Military: 7 We Lost In Vietnam

7 From Class of '65 Who Died In Vietnam

Robert Davis--Marines--died 4-26-1966--buried Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey

Dennis Dooley--Army--died 11-12-1966--buried Short Cemetery, Cottage Hills

Gary Gillean--Army--died 9-8-1967--buried Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto.

Bob Madson--Army--died 4-10-1968--buried Valhalla Memorial Park, Godfrey.

Ron Wilson--Marines--died 9-14-1967--buried Rose Lawn Memory Gardens, Bethalto. 

Lenny Witcher--Marines--died 9-15-66--buried St. Patrick's Cemetery, Godfrey

Stephen Woods--Army--died 3-6-1968--buried Oakwood Cemetery, Alton.

 

 

Thanks to Dick Alford for using leftover reunion funds to buy this brick for the Alton VFW honoring our 7 fallen classmates who died in Vietnam. Hasn't been installed yet, hopefully soon. 

 

Great 1989 news clip of Dick Alford marching in Memorial Day parade to pay tribute to Vietnam Wall.