Earl Alvin Deml, 87, passed away Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017, at The James A. Haley Veterans Hospital in Tampa, Fla.
Earl was born Oct. 18, 1930, in La Crosse, to John and Lotus Deml. There were two girls and nine boys in the family. All the boys served in the military. Earl married Christine Potter. Christine passed away in 2009. They were married for 51 years.
Earl was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam War, he returned after serving 23 years in the U.S.A.F. He is survived by one daughter, Sherrie; and a son, David.
The funeral was held Friday, Dec. 1, 2017, in Tampa.