LTC Daniel A Breard was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/16/2003 at the age of 70.9
Olympia, WA
Date of Birth 09/06/1932
Served in the U.S. Army
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More detail on this person: Daniel A. Breard III, of Olympia, Washington, passed away on Saturday, August 16, 2003.He was born in Monroe, Louisiana on September 6, 1932 to Daniel A. Breard II and Julia Dean Breard.Dan served in the military for twenty-one years, and was stationed at various military installations in the U.S. and overseas. As a Lt. Colonel, Dan flew helicopters in the Korean and Vietnam conflicts. Upon retirement from the military in 1972, he worked for the Department of Revenue in Olympia, retiring again in 1995.Dan was a people person. He especially enjoyed anything to do with flying. When his piloting days were over, he built and flew remote model airplanes, enjoyed boating around Puget Sound and fishing, and was an active member of Gyros; he enjoyed all the friends of these endeavors. Dan was also very attached to his animals.He is survived by his wife, Leota; son, Daniel A. Breard IV (Linda), and grandson, Danny; daughter, Lee Ann Flynn (Jim), and grandsons, E.J. and Patrick; brother, O.D. "Bud" Breard (Carol); sisters-in-law, Betty Aurdahl (Glen) and Kay Heilemn (George); stepdaughters, Vickie Hill (Dell) and Christy (Brian); brother-in-law, Mike Jolly (Linda); 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; and 6 nieces, 5 nephews, and their children. Dan was preceded in death by his parents and by his youngest brother, Robert "Bobby" Breard.Dan will be truly missed by all, especially Leota's daughter, Colleen Snider, and grandson, Kyle Snider, whom Dan cared for and treated as his own.A special thanks to doctors and nurses at Madigan Army Hospital for their great care and support.Graveside services will be held on Saturday, August 23, 2003, at 11:30 a.m. Arrangements by Woodlawn Funeral Home, Lacey, Washington. A gathering of family and friends will be held at the family residence immediately following the service.Fly high with the angels, but know our desires for your "touchdowns" in our hearts.

From: Olympian, The (WA) - Wednesday, August 20, 2003 Olympia WA United States

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