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Larry Troxel Is December Veteran Of The Month

The late Larry J. Troxel was posthumously honored as Jefferson County’s Veteran of the Month for December. Sadly, Troxel died of complications from COVID-19 on November 27, 2020, in Lincoln.Troxel was born in a house near downtown Fairbury on July 29, 1937. He attended grade school in Fairbury and Endicott. His summers were spent developing lifelong work ethics at his grandparents farm until eighth grade graduation. Troxel spent three years at Endicott High School but during his senior year, at age 18, he joined the U.S. Army.He spent eight weeks of Basic Training at Fort Chaffee, Arkansas. Troxel was next assigned to Fort Belvoir, Virginia ...


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