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Devils Lake Journal - Devils Lake, ND
  • A brother remembered

  • George Van Steenvoort, rural Crary, brought in this shadow box of all the medals awarded to his brother, Cpl. Eugene “Gene” Raymond Van Steenvoort who was killed during the Korean war at the age of 19 years old.
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  • George Van Steenvoort, rural Crary, brought in this shadow box  of all the medals awarded to his brother, Cpl. Eugene “Gene” Raymond Van Steenvoort who was killed during the Korean war at the age of 19 years old.
    In it you would see a Silver Star and a Purple Heart.
    The shadow box was made for Van Steenvoort by his grandson, Jeff Hoffer, Capt., Infantry, N.D. Army National Guard Joint Force Headquarters-N.D. Command Historian 141st Maneuver Enhancement Brigade.
    Gene’s story was printed on the front page of the Journal May 21, 22 and 23 for Memorial Day.

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