Collier-Lee Honor Flight says SWFL WWII veteran died of COVID-19
Thursday, Collier-Lee Honor Flight shared in a post on social media veteran Karl Godert in Southwest Florida died due to the coroanvirus Monday.
According to the Collier-Lee Honor Flight Facebook post, Godert tested positive for COVID-19 weeks ago.
Godert served in the U.S. Merchant Marine during World War II.
Collier-Lee Honor Flight detailed Goderts fight against COVID-19 as well as his honorable service during WWII.
WINK News spoke to Godert about his time in the service for a previous story that aired in 2019.