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Honor Mission
Earl E. Bechtold, Retired, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Leavenworth, Kansas – 07-29, 30-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Earl E. Bechtold retired from the United States Army after serving twenty-three years and five months. He was a Vietnam veteran. During his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal; the Defense Meritorious Service Medal; the Meritorious Service Medal with 2d OLC; the Army Commendation Medal with /1 OLC; the National Defense Service Medal; the Vietnam Service Medal; the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal; the Army Service Ribbon; the Overseas Service Ribbon; the Vietnam Campaign Medal; the Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Unit Citation w/ Palm; the Combat Infantryman Badge; the Senior Parachutist Badge; the Parachutist Badge; and the Vietnam Training Medal First Class.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 07-29-20
Staging Time: 4:30 PM

Leintz Funeral Home
4701 10th Avenue
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” Wurtele
rwurtele@kc.rr.com
(913) 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Rider Brief: 4:30 P.M.
Visitation Flag Line: 5:00 – 8:00 P.M.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 07-30-20
Staging Time: 10:30 AM

Sacred Heart Catholic Church
521 Linn Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” Wurtele
rwurtele@kc.rr.com
(913) 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Rider Brief: 10:30 A.M.
Funeral Mass: 11:00
Estimated Departure for Sacred Heart of Kickapoo Cemetery: 11:50
Highway worthy flags recommended.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ronald Wurtele
Position: Kansas Ride Captain

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