- March 1, 1921 - November 24, 2016
- Eldora, Iowa
of Gene's Passing
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Gene was born on March 1, 1921 and passed away on Thursday, November 24, 2016.
Gene was a resident of Eldora, Iowa at the time of passing.
He graduated from the Eldora High School with the class of 1940.
Gene served in the United States Army from November of 1942 until December of 1945. He served in the 11th Armored Division and was wounded during the Battle of the Bulge on New Year's Eve December 31 1944. He earned the Purple Heart for the injuries he sustained that day.
Gene was married to Marjorie.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday November 30 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Eldora. Burial will follow at the Eldora City Cemetery with military honors conducted by the Eldora American Legion â Walter-Sayer Post 182 and V.F.W. â Roll-Harless 3974.