George Kumferman

Marjorie Haug and Robert Market Wed at Our Savior's
On April 23, at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, Miss Marjorie E.  Haug, daughter of Mrs. Clara Haug, and Corporal Robert D. Market, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gust Market, all of Eau Claire, were married, Reverend M. T. Jensen performing the single-ring ceremony.  

The bride wore a white dress with red accessories and a shoulder corsage of white sweet peas and red roses. Her attendant, Miss Gayle Hughes, wore a dress of gold color with brown accessories and a corsage similar to the bride's. The groom was attended by Petty Officer Third Class George Kumferman of this city. 

After a reception, following the ceremony, the couple left for a short trip.  

Corporal Market enlisted in the Army Air Corps on December 7, 1942. He is now stationed at Fresno, California, where he is training in the radio division. The bride, who is living with her mother, is employed by the Wisconsin Telephone Company. 

A shower was given in honor of  the bride-to-be by Gayle Hughes at her home. A miscellaneous shower was also given at the home of Ruby Hoten.


George Kumferman, Fire Controlman Third Class, has returned to Houston, TX, after spending a 17-day furlough with his parents, Mr. and Mrs. L.G. Kumferman.

Additional Information Contributed by George Kumferman

George Kumferman, Fire Controlman Second Class onboard the USS Melvin R. Nawman DE 416, arrived in San Francisco on January 15, 1946. 

His tour of duty included participation in the following operations:

  • Mindoro-Philippines
  • Luzon-Philippines
  • Iwo Jima-Volcano Islands
  • Okinawa-Ryuku Islands
  • Hokkaido-Japan
  • Third fleet carrier strikes and bombardments on the mainland of Japan until unconditional surrender
  • Occupation of Korea
  • Occupation of China
  • Mission to Manchuria