CWO Clarence T. Ebbinga was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 07/31/2023 at the age of 79.9 from Cancer
Enterprise, AL
Flight Classes 67-1 and 66-23
Date of Birth 09/22/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 92 AHC in 67, 155 AHC in 68, 165 TC DET in 68
Call signs in Vietnam STAGECOACH 14, STAGECOACH 24, BOOTLEGGER 14
This information was provided by Tom Pearcy

More detail on this person: Lt. Col (R) Clarence T. Ebbinga, of Enterprise, Alabama, a dedicated husband and loving father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, passed away Monday, July 31, 2023. He was 79. A Memorial service will be at 1:00 pm on Saturday, August 19, 2023 at Christ the King Lutheran Church in Enterprise, Alabama, with Pastor Jim Endrihs officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Enterprise directing. Burial will follow at a later date at Fort Mitchell National Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the church on Saturday beginning at 12:00 pm and continuing until service time. Clarence was born September 22, 1943 in Avoca, Minnesota, to the late Claus and Annie Cuperus Ebbinga. He flew Hueys for the US Army, served in the Vietnam War, and retired from the military after 24 years of service. Clarence also was a back up bridge player to his wife, JoAnne Ebbinga. In addition to his parents, his wife, JoAnne Ebbinga; daughter, Lara Dicus; brothers, Herman Ebbinga, Jerry Ebbinga preceded him in death. Survivors include his son, Stewart Ebbinga (Ramona); son-in-law, Dan Dicus; sister-in-law, Kay Nelson; grandchildren: Ryan Ebbinga (Whitney Lee), Daniel Dicus, Jacob Dicus, Cameran Clark (Matthew); great-grandchildren: Maddie, Coleman, and Eason Clark. Sorrells Funeral Home and Crematory of Enterprise, (334) 347-9598, is in charge of arrangements. To sign a guest register, please visit www.sorrellsfuneralhomeenterprise.com.

Burial information: Fort Mitchell National Cemetery

This information was last updated 08/03/2023

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