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Post 116  Alpena, South Dakota

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ABOUT THIS POST

CHARTER DATE: November 25, 1919

POST NAMESAKE: First Elmer C Peterson then Owen Kunze

FIRST COMMANDER: Thomas Hammer then Allen Bringham

NOTABLE MEMBERS: Richard Small Department Commander 1964-65 Read more »

WHAT MAKES OUR POST UNIQUE: History of American Legion Owen Kunze Post 116 Alpena, SD In 1919, Alpena veterans were returning from their stint in the service. They felt that there was a need for continued service to their country in peace as well as.. Read more »

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1940
In Memory of U.S. Army Air Corps First Lieutenant Owen L. Kunze Alpena, South Dakota Beadle County October 26, 1919 – January 10, 1943 Killed in Action in the North African Area Owen L. Kunze was born October 26, 1919, near Alpena, South Dakota, to George and Maude Kunze. He had a brother and a sister. Owen was raised and educated in the Alpena community, where he graduated from high school in 1936. During his.. Full story »
1990
Post Legionnaires are left to right: Ray Scherscheigh, Ellwood Lehr, Ronald Uttecht, Bob Jensen, George Frye, Gary Orth, Gorge Frye, Karl Mees, Russell Hansen, Gene Evenson, Irving Wessell, Lennard Teveldahl, Bud Grace (Eldon) Full story »
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