Don Wolfinger

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Residing In: Chesterfield, MO USA
Spouse/Partner: Linda - passed away 23 November 2016
Occupation: Retired but busy being a grandpa
Children: Anne, born 29 July 1981: Special Needs Teacher. We adopted Anne from Korea in 1982. Her first year of More…life in Korea is an incredible story, but thanks to an American working in Korea we were given the opportunity to adopt her. Two grandsons: Isaac and Ben, born 24 August 2016
Military Service: Army/Transportation Corps 1967-1988  
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Update: Linda and I are going to be grandparents in the Sep/Oct time frame, depending Annie and the doctor! Our daughter, Annie, is pregnant with twin boys. So she and Jason are going from zero to two that quick. So far her pregnancy has gone pretty smooth with no complications. Keep them in your prayers.

I really had 2 jobs in the last 40+ years. I served in the US Army for 21 years and over 18 years with McDonnell-Douglas/Boeing. For the past 5 years I have doing a little consulting work on the side. My Army career took me me overseas and around the US. I had the opportunity to work on two major helicopter programs starting on them from the beginning to production. There was an assignment as an associate professor at the US Military Academy at West Point. The capstone assignment was on the Army staff in Washington DC.
My time in industry has been involved in advanced systems development for the 18+ years.

In February we went on a Panama Canal cruise, the full transit: San Diego to Ft. Lauderdale,with friends from Chicago. There were stops in Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rico and Columbia. I posted several photos of the canal transit. The canal has been in operation for 100+ year! a phenomenal piece of engineering given the bumpy start.

What's the farthest you've been from home?

Viet Nam (outside of Saigon); Germany (Heidelberg, Pirmasens, Bavaria); Hungry (Budapest); Austria (Salzberg, Vienna)

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Happy Birthday! Looking forward to Europoe ing up.

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What a surprise to hear of Steve's passing. I came to LAHS in my junior year and did not get to know many of my classmates. I do remember that the 50th Year Class Reunion wine party at his vineyard. His invitation to come and share this bounty was one that Linda and I did not want to pass up. We learned about  his giving/caring nature. He will be missed. Rest in Peace!

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A Belated Happy Birthday! Your B-day luncheon setting sounds beautiful. Hope that you are staying active and busy.

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Happy Birthday! Hope that Quad A comes of in Nashville in April. TBD.

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Happy Birthday! The best present this year will be to get COVID behind us and enjoy life again albeit still somewhat restricted.

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Happy Birthday! Looking forward to going to Sight & Sound Theater in Branson next year!

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Happy Birthday! Looking forward to coming back to Europe in 2022. Stay safe.

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Summer has arrived in the Midwest: heat and humidity! I was with my daughter and the twin grandsons yesterday. They will be 4 at the end of August. Something about boys and water.

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