December 2013 & January 2014 Hails & Farewells

posted Feb 7, 2014, 8:48 AM by Dave Jackson

During January 2014 or December 2013, the following people joined our area:

Isaac Alexander Barnes     94

Alan Jeffrey Craft               87

Ms. Genie C. Fligg

Shawn William Flora          82

Brian James Foldenauer     95

Brodie Keagan Hoyer         03

Jacob Anton Mentele          08

Scott Elliott Schneider        09


Roger Arthur Grugle  66 left our area for Ohio.

October & November 2013 Hail & Farewells

posted Dec 4, 2013, 4:40 PM by Dave Jackson   [ updated Dec 4, 2013, 5:07 PM ]

During October and November, the following people arrived in the Denver area:

Edgar D. Smith                   61

Kevin John Shuba                81

Michael Scott Scioletti         98

Dee Dee Rene Rich             05

Matthew Gregory Peck         99

Jeremy Mark O'Hearn           02

Daniel Patrick Morkes          05

Jacob Penn Dalton              99

Stephen Lee Curtis             85

Jimmie A Browning             97

Shane Richard Bognaski      04


The following people moved away to the State indicated:

George Baker Thomson Jr    76  WA

Rebecca Day Stachel           99  CO

Aaron Christopher Stachel    99  CO

Michael A. Smit                  93  RI

Charles Patrick Schafer        70  WA

Dennis C. Piper                  71  MN

Joshua McCarver                07  TN

George Webster Godfrey     90  FL

John Edwin DeVore             62  AZ

Terrence Cummings            83  CO

Michael Thomas Campbell   66  TX

Taps for Ralph Auer

posted Dec 3, 2013, 4:00 PM by Dave Jackson   [ updated Dec 3, 2013, 4:07 PM ]

On 11/30/2013 in Boulder, CO, Ralph Auer, USMA 1951 joined the Long Gray Line. 

He will be be interred in El Carmelo Cemetery, Pacific Grove, CA.

As more information becomes available, this notice will be updated.

see more on Ralph here:

Be Thou at Peace November 10, 2013

posted Nov 13, 2013, 9:47 PM by Dave Jackson

It is with great sadness that the WPS Denver must report the passing of two of its members:

BG Harvey R. Fraser, Cl of 1939 and George J MacDonald, Cl of 1946.

Harvey R. Fraser of Louisville CO. was the Mechanics Department head from 1961-1965. He passed on
November 10, 2013 and will be intered at a date yet to be determines at the West Point NY Cemetary.  As more information becomes available, this post will be updated.

George J. MacDonald, 89, of Lone Tree. Beloved husband of Jean. Father of Deborah Brewer, Susan O'Dell, Joyce Purkey, Paul MacDonald & Carol (David) Rossidivito. Grandfather of 6, great grandfather of 13. Visitation Sunday, 11/17 4pm-7pm, Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 5303 E. County Line Rd.
Funeral Mass Monday, 11/18 11am, St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 8035 S. Quebec St. Interment Fort Logan National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations suggested in George's memory to American Heart Association and Hillsdale College General Memorial Fund, Hillsdale, Michigan Please share condolences at

George was an active member of the Denver society and was a Board Member emeritus for several years.

September 2013 Hails & Farewells

posted Oct 4, 2013, 9:48 PM by Dave Jackson

The following people came to our area in September:

Christopher Kostas Smith   00

Robert William Haines       69

Renee Ann Farrar              07

Vincent Edward Alonso      84


Nobody moved from our area!

August 2013 Hail & Farewells

posted Aug 31, 2013, 1:59 PM by Dave Jackson

In August 2013, we welcome the following:

Benjamin Paul Larson           2003

Michael A. Smit                   1993

Judson Martin Titchen          1984

Crosby Hideo Toyama           2001

And will miss these, who moved to the states indicated:

William Joseph Denn III       2006             MA

Mary Olufunmilayo Belemo Drayton   1996  TX

Alex Lea Glade                   2003              MA

George Kostanty Guszcza    1998              DC

Charles W. Macune III        1992              TX

Robert Roark Rodriguez       2003              CA

Dana Rucinski                    1993              MD

Gary Steven Sliver              2001              PA


Be thou at Peace - Ben Eakins

posted Aug 19, 2013, 1:15 PM by Dave Jackson

Benjamin W. Eakins 1948         


Cullum No. 16531 •  April 16, 1924  --  Jul 27, 2013 • Died in Boulder, CO

July 2013 Hails & Farewells

posted Aug 2, 2013, 4:08 PM by Dave Jackson

Busy Month!

The following people have left the area and gone to the state indicated:

Jeffrey Vincent Zamis                       07             AZ

Rebecca A. T. Yacone                       87             VA

James F. Yacone                              87             VA

Daniel Royce Thompson                   00             IL

Ryan Christopher Taylor                   00             PA

Benjamin Martin Symonette             03              WA

Sierra Anne Lancaster Symonette     04              PA

 Brian Jay Stoffer                              06             CO

Mark Edward Scabavea                     01             CA

Jason Corey Padilla                           94             GA

Jeffrey Alan Kimes                            88             CA

Adam Robert Kesling                         02             UT

Stephen T. Houston                           85             CO

Heston W. Higginbotham III              61             TX

John W. Bittner                                 93              CO

 Leslie S. Albers                                97              MA

We welcome the following to the Denver area:

Matthew T. Zacher                           93

David Joel Styles                              82

Robert Cook Stanton Jr                    00

Peter Siedzick                                  62

Corey Claude Robinson                    87

Brian Wade Post                              91

Joshua McCarver                              07

Douglas J. Jeffrey                             69

 Ross Jacob Izard

Andrew James Frazier                      09

Aram Mourad Donigian                     98

Daniel L. Chandler                            93

Shane Douglas Celeen                      96

Charles Russell Broshous Jr              62

Jacqueline M. Berger

Leslee Anne Bechtel                          89

June 2013 Hails & Farewells

posted Jun 30, 2013, 12:54 PM by Dave Jackson

In May, the following people left the Denver area:

David Alan Jellison            '78     TX


The following arrived (or returned to ) the Denver area:

Alan Delbert Skillicorn       ' 72

Mark Andrew Seris            ' 95

Ty Steven Remington         '99

Charles Edward Parker        '83

Patrick Mark Hermanson      '73

Nathaniel Riley Cook          '00

Michael Thomas Campbell   '66

May Hail & Farewells

posted Jun 7, 2013, 2:04 PM by Dave Jackson

In May, the following people left the Denver area:

Matthew Louis Miller           07  KS

Gary Albert Gracyas            70  IL


The following arrived (or returned to ) the Denver area:

Bruce Charles Michalowski    70

Ronnie Gordon Stauffenberg 78

Warren Wieland                 79

Robert Thomas Yow            91

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