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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Mr. Stephen Guenard - Class of 1970, CS-11

Deceased on December 23, 2018 - Informed on December 26, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Funeral Mass will be said on 12 Jan 2019 at 1530 hours at St. Patrick Church; 207 Scarborough St; Lake Providence, LA 71254; (318) 559-1276. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Commemorative Air Force, Utah Wing; PO Box 507; Heber City, UT 84032; https://www.cafutahwing.org/wingdonate.html.

Lt Col (Ret) Dennis Fendelander - Class of 1963, CS-10

Deceased on December 13, 2018 - Informed on December 20, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Update: A Celebration of Life Service will be held on 2 Feb 2019 at 1100 hours at the St. Julie Billiart Church; 2475 Borchard Rd; Newbury Park, CA 91320; (805) 498-3602. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society; PO Box 22718; Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718; (800) 227-2345; www.cancer.org.

Mr. Jeffrey Meece - Class of 1969, CS-19

Deceased on December 11, 2018 - Informed on December 13, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 13 Dec 2018 from 1730-2030 hours at the Kerr Brothers Funeral Home; 3421 Harrodsburg Rd; Lexington, KY 40513; (859) 223-3140; www.kerrbrothersfuneralhome.com. The funeral service will take place on 14 Dec 2018 at 1030 hours at the funeral home. Burial will be in Lexington Cemetery; 833 W Main St; Lexington, KY 40508. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made to either of the following charities: Thomson-Hood Family Council; 100 Veterans' Dr; Wilmore, KY 40390 or The USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr, Ste 200; USAF Academy, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300; www.usafa.org/give.

Capt Stephen Grace - Class of 2010, CS-02

Deceased on December 4, 2018 - Informed on December 12, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 15 Dec 2018 from 0900 to 1100 hours at St. Mary Parish; 2852 Erie Ave; Cincinnati, OH 45208 with the Funeral Mass beginning at 1100 hours at the church. A memorial celebration with military honors will follow the church service at Waypoint Aviation; 4765 Airport Rd; Cincinnati, OH 45226. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675; (877)448-3997; www.woundedwarriorproject.org. His obituary may be found at www.alexandriafh.com.

Lt Col (Ret) Steven Clark - Class of 1972, CS-20

Deceased on December 8, 2018 - Informed on December 11, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life service will be held on 14 Dec 2018 at 1100 hours at the Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church; 1235 N. Thompson Rd; Arroyo Grande, CA 93420; (805) 473-8059. His obituary may be found at www.magnermaloney.com. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made to any of the following charities: Mission Hope Cancer Center; 1325 E Church Ct; Santa Maria, CA (805) 219-4673; www.missionhopecancercenter.org. Dignity Hospice; 124 S College Dr; Santa Maria, CA 93454; (800) 549-9609; www.dignityhealth.org. Nipomo Community Presbyterian Church at the address and phone number above; www.nipomopresbyterian.org. UPDATE 2/11/2019: A funeral service will be held on 15 Feb 2019 at 1100 hours at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion followed by placement in the columbarium.

Maj Gen (Ret) Michael Butchko , Jr. - Class of 1962, CS-17

Deceased on December 5, 2018 - Informed on December 11, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service was held on 10 Dec 2018 at Christ Episcopal Church followed by burial in Sunset Memorial Park in Nacogdoches, TX . His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to any of the following charities: Love In the Name of Christ (Love INC); PO Box 127: Jenison, MI 49429; (651) 315-7580; www.loveinc.org. American Red Cross of Deep East Texas; 3260 Eastex Fwy; Beaumont, TX 77703; (409) 832-1644; www.redcross.org/local/texas/gulfcoast.html. Christ Episcopal Church; 1430 N. Mound St; Nacogdoches, TX 75961; (936) 564-0421.

Lt Col (Ret) Roy Inness , Jr. - Class of 1959, CS-10

Deceased on December 2, 2018 - Informed on December 3, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graudates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 11 Mar 2019 at 1200 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Air Force Academy Fund; USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr, Suite 200; USAF Academy, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300; www.usafa.org/give.

Col (Ret) Charles Yoos II - Class of 1968, CS-26

Deceased on November 26, 2018 - Informed on November 28, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 10 Dec 2018 at 1300 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather the service will be moved to the Memorial Pavilion.

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