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Updated: October 23, 2017 @ 12:52 pm
Photos of Siouxland Korean War veterans featured in the Journal’s 20-part series, “Korea: Forgotten war remembered.”
Veteran Floyd Leaver talks about his experiences serving in the Korean War during a recent at Sioux City's Monahan-Nelson Post 64 of the American Legion. For those who served in the war, Leaver said, the war is anything but forgotten.
Korean War veteran Bob Stouffer worked in communications in the Marine Corps laying telephone lines and setting up switchboards. He is shown with some of his tools, including a a wire splicing cutter, Oct. 28 at his Dakota Dunes home.
World War II and Korean War veteran Howard Logan stands in front of a vault at Security National Bank in Moville, Iowa, one week ago. Logan, 91, served in the U.S. Navy and still reports to work each day at the bank, which his father founded as First Trust & Savings Bank in 1919.
Korean War veteran Phil Severson is shown in his woodworking shop Oct. 24 at his Sioux City home. Severson, a lifelong tradesman, served in the U.S. Navy aboard a submarine.
Jerome Hansen, a Korean War veteran who served in the Army Infantry, rakes leaves in the back yard of his Le Mars, Iowa, home. Hansen does much of the work in his yard and garden.
Roy Trobaugh makes fishing sinkers from molten lead Oct. 18 at his Elk Point, S.D., home. Trobaugh served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, and he is a fisherman.
Korean War veteran Tom Prchal, an avid golfer, is shown Oct. 18 at Sunrise Pointe Golf Course in Storm Lake, Iowa. The Storm Lake retiree served in the Army's 1st Division, 7th Cavalry.
Korean War veteran Gerald Muilenburg shows produce from the garden at his South Sioux City home. For many years, Muilenburg operated a truck farm and sold vegetables at produce stands in South Sioux City.
Korean War veteran Kennie Rohlk talks about the state of American politics at his rural Aurelia, Iowa, farm as he combines corn in mid-October.
Donald Deen, a Korean War veteran who served in the Navy, sits in a pantry room in the basement of his Whiting, Iowa, home. Deen served on the USS General M. M. Patrick troop transport ship during the Korean War. Now retired, his hobbies include golfing, gardening and canning produce.
Korean War veteran Walter Block stands in front of his Newcastle, Nebraska, home. The U.S. Army veteran is a retired homebuilder who built the arbors in front of his home.
Korean War veteran Marvin Schmidt holds a shadow box of his military medals and photos at his Spencer, Iowa, condo earlier this month. Schmidt, at U.S. Army corporal at the time, was shot on May 17, 1951 and not rescued until May 24, 1951. Tim Hynds, Sioux City Journal
Korean War veteran Jon Wagoner is shown Oct. 8 at the Sioux City Railroad Museum, where the retired pharmacist has volunteered for many years.
Henry Dykstra, a Korean War veteran who served in the U.S. Army, stands with his 1954 McCormick Farmall Super M-TA tractor on Oct. 5 at the dairy farm he owned near Orange City, Iowa, before his retirement. 1954 was the year he came home from the war and married his wife, Joyce.
Bob Hoogeveen, a Korean War veteran who served in the U.S. Marine Corps, is shown on Oct. 5 at the city tennis courts in Sheldon, Iowa. Hoogeveen, an avid tennis player, is a former principal at Sheldon High School and the founding executive director of Village Northwest Unlimited, a non-profit organization that provides services to disabled persons.
Korean War veteran Doug Hussey looks at a composite photo of his Lackland Air Force Base training class at his Ida Grove, Iowa, home. Hussey served in the Air Force as a flight mechanic on board a B-26 bomber.
Korean War veteran Raymond "Ray" Wink poses for a photo in front of his handmade patriotic artwork at his home in Sergeant Bluff on Sept. 29.
Korean War veteran Norman Moeller, who served in the U.S. Army, is shown Sept. 28 at his family farm southwest of Pender, Nebraska, where he helps out his eldest son, Keith. Norman married his high school sweetheart, Joanne, before shipping out to Korea.
Bud Vander Well, a Korean War veteran who served in the Navy, sights down the scope of his target rifle at his Le Mars, Iowa, home. Vander Well reloads his own ammunition and does precision target shooting as a hobby. He said that during his tour of duty he never once had to fire a weapon at the enemy.
Korean War veteran and truck driver Eugene Stokes drives in South Sioux City, Neb. on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016. Sioux City Journal Photo by Justin Wan
Korean War veteran Lawrence Parrish is shown in his Sergeant Bluff, Iowa, home. Parrish, 90, served in the Army during the war.