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Fredrick Chris Ziemer
Emma Johanna Wienke
Ira Jennings Caldwell
Lula Maude Cavinder
Rueben Henry Ziemer
Dorothy Bell Caldwell
Larry James Ziemer


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Doneata Irene Diener

Larry James Ziemer

  • Born: 16 Feb 1948, Monon, IN
  • Marriage: Doneata Irene Diener on 10 Nov 1971 in Monticello Illinois

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Logansport Paper

Reynolds --- A young Reynolds
man has been wounded in Vietnam
durning combat while on patrol. He
is Pf c Larry J. Ziemer, son of Mr
and Mrs Ruben Ziemer of Rt 1 Reynolds
According to Marine officials Pf c
Ziemer suffered a fragmentation
wound to the left ankle from an
enemy explosive device while on
patrol in Quang Nem Province
Nov. 6, 1969. Pf c is in Da Nang
hospital, where he is listed in good

Born in 1948 in Indiana to Rueben and Dorothy Ziemer/Caldwell in Monon Indiana.He is the grandson of Chris and Emma Ziemer/Wienke, also Ira and Lula Caldwell / Cavinder.
Went to school at Monon Elementry and North White High School. In 1968 was drafted in the United States Marines. Sent to Vietnamin Oct. 1968. Recieved a purple heart for injuries from
scrap metal from a gernade He was sent home to the Great Lakes Naval Hospital in
Illinois. In March of 1969 was transfer to the VA Hospital in Indiapolis Indiana where
he had several operations on his legs . In 1970 was released from the hospital. In 1971.
He married Doneata Diener in Sheridan Illinois. Went to work at the old RCA plant in
Monticello Indiana. Work there till the plant closed 1983. In 1988 Larry and Doneata
had a child named Chadwick Allen Ziemer.He attends school at Twin Lakes Highschool.
Larry,s injuries to his legs got worst and retired in 2002 .He and Doneata and Chad still
lives in Monticello Indiana

Showing Military Record for "Larry J. Ziemer"
Larry J. Ziemer
First Name: Larry
Middle Name: J.
Last Name: Ziemer
War: Vietnam War
Rank: Enlisted 02
Record Type: Military Records
Branch: Marine Corps
Military Occupation Specialty Code: 0311
Military Occupation Specialty Title: Rifleman
Rank Title: Private 1St Class
Home of Record: Indiana
Race: Caucasian
Date Entered Service: Apr 1, 1968
Service Number: 2443592
Collection: Vietnam Veterans Personnel Records

G. Great Grandson of Christof & Dorothea (Jaap) Ziemer


Larry married Doneata Irene Diener, daughter of Clark Raymond Diener and Helen Louise Meeker, on 10 Nov 1971 in Monticello Illinois. (Doneata Irene Diener was born on 8 Jul 1947 in Logansport, IN.)

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