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Acme in Medina County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)

Veterans, Members, and Friends of Sky Park

Veterans, Members and Friends of Sky Park Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
1. Veterans, Members and Friends of Sky Park Memorial
At the base of the monument are etched the seals of the American Legion, United States Coast Guard, United States Navy, United States Air Force, United States Army, United States Marine Corps, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.
Inscription.  In tribute to the Veterans, members and friends of Sky Park who have served their country and community. We will remember.

Alan Trent • Albert C Riddle • Alexander Bettinger • Allan J Robinson • Allan S Neilson Jr. • Allen B Python • Allen F Yoder • Allen L Stuthard • Andy Mixon • Arden D Boyer • Bill Campbell • Bill E Thomas • Blake A Edwards • Blake E Stauffer • Bob Leidig • Bradley E. Rush • Bruce Anderson • Carol L Corcoran • Charles A Kish • Charles Huber • Charles L Heath • Conrad A Emich • Daniel A Curtin • Daniel E Weltzien • Daniell L Henry • Darin Howell • Darrell Dube • Darwin Clappe • David A Hill • Druid E McIlvaine • David H Stauffer • Delbert G Stewart • Dennis D Clark • Denver R Tennant • Don Smith • Donald Borling • Donald Graydon • Donald M Gonzales • Donald Perry • Donald R Fair • Donald R Helmick • Donald W Feesler • Doug Cartledge • Doug Maple • Earl E Rush

Earl W Blackstone • Edward J Hanic • Edward L Burns • Elton D Boyer • Everett Perkins • Frank R Law • Frank W Zaunscherb • Fred Larson • Fred Robert Haddix • Frederick P Coblentz
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• Fred Leidig • Gary V Hill • Gary E Sutton • Gary Rossi • Gene Mckenna • Gene O Palmer • George Macwherter George C Goga • George Leidy • Gerry Hess • Gilbert F Lutz • Harry M King • Harry D Christersen • Herbert L Allen • Herman Bundgaard • Howard G Marsh • Jack D Kull Sr. • Jack D Kull Jr. • James C House • James Cavin • James E Sparks • James E Hughson • James F Russell • James H Howell • James Hicks • James H Howell • James M Riddle Sr • James Miley Pennell • James O Whipple • James Plummer • James Riggs • James R Bahr • James Selzer • James W Farriss • James Yackee

Jay R Dickman • Jean Wahl • Jerald E Howell • Jerry Fraleigh • Jerry A Spears • Jerry A Haumschild Sr • Jerry H Palmer • Jerry S Sparks • Joeseph T Slanovec • John R Gamble III • John R Gamble Jr. • John Gredick • John J Gaydosh • John K Beaver • Jon Cartledge • Jon Hults • Joseph A Masaryk • Joseph A Reich • Joseph C Van Devere • Joseph Gaborsky Jr. • Joseph M Campbell • Joseph D Burrucker • Karen Zaunscherb • Karen J Malloy • Kenneth A Mellert • Kenneth L Beaver • Kenneth Mallert • Kevin E Keith • Kevin Weltzien • Klaus Dieter Nerlich • Korey W Komorowsky • Kris Grauel • Larry P Edwards • Lloyd L Boyer • Mario Gerhardt • Mark P Krizovski • Mark T Henning • Martin L Hoyt • Mum H Johnson • Matthew Parham • Matthew T Stake • Matthew
Back of the Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
2. Back of the Memorial
J Balli • Matthew W Stuthard • Mel Ballinger • Michael A Aiello

Michael D Wells • Michael Foreman • Michael J Schuerger Sr • Michael K Martin • Nicholas Costea • Norman W Novotny • Orris L Boyer • Patrick F Brannigan • Paul Venditti Sr • Peter J Ryerson • Phillip H Canfora • Phillip R Saitta • Preston L Stamper • Rake E Owens • Richard Charles Gray • Richard D Summer • Richard D Warren • Richard E Rawlings • Richard H Franz • Richard H Parker • Richard K Coca • Richard L Kirk • Rick Wahl • Robert B Scoville • Robert C Kammiller • Robert E Williams • Robert J Mick • Robert K Perrine • Robert L Yurek • Robert W Sutton • Roy Burnett • Stephen Dacosta • Steven C Goga • Steven L Smith • Terrence L Riddle • Terry L Palmer • Thom Kimes • Thomas H Delong • Timothy A Webster • Timothy L Pellet • Todd Platt • Walter E Hendricks • Wilbur C Graff • William R Howell • William T Howell

Walter Moore • Barrie L Zuver • Brandon M Minnow • Brandon T. Tercek • Chad H. Littlefield • Christine N Tercek • Christopher S Kyle • Edward G Wheele Jr. • Heath D Warner • James K Moody • Jonathan O Gwynne • Lawrence J. Hudson • Lloyd F. McCaman • Robert W A Feller • Stanley D. Scheetz • Thomas W. Bertram • Robert E Magg

Allan K Greed • Alton Frase • Andy Mixon • Arthur James Shannon • Charles G Williams • Charles
Donated Benches Facing the Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
3. Donated Benches Facing the Memorial
Left to right: First: “For those who pleged to uphold it, freedom requires a sacrifice the protected will never know. —Akron-Fulton Airport and Airspace Place, hangars with all the amenities.” Second: “Honor to whom honor is due, Romans 12.7 —The Perkins Family, Whitefeather Meats” flanked by emblems for Sky Soldiers Airborne 173d Airborne Brigade Sep. Third: “In memory of Donald W. Feesler, Boatswain’s 2nd Class, U.S.N. LST-951 WWII. The Landing Ship Tank 951, launched Oct. 7th, 1944 assigned to the Asiatic-Pacific Theater of War. In April 1945, the 951 earned a Battle Star for the participation in the assault of Okinawa. In Sept. of 1945, the 951 was redesigned to perform occupation duty as a hospital ship in the Far East and Russia until June of 1946. 1051 LSTs were built during WWII. Only 26 were lost in action.” The fourth bench has the BP PLC logo used by BP gasoline stations.

Other benches at the memorial read, Fifth: “Wadsworth Rotary International. Is is the Truth? Is it Fair to all concerned? Will it build Goodwill and better friendships? Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?” Sixth: “In honor of Skypark Member Captain Michael J. Foreman, U.S.N.; NASA astronaut, Wadsworth High School graduate 1975.” Sixth:
L Heath • Christopher Jirka • Chuck Heller • Clarence Ruch • Clarence W Kelley • Daniel L Henry • David J Kelley • Delbert G Stewart • Don Perry • Donald Burrucker • Eli Ardelean Jr. • Eugene Whittaker • Fred Larson • Frederick R Wahl • Gary Rossi • Gene Fulton • George Tyrak • Money G Cuckler • Herbert Edward Halewood • Israel Lamberty • Jack Steele • James E Hughson • Richard Bliss • Tammie Bliss • Donald Honeck • Michael Gilt

James Pennell • James Richard Farsworth • Jean J Wahl • Jerry Joseph Dipolito • John Richmond • John G Lawton • John Kelly Grant • Karl Mace • Kurt R Wahl • Lena Mae Fulton • Louis Romestant • Patrick T. McCartt • Perry G Miller • Phil Bartlett • Redland L Martin • Rich R Wahl • Richard W Knepp • Robert R Stone • Robert Ray Shannon • Roy Hamilton Maneely • Samuel Kemp • Simon Strimlan • Thomas M Drainer • Thomas R Shambaugh • Wayne J Noall • William R Morrison • Williston C Rich • Geoffrey Harding • Addie Bruce Bisset • Arthus Hill • William J Andrews II • Feliz Andrews
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
Location. 41° 1.512′ N, 81° 47.966′ W. Marker is in Acme, Ohio, in Medina County. Memorial is on Greenwich Road (County Route 97) west of Skypark Drive, on the right when traveling
Donald W. Feesler Bench image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
4. Donald W. Feesler Bench
west. It is at the entrance to the Weltzien Skypark airport. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wadsworth OH 44281, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Skypark” (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birth of Skypark (about 300 feet away); "The Giants of Seville" (approx. 3.6 miles away); General Elijah Wadsworth (approx. 3.6 miles away); Johnson House Museum / Carriage Factory (approx. 3.6 miles away); Sharron Center Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Sharon Center Public Square Historic District (approx. 6.1 miles away); The Homer and Elizabeth Bennett House (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Acme.
Additional keywords. Skypark
Michael J. Foreman Bench image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, April 4, 2019
5. Michael J. Foreman Bench
Credits. This page was last revised on April 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 479 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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