LVHS honors veterans at membership meeting

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FOOTVILLE - The Luther Valley Historical Society (LVHS) will hold its annual membership meeting at 7:30 p.m. tonight in the Luther Valley Community Center (lower level of the LVHS Museum), 216 Janesville, St., Footville. Following a brief summary of the year's activities, the election of officers will be held.

The evening's program will honor their veterans. Special recognition will be given to: James L. Ballew (1923-2003), a gunner on the USS Houston; Stewart "Pete" O'Kersten (1922-2018), who served in the 15th Air Force 451st Bomb Group 724th Squad; and Carl Wenzel, of the 27th Photo Squadron, who flew 697 operational missions. Wenzel's many photos of their missions will be on display at the meeting.

Refreshments will follow the presentation. For more information, or to become a member of LVHS, call Kay Demrow at 608-752-1104.

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