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Sergeant Charles A. Fricke Post Number 805

Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States

223 West First Street

O’Fallon, IL  62269

Phone:  618-624-6575

 

 

Our post is made up of an all volunteer force and we try to honor all requests.

  Parades:

 -         O’Fallon, IL (Veterans’ Day, O’Fallon Homecoming, Christmas Parade)Vets Day 2012

 -         Annual VFW District Loyalty Day Honor Guard competition

 -         Additional requests will be reviewed and either accept or send regrets

 Ceremonies:

 -         Memorial Day ceremony at:

         O’Fallon Cemetary, Veterans MonumentVets Monument, and Sgt Charles A. Fricke gravesite

 -         Veterans’ Day ceremony at:

         O’Fallon Veterans Monument, Ofallon Parade, VFW Post 805

 -         Additional requests will be reviewed and either accept or send regrets

 Funeral Services:

 When do we participate and what is our priority of requests we honor?

 1.      Deceased members of Sergeant Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805

 2.      A deceased veteran, honorably discharged from military service, who is a relative of an active member of Sergeant Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805

 3.      A deceased veteran, honorably discharged from military service, who is a relative of any member of Sergeant Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805

 4.      A deceased veteran, honorably discharged from military service, who is a friend of an active member of Sergeant Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805

 5.      A deceased veteran, honorably discharged from military service, who is a friend of any member of Sergeant Charles A. Fricke VFW Post 805

 6.      Other deceased veterans who were honorable discharged from military service on a case-by-case basis.

 What do we offer?

 -         Rifle salute of 3-shot volley (when possible, 7 weapons for 3-shot volley) either at the funeral home, church or at the cemetery (depending on distance from O’Fallon, IL)

 -         Upon request and when available, bugler to play taps

 -         Upon request and when not performed by Active Duty Military Honor Guard, folding of flag and presentation to family

 -         For VFW members only:  VFW ritual at the wake (depending on distance from O’Fallon, IL) if requested by the family

 Contact:  The Post at 618-624-6575 or send an email to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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