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SSG Louis Langston

SSG Louis Langston honorably and courageously served in the U.S. Army Air Corps in Europe during World War II, Louis was captured 18 April 1944 and held as a Prisoner of War (P.O.W.) at Stalag XVII B in Krems, Austria and liberated by Russian forces on 30 April 1945. He was proud of his career military service. Louis was born July 8, 1918 in Eagle Pass, Texas. He married Elsa Munoz 52 years ago and was a devoted husband, loving father, grandfather, and uncle who led by example in teaching all who knew and loved him so very much to celebrate life and enjoy family heritage. He retired from Civil Service in addition to being retired military. Survivors include wife Elsa G. Langston, Bedford; daughters Starla Langston, Bedford; Darla Smith, Grapevine; son, Joe Langston, El Paso; grandchildren, Austin Smith and Logan Smith, Grapevine; brother Alr ay Langston, Jacksonville, FL; sister Beatrice Aguilar, Jacksonville FL; and many nieces and nephews. Staff Sgt. Langston was interred at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on September 29, 2011.


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