Neshkoro in Marquette County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Neshkoro War Memorial
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
Erected 1967 by American Legion Post 423; Village of Neshkoro.
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: Military.
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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Neshkoro WI 54960, United States of America. Touch for directions.
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 American Legion Post 366 War Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Pioneer Wautoma (approx. 8.7 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 memorial. 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. Virtual Wall website entry (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
2. PFC Joseph Kresic, Jr. Virtual Wall website entry (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
3. Village of Neshkoro. Village website homepage (Submitted on January 9, 2011.)
Additional keywords. Veterans Monument
Credits. This page was last revised on April 23, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 9, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 9, 2011, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.