In Remembrance of America’s Farmer Veterans
This memorial wall was created as a way for the Farmer Veteran Coalition community to honor departed Veterans by supporting the continuation of FVC’s mission in their name. It is our hope that this means of remembrance will allow the closure many seek in their grieving.
To honor a departed Farmer Veteran, please consider making a donation by clicking the button below and selecting ‘Farmer Veteran Memorial Wall’ from the dropdown menu. In the “Optional Comments’ section of the form, please provide us as much of the following information that you have available for your Veteran: name, rank, branch of service, dates of birth and death, and any additional details of 100 characters or less.
Thomas Patrick O’Gorman
U.S. Army Air Forces
December 05, 1915
April 20, 2016
World War II veteran who served in London during The Blitz and returned home to farm in California.
Lawrence Harvey Christensen
August 03, 1961
May 24, 2022
In memory of Lawrence “Larry” Harvey Christensen on behalf of Medecision employees.
Staff Sergeant, U.S. Army
March 20, 1917
July 12, 1990
SSG Eckerdt was a gunner on B-17 and B-24 bomber planes stationed in England during WWII. He was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross, but would never discuss what he had done to earn it. He was born and grew up on a farm in Eastern Colorado and never forgot how to work hard.
July 26, 1955
December 8, 2020
Rodney Wells of Rancho de Rodney in Fresno, CA was U.S. Navy Command Master Chief/Chief of Boat. He served from 1973 to 2003 and passed in 2020 from his service related disability.
Thomas Michael Hite
In Honor of my father who served in the Korean War
Lawrence "Larry" Harvey Christensen
Clifford F. Kepple
In Honor of the service of Mr. Harry Shovlin of Falls Church, Virginia.
Larry Harvey Christensen
Gordon W. Mason
Captain Sarah Dachos
Troy D. Calder
Sierra Vista, Arizona
In Memory of my two grandfathers, John B. Watkins Sr. and Frank F. Ogden
Both were hard working farmers.
In Honor of Douglas Cowan "Papa" and Betty Potter Chancey
In honor of my father, COL Stephen F Kramarich OH ANG