Stanley Hestekin

PVT. STANLEY HESTEKIN
Private Stanley Hestekin has arrived in England, according to word received by his brother, Joseph Hestekin of Whitehall.

He entered the service on September 26, 1942 and received his training at Camp Livingston, LA; Camp Gordon, FL; at Washington, DC; Camp Stewart, GA; Camp Pickett, VA; and Ft. Meade, MD.

He is the son of John Hestekin of Eau Claire, Route 3.


Reported Missing in Belgium Area
PVT. STANLEY HESTEKIN
WHITEHALL, WI  (Special)--Mrs. Norman Garson of Whitehall, received a telegram Monday  morning, informing her that her brother, Private Stanley Hestekin, 35, is missing in action in Belgium since December 22. She believes that he was with the Third Army. He is the son of John Hestekin, Eau Claire.

Stanley left for service from Whitehall on September 26, 1942 and took his first training at Camp Livingston, LA. Later, he received further training at Camp Gordon, FL; Washington, DC; Camp Stewart, GA; and Camp Pickett, VA.

Before leaving for overseas in August 1944, he was sent to Fort George G. Meade, MD. With an Infantry company, he landed first in England; then went to France and Germany.

The last word that Mrs. Garson had from him was a Christmas card, which came last week and which had been mailed on November 29.

He has three brothers: Joseph Hestekin of Whitehall, Ernest of Osseo, and Leslie of Neillsville, and three sisters: Mrs. Norman C[?]arson, of Whitehall, Mrs. Richard Lee and Mrs. Elmer Dahl of Blair.