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Obituaries > SPACKMAN, ROBERT D.

Marine Pvt. Robert D. Spackman, a former star fullback on the West High School football team in Aurora, was killed in action June 17 [1945] on Okinawa, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. H. B. Spackman, 1445 Garfield Ave., Aurora, have been notified. A few days earlier, his parents received a letter he had written June 5 which was postmarked the 18th. It apparently had been found and mailed after his death. He was a member of the Marine Raiders.