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September 29, 2018

Honor Mission
David Best , Veteran
, USAR –
Waukesha, Wisconsin – 09-29-18


David Best passed away  September 22, 2018 at the age of 74. David served in the Army Reserves for over five years before being honorably discharged in 1970. David worked for Harley Davidson for 35 years and the family asks that anyone with a Harley to join in the procession to send him off with the sound he was used to hearing every day.

Staging Time: 9:00 am

Cesarz, Charapata & Zinnecker
237 N. Moreland Blvd.
Waukesha, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Tom Sberna

Special Instructions:

Staging 9:00 a.m.Visitation 10:00 a.m. -11:45 a.m.Service 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Escort to burial
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain

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  1. It was my honor to be the Ride Captain today for the funeral of U.S. Army Reserve veteran, David Best. It was a beautiful, cool, sunny fall day. Many of David’s co-workers from Harley Davidson came to visit and share stories. We had 4 PGR members present and the family was very appreciative. We presented the plaque to the family, along with dog tags and coins, prior to the visitation so that it could be displayed for all to see. One family member gave each of us a small, hand made package of tobacco. She explained that it is a native American tradition that this be used to give back to mother earth. There were about 6-7 motorcycles in the escort to the cemetery and David’s daughter was a proud passenger on one of the bikes. Military honors were rendered as part of the grave site service and we stayed until all family members and guests had left.

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