at Lake County Veterans' Memorial
Lake County Veterans' Memorial
This memorial site is in a highly visible location, but may be difficult to visit. The ground is soft, and the only parking is on the shoulder of the road.
Monument front - "Dedicated to the memory of those veterans from Lake County who made the supreme sacrifice so that we who stand here today to honor them may enjoy the freedom to do so - May they never be forgotten. World War I - Charles R. Dobry, Philip S. Lovejoy; Korean War - Arnold Palmer; World War II - Clifford M. Borton, Bertude Bull, Lewis I. McCluskey, Robert C. Buenger, Paul Davis, Vincent W. Spurgis, William D. Wilder, John C. Gipson, Guy A. Wollgamoit, Peter P. Ukites, Frank Garvon, James W. Streeter, Paul O. Johnson, Peter J. Judis, Harold E. Spears, Thomas R. Lepak, James E. Urban"
Monument back - "May 30, 1983; We dedicate this memorial to Mark "Kelly" Hage who died in the service of our country in the Republic of South Vietnam on August 5, 1968, and to the following members of this chapter of the Disabled American Veterans Kelly Hage Chapter 136, Baldwin, Michigan." (no names follow)
Plaque on stone plinth - no explanation given, but the following names are listed- "Gerald Vogelsong, Morris Heck, Edward Garvon, Nyle Wisner, Earl Maguire, William Smith, Delber T. Hepler, Amasa Bates, James T. Nelson, Gerrard Harrington, Claude A. Bower, Harold Carlson, Thomas P. Kolenda, James Kamradt, Leon W. Tenney, Earl Baker, Edward Snider, Milbert Ludholtz, Arthur Derrick, Henry Anderson, Burton Jones, Harvey Bryant, Terry Hollen, Ike Hart, Ethan DeVaughn, Pledge Jones Sr, Gerald Matuzak, rauhi Othman, Max Eckert, Max C. McCarn, John W. Day Jr, Samuel Darknell, Maurice Masters, Maynard Hoxie, Gerald B. Tubbs, Jewel Otterbridge, Edward Meecher, Stanley Baldiga, Duane E. Wenzel"
Rest Rooms- none
Potable Water- none
Access- park on the shoulder of paved US-10 / MI-37
Restrictions- none posted, no camping would be assumed
Ecosystem- mowed area surrounded by trees and various buildings
Other points of interest- Village of Baldwin located 1.5 miles south
Most recent date this info personally checked- June 2007
Additional facilities- none
Maintained by- Amvets Post 1988 ?
PO Box 521
Baldwin, MI, 49304