men and women who served
in the Armed Forces of the
United States of America.
This memorial is not to honor war,
but to show the price of peace lest
future generations forget the
sacrifice made to maintain our freedom.
[Honor Roll of Area Veterans]
Killed in Action
Frederick B. Alden USN • Kenneth L. Ingebretson USA Richard Riebe USN • Lee Faber USN • Jack Brood USA Duane (Bud) Foell USN • Ozzie Simmons USA
Missing in Action
George Timm USA
Iona M. Ytzen Floy USN
Location. 42° 56.659′ N, 93° 22.809′ W. Marker is in Thornton, Iowa, in Cerro Gordo County. Marker is at the intersection of County Route S25 and Larch Street, on the left when traveling north on County Route S25. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Thornton IA 50479, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 4 miles away); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away); Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 13.2 miles away); a different marker also Clear Lake in the Civil War (approx. 13.2 miles away); Iowa and the Battle of Pleasant Hill (approx. 13.2 miles away); Civil War Memorial (approx. 13.2 miles away); Buddy Holly • Ritchie Valens • J. P. Richardson (approx. 13½ miles away); Surf Ballroom (approx. 13½ miles away).
Categories. • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 180 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 8, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.