104-year-old Marine Corps veteran is asking for Valentine’s Day cards.

A while back we told you about a 69-year-old Kansas veteran, living all alone in a tiny apartment with his dog Daisy, who wanted nothing more than to get Christmas cards from people. Frank Gestl is that man’s name and we’ll have his contact info below if you still want to mail him a letter. But another military veteran has a request: To receive Valentine’s Day cards.

104-year-old Maj. Bill White, who served in World War II in the Marines, lives in California and spends his days scrapbooking (his favorite hobby). “It’s kept me busy just trying to locate or keep track of what’s happened to me, where, when,” he said. He’d love to get letters and cards from people near and far. “I’ll save every one of them like I’ve been saving little things that have come up until right now and they’ll be a personal part of my history,” he told KTXL-TV.

If you’d love to send Bill a Valentine’s Day card, here’s his address:

Operation Valentine
ATTN: Hold for Maj Bill White, USMC (Ret)
The Oaks at Inglewood
6725 Inglewood Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207

For Frank Gestl:

Frank Gestl
3404 SW 29th Terrace
Apartment 2
Topeka, KS 66614

Posted in


Leave a Comment