Stephen S Degeest

Stephen S Degeest

marriage

  • marion county iowa

Stephen DeGeest married Edna Ruth Coleman while home on leave from the w.ar. After the war he went to work at the vetererns hospital in Knoxville, Iowa.

Ther children were;

  1. Paul Eugene b.23 oct 1920 d. 7 feb 2013    spouse Vivan Ross
  2. Glen Levern   b 16 oct 1924 d 28 mar 2006 spouse Myra Jean Brubaker
  3. Duan Lowell   b 5 may 1932 d 22 sep 2012 spouse Margaret Fern Douglas
  4. Joyce Ann     b 29 jan 1935   d 1 feb 1935
  5. Larry Don      b 4 jun 1941    d10 sep 2006 spouse Sallie Grace Plate

service data

  • Camp Dodge Iowa

Stephen S Degeest inducted in Sept. 5, 1918 to 163 Depot Bridgade as a draftee from Knoxville , Iowa. On Oct. 23 , 1918 company L 88th infantry  Then discharged Jan. 27, 1919. serial#4,818,608

va claim#1716302 never sent overseas

info from application for bonus state of Iowa, form 724-1 A.G.O. us army discharge pape, Armed Forces Graves Registration Record