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***UPDATE 4/14/2011 - at 5:00 p.m.***

Staging for Friday, 4/15 - Funeral Services, Escort & Interment

Staging Time:  8:30 am

Amigone Funeral Home
2600 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY

Briefing:  8:35 am

Anyone arriving late, check with a Ride Captain for details.


******UPDATE 4/11/2011 - at 6:00 p.m.******

SSG Lammerts is scheduled to arrive at the Niagara Falls Airbase on Tuesday, April 12th.

Tuesday 4/12/11
Staging Time: 8:00 am
Place: West end of the Amigone Funeral Home (at Parker Rd.)
2600 Sheridan Drive
Tonawanda, NY

We will be escorting the Family of SSG Lammerts to the Air Base and back to the Funeral Home. 
***Dress accordingly as we are supposed to have shower activity in the AM and it will be colder than normal.

Wed. 4/13 and Thur. 4/14
Calling Hours from 2-4 and 7-9
Staging Time:  1:15 pm and 6:15 pm BOTH DAYS

Friday, 4/15
The Funeral Service will be held at the Funeral home and the Burial will be in the Elmlawn Cemetery
Staging Time:  TBD

I encourage everyone to support this family at this difficult time, and to please avail themselves to post their condolances to the family on our website.

Bill Brainard  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
RC Region 1


******* UPDATE 4/8/2011 ***********

CITY OF TONAWANDA, N.Y. -On Thursday, the Army posthumously promoted a Tonawanda native killed in Afghanistan.

Army Staff Sergeant Michael Lammerts, 26, a city of Tonawanda native, was killed Sunday in the line of duty while serving overseas. His body arrived at Dover Airforce Base in Delaware earlier this week. Visitation and funeral arrangements for the husband and father of two have not yet been made public.


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Our services have been requested by the family of SGT Michael S. Lammerts. 

Please stand by for short notice update. 

Calling hours are expected to be Sunday & Monday with funeral services on Tuesday, further details to follow.


DOD Identifies Army Casualties


The Department of Defense announced today the deaths of two soldiers who were supporting Operation Enduring Freedom.  They died April 4 of wounds suffered from small arms fire in Faryab province, Afghanistan.  The incident is under investigation.

Killed were:

Sgt. Scott H. Burgess, 32, of Franklin, Texas.

Sgt. Michael S. Lammerts, 26, of Tonawanda, N.Y.

They were assigned to the 1st Battalion, 84th Field Artillery Regiment, 170th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, Baumholder, Germany.


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