Laun Carlin

Profile Updated: November 16, 2017
Spouse/Partner: Suzanne Keller Prideaux.......and a few exes.
Occupation: (If retired, what did you previously do?) Real Estate
Military Service: Army Reserves  
Are you willing to head up or join a planning planning committee for a 75th Reunion? Any ideas about this?

I thought we had as good an administration as any school could have. Thank you Ed Ramsdell, Paul Pearson, Jean McDaniel, Gene Minor, Mike Clock, Pat Polich, Bonnie Jean Varner, John Whittenberg, Hal Lapp, Al Davidson, Maurice Knispel, Merle Cressy, Molly Burke, Lowell Titus, Bill Logan, Gene Freese, George Russell, the cooks, janitors, bus drivers, etc., etc. Oh, and Doreen Rautio.

Some of us are especially honored to have been able to continue relationships from high school (and grade school) thru the years, with our classmates, coaches, teachers and administrators.

Any suggestions to help us as we continue to age?

Not much . . . it was pretty darn good. We were so fortunate growing up in the days of innocence, not that we were all innocent!

Maybe I'd try out for a play. Or maybe try and date someone in our class, except those darn upper classmen were always bird-doggin' our girls. 'Johnny Was A Bird Dog', (Everly Brothers 1958).

Have you recently found a new hobby, started doing activities that you previously haven't done?

Take my ol' Harley on a 3 day cruise, or go to a dance . . . oldies.

Elementary School Attended:

Vernon and Kennedy in N.E. Portland . . . kindergarten (Red Flyer) thru the 6th grade, then the mighty Cedar Hills Huskies.

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Apr 03, 2020 at 2:24 PM

Still in love with you Babe and just know that I will be always. Nice to see you in person on your birthday...….but damn this social distancing! Love, lc

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Nov 19, 2019 at 3:54 PM

Thanks Bob for the nice B/D message. Singing today...76 Trombones led the big parade, being one of our class's oldest! But how did I survive and get here so fast? No complaints mind you! Suzanne's taking us to the Chart House tonight, boy do I get spoiled! Hope you and Christy are doing well. Laun
PS I still have fond memories of our summer of '61 when you and I were inseparable going to movies, swimming at Gifford Pinchot, etc., etc. in your clean and speedy Ford Falcon!

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Posted on: Apr 02, 2019 at 11:23 AM

Really enjoyed all our activities together with friends, family and just us, this past week and a half celebrating your "significant" birthday, Sweet Lady! your guy, Laun

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Posted on: Jun 05, 2018 at 5:42 PM

Hey #52, a belated birthday greeting to you. Your new solar home sounds interesting and why not, presumably designed by you, the architect. I looked for you at Mike Gleeson's memorial on Sunday amongst the crowd, but to no avail. It was a grand send off for such an outstanding guy.
Hope to look you up the next time I'm in your neck of the woods. And how about cheering my Beavs on since you're in the area? Except, of course, when they play your Cardinal now, I mean. Sometimes it's hard forgetting the past, yet so easy forgetting last week!
PS Paul Pearson's having a dinner get together at Gustav's on Tuesday (6/26/18) @ 5:30 pm near Washington Square Shopping Center in Tigard. A few of our classmates would love to have you join us, I'm sure, as well as Paul.

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Apr 10, 2018 at 1:33 PM

I've had the honorable distinction of having Mike as a good friend since first meeting him.  It was a Saturday in 1957 as I had my first experience at Cedar Hills grade school after moving from N.E. Portland.  After riding my bike to the school and watching the guys play basketball on the outdoor court with the chain basket nets, Mike asked if I wanted to play, which showed Mike's friendliness and started a life long cherished friendship with one the best friends a person could have.  RIP upstairs "Snake"..........that moniker came from Mike's curled up, lefthanded baseball pitching curves, fooling many a hitter through grade and high school!            Launie

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Aug 03, 2016 at 1:48 PM

Nice going Merle, almost making it into your 80's. Sorry I missed you at Skyline last Saturday, and maybe you can make it next year and to the Class of '62's 55th reunion next year. We can reminisce about our baseball umpiring days of the 70's! Batter up!

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Posted on: Nov 21, 2015 at 1:09 PM

I missed a HAPPY BIRTHDAY WISH. Better late than never. Hope you had a good day.

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Nov 17, 2015 at 4:13 PM

Hi Coach, I second everything Bayley said (both years) except I never felt that you favored the linemen in football 'cause you let us backs go one-on-one drills against them! And with you coaching them, even though they were small, they were quick, tough and fundamentally strong....wouldn't have traded them for anyone else's line. Good job coach, we all enjoyed playing for you. Here's to many more happy birthdays to you, Launie '62

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Posted on: Nov 11, 2015 at 4:56 PM

Can't help but think of you on 11-11 watching all the Veteran Day celebrations and honoring you for your service to your country a few years ago. Happy Birthday and thanks, John!
PS I also think of all the fun you and I had and still do, occasionally!

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