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Roger Welsch

United States

#1 Feb 25, 2007
For many years I have wondered exactly what happened with my old college buddy Roger Wichman from Pender. I went to Pender many times with him, Bob Anderson, Roger McQuistan, and others from the area 50 years ago. I almost hate to ask because I have had rumors that the information about him is not good, but I would like to know more about his fate. He was a great guy and I treasure his memory if he is indeed gone.
Darlene Wichman Garrity

Eureka, CA

#2 Aug 6, 2007
Roger was my cousin. He was as pilot killed in Vietnam, Nov. 8, 1969. I believe the story goes that his plane was hit by enemy fire and he ejected but the seat from the aircraft hit him on the way down. He still has brothers and a sister in Pender. He had two sons, one a veterinarian in Virginia. Contact me at deegee1137 (at) suddenlink.net if you want more information.
Peggy McQuistan Young

Blair, NE

#3 Aug 8, 2007
Roger Welsch wrote:
For many years I have wondered exactly what happened with my old college buddy Roger Wichman from Pender. I went to Pender many times with him, Bob Anderson, Roger McQuistan, and others from the area 50 years ago. I almost hate to ask because I have had rumors that the information about him is not good, but I would like to know more about his fate. He was a great guy and I treasure his memory if he is indeed gone.
Roger, you can contact my brother, Bill McQuistan at Pender and he can update you on roger Wickman.
Ken Thompson

Winthrop, ME

#4 Jan 23, 2010
Roger used to fly my aircraft, 56-2911, every once in awhile. We got along well, I liked him. We had pictures taken of him and I standing in front of my "ready for bear" bird.
It was such a shock to learn that such a wonderful guy never made it back home......I salute you, Roger. In my mind, I've brought you home.
Brandon Wichman

Washington, DC

#5 Nov 20, 2010
Roger Welsch wrote:
For many years I have wondered exactly what happened with my old college buddy Roger Wichman from Pender. I went to Pender many times with him, Bob Anderson, Roger McQuistan, and others from the area 50 years ago. I almost hate to ask because I have had rumors that the information about him is not good, but I would like to know more about his fate. He was a great guy and I treasure his memory if he is indeed gone.
Roger, not sure if you will get this. My name is Brandon Wichman, Roger's son. Would love to talk to you sometime. Write me at dawgdvm@gmail.com
Brandon Wichman

Washington, DC

#6 Nov 20, 2010
Ken Thompson wrote:
Roger used to fly my aircraft, 56-2911, every once in awhile. We got along well, I liked him. We had pictures taken of him and I standing in front of my "ready for bear" bird.
It was such a shock to learn that such a wonderful guy never made it back home.oger......I salute you, Roger. In my mind, I've brought you home.
Ken, would also like to talk to you about my dad Roger. Write me at dawgdvm@gmail.com

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