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Honor Mission
Irvin J. Schmidt, Veteran
St. Louis, Missouri – 02-27-19


Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been distinctly privileged by invitation, to honor a revered member of the United States Military. Please join us in standing a flag line of honor and respect for World War II veteran, Irvin J. Schmidt, just as he once stood for every one of us. Hero Schmidt entered the U.S. Army in 1944 at Jefferson Barracks, and some 75 years later, will return to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery to find his final resting place. In addition to protecting his country and preserving its freedoms, Mr. Schmidt earned the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, Good Conduct Medal, and the WWII Victory Medal while serving as a Surgical Tech Grade 5.Thank you Mr. Schmidt, from a grateful nation. Your faithful dedication to serve the United States of America is appreciated, and will never be forgotten.

Staging Time: 09:15

St. Andrew Catholic Church309 Hoffmeister Ave.
St. Louis, Missouri 63125

Ride Captain:

Jeff ‘Tattoo’ Hirschjeff.stlpgr@gmail.com314.210.6307

Special Instructions:

09:15 – Ride Meeting w/ flag line to follow10:00 – Funeral mass10:45 – Honor escort (4 miles)11:00 – Military Honors at Jefferson Barracks National CemeteryFlags / Support – Jim ‘1 – Gunshy’ Kleszczewski
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Jeff Hirsch
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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Irvin J. Schmidt Comment

  1. To the family and friends of this true American hero, please accept my deepest sympathy and condolences. Their service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Hero, you can stand down now.
    Your mission is done. A grateful nation thanks you.

    Rest in Peace

    Sgt. Ron “Pete” Peterson
    United States Marine Corps 1969-1972

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