The Lace Man
At the OvalGate
[The pictureon exhibit poster and the cover of the book] The girls are identified as Susan(Floto) Sisson driving the car she received as agraduation present with Bonnie (Sewers) Kozaneckibeside her. In the back seat is Diana (Meyer) Kausen).- Bonnie Kozanecki
Came over in'59 and slept on beach with buddies. Thought it was hot! Almost can't do thatanywhere now. Soo... those were the good ole days ...summer fun in the sun.
P.S. So whereare the bicycles for two, miniature golf and individual paddle boats?Chicken-in-the-basket too.!
I lived in the
After I'd been at the
Room on theRiver
Up to at leastthe mid 1950's my girl friends and I would row a boat up and down the river. Wehardly ever met a yacht or another boat.
-- Pat(Meyer) Diepenhorst
We werefriends with Jim Unwin [pictured with his book Sandy
Island QueenExcursion Boat
The islandQueen was eventually sold to the
A Blue Ford
The car in #638 is my "robinegg blue" Ford. since I was a small child, 1949,my folks brought my brother and I up here. They went into the Ole Crow. We kidsplayed the archery, miniature golf, plus bike for two. - thenJeanne Corliss now Roche.
The summer of 'S9 Bud Naughtin put hand billson car windows for Mr. Simmons advertising Venetian Nigh.
Simmons Tea Roomwas run by Russell and Dorothy Simmons, he was a brother of Bill Simmons, thephotographer. Another sister, Ruth, was a nurse, but later lived in Saugatuck.
Guy in the Chef's Hat Three identities areoffered:
The local chefis Fred Davis "Chicken As you Like It."
Believe thisto be Frank Parker, chef at Hotel Butler circa 1945-1947. - Robert
Could this beMr. Mocini - father of Benny, Vince, Peter and David?
Three Cheersfor Ox-Bow
How nice the Oxbowlooks the same. Thank God. Let's work to keep our heritage intact. -- F. VanHowe
The T-bird atright [in # 744] belonged to Norma (Symons)
Then and Now
"Then"is much better than "Now." Strip malls . . sterilestuff! -- A. Janssen
RichardGrubbs' grandfather, Gus Hershaw, worked with RubeSewer and Jack Sewers. I remember hearing fishing stories from them.
Why do you keepletting new condos go up? Why can't you leave the quaintness in Saugatuck?
The girl onthe left is Ann Carlyle of Plainwell, my wife from 1950 to 1960. We dated andcame to
Ann was alsoidentified by her daughter, Diane Durian.
I remember Dadcoming home and telling us the Pavilion burned down. Jack Disselkoenran
# 150, pg. 68.
1st woman,Mrs. Wilma Ramp, on the far left with hand on door hand. Natalie Wicks secondfrom left, Gladys Hadaway, third from left,elementary teacher at
[Reaction to solemn faces inpicture] These women scare me. I'm glad they weren't my school teachers. Theywould give night mares.