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Jim Hunt posted a message.
Apr
19
Apr 19, 2024 at 7:54 PM

A very happy birthday to a now 74 yr old wonderful X president and great guy! So cool we stay in touch.

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Sep
29
Sep 29, 2023 at 12:08 PM

Steve you’re one of the great guys in our class and I’ll never forget that! As a fellow Bears fan may you have a wonderful day with those grandkids, fam and friends! Go Bears!! Love, Kingfish

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Sep
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Sep 26, 2023 at 10:54 AM

Joey old friends are best and that you are! May you have a wonderful day! Love, Kingfish

Ginny Schoephoerster Qualmann has left an In Memory comment for her Profile.
Aug
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Aug 30, 2023 at 1:25 PM

Ohhh, dear Peggy!...How you will be missed by family and friends to be sure. So many memories of growing up in the neighborhood together, all those wonderful sleepovers, and school memories. How I always admired your poise and your inner and outer beauty. What a dear soul you are!...Til we meet again.

Jim Hunt has left an In Memory comment for Redmond P. "Red" Hidding.
Aug
03
Aug 03, 2023 at 5:33 PM

I too knew Redly for about 50 years filled with so many laughs and fun times, and most often with our wonderful wives later in life. My parents and Redly's parents, Mary & Ed had been friends fir years and I began to hang out with Redly and Mike Hidding during my summers back in Crystal Lake during college and ever since both back in CL and many times out here in California,  I moved here in January 1975 after spending 2 years in Albuquerque on my way out west)

I hosted several golf tournaments out here I dubbed the Occasional Hunt Invitationals (OCI), I think about 10 of them and I think both Mike and Red Hidding attended all of them. My first Invitational was held up in Lake Tahoe at Edgewood, a beautiful course and fine test of golf. After the tournament we went gambling and I had been at a blackjack table for 3 hours and was basically back to even. Redly was standing behind me and it was about time we left for home which was my then apartment in Mountain View, CA so I decided to go all in in a last bet, won and doubled my money. As I happily got up to leave Redly yells out "NOT NOW YOU'RE JUST GETTIN HOT!!! Yeah sure, Redly I replied as we left with me being the only winner.

in susequent OCI tournaments we played at Spyglass Hill in Monterey and Pajaro Valley here near us and stayed in rental houses on the beach where we surfed, swam and just had so many blasts we could have been a band, well, we were!

Just one more. On my birthday back in 76 or 77 I was back home to see family and friends when Redly calls me up to tell me we're going to Arlington Park because he's GOT THE DOUBLE!! What I ask Redly and he tells me he's GOT THE DAILY DOUBLE! So we grab my sister Martha and her car and drive to Arlington Park. Redly wouldn't say what the daily double winning numbers until we got out of the car in the track's parking lot when Redly says "ok the double is 5 and 2 but we will box it (meaning we would bet 2 and 5 as well just in case). Well  we put our betting tickets all in Martha's pocket for good luck and sure enough #5 wins the first race and then #2 with a female jockey on board, which was very unusual at the time (and now) wins the second race!! We were as my now wife Cher would say "Bucks up!" Redly never gave up his source but what a day at the track. I still bet today and how easy it is by just reaching in my pocket for my iPhone! Later that night Mike also had the double for us but I ain't goin any further on that.

The fun we had could fill a book with Redly, Mike myself and our wives again spanning decades. They all came out here when Cher and I were married now 43 yrs ago next  month.

May you rest in peace old Buddy when you aren't working to help others or when teeing it up at a great golf links in Heaven

God Bless,

Jim Hunt

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Jul
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Jul 10, 2023 at 10:44 AM

May you have a wonderful day you gorgeous Queen!! Love, Jim

Jim Hunt posted a message. New comment added.
May
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May 08, 2023 at 4:22 PM

Posted on: May 08, 2023 at 11:47 AM

HB Mike! We’ve spent a lot of great times together especially after our surprise meet up in Albuquerque as roommates! All the Best to You Eeeppppppps!!

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Apr 19, 2023 at 11:31 AM

Harry I’m pleased to be the first one to wish you a Happy Birthday this year! I value our continuing friendship more now than ever. May you and your 11 grandkids Celebrate!! All the Best Brother. Yippe ky yay yippe ky yes, you’re 73!!

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Jan 31, 2023 at 6:31 PM

May your bday be great , you have many more and you do more woodworking!

Jim Hunt posted a message.
Jan 08, 2023 at 12:12 PM

We spent so much fun time together cruising, going to my only Black Hawks game vs the LA Kings in their inaugural season in 1967. I remember well seeing Bobby Hill, Stan Makita and many more and we did it all in your Mother’s 442! Thanks for many great memories John and may you have a very Happy Birthday and many more! Love, Jim

Jim Hunt posted a message. New comment added.
Jan 07, 2023 at 6:05 AM

Posted on: Jan 06, 2023 at 7:30 PM

May you have a joyous birthday and many more Ronnie! Will always remember so many of your great athletic moves all while being a great partier! All the Best old buddy! Love, Jim

Jim Hunt posted a message. New comment added.
Dec 12, 2022 at 9:07 PM

Posted on: Dec 05, 2022 at 5:58 PM

Holly may you have a wonderful birthday and many more. You were so gorgeous in hs but we were always told you were taken! Sure your beauty remains!!!

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Nov 30, 2022 at 11:53 PM

Posted on: Nov 30, 2022 at 11:45 PM

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Nov 30, 2022 at 11:39 PM
Jim Hunt posted a message. New comment added.
Nov 21, 2022 at 10:15 AM

Posted on: Nov 20, 2022 at 3:59 PM

Steve May your day be one of happiness and love, such are my thoughts of both you and Shirley. HB old buddy!