A recent gathering of ’64 Warriors took place in Las Vegas.
Jim Lundie was in town for a Military Unit gathering so John Andrews rescheduled a business meeting and they met with Jim and Suz Armstrong for a wild evening.
John and Lisa Andrews visited Omaha on a business trip so met with Jim & Peg Maloney for dinner in the Old Market.
(We also looked at a few potential reunion hotels)
From: Claudia Bessinger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Wed, Nov 28, 2018
Just talked to Tom Barr who told me Rob Roberts had called him to say that Marty had died over the weekend. She apparently had Alzheimer’s. She lived in Eugene, Oregon and had suffered with this for quite a while. Don’t have any specifics but thought I’d pass on what I do know.
On Nov 7, 2018, at 12:31 PM, Suzanne Danielson <email@example.com> wrote:
Hi Wiesbaden Warriors,
I feel like I have been dreaming! What an amazing time! I loved seeing all of you and meeting your spouses and am so grateful for such a warm reception! I was so busy in high school and did not have the chance to socialize with all of you as much as I would have liked, so I feel very blessed that you remember me! You can be sure that I will be calling others, who have not yet been to a Reunion, to let them know that this is the most special get-together they could ever attend!
I love the idea of bios from all of you because you have all lead such interesting lives and I want to know more! Please also update your contact information, including your mailing address, so that I can be in touch with each one of you individually.
Thank you to the Reunion Planning and Underwriting Committee for such a magnificent and memorable time! … and, again, to Christine Holiday for finding me! You are all welcome to come visit me anytime because I hope to see you sooner rather than later.
Lots of love to each and everyone of you!
Su-z (Venhorst) Danielson
On Nov 7, 2018, at 6:45 PM, Jim Lundie wrote:
I am amazed each time we gather at the camaraderie, love and generosity shown by the attendees and those who organize and, to a large part fund, the activities. This year I must thank Don, Catherine, Connie and Rich. And Shelly who even in her absence offered up her lovely home for that delicious Italian meal. Diana and I had a wonderful time, wishing only there was even more time to spend with even more classmates.
I know there were several Warriors who were unable to make it to this reunion. I hope they can make the next. And it is so refreshing to see new faces after all these years. Thank you Kay and Su-z for coming back to us.
And Jim Maloney….you ARE the man!
From: John OConnor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 1:15 PMDate: Tue, Nov 13, 2018 at 1:15 PM
Hi Kids. Sorry I missed the big fling! Excuse#1: had to wear Mr. Mom hat while Mrs. Mom worked a big CFF fundraiser over in Portland. #2 had to call in the SeaBees (Really: Command Master Chief Rick Cousins (Ret) to help run 35’ of stainless steel flue liner down my masonry chimney to bring it up to code for the new furnace inspection on the Monday, thus ending several weeks of heat by modified Rumford fireplace. ( its a bad time of year to be jumping on at the end of the new furnace install line here in NH. I bet y’all had a ball reunionizing, and I am suitably jealous!
FamNews: Ten year old Daughter Talin is in rehearsal to play Captain Hook in Peter Pan, and meanwhile was elected to Student Council In her first year of eligibility. Love to all, Happy T and Merry C, and screw the NY resolutions!
….. Johnny O
From: Sara Johnson <email@example.com> (note: Sara is Shannon’s sister)
Date: September 21, 2018 at 7:01:01 AM MDT
*** Paul and I received a phone call from Tidwell Hospice around 4 a.m. this morning saying my sister, Shannon, has died….
… Paul and I, and Shannon, thank you for all of your prayers for us and all of the help and love you have shown through this long and difficult walk…
… Thank you and all of her friends from Wiesbaden for your love and kind words for my sister. You were all a wonderful and fun life experience for her in Germany and carried in her fondest of memories throughout all of the years after.
Our best to all of you and yours, Sara & Paul Johnson
I know we all have great and fond memories of Shannon and wish we had another chance to share those memories with her… and each other. Lets make use of the time we have… JimM
From: Mike Rudd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 2:01 PM
Spent Monday night with the Armstrongs in Vegas…..had a great Italian dinner….all is well with them. Note:the WHS shirts
Mar 30, 2018 – Lunch get-together of some Carolina Warriors
L-R: Jim Lundie, Nancy Sander, Larry Sander, Peggy Barr, Tom Barr,
Claudia Thompson-Bessenger, Mike Barrett, Sara Barrett, Diana Lundie.
March 18, 2018 Andrews visits Albuquerque and Judy
Date: Fri, Sep 22, 2017 at 3:37 PM
From: Steve Buchina <email@example.com>
Subject: WHS ’64
Hi Jim, By happenstance, made a visit to your site (http://www.wiesbaden64.com) a couple days back – it’s been a while. Thanks for adding notice on the passing of Dan Dundas. I was an acquaintance of Dan’s during the school year ’64, but wouldn’t say we were close buddies. We just seemed to visit many of the same places at the same time. Then there was that trip to Rome (Roma ’64). Not sure how, but several of us formed our own little adventure group on the trip down – perhaps we were all in the same compartment. It was Bob Eckert, Ron MacKnight, Buddy Hesse, myself and Dan Dundas. Except for an audience with Pope Paul VI (to have my grandmother’s Rosary beads blessed), we stayed lost for most of that trip. Wine, women and song while on far-off adventures to the sea and back (via Vespa) were a daily routine for us. Six days just wasn’t enough.
Remember the layover in Milan? As on our travels to the coast, we again indulged ourselves at a nearby Piazza. With days of practice behind us, we had gotten pretty good with the British tunes coming out of Liverpool – good enough for an invite to a party that night. Unfortunately, we had a train to catch. Aw, such bamboline – the stories that might have been told.
ATTACHMENTS: Just some things to add to your gallery – if you have a mind to.
BRs, Steve Buchina Class of ’64 https://www.facebook.com/steve.buchina