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Obits > 1948 - William L. Rosenow

Submitted by Melva Taylor

The Sterling Daily Gazette, Sterling-Rock Falls, Illinois
October 2, 1948 - Saturday, pg 2, col. 3
Funeral Services for Pvt. William L. Rosenow
Lyndon: - Funeral services for Pvt. William Louis Rosenow of Lyndon will be held at the Reynolds funeral home Tuesday at 1:30 p.m., and at 2 p.m. at St. Peter's church in Morrison.  Rev. Theo Dirk will officiate.
Burial will be in the Lyndon cemetery with the Lypndon American Legion in charge of the military service.
Lyndon American Legion auxiliary No. 1081 will meet at the Lyndon town hall and attend the funeral in a body.
The body of the war hero who was killed in action in Italy on Oct. 21 1943, will arrive Monday morning at Morrison and will be taken to the Reynolds funeral home.
A memorial service was held Dec. 12, 1943, at St. Peter's.
William Louis Rosenow was born June 27, 1923 at Clinton, Iowa, the son of Louis Rosenow and the late Margaret Jacobs Rosenow of Lyndon.  He was reared and educated at Lyndon and entered the service March 1, 1943.  He trained at Fort McClellan, Ala., from where he went to North Africa, serving during the Italian invasion.
He was confirmed at St. Peter's Lutheran church in 1938.

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