Milford Legion Post 216

Honor Ceremonies (77) for Year 2008

The listings below are displayed in reverse chronological order with the latest ceremony shown first.

Tony Burnette

On Monday December 29th, the Legion Honors Team travelled to Dearborn Heights to provide a Firing Team and Bugler for Milford resident and Korean USAF Veteran Tony Burnette. The firing team consisted of Rich Chowaniec (Commanding), Ron Nevorski, Ike Eickholdt, Percy Duncan, Lance Oberg, and Ray Clinard. Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

Mark Fitzpatrick

On Monday December 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Mark Fitzpatrick at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

John Reed

On Monday December 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran John Reed at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

John Malone

On Monday December 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran John Malone at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Andrew Swieczkowski

On Monday December 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Andrew Swieczkowski at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Ellis (Al) Driller

On Thursday December 18th the Legion Honors Team conducted military honors for U.S. Army Korean Veteran Ellis Driller. 1st Sgt. Driller was a decorated Veteran having served in Korea. He was a Purple Heart recipient.

On Wednesday evening, members of the Honors Team conducted a Silent Watch (vigil) at Lynch Funeral Home. Participating were John Moore, Joe Salvia, and Lance Oberg.

The Firing team for the funeral service consisted of Rich Chowaniec, John Moore, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ike Eickholdt, and Ron Nevorski.

Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

The Color Guard consisted of Skip Davison, Jerry Mantela (AMVETS), and John Robinson.

The Firing team commanded by Rich Chowaniec participated as the pall bearers for Mr. Driller.

Ralph Stanley Herron

On Friday December 12th the Legion Honors Team conducted full local military honors for U.S. Army WWII Veteran Ralph S. Herron. Mr. Herron was a decorated Veteran having served in WWII and a participant in The "Battle of the Bulge." He was the grandfather of Todd Herron who is a member of Post216's Honor Guard. Mr. Herron was a well known and loved member of the community, and "Santa" to all of the kid's in the Milford area.

On Thursday night, members of the Honors Team conducted a Silent Watch (vigil) at Lynch Funeral Home. Participating were John Moore, Joe Salvia, Lance Oberg, John Robinson, Todd Herron, and Ray Clinard.

Prior to the funeral service the full Honors Team including Past Commander Bob Janoska passed by the bier to pay their respects.

At Friday's funeral service, Joe Salvia, John Moore, John Robinson, and Lance Oberg conducted the flag folding and presentation part of the honors. Lance Oberg presented the flag. Rich Chowaniec commanded the Firing Team consisting of Ron Nevorski, Bob Godwin, Chuck Bowman, Ray Clinard, Ike Eickholdt, and Ron Nevorski.

WWII Veteran Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

The Color Guard consisted of Nortie Caswell, Skip Davison, Jerry Mantela (AMVETS), and Larry Shaver.

The Firing team commanded by Rich Chowaniec participated as the pall bearers for Mr. Herron.

James Griffith

On Monday November 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran James Griffith at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Todd Herron, John Moore, Ron Nevorski, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Austin Benton

On Monday November 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Austin Benton at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Todd Herron, John Moore, Ron Nevorski, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Jean Speer

On Monday November 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Jean Speer at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Todd Herron, John Moore, Ron Nevorski, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Flennard Tate

On Monday November 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Flennard Tate at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Rich Chowaniec, Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Todd Herron, John Moore, Ron Nevorski, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. and Ray Clinard. Don was the Bugler.

Nelson A. Taber

On Friday November 21st the Legion Honors Team conducted full local military honors for M/Sgt Nelson A. Taber. M/Sgt Taber fought in WWII, Korea, and Viet Nam and was a POW in Africa in WWII. He is to be interned in Arlington Cemetery.

Joe Salvia, John Moore, and Lance Oberg conducted the flag folding and presentation part of the honors. Rich Chowaniec commanded the Firing Team consisting of Ron Nevorski, Bob Godwin, Chuck Bowman, Ray Clinard, and Ike Eickholdt.

Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

The Color Guard consisted of Nortie Caswell, Percy Duncan, Jerry Mantela (AMVETS), and Larry Shaver (AMVETS).

The Honors team were also the pall bearers for Mr. Taber

Stanley V. Kuplicki

On November17th The Legion Honor Guard provided full military honors for local veteran Stanley V. Kuplicki. Don Stevenson was the Bugler, and the rifle team consisted of Rich Chowaniec, John Moore, Chuck Bowman and Lance Oberg. Joe Salvia and Lloyd folded and presented the flag. The ceremony was held at the Highland Cemetery. Lynch coordinated.

Neal Mansfield

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Neal Mansfield at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ray Clinard and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Henry Parker

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Air Force veteran Henry Parker at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ray Clinard and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

David Smola

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran David Smola at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ray Clinard, and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Leother Rutledge

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Leother Rutledge at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ray Clinard and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

John McDonald

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S.M.C veteran John McDonald at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ray Clinard, and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Gerald Slaughter

On Monday October 27th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Gerald Slaughter at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, John Moore, Ray Clinard and Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Cloyd Olney Feigley

It is with deep regret that we report the passing of Cloyd Olney Feigley. Cloyd faithfully served our nation as a U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran during WWII. He was a member of the 356th Fighter Squadron stationed throughout Europe. He was a founding member of E.F. Oldenburg Post 216 in Milford , and was instrumental in the Post's acquisition of the land and current building. Cloyd was a lifetime member of the Milford community and will be greatly missed by it's citizens and his family.

On Wednesday, October 15, 2008, the Honor guard provided full military honors for Cloyd at Milford Memorial Cemetery. The flag presentation team consisted of Lance Oberg, John Moore, and Joe Salvia.
The Rifle team consisting of Dave Horst, Ray Clinard, Ron Nevorski, Chuck Bowman, Rich Chowaniec and Joe Bishop was commanded by Skip Davison. The Bugler was Don Stevenson. The Color Guard was led by Nortie Caswell and included Jerry Mantela, Percy Duncan, and Ike Eickholdt.

A silent watch was conducted by Lance Oberg, John Moore, and Joe Salvia at both the funeral home viewing on Tuesday, and at the church on Thursday morning.

William Scripko

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran William Scripko at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Henry Berger

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Henry Berger at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

John Singer

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army Air Corp veteran John Singer at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Robert Ritchie

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Robert Ritchie at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

David Hoagland

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Air Force veteran David Hoagland at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Bobby Patrick

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Bobby Patrick at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Stanley Stratton

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Stanley Stratton at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Robert Blalock

On Monday September 22nd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Air Force veteran Robert Blalock at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ike Eickholdt, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, Don Stevenson. Don was the Bugler.

Marvin E. Olds

On September 13th the Legion Honors team conducted full military honors for long time Milford resident, and U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Marvin Olds. The ceremony was held at Milford Memorial Cemetery.

Members of the Flag presentation team were John Nelson, Joe Salvia, John Moore, John Robinson, and Todd Herron. The Firing Team was commanded by Rich Chowaniec and consisted of Joe Bishop, Ron Nevorski, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Ike Eickholdt. Don Stevenson was the Bugler and Nortie Caswell carried the National Colors.

Tom Motley

On August 29th the Legion Honors team conducted full military honors for long time Milford resident, and U.S. Army veteran Tom Motley. The ceremony was held at the Lynch Funeral Home at the closing of the funeral service. Joe Salvia and Lance Oberg stood a Silent Watch the previous evening.

Members of the Flag presentation team were Joe Salvia, John Moore, and Lance Oberg. The Firing Team was commanded by Rich Chowaniec and consisted of Ray Clinard, Ron Nevorski, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Bob Godwin. Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

A Color Guard was lead by Nortie Caswell and included Al Riggs, Chuck Bowman, and Gerry Mantela (Amvets).

William Gamber

On Monday August 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran William Gamber at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Skip Davison, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec. Dennis was the Bugler.

John Mazur

On Monday August 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army/Air Corps veteran John Mazur at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Skip Davison, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec. Dennis was the Bugler.

Robert Childers

On Monday August 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Robert Chiders at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Skip Davison, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec. Dennis was the Bugler.

George Mouilleseaux

On Monday August 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran George Mouilleseaux at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Skip Davison, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec. Dennis was the Bugler.

Roscoe Webb

On Monday August 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Roscoe Webb at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, John Moore, Dave Horst, Ron Nevorski, John Nelson, Skip Davison, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec. Dennis was the Bugler.

Dr. Dennis P. Kenny

On August 21st, the Post Honor Guard conducted military honors for US Army/Air Corps Veteran Dr. Dennis Kenny. The team supported Air Force personnel who conducted the flag presentation ceremony with a rifle volley and taps. Team members supporting this mission included, Rich Chowaniec, Dave Horst, John Moore, Lance Oberg, Don Stevenson, Chuck Bowman, and Ron Nevorski. The ceremony was held at Lynch and Sons.

At the viewing the evening before, Joe Salvia, John Moore, and Lance Oberg stood a silent watch.

Jane Joswiak

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Jane Joswiak at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Wilfred Atkinson

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Wilfred Jackson at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Rufus Jackson

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Rufus Jackson at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Gerald Kurczak

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S.M.C. veteran Gerald Kurcak at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Melvin Cole

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Melven Cole at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Stanley Batory

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Stanley Batory at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Walter Oltersdorf

On Monday July 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S.M.C. veteran Walter Oltersdorf at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson Dave Horst, and Rich Chowaniec.

Ronald R. Gossett

On Wednesday July 9th, the Legion Honors team provided a rifle team and bugler for the funeral service of U.S. Army Veteran and Post 216 member Robert Gossett. The services were held at the Will Funeral Home in Livonia. Rich Chowaniec commanded the firing team consisting of John Moore, Ron Nevorski, Dave Horst, Chuck Bowman, and Skip Davison. Don Stevenson was the Bugler. MANG personnel provided the flag ceremony.

Joe Salvia provided a Silent Watch tribute at the Tuesday night family visitation.

Duncan McColman

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Duncan McColman at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Haley Gordon

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Haley Gordon at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Frederick Garchow

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Frederick Garchow at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Ronald Slomka

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Ronald Slomka at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Robert McKernan

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Robert McKernan at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Alex Nelipovich

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Alex Neilpovich at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Daniel Billo

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S.M.C. veteran Daniel Billo at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Donald Stockfish

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S.M.C. veteran Donald Stockfish at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Robert Hill

On Monday June 23rd the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Robert Hill at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Ron Nevorski, Don Stevenson, John Moore, Dave Horst, Skip Davison, and Rich Chowaniec.

Raymond Clinard Sr.

On Saturday June 14th the Post Honor Guard provided funeral honors for U.S. Navy and WWII Veteran Ray Clinard Sr. at Oakland Hills Memorial Cemetery in Novi. Mr. Clinard was the father of SAL and Honor Guard member Ray Clinard Jr.

Rich Chowaniec commanded the firing team which consisted of Ron Nevorski, Dave Horst, Ike Eickholdt, Lance Oberg, Nortie Caswell, Dennis Finkbeiner, and Bob Godwin. Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

GLNC in April

No details on these 4 Army and 1 Navy interments on April 28th

Robert Bush

On Thursday April 16, members of the Legion Honors Team provided a flag presentation and Taps for the family of USMC Veteran Robert Bush. The ceremony was held at the Lynch Funeral Home in Milford. Rich Chowaniec and John Moore folded and presented the flag, and Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

John Myles

On Wednesday April 15, members of the Legion Honors Team provided a flag presentation and Taps ceremony for the family of US Army Veteran John Myles. The ceremony was held at St. Patricks church in White Lake. Joe Salvia and John Moore folded and presented the flag, and Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

John Masson

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran John Masson at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Patrick Dowdall

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Patrick Dowdall at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Donald Massie

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Donald Massie at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Jack Plichta

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Jack Plichta at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Joe Wise

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Joe Wise at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Rudolph Donnell

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Rudolph Donnell at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

John Clevenger

On Monday March 24th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran John Clevenger at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, Joe Bishop, and Rich Chowaniec

Ed Weiss

On Friday March 14th, the Post 216 Honor Guard provided funeral honors for USMC Veteran Ed Weiss.
The interment was at the Hodge Cemetery in Hartland. Former USMC Sgt. Rich Chowaniec commanded the firing team consisting of John Moore, USMC Veteran Ron Nevorski, Ray Clinard, Joe Bishop, and Skip Davison. USMC Veteran Bob Godwin carried the Marine colors and Percy Duncan carried the national colors. Don Stevenson was the Bugler.

Major McCormick

On Monday February 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Air Force veteran Major McCormick at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

James Brennan

On Monday February 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran James Brennan at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Walter Baskin

On Monday February 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Walter Baskin at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Matthew Sherrer

On Monday February 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Matthew Sherrer at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Dominick Grusecki

On Monday February 25th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Dominick Grusecki at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Eugene Centkowski

On Monday January 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Eugene Centkowski at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

George Wilhelm

On Monday January 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran George Wilhelm at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Don Stevenson was the bugler
Rich Chowaniec commanded the firing team and presented the ceremonial shells

Dick Dieters

On Monday January 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Navy veteran Dick Dieters at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Clifton Whitney

On Monday January 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Clifton Whitney at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec

Eugene Orban

On Monday January 28th the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army Air Corps veteran Eugene Orban at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Ron Nevorski, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec.

Willie Reeves

On Monday January 28, 2008 the Legion Honors Team conducted military interment honors for U.S. Army veteran Willie Reeves at Great Lakes National Cemetery. Team members participating were Skip Davison, Ray Clinard, Chuck Bowman, Lance Oberg, Dennis Finkbeiner, Don Stevenson,Ron Nevorski, John Moore, and Rich Chowaniec