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February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #195July 8, 2009 at 2:31 am #1992
Sergeant Major, Texas National Guard (Ret)
markwells #1 Posted on 07/05/2009 20:05
Gilbert Bielss, 59, passed away on July 2nd 2009 at 7:25pm. His family has requested the PGR to attend the service and burial of this soldier.
Gilbert achieved the rank of Sergeant Major and served for 36 years in different areas and was with the Aviation Support Facility here in Austin. His son is a Blackhawk pilot and just returned from Iraq.
It looks like visitation will be Monday Evening, July 6th with services on Tuesday, July 7th at 1pm. His family will let us know the final details when they are set. Funeral home is Cook Walden Capital Parks in Pflugerville.
Please make plans to stand tall for this veteran.
Samhwk #2 Posted on 07/05/2009 22:54
SHORT NOTICE SHORT NOTICE
Gilbert Bielss, age 59, passed away on July 2nd at 7:25pm. He was retired from the Texas National Guard where he served for 36 years, and retired as a Sergeant Major in 2007. His son, Justin Bielss, is a Blackhawk pilot and just returned from Iraq.
The family has requested the PGR attend Gilbert's funeral service and interment at Cook Walden Capital Parks, 14501 N. IH 35, Pflugerville, Tx.
Visitation: Monday, July 6th 2009 5:00pm
Service: Tuesday, July 7th, 2009, 1:00pm
Date: Tuesday, July 7th
Time: 11:45am – 12:15pm
Location: 14501 N. IH 35, north side of parking lot just inside the cemetery.
Flag Line: NLT 12:30pm
Wx: Forecast temp range of 76-98 deg. with 20 % chance of rain
Notes: Bring at least 2 bottles of water, use sunscreen, and begin hydrating the day before.
Interment will be next door to the Funeral Home so we won't be riding anywhere.
Please make plans to stand tall for this Austin soldier who served his country well.
Ride Captain: Sam Warren 217-4191
Flag Wrangler: Sam Warren
Edited by scooterjr on 07/06/2009 06:47
grizzlebear #3 Posted on 07/06/2009 21:33
I will not be able to stand for this Honored Veteran……those who make it….please stand in my place to honor this great American…Thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends for his service to this Great Country
THOSE WHO CANNOT REMEMBER THE PAST ARE CONDEMNED TO REPEAT ITJuly 8, 2009 at 2:36 am #1993
Thanks to all who made it to the mission today and stood in the heat. Your display of respect was noticed by all and deeply appreciated. I had some come by my house afterwards and some called to express their feelings.
You are the best!
SamJuly 8, 2009 at 4:59 am #1994
I recieved this e-mail from Arthur Bacque… Thanks for standing for this Veteran.
“We were so proud to see the Guard at the funeral; the family, friends and neighbors thank you for your support!
Aurthur Bacque ”
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