Bandstand Flag Notice For January 2021

LuVerne Archie Braden

January 2021
LuVerne Archie Braden
Apr. 24, 1931 – Sept. 30, 2020
United States Marine Corp.

The flag flying over the bandstand during January is in honor of LuVerne Braden.

LuVerne enlisted in the Marines, January 16, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa. He served with the 3rd Marine Reserve District until May 30, 1952. After returning to Oskaloosa, LuVerne served with the Marine Reserves until April 25, 1960.

He worked at Maytag in Newton for eight years before moving to Marion, Iowa, where he worked with Sears & Roebuck Company. He worked at Sears for 17 years and returned to Oskaloosa in 1976. He was then hired by Pella Corp and worked for them another 17 years, retiring in 1993.

Contact Shawn Langkamp at Langkamp Funeral Chapel & Crematory at 641-672-2181 or on the Contact-Us-Link if you are interested in honoring a deceased veteran with the flag above the bandstand.

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