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Fred Hargesheimer

Fred Hargesheimer (AP Photo)
Fred Hargesheimer (AP Photo)

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February 16, 2011 "I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your friend or family member. THe bible can be of some comfort at John 3:16"
January 11, 2011 "What a beautiful story about Mr. Hargesheimer. I know his family is very proud of him. It is nice to hear that there are still good people in the world that are willing to help their fellow man no matter what nationality they are or under what horrific circumstances they meet. I am sorry for the family's loss." - Sandra Simpson (Virginia Beach, VA)
January 05, 2011 "A very remarkable man. I wish that I could have met him. His life and deeds remind me what my grandmother used to say:

"Have you had a kindness shown?
Pass it on
Twas not meant for you alone
Pass it on"

Clear skies, Fred." - Paul Weisner (Trapper Creek, AK)
January 04, 2011 "I was able to meet this incredible man in 2008 and get a signed copy of his book, which was fascinating. The book also mentioned my husband's dad, John Foster. I was so sad to learn of his passing. A great man who did remarkable things." - VICTORIA FOSTER (WILTON, CA)
December 31, 2010 "What a guy! I had the priveledge of knowing this remarkable man for many years as a trustee of the Airmen's Nantabu Memorial Foundation. Memories are abundant. I will not recite them all. Fred was a dedicated, Christian, charismatic, self-effacing man with a charming personality, and a great sense of humor. Regretfully he never received the recognition he deserved. As we were involved in fund raising efforts (it was fun), Fred never wanted government help. It was a grass roots effort. He occassionally was asked why. He'd then show a picture of a child with a distended stomach, and point out simply that by education, teaching cleanliness, healthcare, etc. would prevent this, and extend the lives of the villagers - and it did! He indeed lived a full, rich life, and because of this truly outstanding man he allowed hundreds of others half way around the world to also live full lives. Hopefully his endeavors will live forever. Well done my friend. Salute! God Bless, John Kumpf, Dallas" - John Kumpf (Dallas, TX)
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Obituary for Fred Hargesheimer
LINCOLN, Nebraska (AP) — Fred Hargesheimer, a World War II Army pilot whose rescue by Pacific islanders led to a life of giving back as a builder of...
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