DEATH MESSAGES SPOIL CHEERING WAR NEWS
Five greater Cleveland homes last night were not so happy over the cheering war news from Europe as they might have been had they not received word that death had come to members
Of their families who had fought to bring liberty to peoples everywhere.
CAPT. EDWARD J. NILGES, 29, son of Mr. And Mrs. William Nilges, 4209 W. 189th Street, Fairview, killed April 6 in Italy.
Capt. Nilges, who fought with an infantry outfit composed of Japanese-Americans, was graduated from Cathedral Latin School and from John Carroll University and worked at the Otis Works of Jones & Laughlin Steel Corp.
In addition to his parents, the officer is survived by six brothers, Lieut. (J.G.) William jr., in Philadelphia; John, David, Thomas, James and Richard, and a sister Pvt. Joan, with the Women's Army Corps in New Hampshire. A memorial mass will be said at 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at St. Angelus' Catholic Church.