Congratulations
Sportsmen's Life Members

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Life membership awards were presented to Lonnie & Alice Gibson,
Ken & Sandy William and John & Carol Hunter and at the April 2017
General Meeting. Presentation was by Vice Commodore Babo.
 
 
 
 
Keith & Kathie Hammer received their life membership award from Commodore Horton at the November 2016 General Meeting.
 

 


 
 

Jim & Terri Arnold received their Life membership award from Vice-Commodore Tate at the July 2016 General Meeting.
 

 
 

                

George Brayton & George Greer also received their Life Membership Awards from Vice-Commodore Tate at the July 2016 General Meeting.


 

Rex Cook received his Life membership award from
Commodore Wilson at the August 2014 General Meeting.

Bob Haines also became a Life Member at that time
but was unable to attend the meeting.

 

 

Life membership awards were presented to Ed & Arlene Collins, Thom & Denise Dias, Tim Lamb, Tim & Lorri Doolin and Chuck Carroll. Presentations made by Commodore Rocha at the October 2013 General Meeting.

Bonnie White also received an award but was unable to attend.

Steve Nicholas received the award posthumously.
Steve passed away on October 4, 2013

 

Neal & Diane Essary received their life membership award from Commodore Scannell at the August 2012 meeting.

                                   

 

Dwayne Minick received his Life Membership Award from Commodore Scannell at the July 2012 meeting.

Dwayne passed away on March 7, 2017

 

Tony & Arlyce Siino received their Life Membership Award from Commodore Scannell at the April 2012 meeting.


 

Charlie McMeekin received his Life Membership Award 
from Commodore Ridolfi at the September 2011 meeting.


 


Photo taken at the Club Picnic 2014
Tandy & Jerry Chamberlain became
Life Members in October 2010
Tandy passed away on September 17, 2016


 

Steve Fernandez received his Life Membership Award from Commodore Karr at the July 2010 meeting,

Steve passed away on June 17, 2014

 

Paul & Winky Scannell also became life members in July 2010 

 

 Ivan Hendricks also became a life member in 
July 2010 but was not present at the meeting.

 

 

Dave & Joyce DeCato received their Life Membership Award at the April 2010 Meeting from Commodore Karr.

 

 

Dave Davidson also became a Life member in April 2010

Photo taken at Sept 2004 Picnic.
Dave passed away on April 20, 2016

 

 

Bob Saunders also became a Life Member in April 2010
Bob passed away in September,  2014 (exact date unknown)

 

Jim McCoy received his Life Membership Award at the February 2010 Meeting. Jim traveled from Idaho to receive his award from Commodore Karr.

Jim passed away on September 13, 2014

 

Vick & Elsie Campo received their Life Membership Award at the October 2009 meeting. Presentation by Commodore Bob Karr.

 

John & Helen Torres received their Life Membership Award at the June 2009 meeting. Presentation by Commodore Steve Martinez.

John passed away on August 15, 2015

 

Ted & Pat Brown received their Life Membership Award at the April 2009 meeting. Presentation by Commodore Steve Martinez.

 

Jim & Darlene Dawson received their Life Membership Award in September 2008 from Commodore Casey Curry. 


Walt Hoy became a life member in January 2008. 

Walt passed away on October 13, 2012

 

Bob Kuhnle became a life member in September 2007. 
  Bob passed away in September 2013

 

John Lubimir became a Life Member on July 1, 2007. Commodore Lively presented his award at the September meeting. 

John passed away on June 15, 2017

 

Bert & Sandie Schneider received their Life Membership Award in January 2007 from Commodore Sherry Lively. 

Bert passed away on November 29, 2015

 

Ray Murphy became a Life member in January 2007.

Ray passed away on December 29, 2016

 

Terry Sannebeck became a life member in July 2006 during Commodore Carroll's administration.

Photo taken July 4, 2007.
Terry passed away on June 26, 2014

 

Albi Ferrari became a life member in December, 2006 under Commodore Chuck Carroll.

Photo taken at Club picnic September 2005.
Albi passed away May 2008



Frank Kinder became a life member in 
July 2006 under Commodore Chuck Carroll. 

Frank passed away on August 18, 2007

 

Elvis Lawhorn became a life member in January 2006 under Commodore Chuck Carroll.

Photo taken Nov 2007

 

 


 

Tom MacLean received his life  membership award at the June 2005 meeting. Presented by Commodore Dawson.

Tom Passed away on March 31, 2011

 

 


 

Al Fonseca also became a Life member in June 2005.

Photo taken August 2012



 

Gary Reopelle received his Life membership award at the February 2005 meeting. Gary has been a member since 1963, 42 years, but did not qualify due to being under age until 2005. (When was the last time any of us were "too young?")

Commodore Dawson presented the award.


Bill Worrell received his Life award from Commodore Dawson in January 2005. Bill has been a member for 43 years, but was also too young (until now). 

Bill passed away on October 28, 2017

 

 

Rod Raines received his Life Membership Award from Commodore Lou Zobb in September 2002.

Rod passed away on September 14, 2005


Joe Carrion was Presented with Life Membership by Commodore Zobb in April 2002


Larry Pacheco received his Life Membership award from Commodore Hager in May 2001

 

 


Bill Fraser became a Life Member in 1997
Betty passed away on December 29, 2008

 

Bert & Ellie Landes were awarded Life Membership by Commodore Ted Brown in 1996. 

Bert passed away March 28, 2009
Ellie passed away August 12, 2010


 

Gilbert Olvera became a
Life Member in 1987

Gilbert passed away August 27, 2016
 

 

 

Herb Pekonen became a life member in 1986, during his tenure as Commodore.

This photo taken March 13, 2003. Herb passed away May 24, 2006

 

 

Other Life Members:

Maguire
Ruth Passed 1-1998
1977
Bud Strom
Passed away
1989
Myron Ramer
Passed away in 2001
1991
Eugene (Moe) Huard
Passed away in 2000
1980



 

What does it take to become a Life Member of Sportsmen Yacht Club? Well, it's pretty easy; all you have to do is hang out for 30 years and be at least 62 years old. 

 



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