Gone But Not Forgotten

Honoring fallen comrades is an important part of the AOG mission and we ask to be notified as soon as possible of the death of any graduate so that we can take appropriate actions. The AOG has learned of the following graduate or cadet deaths within the past 90 days. We have posted the information we have and will update this page as more information becomes available.


Capt Jonathan Myers - Informed On: August 15, 2016

CS-26, Class of 2005, Deceased on August 4, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service was held on 15 Aug 2016 at Weerts Funeral Home; 3625 Jersey Ridge Rd; Davenport, IA 52807 (563) 355-4433 www.weertsfh.com. He is buried in the Rock Island National Cemetery; Bldg 118, Rock Island Arsenal; Rock Island, IL 61299

Maj (Ret) Gregory Miheve - Informed On: August 11, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1964, Deceased on August 9, 2016

Visitation will be held on 12 Aug 2016 at 0930 hours at the St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church; 900 W Garden St; Pensacola, FL 32502.  A rosary will be said at 1000 hours followed by the funeral mass at 1030 hours.  His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the St. Stephen Holy Name Society; 904 W Garden St; Pensacola, FL 32502 www.ststephenrcchurch.squarespace.com.

Maj (Ret) Marc Gober - Informed On: August 9, 2016

CS-20, Class of 1973, Deceased on February 1, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. No further information is available.

Maj (Ret) Gerald Keyser , Jr - Informed On: August 1, 2016

CS-09, Class of 1965, Deceased on July 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A private church service will be held in Phoenix, AZ. Burial will be in the USAFA Cemetery with a graveside ceremony on 16 Sep 2016 at 1000 hours. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to support the Banner Alzheimer's Institute: Banner Helath Foundation; 2901 N Central Ave, Suite 160; Phoenix, AZ 85012 (602) 747-4483 (GIVE) www.banneralz.org.

Col (Ret) Joseph Sugg - Informed On: July 28, 2016

CS-18, Class of 1966, Deceased on July 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 8 Aug 2016 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Immediately following will be a service at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion and burial of cremated remains.

Capt Michael Trubilla - Informed On: July 27, 2016

CS-35, Class of 2011, Deceased on July 24, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held from 1800-2030 hours on 4 Aug 2016 at the Stitzel Family Funeral Home and Crematory; 3300 Kutztown Rd; Laureldale, PA 19605. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on 5 Aug 2016 at 1000 hours precedec by a visitation from 0900-1000 hours at the Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church; 3121 Kutztown Rd; Reading, PA 19605. Burial will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery in Annville, PA. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Hawk Mountain Council BSA; 5027 Pottsville Pike; Reading, PA 19605 or to the Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church.

Lt Col (Ret) Paul Douskey - Informed On: July 25, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1959, Deceased on June 9, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of his passing.

Maj (Ret) Kevin Powers - Informed On: July 25, 2016

CS-28, Class of 1973, Deceased on January 15, 2015

Please contact the Associaiton of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of his passing at Baughman Center in Gainesville, FL.

Col (Ret) Arthur Kerr - Informed On: July 22, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1961, Deceased on July 22, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 8 Sept 2016 at 1430 hours at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion with placement in the Columbarium immediately following.

Lt Col Brent Himes - Informed On: July 22, 2016

CS-40, Class of 1996, Deceased on September 22, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held on 9 Oct 2015 in International Falls, MN. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to either of the following charities: The Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675 (877) 832-6997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org USO; Dept WS; PO Box 96860; Washington, DC 20090-6860 (800) 876-7469 www.uso.org

Lt Col (Ret) Delbert Miller - Informed On: July 18, 2016

CS-05, Class of 1963, Deceased on July 14, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial Service will be held on 20 Jul 2016 at 1000 hours at the Bannockburn Baptist Church; 7100 Brodie Ln; Austin, TX 78745. Inurnment is pending at USAFA.

Lt Col (Ret) Randal Richey - Informed On: July 13, 2016

CS-39, Class of 1976, Deceased on July 2, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 16 Jul 2016 at 1100 hours at the Trinity United Methodist Church; 1200 W Green Oaks Blvd; Arlington, TX 76013. Burial will be in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery on 15 July 2016 at 1500 hours. The family has suggested that memorial donations in lieu of flowers be sent to the Trinity United Methodist Church iPad Ministry at the above address. You can find his obituary online at www.brownowensbrumley.com.

Lt Col (Ret) John Elfers , DDS - Informed On: July 6, 2016

CS-14, Class of 1963, Deceased on July 2, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1400-1800 on 10 Jul 2016 at the Hoof Funeral Home; 312 N Park St; Reedsburg, WI 53959 (608) 524-2337 www.hooffuneralhome.com. A funeral service will be held on 11 Jul 2016 at 1100 hours at St John's Lutheran Church; 380 Walnut St; Logansville, WI 53943 (608) 727-2000. The family has suggested that memorial donations in lieu of flowers be made to St John's Lutheran Church.

Maj (Ret) John Hockemeier - Informed On: July 1, 2016

CS-13, Class of 1963, Deceased on June 26, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at this time.

Col (Ret) Steven Dutkus , Sr - Informed On: June 27, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1987, Deceased on June 21, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service was held on 26 June 2016 at the Milford Bible Church in Milford, PA. The family has suggested that donation in lieu of flowers be made to the Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, Kansas 66675 (877) Give-WWP (448-3997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Mr Larry Harmon - Informed On: June 23, 2016

CS-10, Class of 1962, Deceased on June 12, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 5 Jul 2016 at 1100 hours at the Rancho Bernardo Community Presbyterian Chruch; 17010 Pomerado Rd; San Diego, CA 92128. The committal service will be on 7 Jul 2016 at 1230 hours at the Miramar National Cemetery; 5795 Nobel Dr; San Diego, CA

Mr Malcolm Verdict - Informed On: June 20, 2016

CS-12, Class of 1965, Deceased on June 10, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1700-1900 hours on 24 June 2016 at the Hillier Funeral Home; 4080 State Hwy 6 S; College Station, TX 77845. A funeral service will be held on 25 June 2016 at 1000 hours at the Reliance Baptist Church; 6925 Reliance Church Rd; Bryan, TX 77808. The family has suggested that memorial donation be made in lieu of flowers to the Lance P. Sijan Chapter #125; Air Force Association; PO Box 15007; Colorado Springs, CO 80935-5007 www.lancepsijanafa.org (719) 637-6353. If sending a check, please note "Scholarship Donation" on the check.

Lt Col (Ret) Charles Holder - Informed On: June 17, 2016

CS-19, Class of 1964, Deceased on November 20, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at USAFA on the convenience of his family.

Maj (Ret) Donald Thompson - Informed On: June 17, 2016

CS-17, Class of 1966, Deceased on May 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service was held on 4 June 2016 at the Crestview United Methodist Church in Austin, TX.

Mr Richard Hall - Informed On: June 8, 2016

CS-23, Class of 1979, Deceased on June 8, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. South Florida Wake: 17 June 2016 1800 hrs. - Viewing; 1900 hrs. - Tribute at Fountain of New Life; 4601 NW 167th St; Miami Gardens, FL 33055. Homegoing Celebration: 18 June 2016 1000 hrs. - Viewing with the service beginning at 1100 at Fountain of New Life. A Repast will be served immediately following the service in the Fountain of New Life Fellowship Hall. Louisiana Wake: 24 June 2016 1800 hrs. - Viewing; 1900 hrs. - Tribute at Greater First Church of God in Christ; 2101 W Madison; Bastrop, LA 71220. Homegoing Celebration: 25 June 2016 1000 hrs. - Viewing with the service beginning at 1100 at Greater First Church of God in Christ. A Repast will be served immediately following the service at Snyder Museum; 1620 E Madison; Bastrop, LA 71220. Interment: 29 June 2016 at 1000 hrs. at the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Richard P. Hall Eagles Foundation; Miami Foundation; 40 NW 3rd St, Suite 305; Miami, FL 33128 www.richardphalleagles.com. Please make checks payable to Miami Foundation with Richard P. Hall Eagles Foundation on the memo line.

Mr Kenneth Kohlmyer - Informed On: June 2, 2016

CS-29, Class of 1969, Deceased on May 30, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life will be held at the family's convenience. The family has suggested that memorial donations be made to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana; 2545 Farmers St, Suite 300; Columbus, OH 43235

Mr Felipe Gomez - Informed On: June 2, 2016

CS-07, Class of 1979, Deceased on August 13, 2015

No condolence information is available. Felipe was a foreign cadet from Panama. A memorial service was held in Miami, FL at the time of his passing.

Mr Mark Sawyer - Informed On: June 1, 2016

CS-15, Class of 1981, Deceased on May 16, 2016

Please contact the association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 11 June 2016 at 1100 hours at the Riverside Cemetery in Porter, ME.

Col (Ret) Elton Pollock - Informed On: May 31, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1968, Deceased on May 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 15 July 2016 at 1100 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather the service will be moved to the Memorial Pavilion.