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Alfred W. Baker, 69, died March 5. He was a retired U.S. Army Colonel and a life member of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Chapter 542.

George Robert Baldauf, 67, died August 31, 2009, from Agent Orangerelated Hodgkins lymphoma, hepatitis C, and bladder, lung, and ductal prostate cancer. Baldauf served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Baltimore, Maryland, Chapter 451.

Paul Clayton Balduf, Sr., 64, died February 9. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy who served during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Daleville, Alabama, Chapter 373.

James S. Baller, 61, died February 21 from cancer. He was an associate life member of Adams,Wisconsin, Chapter 729.

Charles S. Barbour, 65, died in 2009. He was a veteran of theVietnamWar.

He was a member of Kingman, Arizona, Chapter 975.

Paul Vincent Beadle, 65, died December 12, 2009. He served in the U.S. Army with the 101st Airborne during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Des Moines, Iowa, Chapter 490.

Henry L. Bland, 78, died January 21 from cancer. He served 23 years in the

U. S. Army. He was a life member of Hinesville, Georgia, Chapter 789.

John Paul Breen, 76, died February 18. He retired from the U.S.Army with the rank of Master Sergeant. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was a member of Special Forces and a life member of Cumberland, Maryland, Chapter 172.

Franz A. Brenner, 68, died January 21 from Agent Orange-related cancer.

He served in the U.S. Army with a tour in Vietnam from 1965-66. He was a life member of Plymouth, Michigan, Chapter 528.

Gregory M. Burke, 62, died May 17, 2005. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Cedar Grove, New Jersey, Chapter 510.

Cameron Campbell died in December 2009 from cancer. She was an associate member of Mayville, North Dakota, Chapter 374.

Gerald Eugene Carlson, 80, died January 18. He was a U.S. Navy veteran, serving with the submarine service from 1948-68 and with the Classified Submarine Patrol from 1949-61. He was a member of Fort Smith, Arkansas, Chapter 467.

Gregory Scott Chaloux, 59, died January 7. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army with service in Vietnam from January-November 1970. He was an at large member of Vermont.

Robert Allan Chambers, 61, died at home December 31, 2009. He was a

U. S. Navy corpsman in the Vietnam War. Chambers was a life member of Spokane,Washington, Chapter 879.

James Clark, 79, died February 9 from heart failure. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1965-66. He was a member of Florence, Kentucky, Chapter 88.

William A. Coggins, 62, died in January. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a permanently hospitalized veteran member of Farmingville, New York, Chapter 11.

Roy A. Cunningham, 61, died December 6. He served in U.S. Marine Corps and was a Vietnam veteran with the Purple Heart. He was a member of Leominster, Massachusetts, Chapter 116.

William H. Dalton, 83, died. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Chapter 524.

Fred Casper Davis, Jr., 68, died February 11 in his home from congestive heart failure. He served in the U.S.Army with a tour of duty in Vietnam in 1966.

He was a member of Greenville, South Carolina, Chapter 523.

Jesse Ronald Davis, Jr., 62, died March 29 from Agent Orange-related glioblastoma. He served in the U.S. Army in the Graves Registration Unit of the 4th Infantry Division. He was a life member of Albany, Oregon, Chapter 585.

Arthur Leroy Dayton, 64, died October 13 from heart disease. He joined the

U. S. Marine Corps and received three Purple Hearts while serving in Vietnam.

He was a life member of Fort Dodge, Iowa, Chapter 861.

Bruce A. Dean, 64, died. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and an at large life member of Utah.Gilbert Lloyd Decker, 67, died June 2, 2008, from cancer. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Baltimore, Maryland, Chapter 451.

David B. Decremer, 62, died December 1, 2009, at his home. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Kingsford, Michigan, Chapter 497.

Thomas J. De Horsey, 63, died November 6 from heart and liver failure.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Liberty Bell Philadelphia Chapter 266.

John Thomas Delaney, 62, died November 28 from cancer. An Army veteran, he was on active duty for seven years, serving a tour in Vietnam. He was a member of James Michael Ray Memorial North Smithfield, Rhode Island, Chapter 818.

Daniel P. DeLola, 67, died August 19.

He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Owego, NewYork, Chapter 480.

James Gary Dennison, 61, died January 20, 2008, from heart disease. He served in the U.S. Army with a tour of duty in Vietnam. He was a member of Mount Gay,West Virginia, Chapter 308.

William E. DePue, 58, died July 18 from pneumonia and Agent Orange-related lung cancer. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Elmira, NewYork, Chapter 803.

Roger F. Dewald, 62, died October 7 from a heart attack. He was a U.S. Marine Corps Vietnam veteran, receiving the Purple Heart, and a life member of Cincinnati, Ohio, Chapter 10.

Douglas R. Dodge, 63, died. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Petoskey, Michigan, Chapter 68.

Allen Ray Donovan, 60, died September

22. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Cumberland, Maryland, Chapter 172.

Calvin Dee Dotson, 61, died November 27 after a long battle with liver disease. He was aVietnam veteran, serving in the U.S. Army during the Tet Offensive. He was a life member of Phoenix, Arizona, Chapter

432.

William M. Draeger, Sr., 68, died. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Santa Rosa, California, Chapter 223.

Paul Dumsch died. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Ann Arbor, Michigan, Chapter 310.

Charles Harrison Edmondson, 75, died April 12, 2009, at his home. He served in the U.S.Army for 20 years with two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of Miami, Oklahoma, Chapter 277.

Robert Gene Ellis, 64, died September 2, 2009. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Cumberland, Maryland, Chapter 172.

David Martin Eubanks, 61, died February 18 at his home from Agent Orange-related cancer.He served in the U.S. Army from June 1969-73 with a tour of duty in Vietnam in 1970-71. He was a member of San Marcos, Texas, Chapter 923.

Robert J. Evans, 61, died February 27 at home. Evanswas a U.S.Army veteran. He was a member of Reading, Pennsylvania, Chapter 131.

David Bruce Falconer, 69, died December 26, 2009, at his home. He served as a Navy air crewman for air and sea rescue on the aircraft carrier U.S.S. Oriskany during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Alexandria, Minnesota, Chapter 235.

Stephen G. Fox, 62, died January 16, 2009, in his home from a heart attack. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Leominster, Massachusetts, Chapter 116.

John M. Gailor, Sr., 64, died December

6. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a permanently hospitalized veteran member of Bennington,Vermont, Chapter 601.

DouglasW. Gambill, 64, died August 9, 2009. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Galax,Virginia, Chapter 710.

Tobi R. Geibig died September 19 as a result of a gunshot wound. He was a charter member of Detroit Chapter 9.

Kevin M. Gleeson, 67, died in 2009 from cancer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Pleasantville, NewYork, Chapter 49.

Delbert L. Goben, 60, died October 2, 2009, at his home from non-small cell lung cancer. He served in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and then in the

U. S. Air Force until his discharge in 1974.

He was the founder and president of Saint Joseph, Missouri, Chapter 638.

Daniel R. Gogol, 60, died September 3 from bladder cancer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was awarded a Bronze Star with V device. He was a life member of Westfield, Massachusetts, Chapter 219.

Allen H. Goldehatt, 79, died July 17.

He served in the U.S. Air Force during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Ottawa, Kansas, Chapter 912.

Harold Leon Gonterman, 81, died December 14, 2008. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Hazard, Kentucky, Chapter 851.

Elwin David Green, 61, died September

29. He served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. He was a member of Jamestown, New York, Chapter 865.

Jerry Milford Greenhoe, 64, died February 9 from heart disease and diabetes mellitus. He served in the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army in 1966-67. He was a member of Battle Creek, Michigan, Chapter 313.

Arthur Duane Griffin, 62, died December 15, 2009, from mercle cell carcinoma and diabetes mellitus type II. He served in the U.S. Air Force with two tours in Vietnam, 1967-68 and 1971. He was a founding member of Republic, Missouri, Chapter 952.

Rick Grubb, 61, died September 20 from heart disease. He retired from the

U. S. Air Force after 26 years of service, having served during theVietnam and Gulf Wars. He was a member of Chillicothe, Ohio, Chapter 810.

Johnny Hershell Hagood, Jr., 73, died March 17 from cancer. Hagood served in the U.S. Navy and retired from the U.S. Coast Guard Reserves. He was a life member of Bessemer, Alabama, Chapter 416.

Lenn Hannon, 66, died April 1 of lung disease. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a member of Salem, Oregon, Chapter 271.

Harvey Tolar Hayes, 74, died February 20 at his home. He served in the U.S.Army with two tours in Vietnam. He was a member of Lawton, Oklahoma, Chapter 751.

William J. Hemmerick, 65, died February 17 from a heart attack. Hemmerick served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam with the 101st Airborne Division and was a life member of Rochester, New York, Chapter

20.

L. T. Henson, 80, died January 28. He was a Vietnam veteran and a permanently hospitalized member of Lawton, Oklahoma, Chapter 751.

Jon F. Holohan, 66, died May 2009.

He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of New Hampton, New York, Chapter 140.

Patrick B. Hrncir, 65, died February

17. He served in Vietnam from 1968-69.

He was a member of Hallettsville, Texas, Chapter 854.

John R. Hummer, 70, died January 31 from cancer. Hummer served in the U.S. Army for 24 years, including a tour in Vietnam. He was a life member of Hinesville, Georgia, Chapter 789.

David M. Johnson died in 2009 in Rock Island, Illinois. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War. He was a member of (Quad Cities) Silvis, Illinois, Chapter 669.

Lyle C. Johnson, 67, died June 1, 2009, from lung cancer. He served in the U.S. Army with one tour in Vietnam as a Platoon Sergeant in the 25th Infantry Division.

He was a life member of Moline, Illinois, Chapter 669.

Walter J. Johnson, 62, died February 7 from hypertension and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease. He served in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam War from 1968-69.

He was a life member of Farmingville, New York, Chapter 11.

Robert Shepard Kay, 67, died at home May 27, 2009, from cancer. He served in the U.S. Air Force for six years, then enlisted in the U.S. Army to become an Army aviator, and served in Vietnam. He was a member of Denton, Texas, Chapter 920.

Cyrus V. Kean, Jr., 61, died May 5,

2009. He served with the First Division, 16th Infantry, during the Vietnam War. He was a member of New Hampton, New York, Chapter 140.

John David Kennemer, 65, died February 11 from hemorrhagic shock, GI bleeding, and hypotension. He served in the

U. S. Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a life member of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Chapter 203.

Clyde King, 83, died October 19, 2009, of emphysema. He retired from the U.S. Army after serving during World War II, the Korean Conflict, and Vietnam, where he received the Bronze Star. He was a life member of Lawton, Oklahoma, Chapter 751.

James A. Kline, 64, died in 2009. He served in the U.S. Army from 1969-72 with a tour of duty in Vietnam from 1970-

71. He was a life member of Battle Creek, Michigan, Chapter 313.

William Thomas Langham, 82, died in 2009. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War and a life member of Beaumont,Texas, Chapter 292.

Hilda M. Lee died November 1, 2009, from cancer. She was an associate member of Hinesville, Georgia, Chapter 789.

Kennith D. Lewis, 79, died March 1.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps and retired as a Captain after 24 years of service.

He was a member of Morehead City, North Carolina, Chapter 749.

George W. Louis, 62, died December 15, 2009. He served in the U.S. Navy with three tours in Southeast Asia. He was a life member of Omaha, Nebraska, Chapter 279.

Mack Malone, Jr., 79, died January 8.

He served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1954-67. He was a member of Tyler, Texas, Chapter 932.

Daniel P. Marquardt, 61, died January


 

 

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