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Richard Gress meets Maxine & Jack Vorfeld

March, 2016 Dear Judy: My name is Richard Gress. My wife, Lyn and I lived in Salt Lake City, Utah, where I retired last year from the University of Utah. I grew up in Honolulu during the 1950’s, left in … Continue reading

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Nanny and Valerie

  What a good picture of Valerie Engstrom’s nanny, Marlyn, who recently recovered from some intense surgery . . . and of course, always cute of Valerie, who is happily photogenic!

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My beautiful great-great grandchildren

These two adorable babies belong to Andre and Brittany Kukuruda Ashook and Derek and Dana Kukuruda Engstrom, my Southern California great grandkids who are grown up and simply amazing. All four of them. Talk about parenting! These young people have … Continue reading

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Photos of family gathering in Kona

     

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A final aloha to Ted Vorfeld

Ten years ago today, in a sparkling white boat, Ted and Peter Vorfeld and I said goodbye to their father (and my husband), Jack, as they lowered the container of his ashes into the Pacific Ocean off Kona. Two years … Continue reading

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Rest in peace, Ted Vorfeld

Judy Vorfeld It is with deep sorrow that I announce the death yesterday, August 30, 2014, of my stepson, Ted Vorfeld. He was one of my best friends and heroes, and after his dad died, he was ever-thoughtful about my … Continue reading

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A yellow boat named Judy

Judy Vorfeld July 2014. Feeling very honored this week. The Yellow Boat of Hope Foundation (YBH) honored Josiah Go, Rick Passo, and me by naming yellow boats after us . . . boats designed to help the remarkable community of … Continue reading

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A Grim WWII Story

Sent by Ted Vorfeld On May 21, 1944, orders were given to unload ammunition from a small naval assault vessel (Landing Craft, Tank, Or LCT). There were nearly 36 LSTs that were to sail to the Marianas. They were resting … Continue reading

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The Mugging by Ted Vorfeld

Many years ago when daughter Jan was going to school at Punahou, I dropped her off and headed to work at downtown AMFAC.  As I stopped at the light on Punahou Street, I saw two guys mugging a woman and … Continue reading

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The Drownings by Ted Vorfeld

For some strange reason, people do not seem to be grateful for saving their lives. The first one happened at the mangers pool in Waipahu.  We were all sitting around when I noticed on of the Lyon’s kids struggling on … Continue reading

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