Kenneth R. Schnitz, Corporal, U.S. Army, was awarded the Army of Occupation Medal for Japan, the Korean Service Medal with 5 bronze stars, the Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation and, for wounds received, the Purple Heart Medal. He was a member of VFW Post 2689, American Legion Post 85 and was the first
commander of the Charles L. Applegate Purple Heart Chapter 692, a position he held for 2 years.
He had 7 children and many grandchildren.
Nov. 9, 1948 - Sep. 26, 1952
November 3, 1931 - August 21, 1999
His nephew, David, and niece, Emily, accept the Certificate from Ken Felty, Commander, Purple Heart Chapter 692, Huntington.
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Photo by Patricia Applegate