|Birth: ||Oct. 31, 1918|
|Death: ||Aug. 9, 1944, Guam|
Cpl. Ronald Nathan Savage was killed in action recently in the South Pacific according to word received from the War Dept. and his wife Bethel Anderson. The date and details of his death were withheld.
Son of Mr. & Mrs. Charles N. Savage, 4430 Springfield st. Sioux City,IA. he was born Oct. 31, 1918 in Sioux City and resided here until his enlistment in the marine corps Jan 6, 1942. He went to New Zealand in Jan 1943 and was later stationed at Guadalcanal. On Nov 1, 1943 he landed with the marines on Bougainville and was also in the recent landing on Guam from where his last letter, dated July 29, was written.
The young Corporal was a graduate of Central High School and was employed by Cohen Wholesale Grocer, Inc. prior to his enlistment. He was a member of the Calvary Lutheran church in Leeds.
Survivors, besides his widow and parents, are a year old son, Ronald Wayne, whom he never had seen; two brothers, Alvin of San Jose, CA, and Lester of Marysville,CA. Two sisters, Mrs. Ben Aalseth of Sioux City, and Mrs. Lee McLaughlin of Marysville,CA. His widow and son are residing with his parents.
James Harvey Woolworth
Ida Mae Wilson
Charles Nathan Savage (1879 - 1952)
Rose Vale Woolworth Savage (1881 - 1968)
Charles Alvin Savage (1901 - 1976)*
Goldie Rosella Savage Aalseth (1902 - 1974)*
Robert Leroy Savage (1904 - 1904)*
ILda Ida Mae Savage McLoughlin (1906 - 1986)*
Lester Virgil Savage (1913 - 2001)*
Ronald Nathan Savage (1918 - 1944)
Sierra View Memorial Park
Plot: Block 7, Lot 149 D
Created by: Colleen Foote
Record added: Nov 04, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 61102077