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Bill Honerkamp (#46849253)
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Bio Photo Researching all USA HONERKAMPs and allied families including MARSHALL, TRUE, IRELAND, OFFUTT, BARKER, BAYES of Kentucky
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Geof Wyght
memorial 168712052
You might be interested in this.
Added by Geof Wyght on Aug 20, 2016 1:22 PM
Marie Smith
RE: Thank You
Bill thank you for your reply. Do you know where General Vorder Bruegge's Children are? They were not to far off of my age as I went in at 18. I know the girl was named Mary and I think the youngest boy was Bill. And the oldest may have been named after his father? Sorry It was 1970-71 that I served under him. My first husband became his General's Aide. I got to know several Generals from that. And I guess I was a pretty special girl who went in the army. I would not have gotten in without General Westmoreland.
Now one bit of trivia I can give you Mrs Vorder Bruegge was an RN in the Army. I don't think she got to retire since you could not be in the Army and pregnant even though married.
She would have to go to the Officer wives meeting. She hated those things. She was not stiff and gossipy. She would tell my husband George that she would be home by 2 and have the pitcher of Martinis ready for her. that was a punctual thing every day
Here is my email if you would like to hear more stories.
maries2052@gmail.com
Are you a nephew or? in the family to the General?
Added by Marie Smith on Jul 28, 2016 3:56 PM
Marie Smith
Thank You
Dear Sir
This is a heartfelt letter to you. I also wrote the gentleman that first placed the person here.
I see you are maintaining Briggadere General Colin F. Vorder Brugge grave site.
I had tried to find him and his wife for years. I served under him during the Vietnam War @ Walter Reed Medical Center. He was the Commanding General there The respect I have for this family cannot be expressed in words. To take a 18 year old WAC into their home so I could know them. I miss him especially every day the stories he told me and how proud he was that a little 93 lb girl got through basic training and medical training.There is a link I would like to give you of his picture as General maybe you can add it to this here with the rest.
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Major_General_Colin_F_Vorder_Bruegge.jpg
His wife was a Army Nurse when they met. they had 2 boys and girl. I just hope you know how much it meant to me to know where they are. brought tears to my eyes. Feel free to ask me any questions
Marie Smith
Added by Marie Smith on Jul 25, 2016 7:31 PM
d hisgen
herbert cook
Hi bill, I asked Mike if the name Honnerkamp sounded familar and he he started go on about so an so, I had no idea who these people are but I just listened. Anyway Herbert has April 12 1911 on ssn and some other stuff. I noticed April 21 1911 on grave marker. I just thought I would let you know because I entered in edit, then I felt like I was intruding on family. Have a good day, Dawn
Added by d hisgen on Jul 20, 2016 3:07 PM
d hisgen
George J Cook
Hi Bill, I looking for my husband (fathers day) for his family. His father George W Cook and Grandma are buried in plot 20-2345 Calvary Cemetery. It shows that George J Cook is also buried there July 22 1886, I know that it must be him. All the older census list him as George A Cook 1888. Social security has him as July 22 1887. So really all I'm asking if it is Gertrude's husband? Poor man, He doesn't seem to have parents or a birth certificate listed anywhere.
sincerely Dawn Cook
Added by d hisgen on Jun 18, 2016 5:25 PM
P. T.
RE: William Henry Miniard
Hi,
I put the other picture of William Henry Miniard's headstone on his name in the Miniard Family Cemetery (Find A Grave). Have a nice day! P.T.
Added by P. T. on Apr 03, 2016 9:09 AM
P. T.
William Henry Miniard
Hi,

I was going thru some pictures to delete and come across another picture I had taken of William Henry Miniard's headstones, was wondering if you want it too? Have a good day! Pam.
Added by P. T. on Apr 02, 2016 10:30 AM
Sharon Soileau
RE: Grave marker photos
You are so very welcome, for some reason i had been in the wrong section. A few more years you may not be able to read.
Thank you,
Sharon
Added by Sharon Soileau on Mar 23, 2016 5:39 PM
P. T.
RE: Grave Marker Photo
You are welcome, glad I could help. P.T.
Added by P. T. on Feb 28, 2016 5:51 PM
Mike and Karen [Mefford] Pickhover
RE: Liberty and Della (Walters) Sutton
Bill, I posted the pic/article to both Liberty's and Della's memorial. Karen
Added by Mike and Karen [Mefford] ... on Nov 15, 2015 6:08 PM
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