Journal Express, Knoxville, IA

November 12, 2012

Slideshow: Westridge's veteran residents honored

Steve Woodhouse
Journal-Express

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