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June 3, 2021

Honor Mission
Warren “Bud” Kohne, Veteran
Kaukauna, Wisconsin – 06-03-21


Warren (Bud) G. Kohne, 100, passed away on Sunday, May 23, 2021, at St. Paul Villa. He was born on February 25, 1921, in So. Charleston, West Virginia, son of Floyd and Mary Kohne. After graduating from Woodrow Wilson High School, Beckley, West Virginia Warren enlisted in the National Guards in 1939. He was deployed to guard the Panama Canal area where the U.S. feared the Japanese would build a fueling station. December 1941 he was inducted into the U.S. Army to serve our country during WWII in 2 theaters Pacific and European as an infantry rifleman. His time of service was spent in the New Guinea Island area battles. Upon returning to the U.S. in May of 1944 he enlisted into the U.S. Paratroopers where he served in the 17th Airborne Division. His service time was in the Wesel Germany campaign. PFC Kohne was Honorably Discharged September of 1945 earning 3 Battle Stars and several metals and ribbons and the Presidential Citation. One of our Forever Patriots, Bud was a member of the VFW Post 3319 of Kaukauna.

Staging Time: 11:00am

Bethany Lutheran Church 124 W 10th St.
Kaukauna, Wisconsin

Ride Captain:

Bill Jensen,

Special Instructions:

Visitation 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Military Honors to follow.
Ride Captain will ask family and funeral director if masks or social distancing are required.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: John Curran
Position: Wisconsin State Captain

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