Sunday Salute: Robert Vontz


Robert Vontz is being honored as this week's Sunday Salute.

Robert was born in Indianola in 1922. He served in the Army from December 1942 until he received his honorable discharge two years later.

He earned several medals while in the military, including the World War II victory medal, the good conduct medal and the Philippine liberation medal.

Robert married Martha Gladys Vaughn following his time in the army and they had three daughters and one son.

Martha passed away in 1987 and Robert remarried in 1992. He and his wife Joan resided in Benkelman until he passed away in 2006.

Joan nominated Robert for this week's Sunday Salute.

Robert, thank you for your service to our country.