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Killed in France, Fairfax Standard, December 26, 1918

The many friends in this vicinity of Captain Oscar Youngdahl better known at Professor Youngdahl will be grieved to learn of his death, which occurred in France on October 8. Deceased put in two years of earnest work… Read More

Emil Herman, Renville Star Farmer, 12-19-1918

Gives His Life For His Country: Private Emil Herman of Crooks Succumbs to Pneumonia in France – Left Here in July Call Ferdinand Herman on Friday received the following message from the adjutant general’s office Washington that explains… Read More

Raymond Mantel, Fairfax Standard, 12-19-1918

Wounded in France Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Mantel received a message from the War Department Monday that their son Raymond was severely wounded while in action in France. The telegram stated that Raymond received his wound October 17,… Read More

Adolph Majxner, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918

Adolph Majxner Obituary, Olivia Times, 12-19-1918 Adolph Majxner, born in Kingman, Renville county Novemberm19, 1894, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Majxner of Olivia and was 24 years, 10 months and 10 days old at the time… Read More

Soldier Boy Dies in England, Renville County Journal, December 6, 1918

Arthur Mahlum, of Hawk Creek, Succumb to Pneumonia in Base Hospital at Romsey, England A telegram was received by Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Mahlum on Saturday, stating that their son, Private Arthur Leonard Mahlum died of Bronchial-pneumonia in… Read More

Obituary for Sam Gilbert Collin, Renville County Journal, November 15, 1918

Sam Gilbert Collin was born in the Township of Sacred Heart, March 2, 1892, a son of Mr. & Mrs. Sven Collin. He was confirmed in Opdal Church, July 22, 1906. After having attended the common school of… Read More

Private Edward M Burdick, Renville Star Farmer, 11-14-1918

Private Edward M. Burdick was the youngest son of Frank and Bridget Burdick and was born in Sisseton, S.D. November 20th, 1896. Losing his mother at the tender age of three years he came to live with the… Read More

Joseph Malacek, Olivia Times, 11-14-1918

The sad news of the death at Camp Cody, N.M. of Joseph Malacek was received last week by relatives of the deceased. The young man left Olivia with the last quota of drafted men a few weeks ago… Read More

Letter from Reuben Arthur Pfettscher, Olivia Times, 12-12-1918

Somewhere in France, October 20, 1918 Dear Cousin and Folks: I must drop you a few lines to let you know I am up and around once again, which is sure a great treat after being laid up… Read More

They Made The Supreme Sacrifice, Renville Star Farmer, 12-12-1918

Three Renville Boys Reported Killed in Action the Past Two Weeks – Six from Here Killed in The War Renville and vicinity has been harder hit thru the causalities of the war than any other town in Renville… Read More