He served in World War II in the US Army, with the rank of Private. 
He died in October 1985, and is buried in Lincoln Cemetery, in Blue Island, Illinois.
↑Electronic Army Serial Number Merged File, ca. 1938 - 1946 (Enlistment Records),
in the Series: World War II Army Enlistment Records, created 6/1/2002 - 9/30/2002, documenting the period ca. 1938 - 1946. - Record Group 64