Monday, January 26, 2009

First Crash Cribbage tournament!!!

From eCribbage.com:

"January 24th, 2009 - Congratulations to Dio, MsDear, and Roarman for winning their first gold, silver, and bronze trophies in the Crash Cribbage Tournament!"

Go to eCribbage!

Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Historic day... 46 countries!

A new milestone today! We added yet another country to the list! Soon Cribbaholics will RULE the WORLD! It is an historic day.

Cribbage coffee table...

From Debbie-Burns:

"...Yet another thing partially inspired by Nikki. She mentioned that her dad had seen something on a recent trip to Minnesota that was a coffee table that was on big cribbage board. I’ve scoured the internet looking for something like this, just to get some sort of mental image, but have come up with anything that really illustrated the idea I had in mind for this (Toward the bottom of this page is the closest thing I could find, but still not quite what I have in mind, plus yowza, nearly 500 bucks). At any rate, even if we were able to locate one on the internet or in the fail state of Minnesota (you heard me), it’d still probably be cheaper to make my own. Plus then, I could make it to my own specifications. I told my dad about the idea and he jumped right on that. He likes building things, and in fact, most of the wooden furniture in our house was built by him, including end tables, TV stands, book cases, computer desks, etc..."

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Just cribbage at Bob's Blog...

From Just Bob's Blog:

"...The point of the league play is to play 5 games per evening and get as few points accrued as possible. If you win a game, you get no points. IF you get skunked (more than 30 pts behind when the opponents win), then the points are doubled against you..."

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Pegged Out: Gerald Arthur Gorman...

From HomeTownLife:

Formerly of South Lyon, MI. Jerry died suddenly, peacefully in his sleep at his home in Bonifay, FL. He was the son of Leonard J Gorman and Katharine Frantz-Gorman of Farmington, MI.

Survivors are his wife, Joanne Hallman-Gorman and five children: Michael Leonard (Kelli) of Pearland, TX; Patrick Eugene (Janet) of South Lyon, MI; Keith Edmund (Amy) of Byron Center, MI; Barbara Ziegler of Mooresville, NC; Daniel Joseph (Kimberly) of Chelsea, MI. Also surviving are two brothers, nine grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Mr. Gorman was a retired Regional Manager of the Hobart Corp in Belleville, MI. He was an active member of St Joseph Catholic Church in South Lyon, MI. He was a past president of the St. Joseph Parish Council, was a member of the Mens Club, Ushers Club and became an Extraordinary Minister. He was also active in the Boy Scouts. In retirement, he was a member of the Dogwood Lakes Golf Club in Bonifay, FL. His hobbies included Bowling, Golfing, Traveling and playing card games particularly cribbage. Most of all, he enjoyed being with his family and friends.

A Memorial service will be held in MI during the Spring at a date to be later announced. Donations can be made to the Covenant Hospice Marianna Team, 4440 Lafayette St., Suite C., Marianna, FL 32446. Phone (toll free) 888-817-2191.

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Cribbage on the inaugural trail...

From The Boston Globe:

"...A few hours later, a band of graying liberal activists from Cambridge rode a train to Washington in a more subdued mood. Playing cribbage and sipping scotch, they listened as Susan Stockard recounted being a 15-year-old seated near John F. Kennedy when he took the oath of office in 1961. The travelers agreed they were once again on their way to another transformational moment in history..."

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Monday, January 19, 2009

Online Crash Cribbage gaining in popularity!!!

Check this out... a screen shot from a few days ago at eCribbage.com:

Solve crime, play cribbage...

From NY Daily News:

"...He had become a reluctant defense lawyer after losing a seventh bid for reelection in 1950, preferring to pursue a long list of hobbies that included fishing for trout, playing cribbage with pals and writing. (He had published a couple of books, but few noticed. Even fewer bought.)..."

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A cribbage mystery...

From Washington Horror Blog:

"...A few miles to the west, Charles Wu got out of a taxi, and a doorman escorted him into the Ritz Carlton. “Welcome back, Mr. Wu!” Wu pressed a fifty-dollar bill into the man's hands and headed into the Westend Bistro for lunch with his friend from the British Embassy. The junior diplomat had already set up the cribbage set and shuffled the cards, but he did not see Wu approach because the man was blind. Wu greeted him cheerily, they shook hands, and then Wu sat down to the martini already ordered for him. The junior diplomat picked up the braille-enhance cards and began dealing; with his sympathy-evoking disability and Wu's legendary attractiveness, they were a babe-magnet team extraordinaire..."


First game on world's largest cribbage board...

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From dicehouses...

eCribbage tournament schedule...

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Sunday, January 18, 2009

Worlds largest cribbage board... is a frozen lake?

From WalkerArt.org:

"...At noon, the Norae Shanty opens for all your karaoke needs, and the dICEHOUSE will being their “Big Drill” project,” auguring holes in the lake to create the world’s largest cribbage board..."


Strange playing cards...

Anyone interested in "different" playing cards will appreciate the Emily Strange playing cards from EmilyStrange.com

Cribbage cures the winter blues...

From Kat.IronRange.org:

"...When the bitter cold is just too much to handle, playing games can be a great way to beat the winter blues. Dig out those old board games-Scrabble, Cribbage, Monopoly, Pictionary-and get the whole family involved..."


Cribbage heals...

From SkinnyKids.net:

"They seemed very thorough in questioning us about Michael's background, even verifying there hadn't been any instances of domestic violence in the past twelve months. (Does whipping Ken in Cribbage count?) For his part, I think Michael had as little trauma as possible. He played with toys while we answered questions, he thought the blood pressure testing was super fun, and the medicine given orally to relax him was yummy. He even got to hang out with Daddy on the hospital bed while the medicine took effect...."

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Saturday, January 17, 2009

Minnesota Cribbage Tournament...

From Leroy Independent:

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James W. Arndt: Pegged out...

From Holland Sentinel:

W. Arndt, aged 79, of Holland, passed away on Wednesday, January 14, 2009. He was born September 6, 1929. He was preceded in death by his parents, C.R. (Jack) and Leeta Arndt; sister, JoAnne; his loving wife, Dorla; and brother-in-law, Wm. Duane Sloan. He is survived by his brothers, C. Jack, Dan and Dave; sister-in-law, Jeannie; son, Kim (Cindy) of Carmel, Ind.; daughter, Kyle (Jerry) Ricard of Comstock Park; grandson, Kerry Ricard; granddaughters,Corinne Ricard and Kaitlin Arndt; stepgrandchildren, Courtney, Holly and Matthew; his caregiver, Jackie Boss; and many lovingnieces and nephews.

Jim served his country in the U.S. Air Force. He served his state as a Sergeant in the Michigan State Police where he worked for twenty years, six months, two weeks and six hours. (He would have served much longer if Multiple Sclerosis had not intervened.) He served his city at the Holland Police Dept. The family would like to express kind regards to the parish nurses of the First Presbyterian Church of Holland, volunteers from Meals-on-Wheels and numerous cribbage players.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be at Holland First Presbyterian Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 18, 2009.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Pegged out: The last thing I said to her was, "See you soon."

From Sweet Concord:

"This is going to be a bit different from my normal entries, my zombie minions, though I suppose calling any entries on this blog "normal" these days is kind of odd considering how infrequently they come up.

For one, this entry is not going to be long, involved or wordy. This entry isn't for my sake, or for the sake of my ever-growing armies of the undead; it's about a friend of mine who, considering recent events, was not nearly so close a friend as perhaps she should have been.

Becky Borlaug, who I met less than a year ago, died this past Friday. She didn't have a peaceful or traditionally virtuous life, and there were not always exclusively complimentary things that could be said about her, but she was always very kind to me.

We played cribbage a few times. I think she might have cheated.

She had...a very troublesome life. In whatever way it may come about, I hope she's better off now than she was. She was twenty-six years old. I liked seeing her. She was my friend..."

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No Pegs On This Leg...

From Sheepish Little Blog:

"The cribbage socks are progressing nicely. I got to the 6th iteration of the peg pattern, which is the last one, and realized that I am going to run out of peg pattern. The traditional cribbage board has either 61 or 121 points, and 6 iterations of the peg pattern plus one extra peg gives me the 61 I need. I don’t have room for 121, unless I were to make them as tall as they are long, and I don’t have the yarn for that, so I’m thinking of doing something like this..."

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W. Robert Duclos: Pegged Outed

From the Concord Monitor:

HOPKINTON - W. Robert Duclos, 60, of Broad Cove died Sunday, Jan. 11, 2009, at Concord Hospital.

He was born in Concord, the son of the late Richard and Betty (Duncan).

He received his Bachelor of Science from Plymouth State University in 1971, his bachelor's degree in accounting from Franklin Pierce University in 1989, and his master's degree in business administration from the University of New Hampshire in 1999.

He was most recently employed by the state of New Hampshire, where he worked for the Banking Department. He had previously worked at Rumford Press, where he served as president of the union web room. He was a member of the Concord-Epsom Elks, the Concord Eagles, and Sons of the American Legion - Contoocook. He enjoyed fishing and playing cribbage.

He is survived by his sister, Patricia Temple and her husband, Carl, of Concord; a nephew, Jayson Neville and his wife, Michelle, of Concord; a niece, Kristin Springer and her boyfriend, Roy Bartlett, of Concord; two grandnieces, Alex Caron and Isabella Neville; and aunts, uncles and cousins.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday from 2 to 4 p.m. at Waters Funeral Home, 50 S. Main St., Concord.

A funeral service will follow at 4 p.m. at the chapel of Waters Funeral Home. The Rev. William Keeffe will officiate.

Burial will be held in the spring.

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A Grand Slam hits the Village...

From The Hot Springs Village Voice:

The Hot Springs Village Cribbage Club is proud to announce that club member Rose Branscombe scored a Grand Slam on Nov. 13. In order to achieve a Grand Slam, a member must win all nine games against their opponents. The following week, her husband Don, almost succeeded in doing the same thing...

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Monday, January 12, 2009

Cribbage in Israel...

From My Year in Israel:

"...After an unexpected refrigerator incident (a lot of water was involved) we walked down to Emek Refaim to meet Beth and Robin for tea and cribbage - a rather confusing, but very fun, card game. We switched to Spades briefly and then left to meet Michal Kabatznik (camp friend) for dinner at Luciana's - a very nice Italian restaurant..."

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Marion H. Wagner: Pegged out

From the Sheboygan Press:

Marion H. Wagner, a resident of Sunny Ridge Nursing Home died on Friday afternoon, January 9, 2009 at St. Nicholas Hospital.

Marion was born on March 29, 1929 in St. Nazianz, the daughter of the late Nicholas and Helen (Burkart) Schnettler.

She graduated from St. Dominic Catholic School and attended Sheboygan North High School.

On June 9, 1951 she married the late Melvin Wagner in Sheboygan. He preceded her in death on December 30, 2008.

Marion was a member at St. Dominic Catholic Church and the 1907 Club. She enjoyed watching sports, ceramics, model ship building, cribbage, baseball and being with her great grandchildren. One of her favorite expressions that her family will remember her by is "Oh you are home?"

She is survived by one daughter, Carol (Joe) Ternes of Oostburg; three sons, Jerome (Lana) Wagner of Kiel, Nick and James Wagner , both of Sheboygan; nine grandchildren, Faith (Brian) Mentink, Lisa (Micky) Brusse, Joel (Shauna) Ternes, Andrea (Ryan) Dekker, Andrew Wagner, David Wagner, Jarrod Meinnert, Jan (Alva) Richards, and Jon Wagner; 16 great grandchildren; three sisters, Catherine Reichert, Gertrude Rupnick, and Dorothy (Harold) George; one brother, Jerome (Joan) Schnettler; and one sister-in-law, Betty Schnettler.

Marion was preceded in death by three brothers, one sister-in-law, and three brothers-in-law.

A Mass of Christian Burial will take place on Tuesday, January 13, 2009 at 10:30 am at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Sheboygan with Rev. John Radetski officiating.

Friends may call at the church on Tuesday from 9 am until the time of Mass at 10:30 am.

Online condolences may be sent to www.wenigfuneralhome.com.

A memorial fund is being established in her name.

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home (920-564-2771) is serving the Wagner family.

The Sheboygan Press

January 11, 2009

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Cribbage aids in hip surgery recovery...

From Yakima-Herald:

"...Medication took care of the pain part, and our daughter had left the cribbage board and cards, which we hoped would help with the boredom problem. When you combine Russ' level of sedation, and the fact that we hadn't played cribbage for at least 30 years, you have a unique game.

We made four starts, stopping each time because we'd done something stupid, or couldn't remember what to do next. A nurse asked who was winning, and I replied, "Umm ... nobody." Russ just moaned softly. The constant shuffling of cards kept him occupied, though.

I went home and found our Hoyle's rule book for games, with its yellowed, dog-eared pages and torn cover. It was first copyrighted in 1887, and ours was the 1948 reprinting, but I guess cribbage rules don't change much in a century...."

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Sunday, January 11, 2009

Red Sox cribbage boards bring big bucks!

From Boston.com:

"...Several Red Sox participated in a roundtable yesterday afternoon at Fenway Park in conjunction with the "Hot Stove, Cool Music" concert last night. The panel included Dustin Pedroia, Masterson, Peter Gammons, Epstein, Terry Francona, Rays outfielder Fernando Perez, and Yankees starter CC Sabathia, who joined via phone from California.
The event raised money for The Foundation To Be Named Later, which Epstein runs with his twin brother, Paul, and included a live auction run by comedian Mike O'Malley. The most interesting auction items: three cribbage boards signed by Pedroia and Francona, which went for $2,000 apiece. Francona and Pedroia famously play each other in cribbage before each game...."

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45 countries at C.U.

We reached another milestone... 45 countries have now stopped by Cribbaholics Unanimous! Very cool.

Cheers and happy pegging all!

Friday, January 9, 2009

Kennebunkport cribbage player: Pegged out

From Seacoast Online:

KENNEBUNKPORT — Bertha D. Nunan, 83, a resident of Mills Road, Kennebunkport, died Sunday, Jan. 4, 2009 at St. Andre Health Care Facility, following a lengthy illness.

Bertha was born Nov. 23, 1925, in Saco, a daughter of Jerry and Bessie Belle Hanson. She attended Saco schools and graduated from Thornton Academy.

Bertha married the love of her life, Clayton Nunan, of Kennebunkport, on Jan. 24, 1957.

She was employed for several years at the former Kesslen Shoe Company in Kennebunk as a stitcher. During the summer months she was a well-known baker, cooking thousands and thousands of pies in her near 50-year career. She was the former proprietor of Nunan's Lobster Hut, a well-known lobster restaurant in Cape Porpoise from 1974 to 1995, when her sons and their families took over the family eatery, continuing the tradition. She was very active in the crafts community, crocheting and knitting.

Bertha attended the Church on the Cape in Cape Porpoise. She was a member of several bowling leagues and an avid cribbage player. She was also active in the Wildwood Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. She had a great passion for gardening as well as feeding and tending to wild birds. Her biggest enjoyment was being with her grandchildren and her family.

She was predeceased by her husband, Clayton, and one son, Linwood Wakefield.

She is survived by two sons, Richard C. Nunan and his wife, Terri, and Keith B. Nunan and his wife, Kimberly, all of Kennebunkport; two grandchildren, Benjamin and his wife, Lindsey, of Kennebunkport, and Jonathan and his fiancé, Karissa Wentworth, of Kennebunk; and one sister, Priscilla Tarbox, of Biddeford Pool.

SERVICES: Friends may call from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer St., Kennebunk. A funeral service will be held at the chapel at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 9, with Rev. Ruth Merriam officiating. Interment to follow in Arundel Cemetery, Kennebunkport. If desired, memorial donations in her memory may be made to the Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kennebunk, ME 04094. Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel. Visit www.bibberfuneral.com.

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Cribbage and a meat spin...

From Northumberland Today:

Meat spin Saturday

Posted By Karen O'Hara

"Happy New Year from all your fellow Comrades at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 30, Port Hope.

On Dec. 20, 2008, Comrade Reny Debattista hosted a very successful cribbage tournament and the winners were: first place, Janice Delong and Carol Kirton; second place, Bonnie and Pat Brereton.

Following the cribbage tournament was a turkey spin and thanks go to Comrades Dean Brereton, Kim Whalen and Paul Watts for organizing all those turkeys! A special thank you to Dean Brereton and his wife, Karen, for donating reusable grocery bags and Christmas ornaments.

On Jan. 1, 2009, the branch hosted its annual levee with an overwhelming crowd — standing room only. I would like to personally thank Comrade Kim Whalen for assisting me with the preparation of the buffet and also to Comrade Rick Austin and his wife, Joanne, and Laurie Lees for their assistance. Comrade Nancy Elsom was on the clean-up crew and did a fabulous job and it is all very much appreciated!

On Jan. 3, Comrade Jim McIvor hosted a very successful euchre tournament and the winners were: first place, Fraser and Sandra Bolton; second place, Bonnie and Pat Brereton; third place, Doug Abrams and Bob Martell.

On Saturday, Jan. 10, we are having another meat spin, brought back by popular demand, starting at 1:30 p.m. The cost is $2 per spin; it’s a lot of fun!

Please note, the general membership meeting is scheduled for Sunday, Jan. 11 at 2 p.m., instead of the second Monday of the month. We encourage all members to attend.

The Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 30 is conveniently located at 29A Thomas St. (south end of the Lions Centre) and is open each day at noon (closed Mondays). Hope to see you at the branch — all members and future members welcome!"

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Saturday, January 3, 2009

Another cribbage rookie!

From Cheeky Pink Girl:

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Cribbage at 49...

From Kathy at 49:

"Tony has offered to teach me a couple of times before, but today I learned how to play cribbage.

Cribbage is a card game that involves playing and grouping cards in combinations to earn points. A distinctive feature is the cribbage board (which has a series of holes and a set of pegs for each player) that's used to keep score. The object of the game is to obtain 121 points before your opponent does. This is accomplished by "pegging", or moving your pegs around the board..."

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Cribbage meetup... Grayslake, Illinois...

Cribbage meetup notice for The Deck of Cards...

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Friday, January 2, 2009

Barth, Mary A. "Sis": Pegged out...

From Green Bay Press Gazette:
Mary A. "Sis" Barth, 78, Green Bay resident, joined her father, John Lemmen, in heaven on his birthday, Sunday, December 28, 2008 at a local care facility. Mary was born September 25, 1930 at their family home on Dickenson Road in De Pere, WI to John and Clara (Streit) Lemmen.

After graduating from East De Pere High School, Mary's mother drove her to Green Bay to live with her sister Clare and she went to work for LCL Transfer. She met Earl D. Barth while he was playing in a band and they were married on May 6th, 1950 in Wrightstown. He preceded her in death on August 5, 1972. Mary sold Avon Products while pulling 3 small children in a wagon, which was instrumental in the purchase of their first home. She had saved the money under her mattress until she had the $500.00 for their down payment. She was later employed by Larson's Canning Company and Straubel Paper Company. Mary went back to school at the age of 42 and graduated with honors from NWTC at age 44. She studied Business and Real Estate. She met and became self-employed with her best friend Richard Russell, together they owned and operated a rental and real estate business. Mary has been a proud member of Saints Peter and Paul Parish for 50 years.Mary taught all her grandchildren how to play cribbage, she really enjoyed playing cards, such as Sheepshead and Bridge. She was thrilled to do anything with numbers in general. Mom always loved having card parties at her home. Mary and Richard (Dick) enjoyed spending several winter months in Arizona over the years. Mary and Dick also had a lot of fun traveling in a Motor Home with Mary's brothers and sisters and friends around the country and also enjoyed a couple of cruises. Mary passed her business knowledge to her grandchildren and we were all very proud of what she had accomplished. Mom was a wonderful role model to all of us! She loved to exercise daily on her treadmill and also enjoyed dancing. One of her favorite sayings was "sounds like a plan". She left us a legacy long to be remembered. Thank you Mom for the strength you have always shown us.

Mary is survived by 5 children, Sandy (Jim) Wesoloski, Sturgeon Bay; Douglas Barth, Green Bay; Thomas Barth, Green Bay; Mary Jo Pangrazzi, Green Bay; and former son-in-law Mark Pangrazzi, Green Bay; and David Barth, Michigan. Grandchildren, Hunter (Sara) Wesoloski; De Pere, Kayla (Joey) Wilke, Sturgeon Bay;Jordan Pangrazzi, Green Bay; Wesley Janelle, Pound.Great Grandchildren; Wyatt Leam Wilke, Sturgeon Bay; Baby Wilke due in May 2009 and Justice (Wesley's daughter in Appleton.) Mary is also survived by Richard (Dick) Russell, who has been her best friend, confidante and loving partner for over 34 years. Richard (Dick) has 4 children, Larry (Julie), Kim (Barb) Green Bay, Brenda (Jon) Marinette and Tina, Green Bay. Grandchildren, Joshua & Cheyenne, Marinette; Christopher & Kari Jo, Green Bay; Tracy, De Pere. Great Grandchildren, Zoe & McKenzie, Green Bay, and Alexis & Journey, De Pere.

Mary is also survived by 3 sisters, Dorothy Albers, Shawano, Wi and Arizona, Clare (Norbert) Petasek, De Pere; Margaret (John) Brennan Green Bay; 1 brother, Edward (Linda) Lemmen, Florida; and step-sister Marge Mommaerts, De Pere;Sisters in Law, Donna Lemmen, Green Bay; Dolores Lemmen, Green Bay and Arizona; Phyllis Barth, Denmark; Dolores Andre, Green Bay; Mardell Winiecki, Green Bay. Also, Dick's sister Kay (Jon) Van Dam, Florida. Mary is also survived by many wonderful nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by; Her father and mother John and Clara (Streit) Lemmen, her husband Earl D. Barth. Brothers, Al, Peter, and John Lemmen. Brothers in law, Carl Albers, Jerome (Pinky) Blondheim, Donald Mommaerts, Harold Barth, Roy Barth, Clarence Winiecki, Julius (Nig) Andre and Paul Ganshirt. Sister in law, Carol Barth. Earl's parents, Edward and Lena Barth and Dick's parents Lawrence (Bud) and Margaret Russell.

Our mother suffered with a rare disease diagnosed as Progressive Supra Nuclear Palsy.

A memorial fund will be established in her name.Our family would like to thank Manor Care East for the brief time our mom was a resident there. Also, Odd Fellows Nursing Home where Mom spent almost one year. Their care of her was incredible and we appreciate the staff and residents who loved her and made her feel so much at home. We would like to also extend our appreciation to Heartland Hospice for their wonderful compassion and added assistance near the end of Moms journey. She is now at peace in the loving arms of our heavenly father.

Friends may call at the Proko-Wall Funeral Home, 1630 E. Mason St., from 4 to 8 P.M. Friday and after 10 A.M. Saturday at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, corner of Baird St. and University Ave., until time of mass. Parish wake service 7 P.M. Friday. Mass of Christian Burial 11 A.M. Saturday at the church with Msgr. Roy Klister officiating. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Online condolences may be sent to Mary's family at www.prokowall.com.

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Club's game plan brings lifesaving reward

From Diss Express:

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Vincent P. Fashun: Pegged out...

From FDLReporter.com:

Vincent P. Fashun, 97, formerly of Ripon, went to his eternal resting place on Jan. 1, 2009, at Fountain View Care Center in Ripon.

Vincent was born on June 26, 1911, in Ljublana, Slovenia, Austria, the son of Vincent and Franciska Rotar Fashun. He came to America in October of 1920 and resided in Milwaukee.

In 1927, he came to Lomira and worked with various members of the Pade family, who treated him like one of their own. In 1940, he was hired by Standard Oil to operate their bulk plant at Slinger, Wis. In March 1941, he was drafted into the U.S. Army. Vincent was released Dec. 4, 1941, three days before the attack on Pearl Harbor.

On Jan. 10, 1942, he married Orion Peters, and 20 days later, the U.S. Army called him back to active duty.

He survived the Battle of the Bulge and his division captured the Ramagen Bridge near the end of the war.

In January of 1946, Vince and Orion moved to Ripon, where he was employed as a bulk plant agent. He serviced many loyal customers there for over 22 years and retired on Oct. 1, 1968. He and Orion loved square dancing, fishing, cribbage and playing dominoes at their lake home where they lived the past three years.

Survivors include Vincent's wife, Orion; three sons, Peter (Christine) Dart-Fashun of Fond du Lac, Mark Fashun of Eldorado, and Tim Fashun of Eldorado; four loving step-grandchildren, Sarah Connole of Kansas City, Mo., Rebecca Hickey, Rome, N.Y., Brian Dart of Fond du Lac, and Anthony Dart of Boca Raton, Fla.; two grandchildren, Christopher (Jessica) of Iowa, and Naomi (Jose) Mandojana of Washington; two great-grand children, Xavier Dart and Eliyas Hickey; and nieces, nephews and friends.

Vincent was preceded in death by his parents, Vincent and Franciska, one brother, Edward, and one sister, Mary Lustik.

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Deck of Cards fun...

From The Deck of Cards: