USCG Station Kaua‘i assists with scattering Gennii Andersen’s ashes

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    USCG retired Jim Jung officiates over the invocation on Friday, Sept. 30, over the special Gennii Andersen display and her close Kaua‘i ‘ohana at USCG Station Kaua‘i.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    USCG Chief Petty Officer Timothy Elhajj transfers the urn from the Station Kaua‘i lanai to the Response Boat-Medium on Friday, Sept. 30.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Jim Jung chats with Lindsy Martin, Friday as the operator of the Response Boat-Medium carries flowers to the boat on Friday, Sept. 30, following a brief invocation at Station Kaua‘i.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    Jim Jung offers a final silent salute as the USCG Response Boat-Medium departs Station Kaua‘il with Gennii Andersen’s ashes and a group of Andersen’s close Kaua‘i ‘ohana and friends on Friday, Sept. 30.

  • Dennis Fujimoto/The Garden Island

    USCG Chief Petty Officer Timothy Elhajj transfers the urn bearing Gennii Andersen’s ashes to Petty Officer Sean Manley aboard the Response Boat-Medium at Station Kaua‘i on Friday, Sept. 30.

NAWILIWILI — Gen. (ret. USAF) Mary Kay Hertog, the commander of the Kaua‘i Veterans Council, said Friday that Veteran Gennii Andersen’s final wish was for her ashes to be scattered at sea by the United States Coast Guard.

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