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January 2017

Wisconsin Remembers - A Face for Every Name

  • New Glarus Fire Department, 218 - 4th Ave.
  • New Glarus
  • 1/13/2017 - 1/14/2017
  • 608.527.5300
  • www.newglarusfd.com

Commemorating the 1611 young men from Wisconsin who lost their lives in the Vietnam War. Exhibit oopen to the public at the New Glarus Fire Department Meeting room Friday starting at 7 pm and Saturday noon - 3 pm. This emotionally moving display of the photos of each of the 1161 Wisconsin Veterans who died through the course of the Vietnam War is certain to touch the heart. The names of the fallen are not in alphabetical order, but instead, the chronological order in which they died.

Green County Vietnam Veterans who died so many decades ago the steamy jungles of South Vietnam include the following:
Ronald Schmid, Juda, KIA-11/28/66, Marine Corps, Lance Corporal
David W. Timm, Brodhead, KIA 4/5/68, Army, Chief Warrant Officer
Marvin C. Pederson, Monroe, KIA 1/6/69, Army, Monroe, Sergeant
Kris Blumer, Albany, KIA 6/25/69, Army, Private First Class
Kenneth Keller, Albany, KIA 5/25/70, Army, Specialist 4
John Krebs Jr., Browntown, KIA 6/8/70, Army, 2nd Lieutenant
Roger L Ritschard, Monticello, KIA 11/22/70, Army, Corporal

This exhibit, a project of the Wisconsin Department of Veterans Affairs—Wisconsin Veterans Museum, Wisconsin Public Television and funded in part by the Wisconsin Humanities Council with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities.