Obit: Lund, Carl Jr. (1924 - 1945)
Contact:  Carol (Purkis) Mitte
Email: mcmitte@tds.net

Surnames: Lund, Newlon, Cornwell, Schmidt, Dikancie, White

----Sources: Newspaper unknown -- clipping from the scrap book of Phoebe (Evenson) Purkis

P. F. C. Lund Killed On Luzon

Pfc., Carl Lund, Jr., who was killed on Luzon, July 6th was the oldest son of Carl and Florence Newlon Lund, Stanley, Wis.

He was born in Neenah, Wis., August 30, 1924. He came to Stanley with his folks at the age of 11 years and attended the Peterson school and the Stanley High School.

In 1941 he joined the CCC at Menomonie, Wis., Sept. 2, 1942 he married Amelia Cornwell, daughter of Earl Cornwell, Greenwood, Wis.

During that time and up until he was inducted into the army Nov. 29, 1944 he was a trucer. He hauled milk for the Ladysmith Creamery at Stanley and was a general trucker for Edwin Schmidt of this city.

He is survived by, his wife and two sons Alan two and one-half years and Duane 13 months, his parents Mr. and Mrs. Carl Lund Sr., five sisters and three brothers, Lucille (Mrs. Joe Dikancie), of Sheboygan, Dorothy (Mrs. Clarence White) Stanley Wis. Gerald in the Army, stationed on the Philipines, being 50 miles from Carl and never met him: Gordon, Donald, Shirley, Marylyn, Mary Ann at home. His grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harry Newlon, Waterloo Iowa, Mrs. Mary Lund, Stanley, Wis., and a host of other relatives and friends.

As a soldier he fought valiently to the last in his country's greatest ?ed (word not readable). He was given a Christian burial with full millitary honors.

 

 


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