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Spencer American Legion Post #78

is putting up a veteran's memorial in Spencer beside the American Legion Memorial Highway 281.

Dedication was May 29, 2006 at 10:00 AM

We are in need of the names of all living or deceased veterans from this area wishing to have their name engraved on the monument. This could be self, spouse, parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, children, nieces, nephews, grandchildren, friends, etc. Please help us get in contact with families of deceased veterans who have moved from this area.

Please contact any Legion member or call
Ken or Trudy at 402-589-1366
Chuck at 402-589-1071
Norman at 402-589-9035
with information so we can get a complete list of all veterans.

At this time, the cost is projected to be $100.00 per name.
Send check with the name to:
Chuck Luedke, Box 285, Spencer NE 68777 or
Ken Boettcher, Box 268, Spencer NE 68777 or
Norman Janssen, 49083 State Hwy 12, Spencer NE 68777.

Organizations or individuals may donate to this memorial even if they do not have a specific name to put on it. Use this special way of saying Thank You to the veterans who have served our country well.

Along with the veterans name on the memorial, we would like to make a scrapbook to leave at the Legion Hall. We would like a picture of the veteran while in the service and/or a picture in later life.

We would also like a one page write up which could include date of birth, parents, spouse, children. occupation, years of military service, branch of service, where stationed, duties, decorations, or interesting stories. If the veteran is deceased , please add the date of death and place of burial.