FEICHTINGER WILLIAM MICHAEL

CDR William "Mike" Michael Feichtinger was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/22/2014 at the age of 72.9
Martinsburg, WV
Date of Birth 02/24/1941
Served in the U.S. Navy
Served in Vietnam with HA(L)-3 DET 4 in 71-72
Call sign in Vietnam SEAWOLF
This information was provided by Dan Arnes

More detail on this person: William "Mike" Michael Feichtinger CDR (Ret). HA(L)-3 6/21/1971 to 2/27/1972, Detachment 4

Feichtinger, William Michael "Mike" Retired U.S. Navy CDR Age 72 Timberville, VA. Passed away peacefully at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, WV on January 22, 2014. Mike was born on February 24, 1941 in Omaha, NE. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Barbara J. Morley, also of Omaha; daughters, Kristin Carretta and husband John of Charleston, SC, and Laura McGrath and husband Pat of New Market, VA; son, Michael and wife Kristi of Vail, CO; 5 grandchildren; brother, John Feichtinger and wife Barbara of Tucson, AZ; sister Kathleen Vogt of Denver, CO; sister-in-law Nikki Feichtinger of Scottsdale, AZ; and aunt Shirleen Fitzpatrick of Chicago, IL. He was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Gladys Feichtinger; and by his brothers, Thomas, Gerald, and James Feichtinger. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 1991, with 32 years of Military Service. During those years, he served multiple tours in Vietnam, where he flew more than 400 missions as a Helicopter Combat Pilot with HA(L)-3. He accumulated over 5500 hours of flight time in helicopters and fixed wing aircraft during his career. Mike lived his life for God, Country, and Family. Upon retirement, Mike received his Master's in Education, and began a very enjoyable, second career dedicating his time to Salem H.S. in VA Beach. He refereed for the Virginia High School Soccer Association until he turned 70 years old. He loved his family deeply and touched the lives of many, and he will be missed by all. BURIAL will be held in Arlington National Cemetery with full Military Honors. Memorial contributions specific to Research in memory of William Michael Feichtinger may be made to: the National Lewy Body (Dementia) Association, 912 Killian Hill Road, S.W., Lilburn, GA 30047. Online condolences may be offered at http://www.brownfuneralhomeswv.com/ BROWN FUNERAL HOME PO Box 821, Martinsburg, WV 25402 (304) 263-8896

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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