Austin Patriot Guard Riders › Forums › Completed Missions › Daniel J. Koch, 60, USMC Vietnam Veteran, Johnson City, TX, 21 Aug 2010 › Reply To: Daniel J. Koch, 60, USMC Vietnam Veteran, Johnson City, TX, 21 Aug 2010
The family of Mr. Daniel Koch has invited the PGR to participate in his funeral and interment services. Mr. Koch proudly served his country as a private with the U.S. Marine Corps (Company B, 1st Battalion 9th Marines 3rd Div. EMF) in Vietnam and received the Purple Heart.
Date/Time: Saturday, 21 August. Service scheduled for 2:00 pm.
Location: Crofts Funeral Home, 305 E. Elm St., Johnson City, TX, with interment to follow at nearby Sandy Cemetery. For those going directly to the funeral home, here is a map link: http://tinyurl.com/CroftsFHJohnsonCity
Austin Staging Location:
Jim's Restaurant, 7101 Hwy 71 W., Austin, TX 78735, located at the "Y" in Oak Hill, intersection of Hwy 290 and Hwy 71 in southwest Austin. Map link: tinyurl.com/JimsRestOakHill
11:00 – 11:45 am staging
12 noon KSU for 38 mile ride to Johnson City
Wx: clear, low 76, high 97. Remember to drink plenty of water before, during, and after the mission. Sunscreen advised. It will be a long, hot afternoon.
Notes: Meet for lunch at Jim's if desired. Fuel nearby. Following the funeral service we will join the LEO escorted procession from the funeral home to the cemetery, approx. 12 miles, for the interment service.
Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, firstname.lastname@example.org, 512-751-8955
Flag Wrangler: JC Clausen
Please make plans to ride in honor of this veteran's service to our country.