Iowa’s oldest veteran passes away at 108 years old

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Iowa’s oldest veteran has passed away.  At 108 years old, Loren Greiner of Emmetsburg was believed to be one of the nations oldest living World War II Veterans.  Born in 1908, Mr. Greiner passed away Saturday.

Loren Greiner served in the U. S. Army during WW II, and was in the sixth wave of Omaha Beach in June 1944.
Serving as a radio-operator his unit was among the first to liberate a German concentration camp.

Visitation for Loren Greiner is Thursday, April 7th from  5:00pm – 7:00pm at Martin-Mattice Funeral Home in
Emmetsburg, Iowa.

Service  are Friday at 11:00am also at the  funeral home
The family asks that memorials be given to V.F.W. Post #2295 in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

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