Category archives for: Bandstand Flag Memorial

Oskaloosa Bandstand Flag Notice – February 2021

Marvin D. Snider

February 2021 Marvin D. Snider August 10, 1929 – June 21, 2020 United States Army The flag flying over the bandstand during February is in honor of Marvin Snider. Marvin enlisted in the army on Sept. 30, 1946, in Fort Crook, Nebraska. He served as a water supply technician in Japan with Battery A of […]

Bandstand Flag Notice For January 2021

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 […]

Bandstand Flag Notice For November 2020

November 2020 The flag flying over the bandstand during October is in honor of George Turner and his son, Duane. George A. Turner July 24, 1922 – Dec. 17, 2011 After completing his education at Albia High School, George enlisted in the Army on February 22, 1943. He served as a medical technician aboard a […]

Oskaloosa Bandstand Flag Notice: October 2020

October 2020 Gregory C. Kime October 12, 1933 – February 8, 2020 Private First Class – United States Marine Corps The flag flying over the bandstand during October is in honor of Gregory C. Kime. Greg Kime was a1940 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps on August 10, 1942. […]

June 2020 Bandstand Flag Notice

William Woodrow Norton May 28, 1952 – March 28, 2014 United States Army The flag flying over the bandstand during June is in honor of Bill Norton. Bill was inducted into the Army on October 12, 1972 in Des Moines, Iowa. He served most of his obligation in Germany. He was discharged October 10, 1974. […]

Oskaloosa Bandstand Flag Notice – May 2020

May 2020 Clayborn Carriker June 26, 1924 – April 24, 2019 United States Army Air Force The flag flying over the bandstand during May is in honor of Clay Carriker. He was a 1942 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and entered the military with 16 of his classmates on October 13 of that same year. […]

Bandstand Flag Notice – March 2020

January 25, 1951 – November 21, 2019 United States Navy The flag flying over the bandstand during March is in honor of Henry “Hank” Norton. After Hank graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1969, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, June 24 of that year. Hank served on the U.S.S. Durham, which transported troops out […]

Bandstand Flag Notice – February 2020

Gary Dean DeWitt April 20, 1952 – December 5, 2019 United States Navy The flag flying over the bandstand during February is in honor of Mess Management Specialist Master Chief Gary Dean DeWitt. Gary DeWitt was a 1970 graduate of Oskaloosa High School and worked for a brief time at Pella Corp. before he joined […]

Bandstand Flag Notice – January 2020

January 2020 Edgar Grafke, Jr. December 25, 1932 – April 12, 2019 United States Navy The flag flying over the bandstand during December is in honor of Edgar Grafke Jr. After earning his B.A. degree in art education from Emporia State Teachers College in Emporia, Kansas, Edgar entered the Navy, June 7, 1955, at the […]

December 2019 – Bandstand Flag Notice

Joe William Beal Sr. January 19, 1935 – February 6, 2017 United States Air Force. The flag flying over the bandstand during December is in honor of Joe William Beal Sr. Joe enlisted in the Air Force, February 29, 1952, in Des Moines, Iowa. He served as a tail gunner on a B-29 Bomber during […]

         

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