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Honor Mission
Robert Kranz Sr., Retired
USN, USNR
Abingdon, Maryland – 10-11-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard will honor retired Chief Petty Officer Robert “Bob” Kranz Sr., 79 of Abingdon, MD, by standing a silent flag line in his honor at his viewing at the McComas Funeral Home, in Abingdon, MD on October 11, 2020 and then again at his viewing/service on October 12, 2020.
CPO Kranz passed away on October 5, 2020. He enlisted in 1959 and was a torpedo man on diesel submarines. He left the service after his initial enlistment and later joined the Naval Reserve, became a hull maintenance technician retiring from there with 29 years of service.  After retirement he worked for a government contractor on the Aberdeen Proving Grounds as a welder. In later years he joined the Patriot Guard Riders and although he did not ride, he joined with his son and stood flag lines for our veterans.
He is survived by a loving family and missed by all.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-11-20
Staging Time: 1:15 p.m.

McComas Funeral Home
1317 Cokesbury Road
Abingdon, Maryland 21009

Ride Captain:

Mark Krause, 410-302-3700, mtkrause@comcast.net

Special Instructions:

Brief: 1:30 PM
Honors: 1:45 PM.  Establish and maintain a flag line during visitation until 4:00 PM.
Be mindful of the weather, dress appropriately wear face covering.  In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we will maintain 6’ distance requirements.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 10-12-20
Staging Time: 9:15 a.m.

McComas Funeral Home
1317 Cokesbury Road
Abingdon, Maryland 21009

Ride Captain:

Carl Foy, 443-845-3509, cfoy7747@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

Honors: 9:30 AM.  Immediately establish a flag line during visitation/brief service.
Be mindful of the weather, dress appropriately wear face covering. In light of the Covid-19 pandemic, we will maintain 6’ distance requirements.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Bruce Gentile
Position: Maryland State Captain

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October 11 @ 12:00 am
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October 12 @ 12:00 am
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