Milan resident was one of first Women Marines

World War II veteran died this week at age 91.
Aaron Krause
Jan 25, 2013

 

Lu (Grote) Simon was one of the first women to enlist in the Women Marines in 1943.

The Milan resident, who died Monday at age 91,served her country during World War II from 1943 to 1945. Her obituary can be read by clicking HERE. Read about her life in a story on front page of Friday's Norwalk Reflector. You can subscribe to the e-paper for less than $1 per week and read it now.

Comments

Simple Enough II

RIP.

Windy

Thank you for your service to our country.

Cliff Cannon

Wow ! What an incredible story of courage as well as humility.Condolences to Hal & family

onegirlarmy

RIP Grandma Simon
your smile could light a room
your wisdom...fill a library
your heart...warm the saddest soul
i will never forget you
forever in my heart.

jack langhals

Wow,she was a real hero, like the ladies that ferried the aircraft to Europe.Why don't we honor them when they are with us? I used to call Ed Still most Veteran Day's and thank him !