In Memory

David Vaubel

David Vaubel

David Vaubel 1947 - 1972

Salem, Ore. -- David R. Vaubel, 24, of Salem, Ore., formerly of Mankato, died here May 3,* 1972. Funeral services will be in Salem,Ore.

Mr. Vaubel was born on Novermber 9, 1947, in Mankato. He is survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Everett L. Vaubel; a sister, Dedrea and a brother, Duane, all of Salem, Ore.

According to military records, David was discharged from the Army on 11 Jan 1972 with the rank of Specialist 5 and a military occupation specialty of "Engineer Equipment Repairman." Though recenlty discharged from the military, his death record was still listed on U.S. Army Casualties Reports and the cause of death listed as self-strangulation. The date of death listed on the military report is May 2,* 1972, rather than May 3, 1972 as listed in the above newspaper obituary. David had been married on June 1, 1968, but was listed on the military report as single at the date of his death.