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Seneca in Newton County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Veterans Memorial
All Gave Some, Some Gave All

Land of the Free, Home of the Brave
 
Veterans Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mary Thurman, March 17, 2012
1. Veterans Memorial Marker
 
Inscription. (left front panel) WWI
Lawrence Watts ∙ Curge Burkhart ∙ Jesse D. Stegall ∙ Milton Manning ∙ Earl F. Pollock Sr. ∙ Arthur Callemore ∙ Donald McKinney ∙ Lawrence R. Gardiner ∙ Lloyd B. Keith ∙ C. Jay Ackerson ∙ Charles B. Kook ∙ Earl E. Knox ∙ Carl T. Hansen Sr. ∙ Ira Neswold ∙ Elmer M. Mills ∙ Toodle Roarck ∙ Robert Cliff Everitt ∙ Francis E. Gunn ∙ Arthur Meadows ∙ W. Carl Montgomery ∙ Stephen Moliter ∙ Harvey B. Keith ∙ James Blaine Burkhart ∙ Norman D. Sherer ∙ Montraville W. Johnson ∙ Johnny Kirk Buzzard ∙ William G. Carpenter ∙ Albert Thornbrugh ∙ Aaron L. Golden ∙ James E. Thomas ∙ H.H. Red Martin ∙ Joseph C. Mitchell ∙ Claude Smith Roarck

WWII
James J. Adams Jr. ∙ Duane A. Thomazin ∙ Gordon T. Bradshaw ∙ Robert A. Lawson ∙ Charles D. Holt Jr. ∙ Earl F. Cameron ∙ H. Blaine Wilson ∙ Earl H. Fritchey ∙ James R. Thomas ∙ Delbert Lewis ∙ Fred Stoner ∙ Paul Stoner ∙ Reed Stoner ∙ Cletus Watts ∙ Ed Stegall ∙ Earl G. Black ∙ Boyd Crowder ∙ Melvin Crowder ∙ John W. Anderton ∙ Hazen James Drake ∙ Herschel L. Daniels
 
Veterans Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
2. Veterans Memorial
 
∙ Andrew Clark Fryatt ∙ Ashley D. Ball Jr. ∙ Harrie E. Elmer ∙ Laverne M. Connell ∙ Eugene Louis Patton ∙ Danny Botterd ∙ Haskell Pat Patton ∙ Warren Welker ∙ Calvin J. Welker ∙ Robert H. Hierholzer Sr. ∙ Evert Howard ∙ Howard L. Roberts ∙ Harvey R. Pate ∙ Wayne Weston ∙ Dorwin C. Tucker ∙ Robert W. Golden ∙ James Elvis Kelley ∙ Eugene Pierce ∙ James W. Swadley ∙ Hubert E. Dry ∙ Victor Emanuel Swadley ∙ Marvin M. Sherer ∙ John W. McCall ∙ William B. Pearrick ∙ Harold Oral Cunningham ∙ Oren Leroy Hayes ∙ Lee Porter Forrest ∙ Jack W. Anderson ∙ Roy E. Mills ∙ Wayne E. Anderson ∙ Phillip E. Lankford ∙ Delmer H. Strait ∙ Lawrence N. Carlmey ∙ Kenneth Jones ∙ Robert A. Carroll ∙ John M. Cook ∙ Levi D. Zumwalt ∙ Wesley (Red) Roark ∙ James J. Montgomery ∙ Hugh Garland Truax ∙ Loren Knox Marshall ∙ L.G. (Freddie) Fredenburg ∙ Johnny J. Kidwell ∙ Champ Clark Enyart ∙ Mac V. Watts ∙ Lyle J. Manning ∙ Don Crawford ∙William Louis Schuette Jr. ∙ Lon H. Roberts ∙ Manuel Pete Kelley ∙ Vernon Paul Lagers ∙ Glen Hubble Lagers ∙ Bill D. Cook ∙ Stephen C. Molitor ∙ Ralph M.
 
Veterans Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
3. Veterans Memorial
 
Frye ∙ Clayton Montgomery ∙ Leon Montgomery ∙ George R. Bennett ∙ Chester Beaver ∙ Doris Roark Yocum ∙ Paul R. Bennett ∙ Alton E. Addington ∙Earl Odell Thompson ∙ Perry W. Nichols ∙ Vernon Dutch Walker ∙ Walter Scott Yeakey ∙ Lee Roy (Sol) Winscott ∙ Howard Allen (Bud) Brady ∙ Albert Tourtillott ∙ Roy R. Babe Brady ∙ Earl F. Pollock Jr. ∙ Enos Lee Armstrong ∙ Oscar Charles Convirs ∙ Lawrence Lefty Green Sr. ∙ Alfred M. King ∙ C.B. King ∙ Leo King ∙ Vernon R. Lawson ∙ Eugene Lawrence Fosdick ∙ Vernon H. Rinehart ∙ John Dean Ragan ∙ Cleo Fay Drake ∙ Kenneth B. Culkin ∙ Golda M. Winscott ∙ Robert F. Dutton ∙ William C. Dutton ∙ Robert McMullin ∙ John Dean McMullin ∙ Charles C. Ellis ∙ James M. Burkhart ∙ William E. Lingers ∙ Thomas S. Tom Hoare Jr. ∙ Sam R. Higginbotham ∙ C. Edward Caskin ∙ Fred Sherwood ∙ David J. Elbert ∙ Martin E. Elbert ∙ R.J. Pete Peterson ∙ John H. Butterfield Jr. ∙ James R. Strait ∙ Doyle V. Decker ∙ C.W. Dinwiddie ∙ Marvin D. Eads ∙ Landis Elba Campbell ∙ Julian L. King ∙ Kermit E. Lewis ∙ Edward Reding ∙ Theodore Lee Francisco ∙ C.G. Francisco
 
Veterans Memorial (back) Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
4. Veterans Memorial (back)
 
∙ Warren H. Rogers ∙ Clifford Funk ∙ Joe L. Broderick ∙ C.R. Brownen ∙ James W. Buzzard ∙ Robert Lee Brady ∙ William E. McClendon ∙ Rex Chase Jr. ∙ Marvin J. Elbert ∙ Daryl A. (Short) King ∙ Harold L. Crawford ∙ Earl D. Brady ∙Leonard P. Stelts ∙ Richard J. Fisher ∙ Glen A. Chester ∙ C.E. Pard Ehrhart ∙ Frank D. Wolfingbarger ∙ Amos E. Wolfinbarger ∙ Lloyd Wolfingbarger ∙ Clifford Wolfinbarger ∙ James R. Woldfinbarger

(middle front panel) All gave some, some gave all

WWII

Howard W. Anderson ∙ Willie Ike (Bill) Walton ∙ C. Fay Hughes ∙ Eugene E. Etherton ∙ William N. Bill Latshaw ∙ Louis Alexander Menapace ∙ Jake W. Simpson ∙ Buford Agdon Brister ∙ Sam L. Friend ∙ James A. King ∙ Orville Hall ∙ Charles D. Wilson ∙ John Wayne King ∙ Floyd J. Brown ∙ Daniel Franklin Williams ∙ Homer C. Goodnight ∙ William Ray Sreaves ∙ Max Barnard Nunn ∙ Charlie Jasper Bruton ∙ Harold L. Whisenhunt ∙ Glen A. McKinney ∙ Beecher Eugene Lankford ∙ Jack D. Wallace

Army ∙ Navy ∙ Air Force ∙ Marine Corps
Dedicated to honor the men and women who serve this great nation in the Armed Forces protecting
 
Veterans Memorial (back) Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
5. Veterans Memorial (back)
 
our freedom

(right front panel) WWII ∙ Donald Max Hansen ∙ James R. Kelly ∙ John D. Kelly ∙ Bill D. Leader ∙ Bob G. Leader ∙ Howard D. Lipe ∙ J.L. Henry ∙ Lilburn D. Mailes ∙ Leonard F. Mailes ∙ Lyndall B. Mailes ∙ W. Ralph McGehee ∙ Raymon Chief New ∙ William R. Hunt ∙ Norman T. King ∙ John K. Oleman ∙ Ray R. Ridgway ∙ Freeman E. Ridgeway ∙ Rex D. Roberson ∙ James C. Estill ∙ Glen A. Rosiere ∙ William E. Rosiere ∙ Fred E. Turner ∙ Jack R. Brady ∙ Howard I. Woodward ∙ Hadley D. Woodward ∙ Clyde Sparks ∙ Cecil Blackie Woodward ∙ Calvin C. Ackerson ∙ Maurice E. Wiles ∙ Wesley H. Steele ∙ Lyle T. Chapman ∙ Marvin D. Sparkin ∙ Leo Glen Arnold ∙ Walter A. Wehmeier ∙ Vincent A. Sowersby ∙ Lawrence T. Wessen ∙ Ernest R. Taylor ∙ Charles W. Smith ∙ William G. Bill Irwin Sr. ∙ Theodore A. Long. Jr. ∙ Juan L. Masterson ∙ Red Roark Sreaves ∙ Russell E. Taylor ∙ Carl T. Hansen ∙ Bayred Wermillion ∙ Kenneth J. Armstrong ∙ Delmar W. Armstrong ∙ Mark M. Peterson ∙ Hugh H. Wetzel ∙ Ross Lee Tucker ∙ Juan L. Masterson ∙ Robert (Bob) Hansen ∙ Don C. Hunter ∙ George W. Geeding
 
Veterans Memorial Dedication Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
6. Veterans Memorial Dedication
 
∙ William Hycle Tucker ∙ Robert A. Rogers ∙ Derwood Joe York ∙ John Robert Roark ∙ Henry (Hank) Geasland ∙ Orville Lee Cobble ∙ John Preston Galen ∙Elva D. Kellhofer ∙ Forrest E. Sappington ∙ Forest L. Whitehouse ∙ Franklin P. Ball ∙ James E. (Gene) Sparlin ∙ Jack F. Miller ∙ Louis H. (Louie) Partain ∙ Edwin C. Elliott ∙ Richard L. Elliott ∙ Earl F. Pollock Jr. ∙ Clarence T. Joze ∙ Charles E. Whitehead ∙Lloyd E. Sherwood ∙ F.H. Boots Hodge ∙ Robert M. Johnson ∙ William E. Taylor Jr. ∙ Lawrence R. Gray ∙ Lionel E. Golden ∙ Anthony J. Yost ∙ William Euless Copeland ∙ Morgan L. Anderson ∙ Lee Thordbrugh ∙ Delbert Thornbrugh ∙ Virgil Gamble ∙ Clyde Bennett ∙ Edward Norman Rogers ∙ Earnest N. Beaty ∙ Billy A. Martin ∙ Kenneth Sandtorf ∙ O.H. Ott Hembree ∙ Marvin James Mertens

Korea

Anthony G. Heirholzer ∙ Paul Lee Patton ∙ Jimmie D. Friend ∙ [Missing names] ∙ Thomas W. Addington ∙ Levi D. Zumwalt ∙ William G. [Missing names] ∙ William Euless Copeland ∙ Floyd R. Ball ∙ Clifford H. Ackerson ∙ Cecil L. Francisco ∙ [Missing names] ∙ Howard F. Roberts ∙ William D. Demoss
 
War Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
7. War Memorial Marker
On water fountain
 
∙ Doctor L. Gaskin ∙ Walter P. Chester ∙[Missing names] ∙ Max Ehrhart ∙ Robert L. Hutchings ∙ Donald James Francisco ∙ R.B. Thomas ∙ [Missing names] ∙ Robert R. Bridges ∙ Merle Lee Graham ∙ David Buell Culver ∙ Kenneth H. Schultz ∙ William [Missing names] ∙ Jim Wescott ∙ Loyd J. Adams Jr. ∙ Kenneth D. Brady ∙ Martin L.O. Carpenter ∙ Charles Robert [Missing names] ∙ Herbert E. Griffith ∙ Duane Keith ∙ H. Bud Young ∙ William B. Francisco ∙ Harvey [Missing names] ∙ Darrel K. Roberts ∙ Thomas L. McGuirk ∙ Carl T. Hansen ∙ Lloyd Lee Lawrence ∙ Kenneth [Missing names] ∙ Kenneth L. Chester ∙ David R. Buening ∙ Robert J. Towler ∙ Jimmy D. Bridges ∙ John [Missing names] ∙ Billy G. Pim ∙ Glen H. Tucker ∙ Walter E. Mitchell ∙ Bobby L. Smith ∙ James W. Huthins Sr. [Missing names] ∙ Hilliard Ray Massey ∙ Ernest Nelson Walson ∙ Tim L. Sowersby ∙ Otis O. Caskin ∙[Missing names] ∙ P. Richard (Dick) Kelly ∙ Lloyd L. Brooks ∙ Jimmy J. Wills ∙ Ronald F. Montgomery ∙ [Missing names] ∙ Richard L. Curtis ∙ Ronal D. Hollenbeck ∙ Gary Mailes ∙ Rex J. Lankford ∙ Melvin [Missing names] ∙
 
War Memorial Water Fountain Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 31, 2015
8. War Memorial Water Fountain
 
Walter Vinson ∙ John E. Massey ∙ John B. Thomas ∙ Robert E. Kuhn Sr. ∙ C. Lynn Hall ∙ [Missing names] ∙ Ronald W. Mailes ∙ Billy Joe McClellan ∙ Louis Alexander Menapace ∙ Charles [Missing names] ∙ Jack L. Wescott ∙ Glenn D. Pickering ∙ Donald L. Wilson ∙ Cecil E. Hembree ∙ Gerald Byron [Missing names] ∙ Melvin L. Swem ∙ Roy Daniel William [Missing names]

(left back panel)
Vietnam [Missing names]

Operation Desert Storm [Missing names]

Operation Enduring Freedom [Missing names]

(middle back panel) Land of the free, home of the brave
Operation Iraqi Freedom [Missing names]

Dedicated Veterans Day Nov. 11, 2001
(right back panel) Peacetime [Missing names]
 
Erected 2001.
 
Location. 36° 50.411′ N, 94° 36.658′ W. Marker is in Seneca, Missouri, in Newton County. Marker is on Cherokee Avenue (State Highway 43) north of Ottawa Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Memorial is in front of City Hall. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1303 Cherokee Avenue, Seneca MO 64865, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Emma Frantz Millinery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bennett's Barber Shop (about 400 feet away); Mitchell - Porter Building (about 500 feet away); McGannon Mercantile Company (about 600 feet away); Featherstun-Brady Drug Store (about 700 feet away); Modoc Church (approx. 3.3 miles away in Oklahoma); James Long (approx. 3.3 miles away in Oklahoma); Modoc Church and Cemetery (approx. 3.6 miles away in Oklahoma). Click for a list of all markers in Seneca.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2013, by Mary Thurman of Wheelerville,, Missouri. This page has been viewed 193 times since then. Last updated on February 1, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of San Salvador, San Salvador. Photos:   1. submitted on January 20, 2013, by Mary Thurman of Wheelerville,, Missouri.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 31, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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