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Honor Mission
Robert Bumann, Veteran, LEO
Santa Maria, California – 02-26-19


The PGR has invited the family to honor him to his final resting place and it’s our honor to so.
Robert “Bob” Bumann, 70, passed away Thursday, February 14, 2019 at his home in Los Alamos, California. Bob was born on October 23, 1948. Following his graduation from high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Army serving four years in Vietnam, Korea, and Germany.
Bob went on to serve the community after returning home and served at the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Office for four years before becoming an officer with the Santa Maria Police Department in 1976. Bob served 23 years on the Santa Maria Police Force. Bob retired from the police force as a Corporal in 1998.
After leaving the police department, Bob was a lifetime member of the NRA, a member of Elks Lodge 1538 in Santa Maria, a lifetime member of the American Legion, Post 534 and Rider in Orcutt, a member of the American Legion Riders, a lifetime member of the VFW, post 2521 in Santa Maria and served on the VFW and American Legion Honor Guards.
Bob is survived by his first wife Susan Mack of Orcutt, a son, a daughter, two step-sons, a brother in law, 10 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his wife of 29 years Connie Bumann, two brothers, a sister  a and nephew.
NOTE: This mission posting is to facilitate your voluntary participation in honoring this Military Veteran. For those interested, and all are welcome, we will be accompanying the hero and his family from the church services to his final resting place. Please see the time table if you would like to participate. For those who would rather go directly to the cemetery, we will meet you there.

Staging Time: 0845 hrs

Magner Maloney Funeral Home
600 East Stowell Road
Santa Maria, California 93454

Ride Captain:

John Archuleta

Special Instructions:

Time Table for Tuesday 26 FEB 19:
0845 hrs – Stage at Magner Maloney Funeral Home, 600 East Stowell Road, Santa Maria, CA 93454  Map
0900 hrs Briefing
0915 hrs – Form flag line from funeral home to coach for dignified transfer of Hero
0930 hrs – Accompany our Hero to St. Anthony’s Church, 270 Helena Street, Los Alamos, CA 93440 Map
1030 hrs – Accompany our Hero to his final resting place for graveside service with full Military Honors at Los Alamos Cemetery, 4777 Drum Canyon Road, Los Alamos, CA 93440 Map
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Beth Allen
Position: California Ride Captain

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Robert Bumann Comment

  1. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Viet Nam War Veteran, Retired Law Enforcement Officer, Robert Bumann. 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
    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, CMCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietman (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, Vietman Era (Twin)

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