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(09/13/1958 - 11/16/2013)
Katrina Baker Bradshaw passed away into the loving arms of God on Saturday, November 16, 2013. She was born on September 13, 1958, in Gettysburg, Pa. She was 55. She was the daughter of William and Marguerite Baker of Creagerstown, Maryland, and the wife of Jerry Bradshaw of West Point, Va.
She attended Thurmont Elementary School, Thurmont Middle School, and graduated from Catoctin High....
John Vander Wielen
(07/25/1953 - 10/26/2011)
John Vander Wielen, Sherwood, WI, age 58, passed away peacefully at his home on Wednesday evening, October 26, 2011, after a valiant fight with cancer. John was born in Appleton on July 25, 1953, son of the late Albert and Rosemary (Wolf) Vander Wielen. He was a 1971 graduate of Appleton East High School. He then entered into the service of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War. It....
(01/07/1924 - 03/28/2013)
John, the third child of Lee and Madeleine Shippey, was born in southern California. In his teens he built hot rods, winning trophies for drag racing on dry lake beds, but he really wanted to fly. He landed a dream job with Lockheed, where he taxied new P-38s off the end of the production line – until he got too enthusiastic and lifted one off the ground.
John graduated from Pasadena....
Tester H. Lea
(04/03/1917 - 10/26/2011)
Tester Lea was born in Christiana Township, WI on April 3, 1917. In his youth, he worked hard at whatever he did, but always turned to look up when he heard a plane. When he read an ad in the newspaper advertising $5 scenic flights from the Penco Airport on Madison, WI’s Southside, he signed up to impress his girlfriend.The 1937 ride was in a Curtiss Condor piloted by Clarence Chamberlin who....
(12/06/1940 - 10/12/2012)
Martin was born in Berlin, Germany, to Dr. Hans Erich Hollmann, a physicist, and Gisela
Hollmann. In 1947, he moved with his family under Operation Paperclip, from Germany to Camarillo, CA. He was raised in Studio City, CA, and attended Van Nuys High School.
Martin was a born engineer. At age 15, he converted his 1915 Model T Ford into a hot rod. His T-Bucket was a sensation everywhere....
(08/27/1942 - 04/14/2013)
Jean Dueck (EAA 717469), along with her husband Jack (EAA 337912), was an active member of EAA and the aviation community. A member of EAA Chapter 1410, in High River, Alberta, Canada, Jean helped Jack with his restoration and homebuilt projects before taking on one of her own. Jean built a beautiful RV-9A (Jack says she let him help on the project), and enjoyed sharing her love of flying with....
(08/11/1963 - 09/30/2012)
Cecil "Dwayne" Brown passed away on Sunday, September 30, 2012. Dwayne was born August 11, 1963 in Rowan County North Carolina, the son of Cecil Voight Brown and Betty "Faye" Martin Brown of Faith, North Carolina.
Dwayne was owner and operator of Central Piedmont Heating and Air of Salisbury. His real passion was flying and boating and loved sharing those experiences with family and....
(06/16/1955 - 10/23/2012)
David was born on June 16, 1955 in Avenal, California to Mary-Ann Davidson (Behne) and Joseph Behne. David’s first flight was in a Luscombe at only 3 months of age. His parents took him to visit his grandparents who lived in nearby Bakersfield. As he grew up he continued to learn and observe his parents’ piloting skills until he was able to become a private pilot himself. David continued to fly....
(11/19/1924 - 09/16/2011)
Dr. Dean M. Hall passed away on September 16, 2011. He was born November 19, 1924 on a farm in Indiana. His ancestry was of German/Pennsylvania Dutch Amish on his mother’s side, and English Quaker on his father’s side. All of the family on both sides were farmers. He spent the first two years of grade school walking a mile to a one room country school. He went to high school at the small....
Mr. Steven F. Leguil
(11/15/1959 - 08/31/2011)
Steve was a dedicated member of the aviation community, serving as a former president of the MSPA and was an enthusiastic seaplane pilot, always stopping to volunteer wherever needed. Steve's sense of humor, enthusiasm and delight for flight and the countless hours he spent restoring and rebuilding his Stinson were evident in every facet of his lifestyle. The same determination, courage and....
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