Iowa State Memorial Union

Vietnam

Myron Poock
Date Of Death: Jul 22, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Sumner, Iowa
Died: Binh Duong, Vietnam Reason: Non Hostile Accident
John Pooler
Date Of Birth: Sep 14, 1944
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
We are grateful to Tom Summerhauser, who wrote a story entitled "Thanksgiving Day Miracle," from which much of John Pooler’s story is taken. John Shelby Pooler and Ted Rule were...
William Rogers
Date Of Death: Dec 9, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Died: North Carolina Reason: Air Training Accident
John Rooks
Date Of Death: Dec 10, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Year at ISU: 1962 - Animal Science Died: Story City, IA Reason: Air Crash
Jack Rothwell
Date Of Death: Mar 28, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Died: Phillipines Reason: Air Crash
Ted Rule
Date Of Birth: Mar 24, 1943
Date Of Death: Nov 29, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Cresco, Iowa
Ted Rule was, by all accounts, an exceptional person and friend. His high school credentials were impressive and the impact he had upon his classmates was evident 50 years later...
Stephen Rushing
Date Of Birth: Nov 26, 1949
Date Of Death: Jul 30, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Ames, Iowa
Stephen Abram Rushing grew up in Live Oak, Florida and was the oldest of the four children in the Rushing family – two boys, two girls. In 1965 his father...
Jerry Russell
Date Of Death: Mar 6, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Bigelow, Minnesota
Died: Hau Nghia, Vietnam Reason: Killed in action
David Rutgers
Date Of Birth: Nov 19, 1946
Date Of Death: Feb 25, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa
David Lynn Rutgers was born on November 19, 1946, in Holland, Michigan. The family later moved to Detroit, Des Moines and finally to Marshalltown, Iowa where his father took a...
Donald Sparks
Date Of Birth: Nov 7, 1946
Date Of Death: Nov 5, 1979
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Carroll, Iowa
Donald Lee Sparks was born on November 7, 1946 to Calvin and Arloha Sparks in Carroll, Iowa. The family farmed southwest of Glidden, producing cattle, hogs, corn, soybeans and alfalfa....
Rickey Swaney
Date Of Birth: Sep 24, 1947
Date Of Death: Aug 14, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Grand Junction, Iowa
Spoken by Phyllis Lepke, former classmate of Rickey’s On the day that we set aside to formally recognize the courage and sacrifice of the many women and men who have...
Richard Swift
Date Of Death: Nov 22, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Des Moines, Iowa
Died: Thailand Reason: Non hostile
Kennith Tapscott
Date Of Birth: Nov 9, 1945
Date Of Death: Aug 6, 1970
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Charleston, South Carolina
When an ROTC officer makes a phone call to the parent of a cadet, the reason for the call could be numerous. Was the young man promoted? Did he receive...
Larry Thomas
Date Of Death: Dec 10, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Year at ISU: 1964 - Ag Business Died: Story City, IA Reason: Crash
Richard Welch
Date Of Death: Oct 2, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Died: Thailand Reason: Non hostile
Donald Weyker
Date Of Birth: Oct 8, 1946
Date Of Death: Dec 5, 1968
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Marshalltown, Iowa
Donald Dennis Weyker was born October 8, 1946 in Marshalltown. Since his Dad was named Donald too, he went by Denny. Denny had an older brother, Gary, who also served...
Lawrence Whitford
Date Of Death: Nov 2, 1969
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Cedar Falls, Iowa
Year at ISU: 1951 Died: Laos Reason: MIA
William Wilson
Date Of Death: Mar 22, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Mt. Pleasant, Iowa
Died: North Carolina Reason: Air Crash
Robert Wolf
Date Of Death: Sep 16, 1966
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Died: Arizona Reason: Air Crash
Rex Wood
Date Of Death: Jun 2, 1967
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Moulton, Iowa
Died: Off Shore, Vietnam Reason: Air Crash (Non Hostile)
Frederick Wright III
Date Of Death: Nov 10, 1972
War / Conflict: Vietnam
Hometown: Haworth, New Jersey
Died: North Vietnam Reason: Plane Shot Down
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