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Ten Boone County vets will go on Honor Flights

Ten veterans from Boone County are planning to be among those boarding the final two Heartland Honor Flights to Washington, DC, on April 23 and 24.

Local area veterans listed for the flights are Don Thompson, Don “Bill” Thessen, Florian Luettel, Robert “Bob” Streeter and Earl Miller, all of Albion; Alvin Luettel, Lavern Nissen and Laurence Ketteler, all of Petersburg, and Reginald “Reggie” Dobson and Roland Dobson, all of Cedar Rapids.

Karen Hagemann of Albion will also be going on the April 23 flight as a guardian.

A brunch to honor the 10 Boone County veterans will be held Thursday, April 9, at 9 a.m. in Julie’s Catering, Albion.