Roll Call of Dearborn’s Fallen

World_War_II_War_Memorial_in_Dearborn-1As Memorial Day approaches, Veterans Council remembers residents who gave the ultimate sacrifice

    DEARBORN – As Memorial Day approaches, the Dearborn Allied War Veterans Council wants to ensure that the ultimate sacrifice made by the men and women of the U.S. armed forces never gets put in the shadows.
The DAWVC, along with the city of Dearborn, will pay tribute to these fallen servicemen during the 89th annual Memorial Day Parade at 10 a.m. on Monday along Michigan Avenue in east Dearborn.

The DAWVC’s “Roll Call of Dearborn’s Fallen” lists individual names of the 347 people from Dearborn who sacrificed their lives, emphasizing the significance of every life lost.

Each of the Dearborn fallen — one in World War I, 251 in World War II, 26 in the Korean War, and 69 in the Vietnam War — are:

Roll Call of Dearborn’s Fallen

World War I
Blankertz, Walter

World War II
Alt, Robert M.; Anderson, Herbert C., Jr.; Antaillia, Gerard C.; Assenmacher, Alphonse N.; Backalukas, George J.; Baumgartner, Walter B.; Bell, Amos B.; Berg, Ewald Johannes; Bersan, Daniel D.; Bielecki, Edward A.; Biestek, Barney W.; Bingham, Lloyd D., Jr.; Blackburn, Charles A.; Blavat, Donald A.; Bloom, Russell Lee; Blouin, Theodore J.; Bodroski, Zivo; Boni, Rocco; Bores, Leonard; and Breithaupt, and Herman Albert, Jr.

Bryda, Emil Edward, Jr.; Bullis, Clay U.; Burry, Robert L.; Butkowski, Roman; Butterfield, Welbee Bradley; Bye, Roy F.; Calnan, Padraig Joseph; Chaushoff, Alex T.; Christians, Roger William; Christie, Darwin Dale; Clemente, Jack A.; Colasante, Goffredo M.; Colwell, Carl Edward; Connell, Raymond Francis; Connolly, Henry J.; Corbin, Douglas R.; Crampton, Theodore E.; Curcuru, Nunzio John; Dalziel, Richard Walter; and Daugirda, John.

D’Elia, Pasquale; Demusiak, Walter; Dimitroff, John G.; Dixon, John W.; Dobry, Frank W.; Donovan, James Dennis; Dorman, Marlin P.; Drab, Stanley; Duff, James R.; Earle, Edward; Eilers, Charles D.; Emerick, Donald H.; Esper, Marcus E.; Essenmacher, Donald E.; Evans, John Howard; Evans, Richard W.; Fagnon, Emil. A; Fargher, Harold H.; Farris, Douglas R.; and Faust, Jacob.

Fenoglio, John P.; Filiak, Gabriel; Filipczak, Edwin S.; Finnegan, Henry H.; Fisher, Earl G.; Fladzinski, Frank E.; Fluckey, Helen E.; Fortier, Gene H.; Foust, Kenneth P.; Foust, Paul A.; Freckleton, Jack Logan; French, Robert L.; Fukalek, Warren L.; Gardner, Dale E.; Gary, Wilfred C.; Gelles, George; Genoa, Nicholas; Gero, Clyde; Gibson, Richard C.; and Gietka, Walter H.

Giltinan, Stephen Vincent, Jr.; Godfrey, Robert Arthur; Goovers, George, Jr.; Graham, Jack C.; Graves, Ralph E., Jr.; Gray, Ian M.; Guynn, Willis H.; Haag, Harold R.; Hagg, William D.; Hadwin, Benjamin T.; Handzlik, Edwin F.; Headley, Thomas L.; Hecht, Robert C.; Hegedus, Joseph S.; Helwig, Earl L.; Henderson, James Victor; Hessler, Norval Anthony; Hix, Robert J.; Hostetler, Ralph S.; and Huettman, Louis J.

Jameson, Wendell Lee; Johnson, Robert A., Jr.; Johnson, William Nick; Jones, Raymond C.; Jones, Robert S.; Kabara, Stanley P.; Keele, Charles C.; Keen, Henry L.; Kielb, Walter F.; Kirk, Robert L., Jr.; Kirkwood, Curtis A.; Klein, Archie Franklin; Klinger, Francis H.; Koebbe, Clair Emerson; Korte, Harold F.; Koshar, Cyril C.; Kovalcik, John A.; Kronberg, Lawrence E.; Krynen, William J., and Jr.; Kubinski, Leo J.

Laird, James Edward; Leonard, William Henry; Letizio, Dominick, Jr.; Levagood, George E.; Lindgren, Melvin E.; Livermore, William R.; Loverix, Campbell; Lubaway, William J., Jr.; Lyerla, Burke; Mackay, William R.; Macut, Steve S.; Maezes, Alex J.; Majchrzak, Eugene S.; Malaniak, Walter H.; Malish, Eugene Gene; Mancuso, Dominick J.; Marcyan, Edward J.; Mark, Anthony J.; Marks, Donald Marvin; and Martin, Harry R., Jr.

Massetti, Marino; Matuszewski, Frank E.; Matosh, George L.; McDavid, Gerald W.; McDermott, Harry A.; Midworth, Arthur H.; Mieszczur, Edward Theodore; Mikulski, Karl; Miller, George J.; Miller, Harold Henry, Jr.; Moench, William Albert; Moore, John Carleton; Moore, John R.; Mueller, Norman R.; Muntean, Earl; Murphy, D. Morris; Nagle, Finnbarr Alphonsus; Natzman, Norbert Joseph; Nawrocki, Leonard Clements; and Neisler, Richard A.

Neuendorf, Arthur Lionel; Newell, Miles; Nolan, Lewis C.; Noppe, John Henry; Norman, Louis R.; Norwood, Harrison Keith; O’Leary, Herbert M.; Olszewski, Joseph, Jr.; Olsztyn, Edward John; Osipoff, Michael; Oz, Ernest C.; Pacion, Frank Alexander; Painter, Alvin E.; Paisley, John W.; Panich, Nicholas; Passage, Donald G.; Patten, Richard T.; Peck, Kenneth C.; Peller, Patsy A.; and Platz, John Ernest

Pokrywka, Leo W.; Ponder, Lester; Posler, Robert Joseph; Potter, John S.; Proffitt, Evan W.; Prokin, Samuel V.; Pulkkinen, Oiva L.; Pytel, Joseph E.; Rayca, Henry S.; Rayl, George Henry; Reede, Everett N.; Renner, August O., Jr.; Ross, Kenneth S.; Rotunda, Augustine; Ryckman, Nelson J.; Romanelli, Ernest, Jr.; Said, Allie J.; Sangeorzan, Emil V.; Schudlo, Edward; and Shakar, Sammy M.

Shortness, Gordon M.; Sienkaniec, Zigmund J.; Siers, Lawrence Ray; Simonds, Ford F.; Smith, Charles Joseph; Smith, Ozro J.; Soper, Arnold Everett; Sowden, Thomas C.; Staley, Glen M.; Stetson, Wesson A.; Stimach, Walter A.; Stoll, Edward F.; Stroud, Stanley William; Stuart, Frederick D.; Sullivan, Jack C.; Sutherland, James P., Jr.; Swantek, Robert Alois; Szabo, Paul Antonie, Jr.; Teeple, Richard J.; Terezakis, Pete

Timm, Henry R.; Tomala, Adolph A.; Tower, Byron Eugene; Tyler, John H., Jr.; Valentini, Silvio; Valleau, Harold E.; Vaughan, Charles Wesley; Voorhess, Charles R., Jr.; Wadowski, Alexander, Jr.; Wallace, Dean W.; Walter, Charles Hugh; Waskewicz, Harry Joseph; Wilson, James Tweedale; Wilson, William H.; Williamson, Willard T.; Winkler, Richard S.; Winnie, Thomas A.; Wirick, Edward Francis; Wolfe, Robert C.; Woltz, Harold W.; Woods, Robert Morley, Jr.; Wright, Douglas Haig; Wroblewski, Richard E.; Wroblewski, Walter J., Jr.; Wurtz, Harold F., Jr.; Wykes, James J.; Yonkin, Paul W.; Zander, Richard W.; Zatzer, Walter C.; Zawacki, Harry A.; and Zazian, Aram.

Korean War
Alexander, William H.; Ballentine, Howard E.; Biggs, Lester W.; Brex, John William; Brown, Damon K.; Burkeen, Billie Roy; Chrobak, Casimir M.; Dubas, Charles L.; Facchini, Alexander; Fox, John E.; Greene, David Clark; Johnson, Arthur E., Jr.; Johnson, Jack W.; Lapinski, John Frank; McEvoy, Bernard Frederick; Meyers, Glenn D.; Nozicka, Jerome C.; Painter, Lincoln R.; Peck, Neil F.; Plummer, Donald Keith; Spanberger, Robert R.; Strong, George Clarence; Summitt, Jerry M.; Szwajkowski, Robert W.; Wilcox, Kenneth E.; and Zalcmanis, Eriks V.

Vietnam War
Anderson, Richard M.l Angel, Tommie R.; Antol, David; Bird, Edwin B.; Bonnici, Robert J.; Borowski, Raymond J.; Brannon, David C.; Brock, James B.; Brown, David A.; Clark, Jerry W.; Cochrane, John F.; Daily, Thomas B.; Davis, James L.; Dillinder, Randy E.; Dyer, Jay Cee; Dziengowski, Michael J.; Elwart, Paul D.; Emmons, Gerald E.; Fleming, James M.; and Foxworth, Roger C.

Fugett, Henry J.; Gambotto, Larry L.; Gandolfo, Philip N.; Gentinne, Thomas H.; Germany, Franklyn W.; Hanselman, Charles L.; Harla, Rodney Kent; Hath, James S.; Hintz, James R.; Hosnedle, Alan R.; Huard, James L.; Jackymack, Rudolph S.; Kaartunen, Alan C.; Karr, Charles L.; Kowitz, David R.; Logan, Bradley J.; McCann, Cecil D.; McCormick, Louis J.; McIlroy, Douglas S.; and McKenna, Robert C.

Morrow, James F.; Mueller, Ralph T.; Naughton, Thomas D., Jr.; Navarre, John A.J.; Niezgoda, Michael A.; Nozewski, Robert; Oziengowski, Michael J.; Paton, Richard A.; Patterson, James B.; Patterson, Michael R.; Pearce, William C., IV; Pennell, Wilbert G.; Pietrzyk, Mark E.; Reynolds, Bruce M.; Robertson, Mark; Rowley, Donald A.; Schmaltz, William A., III; Siegwald, George C., II; Smith, David L.; Smith, Earl; Snell, Stuart G.; Stancroff, Dennis C.; Stubblefield, James E.; Terwilliger, David W.; Tinker, Gary L.; Trescott, Charles R.; Troyan, Michael J., Jr.; Wells, John C.; and Yokom, Robert W., Jr.