LTC William J. Arink was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/17/2011 at the age of 81.0 from Lung cancer
Sandia, TX
Date of Birth 08/16/1930
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 71 AHC in 67
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Feb 2012

More detail on this person: Arink, LtC William "Bill", US Army (Ret) (8/16/1930 8/17/2011), Bill succumbed to lung cancer after a 3 year battle. He was born and raised in St. Louis, MO, died in Lagarto TX. He was preceded in death by his parents, siblings, a son and a daughter. He is survived by his wife and best friend, Patricia (Trish) Arink, six children and eight grandchildren. He served in the U.S. Army for twenty-five years and completed his education after service with duel Masters Degrees in Business Administration and Technical Management. He worked in the Aerospace Industry and was involved in the design, manufacture and repair of the Harpoon and Cruise Missiles. Services: A memorial service is planned for Saturday, September 10, 2011 at 9:00am at 115 Mimosa Ln, Ballwin, MO 63011. He donated his body to the Texas A&M School of Medicine.

St. Louis Post-Dispatch (MO) - Tuesday, August 30, 2011

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