Date of Birth
Location of Death
Great Lakes, IL
Date of Death
Location of Burial
Riverside Cemetery, Menominee, MI
More About Lieutenant Junior Grade Istas
Lieutenant Istas was stricken with leukemia while on duty in the South Pacific war zone. He was sent to San Francisco and later the Great Lakes Naval Hospital where he died of the illness. Interesting fact: He is the great grandfather of actress Winona Rider.