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May 14, 2021 at 1:33 AM
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Dannette Bowles has a birthday today.
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Ralph Von Ossko has a birthday today.
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Jackie Thomas Ries has a birthday today.
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Susan Turner has a birthday today.
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Simon Gasca posted a message.
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Apr 10, 2021 at 10:45 PM

Happy Birthday my friend!! Hope you have many more!!!

Jim Hammer has left an In Memory comment for Llewellyn Roux.
Feb
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Feb 28, 2021 at 1:43 AM

Lew was on the Viking Voyager staff when I was editing, and he is listed as the Exchange Editor, though I must confess I no longer recall what we were exchanging. I think Lew expressed an interest in writing in the future, and he was always steady with his contributions.
 
We only came out monthly, but in an effort to be current, we tried to get the latest sports scores in the headlines. I remember one time Lew was assigned a story he just couldn't do...either he couldn't make it to the game, or he wasn't going to be around to submit the article.
So, prior to the game, he handed me something like this: "The Moreno Valley Vikings WON / LOST today by a score of _______. Both teams played well, and It was an exciting game. Afterward, the coaches said they were PLEASED / DISAPPOINTED with the result."
Lew's effort was much longer than mine and seemed to cover every fact and emotion possible. I had it in my hand trying to figure out how he wrote the story before the game when Lew took me through the finer points.
"Circle the correct word here, fill in the score there, and..."
"No, no, no, Lew! " I said, in my best Ed Asner impression, "We can't write the story before it happens!"
"Why not?" asked Lew, smiling.
Yes, yes, why not? I don't remember, but I think we ended up using Lew's Moreno Valley Mad Libs. It kind of makes you wonder...Can you always write the stories before they happen?
After we graduated, I used to occasionally see Lew at Coach Logan's KLUB or at the football games. But somewhere along the way, about 40 years ago, I saw him for the last time.
I don't know if he married or had kids. I don't know if he was happy or sad. But I will assume... Lew circled all the right words and filled in the blanks with all the best smiles.
Goodbye, Lew.

Patrick Geary posted a message on Joe Vavrek's Profile. New comment added.
Feb
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Feb 17, 2021 at 5:09 PM

Posted on: Feb 17, 2021 at 6:55 AM

Happy Birthday, Joe! Hope you're keeping warm!

Dec
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Dec 08, 2020 at 9:25 AM

Hey Earl, been along time since our days on David Lane! Knew your family well as I hope you remember ours as well. Take care and tell your family Hi.....

Kathy Jensen Osborne added a photo to her profile gallery.
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Nov 27, 2020 at 7:53 AM
Patrick Geary posted a message.
Nov
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Nov 24, 2020 at 8:07 AM

Happy Birthday, John!