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Bruce Thomas Lammers

Company G-1

8 Oct 1938 – 11 Sep 2002

Place of Death: Huntsville, AL

Inurnment: Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, AL

Bruce never recovered from his coma and has left the battlefield for a more peaceful world. What a distressing way to mark the anniversary of 9/11!

Barbara was supported these past few days by her family and loyal classmates and wives. Our heartfelt thanks to Tom & Janice Leach and Don Anselm who were there to lend comfort when it was needed most.

Barbara's mailing address is: Barbara Lammers 3112 Greystone Drive; Owens Crossroads, AL 35763.  Future messages should go to: Don Anselm  GMW-F SETA or email to:


Class Memorial Pages\G-1 Bruce Lammers.pdf

The Long Grey Line is now one tough soldier longer. For my part, Bruce is still with us -- the sound of his cheerful humor from the ranks of Company G-1 still echoes in my mind.

In brotherhood,
The Flying Finn Co. G-1, Number One in Second to None

Bruce, a star man like I was, we wore them on our bathrobes, had this to say several years ago in the Network '61 Directory, "If I were eloquent enough to distill life, success and happiness down to fifty words, I'd do it. Obviously, that is beyond the scope of an English Turnback. But I know one ingredient, friendship! And I'm pleased to have the friendship of '61 SECOND TO NONE to reflect upon."

We have lost a friend today, but his friendship will be with us always. Our prayers are for Barb, Pele and Brandi. May they feel our strength in them and may they realize that they are a part of our family forever.

Gabe Gabriel


BRUCE LAMMERS -- Maple Hill Cemetery, Huntsville, AL

Retired Lt. Col. Bruce T. Lammers, 63, died Wednesday at Huntsville Hospital.  Mr. Lammers grew up in Baxter Springs, Kan. and graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point in 1961.  In more than 20 years of distinguished service in the United States Army he was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, served in Vietnam and at the Pentagon, earned an M.B.A. from Tulane University and commanded a battalion in Nuremberg, Germany.  Following his years of service, he joined the private sector working as a consultant with defense contractors supporting the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command in St. Louis, Mo. and Huntsville.  Mr. Lammers was an avid golf and tennis player who cherished conversations and time spent with his family and many friends.

He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Lammers, 61; two daughters, Mrs. Pele Childress and Mrs. Brandi Walters; one sister, Mrs. Kathy Zahn, as well as five grandchildren.

Memorial services will be at 5:30 p.m. on Friday at Holy Spirit Catholic Church.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that memorials be made to the Central Institute for the Deaf, 4560 Clayton Ave., St. Louis, MO  63110.

Published in The Huntsville Times, Thursday, September 12, 2002