Gold Star Deaths (surnames L-R)

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..

La Croix, Abe - PhM 1/c United States  Navy
       
Birth:  08/07/1912.  Entered service:  04/22/0942
       
Death:  06/06/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  La Croix, Annie
        Home:  Lodi, NJ; Church:  Lodi, NJ Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1944, p. 9

Lamberts, Robert K. - Captain United States Air Force
       
Birth:  06/25/1917.  Entered service:  03/15/1941
       
Death:  02/07/1944, Colorado Springs, CO; place of burial:  Grand Rapids, MI
       
Spouse:  Lamberts, Mrs. Robert K. - children:  Barbara Kay
        Parents:  Lamberts, Mr. and Mrs. Bert

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Burton Heights, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church

Lamer, Marvin - 1st Lt United States Air Force
       
Entered service:  05/1942
       
Death:  04/11/1944, Germany
       
Parents:  Lamer, Andrew P.
       
Home:  Zeeland, MI; Church:  First Zeeland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1946, p. 16

Lampen, Lester - Ensign United States Navy
       
Entered service:  06/16/1942
        Death:  Pacific

       
Spouse:  Veneklasen, Jane, married 4/27/1943 - children:  Leslie Jane
        Parents:  Lampen, Mr. and Mrs. George

       
Church:  First Zeeland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1946, p. 16

Likkel, Duane A. - SP/4 United States Army
       
Birth:  08/12/1947.  Entered service:  03/04/1968
       
Death:  11/26/1968, Vietnam; place of burial:  Lynden, WA
       
Parents:  Likkel, Mr. and Mrs. David
       
Home:  Everson, WA; Church:  Everson, WA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1969, p. 27

Limberg, Duane Edward - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/03/1940.  Entered service:  05/13/1963
       
Death:  12/01/1963, Vietnam
        Parents:  Limberg, Esther

       
Home:  Woden, IA; Church:  Woden, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1964, p. 27

Longstreet, Donald Jay - Airman Cadet United States Air Force
       
Birth:  08/02/1923.  Entered service:  04/15/1943
       
Death:  04/02/1944, Maxwell Field Alabama; place of burial:  McBain, MI
       
Parents:  John J. Longstreet
       
Home:  McBain, MI; Church:  McBain, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1944, p. 19

Los, Francis J. - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  12/11/1918.  Entered service:  12/14/1942
       
Death:  12/01/1944, France; place of burial:  Los, France
        Spouse:  Vander Veen, Theresa - children:  Joan, Elaine
        Parents:  Los, Mr. and Mrs. Peter

       
Home:  Elkhorn, WI; Church:  Delavan, WI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 18

Lulofs, Edward John - S/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  01/27/1921.  Entered service:  01/19/1942
       
Death:  09/12/1944, Italy; place of burial:  Italy
       
Spouse:  Schroeder, Lorraine
        Parents:  Lulofs, Mr. and Mrs. Barney

       
Church:  Bethany, Muskegon, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 20

Luthje, Henry - Pfc United States Army
        Death:  World War II
        Home:  Racine, WI

       
Listed in Young Calvinist: May 1945, p. 2

Luyk, Daniel - AC United States Nacy
       
Birth:  10/26/1923.  Entered service:  11/1941
       
Death:  18/17/1942, Panama Canal; place of burial:  Cocoasola, Panama
       
Parents:  Luyk, Mrs. R.
       
Church:  Kelloggsville, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1946, p. 16

Maaskant, Nicholas John - CMM United States Navy
       
Entered service:  03/1943
       
Death:  07/17/1945, Oakland, CA; place of burial:  Hanford, CA
       
Parents:  Maaskant, Mr. and Mrs. Nick
       
Church:  Hanford, CA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1945, p. 14

Medema, George J. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  04/04/1925.  Entered service:  09/17/1943
       
Death:  04/07/1945, Tunnen, Germany; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
       
Parents:  Medema, Jennie and Henry
       
Home:  Muskegon, MI; Church:  Bethany, Muskegon, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1945, p. 21

Meiste, Arnold James - Pfc United States Army
       
Death:  02/28/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
       
Spouse:  Johnson, Lorraine
        Parents:  Meiste, Mr. and Mrs. Lucas

       
Church:  East Saugatuck, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 15

Middlecamp, Bernard - Pfc United States Army
       
Death:  04/20/1944,
        Church:  Allen Avenue, Muskegon, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1944, p. 8

Miedema, Matthew George - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  11/07/1944.  Entered service:  08/1965
       
Death:  08/25/1966, Vietnam; place of burial:  Restlawn Memorial Gardens
       
Parents:  Miedema, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Eastern Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1966, p. 28

Modderman, Philip J. - Cpl United States Marine Corps
       
Birth:  03/21/1949.  Entered service:  01/29/1968
       
Death:  05/21/1969, Cam Lo, Vietnam; place of burial:  Grand Rapids, MI
       
Parents:  Modderman, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Seymour, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1969, p. 29

Moerman, Arie (Harry) - Sgt United States Air Corps
       
Birth:  10/13/1923.  Entered service:  06/09
       
Death:  08/15/1944, Germany; place of burial:  American Cemetery, Luxembourg
       
Parents:  Moerman, Mr. and Mrs. Peter
       
Home:  Sioux Center, IA; Church:  1st Sioux Center, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1946, p. 16

Molenhouse, Oliver - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  01/15/1920.  Entered service:  12/07/1943
       
Death:  10/19/1944, England; place of burial:  England
       
Spouse:  Molenhouse, Jean - children:  Bonnie Jean
        Parents:  Molenhouse, Mr. and Mrs. Alfred

       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  Second Englewood, Chicago, IL Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1945, p. 22

Moore, Robert L. - Pfc United States Army
       
Death:  09/14/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  Moore, Mrs. Robert L.
        Home:  Grand Haven, MI; Church:  First Grand Haven, MI Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1944, p. 23

Mouritzen, Donald Andrew - Sp/5 United States Army
       
Birth:  06/26/1946.  Entered service:  08/27/1965
       
Death:  06/08/1967, Vietnam; place of burial:  Hazlet, NJ
       
Parents:  Mouritzen, Mr. and Mrs. Walter Christian
       
Home:  Middletown, NJ; Church:  Reformed Church of Middletown, NJ Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1967, p. 33

Newhouse, Raymond - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  05/05/1922.  Entered service:  12/07/1942
       
Death:  03/19/1943, Camp Claiborne, LA; place of burial:  Kalamazoo, MI
       
Parents:  Newhouse, Mr. and Mrs. William H.
       
Home:  Kalamazoo, MI; Church:  Third Kalamazoo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 16

Niewold, Roger J. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  07/29/1925.  Entered service:  04/29/1944
       
Death:  01/11/1945, Belgium; place of burial:  Luxemburg
       
Parents:  Niewold, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  LaGrave Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1946, p. 16

Niewoonder, Henry - EM 3/c United States Navy
        Death:  World War II
        Home:  Milwood, MI
        Listed in Young Calvinist: May 1945, p. 2

Nitz, Robert F. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  09/17/1948.  Entered service:  10/11/1966
       
Death:  11/09/1967, Vietnam; place of burial:  Wyoming, MI
       
Parents:  Nitz, Mr. and Mrs. Franklin
       
Home:  Wyoming, MI; Church:  North-West Gospel Hall Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1968, p. 33

Noorlag, William George - Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  12/04/1920.  Entered service:  10/07/1942
       
Death:  06/19/1943, Great Falls, MT; place of burial:  Forest Park, IL
       
Spouse:  Noorlag, Sophie
        Parents:  Noorlag, Mr. and Mrs. Neil

       
Home:  Berwyn, IL; Church:  First Berwyn, IL Christian Reformed Church

Noteboom, Clarence - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  01/16/1926.  Entered service:  04/1944
       
Death:  02/09/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Hamm, Luxemburg
        Church:  First Bellflower, CA Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 14

Noteboom, Ivan - Specialist United States Army
       
Birth:  04/27/1938.  Entered service:  01/16/1964
       
Death:  11/20/1965, Vietnam; place of burial:  Valentine, NB
       
Parents:  Noteboom, Garret and Jennie
       
Home:  Kilgore, NE; Church:  Lakeview, Valentine, NE Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Feb 1966, p. 34

Noteboom, Jerry Lee - A/3C United States Air Force
       
Birth:  01/10/1946.  Entered service:  01/17/1965
       
Death:  03/29/1967, Vandenberg, CA; place of burial:  Holland, MI
       
Parents:  Noteboom, Mr. and Mrs. Martin
       
Home:  Dorr, MI; Church:  Moline, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1967, p. 29

Nylaan, Edward - S/Sgt United States Army
       
Death:  05/12/1945, Jolo
        Parents:  Nylaan, Mr. and Mrs. Harry

       
Church:  Grandville Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 15

Oldenkamp, Charles R. - Sp/4 United States Army
       
Birth:  08/02/1947.  Entered service:  05/1968
       
Death:  08/11/1968, Sibley, IA; place of burial:  Sibley, IA
       
Parents:  Oldenkamp, Mr. and Mrs. Bernard
       
Home:  Sibley, IA; Church:  Sibley, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1968, p. 34

Op't Hof, John Daniel - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  06/29/1920.  Entered service:  11/03/1941
       
Death:  01/03/1945, Belgium
       
Spouse:  Lakefield, Evelyn
        Parents:  Op't Hof, Mr. and Mrs. William

       
Home:  Clifton, NJ; Church:  Prospect Street, Passaic, NJ Christian Reformed
        Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 19

Oudman, Fred B. - Lt United States Army
       
Birth:  02/28/1916.  Entered service:  01/22/1941
       
Death:  09/22/1944, Anguar Island, the Pacific; place of burial:  Anguar Island
       
Spouse:  Nagelkirk, Margorie - children:  Mary Lee
        Parents:  Oudman, Mr. and Mrs. J.

       
Church:  Dutton, Dutton, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 20

Overbeck, Edward R. - S/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  10/24/1919.  Entered service:  11/1941
       
Death:  01/08/1945, Bergen Enkheim, Germany; place of burial:  Bergen
        Enkheim, Germany
        Parents:  Overbeck, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur

       
Home:  Sheboygan, WI; Church:  Sheboygan, WI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1946, p. 16

Overkamp, Richard Miles - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  04/17/1917.  Entered service:  10/04/0940
       
Death:  12/05/1942, New Guinea; place of burial:  Sanananda
       
Parents:  Overkamp, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham C.
       
Home:  Holland, MI; Church:  Fourteenth Street, Holland,  MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 19

Overweg, Roger Dale - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/23/1950.  Entered service:  04/22/1969
       
Death:  09/19/1970, Vietnam; place of burial:  Zeeland, MI
       
Parents:  Overweg, Gerrit and Martha
       
Home:  Zeeland, MI; Church:  Haven, Zeeland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1970, p. 16

Pearson, Gordon Donald - Constable Canadian Mounted Police
       
Birth:  03/04/1943.  Entered service:  04/16/1963
       
Death:  11/22/1966, Edmonton, Canada; place of burial:  Neerlandia, Alberta
       
Spouse:  Pearson, Amy
        Parents:  Pearson, Mr. and Mrs. Matthew

       
Home:  Barrhead, Alberta; Church:  Second Edmonton, Alberta Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1967, p. 13

Penning, William - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/21/1942.  Entered service:  11/02/1942
       
Death:  08/18/1944, near Pisa, Italy
        Spouse:  Penning, Dolores
        Parents:  Penning, Mr. and Mrs. William

       
Church:  Third Kalamazoo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 16

Peters, Gerrit Jr. - Cpl United States Army
       
Birth:  03/29/1914.  Entered service:  09/16/1942
       
Death:  04/28/1944, English Channel
        Parents:  Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Gerrit

       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  First Chicago, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1944, p. 18, May 1945, p. 18

Pieters, Jack C. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  07/23/1914.  Entered service:  12/18/1942
       
Death:  09/25/1943, Italy
        Spouse:  Pieters, Mrs. Jack - children:  David
        Parents:  Pieters, Mrs. Jack

       
Church:  East Palmyra, NY Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1943, p. 35

Plowman, Arnold - Pfc United States Army
       
Entered service:  02/1943
       
Death:  01/15/1945, Belgian Front
        Parents:  Plowman, Dorothy

       
Home:  Prinsburg, MN; Church:  Prinsburg, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 19

Poelstra, Oscar - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/30/1918.  Entered service:  01/26/1944
       
Death:  08/28/1944, France
        Spouse:  Poelstra, Elsie - children:  Donald Lee
        Parents:  Poelstra, Mary

       
Home:  Ripon, CA; Church:  Ripon, CA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1945, p. 20

Polderman, Harold A. - T/Sgt United States Air Force
       
Entered service:  01/14/1942
       
Death:  12/15/1944; place of burial:  Cambridge, England
        Spouse:  Verstrate, Louise
        Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  First Grand Rapids, MI Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Mar 1945, p. 19

Poppema, Leroy W. - HN United States Army
       
Birth:  04/11/1946.  Entered service:  01/16/1967
       
Death:  05/16/1968, Vietnam; place of burial:  Hospers, IA
       
Parents:  Poppema, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Home:  Hospers, IA; Church:  Hospers, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1968, p. 27

Post, Henry A. - Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  01/16/1921.  Entered service:  08/03/1942
       
Death:  12/17/1943, Ardmore, OK; place of burial:  Fulton, IL
       
Parents:  Post, Mr. and Mrs. Arie
       
Home:  Fulton, IL; Church:  Fulton, IL Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Dec 1945, p. 21

Postma, Calvin - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  02/08/1911.  Entered service:  09/13/1943
       
Death:  07/03/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  Jasper, Leona
        Parents:  Postma, John

       
Home:  Orange City, IA; Church:  Second Orange City, IA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Nov 1944, p. 22

Postma, John C. - Pfc United States Army
       
Entered service:  03/1943
       
Death:  01/27/1945, Luxembourg; place of burial:  Luxembourg
       
Spouse:  Postma, Mrs. John C.
        Church:  Fourth Chicago, IL Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1946, p. 16

Powers, Robert Franklin - Sgt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  04/24/1921.  Entered service:  02/11/1944
       
Death:  03/14/1945, Germany; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
        Spouse:  Powers, Mrs. Robert F. - children:  Robert Warren, Hiram Lee
        Parents:  Powers, Harry Maxwell

       
Home:  Imlay City, MI; Church:  Imlay City, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 14

Prince, Richard Henry - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  03/16/1923.  Entered service:  02/27/1943
       
Death:  06/15/1945, Luzon; place of burial:  Luzon
       
Parents:  Prince, Mr. and Mrs. Henry
       
Church:  Pine Creek, Holland, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 15

Prys, Robert W. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  06/11/1945.  Entered service:  08/23/1966
       
Death:  05/29/1967, Vietnam; place of burial:  Hanford, CA
       
Parents:  Prys, Mr. Robert D.
       
Home:  Hanford, CA; Church:  First Hanford, Ca Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1967, p. 36

Reinders, Richard P. - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  05/24/1916.  Entered service:  03/21/1943
       
Death:  08/12/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  Kloosterman, Henrietta - children:  Marian Ruth
        Parents:  Reinders, P.

       
Home:  Chicago, IL; Church:  First Englewood, Chicago, IL Christian
        Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 17

Remein, Frank John - 2nd Lt United States Air Force
       
Birth:  12/25/1919.  Entered service:  12/16/1941
       
Death:  02/28/1943, Pleasant Hill, LA; place of burial:  Rochester, NY
       
Parents:  Remein, Jennie and Frank
       
Church:  Rochester, NY Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1943, p.28, May 1943, p.28

Reminga, Eugene Nicholas - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  08/02/1921.  Entered service:  08/25/1942
       
Death:  07/16/1944, France; place of burial:  France
       
Spouse:  Reminga, Marian
        Parents:  Reminga, Mr. and Mrs. Nick

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Jenison, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Oct 1944, p. 17

Ridder, John Henry - Pvt United States Army
       
Entered service:  06/23/1944
       
Death:  01/22/1945, Luxembourg
        Parents:  Ridder, Herman

       
Home:  Lansing, IL; Church:  San Diego, CA Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jun 1946 p. 15

Rillema, Albert - Pfc United States Army
        Death:  03/13/1945

Rindels, Cornie H. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  04/03/1916.  Entered service:  07/09/1942
       
Death:  01/14/1945, Luxembourg
        Spouse:  Rindels, Mrs. Cornie
        Parents:  Rindels, Mr. and Mrs. Henry

       
Church:  Bunde, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1945, p. 18

Rinzema, Arnold John - Pvt United States Army
       
Entered service:  03/25/1943
       
Death:  07/07/1944, Normandy; place of burial:  Normandy
       
Parents:  Rinzema, Mr. and Mrs. John
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Alpine Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Sep 1944, p. 13

Ritsema, Lambertus - Sgt United States Air Force
       
Death:  03/23/1944, Germany; place of burial:  Germany
       
Spouse:  Ritsema, Mrs. Lambertus
        Parents:  Ritsema, Mr. and Mrs. John

       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Grandville Avenue, Grand Rapids, MI
        Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1944, p. 9

Ritsema, Warren P. - Sgt United States Army
       
Entered service:  06/24/1969
       
Death:  Vietnam
        Spouse:  Ritsema, Marcia
        Parents:  Ritsema, Mr. and Mrs. Peter J.

       
Home:  Fremont, MI; Church:   Christian Reformed Church

Roelofs, Chester A. - T/5 United States Army
       
Birth:  06/09/1918.  Entered service:  03/12/1942
       
Death:  12/19/1944, Battle of the Bulge
        Parents:  Bolt, Mr. and Mrs. Arend

       
Home:  Prinsburg, MN; Church:  Prinsburg, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Apr 1946, p. 12

Romkema, John  R. - 2nd  Lt United States Air Force
       
Death:  03/14/1945, Hanover; place of burial:  Margraten, The Netherlands
        Parents:  Romkema, Mrs.
        Church:  Edgerton, MN Christian Reformed Church

       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1945, p. 15

Ronda, John - S 2/c United States Navy
       
Birth:  10/26/1924.  Entered service:  02/24/1942
       
Death:  10/09/1942, South Atlantic Ocean
        Parents:  Ronda, Mr. and Mrs. John

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

Roossien, Robert A. - Sgt United States Army
       
Birth:  06/26/1949.  Entered service:  01/22/1968
       
Death:  05/12/1969, Vietnam; place of burial:  Grandville, Michigan
       
Parents:  Roossien, Mr. and Mrs. Louis
       
Church:  Wyoming Park, Grand Rapids, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jul 1969, p. 29

Roundhouse, Herbert J. - Pfc United States Army
       
Birth:  06/18/1925.  Entered service:  09/30/1943
       
Death:  02/22/1945, Duren, Germany; place of burial:  Belgium
       
Parents:  Roundhouse, Mr. and Mrs. H.
       
Home:  Grand Rapids, MI; Church:  Third Kalamazoo, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  May 1945, p. 16

Ruis, George - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  12/05/1922.  Entered service:  09/15/1945
       
Death:  04/14/1945, Cebu Island; place of burial:  Cebu Island
       
Spouse:  Ruis, Jennie - children:  Gary, Gerald, Barbara
        Parents:  Ruis, Mr. and Mrs. Ernest

       
Church:  Prinsburg, MN Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1945, p. 14

Rupke, Daryl J. - Pvt United States Army
       
Birth:  01/07/1949.  Entered service:  04/25/1969
       
Death:  11/16/1969, Vietnam; place of burial:  Denver, CO
       
Parents:  Rupke, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob
       
Home:  Denver, CO; Church:  First Denver, CO Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Jan 1970, p. 35

Rus, Marvin C. - Lt United States Army
       
Birth:  09/04/1919.  Entered service:  06/28/1941
       
Death:  05/28/1944, Nettuno, Italy ( Anzio beachhead); place of burial: Nettuno, Italy
       
Parents:  Rus, Rev. and Mrs. Aletinus J.
       
Church:  Byron Center, MI Christian Reformed Church
       
Obituary in Young Calvinist:  Aug 1944, p. 9

Ruwersma, Harold John - T/5 United States Army
       
Birth:  05/21/1924.  Entered service:  01/28/1943
       
Death:  03/10/1945, Luzon; place of burial:  Luzon, Philippines
       
Spouse:  Ruwersma, Patricia - children:  one son
        Parents:  Ruwersma, John

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

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