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Walter D. Ehlers 1921 - 2014
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Monday, November 21, 2016
Friday, April 24, 2015
I did not know Mr. Ehlers, but heard about his service to our country. We are free because of men like him, who risked it all in World War II. I thank God for men like him. Blessings to his family!
Thursday, February 26, 2015
May he rest in peace. I was just looking up my family history and found out he was my many greats grandpa. Its so amazing what he did, it makes me wonder what he would of been like in person. R.I.P.
Sunday, February 01, 2015
A prayer for a brave American. Rip.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
We had the privilege of praying with this special man during his last year at the Veterans' Hospital in Long Beach CA. He fought so that we can enjoy our American freedom, which includes the freedom to pray. God Bless Mr. Ehlers.

Douglas A. Brown, Ph.D., and Sandra P. Scherf
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Thank you for your service. May you rest in Heavenly peace
Sunday, March 09, 2014
I did not know Mr. Ehlers, but I thank him for his service in World War II and his subsequent service to veterans. He and others like him are the true heroes of our nation. My condolences to the family on the loss of this wonderful man.
Sunday, March 09, 2014
During the time that a family loses a loved one emotions are everywhere, you are down and feel like you have no one but God is close to those that are broken hearted. ( Psalm 34 : 18 ) My prayers are with you and your family.
Saturday, March 08, 2014
The Ehlers' family, I'm sorry for your loss. Walter certainly lived a full life and made everyone's life around him better for knowing him. May he rest in peace.
Saturday, March 08, 2014
thank you Walter.A real hero.
Friday, March 07, 2014
SIR:
ONE DAY I WILL MEET YOU AND WE SHALL TRAVEL THE BATTLE FIELDS TOGETHER...SIR: THANK YOU SIR:

SAM DUKE
101 AIRBORNE
NAM 1968/69
Friday, March 07, 2014
My deepest sympathy. May The Lord bless you and comfort you during this very difficult time. Peggy Jackson (Covey Lamm's daughter)
Thursday, March 06, 2014
This past Christmas I visited the VA hospital with my two little pomeranians Chyna and Winston. We had a great time visiting with Walt and the rest of the family. Tonight we visited again and received the news. I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Walt was an exceptional soldier and very caring person. He will be missed dearly.
I plan to attend the memorial this weekend in my uniform. If you need any help with escorting or any other volunteer service please let me know. Autumnlor@gmail.com
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
This past Christmas I visited the VA hospital with my two little pomeranians Chyna and Winston. We had a great time visiting with Walt and the rest of the family. Tonight we visited again and received the news. I am very sorry to hear about your loss. Walt was an exceptional soldier and very caring person. He will be missed dearly.
Wednesday, March 05, 2014

We are never prepared for death especial that of a love one, it is the hardest things we can go through so please find comfort in knowing sickness, pain and death will one day be no more for this has been promised to us. Please except my deep condolences.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
I saw your husband and farther on the history channel many times I feel like I knew him personally he seemed like a fine man I also served in the big red 1 in Vietnam. please accept my condolences to a great soldier father and husband.i know god will have a special place for him.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
May God be with the Ehlers family during this time of grief and sorrow.
Monday, March 03, 2014
I'll miss you Walt. I kept visiting you because you and Dot taught me so much. Thanks for instructing me on how to treat my son returning from combat. Most of all, thanks for showing me not to hate old enemies. Si Yuus Maase, Jesse
Saturday, March 01, 2014
Dear Dorothy and family, Our hearts are filled with sadness at the loss of your wonderful husband, father and humanitarian. Walt was one of a kind, serving you and the world with unending compassion and joy. It was our pleasure to have been his neighbor and lived in his shadow. I always enjoyed sharing his ice cream too! My heart is with yours!
Rita and Jay O'Neill
Saturday, March 01, 2014
At ease soldier,, I wish I could have witnessed your reunion with Roland, I feel I know you both by reading your stories and video clips... A mans man and one in a company of heroes.. You're relieved S/SGT, enjoy the light and the peace... The world certainly will miss your presence..
Sincerely, Michael D Burgett
Saturday, March 01, 2014
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Friday, February 28, 2014
Our deepest sympathies to the entire Ehlers family during this most difficult time. Please know, God is near to those that are broken at heart, and those crushed in spirit he saves.
Friday, February 28, 2014
I am truly sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers. John 17:3
Friday, February 28, 2014
I was touched by the humanity of Walter when first viewing the D-Day docs in '94 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the event. He feelings really penetrated me and I still remember him with respect and gratitude.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
I am truly sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers. John 17:3
Thursday, February 27, 2014
I'm very sorry for your loss. May the "God of all comfort" bring you peace during this troubling time.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
My condolences to the Ehlers Family. I'm very sorry for your loss. May the God of all comfort comfort you through the Scriptures during these sad times.(James 4:8) And, may the Scriptural hope of everlasting life sustain you. (John 17:3)
Thursday, February 27, 2014
Sorry to hear of the passing of Walter. Psalms 55:22.
Florida
Thursday, February 27, 2014
To the Ehlers family: Thank you for sharing your dear loved one with the world, we are sorry for the loss. Trust in God and he will help you to endure and find comfort and peace.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
God bless you, Mr. Ehlers. Thank you for your service ~ Rest in peace.
Thursday, February 27, 2014
I am sorry for your loss, may the family find comfort by drawing close to God. James 4:8
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
My condolences to the family of Walter Ehlers. I pray that you know that God will make you firm and He will make you strong. 1Peter 5:10
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I stumbled upon this obituary, with no knowledge of Walter or his life, but I am grateful I did because his character is well worth writing and reading about. I hope to live a life that is influenced by his actions on that day and throughout the war. I can not fathom the challenges faced, but his courage and perseverance can spur each of us on when under overwhelming circumstances.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Soon death will be no more.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Dear S/Sgt Ehlers.
You will be reunited with your brother in heaven and all the other members of the Greatest Generation.
Sincerest condolences to your family.
Bob Kohler
S/Sgt.
U.S. Army
Okinawa -Korea Era

PS: The picture is my way of saying thank you for your service.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I'm sorry for your loss may God help you in times of distress. -Ecclesiastes 5:8, 9
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Thank you for all you did...you are a true American hero!
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The loss of a loved one can be hard. Please have comfort in God 's love. 1 Cor. 15:26
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I am truly sorry for your loss. The family is in my prayers. John 17:3
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
we thank you for your service to us and our country
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
So sorry for your loss. May our creator be with you now, and in the future. Matthew5:4.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
The word "hero" is bandied about nowadays so frequently often describing much less than heroic acts. Sgt. Ehlers was the best of our country and we must never allow him to be forgotten because he reminds us what a real hero is. Condolences to his family in this loss.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
"Our Father in the heavens, may your name be sanctified. Let your kingdom come. Let your will take place, as in heaven, also upon earth" (Matthew 6:9,10). May we all see the day when this promise is fulfilled and see our loved ones again.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
may GOD ALMIGHTY comfort the family,soon there will be no need for warfare,God has promised us that under his kingdom arrangement no one will learn war any more.isa.2:4 please accept my sincere condolence...
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I am so sorry for the loss of yet another one who didn't think he was a hero. RIP.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Sympathy to the Ehlers family at this time of sorrow.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
To the family, I am so sorry for your loss and offer my sympathy. May you find comfort in what God promises at Micah 4:3,4 that soon the earth will be at peace, war will be no more and no one will make us afraid. May you continue to rely upon God during this difficult time.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I think that you would be hard pressed , to find a better man. very sorry for your loss.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
I met Walter and his daughter at O'Hare field a few years back, I'm a Chicago Police Officer, and had the pleasure of their company for a hour or so. What a wonderful man, I was truly a honor. My prayers are with his family. RIP Walter.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
Rest Walter, until you hear at dawn,
the low, clear reveille of God.

Thank you for your service to this nation.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
God has taken another true hero from the greatest generation. He joins his fellow soldiers at peace with God forever.

Dave S. (Peoria , Illinois)
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
My thoughts and prayers are with the Ehlers family as we remember this true American hero.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
rip
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
We are never prepared for a death of a loved one it is the hardest things we can go though so please find comfort in knowing sickness, pain and death will one day be no more for this has been promised to us. With my deepest condolences for your loss.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
May you find comfort and treasure the memories of your loved one. I send my sincere condolences.(Romans15:4)
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
So sorry to hear of your loss. Soon God promises that he will eliminate all wars and such tragedies. (Psalms 46:9) My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014
To Mr. Ehlers, truly sorry for your loss. May God give comfort.
John 3:16
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
It was my honor to have known Walt Ehlers and to play a small part in the dedications of the Ehlers Center in the Buena Park, the Dedication of the Memorial Wall in the back and the dedication of the patio to his brother, Roland. He was loved by all he met and that knew him. He will be greatly missed.

John Muller, Post Commander
VFW Post 8954
Buena Park, Ca.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you very much for your service to our country.
John E. Johnson SCPO USN (Ret).
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Walter Ehlers is my 2nd cousin and we share the same name. We get many phone calls, each one telling us that he is a real hero. The last phone call was 2 weeks ago after the lady had purchased the Medal of Honor postage stamps. We are proud of him and thank him for his bravery at Normandy. Sympathy to his family, he & his brother, Roland, are real heros who loved this great country.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
thank you for what you and your brother did for all of us now be at peace with your brother.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I am sorry for your loss. I hope you can find comfort in the words written at (Jeremiah 29:11,12)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
My sincere condolences to the family of Walter Ehlers. May the God who supplies endurance and comfort be with you in the days ahead-Romans 15:5. E.D. Park Forest, IL.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I would like to give my condolences to the family. Sorry for your loss. -Ecclesiastes 9:5, 6
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you for your service to our country ,Without Men like you ,we wouldn't have the freedoms today, that so many take for granted .
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
May the family and friends find strength from the fond memories of Mr Ehlers. There is also the Almighty God of comfort who want us to draw close to Him at times like these.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Soon death will be no more
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
My Hero
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
May the God of all comfort be with family and loved ones. (1 Cor. 1:3 & 4)
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you for your service Sir.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you Sir for all you did for this Country. You truly were a hero. May the LORD comfort those you leave behind.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank You Sir thank you so much for your bravery. Alfred K.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
God Speed Mr. Ehlers. Our nation will forever be indebted to you and your family.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I remember his interviews on the History Channel he truly was a great man.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Our young people need to know that these are the men that they should look up to & emulate and not spoiled & overpaid sports & entertainment stars. This is what a real man is,a man of honor & someone his family is proud of. Thank you for your bravery & your service to our country. Many know freedom because of unselfish men like you. Now you go on to be with your brother & comrades in arms who never made it home.
A grateful American
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Than you sir. You truly were a hero to us.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Thank you Walter for protecting all of us all those years ago. My thoughts and prayers go out to the Ehlers family & friends.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
The family and friends of Mr Ehlers have my deepest sympathy for your loss. Mr. Ehlers displayed great courage during his time as a soldier. Isaiah 2:4 The family has my deepest sympathy.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Condolences to the Ehlers Family for a man who fought the fine fight and now he rests to live in a world without war (Psalms 46:9), but of everlasting peace ~ Linda, Jamaica, NY
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Class act man, came home and lived his life respectively, asked for nothing and wanted nothing. God rest you and your brother who didn't come back.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
My condolences to the family, during this difficult time. God assures us that he will cause wars to end and he will restore peace on earth. Psalms 46:9
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
To the Family and Friends,
My condolences on the death of your loved one. May you find some comfort in the strength of our loving God who really cares about you during this most difficult time.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
I saw this gentleman on television, recounting his combat experiences, and I was deeply impressed. Mr. Ehlers is the epitome of what we call "The Greatest Generation". I thank you sir, for your service, and to your family I offer my most sincere condolences.
Tuesday, February 25, 2014
Men such as Walter Ehlers will always be my heroes.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Thank you for your service to our nation. You sir are the greatest of a greatest generation. I am honored to leave a thank you and read up on what is published about your service and life. May you rest in peace.
Monday, February 24, 2014
My 3 year old son had the pleasure of shaking your hand at Medal of Honor Day at Arlington Park a few years back. In 70 years he will be able to tell his grandchilden he met one of the greatest heroes of our his generation. Rest in peace.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Walt: I love you for your service to our country during its greatest hour of danger. You were always a friend and a "regular guy" despite your fame. I will miss you, but you're now with Roland and that heavenly Band Of Brothers of the Greatest Generation. God bless you for your heroism and rest in peace. You were always the Christian soldier you promised your Mother you would be.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Rest in Peace
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Thank you for fighting for our freedom with such courage and resolve. My nephew will be serving as part of your honor guard and we are so proud that he will be serving a hero in the truest sense of the word.
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