Wayne Lyle Van Boven

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  • Private, International Speed Radio Operator
  • May 1953 – May 1956
  • Korean War
  • National Defense Service Medal, Army of Occupation Medal, Marksmanship Award.
    Wayne was born April 2, 1934 in Oconto Falls, Wisconsin to Lyle Robert and Rosella Van Boven. He died March 5, 2007 and interred at Stiles Town Cemetery, Stiles, Oconto County, Wisconsin.  He was President of Wavan Associates and a member of VFW, Arlington Heights, Illinois. He served honorably in the US Army and was on the Board of Directors for Happy Memories. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and friend. He also was an avid golfer, hunter, and fisherman and loved the Northwoods of Wisconsin where, since 1990 and until his death, he spent part of his time. Wayne was proud to have served his country and always remained a very patriotic citizen.