Results tagged with 'memorial'
Published Aug. 9, 2012
Orville Lemke answered the call of duty in 1944 at the age of 20. Sixty-six years later, he saw the monument built in his honor by a grateful nation. His story and those of fellow Wisconsin veterans will be featured in Freethink Media's new documentary, "Honor Flight," which premiers at Miller Park this Saturday at the Field of Honor event.
Published Sept. 20, 2011
Mourning and the subsequent process when you lose someone is not on any curriculum. Death has to be experienced in order to acquire the aptitude for coping with it. my younger brother, Jesse Bern, passed away one year ago on Sept. 20, 2010.
Published Aug. 10, 2011
Two Milwaukee friends of mine died in the past few months. They were as different from the other as night and day but they shared the common characteristic of being really good people who touched, and added something, to many lives. Dave Cannon passed away a quietly with his family on July 26 after a battle with lung cancer. Gus Stankovic died alone of a heart attack at a bus stop on July 3, and his body laid in the Milwaukee morgue for weeks before being identified.
Published July 4, 2003
Milwaukee is developing America's Freedom Center, a 100,000-sq. ft. lakefront complex designed to educate younger generations in American fundamentals. It is expected to open in November 2006.