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Herman J Stoos
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Birth: Aug. 27, 1919
Death: Apr. 27, 1943

From the May 18, 1943 Le Mars Semi Weekly Sentinel, Le Mars, Iowa
Front Page

Sgt. Herman Stoos
Killed Fighting
In North Africa

Mother Notified of His
Death by War
Department, Friday

Mrs. Matt Stoos of Ameria
township received word Friday, of
the death of her son, Sgt. Herman
J. Stoos, killed while fighting for
his country. The news was con-
tained in a telegram from the Sec-
retary of War in Washington, D. C.

The message stated, "The Secre-
tary of War regrets to inform you of
the death of Sgt. Herman Stoos, and
extends deep sympathy to you in the
loss of your son. Report just re-
ceived states that he was killed in
action April 27, in the North Af-
rican area. Letter follows."

Sergeant Herman Stoos was a
member of Company K, Iowa na-
tional guard, in Le Mars, and went
with the company, at the outbreak
of hostilities, to Camp Claiborne,
Louisiana. He went overseas with
one of the early contingents.

His mother, Mrs. Stoos, received
a letter from him April 2, when he
wrote cheerfully of his life in the

Mrs. Stoos has two more sons in
service. Corporal Sebastion Stoos,
was last heard from on army ma-
neuvers in Tennessee, Aloysius
Stoos, is a petty officer, first class, in
the navy, somewhere in the south-
west Pacific.

There are two brothers at home,
Paul and Albert, who are engaged
in farming.

Memorial services were held for
the young soldier Monday morning
at St. Joseph's church, and were at-
tended by a large number of neigh-
bors and friends, the church being
filled to nearly capacity.

Special thanks to Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mullane
for providing the obituary

TEC 4 133 INF 34 INF DIV
Note: Army serial #20703190. Died of wounds in World War II
Calvary Cemetery
Le Mars
Plymouth County
Iowa, USA
Created by: Tim Cook
Record added: May 18, 2012
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Herman J Stoos
Added by: Tim Cook
Herman J Stoos
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 Added: Aug. 6, 2012

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