Local Marine Is Wounded in Action


PFC Arlon J. Schaeffer,
of the U.S. Marines
, is in the Station Hospital, Danang,Vietnam, where he is reported in
serious condition from injuries.

. Schaeffer, son of Mr. and Mrs.
Wayne A
. Schaeffer,
1416 E
. Fifth, was wounded in
Sept. 19 near the vicinity of Quang Nam. He received a' compound fracture of the right leg when the vehicle he was riding detonated an
enemy mine.

The serviceman, a member of
D Company, 9th Engineering
ion, is a former Reporter-
Herald ne
ws carrier.















Arlon Schaeffer
Dies of Wounds

Word was received this morn-
ing by Mr. and Mrs. Wayne
Schaeffer, 1416 E. Fifth, that
their son, PFC Arlon J. Schaeffer died of wounds received in action Sept. 19 in Vietnam, where he had begun his second tour of duty.

Pvt., Schaeffer was wounded
near Guang Nam when the vehicle he was riding detonated an enemy mine. He was taken to the station hospital at Danang.

Arrangements are pending.



Arlon Schaeffer
Services' Friday

Funeral services for PFC
Arlon Glen Schaeffer, U.S.M.C.,
who was killed in
Vietnam Sept:
24, 1968, will be held from the
Mountain View United Presbyterian church on Friday, 2: 00 p.m., with Rev. P. G. Koopman
. Interment will be at the Resthaven Memory Gardens north of Loveland with
full military honors at the graveside
. Those who wish may contribute to the Loveland High School Memorial Scholarship Fund.
Kibbey's is in charge of services and arrangements.

n addition to his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Schaeffer of Loveland, he is survived by one brother, Wayne Joseph. Schaeffer, who is presently' serving in the U.S.M.C. and: two sisters, Mrs. Charlie (Betty' Jean) Johnson and Mrs. Roy,(Beverly Edith) Johnson; all of' Loveland.  Also surviving are his grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Busch of Loveland.

Schaeffer was a 1964 graduate of Loveland Hig school. While in school, he was
active in sports; primarily-football and track.' He played quarterback position for three years
on Loveland's squad and participated in the broad jump, relays and hurdles on the track
team. He attended Northeastern Junior college for one year and enlisted in, the Marine Corps in
May, 1966. He served in the
Vietnam area from November, 1966 until December, 1967, and
had retu
rned for the 'second time in May, 1968. His enlistmerit' would have been completed in December this year, and he had planned to return to college.

Full Military
Rites for

Arlon Schaeffer

Full military honors were given PFC Arlon 'Glen Schaeffer, U$. Marine Corps, for whom funeral services were conducted this afternoon at Mountain
View United Presbyterian church.
The Rev, Peter G. Koopman was officiating minister.

Gene Sowder sang, "The Battle Hymn of the Republic", with.
Mrs. Peter Koopman playing
the organ accompaniment

Military escort
s' were S-Sgt. Brooks, Cpl. Poyhonen, Cpl. Schaeffer, L-Cpl. Riley, L-Cpl.Lindsey and Pvt. Wishon. First Lt. Brennan was the officer -in
charge. The flag was folded by
Gunnery Serg
eants Williams and


Pvt. Schaeffer died Sept. 24 in Vietnam as the result of wounds.

He was the son of Mr. and
Mrs. Wayne Schaeffer of
Loveland. Other survivors are two
, Mrs. Charlie Johnson
and Mrs. Roy Johnson, both of
Loveland one brothe
r, Wayne
oseph Schaeffer of the,U S.
Marines; his grandparents, Mr.
and Mrs. Joseph Busch of Love-
land and his step-grandmother,
Mrs. Mildred Schaeffer of Love-

Interment was in Resthaven Memory Gardens, north of Loveland.

Kibbey Funeral home w
as in charge of arrangements.