August 26, 2013

Jonathon Hostetter - U.S. Military

Pvt. Jonathon Michael Dean Hostetter, age 20, of Humphreys, Missouri, died on August 23, 2013, in Haft Asiab, Afghanistan, from wounds suffered when enemy forces attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device during combat operations.

He was assigned to 2nd Engineer Battalion, 36th Engineer Brigade, White Sands Missile Range, New Mexico.

Jonathon Hostetter was a combat engineer.

He graduated from Linn County High School in Purdin in 2011.

He joined the U.S. Army in 2012.

This was his first deployment.

Colleagues describe him as friendly and stated that he loved what he did.

Jonathon is survived by many loving friends and relatives including his parents,
Father, place Jonathon on
the stairway to Heaven
Michael and Lisa Hostetter; and his wife.

Thank you for serving, Jonathon.

Pray for the 20 year old men who die in combat. Yesterday, they were just boys. Amen.

Pray without ceasing unto God for an end to this war in Afghanistan. It is enough. We are sick with grief for men like Jonathon.

Pray that Jonathon is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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