Where to send a card?
By Jodi Goffinet
January 28, 2006
A co-worker's daughter actually brought this heartfelt question
up and then my co-worker called the radio stations to find out
if anything is being done, but nobody knows.
So I figured we could put it on Sitnews and hopefully someone
might know or know how we would go about finding out.
First off I'm so glad and I'm sure everyone feels blessed and
that someone higher up was watching over Ketchikan residents
on 1/25/06 when the military jet flown by Steve Freeman came
crashing down. One can hardly believe that with this fatal incident
only the pilot Steve Freeman lost his life. I know that there
is a mess to clean up and that the residents that are living
there have not been able to go back to their homes, or their
home is not there, but thank god everyone still has their life
and Ketchikan is not mourning a local resident. I know that the
Ketchikan community is helping. That is one of the things I like
about Ketchikan is the lending of hands and how generous people
are in whatever way they can help in this community.
With that being said it leads me to my question. Does anyone
know where one could send a card or flowers or know if there
is a fund set up for Steve's two small children? No, he was not
one of our residents, friend, son, husband, Dad, etc. but he
was somebody's and I'm sure he will be greatly missed. With reading
about Steve Freeman I've learned that he is a retired Marine
Major, currently working with the Department of Homeland Security,
the best of the best in his field, trained Blue Angels how to
fly, and working as a jet trainer for Red Air. I don't know how
long his list is and probably never would have even known this
man if this unfortunate tragedy did not happen. I truly believe
that he hung in there until the end. Sacrificing his life to
do the most he could do to not take another. I for one, and I
know I'm not the only one, would like to let his family know
how sorry I am that this happened.
If anyone knows or can find out how one might be able to do this
can you please post it, or put it in the paper.
Ketchikan, AK - USA
About: Jodi Goffinet has bee
a Ketchikan resident since 1978
Send Condolences To The Freeman Family - In response to the
many requests for contact information for the Freeman family,
cards of condolences may be mailed to the following company address
for Major Stephen Freeman's family.. - More....
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