23 February 2010

Tombstone Tuesday: Emery Julius OGDEN

This is the grave marker of my maternal grandfather, Emery Julius OGDEN. He was born near Elk Point, Union Co., SD and died in Bennet County Memorial Hospital in Martin, SD. He was 87 years old. He is buried in Fairview Cemetery in Rushville, Sheridan Co., NE. He earned the American Legion medallion by serving in the US Army near the end of World War I. He was stationed at Camp Funston in Kansas.

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