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EDDIE LEE EVENSON


is honored on Panel 28W, Line 17 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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REMEMBRANCES

  • WRONG HOME TOWN - Mark Anthony Anderson

    Posted on 7/25/14 - by Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota
    Mark Anthony Anderson was born in Hallock, Minnesota but spent most of his life living in Newfolden, Minnesota and graduated from Marshall County Central High School in Newfolden, Minnesota. Mark is buried at Salem Cemetery in Thief River Falls, Minnesota. Thief River Falls is in Pennington County.

    The website erroneously shows that Mark was from Pennington, Minnesota which is in Beltrami County. He was actually from Newfolden, Minnesota which is in Marshall County and his family has tried for several years to get the error corrected with no success. The family also tried to get the record changed to say Mark was from Thief River Falls, Minnesota or at least from Pennington County, Minnesota. His brother and sister-in-law would be thankful to anyone that can help in setting the record straight.
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  • Remembering An American Hero

    Posted on 3/23/14 - by Curt Carter ccarter02@earthlink.net
    Dear SP4 Eddie Lee Evenson, sir

    As an American, I would like to thank you for your service and for your sacrifice made on behalf of our wonderful country. The youth of today could gain much by learning of heroes such as yourself, men and women whose courage and heart can never be questioned.

    May God allow you to read this, and may He allow me to someday shake your hand when I get to Heaven to personally thank you. May he also allow my father to find you and shake your hand now to say thank you; for America, and for those who love you.

    With respect, Sir

    Curt Carter
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  • Photo remembrance of Eddie Lee Evenson

    Posted on 10/22/13 - by Bob Ahles, Vietnam Vet, St. Cloud, Minnesota
    Photo was provided by Larae Kaushagen, Lynn Hiebert’s sister. Lynn Hiebert was also from Thief River Falls and died in Vietnam. Thank you Larae for providing photos for four Thief River Falls Veterans!

    You were one of the brave that answered the call. You honored us by your service and sacrifice. We now honor you each time we stand and sing the words “THE LAND OF THE FREE AND THE HOME OF THE BRAVE”. Rest in peace and honor Eddie.

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  • We Remember

    Posted on 11/6/10 - by Robert Sage rsage@austin.rr.com
    Eddie is buried at Greenwood Cemetery in Thief River,MN. BSMOLC AM PHOLC
  • Never Forgotten

    Posted on 12/8/05 - by Bill Nelson grite@yahoo.com
    FOREVER REMEMBERED

    "If you are able, save for them a place inside of you....and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.....Be not ashamed to say you loved them....
    Take what they have left and what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own....And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle hero’s you left behind...."

    Quote from a letter home by Maj. Michael Davis O'Donnell
    KIA 24 March 1970. Distinguished Flying Cross: Shot down and Killed while attempting to rescue 8 fellow soldiers surrounded by attacking enemy forces.

    We Nam Brothers pause to give a backward glance, and post this remembrance to you, one of the gentle heros lost to the War in Vietnam:

    Slip off that pack. Set it down by the crooked trail. Drop your steel pot alongside. Shed those magazine-ladened bandoliers away from your sweat-soaked shirt. Lay that silent weapon down and step out of the heat. Feel the soothing cool breeze right down to your soul ... and rest forever in the shade of our love, brother.

    From your Nam-Band-Of-Brothers
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The Wall of Faces

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