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    dian in spokane
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    I know that some of you have enjoyed the story of my old father in law, Mean Joe Greene, who, a couple of years ago at the age of 90, drove from las vegas to florida to see his sister. And who managed to blow up two RV's this last year.

    Sadly, he died in his sleep on Monday morning.

    Bob had been with him in the days before his death, and had flown home on Sunday night. I was, unfortunately, off in Hawaii.

    Joe had shoulder surgery a couple of weeks ago and really never regained his strength, but in the end there was really nothing wrong with him but old age.

    I know that some of you have enjoyed the story of my old father in law, Mean Joe Greene, who, a couple of years ago at the age of 90, drove from las vegas to florida to see his sister. And who managed to blow up two RV's this last year.

    Sadly, he died in his sleep on Monday morning.

    Bob had been with him in the days before his death, and had flown home on Sunday night. I was, unfortunately, off in Hawaii.

    Joe had shoulder surgery a couple of weeks ago and really never regained his strength, but in the end there was really nothing wrong with him but old age.

    He died just a couple of months short of his 93rd birthday, and lived independantly right up till last month.

    We're gonna miss him, but he had a great run!

    Dian

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      jag
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      My condolences Dian. 

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      jag
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      My condolences Dian. 

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      Gale
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      Heartfelt condolences to you and Bob. Sounds like our FIL lived a meaninful and happy life!

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      Gale
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      Heartfelt condolences to you and Bob. Sounds like our FIL lived a meaninful and happy life!

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      LV
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      Oh, I'm so sorry for Bob's and your loss, Dian. I'll miss hearing about him.

      We also had a mean Joe Green in my husband's family. Characters till the end.

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      LV
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      Oh, I'm so sorry for Bob's and your loss, Dian. I'll miss hearing about him.

      We also had a mean Joe Green in my husband's family. Characters till the end.

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      debbieVA
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      Dian….

       

      So sorry to hear this Grand Old Guy has moved on….Deepest condolences to you and Cigar Bob.  

       

      Blessings…

      debbieVA

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      debbieVA
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      Dian….

       

      So sorry to hear this Grand Old Guy has moved on….Deepest condolences to you and Cigar Bob.  

       

      Blessings…

      debbieVA

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      lhaley
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      Sorry to hear about your father in law. Sounds like he had a wonderful life. His stories will live on as long as you tell them!

      Linda

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      lhaley
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      Sorry to hear about your father in law. Sounds like he had a wonderful life. His stories will live on as long as you tell them!

      Linda

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      jJackie W
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      Dian, I am so sorry to hear this.  My sincerest sympathies to Bob and you.

       

      Jackie W

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      jJackie W
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      Dian, I am so sorry to hear this.  My sincerest sympathies to Bob and you.

       

      Jackie W

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      yoop
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      Sorry to hear about 'old Joe', bet he would have been a hoot to hang around with.

      yoop

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      yoop
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      Sorry to hear about 'old Joe', bet he would have been a hoot to hang around with.

      yoop

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      dian,

      My condolences to you and Bob.  I enjoyed the stories of Joe's adventures they always brought a smile and a warm memory.

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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      Jerry from Cape Cod
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      dian,

      My condolences to you and Bob.  I enjoyed the stories of Joe's adventures they always brought a smile and a warm memory.

      Jerry from Cape Cod

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      Eehgads
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      Oh Dian, when I saw the title of your post I was hoping it wasn't true. I am one of "Old Joe's" fans. My condolences to you and Bob.

      Michele

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      Eehgads
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      Oh Dian, when I saw the title of your post I was hoping it wasn't true. I am one of "Old Joe's" fans. My condolences to you and Bob.

      Michele

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