Service Saturday for WWII veteran 'Jake' McNiece, who led 'Filthy 13'
Thursday, January 24, 2013
1/24/13 at 4:34 AM
PONCA CITY - A memorial service is scheduled Saturday for James "Jake" McNiece, the leader of a World War II group that inspired "The Dirty Dozen."
McNiece, a retired Ponca City postal worker, died Monday. He was 93.
The service is scheduled for 1 p.m. Saturday at Hartford Avenue Church of Christ under the direction of Trout Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a memorial contribution in honor of McNiece to a veterans organization, a food bank or any other charity.
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