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Ashton in Osceola County, Iowa — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial

Osceola County Freedom Rock

 

-- Ray “Bubba” Sorensen II --

 
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 21, 2019
1. Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Inscription.  


Osceola County
George Veenker
Emma Schweer

[George Veenker, born in Ashton, veteran of WWI as a pilot, well-known Iowa State University Coach.]
[Emma Schweer, born in Ocheyedan, became a pilot and later trained WWII pilots, lived to 105 years.]
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Leland Zahn
Some Gave All

[Leland Zahn, from Harris, US Marine Corps, killed in action in Vietnam 4/5/1967.]
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[Our national bird and Old Glory.]

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Iowa Freedom Rock Memorials marker series.
 
Location. 43° 18.689′ N, 95° 46.962′ W. Marker is in Ashton, Iowa, in Osceola County. Marker is on Oak Hill Avenue 0.1 miles north of E 3rd Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2332 Oak Hill Avenue, Ashton IA 51232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Site of 1972 Osceola County Time Capsule (approx. 6 miles away); Osceola County GAR Memorial
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By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 21, 2019
2. Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
(approx. 6 miles away); Osceola County World War I Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Osceola County Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away); Sanborn Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Sanborn Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away); Sanborn, Iowa Civil War Memorial (approx. 10.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, World II
 
Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyk, June 21, 2019
3. Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Ruth VanSteenwyck, June 21, 2019
4. Ashton Freedom Rock Veterans Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 29, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota.   4. submitted on July 3, 2019, by Ruth VanSteenwyk of Aberdeen, South Dakota. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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