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Neshkoro in Marquette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Neshkoro War Memorial

 
 
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By Keith L, October 2, 2010
1. Neshkoro War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
In memory of
our dear relatives
and friends, who made the
supreme sacrifice, in defense
of our beloved country.

In Memory Of
Dean Dennis Crane
12/7/45 - 6/21/67
Joseph Kresic, Jr.
6/30/48 - 11/30/68
They Gave Their All
Vietnam Veterans Of America
Chapter 659

 
Erected 1967 by American Legion Post 423; Village of Neshkoro.
 
Location. 43° 57.665′ N, 89° 13.135′ W. Marker is in Neshkoro, Wisconsin, in Marquette County. Marker is on South Main Street (State Highway 73) south of West Wall Street, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Neshkoro WI 54960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Waushara County World War I Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); Princeton Cattle Fair (approx. 8.6 miles away); Waushara County Civil War Memorial (approx. 8.6 miles away); American Legion Post 366 War Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Pioneer Wautoma (approx. 8.7
Neshkoro War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 2, 2010
2. Neshkoro War Memorial
miles away); Waushara County Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away); Princeton War Memorial (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
More about this marker. This first permanent monument in Neshkoro was placed in memory of all area servicemen and women who made the supreme sacrifice. It was erected in November 1967 and dedicated on Memorial Day 1968. Dean Dennis Crane was the village's and Marquette County's first Vietnam War victim, who died in 1967 (not 1968 as noted on the plaque). [Source: Oshkosh Daily Northwestern; June 1, 1968]
 
Also see . . .
1. SP4 Dean Dennis Crane. (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
2. PFC Joseph Kresic, Jr. (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
3. Village of Neshkoro. (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
 
Additional keywords. Veterans Monument
 
Categories. Military
 
Neshkoro War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Keith L, October 2, 2010
3. Neshkoro War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 358 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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