World War II Scrapbook

Scrapbook of Newspaper Articles about the Men and Women from the Portland, Michigan area Serving in the Military during World War II from 1943-1945

(Includes Portland, Westphalia, Sunfield, Mulliken, Sebewa, and surrounding areas)

Compiled by Lois A. (Smith) Gensterblum
Danby Township, Ionia County, Michigan

A
Ackerson, Dale W. Ackerson, Robert (letter) Ackerson, Robert
Adams, Leon and George Adams, Robert L. Adgate, Wayne F. (article)
Agostini, Aldo and Faust Almy, Thomas W. Ames, Dervillo P.
Anesi, Elizabeth Crane Atherton, Richard  
B
Baker, George Baker, John H. Baker, Peter
Ball, Harold Ball, Sidney (Jack) Ball, Sidney (Jack) (article 1)
Ball, Sidney (Jack) (article 2) Bandfield, Arthur H. Barber, Melbern
Barber, Melberne (article) Barber, Melford Barber, Melford (article)
Barker, Fred Barrus, Berle Bates, LaVerne, Jr. (article 1)
Bates, LaVerne, Jr. (article 2) Bates, LaVerne, Jr. (article 3) Bates, LaVerne
Bauer, John Edward Beard, John Beard, Lewaine I. (article)
Beard, Lewain Beard, Richard Beard, William J.
Benedict, Boyd K. (article) Benedict, Boyd Blackman, Russell and Doris (Blackman) Smith
Blundy, Edward Blundy, Leonard Blundy, Norman
Blundy, Walter Bohr, Delbert Bower, Lawrence J. (article)
Bower, Lawrence Brady, V. A. Brauer, Howard
Brokaw, Leon J. Brown, Harold S. Brown, Walter M.
Brown, Wendell B. Buck, George B. Bullis, Harry (Jack)
Burhans, Rodney and Joseph Burman, Carl Burns, George A.
Burris, John T. Butler, Hanmer, Jr.  
C
Campbell, Francis, Arden, Allen, Stewart Carbaugh, William L. Cassel, Clare
Chartrand, Archie Chartrand, Joseph and Ray Cotton, Ford H.
Courtney, Fred T. Cramner, Thomas L. Crane, Gerald L. (article 1)
Crane, Gerald L. (article 2) Crane, Gerald L. Creighton, Kenneth C.
Criner, Vernon Crosby, Charles Glenn Crosby, H. W. (article 1)
Crosby, H. W. (article 2) Crosby, Herbert W.  
D
Dake, Hervey Davenport, Harold B. Davenport, Verdan
Davis, Rex Dawdy, Richard (article 1) Dawdy, Richard (article 2)
Dawdy, Richard (letter 1) Dawdy, Richard (letter 2) Dawdy, Richard
Deneau, Delbert W. and Douglas G. Dennie, Fred Denny, Bert L.
Derby, Richard Disch, Alfred Disch, Alfred H.
DuBois, Harold DuBois, James (letter 1) DuBois, James (letter 2)
DuBois, James DuBois, Vernon Duffey, Bernard E.
Durfee, LeRoy Dutcher, Donald C. and Gerald P. Dutcher, William
E-F
Elliott, Melvin Elrod, Alfred O. Erdman, Donna
Evans, Harold H. (article) Evans, Harold H. Farmer, Robert
Fedewa, Elmer Fedewa, Frederick (article) Fedewa, Frederick and Leslie
Fedewa, Harold Fedewa, Herbert Fedewa, Robert
Fedewa, Vernon Fell, Donald R. Fell, Louis E.
Fender, Glenn Fender, Richard V. Fender, Leon R.
Figg, Kenneth Fink, Theodore Fitzmorris, Andrew
Fleetham, Crawford J. Fletcher, Bryce Foster, Earl
Fox, Anthony Jr. (article) Fox, Anthony Jr. Fox, Gilbert
Fox, William (article 1) Fox, William (article 2) Fox, William A.
Franks, Clarence Franks, Walter Fryover, Sam and Herbert
G
Gates, Floyd and Harold Geller, Robert E. Gibbs, Maynard (article)
Gibbs, Maynard V. Goff, James (letter 1) Goff, James (letter 2)
Goff, James Goff, Maurice (letter) Goff, Maurice and Warren
Goff, Warren (letter) Goodman, Carl F. Goodman, Richard A.
Green, Royal Greene, Carl F. Greene, Raymond
Grieve, McDonald L. Gross, Oscar A. (article) Gross, Oscar A.
Guidi, Carl and Ronald Guidi, Ronald (letter) Gustavison, August Jr. (article 1)
Gustavison, August Jr. (article 2) Gustavison, August Jr. (article 3)  
H
Hackenbruch, Gerald Hackenbruch, William Hall, Merritt Jr.
Hamlin, Richard C. Hansen, Russell Hanses, R. J.
Hayner, Lewis Hazel, Earl Hendee, Robert
Hendee, Robert Higbee, Robert (letter) Higbee, Robert
Higgins, Harold (article) Higgins, Harold H. Hildreth, George L.
Hill, Jack (article) Hill, Jack F. Hill, William (article)
Hill, William Hobner, Burnett (article 1) Hobner, Burnett (article 2)
Hobner, Burnett J. (article 3) Hobner, Burnett Hodge, Clare (article 1)
Hodge, Clare (article 2) Hodge, Clare (article 3) Hodge, Clare (article 4)
Hodge, Clare (article 5) Hodge, Clare Hodge, Robert and Clare (article 1)
Hodge, Robert and Clare (article 2) Hoffman, Donald Holloway, Karl A. (letter 1)
Holloway, Karl A. (letter 2) Holloway, Karl A. Honsowitz, Ardis (article)
Honsowitz, Ardis Honsowitz, Hugh Honsowitz, Martin Jr.
Honsowitz, Thomas (article 1) Honsowitz, Thomas (article 2) Honsowitz, Thomas (article 3)
Honsowitz, Thomas Hoort, Allard Hoort, Anton
Hoort, Theunis Hoppes, Leon M. Hoppes, Merlin J.
Hoppes, Robert F. Hoppes, Stanley Horiszny, Steve
Hudson, George H. (article 1) Hudson, George H. (article 2) Hudson, George H.
Hughes, Phillip Huhn, Allen Huhn, Edwin
Huhn, Gerald Huizenga, Ronald and Louis Hulse, Hugh (article)
Hulse, Hugh Hunt, Elmore C. Hunt, Max (article)
Hunt, Max Hunt, Theron Hyland, James, Wayne, Vivian, Charles
Hyland, Vivian W. (Bud) (article)    
I-J
Ingraham, Lewis Jameson, Donald (Pete) Jameson, Kenneth
Jameson, Raymond Johnson, Robert J. Jones, Robert L.
K
Kaumeyer, Henry Keilen, Ernest (article 1) Keilen, Ernest (article 2)
Keilen, Robert & Fr. Ernest (letter 1) Keilen, Robert & Fr. Ernest (letter 2) Keilen, Robert & Fr. Ernest (letter 3)
Keilen, Robert & Fr. Ernest (letter 4) Kenyon, Edward J. Kerr, Lowell D.
Keusch, Charles F. Keusch, Thomas Kloeckner, Hilary
Knapp, Gerald Knuth, Don Kortes, Howard and Russell J.
Kowatch, Roman F. and Alvin Kramer, Carl W. Kramer, Raymond C.
L
Lapo, George E. Lawless, Marvin (article 1) Lawless, Marvin (article 2)
Lawless, Marvin Lawless, Wayne J. and Frederick L. Layton, Jack
Lee, Herbert G. Leik, Frederick Leik, Jacob
Leonard, Robert L. Leyda, Ralph W. Lindsley, Lyle H.
Lumbert, Claude, Wayne & Kenneth    
M
Martin, Donald A. and Roman J. Martin, Holman Mauren, John (article 1)
Mauren, John (article 2) Mauren, John (article 3) Mauren, John F.
May, Marcus L. May, Robert (letter) May, Robert and Harold
McBride, Harold (letter) McBride, Harold McCausey, Martin J.
McClung, David C. McClung, Thomas D. McCrumb, Arden
McCrumb, Bud McMahon, Walter McRea, Robert (article)
McRea, Robert H. McWhorter, Vance McWhorter, Vance (article)
Meyers, Harold and Wesley Miller, George H. Miller, Gerald P.
Miller, John A. and Francis J. Miller, Leon A. Monks, Roy W.
Moorhead, John Morse, Richard Moyer, Elon
Moyer, Herbert (article) Moyer, Herbert L. Moyer, Jack
Moyer, Robert    
N-O
Nichols, Ann Norwood, Richard Nowak, John P.
Nurenberg, Martin Owen, Edwin W. Owen, Eugene (letter 1)
Owen, Eugene (letter 2) Owen, Eugene H.  
P
Patrick, Harold Patrick, Harold and Richard Patrick, Richard and Harold (article)
Peabody, Lawrence (article) Peabody, Lawrence Pendergrass, Harmon
Petrie, Dennis W. Phillips, George (letter 1) Phillips, George (letter 2)
Phillips, George A. Phillips, George B. Pierce, Leland and Charles
Plant, Claud Jr. (article) Plant, Claud (Bud) Plant, Claude Jr. (article 1)
Plant, Claude Jr. (article 2) Plant, Claude Jr. (article 3) Platte, Francis W. and Joseph H.
Pline, John (letter 1) Pline, John (letter 2) Pline, John E.
Pline, Lorenzo A. Pline, Martin Jr. Pohl, Anthony H.
Pohl, Joseph (article) Pohl, Joseph and Leon Possehn, Harold A. and Herbert F.
Possehn, Herbert (article 1) Possehn, Herbert (article 2) Pranger, Sherman
Pranger, Sherman and Ray Price, Orval Pung, Cyril
Pung, Florian Pung, Richard  
R
Rademacher, Leander Rathbun, Frank H. Reed, Wallace and Allen
Rice, Floyd Jr. Richards, Wendell Ridenour, Paul
Riker, Robert R. Riker, Robert V. Risser, John Kenneth
Rogers, Raymond S. Rowe, Edwin B. Rowe, Fred N. Jr.
Ryerson, Jack    
S
Sandborn, Dwaine A. Sandborn, Elon A. Sandborn, George J.
Sandborn, Howard Sanders, Vernon Schaefer, Robert L.
Schaefer, Robert Schaefer, Sylvester Schaefer, Theodore
Schafer, Robert Schlarf, L. D. Jr. (letter) Schlarf, Lewis Jr. and Donald
Schneider, Edwin (letter 1) Schneider, Edwin (letter 2) Schneider, Edwin, Raymond, Harold, Joseph
Schneider, John P. Schrauben, John and Edwin Schrauben, Math Jr.
Schrauben, Richard Selden, Howard L. Selden, Robert H.
Shattuck, Allen Shattuck, Donald Shay, Rudy
Simon, Melvin (letter) Simon, Melvin, Anthony, and Leonard Simon, Sylvester
Sine, Orland Sleight, Charles Smith, Anthony L.
Smith, Carl B. (article 1) Smith, Carl B. (article 2) Smith, Carl Bernard
Smith, Carl P. (article) Smith, Carl P. Smith, Charles M.
Smith, George E. (letter) Smith, George Smith, Gerald L.
Smith, Howard Smith, Irwin Smith, Jerry (letter 1)
Smith, Jerry (letter 2) Smith, John N. Smith, Max (article)
Smith, Roy W. Southwell, James M., Langdon, Janet Southwell, Langdon (article)
Spitzley, Carl (article) Spitzley, Carl M. Spitzley, Robert
Spitzley, Ronald N. (article 1) Spitzley, Ronald N. (article 2) Spitzley, Ronald W.
Sprague, Welland Jr. (article 1) Sprague, Welland Jr. (article 2) Sprague, Welland Jr. (article 3)
Sprague, Welland Jr. Stemler, Kenneth and John Steward, George J.
Stiffler, Theodore Storey, Maurice (article) Storey, Maurice
Strong, Bret Stump, Pliny Sullivan, Gerald
Sullivan, James E. Summers, Leroy and John (article) Sutherland, Neil (article)
Sutherland, Neil Sykes, Benjamin (Red)  
T-V
Teachout, Ruth H. Tran, Alan Trierweiler, Claire M.
Tyler, Dean S. VanAmburg, Raymond VanAmburg, Raymond (article)
VanAmburg, Raymond VanBuren, Charles Vandervenne, Joseph A.
Visser, John    
W
Walker, Harvey C. Walker, Harvey C. (article) Watkins, John E.
Way, Arwin Wheeler, F. A. Whitney, Arnold B.
Whittemore, Leo W. Wilcox, Ivan Wilcox, Stewart and Arnold
Wilcox, Stewart (article 1) Wilcox, Stewart (article 2) Wilcox, Stewart (article 3)
Willems, Capt. Willems, Donald J. (article) Willems, Donald J.
Wilson, Royal (article 1) Wilson, Royal (article 2) Wilson, Royal (article 3)
Wilson, Royal (article 4) Wilson, Royal Withey, Ernest J.
Wohlscheid, Howard A. Wohlscheid, Howard (article 1) Wohlscheid, Howard (article 2)
Wohlscheid, Verdan Wright, Blanche M. Wright, Donald A.
Y-Z
Yerge, William E. and Leo Yonker, George York, George S.
York, Zack? (letter 1) York, Zack? (letter 2) York, Zack? (letter 3)
York, Zack? (letter 4) York, Zack Young, Richard
Zimmer, Joseph Zimmerman, Rudolph  
Misc.
Returning Soldier Comments 1 Returning Soldier Comments 2 Returning Soldier Comments 3
Returning Soldier Comments 4 VE Day 1 VE Day 2
VJ Day 1 VJ Day 2  

 

 

Last update December 06, 2012