens., Naval Air Corps (Pilot). Jan. 24, 1942 - Dec 17, 1945 ANDREW GRANT BERGEMANN, B.S., A9r R1 jJ|1TQjsj S Sgt., AAF. Pacific Theater. June 17, 1942 • Dec. 26, 1945 JOHN R. BERGGREN, 1943................... BALDWIN Hospital Apprentice 1 c, USNR. Sep . 2, 1943 • July 20, 1945 ROBERT K. BERGHOLZ, 1941-43 - -. CHETEK Pfc., Armored Division. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. June 14, 1943 EDWIN A. BERGSTROM, B.S., A,.., ERLAND MM. 1 c., USNR. Pacific Theater. Unit Citation, ten battle stars. July 23, 1942 - Nov. 12, 1945. BRUNO L. BERKLUND, B.S., Agr., 1940 CUMBERLAND A C, AAF MILTON D. BERLIN, B.S., H.S., 1940 SOMERSET Major, U.S. Amy, Field Artillery - Tank Destroyer, American Defense Medal, Pre-Pearl Harbor. Oct 15, 1940 - Aug. 27, 1945 ROBERT L. BERND, 1942-43... NEW RICHMOND Ens., USNR DALLAS P. BESSAN, 1934-40 NEW RICHMOND 2nd Lt, U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Purple Heart, Silver Star. Feb. 16, 1942 DOYLE E. BEYL, 1941-44 ST. CROIX FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army. European Theater (Central). Combat Infantry Badge, three battle stars. Mar. 23, 1944 KENNETH H. BILDERBACK, 1942-43 CHETEK CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars, Purple Heart. June 14, 1943 • Mar. 13, 1946 CHESTER T. BIRKMOSE, 1935-37 HUDSON 1st Lt, U.S. Amy, Field Artillery, Armored. Nov. 24, 1941 GENE V. BJERSTEDT, 1943 RIVER FALLS Electricians Mate 2 c, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Aug. 2, 1943 GORDON BLACK, 1933-36 RIVER FALLS SKD, 1 c., USNR. Panama Canal Zone, African Theater. July 1943 - Jan. 1946 ELMER E. BLAISDELL, 1936-38 NEW AUBURN S 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Jan. 7, 1944 HAROLD J. BLANK, B.S., H.S., 1939 LA CROSSE Pfc., USMC- Pacific Theater M1NNERD A. BLEGEN. 1939-41.........SPRING VALLEY T 4, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater, five campaigns (Normandy, Northern France, Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Europe). Sept. 12, 1942 • Sept. 15, 1945 DOUGLAS S. BOARDMAN, 1931-32.......... GLENWOOD CITY S Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Southwest Pacific Theater (New Guinea, Philippines, Japan). Bronze Arrowhead Medal, Asiatic Pacific Ribbon, two bronze stars, Phillippine Liberation. Sept. 3, 1943 - Dec 20, 1945 ROGER M. BODIN, 1939-41....................WASHBURN Ens., Naval Air Corps. Dec. 15, 1942 - Dec. 14, 1945 HERBERT W. BOETTCHER, 1939-42 ...............CADOT T 4, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars. Mar. 10, 1942 • Dec 6, 1945 ORRIS C BOETTCHER, 1940-42 CHIPPEWA FALLS Lt Gs), USNR. Pacific Theater. Navy Air Medal. June, 1942 DONALD L. BOLES, 1942-43..............-RIVER FALLS Signalman 2 c. USNR. South Pacific Theater. Dec 1943 - Mar. 1946 Lt. (j9) William Stratton Of) Eonice Manjk Hehnko Ph‘ M‘ 2 e Sh rman RIVER FALLS ALGOMA WOODVILLE DOUGLAS C BOLES, 1940-42 - RIVER FALLS Radio-Radarman 3 c. South Pacific Theater. May, 1943 - Mar. 17,1946 DOUGLAS L BOLES, 1938-39 1st Lt, AAF. ORLAN C. BORN, B.S., Agr., 1941 Lt. Os), USCG. Dec. 1, 1945 BERNARD DALE BOVEN. 1939-40 .. - Sgt., AAF. Southwest Pacific Theater. Sept. 16, 1942 - Mar. 1, 1945 NEAL O. BRACE, 1940-42 OSCEOLA 1st Lt., AAF. July 9, 1943 - Feb. 1,1946 ROBERT BRACE, B.S., Agr., 1945 OSCEOLA T 5 Signal Corps. European Theater. Dec. 7, 1942 - Feb. 7, 1946 JOHN W. BRADLEY, B.E., H.S., 1939 RIVER FALLS S Sgt., AAF. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. China-Bur-ma-lndia. China Offensive, Burma Offensive, India-Burma Defensive, three battle stars. Dec., 1944 - Mar. 22, 1946 JAMES H. BRAMER, 1937-40..........ST. PAUL, MINN. Capt., Coast Artillery Corps. Pacific Theater. Nov. 17,1941 - Jan. 9,1946 RAYMOND W. BRANDAU, 1940-41. WILTON 1st Lt., Engineer Corps. African Theater JOHN SIDDALL BRANDT. 1941-43 RIVER FALLS Sgt., AAF. European Theater. April 4, 1943 -Nov. 16, 1945 ROMAIN C. BRANDT, 1935-39....- RIVER FALLS T Sgt., Army Transportation Corps. European and Pacific Theaters. May 25, 1942 - Sept. 29, 1945 THEODORE E. BRANDT, B.S., .. .. 1st Lt., Army Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four stars. June, 1942 - Jan. 23, 1946 CLAUDE BRANDTNER, 1937-39 EAST ELLSWORTH Pfc., U.S. Army. European Theater. Purple Heart BURTON BRATBERG, 1940-42 HOLMEN A C Naval Aviation JOSEPH G. BRAUN, B.E., H.S., 1934.......... ALGOMA Lt. (jg), USNR FRED BRECHLIN, 1939, B.S., Agr , 1939... ANTIGO T Sgt., AAF., Air Transport Command. North African Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. June 6, 1942 - Nov. 24, 1945 WARREN BREDAHL, B.S., H.S., .1938 ELMWOOD USMC RAMAN CLYDE BRIGGS. 1941-43 ... HOLMAN T 5 .U.S. Army (Radio Operator). Pacific Theater, Okinawa Theater Ribbon, one star. Nov. 5,1942 - Mar. 14, 1946 JON W. BRILLE. 1934-36................RIVER FALLS y 3 c, USNR. Base Librarian, Camp Perry, Va. BYRON L. BROOKE, 1942-43 SPRING VALLEY T 5 U-S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, live stars. April 23,1943 - Oct 13,1945 COLBURN M. BROOKE, B.S., Agr., 1943 SPRING VALLEY S Sgt., U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two bronze stars; Purple Heart. June 2, 1943 - Mar. 27, 1946 WALTER L. BROOKS, 1931-35 COLFAX S Sgt, Coast Artillery.Corps. Feb. 3,1941 - Oct 3, 1945 ALTON BROTEN, 1940-42 ...................... HUDSON USNR. South Pacific Theater JOHN W. BROWNLEE, 1937-39..........MAIDEN ROCK Sgt, US. Army. European Theater JON E. BRUNNER, 1940-42....................ELMWOOD Lt- (jg), USNR. May 8, 1942 - Nov. 3, 1945 ROYCE BUCK, 1942..................CLARISSA, MINN. Sgt., AAF. Asiatic-Pacific and Far Eastern Theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars. Oct 27,1942 - Dec 27, 1945 JOSEPH L. BURGER, B.S., Agr., 1940...........EDGAR Major, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon. seven battle stars; Bronze Star Medal. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Oct. 7, 1941 NORMAN BURGER, 1935-36....................FREDERIC Pvt., AAF Sgt. John Brownlee. Air Force Signal Supply Specialist, cheeks in a shipment of radio tubes. JOHN BURKE, B.E., Agr., 1928.................CASCO Major, U.S. Army. Prisoner of War Work EVERETT L. BURKHOLDER. 1940-43 ST. PAUL. MINN. 2nd Lt., AAF. Pacific Theater, Philippines-Okina-wa. Air Medal; Philippine Liberation, five battle stars. Oct. 3, 1942 - Jan. 5, 1946 JOHN CURTIS BURKHOLDER, 1933-34 HUDSON Lt Os) USNR, Radar. Sept. 1943 - Mar. 1,1946 MARTIN BURMEISTER, B.S., Agr., 1943 MARATHON SAD 3 c, USNR RUEBEN BURTARD, B.S., Agr., 1942 .........-CURTISS 1st Lt, Chemical Warfare Service Southwest Pacific Theater, Japan, New Guinea. Theater Ribbon, one star. June 30, 1942 - May 12,1946 WARREN BUSCH, 1938-39 NORTH HUDSON S Sgt, AAF. European Theater. April 11, 1942 - Jan. 15,1946 CHARLES H. BUTLER. 2-Year Prin., 1923 Pvt, U.S. Signal Corps __BARRON -c- JOHN E. CALDER, 1942-43 ...................LUCK Pfc., U.S. Army, Field Artillery EVERETT D. CAMPBELL, B E., H.S., 1935 RIVER FALLS Pfc, Armored Division. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. April 13, 1942 - Dec. 7, 1945 G. LA VERNE CAMPBELL, 2-Year Gram., 1933 ELLSWORTH 1st Sgt, U.S. Army. European-African-Middle Eastern Theater. Theater Ribbon; Combat Infantry Badge. Sept 12, 1942 • Sept. 16, 1945 EDWARD J. CANNON, 1937-39 ... ELLSWORTH T Sgt, Air Corps, Medical Dept. Jan. 16,1941 -Nov. 24,1945 JOHN R. CANNON 1934-38 ELLSWORTH S Sgt., Medical Detachment, Air-bome Division. ___ Mediterranean Theater, Sicily, Italy- Purple Heart; Combat Medal Badge, six stars; Arrow head Glider Badge; Unit Citation. Mar. 28, 1942 - Sept. 19, 1945 --CiD R CLUB DEAN OF MEN AND CR055-SECTI ON OF STUDENT BODY. SEPTEMBER f543 CARYL H. CARLSON, 1937 38 DOWNING S Sgt., AAF. Central Pacific Theater. American Defense Ribbon. Dec 10, 1940 - Sept. 22, 1945 JOHN WILLIAM CARLSON, 1936-38 PLUM CITY 1st Lt, Army Intelligence. Mediterranean Theater, North Africa, Italy, Austria. Feb. 24,1941 - Nov. 29, 1945 MAURITZ E. CARLSON, B5-, Agr., 1939 FREDERIC Pvt., ILS. Army, Radio Operator HERBERT H. CAROW, 1935-38 DEER PARK S Sgt, AAF. Caribbean Area. Jan. 14, 1942 -Oct 9, 1945 CHARLES C. CARPENTER. 1931-34 MAIDEN ROCK T 5, U.S. Army, Infantry. Dec. 29, 1942 • Dec. 20, 1945 CLAYTON CASE, B.E., Agr. 1929....... VERNON CENTER, MINN. Civil Administration Training School, U.S. Army JOHN M. CASEY, 3-Year, H.S., 1923 NEW RICHMOND T 5, Signal Service. Pacific Theater, New Guinea. Sept., 1942 MARVIN E. CERNOHOUS, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS Lt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Dec. 6, 1945 CHARLES D. CHAPMAN, 1939-41..........RIVER FALLS Lt., AAF. EVERETT E. CHAPMAN, B.S., H.S., 1941 AMERY 1st Lt, Quartermaster Corps. Mediterranean Theater, North Africa, Italy. Meritorious Service Wreath, Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Sept. 8, 1942 • Mar. 1, 1946 LELAND N. CHAPMAN, 1928-31 RIVER FALLS Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbons, six battle stars; Unit Citation. Nov. 2,1942 - Sept. 25, 1945 ELLIOTT H. CHAPPELLE, 1938-39..........BIRCHWOOD Sgt., AAF. China, Burma, India, African Theaters. Theater Ribbons, one battle star. June 13, 1942 -Oct. 23, 1945 ALFRED J. CHELGREN, 1935-37 RIVER FALLS Lt., Signal Corps OTHMER C. CHELSTROM, 1939-40. TURTLE LAKE T 5, Armored Field Artillery. European Theater. Unit Citation, three battle stars. Nov. 6, 1942 LA VERNE CHENEY, 1938-40. CADOTT Lt. Colonel, AAF. European-African, Middle Eastern, Asiatic-Pacific Theaters. Distinguished Flying Cross,- Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Unit Citation. Feb. 10, 1941 - Nov. 28, 1945 HALLE S. CHICKER, B.E., H.S., 1933...LADYSMITH American Red Cross, Field Director. European Theater GRANT CHINNOCK, B E., Agr., 1933 RIVER FALLS Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. June 22, 1943 - Dec. 7, 1943 KENNETH K. CHINNOCK, 1932-34 RIVER FALLS Pvt, AAF. July 8, 1942 - Aug. 3, 1944 ROBERT CHINNOCK, 1934-35.....- RIVER FALLS Sgt, AAF. Aleutian Islands Theater. One campaign star; Unit Citation; Pre-PeaH Harbor. July 15, 1941 - Sept 28, 1945 GEORGE K. CHIPMAN, B.S., Agr., 1942 DANBURY 1st Lt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, six battle stars. Aug. 26, 1942 - Dec 18, 1945 JOSEPH J. CHOPP, 1926-30 TURTLE LAKE Cape., AAF. Aug. 7, 1942 • Oct. 30, 1945 KENNETH E. CHRISTENSON, 1944-45 HUDSON Pvt., AAF. June 17, 1944 - Nov. 10, 1945 JOHN W. CHRISTENSON, B.S., Agr.. 1939 BAY CITY Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater. Nov. 30,1942 - Dec. 23, 1945 NORMAN CHRISTENSON, B.S., Agr., 1938 BAY CITY Lt Commander, Naval Air Corps. European Theater. Sept., 1942 - Mar., 1946 JOHN W. CLAIR. B.S., H.S., 1939.... HUDSON M Sgt, U.S. Army. South Pacific Theater New Guinea, Admiralty Islands, Philippines. Theater Ribbons, eight stars,- Bronze Arrowhead. Aug. 30, 1942 - Jan. 3, 1946 PERCY CLAPP, 2-Year Prin., 1921 ...... ROBERTS Lt. Col., Army, Special Service. Pacific Theater. Bronze star. May, 1942 DARREL C. CLARK, 1943-44 CLEAR LAKE Ens., USNR. Pacific Theater. June 9, 1943 JACK CLARK, 1927-29 . VESPER Capt, Signal Corps. European Theater. July 2, 1942 MANLEY CLARK, 2-Year Prin., 1918 RIVER FALLS Lt., USNR WILLIAM D. CLARK, 1938-39 BAYPORT, MINN. T 5., U.S. Army, Anti-Aircraft Artillery DOUGLAS R. CLARK, 1940-42 . ; BALSAM LAKE T Sgt. AAF. Radio Operator. Mediterranean and Asiatic Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbons, seven stars; Air Medal, bronze star. July 2, 1942 - Oct. 30, 1945 EARL A. CLAUSEN, B.S., Agr., 1941 MILLTOWN S. 1 c., USNR. Mar. 15, 1945 CHARLES H. CLAY, 1942-43. . . • AMERY Radar Technician 1 c, USNR. Atlantic, Mediterranean, Pacific, Japan, and Alaska Convoys. July, 1943 THOMAS E. COHENOUR, 1940-41... ..RIVER FALLS S Sgt., USMC. Asiatic, South Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbon, one star. Jan. 20, 1942 - July 21, 1945GLENN H. COLE, 1941-43........................CHIU It. (19)- USNR., Amphibious Force. Asiatk-Paci-Ke Theater, Oldniwi, Chin . July 1,1943 • Feb. 15, 1946 CLARENCE C. COLES, JR., 1940-41 RED WING, MINN. Aviation Ordnance 3 c., USNR. Pacific Theater. Nov. 27, 1942 HEROLD R. COMPTON, B.E., H.S., 1936 MASON Lt., USNR. Asiatic Theater, Philippines. May 12, 1943 - Jan. 2, 1946 GORDON CONDIT, 1936-38 RIVER FALLS Cap!., U.S. Army Engineers. Pacific Theater, Cook Islands, Philippine Islands. May 15, 1942 • April 1, 1946 GERALD D. COOK, 1941-42 OSSEO Rada man 3 c., USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Aug. 28, 1943 JOHN COOK, 1945....................NEW RICHMOND USNR. Jan. 15, 1946 CHESTER N. COOKE, B.E., H.S., 1933 FRANKFORT, SOUTH DAKOTA T 5., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater, Central Europe, Rhineland. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Mar. 24, 1943 - Dec. 23, 1945 WARREN W. COREY, 1935-36—..................... NYE Set., Medical Corps. Pacific Theater, India. July 27, 1942 MILTON CORNWALL. 1939-41.........ST. PAUL, MINN. Pfc., U.S. Amy ASTP, Medical School, Marquette University. Sept. 1942 • Feb. 1946 J. KANE CRAMER, 1940 43—...............HAGER CITY Yeoman. Jan. 1944. LOYAL CRESWELL, 1942-43—...............RIVER FALLS Flight Officer, AAF. European and South American Theaters. Theater Ribbon, five stars; Air Medal ROBERT G. CRETNEY, 1939-43............. DODGEVILLE Lt., USMC., Air Force ROBERT E. CROMMETT, 1936-38................ AMERY Aviation Machinist's Mate 1 c., Naval Air Corps. June, 1942 LEWIS CROS8Y, 1938-39.............ST. PAUL, MINN. Lt, AAF. JACK N. CROTHERS, 1938-42- GRANTON S Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Unit Citation; Silver Battle Star. Jan. 13, 1942 -Aug. 10, 1945 W. GLENN CROWLEY, B.S.. H.S., 1939....RIVER FALLS Lt. (js) USNR. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars. June, 1941 • Sept., 1944 DAVID CULLEN, 1942-43 ...........NEW RICHMOND ASTP., University of Illinois. Feb., 1943 HOWARD J. CURLER, 1942-43...................WAUSAU S Sgt., U.S. Army. Infantry. European Theater. Combat Infantryman s Badge; Bronze Star; Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. -D- ALLEN LE MOINE DAGGETT, 1939-40 DOWNING Sgt, USMC Southwest Pacific Theater. Purple Heart Dec 9, 1941 - Feb. 12, 1945 ALTON J. DAHL, 1942.................... DEER PARK T 4, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. Nov. 6, 1942 • Oct. 27, 1945 ELVIN LA VERNE DAHLBY, 1941-44 OSSEO V-1, A S, USNR. Sept., 1942 - Sept., 1944 MARVIN DAHLOUIST, 1933-34 RIVER FALLS Pfc, AAF. Army of Occupation, Korea. May 2, 1945 DEE W. DAILEY, 1931-33.......................ELCHO Capt, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Theater. Oct. 20, 1941 - Jan. 16, 1946 HILTON G. DANIELSON, 1936-38 CLAYTON Pvt., U.S. Army. Aug. 6, 1945 ROBERT H. DARWIN, 1941-43 GRAND VIEW Pvt., AAF. CHALMER DAVEE, 3-Year H.S., 1922 RIVER FALLS Comdr., USNR, Medical Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Philippines. Feb., 1943 - Feb., 1946 PAUL DAVEE, B.E., H.S., 1935 RIVER FALLS Lt (iq). USNR, Communications. Asietic-Pacihc Theater. July 1, 1943 - Jan. 1946 JOHN W. DAVISON, B.E.. H.S., 1929 RIVER FALLS T Sgt, U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon. June 17, 1942 - Nov. 9, 1945 WILLIAM D. DAWSON, 1942-43 . RIVER FALLS S Sgt, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Pacific Theater, Philippines, New Guinea, Leyte, Luzon. Three battle stars. May 20, 1943 • Jan. 31, 1946 LINCOLN F. DEETZ, 1939-41 MONDOVI USM. Air Corps BERNICE DEISS, 1936-39 «VER FALLS Pfc., WAC Jan. 24, 1942 - Aug. 16, 1943 EUGENE DEISS, 1942-43 ... R,VER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army. Alaska EURIE A. DEISS. 1940-41 RIVER FALLS S. l c., USCG. South America. Nov., 1942 -Feb. 27, 1946 GANUS DEISS, 1939-40...............••■•••••NVER FALLS Sgt. U.S. Army. South Pacific Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Oct. 16, 1940 - July 12, 1945 HUGO M. DE JONG, 1940-43.......... WEBSTER Pvt., U.S. Army, Anti-Aircraft Artillery NATHAN J. DE LONG, 1943-44 CHIPPEWA FALLS S.M. 3 c., USNR VERLE M. DEMASTER, 1940-41 BALDWIN Sgt., USMC Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars; Purple Heart Sept. 25, 1942 - Dec 21, 1945 WILMA H. DE MASTER, 2-Year Prim., 1935 BALDWIN 1st Lt., WAC Jan. 28, 1943 - Dec 30, 1945 ALBERT DEMPSY, 1939-41 ...... .. .....HILLSDALE Capt., Military Police Corps. South Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars. July 1, 1941 - Jan. 20, 1946 ROBERT DEVEREAUX, B.S., H.S., 1938... REEDS8URG Ens., Naval Air Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Oct., 1943 - Sept., 1945 FRANCIS DEVINE, 1941-43 ..... ELLSWORTH T 5, Radarman, U.S. Army, Infantrv. European and Philippines Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars. Feb. 4, 1943 - Feb. 19, 1946 HAROLD F. DIERMEIER, B.S., H.S., 1941 STRATFORD CpI., Quartermaster Corps. Southwest Pacific Theater, New Guinea, Philippines. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars; Unit Citation. June 24, 1942 • Feb. 12,1946 JOHN E. DIESING, B.S., H.S., 1940 MAIDEN ROCK Sgt., Cavalry, Slg. Corps., Air Corps. Caribbean Theater, Trinidad ana Puerto Rico. Sept. 9, 1941 - Oct. 10, 1945 FRANKLIN K. DIETZLER. 1943-44.............-ROBERTS M M 2 c., USNR. Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. June 27, 1944 JARL J. DIFFENDORFER, 1940-43 DOWNING Midshipman, USNR. Capt. Walter GonskeNORMAN DILLEY, 1936-37.....................LAKEWOOD CRM., USNR. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Nov. 15,1940 - Nov. 15,1946 ROY E. DILLIE, 1937-38 MARKESON S Sgt., AAF. European Theater, England. Mar. 7, 1940. Pre-Pearl Harbor. LELAND DOBBERSTEIN, 1938-41 .........NEW LONDON Lt, (A-1), Naval Air Corps. North Pacific and South Pacific Theaters. Air Medal, four stars. May 5, 1941 - Oct. 26, 1945. Pre-Pearl Harbor STANLEy DOOLITTLE, 1934-37 ELLSWORTH M Sgt, U S. Army, Criminal Investigation. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Okinawa, Korea. One battle star. Dec 26, 1943 TERRy DOONAN, 1941-42 OWEN Sgt., Signal Corps. Mediterranean Theater, Africa, Italy. Unit Citation. Sept. 23, 1942 • Nov. 19, 1945 HAROLD DOORNINK, B.S., Agr., 1942 BALDWIN Pfc, U.S. Army, Infantry. German prisoner of war after Dec 22, 1944 ROBERT DOPK1NS, 1943-44................. RIVER FALLS S.M 2 c., USNR. Pacific Theater. Jan. 16, 1944 EMMETT DORGAN, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS T 5., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Dec., 1942 -Dec., 1945 HAROLD DORGAN, B.E., H.S., 1937 RIVER FALLS A S-V-7, USNR. Dec 14,1942 - Feb. 27,1943 LEE A. DOSCH, B.S., H.S., 1943 AMERy Lt. OsX USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars,- Philippine Liberation, one star. May 27, 1942 CHARLES DOSTAL, 1939-42......................RICE LAKE Sgt., Anti-Aircraft Artillery. European Theater. July 15, 1942 • Nov. 11, 1944 WILLARD F. DOWNING, B.S., H.S., 1941 GRANTSBURG S Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater, Rhineland and Central Europe. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Attended Cardiff Technical College, England, Oct. 1 - Dec 18, 1945. Sept. 9, 1941 - Feb. 4, 1946 ROBERT RUSSELL DRAKE, 1939-40 MENOMONIE CpI, U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, Germany and frMKt. Theater Ribbon, three stars; Purple Heart; Unit Gtation; Bronze Star Medal. May 26, 1944 GERALD DREHMEL, B.S., Agr., 1943 FALL CREEK S Sgt, U.S. Army. Asiatic-Pacific Theaters, New Caledonia Islands, Philippines. Japan. Unit Citation; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star. Sept. 10, 1942 - Jan. 22, 1946 NORMAN F. DRESCHER, 1940 _ NEILLSVILLE T Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon-three stars,- Meritorious Service Award. Jan. 30, 1942 - Nov. 13, 1945 CpI. Roy Eichinger (loft) CLARENCE L. DRETZKE. 1935-37. . .. BARRON Sgt., U.S. Army Cavalry. Central Pacific and European Theaters. Mar. 2, 1942 - Dec. 30, 1945 FRED A. DUBBE, B.S., H.S., 1941 . LUVERNE, MINN. Lt, Naval Air Corps. Central Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons, two stars; Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal; Fifth Fleet Navy Commendation Medal, one star. American Defense. April 4, 1941 - Oct. 15, 1945 ROy DURST, 1942-43— ALGOMA Ens., USNR. Guam. Dec, 1942 GLEN H. DUVEN, 1942-43 - BALDWIN Radaraan 2 c, USNR. South Pacific Theater. June 27, 1944 DANIEL J. DYKSTRA, B.S., H.S., 1938 .. BALDWIN Lt. (ig), USNR. North African Theater. May 30, 1942 - Nov. 19, 1945 DAVID DyKSTRA, B.S., H.S., 1936—... . BALDWIN Lt (ig), USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Philippines. Theater Ribbons, eight stars. June 10,1942 - Oct. 28, 1945 PHILIP DyKSTRA, 1937-39 ... - BALDWIN Aer. M. 2 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Oct. 10, 1942 - Oct. 16, 1945 HOWARD EASTLUND, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND A.M.O. 2 c, USNR. Mar. 15, 1943 PHILIP DyKSTRA, 1937-39 BALDWIN Aer. M. 2 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Oct. 10, 1942 - Oct 16, 1945 -E- HOWARD EASTLUND, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND A.M.O. 2 c, USNR. Mar. 15, 1943 JEAN FRANCIS EGAN, B.S., H.S., 1940 NEW RICHMOND Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Philippines. Purple Heart; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star. Wounded in the Philippines. Aug. 7, 1942 - Nov. 8, 1945 ROy E. EICHINGER, 1942-43.................BRUSSELS CpI., Chemical warfare and Infantry. European Theater. Combat Badge, three battle stars. Dec. 9, 1942 - Oct 30, 1945 DON R. ELKINGTON, 1941-42 MONDOVI Mo. MM 3 c USNR. South Pacific Theater. Mar. 7, 1943 - June 28, 1945 BURTON W. ELLIG, B.S., H.S., 1940 WELLS, MINN. Capt, Anti-Aircraft Artillery. South Pacific Theater, Saipan. Jan. 26,1942 - Sept 14,1945 HOWARD ELLIOT, B.S., H.S., 1938.........RIVER FALLS 1st Sgt, Ordnance, Aviation. Mediterranean Theater, North Africa, French Morocco,- European Theater, Rhineland. Theater Ribbons, two battle stars. Jan. 22, 1942 - Nov. 10, 1945 DONALD E. EMRICH, 1934-38 BATTLE GROUND, IND. CpI., AAF EARL H. EMERSON. 1938-39.................LADYSMITH Lt., Aerological Officer on Saipan KENNETH ENLOE, 1944-45..................RIVER FALLS ETM. 3 c. Jan. 17, 1945 ROYAL ENLOE, 1930-33.....................RIVER FALLS 1st Sgt., U.S. Army, Quartermaster Corps and Engineers. Pacific Theater, Leyte, Japan. Oct. 8, 1940-Jan. 11, 1946 MARVIN H. ERDMANN, 1939-42 ..................ALGOMA Sgt., Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon; Meritorious Service Plaque (Unit), five battle stars. Nov. 27, 1941 ALLEN H. ERICKSON, BS., H.S., 1938 ALGOMA Pvt., U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Dec. 19, 1943 - April 26, 1945 BRUCE M. ERICKSON, B.S., H.S., 1939 GLEN FLORA 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Infantry. Aug. 5, 1941 - May 28, 1946 MELVIN C. ERICKSON, B.S., H.S., 1939.....MELROSE Lt (jg), USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons, two stars. June 18, 1943 - Dec 10, 1945 WESLEY V. ERICKSON, 1939-40..............HUDSON 1st Lt.,_ AAF._ Aleutians. Distinguished Flying CPL, ROBERT LOVELL S iT 8°B H NV«I-T AFTCR MISSI°NS LT LEONARD VIK LT. 0 RVILLt A.HANNA LEON ERICSON, B.S.. R$., 1942 FREDERIC 1st Lt., AAF., Meteorology. Nov. 9,1942 - Dec ■ 15 1945 IMBERT ESLINGER, 6.S., H.S., 1940.........STANLEY Sgt., U.S. Army. European Theater. Purple Heart -F- ROMAN V. FAIT, 1925-28................... RIVER FALLS Lt. Commander, Medical Corps, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons. Aug. 25,1942 - Jan. 3,1946 EVERETT FARLEY, 1906-11..................RIVER FALLS Col., U.S. Army Coast Artillery. Alaska RAPHAEL E. FARRELL, Prin., 1930 RIVER FALLS Lt., USNR ROGER FAST, 1940-41..................CLARIESA, MINN. Pfc., U.S. Army, Engineers. ARCHIE D. FAYEWEATHER, 1941-42..................PEPIN HA 2 c, USNR, Hospital Corps ARNOLD R. FEILER, 1943-44.....................ELMWOOD Gunners M. 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater, Iwo Jima, Okinawa. May 18,1944 CALVIN FEILER. 1943-44...................ELMWOOD EM. 3 c, USNR. Mediterranean Theater. Japan Theater. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. Dec 26, 1943 ROBERT H. FEILER, 1939-42................ELMWOOD Sgt., Field Artillery. Mediterranean Theater, Italy. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Oct. 15, 1942 - Nov. 11, 1945 HARLEN K. FELLOWS. 1940-41.. LODI CpI., USMC. Soutn Pacific Theater. Dec. 11, 1942 - Oct. 29, 1945 DEAN L. FENNER, 1944-45.................. RICE LAKE Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, Frankfort, Germany. June 4, 1945 ELMER C. FENSKE, 1942-43 MENOMONIE S Sgt., Parachute Infantry. American Defense. Dec. 1937 - Dec. 18, 1945 ORVIN FINSTAD, 1940-42...........».- RIVER FALLS CpI., Military Police Corps. Carribean Defense Command. Jan. 7 - Jan. 24, 1946 FRED FISHER. 1940 LODI S. 2 c, USNR. HAROLD E. FJESETH, B.S., H.S., 1st Lt., AAF. South Pacific. Air Medal, cluster, Unit Citation, Theater Ribbon, two stars. May 5, 1942 EDRA CORCORAN FLATHE, 1943-44 RIVER FALLS CpI., WAC. May 27, 1944 GERARD A. FLATHE. 193?-£ KWtKfALlS L AC., Royal Canadian Air Force. England. Jan. 4, 1942 - Feb., 1946 ERVIN L FLETCHER, 1936-37 EAST ELLSWORTH Sgt, U.S. Army, Quartermaster Corps. Aug. 15, 1942 - Oct. 3, 1945 ELLING L. FLOTTUM, B.S., H.S., 1932 CUMBERLAND Pfc, U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbons, five battle stars. Sept. 3, 1943 - Sept 16, 1945 HELEN M. FLYNN, 1937-38 MAIDEN ROCK Navy Nurse Corps, 15th Air Force, General Hospital, Italy LLOYD C. FLYNN. 1937-40..............MAIDEN ROCK Ph. M. 1 c., USNR. Asiatic Theater. Sept. 14, 1942 - Mar. 15, 1946 LEE B. FOLEY, B.S., H.S., 1939 PRESCOTT Ens., USNR JAMES P. FORSYTH, 1945-46 NEW RICHMOND U.S., Naval Air Corps. Jan. 22, 1946 GORDON W. FOSS, B.E., H.S., 1934.......BELDENVILLE 1st Lt., Quartermaster Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one star. July 18, 1942 - Dec 22, 1945 NORMAN H. FOSS, 1941-42 RIVER FALLS CpI., U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbons, five stars; Unit Citation, two oak leaf clusters. Nov. 18, 1942 - Oct 8, 1945 MARVIN FOX, 1936-39........................ELMWOOO Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. Mediterranean Theater, Italy. June 13, 1945 JAMES C. FOY, Rural, 1941........ti ELLSWORTH S Sgt., Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars; Combat Medical Badge Oct 15, 1942 - Mar. 26, 1946 ROBERT J. FOY. 1938-39 ELLSWORTH Sgt., AAF. Pacific Theater. Mar. 4, 1942 - Feb. 2, 1946 GEORGE A. FRANK, 1936-38.......... PEPIN T Sgt., AAF. Middle East, Mediterranean, European Theater. Bronze Star Medal; American Defense. Dec. 28, 1939 - Aug. 22, 1945 LLOYD T. FRANK, B.S., Elem., 1939 STRATFORD Capt, USMC. Southwest Pacific Theater, En.-wetok, Kwajalean, Okinawa, Theater Ribbon. June 1941 - Dec. 1945 BERT L. FRANKO, 1942-43 -. CLAYTON CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry. Mediterranean Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Oct. 20,1942 -Nov. 11, 1945 ORGE E. FRENCHICK. 1942-43 WEYEW-IOUSER Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon; Combat Infantry Badge, Purple Heart Mar. 15, 1943 - Sept. 17, 1945SHERMAN FRINAK, 1942-43 STANLEY Ens., USNR. ROBERT WILLIAM FRITZ, B.S., H.S., 1931.... CLINTENVILLE LL, Naval Air Corps. April 26, 1942 - July 1, 1946 ELMER FROKJER. 1937-37.................. CENTURA A.M.M. 1 c, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Dee. 28, 1941 HARRY DONALD FROKJER, 1942-43 CENTURIA 2nd Lt., USNR. Dec. 10, 1942 - Dec. 8, 1945 DONALD FROLIK, 1938-41............... RICE LAKE Lt., (Pilot), U.S. Navy. Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. American Defense Air Medal. May 21, 1941 • Sept. 18,1945 RHIENOLD FRUEH, 1944-45...................AUGUSTA Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Nov. 20, 1944 LOWELL B. FRYE, B.S., H.S., 1936.....RIVER FALLS Lt., USCG. west Pacific Theater. Commendation ana Citation for bravery on "D” Day on Okinawa. April 29, 1942 - May 23, 1946 JOSEPH N. FUNK, 1937-39..............MAIDEN ROCK M Sst., AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, six battle start Citation American Defense. Dec. 3, 1940 - Nov. 29, 1945 -G- ROBERT E. GARBER, 1938-40................PRESCOTT CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry ROBERT GARDINER, B.E., H.S., 1936....ELMWOOD I., Adjutant General’s Dept. Pacific Theater, wail. Bronze Star Medal. July 31,1943 - Sept. 9, 1945 GORDON W. GARDNER, 1939-42...........- . OSEOLA 2nd Lt., USMC- Pacific Theater. Two Air Medals Unit Citation. Aug. 3, 1942 - Jan. 29, 1946 WARREN GATES, B.S., H.S., 1939.......TURTLE LAKE Pvt., AAF., Meteorology. July 1,1942 - Feb. 12, 1946 RICHARD GELO, 1936-37................RIVER FALLS Pvt., Signal Corps, Field Artillery. Mar. 17,1945 DONALD GENRICH, 1942-43..............DORCHESTER Ens., Naval Air Corps. Oct. 31, 1942 - June, 1946 GLENN W. GERHARDT, B.S., Aar., 1941. NEILLSVILLE M Sgt., AAF., Infantry. Philippines, Japan. Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one battle star Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, one battle star. American Defense. June 10,1941 - Dec 15,1945 IRVING W. GERHARDT, B.E., Agr., 1933 NEILLSVILLE Lt., Os) USNR RUSSELL R. GETTINGER, B.S., 1938 NEW AUBURN S. 1 c Radio Technician, USNR. May 23, 1945 LAWRENCE K. GIBSON, 1924-26. ...RIVER FALLS Radio Technician 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater, Eniwetok, Okinawa, Saipan, Guam. Aug., 1942 -Oct., 1945 RUSSELL N. GIERE, 1942-43.............RIVER FALLS CpI., USMC. North China Theater. Jan., 1943 ERNEST O. GILBERTS, Rural, 1940..........RIDGELAND Copt., AAF. Mediterranean Theater. Mediterranean Theater Ribbon, four oak leaf clusters. Mar. 13, 1941 - Mar. 8, 1945 GILBERT W. GILLES, 1931-32................ ARKANSAW S' t.. Army Ordnance. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, eater Ribbon. July 18, 1942 - Nov. 8, 1945 RAYMOND GILLES, 1933-39...............PLUM CITY CpI., AAF. VERA M. GIPFORD, 1934-35.................ELLSWORTH 1st Lt., Army Nurse Corps. European, African, Middle Eastern Theaters. Theater Ribbon, one battle star (Northern France). April 1,1943 - Feb. 2, 1946 TRUMAN L. GLASS, H.S., 1929...........RIVER FALLS 2nd Lt., Army Engineers Corps WAYNE GLAUS, 1938-40..................PLUM CITY Sgt., U.S. Army, Infantry. Feb. 18, 1942 - Dec. 13, 1945 THEODORE P. GLEITER, B.S., H.S., 1942 ...HAMMOND Lt. (is), USNR. Caribbean-North African Theaters. Theater Ribbons. June 29, 1943 WERNER C. GLEITER, B.S., H.S., 1939 HAMMOND Lt., USNR. European (England, France), Mediterranean, North African and Southern frtnet Theaters. Mar. 15, 1943 - April 1, 1946 HURBERT GLENZER, JR., 1941-42 OWEN Ll, (ig). Naval Air Corps. South Pacific and China Sea Theaters. Three Air Medals. Oct. 9, 1942 HAROLD E. GOETKIN. B.S., H.S., 1942 DOWNING 1st Lt., USMC. South and Central Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbons, three stars two Bronze Stars. June 30, 1942 - Dec. 19, 1945 WALTER F. GONSKE, 1938-40..............CUMBERLAND Capt., AAF. European Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon Unit Citation. April, 1941 NEIL C. GOODSPEED, 1940-43..........CLEAR LAKE Lt., USMC. Pacific (Iwo Jlma) Theater. Nov. 30, 1942 - April, 1946 DALE GORDON, 1938-40................RIVER FALLS S Sgt, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. African Theater. Purple Heart Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Oct., 1940 • Jan., 1945 EDWARD GORKOWSKI, 1939-42...............FAIRCHILD Lt., AAF. DONALD W. GRAHAM, 1942-43 ST. CROIX FALLS Pfc., Infantry (Bugler). European Theater. European Theater Ribbon, two stars. Nov., 1942 FRANCIS J. GRAHAM, 1927-29................ROBERTS Y. 3 c, USNR ALFRED M. GRANUM, 1917......................AMERY Capt., U.S. Navy. Pacific Theater. Leeion of Merit. American Defense. World War I Veteran. July 21, 1917 DEAN L. GREATON, 1930-34........NEW RICHMOND Major, Dental Corps. Asiatic Theater. Combat Medical Badge, one bronze star. July 18, 1942 -April 26, 1946 JAMES P. GREEN, 1936-40...................STANLEY Electricians Mate 1 c, USNR. Caribbcan-Asiatic-Pacific Theaters. Submarine Combat Insignia. Mar. 21, 1942 - Nov. 12, 1945 IVON R. GREENE, BS., Elcm., 1939 SHELL LAKE CpI., US. Army EDWARD J. GRESCHNER, 1940-43 CLAYTON CpI., Infantry, Mail Clerk. Pacific Theater, New Zealand, Luzon, Japan. Nov. 1942 - Jan. 25, 1946 DONALD GRIFFEY, B.S., H.S., 1942 RIVER FALLS Ll, USNR. Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbon, six stars Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two stars. July 16, 1942 - Jan- 5, 1946 MERLIN W. GROSKOPP, 1942-43 SIREN 1st Lt, AAF. European Theater, Italy, Africa, Egypt Dec. 15, 1942 MYRON D. GROSKOPP, 1938-42— SIREN 1st Lt., AAF. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Hawaii, New Caledonia, Fiji Islands. Theater Ribbon, two stars. Nov. 2, 1942 - Mar. 3, 1945 LEO W. GROSSKREUTZ, B.S. Agr 1941 CENTURIA T 4, Medical Corps. Southern European Theater, Africa, Italy. Four stars. Mar. 5,1942 - Nov. 23, 1945 JAMES K. GRUNKE, 1939-41 ....CLEAR LAKE S Sgt, Fighter Squadron, AAF. ORIN GUDMANSEN, 1919-20 RIVER FALLS Ll Commander, Chaplain, USNR. Philippine Theater. Philippine Ribbon. Jan. 1943 - Nov., 1945 LEONARD J. GUNDERSON, 1942-43 HAWKINS Ens., Naval Air Corps. Nov. 4, 1942 PHILIP GUTZLER, 1939-43 ........... RIVER FALLS Pfc., Medical School WILLIAM D. GUTZLER, 1941-43........ RIVER FALLS 2nd Lt., AAF. Japan. Nov. 11, 1942 -H- ROGER HABERMAN, 1934-38.............. ELLSWORTH Major, USMC. Guadalcanal, Philippines. Navy Cross; Distinguished Flying Cross Air Medal; Unit Citation Purple Heart. June 13, 1941 -Nov. 23, 1945 RUSSELL J. HABERMAN, B.E., H.S., 1933 . ELLSWORTH Sgt., Coast ArtilleryLE ROY HAGERMANN, 1938-42 ELLSWORTH T 5. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars,- Purple Heart. Oct. 29,1942 - Jan. 27,1946 JAMES HAGEN, 1939-40-....................STANLEY S Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery HERMAN T. HAGESTAD, 1926-29 RIVER FALLS Capt., U.S. Army Sanitary Corps, Prisoner of War Camp at Opelika, Alabama. Jury 6, 1943 - May 10, 1945 ROBERT H. HAILE, 1941-43.................. KNAPP USNR-V-1. Dec. 20, 1942 - July 1, 1942 DANIEL M. HALL, B.S., H.S., 1940 ....RIVER FALLS CpI., U.S. Army, Medical Corps FREDERICK HALL, 1932-36-..................CHETEK Aviation Chief Radio Technician, USNR. South and Central Pacific Theaters. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, four stars; Combat Airman Insignia, three stars; Air Medal. Sept 19,1942 - Sept. 25,1945 STANLEY H. HALLS, 1933-38 ............ELLSWORTH Capt, Medical Administration Corps. Nov. 3, 1941 - Jan. 2, 1946. Pre-Pearl Harbor VIOLA ANN HALVORSON, 1943 45-RIVER FALLS HA2 c, WAVES, U.S. Naval Hospital, San Diego, California. June, 1945 PHILLIP HAMMER, 1937-41 SPRING VALLEY 1st Lt, AAF. Ordnance. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, six stars; Unit Citation. Jan. 3, 1942 - Nov. 3, 1945 ELZA LOU HANNA, B.S., H.S., 1938.....RIVER FALLS Staff Assistant, American Red Cross. Pacific Theater. June 26, 1944 KENNETH R. HANNA, B.E., H.S., 1934 RIVER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army, Chemical Warfare. Jan. 12,1944 -Sept. 25, 1945 ORVILLE A. HANNA, 1939-41............RIVER FALLS 2nd Lt., AAF. European Theater. Air Medal. Feb. 19, 1943 WINFRED HOWARD HANNA, 1944-45 ...RIVER FALLS Pfc., AAF. Radioman. European Theater. Nov. 30, 1944. Re-enlisted HOWARD J. HANNON, 1942-43 -..........GREEN BAY Pfc, AAF. Pacific Theater, four battle stars. Nov. 18,1942 - Dec. 1,1945 ERLING W. HANSEN, 1941-43................ CHETEK Pfc., AAF. Dec. 15, 1942 - Nov. 15, 1945 WALTER LLOYD HANSEN. B.S., Agr., 1938- GLEN FLORA Radioman 3 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon. June 29, 1944 - Jan. 8, 1946 WILLIAM HANSEN, 1941-43 BALSAM LAKE Lt, AAF. Feb. 19, 1943 DAVID S. HANSON, 1940-42 RIVER FALLS S Sgt, USMC. Pacific (Philippines) Theater. Pacific Theater Ribbon, four stars; Philippine Ribbon, one star. Jan. 1943 - Nov. 3, 1945 HARLAND E. HANSON, 1940-42 BALDWIN T 5, Engineer Service Bn. European Theater. Mar. 7, 1943 GORDON HANVELT, 1944-45 RIVER FALLS Pfc, US. Army, Aleutians. Feb. 15, 1945 ROBERT HANVELT, 1941-42...............RIVER FALLS S Sgt, AAF.. European Theater, Italy. Air Medal, seven oak leaf dusters; Unit Citation. Nov. 3,1942 - Sept 21, 1945 DOUGLAS HARLANDER, B.S., H.S., 1942........ ELLSWORTH Ens., USNR WILLIAM C HARRIS, 1937-38.............RIVER FALLS T Sgt, AAF (Historical Unit). Padfic Theater, Iwo Jima. Oct. 1, 1942 RICHARD V. HARVEY, 1941-43— CABLE Pfc. FRANCIS HAUGH, B.S.. Agr., 1937.......RIVER FALLS S. 1 c, Yeoman USNR. Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. Unit Citation DONALD HAWKINS, 1939-42...................ROBERTS 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Sept 2,1942 EDWIN L. HAWKINS, 1934-35.............RIVER FALLS Sgt., U.S. Army, Quartermaster Corps. European Theater, one battle star. July 24, 1942 - Jan. 27, 1945 Bia Lou Hanna of the Red Cross at Leyte HARRY B.'HEALY, 1938-40..................RIVER FALLS f 4, Infantry. European Theater. Unit Citation. April 11, 1943 JAMES HEALY, 1936-39.....................RIVER FALLS S Sgt., AAF. Southwest Padfic Theater, Philip- Snes, Okinawa, Japan. Philippine Liberation bbon. Jan. 23, 1941 - Dec 9, 1945 CALVIN H. HEDLUND, 1942-43 CLEAR LAKE Torpedoman Electridan, 3 c, Submarine Service, USNR. South China Sea, Gulf of Siam, Submarine Combat Insignia. Asiatic-Padfic Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star. July 1, 1942 • Mar. 15, 1946 ROBERT HEEBINK, B.S., Agr., 1941..... BALDWIN S Sgt., U.S. Army Engineers. European Theater, Mediterranean Area. Theater Ribbon, six battle stars. Aug. 8, 1942 - Sept. 25, 1945 EUNICE MANSKE HEHNKE, B.S., HS 1940 WABENO Lt. (Jg), SPARS. Dec 12, 1943 - Dec 2, 1945 JOHN ELMER HEHNKE, B.S., H.S., 1939 JANESVILLE 1st Lt., USMCR. Padfic-Asiatic Theater, Guam, Okinawa, Guadalcanal. Letter of Commendation. June 24, 1942 - Jan. 11,1946 KENNETH K. HEIDEMAN, 1936-38 CLINTONVILLE Ens., USNR. .-Padfic Theater, Korea. Mar., 1944 NORBERT HEINDL, 1937-38 ATHENS Sgt, U.S. Army. Pacific Theater. Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star; Asiatic-Padfic Theater Ribbon, two stars; American Defense Ribbon. Aug. 7, 1941 - June 9, 1945. Six overseas bars LLOYD HELGESON, 1939-40..............WOODVILLE 1st Lt.. Navigator, AAF. Southwest Pacific Theater. Air Medal, two oak leaf dusters; Theater Ribbon, three stars. Feb. 8, 1942 - Aug. 28, 1945 CLAYTON E. HELMER, 1939-40... BELDENVILLE S. 1 c, USNR. July 27, 1944 JACK HENNEMAN, 1942-43 RIVER FALLS Pfc., Medical Corps. European Theater. Purple Heart; Theater Ribbon, three stars; Bronze Star Medal. May 7,1943 - Jan. 10, 1946 PAUL HENNEMAN, 1938-40......... RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., USM Air Corps. South Pacific and China Theaters. June 19,1942 - Mar. 4, 1946 FLOYD T. HENRICKSON. 1936-39..........RIVER FALLS 1st Lt.. U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Pre-Pearl Harbor Rlobon; European .Theater Ribbon, three stars; Air Medal; Bronze Star Medal. Mar. 6, 1941 -Dec. 10, 1945 HARRISON S. HENRY, 1931-32 TOMAH Pvt., Medical Dept. North African Theater WALTER HERKAL, B.S., H.S., MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. Lt., USNR. Mar. 18, 1943Lt. (jg) Theodor© Gloiter Maj. Barnard Stanolc Lt. Charles Rohr HOWARD LEONARD HERMANSON, B.S., 1938 WOODVILLE Major, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one star; American Defense Ribbon. Nov. 10, 1941 • April 1, 1946 JOSEPH MARCUS HERMANSON, 1936-38 WOODVILLE Lt. Commander, Naval Air Corps. July, 1942 REUBEN HERMANSON, B.S., H.S., 1941. .WOODVILLE Capt, AAF., Meteorology. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars; Meritorious Unit Cita.ion. Mar. 9, 1942 - Jan. 6, 1946 ARTHUR L. HERUM, B.S., Agr., 1942 RIVER FALLS S Sgt., U.S. Army, India. Oct., 1942 - Feb., 1946 WILLIAM R. HETT, 1934-35..............BUTTERNUT 1st Lt, US Army, Chaplain. Atlantic Transportation Duty. May 8, 1945 JAMES HICKS, 1945 MENOMONIE Pvt, AAF. Feb. 1, 1946 LOUIS HILL, 1932-33...........— HAWWNS T 5, U.S. Army Tank Destroyers. Dec 13,1942 -Nov. 4, 1943 THEODORE R. HILLERT, 1939-40 . GRANTON S Sgt., Army Engineer Corps, Asiatic, American, and European Theaters, Alaska, France, Germany, Luzon, Philippines. Philippine Liberation; American Defense Ribbons. May 8,1941 - Dec. 6,1945 KENNETH HILLESTAD, 1942-43....AMERY Ph. M. 2 c, USNR. Southwest Pacific Theater, Okinawa, Formosa, Shanghai. May 10, 1943 WILLARD L. HINES, Rural, 1943 ... ELLSWORTH T 5 U.S. Army Tank Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Okinawa. June 12, 1943 ROBERT OAGENSON, B.S., H Capt, AAF. May 14,1934 - Feb- 27, 1946 ALLEN R. HOCKING, B.E., H.S., 1934 RIVER FALLS CpI. US Army. May, 1943 JAMES HOCKING, BE., Agr., 1931 «N R FALLS Lt, USNR. South Atlantic and South Pacific Theaters. Feb., 1944 RAY HOEFT, B.S., Agr., 1943... ... _ IYtK tALLb SAD 1 c, USNR. Instructor m Gunnery at Little Creek, a. during war. Jan., 1942 - Mar. 21, ROBERT J. HOEY, B.S., H.S., 193 .BALSAM LAKE JOHN % mTn. iS T CUMBERLAND ARL wIhOLLANDER, B.S., A ,1 g y°N Army Technical Service Command- CpI., AAF. —, —— Oct 12, 1943 - Mar., 1946 FLOYD K. HOLMAN, 1934-35 Ph. M. 3 c, USNR. WASHBURN CLARENCE HOLSTROM, B.E.. Agr., 1932 DRESSER Chief Electricians Mate, USNR CARROLL HOPF, 1939-40.....................NELSON CpI., AAF. Panama Theater. Jan. 18, 1942 CALVIN HOPHAN, 1942-43 ......................PLUM CITY Ph. M. 3 c, USNR ROBERT HOPHAN, 1942-43.......................PLUM CITY Radioman 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Oct. 6, 1943 DONALD HORN, 1939-43.. ............NEW AUBURN Capt., Squadron Operations Officer, AAF Sleather Squadron). Asiatic-Pacific Theater, New uinea, Philippines, Japan. Jan. 1, 1943 • May 3, 1946 LESTER HORN, 1942-43...............NEW AUBURN CpI., (Amphibious Tractor) Armored Infantry. Philippine Theater, Leyte. July 8, 1943 ROBERT J. HOTAL, 1940-41 ROBBINSDALE, MINN. Lt. Os), USNR. Oct 12,1942 - Jan. 15,1946 JENE8ELLE HOUCH, 1941-43 HUDSON S. 2 c, WAVES SYDNEY B. HOVDE, 1939-41 .....RIVER FALLS S Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four stars; Air Medal, four oak leaf clusters GORDON HOWE, B.S., H.S., 1941 BELDENVILLE T 3, U.S. Army, Medical Dept. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five campaign stars; Certificate of Merit; Combat Medical Badge. Sept. 12, 1942 -Oct 1, 1945 ROSCOE R. HUBER, 1940-43.........r( ELLSWORTH Sgt.. U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Combat Infantry Badge; Purple Heart; Bronze Star Medal. Dec. 5,1943 - Nov. 6,1945 WALTER HUBER, Rural, 1941. p ELLSWORTH 2nd Lt. Engineers Corps. European Theater, Africa, Italy, France, Germany, Austria. Theater Ribbon, five campaign stars; Bronze Star Medal. Nov. 5, 1941 - Nov. 8, 1945 WADE NELSON HUBERT, 1942-43 DERONDA Ens., USNR. Nov. 3, 1943 HOWARD HULL, B.S., Agr., 1942 . HAMMOND Sgt., Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Central Burma, one star; India, one star; Central Burma Campaign; British Citation. June 17, 1942 - Nov. 30, 1945 CFTXRLES D. HUFFMAN. S Sgt., AAF. Southwest Pacific Theater. Pacific Theater Ribbon, six battle stars; Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Unit Citation. Jan. 29, 1943 -Oct. 19, 1945 WILLIAM HUNTER, 1940-41 - »VW FALLS T Sgt., Signal Corps. European Theater Theater Ribbon, one star. Sept. 7,1942 - Nov. 21,1945. Re-enlisted Feb. 1, 1946CLARENCE HUPPERT, 1939-40 ........RIVER FALLS pCWV£|B8l European and Pacific Theaters. Oec 12, 1942 - Jan., 1946 JOHN J. HURON, B.E., 1937 T S., Ordnance. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. May 30,1942 • Nov. 30, 1945. American Defense JOSEPH HYDE, 1939-42.............HAMMOND BERNARD P. HYLKEMA, B.S., Aar., 1940 TURTLE LAKE Pfc, Engineers. May 20, 1945 -I- MILDRED BERNICE INGALLS, Sgt, WAC CLARK INGLI ELLSWORTH vRK INGLI. 8.S., H.S., 1938 c UkT Major, U.§. Army, Field Artillery. Southwest Pacific Theater. Oct. 15, 1940 - May 2, 1945 NOLAN ISAACSON, B.E.,H.S., 1937 SPRING VALLEY 1st Lt., Coast Artillery C xpi. Mediterranean Theater. Rome, Arno, Naples, Logla. Battle stars. June 6, 1942 ALVIN IVERSON, 2-Year Rural, 1940 WOODVILLE Pvt., US. Army ■-J- DUANE JACKMAN, B.S., Agr., 1941— -RIVER FALLS Sgt., AAF. Aug. 15,1942 - Feb. 19,1946 LYNN W. JACKMAN, 1936-40 RIVER FALLS 1st Sgt, U.S. Army. European Theater, Italy. Legion of Merit Medal, American Defense Service Ribbon, European-African-Middle Eastern Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Commended for heroic action in engagement on Mar. 10, 1944. Oct. 15, 1940 - Sept. 3, 1945 EDWARD M. JACOBSON, B.S., H.S.. 1st Lt., USMC. Southwest and Central Pacific Theaters. June 22, 1942 - Dec. 23, 1945 FRED L. JACOBSON, 1935-37-........... CUMBERLAND Lt Os) USNR. Southwest Pacific and Philippine Theaters. Silver Star Medal (for destroying Jap barges). Dec 7, 1942 - Nov. 8, 1945 GEORGE K. JACOBSON, 1939-40 BELDENVILLE S 'Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Unit Citation, two oak leaf dusters, thirteen bronze service stars. Aug. 15,1942 - Sept 9,1945 JAMES NEIL JACOBSON, 1937-40 RIVER FALLS t 5, U.S. Army. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Asiatic-Pacific Service Medal. Aug. 8, 1942 - Oct. 16, 1945 ROY H. JACOBSON, 1937-40.........NEW RICHMOND Pfc., U.S. Army WILLARD JACOBSON, 1940-43..................HIXTON 1st Lt., AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, seven oak leaf clutters, European Theater Ribbon, four stars, Distinguished Unit Citation, Belgian JOSEPH C JANICKI, 1938-41................ STANLEY S Sgt, AAF. GERARD JANSEN, 1940-42.................. BALDWIN ASTP, Veterinary Science, Michigan State Agricultural College JOHN T. JAROLIMEK, BS , Elem., 1943. FREDERIC 1st Lt., USMC. Pacific Theater. Okinawa Campaign Ribbon, one star. July, 1942 - April 20, 1946 NICHOLAS B. JASZEWSKI, 1939-41 INDEPENDENCE ASTP, Medical School, Marquette University MERLIN JENNINGS, 1938-41.......................BLAIR 1st Lt., Harbor Craft C. Overseas service. Oct. 1, 1942 - July, 1945 ELROY C. JENSEN, 1940-43...............DORCHESTER T Sgt., CMP. June 3, 1943 ALUS JERNEY, 1936-40................... RIVER FALLS Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater, France, Belgium. Luxemburg, Germany. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. Bronze Star Medal. Oct. 15, 1940 - April 21, 1946 LLOYD J. JILOT. 1941-43...................FORESTVILLE S. 1 c, USNR. S Sgt. Data Johnson at AAF Base in England JOHN A. JIPSON, 1937-38 ..............GLEN FLORA S Sgt., Medical Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Unit Citation, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Ribbon, four campaign stars, American Defense Service Medal, Combat Medical Badge. April 10,1941 Aug. 19, 1945 DALE JOHNSON. B.S., H.S., 1938— RIVER FALLS S Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, Air Medal, four oak leaf clusters, Purple Heart; Unit Citation, one oak leaf clutter. July 24,1942 -Oct 9, 1945 DONALD W. JOHNSON, 1935-38..................PEPIN 1st. Lt, AAF. (Pilot). European Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross, Air Medal, four oak leaf clusters. Purple Heart, four battle stars. German prisoner of war. June 8, 1942 - Nov. 21, 1945 FORD JOHNSON, B.E., H.S., 1936..... RIVER FALLS Pfc., Army Medical Corps. Blue Star. 1943 • Nov. 1945 HARLAN O. JOHNSON. 1940-41 ELLSWORTH T Sgt, AAF. Pacific Theater, I wo Shima. Mar. 1. 1942 HARRY W. JOHNSON, 1934-36— HUDSON 1st Lt, AAF. Ei and China-Burma India Ribbon, Asiatic-Pacific ropcan • Theaters. Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, American Theater Ribbon, Burma Campaign, bronze star, China Offensive, bronze star. June 23, 1941 - Feb. 19, 1946 JUNE B. JOHNSON, B.S., H.S., 1942 RIVER FALLS Pfc., WAC. Air Corps KENNETH A. JOHNSON, 1939-41......CLEAR LAKE Capt, U.S. Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Air Medal. Sept. 22, 1941 LAWERENCE W. JOHNSON, B.S., Agr., 1942 FREDERIC S Sgt., Special Service Unit. Oct. 27, 1942 • Feb., 1946 NORMAN JOHNSON, 1942-43..........RIVER FALLS USNR-V-12. Dec 7, 1942 - Dec 18, 1945 ROBERT L. JOHNSON, B.E., H.S., 1938 ALMENA 2nd Lt., AAF. June 12, 1942 - Dec. 5,1945 STANLEY JOHNSON, 1934-36......... .ELLSWORTH Lt., USNR. Hawaii. 1942 -1945 STANLEY JOHNSON, 1916............RIVER FALLS Capt. Veteran of World War I WILBUR C. JOHNSON, 1930-34...NEW RICHMOND C.C.S. (Chief Commissary Steward) USNR. Mediterranean and Asiatic-Pacific Theaters. May 25, 1942 - Nov. 25, 1945 DAVID C. JOHNSfON, B.E., H.S., 1935 RIVER FALLS Capt. AAF. Dental Corps. April 15, 1943 GEORGE H. JOHNSTON, 1940-43 - ROBERTS S Sgt, U.S. Army. Feb., 1943 MARSHALL JOHNSTON, B.S., H.S., 1941 ■ - y 1 c, USNR. Aug. 18,1942 - April 15,1946 CLAUDE R. JONES, 1936-38 r AMERY 1st Lt, ‘Tank Commander, Armored Force. European Theater, Silver Star, Purple Heart. Wounded in action in Belgium Bulge, Dec 21, 1944. Mar. B -Pt i 11, 1944. Pre-Pearl HarborGRANT JONES, 1936-37 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt, Communications. Philippine Theater. Feb. 9, 1942 HILBERT G. JONES, 8.S., H.S., 1939 SUMMIT LAKE Capl. U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, France, Germany. Bronze Star, duster; Purple Heart, dusters; European Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Aug. 10, 1942 - May 27, 1946 KERMIT JONES, 1936-37 RIVER FALLS T 3 Ordnance. Mediterranean Theater, Africa, Italy. Minnesota National Guards. May 18,1945 LOYAL W. JOOS, 1937-38 -...ALMA CENTER T 4 Medical Dept, Veterinary Section. Jan. 8, 1943 OLIVE M. JOOS, B.S., H.S., 1938 ALMA CENTER Lt. Qg), WAVES. Assistant Communications Training Officer. Jan. 29, 1944 DAYTON P. JORGENSON, 1938-42 LUCK S Sgt, AAF. Meteorologist. African Theater. June 11, 1942 - Jan., 1946 FELICE ANN JORSTAD, 1942-43 HUDSON Ph. M. 2 c, WAVES GLENN H. JULIAN, 1940-42.......................MAIDEN ROCK Ens., Naval Air Corps. Atlantic Fleet. Sept. 16, 1942 - Nov. 19,1945 RUSSELL JULIAN, 1933 —- MAIDEN ROCK T Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars; Unit Citation. June IS, 1942 -Nov. 18, 1945 HOWARD JUNKMAN, B.S., H.S., 1942 RIVER FALLS Lt. (jg), USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Aug. 25, 1945 WILLIAM JUNKMAN, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., Tank Destroyers, Infantry. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, New Guinea and Philippines. New Guinea Theater Ribbon, one star; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, one star. Oct. 15,1940 - Dec. 27, 1945 -K- DONALD KAHL, 1940-41.......................... DALLAS Pfc., USMC, Paratrooper. South Pacific Theater. HERMAN H. KAISER, 1936-37 CADOTT Sgt., AAF. EMMEn S. KAMPEN, 1941-42 MELROSE Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Sept. 20, 1942 LAWRENCE MARVIN KANER, 1939-40 BARRON Lt. (jg), USNR. South Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, six battle stars; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two battle stars. June 29, 1942 DALE M. KANNEL, 1944 PLUM CITY Sgt., U.S. Army. South Pacific Theater, Leyte Campaign. Dec. 20, 1944 APOLINARY J. KARASCH, B.S., Agr.. 1941 MAIDEN ROCK S Sgt., AAF. Pacific Theater, Japan, Philippines, Okinawa, Ryukyu. Philippine Battle Star; Philip- pine Liberation Ribbon; Asiatic Ribbon. Aug. 28, 1942 BURTON E. KARGES, 1925-28 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., AAF. Aug. 8,1942 LOREN G. KASSERA. 1944-45... PLUM CITY Fireman 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Mar. 28, 1945. EMMET KAUL, 1938-41.........................-.....TONY Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one star; Purple Heart. Oct. 15, 1942 - Nov. 19,1945 EUGENE KAY, 1938-40 RIVER FALLS T Sgt, US. Army WILLIAM W. KAY, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS MM 3 c, Fleet Record Section. Hawaii EARL KEITH, 1938-39 .................RIVER FALLS S Sgt DALE E. KELLY, 1941-43.................. CENTURIA 1st Lt., AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Theater Ribbon, three battle stars; Unit Citation. Dec. 15, 1942 - Nov. 21, 1945 DAVID KELLY, 1930-32 HUDSON Lt. USNR. European Theater, Pacific Theater. July 1, 1945 - Nov. 1945 EUGENE ROGER KELLY, 1939-41 UCHO T 3, U.S. Army. European Theater, Pacific Theater, Japan, one star. Oct. 6, 1942 JOSEPH EMMET KELLY, B.S., H.S., 1942 AMERY A C USNR. LEO J. KELLY. 1937-40 ANTIGO M Sgt, U.b. Army, Chemical Corps. South Pacific, Guadalcanal. April 11, 1941 ROBERT C KETTELKAMP, 1937-39 MACON, ILL Lt., Navy Air Force. Purple Heart. Sept 15, 1941 CHARLES F. KING. 1933-35 HUDSON Lt, USNR. Pacific Theater. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, four battle stars; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two battle stars. Oct. 1, 1942 - Oct 2, 1945 JOHN E. KING. B.S., Agr.. 1940.... WATERTOWN S Sgt. Food Chemical Laboratory EDWARD KINNEY, B.S., Agr., 1939 AMERY Lt, USNR GEORGE J. KINNEY, B.S., Agr., 1939 AMERY Lt. (jg), USNR. Pacific Theater. July 8, 1943 WILLIAM A. KINNEY, 1936-37................. AMERY Sgt., U.S. Army, Paratrooper. European Theater. Prisoner of war for 18 months escaped Jan. 31, 1945. Combat Infantry Badge; Unit Citation;Sicilian Battle Star. July 8, 1942 - Oct., 1945 WILLIAM J. KIRSCH, 1942-42..................AMERY Pvt., E.R.C. Dec. 1, 1942 BERNARD KJELSTAD B.S., Aar., 1941 ELLSWORTH Lt., AAF. Pacific Theater, Guam. Mananas. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Aug. 29, 1942 • Jan. 6, 1946 WALTER KLANDERMAN, B E., Agr., 1933r BALDWIN T 4, U.S. Army. European Theater. Feb. 10, 1943 - Sept 20, 1945 LEO I. KLECKER, 1935-37 .......... .—ELLSWORTH 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Engineers Corps. Pacific Theater, Saipan. Okinawa, Hawaiian Islands. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, three battle stars and invasion arrow; American Defense. Nov. 29, 1940 - Mar. 10, W 1946 RICHARD L. KLECKER, B.S., Aar., 1941 ELLSWORTH CpI., USMC. Jan. 20, 1942 - Dec. 3, 1943 GEORGE L. KLECKNER, 1942-43 CHIPPEWA FALLS S. 1 c, USNR. Dec. 16, 1942 AMBROSE KLINGELHOETS, 1939-42 TURTLE LAKE S Sgt., US. Army, Armored Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars. Nov., 1942 - Jan. 23, 1946 JOSEPH KLUEARICH. B.S., H.S., 1943 ASHLAND 1st Lt., USMC South Pacific, Okinawa, Japan. Letter of Commendation. June 22, 1942. Reenlistment ' CARL KLUG, 1937-38........................ALMENA Lt. Comdr., U.S. Navy, Annapolis Graduate. Pacific Theater, Philippines. May 29, 1938 GEORGE KLUG, 1940-43...................... ALMENA Ens., U.S. Navy, Annapolis Graduate. May 27, 1942 O N LY MAN IN CLASSLAWRENCE KLUG, 1942-43 „ ALMENA OM. 2 c, USNR. European Theater, Pacific Theater. Dec. 5, 1942 - Mar. 2, 1946 ELWYN RAY KNJCKEL, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS Lt. (jg), USNR. South and Central .Pacific. Pacific-Asiatic Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. June 14, 1940. Re-enlistment LEE H. KNICKEL, 1934-35 RIVER FALLS ETM 3 c, USNR. June, 1944 - Feb., 1946 LEO KNOBLAUCH, 1938-40 MINNEAPOLIS. MINN. 1st Lt., AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars; Air Medal, five oak leaf dusters; American Defense. Nov. 26, 1945 ROBERT P. KNOWLES, B.S., H.S., 1938 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt, AAF. European Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross,- Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters. June 5, 1942 - Aug. 20, 1945 RUPERT KOCH, 1940-41 VIOLA 1st Lt, AAF. May 9, 1942. Re-enlistment MARCUS F. KOOSMANN, 2-Year Gram, 1936 _ EMERALD T 5, LLS- Army, European Military Gov’t. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. Feb. 5,1943 - Nov. 30,1945 KARL E. KORTING, B.S., Agr., 1938 LUCK CdI., USMC. Pacific Theater, China. Aug. 10, 1942 EUGENE W. KRAMER, 1935-36 ANTK30 Pfc.. U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, four battle stars; Purple Heart Oct 9, 1943 - Oct. 17, 1945 JOHN E. KRAMER, 1942-43 MADISON S. 1 c, USNR. WILLIAM F. KRAUSE, 1921-22 THORP Air Cadet, AAF. Dec. 8,1941 - April 30,1943 GERALD H. KRAUSS, 1937-42 ELLSWORTH T 3, U.S. Army. European Theater, two battle stars. July 18, 1942 • Nov. 21, 1945 SHERMAN L. KRAUTH, 1938-42 RIVER FALLS Ph. M. 2 c, USCG. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon. Oct. 7, 1942 - Feb. 22, 1946 TROY D. KRAUTH, 1936-37...............RIVER FALLS A C, USNR. Panama. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Nov. 14, 1941 - Sept. 28, 1945 FREDERICK E. KROEGER. 1938-41 WELLS, MINN. Lt., USNR. North Central and South Pacific. Navy Cross; Distinguished Flying Cross, three gold stars; Air Medal, six gold stars. Aug. 4, 1941 -Oct. 1, 1945 VERNON KROEGER, 1940-41 WELLS, MINN. S Sgt., AAF. China-Burma-India Theater, two battle stars. July 24, 1941 - Nov. 15, 1945 ROLAND KROGSTAD, Rural. 1942 ELLSWORTH Sgt, LLS. Army, Field Artillery WILLIAM KROGSTAD, 1941-43 _ ELLSWORTH Sgt., AAF. ROBERT E- KROPP, 1941-43 .. ■ CABLE T 5, U-S. Army. Pacific Theater, Philippines, Japan. Feb. 3, 1943 LEO H. KRUEGER, B.E., H.S., 1932 RIVER FALLS Lt Col., US. Army, Infantry. Southwest Pacific Bronze Star Medal. Oct. 15,1940 ANDREW B. KUBA, B.S., Agr 1940 8LOOMER T Sgt, LLS. Army. Pacific Theater Ribbon. Aug. 23, 1941 - Nov. 19,1945 HOWARD KUHN. 1942 STANLEY Sgt., AAF. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon. Jan. 16,1942 - Nov. 23, 1945 RAYMOND L. KULBECK, 1939-42 DANBURY Capt, U.S. Army, Infantry. Nov. 26, 1941 - Feb. 27, 1946 LAURITZ S. KULSTAD, 1938-39......SAVAGE, MINN- S Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; three battle stars. ROBERT O. KULSTAD 1940-43. Pfc., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Feb. 12, 1943 - June 7, 1945 KENNETH KUNNEY, 1937-38......... Lt., AAF. CARL M. KUSS, B.E., H.S., 1935 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Theater, Pacific Theater. ..RIVER FALLS European Theater. .........BALDWIN RIVER FALLS European Theater Ribbons; Ameri- ' can Defense; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, and Pre-Pearl Harbor. June 20,1941 • Dec. 10,1945 -L- ROBERT LACY. 1933-35..............GLENWOOD 1st Lt., Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Wounded at Guadalcanal CECIL A. LA DUSIRE, 8.E., H.S., 1937...SCHOFIELD Capt., U.S. Army. Chemical Warfare. Pacific Theater, China. Mar. 30, 1942 JOHN LADWIG, 1938-42 --....................STANLEY Lt. (jg), USNR. June, 1942 PRESTON LAMPSON, 1931-36-...............CUMBERLAND C.M 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater, Guadalcanal KENNETH LANDRY, 1943 44 NEW RICHMOND S Sgt, Army. Military Police. Pacific Theater, Philippines. Infantry Combat Badge; Asiatic-Padfic Ribbon; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two battle stars. June 25,1944 FRED LANNERS, 1938-42 - ST. PAUL, MINN. 1st Sgt., Army, Engineers. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon with battle star and arrowhead; Bronze Star Medal; Purple Heart; Distinguished Unit Badge. Sept. 22, 1942 • Oct 3, 1945 DONALD A. LARSON. 1930-35 RIVER FALLS Painter 1 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Oct. 15, 1942 - Dec 10, 1945 ELWYN LARSEN, B.S., Agr., 1941 NEW AUBURN Instructor, USNR. HARRY LARSEN, 1938-41 NEW AUBURN Lt, Naval Air Corps. Iceland and Africa Theaters. American Defense; European Ribbon. Jan. 25, 1941 - Nov. 7, 1945 CALVIN LARSON. 1940-43 WEYAUWEGA Sgt, AAF. Radar. Mar. 15, 1943 DENNIS LARSON. 1942-43 RIVER FALLS A C, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Dec., 1942-Sept, 1945 GEORGE C. LARSON, JR., 1940-41 RIVER FALLS S Sgt., U.S. Army, Amphibian and Airborne Engineers. Sept., 1942 - Nov. 23, 1944 HAROLD C LARSON, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS S Sgt, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon with two stars. Pre-Pearl Harbor. June 15, 1940 - Oct. 28, 1945 HERBERT D. LARSON, 1942-43 MENOMONIE S 1 c, USNR. African, Mediterranean, Asiatic, Pacific Theaters. Mediterranean Star. Mar. 29, 1944 ALLEN LLOYD LARSON, 1942-43 MADISON A C, USNR LOELL E. LARSON, B.S., H.S., 1939 HAMMOND Lt, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. Dec 4, 1941 - Dec 11, 1945 NORMAN L. LARSON, B.S., H.S., 1941.......COLFAX 1st Lt., USMC RICHARD S. LARSON. 1940-41.......... RIVER FALLS Sgt., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Theater. Bronze Star Medal; Croix dc Guerre; Theater Ribbon, three stars; American Defense. Oct. 14, 1941 - Nov. 14, 1945 RUSSELL J. LARSON, Rural, 1938- STOCKHOLM Sgt, AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one star; Unit Citation; American Defense. June 11, 1941 - Sept. 11, 1945 STUART T. LARSON, B.S., H.S., 1939 MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. Lt. (jg), USNR, Motor Torpedo Boats. Pacific-Philippine Theater. Dec. 31, 1943 VERNON LARSON, 1935-36 ..........CHIPPEWA FALLS Ens., Naval Air Corps. Instructor in instrument dyingWARREN S. LARSON, 1939-42.................WEYAUWEGA T 5, Navy, Engineers. European Theater. German Occupation. Jan. 1, 1944 RICHARD LAUE, 1941-43 RIVER FALLS S.O.M. 2 c,USNR. European Theater. June 20, 1943 RYAN LAUE, 1929-33 RIVER FALLS • CpI., U.S. Army. June 26,1943 - Oct. 22, 1945 JOHN P. LAWSON, 1935-37....................FREDERIC Sgt., AAF. European Theater, England. American Defense. May 1, 1941 JAY W. LEACH, 1939-40 DRESSER Sgt., AAF. European Theater, England, France. Unit Citation. Oct. 10, 1942 JAMES L. LEADHOLM, 1941-43 AMERY A.E.M. 1 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Pearl Harbor. July 20, 1943 EDWARD J. LECHELER, 1941-43 ELMWOOD A.S., V-12 KENNETH M. LE DUC, 1938-40........CHIPPEWA FALLS Sgt., AAF. European Theater. American Defense. JOHN A. LEIRICH, Agr., 1919.................SEYMOUR Capt, U.S. Army HAROLD E. LE JUNE, 1941-43 POSKIN A.O.M. 3 c, USNR. Philippine-Pacific Theater. Dec. 11, 1942 RICHARD J. LE JUNE, 1942-43.-................POSKIN F.C 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater, Japan. Nov. 1942 CLARENCE LESEMAN, 1932-34..................PRESCOTT T 4, U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Infantry Combat Badge, five battle stars. May 7, 1943 - Oct. 1, 1945 WILLIAM T. LEWIS. 1940-41................ ELLSWORTH CpI., USMC. Pacific Theater, Tarawa, Saipan. Unit Citation. Feb. 4, 1943 - Feb. 1946 LESLIE LIBAKKEN, 8.E., Sec., 1934........... HOLMEN S Sgt., ASTP MARTINUS A. LIEN, 1933-35................JANESVILLE Commander, Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor; Theater Ribbon. Oct- 6,1935 -Jan. 11, 1946 CARL A. LILJEBERG, 1939-40 GRANTS8URG T 3, U.S. Army, First Cavalry. Southwest Pacific Theater. Bronze Star, oak leaf duster. Sept. 18, 1942 - Oct 17, 1945 MILTON LINDAHL, 1937-39 CLEAR LAKE Y 2 c, USNR EL WOOD E. UNDER, Rural. 1938 ELLSWORTH S Sgt., AAF. European Theater, Germany. American Defense. June 11, 1941 • Jan. 18, 1946 DAVID L. UNEHAN, 1941-43 RIVER FALLS Boatswain's Mate 2 c, USNR. South Padfic Theater. Aleutian Islands. Sept. 6, 1942 - Sept. 6, 1946 HARRY UNEHAN, 1933-34.................RIVER FALLS CpI., Ui . Army, Quartermaster Corps JAMES UNEHAN, 1939-40................... RIVER FALLS S Sgt.. U.S. Army. South Pacific Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars; Unit Citation. Oct., 1940 - Aug. 31, 1944 JOHN LINEHAN •• - Gunncr's Mate 3 c, USCG. European Theater. April 7, 1942 • June 7, 1945 ALLEN LINSTER. 1940-43......................GLENWOOD CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. European-African, Middle-Eastern Ribbon. Dec. 14, 1942 - June 7, 1945 WAYNE R. LOCKE, 1939-40 - OMRO S Sgt., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Tneater. American Defense; Theater Ribbon, five campaign stars; Unit Citation. Oct. 5,1940 - June 24, 1945 ROBERT LONG, 1939-41 STANLEY Lt., AAF. W. DONALD LOOFBOURROW, 1939-41............. NEW AUBURN S' t., U.S. Army, Signal Corps. China-Burma-India eater. July, 1942 PHILIP C. LOOFBOROUGH, 1934-36 NEW AUBURN Lt. Col., AAF. Regular Army (Graduate U.S. Military Academy). China (Flying Tigers), Iceland. Air Medal, two oak leaf clusters; Distinguished Flying Cross and duster; Purple Heart,- Bronze Star Medal. June, 1940 ROBERT LORENTZEN, 1938-41 NEW RICHMOND Pvt., U.S. Army IVAN PAUL LOVAAS, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND 2nd Lt., USMC Feb., 1943 ROBERT G. LOVELL, 1941-43.....RIVER FALLS S Sgt., AAF. Pacific Theater. Saipan. Distin- fuishcd Flying Cross,- Soldier’s Air Medal; Purple leart; Air Medal, two oak leaf dusters. Dec. 11, 1942 - Oct. 22, 1945 WILLIAM C. LOVER. B.E., H.S., 1934.........BARRON T C, AAF. Weather Squadron JOHN H. LOWE, B.S., H.S., 1940 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt, AAF. Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon. Sept. 9, 1942 - Nov. 8, 1945 LE ROY E. LUBERG, B.E., H.S., 1930 RIVER FALLS Major, U.S. Army, Military Intelligence. Bronze Star Medal JOHN W. LUCENTE, 1938-42 CUMBERLAND 2nd Lt, OS. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon. Dec, 1941 - Mar. 22, 1946 JOSEPH LUCENTE, B.S., Agr., 1940 CUMBERLAND Lt. (is). USNR. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars; Philippine Campaign Ribbon. Aug., 1942 - Mar., 1946 MARTIN LUCENTE, 1937-40 CUMBERLAND 2nd Lt. AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, two oak leaf dusters; Theater Ribbon, seven campaign stars; Bronze Arrowhead; Unit Citation. July, 1941 - Oct, 1945 I »o Jima—Marino Corps photos contributed by Lt. Noil GoodspoodKENNETH A. LUEBKE, 1942-43 HUDSON GM 3 c, USNR. Construction Battalion, Guam. July 1, 1943 GREGOR S. LUND, 1925-26 ARCADIA Mo. M.M. 1 c, USCG. Atlantic and Pacific Theaters. Sept. 2, 1942 LOREN M. LUND, 1936-38 RIVER FALLS T 3, AAF, Corps of Engineers. Unit Award for Meritorious Service (non-combat). Oct 16, 1942 -Mar. 16, 1946 RALPH LUNDAHL, 1938-40 PLUM CITY With Canadian Forces LOUIS E. LUNDMARK, 1940-42 BALSAM LAKE Lt. Os) (PBM), Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. July 23, 1942 - Nov. 20, 1945 NORMAN J. LUNDMARK, 1939-42... BALSAM LAKE 1st Lt., AAF. Combat Intelligence. European Theater, Mediterranean, Africa, Italy, Corsica. Air Medal; Purple Heart; Mediterranean Theater, four battle stars. Completed 51 missions in B-25‘s from Africa, Sicily, Italy and Corsica as bombardier. Nov. 30, 1941 EDWARD R. LUNGER 1938-39 RIVER FALLS T 5, Quartermaster Truck Co. European, African, Middle Eastern Theaters. Aug. 29, 1942 - Nov. 17, 1945 EDMUND J. LYGA, B.S., Agr., 1940 INDEPENDENCE 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Asiatic-Pacific Theaters, Saipan, Leyte, Okinawa. June 17,1941 -Mar. 10, 1946 MARY KATHERINE LYNCH, 1940-42 NEW RICHMOND SP (T) 2 c, WAVES. Feb. 12, 1943 - May 12, 1944 CYRIL P. LYONS. B.S., Agr., 1939 . GLENWOOD CITY Lt., USNR. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four stars. Nov. 10, 1942 Jan. 3, 1946 VERNON L. LYSTAD, 1933-35 . HUDSON 1st Lt., U.S. Army. European Theater. Jan. 9, 1942 - Jan. 11, 1946 WALLACE O. LYSTAD, 1936-38 HUDSON Lt. Os) USNR. Pacific Theater. Mar. 15, 1942 -Dec. 3, 1945 -MCHUGH McCARDLE, 1940-43 SWJNG VALLEY Pfc., U.S. Army, Medical Corps and M.P. Aug. 31, 1942 ROBERT McCARDLE, 1943-44 SPRING VALLEY S 1 c. Radio, USNR. Pacific Theater, Philippines. June 28, 1944 EDWARD H. McCOLLOW, 1938-41 RIVER FALLS Sit, U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. July, 1942 - Mar. 1946 KENNETH McDONALD, BE., H.S., 1936 ----- TURTLE LAKE Electrician. Asiatic' Theater, Iran. Aug. 18, 1942 WILLIAM McEWEN, 1932-36 RIVER FALLS Specialist, USCG. Oct. 4, 1945 ARTHUR McKINNEY, 1940-41 DEERBROOK 1st Lt., AAF. Pacific Theater, Guam. July 21, 1941 MALCOLM McLAlN. 1935-36...........- WHEELER S.F. 3 c, Navy Seabees. Sept. 4, 1943 david b. McLaughlin, 1941-42 . new London Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. May 24, 1945 - M- ERNEST J. MACK, B E., H.S., 1933 -- . RIVER FALLS Major, U.S. Army, Vet. Corps. Mediterranean Theater. Oct. 3, 1941 - Nov. 8, 1945 LYLE H. MACKIE, B.S., H.S., 1940 -LEWIS T Sgt., AC. June 23, 1942 - Jan. 10, 1942 LEONARD A. MADISON, B E., Agr., 1931 MILLTOWN Lt, USNR. Pacific Theater. Oct. 6, 1943 - Dec. LOUIS D. MALOTKY, 1936-38 CLINTONVILLE M Sgt., USMC. Oct. 22, 1943 NICK JOHN MALUEG, 1942-43 RIVER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five bronze battle stars. Oct. 20, 1942 • Oct. 1, 1945 S Sgt. Norbcrt Snider is congratulated after receiving the Bronx Star Medal for assuming the work of an officer during an extended period in addition to his other duties. PAUL F. MALUEG, 1932-33...............RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., AAF. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Leyte and Okinawa. Theater Ribbon, two stars; Philippine Liberation, two stars; American Defense. June 28, 1941 - Mar. 21, 1946 NORBERT MANION, B E., H.S., 1930.....RIVER FALLS Pvt., U.S. Army Service Forces Transport Command. April 13, 1945 - Dec. 12, 1945 STEPHEN C. MARKOWSKI, 1938-40............ STANLEY 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Chemical Warfare Service. Pacific Theater. American Defense. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, two bronze stars; Philippine Liberation, bronze star; Unit Citation. Oct. 14, 1940 - Jan. 6, 1946 GLENDON MARKS, 1938-39 PHILLIPS M Sgt, AAF. July, 1939. Re-enlistment LESTER MARQUARDT, B.S., H.S., 1939.....NELSON Lt. Os) USNR. American Defense. Dec. 6,1943 KENNETH MARR, 1936-37..................... ALGOMA S Sgt. DONALD MARTIN, B.S., Agr., 1941 HAMMOND Lt. Os) Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross, two stars. July 17,1942 -Dec. 25, 1945 LEE MARTIN, 1934-39...............CHIPPEWA FALLS Sgt., U.S. Army. Pacific Theater, New Guinea VIRGIL MARTINSON, 1942-43 COLFAX Pfc., AAF. Nov. 17, 1942 - Feb. 21, 1946 HAROLD C. MASON, 1936-38 RIVER FALLS T 5, U.S. Army. European Theater. Nov. 1942 -Mar. 13, 1946 JAMES MASON, 1931-34 rJ5VER FALLS T Sgt., USMC. Nov. 1942 - May, 1945 WILLIAM J. MASON, 1939-40 RIVER FALLS CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry, Armored Military Gov t. Service. Pacific Theater, Hawaii, Okinawa, Korea. Dec. 1, 1942 ORVA W. MATTHEWS, Rural, 1929 HAGER CITY Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry. Dec. 10, 1942 - Sept. 15, 1943I . Carl Millar in Burma HAROLD MATTISON, B.S., Aar., 1941 BLAIN Lt. A-1, Naval Air Corps. European and Pacific Theaters. April 9, 1942 - Nov. 17, 1945 JAMES M. MAY, 1934-37................ RIVER FALLS 1st Lt, USMC. Pacific Theater. Feb., 1943 -Jan., 1946 MARSHALL M. MAY, 1934-36—................ DOWNING S 1 c (R), USCG. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. American Defense. Theater Ribbon. Nov. 16, 1943 -Nov. 2, 1945 WILLIAM M. MAYER, 1933-35 NELSON Capt., U.S. Army, Chemical Warfare Service. Dec. 27, 1941 - May 21, 1946 CHAUNCEY MEACHAM, B.S., H.S., 1940 SPRING VALLEY 2nd Lt.. AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, oak leaf clusters,- Theater Ribbon, six battle stars. Nov. 14, 1942 - Dec. 2, 1945 RUDOLPH F. MEEHAN. 1940-43......... ELLSWORTH 1st Lt., USMC, Amphibian Corps. Pacific Theater, Tientsin, China. July 1, 1943 WALLACE L. MEHLBERG, 1941-43 MARION Lt., U.S. Army, Infantry. Pacific Theater, Nagoya, Japan. Oct. 22, 1942 DWAYNE MEIER, 1942-43 PRESCOTT Petty Officer 3 c, USNR. DARRELL METCALF, Rural, 1931.........ARKANSAW M Sgt., U.S. Army, Artillery. Pacific Theater, Leyte and Okinawa. Sept. 29, 1942 - Dec. 24, 1945 MERLE E. MICHAELSON, B.S., H.S., 1943 HUDSON Lt. (jg), USNR. European and Pacific Theaters, Normandy Invasion, Pearl Harbor. Feb. 1, 1942 JOHN P. MILBRATH. 1937-40.............RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., AAF. South Pacific Theater, Army Airways Communications System Squadron. Sept. 25, 1942 DON WADE MILES, 1944-45 HARTLAND Pvt., U.S. Army, Infantry. July 9, 1945 CARL E. MILLER, B.S., H.S., 1940......OSCEOLA 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. China-Burma-India Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. May 14, 1942 - Mar. 20, 1946 JACK E. MILLER, 1940-42 ELLSWORTH Lt, AAF. Dec. 19, 1941 - Nov., 1945 TED B. MILLER, 1940-42..............BALSAM LAKE Sgt., AAF.. Photographer. Mediterranean and European Theaters, Italy, Austria, Germany. Air Medal, ten battle stars; Unit Citation. Feb. 6, 1943 - Sept. 6, 1945 WILLARD F. MILLER, 1942-43 SPRING VALLEY T 4, U.S. Army, Signal Corps. India-Burma Theater, two bronze stars; Unit Citation. Aug. 31, 1942 - Nov. 26, 1945 CLAIRE MILLIREN, 1940-43—. A ARKANSAW 1st Lt, AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, four oak leaf dusters,- Distinguished Flying Cross. Sept 23,1942 - Sept, 1945 WILLIAM A. MILLS, B.S., Agr, 1940 BALDWIN S 2 c, USNR. Sept., 1942 - Jan., 1943 CLARK MOE, 1941-43.... WHITEHALL Pfc., USMCR. July 1,1943 HARRY K. MOE, B.E., H.S., 1935 RIVER FALLS A.O.M. 1 c. Aviation Ordnance. Pacific Theater. Sept. 14, 1942 - Oct. 4, 1945 RAYMOND I. MOEN, 8.S., H.S., 1939 .ELLSWORTH Capt., AAF. China-Burma-India Theater. Asiatic-Padfic Theater Ribbon. MERLIN MOLBERG, 1942-43 COMSTOCK Pfc, U.S. Army. Pacific Theater, Philippines. Philippine Liberation Ribbon; Theater Ribbon. June 14, 1943 - Jan. 12, 1946 RUSSELL D. MOLNAA. 1940-41— WASHBURN CpI., U.S. Army, Field Artillleiy. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Feb. 3, 1943 ROBERT M. MOMMSEN, 1938-40 NEW RICHMOND USMC, Medical Corps ENSOR J. MONETTE, 8.S., Agr., 1941.. SOPERTON Sgt, U.S. Army. European Theater, Medical Battalion (Armored) ROBERT E. MOODY, 1944-45 ........... RIVER FALLS CpI-, US. Army. Jan. 20, 1945 HOWARD L. MOREY, 1939-40 CABLE S Sgt., AAF., Mechanic. Overseas. Pre-Pearl Haroor Ribbon. Dec 8, 1940 ALBERT F. MORGAN, JR 1921 Commissioned Warrant Officer, USN., Engineers Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Philippines. World War I Veteran. Mar. 18, 1943 - Oct 14, 1945 EDWIN STANLEY MORGAN, B.E., 1937 BALDWIN S Sgt, AAF. Dec 28, 1942 ETHEL E. MORGAN, 1926-29 RIVER FALLS Lt (jg), WAVES LEONARD MORLEY, Rural, 1940 NEW AUBURN CpI., AAF. Oct. 28, 1942 LYMAN C. MORROW, 1936-41......RIVER FALLS M Sat, AAF. Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon. Oct. 15, 1940 - Nov. 28, 1945 RICHARD J. MORROW, 1940-42......MADISON 1st Lt., Bombardier, AAF. European Theater, North Africa, Italy. Theater Ribbon, four battle stars; Air Medal, seven oak leaf clusters; Silver star; Distinguished Unit Badge. April 20, 1942 • Nov. 20, 1945 REXFORD MORTIMER. B.S., H.S., 1942 RIVER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army. Medical Corps. European Theater, North Africa, Italy, France. Purple Heart; Theater Ribbon, bronze star; Combat Medical Badge. Wounded near Etival, France. July 181942 - Oct. 25, 1945 LAWRENCE A. MUELLER, 1936-38..........RIVER FALLS CpI., U.S. Army. Field Artillery. European Theater, Italy. Pre-Pearl Harbor; Theater Ribbon; Purple Heart; Bronze Star Medal. Oct. 16, 1940 (National Guard) - June 23, 1945 WAYNE N. MUNGER, 1937-40..............EAU CLAIRE 2nd Lt., AAF. European Theater. Aug. 13,1942 - Sept. 26, 1945 BERNARD MURPHY, 1939-40........... RIVER FALLS S Sgt. Pacific Theater EDWARD M. MURPHY, B.S., H.S., 1938. RIVER FALLS Aerographers M2 c, USNR. World War I Veteran. Oct. 28, 1942 - June 9, 1945 KENNETH L. MUSEUS, 1933-36..........WOODVILLE Y 2 c, USNR -N- FREDERICK E. NAGEL, 1941-42............HUDSON Electronics Technician, USCG. Mediterranean Theater and Atlantic. Oct., 1945ARNOLD E. NELSON, 1939-40 - BLOOMER M Sot, U.S. Army, Infantry. European, African, Middle Eastern Theaters. American Defense. Campaign Ribbon, five battle stars ARTHUR E. NELSON, 1939-40 ,■ NYE Ens., Naval Air Corps. Nov. 29, 1942 - Dec. 28, 1945 BERNARD NELSON. 1942-43..................BALDWIN CpI., AAF., Signal Corps. Mediterranean Theater, Southwest Pacific Theater, Japan. May 14, 1942 -Dec 16, 1945 CHARLES NELSON, 1942-43....................RIVER FALLS A.M.M. 3 c, Naval Air Corps. Oct., 1942 GLENN G. NELSON, 1941-43 ........SPRING VALLEY Sat, C.A.C. (Anti-Aircraft). New Guinea, Philippines, Japanese Homeland Occupational Forces. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon, three stars; Philippine Liberation, two stars; Bronze Arrowhead. Nov. 5, 1943 - Jan. 23, 1946 GORDON NELSON, 1940-41 ..........DIAMOND BLUFF M Sgt., U.S. Army Signal Corps. Alaska and Canada. Dec 8, 1942 - Jan. 12, 1946 HERBERT C. NELSON, B.S., H.S., 1942.....PRENTICE Lt., USNR. European Theater. Jan. 11, 1945 -Dec 12, 1945 JOHN WALTER NELSON, 1935-37...........RED WING Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater. Feb. 20, 1942 - Jan. 30, 1946 JOHN WILLIAM NELSON, 1937................DOWNING Pfc., U.S. Army. Nov., 1942 LYLE B. NELSON, 1937-43..............RIVER FALLS Sp(A) 3 c, USNR. Phy. Ed. Instructor. July 26, 1944 - Oct. 27, 1945 MARCEL NELSON, B.S., H.S., 1940....CUMBERLAND Lt., AAF, Meteorologist WALLACE NELSON, 1934-36....................SIREN Y 1 c, USNR. South Pacific Theater. Feb. 24, 1942 - Oct. 16, 1945 WARREN E. NELSON, 1940-42 NEW RICHMOND Ph. M. 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Oct. 10,1942 - Dec 17, 1945 GERALD J. NESS, 1943 - ---- RIVER FALLS Signal Man 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. May 18, 1944 JAMES K. NESS, B.S., Ay., 1941 ALMA 1st Lt, Coast Artillery Corps. Asiatic-Pacific and European Theaters. Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon; Unit Citation, two oak leaf dusters; Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon,one campaign star,-European Theater Ribbon, three campaign stars. June 11, 1941 - Dec 24, 1945 ROBERT L. NICOL, 8.S., Agr., 1942 . 2nd Lt, Chemical Warfare. Oct. 20, 1942 ROBERT M. NILSESTUEN, B.S., H.S., 1943 CASHTON 1st Lt. AAF, Meteorology, Photo Intelligence. Central Padfic Theater, Philippines. Theater Ribbon,- Philippine Liberation. June 25, 1942 -Jan. 8, 1946 CLARK L. NISSON, 1941-42......................OWEN Pvt., Army Engineers. European Theater. SYLVESTER NOLDE, B.E., 1937 ALGOMA Mailman 3 c, USNR. St. Nicholas Island. July 15, 1943 - Jan. 1, 1946 RALPH NORDSTROM, 1942-43...........BALSAM LAKE A C, AAF, Meteorology HOWARD D. NORLANDER, 1938-42...........RIVER FALLS S Sgt, Medical Corps. Asiatic-South Pacific Theater, India, Australia. Nov. 27, 1941 - June 18, 1945 MARSHALL NORSENG, B.S., H.S., 1929 RIVER FALLS Capt, Combat Engineers, Judge Advocate Generals Dept. Sept., 1943 BERNARD NORWICK, 1933-35................RICE LAKE 1st Sgt., U.S. Army. Infantry. European Theater Ribbon, four stars Middle, Eastern and African Ribbon; Purple Heart; Bronze Star; Silver Star. June 28, 1942 - Dec. 21, 1946 GEORGE NOYES, B.S., H.S., 1942 CENTURIA A S, AAF. RAYMOND MICHAEL NUGENT, 1937-41.- ELLSWORTH Lt., Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Oct. 31, 1941 - Sep.. 8, 1945 RUSSELL N. NYSTROM, 1935-37 - -SUPERIOR Sp. (A) 1 c, USNR. Dec. 23, 1943 - Jan. 15, 1946 -O- JOHN A. OBRIEN, 8.S., H.S., 1939 RIVER FALLS CpI., USMCR THOMAS J. O BRIEN, 1941-43 -- Pfc., ERG Brazil. Dec. 12,1942 - May 25,1945 W. HAROLD O'BRIEN, 1940-42 MAIDEN °CK Lt., US. Amy, Infantry. Oct 89, 1942 HAROLD L. ODDEN, 1939-41 . - BARRONETT Capt, AAF. Chemical Warfare Servke. tu-ropcan Theater. Theater Ribbon; Unit Citation; American Defense Ribbon. Feb. 8,1941 - Feb. 15, 1946 FRANK OLOCW, 1940-43........................STANLEY Pvt., USMCR. Feb. 16, 1944 ARNOLD M. OLSON, B.S-, Agr., 1941.. gQM" S Sgt., Quartermaster Procurement. Asiatic-Pacific, Australia. June 24, 1942 - Jan. 1, 1946EDWIN R. OLSCN, 1939-41. CHIPPEWA FALLS Major, AAF. European Theater, England, North Africa, Sardinia, Corsica France, Germany Croix de Guerre Palm, Unit Citation, European Theater Ribbon, nine battle stars FLOYD C. OLSON, 1938-42 - WATERTOWN Sgt., U.S. Army, C.M.P. Persian Gulf Command. Jan. 14, 1943 - Nov. 9, 1945 HAROLD OLSON, 1942-43 BIRCHWOOD Pvt., AAF. Meteorology KENNETH A. OLSON, 1939-41 CHETEK . Lt., AAF. LE MOYNE S. OLSON, 1941-43. OSCEOLA Pfc., U.S. Army. Engineers. European Theater, "from Battle of the Bulge to Austria with Patton. Bronze Star Medal. Dec., 1942 - Jan. 7, 1946 MARSHALL W. OLSON, 1942-43 . . RIVER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army, ASTP. June 3,1943 NEWELL F. OLSON, 1939-41 ST. PAUL, MINN. Lt. (jg). Naval Air Corps. South Pacific, New Caledonia OBED A. OLSON, 1940-42................. CASHTON T 5, U.S. Army, Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Oct. 20,1942 -Dec. 30, 1946 OWEN C. NELSON, 1942-43 ■ BARRON CpI., Medical Corps. England. May 14, 1943 ROBERT OLSON, 1942-43.....................SURING AAF RUSSELL OLSON, 1937-39-..................CUSHING USNR WILLIAM J. OLSON, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND CpL U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Germany, Army of Occupation. Feb. 5, 1943 NORMAN ORDAL, 1937-40 ......... RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Meteorology. Sept. 26,1942 -April 14, 1946 ROLF W. ORDAL, B.E., H.S., 1937......RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., U.S. Army. Sept. 19, 1942 CHARLES W. OSBORN, B.S., H.S., 1939 PRESCOTT Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater. Feb. 26, 1942 - Feb. 2, 1946 ANDREW J. OSBORNE, B.S., H.S., 1940 BARRON Sgt., AAF JAMES K. OSTBY, B.E., H.S., 1934—. BALDWIN T Sgt., AAF. Mar. 4, 1942 - Dec 19, 1945 HOWARD J. OTIS, B.S., H.S., 1940 BARRON Lt., AAF JOSEPH H. On, 1939-43................CHILTON Midshipman, USMCR. BERNHARD OTTO, 1941-42 OSCEOLA CpI., AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, six battle stars; Unit Citation. June 12, 1942 -Oct. 7, 1945 GEORGE B. OVERGARD, 1938-41 CASHTON S Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Theater Ribbon. Oct. 2, 1941 - Nov. 8, 1945 -P- REYNOLD A. PODY, 1939-41 WASHBURN A.R.T. 3 c, USNR. Aug., 1944 IRVINE L. PALM. 1937-39................MILLTOWN Capt., AAF. (ndia-Burma Theater. Nov., 1940 -Dec. 28, 1945 HAROLD PALON, 1940-42 CADOTT A C, AAF FRANK O. PAPPENFUSS, 1939-42.......WOODLAND 1st Lt., AAF. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two stars,- Air Medal, two oalc leaf dusters; Purple Heart. American Defense. Nov. 27, 1941 - Oct. 18, 1945 MARVIN M. PASSOW, 1944-45 COCHRANE Signalman'1 c, USNR. Pacific, Guam. Feb. 19, 1945 EDWARD F. PASSEK, 1940 41- EDGAR Gunner's M. 3 c. European and Pacific Theaters. Sept. 20, 1943 EMIL J. PATH, 1937-41.....................CLAYTON Capt., U.S. Army. Infantry. Mediterranean, European Theater. Purple Heart Oct. 3, 1941 -Oct. 26, 1945 KENNETH L PAULS, 1932-35 RICHLAND CENTER CpI., Ordnance. European Theater. Nov. 9, 1943 LESLIE N. PAULSON, 1937-40 RIVER FALLS CpL, Medical Corps. Nov. 4, 1942 - Aug. 6, 1944 NORMAN A. PAUTZ, 1942-43 ...• HJJ-BEKT CpI., Evacuation Hospital, Germany. April 20, 1944 STANLEY J. PELOOUIN, B.S.. H.S., 1942 CADOTT Lt, USNR. Southwest Pacific Theater. Jan. 10, 1942 - May 21, 1946 RAYMOND PENN, B.E., Agr., 1932 DE PERE Lt., USNR. Oct., 1943 - Feb., 1946 LEO PETERS, 1939-42..........................SHIOCTON U.S. Army. Dec. 12,1941 EARL PETERSON, B.S., H.S., 1943 8ELDENVILLE Midshipman, USNR. Sept., 1942 - Aug., 1943 HOWARD C. PETERSON, 1931-32.............SHELL LAKE Chief Warrant Carpenter, USNR. Southwest Pacific Mar. 27, 1943 - Jan. 14, 1946 IRWIN PETERSON, 1932-33....................... HUDSON Sgt., Combat Engineers. Southwest Pacific Theater. Asiatic-Pacific Ribbon. Jap. Occupation. Jan. 6, 1943 - Jan. 16, 1946 JOHN ARTHUR PETERSON, 1941-43 CLEAR LAKE A S, USNR. Sept., 1942 - Nov. 3, 1945 MARVIN PETERSON, 1941-43..............ELLSWORTH Pfc, AAF. Meteorology ORVILLE D. PETERSON, 1938-42 COLFAX Lt. Os), USNR RALPH C. PETERSON CURTIS T Sgt., AAF. Sept. 7, 1942 - Oct 19, 1944 ROY F. PETERSON, B.S., Elem., 1938 RIVER FALLS T Sgt, U.S. Army Signal Corps. Pacific Iwo Jima, Volcanic Islands. Asiatic-Pacific, battle star,- Meritorious Service Plaque; Bronze Star Medal. Dec. 6, 1943 CHARLES C. PHILLIPS, 1938-41 RIVER FALLS Lt, Naval Air Corps (Pilot TBM). Pacific Theater. Three air medals. July 21, 1941 ROBERT F. PICULELL, 1933-35 STILLWATER, MINN. T Sgt, AAF. Dec, 1941 - Dec, 1945 ALLEN L. PIRUS, 1941-43 -STANLEY A S, USNR, V-12, Dental School, Marquette University. July 1, 1943 JOSEPH PITTS, 1942.................. RIVER FALLS Ens., Naval Air Corps. Asiatic Theater, flying mail. July 9, 1943 HOWARD L. PLACE. 1939-40 NELSON Pfc., Evacuation Hospital, Germany. Sept. 26, 1944 ROBERT PLATTE, 3-Year Elem, 1940 RIVER FALLS Sgt, Tank Destroyer Bn. Sept. 11, 1945 CHARLES J. PLOETZ, 1935-37....................... LODI Lt. Os) Supply Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. July 22, 1942 -Nov. 12, 1945 STEVE L. PLOSZAY, 1937-40........................AMERY Capt., AAF ARTHUR C. W. POLFUS, 1935-36 STAR PRAIRIE Aviation Chief Machinist's Mate. U.S. Navy. Pacific and North Atlantic. Air Medal, three battle stars. Oct. 11, 1938 RAYMOND E. POLZIN. 1941-43 CADOTT Pfc.. U.S. Army, Infantry. Italy. Infantryman's Badge; European Campaign Ribbon, three stars KENNETH POPPY, 1940-43..............NEW LONDON AOM 3 c, USNR. May 23, 1944 - Jan. 19, 1946 GEORGE PRATT, 1943 RIVER FALLS Mus. 2 c, USNR. Hawaii. Sept. 14, 1943 -April 1, 1946 FRANCIS PAUL PRUCHA, B.S., H.S., 1941 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., AAF. Classification Section. Dec 10, 1942 - Mar. 18, 1946 JOHN C. PRUSAK, 1926-27........................CLAYTON CpI., AAF. Sept. 10, 1942 - Aug. 27, 1945 FRANCIS J. PTACEK, 1939-43.-...........RIVER FALLS AMM 2 c, USNR. Aug. 29,1942 - Dec 20,1945- Q - CHESTER E. QUALE, 1938-40........... . .HUDSON T 3, U.S. Army Signal Corps. South Pacific. American Defense; Bronze Star, six overseas service bars. April 8, 1941 - July 5, 1945 DONALD R. OUALMAN, 1940-43............IRON RIDGE Lt., USMCR, Amphibious Tank Bn. Chine-Tient-sin. May 29, 1942 JEROLD J. QUANDT, 1937-40.............RIVER FALLS Major, AAF. Pacific Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor; Distinguished Flying Cross,- Air Medal; Silver Star. Oct., 1940 KERMIT QUINNELL, 1942-43....................KENNAN F 1 c, USNR - R - IRENE E. RAAWE, B.S..H.S., 1942 CAMERON T 4, WAC. New Guinea. Aug. 1943 - Nov. 20, 1945 KENNETH R. RACKMAN, 1942-43 CLAM FALLS S Sgt., M.I. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Dec. 13, 1942 - Dec. 29, 1945 PHILIP RAMER, 1937-38..................RIVER FALLS Pfc., U.S. Army DANA L. RASMUS, B.S., H.S., 1941 ELLSWORTH Pvt KENNETH RASMUSSEN, 1939-43. -ST. PAUL S Sgt, U.S. Army. Infantry. European Theater, three stars; Combat Infantry Badge. Sept. 4,1942 -Dec. 15, 1945 ROBERT RASMUSSEN, 1932-42........CHIPPEWA FALLS A C RICHARD E. RAY, 1941-42..........-NEW RICHMOND Pfc., Marine Air Force. Night Fighter. Pacific Theater, Tarawa, Marshalls, Marianas. Unit Gta-tion, three battle stars. April, 1943 MICHAEL H. REAGAN, B.S., Agr., 1938 RIVER FALLS Capt., Quartermaster Corps. South Pacific, New Guinea, Philippines. Had charge of banana and coconut plantations in New Guinea. Legion of Merit Medal. April, 1942 - Feb., 1946 DAYTON REDEKER, 1940-42 BRANDON Sgt, AAF., Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, thirteen battle stars; Unit Citation. Nov. 27, 1941 - Sept. 13, 1945 PAUL S. REGORRAH, 1942-43 CABLE S.O.M. 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Oct. 21, 1942 ROBERT H. REITZ, 1944-45...................ELMWOOD Hospital Apprentice 1 c, USNR. Mar. 13, 1944 TOM RENDLER, B.S., H.S.,1938 ........... LA CROSSE T Sgt, AAF. American Defense. July 22,1941 -Jan. 28, 1945 FRANK S. REYNOLDS, B.S., Agr., 1943 LODI Cook 3 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Sept. 9,1942 -Dec. 20, 1945 HUGH REYNOLDS, 1939-41..........................LODI ARNOLD W. RHIEL, B.S., H.S., 1937 PLUM CITY CpI., Mortar Squad Combat Military Police and Allied Military Gov’t, Africa, Italy. European-African-Middle Eastern Theater, bronze star. Oct., 1942 - Sept. 28, 1944 ELMER C. RIECK. B.E., Aar., 1934 .......MONDOVI Lt, USNR. North Atlantic. American Theater, Commendation Ribbon. Feb., 1943 ARTHUR F. RIEDEL, 1938-39....................HUDSON Lt, USNR. Aleutians and Pacific Theater. Jan. 1942 ROBERT RILEY. 1940-41.........................CYLON 1st Lt., AAF. China-Burma-India, South Pacific. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, four oak leaf dusters; Southwest Pacific Ribbon, six battle stars,- Distinguished Unit Badge. April 27, 1942 -Nov. 28, 1945 ROBERT J. RINGSTEAD, 1940-41....BIRNAMWOOD CpI., U.S. Army, Armored Division. European Theater. Purple Heart, oak leaf duster; American Defense. Sept., 1940 - May, 1945 EUGENE G. RISTOLA, 1938-40...................WITHEE T 3, U.S. Army Signal Corps. Pacific Theater. May, 1943 GEORGE M. ROBERTS, B.S., Agr., 1940 ROBERTS Sgt, U.S. Army, Transportation Corps. Alaska. American Theater, Asiatic-Pacific Ribbons. July 21, 1942 • Nov. 14, 1945 NORMAN W. ROBINSON, 1935-36 EAU CLAIRE CpI., USA RUSSELL M. ROBINSON, Prins., 1918 NEW RICHMOND Lt. Commander, USNR. Okinawa, Executive Office, Naval Receiving Station. Aug. 7, 1943 - May 15, 1946 OSCAR RODDE, B.S., H.S., 1942 RIVER FALLS S Sgt., AAF. Photo Reconnaissance. China-Burma-India Theater. Oct 26, 1942 - Jan. 14, 1945 EDWIN J. ROESER, 1938-39 SARONA T 5 U.S. Army, Infantry. Pedfic Theater. Nov. 8, 1939 - Aug. 17, 1945 EDWARD D. ROETS, 1944-45. HILLSDALLE Petty Officer 2 c, USMC- July 1, 1945 E. PAUL ROGNESS, 1944 . -- ETTRICK S 2 c, Yeoman, Bureau of Supplies and Accounts. Oct 9, 1945 CHARLES G. ROHR, B.S., Agr., 1942 BEAVER 1st Lt, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Philippines, Okinawa, Leyte. July, 1942 ' '• Lt. John Thompson Capt. Raymond Moon Lt. (jg) Walter WeihrouchVO TER NON-VOTER Nov. DOWNING RIVER FALLS Feb. 1, .AMERY ..AMERY THOMAS S. RONNIGEN, B.S., Agr., 1939 BALDWIN Lt., Os) USCG. European Theater. Dec. 1,1942 -Jan. 23 1946 HENRY ROSE 1944 A C 5oR AND AOM 3 C Naval Air Crewman. Oct. 18,1944 JUSTIN L. ROSEMEYER, 1941-42 THORP 1st Lt., Marine Air Corp. May 15, 1942 22 1945 LLOYD R. ROSEN, 1942-43 Sgt., AAF. Dec., 1942 FRANKLIN L. ROSENBERG, 1935-36 S Sgt., Coast Artillery. June 12, 1941 1946. Pre-Pearl Harbor HOWARD ROUTE. 1938-40 Lt. European Theater LESLIE F. ROUTE, 1936-37 ■P Petty Officer, 2 c, USNR. Aleutian Wands, Okinawa. Dec. 4,1942 - Nov. 10,1945 ORVIN E. RUD, 1940-42 - MONDOVI Pvt., AAF ROBERT L. RUDESILL, B.S., Agr., 1941 BALDWIN CpI., AAF, Technical. June 10, 1942 - June, 1944 DAVID E. RUHSAM, 1942-43 NEW LONDON AMM 3 c, Naval Air Corps. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, one star: Philippine Liberation, one star,- Air Medal; Unit Citation. Feb. 12, 1943 -April 6, 1946 ROBERT FRANKLIN RUNDELL, 1936-38 ROBERTS Petty Officer, 3 c, USNR. Oct. 26, 1945 JOHN T. RUSSELL, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND 1st Lt., AAF. European Theater, Italy. Air Medal, two oak leaf dusters,- Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. Nov. 18, 1943 - Oct. 23, 1945 HARRY E. RYAN, 1935-36 GLENWOOD CITY M 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. Dec. 17, 1943 -Dec. 17, 1945 LORETTA A. RYAN, 1937 .. RIVER FALLS Sgt, WAC Aug. 4,1943 - Feb. 5, 1946 MELVIN A. RYDBERG, B.S., Agr., 1940 SHELL LAKE 1st Lt, AAF. South Pacific, Philippines. Feb. 10, 1942 ROBERT R. RYDER, 1937-39.—. AMERY Ens., USNR. Aug. 1, 1944 LYLE SAGE, 1940-41 WILD ROSE Lt, U.S. Army -s- RITA A. SALMON, 1941-43 NEW RICHMOND 2nd Lt, WAC, Medical Department, Physical Therapy. Meritorious Service Badge. Nov. 10, 1944 - Feb. 5, 1946 WALTER L. SAMSON. 1941-42 BIRCHWOOD T 5, AAF. China-Burma-India Theater RUSSELL W. SANDVIG Sgt., AAF. Oct. 11, 1943 - Mar. 17, 1946 MARVIN N. SATHER, 1937-40.............ST. PAUL, MINN. Major, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars; Ardennes, Rhineland, Central Germany; Purple Heart. Oct 14, 1940 - Mar. 3, 1946 PAUL H. SATTERLAND, 1942-43................AMERY A S, USNR, V-12. Dec. 4,1942 - Nov. 13,1945 ROBERT SAWYER, 1939-41 MELROSE CpI. DANIEL SAXTON, 3-Year, Princ. ELLSWORTH T 5. Pacific Theater, New Guinea, Philippines. Nov. 30, 1942. Re-enlistment RALPH E. SCHAFFER, 1941-43...............CLAYTON Midshipman, USNR. Dec., 1942 LLOYD SCHEIDE, 1940-41 BAY CITY CpI., Army Service Forces Band. Sept., 1942 • Feb., 1946 WARREN E. SCHICKUNG, 1938-40 PRESCOTT 2nd Lt., USMC. South Pacific. Theater Ribbons, two stars; American Defense, Unit Citations. Nov. 1940 • Nov. 27, 1945 HAROLD C. SCHMIDT, 8.S., H.S., 1942 ALGOMA S Sgt., Q.M.C. European Theater. Oct 15, 1942 - Dec 31,1945 WAYNE E. SCHMIT, 1939-41 .. . ELMWOOD Lt. (js), Naval Air Corps (Command Pilot). Sept. 16, 1942 - Jan. 11, 1946 EDWARD L. SCHMITZ, 1942-43 ST. CROIX FALLS 1st Lt, AAF. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Air Medal, Theater Ribbon, three battle stars; Philippine Liberation, one star JOHN D. SCHORTA, B.S., H.S.,1940. RIVER FALLS S Sgt., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Africa, Italy. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Theater Ribbon, three stars. Sept. 9, 1941 - Nov. 19, 1945 WILLMER C. SCHUELER, E.em, Pfc., USMC. Southwest Pacific, Bougainville. Purple Heart, one battle star. Aug. 10,1942 - Oct. 4, 1945 CECIL E. SCHUH, Rural, 1939 ELCHO Sp. (Q) 3 c, USNR. KENNETH SCHUH, 1939-40 ELCHO AAF DAMON D. SCHULENBERG, 1938-42 -WELLS, MINN. S Sgt., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. China-Burma-India theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars. Dec. 29, 1941 - Oct. 30, 1945ALBERT H. SCHULZE, B E., H.S., 1933 CLEAR LAKE T Sgt., U.s. Army, Infantry Band. European Theater. Aug. 1, 1942 HOWARD SCHULTZE, 1941-43 STANLEY Em., Naval Air Corps. Dec 12, 1942 - Nov. 5, 1945 BERNARD C SCHUMITSCH, B.S., Agr., 1943 ANTIGO Lt. (jg), USNR. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, one battle star. May 20,1942 - Jan. 15,1946 DONALD E. SCHWARTZ, B.S., H.S., 1941 MILLTOWN Capt., AAf., Communications. Panama Canal Zone. Sept. 2,1942 - April 30, 1946 WILLIAM L. SCRUTON T 5, U.S. Army, Engineers IRVING L. SEEKINS, Rural, 1931 — AMERY AMM 1 c, USNR. May 26,1942 - Oct. 1,1945 LEONARD R. SEEKINS, 1933 AMERY AMM 1 c, USNR. May 26,1942 - Oct 1,1945 HAROLD A. SEGERSTROM, H.S., 1929 RIVER FALLS Major, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. Oct. 15,1940 -Feb. 23, 1945 LAWRENCE SELVIG, B.S., H.S., 1939 AMERY CpI., U.S- Army LESLIE SETTERQUIST, 1933-34 CLOQUET, MINN. F.C. 3 c, USNR. Southwest Pacific. Destroyer. Mar. 14, 1944 - Nov. 20, 1945 LEO SHANNON, Prins., 1921 ELLSWORTH AAF. World War I Veteran LYLE D. SHEDO, B.S., Agr., 1940 ARKANSAW S Sgt, AAF. Southwest Pacific, Australia, New Guinea. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, two battle stars; American Defense Ribbon. Oct. 14, 1941 - Oct 15, 1945 MAURICE C. SHEPARD, 1933-37 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt, U.S. Public Health Service. Mar. 19,1945 NORMAN SHOCK, 1943 STANLEY V-12, Medicine, Marquette University DONALD SIMMELINK, B.E., H.S., 1937 BALDWIN Sgt., C.A.C., Infantry. June 14, 1943 WAYNE B. SINNEN. 1941-43........... RIVER FALLS AAF. Weather Squadron WILLIAM M. SIREK, B.S., H.S., 1941. RICE LAKE Lt. (jg), USNR, Communications. Pacific Theater. Jan. 4, 1944 - Mar. 1, 1946 PETER M. SKROCH. B.S., Agr., 1943 INDEPENDENCE Ens., USNR. Philippines, Patrol Craft Escort. Sept., 1943 ELEANOR F. SMITH, 1925-26......NEW RICHMOND 1st Lt., Army Nurse Corps. European Theater, England and France. July, 1943 ESTHER SMITH. Gram., 1922 RIVER FALLS Lt., Army Nurse Corps HERMAN M. SMITH, B.S., Agr., 1943 BELDENVILLE S Sgt., ATC, Infantry. European Theater three battle stars; Combat Infantry Medal; Unit Citation. Now teaching in Germany. Oct. 8, 1942 JEAN SMITH, 1940 ...............NEW RICHMOND WAC VAUGHN SMITH, B.E., H.S., 1936.....GLEN FLORA Sgt., B.T.S., Army Service Forces Training Center. May 14, 1945 VIRGINIA SMITH. 1939.................. DURAND Sgt, WAC April 12, 1944 - Dec 17, 1945 NORBERT E. SNIDER. B.S., H.S., 1942 CLAYTON S Sgt., AAF. Mediterranean Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars; Bronze Star Medal. June 12, 1942 - Nov. 24, 1945 GLENN SNOEYENBOS, 1940-42 GLEN WOOD CITY U.S. Army, ASTP, Veterinary Service JACK B. SNYDER, 1936-37................ BARRON Sgt., U.S. Army, Military Police. July 29, 1942 ROY G. SOBOTTKA, B.S., Sec.. 1941 MAIDEN ROCK Capt, U-S. Army, Chemical Warfare Service. European Theater. American Defense. Nov. 12, 1941 - Dec 1, 1945 RONALD M. SOBOTTKA, 1940-41 PLUM CITY S Sgt., AAF. Oct. 19,1942 - Jan. 21, 1946 JOHN SODERBERG, 1927-28 BARRON S 2 c, USNR HARTMAN ALVIN SOLI, 1939-41 RIVER FALLS Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater, with a remarkable record as pilot of a Grumman Hellcat. . Navy Cross; Two Air Medals; Philippine Liberation, two start; Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Nov. 20, 1940 -No 15, 1945 ORLAN A. SOLI, B.S.. H.S., 1940 RIVER FALLS Lt, AAF. Commander of a bomber credited with four hundred Japs. Air Medal JOHN D. SOLIE, 1942-43......................STANLEY Pfc., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. April 7, 1943 -Oct. 23, 1944 NEIL SOLVESON, B.S., Agr., 1942 MAIDEN ROCK 1st Lt, AAC (F). European Theater, England. Theater Ribbon, two stars; Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Distinguished Flying Cross; Unit Citation. June 11, 1942 - Dec. 9, 1945 PAUL SOMSEN, B.S., 1938—.................. BALDWIN CpI., AAF. European Theater. June, 1942 -Sept, 1945 NILS SONDERGAARD, B.S.. H.S., 1939 FREDERIC 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Dental Corps JAMES F. SPARR, 1940-43..................MARSHFIELD Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry (Rifleman). Captured in the "Battle of the Bulge'. Weighed 200 lbs when captured. When he hid out and was liberated he weighed 120 lbs. European Theater. Combat Infantry Badge; Theater Ribbon, two battle stars; Purple Heart. Oct. 20, 1942 - Oct. 25, 1945 JAMES R. SPEETZEN, 1937-38 RIDGELAND Sgt, US. Coast Artillery. Nov. 29, 1940. Re-enlisted AUGUST L. SPISS, B.S., H.S., 1935 PLUM CITY Lt Os), USNR LUCILE SPRIGGS, B.S., H.S., 1938 RIVER FALLS American Red Cross, Military Welfare and Hospital Wort Oct, 1944 - Dec 1945 DONALD STALEY, 1936-38 INDIANAPOLIS, IND. Sgt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery WALTER A. STAMSTAD, B.S., Elem., 1942 BLACK RIVER FALLS Pvt., AAF. July 14,1941 - Oct 7,1941 LELAND STANDIFORD, B.E., Agr., 1933 LA CROSSE Lt., USNR. Pacific Theater, Philippines, Okinawa. Asiatic Theater Ribbon, two stars; Philippine Liberation, one star. Nov. 12, 1942 - Nov. 30, 1945 BERNARD J. STANEK, 1938-40................ HILLSBORO Major, AAF. European Theater. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, four oak leaf dusters; Theater Ribbon, six battle stars; American Defense. Feb. 18,1941 - Dec. 4,1945 CHARLES L. STAPLETON, 1930-33............. LADYSMITH MAM 3 c, USNR WILLIAM ORVAL STARR, 1939-42.................EMERALD Sgt., limited service, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Aug. 7, 1942 - Nov. 19, 1943 RUSSELL V. STEBNITZ, 1942-43............RIVER FALLS Lt., AAF FREDERICK G. STECKELBERG, 1936-39...............LODI Major, USMC. South and Central Pacific, Okinawa. Two Air Medals; Distinguished Flying Cross. Mar. 14, 1941 - Jan. 10,1946 WILLIAM H. STECKER. 1942 NEW RICHMOND Radioman 2 c, USNR. South Pacific Theater. April 12, 1943 LEO A. STENBACK, B.S., H.S., 1937.............PHELPS USNR. Athletic Department LAWRENCE STENE, 1933-35 -....................BALDWIN Ens., US. Navy. Asiatic-Pacific, European, American Theaters. Pacific Theater Ribbon, four bronze start; European Theater Ribbon, Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon, bronze star; Navy Unit Citation; World War II Medal; Purple Heart with a gold star. At Pearl Harbor on the cruiser Helena, when it was sunk. May 14, 1939 EARL R. STENSGAARD, Rural, 1940 WOODVILLE S 2 c, USNR ELMER H. STICHT, B E., H.S., 1933 MAIDEN ROCK T 4, DEML Alaskan Department. July 10,1943 -Dec. 11, 1945 FRANKLIN L. STILES, 1936-37 WELLS, MINN. S Sgt., U.S. Army. Infantry. South Pacific Theater. Purple Heart; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, three battle stars. June 19, 1941 - Aug. 30, 1945CpI. Edward Stont. At fho fall ol Bataan; ascapad to Cor ragidor; in Cabanatuan prison after the fall of Corregidor until November, 1942; Milt to Japan; worked as a stevedore in Osaka, where his camp was hit and burned by bombs from our own B 29s. which came over daily; finally, liberation September 3, 1945. WILLIAM P. STILES, 1936-38........WELLS, MINN. y 3 c, USNR. June 22,1944 R. W. STILLMAN, 1934-35..............RIVER FALLS S Sgt. Italy Roy STOCK, 1919-20 ............ RIVER FALLS European Theater. Theater Ribbon,- Purple Heart. Wounded in Luxembourg. Mar. 12, 1942 • Oct. 24, 1945 WARD A. STODDARD, 1941-42........... ALMA CENTER CpI., U.S. Army EDWARD STONE, 1938-39................ REEDSBURG CpI., USMC. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Pacific Theater, one star,- Philippine Defense, three stars. Presidential Unit Citation, oak leaf duster,- Navy Unit Citation, one star. Oct. 19, 1940 - Dec. 31, 1945 JACK C STONE, 1944-45 .................RICE LAKE Pfc., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. May 4, 1945 JOHN M. STORZER, 1941-43........OCONTO FALLS Lt. (jg), USNR. Pacific Theater. July 1, 1943 ROBERT E. STOUFFER, 1940-43 ............. ROBERTS Sgt., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, Philippines. Combat Infantryman's Badge,- Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Feb. 5, 1943 WALLACE E. STOUFFER, 1942-43 ROBERTS Sgt., AAF. Mar. 6, 1943 - Jan. 1, 1946 WILLIAM R. STRATTON, 1940-43........ RIVER FALLS Lt. (jg). Naval Air Corps. Atlantic Fleet. July 3, 1942 - Nov. 27, 1945 RONALD R. STUBER, 1937-40...........COCHRANE CpI., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three bronze stars; Meritorious Unit Award. Jan. 17,1943 - Dec. 17,1945 JOHN R. SULLIVAN, 1942-43 ROy ALTON Radioman 2 c, USNR. Pacific Theater. April 23, 1943 EARL S. SUMNER, B.E., Agr., 1933-----RIVER FALLS Lt. (jg), USNR. Pacific, Okinawa, Sabashima. April 1, 1944 - Mar. 11, 1946 FLOYD SVEC, 1938-40.................ELLSWORTH Lt. (Jg), USNR, Medical Corps. Sept., 1945 PHILIP SVEC, B.E., H.S., 1934........ -.ELLSWORTH Capt., AAF, Medical Corps. Aug., 1942 EMMA SVOBODA, 1936-38 FREDERIC 2nd Lt, Army Nurse Corps. Unit Laurel Leaf lor Meritorious Service. April 2, 1945 - Nov. 20, 1945 BERTON L. SWAN, B E., 1940 MAZOMANIE CpI., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Aug. 27, 1943 - Jan. 25, 1946 FRANK O. SWANSON, B.S., Agr 1941 HAWKINS 1st Sgt., U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. American Defense. June 11,1941 - Nov. 14,1945 WILLARD L. SWANSON, B.E., 1935 SHELL LAKE Lt., U.S. Navy. Mediterranean, European, Pacific, China-Burma-India Theaters. European, African, four stars; Pacific, one star; Philippine Liberation. Oct. 5, 1942 - Nov. 21, 1945 JOHN SWARTZ, 1935-37............... RIVER FALLS CpI., AAF. Ground Crew. Nov., 1942 • Dec., 1945 FREDERIC SWEGER, 1938-39................. BLAIR Pfc., Signal Corps PAUL SWENBY, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND Naval Air Corps CHARLES A. SWENSON, 1941-42 RIVER FALLS Lt., AAF JOHN E. SYMES, B.S., H.S., 1941 RIVER FALLS S Sgt., U.S. Army, Infantry, Heavy Weapons Co. European Theater. Purple Heart,- Theater Ribbon, four battle stars -T- JAMES R. TABOR, 1934-36-...............ELLSWORTH U.S. Army. April 17, 1945 ROBERT I. TALBOT, 1939-42.............CUMBERLAND Lt., USNR JAMES F. TANNER, 1939-40 NEW RICHMOND Pvt., Tank Destroyer Corps (Radio Operator). European Theater. May 29, 1944 VERNON A. TAYLOR, 1938-41 .........GRANTS8URG Ph. M. 1 c. USNR, Hospital Corps Southwest Pacific and Philippines. Aug. 27,1942 - Oct. 15, 1945 ROBERT WOODROW TEEPtES. jggT-g 2nd Lt. U.S. Army, Infantry. New Guinea Luzon, Bismarck Archipelago. Silver Star,- Unit Citation, Combat Infantry Badge. Oct- 14, 1940 - Oct. 21, 1945 JOHN S. TEIGEN, 1935-36 GLENWOOD CITY | CMMS (Chief Machinist's Mate, Seebees) DAVID E. TESKE, B.E., H.S., 1935 NEW RICHMOND Lt, USNR. European, Mediterranean Theaters. Jan. 19, 1942 - Dec. 24, 1945 HOWARD A. TESKE, B.S., H.S., 1942 CATAWBA T 3, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Southwest Pacific Theater. Asiatic-Pacific Theater Service Ribbon, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, bronze star. Jan. 5, 1943 - Jan. 18, 1946 ROBERT F. THAYER, 1940-43 WHITEWATER Efts., A (1), Naval Air Corps. Nov. 13, 1942 • Nov. 7, 1945 GLENN E. THOENY, B.S., Agr., 1940 MONDOVI Sgt., AAF. April 25, 1942 - Dec. 15, 1945 EARL R. THOMPSON. 1936-37 CUMBERLAND 2nd Lt., AAF. Oct. 25, 1942 - Nov. 1, 1945 HIRAM T. THOMPSON, B.S., Agr.. 1941 BLAIR T Sgt, U.S. Array. Infantry, Medical Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars, four overseas bars. Sept., 1942 - Sept., 1945 JOHN W. THOMPSON, B E., Agr., 1934 CAMERON Lt., USNR, Communications. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, three bronze stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon. Jan. 1944 - Feb., 1946 LOREN L. THOMPSON, B.S., Elem., 1943 CHETEK Lt-, 09) USNR. Mediterranean, European Theaters. Two battle stars. Feb., 1942 ORVILLE M. THOMPSON, 1935-42 -BALDWIN 1st Lt., AAF. Southwest Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars, Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two stars. Nov. 11,1942 - Jan. 21,1946 RALPH H. THOMPSON, 1941-43 DOWNING Pvt., Anti-Aircraft Bn. July, 1943 WAYNE S. THOMPSON, 1939-41— CUMBERLAND Seaman 1 c, USNR. Pacific, Japan. Mar. 16,1944MARSHALL W. THOMSON, 1932-35 RIVER FALLS Sst., U.S. Army, Ordnance. European Theater, four campaign stars. Dec. 8,1942 • Sept. 21,1945 LLOYD M. THOR. B.S., Agr., 1942 GRANTSBURG T Sgt., U.S. Army, Medical Corps. European Theater. Captured and in German prison until liberated by British. European-A rican-Middle Eastern Ribbon, three bronze service stars. July 18, 1942 - Oct. 29, 1945 KENNETH L THORESON, 1933-35 WOOOVILLE CpI., AAF, Mechanic MAYNARD R. THORESON, Rural, 1932 BALDWIN SK 2 c, USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Okinawa. One combat star. Nov. 2,1942 - Oct. 24, 1945 EARL R. THORNSEN, 1942-43............... KENDALL S Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Air Medal, oak leaf cluster. Dec. 28, 1943 - Nov. 15, 1945 MERTON E. TIMMERMAN, B.S., Agr., 1941 RIVER FALLS Lt, Naval Air Corps. Pacific, Gilberts, Marshalls and Marianas. Mar. 14, 1942 - Oct 17, 1945 HUGH J. TOBLER SHELL LAKE Ph. M. 1 c, USNR. Jan. 3,1942 - Oct. 13,1945 ROBERT S. TORGERSON. B.S., H.S., 1939 DEER PARK 2nd Lt, AAF, Bomber Pilot June 11,1943 • Oct 2, 1945 REX C TORNOW, 1939-42.................. STANLEY S Sgt, AAF. India, one star; Unit Citation. Jan. 7,1943 - Nov. 13,1945 LOREN M. TOUSLEY, B.S., H.S., 1941 BALDWIN Capt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, three stars; Bronze Star Medal; American Defense. Nov. 24, 1941 -Dec. 14, 1945 LEE TOWERS, 1938-40.................BALSAM LAKE Lt. (jg). Naval Air Corps. Aug. 22, 1942 • Dec. 4, 1945 GEORGE H. TRACY, H.S., 1937.......... ELLSWORTH T Sgt., AAF. European Theater, four bronze stars. June 11, 1941 - Nov. 12, 1945 WILLIAM TRECHER, B.S., H.S., 1942 PARK RIDGE, ILL. A C, USNR. Pacific Theater ARCHIE C TWEIT, B E., H.S.. 1930 HOLCOMBE Ll Colonel, U.S. Army, Field Artillery. North Africa and Italy. Theater Ribbon, four stars. Bronze Star Medal. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Oct 15, 1940 -u- DONALD E. UB8ELOHDE, 1943-44 NEW RICHMOND CpI., U.S. Army. Pacific Theater. Sharp Shooters Medal. Sept, 1944 FRED R. UBBELOHDE, 1940-43 NEW RICHMOND Lt Os), USNR. Pacific Theater. May, 1942 VICTOR ULVESLAD, B.S., Agr., 1940 DANE New Caledonia. Aug. 9, 1945 LESTER A. UREN, B.S., H.S., 1930 RIVER FALLS 1st Lt., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. European Theater, four battle stars; Bronze Star Medal; Unit Citation; Pre-Pearl Harbor Ribbon. June 4,1939 -Jan. 15, 1946 -V- JAMES O. VAN KEUREN, 1942-43 NEW RICHMOND Pfc, U.S. Army. European Theater. Theater Ribbon; Unit Citation. Sept. 16, 1942 ROBERT W. VAN KEUREN, 8.S., Agr., 1943 NEW RICHMOND Lt. (ig), USNR. European, Alaska and Southwest Pacific Theaters. Theater Ribbons; Philippine Liber-ation Ribbon. Sept. 11, 1942 - Feb. 14, 1946 CHARLES VAN LOON, B.E., Agr., 1936 SIREN S Sgt., AAF. Air Medal, five oak leaf clusters. LESTER VAN LOON, 1942-43 ...HOLMEN Pfc.. U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater, three battle stars; Combat Infantry Badge. April 22, 1943 - Jan. 6, 1946 RALPH L. VAN SICKEL, B.S., H.S., 1943. TREGO Lt. (jg), USNR., Mine Sweeper. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon; Philippine Liberation, three stars. April 22, 1942 - April 27, 1945 LEONARD VIK, 1941-43 RIVER FALLS Lt., AAF. Pacific Theater, Japan. Mar. 27,1943 TAKES FOOTBALL SERIOUSLY GORDON B. VINE, 1941-43...............GRANTON Sgt., AAF. European Theater, Italy. Air Medal, oak leaf cluster; Theater Ribbon, four battle stars. Dec. 15, 1942 • Nov. 30, 1945 ALBIN W. VODAK, 1938-42..................... YUBA CpI., U.S. Army, Quartermaster Corps. China-Burma-Indie Theater. Theater Ribbon, three battle stars. Nov. 8, 1942 - Feb. 1, 1946 CARL VOGT, 1938-40.........................NELSON AMMF 2 c, USNR. Dec. 3,1942 - Nov. 2,1945 JOSEPH C. VOZABEL, 1932-36 ... TONY Sgt., U.S. Army, Ordnance. European Theater, British West Indies. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Five overseas service bars; European Theater Ribbon, one battle star. One service stripe. Jan. 15, 1941 -Oct 3, 1945 DONALD VRUWINK, 1940-43...................HAMMOND Sgt., AAF. Weather Observation, Alaska. Mar. 13, 1943 HARRY VRUWINK, B.E., Agr., 1933...........HAMMOND Pvt., AAF. Aug., 1944 - Dec, 1944 - W- GERALD C WALLEN. 1942-44 RIVER FALLS F 1 c, USNR. Pacific Theater, Philippines. June 27, 1944 KENNETH WANNER, 1933-36 ............. ALMENA Ll (jg). Naval Air Corps ROBERT B. WANNER, 1938-39 ALMENA T Sgt, AAF MARSHALL S. WARD, B.S., 1941 MONDOVI Ph. M. 1 c, USNR. Feb. 21, 1945 ROBERT B. WEAVER, 1942-43 LAKE TOMAHAWK G.M. 2 c, USNR GEORGE R. WEBB, 1941-43 BALDWIN CpI., Headquarters Company. Pacific Theater, Hawaii. Unit Citation. Nov. 17, 1942 JOSEPH H. WEBER, 1933-36-.........LA CROSSE S Sgt, 4th Armored Tank Division. European Theater. Sept. 26, 1945 JAMES F. WEBERT STANLEY Lt Comdr., U.S. Navy, Dcnul Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. June 14, 1941 HOWARD WILLIAM WEBSTER, 1941-43 AMERY Sgt, T 4, U.S. Army, Engineers. European Theater. June 3, 1943 • April 4, 1946 PHILIP WEBSTER. 1941-42......PRAIRIE DU CHIEN A C, AAF., Meteorology DWIGHT D. WEIDEMAN, Elem, 1939.... SPRING VALLEY CpI., AAF. Band WALTER T. WEIHROUCH, 1940-42 HANNIBAL Lt. (jg), USNR. Pacific Theater. Sept. 30, 1942 WILLIAM WEINZIRL, 1937-39 GLENWOOD CITY CpL, AAF. Caribbean Theater. Air Medal, oak leaf clusterWILBUR WEISHAPPLE, B.E., 1932 DURANO Lt, USNR. Atlantic, Asiatic-Pacific, Philippine Theaters. Nov. 23, 1942 - Dec 17, 1945 HOWARD WERT, B.S., H.S., 1939 HUDSON T 3, U.S. Army, Transportation Corps. European Theater, Africa, Sicily, Italy. June 10,1942 • Nov. 24, 1945 DALE ARNO WESENBERG, B.S., Ay., 19jJ_00 R Capt, AAF. (Pilot). European Theater, Italy. Distinguished Flying Cross; Air Medal, three oak leaf dusters; Theater Ribbon, five battle stars. May 27, 1942 - Dec. 16, 1945 GLEN H. WESENBERG, 1940-42 - DOWNING A C, AAF. Nov. 19, 1943 - Nov. 4, 1945 GEORGE P. WHITE, H.S., 1929; B.S., H.S., 1946 — MINONG Ph. M. 1 c, USNR. Life Saving Medal. June 18, 1943 - Nov. 4,1945 KENNETH S. WHITE, Prin., 1916 RIVER FALLS Lt. Col., U.S. Army, Field Artillery. World War I Veteran. Oct. 15, 1940 - July 27, 1944 NEVIN C WHITE, 1937-41 RIVER FALLS Major, U.S. Amy, Field Artillery (Hg..Corps). European Theater, France, Belgium, Germany. Theater Ribbon, five battle stars; Bronze Star Medal; American Defense Oct. 17, 1940 FRED WHITEMARSH, B.S., Aar., 1939 OMRO Lt. (it), USNR. Personnel Classification Duty. Nov. 5, 1942 - Dec 20, 1945 LEONARD R. WHITEMORE, 1942-43............ CHETEK Sgt, AAF. South Pacific Theater. May 14, 1943 CARL L. WICHMAN, 1942-43 ALGOMA ARM 2 c USNR. Asiatic-Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon; Philippine Liberation, one star. Oct. 28, 1943 - Jan. 13, 1946 LEVI H. WICK, B.E., H.S., 1931 RIVER FALLS Lt, USNR PERCY T. WICK, B.E., H.S., 1934 RIVER FALLS Lt., USNR. Nov. 20, 1942 - July 27, 1944 G. DAVID WICKEN, 1937-39...................OGEMA Pfc, U.S. Army, Medical Corps LULU MAE WIESEMANN, Inter., 1930................. SPRING VALLEY Pvt., WAC BURR N. WIGER, 1936-38...............RIVER FALLS Sgt., USMC. South Pacific Theater. Jan. 13, 1942 - Oct. 6, 1945 SIGFRED C. WIKHOLM, B.S., Elem., 1941 URBANA, ILL. CpI., AAF. June, 1942 - Nov., 1945 HOWARD W. WILCOX, 1938-42............RIVER FALLS Electricians Mate 1 c, USNR. Aug. 26, 1942 MARSHALL L. WILCOX, 1936-40 RIVER FALLS Sea. 1 c USCG. European Theater. May 26, 1942 - Dec. 20, 1945 WAYNE M. WILCOX, 1932-35........... RIVER FALLS Lt Os), USNR. Pacific Theater. Dec. 26, 1943 WILLIAM B. WILCOX, 1941-43............RIVER FALLS Sgt, AAF. North Africa. Jan. 7,1943 - Dec 16, 1945 STANLEY B. WILKINS, 1941-42 RIVER FALLS Sgt, USMC Jan. 18, 1943 ROBERT C. WILKINSON, 1938-39 NEW LONDON S Sgt, AAF. Central Pacific, Alaska. Theater Ribbon, one star; American Defense. Nov. 11, 1939 - Sept. 24,1945 RICHARD G. WILL, 1941-42................... ALMA Sgt, Signal Corps. European Theater. Theater Ribbon, two battle stars. Rhineland, Germany. Aug. 12, 1942 - Nov. 12, 1946 CHARLES E. WILLIAMSON, 1938-39 CORNELL A.C.M.M., CA., Naval Air Corps. Asiatic-Pacific Japan. Mar. 12, 1942 MALCOLM J. WILLIAMSON, 1932-33 HUDSON Lt, Naval Air Force Pacific Fleet DONALD WILUNK, 1940-42 BALDWIN Lt, U.S. Army, Infantry. European Theater. Dec 13, 1942 JAMES H. WILLS, 1939-41................WATERTOWN Pvt., US. Army. Aug. 25, 1942 - Oct 3, 1942 JOHN WILLS, 1927-28___________________ WATERTOWN Y 3 c USCGR. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbons; Philippine Liberation Ribbon. Oct., 1942 ROBERT E. WILLS, B.S., H.S., 1941 WATERTOWN Lt., USCG. Pacific Theater. Theater Ribbon, four battle start; Philippine Liberation Ribbon, two stars. May 14, 1942 - Mar. 5, 1946 HAMPTON, L. WILMOT, 1931-32 RIVER FALLS BM 1 c USNR. Guam. Oct. 7,1943 - Dec 12, 1945 ROLAND D. WILSEY, 1941-42 WEYERHAUSER CpI., USMC. Asiatic-Pacific Theater, Tarawa, Saipan, Tinian, Ihcya Shima, Okinawa. Purple Heart; gold star in lieu of second Purple Heart. Dec. 15, 1942 JAMES WILSON, 1941-42 - ST. CROIX FALLS ASTP, Veterinary Science ROGER L. WINANS, B.S., Agr., 1942....SHELL LAKE 2nd Lt, U.S. Army, Infantry. Transport Command. Philippines. July 22, 1944 WARREN WINBERG, 1938-41 BAY CJTY Lt. Commander. Oct. 29, 1945 WARREN E. WINTON. 1938-40..................SHELL LAKE 1st Lt, U.S. Army, Infantry. July, 1942 MARLENN E. WISE, 1943-44 PINEDALE, WYOMING Electrician’s Mate 3 c, USNR. Pacific Okinawa, Japan. July 22, 1944 ROY C. WOLF, 1938-41.................RIVER FALLS Sgt., AAF. European Theater. Pre-Pearl Harbor. Theater Ribbon. Aug. 26, 1941 - Dec. 16, 1945 GRAYDON WOOD, B.S., H.S., 1941 ELMWOOD 1st Lt, USNR WALTER F. WOOD, 1944-45................. BALDWIN S Sgt, AAF. European Theater. American Defense Medal. June 11, 1941 - Nov. 21, 1945 VERNON WOODWARD, B.E., H.S., 1935............ ROBBINSDALE, MINN. Lt., U.S. Navy. Navy head boxing coach LLOYD L. WRIGHT, 1944-45.................BALDWIN Ph. M. 3 c, USNR., Hospital Corps. Dec 6, 1944 MERTON H. WULF, 8.S., 1939................ALGOMA Ph. M. 3 c, USNR., Hospital Corps. June, 1941 -Mar., 1946 KEITH WURTZ, 8.S., Agr., 1941.............ELMWOOD 1st Lt, U.S. Army, Medical Corps. Oct 6, 1942 -Mar. 21, 1946 EUGENE L. WYCOFF, B.S.. Agr., 1941.......... NYE Lt, Naval Air Corps. Philippines. American Defense. June 10, 1941 RICHARD J. WYNVEEN, 1943-44.-.............BALDWIN CpI., AAF. European Theater, Greenland. April 11, 1944- Y - LLOYD E. YANISCH, B.S., H.S., I LLSWORTH Lt. Os) Naval Air Corps. July 21, cw opth RICHARD F. YANISCH, B.S., H.S., 1940 -LWORTH Caw.. AAF Phorooraohv- Chioa-Burma-India ..AUGUSTA Capt.r AAF. Photography. Theater. Oct. 5, 1942 SAMUEL A. YOUNG, 1944-45 S 2 c, USNR. Aug. 13, 1945 NEWELL A. YOUNGGREN, B.E., H.S., 193 FAL|_s 1st Lt., QMC-Mil. Govt. European Theater. German Prisoner. Nov. 13,1942 - Dec. 13,1945 -Z - WEYERHAUSER WEST ALLIS RAYMOND F. ZELINSKI, 1940-42 Petty Officer 1 c, USNR. ELDON L. ZICKER, 1940-41 M Sgt., U.S. Army oamtom ERWIN H. ZIELKIE, B.S., Agr., 1941 GRANTON Sgt, AAF. June 16, 1945 GUST J. ZIGNEGO, 1937-39 --- — WILSON Lt. Comdr., USNR. Pacific Theater, Okinawa, Japan. Distinguished Flying Cross LE ROY O. ZIGNEGO, 1940-42—- Pfc., U.S. Army, Engineers. Aug. 8, 1942 - Jan. 31, 1946 VERNON ZIGNEGO, 1941-43. WILSON Lt., U.S. Amy, Infantry. European Theater. Dec 3, 1942 - Jan. 31, 1946 HAROLD J. ZORN, B E., H.S., 1934 ...RIVER FALLS Pvt., Civilian Instructor. Aug. 31, 1945 ROMAN ZORN, B.E., H.S., 1937 RIVER FALLS Ens., USNR Faculty in the Service MARY LOUISE BRANSTAD Lt.. USCG, SPARS May 8. 1943 • February 18, 1946 OSBORNE B. COWLES Lt.. USNR January 27, 1943 • January 20, 1945 C. LEE EGGERT Lt. Commander, USNR Pacific Theater, Administrative Officer of Naval Air Transport at Pearl Harbor April 19, 1942- January 16. 1946 JIM DAN HILL Colonel, Field Artillery. European Theatre World War I with star, American Defense, European Theater Ribbon, five stars and arrowhead. Bronze Star Medal. Legion of Merit. French Legion of Honor, Chevalier. Croix de Guerre. CLIFFORD JUEDES Red1 Cross Field Officer: later Ens., USNR Pacific Theater BERGER S. KOLBERG Lt.. USNR Caribbean Theater August 9. 1943 - Docember 26. 1945 HELEN LOEB Lt„ AAF. AUS. WAC July 29, 1943 -April. 1946 EMMET P. LOWERY Lt.. USNR Caribbean Theater August 9, 1943 • December 26. 1945 JOHN J. MOSHER. JR. Aer. M.2 c, USNR, Aerology Saipan March 2, 1943 - November 30, 1945 J. H. OWENS Lt. Colonel; Head of Staff Section of JICA in North Africe, January, 1944. Head of Economic Branch of G 2 of the Xllth A.G. at Verdun. November, 1944. European Ribbon, five battle stars. B. J. ROZEHNAL Capt.. AAF, Flying Training Command March 17. 1943 -June 6, 1946. NORMA M. SCHWALEN Lt., Army Nurse Corps New Delhi, Indie August I. 1942,-May 15. 1946 THEODORE F. SETTERQUIST Lt. Commander, Naval Air Corps. October 21. 1942-June 22. 1946 JUSTIN WILLIAMS Capr.. AAF Hg. SCAP Gov't Section, Tokyo. JapanStudents Who were in the Service, but about Whom there is no further Information at present CLARENCE AHLBERG. 1942-43______ BAY CITY CHRIS ANDERSON. 1938-39 IUVFRNF MINN. AFRAID ANDERSON NCll 1 SVll 1 C ROBERT ARMSTRONG. 1940-41 ...NEW RICHMOND ALFRED BACHUS. 1934-36 BOYD JAMES BARBEE. 1944-45 RICE LAKE ALBERT BELISLE. Prin., 1927 LUCK MAURICE BELISLE. 1941-42 .....LUCK WALLACE BARQUIST. Prin.. 1922 .. _...SHELL LAKE HOWARD C. BICKERSTAFF. 1937-38.... BLOOMER WINFRED BIRD. 1921-24 RIVER FALLS CLIFFORD R. BOHMBACK. 1938-39 RED WING. MINN. ERWIN BOSMAN. 1938-39 BALDWIN WILLIAM BRECKENRIDGE. 1942 ...NEW RICHMOND RICHARD BROBST. 1941-42 OSSEO AKCHIE BRUDER. 1935-36 ST. PAUL. MINN. WALTER C. BUSCH. 1935-38 ..GLENWOOD CITY MERLIN CAREY. 1940-41 ELMWOOD JOHN COLLIER. B.S.. Agr., 1943 NEW LONDON ARNOLD CORDES. B.S.. Agr., 1942 COMSTOCK DAVID CULLEN. 1942-43 ..NEW RICHMOND DONALD DoNEAU. 1939-40 CUMBERLAND CLIFFORD DUEHOLM. 1939-40 MILLTOWN IRVING EHLERS. B.S.. Agr., 1942 NEILLSVILLE ROBERT ENGDAHL. 1933-35 RIVER FALLS STANLEY ENGELDINGER, 1938-40 ELMWOOD JAMES ERICKSON. 1937-39 BANGOR EDDIE FISHER. 1936-38 DURAND HAROLD E. FISK. 1940 LODI DEAN FLAGSTAD, 1942-43 BARRON DONALD FOSS, 1932-34 RIVER FALLS ROLAND J. GARLID. 1939-41 ROBERTS LESTER GAYLORD. 1944-45 ELROY FERDINAND D. GRASSEL, 1938-40 STRATFORD ROBERT HANDEYSIDE. 1939-40 ELCHO MELVIN HANSON. 1938-40 HUDSON ORVIN W. HANSON. 1940-42 DANAS GUY HATCHER. 1942-43 GRANTSBURG FRANK HAYES. 1945 CUMBERLAND ALFRED HEICHEL. 1942-43 OSCEOLA ROBERT HELSTERN. 1937-38 BALSAM LAKE CLARENCE CRAIG HOPKINS. 1939-40 ..GLENWOOD CITY HENRY HUMPHREY. 1940-41 TURTLE LAKE HOYT JOHNSON. BS.. H.S.. 1939 NEW RICHMOND LLOYD JOHNSON. 1939-42 NEW RICHMOND STANLEY F. JOHNSON. 1934-36 ELLSWORTH WILLIAM H. JOHNSON. 1938-39....NEW RICHMOND LEROY KAPPLER. B.S.. Agr.. 1938....MAIDEN ROCK LEROY KLUGOW. I937-3C................TURTLE LAKE LOREN KRUEGER. B.E.. Agr.. 1933..LAFAYETTE. IND. WILLIAM KULSTAD. B.E.. H.S.. 1935 BOULDER. MONT. HAROLD LANSING. 1936-37...................SPRING VALLEY CLARENCE LARSON. 1940-41............ELLSWORTH HOWARD LARSON. 1937-38 MINDORA HERBERT LEHNER. 1941-42.....................OWEN HAROLD LERUM. 1938-39.................... NELSON HAROLD G. LUNDE. B.E.. Hi, 1940 ELLSWORTH VINCENT McNAMARA, 1934-36........NEW RICHMOND GERALD E. MAAS. 1941-42........... DEER PARK FRED MATTSON. B.E.. H.S.. 1933.........EDGEWATER PAUL K. MORGAN. 1938-40..................MADISON CHARLES ODELHOFEN. Elem.. 1937 CASSVILLE RALPH OLTMAN. 1930-32..................ELLSWORTH RAY O'MALLEY. 1924-28 RIVER FALLS BERNARD OSKEY, 194 M2............... BAY CITY ARTHUR A. PALM. B.S.. H.S.. 1941 OGEMA ARCHIE PAULSON. B.E.. H.S.. 1937.....MT. HOREB HERBERT A. PEDERSEN. 1931-32 .............HUDSON JOHN POST. 1934-36........................BARRON LOWELL R. PROPER. 1940-41..................CYLON ROBERT RASMUSSEN. 1932-42........CHIPPEWA FALLS GEORGE RICHARDSON. 1929-33..........ROCK ELM BENJAMIN RIVARD. Rural. 1937.....STILLWATER. MINN. GILBERT RIVARD. B.S.. H.S.. 1941.STILLWATER. MINN. MYRON ROBINSON. B.S.. Agr.. 1940.........STANLEY ALTON RUD. 1938-40.......................MONDOVI EDWIN SCHROEDER, 1920-21..................MILTON LEONARD SEIDEL. B.E.. H.S.. 1936......RIB LAKE ORRIS SEVERSON. 1935-36...............BOYCEVILLE EDWARD SHELDON. 1937-38...................SPRING VALLEY GORDON JOHN SHOCK. 1945-46...............DERONDA OMAR SIMPSON. B.E.. H.S.. 1936............PHELPS ROBERT SMITH. H.S.. 1928...................RIVER FALLS ARNOLD SOLSTAD. B.S.. Agr.. 1941.......WOODVILLE LEVERN STEBNITZ. 1938-39...................RIVER FALLS LLOYD STEINER. 1938-39.................ELLSWORTH VALDO SVEINSON. 1933-36................ELMHURST. ILL. MELVIN SWANSON. 1933-35................ELLSWORTH PAUL SWENBY. 1942-43.............NEW RICHMOND CLAUDE TAYLOR. 1939-40................GRANTSBURG RAYMOND C. TIBBETS, Gram., 1932.........ARKANSAW THENARD TORGERSON, B.S.. Agr.. 1939— HOUSTON. MINN. CLIFFORD VANDEBERG, 1938-40...........NEILLSVILE FRED WEBER. 1939-41....................MILWAUKEE WALTER WRIGHT. 1939-40...................MONDOVI HAROLD ZERCHER. 1940-42............ BIRCH WOODVeterans Enrolled in the College in 1945-1946 CLARK C. ANDERSON. S2 c. USNR. DAVID J. KERWIN. Sgt. U.S. Army. LAWRENCE H. BEECHTREE. Pfc.. Combat Engineers. GEORGE KLINGELHOETS. Pvt.. AAF. ARCHIE BROVOLD. Sgt.. AAF. AUGUST KOFLER. Pfc., Field Artillery. EUGENE M. BROWN. CpI.. Infantry. RUSSELL N. LONG. S Sgt. AAF. EUGENE M. BURCH. Ph. M. 3 c. USNR. RICHARD A. MEINDL. Sgt. 14th Armored Div. VIRGIL w. BYNG. S Sgt.. AAF. ELMER MELLUM, Pvt.. Infantry. DONALD J. CARLSTROM. El. M. 2 c. USNR LAURENCE M. MILLARD. Pfc. Infantry. World War 1. OLIVER F. CAMPBELL. T Sgt. AAF. DALE E. MORLY, Lt. AAF. RICHARD R. CARPENTER. A S. USNR. LAWRENCE NIEDZWIECKI. WT 2 c. U.S. Navy. GORDON H. CHRISTIANSON. Sgt.. AAA. HENRY S. OGDEN. CpI. Sig. Corps. VERNON CHRISTOPHERSON, Pvt.. Infantry. ARTHUR N. OLSON. CpI. AAF. CHARLES L COPELAND. Pvt.. Infantry. NORVAL OLSON. T S. Field Artillery. Nat. Guard. 1940. DANIEL F. DEMULLING. SM 3 c. U.S. Navy. JAMES B. PENMAN, T 4. U.S. Army Engineers. LoROY L. DUBOIS, 1st Lt.. AAF. CARL E. PEN NO. CpI. C.A.C. Army. LLOYD E. FALK. S Sgt., AAF. EARL PICHA, S Sgt. AAF. EUGENE FISHER, T 5. Infantry. RUSSELL RICHTER. S Sgt. Med. Corps. MARVIN H. FUHS, S Sgt.. Infantry. ELWYN D. ROBERTS, T Sgt. AAF. BUD GOODWIN. USMC. EUGENE B. SCHERMER, T Sgt. AAF. WAYNE A. GREENLEE, Pvt., U.S. Army Mod. Corps. MILES A. SHERN. A C. Naval Air Corps. WILLARD A. HAMM, 1st Lt.. AAF. FREDERIC N. THOME. S Sgt. Infantry. PHILIP C. HANSEN, T Sgt., CA. (A.A.) Army. SYLVAN R. THOMPSON. Pfc. Infantry. WILLIAM F. HAYES. S Sgt.. USMC. RICHARD A. TRACY, Sgt. USMC. DONALD H. HICKS, 1st Sgt.. Infontry. ALBERT J. TSCHUDY, S Sgt. AAF. DONALD L. IVERSON, T 5. U.S. Army. ORVILLE WADE. Pvt. Hosp. Corps. GORDON N. JACOBSON, 1st Lt., AAF. HOWARD WALTON. Army. HANS M. JENSEN, 1st Lt., Infantry. DOUGLAS D. WARNER, CpI. USMC. WALTER KALLIAINEN, AOW 3 c. UNNR. RAYMOND WARREN. AAF. CARL E. KARNES. QM 3 c, USNR. JOSEPH YOUNG, Pfc. Field Artillery. Nat. Guard, 1940. JAMES F. KEENER, 1st Lt.. AAF. WALTER WIRZ, USNR.THE KINNICKINNICrfdtnwi foatcoHJAMES A. RICHARDS 1893-1945 Regent - 1942-1946 7t tte I take this opportunity to express our deep loss in the death of Regent James A. Richards. He was a gentleman in the truest sense of that term, courteous, friendly, considerate and fair, with a high appreciation of the real values and finer things in life. It is qualities such as these which indicate the worth of a man as an official as well as a citizen and these qualities were reflected in Mr. Richard's discharge of his duties as Regent. We have lost a man who had a deep hold on our affections because of his superlative personal qualities. J. H. AMES.DR. CHALMER DAVEE Commander, USNR, Medical Corps Asiatic-Pacific and the Philippines, 1943- 1946 Soanct eyettfo EDWARD J. DEMPSEY......................................OSHKOSH JOHN CALLAHAN - MADISON ELTON-S. KARRMANN..................................PLATTEVILLE DR. G. N. SUNDQUIST ........ SUPERIOR MRS. ROBERT C. EBY..........................- MADISON DR. CHALMER DAVEE.................................RIVER FALLS WILLIAM J. MclNTYRE................................EAU CLAIRE WILSON DELZELL...................................STEVENS POINT MRS. DORRIS D. MARKS.................................MILWAUKEE DWIGHT M. WARNER -..................................WHITEWATER ROY C. DAVIDSON....................................LA CROSSE OFFICERS PRESIDENT -SECRETARY STATE TREASURER EDWARD J. DEMPSEY EDGAR G. DOUDNA JOHN M. SMITHPRESIDENT J. H. AMES Served River Falls 1909- 1946 1909- 1913 Head of History Department 1914-1917 Director of Training School i 917 - 1946 Presidentj®%e4ide tt »?(. rfmeA It has been said that an institution is but the lengthened shadow of a great man. If this be true, River Falls State Teachers College represents the contribution of J. H. Ames to teacher education. For twenty-nine years he has been president of this college and has seen it grow from a normal school largely concerned with professional subjects to a degree granting institution of high reputation in the state. Indeed, it is in no small way the lengthened shadow of this man. J. H. Ames was the son of a father whose life was spent in Wisconsin's great timber areas. He was educated first in the rural schools of Outagamie County and later graduated from the normal school at Stevens Point. In this area he started his teaching career. The administrative field soon interested him and he became supervising principal of Cumberland, Ellsworth, and Stanley before turning to the University, where, under Frederic Jackson Turner and Carl Russel Fish, his first love for history was kindled. This field of study had a strong hold on him throughout his whole life, even though most of his energies have been spent in administration. In 1909 Mr. Ames joined the social science staff at River Falls Normal, but soon left it for a position with the University Extension at Eau Claire. However, in 1914 he was recalled to River Falls where he became superintendent of the Training School, a position he held until appointed president in 1917. In these twenty-nine years of service, President Ames has directed the institution through nothing short of a revolution. He regards the metamorphosis from a normal school to a college, and the recognition of the new stature of the institution by the North Central Association of Colleges and Universities, as the principal historical fact of the last twenty-nine years. Plant expansion has followed, not led, the growth of the school over the years. In this period has been added a new wing to North Hall, a new Manual Arts Building, the college farm, Ramer Field, and the infirmary; now in process of construction is an apartment building for veterans. Prexy at tho gamo.The transition from normal school to college is better shown in the training of the faculty. In 1917 one-third of the teaching staff did not have the bachelor's degree, over one-third had the baccalaureate, and less than one-third had the master's hood. Today nearly all of the staff have the master’s degree and most of them have graduate training above that. The curriculum of twenty-nine years ago had in it 194 courses below college grade offered to students who were not high school graduates. When, in 1927, the four-year course of study leading to the bachelor's degree was established, an important break was made with the past; and since then standards of admission and quality of teaching have steadily risen. It is no accident that President Ames had the complete confidence of the governing board in those years when the college was being built. His long experience in teaching and administration, his great interest in one field of learning in particular and of learning in general, his creative drive that has caused him to become the coauthor of four American history texts and one volume on education in Wisconsin, these factors explain much about how the solid basis upon which he has slowly built here has been recognized by the governing regents. Faculty and students who have lived and worked with him will always remember that his counsel was good and his attitudes not subject to whim or fancy. The college, let it here be recorded, is in a large sense the result not only of historic forces that affected all institutions of higher learning in this period but also the result of wise stewardship for over a quarter of a century. The administration of J. H. Ames is now committed to history. It should be a comfort to him in his remaining years to know that future administrations are not likely to tear down that which he built, but more probably will build on from where he left off. WALKER D. WYMAN. INDUSTRIAL ARTSSOUTH HALLJOHN M. MAY Agricultural Education CHARLES G. STRATTON Geography. Geology, Dean of Men E. J. PRUCHA Agronomy. Registrar • RUDOLPH A. KARGES Chemistry ARTHUR N. JOHNSON Animal Husbandry THEODORE SETTERQUIST Chemistry ROY E. SPRIGGS Agricultural Enginooring JAMES P. JACOBSON Physics MELVIN WALL Crops, Soils WILLIAM SEGERSTROM Manual Arts CLYDE B. CAMPBELL Teochor Training in AgricultureWALKER D. WYMAN American History and Government FRANCIS P. CHISHOLM English MAUD A. LATTA European History CARLETON C. AMES Social Science VERA M. MOSS English ELSIE F. HOFFMANN Speech and English BENJAMIN H. KETTELKAMP Zoology MARGARET C. EIDE Mathematics CATHARINE LIENEMAN Botany JOHN G. MOSHER. JR. Geography GLEN P. JUNKMAN Mathematics •IRMA HATHORN Education, Dean of Woman MARVIN D. GEERE Music ERNST JURGENS German, Philosophy F. LEON REYNOLDS French, Spanish RHEA GIBSON Librarian MARY BRADLEY Assistant LibrarianRUSSELL JOHNSTON Education. Director Teacher Training GEORGE K. SCHLAUGENHAUF Director of Athlotics O. W. SJOWALL Health and Physical Education GENEVIEVE LICHTENSTEIN Physical Education MARY LOUISE BRANSTAD Physical Education B. LOUISE HILDER Art in the Training School MABEL JORSTAD Rural Education NATHALIE DELANDER Secondary Education Social Science LILLIAN R. HOFFMANN Secondary Education, English MABEL L. BRIDGES Elementary EducationAUGUSTA M. THOMAS Elementary Education GLADYS M. ZAK Elementary Education DOROTHY TADSEN, R.N. Collogo Nurse ADELINE C. PATTON Elementary Education LURA CARRITHERS Elementary Education BERNICE PETERSON Stenographer ETHEL WEST Secretary(ZlcLtete-Sweeny 1946 LAURENCE J. ARTS—Agricultural Education and Scianca .... TONY FFA I.' 2. 3. 4; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3; Volleyball I, 2, 3. BERNARD BAGAN—Agricultural Education.................................MENOMONIE FFA I, 2, 3: Football I; Prom Committee 3. GLENN D. BARQUES!—Agricultural Education and Scianco - . CHIPPEWA FALLS FFA; Honor Socioty 4; YMCA I, 2, 3, Cabinot 3. LOIS BERND—English, Music, and History........................NEW RICHMOND Language Club 2: Masquors I, 2. 3, 4. Vice-President 2. President 3; Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3, 4; YWCA I. 2. 3. 4; Closs Vice-President 3; Chorus j, 2. 3, 4; Orchostra I; Septet 2; Octet 3; "Lost Horizon" I; "Mystery Blackout" I; "The Kloptomoniac" 2: "Ladies in Retirement" 3. MEHETABEL BOVERSEN—Scionce and History .... ST. CLOUD. MINN. State Teachers College. St. Cloud, Minn., I, 2. GLADYS HERSTRUM CHAPMAN—Elomentary Education, Geography, Art, English— RIVER FALLS Honor Society 3. 4; Midgardians 4; Polotto Club I, 2. 3; YWCA 3; Homocoming Committee 3. HUGO Da JONG—Agricultural Education and Science .... HERBSTER FFA I, 2. 3. 4: Intramural Sports I. 2. 3: Volleyball I. 2. 3; Prom Committee 3. LELAND E. DOBBERSTEIN—Agricultural Education and Science NEW LONDON FFA I. 2. 3. 4. Secretary 4; R Club 2. 3. 4; Bovina I. 2. 3: Football I. 2. 3: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3. 4. ROBERT A. FEILER—Agricultural Education and Science - - - ELMWOOD FFA I. 2. 3. 4: YMCA I. 2. 3. 4; Basketball I. 2. 3. 4; Soccer I, 2. 3. 4; Softball I. 2. 3! 4: Swimming I. 2. 3. 4; Volleyball I. 2. 3 4. NEIL GOODSPEED—Science, Mathematics, end English - - - CLEAR LAKE Masquers 1 2. 3: R Club 3. 4; Football I. 2. 3. 4; Volleyball I. 2. 3; "Blackout Mystery" 3: "Elmer"; "Seven Keys to Baldpotc" 2. BETTY GREENFIELD—English. Science, end Mathematics - - - RIVER FALLS Mathematics Club 3, 4. EDWARD GRESCHNER — Agricultural Education - • - - - CLAYTON FFA I. 2. 3. 4; R Club 2. 3. 4: Baseball I. 2. 3. 4; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3; Home coming Committee 3: Wor Council Chairman 3. SENIOR OFFICERS BETTE REID - - FRANK PAPPENFUSS GLENN HENDRICKSON DONALD SANDVE President Vice-President Secretary TreasurerMYRON GROSSKOPP—Agricultural Education and Science - - - SHELL LAKE FFA I. 2. 3, 4: YMCA 3. 4: Intramural Sport I. 2. 3: Band I. 2. 3. 4: Orchestra 2. 3: Winter Carnival Committee 2. 3. PHILIP M. HAMMER—Agricultural Education. Science. Mechanics - SPRING VALLEY FFA I. 2. 3. 4. President 4: Science Club I. 2. 3: YMCA I. 2. 3: Boxing 2: Swimming I. 2. ALFRED C. HARTUNG—Agricultural Education and Science - • PLUM CITY FFA 4; Rural Life Club I. 2: YWCA 3. 4. Secretary 4; Football 2. GLENN HENDRICKSON—Chemistry. Mathematics. German - - RIVER FALLS Honor Society I. 2. 3. 4: R Club I. 2. 3. 4: YMCA I. 2. 3. 4. Cabinet I. 2. 3. 4. Treasurer 2. 3. President 4: Class Secretary 4: Football I. 2. 3. 4; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. 4. DONALD HORN—Mathematics. Science. Social Science - - NEW AUBURN Mathematics Club I. 2. 3. 4: R Club 2. 3. 4; YMCA I. 2. 3. 4. Cabinet 3: Baseball I. 2. 3; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. ANNA MAE HOSEID—Elementary Education..............................RIVER FALLS ACE I. 2. 3. 4. Program Chairman 2. Secretary 3. President 4: Honor Society 3. 4; Palette Club 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4. President 4; YWCA I. 2. 3. 4. Cabinet 2. 3. 4: Class Secretary and Treasurer 3: Band I. 2. 3. 4: Student Voice 3: Homecoming Vice-Chairman 4: Winter Carnival Party Committee 3. 4: Senior-Junior Banquet Decorations 3. WILLARD JACOBSON—Science. Mathematics. Gorman .... HIXTON Honor Society 4: Mathematics Club I. 2: R Club 2. 3. 4. President 4: Science Club I, 2. 3. 4: YMCA I. 2. 3. 4. Cabinet: Class Vice-President 3: Baseball I. 2. 4: Intramural Sports I, 2, 3, 4: Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee 3: Winter Carnival Chairman 3. EMMET KAUL—Agricultural Education and Scionce - - I( ' ‘ , T?NY FFA I. 2. 3. 4: Masquers 2. 3: YMCA: Swimming 2: Volleyball 2. 3: Chorus 3: Prom Committee 3. MARCUS F. KOOSMAN— - , ■ ,. „ , ,, FFA 2. 3. 4: Honor Society 2: Rural Life Club I: Student Voico 2. 3: Homocoming Committoo 3: Student Senate 3; Winter Cernivol 3. FREDERICK EVERETT KROEGER—Science. History • - • • M ER F LLS Stato Teochors Collogo, Mankato. Minn.. I; R Club 2. 3. 4; Baseball 2. 3; Basketball 2. 3. 4; Football 2. 3. 4; 1946 Moleteon; Studont Voice 3. 4; Winter Carnival Committee 4. JOHN LUCENTE—Agricultural Education and Science - • • CUMBERLAND FFA I. 2. 3. 4. Secretary 4; Science Club I. ?; Class Treasurer 2; Homecoming Lorn-mittoo Chairman 4: Party Committee 3: Party Committeo Chairman 4. MYRTLE MARKEE—Elomontary Stoto Toechors Collogo. Superior. 2: ACE 3. 4; Palette Club 4. AMERYLOUISE MELBYE— English, History, Gorman....................................CAMERON Honor Society I. 2. 3. 4, Prosidonl 2: Language Club 2, 3. 4: Pi Kappa Delta 3, 4: YWCA I, 2. 3. 4; Dobato 2. 3: 1944, 1945. 1946 Meletean, Associate Editor 3. Coeditor 4: Studont Voico I, 2, 3, 4; Assombly Committee 4: Winter Carnival Committee 4. LOIS MEULEMANS—English. History, French .... GLENWOOD CITY Alpha Psi Omega 3, 4; Honor Socioty 2, 3, 4: Language Club 2, 3, 4. Vice-Presidont 3: Masquers I, 2, 3, 4; Band I; Chorus 2, 3, 4; "Tho Kleptomaniac" 2; Minstrel Show 3. CLAIRE MILLIREN—Agricultural Education and Science • - - ARKANSAW FFA I. 2. 3. 4; Honor Society I. 2. 3, 4: Intramural Sports I, 2. 3. 4; Homecoming Committee I; Prom Committee 3. LYMAN C. MORROW—Agricultural Education and Science • - - RIVER FALLS FFA I, 2, 3, 4: Masquers 4: Band I, 2; Chorus 2, 3: A Cappolla 2, 3: "So's Your Old Antique" 4: "Where's My Wandering Boy Tonight" 4: Homecoming Committoo I. 2: Prom Committee 3; Party Committee 3. 4: Winter Carnival Committee 4. LYLE NELSON—History and Science.......................................RIVER FALLS R Club I. 2. 3. 4; YMCA I; Baseball I. 2. 3. 4: Band I. 2: Assembly Program Committee 3: Student-Faculty Relations Committee 3: Winter Carnival Committee 4. EDWIN R. OLSON—Agricultural Education and Science - - CHIPPEWA FALLS State Teachers College, Eau Claire. I; FFA 2. 3, 4: YMCA 2. 3. 4: Baseball 2: Football I: Intramural .Sports I. 2; Soccer 3. 4; Winter Carnival Committee 4. FRANK PAPPENFUSS—Agricultural Education and Science - WOODLAND State Teachers College, Oshkosh. I: FFA 2. 3. 4. Vice-President: YMCA 3. 4: Class Vice-President 4; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3. 4: Track I: Homecoming Committee Chairman 4: Party Committee 4; Winter Carnival Committee 4. EMIL PATH—Agricultural Education and Science...............................CLAYTON FFA I. 2. 3, 4; Mathematics Club 2; Volleyball 4. MARY E. PAULSON—English. History, French............................j?LEAR. LAKE Language Club 2. 3. 4; YWCA I, 2. 3. 4: Student Voice 2. 3. 4; Wintor Carnival Committee 4; Puff-Pant Prom Committoe 4; Student Senate Allocations Committee 4. ORVILLE O. PETERSON—History and Science...............................RIVER FALLS R Club I. 2, 3, 4, Secretory Treasuror 4: Boxing I. 2. 3: Football I, 2. 3; Intramural Sports 2, 3; Swimming I; Winter Carnival Committee 4. KENNETH POPPY—History and Geography - - - - , - NEW LONDON Honor Society 2, 3: R Club I, 2. 3: Bosoboll I. 2. 3: Basketball I. 2. 3: Football I. 2: Volleyball I, 3: Homocoming Committoo 3: Prom Committee 3: Student Senate 3. Vice-President 3: Studont Faculty Relations 3: Who's Who in Amor.con Colleges 3. FRANCIS PTACEK—Agricultural Education and Science - - „ • R'VER FALLS FFA I. 2, 3, 4, President 4; R Club 2, 3. 4; Basoball 2. 4; Football 2. 3. 4; Prom Committee 3.BETTE J. REID—English. History. Art.................................H ?TlN ?.' Collogo of St. Scholestice 1,2: language Club 3. 4; Masquors 3: Paletto Club 3. 4, Troasurar 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 4: Class President 4; Extomporo I: Student Voice 4: Student Senate 4; Winter Carnival Decorations 4. LOUELLYN REISS—History, English. German ...... DEER PARK language Club 2, 3: Masquors 2. 3. 4: Pi Kappa Dolta 3, 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3, 4; Dobato 2. 3, 4: "Blithe Spirit” 4: Student Voice 4. DONALD B. SANOVE—History end Biological Science .... BARRON Language Club 1.2: YMCA 2. 3. 4. Cabinet 2. 3. 4. Vke-Prosident 4. Program Chairman 4: Service Flag Committee 2. 3. 4. Chairman 4: Class Secretary I: Class Treasurer 4: Intramural Sports 2. 3. 4; 1946 Meletean; Student Voice 2. 3. 4. SHIRLEY SCHILLBERG—English. History. Art...............................OSCEOLA Honor Society 2. 3. 4: Language Club 2. 3. 4; Palette Club I. 2: YWCA 2. 3. 4: Chorus 2. 3. 4; Women's Chorus I. 2. President 2. VIRGINIA SMITH—Elementary Education.........................- - DURAND YMCA I. 2. 3. Program Chairman 3: Women's Chorus 2. 3. President 3. MARY SOMSEN—Elementary Education.......................................BALDWIN Midgardians I, 2. 3. 4; Sigma Chi Sigma 3. 4: Class Secretary 2: Band I; Chorus I. 2. 3. 4: Octet 3: Party Committee 3. ROBERT F. THAYER—Agricultural Education and Science - - WHITEWATER FFA I. 2. 3. 4; Honor Society 2, 3, 4: Class President 3; Baseball I. 2. 3. 4: Football I, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports I. 2, 3, 4. ORVILLE THOMPSON—Agricultural Education and Science ... BALDWIN FFA 2. 3. 4; R Club 3. 4; Baseball ?. 3. 4; Basketball 2. 3: Football 2. 3. 4; Intramural Sports I. 2, 3. 4; Volleyball 4. GEORGE P. WHITE—History and Geography.........................................NEENAH Honor Society 4: Masquers 3. 4: NCA I, 2, 3, President 3: Basketball I. 2. 3; Football I; Intramural Sports I. 2. 3: "Throo Wise Fools" 2: "The Whole Town’s Talking" I; "Second Childhood" 3: Vaudovillo I. 2: Meletean Staff 3; Student Voice 2. 3: Homecoming Committee I. 2: Victory Committee 2: Prom Chairman 2; Student Sonate 2. 3. President 3: Winter Carnival Chairman 4. SHIRLEY WIFF—History. English, Music ...........................SPRING VALLEY Honor Society 4: Language Club I, 2, 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2, 3. 4. Vice-President 3, Troosuror 4; YWCA I, 2. 3, 4. Socrotary 3, Vice-Prosidont 4: A Cappella 2, 3, 4; Women's Chorus I. 2; Piano Quartotte I. 2; Octollo 3: 1945. 1946 Meletean Staff, Associate Editor 3, Co-editor 4; Student Voice 2. 3. 4: Homocoming Committee 2. 3; Student Sonate 4; Winter Carnival Committoe 4. ROY C. WOLF—Agricultural Education and Science .... RIVER FALLS FFA I, 2, 3, 4; Intramural Sports I, 2, 3. ARLYN YORK—Science, Mathematics, Gorman..................................AMERY Mathematics Club I, 2; Scionce Club I, 2. 3: YMCA I, 2, 3; Intramural Sports I, 2, 3; Debato I, 2: Homecoming Committoo I, 2.ffcuUonA, 1946 MARIE BRESUN—Elementary Education. History, English ... DOWNING Masquers 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 3: WAA 3: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3; 1946 Meletean: Student Senate Allocations Committee 3. STEVEN COTONE—Science. Music. English..................CUMBERLAND YMCA 3: Class Vice-President 3: Band I. 2. 3: Chorus 3: Orchestra I. 2. 3: "Minstrel Show" 2: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3: Prom Committee 3: Party Committee 3. WILUAM E. CROMMETT — Science AMERY Gustavus Adolphus College I: Language Club 3: Masquers 2. 3: "Ladies in Retirement" 2: "Blithe Spirit" 3: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3: Party Committee 3. BETH DAVIS—Science.........................................- HAYWARD Honor Society I: WAA I: Class Secretary 2: Homecoming Committee 3: Prom Committee 3: Student Senate I. MARVIN H. ERDMANN—Agricultural Education and Science - - • ALGOMA FFA I. 2. 3: Class Treasurer 3: Intramural Sports I. 2. 3: Prom Committee 3: Winter Carnival Committee 3. VERA LOUISE FINSTAD—Elementary Education...........................RIVER FALLS Alpha Psi Omega 2. 3: Honor Society 2. 3; Masquers I. 2. 3. Secretary 2. President 3: Midgerdiens 2. 3. President 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3: YWCA I. 2. 3: "Cry Havoc" 2: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3. FLOYD T. HENRIKSON—Agricultural Education and Chemistry - - -RIVER FALLS FFA 3: Honor Society 3: Band I. 2. 3; Prom Committoo 3. HILDEGARDE HUPPERT—Elementary Education..........................RIVER FALLS Midgordions 2. 3: WAA I: YWCA I; Basketball I: Homecoming Committee I: Prom Committee 3. LYNN JACKMAN—Agricultural Education and Industrial Arts FFA I. 2, 3; R Club 2. 3; Football I. 2. 3; Hockey I. 2. RIVER FALLS MARION JACOBSON—Elementary Education..................................HAMMOND ACE I. 2. 3: Palette Club I. 2. 3: WAA I; YWCA I. 2. 3: Basketball I; "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3. DOROTHY JENNINGS—Chemistry. English. History .... RIVER FALLS Language Club I: Masquers I: Palette Club I: YWCA 3: "Cry Havoc" I. JEAN KOLLING—Elementary Education...............................RIVER FALLS ACE 3: Rural Life Club I. JUNIOR OFFICERS EUGENE WIRZ -STEVEN COTONE BETTY PETERSON JAMES REDMOND President Vice-President Secretary TreasurerLOIS LAND8ERG—English, History, Mathematics .... GLENWOOD CITY Honor Socioty I. 2. 3: Socretery-Traasuror 2: Lan-juago Club 2, 3; Mathematics Club 2. 3; Midgardians I: Palotto Club I; Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3; YWCA I. 2. 3. Vice-Fresidont 2, President 3: Student Voico I, 2. 3, Editor 3. HARRY W. LARSON—Agricultural Education and Scionce - - NEW AUBURN FFA 2, 3: Honor Socioty 3: YMCA 2. 3. HELEN LIND—Elomontary Education........................................BALDWIN ACE 3; Honor Society I, 2. 3: Paletto Club 3. Board 3; Rurol Life Club I, 2: Sigma Chi Sigma 3: YWCA I, 2. 3. HOPE METCALFE—English. Art. History...................................ARKANSAW Language Club 3: Palette Club 2, 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 3; WAA 1.2: YWCA I, 2, 3: 1944 Meletoan; Homecoming Commitloo 2, 3; Student Senate 3: Wintor Carnival Committoo 2. 3. JEAN NELSON—Elementary Education.................................CUMBERLAND Barron County Normol 1,2: ACE 3. PATRICIA NELSON NIEDZWIECKI—Elomontory Education. Art, Music - RIVER FALLS ACE I, 2, 3: WAA I. 2, 3: YWCA 3: Baskotball I. 2: Tonnis 3: Volleyball I; "Gay Ninotios Cabarot" 3: Prom Committoe 3. BETTY PETERSON—Elementary Education.....................................BALDWIN Midgardians 3: Rural Life Club 1.2: Sigma Chi Sigma 3; YWCA 3: Class Secreatry 3. JULIA PATTON POPPY—Elomontary Education, English. History - - CORNELL Honor Society I. 2: WAA I. 2: YWCA I. 2. Cabinol 2: Chorus I. 2: Girls' Soxtot to 2. JAMES A. REDMOND—Agricultural Education and Science - ARPIN FFA 3: R Club 3: YMCA I. 2: Class Treasurer 3: Baseball 2. 3: Basketball 2. 3: Football 2. 3: Volleyball 3: Prom Committee 3. REBECCA REES Mathematics. Science, French ... ROCK SPRINGS, WYO. Honor Society I, 2. 3, Vice-President 3: Language Club I. 2: Mathematics Club 2. 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3. Secretary 3: YWCA 2. 3: Class Treasurer 2. Ml LUCENT SKONE—English, French, Music.....................................CUSHING Alpha Psi Omega 2. 3: Honor Society I. 2. 3: Language Club I. 2. Secretary-Treasurer 2: Masquers I. 2. 3: Sigma Chi Sigma 2. 3. Vice-President 3: YWCA I. 2, 3: Chorus I. 2. 3: Octette I. 2: "Cry Havoc" I: "Ladies in Retirement" 2: "Minstrel Show" 2: "So's Your Old Antique" 3. Director: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3: Student Voice I. 2. 3: Student Senate I. 2. 3. President 3. HARTMAN A. SOLI—Mathematics and Science ..... RIVER FALLS Mathematics Club I, 2. 3: Homecoming Committee 2: Winter Carnival Committee 3.ELLSWORTH JOYCE STRAUB— Elementary Education -ACE 3: Palette Club I, 2: Chorus I. SYLVA SWENSON—Elementary..........................................SPRING VALLEY Midgardions I. 2. 3. Vice-President 2. Secretary-Treasurer 3: YWCA 2. 3. LORRAINE THANNUM—Elementary Education and Art - • HAYWARD ACE I. 2: Masquers 3: WAA I. 2: YWCA 3: Basketball I; "Minstrel Show" 2: "Gay Nineties Cabaret" 3: Homecoming Committee 3; Prom Committee Party Committee 3. GORDEN E. VINE—Agricultural Education and Science ... NEILLSVILLE PFA 2. 3: R Club 2. 3; Baseball 2. 3; Basketball 2. 3: Tennis 2. 3. LEONA VON KUSTER—Elementary Education. English. Art - ROBERTS Midgerdians I. 2. 3: Palette Club I. 2. 3. Secretary 3: Women's Chorus I. LELA WALTON—Elementary Education ------- DOWNING Midgardiens 3; Rural Life-Club I. 2: YWCA. EUGENE WIRZ—Chemistry and Mathematics ... - CHIPPEWA FALLS R Club 3; Class Prosidont 2, 3: Baseball 2. 3: Basketball I. 2; Football I. 2. 3. Captain 3: Intramural Sports 2: Tennis I: Student Senate 2. 3. Vice-President 3. LEONA WOHLK—Elementary Education, Geography, Art ... - ALMENA Midgardiens 1.2. 3. Secretary-Treasurer 2: Palette Club I. 2. 3. Secretary-Treesuerr 2: YWCA 2. HARRIET ADAM—Secondary -VANITA ADAMS—Rural - - - CARMEN ALMS—Rural • - - PHYLLIS ANDERSON—Secondary - • - NYE - - WILSON SPRING VALLEY . BALDWIN DONALD BAIRD—Unclassified • - MARGUERITE BAIRD—Elementary -BERNARD BOVEN—Unclassified RIVER FALLS RIVER FALLS WOODVILLE WALLACE BREY—Agricultural Education— GREENWOOD BYRON BROOKE—Secondary - - SPRING VALLEY BONNIE JEAN CARTER—Unclassified - RIVER FALLS JANET CLARK—Elementary .... OSCEOLA AUDREY CORCORAN—Elementary - - PRESCOTT BERNARD DONKERSGOED—Agricultural Education— BALDWIN LOIS DU BOIS—Rural - - - NEW RICHMOND IONE ENGEN—Unclassified - - - FREDERICK RUTH ERICKSON—Elementary - - STOCKHOLM LILA ESTENSON—Secondary - - NEW RICHMOND LOLA ESTENSON—Secondary- - NEW RICHMOND HARRY FROKJER—Agricultural Education - CENTURIA JUNE GEDATUS—Rural .... GLENWOOD LILLIAN GERAETS—Secondary - - - ELMWOOD FAITH GRIFFITH—Unclassified - - RIVER FALLS JOHN HAYES—Unclassified - - CUMBERLAND TERRY HAYES—Pre-Commerce - - CUMBERLAND SOPHOMORE OFFICERS WALLACE BREY.................................President ANN LAUFENBERG - Vice-President LILLIAN GERAETS..............................Secretary MAXINE PENCE.................................TreasurerMARION HOPE—Elementary .... HUDSON SYDNEY HOVDE—Pro-Forestry - - RIVER FALLS DORIS HOWE—Elementary - - - CUMBERLANl LOIS HUNTER—Secondary • - - RIVER FALLS DORIS JACKMAN—Elementary AUDREY JANZ—Secondary JOYCE JULIAN—Secondary DOROTHY KEALY—Rural - RIVER FALLS - MILWAUKEE MAIDEN ROCK - - HUDSON DALE KELLY—Pro-Engineering ... CENTURIA MARJORIE LARSON—Secondary - SPRING VALLEY ANN LAUFENBERG—Unclassified - - RIVER FALLS AUDREY LINDER—Rural .... ELMWOOD LORRAINE McCUE— Unclassified - - RIVER FALLS NICK MALUEG—Secondary - - - RIVER FALLS EUGENIA MARTO—Rural .... ARKANSAW RUTft MELLUM—Rural - - • GLENVILLE. MINN. ALICE MEULEMANS—Rural - - - GLENWOOD WILLARD MILLER—Secondary - SPRING VALLEY BETTY MYERS—Secondary...................KNAPP LAWRENCE NIEDZWIECKI—Secondary - RIVER FALLS BETTY PATTERSON—Unclassified - - HAYWARD DELORES PAYSON—Unclassified - - - HUDSON MAXINE PENCE—Unclassified - - SPRING VALLEY GENEVIEVE PETERSON—Unclassified - RIVER FALLSKATHLEEN REID—Elementary - HASTINGS, MINN. EVELYN REITON—Rural ..... BALDWIN ONA SABBY—Secondary .... BALDWIN KATHLEEN SCHOEDER—Rural - - - ELMWOOD PRISCILLA SKANE—Rural - - ELAINE STUCKY—Secondary -MARGARET TORGERSON—Rural SHIRLEY VENNES—Elemontary - - ELMWOOD . RICE LAKE PRAIRIE FARM - WHEELER PHYLLIS WAGNER—Secondary - - RIVER FALLS EDITH WHITAKER—Elementary - - - CHETEK MARY ELEANOR WILKINS—Secondary - RIVER FALLS MAXINE WURTZ— Unclassified - - . ELMWOOD‘P'letAnteti FRESHMAN OFFICERS DAVID AFDAHL—Agricultural Education - RIVER FAILS AMY ANDERSON—Secondary - - RIVER FALLS CLARK ANDERSON—Agricultural Education— WOODVILLE JUNE ANDERSON—Secondary - - RIVER FALLS LORRAINE BAIER—Elementary • - - ELMWOOD DOREEN BARFKNECHT—Secondary - - RICE LAKE JOHN BERGGREN—Pre-Veterinary - - BALDWIN JEAN BISHOP—Secondary ... HAMMOND EVELYN BLOOM—Rural .... GRANTSBURG 8ETTY BOE—Elementary .... DEER PARK LOIS BOYLE—Secondary - - - PITTSBURG. PA. LOIS BRANDT—Secondary .... HUDSON HOWARD BREVOLD—Pre-Professional - - AMERY VIRGIL BYNG—Secondary .... RICE LAKE DONALD CARLSTROM—Secondary— NEW RICHMOND JOYCE CARLSTROM—Unclassified - NEW RICHMOND RICHARD CARTER—Pre-Professional - - BENTON JO ANN COLE—Elementary - - - RIVER FALLS JOYCE CONDIT—Elementary - - - ELMWOOD CHARLES COPELAND—Pre Engineering - TURTLE LAKE PATRICIA COX—Secondary .... ENGLISH GLORIA CREE—Secondary ... AMERY MARGERY CREIGHTON—Secondary . - - NYE NORRIS CRIST—Pre-Law .... RIVER FALLS NORRIS CRIST -JOHN RONNIGEN -MARGARET ROCK -VERNA GOODSPEED President Vice-President Secretary - TreasurerALTON DAHL—Secondary - - BLOOMINGTON LOUIS DANIEL—Agricultural Education - GRANTSBURG HOWARD DIETZLER—Unclassified - - ROBERTS ROY EICHINGER—Science .... BRUSSELS MARGARET ENGEN—Elementary - - FREDERICK BEULAH EUKEL—Secondary • - - RIVER FALLS FRANCIS FOGERTY—Secondary - - - DRESSER MARY FORTHUN—Unclassified - SPRING VALLEY ELSIE FREIER—Rural • BELDENVILLE KELMA FULLER—Unclassified - - RIVER FALLS LAVONNE GEVING—Unclassified - SPRING VALLEY GUYAL GLASS—Unclassified - - - ELMWOOD WAYNE GREENLEE—Agricultural-Education— HOWARD HANNON—Unclassified ELSIE MAE HANSON—Unclassified ELEANOR HARRIS—Unclassified • ST. CROIX FALLS - GREEN BAY • RIVER FALLS - RIVER FALLS DONALD HICKS—Agricultural Education— MENOMONIE RICHARD HOWARD—Secondary - NEW RICHMOND FREDERICK HOWE—Unclassified - LONG BEACH, CAL. EVELYN HUENINK—Rural - - WOODVILLE AUDREY HYGNSTROM—Elementary - MAIDEN ROCK MAXINE JENSEN—Rural .... CUSHING MARY HOPE JOHNSON—Rural - - EMERALD WARREN JOHNSON—Unclassified - - BARRONWALTER KALLIAINEN—Special - - • SUPERIOR ROBERT KINNEY—Agricultural Education - HUDSON GEORGE KLINGELHOETS—Pre-Forestry - TURTLE LAKE MARILYN KRUEGER—Unclassified - NEW RICHMOND ETTA KRUMMEL—Elementary - - - ELLSWORTH BETH LANE—Unclassified - - - SPRING VALLEY LEONARD LEWIS—Unclassified - - CLEAR LAKE BETTY LOHMAN—Unclassified - - - HUDSON ROBERT LOVELL—Agricultural Education - RIVER FALLS LAUREN MAIN—Agricultural Education— HORTONVILLE ELMER MELLUM—Pre-Medicine - GLENVILLE. MINN. CURTIS MILLER—Pre-Professional - - OSCEOLA JAMES MOORE—Secondary - - BALSAM LAKE DALE MORLEY—Pre-Forestry - - NEW AUBURN RUTH NELSON—Unclassified - - - RIVER FALLS AUDREY NEUHOFF—Elementary .... PEPIN HENRY OGDEN—Pre-Forestry - - - OSCEOLA BEULAH OLSON—Secondary ... WANDEROOS DONNA MAE OLSON—Secondary - - RIVER FALLS JANE OLSON—Unclassified .... HUDSON LARAINE PALAN—Secondary .... CADOTT MARY ELLEN PEDERSON—Elementary - WILSON ALLEN PETERSON—Pre-Forestry - CUMBERLAND DONNA PETERSON—Secondary - NEW RICHMOND BETTY PORTER—Rural........................HUDSONEARL PICHA—Secondary .... HILLSBORO PHYLIS RASMUSSEN—Elementary - GLENWOOD CITY MILDRED REINKEY—Elementary - • - ELMWOOD KATHLEEN RILEY—Unclassified - - HAMMOND MARGARET ROCK—Elementary - - - HUDSON JOHN RONNIGEN—Agricultural Education— RIVER FALLS EWALD SCHARRSCHMIDT—Agricultural Education— MEDFORD EUGENE SCHERMER—Secondary - - RICE LAKE RUTH SEEKAMP—Unclassified - - RIVER FALLS MARCELLA SENZIG—Rural - - - RIVER FALLS MILES SHERN—Pre-Engineering - - MILLTOWN SHIRLEY STONE—Secondary - GLENWOOD CITY RICHARD SWENSON—Secondary - PRAIRIE FARM CHARLES TAYLOR—Secondary .... OWEN CHRISTINE THOMPSON—Unclassified - - CABLE EMILY WAHLQUIST—Unclassified - NEW RICHMOND LOIS WARD—Unclassified - - - RIVER FALLS RAYMOND WARREN—Pre-Business - - HILLSBORO DONN WEBSTER—Pro-Business .... AMERY EUGENIA WESTLEY—Unclassified - STOCKHOLM JOHN WHITAKER—Pre-Journalism CHARLES WHITE—Pre-Law - - RICHARD WILL—Pre-Engineering LILLIAN WRIGHT—Rural - - MARGARET WYNVEEN—Elementary - - CHETEK - RIVER FALLS - - - ALMA CLEAR LAKE - - BALDWINActivitiesThe 1946 MELETEAN To the Memory of Jennie Wiesenthal A Tribute In this, its thirty-fifth volume, the MELETEAN pays tribute to the memory of Jennie Wiesenthal, the editor-in-chief of the 1912 MELETEAN, the first issue of the annual. Miss Wiesenthal passed away last February at her home in St. Paul. She graduated from the River Falls Normal School in 1912 and, after a year in the high school at Alma, Wisconsin, accepted a position in the grades of the St. Paul public schools. Later she completed a course at the University of Minnesota and taught successively in Central and Murray high schools in St. Paul. She organized the business department in the latter and was carrying oh that work at the time of her death. She compiled- the material for the penmanship manual of the St. Paul schools and had charge of the high school paper at the Murray school. During her entire teaching career she was always one of the instructors selected to have practice teachers, seniors from the University of Minnesota and other Twin Cities colleges, working under her supervision—"a splendid reflection on her early training received at River Falls," her sister says. Miss Wiesenthal was also active in club, church and charitable organizations. She was interested in art and completed many interesting pieces of work. Among her personal effects was found a sum of money, twenty-five dollars, the proceeds of a reunion banquet of River Falls graduates held in Minneapolis some years ago and marked to be kept for some worthy cause. Her sisters have given that money to the MEMORIAL MELETEAN, and the editors gratefully acknowledge that gift. Associated with Miss Wiesenthal on the staff of that first MELETEAN were Robert Moser as business manager and Homer Elertson as one of the art editors. Homer Elertson became one of the most distinguished artists in the United States, with his work widely exhibited. Professor J. H. Ames, now President Ames, was the faculty adviser. A sister of Miss Wiesenthal, Gertrude, now Mrs. John P. Gunderson, was also on the staff. Harvey Fletcher, who later gave his life in the service as a reconnaissance officer in France in World War I, was an athletic editor and gave the annual its name. A weekly paper, the Badger, had formerly been published by the school, and the year book was in a way an outgrowth of this. However, the staff did not wish to keep the name, since it was that of the annual published at the University of Wisconsin, so the Latin word for badger, and the scientific name of the European badger — meles — was chosen, and from it was formed — 7%eCetea tMELBYE WIFF 1946 TfteCeteaa Editors LOUISE MELBYE SHIRLEY WIFF MARIE BRESLIN Assistants JOHN RUSSELL DONALD SANDVE PATRICIA COX BETTY BOE FRED KROEGER Photographer VIRGIL BYNG Typists KATHLEEN REID DONNA OLSON Faculty Adviser MAUD A. LATTA BOE REID SANDYE COX KROEGERStudent ‘Voice staff Editor LOIS LANDBERG Buiiimt Managers MARY. WILKINS Sports Editors DONALD SANDVE RICHARD SWENSON News Reporters ONA SABBY MARGUERITE BAIRD LOLA ESTENSON LILLIAN GERAETS MAXINE WURTZ DORIS JACKMAN Feature Writers MILLICENT SKONE EDITH WHITAKER PATRICIA COX WARREN JOHNSON Proof Reeders EDITH WHITAKER SHIRLEY WIFF Typists KATHLEEN REID LORRAINE MeCUE Faculty Adviser WALKER D. WYMAN SHIRLEY WIFF MAXINE PENCE MARJORIE LARSON PHYLLIS ANDERSON LOUELLYN REISS BETTY MYERS CHARLES WHITE BETTE REID REBECCA REES FAITH GRIFFITH WARREN JOHNSON ESTENSON LANDBERG COX GRIFFITH SWENSONCRIST WHITE DANIEL BRADLEY ‘Deflate the Nations of the World," challenged the debate students throughout the season. Earnestly striving to understand trade in relationship with present world conditions, the attempt to overthrow their opponents with constructive thinking or sheer strategy. the practice debates, the students representing River Falls State Teachers College won first and second place in the Red River Valley Debate Tournament. Norris Crist and Charles White placed first; John Bradley and Louis Daniel second. At the same tournament Louis Daniel was awarded first place in oratory. (His oration, "Co-operation or Conquest," has been published in the Congressional Record of April, 1946.) In the St. Thomas Debate Tournament with fifty men.'s teams competing, Norris Crist and Charles White, with seven other teams, entered the finals. Norris and Charles, were rated third in reference to the fifty teams debating in the contest. JOHN BRADLEY...................................DEGREE OF HONOR NORRIS CRIST...............................DEGREE OF PROFICIENCY LOMS DANIEL....................................DEGREE OF HONOR LOIS HUNTER................................DEGREE OF PROFICIENCY LOUISE MELBYE..............................DEGREE OF FRATERNITY LOU ELLYN REISS............................DEGREE OF FRATERNITY CHARLES WHITE..................................DEGREE OF HONOR PI KAPPA DELTA National Honorary Foraniic Fraternity ELSIE HOFFMAN, Coach REISS MELBYEBack row: Estenson, Pfitiner, Director. Peterson. Front row: Estenson, Howe. Wagner, Anderson, Cotone, Byng, Howard. COLLEGE ORCHESTRA 'THu ic COLLEGE BAND Front row: Wagner. Anderson, Estonson, Howe, Adam, Fogerty, Krummel, Main. Carpenter, Larson, Cotono, Clark, Boe. Ward, Hoseid, Byng, Howard. Back row: Pfihner, Director. Middle row: Crist. Estenson,Back row: Nelson, T. Hayos, Fogorty, Scharrschmidt, Howard, Millar, Du Bois, Baachtraa, Carlstrom, Cotono, Klingelhoetz, Byng, Hannon, Middle row: Wharton, Director, Russell, Fischer, J. Hayes, Harris, Anderson, Payson, Sebby, Wurtx, Palan, Wiff, Brandt. Front row: Pederson, Skone, Hunter. Olson, Stucky, Somsen, Clerk, Hope, Schillberg, Huenink, Griffith. Whitaker. Estenson. Estenson. CHORUS The college chorus, directed by Miss Wharton, participated in one of the most outstanding music events of this area on May 8, when it joined with the augmented River Falls Methodist choir and a large community chorus from New Richmond in presenting Mendelssohn's highly dramatic oratorio "Elijah." The college orchestra furnished the accompaniment to the hundred-voice choir. The entire performance was directed by Miss Pfitznor. the college orchestra director. Mr. Steinbron, a student at college, and Mrs. Allan Hanna, a former student, were among the soloists at this concert.BLITHE SPIRIT @oMeye TKaAqoceru OFFICERS VERA FINSTAD...................................................PRESIDENT LOUELLYN REISS -..........................................VICE-PRESIDENT MARION HOPE....................................- SECRETARY BETTY PATTERSON................................................TREASURER CARLETON AMES.........................FACULTY ADVISER AND COACH The year began as usual for the College Masquers with a picnic for prospective new members at the Parle. A large attendance promised great things, but only some fifteen to twenty proved to be sufficiently interested to be initiated two weeks later. The first production of the year, Noel Coward's BLITHE SPIRIT, was underway fairly early. Presented on November 29, this "improbable farce" won an enthusiastic approval from the audience. Terry Hayes as "Charles." Mary Forthun as "Ruth" and Pat Patterson as "Elvira" were particularly acclaimed. On the following night this Eduction was taken to Hudson and presented in the Hudson High School auditorium. audience was disappointingly small, but the play was very well received. In January the cast and director of Blithe Spirit attended the production of the same play at the University of Minnesota Theatre. Dr. Whiting's kindness in inviting us Deck stage was greatly appreciated. The organization chose instead of a play for the spring production to stage a night club in the North Hall Gymnasium under the titie GAY NINETIES CABARET. With the assistance of a number of people from outside the club, a very successful affair was held on the evenings of March 21 and 22. A most talented floor show provided entertainment at 20-minute intervals throughout the evening. Dancing to the music of Steve Cotone's orchestra filled the intervals. Pop, Coca Cola, hotdogs, cheerios and popcorn dispensed by faculty men who served as waiters, fed the inner man. Full houses for both evenings acclaimed the event as "the most fun in years," and gratify-ingly replenished a treasury depleted by the small audiences of war years. The annual banquet in April was well attended, as officers were chosen for 1946-47. ALPHA PSI OMEGA - IOTA BETA CAST The local cast of the national honorary dramatic fraternity has not been very active, principally due to small membership during the war. Prospects look better for next fear as eight new members were initiated in April, he membership in this fraternity is the reward of those Masquers whose contribution to dramatic activities on this campus has been outstanding. LOIS BERND LOIS MEULEMANS VERA FINSTAD MILLICENT SKONE MARGUERITE BAIRD MEMBERSHIP IN 1945- 1946 MARION HOPE PAT PATTERSON LORRAINE THANNUM MARIE BRESLIN WILLIAM CROMMETT’ CARLETON AMES TERRY HAYES' ELSIE HOFFMANN LOUELLYN REISS Now mombers.Back row:' Glass, Taylor, Peloquin, Forsytha, Cook, Kunx, Hayes, Lewis. Middlo row: Coach Schlaugenhauf, Johnson, Schock, White, Borggron, Olson, W. Win, Assistant Coach Sjowall. Front row: Crist, Moore, Montgomery, Redmond, G. Wirx, Hendrickson, Hahn, Ronnigen, Swenson. 1945 Awards Voted by the Athletic Council RESULTS OF THE SEASON in Football for the 1945 Season River Falls 6 Eau Claire.. 0 SWENSON CRIST River Falls 6 Hamline .... 19 JOHNSON W. WIRZ River Falls 6 Superior Stout Eau Claire... 14 N. OLSON E. WIRZ HENDRICKSON MOORE RONNIGEN SCHOCK River Falls River Falls 14 6 6 7 BERGGREN WHITE River Falls 13 Luther 6 REDMOND HAHN MONTGOMERY Total 51 52 Despite the critical manpower shortage last fall, River Falls was represented on the 1945 gridiron. Under tneir new coach, George K. Schlaugenhauf, the boys ployed remarkable ball, considering that several had not even high school experience. Mr. Schlaugenhauf comes to us from St. Croix Falls where he was coach for eighteen years, excepting for one year at Madison East High. He is a graduate of Lawrence College, where he participated in athletics. The first game of the season found River Falls nosing out a powerful Eau Claire eleven by a 6-0 score. Gordon Schock paced the Felcons. The following week-end the Falcons found themselves on the short end of a 19-6 score at Hamline University of St. Paul. Over at Menomonie the Falcons won their second game of the season by beating Stout Institute, 14-6. The game was more decisive for the Falcons than the score indicates, as Stout was totally outplayed. Walter Wirz did a beautiful job of ball carrying for the Falcons. The homecoming game found Superior nosing out River Falls, 14-6, in an evenly matched game. Superior had a rugged, well-balanced team, while River Falls had the speed. The Falcons lost a heartbreaker at Eau Claire the following week, by the close score of 7-6. The Bears' score came on a quick play through the line good for 75 yards and a touchdown. The Falcons, lead by Wirz and Schock, put on a sustained drive in tho final minutes but were on the Bears' 30-yard line when the game ended. The final game of the season was played at Luther College of Decorah, Iowa. Luther outplayed the Falcons during the first half and led, 6-0, but River Falls roared back to score 13 points in the second half to win, 13-6. This was their best played game, offensively and defensively, of the entire season,Bacl row: Coach Schlaugonhauf, Manager Swenson, Picha, Moore, Thome, Diotzlor, Vindahl. Tracy. Front row: Gardener. Baird. Henson. Foss. Brooke. Berggren, Vine. ?946 Awards Voted by the Athletic Council in Basketball for the 1945- 1946 Season LETTERS NUMERALS FOSS HANSON GREENLEE THOME BROOKE BAIRD VINDAHL TRACY MOORE BERGGREN PICHA DIETZLEF VINE RESULTS OF THE SEASON River Falls.... . 52 Concordia .... 33 River Falls 49 Eau Claire .. . 65 River Falls.... . 40 St. Olaf 31 River Falls 33 Concordia .. . 38 River Falls.... . 33 Macalester .... 50 River Falls 41 Stout 44 River Falls.... . 39 Milwaukee .... 56 River Falls 43 Superior . 4 River Falls.... . 36 Stevens Point.. 28 River Falls 32 Stout 52 River Falls.... . 31 La Crosse 36 River Falls 59 St. Cloud .... 73 River Falls. .. . 35 St. Olaf 32 River Falls 32 Superior 43 River Falls.... . 36 Macalester .... 30 River Falls 50 Eau Claire .. 68 River Falls.... . 57 Stevens Point.. 37 River Falls 40 La Crosse .... 92 River Falls ... . 36 St. Cloud 69 — — River Falls.... . 38 Milwaukee .... 43 Totals 812 967 With a twenty-game schedule facing them, the boys started out well, winning four out of seven games before Christmas. During vacation they beat St. Olaf. 35-32. The boys started the new year out right by turning in their best performance in whipping Stevens Point Teachers, 57-37. Bud Foss was the star for the winners. From then on the Falcons could not get rolling and dropped their last eleven games. We still had quite a few hard-fought ball games: Milwaukee nosed us out, 43-38. in a high spirited game. We then went over to Menomonie and were tripped by Stout. 44-41, the lead changing constantly throughout the game. Up at Superior the Yellowjackets won. 47-43, but they had to score four points in the last thirty seconds to do it. Outstanding for the Falcons were Bud Foss at guard and Don Baird at center. Jim Moore turned in brilliant performances as relief center. INTRAMURAL BASKETBALL The Intramural basketball season was a success as keen competition on the part of the various houses put out such teams as the famous "Rapid Rabbits." "House of Nelson," "Flying Dutchmen." "Battle Babies," and the undefeated champions, "Six Old Men," composed of former Falcon stars and the faculty. A complete schedule was played as well as a tournament.ScwefaUl 1946 The spring athletic program featured the revival of a full schedule in baseball. The lack of men in 1944 caused a lapse of the game and in 1945 only a limited schedule was played. This year many of the players have played for the Falcons in previous years. The squad consists of: Lyle Nelson, Earl Picha, Ken Poppy, Dan Demulling, Gordon Vine, Willard Jacobson, Orville Thompson, Bob Fellows, Don Horn, Virgil Martinson, Eddie Greschner, Jim Redmond, Bob Thayer, Lee Dobberstein, Dick Tracy, Carl Wichman, Arland Hollander, Albert Tscheudy, and Lemoyne Olson. April 12.. April 26.. April 30-May 7... May 14... May 17... May 18... May 21... ....St. Olaf... ....Hamline..... ...Eau Claire... .....Stout...... .....Stout..... ....Hamline..... Stillwater Prison ..Eau Claire... There There .Here .Here There .Here There There “!R The R Club is an organization composed of members who have won their R by representing the college in the major sports. The organization's purpose is to sponsor intra-mural sports and aid in promoting all athletic contests conducted at River Falls. ROBERT THAYER WILLARD JACOBSON ORVILLE PETERSON OFFICERS .....................PRESIDENT - - - - VICE-PRESIDENT - - SECRETARY-TREASURER PETERSON JACOBSON THAYER'Wometib rft Cetic OFFICERS BONNIE CARTER .... PRESIDENT IONE ENGEN - VICE-PRESIDENT PATRICIA NIEDZWIECKI - SECRETARY-TREASURER A sport for every girl keynoted the athletic program outlined by the W.A.A. with volleyball, basketball, and softball heading the team sports, while individual instruction was given in tennis, badminton, swimming, and archery. Volleyball, under the direction of Mrs. Lichtenstein, with Pat Cox as student manager, was the first team sport of the year. In a five-game tournament, Phylis Rasmussen’s team defeated the team captained by "Pat" Skane in four games, while dropping only one. The games were hotly contested, as the scores of 21-19, 17-21, 21-15, 21-18, and 21-19 will testify. At the conclusion of the tournaments an honor team of twelve players who showed outstanding teamwork was chosen, the members of which received 100 W.A.A. points. Top Picture: Froier, Palan, Porter, Stone, Rasmussen, Lohman, Brandt, Berfknocht, Hyngstrom. Middle Picture—Back Row: Porter, Goodspeed, Palan, Barfknecht, Carter. Front Row: Engen, Brandt, Seekamp, Griffith. Bottom Picture: Boyle, Olson, Krueger, Thompson, Palan, Lohman. VOLLEYBALL - BASKETBALL - SWIMMINGCartor Engon Niedxwiocki Badminton: Cox, Carter, Basketball season started with two teams, the "Sausages," led by Ruth Seekamp, and Pat Cox's "Crisco Mules," battling for the championship in a five-game series highlighted by fast breaking attacks, close guarding, and smooth ball-handling. The "Crisco Mules' " strong offensive play was the deciding factor, giving them four wins and one loss. The "Sausages" bounced back in a second tournament to defeat the "Crisco Mules" in two out of three games; the under-the-basket sharp-shooting of Bonnie Carter brightened this otherwise mediocre tournament. An honor team of eleven girls was selected by Coach Lichtenstein and student manager, Lois Brandt, at the close of the season. Softball, the team sport for the spring term, was under the direction of Miss Mary Louise Branstad, who reassumed her duties as physical education director after serving with the United States armed forces. Doreen Barfknecht was the student manager of this sport. Instruction in tennis and archery got under way to get the spring term off to a flying start. Two round robin badminton tournaments followed immediately as a part of the spring term's concentration on individual sports. The winners were Bonnie Carter, who won all of her matches in the tournament for advanced players, and Pat Cox, who won the beginners' tournament. Recreational swimming and swimming instructions were provided for in the W.A.A. program. Senior life-saving certificates were awarded to eight girls who qualified in the Red Cross senior life-saving class conducted by Donna Olson. Softball—Back Row: Andorson, Barfknocht, Bjornstad, Palan. Front Row: Portor, DuBois, Sookamp, Brandt. Tennis: Wilkins, Palan, Goodspood, Bonson.BETH DAVIS. LOIS BERND, SHIRLEY WIFE. LILA ESTENSON, BETTE REID. BETTY PETERSON The event which called back many of the alumni and friends of RFSTC was the first big homecoming for three years. During this week of October 22-27 many of the student houses were being decorated with "welcome back" signs. The House of Collins, which had its front lawn turned into a miniature football field where the Falcon captured the Hornets' Nest, received top honors. The Pep Rally on Friday evening, led by Dr. Kettlekamp, the Master of Ceremonies, brought everyone present to a high state of excitement. The Crowning of Queen Betty Peterson wos the main event of the Rally. A roaring bonfire on the old football field attracted many, where, after yells and singing. a snake dance started with about one hundred brave souls participating. On Saturday the game with Superior had all the interest in the afternoon and. although River Falls lost the game by the score of 14-6, the festive mood was not dampened and a large crowd gathered in the evening at the Homecominq dance. Terry Hayes, as Master of Ceremonies, announced the highly interesting floor show of a skit, a dance by Pat Patterson, a piano solo by Delores Payson, and numbers by the men's quartet. Much of the credit for the success of this Homecoming should go to Chairman Frank Pappenfuss and his committee. May it be said of future homecomings as it was of the 1945 Homecoming—"a big event successfully carried through in good spirits."o«n MARGUERITE BAIRD, EUGENE WIRZ A return to normal was the feeling of the 1946 promenaders when they attended the first prom since 1942. Moonlight and roses was the theme of the Junior Prom held in North Hall Gym on May II, led by Eugene Wirz. the Junior Class president, and his queen, Marguerite Baird. In carrying- out the moonlight and roses theme, the decoration committee. Beth Davis. Lorraine Thannum, Hildegarde Huppert, Eugene Wirz, Steven Cotone. Marvin Erd man, Patricia Niedzwiecki, and Millicent Slcone. glorified the Gym with a ceiling of deep blue and sides of a contrasting blue shade. Picket fences and trellises covered with roses of every color—pink, white, yellow, and American Beauty—along with the garden n one comer, made the 1946 Junior Prom one long to be remembered.Tt totten vutiv zl TERRY HAYES. BONNIE CARTER One of the outstanding events of the college year of 1945-1946 was the Winter Carnival held February 15 and 16 under the sponsorship ot the Student benate. George White as General Chairman had the following as his committee chairmen: Jack Russell and Faith Griffith - • " Sports Patricia Cox..............................- Advertising ShiHey Wiff........................................Refreshments Fred Kroeger and Millicent Skone - King-Queen Lyman Morrow - Orchestra • Anna Mae Hoseid - “ Dance The camivaPbegan with a pep rally led by the cheerleaders on Friday afternoon. Chuck White, the master of ceremonies, introduced the band numbers and the skit, written and produced by Pat Cox. The results of the king and queen election which has been arousing much interest were announced. The votes, which totaled at several thousands for the candidates (at one hundred votes for one cent), made Bonnie Carter our Queen and Terry Hayes our King. The new "Hubba Hubba" yell, introduced by the cheerleaders, made a hit with the carnival enthusiasts and things were off to a good start. Friday night, in spite of the courageous fighting of River Falls. Superior won a victory over the home team with a score of 43-32. This defeat, however, was not enough to quell the spirit of the occasion. The coronation of the King and Queen took place during the halves of the game. Chuck White read the ceremony and crowned Terry and Bonnie King and Queen of the 1946 Carnival.Activities on Saturday began at one o'clock with skating events at the high school rink. Awards were made to the following for their activities at the rink: Jo Ann Cole.................Skating Exhibition Beth Davis Amy Anderson...................Girls' Egg Races Jo Ann Cole Donna Olson Amy Anderson................Girls' Relay Races Jo Ann Cole Warren Johnson..............Men's Egg Races Donn Webster John Ronnigen...............Men's Relay Races Norris Crist With skating activities completed, those interested in skiing and tobogganing were taken to Hovde's, a site chosen by the committee. These activities were shortened by an unfortunate toboggan accident, but no one was seriously injured and the carnival went on. The dance in South Hall gym. decorated in River Falls' red and white, climaxed the carnival fun. Even some of the accident cases of the afternoon managed to hobble far enough to have a side-line seat, anyway. The Carnival of 1946 was a success, thanks to George White, his committee, and to the fine schoo' spirit o' every person participating. GEORGE WHITECrist, Estonson, Ponce, Baird, Estonson, Skono. Win, Griffith, Wiff, Reid STUDENT MILLICENT SKONE -EUGENE WIRZ -MAXINE PENCE MARGUERITE BAIRD NORRIS CRIST BETTE REID LILA ESTENSON SENATE PRESIDENT VICE PRESIDENT SECRETARY - - TREASURER ANN LAUFENBERG SHIRLEY WIFF LOLA ESTENSON FAITH GRIFFITH Land berg. Skone, Anderson, Estonson, Stucky, Hoseid, Metcalfe, Wiff, Larson, Whitaker, Reiss. YWCA Lois Landberg - • Shirley Wiff - -Marjorie Larson -Phyllis Anderson -Anna Mae Hoseid Rebecca Rees -Millicent Skone Lila Estenson - -Hope Metcalfe -Louellyn Reiss -Elaine Stucky - -Edith Whitaker - - - President - Vice-President - - - Secretary - - - Treasurer Program Chairman Finance Chairman Publicity Chairman - Music Chairman Religion Chairman Project Chairman Social Chairman - - - Librarian Standing: J. Hayes, Hovde, Lewis, Byng, Hertung, Sandve. Seated: Hendrickson, Shermet, Jacobson, T. Hayes, Taylor. YMCA Glen Hendrickson ----- President Donald Sandve...............Vice-President Alfred Harhmg..........Secretary Terry Hayes....................- Treasurer Sidney Hovde John Hayes Eugene Schermer Charles Taylor Virgil ByngEstonson. Pence. Land berg Standing: Metcalf. Raid. Saatad: Lind. Von Kustar. Julian. Estenson Jensen. Schoeder MATHEMATICS CLUB PALETTE CLUB LOIS LANDBERG REBECCA REES LOLA ESTENSON PROGRAM COMMITTEE HOPE METCALFE LEONA VON KUSTER -BETTE REID HELEN LIND CHAIRMAN SECRETARY TREASURER BOARD MEMBER HONOR SOCIETY LOLA ESTENSON .... PRESIDENT REBECCA REES .... VICE-PRESIDENT JOYCE JULIAN - SECRETARY-TREASURER RURAL LIFE CLUB KATHLEEN SCHOEDER - - - PRESIDENT BETTY PORTER - - VICE-PRESIDENT JOYCE JULSON .... SECRETARY MAXINE JENSEN .... TREASURERJacobson, Niodzwiocki, Hopo, Hosoid, Thonnum. Wiff, Hosoid, Skone Andorson, Estenson, Stucky ANNA MAE HOSEID -MARION JACOBSON LORRAINE THANNUM PATRICIA NIEDZWIECKI MARION HOPE ANNA MAE HOSEID -MILLICENT SKONE REBECCA REES - - SHIRLEY WIFF - - LILA ESTENSON -ELAINE STUCKY PHYLLIS ANDERSON ACE ...................- - - PRESIDENT ...............................TREASURER ...............................SECRETARY .......................SOCIAL CHAIRMAN ...................PUBLICITY CHAIRMAN SIGMA CHI SIGMA ...............................PRESIDENT ..........................VICE-PRESIDENT ...............................SECRETARY ....................TREASURER LANGUAGE CLUB ...............................PRESIDENT ..........................VICE-PRESIDENT SECRETARY-TREASURERWhitaker, Baird, Finstad, Swanson Reiss, Hope, Finstad. Patterson MIDGARDIANS VERA LOUISE FINSTAD.....................................PRESIDENT MARGUERITE BAIRD ........ VICE-PRESIDENT SYLVA SWENSON.................................SECRETARY-TREASURER EDITH WHITAKER.................................PROGRAM CHAIRMAN MASQUERS VERA LOUISE FINSTAD.....................................PRESIDENT LOUELLYN REISS.........................VICE-PRESIDENT MARION HOPE.............................................SECRETARY BETTY PATTERSON...............................- TREASURER FUTURE FARMERS OF AMERICA PHILIP HAMMER .... PRESIDENT FRANK PAPPENFUSS - - - VICE-PRESIDENT LELAND DOBBERSTEIN - - SECRETARY GLENN BARQUEST .... REPORTER ROY WOLF...........................TREASURER J. M. MAY............................ADVISER The River Falls Chapter of the Future Farmers of America has been reorganized this third term of 1945-1946 after an absence from school activities for more than a year. At the present time they are an organization of about forty members. On April 24 they had their banquet, at which Mr. Sasman, the State Supervisor of the F.A.A., spoke.The usual state of affairs on North Hall steps NOW . . . Botween classes . . . Odgen showing off his strength . . . "Popcorn" doing his tricks . . . Four photography geniuses . . . "Toodles" and "Bud" . . . Falk and his English bride . . . "Frenchie" and "Dids." Melbye and Paulson amused at some thing . . . Where did you get those nylons, Lou? . . . Landberg in an off moment . . .Betto and the garden gate . . . Becky and Dorothy experiment . . . Mary . . . We four, we're never apart . . . Fogerty clowning (as usual).Some of the celebrants at Jerney's Christmas party . . . The guests at the perty . . . One Sunday morning at Prof. Jake's . . . Puff-Panters Wurtz and Nelson . . . Queen Bonnie and King Torry . . . The Frye Christmas Tree.We wish to extend our thanks to all who have cooperated so heartily in the production of the 1946 MELETEAN, but especially to: Don Berg, Minneapolis photographer, and the Gopher Log for the use of the picture, "Taps", taken aboard the cruiser St. Paul. Arthur A. Segal and the Bureau of Engraving for their fine service and friendly cooperation which have made this book possible in spite of postwar material and labor shortages. The families of the gold star men for the photographs and information which they so kindly gave us, often at some inconvenience to themselves. Mrs. John P. Gunderson and Miss Ella Wiesenthal for their gift. Dean Stratton for the reproductions of the sketches which he sent in his letters to service men during the war. The organization and classes of the college, and the A. W. Lund Company for their gifts of copies of the MELETEAN to the parents of the gold star men. The Winter Carnival Committee for their gift from the proceeds of their voting contest. THE 1946 MELETEAN.

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