Warren K. Hoen (Ret) LTC, of Saint Augustine Florida, passed away on December 26, 2018. Warren, son of Murk and Grace Hoen, was born on November 3, 1930 in Utica, New York. Warren graduated from the University of Colorado in 1953 and joined the Army as a second lieutenant. He attended the first Dust Off class and began his career as a medivac helicopter pilot. He served in the Korean and Vietnam wars and is credited with rescuing over 1500 soldiers and received the Bronze Star and Air Medal of Heroism. Warren went on to earn his masters degree in hospital administration and continued his distinguished career in the Army and as a civilian. Known for his integrity, he honored his responsibilities to his family and his country.
Warren is survived by his four children: Jeffery Hoen of Barbie, France, Charlotte Cooper of Orangedale, Florida, Andy Hoen of Reno, Nevada, and Kirsten Yelvington of St. Johns, Florida. He is also survived by nine grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at Jacksonville Nation Cemetery on Friday, March 1, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.