|National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims|
For this year’s 2016 National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims, Unit 1012 will remember more than 188 murdered victims + victims of war crimes from the United States and around the world. Let us remember how they lived on this earth and treasure their memories.
"So long as we live, they too shall live and love for they are a part of us as we remember them."- Gates of Prayer
For this observance, we will present murdered victims from 2011 to 2013:
Correctional Officer Jayme Biendl
142. Reverend Clint Dobson (July 15, 1982 to March 3, 2011)
The Fogel Family
143-147. The Itamar attack, also called the Itamar massacre, was an attack on a Jewish family in the Israeli settlement of Itamar in the West Bank that took place on 11 March 2011, in which five members of the same family were murdered in their beds. The victims were the father Ehud (Udi) Fogel, the mother Ruth Fogel, and three of their six children—Yoav, 11, Elad, 4, and Hadas, the youngest, a three-month-old infant. According to David Ha'ivri, and as reported by multiple sources the infant was decapitated. The settlement of Itamar had been the target of several murderous attacks before these killings.
150. Andrew Speroni (January 16, 1991 to September 26, 2011)
151. Kelli O’Laughlin (April 2, 1997 to October 27, 2011)
152. Jessie Cate (6 March 1996 to 12 December 2011)
153. Saskia Burke (November 6, 1993 to December 20, 2011)
“But in that backroom or whatever it is when God confronts me with my sins, I do not believe any of the kills I had during the war will be among them. Everyone I shot was evil. I had good cause on every shot. They all deserved to die.” – Chris Kyle
[PHOTO SOURCE: http://www.azquotes.com/quote/1069078]
158. American Sniper - Christopher Scott "Chris" Kyle (April 8, 1974 − February 2, 2013) was a United States Navy SEAL and the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history with 160 confirmed kills. Kyle served four tours in the Iraq War and was awarded several commendations for acts of heroism and meritorious service in combat. He received two Silver Star Medals, five Bronze Star Medals, one Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal, two Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medals and numerous other unit and personal awards.
Kyle was honorably discharged from the U.S. Navy in 2009 and wrote a bestselling autobiography, American Sniper, which was published in January 2012. A film adaptation of Kyle's autobiography, directed by Clint Eastwood, was released in December 2014. On February 2, 2013, Kyle was shot and killed at a shooting range near Chalk Mountain, Texas, with his friend, Chad Littlefield. The man accused of killing them, Eddie Ray Routh, was found guilty of both murders and later sentenced to life in prison without parole.
|Cherish Lily Perrywinkle|
159. Cherish Lily Perrywinkle (December 24, 2004 to June 22, 2013)
161. Delbert "Shorty" BELTON (12/21/1924 - 08/22/2013)
BELTON, Delbert "Shorty" (Age 88) Passed away on August 22, 2013. He was born on December 21, 1924, in Sunnyside, WA to Luther and Marion Belton. Shorty was one of 13 children in his family. He served in the army during WWII. Shorty was a 30 year employee at Kaiser Aluminum Plant at Trentwood. He is survived by his son Bill and wife Bobbie, grandchildren; Carlton and Dana and great-granddaughter; Natasha. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 29th at noon at Greenwood Memorial Terrace. A reception will follow at Heritage Funeral Home.