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The Official Newsletter of the
Shenandoah Valley Chapter #313
Korean War Veterans Association
Volume 14, Issue 05
Paul E. Bombardier,  Editor
May, 2021

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 Surviving is a grandson, Benjamin Walter Knee of Winchester, VA; nieces and nephews, Kelly Edwards Erdahl (Kent), Cindy Jane Clende ning, Mary Beth Estes (Ken), Mike Edwards (Elizabeth), and Scott Knee; sister, Mary Jane Edwards of Williamsburg, VA; sister-in-law, Betty Sager Knee; daughters of Debbie Conard, Kendra Kerns (Wayne), Lucinda Brian (Paul) and Melinda Holthaus (Hans); as well as many great nieces and nephews. He was always interested in the paths they chose and what they were involved in.

     A visitation was held from 12 pm to 2 pm and 5 pm to 7 pm on Wednesday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel. During the second visitation, at 6:30 pm, a toast of Old Grandad (his drink of choice) in Skeeter’s memory took place for any that would like to imbibe.

     A funeral service was conducted at 2 pm on Friday at Omps Funeral Home, Amherst Chapel with Pastor Jeff Barbour officiating. Interment was in Mount Hebron Cemetery.

     In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in “Skeeter’s” memory for the self-care of the Blue Ridge Hospice nurses who took exceptional care of “Skeeter”.

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April Chapter Meeting Highlights

Member Yousung Largent shows samples of the Craft ornaments made by her daughter and friends as a project which they sold and donated the proceeds ($748.00) to the Chapter.
Commander Lew Ewing comments on the continuing help received from Brigitte and the ladies of A.L. Post 21 auxiliary, and a check was presented for $200 to the Ladies of the American Legion for their support of our KWVA Chapter 313 meetings.
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