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2001 Honoree

 Phyllis Glines, a Gold Star Mother
 Elsie Keown, a Gold Star Mother
Merle Kohles, a Gold Star Mother
 Vietnam Soldiers Statue/Memorial
From top, left:
Phyllis Glines,
Elsie Keown,
Merle KohlesTheir sons served
in Vietnam

Gold Star Mothers are those who lost a son in military service during wartime.


Three Utah Gold Star Mothers;

Phyllis Glines
Elsie Keown
Merle Kohles

– whose sons;

Allen Brude Glines
Blair Logan Keown
James Richard Kohles

lost their lives during the Vietnam War, are honored
in recognition of and respect for Gold Star Mothers from all wars.