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Sgt Seth Maclin Algrim

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Sgt Seth Maclin Algrim

  • Birth 20 Mar 1984 Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
  • Death 30 Oct 2006 San Diego County, California, USA
  • Burial Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA
  • Memorial ID 16407641

Sgt. Seth Algrim of Finney, Kan., was a combat veteran with slightly more than three years in the service enlisting in August 2003. Before joining the Marine Corps, he was an accomplished cross-country runner in high school. He often showed up to a cross country meet in high-top basketball shoes with untied laces and won the race, and as the first kid to show up for wrestling practice and the last one to leave. He was born to Bruce E. Algrim and Jacquelin S. Newlin Algrim and was a lifetime resident of Garden City. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church, the Garden Valley Church Youth Group, and the VFW, all of Garden City. His personal awards include a Combat Action Ribbon, Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal and Sea Service Deployment Ribbon. He is survived by his parents, two brothers, Lucas and Jacob, a grandmother, Melusine Algrim and a grandfather, Rev. Wayne Newlin. He is preceded in death by a grandfather, Irwin I. Algrim, and a grandmother, Esther Newlin. He was 22.

1st Reconnaissance Battalion,
1st Marine Division,
I Marine Expeditionary Force.
Camp Pendleton, Calif.

  • Created by: Elizabeth Reed
  • Added: 31 Oct 2006
  • Find A Grave Memorial 16407641
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  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt Seth Maclin Algrim (20 Mar 1984–30 Oct 2006), Find A Grave Memorial no. 16407641, citing Valley View Cemetery, Garden City, Finney County, Kansas, USA ; Maintained by Elizabeth Reed (contributor 46561848) .