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Eager Beaver
07-24-2007, 02:40 PM
My Father-In-Law pasted away yesterday morning at the Eastern Nebraska Veterans Home. They had just moved into the new facility a week ago. He was 86 yrs young. He had served in the Air Force in WWII. and was stationed in Alaska.
He is the one that got me into fishing after I started going with my wife.
He will be surely miss by many.

07-24-2007, 02:42 PM
Sounds like he was more than just a Father In law.
My condolences and prayers.

07-24-2007, 02:49 PM
Gave you a great wife and good life! Sure you meant alot to him also.Sure you will miss him,Remember the good times !:)

07-24-2007, 02:59 PM
Of all the people that made an impact in my life, the ones involved in fishing really have a special place in my heart. They are people I'll never forget. Sorry for your loss EB.

07-24-2007, 05:02 PM

My sympathies for your family. Sounds like he was a good man that touched many.

07-24-2007, 05:42 PM
We are losing a lot of fine peoiple in that generation. My prayers are with you.

07-24-2007, 05:48 PM
I am a veteren , and i am sorry for the loss , pray for the liveing and charish the ones that has gone before us. Bless you and your family.

07-24-2007, 06:22 PM
Sorry to hear it Beaver my condolenses are with your family....sounds like an honor to have known the man.

Don G
07-24-2007, 06:30 PM
Father in law & great friend..I know you have many fond memories....

07-24-2007, 07:03 PM
Sorry to hear of your loss.

07-24-2007, 07:30 PM
I am sorry to hear of your father-in-laws' passing. My regards to your & your wifes family.
Sounds like a great man.

07-24-2007, 07:51 PM
We'll keep your family in our prayers!!! Mourning his passing is natural, just remember to also celebrate his life.

07-24-2007, 08:00 PM
My condolences to you and your family. I lost my grandfather in April. He to was a WWII Vet, served in the Pacific, and was the one that introduced me to fishing.

07-24-2007, 08:24 PM
My condolences also. I am sure he will be missed. Will be praying for you and your family.

07-24-2007, 08:34 PM
E B sorry for your lose, i to lost a great uncle last year who served in wwII. he fished allmost every day of his last 30 years and also fished the week before he passed. we should all be proud and thankful for men like them. they made this country for us all.

07-24-2007, 09:18 PM
They truely were the greatest generation. Always sad to lose one. Bless you and your family.

father of 4
07-24-2007, 10:00 PM
God Bless him and all of our Veterans. Our Prayers are with you and yours

07-24-2007, 10:05 PM
Sounds like you had a great relationship with him, that's good!

May God Bless you and your family!


07-24-2007, 11:53 PM
You and yours will be in our prayers.

07-25-2007, 01:42 PM
My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. In many ways, his is one of the "greatest generations" and their contributions should never be forgotten and always honored.

My dad: WWII - North Africa
My uncles: WWII - Germany and South Pacific