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 William Charles Deitchman

William Charles Deitchman

Birth
Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas, USA
Death 21 Dec 1997 (aged 79)
San Diego County, California, USA
Burial San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA
Plot CBC, 1, 297
Military LCDR, US NAVY
Memorial ID 570996 · View Source
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OBITUARY NOTICE
The San Diego Union-Tribune
25 December 1997
Page B-12

DEITCHMAN -- William C. dearly beloved husband of Dorothy Joyce was born at Kansas City, Kansas on November 7, 1918. He attended Kansas City, Kansas Junior College and Kansas State University from 1936 to 1940. He was commissioned as a Naval Aviator in June of 1941 at Opa Locka, Florida. He instructed flight training in Pen Florida and in Corpus Christe, Texas from 1941-1943. From Sept. 1943 to Sept 1945 he was a Navy fighter pilot during WWII in the Pacific Theater. He flew Navy transports with VR5 from June 1951 to June 1953 while based at Moffett Field NAS during the Korean War. He retired as Captain with TWA after 33 years having flown both domestic and international flights to Europe, the Near East and on the Pacific. On February 20, 1945, he married Dorothy Syzemore after returning from combat with VC80 after the Second Battle of the Philippine Sea and the landing of the troops at Leyete and Lugon in the Philippines. Mass Service will be held at 10:: a.m. Friday, Dec. 26, at Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Church in La Jolla, CA. Burial service will be at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in Point Loma, CA, at 9:00 a.m., on Wednesday, January 31. He was a member of Mary Star of the Sea Catholic Parish, MOWW; Hammer Club. He is survived by his wife of 52 years Dorothy Joyce, four sons, Timothy of San Diego, CA; Mark of El Dorado, CA; Daniel of San Diego, CA; and William Jr. of Coloma, CA; three daughters, Deidre Michaels of San Diego, CA; Denise Bozorth of Billings, MT; and Cynthia Funk of Rockville, MD; seventeen grandchildren and two great grandchildren. He states his greatest accomplishments are having married his wife Dorothy and raising seven beautiful children. He was dearly loved by his wife and family and his memory will forever be cherished. Donations are requested instead of flowers to be sent to the Sisters of Nazareth, 2333 Rancho Villa Rd, S.D. CA 92108 or to the Hilldale Center, 7979 La Mesa Blvd., La Mesa, CA 92141


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  • Imported from: US Veteran's Affairs
  • Added: 25 Feb 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 570996
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for William Charles Deitchman (7 Nov 1918–21 Dec 1997), Find A Grave Memorial no. 570996, citing Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, San Diego County, California, USA ; Maintained by US Veterans Affairs Office (contributor 5) .