Date of birth: 22 January 1950 Date tour began: 12 October 1968 Date of casualty: 25 May 1969 Home of record: Oregon City, Oregon Branch and Rank: Marine Corps, Private First Class, Machine Gunner Unit: 1st Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 26th Marines, F Company Awards: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal Location of name on the Vietnam Wall: 24W, 107
Location of service: South Vietnam, Quang Nam province Died through non-hostile action .. accident
Schools Attended: Oregon City High School Burial location: Willamette National Cemetery, Portland, Oregon Memorials: Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Washington, DC), Oregon Vietnam Veterans Memorial (Portland), Veterans Memorial Coliseum (Portland), Oregon City High School Memorial Garden The Oregonian, Thursday, May 29, 1969 Blast Kills U.S. Marine OREGON CITY (Special) – Marine Terry A. Sundeen, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sundeen, 1600 Division St., Oregon City, was killed Sunday near Da Nang, South Vietnam, when a grenade exploded in a trash fire he was tending, his parents were informed. Pfc. Sundeen had been in Vietnam since last September. He joined the Marines in March, 1968. He was born Jan. 22, 1950, in Mayville, N.D., and moved to Oregon City in 1956 with his parents, where he received his educations. Besides his parents, he is survived by three brothers and four sisters. Funeral arrangements are pending.
The Oregonian, June 4, 1969 SUNDEEN – Terry A., Pfc. US Marine Corps, in Vietnam, May 25th; beloved son of Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Sundeen, Oregon City; brother of Lorin, Ernest, Steven, Mrs. Don (Patty) Lane, Mrs. Harley (Emily) White, Mrs. Arthur (Alice) Moore, Mrs. Keith (Connie) Barringer. Friends invited to graveside services at Willamette National Cemetery, Thursday, June 5, 3 pm. Remains will lie in state at the HILLSIDE CHAPEL, Oregon City, until noon Thursday. Friends who wish may call at the funeral home.