Remembering Our Veterans

The City of East Lansing honors and remembers residents who lost their lives in service to our country. While extensive research has been done, we understand this list may be incomplete; if you know of a service member who was killed in action from any our country’s wars, who were residents of East Lansing at the time of their service, please contact ehardy@cityofeastlansing.com.

WE REMEMBER:


WWII
Capt. Burton W Benz - August 27, 1944
Corporal Hugo Boettcher - November 19, 1944
2nd Lt. William Butters - January 23, 1945
Lt. Lee Cahill - December 13, 1944
Private Donald H Davis - November 14, 1944
Sgt. John A DeZeeuw - June 17, 1945
Capt. Gordon C Fischer - September 15, 1944
Private First Class Eugene G Fitch - November 3, 1944
2nd Lt. John H Garlent - December 5, 1944
Private First Class Olin M Grover - April 25, 1945
Private First Class Melvin Hansens - March 17, 1945
Private First Class John P Hays - November 15, 1944
Capt. Arthur J Howland - August 27, 1944
Flight Lt. (R.C.A.F) Arthur Jarred Jr - March 29,1943
Lt. Gordon O Kibbe - January 27, 1942
Ensign Paul Lauzun - April 12, 1942
2nd Lt. Graham MacKichan - May 8, 1944
Lt George Moran Jr - November 22, 1944
Air Cadet Max H Nelson - March 13, 1945
Lt. Col. Harold S Patton - September 1, 1945
Lt. William T Phillips - February 5, 1944
Private Jack C Porter - August 29, 1944
Private George K Renno - December 3, 1944
Corporal Derne L Sharp - June 26, 1943
Lt. Clayton C Shupp - December 15, 1944
Lt. (i.g.) Dana D Skidmore - September 26, 1943
S/Sgt. Raymond B Smith - November 15, 1943 
S/Sgt. Harvey B Tull - March 12, 1945
Sgt. Philip P Webb - January 13, 1944
Ensign John H Wheeler - September 10, 1945
S/Sgt. James C Yeo - January 27, 1944
Maj. Edwin B Crowe - June 26, 1945

Korea
2nd Lt. Sherrod Skinner - October 26, 1952

Viet Nam
Craig Knobloch - February 11, 1968

Iraq- OIF
1st Lt. Adam Malson - February 19, 2005 - MSU Army ROTC Graduate 2003
Capt. Sean Grimes - March 4, 2005 - MSU Army ROTC Graduate 1997