Our Fallen Brother - Never Forgotten


PFC Lester Earl Ropeter

U.S. Army, 589th Engineer Battalion, D Co.
Date of Birth: 2-1-1948 - Date of Death: 9-19-1968
Binh Dinh Province, S. Vietnam
Home of Record: Fort Plain, NY

Honor Guard Volunteers Cemetery Contacts
  • Bill Thompson   (315) 866-1465
Cemetery Name, Address, and Location
  • Mountain View Memorial Gardens
  • 1092 Shells Bush Rd, Little Falls, NY
  • Click here to view cemetery location on Google Maps
Gravesite Location
  • Garden of Devotion, Lot 50D
  • Click here for map of gravesite location in cemetery
Gravesite Decorations
  • Wreaths may be laid on the gravestone or placed on a tripod
  • Fresh or artificial flowers or potted plants are all acceptable
Other Memorial Day Services
  • No active ceremonies although local groups decorate the cemetery with a “Field of Flags” in the veterans section.
Next of Kin
  • Bill Thompson will investigate NOK in the area
Other Links and Notes for Lester Earl Ropeter
  • National Archives  - View Record
  • Vietnam Memorial Wall - View Wall
  • Find-a-Grave Website - View Page
  • Lester's last name is pronounced "Row - peter".

Honor Our Fallen photos from Memorial Day weekend 2015 and 2016
589th Volunteers:
Frank Hawkes - B Co. and Rickey Negus - D Co.