One of our favourite people, Gordon Keatch, has decided to put down his pen as our intrepid “getting to know” columnist. And since he did so in a most official and gentlemanly way, we decided to share his letter of “resignation” for everyone to see (click below). Thanks, Gordon, for telling the stories of 150 or more members over the years and helping us really get to know each other. Cheers, mate!
Gordon’s letter 2014
PS If anyone is interested in taking up the pen and keeping the column going, we’d love to hear from you.
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Long time DUCW member Al Hansen will be forever remembered.
ALEN TREVOR HANSEN April 14, 1924 – May 23, 2014 “I Have Passed From This Life To Another”
Al Hansen delivering a speech at our ANZAC Day ceremony in 2013 at the DUCW club. Jenny Gates photo.
Dad passed away peacefully with family by his side, at the St. Boniface Hospital, on May 23, 2014 at 1835 hours. We grieve deeply for the loss of this honourable man. He is survived by Millicent, his wife of 59 years. Predeceased by his eldest son, Robert Alen, in 1976. He is survived by his son Brett (Diane), daughters Jo Ann (Ralph) and Shannon (John). Continue reading
Ron Vernon at the DUCW Christmas party, December 2012
How do you sum up 52 years of a man’s life in a few short words? What words can you use?
When Jacqueline spread the horrible news of Robert’s passing, she heard so many adjectives to describe him, but one in particular seemed to sum up everything.
Veteran TV reporter Peter Harvey has died, aged 68
The death of Channel Nine news veteran Peter Harvey from pancreatic cancer prompted an immediate outpouring of grief and tributes by colleagues and rivals.
The newsman with the rich baritone voice was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in October last year and died today with his family by his side.