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Honor Mission
Elli Hefele , PGR

Acworth, Georgia – 12-02-19


Ms. Elli wanted to know where I was going dressed up for when I rode out on my bike with flags. I took her along and she felt compelled to stand for our Heroes and Honor them as we all do. At 91 she stood her first flag line alongside our members; received her first mission pin. At funeral homes, escorts (rode in my Sidecar rig) and at National or private cemeteries. She has escorted the Wreath trucks to GNC several times in fog and rain and cold temps.
She attended  missions , and stood flag lines for almost 4 years. Most PGR members affectionately remember her as “Mom”.
At 95 she was looking forward to standing along side our members again. I was in the process of moving her from NJ to GA to be with us as it had become difficult for her to be by herself when she passed suddenly and peacefully in our home.
No flag line, please come anytime between 5:00 pm and  7:30 pm  for a viewing and celebration of her life.
The Georgia Funeral Care full obituary can be seen by following this link.

Staging Time: 5:00 pm

Georgia Funeral Care & Cremation,
4671 S Main St,
Acworth, Georgia 30101

Ride Captain:

Peter ‘Sidehack’ Hefele

Special Instructions:

No flag line please come anytime between 5:00 pm and  7:30 pm  for a viewing and celebration of her life.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Peter Hefele
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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December 2, 2019
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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of our PGR Sister, Elli Hefele. May She Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. My wife and I wish the family and friends of Elli Hefele our sincere condolences. I only hope we will be around standing flag lines when we reach your age. We will see you and stand a flag line together later.

  3. My wife and I offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of PGR Sister Elli Hefele. Thank you for standing flag lines with us. Mom you will always be in our hearts, you will always be remembered.

    Lamar “SpeedyO” Owen, USA, Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in Memory of My Brother
    James W. Owen WWII

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