Fred Magers is hoping to turn a display of hot cars from Europe into some cold cash for three area charities, including an endowment fund honoring his late brother whose helicopter was shot down during the Vietnam War.
Cecilia Magers hugs the flag that covered her son's casket at his burial in Billings. First Lt. Paul Magers' remains were recovered and returned to Billings 39 years after he was shot down over Vietnam.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Paul G. Magers
On Aug. 28, The Gazette covered the funeral of returning Vietnam veteran Lt. Paul Magers killed in action in 1971.
For 25 years, Curt Nickisch was reminded almost every day that Lt. Paul G. Magers, shot down over Vietnam in 1971, was still missing in action.
Shannon Wann Plaster buried her father in Oklahoma last Saturday, and on Friday she was in Montana to honor the man who died with him.
Fred Magers, the brother of LT Paul Magers kisses his mother, Mrs. Cecilia Magers on the head Friday before Paul Magers' funeral at Holy Rosary church in Billings.
Local Patriot Gaurdsman salute the casket of 1LT Paul G. Magers Friday at the Holy Rosary church in Billings.
Family members take photos of LT Paul Magers' funeral Friday in Billings.
21 gun salute at Magers' funeral in Laurel.
Students from St. Fancis Primary school in Billings lined the streets Friday as they watched LT Paul Magers' procession on its way to the cemetary.
A helicopter from Billings Flying Service performs a fly over at the LT Paul Magers funeral Friday.
Brooklyn Skjeret 6, waves her flag along with other students from St. Francis primary school Friday as they lined the streets and watch LT Paul Magers' procession drive by.
Assistant Adjutant General for the Army, Stan Putnam gives 1LT Paul G. Magers' flag to Magers' mother Mrs. Cecilia Magers at Paul's funeral Friday.
Mrs. Cecilia Magers, puts her son's flag to her lips Friday at 1LT Paul G. Magers' funeral at the Yellowstone County Veteran's cemetary in Laurel. Magers was shot down during the Vietnam war and his remains were recently found and returned home.
Friends and family of 1LT Paul Magers comfort each other at Magers' funeral in Billings Friday.
An honor guard plays taps at Magers' funeral.
The honor guard folds Lt. Paul Magers' flag at his funeral Friday.
Bella Baisch 3, of Billings stands at attention Friday alone with the Patriot Guard at 1LT Paul G. Magers' funeral. Bella lives close to the Holy Rosary church where she saw the men and women lined up. She decided she wanted to do the same. She walked out on her own, grabbed the flag pole an…
Duane Manion of Powell, Wyo., stands at attention Friday at the funeral for 1LT Paul Magers in Billings. Manion is one of many Patriot Guards to attend the funeral.