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Amado Ortiz, Joseph

We appreciate his service to our country.
Coworkers of daughter, Teresa, at MCS dept.

Anderson, Gerald

In their honor
Mary Bristow

Andrus, Walter

Thank you for your service Uncle Wally. We love you. Paul, & Cherie and Joe.
Paul Cherie Andrus

Antisdel, Fredrick

Thank you for your dedication and service.
Emerald Society of Wisconsin

Arvai, Joseph

In memory of Joe Arvai
Sue (Kuzia) and John Schliesmann

Bandoch, Nick

In honor of Nick Bandoch’s birthday
Koren Petersen

Beike, Stanley

Thank you for your service.
Ethel, Judy, MaryAnn and Roy

Bertrandt, Tim

Thanks for serving your country and thank you always for making us laugh. You were a trooper to the end. We will miss you ,but know that you are pain free and probably making everyone up there laugh now.
Paul & Peg

Blindauer, Eugene

"Gene" was a Korean Veteran and went on the Honor Flight in April 2016. He passed away April 28, 2019. He was glad he was able to make the trip. Thank you all for what you do for our Veterans.
His loving wife, Jean, and family.

Bolson, Robert

This donation was created from memorials received at Robert’s funeral. He was a WWII veteran, and was privileged to experience the Honor Flight with his son six years ago. He was very moved by the experience and we’re certain he would wholeheartedly approve of this. With thanks, Robert’s loving family
Robert’s loving family

Bolton, Robert

We would like to make a donation to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in memory of my Uncle Bob, who was a World War II Veteran, and was fortunate to be on the Stars and Stripes Flight in October 2011. He left us on August 17, 2019, at the age of 97. The opportunity that your organization provided was very meaningful to him. The welcome home greeting at the airport was very moving, for both the trip participants, and those of us welcoming them home. I think the entire trip was something he remembered and was thankful for, for the remainder of his life. Thank you for everything you do for our Veterans.
Sheila and John Campbell
Bob was 21 when he served in the Army during World War II, from October 1942 through Christmas Eve 1945. He served as a medic and first aid man in the Philippines and Okinawa. The Sullivan veteran was awarded two Purple Hearts — one for an injury from a piece of shrapnel in his knee and another he could not recall. Bob also received two Bronze Star Medals for digging men out of trenches after a Japanese buzz bomb attack. “I dug a couple of them out by hand, and my (commanding officer) said I deserved a medal for that,” he said. In addition, his unit was awarded the Presidential Unit Citation, given to units of the United States Armed Forces, and those of allied countries, for extraordinary heroism in action against an armed enemy on or after Dec. 7, 1941— the date of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and start of America’s involvement in World War II.
Cindy Guendert

Bordeaux, Russell

Miss you Dad , still remember our trip on the Honor Flight like it was yesterday. Hope another Veteran and their son and or daughter can share this special trip together.
Mark Bordeaux

Breitzman, Robert

Happy Father’s Day to our favorite Dad! We Love You! XOXO Kathy & Izzy
Kathy & Izzy

Brustmann, Russell

In memory of Russell Brustmann
Frank and Joelene Reck

Campbell, Bruce

In memory of a wonderful neighbor, boss, and veteran of World War Two.
Bill and Carolyn Bahling

Carey, Edmund

Ed served in WWII and went on his Honor Flight in 2013 before his memory was totally eaten up by dementia. These contributions came from 3 of our dear friends to use as I saw fit. No better tribute to my husband than helping another Veteran see his/her tributes. Thank you for all you do for our loved Veterans.
Ed’s friends
Thanks for his Navy Service in WWII and also for his friendship when we visited Wisconsin.
Lloyd & Cheryl Boyer
In loving memory. We will miss you.
Jayne

Cera, David

In memory of David Cera
Lori and William Chronis

Clark, Sr, Chancy

This is the thanks you never got when you got home
Kate

CoCroft, Eugene

We love you.
Racine Dental Group

Comparin, Patrice

Donating on behalf of Pat. Pat was a caring, extraordinary woman with a big heart, who always put others first.
NM Friends of Suzanne Jackson
In honor of Pat who requested this donation in lieu of flowers at her recent funeral. We have lost a true warm-hearted angel. We will miss her. Our prayers and thoughts to Cal, Jennifer, Nicole, Bill and Joe.
Keith Shank and Faya
Jen & family - Our deepest sympathy on the loss of your mom.
Penny & Sheldon
In honor of Pat & her family.
Mickey Binnebose & Maggie Doyle
Memorial to Pat - a longtime neighbor and friend.
Jack and Betsy Schill
You will be greatly missed by all of your family and friends.
Candice and Joseph Kostowicz
Thank you for listening. Thank you for caring about my children as you would your own. For encouraging & guiding me when I had no idea what I was doing. For introducing us to Chester’s (so yummy) & Above & Beyond (Madeleine’s favorite place to hang out). Most importantly, for loving us without hesitation. Though we no longer see you, your spirit is all around us. From the handmade blankets the girls snuggle with & the books they read every night to the best kitchen scrubbies in the world. We love you Grandma Pat. You are missed beyond words can say! Until we meet again, rest easy....and then get ready for the biggest hug ever!
PJ, Meagan, Madeleine & Piper Steinke
In loving memory of a wonderful neighbor.
The Lanctot Family
In loving memory of Pat. I’m so glad you were part of our family. I will miss you very much.
Teri and Steve
Pat is a co-worker’s sister that asked for donations to be made to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in lieu of flowers. https://www.everhere.com/us/obituary-fredonia-patrice-l-comparin-9230614
Alex, Todd and Marg @ NorthwesternMutual
In loving memory, Pat will be missed dearly.
The Jelinski Family
Our deepest sympathy to Jennifer and her family. In memory of Patrice.
Anna & Johnny Martiny

Consiglio Sr., Rosario

Rosario was a remarkable individual. His contribution to his family, his community, the United States and our way of life cannot be measured in words. He will be missed but never forgotten. He set a standard for all of us to live by.
Dennis and Anne Abere

Consiglio Sr., Rosario

In memory of Russ’ 20 years of service to our country. We are grateful for people, like Russ, who have served, so we can live in freedom.
Mike & Alice Delmore

Consiglio Sr., Rosario

Navy CPO Consiglio was a true hero. Served in 3 wars.
David Fischler & Barbara Bohmann
RIP Rosario Consiglio Sr.
Kelly & Kevin McCormack
In memory of Rosario Consiglio and his many years of service in the Navy.
The Renzelmann’s
In honor of your service to our country over so many years, we make this donation in the name of Rosario Consiglio.
John and Colleen Haubner

Costanzo, Paul

Paul Costanzo had the honor of participating in the Stars and Stripes Honor flight in June of 2015. Paul, may you now fly with the angels and soar with the eagles. You are loved by many and will be remembered forever! <3 <3 Chris & Steve
Chris and Steve Normington

Dascenzo, Robert

I am making this donation in honor of my brother-in-law Robert Dascenzo. He passed away October 4th, 2019, his 91st birthday. He was privileged to go on the honor flight and his family and I greatly appreciated that. He was in the Korean conflict and was a member of the Color Guard for General McArthur. He served proudly and he was honored to go on the flight. Thank you.
Nancy Birk
Passed
Dan and Becky Palm
In honor of Uncle Sonny, I will cherish family memories always.
Peggy Schneider
In honor of Robert (Sonny) Dascenzo...thank you for your service and your remarkable life. Your efforts enabled all of us a peaceful lives. May you find peace in your final resting place.
Ya-Ya friends
You were an amazing man and were so much to so many! Such great memories and so grateful that you were such a big part of our lives. We miss you dearly Uncle Sonny.
Jean, Josh and Tyler
Honor Guard was so important to my uncle. I was proud of his service and his dedication to the organization long after he served the United States.
Brian, Cindy & Ryan Dean
In memory of Robert Dascenzo. Thank you for your service.
Bill and Barbara Mielke
I appreciate your service to our country.
Lenore Tesch

Debelak, Joseph

In memory of Joseph Debelak
From his family at Joe Debelak Plumbing & Heating Co
Rest in Peace.
Karen Plunkett and family

DeBelak, Joseph

In memory of Joe, thank you for your service.
Jeff & Ruth Bloedorn
In memory of Joe whose abundant love of God and country was clear to all who knew him. His smile and big ♥ will be missed.
Paul & Sheri Scharnweber Family
In memory of Joe DeBelak
Karen Coley

Dellwo, Bruce

Bruce is the father of Kari Gumbiner and her siblings. He is among the war vets being honored and also a recipient of 2 purple hearts from Vietnam.
Roberta Gross (friend of Kari’s)

Derks, Larry

You are missed old friend!
Old friends Marty & Tom
In Honor of Larry Derks of Schofield, WI. A dear family friend who passed away 8.8.19
Steve and Kary Zagzebski
In Memory
Pete, Lisa and Alyssa Mancl
Thinking of you and your family.
Polaris CGD
So very happy that Larry was able to go on Honor Flight before his passing. May you rest in peace Larry Derks!
Marietta "Stuart" Bahl, George Stuart & family, Vern Stuart & family, Brenda "Stuart" Bennett & family
In memory of one who will be remembered for his faithful dedication to God and to his family and friends.
Friends in Christ
In memory of a wonderful man.
Steve Schultz and family
In memory of Larry Royce Derks - You will be missed by all that had the honor to know you.
Sean and Suela Sullivan

Dignin, James

In memory of Jim Dignin.
Lynn and Brian Lidwin
In memory of Jim Dignin.
Jim Wasilewski
In memory of Jim Dignin.
Ned and Jane Cerra
In memory of Jim Dignin.
Rose Wiza

Dignin, James

Jim and I were on the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in April 2018. Both Air Force veterans, we had a lot in common. Although I only met him briefly during the course of the day, I remember Jim as a kind and gentle man. He was a great family man and a patriotic airman. Jim will be greatly missed. Godspeed and Rest in Peace.
Howard Hadley, CHSgt, USAF (Retired)

Dignin, James

In memory of Jim Dignin - a proud, amazing & wonderful man who proudly served in the United States Airforce and loved his country. He has touched many and will never be forgotten.
The Kapczynski Family

Dosemagen, Kenneth

Bravo Zulu, your watch has ended.
Brandon & Pualani Kros

Dykes, Corporal Daniel

Loving Father, Papa and Hero.
Jake, Katie & Grace Sheteron

Dzierzewski, Ervin

Ervin was one of our Greatest Generation of Heroes. We flew on a Stars and Stripes Honor Flight in April 2018. He was a very kind man who is deserving of our greatest respect!
Howard A. Hadley, CMSgt, USAF (Retired)

Eigner, John

In memory of a fine U.S. Navy veteran, family man, and volunteer fire fighter: John Eigner.
Tim and Susie Nettesheim

Emmons, Anne

Mary and Del Ertl Dettmann

Falkavage, Clifford

In honor of my father, a Korean War Veteran, who sadly passed before a spot for him on an Honor Flight became available in the area where he was living. He completed his paperwork with great anticipation, and would have been thrilled had he been able to go on a flight.
Your Loving Daughter

Felix, Mark

Mark - Our true HERO...thank you for your many years of service!! You’ve been an awesome friend to us and we hope this donation will help out another one of your brothers in arms!!
Glen and Betsy

Freidel, Leo

In honor of by brother-in-law, Leo!
Nancy Reading

Frymark, John C.

To my father, who has been my hero all of my life. While I know I will never be as good of a person as he is, I try to be as much like him as I can. The world would be a much much better place with more people like my dad in it.
Ken Frymark

Gapinski, George

In Memory of George Gapinski
Richard Moze
In memory of George E. Gapinski life
George E Gapinski
In memory. Thanks for your service.
Mary Moze
Jonathan Moze & Channy Mai

Garber, Donald

In tribute to Donald J. Garber. We are grateful for his service in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He did not participate in an Honor Flight, but we are so happy to be able to support this great organization that has and will serve so many others.
Claudia Garber

Gazzana, Peter

Thank you for your service. Was so happy for you that you were able to participate in this venture. Now this donation on your behalf will help others go on the journey as well. Happy Father’s Day 2019
The Martinez Family

Gengler, Laurants S

Thank you dad for your service in the US Navy in WW2
Susan Gengler Liermann

Gerger, Leo

Thank you for your service for our country.
John & Sharon Barto
In honor and memory of Leo Gerger
Kurt and Terry Anderson
Rest in Peace MR Gerger!
Pam Zimmer
In honor of Mr. Leo Gerger who served in the 69th Infantry Division during WWII and passed away on September 26, 2019.
AT&T 911 Center of Excellence
In memory of Leo Gerger
Bob & Cindy Schaefer
Thank you for your years of service. You will not be forgotten.
Your niece Sue

Goelz, Ronald

In honor of my father who was on the Honor Flight on September 7, 2019. What an amazing experience for everyone involved! It was one of the most touching and emotional events I have ever attended as I was fortunate enough to greet all of the Veterans as they arrived back in Milwaukee! Thank you all for your service! Dad, thank you for being a great role model as you are one of the kindest, most caring individuals I know! We all love you to the moon and back!
Julie Rusch and family

Grimm, Roy

In memory of your service to our county. Thank you.
Ray & Linda Hohler

Hammel, John

In memory of John Hammel
Glenn and Kathi Welnak

Hare, Jeanne

In memory of Jeanne and Emmett Hare
Kathy Retzlaff
In memory of Jeanne and Emmett Hare
Julie Solie

Hayes, John P.

You were not only my grandfather, but my hero. Thank you for your service. I will cherish our WW2 monument visit always.
Amanda Heise Cornue

Herbst, Ted

In honor of Dad for Father’s Day! Love, Lori and Bob
Lori and Bob Dominiczak

Herrick, Eugene

In memoriam to an amazing WWII veteran, father, grandfather, and great grandfather.
Loving friends and family.

Heyer, Mike and Sue

In honor of your recent marriage. Congratulations!!
Deb and Mike Fleming

Housner, Roger

Glad I get to share this memorable day with you.
Ryan Housner

Indermuehle, Christian

Aa memorial to my step-dad, Christian Indermuehle, who passed away in June 2019 at the age of 98 years and 10 1/2 months. His memorable Honor Flight experience was Oct. 8, 2011. He had heard much about the Honor Flight from Gene Schultz, a dear long-time friend whose son is married to Chris’s daughter, so they are also relatives). He was so humble - he did not feel he deserved this honor. He talked often about his Honor Flight and enjoyed looking at the pictures from the day. Thank you for providing this experience to our beloved veterans!
Joan & Sal Sanicola
Thank you, Mr. I. for being an incredible man of integrity. You will be missed.
The Lucas Family

Jacobson, Mary

In memory of Mary and her ask to her honor her father’s tribute to our country.
Dean and Gina Freitag
In honor and memory of Mary Jacobson and her father Ray Ziegelbauer.
Rick Richter & Helene Fischman
In honor of Mary”s father, Ray.
Helen Drexler
Please accept this donation in memory of Mary Frances Jacobson who sadly passed away on August 11, 2018. Mary requested memorials to be sent to Stars and Stripes Honor Flight to honor her father, Ray. Our thoughts and prayers are with Mary’s family during this difficult time.
Your New Berlin Imaging Family
In memory of Mary Frances Jacobson who wished upon her passing that donations be made to the Honor Flight to honor her late father, Raymond Ziegelbauer, who served in World War II.
The Richards Family
The Ascent Global Logistics Hudson Ohio location truly appreciated all Mary did for us. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time. Rest in peace.
Ascent Global Logistics - Hudson, Ohio
In loving memory of our friend and colleague Mary - in honor of her father Ray Ziegelbauer.
Roadrunner Transportation/Ascent Global Logistics
You were such a lovely person, I loved your laugh, and sense of humor, and how your face would light up when you talked about your grand children. I’m heartbroken for your family. Rest in Peace my sweet friend
Kristi Becker

Jacobson, Ray

We lost Ray’s daughter Mary recently - She was a great friend and dedicated co-worker. Mary’s wishes were to honor her dad.
Roadrunner HR Team

Jatczak, Richard

Memorial for Dick Jatczak
M Conrad
It’s hard to forget someone who gave you so much to remember. Rest in Peace Uncle Dick.
Love, Paul, Barb, Jonathan, Jackie, and Mark
Thank you for your service to our country, Dick. May you rest in peace.
Busche & Associates
In memory of Dick, a truly nice, nice individual and friend
Gene and Ellen Park

Jung, Norman

In honor of a life well lived. He was a man to look up to. So happy he was able to take an Honor Flight three years ago.
Phillip and Mary Dibb

Kaufman, John Sr.

In loving memory of my Father who flew in October 2016. He had such an amazing day. We know he would be proud to send a vet on this trip.
John Kaufman’s Estate

Kenneth, Kokemueller

In honor of his fighting in the Vietnam War.
Turzynski family

Kokemueller, Kenneth

This donation is made through the generosity shown at Kenneth’s funeral who passed on 9/11/19. He was a Vietnam veteran, proudly serving in the Army. He was equally thrilled and proud to experience one of the first Honor Flights for the Vietnam vets, attending with his nephew Andrew as his guardian. We all thank you for your service. You will be dearly missed.
Your many family and friends
In memory of Kenneth Kokemueller who passed away on September 11, 2019
Kristin Menzia, David Hansher, Gina Barron
In memory of Kenneth J. Kokemueller, US Army Vietnam Veteran.
Carrie and Andrew
In memory of Ken Kokemueller.
Dena Waltersdorf

KONKEL, JOHN

IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY FATHER-IN-LAW JOHN KONKEL
Lori Konkel

Konkel, John

In remembrance of John Henry Konkel for his service to our country
Shannon & Michele Mueller
In memory of John Konkel, veteran, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Much love and support for a great effort to thank our veterans.
The Miyamoto Family

Konrad, Wallace

In gratitude for your service in the U.S. Navy.
Judy and Vince Zangara

Kowalski, Jerome J.

In memory of Jerry Kowalski, who took an Honor Flight in 2011.
Steve & Renee Penoske

Kozlowski, David

This donation is in loving memory of David Kozlowski. He was able to attend the honor flight on June 1, 2019 before his passing on July 15, 2019. To be able to be honored for his service through the honor flight was a highlight of his life. He felt blessed to have had the opportunity to attend, and wanted more veterans to be able to be honored in the same way.
Your Loving Family and Friends
In memory of David Kozlowski
Cousins

Krueger, Norman

In honor of my brother who served in Korea. Norman passed away in June of 1998 and we never took the opportunity to go together on an honor flight.
The Krueger Family

Kucher, Joseph

RIP 9/21/1921 - 5/23/2019 “That was the best day of my life*”. - Joseph Kucher *Honor Flight 10/5/16 with Guardian [Angel] Eileen Wilson
Patty - Joe’s Daughter

Larzarski, William

In remembrance of William "Bill" Lazarski, a US Navy veteran during Vietnam.
Ray and Donna Lumsden

Last, Richard

Thank you for your service and a life well-lived.
Kaye (Glaske) Dreblow

Last, Richard

Richard "Dick" Last was a proud Navy Veteran of the Korean War and a participant of Honor Flight #47. Dick past away August 27, 2019. He truly enjoyed his trip to Washington DC last summer.
The Desanctis Family

Lazarski, Bill

In memory of a wonderful man who served his country in the US Navy during the Vitetnam era.
Craig and Mary Beth VandenBush
In memorial for Bill. He recently passed away and was a veteran.
Rob and Sandy French

Lazarski, william

To honor William Lazarski as a Memorial
David & Janet Wozniczka

Lazarski, William

In loving memory of Bill.
Bob Krawczyk, Gary & Janis Brensinger, Ira & Karen Hansen, Ken & Candy Krawczyk
In Honor of William “Bill” Lazarski who served in the Navy during Vietnam. We will miss you.
Charlie & Cathy Campbell Family
This donation is made as a memorial after the recent passing of William "Bill" Lazarski.
Cory Liebmann, Joshua Yu & Lindsay Yu
A memorial to honor Bill for his service as a Vietnam Veteran in the US Navy.
The Plier Family
In memory of Bill Lazarski.
Friend

Lazarski, William (Bill)

Always honor our Veterans
Friend

Lazarskl, William. Bill

To You Bill. Who gave his life so that others would remember thank you. Thank You for being You.
Thomas a Jansen

Ledeboer, Garrit

To honor and celebrate my wonderful Uncle Garrit who was a hero to me and also many other family members.
Bonnie and Mike Rademacher

Ledeboer, J Garrit

Uncle Garrit was a great guy - he will be greatly missed by all!!
Bev Unis & family

Lerner, David

We are so happy and excited that our dad and my husband has been given the opportunity to go on the Honor Flight on October 19th. He was in the Navy and did shore duty during the Vietnam war. He wasn’t treated the best when he came home so we are hoping this day will be a wonderful experience for him. We love you and are so proud of you. Brenda, Dan, Rob and Matt and Chris
Your Loving Family

Lewis, Larry

It was wonderful to hear at your funeral service, what you have done for your country. Thank you for serving our country.
Leo and Sandy Budnik

Lewis, Lawrence

This contribution is being sent in memory of Mr. Lawrence Lewis. He was able to take the honor flight a few years ago. He was very happy that day.
Friends and family
In honor of your service to our country. Rest In Peace and God’s Blessings to your family.
John, Lisa, Sammi and Lexi Dyson

Littell, William

In honor and memory of Bill Littell, a wonderful cousin and veteran.
Charlene Breidster

Littell, Willis

A donation honoring Willis {Bill} on the occasion of his death.
Mer Grossman

Littell, Willis Guy

In loving memory of Bill
Marc & Takako Willden

Lynch, James

In memory of James V. Lynch, Naval Diver aboard USS Amphion, United States Navy.
Kathleen Leack

Mance, Ralph

We would like to make this donation in honor of Ralph Mance, Vietnam Veteran, who was able to join the September 16th, 2017 Honor flight. He loved sharing stories about the trip and was especially happy to share one of the letters he received during mail call. He was amazed that kids that were not even born when he was in Vietnam, could write such touching sentiments. Ralph was a great man with an addictive laugh and love for his friends and dogs. We miss our talks with him. Thank you for your service to our country.
Your Drift Inn Family
Thank you for your service and all the fun talks and laughs. Hugs and prayers for the family trying to cope without you.
Dennis and Tanya Jones

Mansfield, Russell

"It was one of the best day’s of my life!" Dad upon his return from the Honor Flight April 2017. Thank you, Dad, for your service, and thank you to Honor Flight for making it possible. Russell Mansfield 1934-2019
Laura Gardner
Thank you for your service.
Lisle Park District Senior Center Staff

McBride, Timothy

Honor the life of Timothy McBride.
The Helminski Children

McCombe, Jesse

In memoriam to Jesse McCombe
Mary Rice
Thank-you for your friendship. The world is less bright without you!
Peter and Barbara
Jesse N. McCombe
Exhibit Systems
In memory of Jesse McCombe.
Scott & Anne Zellner

McCombe, Jesse N.

In memory of Jesse McCombe
Maureen and Bill Miller

McMcGregor, Bob

Thank you for your service Bob! Enjoy this well deserved day!
James Marshall and Spectrum Investment Advisors

Menge, Otto

In memory of my brother and in appreciation of his Honor Flight.
Beatrice Menge

Mesarich, James

James served in Vietnam 1967-1969, he was proud of his service and his country!
Sue Mesarich - Sister In Law
In honor of a good man and friend
Matt & Renee Andrews
In memory of Jimmie Mesarich, a veteran and long time friend of my late husband. May he rest in peace.
Dr. Margaret Drugay

Mesarich, James K.

In loving memory of Uncle Jim who passed in late August and will always be in our hearts.
Zach & Jillian

Meyers, Marge and Ron

Thank you for all that you have done for me and for being the best neighbor anyone could have.
Beverly Sweet

Mimier, Norb

This is in honor of a great man that served his country in the US Navy. May he rest in peace.
Tom & Janine Secora

Moker, Douglas

This donation is for my father Douglas J Moker but also for my uncles David, Charles and Kenneth Moker. Fly high, my heroes!
Elizabeth Moker- Alvarado

Moldenhauer, Warren

In honor of our Fathers’ service, both veterans of WWII.
Your loving family, Doug and Sue

Moss, Arce

My late Father who served during World War II
Dwight Moss

Mulhern, James

In remembrance, James served in the US Navy.
Pat Ehnert family

Murphy, John W.

In honor of John W. Murphy, who served in WWII and the Korean War so his sons would not have to go to war and in honor of his son, Craig W. Murphy, Viet Nam Veteran.
His daughters, Dawn and Tracey

Nekich, James

In memory of James Nekich a Korean War Veteran who passed away 3/20/2019.
Cheri & Dennis Schmidt

Nelson, Cliff

In Memory of Clifford G. "Bud" Nelson
The Mudry Family

NELSON, CLIFF

Memorials were requested to the Honor Flight in Cliff's name. No better way to honor a Navy guy.
KATHY INFANTE

Nelson, Clifford

In memory of Clifford Nelson.
The Hitch Family
Dear Trina and Family- Extending our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our prayers and love are with you.
Your UCT Family and Friends
In loving memory
The Koehler and Bergemann families
In Memory of Clifford G. Nelson
Matt Nelson’s NIN Family

Nelson, Clifford G.

Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
Your friends at K-Tube

Nicgorski, Henry

Henry passed away on July 10th, 2019. Henry was an Air Force veteran who went on an Honor Flight. We want to honor him by donating in his memory.
James and Sheri Theep

Oberst, Thomas

Thank you for your service. R.I.P.
Don and Jan Mattner

Oliva, Quintin

In loving memory. Thank you for your service to our country.
Draynas

Omelina, Daniel

In memory of my Uncle Danny, proud Marine, Korean War veteran, who passed away this summer. My Uncle Danny felt blessed to be able to participate in a SSHF and encouraged other vets to go. Thank you SSHF for recognizing our Veterans as the heroes they are.
Ronald J. and Barbara J. Omelina Family, Laura, Joanne, Lisa, Patti & John.
Daniel Raymond Omelina born August 24th, 1931 passed away peacefully on July 11th, 2019 at the age of 87. He enlisted into the United States Marine Corps and proudly and faithfully served our country in the Korean War. U.S.M.C. "Delta Company / 2nd Battalion / 5th Marine Regiment / 1st Marine Division. He took his Honor Flight on September 12th, 2015 with his son Robert. Dan received military honors at his funeral service (obituary online at Draeger-Langendorf Funeral Home). Memorial’s in Daniel’s name are encouraged to "The Stars and Stripes Honor Flight". "Semper Fi"
The Omelina Family, Kate O’Brien & Family, Cletus & Gloria George, Terri Neuser, Tracy & Bill Whipple, Deb & Mark Gustafson, Kathy Beyer, Lori & Jim Henderson, Sandy & Jim Spielmann, Frank & Judi Tomachek, Chuck & Rose Ann Hoeft, Wayne & Bonnie Johnson
On behalf of the Advanced Heart Failure Team at UW Health, we thank you for your service Dan Omelina and wish your family comfort during this difficult time.
Advanced Heart Failure Team at UW Health

Orlinski, Walter

Walter Orlinski proudly served in the Navy during the Korean War. He and his daughter, Diane, were able to go on the Honor Flight to Washington D.C. a few years ago. Walter said that this trip was one of the highlights of his life and that he was so glad that he was able to see the Korean Memorial and spend the day with other veterans. He also said that every aspect of the trip was very well planned and executed. He had a big smile on his face as he showed me the pictures taken that day.
Ken & Betty Czubkowski

Ortiz, Jose

You were truly one-of-a-kind. Rest in peace.
Christina Castaneda
This donation is in honor of Jose Ortiz, who went on the Stars & Stripes Honor Flight from Milwaukee to D.C. in May 2018 as a Korean War veteran. I had the honor of being his guardian and it was a memorable trip for both of us. Jose recently passed away and I could think of no better way to honor him than making a donation to Stars & Stripes Honor Flight.
Tom Haudricourt
A force of nature who loved every little bit of life, Jose the Barber/Philosopher/Father/Grandpa/Korean Air Force Veteran/ Extraordinaire made an impact on every person he came into contact with. Loved by all and respected by everyone, it can be truly said that he made this world a better place. Every day was a beautiful adventure in this amazing man’s life, and the happiness he brought to so many will stand as a testament to the way life should be lived. He will be missed by everyone.
Sandee Ortiz

Otto, Roger

It was his last wish to go on the flight. He got the call to go a week before he passed. It is our honor to sponsor a vet, who will enjoy the trip in his place. God Bless.
Several donors
Roger Otto was one of the kindest people I have known. Roger was a Vietnam Veteran. I don’t think I ever thanked Roger for his service, and I will always regret that... I am making this donation to honor his service to our country. Rest in peace Roger, and thank you for your service.
Sheri Stack

Palk, Marvin

In memory of Marvin Palk who had a wonderful day on his Honor Flight.
Jim and Kelly Shields
Marvin was able to be on an honor flight with his daughter Pam. It was a very meaningful event.
Laura Sims

Paluchniak, Daniel

Dad truly enjoyed his Honor Flight and was really impressed with the many folks who showed up to honor the veterans. He was a great person and will always be remembered in our hearts.
Sue Hills
In memory of a great person.
Hank and Terry Tessmer
In memory of Sgt. Daniel Paluchniak served in World War 2 with the Army/Air Force. He really enjoyed his Honor Flight and wanted to support this worthy cause.
Your Loving Family, Friends and Relatives
In honor of Daniel Paluchniak for his service to his country and his fellow soldiers. In honor of Dorothy Paluchniak for her sacrifices and support.
American Red Cross IRL, Missouri-Illinois Region
In honor of Daniel Paluchniak
Tim Fitzpatrick

Pankowski, James

In loving memory of James Pankowski
Mike and Kathy Kopf

Podewils, Donald

Donation made in honor of our brother, uncle, and a veteran of our country.
The Erwin Podewils Family
In memory of an exceptional husband, father, grandfather and friend. Donny led by example and with words of wisdom, wit and humor. He was a Korean War veteran and was grateful to have recently traveled on the Honor Flight.
The Konnor Family
In loving memory of Donald Podewils.
The Allemang Family
In memory of Donald Podewils, not only an honorable veteran but also a superb human being.
Joe and Linda Bremberger
In Memory of my God Father Donald Podewils. We will miss you dearly!
Bill & Pam Bremberger
Donnie was proud to have served and a devoted family man.
Greg,Troy &Todd Nashleanas

Podewils, Donnie

God Speed to my good friend, golfing & sheepshead friend in fun.
Jim Mehring

Probat, Daniel

In loving memory of Daniel Probst
Shawn and Becky Babcock

Ransom, Roland

For our dear friend who helped get us involved with paying respect to our returning Veterans-We miss you dear “brother “ God bless you
Knights on Columbus & VAVS at Zablocki VAMC

Reagles, Roger

In honor of Roger Reagles a Korean War veteran. April 1934 -August 2019. From your Godson.
Mark Schultz
In honor of Roger Reagles….to his family.
Scott Grigg/Judith Chambers

Redlinger, Richard

In Memory of Richard Redlinger & his dream of helping veterans to come to enjoy the flight as much as did.
Butch & Donna Butler
In memory of all vets , of all wars, we make this donation to the Honor Flight. Thanks for your service.
Family and friends .
Memorial
Family Friend
Thank you for your service. RIP
Bob and Dawn Finnegan
In honor of my beloved uncle. Traveling with the honor flight was one of the best experiences of his life.
Jennifer blair

Reinders, Robert

Thank You for your service Bob! Craig and Karen
Craig and Karen Reinders

Richter, John

Godspeed on your trip to heaven
Sal and Carole Colla
Thankful for his service.
Gail Greve
In memory of a wonderful man who served his country in the Korean War and went on to raise a wonderful family with his wife Pauline. Rest In Peace and thank you for your service.
The Marciniaks
To the Richter family in honor of John. My heartfelt sympathies for your loss. Yet, we know that John is with the Lord and there is no better place to be. John was a gentleman and servant of the Lord. God bless you all.
Bill Hoffmann
Dave, in honor of your Dad. Many thanks for his service to our country.
Your friend Chris Roz
John touched the lives of so many people. Our condolences to all his family and friends.
Rob and Beth Ray
In memory of John Richter and in thanks for his service
Jim and Sue Meddaugh and Family
In memory of John Richter.
The Broadfoot family
Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace
Sebastian Busalacchi
Your service to our country, and your devotion to generations of life, shall carry forth the spirit of our nation for eternity.
The Aral Family
In memory of John Richter.
Jeannette at Johnson Controls
Thank you for your service.
Mitch and Lisa Cieslak

Ring, Rudolf (Rudi)

This donation is from the memorials received at Rudi’s Celebration of Life. He served in the Army in the European theater in WWII. He felt very privileged to go on the Honor Flight with his daughter in 2014. He was honored by the outpouring of gratitude for his service expressed by people throughout that special day. He will be greatly missed by his loving family and many friends.
Sue Ring-Wagner and Leo Wagner

Rivers, Robert

Our donation to the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight is made on behalf of the Rivers family who recently lost their loved one, Robert, who served in the U.S. Navy. We send our love to the family and are happy to support this organization and express appreciation to our veterans.
Paul and Patricia Hugasian
In memory of Bob Rivers of Racine, WI who served in the US Navy from 1945 - 1948.
The UW Whitewater Palace Families

Rohde, Jesse

Each year our family meets for a Rohde Family Reunion and as a family we wish to support those veterans by donating to the Honor Flight. Several family members were in the Army, Air Force and Navy and we understand the sacrifices that are made so that we can be a free country. We honor those members of our family as well as all veterans.
Rohde Family

Romanowski, John

This is in memory of John A. Romanowski for his years of service in the Korean War. It’s also to thank him for his contributions after he returned--a great teacher, father, grandfather and friend to many. Rest in peace.
Cathy and Paul Robinson
In memory and honor of John A. Romanowski, US Marine, 1953 - 55, Korean War, and Honor Flight recipient on April 14, 2018.
Clare / Tom Mottola and Family

Sartain, Everett

Our deepest condolonces to the family of Everett Sartain. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
From Aptis Global Family
Donation in honor of Everett Sartain
Patrick Bohon
In memory of Everett Sartain on behalf of Deloitte Tax.
Deloitte Tax

Schaefer, Franklin

In memory of Franklin Schaefer, a great man who will never be forgotten.
Don and Krista Sikora
Thank you for your service in the US Navy!
Paul & Denise Gifford
In memory of Franklin Schaefer.
Kim Frost
In memory of Franklin Schaefer, a very special person who touched many lives.
Lorie & Steve Kanetzke
My sympathy to Frank’s family. Thank you for your service.
Miriam Johnson

Schaefer, Thomas

In honor of his 90th birthday on June 8.
Gaylen Stoa

Schall, David

In memory of David Schall who was scheduled to fly on the Honor Flight on October 19, 2019 with his brother and friend. David passed away on September 2, 2019.
Dick and Mary Streicher

Schirpke, Andrew

In memory of Andy Schirpke
Glen and Chris Soehrmann
In memory of Andy and his service in the Army in Germany
Desert Aire

Schneider, Roger

To my father... I’m very proud of you and your service to our country and I love you very much.
Eva Hoitink

Schultz, Dennis

For he’s a jolly good fellow For he’s a jolly good fellow For he’s a jolly good fellow Which no one can deny. For he’s a jolly good fellow For he’s a jolly good fellow For he’s a jolly good fellow And so say all of us!
Kathy Dunne
This is in memory of Dennis Schultz, a World War II veteran.
A neighbor
In memory of Dennis Schultz Sr. Army Air Force Veteran in WW II
Laurie, Sandy, Nic, Ann and Kathye
A wonderful gentleman and fellow teacher.
Vicki Selck

Schuyler, James

A wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather, uncle and friend. The most hard working, soon to be 81 years young, that can out work most young people. Thank you for being you and for your years of service, you still continue to give and for being the greatest dad!
Your Loving Family

Severson, Dennis E.

In Memory of Dennis Severson Korean War Veteran US Marine Corp 1952 - 1954 US Marine Corp Reserves 1954 - 1960 Honor Flight Honoree - 2016
Your Loving Family and Friends

Smieja, Gilbert

In honor of Gil who served his country in the USN
Bob and Mary Ann Kozlowski

Staeth, Joseph

Korean War Veteran, flew with Honor Flight
Jane Gottsacker

Stern, Gerald

Jerry was a wonderful traveling companion on our trips to Hawaii and western parks.
Friend
In memory of Gerald Stern, Waukesha, WI and his service to country and community.
Patrick Kessenich
In honor of Jerry Stern, a dedicated teacher, Principal, and a proud Veteran.
Jim & Karen Cramer
In memorial of Gerald Stern
Reneé & Mike Boroczk
In Memory of: Gerald F. Stern
Hallmark Building Supplies, Inc.
In memory of Gerald Stern
Dale & Robbie Arnes

Stern, Gerald

I first met Jerry at a Veteran’s Recognition Assembly at Oconomowoc High School in November 2018. Jerry was one of the guest speakers and gave an inspiring and memorable speech to the student body and veteran guests present. The last time I saw Jerry was at a spaghetti dinner hosted by the Arrowhead S.A.V.E (Survivors And Veterans Experience) Team and Student Senate in February 2019. As a guest speaker, he recounted his experiences and gave some excellent advice to all gathered there. What a wonderful man who served his country in the United States Navy as a patriot and exceptional educator! He will surely be missed. Rest in Peace and Godspeed Jerry!
Howard A. Hadley, CMSgt, USAF (Retired)

Stern, Jerry

This donation is in memory of Jerry Stern recently deceased.
Kim & Kathy Woolsey
In memory of Jerry Stern.
Jan Stockey-Askin & Tom Askin

Steward, Donald A.

In Memory of Donald A. Steward. We Thank You for your Service!
Amanda Wilke’s Caterpillar team

Stoller, Eli

Home of the free because of my Grandfather. He was a sailor in the Pacific during WWII. Thank you Grandpa for all you did to protect our wonderful country. Rest in peace.
Your Granddaughter, Jessica Stoller.

Tertadian, Avak

In honor of a WWII veteran that served his country with bravery and dignity. Thank you for your service. Rest in peace soldier. Salute!
Kathy Vollmer and Don Scott

Thill-Keough, Donna

In Loving memory from your family and friends. Rest In Peace.
Bob and Debbie Wagner
In loving memory of Donna Keough. Dear Gary, Erin and Allison, Hoping you will find some comfort in the love and memories your heart will always hold onto.
Robin & Howard Helrich
In memory of the life of Donna, with condolences to the Thill and Keough families.
Mitchell and Katherine Graham

Thompson, Mathew

Thompson enlisted in the U.S. Army in March 2011 as a Special Forces Candidate. Upon completion of Army Basic Combat and Advanced Individual Training, Basic Airborne Course, Special Forces Assessment and Selection and the Special Forces Qualification Course, he reported to 1st Special Forces Group as a Special Forces medical sergeant in August 2014. In a statement, the commander of the Special Operations Task Force-Afghanistan said Thompson was ’an exceptional Green Beret, a cherished teammate and devoted husband. His service in Afghanistan and Iraq speak to his level of dedication courage and commitment to something greater than himself.’
A grateful citizen

Ticcioni, Ralph

We are giving this gift in memory of Ralph Ticcioni who served honorably in WWII in the D-Day invasion. He was so touched by his Honor Flight that we wanted to help make this experience available to someone else in his memory. Please send a card to the family letting them know a gift was given: Scott & Cheryl Herrick 3318 W. Iona Terrace Milwaukee, Wi 53221
Matt and Kathy Bourne and Family

Treder, James

Thank you for your service to our country
Son

Van Dinter, Robert L.

In memory of U.S. Navy veteran of WWII, Robert L. VanDinter...........a part of the Greatest Generation. RIP Bob.
Mike and Dana Moran

Van Lone, Murray

In honor of my cousin Staff Sergeant Murray Wayne Van Lone killed in Vietnam.
Cousin Paula

VanderHeyden, Wilbert

To his family—- In honor of Wilbert Vander Heyden for his service in the United States Army. We appreciate all he did to keep this country “ the land of the free, and the home of the brave!”
Ron and Gale Lange
Wilbert Vander Heyden passed away on September 9, 2019 Born February 1, 1927 He was on the Honors flight Bravo Co on November 6th 2010 He was a WW2 Army Veteran Mr Vander Heyden was an uncle Thank you for your service. You are now guarding the gates of Heaven
The Retzlaff Family
In honor of his life and his proud WWII Army service
Winnie Sartoris & Kathy Thackham
In Memory of Wilbert VanderHeyden. May you rest in peace. Condolences to the entire family.
Jerry & Peg Huber
In memory of Uncle Will
Glenn Kormanik
Donation to honor of Wilbert Vander Heyden who passed away on Sept 9th A proud WWII Army Veteran
Dave Mesick - Milwaukee Forge
In honor of a WW II Army veteran and father of a close friend of mine. Thank you for your service Wilbert and our sincerest condolences to the family.
Scott and Ann Patzen
Donation made in honor of Wilbert VanderHeyden, who passed away on September 9, 2019. A proud WWII Army Veteran.
Milwaukee Forge
In memory of Wilbert VanderHeyden.
Mike and Sue Tichkowski
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at the loss of your beloved father.
Rix Industries

Vavrek, Michael

In memory of my father in law who served in the navy on the Essex Class Wasp in WWII, and in memory of my husband Robert M Vavrek to who greatly admired his father for his service to our country.
Susan Saliga

Warsh, Donald

In Memory of Donald Warsh. A small donation and a BIG Thank you for your service.
Saguache County Colorado Social Services
In loving memory of our uncle, Donald A. Warsh who passed away on June 24, 2019.
Bill & Barbi (Totsky) Freuck
To Donald Warsh who passed away on June 24, 2019. May his service to his country always be remembered.
Mary OConnor
Thank you for years of service defending our freedom. May you rest in peace.
Jerry & Cathy Mueller
In honor of Donald Warsh. Thank you for your service.
Rick and Kelly Jurasovich
In honor of Donald Warsh.
BR Metal Technology

Wederath, Robert O.

Robert O. “Bob” Wederath, January 4, 1926 - June 7, 2019. Recipient of Bronze Star for Valor, Combat Infantryman Badge 1st Award, World War II Victory Medal, and Honorable Service Lapel Button, US Army in Europe. Retiree from Ladish Co. A licensed pilot, he loved his Cessna and shared the joy of flight with his family and grandchildren well into his final years. He remained active, taking up social dancing late in life. Bob was a loving and beloved dad, uncle, grandpa, great-grandpa, and friend.
The Greene family - Jim, Adam, and Bryan; Anna and Dan Tanner; Ron and Lyna Michel

Wilson, Robert

Donated in honor of a true American! From family and friends of Robert J. Wilson
From family and friends

Wolf, Anthony

In memory of Tony and his service to our country.
Geralyn Boegel
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace.
Mark and Lu Ann Kirsch
Thank you for your service. You’ve had a life full of accomplishments
Kathy and Gerry Karrels
In memory of Anthony Wolf and in thanks for his service in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.
Diane Olds
In honor of a life well lived and service to our country
Kathy Infante

Wraalstad, John

John, Thank you for your services. I’m sure your time spent in the army was faced with many challenges, but I am grateful you were brave and fought for our freedom. What you did was honorable and will never be forgotten.
Lisa Bredeson

Zeigelbauer, Ray

In honor of Ray Ziegelbauer, in memory of his daughter, Mary Jacobson.
Jacob Hubbard

Ziegelbauer, Ray

Honoring Ray Ziegelbauer in appreciation of his service at the request of the family in memory of his daughter, Mary F. Jacobson.
Karen, Carla, Matthew, and Milano’s. Whitney’s ARI family.
In tribute to Mary (Ziegelbauer) Jacobson, Ray’s daughter, who recently passed away.
The Schwonke Family
Thank you for your service.
Jaybirds Campers of Milwaukee WI
In memory of Mary Jacobsen’s father, Ray. Thank you for your service to our country.
Amy’s Sales Ops Team
I would like to donate in Honor of Ray Ziegelbauer also for daughter Mary Francis Jacobson (Ziegelbauer) who has recently passed away.
Steve & Colleen Bartlein
In honor of Mary Jacobson’s father Ray Ziegelbauer.
Julie & Bill Petesch, friends of Amy Shesto
Mary Jacobson, daughter of Ray and Florence, passed on 8/11/2019. She worked at Dawes Transportation and then Roadrunner Transportation Services. Many who work there have met her first, as she was the HR manager and greeted new people warmly. She will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers, please send memorials to Stars & Stripes Honor Flight to honor her father, Ray. This donation is in honor of Mary and of her father Ray.
2nd shift billing & rating dept @ RRTS
To my father Ray Ziegelbauer, World War 2 Army veteran
In memory of Mary Jacobson & Family, daughter
Mary Jacobson who was Raymond Ziegelbauer’s daughter recently passed away. She wanted to honor her late father with memorials going towards the Stars and Stripes Honor Flight. Please except this donation from Mary and family.
Mary Jacobson

Ziemendorf, Mr.

In Honor of the serviceman who recently passed.
Darlene Ziemendorf