Nealis, Melvin T.
B: Page, ND
M: (1) 1939, Ann Olsonawski of Orleans, MN d. 03 Jun 1951
M: (2) Vi Bostad
Children of Melvin Nealis and Ann Olsonawski:
M: Nick Cerkowniak, of Minot, ND
M: Paul Gillie, of Hallock, MN
M: Ronald Johnson, of Hallock, MN
M: Richard Schug, Anoka, MN
of Ocala, FL
Children of Melvin Nealis and Vi Bostad:
Melvin T. Nealis, Hallock: Major General John E. Dahlquist,
General, 36th Division awarded the Silver Star Medal to Staff Sergeant
Melvin T. Nealis, Hallock, for gallantry in action. S/Sgt. Nealis served
in the 36th Division when awarded the medal somewhere along the front of the 6th
Army group in Germany. According to a US Army Signal Corps Photo taken March 13, 1945 passing through censors.