A Glasgow man who died Saturday in a Howard County motorcycle accident had several military accolades and will be buried in the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
45-year-old Michael Fuemmeler served in the United States Army and Air Force and eventually became an Army Ranger. Staff Sergeant Fuemmeler’s primary job was serving as a healthcare specialist. Fuemmeler earned the rank of Senior Medic, overseeing numerous trauma centers and healthcare stations in Iraq and Afghanistan. As a result, Fuemmeler was awarded the Bronze Star for his exceptionally meritorious service to his country. Throughout his military career, Fuemmeler was awarded numerous other decorations and medals including a second Bronze Star with his Kosovo Campaign Medal, Afghanistan Campaign Medal, Iraq Campaign Medal, Army Commendation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal. After nearly 18 years of service, Mike was honorably discharged and retired from the military in 2015.
GLASGOW service for 45-year-old Michael Fuemmeler will be Saturday at noon Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home. Inurnment will be in the Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia. Visitation will be Saturday from 10 until the noon service at the funeral home.