Fred Knieriem

[24 AUG 1932 - K1 - 20416 - 28 APR 2008]

1954 Army - Yale Video

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Bill Graham - Murray - Spaulding - Bullard x55 - Wing - Knieriem - West - Michalove - Regnier - Tom Phillips - Viney - Klung - Pond - Smor - Perritt x55 - Thorsen (seated) [Mini Reunion @ Thorsens - MAY 1970]



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[10th Reunion - 1965]

Standing [L to R]: Weaver - Lewis - Turner - Chikalla - Gallup - O'Brien - Freed - Hadly - Wix - ? - Streett - ? - Reb Young - Quinn - Lenio - ? - Perkins - Thorsen - ? - Nieves - Sherman - Burroughs - Giza - Traut - Sloan - Gay - Paul Parks - Andrews - Ginter - Bates - McNair - ? - Lichtenberg - Nidever - Secord - Feagin - Cathey - Herren - ? - ? - Ludwig - ? - ? - ? - Ralls - ? - Shimunek - Macdonald - ? - ? - ? - ? - ? - Bob Strickland - Front [L to R]: Soper - Newton - Dax - Chance - Schmidt - Shideler - Bergen - Matteson - Hargrove - Hornbarger - Steakley - Stevens - Drummond - Rudzki - Knierem - Wargowsky - ? - Stern - ? - ? - Livesay - Dickson - Michalove - Hagan - Landers - ? - Blitch - ? - Cardillo - Ordway - Trobaugh - Crancer - Maus - LaFrenz - Sydenham - Strom - ? - Howie Stone - Schepps - Raymond - Spellman - Sanderson ? - Wray - Fikaris - Stevenson - Sims - ?

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Deluga '57 - Ann and Pat Collier (Ronnie's sisters) - Ronnie and Bill McWilliams - Brunstein - Ed Anderson - Hock (Best Man) - Knieriem - Rich Miller - Pettet [West Point Catholic Chapel - 8 JUN 1955]



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McWilliams Wedding - Pat Collier (Ronnie’s youngest sister) - Ann Collier (Ronnie’s older sister - Dave Pettet - Rich Miller - Bill Hock [Catholic Chapel - West Point - NY - 8 June 1955]



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K-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Skaff - Raynal - Joe Franklin - Rich Miller - Knieriem - Wayne Smith - Law - 2nd Row: Torrence (CO) - Steinman - Napier - Brunstein - McWilliams - 3rd Row: Guthrie - Hock - Livesay - Pettet - Ed Anderson - 4th Row: Jerry Hawkins - Funkhouser - Fleming (Absent: Gransback)



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[1953 Army Football Team]

4th row: 64 Shannon - 38 Chance - 84 Holleder - 68 Herdman - 85 Ordway - 74 Sullivan - 70 MeInick - 71 Glock - 10 Vann. 3rd row: Greer (Asst Mgr) - 81 Doremus - 63 Chesnauskas - 34 Uebel - 12 Mericle - 16 Hagan - 54 Lasley - 55 Farris - 33 Burd - Meador (Mgr). 2nd row: 46 Bell - 58 Zaborowski - 31 Wing - 11 Cody - 25 Wynn - 22 Zeigler - 65 Franklin - 37 Knierem - 66 Bruno. 1st row: 82 Lapchick - 62 Ziegler - 79 Krause - 83 Sisson - 60 Lunn (captain) - 87 Mischak - 52 Kramer - 30 Cockrell - 48 Attaya - 24 Schweikert



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1953 Army Football Team



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Rich Miller - Knieriem - Joe Franklin - Steinman
[1953]



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Jim Napier - Bill Hock - Fred Knieriem -
Oscar Raynal [Summer 1953]



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Rear: Pettet - Guthrie - McWilliams - Steinman - Law - Hock - Raynal - Front: Ed Anderson - Livesay - W. Smith - Capt. Adams - Knieriem - Torrence [USAF Trip - 1953]



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Fred Gerald Knieriem

Fred Gerald Knieriem was born on 24 August 1932 in North Tarrytown, New York. He was appointed to West Point from the 27th Congressional District of New York and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company K1 and played football for four years. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Air Force.


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Rich Miller found our old room-mate Fred Knieriem in the Georgia War Veterans' Home.

Address: Georgia War Veterans' Home
Wood 3 Building
2248 Vinson Highway
Milledgeville, GA 31061
Telephone: 478 445 6959

Rich and I have both called and talked with Fred. He has Parkinson's, some days OK, some days not so. He told me about his daughters and family, sometimes pretty animated, other times hesitant with long pauses between answers. We both told him we would call from time to time, and Fred seemed to me to be cheered up by our calls. I don't have any other info on the Veterans' Home, someone else may be able to tell us more about it. Perhaps some other classmates, maybe some of the C-130 pilots who flew with Fred may want to give him a call.

Many thanks to Rich.

God bless our soldiers.

Best to all,

Joe Franklin
26 FEB 2007


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Fred G. Knieriem

Fred G. Knieriem, 75 of Kennesaw, died Monday. April 28, 2008. Services will be 9 a.m., Wednesday, April 30th, at Mayes Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home and Crematory, Marietta, Ga. Interment will be in Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Ga.

Mr. Knieriem is survived by his wife, Patricia Ann Knieriem of Kennesaw, Ga.; three daughters, Lauren Marie Knieriem, Deanna Elizabeth Knieriem, both ofKennesaw, Ga., June Karlene Fields of Lithonia, Ga.; .two sons. Richard Keith Knieriem, Fred McKinley Knieriem and wife, JeAnne, both of Woodstock, Ga; one brother, Herman Knieriem and wife, Mffiy Kay, of Pittsboro, N.Q seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren.

Contributions may be made to The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinsonas Research, Church Street Station, P.0. Box 780, New York, N.Y 10608-0780, www.michaeljfox.org. HAYE5 WARD-DOBBIN.S FUNERAL HOME condolences at ajc.com/obits


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