I am sending my condolence with my love and respect of this good and honorable man.
The 11th Cavalry Troopers about 40 + years ago and far from home in the jungles of Vietnam & Cambodia we took great care of one another so we could make it home to our mothers, fathers, wives, sisters, brothers and other loved-ones.----------------- --> Now once again we must say our goodbyes and continue to take our strides for the time will come our journey will be done and forever together with all of our loved-ones.
With great heartfelt sympathy,
Chairman of Funeral Honor Guard of the 11th Cavalry Regiment Veterans Troopers of Vietnam and Cambodia.
Daniel D. Stroia Sr. from Scottsdale, Arizona
K Troop, 3rd Squadron of the 11th Cavalry
Served in Vietnam & Cambodia from 1967 to 1968
from John Stackovich's family & friends 04.20.2013 - 23:05:06
John was my platoon sergeant in the ILNG. I also took care of him at St Francis when he got shot. A great man that will be missed.
Posted by: Bob Bush - Hopedale, IL Jun 13, 2012 Gina, so sorry to hear about john. I loved him and will miss him alot now jim and john will b together again prob laughing at all of us toni gold
Posted by: toni gold - east peoria, IL May 29, 2012 John was a true mentor, superior leader and great American. He showed me how to be an NCO twenty five years ago. I wish I could attend his funeral and render honors. God bless.
Posted by: LTC (R) Dean Penovich - Plant City, FL May 26, 2012 Very sorry to hear of John's passing. I have known him since grade school. My sympathy goes out to his entire family..So long John
Posted by: Jim Griffin - Johns Creek, GA May 24, 2012 My condolences to John's family. I thought the world of John and will miss him! greatly I'll always cherish the many great memories of conversations and laughs we had together! Most of all, I'll never forget and always have the utmost respect for the service he gave to our country!
Posted by: Mark Wolfe - Pekin, IL May 24, 2012 So sorry to hear of John's passing. I met him in E.P. Silver Bullet many years ago, and was proud to say we were friends. He will be missed by all.
Posted by: Chris Akins - Washington, IL May 24, 2012 Starky was a great friend to my husband and I both! He will be greatly missed by everyone at the bullet!!!
Posted by: Cassie and DJ Hammer - creve coeur, IL May 24, 2012 Jon,
I"M GONNA MISS YA!!!! Tell "Top" Dilkey I said Hi will you two are swapping stories and having a beer together.
I'll see you again on the other side........ You can take of your pack , sit beside the trail and rest. Your part of the mission is done. Will take it from here.
Posted by: Sgt. Michael Gray - Perryville, MD - comrade May 24, 2012 Sorry for your loss. We served together in the National Guard.
Posted by: Jim & Julie Jones - Knoville, IL May 24, 2012 Sorry for your loss. We served together in the National Guard.
Posted by: Jim & Julie Jones - Knoville, IL May 24, 2012