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Watseka IL Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Watseka Gold Star Families Memorial monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Watseka IL.

A Groundbreaking ceremony was held on September 17 2023.

Site location:
American Legion Park
968 S 4th St
Watseka IL 60970

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

Scott Allen and Alucia Marshall are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Scott Allen
Alucia Marshall
Committee Members
Tammy Allen (Gold Star Mother)
Kris Hemp (Gold Star Mother)
Eric West
Janet Doyle

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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