MEMORIAL DAY, LE MARS, IA, MAY 2006

997 honored at Avenue of Flags in
Le Mars


The Annual Avenue of Flags Memorial Day Program at the Plymouth County Courthouse in Le Mars will be conducted by American Legion, Wasmer Post #241 Monday, May 29, 2006. The program will start with flags posted to honor each of the following 997 deceased veterans. They are:

Albert Adden, Richard Adler, William J. Ahlers, Wilbur Ahlrich, Donald J. Ahmann, Le Roy Ahmann, Carl W. Ahrendt, William Ainsworth, Harold E. Albert, Wayne Albert, William Albert, Carl W. Albright, Oliver F. "Butch" Albright, Wesley L. Albright.

Winifred Alder, Earnest Alger, Alfred E. Alhrich, Harry Amundson, Jacob B. Anderson, Oleo O. Anderson, George Ansdall, Albert "Babe" Anthony, Donald B. Anthony, Elmer M. Anthony, Leonard Anthony, Martin Arens, Lloyd Arne, Edwin Arnett, Robert Arnsdorff, Elmer Atwood.

Carl Baack, Donald Baack, Fred A. H. Baack, Harry L. Baack, Kenneth G. Baack, Ray Baack, Raymond F. Baack, William Baack, Clarence Baker, Harold D. Baker, Lloyd Baldwin, Eugene Ball, Anthony G. Bamberg, George Banks, Harry A. Barker, Albert Barretto, Frank H. Batman, Maebelle Sullivan Baud, Christian Bauerly, John A. Bauerly, Mike Bauler.

Virgil M. Beaman, Grover Bechtle, Ernest Beck, Herman H. Beck, William "Bill" Beckmann, Chris Beeck, Ronald D. Beeck, Edward Bergin Sr., Donald Berkenpas, Harold L. Berkenpas, Norman Berkenpas, Ray Berkenpas, Felix Berner, Darwin J. Betsworth, Jerome Betsworth.

Verlin O. Bobzien, Lloyd Bock, H. Earl Bogen, Adlai E. Bogenrief, Donald A. Bogenrief, Walter Bogen, Elmer Bogh, Gayland Bollin, Willis G. "Bud" Bolser, Franklin D. Bonnema, Gerald Bonnema, Harry H. Bonnema, Marlyn Bonnema, Orville A. Bonnema.

August M. Borchers, Bernard E. Borchers, Louis Borchers, Sylvester Bornhorst, James R. Bowers, Russell Bowers, Wendell Boylan, Charles P. Boyle, Clarence C. Boyle, Edward E. Boyle, Joe Boyle, Owen Boyle, William "Bill" Boyle, Edward Braband, Henry Brabander.

William Bradley, Walter R. Brainerd, Andrew Brangwin, Marvin Brant, Alfred V. Brauch, Clarence Brauch, Paul A. Brauch, Bennet Bray, Ralph Brehm, Ronald Breuer, Minert Britt, John William Brodie, Errol Bronn, Floyde Brown, Frank M. Brown Sr., Merlin L. Brown.

Gene Bruscher, John R. Bruscher, Ben Buckley, Fred Buckley, John Buehler, Lynn Bunch, Harry L. Bundy, Dorothy M. Bunjes, Walter G. Bunjes, Harry Burgard, Louis Burkard, Kenneth W. Burkett, Robert Burns, Adolph Buryanek, Vero Calkins, Wayne H. Cameron.

Clarence Campbell, Harry Cannon, Bernard Carel, Eugene Carey, Ronald Carey, Ronald R. Carley, Ronald Carlson, Russell W. Carney, Lawrence Casper, Montague Cass Sr., Cluett G. Chamberlain, Marvin R. Chamberlain.

John Charlson, James Leroy Chenhall, Ralph Christenson, Henry J. Christoffel, Dorothy Clasen, Eldon T. Clement, Wilbert Clement, Nicholas R. Coad.

Eugene Cockrell, Thomas Coffey, Bertram L. Coffin, Gary Cole, Glenn J. Collins, Robert Collins, Clarence Collman, Melvin Comstock, Frank Condon, Hugh Conner, Linus Conner, Robert Conner, Vincent Conway, William Cook, James Earl Cooper, Jim Cooper, Robert L. Cooper.

Bertram H. Copenhaver, Margaret L. Copenhaver, Ashton Coppock, Clyde Coppock, Clarence Cowan, Lee R. Crabtree, Maxwell Cradit, Richard C. Crayne, Jerry L. M. Cronin, Andrew W. Crouch, Robert F. Crowe, Wayne Crowley, Huston P. Cunningham.

Henry Dambrink, William Dambrink, William Dambrink Sr., Cole Danielson, Charles Davis, Frank Davis, Lowell R. Day, Lyle Day, Marvin De Boer, Norman De Jager, George De Lair, Wilbur De Pree, Marion De Raad, Vernon De Young, Jerry W. DeBoer, Roy Deegan.

Leo F. DeForce, Mark H. DeForce Jr., Daniel D. Degner, Elmer O. Degner, Robert Dempster, William Deters, Robert L. Detloff, Harold W. Dickison, Donald Diediker, George V. Dirksen, Howard W. Dirks, Dale F. Dise, Danny L. Dobbert, Maynard Dobbert, Oliver Dobbert, Roy Dobbert.

Clarence Dominick, Clifford T. Dominick, Joseph J. Dominick, Philip J. Dominick, Jack Donahue, John A. Dorr, Verdon "VJ" Doud, Dave Dreckman, Donald Dreckman, Milton Dreckman, Rudolph J. Dreckman, Robert D. Du Vall, Allen J. Dugan, Harold Dugan.

J. Michael Dull, Homer Dunn, Francis Durban, Orville D. Durr, William Duster, Robert E. Dyslin, Earl Earnest, Clyde Eastman, William Ebrecht, Herman Eggerbrecht Jr., Steven C. Ehrig, Fred Eilers, Cletus Eilts, James Elliott, James L. Elliott, Wilbur H. Ellis.

John Elsen, Karl Elsen, Stanley Emmick, John D. Engelbrecht, John Erdmann, Neil Ersland, Francis L. Everhart, Charles E. Ewin, Calvin Eyres, Don Faber, Don Fairchild, Elvit Falk, George W. Fara, Lanny D. Farmer, Howard Faust, Elmer J. Featherston, Jerry Featherston.

John Feller, Edward J. Fenner, John Ferguson, Robert Figg, Neil Finstad, Theodore C. Fischer, Roman J. Fisch, Bill Flaherty, Frederick C. Fockler, Henry Fokken, W C T Fokken, Milton Foley, Edgar Ford, Paul C. Fox, Dick Frederichs, Dean Fredinburg.

John W. Fredricks, Al Freking, Richard Frerichs, Vincent Freyman, Frank Frieburg, Daniel R. Galles, Vincent Galvin, Louis Garrels, Winford T. Gaskins, Patrick J. Gaul, John Geary, John Gellerman, Benjamin J. Gerdes, Terry A. Gerrietts.

Lawrence Getchell, Donald A. Gintert, Ray Goetzinger, Paul Gollhofer, Freddie Goodchild, Allen Gotto, Gerd Grahlman, Harold F. Gralapp, Louis M. Gralapp, Richard Grant, John Graser, Bernard M. Grau, Vernon Grau, Fred Green, Russell Green.

Ernest G. Grenier, Henry Groetken, William Groetken, Lyle F. Gronemeyer, Mike Grosenheider, William F. Grosenheider Sr., John Grothaus, Ed Guntren, Henry Gysbertsen, Claus Haack, Earl B. Haack, Robert L. Hagar, Francis J. "Fritz" Hall, Harley Hall, Fred Hamann.

Orville A. Hames Sr., Raphael Hames, Richard Hames, David Hamilton, Elmer L. "Bud" Hanno, Art Hansen, Gerald F. Hansen, Keith Hansen, Lawrence Hansen, Raymond T. Hansen, Edmund V. Hanson, Grant F. Hanstein, James R. Hardacre Jr., Warren "Popeye" Hardacre.

Vincent J. Harker, Raymond W. Harman, Alfred G. Harms, Arnie Harms, Fred Harms, Harlan H. Harms, John E. Harms, Marvin Harms, William H. Harms, Lawrence Harrison, John Hart, Carl O. Hartman III, Carl O. Hartman Jr., Carl O. Hartman Sr., Henry D. Hartman.

Nelson Hart, Oscar D. Hart, Sam M. Harvey, Melvin J. Hathaway, Robert E. Hathaway, Leonard Hauschild, Peter A. Haverhals, George Hawkins, Norris N. Hawkins, John P. Hazel, George Heckenlively, Harlan Heeren, Louis W. Heeren, Richard Heeren, Henry Heidbrink.

Martin Heien, Otto Heien, William H. "Bill" Heissel, Richard Helmers, Gerald Hemphill, John N. "Jack" Hentges, Leo Hentges, Rome Hentges, Tony Hermes, Wilbur J. Heuertz, Arthur Higgenbotham, Earl Hildebrandt, Robert Hilton, Ronald L. Hinspeter.

Elmer "Jim" Hoeck, Arthur Hoffman, Charles Hoffman, John F. Hoffman, Bailus J. "Dutch" Holland, Bette J. Holland, Julius A. Hop, Richard F. Hoss, Richard H. Hoss, Fred Hoxie Jr., David A. Hoxsie, William Huber, William Huckle, John P. Hughes, Leo Hughes.

Herman W. Huisman, Floyd Huls, Martin Ideker, Randall Ivey, Anton Jacobsen, Sam Jager, John T. Jarecki Jr., Donald E. Jennings, Byron D. Jeys, Jens "Bud" Johansen, Chris Johnson, Edward Johnson, Jerry L. Johnson, Sanford Johns, Norman D. Jurgenson.

Robert Kahout, Sylvester Kale, Otto Kallson, Carl Kammerer, Frank Kamp, Henry G. Kamp, Melvin Kanago, Clemence Karl, Verlin Karli, John Karpen, Leo Kass, Robert Kass, Ben Kaufmann, Paul Kayser, Norman G. Kehrberg, Walter Kehrberg.

Edward C. Keihn Jr., Eugene Keihn, Raymond A. Keihn, Wesley Keizer, Arthur G. Kellen, Peter Kellen, James P. Kelley, Edward O. Kelly, Robert J. Kelly, Thomas O. Kelly, Edward Kempker, Gerald T. Kempker, Jack Kempker, James A. Kempker, William E. Kenkel.

Cecil J. Kennedy, Dorothy J. Kenney, Joseph C. Kenny, Dale P. Kessenich, Albert F. Kettler, Walter B. Kettler, Dave Kicker, Robert Kilker, Robert J. Kilker, Wallace Kilker, Vernon J. Killeas, John W. Kilpatrick, Gus Kipp, George Kistling, Karl H. Kitzmann.

William Klave, Marvin J. Klein, Arnold Klemme, Wilmer Klemme, Murle W. Klohs, Harvey Kluckhohn, Robert L. Kluemper, Stanley L. Kluver, Reverend C. M. Kneip, Lawrence Kobberman, Harm Kock, George Koenig, Jacob Koenig, Melvin G. Koerner, Richard S. Koerner, Rodney Koerner.

Kal H. Kohler, Robert T. Kohout, Dale R. Kolker, Jerome "Jerry" Konz, Delbert H. Koopman, Emil Koopman, Wayne Koopman, Bernard Krause, George Kraus, John Kraus, Alfred Kroeppel, Robert Krogman, Richard E. Kruger, Urban Kruse, Elmer Kuehn, Moritz Kunath, Dale Kunkel, David J. Kunkel, Frank Kunkel,

William M. Laddusaw, Herbert Ladenthin, Robert Lake Jr., Billy Lamb, Ervin Lamp, Melvin H. Lamp, James R. Landis Sr., Charles E. Lane, Donald J. Langel, Edward Langel, Lawrence T. Langel, Leo Langel, Clarence Langendorfer, Larry J. Lang.

August Larsen, Henry Larsen, Louis P. Larson, Niels Larson, Orval L. Larson, Cleo Laughton, Harry Laughton, Eugene Lauters, Jack E. Lauters, Leonard S. Lauters, Lee Ledbetter, George Lee, Frank Lehrman, D. C. Lenihan, Dennis J. Lenihan, Orie Lenth, Walter C. Lentz.

Theodore Less, Art Levins, Charles Levins, Matt Levins, Henry Lewis, Joseph A. Lewis, Vincent Lewis, Vernon Lind, Albert Lingle, Elvin C. Lippke, George B. Locer, Harvey Locer, Jack Lohrman, Chester Long, Roy Long, William Long, Carl Lorenzen, Carl "Web" Lorenzen.

Arthur Lubben, Henry "Bud" Lubben, John G. Lubben, Marvin R. Lubben, Mike Lubben, Joe Lucey, Alphonse Ludwig, Harvey H. Ludwigs, Hilbert Ludwigs, Lowell F. Luken, Paul A. Luken, Donald Lund, John E. Luschen, John Luschen Jr.

Kenneth Mac Kinnon, Malcolm Macleod, Fred Madison, Earl C. Madsen, John Majeres, Nick Majeres, Charles Manning, Irving "Red" Mann, Lowell H. W. Marbach, Kenneth Marienau, Edward Marso, A. J. Masuen, Ervan "Bud" Masuen, Mark R. Masuen.

Jack Mathers, Aloysious Mathey, Harry Mattas, Evon D. Matthiesen, Alvin Mauer, Norman Mauer, William Maxwell, Francis Mayrose, Frank Mayrose, Lawrence Mayrose, Leonard A. Mayrose, Francis Mc Carthy, James Mc Cartney, Andrew B. Mc Clintock, James D. Mc Clintock, Russell Mc Cormick.

Bernard Mc Coy, Gertrude Mc Donald, John B. Mc Donald, William T. Mc Donald, Alexander Mc Dougal Jr., Alexander Mc Dougal Sr., Arthur B. Mc Graw, Emmett Mc Graw, Bernard Mc Hale, Richard Mc Innis, John B. Mc Kettrick, George B. Mc Kown, Raymond Mc Namara.

Patrick H. McCarty, Charles "Chuck" McWilliams, Mike Means, Ted Meckes, August W. Meister, William Merritt, Albert Messelhiser, Donald Messelhiser, RJ Meylor, Harold A. Michaelson Sr., Brooks J. Milbrodt, Chris Miller, Daryl Miller, Francis J. Miller, John T. Miller, Virgil D. Miller, William B. Miller.

George Mitchell, Dale Moen, Dennis Mohan, John T. Mohan, Joseph P. Mohan, Arnold L. Mohning, Earl Moir, Richard "Dick" Moir, William R. Moir.

Herb Molzen, James Montagne, Robert Moran, Victor Morgan, Niels Mortensen, Laverne Moslander, Joseph F. Mousel, Fremont Muecke, Oswald Muecke, Arnold P. Muehl, Charles C. Myers.

Howard Nanninga, Walter Neff, James Neilsen, Merle H. Neisius, Leo P. Nemmers, Robert Neubrand, Robert M. Neubrand, Stanley Neubrand, William J. Neubrand, Lewis Neumayer, Marvin A. Neyens, Joseph C. Nicholls Jr., Donald J. Nicholson.

Earl Nicks, John Nielsen, Thomas A. Nilles, John Norell, Curtis G. Norris, William H. Norris, Eugene Nuebel, Robert C. Nurnberg, Edward F. Nussbaum, George Nussbaum, Glenn Nussbaum, Walter Nussbaum.

Kenneth Oetken, Howard Ohm, Albert C. Olson, Lawrence Olson, Paul W. "Ole" Olson, William "Willie" Olson, Mense Ommen, A. J. Orban, Meinard "Sam" Orban.

Glenn Orr, Edward Ortmann, Lester H. Osborne, Dennis D. Osterbuhr, Dick Osterbuhr, Herman Osterbuhr, Clyde Overman, Harold "Bud" Overman, Gerd Pageler, Henry W. Pageler, Schubert Parkinson, Gilbert F. Parry, Fred Pashan, C. A. Patten.

John Paulin, Kenneth R. Paulin, Laurel Paulin, Carl D. Paulson, Verle L. Paulson, George Pavlik, Vincent Pavlik, Fred Pech, John Pech, Alvin Pecks, Bernard H. Pecks, Fred Pecks, Leslie Pecks, William C. Pecks, Dave D. Pedersen, Max F. Pehler, Clyde Pelton.

Donald Penne, Wendell Penning, A. T. Peters, Alvin C. Petersen, Jack Petersen, Lloyd A. Petersen, Albert Peterson, Edward Peterson, Hugo Peterson, Viggo Peterson, Orville J. Peters, Richard R. Pew, Roy W. Phelan, AE "Red" Phipps, Gordon Phipps, Ralph Phipps.

Louis Pingel, Carter Pitts, Chan Pitts Jr., Chan W. Pitts Sr., John Pitts, Le Roy Pitts, John Plendl, Joseph Plendl, John Plueger, John W. Plueger, Robert Plueger, Charles Plummer, Joe Pollock, Lloyd "Jack" Port, Carl Potts, Dale F. Price, William Prichett, Raymond Pridie, James Puetz, Caleb Pulver.

Edward C. Raak, Norman H. Radloff, Henri A. Rainville, Herman Raserille, John Raveling, Clinton Reed, Edward Rees, Robert J. Rees, Wallace W. Rees, Charles V. Reich, Walter Reich, Gerald Reinders, Clarence J. Reinholdt, Donald Reistroffer, Donald F. Reiter.

George Remer, Henry Renken, Marvin Renken, Benny Ressen, Clevo Reynolds, Harry Reynolds, Odette L. Reynolds, Thurman Rhodes, Raymond Richardson, Donald Rickabaugh, Jack W. Rickabaugh, Loren Rickabaugh, Ferdinand H. Riedemann, Gordon Riedemann.

Richard Rippey, Fred Riter, Robert A. Ritz Sr., Leo Roarke, Stanley E. Robbins, Arnold J. Robinette, Bernard Roddy, Matt Roerig, Lawrence M. Roeseser, Alfred Rogelstad, James Rogers, Norman L. Roggow, Edward W. Rohde.

Elmer Rohlfs, Leo Rohlfs, Norman Rohlfs, Russell Rohlfson, Bernard Rolfes, Brian D. Rolling, Charles Rollinger, Michael Rollinger, Frank Rollins, Earnest C. H. Root, Juluis Rosburg, Clarence Roseberry, Elmer Rosendahl, Elmer C. "Bud" Ross, Albert Rothbart.

Roy Rounds, Norbert J. Ruba, Andrew Rude, Benedict Ruhland, Robert Russell, Homer Sampson, James Sampson, Joseph Sampson, Harold Sanow, Leslie H. Sanow, Walter Schaap, Ray Scheitler, Robert Schell, Scott Schenkelberg, Irvin Schiltz, Louis Schindler.

Glen D. Schipper, Lee W. Schipper, Lyle Schleef, Andrew Schleis, Lavern A. Schleis, Leonard Schleis, William Schlesser, John H. Schmidt, Marlowe Schmidt, Ruben Schneider, George Schnepf, Leo Schnepf, Eugene "Bud" Scholer, Frank Scholer.

Joseph Schreier, Albert "Bud" Schreuder, George Schrooten, David L. Schultz, Karl E. Schultz, Magnus Schultz, George F. Schulz, Oscar W. Schulz, Rudolph Schulz, Elmer F. Schuttpelz, Roger Schwarz, Clay Sexton, Merle V. Shafenberg.

Donald Shearon, Jack Shearon Sr., James W. Shearon, John H. Shearon, Wallace Shearon, Joseph R. Shilt, Victor Sieverding, Sallie Satory Sigaty, Dick Simon, Edward N. Singer, Marvin Singer, Marshall J. Siple, Anton J. Sitzman, Alfred L. Sitzmann, Edward Sitzmann.

Edward J. Sitzmann, Nicholis Sitzmann, Patrick E. Sitzmann, Richard N. Skinner, Vernard Small, Alfred Smaltz, Leslie H. Smith, Dwayne Sneller, Floyd Spencer, Adolph E. Spindler, Raymond Stabe, Arnie Staebell, Cecil Staebell, Harold G. Staebell, Joe Staebell.

Rome Starzl, Willard Stearns, Claire E. Steele, Ivan Steenhoven, Gernhart M. Steinbach, Errel Sternberg, Albert J. Stevens, Clarence Stevenson, Ralph Stevenson, Lyle Stinton, Carlton Stokes, Herman Stoos, Paul J. Stoos, Sebastian Stoos.

Clara Stopak, Steve Stopak, J. W. Strouse, Theodore Strouse, George Sturges, Frank Sudmeyer, John Sudtelgte, Edmund Sullivan, Keith W. Sullivan, Marvin H. Susemihl, Arnold Sutton, Francis Sutton, Carl M. Swenson, Michael K. Swindell.

Dan W. Taylor, Carl John Tentinger, Edward P. Tentinger, Gordon F. Tentinger, Wallace R. Tentinger, Faye Terpening, Ben Theilen, David Thieman, Fritz Thoma, Nick Thoma, Albert Thorpe, Ralph Thorpe, Robert C. Thunhorst, William H. Timmins, Donald Tincher, Orville Tincher.

Alan Tindall, Carolyn J. Tindall, Corbin Tindall, Robert N. Tindall, John W. Tolsma, Alfred Tone, Aloys Traufler, Donald A. Traufler, Paul Traufler, Ronald L. Treinen, Sybil Treinen, Thomas J. Treinen, Charles Tucker.

John Ufken, Carl Urban, Edward Utech, Walter G. Utecht, William H. Utech, Earl G. Utesch, Everett R. Utesch, Harold "Doc" Utesch, Kenneth Utesch.

Edmund B. Valentine, Harry Van De Steeg, Lloyd M. Van De Water, Andrew H. Van Voorst, Harold Vande Steeg, Robert Vanderwal, Wallace N. Vanderwal, Alphonse H. Vaske, Le Roy J. Vaughn, John D. Von Hagel, Randall Von Hagel, Charles Vondra.

Phil Wahl, Lee Waite, John Waldschmitt, Ernest V. Walker, Cecil Walsh, Robert J. Walsh, Harold Wanderscheid, George Warneke, Charles Warren, Ralph A. Warren, John Wasmer, Robert J. Watson, Richard S. Webb, Albert G. Weber, Herb Weber, Leonard C. Weber.

Thomas H. Weeks, Oscar Weidenfeller, Harry L. "Mike" Wells, Edwin Wendt, Armin H. F. Wessels, Arnold Wessels, Merle West, Arthur Wetrosky, Robert Wick, Cletus D. Wiebersch, Theodore Wiebersch, Howard Wiese, Alan C. Wilcox, Charles Wiley.

Frank Wilhelmi Sr., Paul Wilhelmi, Martin Wilkins, Francis Willer, Thomas R. Williams, John Wilmes, Peter Wilmes, Raymond J. Wilmes, Helen A. Wiltgen, Ralph Wiltgen, Donald L. Winchester, Bachman R. Winecoff, Fred Winslow, Julius Witt.

Anton Wittkop, John Wittkop, Dwight J. Wolbers, Wade Woodke, William G. Wood, Charles Wulf, Donald Wulf, Frank Wynia, Vern Yoch, Elmer Young, Cloyd J. Zeig, Dennis Zeig, Ralph Zimmer, James M. Ziniel, Everett Zinn, and Mitchell J. Zoerink.

Source: LeMars Sentinel, Friday, May 26, 2006 ~Contributed by Tim Tone.

 

 

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