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In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C.

 
 
In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
1. In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C.
Inscription.  In memory of Nancy Skrlin and her father, Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C., who gave his life on Iwo Jima W.W.II.

S/S Bee made and donated by Skrlin Coating and Blasting, Ltd., Niagara Falls, NY

[lower plaque] Island X-8 honors RADM James C. Doebler (Ret.) for his participation in the dedication of the Stainless Steel Steel Bee Memorial on November 11, 2010. S/S built by Steve Skrlin and Victor Green. S/S Bee designed by Alexander W. Kravitz.
 
Erected 2010 by Skrlin Coating and Blasting, Ltd.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, World II.
 
Location. 43° 2.342′ N, 78° 53.227′ W. Marker is in North Tonawanda, New York, in Niagara County. Memorial is on River Road (New York State Route 266) 0.2 miles north of Wheatfield Street (New York State Route 429), on the left when traveling north. Memorial is in Fisherman's Park which is sandwiched between River Road and the east branch of the Niagara River. Memorial is at the U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans memorial. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: North Tonawanda NY 14120, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
2. Front plates
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within walking distance of this marker. Navy Seabees World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Joseph E. Darlak, SKIc (a few steps from this marker); Island X-8 NSVA (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Navy Seabee Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Navy Seabees Vietnam Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Massacre On Wake Island (a few steps from this marker); U.S. Navy Seabees - Where They Served (a few steps from this marker); Admiral's Way (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Tonawanda.
 
In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C. image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, January 7, 2015
3. In Memory of Stephan Butski, U.S.M.C.
River Road in background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2015, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.

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