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Honor Mission
John V. Bekkers, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
New London, Wisconsin – 07-16-19


John V. Bekkers, age 78, New London, passed away on July 10, 2019. He was born on February 14, 1941 in Combined Locks, son of the late Albert and Waltara Bekkers. John voluntarily served in the United States Army from 1966 to 1968. He served two tours in Vietnam as a Huey helicopter pilot. He married on July 25, 1969 after his discharge. John joined the DAV-Chapter 53, and was heavily involved in the creation of the Veteran’s Memorial in New London (the eagle at the top was donated by the Bekkers).

Staging Time: 08:30 AM

Cline & Hanson – New London
209 W. Cook St.
New London, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Steve Boutwell

Special Instructions:

Staging 8:30 a.m.
Visitation 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Service 11:30 a.m. Military Honors
No burial
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain

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July 16, 2019
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