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Home » Colorado Missions and Events » Mission Archive » 10 JUL - Gilbert W. "Jim" Poitra, US Army Veteran - Fort Logan, Denver

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7/6/2019 8:06:53 AM

Jim Herstein
Jim Herstein
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The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in honor at the Interment Service for Gilbert Wallace "Jim" Poitra at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Blvd., Denver, 80236 on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 2:15PM, Committal Shelter C.

Mr. Poitra was born on October 16, 1947 and died on June 29, 2019 at the age of 71. He served in the US Army from 1966 until 1969.

1:30PM - Stage at the Fort Logan Visitors Center

1:45PM - Mission Briefing
2:00PM - Depart for Committal Shelter C to Form Flag Line

Dave "Captain Slow" Lefavor will serve as Ride Captain.


I will be honored to attend and will bring Flags.


edited by jwherst on 7/6/2019
edited by jwherst on 7/6/2019

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Jim
(303) 518-8790
jwherst@aol.com
Colorado PGR HOTH Coordinator
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7/6/2019 10:37:13 AM

David Lefavor
David Lefavor
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I am honored to stand for Mr. Poitra. I am available to RC.

To the family and friends of this hero I offer sincere condolences.

Rest in peace, Soldier. It is my privilege to stand in your honor.
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Dave “Captain Slow” Lefavor
USAF 1967-1972 USAFR 1972-1979

Standing in memory of:
Leslie A. “Les” Powell USA, KIA Viet Nam, friend, Panel 27W Line 102
Richard Lefavor USN WWII, uncle
Lowell E. Bair USA Korea, UHP, uncle
Donald Sebesta USN WWII, FBI, father-in-law
Louis “Lou” Olivera USA Panama, “brother”

Standing in honor of:
Robert W. Lefavor USN WWII, father
Donald Lefavor USN WWII, uncle
Robert D. Lefavor USAF, brother
John W. Lefavor WVCPD, brother
Taylor Press USMC, nephew
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7/6/2019 4:00:28 PM

ken (Nick) nicholas
ken (Nick) nicholas
Posts: 913
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Poitra. I will be honored to stand for this hero.

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Assistant State Captain (Northern Co,)
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7/6/2019 8:36:59 PM

Dave
Dave "EZ" McCabe
Posts: 615
My condolences to the family and friends of this proud Veteran. I will be honored to stand for Mr. Poitra

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dave
Ride Captain

A tour of duty lasts a life time.
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7/7/2019 4:48:30 AM

Kathy Goldstein
Kathy Goldstein
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I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Gilbert "Jim" Poitra, US Army Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Soldier…those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch.

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Kathy "Rat" Goldstein
State Captain
ratkatgold@comcast.net

To those whose duty it is to protect and preserve the freedom of the people of this country, I most humbly thank you...
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7/7/2019 6:45:30 AM

Dave Feazell
Dave Feazell
Posts: 535
Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.

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“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In Memory of:
John Filonowich.
Rod Breazeale
Louis “Lou” Olivera
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7/7/2019 8:49:01 AM

Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson
Posts: 335
I will be honored to stand for Mr. Poitra.
Mike
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7/7/2019 10:09:46 AM

Linda Landers Sasse
Linda Landers Sasse
Posts: 32
Greg and I lift up prayers for this Veterans family & friends. May your memories bring you peace and comfort. We are forever grateful for his service to our great country.

We will be honored to stand for Mr. Poitra

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In memory of
QMC Donald Landers, Korea, Vietnam
1st Lt Adalaide Brooks, WWII
2nd Lt Alfred Sasse, WWII

In honor of:
Staff Sgt Jason Sasse, Iraq, Afghanistan
Gunnery Sgt. Nadine Sasse, Afghanistan
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7/7/2019 11:51:59 AM

Jerry Snowbarger
Jerry Snowbarger
Posts: 1024
Sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Mr. Poitra. So sorry for your loss. I will be Honored to stand for this Veteran.

Jerry

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TopSnow
Ride Captain
Assistant State Captain, Denver Area
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7/7/2019 1:10:31 PM

Jim Herstein
Jim Herstein
Administrator
Posts: 3722
Sincere appreciation for the US Army Service of Gilbert "Jim" Poitra. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

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Jim
(303) 518-8790
jwherst@aol.com
Colorado PGR HOTH Coordinator
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7/8/2019 7:33:42 AM

Jim Carr
Jim Carr
Posts: 309
I will be honored to stand for Mr Poitra and thank you for your sacrifice and service to our great nation.
My sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this great soldier sorry for your loss

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Build someone up today, tomorrow may be to late
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7/9/2019 2:58:21 PM

James Foss
James Foss
Posts: 190
I will be honored to stand for Mr. Poitra.

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Jim


Standing In Memory of:
Richard L. Foss 89th Infantry Div. (Medic) WWll
Robert H. Foss 1st Marine Div. (Comms) Korea
Michael 'Herbie' Blair OS Div. (Radarman) USS Ogden LPD-5
Robert N. Chrane (Medic) WWll/Korea
Mark A. Coyne SM Div. (Signalman) USS Ogden LPD-5


Standing In Honor of:
Dale R. Hanna US Army 23rd Infantry Div, 11th Brigade, Alpha Co. 3rd/1st, Chu Lai, Fire Base 4-11, Vietnam 70-71


'Eyes On The Olive Branch, Arrows At The Ready'.
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7/9/2019 3:50:09 PM

E. W. Thomas
E. W. Thomas
Posts: 143
I extend my most sincere condolences to the family and friends of US Army Veteran Poitra.

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Standing with honor and respect for those who served.

E.W. "Tom" Thomas
Eastern Colorado Plains RC
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