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Alvin Lang Berthelsen
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Birth: Nov. 11, 1918
Death: Feb. 13, 1994
Colorado, USA

Rocky Mountain News (CO) - March 11, 1994
75, of Lakewood died Feb. 13. Services were Feb. 16 in Crown Hill Mortuary Chapel, with burial in Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Berthelsen was born Nov. 11, 1918, in Howard, Neb. He married Frances Snipes on Aug. 3, 1979. He served in the Army Air Forces in Europe during World War II and was shot down twice. He also served in the Korean and Vietnam wars. He had been a deputy staff judge advocate for the Air Force. He was a member of many organizations, including the Retired Officers Association, the Second Air Division Association, Air Force Aid Society and Boy Scouts of America. He is survived by his wife; one son, Brian of Lakewood; one daughter, Tanni of Denver; two brothers, Gordon of Lexington, Neb., and Loren of Bellevue, Neb.; and two grandchildren. Contributions: Holy Shepherd Lutheran Church, 920 Kipling St., Lakewood 80215.

Pilot LT Alvin L. Berthelsen POW
Hometown: Nebraska
Squadron 566th BS 389th Bomb Group
Service #
Awards: Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters

Missing Air Crew Report Details
USAAF MACR#: 11988
Date Lost: 28-Jan-45
Serial Number: 42-50558
Aircraft Model B-24J-1-FO
Aircraft Letter: F+
Aircraft Name: MISS AMERICA
Location: Germany
Cause: AA -- 5 KIA, 5 POW

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Mildred L Berthelsen (1920 - 1979)

Fort Logan National Cemetery
Denver County
Colorado, USA
Plot: Section P, Site 4308
Maintained by: John Dowdy
Originally Created by: US Veterans Affairs Offi...
Record added: Feb 25, 2000
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