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Hans W. Henzel - LBG #38

On  December 6, 2013 Mr. Hans W. Henzel passed away at his son's home in Wake Forest, North Carolina.  He was 87 years old.  Hans was born in September of 1926 in Albany, New York and was a veteran of both the Second World War and the Korean conflict where he was commander of a squadron of tanks. At the outbreak of the Second World War Hans was a student at the Albany Academy where the above picture was taken from its 1943 yearbook.  His discriptors for the picture included: "Aggressive, Militaristic, Ambitious" Following service in WWII  he entered the Virginia Military Institute, graduating in 1949.  He was an officer in the United States Marine Corps retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel.  Hans took and passed the written Licensed Battlefield Guide examination in 1989 and passed his orals and was awarded Badge #38 in 1991.  He served as a full-time guide until 2007 when he gave up his license and returned to Lexington, Virginia . Failing health saw him give up his Lexington home and move in with his son, in North Carolina where he passed away.

In Memory of ...

December 6, 2013Henzel, HansBadge #38
October 15, 2013Strauch, MarkBadge #251
October 2, 2013Weixel, JohnBadge #225
June 19, 2013Clyde R. BellGuide Supervisor
January 15, 2013James W. TateBadge #53
March 31, 2012David GutknechtBadge #221
December 11, 2011Anthony KellonBadge #220
October  24, 2011Paul C. CookseyBadge #31
April 15, 2011
Harold Small
Badge #30
February 16, 2011
Samuel R. McHenry, Jr.
Badge #79
February 6, 2011
Perry O. Pherson
Badge #29
January 5, 2011
George E. Shealer
Badge #121
January 23, 2010
Robert C. Mullen
Badge #7
August 2, 2009 John Anthony "Tony" Brogan Badge #129
May 15, 2009 Suzanne Harbach Badge #6
January 1, 2009 Harmon Furney Badge #51
November 1, 2008 Eugene McVicker Badge #22
September 2007 Jack Wise Badge #133
August 6, 2007 John O'Brien Badge #109
April 21, 2007 Betty Weaver Badge #1
April 2, 2007 Maxine Hartlaub Badge #40
January 11, 2007 Louis Fischer Badge #49
February 7, 2007 Becky Lyons Assistant Guide Supervisor
December 15, 2006 Alan Crawford Badge #108
September 4, 2006 Paul Burkholder Badge #39
February 6, 2006 Druid Deitch Badge #94
July 5, 2005 Donna Migdalski Badge #60
April 24, 2005 Russell Cunningham Badge #2
February 14, 2005 Richard L. Fox Badge #19

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