March Bandstand Flag For Jim Lee McDonough

Jim McDonough - Navy photo

Jim McDonough – Navy photo

Jim Lee McDonough

December 20, 1933 – January 18, 2018

United States Navy

Seaman

The flag flying over the bandstand during March is in honor of Jim Lee McDonough.

Jim was inducted into the Navy March 21, 1956, in Des Moines, Iowa. Of the 19 months he served, he was stationed on an aircraft carrier, the USS Kearsarge for seven months. He was discharged October 17, 1957, and transferred into the Navy Reserves.

Jim McDonough

Jim McDonough

Following his discharge, Jim returned to Oskaloosa and became involved in the livestock auction business. He went on to become an owner of Oskaloosa Livestock Auction, Inc. and worked there for 30 years.

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

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