In memory of Harold
8-31-1916 to 10-11-1990
was born August 30, 1916. His birth was recorded on the following day, and the
birth certificate gives his birthdate as
August 31, 1916. He was born in North
Dakota, probably Finley, or Grand forks. He had an older sister, Agnes, and an
enlisted in the Army Air Corps as an enlisted man, but on completion of O.C.S.
he was commissioned as a second
lieutenant. He completed flight training at
Eagle Pass, Texas in the early 1940s.
was a good father, and husband to Irma (Johnson). He was a devout Lutheran, and
attended church on a very regular
children, from oldest to youngest are Terry, Dale, and Gloria.
Harold is born;
mother Martha’s hand
Harolds mom and dad
Flight Training Pics
Not sure where these were
taken. (Eagle Pass, Texas?)
Additional flight training photos at http://www.petesmemories.com/flight%20training.htm.
Okinawa at http://www.petesmemories.com/okinawa.htm.
postcard to Harold’s mother, Martha, from a cousin, Erling
Harold and Irma
moved to Sacramento in 1979. This was their final home. See http://www.petesmemories.com/dlsbxpt6.html.
A few samples;
Caught dad smoking! L
Final resting place;