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Passing of our beloved Doc Burwinkel
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Author:  Vice-President [ 31 Dec 2014 12:36 ]
Post subject:  Passing of our beloved Doc Burwinkel

HMCM Stephen Richard Burwinkel, USN (Retired)
9 March 1941 - 29 December 2014

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our Plankowner Chief Hospital Corpsman, Stephen ("Doc") Burwinkel. Doc passed away on Monday evening, 29 December 2014 in Pensacola, after a month-long illness. His funeral service will be held on Friday, 2 January 2015 at Oak Lawn Funeral Home, 619 Warrington Rd., Pensacola, FL, with burial immediately following at Barancas National Cemetery, Naval Air Station, Pensacola, FL.

Please visit the following "tribute" website for further information: ... -102022305

Rest in Peace, Doc Burwinkel. You were the heart and soul of our good ship, and a true friend and mentor to all of your grateful shipmates. Bravo Zulu, good man.
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