Lawrence D. Getzfred
Captain, United States Navy
Captain Lawrence D. Getzfred, 57, was one of seven Nebraska brothers, five of whom joined the Navy.
to his brother Mark, he enlisted in 1963, a year after graduating from
St. Boniface High School in Elgin. After four years, he shifted into the
reserves while working toward a mathematics degree at Santa Clara University
in California. He
After 38 years serving around the world, Getzfred was in his second stint at the Pentagon, working in the Navy Command Center, which was destroyed in Tuesday's terrorist attack.
Getzfred, the father of two, lived with his wife in Silver Spring.
-- Amy Argetsinger
GETZFRED, LAWRENCE D., CAPT. USN
On September 11, 2001, at the Pentagon,
CAPT. LAWRENCE D. GETZFRED, USN, beloved husband of Patricia Grooss-Getzfred;
devoted father of Larissa and Kristina; beloved son of Irene Getzfred.
Memorial service Saturday, October 13, 12:30 p.m. at the Chapel at Ft.
Myer. Please meet at the Visitors' Parking Lot at Arlington National Cemetery
by 11:30 a.m. for buses to service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions
may be made to Lawrence Getzfred Educational Fund, Navy Federal Credit
Union, Box 3001, Merrifield, VA 22119-3001.
Posted: 13 October 2001
Updated: 26 May 2003