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A Supplement to the Manistee News Advocate & Benzie County Record Patriot

R U O G N I T U L A S S R E I D L SO ON Y A D S N VETERA NOVEMBER 2020 H E A R S T

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Jack Adamczak SGT, US Army Germany and Korea 1964-1967

Thames A. Anderson US Army WWII 1921-2010

Darwin E.Anderson Coxwain,US Navy Amphibious Forces WWII 1944-1946

Reginald Asplet US Army 1968-1969

John G. Babion US Navy Vietnam

Norman Barth Technical Sergeant US Air Force Served 20 years

Robert G. Bennett Corporal, US Army 1952-1954

Roger A. Betts US Coast Guard 1968-1972

Len L. Bialik US Air Force 1975 - 1978

Michael D. Bjorkquist US Army 1968-1970

Jack Blacklock Quarter Master 1st Class US Navy WWII 1942-1945

Ray Bohannon US Navy Vietnam Served 4 years

Michael Bohannon US Air Force Afghanistan & Middle East Served 22 years.

Brandon Bohannon US Air Force Currently Serving

Taylor Bohannon US Navy Currently Serving

Robb Bollenberg Heavy Equipment Operator, US Navy USS Saratoga 1967-1969

Melvin Borocki S/SGT, US Army 1956-1958

Jerry J. Boyle US Coast Guard, US Navy Reserve 1975-1979 & 1986-2003

Stanley Brandis Turret Captain US Navy Served 6 Years

Joel D. Brown SGT USMC Vietnam 1969-1973

Richard Brown Private First Class Army Air Corp 1943-1946

Scott Buckner US Air Force 1978-1982

Guy M. Bullis Chief Warrant Officer 2 US Army (Ret.) 20+ Years of Service

Rudy R. Bureau 1SGT US Army (Ret.) WWII Korea and Vietnam

David E. Burley Unit Deployment Manager US Air Force Gulf War 1977-1998

Sandra Card SGT USMC 1983-1989

DeWitt Card SGT USMC Beirut 1983-1989

Donald B. Caro SPEC 4 3/16 Artillary Americal Division Vietnam 1969-1970

Jack T. Carter Tech 3 Medic WWII Pacific Theater 1917-1984

Jerome Chick SSGT US Army Korean War 1950-1952

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Chuck Clarke Retired USMC Vietnam and Desert Storm 1971-1991

James B. Coleman

Jason Comer MSGT US Air Force (Ret.) Iraq & Afghanistan

James A. Davidson Lieutenant US Army Air Corp WWII 1944-1946

David L. Degrandchamp Sergeant Army Air Corp 1942-1945

Joseph N. DePalma US Army 1951-1956

Leroy J. Drew 3rd Class US Navy 1951-1955

Alyssa Eisenlohr Seaman US Navy 2019-Present

Jeri Erginkara Lt.Col. US Air Force 22 Years

Dan Giddis EM3 US Navy 1964-1967

Robert W. Gillett PV1 US Armored Division WWII

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US Air Force, Army National Guard, Air Force Reserve 20 Years of service

John Didorek MSGT US Army

Melissa Drake Petty Officer Second Class US Navy

Roger L. Farnsworth E4, 199th Infantry Brigade US Army Vietnam Served 2 years

Martin Fredericksen US Army WWII 1943-1946

Chester Gauthier Jr. Cpl, HC - 45th Division, 245th Tank Battalion. US Army - Korea 1951- 1952

Jeff Gilroy USMC

Frederick Goethals US Navy 1962-1966

Thomas R. Goulding US Air Force Vietnam 1967-1970

Commander, Helicopter Pilot US Navy (Ret.) 1970-1990

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Tom Culbert US Air Force WWII 1943-1946

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THANK YOU VETERANS

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Thank You, Veterans!

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4847 Main St. Onekama 231-889-3456

Ron Brown & Sons, Inc. 17443 Pleasanton Hwy. • Bear Lake

864-2275


Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Edward W. Haase

Roger Gunderson US Army Gulf War 1991-1996

Robert R. Gunia MGYSGT-E9 USMC - Korea Served 24 Years

Allen J. Guzikowski US Navy Vietnam (2 tours) 1964-1994

Richard P. Haase Sergeant First Class US Navy & US Army

Detachment, Manhattan Project

US Army - WWII 1945-1946

Ronald W. Haase E4, Sergeant US Air Force 1969-1975

Robert G. Haase E-9 Chief Master Sgt. US Air Force 1958-1988

Ed Haik Lance Corporal USMC-Vietnam 1967-1969

Lawrence Hale Motor Officer 45th Infantry Division US Army - Korean War 1951-1952

Berdyll Handrath 36th Armored Division, 3rd Army US Army WWII

Aloysius D. Helminski Jr. Spec.5 US Army Vietnam 1967-1969

Charles Herbert PHM 2C US Navy 1943-1946

David P. Herbert PFC E3 US Army 1972-1974

Karl F.O. Herrmann Pharmacists Mate US Navy WWII

Joseph Palmer Hommel Corporal US Army 1952-1956

Kenneth Hughes Spec 5 - US Army Vietnam 1968-1970

William Huhnke Sr. 8th Div. 16th Rangers US Army & US National Guard 5 years service

Al Hyams US Army 1951-1953

Forest R. Jacobs WWI

Jerome J. Jacobs

David Jahr Lieutenant US Navy Vietnam 1969-1972

Douglas E. Joy Army Tec Fifth - US Army 1942-1945

Marce H. Keillor PFC Army Air Corp 1942 - 1945

Jerry Kekel MSGT US Army Korea and Vietnam 1950-1971

Austin J. Kirkpatrick 3rd Class Petty Officer US Navy 1+ Year of Service

Joseph G. Knauer PFC 2nd Rangers US Army - WWII 1944-1946

Eugene Kolanowski

Daniel L. Korzeniewski SPC 4 US Army Vietnam 1970-1972

Thomas A. Korzeniewski SSGT, Aerospace Maintenance Instructor US Air Force

Vietnam

James L. Knight Captain US Coast Guard 30 Years

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Thank you for your service!

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US Army Korean War 1951-1953

Sergeant - Special Engineer

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Thank you to all military men and women for your service

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Here to Serve You!

Bear Lake

Market thank you veterans! Monday - Saturday 9 - 6 PM

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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William Kruse Spec 4 US Army Vietnam 1969-1970

Jason Kubanek Master Sergeant US Army Afghanistan and Iraq Retired in 2009

Tom LaBelle US Army WWII

John S. Lewis Lt.Col. US Army Aviation 23 Years of Service

Keith W. Lindeman US Navy 1961-1965

Arnold Linke Yeoman 2nd Class US Navy 1943-1945

David W. Lonn E-5 US Army Vietnam 1967-1968

Barry L. Luedke Sergeant US Army Germany & Vietnam 1966-1968

Tyler B. Luedke SERE Instructor US Navy-Persian Gulf 1993-2013

Paul Maksym SMSGT US Air Force 20 Years

Debra Maksym MSGT-US Air Force 20 Years

Gregory A. Manke WO-5 USMC Korea & Iraq 1980-2009

Hugh McGovern US Navy Korea

Lawrence McKay SP/5 Military Police Corps 1969-1971

Donald F. Meyers First Sergeant US Army 22 Years of Service

Robert H. Miehlke MM 2/C US Navy USS Draco AK79 1943-1945

Gordon Mowen WWII

Jerry Murray Staff Sergeant US Air Force Korean War 1952-1957

Robert A. Neff SP5 (E-5). MOS: Combat Engineer US Army 1966-1968

Dave Kramer MSGT US Air Force 1983-2004

Leonard E. Krause Jr. SP 5 US Army 26 Months of Service

Gloria J. Krivitzky-Bullis Private First Class Women’s Army Corp. 2 Years of Service

Tom Kubanek Sergeant 1st Class US Air Force Discharged in 1962

Tony Labacz PFC US Army WWI 1917-1919

Jack LaBelle 5th Army, Anti Aircraft Division US Army-WWII 1941-1945

William H. Lindeman SH3 US Navy 1959-1963

Wayne Linke Yeoman 2nd Class US Navy 1944-1946

Carmen R. Lysaker SSG, MOS 98G US Army 2000- 2011

Troy McKinley E-5 Combat Engineer AME-2 Egress US Army / US Navy 1983-1992

We salute all veterans who performed honorably in service to this nation, many of them gave their life to keep us free.

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TSGT, Technical Mess SGT. 752nd Railway Operations Battalion. US Army-WWII 1942-1946

Thank you for serving your country!

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Thank you for all who have served our country


Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Harlan R. Nelson SW-2 US Navy USS Little Rock CLG-4 1967-1971

Ian Nelson SP4 US Army Currently Serving

Tyge Nelson Jr. Sergeant E-5 US Army Currently Serving

Amanda Nerg Captain US Air Force

Carl J. Nowak US Army

Hugh J. O’Hagan SP4 US Army Germany 1959-1962

Joseph O’Hagan SGT US Air Force K.I. Sawyer, Gwinn, MI 1984-1988

Arthur Olen PFC US Army 1950-1952

Harold Olen CPL, SGT, SFC SGT,SGTFC US Army 1946-1951

Michael Oleniczak US Air Force

Bruce Olsen US Army Vietnam 1968-1971

Leonard Opalka SGT US Army Honor Guard/Arlington Cemetary. Ft.Myers 1966-1968

Wilhelm Parkkinen CPL COD, 22 BN US Guards WWI

Austin W. Pefley E-3 US Navy 2017-Present

Edward Pelarski Sergeant US Army 1942-1945

Anibal A. Pepper Major, US Medical Corp US Army Ehulai, Vietnam 1970-1971

Luke L. Plamondon PFC US Army WWII 1943-1945

Jeffery A. Plamondon SPC E4 US Army Germany 1968-1970

Al Popp Spec 20th Ordinance Co. Dahm Germany US Army 1988-1991

Charles F. Preuss Sr. Private First Class US Army 1953-1955

Charles F. Preuss Jr. Sergeant - US Air Force Germany 1986-1990

Robert Preuss Jr. Private First Class US Army WWII

Dennis A. Priddle E-5 Sergeant USMC Vietnam

Bradley D. Priddle Sgt. E-5 USMC

James L. Ptak Sr. ADJ Aviation Jet Mechanic US Navy Served 3 Years

Melvin Nelson Captain USMC

Jack Nelson SP4 US Army

Kevin Nerg Staff Sergeant US Air Force, US Air Reserve 6 Years

HAGLUND'S Floor Covering Inc.

Proud of our Veterans

723-9415 308 Parkdale Ave., Manistee Mon-Fri 8:30-5:30

Gary H. Rankin SP/5, 192nd Finance Section US Army Vietnam 1966-1967

Zachariah E. Pyles Sergeant 1985-2014

Thank You For Your Service!

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Jack Rawls SSGT US Army 14 Years

Tom Richmond SMSGT US Air Force (Ret.) Vietnam 1960-1983

Ed Robinson Tank Commander, US Army- WWII Served 3 Years

Pamela L. Robinson SSGT US Air Force Middle East 1980-1991

Jeffrey S. Robinson Petty Officer Third Class US Navy Persian Gulf. 1990-1994

Edgar H. Robinson Jr. 2nd Class Petty Officer US Navy 1985-1989

Edgar Robinson Sr. TSGT US Air Force South Vietnam & Thailand 1955-1976

Robert E. Rogers Radioman US Navy 1943-1946

Keith L. Rupert STG2 US Navy USS Higbee DD806 1962-1966

Jack Rutherford Airman 2nd US Air Force England 1957-1961

Dan Rutherford US Navy Submarine 1982-1998

Jim Rutherford Submarine Tender US Navy 1983-1988

Herbert Ryan Staff Sergeant US Army Served 1 year

David Schafer SGT US Army 1968-1971

Anthony L. Schindlbeck SPC E4, Army, 1st Infantry Division US Army Iraq 2007-2012

Ellis J. Schindler US Army

Mary Schlaud E2 US Army Aschaffenburg, Germany 2 Years

Paul Schlaud SGT USMC El Toro 6 Years

Roy Schlueter US Navy Seabees 1955-1959

Calvin Schlueter US Navy 1986-1992

Jerome J. Schmitt Jr. US Army Korean War 2 Years of Service

Henry Schuelke PFC Infantry US Army WWI

James R. Schuelke PFC - US Army Vietnam 1942-1987

Walter Schuelke Jr. SP4 US Army Germany 1957-1959

THANK YOU ALL VETERANS! Shirley Barker 903-681-6102 shirley@golighthouserealty.com

360 Parkdale Ave. • Manistee, MI

MORTON SALT

GAYLORD JOWETT

We salute all of our Veterans!

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Cindy’s Pet Salon Since 1986

Main St. • Frankfort

352-6700

Professional Pet Grooming Cindy Larson

(231) 352-5268 681 Lake St. • Frankfort

Slawinski Surveying & Mapping BLYTHE O’DONNELL, DDS THOMAS A. BERARD, DDS 812 Cyrpress St. | Manistee, MI 49660

Thank You Veterans From A Veteran!

231.723.6512

Robert Slawinski

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Manistee, MI 49660

Fax 231.723.0000

Professional Land Surveyor

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Jerome E. Showalter

David A. Schuessler CPL USMCR United States, Far East, Philippines 1956-1963

Golden Schultz Airman 1st Class, B-26 US Air Force Korean War

Colleen Sexton US Coast Guard 1984-1992

Harvey E. Showalter SO3 US Navy Korea

Jerry Siebler Command Sergeant Major US Army and Army Reserve 35 Years of Service

Jacob A. Sippola Battery E, 51st Artillery CAC WWI

Art Sippola 2LT US Army

Justin Sippola US Air Force Offutt AFT Nebrask Currently Serving

Patrick S. Siuda Spec.5 US Army Vietnam 1966-1968

Mark Skiera Naval Special Warfare Commands (Retired) 1979-1999

Harlan J. Slonecki Sr. Sergeant US Naval Reserve/US Army Korean War 1949-1954

Dallas Smith US Army WWII

James W. Stephenson Commander, Civil Engineer Corp. US Navy (Ret.) 1974-1994

Adolf Swanson WWI

Robert J. Swidorski Military Policeman US Army

Tyler J. Swidorski Sergeant USMC

William F. Tetzlaff HM2-US Navy Vietnam 1962-1970

Jack W. Thomas CPL US Army Korea 1951-1952

Edward Thompson Spec.5 - US Army Korea 1955-1958

Mark Thompson Corporal USMC Okenoma 1981-1985

Michael J. Tillotson 2nd Class Petty Officer. Missile Tech on Tartar Missile. US Navy 1960-1964

Ward Van Houten US Navy WWII & Korea 1942-1952

Melvin L. Vedder PM2 (Pharmacist Mate) US Navy 1944-1945

Reid Voorhies Corporal CLB1 USMC Afghanistan 2011

Brandon M. Walsh Corporal USMC

Ronald Wardwell CPL - US Army Korea 1952-1954

Prentiss Ware Private First Class US Army

George Waters US Army Korea 1950-1953

THANKS AND PRAYERS TO THOSE WHO SERVE!

25th Division, Cuchi Pleiku, 1st Battalion, 69th Armour

Vietnam 1964-1966

Sue Siebler First Sergeant USMC and Army Reserve 25 Years of Service

We salute our area veterans!

Judianne Sibley (231) 239-1333

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352-9021

Manistee, MI

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Manistee and Benzie County 2020 Veterans Salute

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Thomas Welsh Signalman-US Navy Vietnam, Apollo 14 Recovery Team 1969-1972

Michael Welsh E3 USNR Okinawa. Glenview AFB. 1967-1972

John C. Widgren SSGT US Air Force Korea 1952-1955

James H. Willard SPEC-4 - US Army 1970-1971

Bill Wilkosz Korean War

Kenneth E. Williams Jr. US Navy 1953-1972

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Herbert G. Wilson Bombardier in 13th Air Force US Air Force WWII

Robert L. Wilson LT, Pilot US Air Force WWII 4 Years

Leonard Zatarga Tec-5 US Army European Theater of Operation 1942-1946

Crystal Plaza

John E. Zygaj SGT, 87th Infantry US Army WWII 1943 - 1946

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882-4021

Historic Downtown Thompsonville

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Thank you to those who have served our country.

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