The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Col. Marjorrie Householder, U.S. Air Force (RET).  Marjorrie was called to Heaven’s Gates on 9 June. 2015.

Marjorrie entered the Air Force Nurse Corps in October 1951.  During her 27 years of service Marjorrie received several awards and medals.

A gathering of family and friends will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2015 from 10:00 until time of Memorial Service at 11:00 AM at the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street, Follansbee, WV ( with her nephew, The Reverend Richard Hogg II, officiating.

The Wintersville American Legion will conduct a farewell ceremony at the funeral home prior to our departure to the cemetery.

We will escort Colonel Householder to her final resting place at the Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Weirton, WV, where she will have Full Military Honors by The United States Air Force Honor Guard members.

Susan Whitlatch ( and Michael Whitlatch ( are the designated Ride Captains for this most honorable mission.

Staging will be at the Funeral Home NLT 8:45 AM.  We are staging earlier due to the family arriving early and we want to have our flag line in place.

Ride Briefing will be at 9:00 AM

Early weather forecast is for cloudy skies, a 50% chance of showers in the afternoon and temperatures in the low 80’s.  Please dress and travel accordingly, ensuring you keep yourself well hydrated.

As this is a weekend, if at all possible, please make an effort to attend as we say “Thank You” and “God Speed” to someone who gave so much of herself for YOUR freedom and liberty.


Susan Whitlatch

WV Patriot Guard Riders

District 6 Ride Captain

Follansbee, WV 26037