February 2019 Bandstand Flag Notice

Marvin “Gene” Nunnikhoven

Marvin “Gene” Nunnikhoven

February 2019

Marvin “Gene” Nunnikhoven

Sept. 12, 1930 – Feb. 27, 2018

United States Army

The flag flying over the bandstand during February is in honor of Marvin Eugene Nunnikhoven.

Gene enlisted in the Army, Nov. 21, 1951, in Des Moines, Iowa. He was assigned to Military Police Escort Group Company M. He served overseas in Korea for 17 months of the 23 months that he served. Upon his discharge, October 28, 1953, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the United Nations Service Medal, the ROK Presidential Unit Citation and the Korean Medal with three Bronze Service Stars.

Following his discharge, Gene resumed farming. He farmed west of Oskaloosa until 1987, when he and his wife, Dorothy, moved into Oskaloosa. He was a member of the Van Veen-Van Hemert American Legion Post #89 in Pella of over 50 years.

If you are interested in flying the flag of a veteran above the bandstand, contact Shawn Langkamp at Langkamp Funeral Chapel & Crematory at 641-672-2181 or www.langkampfuneralchapel.com contact Us Link.

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