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  • Date of Birth:10/8/1945
  • Date of Casualty:1/20/1968
  • Home of Record:HONOLULU
  • State:HI
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:CPL
  • Panel/Row:34E, 88
  • Casualty Province:QUANG TIN


  • Wall Name:GENE M KOSEL
  • Date of Birth:8/23/1947
  • Date of Casualty:1/20/1968
  • Home of Record:GRACETON
  • County of Record:LAKE OF THE WOODS COUNTY
  • State:MN
  • Branch of Service:ARMY
  • Rank:SP4
  • Panel/Row:34E, 88
  • Casualty Province:HUA NGHIA


is honored on Panel 34E, Row 88 of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Leave a Remembrance


  • POW/MIA bracelet

    Posted on 5/9/16 - by Kay Dodge
    I bought a pow/mia bracelet with Capt. Ketterer in 1984. I was 20 years old then and in the Air Force. I wore it everyday only taking it off for my wedding day, an MRI and for a surgery. I finally put it away when the US normalized relations with Vietnam. I was heartbroken that day. I knew that there was nothing to hold them accountable for finding my missing Capt. I have since come to terms with that and hope that someday your remains will be found and returned to your home in WI. A day does not go by that I don't think about you. Even though I never knew you, I know that you know you are cared about and loved. Keep on flying wherever you are Zoomie!

  • Never Met The Man But I Am Remembered of Him Every Day

    Posted on 2/13/16 - by Paul May
    At the age of 13 (1970) I bought a POW/MIA bracelet to support our troops in Vietnam. We weren't supposed to remove the bracelet until the person listed POW/MIA came home. I took the bracelet off three times in 45 years. I am 58 years old and I still have it on my left wrist. The bracelet is for Captain James Ketterer (1-20-68). May God bless the good Captain and may he rest in peace. God bless America and God Bless our troops.
  • Capt. James Keterrer

    Posted on 5/24/15 - by
    My Mother and Dad Gordon & Evelyn Peters new Norma Keterrer his mother. I remember "card club" when at my home. May God Rest His Soul. A True Patriot.
  • Always remembered

    Posted on 3/4/15 - by Kris Williamson
    I bought a bracelet sometime in the early 70s. I see it every day and wanted to send it to anyone in his family. I love that smile of yours and I am so very thankful for all you have done for our country!!
  • Wisconsin 37 POW/MIA Tribute

    Posted on 8/24/14 - by Jeff Doc Dentice
    James Ketterer is remembered on Docs Wisconsin 37 Tribute page, along with all the WI. Vietnam War POW/MIA.
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