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Robert Yllescas

Robert Yllescas Capt. Robert J. Yllescas died December 1, 2008 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom; 31, of Lincoln, Neb., he died Dec. 1 at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., of wounds suffered Oct. 28 when an improvised explosive device detonated near his unit at Combat Outpost Keating, Afghanistan. He was assigned to […]

Leevon Ritter

Leevon Ritter Sgt. Leevon J. Ritter, 24, died May 22 2012 at Scott & White VA Hospital in Temple, Texas. An M1A2 Abrams tank crewman, Leevon was stationed at Ft. Hood,Texas. He was deployed to Iraq from Nov. 2007 to Jan. 2009 and again from Sept. 2010 to Jan. 2011. Sgt. Leevon Ritter, was buried […]

Carlos Morales

Carlos Morales Carlos Puente-Morales a Des Moines police officer died March 25 2016 while transporting a prisoner to Des Moines from Council Bluffs in a head-on collision on Interstate 80 near Waukee. Freedom Quilts made this quilt for his family, in his honor.    

Jerrald Meek

Jerrald Meek Sgt Jerrald Lee Meek Died August 26, 2014. Meek enlisted in the Army in January of 1999 then went to Fort Bragg in North Carolina and was in 82nd airborne division. He reenlisted in 2006 in the Army Special Forces. Freedom Quilts made this quilt for his family, in his honor.  

Joesph Hamski

Joesph Hamski Air Force Staff Sgt. Joseph J. Hamski, 28, of Ottumwa, Iowa, assigned to the 52nd Civil Engineer Squadron, Spangdahlem Air Base, Germany; died May 26 in Shorabak district, Kandahar province, Afghanistan, of wounds sustained when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device. He died May 26, 2011 Serving During Operation […]

Susan Farrell

Susan L Farrell Susan L Farrell, a Des Moines police officer, died March 25, 2016 while transporting a prisoner to Des Moines from Council Bluffs in a head-on collision on Interstate 80 near Waukee. Freedom Quilts made this quilt for Susan’s family in her honor.  

Jon T. Tumilson

Petty Officer Jon T. Tumilson Navy Chief Special Warfare Operator (SEAL/Enlisted Surface Warfare Specialist) Jon T. Tumilson died August 6, 2011 Serving During Operation Enduring Freedom. Tumilson, 35 of Rockford, Iowa, was assigned to an East Coast-based SEAL team. He died in Wardak province, Afghanistan of wounds suffered when the CH-47 Chinook helicopter in which he […]

Mark J. Snedeker

Mark J. Snedeker Mark J. Snedeker, age 61, of Storm Lake, Iowa, died on Friday, April 10, 2015 at his home in Storm Lake. Mark was born on July 6, 1953 in Hokkaido, Japan. Having grown up in Storm Lake, he graduated from Storm Lake High School in 1971. Next, he joined the United States […]

Shawn Michael Roeder

Shawn Michael Roeder At age 28, Shawn Roeder died unexpectedly in Lebanon, Illinois on April 18, 2013. He joined the United States Air Force in 2007. He was deployed to Kuwait and Iraq. Shawn was recognized for his service to the Air Force. He received the Air Force Commendation. He had recently been honorably discharged by the United […]

Sgt. Dillion Donald Naslund

Sgt. Dillion Donald Naslund Sgt. Dillion Donald Naslund was born on July 2, 1987. He died on December 10th, 2012. On March 25, 2005, Dillion joined the Iowa Army National Guard as a junior in high school. Dillion served two tours overseas. He served in Iraq from June 2007 until May 2008, and in Afghanistan from August 2010 until […]

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