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SP4 Sterling Dwight Steadman
SP4 Sterling Dwight Steadman
1946 - 1967

Sterling Dwight Steadman, 21, of Lake Stevens, Washington, died on Sunday, July 23, 1967 in action in Vietnam. Born in Everett on Wednesday, June 12, 1946, he resided in the Lake Stevens area all his life. He attended Lake Stevens Grade School and High School, graduating with the class of 1964. He was active in Little League baseball and earned his letter in basketball at Lake Stevens High School. Sterling worked as a deckhand for the Pacific Tug Boat Company prior to enlisting in the Army in November 1965. He took his training at Fort Lewis with the 29th Artillery, 4th Division, before leaving for Vietnam in September 1966. In Vietnam, he was a member of C Battery, 29th Field Artillery when he was killed in action in the Province of Pleiku.

He was survived by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Willard L.(Roy) Steadman of Lake Stevens; a sister, Mrs. Fred W. (Sandra) Anderson Jr. of Rt. 2 Lake Stevens; two brothers, Sanford L. and Ernest L. Steadman, both of Lake Stevens; and, his grandmother, Mrs. Mary E. Collar of 3322 Broadway, Everett.

He was a member of Ebenezer Lutheran Church, and was buried at the Floral Hills Cemetery, Alderwood Manor, under direction of Purdy and Walters Funeral Home.

(The Wall: Panel 23E-Row 114)




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