Pictured in the front row with family members is 88-year-old U.S. Army veteran Andy Hemmelgarn of St. Henry, during a visit to the World War II memorial in Washington, D.C., in late July. While at the memorial, several other visitors to the site thanked him for his military service, family members said.
ST. HENRY - Andy Hemmelgarn carefully opens the fragile letter he sent his family more than 64 years ago.
"Dear Mom, Dad and all, How's everyone that way? Hope OK as I am," the first sentence reads. [More