39th Bomb Group (VH)

Unit Citation
and Awards

arpuc.jpg [The Presidental Unit Citation]

Oak Leaf Cluster

Service Awards

apcm.jpg [The Asiatic-Pacfic Campaign Medal]

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wwiivic.gif [The Victory Medal, World War II]

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S/Sgt Joseph H. Feldhake
Mechanic Electrical

1 February 1920 - 29 February 2004

He was born Feb. 1, 1920, in Sigel, son of Joseph B. and Lena Dust Feldhake.

He married Jean Keetle from Lincoln, NE. in 1946

They settled on a farm in Sigel, IL.

The have one son and three daughters, nine grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

They have retired to the village of Sigel and spent part of the year in Florida with their son Don.

Joe died 29 February 2004; He was laid to rest at St. Michael's Cemetery, Sigel, IL.

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Source: History of the 39th BG; Teresa Feldhake, daughter