Wendell N. Garden
  • 78 years old
  • Date of birth: May 28, 1921
  • Place of birth:
    Macedonia, Iowa, United States
  • Date of passing: Feb 10, 2000
  • Place of passing:
    Norfolk, Nebraska, United States
Let the memory of Wendell be with us forever

This memorial website was created in the memory of our loved one, Wendell Garden, 78, born on May 28, 1921 and passed away on February 10, 2000. Wendell proudly served in the United States Marine Corps from 1939 to 1945. Wendell was a POW for 5 years. We will remember him forever.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Richard Garden on 26th May 2014

When everything is peaceful
  And all is quite serene,
Did you ever give a thought
  To the United States Marine?

You'll find him in the tropics
  Beneath the blazing sun.
He's always ready for a fingt;
  You cannot make him run.

You'll find him in the Orient
  Two thousand miles from home.
His two years foreign duty
  will keep him on the roam.

You'll find him in the islands
  Alone and sad and blue;
Away from home and mother -
  He does it all for you.

He sails the mighty oceans,
  He crosses every sea,
To make the world a better place -
  Safe for "Democracy ."

So when you meet a Leatherneck
  Give him a friendly nod,
'Cause he's the one thats for the flag,
  United States, and God.

Wendell sent this poem to his  Mother, originally published in The Leatherneck Magazine, June, 1941"

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