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Wedding of Lloyd Gray and Elizabeth (Betty) Powers-Gray

This photo was taken on December 27, 1944 in the Chapel of the Naval Ammunition Depot in Hastings, Nebraska.

Pictured with the Bride and Groom are Ella Mae Powers-Kile (Bridesmaid), Garry Lutz, Sharon Korgan and Lt. Foxy Kaufman. (Best Man) of the Bride and Groom.

(Photo courtesy of Anathalee Gray-Sandlin)


Friederich Herbst, Pvt: Civil War 1861-1864, Union Army, 43rd Illinois Volunteer Infantry,Company B. Fought at the Battle's of Shiloh, Corinthand Vicksburg. May be buried Old St. John's / Blackjack Cemetery, Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois

Joseph Grimm, Pvt: Civil War 1861-1864, Union Army, Missouri 5th Regiment, Company I. Buried Old St. John's / Blackjack Cemetery, Jarvis Township, Madison County, Illinois.

Nicholas Ewald, Corporal, Civil War 1862 - 1865 - Union 50th Infantry Regiment Illinois

Wars Fought: Battles Fought Fought on 12 Feb 1862 at Fort Donelson, TN. Fought on 6 Apr 1862 at Shiloh, TN. Fought on 15 May 1862. Fought on 16 May 1862 at Near Monterey, TN. Fought on 28 May 1862 at Corinth, MS. Fought on 3 Oct 1862 at Corinth, MS. Fought on 4 Oct 1862 at Corinth, MS. Fought on 15 Mar 1864. Fought on 16 May 1864 at Resaca, GA. Fought on 26 May 1864 at Dallas, GA. Fought on 5 Oct 1864 at Allatoona, GA. Civil War - Union Illinois 50 Regiment Co. G

Ernest Leroy Lutz, Coprl: 55th Infantry Regiment of the Iowa National Guard

Martin Geschwend: World War 2, Army National Guard. Buried Woodmere Cemetery, Detroit, MI

Charles Lester Kile, Pvt: World War 2, US Army. Buried at Fort McPherson National Cemetery,Maxwell,Lincoln County, Nebraska, Plot: G, 947 - Husband of Ella May Powers Kile.

Ella Mae Kile, Pvt: World War 2, US Army. Buried at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Maxwell,Lincoln County, Nebraska, Plot: G, 947 - Wife of Charles Lester Kile

Lloyd Vern Gray, Lt: World War 2, US Navy.

Randall Allen Gray: US Army

Jarold Fredrick (Bud) Haines: World War 2. US Army. (Severly Wounded at the Battle of the Bulge.) Buried at Fort McPherson National Cemetery, Nebraska

James Renner - US Army - Entered the Army as a private 1st class. November 1953 promoted to Cpl (T class) US Army Artillery Reserve Branch. Discharged Cpl in June 1954, Honorable. Achievements: Army Occupational Medal Germany, National Defense Service Medal, Good Conduct Medal.

Col. Gaylord Eldred Lutz: World War 2, Vietnam, US Army.

Richard Stanley Doll, Chief Master Sgt.(E9): Vietnam, US Airforce.

Garry Dean Lutz, CWO-4:

Quemoy, Matsu,Vietnam, Libya, Iran, US Navy. Retirement July 1987. Photo of Garry and Carol day of retirement.

Pamela Diane Lutz enlisted by dad Garry Lutz: US Navy - Dental Technician.


Timothy Dean Lutz,PO1: Gulf War, Desert Storm, US Army Reserves/US Navy.

Brian Kaspari, Staff Sgt: US Army

Christopher Mathew Powers (1959 - 2003), Staff Sgt: 82nd Airborne, Desert Shield, US Army

Christopher M. Powers was born May 3, 1959 in Hastings, Nebraska to David A. & E. Grace (Messing) Powers. He graduated from Hastings Senior High School in 1977. In 1980, he enlisted in the 82nd Airborne Division and was stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. On November 3, 1984, he married Patricia Marie (Grzywa) Peterson in Hastings, Nebraska. He served with NATO in Italy and was part of Desert Storm and retired from the Army in 1995. He returned to Hastings, Nebraska in June of this year. He was a member of St. Michaelís Catholic Church, Hastings, Nebraska and the Knights of Columbus in Fayetteville, North Carolina.

Robert Dale VanFossen: Korea, US Airforce. (Died in a military plane crash on Mount Gannet Alaska at Colony Glacier, November 22, 1952.)

Copy and paste blue link to see "A dignified transfer of remains found on Colony Glacier. Also available in high definition. Summary: The transportation of remains found on Colony Glacier, Alaska. These remains are believed to belong to a C-124A Globemaster that crashed in 1952 killing all 52 military members on board. The remains were moved from JBER medical facility to JPAC headquarters at Joint Base Pear Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii"

Robert and Katrina Glassmyer - SFC Robert Glassmyer - US Army - Iraq

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