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Honor Mission
Francis M. Stevich, Veteran
USAF – USAFR
Wentzville, Missouri – 02-12-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Francis M. Stevich, has invited Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag-line of honor and respect.
It will be our honor to do so. Hero Stevich served in the United States Air Force from June, 1955 to June, 1959 and the Air Force Reserve, until June of 1963. He earned the rank of Airman First Class (E4) and was a Auto Tracking Radar Specialist. A1C Stevich was awarded the Good Conduct Medal. Thank you, Mr. Stevich, from a grateful nation. Your faithful dedication to serve the United States of America is deeply appreciated and will never be forgotten.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-12-21
Staging: 10:45 AM

Pitman Funeral Home
1545 Wentzville Parkway
Wentzville, Missouri 63385

Ride Captain:

Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
joseph1918@aol.com
(636) 577-4767

Special Instructions:

Stage/Mission brief: 10:45 AM
Flag-line: 11:00 AM
Service: 12:00 PM, following the service, we will escort our hero to Calvary Cemetery.
COVID-19 protocol will be enforced:
a. If you are running a fever or are not feeling well, please do not attend.
b. Masks will be strictly enforced.
c. Social distancing guideline of 6 feet separation will be enforced.
d. Refrain from any handshaking or physical contact.
Weather forecast is mainly cloudy with a high of 12F., 7% chance of rain. Dress appropriately.
Flags support: Denny “Roadkill” Kluge
Cages are always welcome and are recommended due to weather, remember to hydrate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Joseph Bilodeau
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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February 12
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11 Comments

  1. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. I am thankful for his service to our country and his sacrifices to preserve our freedoms which will never be forgotten.

    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  2. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood with us.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the Rest to God.

    Bob ”Grampy” Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl. 59-62
    Retired Lt. LEO. 62-92
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran
    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of My PGR Brothers:
    SFC. Mark Schroeder USA Ride Captain
    Rodney ”El Rod” Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron ”I-Candy” Peterson USMC Ride Captain

  3. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  4. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there,,I did not die

  5. I pray God will comfort , strengthen and Bless you all as you go through this time of deep grief .
    I am thankful for Mr. Stevich’s service and sacrifice for our country in the US Air Force . He is ” Fallen Never Forgotten “. May he Rest In Peace .
    Bobby
    USAF 67 – 71
    Honoring :
    Bill Breuer USAF
    Ron Breuer US Army Vietnam

  6. Please accept my condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  7. Nancy and I send our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one, and an American Hero. We are grateful for United States Air Force and Air Force Reserve veteran Stevich’s military service to our country, and the courage to stand in harm’s way to protect and preserve our freedom and liberties. He shall not be forgotten!
    “My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.”
    John 14:2-4

    John Weber
    Ride Captain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    St. Louis, MO

  8. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Air Force – US Air Force Reserve Veteran, Airman First Class (A1C) Francis M. Stevich. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  9. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of a true American Hero. Veteran Stevich’s service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch.

    Tim “Twidget” Grantz, USN, YN2
    Missouri State Ride Captain
    USS Henry B. Wilson (DDG-7) 1972 – 1975 Vietnam Veteran
    Riding in Honor of My Father:
    USAF SSGT Francis W. Grantz, WWII POW – Rest in Peace

  10. My deepest Condolences for your loss. I pray for the family wishing you strength for today and spiritual guidance for tomorrow.
    Thank You Veteran Francis Stevich for your service to protect this country, and for my Freedoms. You will not be forgotten.
    Rich “Poor Man” Harden
    Patriot Guard Riders

  11. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy and condolences for the loss of Hero Stevich. Thank you for your service to your country Sir. Rest in Peace. You will not be forgotten.

    Jim “(1) Gun-Shy” Kleszczewski

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