Memorial Day 2010

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Three black granite tablets honor those who’ve sacrified to serve their country in Oyens.

The listing of Oyens area veterans is an addition to the Oyens Veterans Memorial completed a year ago. Bob Gengler and a committee worked to complete the addition of two stones to be dedicated this Memorial Day at 11 a-m in the southeast corner of St. Catherine’s Cemetery.

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Gengler explains the importance of the memorial.

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In addition to Gengler, the project was a volunteer effort by Jerry Rand, Bill Evans, Dan Pick, Randy Kellen, Steve Swalve, Marcel Konz, Mike Delperdang and Steve Smith.  Gengler says the committee is proud of the memorial and hopes everyone else is just as proud of the honor for veterans.