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Two fitting tributes in Jackson County

Holton, Kansas -Netawaka, Kansas
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Bernard Lee Deghand, U.S. Army, 1964-2006

This memorial stands on the southeast corner of the courthouse square in Holton.

His Purple Heart hangs on the memorial.  It's safe there.

Danny John Petersen, U.S. Army, 1949-1970

At rest in the Netawaka Cemetery in the northeast quandrant.

Petersen is honored with this display in the Jackson County Courthouse.

And a portion of U.S. 75 is named in his honor.

These are just two of the many ways veterans are recognized in Jackson County.




A dead ringer in Holton

Holton, Kansas

We were walking around the Holton city cemetery and from the distance we saw a bell on top of a gravestone.  Of course, we had to go check it out.

It was the grave of Lyle Campbell (I don't think he has died yet!).  We took a closer look at the picture in the oval.

Mr. Campbell must have been a telephone operator of some sort.  And that's why the
wording on the bell reads... lies a dead ringer!

Who knew how much humor could be found in a cemetery.

See you down the road, KE #2 Marci Penner