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.

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Maj (Ret) Dennis Maier - Class of 1966, CS-16

Deceased on August 7, 2018 - Informed on August 10, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life gathering will be held on 15 Aug 2018 from 1400-1600 hours at the Grace United Methodist Church; 4007 County Rd 416; Granite Falls, TX 78654; (830) 598-7794. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the charity of your choice.

Col (Ret) John Mantei - Class of 1959, CS-03

Deceased on August 6, 2018 - Informed on August 8, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be on 12 Aug 2018 from 1500-1700 hours at the Belton-Stroup Funeral Home; 422 E Dayton-Yellow Springs Rd; Fairborn, OH 45324; (937) 879-0800; www.beltonstroup.com <http://www.beltonstroup.com>. His obituary can be seen at the funeral home website. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on 13 Aug 2018 at 1000 hours at the Prairie Chapel; 682 Chapel Ln; Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433. Burial will be in Dayton National Cemetery. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Air Force Aid Society (AFAS); 241 18th St S; Arlington, VA 22202; (855) 246-7650; www.afas.org <http://www.afas.org>.

Lt Col (Ret) Larry Ritchard - Class of 1970, CS-30

Deceased on August 1, 2018 - Informed on August 8, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Colonel Ritchard's obituary may be viewed at www.reislegacycenter.com. Private burial will be in Dayton National Cemetery. The family has suggested that memorial donations be made to The Cleveland Clinic; PO Box 931517; Cleveland, OH 44193-1655; (800) 223-2273 ext. 41245; www.clevelandclinic.org

Dr Edgar Puryear , Jr

Deceased on August 4, 2018 - Informed on August 7, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1800-2000 on 30 Aug 2018 at the Preddy Funeral Home; 59 Edgewood School Ln; Madison, VA 22727; (540)948-3600; www.preddyfuneralhomes.org. A memorial service will be held on 31 Aug 2018 at the Piedmont Episcopal Church; 214 Church St; Madison, VA 22727; (540) 948-6787. He will be inurned in the columbarium at the church. His family has suggested that memorial donations in lieu of flowers be made to the following charities: Hospice of the Piedmont; Attn: Advancement Office; 675 Peter Jefferson Pkwy, Suite 300; Charlottesville, VA 22911; (434) 817-6900; www.hopva.org Boy Scout Troop 116; PO Box 797; Madison, VA 22727

Lt Col (Ret) Leslie Jensen - Class of 1967, CS-06

Deceased on July 30, 2018 - Informed on August 3, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held from 1800-1900 hours on 2 Aug 2018 at the Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center; 123 10th St S; Fargo, ND 58103; (701) 237-6441; www.boulgerfuneralhome.com. A funeral service will be held on 3 Aug 2018 at 1100 hours at the Olivet Lutheran Church; 1330 S University Dr; Fargo, ND 58103. Visitation will precede the service beginning at 1000 hours. Burial will be on 10 Aug 2018 at 1300 hours at the United States Air Force Academy Cemetery. His obituary may be seen on the funeral home's website.

Maj (Ret) Mark Navo - Class of 1998, CS-14

Deceased on July 9, 2018 - Informed on August 3, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held on 18 July 2018 at 1000 at St Thomas More Catholic Church; 10330 Hillcroft St; Houston, TX 77096. Burial was in Houston National Cemetery; 10410 Veterans Memorial Dr.; Houston, Texas 77038. His family has suggested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the following charities: Fisher House Foundation, Inc.; 12300 Twinbrook Pkwy, Suite 410; Rockville, MD 20852; (888) 294-8560; www.fisherhouse.org St. Thomas More Catholic Church; 10330 Hillcroft St; Houston, TX 77096 Sacred Heart of Jesus, Manvel; 6502 County Road 48; Manvel, TX 77578; (281) 489-8720

1st Lt (Ret) Peter Davis - Class of 1968, CS-21

Deceased on July 24, 2018 - Informed on August 1, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation and a funeral service were held on 31 July 2018 at the Norman Dean Home for Services in Denville, NJ. His family has suggested that memorial donation be made in lieu of flowers to the Tomorrow's Chidren Fund; 30 Prospect Ave; Hackensack, NJ 07601; (551) 996-5500 or (800) 282-3543; www.tcfkid.org. If you are mailing your donation please print and include the form available on the website.

Mr Alan Petersen - Class of 1971, CS-22

Deceased on July 18, 2018 - Informed on August 1, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Information regarding services for Mr. Petersen is not available at this time.

Dr James Luders - Class of 1969, CS-04

Deceased on July 10, 2018 - Informed on July 24, 2018

No further information is available.

Lt Col (Ret) James Miholick - Class of 1959, CS-04

Deceased on July 4, 2018 - Informed on July 10, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. The family wishes their privacy in their time of grief and there will be no services.

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