Austin Patriot Guard Riders › Forums › Completed Missions › Raymond Koopmann, 83, US Navy veteran, West Point, TX, 14 Feb 2010 › Reply To: Raymond Koopmann, 83, US Navy veteran, West Point, TX, 14 Feb 2010
The family of Navy veteran Raymond Koopmann, 83, has requested the participation of the PGR at his funeral & burial services this Sunday in West Point, TX. Mr. Koopmann passed away on Feb.11 after an illness. His obituary can be found at tinyurl.com/raymondkoopmann
Date/Time: Sunday, 14 February 2010. Services scheduled to start at 2:00 pm, with interment immediately afterward next to the church.
Location: St. Peters Lutheran Church, 640 Prairie Valley Rd, West Point, TX 78963. The church is located north off Hwy 71 about halfway between Smithville & La Grange. Map link: tinyurl.com/stpeters-westpoint
Austin Staging location: SW corner of Hwy 71 & FM 973, gas & convenient store near ABIA. Map link: tinyurl.com/ye25vqa
1120-1150 hrs Austin staging (11:20 – 11:50 am)
1150 hrs safety briefing
1200 KSU for the church, approx. 46 miles
1315 hrs briefing
1320 flag line in place.
Wx: Partly cloudy, Lo 43, high 56. Please bring your own drinking water.
Please arrive fed, fueled, and hydrated. Fuel is available at the Austin staging location. At the conclusion of the funeral service we will establish a flag line for the interment service adjacent to the church. There will be no procession between the funeral and burial location.
Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, email@example.com, cell 512-751-8955
Flag Wrangler: JC Clausen
Mr. Koopmann's wife Charleen says goodbye this Sunday to her valentine of 59 years. Please join her and stand tall and silent in honor of his service to our country so many years ago.