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Frederick William FUHRMEISTER III
Katherine BRACK
William Hazel WICKHAM
Mary Jamima "Minnie" ACKLE
Leonard Frederick FUHRMEISTER Sr.
Mabel Estella WICKHAM
Leonard Joseph FUHRMEISTER Jr.


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1. Rita A. COLE

Leonard Joseph FUHRMEISTER Jr. 2

  • Born: 16 Oct 1927, Johnson Co, IA 2
  • Marriage (1): Rita A. COLE on 15 Jun 1953 in Johnson Co, IA 1
  • Died: 13 May 2007, Amana, Iowa Co, IA at age 79 1
  • Buried: 17 May 2007, St. Joseph Cem, Iowa City, Johnson Co, IA 1

bullet  General Notes:

KOREAN WAR CASUALTIES, 1950-1957: Leonard Fuhrmeister; home state: IA; casualty date: June 2, 1951 in North Korea sector; returned to duty; Infantry AUS-21 months; Private E-2; seriously wounded in action by missile; disposed date: Aug 16, 1951 in Japan; In Div 7th; Cv Div Cav Regt Inf; light weapons infantryman.

SSDI: Leonard Fuhrmeister; b. Oct 16, 1927; d. May 13, 2007; issued IA; last residence: Williamsburg, Iowa Co, IA.

OBIT, The Iowa City Press-Citizen, May 15, 2007:
Leonard J. Fuhrmeister, 79, formerly of Iowa City, died Sunday May 13, 2007 at Colonial Manor Care Center, Amana. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, May 17, 2007 at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church with Reverend Michael Phillips officiating. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery.
Leonard was born on October 16, 1927 in Iowa City, IA to Leonard F. and Mabel (Wickham) Fuhrmeister. He married Rita A. Cole on June 15, 1953 in Iowa City. He was a member of St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church, Iowa City Eagles Lodge, Iowa City Moose Lodge #1096, Korean War Veterans Association and Tall Corn Chapter. Leonard was awarded the Purple Heart.
Leonard is survived by his 4 children, eight grandchildren, one great granddaughter and a brother Paul Fuhrmeister (Alice) of Iowa City. Leonard was preceded in death by his parents, wife Rita, a brother Raymond and two sisters Catherine and Mary.


Leonard married Rita A. COLE on 15 Jun 1953 in Johnson Co, IA.1 (Rita A. COLE was born on 8 Apr 1929 3 and died on 9 Jul 2003 in Amana, Iowa Co, IA 3.)



1 Obituary of Leonard J. Fuhrmeister (The Iowa City Press Citizen).

2 Info from Dawn Eckrich.

3 Social Security Death Index.

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