In Memoriam

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OUR NUMBERS GROW LESS
WITH EACH PASSING DAY
AS THE FINAL MUSTER BEGINS,
THERE'S NOTHING TO LOSE,
ALL HAVE PAID DUES,
AND THEY'LL SAIL WITH SHIPMATES AGAIN.

Rose

WE SALUTE THESE DEPARTED SQUADRONMATES & SHIPMATES

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Last Name First Name Date Deceased
Remarks

Marshall  Daniel V. November 24, 2017 2nd Saint CO
Madsen  Marvin D. October 1, 2017
Lighter  Elbert D. (Ed?) May 28, 2017 9th and last Saint CO
Manherz  Jack M. April 16, 2017 1st Saints CO
Sundet  David H. August 2, 2015 PO2
Ohlrich  Walter E. Jr. December 16, 2014 Saints First Ops Officer 1960 - CAPT, Retired
Martin  Don October 22, 2014 Saint Pilot - '65 - '67
Everett  Edward March 22, 2014
Desonia  Boyd  November 1, 2013
Warchol  Jerry   Aug 2013
Foster  Wynn  June 9, 2013
Pierce  Marc V. March 2, 2013  LT., Saint Pilot 1963 - 66
Reynolds  Marvin  August 2, 2012
Short  Merton D. Shorty August 1, 2011 Second Saint XO - CinC Saint 3 - CDR, Retired
Harriss  Richard  May 15, 2011 Saint Pilot Lt. JG
Steck  William F.  March 24, 2011 Saint Plankholder
Cramer  Dean "Dynamite " October 15, 2010 MX & Ops Officer '67-'69 - CAPT, USN Retired
Craft  Marion July 13, 2010
Spear  S. L. Larry  April 28, 2010 Saint Pilot & AO Division Officer 1962- 65 - CDR Retired
Taylor  James E. November 13, 2009 Maint Div Officer Feb 1965- July 68 - E9 CPO Retired
Reynolds  Charles F.  April 8, 2009 AE First Class 1967
Kuder  Bobby Dale November 16, 2008 Senior Chief Petty Officer
Hanson  Art March 14, 2008 Saints 1961 - 22 April 1965
Shrophire  Edwin D. February 5, 2008 Saint Pilot '65-'66, XO 1968-71 - CAPT, Retired
Creighton  Bert H. December 10, 2007 First XO of VA-163 - CAPT USN Ret
Sample  Robert J. (Bob) October 24, 2007 Saint OPS Officer '62
Steele  Danny G.  April 27, 2007 ADJ-3 Saint '66-'68
Swanson  Bob November 4, 2006 Avionics Div Chief '67
Tulley  C. Richard 'Dick' March 15, 2006 Pilot '65-'66 - CDR Retired
Weiss  John C. 'Jack' November 3, 2005 AO-1 Saint '64-'66
Soliday  Wayne August 13, 2005
Caldwell  Ronald H. July 10, 2005 7th Saints CO
Stockdale  James B. July 5, 2005 POW 9 Sept 65-12 Feb 73 - Medal of Honor
North  Jerry L. May 3, 2005 AE2 & retired CPO
Sveen  Ron April 5, 2005 AME-2 Saint '65-'67
Gillin  James D. September 25, 2004 An original Saint plank holder - parachute rigger
Stafford  Hugh A. 'Al' December 28, 2003 POW 31 Aug 67-12 Feb 73
Root  Jim  December 28, 2000 Saints 1965/66 AO3
Antoine  Theodore F. April 29, 1999 Early Saint
Jenkins  Harry T. July 1, 1995 5th Saints CO - killed Private acft accident
Reed  Gordon T.  December 28, 1988 Saint Pilot 68-69
Vanright  Joseph A. Circa 2000 AE-3 Saint '66-'69
Clark  Earland Circa 1999 Lt. CAG
Neff  Larry Circa 1999 Plane Captain '65-'69
McNamara  Joe Circa 1999
Kramer  Hank Circa 1996 Saint Pilot 61-62 - killed 4 wheeler accident
Green  James F. Circa 1994 Early Saint AE CPO 60?s era
Grasmeyer  James D. Circa 1994 Early Saint 60?s era
Diffendorfer  Jarl J. Circa 1992 4th Saints CO
Shipman  Standard W. Circa 1986 ATCS Chief - Early Saint 60 era
Smith  William C. "Bill" Circa 1983 Saint Pilot 65-66,  - CAPT, Retired - Died Auto Accident
Schufeldt  Vance Circa 1975 Saint Pilot - Killed A-4 Ops accident in Med
Rankin  William Circa 1968



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