Monday June 20, 2022

Updated: Jun 21

Hi Gang


Big Thanks to Jerry Jardina, his wife Linda and assisting grandson Nolan for the delicious Sicilian Italian Bombers, American Potato Salad & Chocolate Brownies with Cherries

today for lunch. Nolan Jardina is visiting from Chandler AZ. He and Jerry are headed to the Brewers game Tuesday.


• Chef Jerry made sure that everyone had enough Tomato Sauce on their bun before adding the Italian Sausage.........


On Hand: Jack Kelley, Terry Toll, Dave Benjamin, George Oteman,

George Gordon, Joe Woitach, Dick Peterson, Cintia Sanchez, Samantha Repischak,

Bob Letsch, Gary Schonert, Chris Sosnay, Mark Seeberg, Rick Jones, Rick Ropiak,

Fr. Ron Crewe, Dan DeMatthew, Dan Peterson, Jeff Pulda, Dick Heidenreich, Dan Bentz, Jerry Jardina, Nolan Jardina, Terry Kovara, Tom Krug, Bobby Letsch, Mike Arendt,

Chris Gorman, Frank D'Acquisto, Pete Schiro, Roger DeMark, Erin McCarville,

Jeff Tarkowski, Amy DeMatthew.


• Dan Bentz asked Mike Arendt if he could borrow a Kick Ball for the July 4th Bentz Family Reunion. Mike was happy to accommodate Dan with a SCHS Kick Ball for their Reunion.


L-R Dan Bentz, Mike Arendt SCHS Principal

Cribbage: Pete Schiro and Frank D'Acquisto teamed to defeat Chris Gorman & Dan DeMatthew 2-1. Terry Toll and George Gordon teamed to defeat Dave Benjamin & Rick Ropiak 2-1 as well. Bob Letsch & Dave O'Brien defeated Bobby Letsch & CWood 4-2

in closely contested games. In three handed, Bobby Letsch finished last, Bob Letsch 2nd and CWood was the winner.


• Dick Milkie's son dropped off a shopping bag of recycled golf balls for Jeff Pulda.

• Coach Ryan Thompson is holding Boys Basketball Camp at SCHS June 27th - 30th.


Italian Fest July 29th, 30th, 31st at Roma Lodge, 7130 Spring Street

• Jack Kelley was selling Italian Fest raffle tickets -

1st place prize $10,000, 2nd $3,000, 3rd & 4th $1,000, 5th $500

Racine News....................

A 'really good boom': Tourism increases in state and Racine ...


In And Around Racine (1954) - YouTube


Prayers for family of departed Angels..........

John Whaley '47


Kenton "Charlie" Brantner '70


Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:

  • Chris Gorman '77 Ankle Surgery moved to September.

  • Jeff Tarkowski '73 is still wearing a heart monitor.

  • Brenda White is doing well had reconstructive surgery last week.

  • Dick Peterson '52 has an EKG scheduled within the next two weeks.

  • Rick Jones '73 P in therapy for his shoulder issue.

  • Jim Poulsen '60 is going to therapy for Carpal Tunnel and he's back golfing.

  • Dick Ruetz '69 has received a clean bill of health from his doctors, is back in Racine. .

  • Dan DeMatthew '75 enjoying his new Baclofen Pump and new wheelchair.

  • Dr. Robert "Bob" Jaklich '76 went into hospital for cardiac ablation, he's home doing well and will be in Racine July 8-20th.

  • Jack Kelley '58 H had his ultra sound for the chest pain. Doc said he needs to live with the pain.

  • Pete Schiro '77 had his shoulder replacement surgery, no golf for 1 year.

  • Joe Macareno has a 4 inch plate in his neck. He's getting better every day.

  • Ryan Andersen is dealing with rheumatoid arthritis in his hands.

  • Denny Montgomery '60 dealing with balance problems that restrict his travel.

  • Jerry Jardina '61 is scheduled for cataract surgery in near future.

  • Walt Strini '60 is scheduled for cancer removal surgery on his back in mid July.

  • Terry Kovara '64 plumbing biopsy was negative, clear for 6 months.

  • Gary Schonert '59 H Doctors found a growth on his liver. New issue.

  • Dick Milkie '52 dealing with back issue.

Others Needing Prayers: Mickey Postorino, Dave O'Brien, Dan Bentz, Todd Pettit,

Bob Garrity, Mike Iggulden, Helen Miller, Tom Konieczko, Kathy Wirtz, Bob Letsch,

Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife, Gray Schonert's wife,

Dick Heidenreich's wife.


Important Dates:

• Angel Golfers play every Thursday at Ives Grove - teeing off at 8:30.

We play 9 holes - Scramble format. Join us and you'll be put in a foursome.

• Monday July 18th - Angel Golf Classic at Meadowbrook CC

Register Online at saintcats.org - 9 Holes or 18 Holes

• Friday September 30th - McGuire/Letsch Golf Scramble Ives Grove Golf Course


Class Reunions..............

• Class of 1972 !!!

Golf Friday, Racine Country Club on Saturday, Pickle Ball and Picnic Sunday.

Video by Ann Worden

https://www.facebook.com/ann.worden.167/videos/558095575921040/

• Class of 1960 !!!

Date: Sunday, June 26, 2022

Location: Infusino’s Banquet Hall

3201 Rapids Dr., Racine, WI

Time: 4:30 p.m. -- 5:30 p.m. - Social with Cash Bar

5:30 p.m. - Dinner - Traditional Italian Family Style Dinner

Sunday Morning you are invited to attend:

10:00 a.m. Mass at SCHS enter 12th & Park, Chapel (old library)

11:00 a.m. Tour St. Cat’s High School Building

(elevator Access to New 3rd Floor Science Labs)

• Afternoon on your own:

We encourage you to enjoy our beautiful lakefront, walk the grounds at DeKoven Foundation, the Racine City Zoo, the Beautiful Wind Point Light House, go to a movie at the Marcus Theater or gather with family and/or friends at one of the many local establishments before meeting at Infusino’s Banquet Hall at 4:30 p.m.


You may make reservations by June 22nd by contacting Renee Benjamin at rsbenjam@sbcglobal.net

Cost for dinner is $40.00 per person, invite your spouse, significant other, or guest.

Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive



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