This is my Father, Oemardi. An Indonesian man born at Bandung, West Java on March 11th, 1930 as 3rd child of 4 to Dharmopranoto & Siti Minah.
He had 2 older sisters : Soekarni Dharmopramoto (1926) & Soeprapti Dharmopranoto (1928). And 1 younger sister : Mukilah Heriniati Dharmopranoto (1936 – 2006).
Oemardi served in the Indonesian Army from 1950 to 1970, when he married my Mother. Because at that time Army Officers were not allowed to marry a foreigner.
My Father led the Indonesian Independence Day ceremony as a Military Attache at Czechoslovakia , 1969 :
This is Visible Honour awarded by Indonesian 1st President, Soekarno :
He married my Mother on August 30th, 1972. Here is their Marriage Certificate :
He was my True Hero..
My Father passed away in March 11th, 2018 at age 88. He would be forever missed.