Francis Stephen Hritz, Veteran
USN – WWII
Maryland Heights, Missouri – 10-16-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
It is a most distinct honor and privilege for the Patriot Guard Riders, at the family’s request, to stand a flag-line of honor and respect for United States Navy veteran Francis Stephen Hritz (Frank), 96, and escort him to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery where he will receive full military honors. Veteran Hritz served in the USN from May 1943 to April 1946, and attained the rank of Aviation Electronic Technician’s Mate First Class. Commendations received include the Victory metal. Hero Hritz, a grateful nation thanks you and is indebted to you for your honorable service. Your sacrifices have granted us the freedoms we continue to enjoy to this very day. Thank you and Godspeed.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-16-19
Staging: 8:45 AM
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
3130 Parkwood Ln
Maryland Heights, Missouri 63043
Sandy “Kitten” Tadrick
Stage: 8:45 AM, followed by ride meeting and flag-line.
Mass: 9:30 AM, After Service, Honor escort to Jefferson Barracks NC (29 miles)11:30 a.m. Committal Service with Military Honors. Please hydrate, cages welcome.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Sandra Tadrick
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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