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Clinton Township MI Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is now in the township of Clinton, Michigan.

Site location:

Clinton Township Office
40700 Romeo Plank
Clinton Township MI 48038

Nick and Karen Straffon were the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Committee Members

Barry Burnham
Don Callaway
Robert J. Cannon
Susan and Scott Davis
Danielle Dichtel
Bill Lynn
Carol and Michael Lilly

Mario J. Musotto
Joe Olson
Alan D. Opra
James Perpich
Charlotte Randazzo
Larry Tikkanen
Elizabeth Vogel

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

This monument was dedicated on June 12 2021

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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