OT but barely: A long-time Model A Club member laid to rest in St Louis

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dick Lodge - St Louis MO on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 03:09 pm:

When I opened my Post-Dispatch this morning, this photo and story were in the middle of the front page.

http://www.stltoday.com/news/local/metro/photos-classic-car-lovers-in-st-louis-l ay-one-of/article_fad452e6-8f69-5d87-9292-85bc857155b4.html


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Skip Anderson on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 04:43 pm:

What a great tribute.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Dick Lodge - St Louis MO on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 09:11 pm:

Skip, the Model A club did the same thing for founding and very popular member Terry Oberer a few years ago. They can turn out a bunch of cars for a funeral procession. It makes a really nice gesture for a departed, long-time member.


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Skip Anderson on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 10:38 pm:

A class act all the way. Sounds like a great club.
All the best.
Skip


Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Jeff Schreier on Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 11:44 pm:

Dick,
Great story. It reminds me of my grandpa's funeral that was earlier this year. I led the funeral procession from the church to the cemetery in my grandpa's 1931 Model A coupe. It was the best and the hardest part of the day at the same time.

Model A on the day of the funeral:


And about 6 months later:


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