Veteran Heritage Day in St. Ansgar, Iowa

Published 3:37 pm Saturday, September 10, 2011

Veterans of World War II, Korea and Vietnam and their spouses gather around 91-year-old World War II Women’s Airforce Service Pilot Liz Strofus, of Faribault, the last living WASP in this seven-state region, at Veteran Heritage Day 2011 in St. Ansgar, Iowa. Next to Liz is WWII and Korean War maintenance mechanic, Bob Jacot, with a walker, of St. Ansgar, and Richard Tuthill, in a wheelchair, of St. Angsar, who saved many lives during the Korean War as a medic. Other veterans pictured attended from Albert Lea, Nora Springs, Iowa, Ft. Atkinson, Iowa, Orchard, Iowa, Mason City, Iowa, Northwood, Iowa, Rochester, Austin, Clear Lake, Iowa, Adams, Manly, Iowa, Hampton, Iowa, and Lake Mills, Iowa. -- Submitted photo