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Purple Heart Memorial Site: Notable Deaths & Obituaries

The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Maurice Scheessele

ROCKPORT - Maurice Gilbert Scheessele died at 12:12 pm Saturday, March 21, at INOVA Hospital in Alexandria, Va., with his family at his side. Maurice was born April 14, 1926, in Warrick County (Red Brush) to Rupert Gregory Scheessele and Magdalena Patranela (Griesbaum) Scheessele, who died when Maurice was a small boy. Maurice was a World War II veteran. His three older brothers were already in the service, so he talked his father into signing papers allowing him to join the Marines. After...
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The Purple Heart Memorial Site includes obituaries and Guest Books from the Legacy.com network of newspaper and funeral home affiliates.

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