Captain George Buck

 Capt.  George W. Bucks

August 1, 1942 ~ April 3, 2018

 George BuckAfter a valiant battle against ALS, Captain George Bucks left the bounds of earth to fly amongst the heavens on April 3, 2018. Born August 1, 1942, in Saginaw, Michigan, he spent most of his youth in upstate New York. With a life-long passion for aviation, he got his private pilot license at age 17.

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Bob Carstensen



Bob S. Cartensen

1919 -2017

Obit Photo Bob Carstensen age 98

Captain Bob Carstensen, age 98, passed away on October 25, 2027. Bob graduated from Ballard High School in Seattle and attended the University of Washington. He flew Army contract flights during WWII, including the much Hump in the China/India theater of operations, and afterwards volunteered to serve the United Nations by rescuing soldiers and displaced civilians. On July 3, 1942, while on furlough from Army flying, Bob married Eleanor Phellps and the two remained strongly bonded until her passing in 2007.

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Paul Pomermeyer

Paul Richard Pompermayer

1932 ~ 2018

Obit photo Paul Pompermayer

   Captain Paul Pompermayer, age 86, flew west on February 6, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Paul died from complications of Alzheimer's Disease.

   Born at 12:02 AM. on January 1, 1932 Paul went through life saying, "I ruined my mother's New Year's Eve." Born in Salida, Colorado to Nick and Jenny Pompermayer, Paul was the youngest of three sons. He was raised by his mother, as Paul's father was disabled and resided in a Veteran's home. From a rather young age Paul to help support the family.

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Captain William Hochbrunn F. Jr.

Obit Photo William Hochbrunn


Age 96 of Savage, MN entered into the loving arms of the Lord on March 22, 2018. Preceded in death by the love of his life, wife, Bette Lue; son, Thomas; granddaughter, Kristin and brother, Donald Hochbrunn. Survived by daughters, Renee Hall (Donald), Phyllis Hochbrunn and Keely Jo Gregory (Jeff): 14 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Junice Hochbrunn and many nieces and nephews. While William's love of flying was evident in his 40 years with Northwest Airlines, he placed the love of his family above all else. In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to donor's choice. Visitation 10:30 to 11:30 AM with funeral service at 11:30 AM on Wednesday, March 28 all at: Washburn-McReavy Dawn Valley Chapel, 9940 Bush Lake Road, Bloomington, MN 952-941-7686. Interment Dawn Valley Memorial Park.

David Roth

 David J. Roth

1936 ~ 2017

  CaObit Photo David Roth 2ptain David Roth, age 81, took his flight on his final journey peacefully November 29, 2017. Dave was preceded in death by the light and love of his life, Martha (Marty), after 60 years of marriage. The couple lived for years in Burnsville and at the time of Dave’s passing he resided at Apple Valley, Minnesota.

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Andrew Nathanson

 Andrew J. Nathanson

1942 ~ 2017

Obit Photo Andrew NathansonCaptain Andrew Nathanson, age 74, of Howell, Michigan, took one final flight west on July 2, 2017. Andrew was born in Columbia, SC, on December 20, 1942. He graduated from Southwest Miami High School in 1960 and attended the University of Miami, FL, where he was a member of Phi Delta Theta fraternity.

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