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Monday Nov 28, 2022


BIG THANKS to Dan DeMatthew who sponsored DeRango's Pizza for lunch today.

We had 1 Cheese and Sausage, 1 Cheese and Pepperoni, 1 Half Cheese/ Sausage and Half Veggie. Dick Graceffa brought a sheet cake to celebrate his, Bob Evans' and Frank D'Acquisto's birthdays in the next few days. Once again Jim Rasmussen provided O&H kringle via Gary Schonert for a snack. Dave Benjamin brought homemade Carmel Corn for a snack as well.


Today's lunch sponsor Dan DeMatthew '75. Dan was enjoying a slice of Birthday Cake.


On Hand: Dan DeMatthew, Dick Graceffa, Bob Evans, Alia Onaczynski, Chelsea Ostrov, Gary Schonert, Fr. Ron Crewe, Terry Toll, George Oteman, Dick Peterson, Dave O'Brien,

Joe Woitach, Cinti Sanchez, Ryan Andersen, Kory Borek, Don Klemt, Bob Letsch,

Bobby Letsch, Rick Ropiak, Rick Jones, Dan Peterson, Mike Hyduke, Dan Kovara,

Terry Kovara, Chris Gorman, Dan Bentz, Pat Diem, Chris Sosnay, Jack Kelley,

Marie Welsh, Tom Konieczko, Dave Benjamin, John Ketarkus


Birthday Boys Bob Evans '69 H and Dick Graceffa '69. Absent Frank D'Acquisto '77, he was babysitting his grandkids......

The cake was cut by Joe Woitach before we could get the picture with the Birthday Boys!!!


Graceffa, Evans, D'Acquisto

Dick Graceffa's wife Peg designed the Birthday Cake !!!



• Packer Pool winner this week was Bob Letsch - this was Bob's 4th win.


We welcomed newcomer John Ketarkus '56.

He tells us that he's Gary Schonert's fishing buddy. John is waiting to go out in Gary's new fishing boat.

Word has it the Title for the boat is in Probate !!!



• Cribbage: Table #1 Teams - Bobby Letsch/ Dave O'Brien man handles Don Klemt/CWood,

Don was not "Donnie Dozen" today. O'Brien left and Dave Benjamin stepped in for 1 game - Bobby & Dave "Skunked" Don & CW. Bob, Don & CW went to 3-handed and Bobby won next two games.

Table #2: Mike Hyduke/ Bob Letsch won with Bob getting 21 handed to go out defeating Terry Toll & Dave Benjamin, Dan DeMatthew & Rick Ropiak. The games were split among the participants.



• Angels Making the News.............


Dave Perkins '97 Verona HS Head Soccer Coach

https://madison.com/sports/high-school/soccer/verona-boys-soccer-uses-powerful-ally-to-upend-powerhouse-milwaukee-marquette-for-state-championship/article_fa595224-336b-5fa7-9ae2-a0680927b46a.html


Tim Mahone '81

Crowds turn out for 2022 PowerUp College and Resource Fair ...


• Racine News............


• Turkey Day in Racine

17 photos and videos from Dan & Ray's Rendering Thanks, and ...


• Miss Racine 2023

This flute-playing, high-heel wearing teacher was just named ...


• Catch HS Basketball with Dick Graceffa '69 "Play by Play"

The 2022-23 DG Sports Hoops season opens with Boys Varsity game on Tuesday, November 29th when The Prairie School Hawks host the Horlick Rebels.

Boys Varsity Basketball game at 7pm on Friday, December 2nd when the Racine Case Eagles travel to the Franklin Sabers for a Southeast Conference matchup.


The game audio will be streamed live on Mixlr. Listeners can hear the stream online at https://dgsports.mixlr.com/events/1693339 or on the Mixlr app (click on Listen and enter DGSports in the search box), available free for iOS or Android. The game will also be archived at dgsports.mixlr.com or on the app.


• Full Schedule.........Mark Your Calendar


• Reminder: if you plan to attend SCHS Winter Sporting event................

Digital Ticketing St. Catherine's has moved to digital ticketing for all volleyball (JV2, JV and varsity), varsity football, basketball (JV2, JV and varsity) and any WIAA tournament games. No cash will be accepted at the gate. See flyer below for more details. Please note that on days of varsity football games and boys basketball (JV2, JV and varsity) ticket sales will end at 2:00pm the day of the event. Anyone without a ticket will not be allowed entrance into the game.




* Prayers for the families of departed Angels......


Richard DeLaney '55


Ron Bentz '56 wife - Dan Bentz '58 sister in law

Shelia Mae Bentz


Robert Sorensen '62


Margert Herdt-Rice '69


Dick Hackl '57 recently passed away - details forthcoming


* Prayers for Alumni & Friends dealing with Health issues:


  • Rick Jones '73 H sling is no longer needed. His shoulder is getting stronger.

  • Joe Macareno '76 rehabbing from recent emergency Gall Bladder surgery.

  • Jack Kelley '58 H still dealing with throat issue, difficult to speak.

  • Mark Mano dealing with strained shoulder - hopefully not a torn rotator.

  • Ryan Andersen dealing with Rheumatoid Arthritis in his hands.

  • Dave Bulik '71 dealing A-Fib condition.

  • Mark Pawzun '75 dealing with teeth alignment problems - fitted for braces.

  • Tom Goebel '61 dealing with Shingles.

  • Roger DeMark dealing with Vertigo, it has limited his travel.

  • Joe Ingrasci '64 using a walker, returned home today.

  • Janet Grant '60 is dealing with Chemo for Blood Cancer.

  • Ed DeMeulenaere has Knee Replacement Surgery today.

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

  • Ray Organ '56 fell at home, spent time in hospital, back home - OK

  • Reported that Bob Garrity and Jim Poulsen are doing better. Bob wanted to make sure we said "HI" to all the gang

* Special Prayers for Chris & Sue Gorman's grandson Eli who is have Brain Surgery this Friday. Eli is the son of their daughter Caitlin '03.


* Others Needing Prayers:

Ron Bentz, Bob Garrity, Gary Schonert, Kathy (Hackl) Wirtz, Jim Poulsen,

Dick Peterson, Mickey Postorino, Dave O"Brien, Helen Miller, Tom Konieczko,

Mike O'Brien, Dick Albregts' wife, Rudy Weibel's wife, Tom Krug’s wife,

Dick Heidenreich's wife, Bill Halberstadt's wife, Dan Peterson';s wife,

Pat (Peters) Obernberger


Important Dates:


Christmas - Sunday Dec 25th


Week In Angel Athletics

Nov 28th - Dec 3rd

Girls Basketball Tuesday evening the Angels girls basketball team faced their first road competition of the year as they headed to Milwaukee Lutheran for a non-conference matchup. Even though the team was down a couple players due to illness, they stepped up to the competition and played extremely well as they were able to earn a 47-34 victory. Laila Collier-White led the team with 16 points and 10 rebounds. Kaleah Conley added 12 points while Aniyah Price had 8. Arianna Green set the energy and tempo for the team all night and added 6 points and 5 rebounds. Upcoming Angel Athletic Events Monday November 28th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Tuesday November 29th

  • Girls Basketball vs. Racine Park @ 7:00pm

Wednesday November 30th

  • No games/matches/meets scheduled

Thursday December 1st

  • Boys swim @ Elkhorn @ 5:30pm

Friday December 2nd

  • Girls Basketball vs. Kenosha St. Joseph @ 7:00pm

Saturday December 3rd

  • Wrestling @ Waukesha South @ 8:00am


Be Safe - Be Healthy - Be Positive

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