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LS Senior Center, Kiwanis and Albertsons, held 5th annual BBQ for Veterans and Dads

 


Twenty five Veterans and many Dads enjoyed a free BBQ meal last Friday, June 13th at the Lake Stevens Senior Center.

This was the fifth annual BBQ hosted by LS Senior Center cooks in cooperation with Albertsons, and the local Kiwanis Club.

Fathers were honored because of Father’s Day Sunday, June 15th and the Veterans were honored because of Flag day on Saturday, June 14th.

All in all, 98 people enjoyed the meal. There were 5 World War II Vets honored. They included:  Bob Hanewinckel - Army, Gunter Simon, Herman Hagglund - Army, Jim Raymond and Larry Thomas.

The following twenty five Veterans who attended received a special gift in addition to  their free BBQ meal. They were:

Art Alessi.............................. Army 1960-66

Bill Greenhalph.......................Marine 1960

Bob Hanewinckel..........Army World War II

Bob Harris .......... Army  1965-68 Viet Nam

Chuck Sorenson.....Marines & Navy  57-65

Clarence Job.............Air Force 51-67 Korea

Danny Houghton .....Navy 67-69 Viet Nam

Dick Johnson .......................Navy  1949-53

Ed Spence..................................... Air Force

Eileen Stevenson..........................Air Force

Emory Barkhouse.....................Army  1952

Fred Cushman................................... Army

Fred Swanson......Air Force 1952-56 Korea

Gary Wolfe......................Air Force 1964-68

George Burkhardt.....Navy 1959-75 Viet Nam

George Matthews ...............Army  1964-70

Gunter Simon ........................ World War II

Herman Hagglund Army 43-46  World War II

Howard Espeseth......Army 1959-60  Korea

James Scott.............. National Guard  1960

Jim King.....Army National Guard 1956-63

Jim Raymond....................Navy 1943- 1952

Leona West.................................Navy  1960

Lindy Everson.......................Navy  1956-60

Roger Sweet National Guard Army  59-60

Ron Spainhour...........Navy 1950-53  Korea

Steve Hobbs........................................Army

Wayne Franz  Air Force  1956-79  Viet Nam

 

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