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Cass County Veterans Memorial

 
 
Cass County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
1. Cass County Veterans Memorial
Inscription.
(Panel 1)
“Who More Than Self
Their Country Loved”
1946

(Panel 2)
Korean Conflict
1950 to 1955

Name - City - DOB - DOD - Rank

Eugene Waldo - Dowagiac - 10-11-23 - 7-16-50 - SFC
Donald Webber - Dowagiac - 10-20-30 - 9-26-50 - SGT
Melvin Wright - Dowagiac - 9-5-32 - 9-18-50 - SGT
Theodore Terkos - Dowagiac - 6-18-26 - 2-5-51 - SGT
James Balog - Marcellus - 8-8-29 - 12-2-50 - CPL
Roy Lapham - Cassopolis - 5-1-21 - 9-11-51 - PFC
Howard Smith - Marcellus - 4-14-27 - 3-7-51 - PVT
Donald Chaney - Edwardsburg - 5-22-30 - 8-10-50 - PVT

Dedicated to Nicholas and Beatrice Terkos
Proprietors of the Olympia Cafe Dowagiac Michigan
“Friends to all Veterans”
“Thank you Nick and Bea from all Veterans of Cass County”

(Panel 3)
World War II
Arthur F. Abendroth Richard J. Anderson Otis J. Avery Charles W. Ball Paul Edward Bainbridge Richard A. Bickle Millard Bivvins Wilbur Eugene Bolin Emil J. Brown James V. Burrows Harley F. Byers William Calahan John C. Clancy Jr. Howard Clark Austin Willis Clute Raymond T. Cowham Alvin Cox Benhardt Dahlke Paul Gene Davis Ernest
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 1 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
2. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 1
W. Dohm George Thomas Earl Everett E. Edgerly Charles W. Eisenhauer Bob Ely Edward L. Essex Earl R. Fickies Douglas H. Fox Arthur S. Frisbie Edward Thomas Gardner Billy Y. Hartsock Jay Hemminger

(Panel 4)
World War II
Harold Lee Gray Carl P. Hoppe Howard Hough Wayne J. Huff Clarence Ted Huston James F. Hutton J. Norton Jones Marvin Kennedy Duane Kesterke Dale Edward Kuhns Leroy Richard Lane Gerald Larkin Edward H. Lasseter Jr. Dale Lyon Casimir Majewski Joel B. Mann Jr. Joseph Marlow Edward Arthur Mayhew Leo Myers Ray M. McKenzie Joseph Ostrowski Ross S. Overton Bernard C. Pardun Robert D. Perkins Paul Weston Pompey Lloyd Puffer Lisle P. Pullin Dale Rantz Robert Robbins Gordon Ford Rohlfs Robert Scheetz Harold E. Schutlz

(Panel 5)
World War I Veterans
1917 - 1918

In everlasting memory to honor the Cass County Michigan World War I veterans who paid the supreme sacrifice for their country

Name - Age - Year of Death

Pvt Reem R. Bronson - 29 - 1918
Pvt James L. Buckley - 26 -1918
Pvt Edward Chavous - 25 - 1919
Seaman Millard Cooper - 20 - 1918
Pvt Karl F. Dyer - 20 - 1918
Robin East - 27 - 1918
Lyall G. Eggleston - 21 - 1918
Pvt Eugene Ewing -- 1919
Pvt
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 2 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
3. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 2
Claudius Graham - 31 -1918
E. Laverne Hill -- 1918
Pvt Fred Hodgson - 23 -1918
Pvt Stanley Holleger - 27- 1918
Corp Floyd Ibbotson - 24 - 1918
Lt Efton M. James - 28 - 1918
Sgt Carl R. Kibler - 24 - 1920
Pvt George A. King - 27 - 1918
Pvt Ward Kline - 21 - 1918
Pvt Zolla F.H. Langlan - 31 - 1919
Corp Maurice G. Lyon - 24 - 1919
Pvt Elmer Mathews - - 1919
Pvt Otis Messenger - 25 - 1918
Pvt Max S. Moore - 19 - 1918
Pvt Glen Quimby - 25 - 1918
Lt Howard Redner -- 1918
Corp August K. Richey - 27 - 1919
Pvt Warren M. Rutherford - 22 - 1918
Pvt Dwight Shingledecker - 23 - 1918
Pvt David H. Starrett - 23 - 1918
Pvt Ward Stillson - 27 - 1919
Pvt Harry Surran - 29 - 1918
Lt Charles H. Swan -- 1918
Pvt Henry Thompson - 26 - 1918
Pvt Avery B. Wilkinson - 18 - 1917
Pvt Russell A. Wood - 27 - 1918

Presented and dedicated by the Doe-Wah-Jack American Legion Post #563 and the Cass County Veterans Advisory Committee
30 May 1991

(Panel 6)
World War II
Theodore J. Schrock Robert C. Shafer Arthur W. Sherry Lyle F. Showers Jack Simbulan A.J. Smith Ernest A. Sopher Donald K. Spalding Marvin Stahl Richard H. Strickland William Roger Suits John Suski James T. Swisher Roy Allen Thornton Gerald Turner Victor Verner Veach Robert James Verde
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 3 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
4. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 3
Eugene Phillip Wagar Walter G. Waterson Leo R. Webster Kenneth Weeks John Wendl Phillip Delos Williamson Edward M. Winchester Lynus Yeager

(Panel 7)
Vietnam
For Those Who Served and Died for Their Country
1963 - 1975

Name - Rank - Svc - DOD - City

Bell, Wayne Morris - CWO - AR - 10-12-68 - Cassopolis
Clime, Ralph John - WO - AR - 6-19-69 - Marcellus
Edgerly, John Wallace - PFC - MC - 8-12-66 - Dowagiac
Frist, Michael B. - PFC - AR - 2-8-71 - Dowagiac
Gressel, John Vincent - 1LT - AR - 7-29-68 - Dowagiac
Haines, John Loda - SGT - AR - 3-6-68 - Vandalia
Hall, Jeffrey H. - SP4 - AR - 6-19-68 - Dowagiac
Hensley, Gary Lee - SP5 - AR - 11-3-67 - Cassopolis
Huscher, John Randolph - SP4 - AR - 2-19-68 - Dowagiac
Kauffman, Ernest Lee - PFC - AR - 2-20-68 - Vandalia
Lozier, William Ear - 2LT - AR - 2-2-68 - Cassopolis
Nicol, Michael William - SP4 - AR - 6-29-71 - Marcellus
Personette, Michael D. - LCPL - MC - 9-23-68 - Cassopolis
Richmond, Robert Stanley - CAPT - AR - 3-21-70 - Marcellus
Scott, Daniel Lee - SP4 - AR - 8-7-67 - Edwardsburg
Smith, Smith, Steven Robert - PFC - AR - 1-30-68 - Edwardsburg
Stolley, William R. Jr. - LCPL - MC - 3-14-69 - Dowagiac
Wenger, Robert Lee - CPL - MC - 7-23-66 - Dowagiac
Bonine, Thomas -
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 4 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
5. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 4
WO - AR - 6-3-69 - Cassopolis
Shafter, Gary - LCPL - MC - 5-27-68 - Cassopolis

Dedicated by the Cass County High School Students
30 - May - 1989

 
Erected 1946.
 
Location. 41° 56.404′ N, 86° 2.105′ W. Marker is near Cassopolis, Michigan, in Cass County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of State Highway 62 and Beeson Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located at the Cass County Veterans Memorial Roadside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Cassopolis MI 49031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cassopolis Veterans Memorial (approx. 2 miles away); Cass County Courthouse (approx. 2.3 miles away); Freedom Road (approx. 2.3 miles away); Lewis Cass (approx. 2.6 miles away); Captain Iven C. Kincheloe Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Underground Railway (approx. 4.2 miles away); Dowagiac World War I Memorial (approx. 4.8 miles away); 19th Michigan Infantry Memorial (approx. 5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Cassopolis.
 
Categories. War, KoreanWar, VietnamWar, World IWar, World II
 
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 5 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
6. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 5
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 6 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
7. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 6
Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 7 image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
8. Cass County Veterans Memorial - Panel 7
Cass County Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
9. Cass County Veterans Memorial
Veterans Memorial Roadside Park image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
10. Veterans Memorial Roadside Park
View to north along M-62
DAR Marker near Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 9, 2014
11. DAR Marker near Memorial
Cass County Veterans Memorial Highway
Sponsored by Captain Samuel Felt Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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