I still wear the same size earrings!
I still wear the same size earrings!
 Hi all,  This is what we posted on Facebook "Class Of 1970"
I’m sorry it’s taking us so long to get something together:( 
Hope you all can make it:) If you could help us spread the word or if you have emails please 
Hey there Class of ’70.  Unbelievably, it’s time for our 45th reunion.
Please help us celebrate with the “Big One Dayer”.  One big day of fun and camaraderie.
We held our 40th reunion at River's Edge Golf Course and they have agreed to let us come back.
We’re also repeating the golf tournament because everyone that played had such a good time.
So - here are the details:

Date:  Saturday, August 22, 2015
Golf Tournament starts at 1pm
   - Absolutely no skills required - just a good sense of humor!
   - $42 for 9 holes with cart
   - reserve your spot by calling Andy French at 541-480-2969 or email him at ajfrench@bendcable.com

The evening festivities will start at 5pm at the Clubhouse with a casual BBQ and no-host bar. The cost will be $20/person.  The plan is to keep it simple and casual - so nothing to do but catch up and reconnect!

Register for either the golf tournament and/or the evening festivities by clicking on the PayPal link below or by sending a check to: Class of 1970 c/o Red Carpet Car Wash, P.O. Box 5323,  Bend, OR  97709.
we hope you’ll join us for “The Big One”!
Boyle, Ford & Wheeler
Boyle, Ford & Wheeler
Like the Corners of my mind
Misty watered clored memories
of the Way We Were!

Scattered Pictures
of the smiles we left behind
Smiles We gave to one Another
For the Way We Were

Can it be that it was all so simple then
or has time rewritten every line
If we had the chance to do it all again
Tell Me, Would We? Could We?

May be beautiful and yet
What is too painful to remember
We simply choose to forget.

So its the laughter
we will remember 
whenever we remember
The Way We Were
The Way We Were!!!!!!!!  

Stay tuned for memories and words!  Coming soon!
2014 Rose Bowl Bound!
2014 Rose Bowl Bound!
2014 Duck Football Season!  What another great Duck Football Season!  Once
again, it was a fantastic time to see old friends and Bendites each football game.
Of course a few of us got the red carpet treatment, courtesy, of Chris and Debbie
Wetle!  Can't thank them enough for hosting the tail gate party each game, and also
for the "Wetle Presidential Suite" at their home.  They are simply awesome, and will love and cherish them both for life!  It is very special to have childhood friends, and your best
friends for a lifetime.  

It was particularly wonderful this Duck season when Steve McClain joined us at 
a Duck game, and Marcia Grote came to town the same weekend!  What a fabulous
weekend of memories that was.  Eugene and Portland was rocking with Bendites.

We wish our beloved Duck many blessings for the Rose Bowl!  We are playing for
the National Title soon!

Blessings to all in 2015!  
PS:  Nice to send some good news for a change!
Treasure for a Lifetime!
Treasure for a Lifetime!
I received a very special Christmas Card in 2014.  It came from a classmate I have not
seen in 44 years, and it meant the world to me.

"Sending you a Christmas card reminds me of how you have crossed my path and
touched my life.  Warm Wishes for a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!"

Thank you so very much, it meant the world to me!

Blessings Veronica
Doug Peabody's Memorial Service will be on 8/24/14 from 3-to 8:00 pm at the Overlook House at 3839 N. Melrose.  Dr. Portland, Or. 97237.  There is limited parking, but
Max line is near by.

DOUGLAS Scott Peabody, 62, passed away in one of his favorite spots, his
parents home in Sequim, Wa.; after a battle with liver cancer for four months.

Doug also know by his family as ( Buggy-Dougy, Doug-A-Doo, Dugout, Roger & Rub-A-
Dub) was born in Anchorage, Alaska.  He and his family moved to Bend where he
graduated from Bend High in 1970.  After a few years in Eugene pursing music as
a major, he left for the adventure of working on the Alaska Pipeline in the mid 70's.
He later moved to Portland, where he received his degree in elementary education from
Portland State University.

Doug had many passions including sports, music and literature.  He was very literate
and musical, he was a Jazz DJ, part-owner of Great American Music in Bend (1980),
manager of Music Milennium (1985-1995) and more recently the owner of the
popular Book Store, "The Open Book", in Bend, Or. (1995-2014).  His sports passions
included fleecing his buddies with footall wagers, a yearly March Madness pool for
20 plus friends and family and skiing Mt. Bachelor for many years.

Doug married Sheila Martin and their daughter Alison was born in 1980.  He is
survived by his former wife Sheila; his daughter Alison of Portland; Parents Max
Peabody and his wife Mary; brothers Max Peabody III (Peggy) , Richard (Maloue)
and Wen (Angelina) and his sister Amy Peabody (Joseph Godinet) and his
niece Megan  Peabody and nephew Michael Peabody.

There wil be a Memorial for Doug from 3-8:00 pm on Sunday, 8-24-14 at the Overlook
House, 3839 N. Melrose Dr. Portland, Or. 97237.  

In lieu of flowers, donations to the Oregon Music Hall of Fame would be appreciated
by his family.
Storybook Properties
Storybook Properties
Wishing all my old classmates a Wonderful, Merry Christmas, and
many blessings in 2013!

It is the time of year, you really treasure the blessings of family and
friends, and a lifetime of memories.  I have enjoyed every single
Christmas Card because of the thought, time and care put into them.
In this day and age, it is electronic text messages, emails, generic facebook greetings, which usually includes "it is all about me!"

This week, it was wonderful to actually get a plate of home
baked cookies, receive photos of family & friends, have a meal with
just "good quality people", and most of all; being around people who
understand the meaning of the true "Christmas Sprit", and what a gift this special Christmas Holiday is all about.

Take a moment to open the door for someone, call someone you have been meaning to call forever-but life keeps getting in the way,
make a senior day, and drop by-remember you are a step away, but
above all else; just be the best you can be each day.  

Looking forward to a walk in the snow in Bend during the holidays, and remembering the "Way We Were!"

Blessings Always
Your Bearette Bud!
Mr. Magic Mom!
Mr. Magic Mom!
Our beloved Mr. Magic's Mom has received her Angel Wings!
Duane Zanon's mom passed away this last Wednesday, and her service will be
in Bend on April 12, 2013.  Please read the attached obituary for details.
I know Mr. Magic would love to see some of his old classmates, and I know
many would like to pay their respects to his beloved mom Barbara.
Barbara and Kevin Domby's folks were the only parents to make it to our
40th reunion, and darn did they all look great!  Mr. Magic must have done his magic
on his mom.  It was so great to have her join us, and I sure don't have half the
energy she had.
Our prayers and thoughts are with Duane Zanon and his family at this most difficult time.
Our blessings our with them.
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January 12, 2013

Bend Icon Gets His Angel Wings!

Judge Thalhofer has left this world for a better one!  We all grew
up either knowing Judge Thalhofer or at least fearing the Judge.
I am sure I had a few classmates that had the honor of standing before him in court!  Maybe having a Judge as a father is why our sweet Laurie Thalhofer was always such an angel!  I don't believe alot of people knew that Judge Thalhofer was a graduate from Harvard Law School!  Again, that explains why Laurie was blessed with such a great mind!

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Lorrie Jones on January 15, 2013 1:39 AM
 Veronica, As always, you are gracious and kind. Thank you for posting this. My family has been blessed by the memories others have shared about Dad. He was special to us, and it is so heartening to hear how he impacted the lives of others in Bend. Thanks again for your thoughtfulness. You are loved.
Candid Candid on May 8, 2013 4:38 AM
You put the lime in the coocunt and drink the article up.

Scott Meyers on January 14, 2013 10:32 PM
Hi Lorrie,
You dad was my baseball coach for the Little League Eagles.  I remember practicing at your house out in the cow pasture with a backstop.  Great memories.  You dad was always "coach" to me and one of those people who you never forget.  I am deeply sad at his passing and want you to know how much he impacted my life even if it was only for a few seasons of baseball.  You just never know.
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Scott, I remember those days well. We had to clean up after the horses before each practice. Dad built that backstop because his schedule didn't fit with the field availability for practices. He was really committed  to his teams, whether baseball, basketball, flag football, whatever. And, he remembered all his team members, and followed their progress through life, if he could. I`m glad you felt his impact, too. Thank youyou.

Veronica Story on January 14, 2013 8:52 PM

Congratulations!  That is an accomplishment to be married all these years!  God only know that Peggy must be a saint!  LOL.
I am sure Lorrie will enjoy the comment.

Blessings kiddo, and I trust all is well!
Your Old Bearette Bud!  Veronica
I still smile when I think of seeing you at the 20th reunion.  You said,
"Veronica, you don't know who I am do you?"  I must admit, you had me.  Little Chuckie, was such a big boy! 
River River on May 8, 2013 3:02 AM
Wham bam thank you, ma'am, my questions are aneswerd!

Chuck Stufflebeem on January 14, 2013 8:45 PM
I stood before your father at the Bend Courthouse on July 31, 1975. I will always remember that day, it was the very 1st and only time I was opposite and faced him. He didn't seem all that formidable to me at the time. Of course, I had support from 2 other Bend Bears from our graduating class. Jack Trelease and Dennis Frier.  I dearly needed that support. Mainly, because there was one other person there too. It was Peggy Grace. I was getting married and your father made it possible. We are still married, so the magic from your dad has helped keeping the glue for us.

I am sorry to here of his passing, deepest reguards,
Chuck and Peggy Stufflebeem
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Lorrie Jones on January 15, 2013 12:59 AM
Thank you for sharing, I'm so glad to hear that the knot he tied still holds. He would be proud of you both.
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December 12, 2012

December BearBirthdays!

Happy Birthday to the Twins!  Robert & Rodger Padgett's
Birthday is 12/7!   Wishing you birthday wishes from the east
coast to the west coast!


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November 21, 2012

November Birthday Bears & Happy Thanksgiving To All!

Wishing everyone a very blessed and happy Thanksgiving!
Also, Happy Birthday to the November Bears!
Patti Powell 11/6
Becky Guner 11/8
Cindy Burgess 11/9
Carol Wolfe 11/9
Jackie Sottosanti 11/11
Bill Burleigh 11/18
Richard Contrera's  (Today YEAH!)
Dave Edwards  11/30
Blessings to you all for finally catching up with the rest of us.


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September 2, 2012

Bend High Class Get-Together 10/6/12

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 6, 2012 - 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
MAX’S FANNO CREEK BREW PUB - 12562 SW Main Street – Tigard
(Main St runs parallel to Hwy 99, west of Hall, just off Hwy 217 and not far from I-5)

Significant others are invited. We have a separate room. Food and Beverages will be available off the menu.

We do need to give the pub a count by October 9, so please let...


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August 29, 2012

Super Stud Celebrates in the big Apple!

It was reported today, that super stud muffin, Steve Sherman was
seen at the disco in Manhattan last night celebrating his 30th
Birthday again!  He tried to keep it a secret, but he is Steve Sherman,
bigger than life!

Hope you have recovered today "Big Guy!" 

Happy Birthday to a Big Man with a Big Heart!  He also tries
to keep that a secret.


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August 24, 2012

Tony Lay lost of her mate.

Daniel Marvin Low, 60 died suddenly at his home on May 21 in
Redmond, Or. from a myoardial infarction.  Dan was born in
Portland, Or. to Ken and Barb Low on 8/21, 1951.  (August 21 Obit.
was on his birthday!)  He is survived by his loving wife Toni; son
, Casey Low; daughter, Christy Low; steop-sons, Nathaniel and Jesse
Powning and 5 grandchildren; his sister, Trisha Christman of West
Linn, brother, John Low of Bend and sister Cathy Johnson of
Portland, Or.
In 1969 Dan graduate...


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August 20, 2012

Bits and Pieces Updates-Birthdays, Sympathy & Well Wishes

Some updated information for classmates who want to send well
wishes, sympathy notes or birthday wishes.

Missed birthdays, not on the calendar, so if you know of anyone,
let me know in advance.  The birthdays come off the calendar, not
there, don't know.
Happy Birthday to the following 3 bears who were on the same day as Scott Meyers.
Ralph Thomas, Dean Woodall & our lost bear Steve Deavereaux
were all on 8/18!!  Happy Birthday boys!!  Hope it was a good one.
I posted Lew Constab...


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August 19, 2012

Lew Constable's Passing

Fellow classmate Marilyn Moffit's husband passed away; our prayers and

Lewis R. Constable

Sign the Guestbook

Lewis R. Constable, 62, passed away August 7, 2012, at Oregon Health and Science University.

Lew was born in Bend, Ore., February 10, 1950 to Nellie and Clayton Constable. In 1959, he moved with his parents to Brothers, Ore., where his family operated the general store, restaurant and post office. While helping in the family business, Lew graduated from Bend Senior High and earned his Assoc...


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August 2, 2012

Nick Ceniga Obituary

George Nick Ceniga

Published: August 02. 2012 4:00AM PST
George Nick Ceniga

George Nick Ceniga

February 11, 1951 - July 28, 2012

In Loving Memory of a Wonderful Husband,

Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle and Friend.

Nick Ceniga of Sisters, passed away July 28, 2012, with his family by his side. Nick was born in Ontario, Oregon, to Frank and Joy Ceniga on February 11, 1951.

He was raised in Central Oregon, and graduated from Bend Senior High in 1969. He ran a family m...


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July 4, 2012

Happy Birthday America & All July Birthday Bears!

Best Country In The World!
Best Country In The World!
Happy Birthday to the following July Birthday Bears!
Karen Taylor 7/3  (Loves those young guys & they lover her!)
American 7/4
Gary Walker 7/6 (Need boat?  Call Gary!)
Jessica Dearth 7/9 (Need singer?  Call Jessica!)
Cleone Bingham 7/11 (Yes beautiful as ever & endless smile!)
John Fox 7/14 (Our European Malborough Man, handsome as ever!)
Linda Lentz & Phil Hamm celebrating togetherness
Lana Turner 7/19 Cute as a button!
Carol Venz 7/21, another bear who never ages!
Mike Frie...


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