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Monday June 12, 2023

Updated: Jun 21, 2023

BIG THANKS to CWood for DeRango's Fried Chicken, Cole Slaw & Chips today.

O&H Kringles served as dessert.

Joining Us: Tom Konieczko, Fr Ron Crewe, Rick Jones, Jack Kelley, Dan Bentz,

Joe Woitach, Dick Heidenreich, Alia Onaczynski, Bobby Letsch Jr., Terry Kovara,

Dan Kovara, Jerry Jardina, Nolan Jardina, John Miller, Rick Ropiak, George Gordon,

George Oteman, Dan DeMatthew, Amy DeMatthew, Bob Broihier, Korey Borek,

Joe Macareno, Don Klemt, Dave O'Brien, Tom Goebel, Marie Welsh, John Ketarkus,

Kory Borek, Chris Sosnay, Jeff Tarkowski,

John Ketarkus provided Fr Ron Crewe with his mini bottle of wine.

Where the guys were today............

* Chris Gorman was babysitting

* Joe Ingrasci up at the VA - heart check - sister Pat (Ingrasci) Nielsen was his Uber driver.

* Dave Benjamin in Canada fishing with his brother Larry - no pictures yet

* Terry Toll is in Ohio to meet with former HS classmates

* Bob Letsch home under the weather

* Frank D'Acquisto working

* Gary Schonert on an Alaskan Cruise/Trip...........

Gary's photo of Momma Moose with her two Calves in Denali Nat Park

Gary in full tourist gear Binoculars & Camera

* Stop by 245 Main Street Suite 402 for refreshments while we say goodbye to President Brenda White. Drop in any time between Noon and 3! All are welcome!

• Bill Ruetz '67 confirmed that Rosi (Ruetz) Thornton '83 & daughter Breana Thornton will be sponsoring a Monday lunch at the Alumni House June 26th - Dewey's is catering.

Check out Jack Kelley's car collection.............not all cars are in the photo

• Special Guests:

Jerry Jardina brought his 12 year old grandson Nolan, visiting from Scottsdale AZ to the Alumni House. Apparently, Jerry took him out for lunch today. Jerry said that Nolan played in a tennis tourney at the North Shore Tennis Club and came home a winner - trophy and all.

NOTE: Nolan in a T-shirt - Jerry with four layers - T-Shirt, Black polo, Yellow polo and jacket.

For entertainment Jerry was taking Nolan for a walk on the North Pier - Jerry spares no expense when it comes to his grandkids - just joking - he's a great grandpa.

* Cribbage - Table 1:

Rick Ropiak/ Dick Heidenreich 2-0 - defeating Don Klemt/Dan DeMatthew

Winners played winners - Ropiak/Heidenreich crushed Bobby Letsch/CWood 2-0

* Table 2:

Bobby Letsch Jr/CWood defeated Joe Macareno/ George Gordon 2-0

Losers if 1st round then played.

Don Klemt/Dan DeMatthew defeated Joe Macareno/George Gordon 2-1

Ropiak/Gordon teamed to defeat DeMatthew/ Letsch & Klemt/Wood in 1st game - 2nd game went to DeMatthew/Letsch over Ropiak/Gordon & Klemt/Wood

• Angels Connecting..................

University of Oklahoma won their 3rd NCAA Div I WCSC Championship in the past 3yrs

and Nicole has been a key element in the team's success.

Nicole May is the granddaughter of John May '57 and daughter of Kevin May '86 - Nicole was the winning pitcher for University of Oklahoma in their 4-2 win over Stanford today in the WCWS -

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Congratulations to Joe & Mary (Dacquisto) Woitach '59

• Racine News...........

• Prayers for the families of departed Angels and Friends......

• Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Tom Clazmer's received Pacemaker early this coming week, also dealing with other heath issues.

  • Ken Kusters no longer driving related to health issues.

  • Barb (Bohn) Jarapko '60 dealing with health issues.

  • Cintia Sanchez Bilingual Admissions Coordinator had a baby boy and is now home with her baby - both are doing well,

  • Joe Ingrasci dealing with a new heart issue.

  • Former SCHS Golf Coach Dave Arkenburg - led them to 2nd place at State Golf in 2018. Dave is dealing with serious health issue. Sarah Busey '18 led the Angels and won Individual State honors.

  • Jim Poulsen is moving in to St. Monica's Senior Living facility. He asked that people don't call - they are welcome to visit.

  • Keith Ruelle is dealing with a rare blood disease

• Special Prayers needed for:

Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli, Don Heck, Tom Konieczko, Rick Cramer, Tom Pulda, Dave O'Brien, George Gordon, Bob Letsch, Jack Kelley, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen, Mickey Postorino, Helen (Willems) Miller, Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Del Alton's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson's wife, Pat (Peters) Obernberger

Important Dates:

• Father's Day - Sunday June 18th

• Brenda White's Last Day - Friday June 30th - Happy Retirement !!!

• Fourth of July - Tuesday July 4th

Eleven-Player All-Star Game - Saturday July 15th, 12:00 Noon

Coach Dan Miller was chosen to be the head coach for the WFCA All-Star Game.

* Angel Golf Classic Racine CC - Monday July 17th

Schonert's Annual Picnic - Monday August 14th - Alumni House Closed

• Labor Day - Monday Sept 4th - Alumni House Closed

* McGuire/Letsch Scramble - Ives Grove - Friday Sept 29th

Angel Athletics - Off for the Summer

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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