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matter
July 14, 2012, 9:51pm Report to Moderator


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Ron Oswald, a constant presence at missions, has ridden out of this world and into the next to join our fellow WWR where the roads never end.  

From Ron's friend, Tom Tallman:

IT IS WITH MY GREATEST HONOR TO HAVE BEEN ASKED TO HELP WITH RON'S SERVICES .

THE FUNERAL SERVICES WILL BE HELD AT :
FRED C DAMES
3200 BLACK ROAD
JOLIET IL
THE WAKE :
DATE WEDNESDAY JULY 18TH 2012
TIME 2-9 PM

THE FUNERAL :
DATE THURSDAY JULY 19TH 2012
STARTING AT 10 AM

AFTER THE SERVICES WE WILL ESCORT TO WOODLAWN CEMETERY

STAGING FOR WEDNESDAY WILL BE 1PM AT THE FUNERAL PARLOR

A FLAG LINE WILL BE IN PLACE DURING THE ENTIRE WAKE AND IN PLACE THURSDAY. AN ADVANCE TEAM WILL BE SENT TO THE CEMETERY FOR A FLAG LINE THERE.

STAGING FOR THURSDAY WILL BE  AT 9AM AT THE FUNERAL PARLOR
RC : TOM TALLMAN 708-431-6741 tommyt247@sbcglobal.net
RC : BARB FITZ


WHEN YOU ARRIVE THURSDAY : PLEASE PARK WERE YOU ARE ASKED TO
THERE WILL BE CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES THAT WILL ESCORT THE HEARSE
ALL BIG FLAG BIKES WILL BE ASKED TO PARK IN A CERTAIN AREA NO MATTER WHAT ORGANIZATION YOU ARE WITH . ALL OTHER BIKES WILL BE PARKED AS ONE .PLEASE DO NOT BE LATE.
THE WEATHER IS GOING TO BE EXTREMELY HOT. FOR THOSE CAGING AND THAT CAN AFFORD IT PLEASE BRING A COOLER WITH WATER TO SHARE. COME SELF SUFFICIENT AND PREPARE FOR THE WORSE AND PRAY FOR THE BEST

THESE ARE VERY DIFFICULT TIMES FOR THE FAMILY AND ALL OF US THEREFORE
I AM ASKING ASKING EVERY ONES COOPERATION TO ACT AS ONE AND HONOR THIS GREAT BROTHER OF OURS .

I AM ASKING FOR VOLUNTEERS TO HELP WITH THE PARKING EARLY THURSDAY MORNING AND VOLUNTEERS FOR THE ADVANCE TEAM TO THE CEMETERY.THOSE HELPING WITH PARKING WILL BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICES.
PLEASE SEND AN EMAIL TO tommyt247@sbcglobal.net IF YOU CAN HELP

A HUGE THANK YOU TO ALL WHO HAVE ALREADY STEPPED UP, IT IS MUCH APPRECIATED .



One of his last posts on facebook I'll leave you with for now....  It sums up for me his devotion to the mission....

"347 miles....9 hrs and soaked.......RIP SFC Jeremy Gonzalez , a true American Hero....."

Ride In Peace, brother.

WWR, please affix a black ribbon across your WWR patch until further notice and pegs down for Ron...

-matter



"These are the times that try men's souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country; but he that stands it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman."

Thomas Paine

Riding in Memory of JonD, Proud Parent (Deb), Mike, Irish, Kat, RCRON, Wheelmaster & Chicago Jim.
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July 14, 2012, 11:34pm Report to Moderator

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Ron you will be missed. I only knew you for a short time, but will miss your friendly personality and laugh.  

RIP Ron


For those who have fought and died for it, FREEDOM has a taste that the Protected will Never Know.  SEMPER FI Devil Dogs

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July 15, 2012, 7:22am Report to Moderator

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My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ron.  You are in my thoughts and prayers.  Ride in peace our brother Ron.


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God Bless our Service Members, First Responders, and their Families.

Ride in peace JonD, Deb, Mike, Irish, Kat, Ron, Wheelmaster and Chgo Jim.
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July 15, 2012, 7:31am Report to Moderator

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Please convey sympathies and prayers from SEPA to Ron's traditional and WWR families, and friends - please share extra hugs from us.


In Memory of Daddy, Uncle Roy, Uncle Earl, Uncle Stan, Stretch, Al, Joe, Jake, Steve, Eddie & Kat
In honor of Capt. Walter Sigafoos and ADJ3 Paul Moser - still missing

"Perhaps they are not stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are at peace."  Author unknown
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FATBOY MIKE
July 15, 2012, 9:05am Report to Moderator

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Rest In Peace Ron....
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July 15, 2012, 9:20am Report to Moderator

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My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ron.  R.I.P


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In Memory of JonD - Debbie Behnke - Mike Mikos

            
  
  
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RJ
July 15, 2012, 9:33am Report to Moderator

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My sincere condolences to Ron's family and friends.  Ron, thank you for your unwavering support of our troops and your camaraderie.  Ride in peace, my brother.


Courage is not the absence of fear, but rather the judgement that something else is more important than fear. 
                                                                                           ................Ambrose Redmoon
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capster
July 15, 2012, 9:38am Report to Moderator

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Though I only knew you a short time, this I can say; You always had a smile on your face that was contagious, a big heart, and you always had a kind word to say. Ii's been an honor to ride with you, and I will truly miss you Capt. Ron


Riding for my cousin Ken Patton M.I.A. 2-FEB-1968
Grandma Yolie 1912-2001
ALL WHO DEFEND OUR FREEDOM - THANK YOU!
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Ranger Rick Towman
July 15, 2012, 9:42am Report to Moderator

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Our condolences to the family and friends of Ron Oswald
Rest in peace brother.












In Memory of Dad, USCG, USMC. WWII, Korea, Purple Heart. 1927~2005

In Memory of Jon D.


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Dukesmom1
July 15, 2012, 9:59am Report to Moderator

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My thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends. R I P Ron and ride free.
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Cager Brad-Gala Gal
July 15, 2012, 10:08am Report to Moderator

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We will miss the bear hugs and your smiling face Ron.  We will long remember you in our thoughts and prayers.  

Brad & Carol
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Old Dawg
July 15, 2012, 11:29am Report to Moderator

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Rest in Peace Ron.  Ride hard and long and thanks for caring for our heroes.  Our condolences to family and friends of Ron.  


Riding for all who support and protect our freedom, nation and family.

Proud Marine parents!!
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July 15, 2012, 11:54am Report to Moderator
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Rest in Peace Ron. You will always be remembered .
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July 15, 2012, 12:09pm Report to Moderator

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    OUR CONDOLENCES TO RON'S FAMILY. YOU WILL BE IN OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS. REST IN PEACE SIR!


" IN LOVING MEMORY " DAD ARMY WWII MOM W.A.C. WWII UNCLES ROY ED CHUCK BILL WWII AND OUR OWN JON D DEB MIKE IRISH BOB JIM


DAVE AND ELIZABETH
                                                                  
                                       


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July 15, 2012, 12:33pm Report to Moderator

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My deepest condolences to Ron's family and friends. God Bless Ron and may he ride free in Region 7.

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