June, 2019 Obituaries.

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June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Jun 09, 2019 11:25 pm

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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby trainjunkie47 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:30 pm

Richard P. Kughn, former Lionel toy train co. owner, dies at 89

Ann Zaniewski, Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET June 13, 2019 | Updated 1:08 p.m. ET June 13, 2019

Richard P. Kughn once said fine vintage cars were works of art, "like a Picasso or a Rembrandt."

He often treated them as such, doting over their curves and chrome and even opening a museum that displayed some of the most elegant specimens in his vast collection.

The Detroit businessman also loved trains. He ran toy train manufacturer Lionel for about a decade, breathing life into the company and helping introduce a new generation of kids to the hobby he fell in love with as a boy.

Kughn, 89, of Dearborn died Saturday. Funeral arrangements are pending.

Kughn was born in Detroit and raised in Bay Village, Ohio. By age 18, he was back in Detroit working various construction jobs, according to his son, Gary Kughn. He joined the Taubman Co. as an estimator in 1955.
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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:13 pm

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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Sun Jun 23, 2019 6:30 pm

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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby Jochs » Wed Jun 26, 2019 10:35 pm

R.I.P. Max Wright. (75.) He is known for his role on the TV series "Alf" as Willie Tanner back in the 1980's.
https://pix11.com/2019/06/26/alf-dad-max-wright-dead-at-75/?fbclid=IwAR0S1vgewxXROyJAvzKu9kKs7Cw4dW0eOd0WANjH_F30RGmYd0awBWa_p08
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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby AARR » Thu Jun 27, 2019 5:13 am

Alf reruns show early Sunday mornings on one of the "Oldies" cable stations :)
Jochs wrote:R.I.P. Max Wright. (75.) He is known for his role on the TV series "Alf" as Willie Tanner back in the 1980's.
https://pix11.com/2019/06/26/alf-dad-max-wright-dead-at-75/?fbclid=IwAR0S1vgewxXROyJAvzKu9kKs7Cw4dW0eOd0WANjH_F30RGmYd0awBWa_p08
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Re: June, 2019 Obituaries.

Unread postby AARR » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:57 am

PatC created a monster, 'cause nobody wants to see Don Simon no more they want AARR I'm chopped liver, well if you want AARR this is what I'll give ya, bad humor mixed with irrelevant info that'll make you roll your eyes quicker than a ~Z~ banhammer...
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