Tag: SunBird Personalities

SunBird Personalities – February 2015

Jane and Earl Ferguson

Bob Neuman Jane and Earl Ferguson moved to SunBird on New Year’s Day 1992 after two months of exploring other retirement areas from California to Casa Grande, where a resident suggested SunBird. The couple liked what they saw and still do. They switched to full time residents in 2003. “Visitors will say, ‘Do you know…

SunBird Personalities – January 2015

Bing and Sharon Solomon

Bob Neuman The Viet Nam War, between South and North Viet Nam, finally ended in 1973, but not before 58,000 Americans died. The divisive war had become increasingly unpopular in our country and led to riots on college campuses, often spilling into the streets, as in the incident at Kent State. Our military, which had…

SunBird Personalities – December 2014

Jerry and Jean Logosz

Bob Neuman Even though they lived in the same neighborhood, it took a date-arranged in 1962 by a friend to begin the journey to the altar. When asked how he met her, Jerry replied, “I just picked her up on a corner.” Jean added, “When I saw him, I said ‘no way’.” Something must have…

SunBird Personalities – November 2014

Sharon and Ozzie Zubchevich

Bob Neuman To capture lightning in a bottle would be a simpler task than to document the lives of Sharon and Ozzie Zubchevich, an intriguing couple, in the limited space allotted. Sharon’s background is Lithuanian and her ancestors were royalty. Once while attending mass, Russians on horseback rode up the center aisle, decapitated the priest…

Sunbird Personalities – October 2014

Mark and Lynette Martens

Bob Neuman Boyd Hamilton Dowler was quarterback at Cheyenne High School, University of Colorado and Green Bay Packers (1959-71) as a wide receiver. He played in two Super Bowls (1965-67) and is in the Green Bay Packer Hall of Fame. Mark Martens ran track but also played football at Cheyenne High School, graduating in 1955;…

Sunbird Personalities

Joe and Marilyn Klooster

Bob Neuman If it has been your pleasure to know Joe and Marilyn Klooster, you are indeed fortunate. If not, you should. Spend a bit of time with this couple and words like pleasant, intelligent, compatible, energetic, curious, gregarious and talented will start bopping around in your head. Best of all, they are still obviously…