Vernon ‘Bun’ Affolder served at D-Day and Battle of the Bulge

My Vet of the Week is Vernon W. ‘Bun’ William Affolder of Decatur, IN. Mr. Affolder died on Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. His birthday would have been tomorrow.   I interviewed him in his home three years ago. He became emotional about several parts of the war that were still very real to him. That... Continue Reading →

WWII Navy Vet Aided at Pearl Harbor, Attu

  May 8, 1921-Jan 17, 2015 It is with sadness that I tell of the passing of Richard Vanderwall  whose story was included in my book, World War II Legacies: Stories of Northeast Indiana Veterans. I met Richard Marvin Vanderwall, Sr. when my mother introduced me to him at the location where they both lived... Continue Reading →

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