Flight 16 Last Flights - In Memoriam
Stewart, John Randolph Jr. Age 87, died in Bellevue, NE on Thursday, August 9, 2018 after a sudden illness. He was born on Long Island, NY on October 14, 1930. John entered the United States Air Force in May 1951, becoming a pilot who primarily flew KC-135s and B-52s. He retired as a Colonel in 1979 and went on to work for Rockwell International before retiring in 1993. John was a proud member of the Military Officers Association and the Order of Daedalians, a fraternal and professional order of American military pilots. A devout Christian and member of Avery Presbyterian Church in Bellevue, John was actively involved in his church and community. John’s wife Linda was the light of his life, and he loved spending time with his children and grandchildren. He will be especially remembered for his love of family and friends, deep faith, sense of humor, passions for reading and travel and interest in sports. John is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Linda; his daughter, Suzana and her husband Cary Weltken; his daughter, Melissa Owens; and his son, Chad and his wife Stacey. He had six grandchildren he loved tremendously and of whom he was extremely proud – Jacquelynn and Brandon Weltken, Samantha and Rebecca Owens and Adeline and Mira Stewart. A MEMORIAL SERVICE will be held Saturday, September 15, 2018, at 3pm, at Avery Presbyterian Church, 1910 Avery Road East, Bellevue, NE 68005. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Avery Presbyterian Church.Thanks to the staff at Bellevue Medical Center for the loving way they cared for John during his last days.
Moses, William F. Jr. Col USAF (Ret) May 9, 1929 – Nov 22, 2017 Colonel William Franklin Moses, Jr., age 88, USAF (Retired), died November 22, 2017 in Omaha, NE. Col. Moses was born May 9, 1929 in Auburn, NY. He graduated from Morristown NJ High School in 1948 and from Purdue University in 1952 with his Bachelor of Science degree and was an ROTC Honor graduate. He served in the U.S. Air Force for 30 years and was a veteran of the Korean Conflict, Vietnam War, and the Cold War. He was awarded the Legion of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, the Air Medal, and the Air Force Commendation Medal. Col. Moses was a graduate of Squadron Officers School, Air Command and Staff College and the Industrial College of the Armed Forces. He also received his master’s degree from the University of Nebraska in 1975. He was a rated pilot and navigator and served as a commander of the 744th Bomb Squadron at Beale AFB from 1970-1971, and commander of the 43rd Strategic Wing, Anderson AFB, Guam from 1977-1978. During his distinguished career he flew the B-36 and EC-47 aircraft, but his true love was flying the B-52. Prior to his retirement in 1982 he was Deputy Director for Command Control at SAC Headquarters. After retirement he enjoyed volunteering as a guide at the Strategic Air Command and Space Museum and volunteered one afternoon a week at the Information Desk at Ehrling Bergquist Clinic. Col. Moses was preceded in death by his parents of Morristown, NJ; his son, William F. Moses, III. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Helen Self Moses; daughter, Ann-Lloyd Moses Jones (Dale) of Fredericksburg, VA; grandchildren, Will, Ben (Brittney) and Julianne Jones; great granddaughter, Sophia; and an extended family and abundance of friends. Col. Moses was a member of Thanksgiving Lutheran Church. He was also a life member of the Order of Daedalians, Military Officers Association of America, and was inducted into the Purdue ROTC Hall of Fame. MEMORIAL SERVICES: 11am Thursday, December 21, 2017, at Thanksgiving Lutheran Church, 3702 South 370 Plaza, Bellevue, NE. In lieu of flowers, Memorials to the Scholarship Fund of the Curtis E. LeMay Chapter, Order of Daedalians, P. O. Box 13195, Offutt AFB, NE 68113; or Thanksgiving Lutheran Church. Military Honors by the Offutt Air Force Base Honor Guard. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery. BELLEVUE MEMORIAL CHAPEL Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler 2202 Hancock St., Bellevue 402-291-5000 www.bellevuefuneralchapel.com
Rousseau, Lamont E. (Bud) Col USAF (Ret)
posted February 12th, 2015. Updated 5 days ago
Rousseau, Lamont E. (Bud) Col USAF (Ret) Of Bellevue. Bud Rousseau was born on May 26, 1930 and passed away on February 10, 2015 following a long illness. He is survived by his loving wife of 57 years, Joan; daughter, Patty Crider and her husband, Mike; grandchildren, Jessica Garcia and her husband Tex, Kelly Crider, Nicholas Crider; great-grandchildren, Lila and Holly Garcia; son, Alan Rousseau; and sister-in-law, nieces and nephew. Bud graduated from E Stroudsberg University in PA and was a 31-year veteran of the United States Air Force. He piloted various aircraft including the H-13/H19 helicopter, F-4 jet, and B-52 bomber. Bud participated in 5 battle campaigns during the Vietnam war and was awarded various awards and commendations for outstanding conduct. After retirement from the military Bud worked for the Henry Doorly Zoo as an administrative assistant providing personal support for the social functions and guided tours. He was a member of the Military Officer’s Association and Society of Daedalians. Bud’s kindness, wit, and love will be greatly missed by his family and friends. He was truly an officer and a gentleman. Family will receive friends, Friday, February 13 from 5-7pm for a Time of Remembrance at Bellevue Memorial Chapel. MEMORIAL SERVICE Saturday, February 14 at 11am at First Presbyterian Church, Bellevue. Inurnment Bellevue Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorials to First Presbyterian Church. BELLEVUE MEMORIAL CHAPEL Heafey-Hoffmann-Dworak-Cutler 2202 Hancock St, Bellevue 402-291-5000 bellevuefuneralchapel.com
Retired Colonel USAF
Age 89 – Dec 3, 2013
La Vista. Survived by wife of 65 years Ann; children, Douglas (Inna), Terri (Richard) Grady, Becky (Larry) Willoughby; 7 grandchildren; 4 great grandchildren; brother Charles (Molly), St. Louis.
VISITATION Friday 4-7pm at the funeral home. FUNERAL SERVICE Saturday 11am Kountze Memorial Lutheran Church, 2650 Farnam St. Interment Springwell Cemetery with military honors by the Offutt AFB Honor Guard. Memorials requested to Disabled American Veterans or charity of your choice . – See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/omaha/obituary.aspx?n=jim-weedman&pid=168341766&fhid=15196#sthash.7t0IEHfC.dpuf
- A LeMay Flight #16 donation was made to The Disabled American Veterans in Jim’s name.