June Bandstand Flag Notice – Robert Elder

Robert Elder

Robert Lee Elder
Jan. 27, 1940 – Nov. 26, 2017
United States Navy

The flag flying over the bandstand during June is in honor of Robert Lee Elder.
Robert enlisted in the Air Force Dec. 14, 1962, in Omaha, Nebraska. He served as an airplane mechanic and was stationed in the South Pacific. After Robert was discharged December 13, 1968, he worked as a course developer for AT&T and lived in many places around the Midwest including, Emporia, Kansas, Des Moines, Iowa and Olathe, Kansas. In 1992, the family moved to Oskaloosa. While in
Oskaloosa Robert worked for the Oskaloosa Herald. He also worked as a V.A. Coordinator, Emergency Manager for Mahaska County and as Director for the “We Care” food pantry.

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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