Claim Your Place on the Skydiver Tribute and Recognition (STAR) Wall

The Skydiver Tribute and Recognition (STAR) Wall will be the central element of the Honor Garden on the north side of the International Skydiving Museum & Hall of Fame.  Nearly 200 people have decided they want to memorialize fond memories of their skydiving career on the wall.  You will find the names of those who are part of the STAR Wall and Honor Garden below.

  • Join the Wall – If you are not yet a part of the STAR Wall, now is the time to add to your personal legacy with your custom inscription on the wall.  Each supporter gets an inscription on the wall of up to three lines with as many as twenty characters and spaces per line.  The inscription is yours to determine.  It may recognize a friend, relative, teammate, team, club, drop zone, you or something else.  To secure your place on the wall: 

          

  • Finalize Your Inscription – If you have already secured your place on the wall, check below to see if you have provided your inscription.  You may want to revise it or need to edit it to fit.  If you have not yet let us know what you want inscribed on the wall or you want to revise yours, send an email to our Museum Administrator Nancy Kemble Wilhelm at nkemble@skydivingmuseum.org with your inscription.  Remember, your inscription can be up to three lines of as many as twenty characters and spaces per line.  Thanks for your support!
Donor - Last Name Donor Notesort descending Inscription Final
Marcaccio

Aeriel Machine and Tool Corp. / John Maraccio

Aerial Machine and
Tool Corporation
Chrzan

Calen C. Chrzan

Donald McGillicuddy
Mentor-Friend
11/17/1947-2/17/1990
Repton

Simon and Priscilla Repton

Mark Sutton
A Mentor & Friend
Wicked Wingsuits
Getchell

Elsworth Getchell

In memory of
Ted Strong
Thompson

Paul and Mary Thompson

In loving memory of
Cindi Bagley
Paul & Mary Thompson
Abad

Wladimir Abad

Skydiving is Passion
Spread it High
Share all Skydives
Vasquez

Thomas Vasquez, Latin Skydivers

Latin Skydivers 1961
Tom Manuel Pete Rico
Chuck Greg Ray Steve
Mashaal

Splatula Rigging LLC (Abbie Mashaal)

Canopy Relative Work
From CRW Dogs & Pups
All Around The World
Collingwood

Debbe Collingwood, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Dept Narcotics Unit

In Memory of
Chuck Collingwood
Richards-Cooper

"Lee" Arlene Richards-Cooper

In memory of
Donald W. Cooper
Giamatti

Glenn Giamatti

Glenn J. Giamatti
50-Way Jump
Lcap 582
Thompson

Paul and Mary Thompson

Paul & Mary
Thompson
Ackerman, et al.

Sandi Ackerman, William Bentley, Mike and Kay Emanuele, Sharron Fielding, George and Sue Frey, Jerry Gleim, Stephen Groff, Kirk Knight, Richard Lieb, Marshall Madden, Donald McLeod, Cathy Miller, Linda Miller, Pat and Alicia Moorehead, Norman H. Olson, ParaLoft Inc. (Dave DeWolf), Earl Radabaugh, Bruce Travis, June Urschel, Ed VanDerPas, George White Jr., Randolph Wise, Dave and Kathleen Wolfersberger and family

In memory of
Ed Miller
Virden

David Virden

In loving memory
Jim Preston
Mike Oliver
Massey

Ben Massey

WORLD TEAM 400 WAY!
Thanks for believing
OXYGEN Dr Ben Massey
Collingwood, et al.

Chuck & Debbe Collingwood, Vikki Herst Brooks, Laura Johnson, Al King, Tom Kowalick, Mark & Polly Limond, Cathy Miller, John Higgins, Dennis Sattler, Lee & Patsy Sewell, Paul Sitter, Bob & K.B. Von Derau, Dennis & Debby Schmidt-Wise

In honor of
Dana Engelstad 2014
Richards-Cooper

Lee Richards-Cooper

In memory of
Donald W. Cooper
Gilbert

Gulcin Gilbert

Cpt Gulcin Gilbert
Skydiving Celebrate
the Joy & each other
Thompson

Paul and Mary Thompson

In loving memory of
Dori Bachman
Paul & Mary Thompson
Ackerman, et al.

Sandi Ackerman, William Bentley, Sharon Fielding, George & Sue Frey, Jerry Gleim, Stephen Groff, Kirk Knight, Richard Lieb, Marshall Madden, Don McLeod, Cathy Miller, Linda Miller, Pat & Alicia Moorehead, Norm Olson, ParaLoft (Dave DeWolf), Earl Radabaugh, Bruce Travis, June Urschel, Ed VanDerPas, George White Jr., Randolph Wise

In memory of
Ed Miller
Waltzer

Bob "Lizard" Waltzer

In Memory of
David "Doc" Holmes
Ph.D.
Mattheus

Sally Mattheus

In Honor of my
Husband
Dean Mattheus
Conaster

Pat and Melanie Conaster, Perris Valley Aviation Services

Flying to Eternity
Griesser & Thacker

Kate Griesser & Tony Thacker

In memory of
Lenn Taylor
3/18/60 - 5/17/13
Thorne

Landon K. Thorne

In Grateful Memory
"Pop" Poppenhager
Mentor and Friend
Adkins

Jack Adkins

Jack Adkins
SLC Utah
Wicks

Bruce and Kay Wicks

Bruce and Kay Wicks
Williams

Flora Williams

In memory of
Robert "GD" Williams
Our Thanks to Paul
McCarthy

Bill McCarthy

Bill McCarthy D-83
Instructor/Examiner
MC Director (63-64)
Cooper & Steensrud

Lee Cooper and Grady Steensrud; Friends of Joe Faulk

Joseph A Faulk D1161
An Original Legend
3/12/1942-7/8/2008
Rose

Myrt Rose

In memory of
Ted Strong
Griesser & Thacker

Kate Griesser & Tony Thacker

In memory of
Lenn Taylor
3/18/60 - 5/17/13
McDonald

Coy and Delia McDonald

Coy McDonald USAPT
1961-66 US TM 63&64
TM Pilot 1972&75 D70
Cross Keys

Cross Keys Jumpers and Family

In memory of
Steve Love
Rosenthal

Dan Rosenthal

Dan Rosenthal
D-11308
Nan Smith
Higgins

John Higgins

In memory of
Gene Paul Thacker
Bachman

Bachman Family & Para Gear Equip. Co.

In memory of
Gene Paul Thacker
Bachman

Bachman Family & Para Gear Equip. Co.

In memory of
Ted Strong
Culpepper

Millie Culpepper

Potsies Partner
Rumble

Fortson Rumble

In memory of
Bob Holler
Thanks for Caring
Higgins

John Higgins

In memory of
Lowell and Dori
Bachman
Bachman

Bachman Family & Para Gear Equip. Co.

In memory of
Cliff Schmucker
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
Dick Rau
Metcalfe

Stu Metcalfe

Stu Metcalfe D-2563
B7417 C5798 USPA#829
9000 Jump Wings #125
Curtis

Curt Curtis

In memory of
Bill Hammell
RIP Billy - Curt
Saltonstall

Tim Saltonstall

Tim Saltonstall
D-1111
Higgins

John Higgins

In honor of
John Higgins
Bachman

Bachman Family & Para Gear Equip. Co.

In memory of
Larry Bagley
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
Joel H. Papke
Miller

Linda Miller

In honor of
Clay Schoelpple
Saltonstall

Tim Saltonstall

In honor of
Nate Pond D-69
Higgins

John Higgins

In honor of
Xiaoli Lai
Bagley

Larry & Cindi Bagley

Larry & Cindi Bagley
Family - Christopher
Angi,Adrianne,Amanda
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
Jon R. Erpenbach
Miller

Linda Miller

In honor of
Team Raeford
Curtis, et al.

Curt Curtis, G.A. & D.E. Doles, Leigh & Barbara Fairbank, Roger & Verna Herreid, Mike Milliorn (The Milliorn Family), Chris & Conny Needels, Al and Carol Schlichtemeier, Roy and Janet Scott, David Strother and Cecil Strother, Howard and Lynn Tidwell, Joyce Vagnozzi, Lois Wilkens

Radoslav Slavo Mulik
1944-2016 D12537
A Life Fully Lived
Higgins

John Higgins

In honor of
Feiyu Chen
Bagley

Larry & Cindi Bagley

Keith, Karrie & Andy
Stewart in Utah
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
Donald Cronkhite
Miracle

Miracle Eleven Inc., Michael Robinson

Miracle Eleven
We Live
11/2/13 Superior, WI
D.J. Associates

D.J. Associates

In Honor of Don Beck
D.J. Associates
Jean and Mike Beck
Schlichtemeier

Carol and Lee Schlichtemeier

Carol & Lee
Schlichtemeier
Hilliard

Vernie Hilliard

In memory of
James Hughes
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
Robert Smuhl
Mirkin

Greg Mirkin

Honoring Members of
The Maytown Sport
Parachute Club
Dean

Karen Dean

In memory of
Cliff Schmucker
Baly & McGrath

James Baly and Maureen McGrath Baly

In memory of
Dori Bachman
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
John G. (Jack)
Johnson
Mohler & O'Donnell

Gary & Candice Mohler, Bill & Paula O'Donnell

Frank Halcromb D2747
Friend and Brother
Blue Skies Forever
Delgado

Rich Delgado

50-Way Team 2010
Rich Delgado
D-19911
Sherman & LaRiviere

John Sherman & Nancy LaRiviere, Parachute Labs

NJ LaRiviere D7675
John B Sherman D2105
Super Swoopers
Johnson

Rod Johnson

Had me at Arch 1000!
Rimrock 74 to 400 06
Rod Johnson, Oregon
Baly & McGrath

James Baly and Maureen McGrath Baly

In memory of
Lowell Bachman
Zega

Richard and Cathryn Zega

In honor of
Lenny Potts
Moorehead

Pat and Alicia Moorehead

Alicia and Pat
Moorehead, Top Pop#9
& SOS#1
DeMello

Celso DeMello

Blue Skies
Celso DeMello
Skydive Expo

Skydive Expo

In memory of
Ted Strong
Jones

SOS (Carol Jones)

In Honor of
Skydivers Over Sixty
Zoom 100-Way
Zielonka (Basia)

Barbara M. Zielonka (Basia)

In memory of
Rick Olchovik D-329
Moorehead

Pat Moorehead

Pat and Alicia
Moorehead
Keep on Keepin' on..
Skydive Spaceland

Skydive Spaceland

In memory of
Dennis Anderson
Jones

SOS/WSOS/JOS (Carol Jones)

In Honor of SOS
WSOS, JOS
Record Teams 2019
Bartlett, et al.

Larry Bartlett, Jeff Boddiger, Jeffrey Bogaard, Chuck Feser, Jon Paul Frederickson, Dennis Jensen, Skydive Spaceland, Cheryl Smith

In Memory of
Dennis Anderson
D-2759, 1948-2010
Murray

Stacy Murray

In loving memory of
Mark "MURR" Murray
Moorehead

Pat & Alicia Moorehead, POPS

POPS Celebrates
50 years
1966 - 2016
Dunlap, et al.

Lee and Jan Dunlap, Charlie and Karyn Markin, Coy and Delia McDonald, Dick Myron, Lenny Potts, Barbara Roquemore, D. C. Deke Sonnichsen, Terry Treibel and Beverly Sanderson

In memory of
Loy Brydon
Skydiver Resurrection Group

Doug Garr, Jan Works, Tim Long - Skydiver Resurrection Group

Skydiver
Resurrection Award
Founded 2012
Jones

SOS/WSOS/JOS (Carol Jones)

In Honor of
COVID 19 LOCKDOWN
Bates

Marge Bates

Jim Bates
Blue Skies
and Gentle Breezes
The Landau Family

The Landau Family

HLC Industries, Inc.
Producer of Fabrics
Est. 1916
Moorehead

Pat Moorehead, Skydivers Over Sixty

Skydivers Over Sixty
Skydiver Resurrection Group

Skydiver Resurrection Group

We tasted flight and
forever longed to
return - we are SRA
Kidd

Roger Kidd

In memory of
Leon D. Wolfe
18-Feb-73
Beck

Jean Beck

In Memory of
Dori Bachman
O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

Sandra Day O'Connor
US Supreme Court
THX FOR MY 1ST JUMP
Moorehead

Pat Moorehead, Skydivers Over Sixty

Pat & Alicia
Moorehead
Elmore

Larry Elmore

50-Way Team 2010
Larry Elmore
Keyston Heights, FL
Smith

Phil Smith

Phil C. Smith D-2621
Why do Bird's Sing?
Skydive You'll Know
Knight

Kirk Knight

Kirk Knight
Beck

Jean Beck

In Memory of
Lowell Bachman
O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

Barbara Barrett
25th Secretary USAF
USAmbassador/Finland
Myron, et al.

Dick Myron, Roy Minor, Paul MacLean, Roy Bertalovitz, Dennis McCarthy, Charles Murphy, Ed Mikelaitis, Patrick Murphy, Barry Lastinger

In Honor of
Robert A. Mathews
D-118
Engelstad

Dana and MK Engelstad

In memory of
Gene Paul Thacker
Spence

Hal Spence

Hal Spence
D28764
Skydive DeLand
Kucel

R. Scott Kucel

R. Scott Kucel
SCSA 49
Benney

AIAA (Richard Benney)

In memory of
Cliff Schmucker
Moore

Beverly Moore

Larry S Moore 173Abn
World Team 2004 & 06
POPS SOS JOS D-11730
Nicholson

Jeffrey Nicholson

For all the memories
SKYDIVE YOU BET!
J.K. Nicholson D5060
Engelstad

Dana and MK Engelstad

In memory of
Lowell and Dori
Bachman
SSK

SSK Industries

In memory of
Cliff Schmucker
LaPointe

From Bud's Family, Fellow Skydivers, and Friends

Bud LaPointe
An Inspiration to
Skydivers of All Age
Berner

Carl Berner

Carl Berner D-18018
Strengthen by the
Bond of Skydiving
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory of
George (Andy) Andrew
Nisson

George Nisson

George Nisson D-9313
Brought/Jumped 1st
Ram Air to Alaska
Esco

Lynn Esco

Laurel McLeod
Nichols
Jumper Laurel
Stein

Larry Stein

Eagles Over Oshkosh
Laughlin

Marylou Laughlin

Bags & Brenda
My Mentors
Bertalovitz, et al.

Roy and Silvana Bertalovitz, Barry and Mary Lastinger, Paul MacLean, Denis McCarthy, Edward and Jean Mikelaitis, Roy and Tera Minor, Charles Murphy, Patrick Murphy, Dick Myron

In Honor of
R. Mathews
Zais

Ron Zais

In honor of
Robert W. Stumm
O'Connor

Brian O'Connor

In Memory of
Charles E. Merritt
Espinoza

Alejandro R. Espinoza, Rebel Skydivers 2015

Rebel Skydivers
Established 1962
Phoenix, Arizona
Stein

Larry Stein

In Honor of
Robert Waltzer
Lizard 72 Hour #2
Zais

Ron Zais

In honor of
Mary Bauer
Performance Designs, Inc.

Performance Designs, Inc.

To All Who've Given
Our Sport So Much
Performance Designs
Eustace

Alan Eustace

In Grateful
Appreciation to
the StratEx Team
Strimenos

Fran Strimenos, Pepperell Skydiving Center

Ted Strong
Thank You
Skydive Pepperell
Leslie

Fred & Kathy Leslie

To the Pioneers of
our sport from
Fred & Kathy Leslie
Blizzard

Rennay Blizzard

In Loving Memory
of Denny Shaner
The Magna Via Group
Zais

Ron Zais

In memory/honor of
Tommy Bartlett & all
T B Show Skydivers
Perrotta, et al.

Shari Perrotta, Steve Van Buren, Marshall Madden, George Nisson

In Memory of
Dennis Perrotta
Farrar

Adrianne Farrar

In memory of
Gus Wing
Stumm

Robert Stumm

Skydive Wissota
Chippewa Falls, WI
Loncasty

David Loncasty

In Loving Memory of
Lee Loncasty
Zest & Love for Life
Blizzard

Rennay Blizzard

In Memory of
Peter Zimmerli
Love Rennay & Barry
Myers

Dan Myers

Dan Myers
In Memory of
Kathy Barry
Pioneers

Pioneers of Sport Parachuting Reunion - Bob "BJ" Jones & Peggy Querry, Cris McCarthy, Linda Miller, ParaLoft, Suzanne Poppenhager, Nick Valicu

In Honor of
Linda Miller
Fayard

Paul & Nancy Fayard

In memory of
Gene Paul Thacker
Sun Path

Pat Thomas

In Memory or &
In Honor of
"Lofty, John Thomas"
Luttrell

Mike Luttrell

Luttrell Skydivers
Ed-Mike-Cameron-Sean
3 Generation in Air
Blizzard

Rennay Blizzard

In Memory of
Sue Sweetman
Love Rennay & Barry
Mexican Team

Mexican Team

400 Way World Team
Laura/Nacho/Mach
Team Mexico
Poppenhager

Suzanne Poppenhager

Paul J. Poppenhager
D-47, Skydive
A Natural High
(Cox) Sutton

Kathy Sutton

Steve Sutton Canada
Team Leader & Silver
Medalist 1972 WPC
MacCrone

Chuck MacCrone

In memory of
Gene Paul Thacker
MacCrone

Chuck MacCrone

In memory of
Lowell Bachman
Bourdon

Peter and Patricia Bourdon, Bourdon Forge Co., Inc.

Bourdon Forge Family
Mfg. of Parachute
Hardware since 1969
Veley

Beverly Veley

In Loving Memory of
Bob Veley Jr.
POPS

Parachutists Over Phorty Society (POPS)

Lenny Barad
July 1966
POPS & Guido
Flynn

Phil Flynn

Phil Flynn
Honorary GK USAPT
Fort Bragg, NC
Szumila

John Szumila

John Szumila
D-4735
Blue Skies
MacDonald

Robert Charles MacDonald

Bob MacDonald JO5340
GW968 SCR340 SCS126
NSCR35 D3300 Veteran
Bourdon

Peter and Patricia Bourdon, Bourdon Forge Co., Inc.

In memory of
Dori Bachman from
the Bourdon Family
Veley

Beverly Veley

Blue Skies Forever
Bev Melissa April
Miss You Everyday
Poruben

Karl and Kathy Poruben

To POPS
Karl & Kathy Poruben
Force

Judson & Glenda Force

In memory of
Lowell Bachman
Team80 Project

Airlift Support for the Team80 Project

Team-80 Pilots 2011
J Winkler - J Timm
K Lane - L Lobjoit
Magna Via Group

Magna Via Group

In memory of
Denny Shaner
Bourdon

Peter Bourdon

In memory of
Don Beck
Bonitz

Robert Bonitz

Robert Bonitz
Cathy Coon
Potts

Lenny Potts

Bill Potts
Joe Potts
Ed Potts Jim Potts
Frey

George & Sue Frey

Skydive Forever!!!
George Frey D7674
Sue Frey C23346
Thacker

Gene Paul and Billie Thacker, Raeford Aviation

From the 70s
Raeford gang
Paul Keith Thacker
Mahoney, et al.

Patrick Mahoney & Terry Blanish, Douglas & Lori Ries, John M. Thomas, Edward E. Hefright, Ronald Reid, Thomas & Mary Ann Zukowski, Samuel & Nancy Woods, Karl Poruben, William & Michelle Larkin, William & Deborah Reinhart

In Honor of
Beaver Valley 1962
Skydivers 2007
Brooks

Dennis Brooks

In memory of
Bob Holler 1956-2007
FDP
Potts

Lenny Potts

10th S7G ABN
D220 I/EUSTeam Pilot
HOF 2011
Potts, Curtis, Worth

Lenny Potts, Curt Curtis, BJ & Bobbie Worth

In honor of
Lew Sanborn
Fucci & Simpson

Cris Fucci & Lisa Simpson

Cris Fucci and
Lisa Simpson
Blue Skies!
Thomas

Derek Thomas

For my good friend
Bill "WHO" Ottley
Derek Thomas
Malikowski

Cross Keys Belly Jumpers and Family

In memory of Steve
Love, the Bald Guy
CK Jumpers & Family
Furchner

Amy Furchner

Andy "Opie" Ellis
Blue Skies Forever
Furchner

Amy Furchner

Nick Furchner EFS
D6655 FB1352
Have a Drink on Me!
Thompson

Paul & Mary Thompson

In loving memory of
Lowell Bachman
Paul & Mary Thompson
Manhold

Russ & Julie Manhold

50-Way Team 2010
Russ Manhold
Miramar Florida USA
Carpenter

Audrey Carpenter

Jeffrey A. Carpenter
6-24-14 D-30736 RIP
Until We Meet Again
Reiman

Tom Reiman

Tom, Scott & Kurt
Reiman
Gallagher

Lorrie Gallagher

In loving memory
Skip Gallagher
June 1948-Sept 2011
Thompson

Paul & Mary Thompson

In loving memory of
Larry Bagley
Paul & Mary Thompson
Laughlin

Marylou Laughlin

Q / "Fly me back"
Q
"Fly me back"
Binford

Frank & Jeanne Binford

Your inscription is limited to 3 lines of 20 characters/spaces. Please contact us to review your inscription.
Robertson

Bruce Robertson

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Allen

Kathleen Allen

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Woods

Kelly Woods

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Worth

BJ & Bobbie Worth

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Mello DeAssis

Breno Mello DeAssis

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Curtis

Curt Curtis

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Sanders

Tom and Denise Sanders

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Bally Ribbon Mills

Bally Ribbon Mills

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Seattle Skydivers

Seattle Skydivers

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Jenkins

Don Jenkins

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Barnes

Robert Barnes

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Douris

Gary Douris

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Eakins

Mike Eakins

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Finger Lakes Skydiving

Finger Lakes Skydiving

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Calledare

Richard (Rambo) Calledare

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Raible

C. Michael and Cindy Raible

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