|Birth: ||Aug. 20, 1924|
|Death: ||Jan. 12, 1958|
⭐⋰✞⋱⭐ U.S. Army Decorated Veteran ⭐⋰✞⋱⭐
Rev. Lee William Lennon, Jr was born August 20, 1924 in Port Huron, Michigan. He passed away January 12, 1958 in Ottawa, Kansas. He is survived by his wife; Annie Dora (Sanders) Lennon, their children; Iris Lennon and William "Jim" Lennon, step-sons; David Brown and Richard Brown.
Mr. Lennon served in the U.S. Army durning World War II were he served as medic. He was wounded twice during his service, both times while saving fellow GI's. He received the Silver Star medal for gallantry in action at Bastogne after saving 48 wounded men while under fire. He also recieved a Purple Heart, a Bronze Star and the Oak Leaf Cluster medals.
Lee served as Lutheran - Missouri Synod pastor and he also preached the gospel in sign language. The Rev. Lennon's first parishes in western Kansas included preaching in German at one or two of the churches he served as circuit pastor. He would start at his base church each Sunday, then drive to the other churches to deliver the message in German.
Military Marker Transcription:
TEC5 10 ARMORED INF BN
WORLD WAR II
SS-BSM-PH & OLC
Technician Fifth Grade ("Tech Corporal")
10th Armored Infantry Battalion
World War II
Silver Star - Bronze Star - Purple Heart & Oak Leaf Cluster medals
Lee William Lennon (1894 - 1965)
Aino Lydia Lennon (1900 - 1926)
William James Lennon (1954 - 2010)*
Lee William Lennon (1924 - 1958)
Lenora Aino Lennon Dobratz (1926 - 1996)*
Maintained by: Goula ✿ Graver
Originally Created by: DK Paddock
Record added: May 22, 2010
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