Ivan P. DeMoe

Private Ivan P. DeMoe, son of Mrs. Harriett DeMoe, Colfax, Route 1, has been missing in action on the Italian front since January 21, according to notice from the War Department.

Private DeMoe is the husband of the former Buelah Curtis, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Verne Curtis, 528 Lake Street. They were married on March 10, 1943 at Salina, Kansas. Mrs. DeMoe is now residing with her parents here.

Private DeMoe left for overseas duty last October and is believed to have gone into action in Italy in December.

The War Department has announced the names of the following as missing in action: in Central Pacific, Sergeant Herbert R. Johnson, Route 2, Dallas; in Mediterranean, Private Ivan P. DeMoe, Route 1, Colfax; and in European area, Sergeant William M. Swetlik, Eau Claire.

Liberated from German Prison
Mrs. Harriet DeMoe, Route 2, Elk Mound, received a telegram from Washington, stating that her son, Corporal Ivan DeMoe, who had been a German prisoner since January 21, 1944, has been liberated by the Allies.