US Army


Honor Mission

Martin Kvinlaug

US Army
Korean War Era Veteran

Albany, NY - 01/29/2024


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

The family of Martin Kvinlaug has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in his military honors funeral services. Martin, 90, passed away suddenly on Wednesday, January 24, 2024, St Peter's Hospital.

Born in Jackson, NY, Martin was a merchant seaman at the young age of 15. At 17, on 22 April 1953, he enlisted in the United States Army. He was trained as a Light Weapons Infantryman and assigned to the 82nd Airborne, Company "E", 504th Airborne Infantry Regiment. He was honorably discharged at the rank of Corporal on 21 April 1955, and for his service was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.

After the military, Martin began his own business in 1960 named Martin Kvinlaug & Sons until he retired in his 70's. Martin's was the past president in 1960 of the Electric City Rider's Motorcycle Club, Schenectady, NY.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

01/29/2024 at 10:30am

Staging Location:

Our Lady of Angels Cemetery
1389 Central Ave.
Colonie, NY 12205

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Ray Sestak
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

Members will stage near the front entry gate area to await the arrival of family and the funeral cortege.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Ray Sestak

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