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Savanna, Ill., Pvt. Fred Hottenstein, 20, paratrooper, was wounded in France, June 25, according to a letter received by-his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Fred Hottenstein, Sr., of Chestnut Park.

Hottenstein wrote, from a hospital in England, that he had made eight parachute jumps since the invasion. He has been in service a year and a half and has been overseas since December, 1943.
Frederick D. Hottenstein
SAVANNA, Ill. - Frederick D. Hottenstein, 78, of Savanna, died Saturday, Oct. 20, 2001, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Law-Jones Funeral Home, Savanna. Burial will be in the Savanna Township Cemetery.

Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Telegraph Herald (Dubuque, IA) - Monday, October 22, 2001, Page: B6

Frederick D. Hottenstein, 78
SAVANNA - Services for Frederick D. Hottenstein, 78, who died Saturday in University of Iowa Hospitals, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Law-Jones Funeral Home in Savanna. Burial in Savanna Township Cemetery.

Rockford Register Star (IL) - Monday, October 22, 2001, Page: 10A

(images courtesy of Dave & Pam Jindrich)

Grave markers for Frederick D. Hottenstein in the Savanna Township Cemetery, Savanna (Carroll county), Illinois.

Frederick enlisted in the Army on 8 March 1943 and served in Company H, 508th.

Pvt Hottenstein was seriously wounded in action on 25 June 44 and was evacuated to a field hospital.  He did not return to the regiment.

He was discharged on 6 August 1945

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