Kenneth Aber Obituary

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Lt. Col. Kenneth Austin Aber U.S. Air Force, Retired

March 16, 1922 - October 5, 2013
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Lt Col Kenneth Austin Aber, U.S. Air Force, Retired, age 91, of Universal City, TX, passed away October 5, 2013. He was born March 16, 1922 in Port Jervis, New York to Austin and Florence (Ganz) Aber. Lt Col Aber was a retired USAF Command Pilot, and recipient of the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, as well as the Air Force Commendation Ribbon. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during World War II. Reentering active duty in 1950, he flew 60 night attack missions over Korea in B-26 fighter-bombers, and served an overseas tour during the Viet Nam conflict. He retired from active duty in 1969. He is...
Lt Col Kenneth Austin Aber, U.S. Air Force, Retired, age 91, of Universal City, TX, passed away October 5, 2013. He was born March 16, 1922 in Port Jervis, New York to Austin and Florence (Ganz) Aber. Lt Col Aber was a retired USAF Command Pilot, and recipient of the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf clusters, as well as the Air Force Commendation Ribbon. He served in the China-Burma-India Theater of Operations during World War II. Reentering active duty in 1950, he flew 60 night attack missions over Korea in B-26 fighter-bombers, and served an overseas tour during the Viet Nam conflict. He retired from active duty in 1969. He is survived by brother Robert Aber and his wife Gertrude of Sparrowbush, New York; sister Joan Ast and her husband Frank of Matamoras, Pennsylvania; as well as son Kenneth R. Aber and his wife Vivian of Westminster, Colorado; grandsons Kenneth M. Aber of Oakland, California and Ian Aber of Houston, Texas; and numerous nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held Thursday, October 10, 2013 from 5:00 until 8:00 P.M. at Colonial Funeral Home. Graveside services and interment with military honors will be Friday, October 11, 2013 at 1:15 P.M. at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.

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"Ken, You will always be remembered in our hearts. Your visits, the stories, the jar of hot peppers from Texas (that only Pop and I dared eat). You lived a..." Gary Aber (Pleasant Valley, NY)

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