Melbourne Nibe, (93) Retired
USAF - WWII, Korea, Vietnam
Rochester, New York - 22 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Sadly we have lost another warrior from the "Greatest Generation". Retired Lt Col Nibe, age 93, serving proudly in many theaters including WWII, Vietnam and Korea.
He honorably served in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific during WWII, and in the United States Air Force in the Korean War and the Vietnam War. He remained in the military until he retired in 1970. He served throughout the United States and in many foreign countries including Wheelus AFB in Tripoli, Libya North Africa, and Clark AFB in the Philippine Islands. He was an honorable man who loved his Savior, his Family and his Country.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 22 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 9:15 A.M.
- Farrell-Ryan Funeral Home
777 Long Pond Road
- Rochester, New York - 14612
- Ride Captain:
- Bill "Patch" Fuhrmann
- Special Instructions:
- Memorial service 10:00 A.M. followed by dignified transfer with flag line with escort to cemetery with full military honors.
1975 Baird Road
Penfield, NY 14526
This escort is approximately 19 miles from funeral home depending on the route selected that may include expressways. A pre-escort briefing will occur for safety and instructions to ensure a safe & successful mission.
USAF flag (s) would be welcomed at funeral home & cemetery.
To fulfill President Lincoln's promise - "To care for him who shall have borne the battle, and for his widow, and his orphan" - by serving and honoring the men and women who are America's Veterans.
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
- If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
- Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Ride Captain
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