|Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~ (#46550986)|
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9-27-14. I'm HOME FROM THE HOSPITAL NOW. MY ON LINE TIME WILL BE LIMITIED FOR THE NEXT 3 TO 4 MONTHS WHILE I RECOVER. |
Most Ft. Snelling interments of servicemen and their families I have added I didn't know personally. I add head stone photos and a token/note when possible. I do this to honor the men and their families. I want to give their pages something more than just a name and a date.
"Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you'll land among the stars."
I'm from Minneapolis, MN and have lived in this area all my life. I'm a proud veteran and spent 3 years in the army and I served two tours of duty in Viet Nam, (late 1969-1972.) I was wounded twice. I was assigned to The First Cavalry Division and was in the infantry and then a combat engineer & operated a bulldozer & later I was assigned to aviation and was a crew chief/door gunner on a UH-1 Huey helicopter. I'm a recipient of the Bronze Star, two Purple Hearts, two Air Medals, two Commendation Medals, Good Conduct Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Aircraft Crewman Wings, & a Marksman Rifle Medal.
I'm a former local truck driver of 35 years and a former part time fire photographer for seven years. I was forced to retire in 2004 due to back problems. Now I spend time listing interments. I fill photo requests for Fort Snelling National Cemetery. If you see ANY FT. Snelling memorials with a mistake or missing plots & sections or need a spouse/parents links added please let me know and I will get it corrected or updated.
I do appreciate you visiting Aaron's memorial and for all of your kind words. Thank you so much. It has helped a lot with the passing of my beloved Aaron. Aaron was a blessing and I miss him so much.
If you see anything that I have submitted that needs correction, please let me know. I will be happy to correct it.
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|rosie mcnaughton||RE: Thanks again|
I'm glad, Steve. I hope you are healing and feeling better.
|Liberty ღ Marty||RE: Thank You!|
You are very welcome. It is an honor.
Wishing you and your family a safe and blessed Thanks giving.
Always with love.
|Joyce||RE: Thank You!|
You're welcome & it was my pleasure to visit Tony! I see you lost a son too at a young age.
Added by Joyce on Nov 23, 2014 1:53 PM
|Algernon and Conan Together on the Rainbow Bridge||RE: Thank you!|
Condolences on your friend, Tony. In my eyes, he was still young. Also, happy belated birthday to you, Steve. Hope November 8th was a nice day for you.
|Libby||RE: Evelyn Richter|
Welcome and happy thanksgiving too. Cheers Libby
Added by Libby on Nov 22, 2014 1:29 PM
|Dave Robinson||RE: A Favor|
Not a favor Steve, an honor...I am sorry you lost your buddy. He will never be forgotten. Though I did not know him, we are all brothers and you who served before me? all make me proud and yet humbled. We honor the one and we honor all, soldier.
|rosie mcnaughton||RE: A Favor|
Absolutely. I'm sorry for the loss of your good friend, Steve. Will put a request for flowers on my page.
|Beth.Bailey||RE: A Favor|
It was an honor to visit your friend's memorial & leaving him a token...
Happy Thanksgiving to you & yours,
~ Beth ~
Steve, thank you for all your help throughout the last few years. I look forward to working with you again in the spring. Have a safe and happy holiday season. I hope you are feeling better and are back on your feet.
Added by DeniseL on Nov 16, 2014 5:56 PM
|Lleeah||RE: Comstock photo|
You're very welcome, Steve. I was honored to do it. The weather was not Too bad. Too bad the lower inscription on his stone was under the snow and filled with ice, so it doesn't show up as well.
Added by Lleeah on Nov 13, 2014 6:19 PM
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