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Tribute Donations

Our mission is done out of honor and respect, and there is never a charge or an expectation of payment. However, many have asked to donate to the PGR in memory of the heroes we have stood for, or to honor those still with us. This is a record of those donors and their honorees.

Tribute donations may be made from our Donate to the PGR page.


Michael OBeirne

July 19, 2019

Thank You for the Honor Guard, you do a great service to the Men And Women who served.

Ron Gerst

July 18, 2019

Heidi tragically died this week while on her bike, in her memory we contribute to one of her… Read more

Heidi tragically died this week while on her bike, in her memory we contribute to one of her passion.

Tom and Michelle Coleman

July 18, 2019

Frank Day was a true hero and will be greatly missed by many including us. I hope that you got to… Read more

Frank Day was a true hero and will be greatly missed by many including us. I hope that you got to ride to the top of the mountains on your Harley (per your dear wife Terry) into the arms of your maker when you left us here on Earth.

Brenda Bronson

July 15, 2019

You are greatly loved by the Bronson family. We miss you so much. Thank you for your service to our… Read more

You are greatly loved by the Bronson family. We miss you so much. Thank you for your service to our country.

Beth Richardson

July 15, 2019

You are loved and will be missed.

Janice Plohr

July 12, 2019

Thank you so much for your honor and respect you gave to my husband. Your presence was greatly… Read more

Thank you so much for your honor and respect you gave to my husband. Your presence was greatly appreciated

Cheryl Stewart

July 11, 2019

LINDA MCHUGH

July 11, 2019

Thank you for the honor you showed our beloved son and grandson, Sgt. Alexander Stewart.

carol benna

July 11, 2019

On behalf of our family we would like to thank the Patrot Guard Riders for the Honor and Repect… Read more

On behalf of our family we would like to thank the Patrot Guard Riders for the Honor and Repect shown to our Dad Alfred J Cittadino. A 97 year old WWll Marine Veteran. We are so grateful to the PGA for their participation . Their ride with the funeral procession was just beautiful anf heartfelt. God bless all of you. The Cittadino and Benna families.

Sheila Kraatz

July 10, 2019

Thank you Patriot Guard for giving my brother-in-law, Edward E. Kraatz, Sr. a kind and dignified… Read more

Thank you Patriot Guard for giving my brother-in-law, Edward E. Kraatz, Sr. a kind and dignified send-off. You are the BEST.

Mary Robinson

July 3, 2019

Your respectful attendance at my father's funeral was so appreciated.

Gail Tully

June 28, 2019

In memory of my husband George A Tully. Thank you all for your participation at my husband's… Read more

In memory of my husband George A Tully. Thank you all for your participation at my husband's memorial service.

John Morrison

June 27, 2019

Thank you Patriot Guard for giving my Brother-In-Law, Sheldon Wight, the kind of dignified send-off… Read more

Thank you Patriot Guard for giving my Brother-In-Law, Sheldon Wight, the kind of dignified send-off he deserved.

Cleve Howard

June 25, 2019

In memory of Sheldon A Wight. Thanks to Patriot Guard giving him an escort he appreciated, I am… Read more

In memory of Sheldon A Wight. Thanks to Patriot Guard giving him an escort he appreciated, I am sure! Semper Fi!

Sue-Ellen Frodigh

June 22, 2019

Thank you so much friend and neighbor, Patrick and Kalja Segui and all the PGR Flag line for… Read more

Thank you so much friend and neighbor, Patrick and Kalja Segui and all the PGR Flag line for honoring our Father, Roland J. Frodigh. God Bless!

Mark Gerhards

June 21, 2019

In memory of Richard Jim a great veteran

Rushele Baughman

June 20, 2019

In loving memory of Russell Baughman. Thank you for giving him the opportunity to ride one last… Read more

In loving memory of Russell Baughman. Thank you for giving him the opportunity to ride one last time.

Jillian Ohl

June 19, 2019

In memory of Master Sergeant Frances J. Tate on behalf of Gensler Raleigh.

Kathleen Ross

June 17, 2019

Thank you for all you do to honor and show respect for those who gave everything for us.

Sandra Antee

June 17, 2019

In memory of my husband Al (Alfred James Antee). Thank you for your participation and for the show… Read more

In memory of my husband Al (Alfred James Antee). Thank you for your participation and for the show of respect and dignity that was brought to his services. It meant a lot to our family to have your organization honor him in this way. I know he rode with you in spirit. Thank you.

Cheryl Somerville

June 16, 2019

On behalf of my family and I we would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the Honor and… Read more

On behalf of my family and I we would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the Honor and Respect shown to my Father William J Schmitt. A 99 yr old WWII Army Veteran, Combat Engineer. Grateful to the PGR for their participation during my Fathers Funeral services on 6/7/2019. We believe in all that the PGR stands for. God Bless you All as you carry on your Mission for those who deserve such Respect.
Cheryl Somerville & Family

Alan Hicks

June 14, 2019

We genuinely appreciated having the Patriot Guard Riders of Oklahoma at our dad's funeral last… Read more

We genuinely appreciated having the Patriot Guard Riders of Oklahoma at our dad's funeral last Saturday. We will never forget how you honored our dad. Thank you for this important work you do.
Sincerely,
Alan Hicks
on behalf of the family of Captain Melvin C. Hicks

brian ellis

June 8, 2019

In memory of Deanna. Thanks to Dennis Chalker and Kirk Reader for organizing and riding..

Paul Froysa

June 4, 2019

In the memory of Les
Thank you all for the support at a much needed time.
You made the burial at… Read more

In the memory of Les
Thank you all for the support at a much needed time.
You made the burial at Fort Snelling even that much more special.

Jessica Lendvay

June 4, 2019

Thank you for showing love and respect to our Veterans.

Suzette Dickert

June 4, 2019

In memory of my dear Dad, Jack Darwin Witsil, Sr. who served in WWII. Thank you Buffalo, New York… Read more

In memory of my dear Dad, Jack Darwin Witsil, Sr. who served in WWII. Thank you Buffalo, New York and surrounding area Patriot Guards for your heartfelt tribute honoring my Dad who was laid to rest at Forest Lawn Cemetery on April 5th. Your kindness and respect was much appreciated by all. Happy Birthday (June 5th) in heaven Dad. We miss you and love you!

Genna Ricotta

June 2, 2019

Michael Masillo

June 1, 2019

thank you Murph and the rest of the Patriot Guards for everything that you did in tribute of my… Read more

thank you Murph and the rest of the Patriot Guards for everything that you did in tribute of my father Vincent James Masillo Jr today, he meant the world to me and my family, it was a honor to the patriot guards escort him to his final resting place.

Bill and Irene Ober

May 30, 2019

In memory of Dick who loved his motorcycle and the Marine Corps League. He even rode with the… Read more

In memory of Dick who loved his motorcycle and the Marine Corps League. He even rode with the Patriot Guard when the Viet Nam Memorial Wall came to Long Island

Derek & Cammy Hardister

May 26, 2019

In honor of our son Derek Joseph Hardister who tragically lost his life at the young age of 23 to a… Read more

In honor of our son Derek Joseph Hardister who tragically lost his life at the young age of 23 to a motorcycle accident. He was a wonderful son who was proud to serve his country and loved to ride his Harley. Having the Patriot Guard there for his final ride was a tremendous honor for him and our family. Thank you for all that you do.

Diane Clark

May 18, 2019

I would like to thank our local Patriot Guard Riders in Huntsville, Alabama for standing guard for… Read more

I would like to thank our local Patriot Guard Riders in Huntsville, Alabama for standing guard for my Daddy whose service was in February 2016 and for my father-in-law whose service was in April of 2019. They both served in WWII; they served their country with pride. The PGR made every attempt to provide comfort and honor to our fathers. We could never explain how much their presence meant to us as a family.

Diane Clark

May 18, 2019

I would like to thank our local Patriot Guard Riders who stood guard at my Daddy's service in 2016… Read more

I would like to thank our local Patriot Guard Riders who stood guard at my Daddy's service in 2016 and most recently at my father-in-law's service in April of 2019. Both of these men were WWII Veterans. My Daddy was a Silver Star and Purple Heart Recipient. I cannot say enough kind words of the Patriot Guard Riders in Huntsville, Alabama. They did it with sincere dignity and honor. It blessed us more than they will ever know.

Michael Lataille

May 17, 2019

In honor of Roland Lataille. Thank you for your PGR service and your twenty years of military… Read more

In honor of Roland Lataille. Thank you for your PGR service and your twenty years of military service in the Marine Corps and Air Force. Happy Birthday and Happy Father's Day, Dad!

David Thompson

May 16, 2019

The way your organization honored Mr. Ackley brought tears to my eyes yesterday at the funeral, and… Read more

The way your organization honored Mr. Ackley brought tears to my eyes yesterday at the funeral, and again today as I write this. Thank you. God Bless the USA!

Lane Kaufman

May 16, 2019

Thank you for your service, John Antonides.
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Edward Burki

May 13, 2019

In Loving Memory of my Father Marcel E Burki who served his country in WWII as a Chief Petty Officer… Read more

In Loving Memory of my Father Marcel E Burki who served his country in WWII as a Chief Petty Officer Y2, US NAVY NEWS, Guam. My thanks to the Patriot Guard from Annette, Pete, Gene and his teammates who were on time, supported his grandaughter, stood tall and were professional in every sense of the word. My Sincerest Thanks.

Steffane Young

May 11, 2019

In loving memory of Jeffrey Ahrens who bravely served our country during the Vietnam War/Conflict.

Woody & Marcia Luttrell

May 7, 2019

In loving memory of our father (Father-in-law), Jay Luttrell who served in the Navy WWII. Thanks to… Read more

In loving memory of our father (Father-in-law), Jay Luttrell who served in the Navy WWII. Thanks to the Patriot Guard for making the funeral and burial very special.

Michele and Jim Walsh

May 3, 2019

Paula Catellier

May 3, 2019

DPS is proud to donate to your organization in memory of a great Vietnam Hero.

Randall Byle

April 30, 2019

In memory of our cousin Jim Byle. Retired First Sergeant , U.S. Army and Vietnam Veteran. A hero in… Read more

In memory of our cousin Jim Byle. Retired First Sergeant , U.S. Army and Vietnam Veteran. A hero in the eyes of many people, a loving husband and father, and a friend to everyone he met. His presence will be missed, but he will live forever in our hearts and memories.

Christopher S Yetman

April 24, 2019

In loving memory of my brother Bill Yetman. A hero to many and a U.S. Navy Corpsman (67 - 70). … Read more

In loving memory of my brother Bill Yetman. A hero to many and a U.S. Navy Corpsman (67 - 70). And our thanks to PGR who showed him such honor and respect.

Thomas Arnold

April 23, 2019

In Memory of Jim Arnold
My dad was Navy WW2

Thomas Arnold

April 23, 2019

In Memory of Billy Shaw
My other dad was Army WW2

Jesus Godinez

April 22, 2019

In Memory of Ann Rundall
Thank you for your service as a Vietnam-Era veteran and for your… Read more

In Memory of Ann Rundall
Thank you for your service as a Vietnam-Era veteran and for your sacrifice to our nation. Rest In Peace, SSgt Rundall. Semper Fidelis!

Allen Sorensen

April 22, 2019

In Memory of Glenn L Sorensen
Thanks Dad for being a part of the Greatest Generation (WWII). Love… Read more

In Memory of Glenn L Sorensen
Thanks Dad for being a part of the Greatest Generation (WWII). Love and Miss you

Theresa Waddell

April 20, 2019

In Memory of Francis Kunz
Thank you for helping to make my father's Lynchburg, Virginia, memorial… Read more

In Memory of Francis Kunz
Thank you for helping to make my father's Lynchburg, Virginia, memorial service incredibly special.

Barbara Hall Verbos

April 18, 2019

In Memory of Franklin "Jay" Verbos
You so touched my heart when the group appeared at my son's… Read more

In Memory of Franklin "Jay" Verbos
You so touched my heart when the group appeared at my son's funeral and burial. When I thanked them, each one said to me it was an honor to be there. My heart is full of gratitude for your noble group.

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