Gone But Not Forgotten

Honoring fallen comrades is an important part of the AOG mission and we ask to be notified as soon as possible of the death of any graduate so that we can take appropriate actions. The AOG has learned of the following graduate or cadet deaths within the past 90 days. We have posted the information we have and will update this page as more information becomes available.


Col (Ret) Charles Watson - Informed On: September 23, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1966, Deceased on September 20, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be on 25 Sep 2016 from 1300-1500 at the Johnson County Chapel; 11200 Metcalf Ave; Overland Park, KS 66210 (913) 451-1860 www.johnsoncountychapel.com. A funeral service will be held on 26 Sep 2016 at 1000 at the Old Mission United Methodist Church; 5519 State Park Rd; Fairway, KS 66205. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the following charities: Kansas City Hospice House Foundation; KCHPC; 1500 Meadowlake Parkway, Suite 200; Kansas City, MO 64114 (816) 363-2600 www.kchospice.org/hospice-house Michael J. Fox Foundation; Donation Processing; PO Box 5014; Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014 (800) 708-7644 www.michaeljfox.org

Lt Col Ellen Nelson - Informed On: September 22, 2016

CS-15, Class of 1984, Deceased on August 13, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Funeral services are pending at this time.

Mr Timothy Dowd - Informed On: September 22, 2016

CS-14, Class of 1994, Deceased on September 16, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Wake times are 24-25 Sept 2016 from 1500-1700 hours and from 1900-2100 hours at Fairchild Funeral Home; 1570 Northern Blvd; Manhasset, NY 11030 (516) 627-2000 www.fairchildsons.com. A funeral mass will be said on 26 Sept 2016 at 1000 hours at St Mary's Roman Catholic Church; 1300 Northern Blvd; Manhasset, NY 11030. Burial will be in Calverton National Cemetery; 210 Princeton Blvd; Calverton, NY 11933. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to any of the following charities: Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758516; Topeka, KS 66675-8516 www.woundedwarriorproject.org Shepherd's Fund; Kellenberg Memorial High School; 1400 Glenn Curtis Blvd; Uniondale, NY 11553 Attn: Ms Denise Miles Chaminade Development Fund; Chaminade High School; 340 Jackson Ave; Mineola, NY 11501 Attn: Brother Richard Hartz, S. M.

Lt Col David Bagby - Informed On: September 22, 2016

CS-16, Class of 1983, Deceased on September 12, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Viewing will be on 24 Sept 2016 from 0900 to 1100 at the First Baptist Church; 700 Auburn Ave; Swedesboro, NJ 08085. The funeral service will begin at 1100 at the church. flowers may be sent to the May Funeral Home; 335 Sicklerville, NJ 08081 (856) 335-1461 www.mayfuneralhomes.com. Burial will be on 30 Sept 2016 at 1030 at the USAFA Cemetery.

Lt Col (Ret) Edward Josephson - Informed On: September 6, 2016

CS-08, Class of 1959, Deceased on September 4, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1500 to 1800 hours on 11 Sep 2016 at the Daniel B. Stockbridge Funeral Home; 141 Epping Rd; Exeter, NH 03833 (603) 772-0400. A graveside service and burial will be held on 12 Sep 2016 at 1200 hours at the New Hampshire State Veterans Cemetery; 101 Daniel Webster Hwy; Boscawen, NH 03303. His family has suggested that donations be sent to the Order of Daedalians; Granite State Flight 53; Scholarship Fund; 1 Clark Rd; Brookfield NH 03872

Mr Patrick Tuffey - Informed On: August 31, 2016

CS-13, Class of 1964, Deceased on August 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 7 Sep 2016 at 1600-1900 hours at the Newcomer Funeral Home & Crematory; 3380 Dayton Xenia Rd; Beavercreek, OH 45432. www.newcomerdayton.com (937) 429-4700

Mr Edward Rosendahl - Informed On: August 31, 2016

CS-01, Class of 1963, Deceased on August 29, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life will be held on 23 Sept 2016 at 1400 hours at the Washington Ethical Society;7750 16th St NW; Washington, DC 20012. A graveside service for family will be held on 3 Oct 2016 at the USAFA Cemetery. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made in Memory of Edward "Gene" Rosendahl to the Vasculitis Foundation; PO Box 28660; Kansas City, MO 64188 (816) 436-8211 www.vaculitisfoundation.org.

Mr Michael Dowis - Informed On: August 31, 2016

CS-31, Class of 1990, Deceased on August 29, 2016

Please Contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life will be held on 2 Sept 2016 from 1130-1330 hours at the Grace Church; 2801 Pelham Rd; Greenville, SC 29615 (864) 284-0122. A memorial service will begin at 1400 hours at the church.

Capt Jonathan Myers - Informed On: August 15, 2016

CS-26, Class of 2005, Deceased on August 4, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service was held on 15 Aug 2016 at Weerts Funeral Home; 3625 Jersey Ridge Rd; Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 355-4433 www.weertsfh.com. He is buried in the Rock Island National Cemetery; Bldg 118, Rock Island Arsenal; Rock Island, IL 61299

Maj (Ret) Gregory Miheve - Informed On: August 11, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1964, Deceased on August 9, 2016

Visitation will be held on 12 Aug 2016 at 0930 hours at the St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church; 900 W Garden St; Pensacola, FL 32502.  A rosary will be said at 1000 hours followed by the funeral mass at 1030 hours.  His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the St. Stephen Holy Name Society; 904 W Garden St; Pensacola, FL 32502 www.ststephenrcchurch.squarespace.com.

Maj (Ret) Marc Gober - Informed On: August 9, 2016

CS-20, Class of 1973, Deceased on February 1, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. No further information is available.

Maj (Ret) Gerald Keyser , Jr - Informed On: August 1, 2016

CS-09, Class of 1965, Deceased on July 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A private church service will be held in Phoenix, AZ. Burial will be in the USAFA Cemetery with a graveside ceremony on 16 Sep 2016 at 1000 hours. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to support the Banner Alzheimer's Institute: Banner Helath Foundation; 2901 N Central Ave, Suite 160; Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602) 747-4483 (GIVE) www.banneralz.org.

Col (Ret) Joseph Sugg - Informed On: July 28, 2016

CS-18, Class of 1966, Deceased on July 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 8 Aug 2016 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Immediately following will be a service at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion and burial of cremated remains.

Capt Michael Trubilla - Informed On: July 27, 2016

CS-35, Class of 2011, Deceased on July 24, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held from 1800-2030 hours on 4 Aug 2016 at the Stitzel Family Funeral Home and Crematory; 3300 Kutztown Rd; Laureldale, PA 19605. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on 5 Aug 2016 at 1000 hours precedec by a visitation from 0900-1000 hours at the Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church; 3121 Kutztown Rd; Reading, PA 19605. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Hawk Mountain Council BSA; 5027 Pottsville Pike; Reading, PA 19605 or to the Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church.

Lt Col (Ret) Paul Douskey - Informed On: July 25, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1959, Deceased on June 9, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of his passing.

Maj (Ret) Kevin Powers - Informed On: July 25, 2016

CS-28, Class of 1973, Deceased on January 15, 2015

Please contact the Associaiton of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of his passing at Baughman Center in Gainesville, FL.

Col (Ret) Arthur Kerr - Informed On: July 22, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1961, Deceased on July 22, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 8 Sept 2016 at 1430 hours at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion with placement in the Columbarium immediately following.

Lt Col Brent Himes - Informed On: July 22, 2016

CS-40, Class of 1996, Deceased on September 22, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held on 9 Oct 2015 in International Falls, MN. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to either of the following charities: The Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675 (877) 832-6997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org USO; Dept WS; PO Box 96860; Washington, DC 20090-6860 (800) 876-7469 www.uso.org

Lt Col (Ret) Delbert Miller - Informed On: July 18, 2016

CS-05, Class of 1963, Deceased on July 14, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial Service will be held on 20 Jul 2016 at 1000 hours at the Bannockburn Baptist Church; 7100 Brodie Ln; Austin, TX 78745. Inurnment is pending at USAFA.

Lt Col (Ret) Randal Richey - Informed On: July 13, 2016

CS-39, Class of 1976, Deceased on July 2, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 16 Jul 2016 at 1100 hours at the Trinity United Methodist Church; 1200 W Green Oaks Blvd; Arlington, TX 76013. Burial will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on 15 July 2016 at 1500 hours. The family has suggested that memorial donations in lieu of flowers be sent to the Trinity United Methodist Church iPad Ministry at the above address. You can find his obituary online at www.brownowensbrumley.com.

Lt Col (Ret) John Elfers , DDS - Informed On: July 6, 2016

CS-14, Class of 1963, Deceased on July 2, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1400-1800 on 10 Jul 2016 at the Hoof Funeral Home; 312 N Park St; Reedsburg, WI 53959 (608) 524-2337 www.hooffuneralhome.com. A funeral service will be held on 11 Jul 2016 at 1100 hours at St John's Lutheran Church; 380 Walnut St; Logansville, WI 53943 (608) 727-2000. The family has suggested that memorial donations in lieu of flowers be made to St John's Lutheran Church.

Maj (Ret) John Hockemeier - Informed On: July 1, 2016

CS-13, Class of 1963, Deceased on June 26, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at this time.