Luther A. Matson
Luther Ardean “Lute” Matson was born Dec. 20, 1925, to Henry K. and Grace Skogerboe Matson. He died Jan. 4, 2012, and is buried in Story City Cemetery, Story City, IA.
Sgt. Matson served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps 400th “Jolly Rogers” Squadron, 90th Bomb Squad in the East Indies, New Guinea, China, Luzon, Southern Philippines and Western Pacific. He was awarded the Air Medal with Oak Leaf Clusters.
Story City Herald Articles
Draft Registration Card
Iowa Bonus File Application
Air Medal Award
Oak Leaf Cluster Award
Separation Qualification Record
Honorable Discharge Papers
Lute's Photo Collection - Courtesy of Claudia Pauk
Funeral Program - Courtesy of the Story City American Legion Post 59