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QUIRK: JEFFERY MICHAEL

Wisconsin/Sp4 Co. B 39 Inf. 9 Inf. Div/
d. 08/MAY/68/S.VIETNAM/b. 30/DEC/46/HOSTILE,KILLED
Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC
State (official): WI
Date of Birth: Monday, December 30, 1946
Sex: Male
Race: Caucasian
Marital Status: Single
--- Military ---
Branch: Army
Rank: SP4
Serial Number: 56457683
Component: Selective Service
Pay grade: E4
MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B20
Major Organization: 9th Inf Div 
--- Action ---
Start of Tour: Monday, December 18, 1967
Date of Casualty: Wednesday, May 8, 1968
Age at time of loss: 21
Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died
Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty)
Country: South VietNam
Province: Gia Dinh
The Wall: Panel 57E - Row 009


RAIH: ROGER WILLIAM PFC ARMY/d. 01/APR/68/S.VIETNAM/b. 31/AUG/47/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Sunday, August 31, 1947 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: PFC Serial Number: 56458768 Component: Selective Service Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 12A10 Major Organization: 1st Cavalry Div --- Action --- Start of Tour: Tuesday, February 27, 1968 Date of Casualty: Monday, April 1, 1968 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Misadventure (possibly friendly fire) (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Tri The Wall: Panel 47E - Row 035 ***** Civilian funeral services will be conducted at 1:30 p.m. Monday at First Reformed United Church of Christ, Manitowoc, for Pfc. Roger William Raih, 20, who died of wounds received in a United States forward base camp in Vietnam April 1. The Rev. T.P. Crusius will officiate and burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc. The civlian (sic) rites are being conducted instead of a military funeral at the request of the serviceman's parents, Mr. and Mrs. William E. Raih, of 2609 Meadow Ln., Manitowoc. Pfc. Raih had been with Co. A. Eighth Engineers battalion, First Calvary Division- Air Mobile. He had been in services since September, 1967, and had been in Vietnam about a month when he died. He is survived by his parents, a sister (Private); maternal grandfather, John Ludwig, and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. William Raih, of Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Jens Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 3 p.m. Sunday until Monday noon and then at the church until time of services. Memorials may be made to the church. The casket will not be opened. Manitowoc Herald Times, Friday, April 12, 1968 P.20


RIEDERER: CARL JOSEPH PFC ARMY/d. 23/FEB/69/S.VIETNAM/b. 30/SEP/48/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Thursday, September 30, 1948 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: PFC Serial Number: 17786594 Component: Reserve Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10 Major Organization: 1st Infantry Div --- Action --- Start of Tour: Wednesday, November 13, 1968 Date of Casualty: Sunday, February 23, 1969 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Binh Duong The Wall: Panel 31W - Row 018


REISER: MICHAEL G. Michael G. Reiser/Cpl. US marine Corps/Vietnam/Mar. 15, 1952-Dec. 11, 1979


RUMINSKI: ROBERT PAUL Home of Record (official): TWO RIVERS State (official): WI Date of Birth: Monday, March 11, 1946 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Marine Corps Rank: LCPL Serial Number: 2247393 Component: Selective Service Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0311 --- Action --- Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported Date of Casualty: Saturday, April 1, 1967 Age at time of loss: 21 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Tin The Wall: Panel 17E - Row 088 Cemetery: Holy Cross, Two Rivers, WI Lot #: B-26-5 ***** Military funeral services for Lance Cpl. Robert P. Ruminski, 21, of 2323 Jackson St., Two Rivers, a member of the U.S. Marine Corps who was killed in action while on patrol duty April 1, near Quang Tin, Vietnam Republic, will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Klein and Stangel Inc., Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. with a solemn requiem high Mass at St. Luke Catholic Church, Two Rivers. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery. Mr. Ruminski was born March 11, 1946, son of Paul and Beatrice Silbersack Ruminski. Following his graduation from Washington High School he was employed at Paragon Electric Co. Inc. He was a member of St. Luke Parish. He entered the Marine Corps in March of 1966 and had been in the Republic of Vietnam since last September. Besides his parents, he is survived by five sisters; a brother (Private); and the paternal grandmother, Mrs. John Ruminski, of Two Rivers. Friends may call at the funeral home after 3 p.m. Friday where the rosary will be recited at 7:45 p.m. Manitowoc Herald Times, Wednesday, April 12, 1967 P.25


SAGEN: THOMAS ALVIN Home of Record (official): TWO RIVERS State (official): WI Date of Birth: Saturday, August 21, 1943 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Navy Rank: GMH3 Serial Number: 395425856 Component: Regular Pay grade: E4 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): Unknown/Not reported --- Action --- Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported Date of Casualty: Tuesday, August 24, 1965 Age at time of loss: 22 Casualty type: (C2) Non-hostile, died of illness/injury Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Unknown/Not Reported Comments: SVC# 5995650 The Wall: Panel 03E - Row 019


SCHETTL: DAVID LEROY LCPL MARINES/d. 17/MAY/68/S.VIETNAM/04/MAR/47/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Tuesday, March 4, 1947 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Marine Corps Rank: LCPL Serial Number: 2285861 Component: Regular Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 1811 --- Action --- Start of Tour: Monday, February 19, 1968 Date of Casualty: Friday, May 17, 1968 Age at time of loss: 21 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Nam The Wall: Panel 62E - Row 011 ***** David Schettl, 21, Killed in Vietnam MANITOWOC—Lance Cpl. David L. Schettl, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. LeRoy Schettl, Rt. 4, Manitowoc, was killed in military action with the U.S. Marine Corps May 17 in the vicinity of Quan Nam, Republic of Vietnam. Word of his death was delivered to the parents by a U.S. Marine Corps representative from Green Bay Wednesday morning. Schettl is the 20th Manitowoc County casualty of the Vietnam war. He had been in Vietnam since Feb. 15, 1968. Cpl. Schettl was born March 4, 1947, at Manitowoc, son of LeRoy and Judith Pilster Schettl. He attended St. Mary parochial school, and was graduated from Lincoln High School with the class of 1966. Earned Youth Ward Schettl was cited by the Manitowoc Hapter of Izaak Walton Leauge of America with the Rahr Youth Award in conservation as a junior. While taking general courses, he also was enrolled in the available agricultural courses. His accomplishments included fencing of 20 acres of woodlot against cattle grazing, a conservation plan for the family farm, keeping a complete crop and field report, con- (turn to Page 2-M, Col. 6) David Schettl (Continued from Page 1) ducting soil erosion practices, posting hunting by permission signs, building game cover habitat and planting a windbreak and trees. Until the time he received the award he had planted 14,000 trees. He also built seven fire control lanes in the woodlots and constructed a farm fish and wildlife pond, fed by farm drainage water and natural springs. Member of FFA He was a member of the Future Farmers of America, $-H Club, and the Catholic Knights of Wisconsin. Before entering the Marine Corps Aug. 27, 1966, Cpl. Schettl worked at the Penquin Drive-In and for Jagemann Plating Co., Manitowoc. He was graduated from recruit training at the Marine Corps depot, San Diego, Calif., and completed individual combat training at Camp Pendleton. Survivors besides the parents are the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Schettl, of Manitowoc, and the maternal grandmother, Mrs. Frank Neff, of Waukegan, Ill. Funeral arrangements will be handled by Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc. Manitowoc Herald Times, May 23, 1968 P. 12 ******** Funeral services for Lance Cpl. David L. Schettl, 21, son of Mr. and Mrs. Le Roy Schettl, Rt. 4, Manitowoc, who was killed in military action with the U.S. Marine Corps May 17 in Vietnam, will be at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at Pfeffer Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Rt. Rev. Msgr. John S. Landowski will officiate and burial will be in Calvary Cemetery, Manitowoc. In accordance with the wishes of the deceased veteran’s family, there will be no military services. Friends may call at the funeral home this Tuesday evening where at 7:30 o’clock the Rosary will be recited. Manitowoc Herald Times, May 28, 1968 P. 10


SCHIESL: GERALD RAYMOND CPL ARMY/d. 24/MAR/69/S.VIETNAM/b. 02/JAN/49/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Sunday, January 2, 1949 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: CPL Serial Number: 68018405 Component: Regular Posthumous promotion as indicated Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B10 Major Organization: 196th LIB --- Action --- Start of Tour: Saturday, November 16, 1968 Date of Casualty: Monday, March 24, 1969 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Tri The Wall: Panel 28W - Row 030


SCHMITT: FREDERICK Home of Record (official): KIEL State (official): WI Date of Birth: Thursday, April 16, 1931 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Married --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: SFC Serial Number: 55357766 Component: Regular Pay grade: E7 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 13B40 Major Organization: 1st Infantry Div --- Action --- Start of Tour: Monday, September 23, 1968 Date of Casualty: Saturday, February 1, 1969 Age at time of loss: 37 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Gun, small arms fire (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Binh Long The Wall: Panel 33W - Row 034


SCHNEIDER: DONALD F. M. Sgt. US Air Force World War II, Korea, Vietnam Dec. 4, 1926-April 20, 1975 ***** Donald F. Schneider, 48, of 825 S. Eighth St., Manitowoc, died Sunday at his residence. Private family funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, and 11:30 a.m. at St. Isidore Catholic Church, Osman. The Rev. Francis Rose will officiate with burial in the church cemetery. Mr. Schneider was born Dec. 4, 1926, at Osman, son of the late Albert and Stella Weidemann Schneider. He was an army career serviceman, serving in the U.S. Army Air Force for 23 years. He was a member of VFW Post No. 659 of Manitowoc. Survivors include his wife, two sons, (private) and two brothers, (private). Friends may call at Pfeffer Funeral HomeWednesday morning until the time of service. Herald Times Reporter, Manitowoc, April 22, 1975 P. 18


SKARVAN: HARLAN V. Harlan V. Skarvan/S Sgt US Air Force/Vietnam/Aug. 6, 1933 - Feb. 9, 1977


STECKBAUER: CURTIS JOHN CAPT ARMY/d. 01/JUL/63/S.VIETNAM/b. 12/FEB/32/ NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Friday, February 12, 1932 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Married --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: CPT Serial Number: O81533 Component: Regular Pay grade: O3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): Unknown/Not reported --- Action --- Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported Date of Casualty: Monday, July 1, 1963 Age at time of loss: 31 Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes Reason: Air loss - Crashed on land (Pilot - Fixed wing aircraft) Country: South VietNam Province: Unknown/Not Reported The Wall: Panel 01E - Row 024


STECKER: DENNIS EUGENE Wisconsin/Sp. 4 118 Aviation Co./Vietnam BSM-ARCOM-PH/ May 19, 1949-Nov. 17, 1970/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Thursday, May 19, 1949 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: SP4 Serial Number: 396468793 Component: Selective Service Pay grade: E4 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 64N20 Major Organization: 1st Aviation Bde --- Action --- Start of Tour: Thursday, May 28, 1970 Date of Casualty: Tuesday, November 17, 1970 Age at time of loss: 21 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Bien Hoa The Wall: Panel 06W - Row 066 Cemetery: Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Kossuth, Manitowoc, WI ***** Funeral services for Dennis E. Stecker, 21, of Rt. 4, Manitowoc, who died Tuesday, Nov. 17, as a result of hostile action while serving in Vietnam, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Bethany Lutheran Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Robert Sawall will officiate and burial will be in Knollwood Memorial Gardens, Town of Kossuth. A military honor guard from Fort Sheridan, Ill., will be present at the church and at graveside. Mr. Stecker was born May 19, 1949, at Manitowoc, son of Paul and Jane Jaschob Stecker. He was graduated from Valders High School in 1967 and was employed as an apprentice cheesemaker for Branch Cheese Co. He entered the service May 8, 1969, and served as a helicopter maintenance man with 118th Company, 145th Battalion, 12th Group, 1st Aviation Brigade, in the Republic of Vietnam. Survivors include his parents; three brothers, Mark, Glenn and Jeffery, and a sister, Patricia Ann, at home; and his paternal grandfather, Martin Stecker of Rt. 4, Manitowoc. Friends may call at the Urbanek and Schlei Funeral Home, Manitowoc, after 3 o'clock this Tuesday afternoon, until noon Wednesday, and then at the church until the time of services. Manitowoc Herald Times Reporter Tuesday, November 24, 1970 pg. M-14


TEGELMAN: DALE FRANCIS Photo Wisconsin, L. Cpl. Co. K 3 BN 4 Marines/d. 17/JUL/67/ S.VIETNAM/b. 19/MAY/47/NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Monday, May 19, 1947 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Marine Corps Rank: LCPL Serial Number: 2138027 Component: Regular Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0311 --- Action --- Start of Tour: Unknown/Not reported Date of Casualty: Monday, July 17, 1967 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes Reason: Unknown / Not reported (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Nam The Wall: Panel 23E - Row 083 Cemetery: Evergreen, Manitowoc, WI Gravesite: V - 24 - 3 ***** Manitowoc Marine Killed in Vietnam Lance Cpl. Dale Tegelman, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Russell H. Tegelman, of 3807 Ray St. was killed in action in the Da Nang area, Vietnam, Monday, his parents were notified Tuesday by the Marine Corps commandant. The telegram from the commandant said the Manitowoc serviceman died from enemy gunshot wounds in the neck. Tegelman, who had been overseas since Dec. 15, 1965, had been wounded in the left hand and neck by fragmentation while participating in an operation against hostile forces in the vicinity of Quang Tri Province, Vietnam, July 18, 1966. Combat Veteran The combat veteran was a member of Company K, 3rd Battalion, 4th Marines. A captain and a noncommissioned officer from the Marine Corps Reserve at Green Bay, first notified Tegelman's parents of their son's death, about noon Tuesday. The telegram was received later in the day. A June, 1965, graduate of Lincoln High School, Tegelman entered the corps July 6 of that year, under the 120-day delay enlistment program, and was trained at San Diego and Camp Pendleton, Calif. The local serviceman earned paratrooper wings upon completeing six jumps while in training. Tegelman was born May 19, 1947, at Oshkosh, son of Russell H. and Georgiana Wells Tegelman, of Rt. 2, Omro, and came to Manitowoc with his parents when he was three years old. His father is employed by Lakeside Packing Co. as a field man. Attended Lincoln High Dale attended Franklin School, Washington Junior High School and Lincoln High School. He was a member of the Cub and Boy Scout units sponsored at Franklin School. Survivors in addition to his parents, four brothers, (private), who is serving in an intelligence communications unit in Morocco, Africa; and (private): the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Harold Tegelman Sr., of Winneconne and the maternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Gerald O'Reilly, of Omro. (continued on M-11) Tegelman Funeral (p. M-11) Funeral services for Lance Cpl. Dale F. Tegelman, 20, of 3807 Ray St., Manitowoc, who was killed July 17 in action in the Da Nang area in Vietnam, were at 9:30 a.m. Friday ath the Pfeffer Funeral Home and at 10 a.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church, Manitowoc. The Rev. Richard Heyman officiated and burial was in Evergreen Cemetery, Manitowoc. A contingent from the U.S. Marine Reserve Center at Green Bay in charge of Capt. M.E. Brown served as pallbearers. They were the First Sgt. R. Wolfcale, Gy. Sgt. G.B. McDonald, Third Sgt. G.H. Westcott, Cpl. R.W.Grezenz, Gy. Sgt. M.G. Mason and Pfc. K.A. Kohlmen. Manitowoc Herald Times Wednesday July 19, 1967 pp 1, M-11 ******** [d. at Station Hospital FPD San Francisco CA/bur. on Russell H. Tegelman lot]


WAGNER: PHILIP ROBERT SGT ARMY/d. 28/SEP/71/S.VIETNAM/b. 31/JAN/52/ NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Thursday, January 31, 1952 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: SGT Serial Number: 397569645 Component: Regular Pay grade: E5 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 16F20 Major Organization: USARV --- Action --- Start of Tour: Saturday, April 18, 1970 Date of Casualty: Tuesday, September 28, 1971 Age at time of loss: 19 Casualty type: (C1) Non-hostile, died of other causes Reason: Vehicle loss, crash (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Binh Duong The Wall: Panel 02W - Row 030


WEBER: KARL EDWIN Home of Record (official): TWO RIVERS State (official): WI Date of Birth: Monday, May 15, 1950 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Marine Corps Rank: PFC Serial Number: 2398667 Component: Regular Pay grade: E2 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0311 --- Action --- Start of Tour: Thursday, October 17, 1968 Date of Casualty: Thursday, November 14, 1968 Age at time of loss: 18 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Artillery, rocket, mortar (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Tri The Wall: Panel 39W - Row 069


WUSTERBARTH: CLINTON CARL CPL ARMY/d. 18/MAR/68/S.VIETNAM/b. 28/APR/47/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Monday, April 28, 1947 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Army Rank: CPL Serial Number: 56457081 Component: Selective Service Posthumous promotion as indicated Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 11B1P Major Organization: 173rd Abn Bde --- Action --- Start of Tour: Thursday, November 16, 1967 Date of Casualty: Monday, March 18, 1968 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Multiple fragmentation wounds (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Kontum The Wall: Panel 45E - Row 032


ZYWICKE: DAVID LEE LCPL MARINES/d. 07/DEC/67/S.VIETNAM/b. 04/DEC/47/HOSTILE,KILLED Home of Record (official): MANITOWOC State (official): WI Date of Birth: Thursday, December 4, 1947 Sex: Male Race: Caucasian Marital Status: Single --- Military --- Branch: Marine Corps Rank: LCPL Serial Number: 2351252 Component: Regular Pay grade: E3 MOS (Military Occupational Specialty code): 0341 --- Action --- Start of Tour: Friday, June 2, 1967 Date of Casualty: Thursday, December 7, 1967 Age at time of loss: 20 Casualty type: (A1) Hostile, died Reason: Other explosive device (Ground casualty) Country: South VietNam Province: Quang Tri The Wall: Panel 31E - Row 062