|Steve Edquist ~In Memory Of Aaron & Scrappy~ (#46550986)|
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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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|Jaci||re: Charles Johnson|
Although I am no relation to Charles Johnson, I want to thank you for sponsoring his memorial. Caught me by surprise; I had just created it! I was so glad when his son George's burial space was located - it made my day to know he is with his family.
Thanks for all you do, it is appreciated!
Added by Jaci on Apr 17, 2015 9:07 PM
It sounds as if the cemetery gave her the wrong George Johnson... so there is a chance he has a marker after all....
Added by ShaneO on Apr 16, 2015 11:25 PM
Hello hope you are doing well. Maybe you can pass along to any veterans service officer or VFW or Legion clubs down there about George E Johnson...memorial #49308282...Jaci verified that he is buried at that location but there is no veterans marker for him. Long overdue for this Pearl Harbor vet.
Added by ShaneO on Apr 15, 2015 8:33 PM
|Aunt Rita||Photo on my Bro. page|
Dear Mr. Edquist,
First of all I would like to thank you for your military service. Secondly, as I was searching for my brothers gravesite online, I came across find a grave and was so delighted to see the picture that was posted on his page. It is so beautiful and gives me so much joy to be able to see his gravesite from so far away. I live in Cheyenne, Wyoming and rarely get back to Minnesota. When I am feeling sad that beautiful picture with the rainbow will help me feel better and closer to where he is. You have touched and helped hurting hearts. Thank you so much,
Thank you for such interesting shots. The Courneya photo is quit unique. Great shots. Thanks again.
Added by WillM on Mar 30, 2015 4:43 PM
|Gwen and Bob||Thank you|
What a lovely photo you have posted of Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Thank you! Gwen
Steve, thank you for adding the great photos. You do such nice work. Have a good week.
Added by maryd on Mar 24, 2015 7:59 AM
Steve, thank you for taking and posting the great pictures. We appreciate your time and effort needed to get the photos. Thanks again, Mary.
Added by maryd on Mar 14, 2015 3:44 PM
Thank you so much for all of the pictures that you've taken and posted. They all came out great, and I really appreciate it.
Added by NoreenP on Mar 10, 2015 10:16 AM
|Evie (Greer) Schipper||Thank you.|
Thank you very much for the headstone photos for Ezra Virgil and Vera Charlotte (Peart) Curtis. I really appreciate all your wonderful photos.
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