ALTON NELSON

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ALTON NELSON - '40 NONNWEILER of ruddy fanlike tail, by...
'40 NONNWEILER of ruddy fanlike tail, by addition, oE considerable redhead flyers October, have The business when a record-setting to The refuges 102 these migra- RITES HELD Miller Boy Who Died While in Navy Given Military Funeral MILLER--Funeral services for Norman A. Nonnweiler, who died on the U. S. S. Texas at Norfolk, Va., were held Monday afternoon at 1 o'clock at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Dale Young in Garner and at the Miller Lutheran church with the Rev. C. B. Gunderson ficialing. Burial was in Madison cemetery cemetery beside his mother and sister. sister. Farewell taps were sounded nt the graveside at the close of the cemetery services. Pallbearers were C l a r e Lenx. John Golbuff, Robert Den- iv. Kermil Koenier. Alton Nelson Nelson and Richnrd Evansun. Lawrence Olson (if Minol, x. Dak., was the official naval cs- corf who accompanied the body to the funeral from Norfolk. * if * Tlie Garner American Legion was in charge of the military funeral. funeral. Robert Qrr, who is also on the U. S. S. Texas, came from Norfolk to attend the funeral. One of the largest groups of people ever gathered in the Miller Miller church was present Monday afternoon to attend the rites. The church was filled to capacity, seating room was provided in the basement and outdoors in the shade and an amplifying system was used. Music was furnished by L. R. Nelson who sang '-Good Night and Good Morning/' and by the American Legion quartet which sang "Jesus Savior Pilot Me'' and "Going Down the Valley." Norman A r t h u r was born at Miller on Sept. 7. 1917, to Mr. and Mrs. Albert Nonnweiler- He was baptized in the Miller Lutheran church in that same year. He received his schooling in the Miller grade school. He worked around Miller, Miller, in Garner and then in Mason City. On Feb. 25, 1941, together with three close friends, he joined the navy. He was sent first to the Great Lakes naval station at Chicago, Chicago, and after two months he granted a short visit at home. When he returned again to' his duties lie was sent to New Port R. L. on the U. S. S. Texas. About two weeks ago the ship sailed for Norfolk. While there in port he became suddenly ill and died Aug. G. Death was caused by acute sleeping sickness. Norman was preceded in death by his mother and a sister Beatrice. Beatrice. Surviving are his father, A. H. Nonnweiler, and brother Lester of Miller; three sisters, Mrs. V. H. Giv-Ier. Eunice, of son City: Mrs. Dale Young, Doris, of Garner, and Mrs. Nordahl Anderson, Anderson, Irene, who lives near Miller; three nieces and two nephews. in

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  1. Globe-Gazette,
  2. 13 Aug 1941, Wed,
  3. Page 10

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