More detail on this person: Richard Edward Eichbauer Lieutenant Colonel Richard Edward Eichbauer, U. S. Army, Retired, joined the Lord and many loved ones on Friday, January 16, 2009 having died from heart failure after a lengthy, yet brave battle with Parkinsons' Disease. Richard was born in Queens, NY on August 13, 1938 to John Eichbauer and Kathryn Mansfield. He received his BA from St. Mary's University in 1974 and his MBA from Trinity University in 1979. During his highly decorated career in the Army he wrote for Stars and Stripes, was an official Army correspondent, a talented helicopter pilot and also served in the Vietnam War. He enjoyed life to the fullest and was a loyal, dependable & loving husband, father and friend. He is survived by his wife Estela and sons Eric and Ross. He is also survived by his stepmother Italia and sister Mary of CA, and numerous nieces & nephews. Visitation will be held 5-9:00 P.M., Wednesday, January 21, 2009 followed by a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at Sunset Northwest Funeral Home Chapel. A funeral procession will depart Sunset Northwest Funeral Home at 8:45 A.M, Thursday, January 22, 2009 for a 9:15 mass at St. Luke's Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery with Full Military Honors. Please join us in honoring Richard by visiting www.mem.com and share your thoughts and fond memories with our family.
Burial information: Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio, TX
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