Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

Celebrations

November 12, 2012

Slideshow: Westridge's veteran residents honored

Knoxville — A ceremony was held Monday afternoon to recognize the veteran residents of Westridge Nursing Center. 

Those who could participate in the event were lined up in front of members of the Legion/VFW color guard. Westridge Activities Director, Marlene Edwards, read short biographies of the veterans. Each also received a lap blanket from the VFW Ladies' Auxiliary.

Veterans honored include:

• Harlan Johnson-Army

• Golmore Kamerick-Navy

• Duane Conrad-Navy

• Leland Koons-Air Force

• Charles Beadles-Navy

• Raymond Vohl-Army

• Henry Monster-Army

• Wally Thomas-National Guard

• Victor Dye-Army

• Leland Karr-National Guard

• Lawrence Dean Stevenson-Navy

• Charles "Doc" Fisher-Navy

• Marvin Bassett, posthumously-Navy

1
Text Only
Celebrations
Features
AP Video
Ceremony Marks 19th Anniversary of OKC Bombing Raw: Fire Destroys 3 N.J. Beachfront Homes Raw: Space X Launches to Space Station Man Charged in Kansas City Highway Shootings Obama Awards Navy Football Trophy Ceremony at MIT Remembers One of Boston's Finest Raw: Students Hurt in Colo. School Bus Crash Raw: Church Tries for Record With Chalk Jesus Police Arrest Suspect in Highway Shootings Drought Concerns May Hurt Lake Tourism Vermont Goat Meat Gives Refugees Taste of Home Calif. Investigators Re-construct Fatal Bus Cras Appellate Court Hears Okla. Gay Marriage Case Horseless Carriage Introduced at NY Auto Show Chelsea Clinton Is Pregnant Beau Biden Plans 2016 Run for Del. Governor Flamingo Frenzy Ahead of Zoo Construction Obama: 8 Million Healthcare Signups Obama Hopeful on Ukraine, Will Watch Russians U.S. Sending Nonlethal Aid to Ukraine Military
Facebook
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Poll

Which service of the Knoxville Chamber of Commerce do you believe is most beneficial for its membership?

Events
Legislative lobbying
Promotional material publication
Educational programs for the community
Other
     View Results