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Honor Mission
SGT David Alexander Feriend, KIA
USA – Korea
Grand Rapids, Michigan – 10-11-19


The Family of Sgt. David Feriend has invited The Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag-line in Honor of his service to our Country.  Sgt. David Alexander Feriend was killed at the battle of Chosin Reservoir, Korea on December 6, 1950.  His remains were recovered and identified and are coming home to Michigan.  Sgt. Feriend is survived by 2 sisters.  Please join us in support of Sgt Feriends family in this time of joy and sorrow.  Obituary:

Staging: 8:00 PM

Gerald R Ford Airport
5500 44th St S.E.
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49512

Ride Captain:

Mike Myers
(616) 283-8313

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 8:15 PM
Flag-line: Following Briefing, Stage at the air cargo terminal just south of the main passenger terminal on cargo Dr.
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: 10-13-19
Staging: 10:30 AM

Covell Funeral Home
200 N. Brownson
Kingsley, Michigan 49649

Ride Captain:

Gary Fender
(231) 649-1987

Special Instructions:

Briefing: 11:00 AM
Flag Line 11:15 AM – 12:30 PM, Visitation only at the funeral home. The funeral service will be graveside. The PGR has been asked to escort Sgt. Feriend and his family to Evergreen Cemetery in Paradise Twp. following visitation (weather permitting).  Approx. 1.5 miles. Those who do not escort may go to the cemetery following visitation for flag-line.
Evergreen cemetery:
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Alan Niemeyer
Position: Michigan State Captain

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