GALLERY: Tribute to Crawford County veterans

Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

Thursday, Nov. 11, 2021 at Bucyrus High School

Photos by Don Tudor for AIM Media Midwest

Michael Wayne Jacobs, left, a veteran of the Vietnam War, is inducted into the 2020 class of the Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame by Charles Christman, president of the Hall of Fame, on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 2021, at Bucyrus High School. Jacobs is a former city councilman and former mayor of Bucyrus. The Hall of Fame inducted two classes during this year’s ceremony, the 2020 and 2021 classes.

In addition to Jacobs, the class of 2020 features Ralph Allen Gearheart, Dwight Eugene Leonhardt, Donald Jacob Scheerer, Ralph Emerson Schreck, Sr., and Michael Allen Teynor. The class of 2021 features Ronald Wayne Burkhart, Augustus John Cullen, Dennis G. Christman, Kenneth Raymond Inscho, Ralph Emerson Schreck, Jr., and Richard E. Stearns. For information about the Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame, go to its website

Speaker Nate Mealy, Ohio Department of Veteran Services

Sister Peggy of Ralph Allen Gearheart, 2020

Dwight Eugene Leonhardt, left, 2020

Donald J. Scheerer, 2020

Grandchildren of Ralph Emerson Schreck Sr., 2020

Michael Allen Teynor, left, 2020

Ronald Wayne Burkhart, 2021

Dennis George Christman, 2021, left, with Charles Christman, president, Crawford County Veterans Hall of Fame

Maureen Sharrock, niece of Augustus John Cullen, 2021

The family of Kenneth Raymond Inscho, 2021

Michael, left, and Tom Schreck, sons of Ralph Emerson Schreck Jr., 2021

Richard E. Stearns, 2021