Marvin Edwin Tuinstra, Veteran
USA – USAR
Alamogoro, New Mexico – 06-02-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Eighty-six year old Marvin Edwin Tuinstra, passed from this earth on Memorial Day, 25 May 2020. He is the father of Minnesota PGR member Karla Richardson. Marvin served his country Honorably in the US Army from 27 Dec 1954 to 14 Dec 1956, as an Engineer Equipment Mechanic. Upon his discharge he was transferred to the Army Reserve for his remaining service commitment. During his active duty time he gained the rank of SP3(T) and earned the Good Conduct Medal. The New Mexico PGR has been requested to provide an escort from the funeral home to the cemetery. Due to current restrictions at military cemeteries, we can only escort and not participate in the honors mission.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-02-20
Staging: 7:30 AM
Kent Kwik Texaco Truck Stop
3500 North White Sands Boulevard (across from Lowes)
Alamogoro, New Mexico 88310
Jim “Deacon Jim” Ernst
Stage: 7:30 AM
Brief: 7:50 AM
KSU: 8:00 AM, for LaGrone Funeral Home, 341 Sudderth Drive, Ruidoso, NM.
We will meet and greet the family.
Escort: 9:30 AM, we will proceed to Fort Stanton State Veterans’ Cemetery.
NOTE: We can NOT proceed into the cemetery. The mission will be terminated at the front gate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Jim Ernst
Position: New Mexico State Captain
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