|Birth: ||Dec. 13, 1913|
Le Flore County
|Death: ||Jul. 12, 1943|
Mrs. Nancy Roebuck, mother, of Talihina, OK. Born December 13, 1913. Enlisted in the US Army November 13, 1940. Decoration: Order of the Purple Heart. Of Choctaw Indian descent. Member Goodland Presbyterian Church, Goodland, OK. Graduated High School, Talihina, 1934. Clerk Indian Hospital, Talihina. Served in 45th Division.
The Paris News
By Paris News Correspondent
Fri. July 23, 1948
Reburial of Dan E. Roebuck, World War II casualty, was made Thursday afternoon, after services at the Talihina Presbyterian Church. All business houses were closed during services.
His body was returned to Talihina Wednesday, and lay under military guard of honor in Drake Funeral Home. The Rev. Grady James, Presbyterian pastor at Wewoka, conducted the services. National guard unit from Poteau acting as military escort and pallbearers were Frank McWhorter, Raymond Gann, Herbert Johnson, Bud Jordon, Otho Jones and Bill Honea, all veterans of World War II. Burial was made in Talihina Cemetery.
Survivors are his mother, Mrs. Nancy Roebuck and a brother, Joe Roebuck, both of Talihina.
Private Roebuck, who was 29 at the time of his death, was born in Heavener, Dec. 13, 1913. He moved to Talihina with his parents when he was 10 years old, and after being graduated from high school here, he worked in First Federal Bank and later in the Indian Hospital.
He joined the army while in the state of Washington, Nov. 13, 1940, and went overseas as a member of Company C, 180th Infantry, attached to the 45th Division. He was killed in action on the second day of the invasion of Italy.
Nancy Roebuck (1880 - 1971)
Old Talihina Cemetery
Le Flore County
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Thank you for your service and your sacrifice. Rest in Peace.|
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