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The last World War II veteran in Steinbach says for him, November 11th is a day to remember the fallen and his fellow comrades who he served alongside overseas. 

John Owczar, who is 95 years old, recalls many of his experiences from World War II. He explains where he served and what role he played in the Canadian Army. 

"I went through Europe, in France, in Belgium, Holland and Germany. I went right through there as a tank driver."

Korean War veteran Arv Gatten says it's amazing to see so many people from the community come out to these ceremonies year after year. 2017 11 arvArv Gatten

"I really feel that it's important for everyone to actually get out and show their appreciation for what has been done by their relatives, their friends and people who have given their lives and showed up for duty in the services. I think it's very wonderful and it's very earth-shaking for me just to see the appreciation that people have."

Steinbach's Remembrance Day service was held this morning at the Emmanuel Evangelical Free Church.

 

 

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