Memorial Day service success

Legion leads charge on honoring fallen veterans

BY Jakob Kounkel | STAFF WRITER
Posted 6/6/23

FOLEY – When it came time to memorialize fallen veterans – those who have given their lives in service of the United States of America – the Foley American Legion Post 298 led the charge May 31 at the Foley High School auditorium.

Legion member Duane Walter emceed during the service, which brought people together to honor veterans, especially those who passed since last year’s Memorial Day service.

Those fallen include Donald Corrigan, buried in the cemetery at St. Lawrence Church of Duelm; William Samsa, St. John’s Catholic Church in Foley; Louis Kutz, other; Norman Brunn, St. Lawrence Church; Roger Jurek, St. Lawrence Church; Bruce Zabloski, St. John’s Lutheran Church in Popple Creek; Tom Latterell, St. John’s Catholic Church; Wayne Seppelt, other; Robert McDowell, other; Merle Stowe, St. Francis; Jerry Thiem, Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in Little Falls; Ray Otto, other; Gene Hinz, St. Lawrence Church; Dale Lewandowski, Sts. Peter and Paul Church in Gilman; Michael Watercott, Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery; John Stawarski, Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church; Maurice Corrigan, St. Lawrence Church; and Roland Bergstrom, Maywood Cemetery in Ronneby.

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