1Lt. Robert P. "Bud" Hoeppner, 513th BS, 7/44 - 4/45, 51 MSN
by Chuck Hoeppner
My Uncle Bud...;flew West on 30 May 2019 at the age of 99.
He was a Bombadire with the 513th. I did not see his name on the 513th's roster but I have seen his shadow boards. The "Strawberry Bitch" is one plane he logged time on.
He died at the Bethany Home in WAUPACA, WI. And will be interred T the Wis state Veterans Home in King, WI along with his wife Margurite who passed on 24 June 2019 at 98.
Uncle Bud was a life long resident of Appleton, WI before moving to FL for retirement.
Blue skies and Fair winds Uncle Bud
Chuck Hoeppner. MSgt USAF ret
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