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Estherville IA—Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the military became a reality in Estherville.

Site location:

1803 Central Avenue
Estherville, IA 51334

Penny Clayton was the Honorary Board Member for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument (GSFMM), Woody Williams Foundation. 

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact the Foundation at monument@woodywilliams.org.

This monument was dedicated on June 15 2019

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.


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