John C. Siltanen
Colonel, United States Air Force
a contemporary press report:
On Monday, July 10, 2000 at Mount Vernon Hospital. Husband of Elinor (nee Van Kam) and brother of Esther.
Colonel Siltanen was a native of Brooklyn,
New York, served in the Finnish Air Force and received a ROTC commission
in the U. S. Army after completing studies at the
Colonel Siltanen served in North Africa during World War II and later as Air Attache, U. S. Embassy, London. He served in the Air Force Reserve until retirement in 1968.
After leaving active military service, Colonel Siltanen held executive positions with aircraft industry leaders. Funeral services will be held at Ft. Myer Chapel on Monday, July 31 at 1 p.m. with interment at Arlington National Cemetery.
Posted: 13 August 2000