Obituaries/In Memoriam

Below is a list of members who have flown west over the years. We do our best to include the names of members who have taken their final flight.


Paul Collins, founder of WAHS: Follow this link to read Paul’s obituary.

Jon Proctor: Follow this link to read Jon’s obituary.

Jay Prall, former WAHS board member: Follow this link to read Jay’s obituary.

Paul Kowalewski: Follow these links to read Paul’s obituaries: Los Altos, CA or Ann Arbor,MI.

Joseph Yeager: Follow this link to read Joe’s obituary.

George “Tony” Trapp: Follow this link to read Tony’s obituary.

Phillip Glatt: Follow this link to read Phil’s obituary.

Jerry Stanick: Follow this link to read Jerry’s obituary.

Paul Andes: Follow this link to read Paul’s obituary.

Johannes “Joop” Gerritsma: Joop was an important contributor to the Captain’s Log for many years. Follow this link to read Joop’s obituaries: Welland, Ontario or Welland Tribune Tribute.

Kenneth W. “Ken” Taylor: Ken was an important contributor to the Captain’s Log for many years. Follow this link to read Ken’s obituary.

Fred Chan: Fred was the editor of the Playing Cards section of the Captain’s Log until 2017. [Note: We need an obituary. Please send the link to info@wahsonline.com if you have one.)

Eddy Gual: Follow this link to watch a YouTube video tribute to Eddy.

Richard “Dick” Koran: Dick was an important contributor to the Captain’s Log, editing the “Wings & Things column from 1982 to 1996. Follow this link to read Dick’s obituary.

R.E.G. “Ron” Davies: Follow this link to read Ron’s obituary.

George W. Cearley, Jr.: Follow this link to read George’s obituary.

Captain Craig Kodera: Awaiting a link to read Craig’s obituary.

Robert Wilmoth: Follow this link to read Robbie’s obituary.

Clint Groves: Follow this link to read Clint’s obituary.

Joyce Black

Peter Black

Robert Shane

Robert Yates

Captain Bob Wilson

Tom Stephany

Larry Myers

Mary Jayne Rowe

Elmer Maves

Dave Mills

Larry Myers

Matt Cornell

Bill Hirsch

Joe Turner

If you know of other WAHS members who have flown west, please let us know by sending an email and obituary (if possible) to info@wahsonline.com.

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