The Tower-Soudan area has a strong and proud tradition of military service in peacetime and in conflict. We have veterans listed chronologically by the conflict(s) in which they served, and then alphabetically by last name. Please forgive that on the mobile version, we were unable to maintain alphabetic listing. If you discover a name missing, please contact us and we will amend the list as soon as possible.

Veterans of the Tower-Soudan area

Civil War

Barrett, Dr. Fred

Geisse, Robert

Hicks, Captain

Long, W.H.

Porter, Private

Reffer, Andrew W.

Stacjnesserm, Jark

Wiseman, Cpl. George

Myre, John Sr.

Spanish-American War

Wilson, William Nelson

World War I

Anderson, David B.

Antilia, William E.

Arola Edward O.

Aronson, Walter A Sr.

Avikainen, Matt

Baalson, George

Barrett, Frederick

Bracco, Joseph Jr

Bystrom, Andrew G.R.

Bystrom, Edward J.

Cameron, Malcom

Carlon, Louis R.

Carlson, Arthur

Carlson, Bernard

Carlson, Edward G.

Carlson, Ernest W.

Clark, John

Chiabotti, Louis J.

Cundy, Douglas L.

Edgar, Russell

Franson, Frank J.

Frederickson, George G.

Frederickson, John B.

Frederickson, Oscar C.

Gagnon, Joseph H.

Gornick, Anton

Gruben, Adolph

Gruben, Isaac

Haas, John

Harju, Emil

Harma, Axel L.

Helstrom, Thomas W.

Hendrickson, Bruno

Hendrickson, Peter U.

Hill, John

Hogan, Leo T

Jackson, Fred L.

Jackson, William

Jeranson, Gunnard A.

Johnson, Arthur G. Sr

Johnson, Arthur J.

Johnson, Arthur O.

Johnson, Hans William

Kahdub, Kalvin

Knott, Joseph Sr.

Korpi, John O.

Korpi, William

Kultala, Matt

Larson, Sam

Lindstrom, Eric

Lofgren, Arvid G.

Lofgren, Axel A.

Lofgren, Edward

Lundberg, Victor

Malander, Charles

Malander, Gust E.

Manninen, John

Mattson, Esaias E.

Mietzel, Bruno M.

Mihelich, Matt

Mikkola, Arnold

Morcom, Clifford J.

Musich, Michael J.

Naslund, Arthur I.

Naslund, G. Adolph

Nelson, Charles

Nelson, Charles G.

Nelson, Nels

Nelson, Ole

Nemanich, Mattias

Norberg, Fritz

Noren, Geogre

Nyberg, Jalmer T.

Olson, Henry C.

Olson, Samuel W.

Pakka, Charles

Pederson, Carl O.

Peterson, Gust T.

Peil, John E.

Peterson, Marius

Peyla, James E.

Peyla, Joseph

Poderzay, Louis

Rasanen, Andrew W.

Rassmussen, Fred E.

Redeen, John A.

Ronkainen, Charles

Ronkanien, Wayne

Saari, Charles

Seppola, Alex

Simonson, Ernest

Sipola, John A.

Snyder, John M.

Sodergard, Eric C.

Stephan, Joseph

Stefanich, Anton Sr.

Stefanich, Louis

Stevens, H.H.

St Vincent, Arthur

St Vincent, Edwin

Thomas, John

Thomas, Matt Jr.

Tufvander, George

Vaida, Joseph M.

Wiermaa, John

Wiitala, Arvid

Yernatich, Joseph A.

Yernatich, Matt J.

Znidarsich, Rudolph

Zobitz, John

Zollar, John Sr.

World War I & II

Erchul, John

Lindbloom, P. Maurice

Verbon, Marco

Williams, Henry K.

Abrahamson, Robert A.

Achin, Louis

Adkisson, Charles I

Anderson, Albert J.

Anderson, Byron H.

Anderson, Harry "Bud"

Anderson, Gilbert

Anderson, Stanely L.

Aronen, John J.

Arvilla, Norman L.

Avikainen, Edmund W.

Avikainen, Owen A.

Axelson, John T.

Axelson, Thomas

Ayers, Harold

Barboni, Frank

Beatty, Edgar

Beatty, James

Beatty, Russell B.

Bee, Kenneth C.

Bennecke, Charles

Benson, Walter

Berg, Donald

Berglund, Eugene

Bierwirth, Donald

Bobence, John M.

Bolka Frank A

Boness, Calvin

Boness, Walton

Boshey, Elmer J. Sr.

Boshey,  Ernest

Boshey, George E.

Boshey, Milton

Boshey, Richard*

Bowman, Eugene D.

Bowman, James W.

Briggs, Alfred J.

Bronikowski, Leonard

Brula, Joseph

Brula, Stephan L.

Bruneau, George W.

Bruneau, Norman

Buhrer, Steve

Burgess, Delbert

Burgess, Linden B.

Burgess, Raymond F.

Bystrom Merle

Bystrom, Walter

Carlon, Claude

Carlon, Russell

Carlon, William E.

Carlson, Carl V. Jr.

Carlson, Donald "Jake"

Carlson, Kenneth C.

Carlson, Lloyd E.

Chandler Forrest D.

Chiabotti, Harry J.

Chiabotti, John B.

Chicag, Jerry

Childers, Warren

Clark, Donald L.

Clark, Robert J.

Columbus, Joe Jr.

Congon, Lawrence

Crayne, Gordon

Cunningham, Robert

Cunningham, William

Cury, Archie

Curry, Leo

Cvetan, Joseph M.

Dahlquist, Herbert

Davis, Benjamin L.

Davis, Kenneth

Desannoy, David David G.

Donald, Peter

Dragovan, Edward

Dragovan, Dr. Frank S.

Driscoll, Alexander D.

Driscoll, Dennis W.

Driscoll, Michael F.

Dupree, Frank W.

Eales, Frazier

Erchul, Denedict

Erchul, Frederick J.

Eldred, Lucia Helm

Ellison, Alden V.

Erickson, Dennis

Ersbo, James

Esselstrom, Matthew

Fay, Gerald

Ferrian, Ray

Fogelberg, Robert

Gallup, George B.

Geshick, Donald

Glavan, Louis Sr.

Gornick, Frank

Gornick, Joseph M.

Gornick, Martin J..

Gornick, Matthew

Gottlieb, Benedict M.

Gottlieb, Stanley J.

Grahek, Joseph A.

Groshel, Frank A. 

Gunderson, Gilbert

Gundersen, Myrtle

Gustafson, Fred W.

Gulbranson, Chester

Guyette, Charles

Hackey, Donald R.

Hackey, George

Hackey, John P.

Hage, Stanley P.

Hahne, John P.

Haley, James W.

Hall, Alvin

Hall, Noblet B.

Halonen, Matt

Harle, Glenn

Harley, Dwight L.

Harma, William S.

Hegler, Paul

Heikkinen, Wallace F.

Heikkinen, Walter E.

Heikkenin, Wayne J.

Heikkinen, Wilho A.

Helen, Albert

Helen, Arnie I.

Helin, Leo W.

Helm, Frederick

Helm, Mary

Helm, Merrit C.*

Helstrom, Wendell

Henrickson, A. Dean

Henrickson, Harold

Henrickson, James E.

Hermansen, Harry

Hietala, Edwin O.

Hill, William J.

Hiltunen, Leonard

Hiltunen, Leo P.

Hiltunen, Ray Jacob*

Hinkel, Walter E. Sr.

Hinkel, Willard R.

Hogan, George L.

Holappa, Arthur R.

Holappa, John M. Jr.

Holappa, Reino W.

Holappa, Sulo B.

Holm, Unto E.

Holm, William

Huhta, Reino

Hujanen, Ahti

Hujanen, Arthur

Hujanen, Carl C*

Hujanen, Leslie

Ilse, Clark A.

Ilse, Harvey

Jackson, Dennis

Jackson, Robert E.H.

Jackson, William R. Jr.

Jamninck, Louis E.

Jarve, Alvar R.

Jeffrey, William O. III

Johnson, Archie

Johnson, Arnold E.

Johnson, Arthur C.

Johnson, Arthur W.

Johnson, Dale R.

Johnson, Einar

Johnson, Elmer

Johnson, Ernest E.

Johnson, Eugene J.

Johnson, Harold E.*

Johnson, Melvin O.

Johnson, Robert M. Jr.

Johnson, Stanley O.

Johnson, William Guy

Juntonen, Edward W.

Kangas, Joel

Karasti, Allen

Karvala, Leslie H.

Keinanen, reino

Kirkman, William A.

Kitto, William J. Jr.

Klingsporn, Robert

Konstenius, Wilbert

Koskela, Leslie

Koskela, Waino

Kotzian, Edward

Knott, Albert

Knott, Marvin

Lakoskey, Claude

Lampton, David H.

Lampton, Ida E.

Lampton, Leo R.

Larsen, Archie

Larson, Clifford

Larson, Melvin V.

Larson Richard D.

Larson Robert W.

Laugen, Bernard

Laugen Richard D. Jr.

Laugen, Lyle A.

Lehtinen, Valentine M.

Limstrom, Gustaf A.

Linder, Martin M.

Lofquist, Duane C.

Lofquist Norman E.

Lundahl, Burton W.

Malander, Vernon C.

Majerle, Edward F.

Malensek, Anton

Malansek, John

Martin, William

Marttila, Walter K.

Matta, John

Matich, Rudoph

Mattila, Thomas

Matts, Harold

Mattson, Arne E.

Mattson, Arvo

mattson, E.

Mattson, Phil M.

McNulty, John Warrer*

McPeak, Charles

Meitzel, otto L.

Mersberger, Viena

Merkel, Darrell K.

Mesojedic, Frank J.*

Mesojedic, Herman

Micheletti, Peter J.

Mickle, Percy E.

Mickelson, Arthur

Micklech, Joseph J.

Miettunen, Leo

Miettunen, Wayne

Micklech, Edward

Mihelich, George

Mihelich, Lawrence M.*

Mike, Kenneth

Milbridge, Elmer

Miller, Kenneth

Morin, Anthony I.

Morin, Joseph T.*

Murphy, Daniel

Mustonen, Ernest E.

Myre, Frederick Sr.

Myre, Frederick L.

Myre, John B.*

Myre, Leon

Napier, Russell J.

Nelson, Enid Peterson

Nelson, Marshall

Nelson, Richard O.

Nelson, Robert N.

Nelson, Russell

Nevin, John D.

Niemi, Henry

Norkowski, Thomas J.

Nyberg, Oscar W.

Nyman, Melven

Nyquist, Ernest E.

Nyquist, Eugene J.*

Nyquist, Milton

Nystrom, Odin

Oblak, Anton Cyril

Oja, Hugo I.

Peil, Charles "Chuck"

*Killed in action

World War II & Korea
Vietnam

Hill, Jack L.

Johnson, Gregory H.

Jungwirth, Kenneth A.

Karich, Gary M.

Laugen, Robert M.

Lehtinen, Barry

Morcom, Clifford John

Oja, Robert S.

Samm, Patrick

Sanders, Arlen T.

Sparks, Jerry L.

Stefanich, Nicholas*

Strong, Kenneth

Sunsdahl, Harley

Wiebke, Duane

Wiebke, Robert W.

Wilson, Col. Jack A.

Wilson, William F.

 

*Killed in action

Bloczynski, Charles

Burgess, Richard*

Bystrom, Andrew C.

Bystrom, Thomas W.

Chicag, Gerald

Chosa, Eugene

Chosa, LeRoy

Chosa, Ronald M.

Frazee, Dean

Hendrickson, Gerald C.

Ranisate, Jeff

Stellmach, Thomas

Post Vietnam

Chicag, Faron N.

Dupree, Terry

Tower-Soudan Historical Society

404 Pine St, PO Box 465, Tower MN 55790 

(218) 753-5021

tshistory@accessmn.com

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