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Roscoe Aksamit attended schools in Jefferson and Thayer counties, graduated from Alexandria High School in 1936 and then attended Doane College.

He married Leahta L. Roker on April 4, 1943. Mr. Aksamit returned after WW II to Rawlins (Wyoming) and worked there as a brakeman. After retirement he lived with his family on farms and finally, they moved to Alexandria (1975).

He is buried in Wilber, Nebraska.

Roscoe Aksamit had a son, Robert R. and three granddaughters. His brother was James Aksamit.



Scrapbook, Dorchester, newspaper clipping

Roscoe Washington Aksamit

Personal information

Gender Man
Date of Birth 02/22/1919
Date of Death 12/27/1991
Place of Birth Farm near Hallam, Lancaster County, NE
Place of Death Grand Island, Saline County, NE
Immigration Grandchild to at least one Czech-born grandparent.
Could speak Czech Not identified
Parents Vaclav (Jim/James) Jr. (III.) and Mary (Javorsky) Aksamit

Military information

Area of War Europe
Rank 1st Lieutenant
Branch Army
Detail of Service Timberwolf Division