Walter F. Fischer, Veteran
USA – WWII
Mehlville, Missouri – 11-12-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
It is a most distinct honor and privilege for the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect for fallen “Greatest Generation” member Walter F. Fischer, 97, and escort him to the Hallowed Grounds of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery where he will receive full military honors. SGT Fischer proudly served his country in the United States Army from March 1943 to January 1946 as a Rifle Instructor, serving in the Rhineland, Ardennes, Central Europe campaigns. His awards include 3 Bronze Stars for the aforementioned campaigns and the Good Conduct Medal. Mr. Fischer entered into the United States military at Jefferson Barracks and will find his final resting place at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery some 77 years later. Hero Fischer, a grateful nation thanks you and is indebted to you for your honorable service. Your sacrifices have granted us the freedoms we continue to enjoy to this very day. Thank you and Godspeed.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-12-20
Staging Time: 09:15 AM
Kutis Funeral Home – South County Chapel
5255 Lemay Ferry Road
Mehlville, Missouri 63129
Jim “(1) Gun-Shy” Kleszczewski
9:15 AM – Ride meeting followed by flag line.
10:00 AM – Funeral Service
10:45 AM – Honor escort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.
11:00 AM – Committal Service and Military Honors.
We will practice social distancing. If you are not feeling well on the day of the mission, please stay home and pay your distant respects.
Face masks are required inside the funeral home and at JBNC.
Cages always welcome!
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Jim Kleszczewski
Position: Missouri Ride Captain
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