War Stories: Bob Maxwell – Part 2

Every Monday night, we bring you the story of Central Oregon war veterans and last week we profiled the oldest living medal of honor recipient, Bob Maxwell. This week, we have part two of Bob’s story beginning with the fateful night during World War II that changed his life forever.

Thanks to Bob for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s War Veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Bob Maxwell – Part 1

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t.

In this episode, War Stories producer Warren Shultz looks at the life of the oldest living Medal of Honor recipient, who lives in Bend. Army World War II veteran Bob Maxwell.

Thanks to Bob for sharing his story and a special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

 

War Stories: Eugene Brick

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans some who made it back from their war and some who didn’t. This week we introduce you to the story of World War II Navy veteran and Bend native, Eugene Brick.

A special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Dale Herbert

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a World War II veteran, Dale Herbert, now living in La Pine.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories.

War Stories: Robbie Peoples

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the stories of Central Oregon war veterans. This week, War Stories producer Warren Shultz introduces us to the story of a local woman, Robbie Peoples, who served back on the homefront during World War II.

special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC for sponsoring War Stories and giving us the time and resources to tell the stories of Central Oregon’s war veterans every Monday night on Central Oregon Daily.

War Stories: Lawrence ‘Red’ Zufelt

He witnessed the mushroom cloud over Hiroshima with his own eyes and went on to serve our country in three different wars. This is the story of Navy sailor and longtime Bend resident, Lawrence ‘Red’ Zufelt.

Zufelt passed away last Wednesday at the age of 90. A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 16 at 1 p.m. at the Pilot Butte Cemetery, where he will be laid to rest with full military honors.

War Stories is sponsored by Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras.

War Stories: Joe Sharpe

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of Joe Sharpe, a World War II Army veteran.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: Vance Strunk

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly “War Stories” series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week’s ‘War Stories’ segment highlights Vance Strunk, a Navy veteran from La Pine who served during World War II.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.

War Stories: John Kerstetter

One out of every seven Central Oregonians is a veteran. In our weekly War Stories series, we introduce you to the story of Central Oregon war veterans, some who made it back from their war, and some who didn’t.

This week we introduce you to the story of John Kerstetter, an Air Force veteran from World War II and the Korean War, who now calls Bend his home.

Special thanks to Gary Gruner Chevrolet Buick GMC in Madras for sponsoring our War Stories segment.