MIAMI   COUNTY   VETERANS   MEMORIAL
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Achey Harold E.
Achey Herbert D.
Achey Robert K.
Addy Bearl E.
Ahlbrandt Joel
Allen Billie
Alt Michael Laird
Anderson Earl V. Jr.
Asher Allen L.
Asher Ann
Austin Eugene K.
Ayres Charles Jr.
Baker Robert "Bob" H.
Bal Alan D.
Baldwin Frank
Baldwin Kennith O.
Baldwin Kennith Orville
Baldwin Roy Ivan
Barber George Lee
Barden Fred J.
Barden Marvin R.
Barnes Fred J.
Barnes Harry O.
Barnes Jackie W.
Barrett Leslie N.
Barricklow Wesley O.
Bauer Lawrence Edward
Baxter Billy G.
Beets Joseph "Doc"
Beets Ronald
Bell J. Pete
Benedict Kenneth
Benedict Noah
Benedict Roger N.
Benne Clarence E.
Bennett Danny R.
Bennett John E.
Bennett John Wm.
Bennett Joseph A.
Bennett William N.
Benus Christian "Chris"
Bigham Emery H.
Bigley W.R.
Blakeman Neil
Blanck Daniel W.
Block Leslie R.
Blume Glenn H.
Blumhorst Rick
Blundell Donald D. Sr.
Bodine Eli Robert
Bolling Jess A.
Bond George
Bond Kenneth R.
Bond Orlen L.
Boslaugh Howard
Bowman Willard C.
Bracken James Delbert
Brandt Harold F.
Brandt Henry
Branson Wilbur G.
Brewer Clyde Fred
Bright Ben V.
Bright William D.
Brocaw Charles R.
Brocker Darrel L.
Brocker Darwin A.
Brown David W.
Brown Jerry R.
Brown Paul I.
Brown Roy Thurman
Browning Bill F.
Buchanan Charles "Eddie"
Buchanan Viva
Buchman Joseph D.
Burchett F. Joe
Burgoon Jerry A.
Burgoon Terry W.
Burkhart Walter E.
Burson William D.
Burson Willie E
Butel Anthony
Butel Eugene M.
Butel Joseph L.
Butel Joseph L. Jr.
Butler Richard Paul
Butler Wayne Robert
Byard James G.
Calahan Willis E.
Caraway Jeffrey Scott
Caraway Kenneth LeRoy
Carnes Charles B.
Carnes James A.
Carnes Joseph E.
Carpenter Frank T. III
Carter Elmer E.
Carter Jack Ellsworth
Case Lewis W. Sr.
Chamberlain Wm. H. "Bill"
Chamberlin John C.
Chamberlin Nicholas J.
Chamberlin William J.
Chambers George L.
Chambers Richard L.
Chancellor Richard E. (Dick)
Chancellor Richard W.
Cheasbro David M.
Chisam James M.
Christy Ivan H. Jr.
Chronister Richard D.
Chronister Terry L.
Clark Martin R.
Clark Paul T.
Clausen Clarence C.
Coffelt Basil D.
Cohoon W. Wayne
Cordel Jack L.
Cornelius Raymond H.
Cowden William A.
Cowman Steven M.
Craig Col. John Wm.
Cramer H. Lynn
Crane Gene Kelly
Crawford Charles
Crist Harvey J.
Crosby George F.
Crowell Lee
Crum Charles M.
Cundiff Clarence F.
Cutburth Willaim Lee
Cutburth William A.
Cutburth Willlaim Everett
Dageforde George William
Dail Ray L.
Dalrymple Lonnie E.
Dalrymple Richard D.
Dalrymple Robert G.
Davidson Larry R.
Davidson Viola Knoche
Davis Claud A. Jr.
Davis William J.
Debrick Arnold E.
Debrick Elra J.
Debrick Ernest E.
Debrick Lester L.
Debrick Raymond L.
Debrick Weldon H.
Dedrick Harold F. Jr.
Dedrick Kenneth J.
Dees Ross G.
Dees Thomas L.
DeGrande Bernard J.
Dempsey Robert S.
Derks Kurk R.
DeVore George O.
DeVore Marion A.
Dexter Willard R.
Dicke Henry Arland
Dicke Joseph M.
Dicke Louis F.
Dicke Ralph E.
Doherty George T.
Doherty John R.
Doherty Larry E.
Dollar Dale L.
Donner Jerome H.
Donovan Charles J. "Pat"
Dreyer Michael T.
Dubois Terry L.
Dudley Willard George
Duethman Alfred
Duethman Wilfred L.
Dunaway Larry W.
Dunaway Marv. L Jr.
Durland Clifford
Durland Clifford Lee
Durland Henry Merritt
Duval Robert E.
Eggleston John M.
Elliott LeRoy M.
Ellis Vernon A.
Ellis Wayne O.
England Virgil Loren
Eppler Richard
Evans Clarence Edward
Evans Glenn A.
Everhart Larry D.
Everhart Richard H.
Fairchild Dr. Anthony W.
Fairchild Wayne W.
Fannan Vernon Lee
Fanning John A.
Farley Sam
Farmer Mark Andrew
Farmer Matthew Jason
Farmer Raymond E. (Gene)
Fehling Bob
Fennewald Carl L.
Fenoughty Chrles M.
Fickel Herbert L.
Finley George N.
Fisher Charles A.
Fisher James A.
Fisher Vernie G. III
Flemings Henry W.Jr.
Floyd Billy R.
Fort Merton C.
Foster Delmar
Frazee John F.
Gallagher Wilburn M.
Gard Donald Clyde Jr.
Gardner Robert L.
Garrison George M.
Garrison Orville M.
Gaughan John P.
Gerken Martin
Gilman J. R.
Gilman J.R. Jr.
Godfrey Dale A.
Godfrey Daniel A.
Gonser Cecil Delor "Barney"
Goodeyon Jerry F.
Goodeyon Louis F.
Gorman Lester E.
Grant Richard
Graue Stephen A.
Green Adam P.
Green Fred Hall
Green Lacy H.
Gregg Carl
Griffin Wm. E. Jr.
Griffith Billy D.
Grimes Damon M.
Grimes David N.
Grimes Floyd J. II
Grimes Warren J.
Guilfoyle Anita M.
Gump Carl
Haight Robert Samuel
Haley James H.
Haley Jeff A.
Hall Lee Roy
Hambleton James M.
Hamlin Dale E.
Hamlin Lloyd A.
Hamlin Thomas W.
Harrington Robert W.
Hart Wm. "Bill" Junior
Haselrick Edward E. Jr.
Haselrick Edward E. Sr.
Hastings Ernest Wayne
Hay Dennis "Joy"
Head Kenneth D.
Heckman Gerald L.
Heckman Michael L.
Heckman Robert E.
Heger Russell L.
Hendrickson Darold G.
Hendrickson Harold D.
Herrs Donald W.
Hewitt Cecil L.
Hewitt Maynard Lee
Higginbotham Neal A.
High Lindsay Adam
Hines Victor W.
Hinman Bill L.
Hoffman John H.S.
Hoffman Richard D.
Hoffman Stephen D.
Hollinger Clarence "Buck"
Homrighausen Herbert G.
Hortor Carl K.
Hoy Herschel Sr.
Huber John T.
Huber Steven R.
Hudgeons Michael S.
Hughes Louis W.
Hunsperger James L.
Hunt Jasper "Jake" C.
Hurlbut Edward W.
Ingersoll Robert D.
Ingersoll William O.
Ingle Michael W.
Isenhower Herbert E.
Istas Nolan Dean
Jackson Warren C.
Jacobs James Herbert
James E. Seck
Jarboe John E.
Johnson Gilbert G.
Johnson Leo M. (Jack)
Johnson Lloyd O.
Johnson Paul
Johnston William L.
Kaiser E. Joseph
Kaiser Edward W. Jr.
Kaiser John H.
Kaiser Richard C.
Kaiser Robert J.
Karigan Charles E.
Karigan John R.
Karr Dan E.
Karr Donald L.
Kaufman James A.
Kaufman John G.
Kaufman Kenneth D.
Kaufman Richard Sonny
Kaufman Roy A.
Keeton Elvin E.
Keeton Harley E.
Keith L. Kettler
Kelley James J. W.
Kelsey Ned Lynn
Kennedy William Greason
Kester Bennie H.
Kester H. Glenn
Kettler Bruce E.
Kettler Damon E.
Kettler Fred
Kielian Richard Michael
Kincaid Carl Calvird
Kincaid Donald C.
King Emery L.
Kiser Dorothy Schlotman
Kiser Jerry Franklin
Kiser Raymond E.
Kiser Rex J.
Kiser Roy F.
Knapp Calvin D.
Knecht George E.
Knecht Leo M.
Kneibler Vivian
Knoche John Harold
Knoche Verne A
Koelsch John A.
Kohler Dean D.
Kresin Dayton
Krum Jack K.
Laas Sherman L.
Lash Donald
Lash Milford
Lawrence Henry D.
Lawrence Jessie J.
Lawrence Roy
Lawrence Winfred D.
Layland Max
Lee Edwin Arthur
Lee Juanita
Lee Philip
Lewis Richard D.
Lewis Ted E.
Lindsey Donald Sr.
Little Charles W.
Low Donald Dunn
Lucas Ron J.
Lyder John
Madison Bob L.
Magee William
Magerl Donald L.
Majeski Virgil "Vic"
Majors C.D.
Manchester Byron
Manchester Dwight L.
Manlove George F.
Marcum Charles Hugh
Massey Floyd E. "Bill"
Massey Richard W. "Dick"
Massey William "Ed"
Massey William B. "Bill"
Matherly Marvin P.
Mathis Clyde
Mathis Sanford Fay
Matzkanin Theodore
Mayes Keith
McBride Everett
McCoach Troy E.
McConnell Fred E.
McCoy Buster H.
McCullough James Dean
McDowell Norman L. "Red"
McGuire Samuel
McKaig Dennis M.
McKaig Donald Dean
McKaig Roy L.
McKoon Eldon W.
McKoon M. Evan
McLaughilin Drew Jr.
McMahn Damon A.
McMullan John
McNatt William L.
McQuay Bobby J.
McRoberts James A.
McRoberts James W.
McVay J. William
Medlin Warren J.
Meinig Donald L.
Meinig Gary L.
Meisel Fred E.
Meisel Lucky Lindy Leroy
Meisel Max Herbert
Mendel Clifford L.
Mendel James L
Messer Philip A
Metcalf A. D.
Miller Byrle D.
Miller George Dedrick
Miller Harold A
Miller Kenneth Richard
Miller Leon John
Miller Louis David
Miller Milferd C. ??
Miller Robert Edward
Minden Otto John
Minden Ralph W v.
Minden Ray
Mitchell Dale Allen
Mitchell Nicholas E.
Monthey Lewis E.
Mooney Larry J.
Mooney Ola E.
Moore Bernard (Bernie)
Morgan Carl J.
Morgan Ecle C.
Morgan Harry W.
Morgan Marvin C.
Morris David C.
Morris Walter
Mott Richard M.
Moulder Stan
Muchow Daniel L.
Muchow Don R.
Muchow Robert L.
Mueller Eugene L.
Mueller Joseph M.
Mueller Paul A.
Murray Gene W.
Murry Herman J.
Nation Larry A.
Naylor Delbert
Nicholson Robert I.
Niebaum Leroy J.
Nutt Gary D.
Oberheide Harold J.
Oberheide William H.
Oldham Wendal D.
Oliver James A. Jr.
Ore Carey E.
Ostrander Charles F.
Ostrander Chuck C.
Ostrander Larry E.
Ostrander Paul D.
Ostrander Wiley J.
Paine Leon B.
Parmelee James
Pearce Lloyd Dean
Peckman Harold C.
Penn Robert D.
Peuser Bill
Peuser Harold F.
Peuser Jerry R.
Pfaltzgraff Loren E.
Pfannes Clarence
Pfannes Leo
Pfannes Leonard W.
Phillips Robert (Bob)
Pinneo Kevin W.
Pinneo Roy W.
Platt Donald Franklin
Plummer John R.
Plummer Michael Edward
Pobuda Joseph C.
Pritchard Charles Ivory
Pritchard James H.
Pritchard James L.
Prothe Dale E.
Prothe Eric Lynn
Prothe Fred F.
Prothe Glenn H. Sr.
Prothe Martin E.
Putzier Valdean J.
Quincy Emmor S.
Quincy Louis H.
Quincy Walter L.
Rand John Floyd
Rausch Lilah E.
Rayne William E.
Rentz Arnold F.
Ret Croxton George W.
Reyelts Edward L.
Reynolds Walter L.
Rhoades Marvin E.
Richardson Billy J.
Richardson Harold E.
Ricketts W.A.
Riley Edward R.
Riley Wilbur R.
Rimmer Lora Koup
Rinehart Oliver D.
Robertson J.C. "Red"
Rohrer Daryl
Roseberry David
Rowlett Dr. Jack G.
Russell Billy Lee
Russell Joseph Ray
Ryckert Jon C.
Ryckert Richard W.
Sandburg Paul A. Sr.
Sandridge Franklin E.
Schaub D. Joe
Schepers Rev. Frank N.
Scherman Bernard J.
Scherman Daniel J.
Scherman Donald F.
Scherman Jerry C.
Schlotman Edward
Schlotman James E.
Schmid Robert P. II
Schoenberger Frank
Scott Alice
Scott Edmund C.
Seck Raymond E.
Seeman Ernest G.
Selle Richard Henry
Selzer Robert W.
Sevy Harold G. Jr.
Sevy Harold G. Sr.
Shangler Anthony
Sheldon Jay M. Jr.
Shields Robert E.
Shields William Byron
Shineman Homer V.
Shinkle J. Frank
Shope Robert D.
Siebert Miriam
Simons Hal R.
Sims George Verlas
Sims John F.
Sinclair Ira
Sinclair Ross
Skeens Donald W.
Skeens James Wayne
Skeens John W. Sr.
Skeens Lon M. Jr.
Skeens Milton D.
Skeens Warren L.
Skeens William E.
Skeens William H.
Slack Kenneth A.
Slayman Evelyn M.
Slayman John T.
Slayman William "Bill"
Slyter Damon E.
Slyter David R.
Slyter Harry H.
Slyter Stanley E.
Smith Charles L.
Smith Dean E.
Smith Harold D.
Smith Jerry D.
Smith John L.
Smith L. Dale
Smith Melvin Earl
Smith Paul F.
Smith Ronnie D.
Smith Wayne H.
Smith Wiley L.
Sodamann Harold
Spears Thurman Leroy
Spies Clarence
Spies Jacob J.
Spies James A.
Spies John
Spies Wilfred
Spitzenberger James
Springer Carl T.
Stagg Raymond L.
Stanley Dr. Rex
Steck Mike
Steele J.J. "Jack"
Stephens Gerald Leroy
Stewart Dannie W.
Stiles Thomas E.
Stoughton Randy J.
Stults Harold Lee
Stults Leonard William
Stump Gordon
Stuteville Ronald G.
Sullard Virgil
Talley Buel L.
Taranto Joseph A.
Taylor Claude I. (family brick)
Taylor John
Tennis Gayle O.
Theobald Leo E.
Thomas Aaron M.
Thomas Arky
Thomas Donald R.
Thomas Randall E.
Thomas Roy M.
Thomas Vergil
Thomas William (Bill) E.
Timm LaVerne F.
Timm Stephan LaVerne
Todd Ronald T.
Torrez Domingo J. Sr.
Torrez Don (Jim) Jr.
Torrez Jesse E.
Trageser Leo C.
Ufford Stanley Eugene
Ufford William Glen
Van Horn Vernon D.
Venture E. Earl
Vickers Arthur J.
Vickers David O.
Wadley Richard E.
Walters Alvin E.
Walters Gerald L.
Walters Hugh Laverne
Walters Jay Anthony
Wards Dan T.
Watkins William David "Bill"
Weaver Joseph E.
Wehmeier Robert D.
Welch Daniel P.
Welch Milton R.
Wells Charles Frances Jr.
Wells Winfred J.
West John R.
Wheeler Gerald E.
Whisler David F.
Whisner Donald A.
Whitaker Wilbur D. Sr.
White Keith E.
White Lawrence (Larry) D.
White Wm. Bill Jr.
Wilbur Donald A. Jr.
William Bill Kaufman Jr.
Williams Ivan L.
Wills James J.
Wills James V.
Wills Rick J.
Wilson Charles R.
Wilson Mark Alan
Wiltse Edgar L.
Windler Lester A.
Winfrey William
Wingfield Roy E.
Witt Glenn H.
Wobker Lyle
Wood Roderic T.
Wood Russell T.
Wood Travis
Woodrome Gale D.
Woosley Gerald Dale
Wright Clifford C.
Wright Cliford C. Jr.
Zahn Ernest E.
Zahn Frank
Zahn Frank Jr.
Zahn Henry W.
Zahner Kenneth C.
Sponsors of this Page
A "Veteran" -- whether active duty,
discharged, retired, or reserve -- is
someone who, at one point in his life,
wrote a blank check made payable to
"The United States of America," for an
amount of  "up to, and including his life."
After the tragic event that occurred on
September 11, 2001 in New York City,
people began to re-think public tribute
to those who served and are currently
serving, in the defense of our country.

Many, many small communities,
whose resources were being
distributed in other directions,
refocused their efforts.

Local Veteran’s Memorials were
established with an increasing
intensity.  And so it was here, in Miami
County.

Michael Johnson, with the support of
a group of Miami County residents,
organized the Miami County Veteran’s
Committee and began the process of
establishing a beautiful Veteran’s
Memorial.

The memorial site ultimately found a
home on property donated by the City
of Paola, KS. This is a very high profile
location, with one of the highest traffic
counts in the county, if not the highest.
This is an exceptionally fitting location
for this Memorial to our veteran’s.

When the project began, it was
anticipated that years would be
needed to fulfill the dream and
objective of the Veteran’s Memorial
Committee.

However, the area support was
overwhelming!  The City of Paola,
Miami County Commissioners,
Citizens of Miami County, private
businesses, non-profit organizations -  
everyone, made an  unprecedented
effort to bring this project to fruition.

Within three years, it was completed –
far beyond the original expectations.
Today, names are still being added,
the landscaping and grounds are
meticulously maintained, and not
a day goes by without the memorial
being visited by individuals taking
pictures of family, friends and those
names memorialized on the granite
walls.

From those of us on the Miami County
Veteran’s Memorial Committee, we
wish to express our sincere gratitude
to all the service veterans. What you
have given and are continuing to give
this country, will never be equaled and
never be forgotten.  

Founding Committee Members:
Michael Johnson
Carl Gregg
Alan Bal
George Crosby - Deceased
Dale Dollar
Jack Johnson
Jim Johnson
Rob Roberts
Jack Rowlett Jr.