Colfax County Veterans Memorial

To Honor and Pay Tribute to Veterans and their Families

Honoring a Navy Veteran: The Story Behind Schuyler’s Veterans Memorial Introduction: Frank Blazek, a Navy veteran from the 1950s and a lifelong member of the Schuyler VFW, envisioned a memorial for area veterans. Though Frank passed away nearly four years ago, his dream is now being fulfilled through the dedicated efforts of a group of […]

MEET Lieutenant Francis W. Horak

Remembering the Legacy of Lieutenant Francis W. Horak December 16, 1940 – Columbus, NE – August 20, 2022 Milwaukee, WI In the annals of history, certain individuals stand out as beacons of service and dedication. Lieutenant Francis W. Horak, born on December 16, 1940, in Columbus, NE, left an indelible mark through his unwavering commitment […]