Gold Star Deaths (surnames E-K)

of Christian Reformed Church Members in North America

1941-1973

compiled by Susan Potter and Richard H. Harms, 2001

 

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These data come from a lists compiled by the Young Calvinist and placed in Heritage Hall, Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan. The goal of these lists was to include the deaths of all church members in military services. The data are not complete. If you have additional (or corrected) information or additional entries email it to us and we will add it to future versions of this page.

Note: For the sake of consistency, we have use 'United States Air Force' for the entire war period, rather than 'United States Army Air Corps.'  This list is in five parts, surnames beginning A-D, E-K, L-R, S-U and V-Y.

Ebbers, Henry Bernard - Flight Engineer Canadian Air Force
       
Entered service:  09/1941
       
Death:  08/23/1943, Europe
        Parents:  Ebbers, Mr. and Mrs. H. B.

       
Home:  Edmonton, Alberta; Church:  Edmonton, Alberta Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1945, p. 17

Ebel, William M. - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  05/23/1948.  Entered service:  08/31/1967
       
Death:  11/26/1968, Vietnam; place of burial:  Restlawn Memorial Gardens
       
Parents:  Ebel, Mr. and Mrs. William E.
       
Home:  West Olive, MI; Church:  West Olive, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1969, p. 26

Eggink, Truman - A/A United States Navy
       
Birth:  09/16/1945.  Entered service:  10/15/1965
       
Death:  05/02/1966, Jacksonville, FL; place of burial:  Phoenix, AZ
       
Parents:  Eggink, Mr. and Mrs. Neal
       
Home:  Tolleson, AZ; Church:  Phoenix, AZ Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1966, p. 32

Erhardt, Ernest F. - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  01/07/1919.  Entered service:  01/12/1942
       
Death:  01/30/1945, Luzon
        Parents:  Erhardt, Mr. and Mrs. Fred

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Broadway Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 18

Esser, George - Sapper (Pte) Canadian Army
       
Birth:  11/28/1924.  Entered service:  11/30/1942
       
Death:  11/23/1944, The Netherlands; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
       
Parents:  Esser, Mr. and Mrs. I.
       
Home:  Sarnia, ON; Church:  Hamilton, ON Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 20

Faasse, Jacob - T/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  12/05/1910.  Entered service:  02/23/1943
       
Death:  The Netherlands; place of burial:  The Netherlands
        Spouse:  Faasse, Doris
        Parents:  Faasse, Mrs. T.

       
Home:  Paterson, NJ; Church:  Prospect park, Paterson, NJ Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1945, p. 21

Faber, John - Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  01/10/1948.  Entered service:
       
Death:  08/24/1969, Pipestone, MN; place of burial:  Edgerton, MN
       
Parents:  Faber, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
       
Home:  Pipestone, MN; Church:  Pipestone, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1969, p. 26

Feenstra, Henry - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  05/20/1946.  Entered service:  12/14/1965
       
Death:  03/21/1966, Washington D.C.; place of burial:  Sussex, NJ
       
Parents:  Feenstra, Clarence and Helen
       
Home:  Sussex, NJ; Church:  Sussex, NJ Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1966 p. 30

Fenwick, John Allan - Capt Canadian Navy
       
Birth:  07/24/1943.  Entered service:  07/1967
       
Death:  12/02/1972, Halifax, Nova Scotia; place of burial:  Regina, Saskatchewan
       
Spouse:  Fenwick, Tina
        Home:  Halifax, Nova Scotia; Church:  Halifax, Nova Scotia Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1973, p. 32

Fischer, Wayne H. - Sp/4 United States Army
       
Birth:  09/25/1947.  Entered service:  09/22/1967
       
Death:  01/07/1969, Vietnam; place of burial:  Fairmount Cemetery
       
Parents:  Fischer, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
       
Home:  Summit, IL; Church:  Archer Avenue, Chicago, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1969, p. 26

Fisher, Calvin Glenn - Ensign United States Navy
       
Birth:  06/10/1949.  Entered service:  06/1970
       
Death:  12/18/1971, Kimberley, AL; place of burial:  Lafayette, IN
       
Spouse:  Fisher, Linda
        Parents:  Fisher, Mr. and Mrs. Stuart

       
Home:  Lafayette, IN; Church:  Lafayette, IN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1972, p. 30

Folkersma, Edward - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  10/29/1914.  Entered service:  12/01/1942
       
Death:  08/02/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Parents:  Folkersma, Kemp
       
Home:  Byron Center, MI; Church:  Byron Center, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1944, p. 17

Folkertsma, Joris M. - Lt United States Army
       
Birth:  01/28/1940.  Entered service:  04/29/1940
       
Death:  11/27/1942, Saputa, New Guinea; place of burial:  New Guinea
       
Parents:  Folkertsma, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius R.
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  12th Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1944, p. 39, Feb 1943, p. 21

Gebben, Peter - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  12/21/1920.  Entered service:  08/07/1942
       
Death:  08/07/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Parents:  Gebben, Mr. and Mrs. Bert
       
Church:  Borculo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 21

Geelhoed, Peter - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  05/27/1919.  Entered service:  04/17/1941
       
Death:  01/02/1943, Buna Mission, New Guinea; place of burial:  Buna Mission,
        New Guinea
       
Parents:  Geelhoed, Orie
       
Home:  Byron Center, MI; Church:  Byron Center, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1943, p. 5

Gerard, Leo - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  01/04/1921.  Entered service:  08/25/1942
       
Death:  07/17/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Parents:  Gerard, Mr. and Mrs. Milo
       
Church:  Jenison, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 20

Gesink, Gerrit H. - Pvt United States Army
       
Death:  02/23/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Henri Chapelle, Belgium
        Parents:  Gesink, H. E.

       
Church:  Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 17

Goulooze, John James - Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  08/23/1921.  Entered service:  12/07/1943
       
Death:  02/19/1945, Honshu, Japan
        Parents:  Goulooze, Mr. and Mrs. Peter

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Coldbrook, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1946, p. 16

Greydanus, James C. - T/5 United States Army
       
Birth:  11/04/1918.  Entered service:  10/15/1941
       
Death:  08/08/1943, Sicily
        Parents:  Greydanus, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius

       
Home:  Paterson, NJ; Church:  2nd Paterson, NJ Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1943, p. 27

Groendyk, Edward - Pvt United States Army
        Death:  World War II         
        Home:  Worthington, MN
        Listed in Young Calvinist: May 1945, p. 2

Grotenhuis, John H. - Pvt United States Army
       
Entered service:  06/28/1942
       
Death:  04/19/1945, Belgium
       
Parents:  Grotenhuis, Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  Niekerk, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 14

Gruppen, Harold - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  11/17/1920.  Entered service:  11/05/1942
       
Death:  10/13/1944, Germany; place of burial:  France
       
Parents:  Gruppen, Mr. and Mrs.
       
Church:  Borculo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 21

Gryzen, Gary M. - United States Army
       
Birth:  02/09/1950.  Entered service:  10/1968
       
Death:  12/13/1969, Vietnam; place of burial:  Hudsonville, MI
       
Parents:  Gryzen, Mr. and Mrs. Maynard
       
Home:  Hudsonville, MI; Church:  Hudsonville, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1970, p. 30

Guikema, Jacob - Lt United States Air Force
       
Entered service:  06/1941
       
Death:  11/30/1944, Southwest Pacific; place of burial:  Southwest Pacific
       
Parents:  Guikema, J.
       
Church:  Grandville Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 22

Haan, Arnold I. - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  03/22/1921.  Entered service:  11/20/1942
       
Death:  02/27/1945, Germany; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  Haan, Helen - children:  Jilene Ann
        Parents:  Haan, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit

       
Home:  Hull, ND; Church:  Hull, ND Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1945, p. 20

Haan, Douglas - Cpl United States Army
       
Death:  12/1968, Vietnam
        Spouse:  Haan, Vicki
        Parents:  Haan, Mr. and Mrs. John

       
Home:  Morrison, IL; Church:  Morrison, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1969, p. 27

Hage, Glen P. - Cpl United States Army
       
Entered service:  10/02/1942
       
Death:  10/14/1944, Italy; place of burial:  Italy
       
Spouse:  Hage, Florence - children:  Nancy
        Parents:  Hage, Mr. and Mrs. Edward

       
Home:  Grand Rapids MI; Church:  Lee Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 21

Hage, Robert Lee - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  07/03/1924.  Entered service:  04/03/1943
       
Death:  12/16/1944, Germany; place of burial:  Foy, Belgium
       
Parents:  Hage, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Lee Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1946, p. 16

Hanko, Herbert W. - SKV 2/c United States Navy
       
Birth:  08/23/1916.  Entered service:  07/29/1943
       
Death:  01/04/1945, Sulu Sea, South Pacific on board USS Ommaney Bay
        Spouse:  Hanko, Mrs. Herbert - children:  Marcia Lynn
        Parents:  Hanko, Mr. and Mrs. Fred

       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  First Englewood, Chicago, IL Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1946, p. 12

Harbeck, Cecil - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  11/28/1915.  Entered service:  12/21/1942
       
Death:  12/20/1944, German; place of burial:  Eastern France
       
Spouse:  Harbeck, Mrs. Cecil
        Home:  Sioux City, IA; Church:  Sioux City, IA Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 18

Haringa, Edward H. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  01/12/1923.  Entered service:  06/29/1944
       
Death:  04/09/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
       
Spouse:  Youngsma, Harriet - children:  Paul Edward, Jack Gerton
        Parents:  Haringa, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob

       
Home:  Whitinsville, MA; Church:  Whitinsville, MA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 14

Haveman, John Raymond - Yeoman United States Navy
       
Birth:  12/20/1918.  Entered service:  09/26/1941
       
Death:  10/12/1942, Solomon Islands; place of burial:  Cape Esperance,
        Solomon Islands
       
Parents:  Haveman, Helen and John
       
Church:  Jenison, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1943, p. 21

Helder, Donald J. - Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  06/1925.  Entered service:  12/06/1943
       
Death:  04/01/1947, near New Braunfels, Texas; place of burial:  Grand Rapids, MI
       
Parents:  Helder, Mr. and Mrs. Martin D.
       
Church:  Cutlerville, MI Christian Reformed Church

Helder, Julius M. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  09/20/1924.  Entered service:  03/30/1943
       
Death:  03/27/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
        Parents:  Helder, Mr. and Mrs. John

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  Prospect Park, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 14

Hendriks, Dennis L. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  01/04/1944.  Entered service:  08/30/1963
       
Death:  04/24/1966, White Lake, NC; place of burial:  Orange City, IA
       
Parents:  Hendriks, Mr. and Mrs. Dick
       
Home:  Orange City, IA; Church:  First Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1966 p. 30

Hilbink, Julian A. - 1st Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  04/22/1920.  Entered service:  10/26/1942
       
Death:  07/26/1944, Austria
        Parents:  Hilbink, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  14th Street, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1945, p. 22

Hoeflaak, Lambert - Paratrooper United States Army
       
Entered service:  02/1943
       
Death:  07/17/1944, France
        Parents:  Hoeflaak, Mr. and Mrs. Floris

       
Home:  McBain, MI; Church:  McBain, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 19

Hoeker, Douglas Lawrence - AS United States Navy
       
Birth:  05/08/1925.  Entered service:  03/01/1944
       
Death:  05/27/1945, Great Lakes, IL; place of burial:  Muskegon, MI
       
Parents:  Hoeker, Rence and Minnie
       
Home:  Muskegon, MI; Church:  Bethany, Muskegon, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1945, p. 21

Hoezee, James "Bud" - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  07/29/1922.  Entered service:  12/07/1942
       
Death:  06/03/1944, Italy; place of burial:  Italy
       
Parents:  Hoezee, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
       
Home:  Hudsonville, MI; Church:  Hudsonville, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1944, p. 23

Hofman, Donald - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  02/26/1925.  Entered service:  05/06/1943
       
Death:  01/21/1945, near Reipersuiller, France
        Church:  Kelloggsville, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1946, p. 16

Holscher, George H. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/26/1923.  Entered service:  02/27/1943
       
Death:  10/17/1943, Italy; place of burial:  Italy
       
Parents:  Holscher, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
       
Church:  Allendale, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1944, p. 39

Holwerda, Herman - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  11/11/1923.  Entered service:  04/05/1943
       
Death:  04/22/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Germany
       
Parents:  Holwerda, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Eastern Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 14

Holwerda, Peter - Pfc United States Army
       
Death:  11/17/1944, France; ; place of burial:  St. Arnold, France
       
Parents:  Holwerda, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Lee Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 21

Hoogenboom, Corneal W. - Pfc United States Army
       
Entered service:  02/26/1942
       
Death:  01/12/1944, Italy; place of burial:  Italy
       
Parents:  Hoogenboom, Mr. and Mrs. Dick
       
Home:  Grant, MI; Church:  Grant, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1944, p. 22

Hoogeveen, Harry - Cpl United States Air Force
       
Birth:  03/31/1923.  Entered service:  02/20/1943
       
Death:  06/10/1945, Peleliu Island, Caroline Island
        Parents:  Hoogeveen, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  First Englewood, Chicago, IL Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1946, p. 18

Hook, Henry Jr. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  03/25/1920.  Entered service:  12/03/1942
       
Death:  03/25/1945, France
        Parents:  Hook, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Home:  Lodi, NJ; Church:  Lodi, NJ Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 14

Hoolsema, Arthur M. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  03/12/1921.  Entered service:  10/05/1942
       
Death:  12/23/1944, Luxembourg; place of burial:  Belgium
       
Parents:  Hoolsema, Mr. and Mrs. D.
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Sherman Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 17

Hoving, Sander Raymond - Pvt United States Army
       
Death:  02/08/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Hamm, Luxemburg
        Spouse:  Spykhoven, Arlene - children:  Sheryl Joy
        Parents:  Hoving, Mrs. Ralph

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  16th Street, Holland MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 15

Hugen, Bert Edward - S 1/c United States Coast Guard
       
Birth:  01/22/1919.  Entered service:  10/24/1942
       
Death:  09/15/1944, Hastings, NE; place of burial:  Pella, IA
       
Spouse:  Hugen, Gerlene
        Parents:  Hugen, Henry and Jessie

       
Home:  Pella, IA; Church:  2nd Pella, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 18

Hughes, David - United States Army
       
Birth:  1951.  Entered service:  1968
       
Death:  08/22/1970, Vietnam; place of burial:  Elkview, WV
       
Parents:  Hughes, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Church:  Hammond, IN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1970, p. 26

Huisenga, John - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  07/16/1925.  Entered service:  12/1943
       
Death:  02/02/1945, Belgium; place of burial:  Belgium
       
Parents:  Huisenga, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  Evergreen, Chicago, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 16

Jager, Neal H. - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  12/06/1919.  Entered service:  12/01/1941
       
Death:  12/23/1944, Belgium
        Spouse:  Cleveringa, Catherine
        Parents:  Jager, Mr. and Mrs. P.

       
Church:  Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 18

Jansen, Allen Marvin - PhM 2/c United States Navy
       
Birth:  03/27/1923.  Entered service:  06/22/1943
       
Death:  03/17/1945, Iwo Jima
        Parents:  Jansen, Rev. and Mrs. N.

       
Home:  Baldwin, MI; Church:  Baldwin, WI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 15

Jansen, Dick R. - Pvt United States Army
       
Death:  11/29/1944, Germany; place of burial:  Henri Chapelle, Belgium
        Spouse:  Jansen, Mrs. Dick R.
        Home:  Sully, IA; Church:  Sully, IA Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 18

Jansen, Gene Douglas - Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  01/02/1949.  Entered service:  06/26/1967
       
Death:  06/13/1971, Sully, IA; place of burial:  Sully, IA
       
Parents:  Jansen, Mr. and Mrs. Gene
       
Church:  Sully, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1971, p. 30

Jansen, John Henry - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  06/02/1919.  Entered service:  04/23/1941
       
Death:  12/15/1942, New Guinea; place of burial:  Fort Moresby
       
Parents:  Jansen, John and Helen
       
Home:  Ellsworth, MI; Church:  Ellsworth, MI Christian Reformed Church

Jelgerhuis, Elmer - S/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  05/21/1921.  Entered service:  09/15/1942
       
Death:  12/21/1944, Mukden, Manchuria
        Parents:  Jelgerhuis, Mr. and Mrs. George

       
Home:  Edgerton, MN; Church:  First Edgerton, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946, p. 14

Jensen, John Henry - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  06/02/1919.  Entered service:  04/1941
       
Death:  12/15/1942, New Guinea
        Home:  Ellsworth, MI; Church:  Ellsworth, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1943, p. 18

Johnson, Andrew - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  06/12/1923.  Entered service:  02/27/1943
       
Death:  01/08/1945, Belgium; place of burial:  Belgium
       
Parents:  Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. P.
       
Church:  Zutphen, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 18

Jolman, Jack Leslie - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  12/15/1947.  Entered service:  03/28/1966
       
Death:  09/09/1966, Fort Riley, KS; place of burial:  Grand Rapids, MI
       
Parents:  Jolman, Mr. and Mrs. Simon
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  12th Street, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1966, p. 28

Jonkman, Boniface - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  1925.  Entered service:  04/06/1943
       
Death:  09/27/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Home:  Paterson, NJ; Church:  Fourth Paterson, NJ Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 19

Jonkman, Norman - S/Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  07/15/1921.  Entered service:  10/08/1942
       
Death:  03/11/1944, Tunisia, North Africa
        Parents:  Jonkman, Mr. and Mrs. Andrew

       
Home:  Paterson, NJ; Church:  Madison Avenue, Paterson, NJ Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1944, p. 26

Kamps, John - Lt United States Marine Corps
       
Birth:  05/13/1921.  Entered service:  07/30/1942
       
Death:  12/27/1943, British Solomons
        Parents:  Kamps, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Home:  Ripon, CA; Church:  First Ripon, CA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1944, p. 17

Karnemaat, Harry M. - Lt (jg) United States Navy
       
Entered service:  12/08/1942
       
Death:  04/27/1945,
        Parents:  Karnemaat, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Church:  First Fremont, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 14

Keegstra, Donald - Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  08/26/1922.  Entered service:  08/26/1942
       
Death:  02/10/1944, England; place of burial:  England
       
Spouse:  Keegstra, Mrs. Donald
        Parents:  Keegstra, Mr. and Mrs. E.

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  First Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed
        Church

Keen, Benjamin - Pfc United States Army
       
Death:  11/11/1943,
        Parents:  Keen, Mr. and Mrs. Ben

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  16th Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 20

Kerkstra, Benjamin - Pvt United States Army
       
Entered service:  1925
       
Death:  04/25/1945, Germany
        Parents:  Kerkstra, Ralph

       
Church:  Byron Center, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 14

Kikkert, Robert H. - United States Army
       
Death:  09/30/1972
        Parents:  Kikkert, Merrill

       
Church:   Christian Reformed Church

King, Maynard - 2nd Lt United States Air Force
       
Death:  09/10/1944, Germany
        Church:  East Paris, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 15

Klaasen, John A. - Pfc United States Army
       
Entered service:  07/30/1941
       
Death:  03/19/1945, Luzon; place of burial:  Luzon
       
Spouse:  Struik, Grace
        Parents:  Klaasen, Mr. and Mrs. Arie

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Creston, Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 15

Klaasen, Kenneth P. - 2nd Lt United States Air Force
       
Death:  05/06/1945, Alexandria, LA
        Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  9th Street, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 15

Kladder, Clarence - T/5 United States Army
       
Entered service:  06/12/1944
       
Death:  06/29/1945, Leyte; place of burial:  Leyte
       
Spouse:  Ditmar, Marie - children:  Helen Mae, Joan Marie
        Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Grandville Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1945, p. 17

Klay, Merle G. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  09/11/1922.  Entered service:  03/18/1943
       
Death:  03/31/1944,  Louisiana; place of burial:  Hull, IA
       
Spouse:  Soodsma, Irma - children:  Natalie Beth, Better Ruth
        Parents:  Klay, Mr. and Mrs. T. R.

       
Home:  Hull, IA; Church:  Hull, IA Christian Reformed Church

Kleinjans, Elmer - S/Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  11/25/1920.  Entered service:  08/25/1942
       
Death:  08/10/1944, Germany; place of burial:  Cambridge, England
       
Parents:  Kleinjans, Mr. and Mrs. Edward
       
Home:  Jenison, MI; Church:  Jenison, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 19

Kleis , Gerald L. - Cpl United States Army
       
Entered service:  02/10/1943
       
Death:  01/04/1945, France
        Parents:  Kleis, Mr. and Mrs. Isaac

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  9th Street, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 18

Kloosterman, Edward Jr. - Sgt United States Army
       
Death:  12/15/1944, Germany; place of burial:  Germany
       
Spouse:  Tuffs, Vivian
        Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Alpine Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 21

Knox, David - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  09/21/1948.  Entered service:  02/06/1967
       
Death:  06/08/1968, Vietnam; place of burial:  Dolton, IL
       
Parents:  Vreeman, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit
       
Church:  Cottage Grove, South Holland, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1968, p. 27

Kobes, Gerald M. - Pfc United States Army
       
Entered service:  06/1943
       
Death:  01/20/1945, Sessenheim, France; place of burial:  St. Avold, France;         reintered National Cemetery, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 01/11/1949
        Parents:  Kobes, Rev. and Mrs. J. C.

       
Home:  Toadlena, NM; Church:  Toadlena-Farmington, NM Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1945, p. 14

Koning, Douglas Lee - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  06/30/1945.  Entered service:  10/1968
       
Death:  02/02/1970, Vietnam; place of burial:  Holland, MI
       
Spouse:  Koning, Marcia
        Parents:  Koning, Mr. and Mrs. Willard

       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  Calvary, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1970, p. 30

Koning, Harold - Pvt United States Army
       
Death:  09/12/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Parents:  Koning, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Home:  Kalamazoo, MI; Church:  Second Kalamazoo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 20

Konyndyk, Willard - Lt United States Air Force
       
Entered service:  01/1943
       
Death:  01/19/1945, Yugoslavia
        Spouse:  Grotenhuis, Betty - children:  Ronald Dale
        Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Bethel, Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 19

Kooi, Robert E. - T/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  10/06/1924.  Entered service:  03/29/1943
       
Death:  11/21/1944, Thailand
        Parents:  Kooi, Mr. and Mrs. David

       
Home:  Kalamazoo, MI; Church:  Third Kalamazoo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1946, p. 12

Kosters, Allen - T/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Death:  10/05/1944, Italy
        Parents:  Kosters, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit

       
Church:  Second Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 14

Kosters, Henry Anthony - S 1/c United States Navy
       
Death:  12/18/1944, at sea; place of burial:  at sea
       
Parents:  Kosters, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit
       
Church:  Second Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 14

Kotke, Leo L. - Pvt United States Marine Corps
       
Birth:  08/01/1948.  Entered service:  04/11/1968
       
Death:  01/19/1969, Vietnam; place of burial:  Marion, MI
       
Parents:  Mancke, Mr. and Mrs. Norman
       
Home:  Marion, MI; Church:  Marion, MI Christian Reformed Church

Kragt, Paul Raymond - GM 3/c United States  Navy
       
Birth:  04/06/1917.  Entered service:  04/07/1944
       
Death:  08/29/1945, Mindora, Philippine Islands
        Spouse:  Vander Kodde, Jeanette - children:  Lester Paul, Ruth Ann
        Parents:  Kragt, Mr. and Mrs. Henry John

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Seymour, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1945, p. 22

Kramer, Bert - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  02/09/1917.  Entered service:  07/25/1941
       
Death:  08/18/1943, Sicily
       
Spouse:  Kramer, Sophie
        Parents:  Kramer, Job

       
Home:  Jenison, MI; Church:  Jenison, MI Christian Reformed Church

Kros, Roger Allen - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  12/14/1948.  Entered service:  09/20/1966
       
Death:  11/19/1967, Vietnam; place of burial:  De Motte, IN
       
Parents:  Kros, Mr. and Mrs. Cornelius
       
Church:  De Motte, IN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1968, p. 33

Kruick, Herman J. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  08/17/1921.  Entered service:  06/05/1944
       
Death:  06/09/1945, Okinawa
        Spouse:  Baldridge, Doris - children:  Hermie John
        Parents:  Kruick, Mr. and Mrs. John

       
Home:  Sultan, WA; Church:  Sultan, WA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1945, p. 17

Kuipers, Harold C. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  09/05/1919.  Entered service:  01/06/1941
       
Death:  11/16/1942, Africa
        Home:  Paterson, NJ; Church:  Paterson, Bethel, NJ Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1943, p. 21

Kuipers, John J. - Sgt United States Marine Corps
       
Birth:  07/25/1922.  Entered service:  06/02/1941
       
Death:  04/09/1943, Russell Islands Area; place of burial:  Unknown
       
Parents:  Kuipers, George and Cornelia
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Dennis Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1945, p. 22

More surnames:            A-D, E-K, L-R, S-U and V-Y.