Sylvester Burg of Elizabethtown, formerly of New Holstein, Wis., will celebrate his 95th birthday today, Aug. 30, 2013, the same day as his 50th wedding anniversary.
He was born Aug. 30, 1918, in Fond du Lac, Wis.
He joined the Army in 1942. He was in World War II in New Guinea and the Korean War. He retired from the Army after 26 years and then worked in civil service. After his second retirement, he and his wife Rosa volunteered at the Salvatorian Missions Warehouse in New Holstein, Wis.