Obituary Record

Robert L. Cleaver
Died on 8/17/1947
Buried in Blair Cemetery

Published in the Pilot-Tribune September 18, 1947

Young Soldier Buried Here

Robert L. Cleaver, Jeep Crashed Victim in Japan, is Buried Tuesday

Burial was in the Blair Cemetery Tuesday afternoon for Pfc. Robert L. Cleaver, son of Mr. and Mrs. Dell Cleaver, who reside in Iowa east of the Blair Bridge.

Pfc. Cleaver was killed Aug. 17 in a jeep accident in Japan. In the Army 14 months, he had gone to Japan in January, where he served as a motor vehicle driver.

Surviving beside his parents are four brothers, eight sisters and his grandparents.

~~~Obituaries courtesy of the Nebraska Washington County Genealogical Society. Newspaper clippings on file in the Blair, Nebraska Public Library~~~

FindaGrave # 82201547

Printed in the Washington County Pilot-Tribune on 9/18/1947