Where History and Heroes  Meet


View Mr. Dingledy's obituary at www.grandstaff-hentgen.com

Richard "Ozzie" Osborne

May 2, 1931 - November 30, 2022

View Ozzie's obituary at www.indianafuneralcare.com,​ or at www.legacy.com/us/obituaries/name​

​View Richard K. "Dick" Butters obituary at www.dignitymemorial.com​​

Arthur Smit-Roeters

1950's Dutch (Netherlands) Army Veteran

Arthur Smit-Roeters passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2023 at 11:30 AM, peacefully and surrounded by his family. He was a veteran of the Dutch (Netherlands) army. He served in the 1950's and was a Tank Commander on Centurion Tanks. 

​​View Frank M. Grunwald's obit at https://www.indystar.com/obituaries/ins152554

Richard "Dick" Butters

February 20, 1928 - February 27, 2023

U.S. Navy Veteran, 1947-1952

WWII Roundtable Member

View Tine Peyton Martin's obit at https://flannerbuchanan.com/

Louis Anthony "Lou" Conter, age 102, last survivor from the USS Arizona at Pearl Harbor died 1 April 2024

Bob Reynolds memorial service

The memorial service for Bob Reynolds that was held in Terrell, TX on June 6, 2021, is the home of the #1 British Flying Training School where RAF cadets learned to fly under American flying instructors during the war. There is a very good museum there. The ceremony was held in the museum.

In Memory

​We are mourning the loss of our dear friend Bill Ervin. He was our treasured member and co-founder of the Indianapolis WWII Roundtable – Ernie Pyle Chapter.

Tine Martin, Sr.

​May 28, 1930 ~ January 27, 2023

​​Korean War Era Veteran, U.S. Army, 

WWII Roundtable Member

The USS Arizona (BB-39) burning after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941. USS Arizona sunk at en:Pearl Harbor. The ship is resting on the harbor bottom. The supporting structure of the forward tripod mast has collapsed after the forward magazine exploded.​https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Conter#/media/File:The_USS_Arizona_(BB-39)_burning_after_the_Japanese_attack_on_Pearl_Harbor_-_NARA_195617_-_Edit.jpg

​​ There are numerous articles on Lou Conter and his very interesting long life - included at the Wikipedia website, find his story of survival of the attack and sinking of his ship.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Conter 

Frank M. Grunwald

​1932~ August 30, 2023 (age 90)

Holocaust survivor

William C. "Bill" Ervin
June 18, 1939 – December 15, 2023

George Henry Dingledy​
November 26, 1923 - March 26, 2023
U.S. Army Veteran, 1943-1946 

Former mayor of Wabash, Indiana​