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It is with deep sympathy for the family and friends that I am posting the following death notices:

Arthur J. Schneider, 212th 67-68. This was posted in the Columbia Daily Tribune, Columbia, MO.

Arthur Joseph Schneider, 71, son of the late Arthur C. and Dorothy Schneider, passed away Saturday, May 30, 2015. He married Vicki Kay Calloway in 1974, and they had two children.

Per Mr. Schneider’s request, no funeral is planned; rather, his family and friends will celebrate his life at a date to be determined.

Mr. Schneider held three bachelor’s degrees — in education, journalism and criminal justice — a master’s degree in criminal justice and an education specialist degree.

Mr. Schneider was a sentry dog handler for the military police. He served in Vietnam and was honorably discharged.

Earlier in his career, he worked as an assistant news editor for the Helena Independent Record in Montana. He began work as a reporter for the Columbia Daily Tribune in 1972, then in 1975 worked as a public information specialist for the University of Missouri.

He later was hired as an extension specialist for the University of Missouri and was headquartered in Boonville. He continued this work until he retired.

He served 6˝ years on the Central Missouri Food Bank Board, including one as chairman. He also served as chairman for the Harvest House Board in Boonville. He played a major role in the Boonville Outdoor Arts Committee, including in the procurement of the Hannah Cole statue and statues of other Boonville notables.

Mr. Schneider is survived by his wife of 40 years; his children, Arthur C. Schneider and his wife Mindy of Lee’s Summit, and Sarah Schneider-Toro and her husband Carlos of Medellin, Colombia; and four grandchildren, Isabella Schneider, Joseph Schneider, Marcos Antonio Toro Schneider and Miguel Arturo Toro Schneider; and his brother, Chuck Schneider of Vandalia, Ohio, and his wife Mary and their children.

Though not necessary, for those who feel compelled to send flowers, the family asks that you instead make a donation to the American Heart Association or the Humane Society of Central Missouri.

Online condolences can be left for the family at www.parkerfuneralservice.com.

© 2016 Columbia Daily Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Carl D. Eriksen, 212th 65-66. This was posted in Traverse City Record Eagle.

AURORA, Colo. — Carl “David” Eriksen passed away at his home in Aurora, Colorado, on Feb. 8, 2016. David was born in Traverse City on July 4, 1942 to the late Perry and Lucile (Weatter) Eriksen.

He attended Traverse City schools, graduating from Central High School. Shortly after graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served in the Military Police until 1967 when he was wounded during his second tour of duty in Vietnam.

After eventual discharge from Fitzsimmons Army Hospital in Denver, he continued to live in the Denver area and worked in security at the Denver Art Museum until retirement.

He is survived by his wife, Karen; and a sister, Sonja Cline, of Traverse City.
A military service was held at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

The family was served by the Newcomer Funeral Home of Aurora

Guys this is a special one. I went through AIT and dog school with John D. Musser 595th 71-72.

John David Musser
Born: August 23, 1948
Died: June 5, 2013
Location: Camdenton, Missouri

Tribute & Message From The Family

John was born on August 23, 1948 and passed away on Wednesday, June 5, 2013.

John was a resident of Camdenton, Missouri at the time of his passing.

Graveside services and burial with military honors will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, June 15, 2013 in Freedom Cemetery, Montreal.

Memorial donations may be made to the family.

Maynard Kuhns 212th 66-67. Maynard Russell Kuhns, 64, of Bethlehem, passed away peacefully Saturday, September 18, 2010, in his home. He was the husband of Barbara (Botch) Kuhns. They celebrated their 36th anniversary last month.Born in Fountain Hill, he was a son of the late Milton O. and Bertha (Rice) Kuhns. He was employed as a glazier at Allentown Glass before retiring. An Army veteran of the Viet Nam War, Russ was an MP dog handler. Survivors: Surviving with his wife, Barbara, are; daughters, Tracy Luke and her husband Keith of Alexandria, VA, and Kirsten Bickert and her husband Michael of Northampton; a brother, Clifford Kuhns of Allentown; and a sister, Irene Buskirk of Allentown; and seven grandchildren. He was predeceased by brothers, Elwood and Charles, and sisters, Betty Achey-Angelou and Jean Loftus. Services: Family and friends are invited to call Tuesday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Pearson Funeral Home. A graveside service with military honors will be held Wednesday at 10:30 in Washington Crossing National Cemetery. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Animals in Distress, P.O. Box 609, Coopersburg, PA 18036

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