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20 Sep 1961 Uncle Nit mentioned - Page IB * • • *' JANESVILLE DAILY GAZETTE...
Page IB * • • *' JANESVILLE DAILY GAZETTE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 28, 1961 Variety of Jobs Held By Elkhorn Guards Four Teachers in Company Called to Active Duty ELKHORN — The National Guard company based at Elkhorn, Headquarters and Headquarters Co.. Second Battle Group, 128th Infantry, is composed of men from many communities and a variety of trades and professions. Departure of the company for training will take four men from Wickes Lumber Yard, located between Elkhorn and Delavan, two from the A. 0. Smith Plant at Elkhorn, four from Amphenol- Borg and three from Sta-Rite at Delavan. There are four teachers in the company: Paul V. Will, Albany; Wilbert R. Sass, Elkhorn; Joseph P, Conners, Pell Lake; and William L. Henning, Beloit. Staff members of the company include Theodore J. Burgy, Monroe, Green County veterans service officer; the Rev. Leo G. Moench, Lutheran minister at Burlington; Ervin Erdahl, Stoughton, member of the State Highway Patrol; and Capt. Richard Sawyer, Delavan, employe of Wickes Lumber Yard. Mortician Is Commander Heading the Elkhorn unit is Capt. Russell G. Skindingsrude, Whitewater mortician and furniture dealer. Residing in Elkhorn are Maj. Ernest Gerber, Capt. Dale Wiensch, Warrant Officers James Ward and Marvin White. Second Lt. Thomas Prosser is manager of the Elkhorn production Credit office. Second Lt. Gerald S. Varvel, Sharon, is draftsman at the Beloit Iron Works. Also on the company staff is Capt. Wilmer Wittig, Williams Bay Post Office employe. Chief Warrant Officer James Ward listed occupations for other company members as farming, mechanical trades, store clerks, factory and construction work and a variety of others. Most of the members are married, he said. 18 Vacancies in Unit At encampment time the Elkhorn unit had 119 officers and enlisted men. Ward said there have been transfers and new enlistments. He said that 18 vacancies remained today. Members in addition to those mentioned above are: Elkhorn — Edward C. Gruetzman, Leslie Lockhart, Charles Boardman, James Boardman Kenneth Brockman, Richard York, John Nussbaum, Harold Erskine, Ronald Johnson and James Schowatler. Lake Geneva — Stewart Weil, Donald Meister, Peter Finnberg, Don Grunden, Daniel Billing, Stanley Calevas. Whitewater — Alfred Henne, Donald Cripps. Delavan— Kenneth Knack, Robert Hoppa, William Knack, James Sweeney, David Bradford, Jacob Greidanus, Jerry Ladwig, Allan j Latta, Charles Moyer, Paul Moy- 1 er, Robert Slater, Donakl Stevens. Harold Wilcox, Richard Williams. John Behrens, Kenneth Wagner. Thomas Wolohan? Randll 'Williams, Gerald Miller, William Williams, Franklin Stoneburner. Conrad Edwards, John Gerharz, .Kv'. Gordon. Palmyra—Lyle D. Nyman, -atxi Loren W. Zimmerman. East Troy— Joel Palma. E.irle Krueger, James Langley. Robert Billiat. Francis Branfort, Thomas Padgett, Anthony Buchck, John; Schmidt. Como —George Bashaw, Charles Delaney. Williams Bay — Ude Immega, William Budych, Robert Herman, George Healy, Martin Tonge, Genoa City —• Robert Albrechr, Gerald Bauman, Ronald Bauman. From other communities — George Losson, Rockford; Peter Reese, Janesville; Jerald E. Od- ling, Darien; Donald Grabske, Mukwonago; William Henning, Beloit; Ole Kolstad, Waukesha; Daniel School, McFarlane; Ernest Smith, Sharon; George T. Holly, Walworth; Myron Jahnke, Milwaukee; James Mathews, Harvard, 111.; Lawrence Stevenson, Waukesha; John Bartelak, West Bend; Roger Lurvey, Genesee Depot; Vernon Moore, Beloit; Walter Plochocki, Mukwonago; David Steinhart, Waukesha; George Waterman, Harvard; and Elfers Marzahl, Anthony Weber, Melvin Moat, Robert Rucker and Richard Dobson, Burlington. s;

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  1. Janesville Daily Gazette,
  2. 20 Sep 1961, Wed,
  3. Page 16

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