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February 3, 2017 Rest in Peace Norman Sterry!

Posted on February 3, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Norman Sterry who went to rest in peace on this day in 1971. Norman Sedgwick “Norm” Sterry was born in Emporia, Kansas on July […]

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February 2, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Fred Henninger

Posted on February 2, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to remember a Wolverine named Fred Henninger on his happy birthday anniversary. Frederick “Fred” Henninger was born in Cleveland, Ohio on this day in 1873. […]

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February 1, 2017 Rest in Peace Otto Pommerening

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Otto Pommerening who went to rest in peace on this day in 1992.* Otto Pommerening was born on January 26, 1904. He grew up […]

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January 31, 2017 – Rest in Peace David DeTar!

Posted on January 31, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today, let’s honor the memory of a Wolverine named David DeTar as he continues to rest in peace in Boone, Iowa. David Noble DeTar was one of the original thirteen lettermen […]

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January 30, 2017 Happy Birthday Glenn Doughty

Posted on January 30, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish a M Go Blue Happy Birthday to Glenn Doughty. Glenn Doughty is one of my favorite Wolverines for many reasons. First, he starred […]

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January 29, 2017 Rest in Peace John S. “Big Joe” Curtis.

Posted on January 29, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post honors the passing of John S. “Big Joe” Curtis who went to rest in peace on this day in 1972. He was eighty-eight years old when he died. […]

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January 28, 2017 – Rest in Peace Elroy Hirsch

Posted on January 28, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today’s post celebrates the memory of Elroy Hirsch who went to rest in peace on this day in 2004. Elroy “Crazy Legs” Hirsch was born in Wausau, Wisconsin on June 17, […]

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January 27, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Michigan Man Fred Julian

Posted on January 27, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Attention Wolverine fans – today is another day to remember a happy birthday anniversary for Michigan Man Fred Julian. Alfred J. “Fred” Julian was born on this day in 1938 […]

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January 26, 2017 Happy Birthday Coach Gary Moeller

Posted on January 26, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to wish happy birthday to former Michigan Head Coach Gary Moeller. Gary Oscar Moeller is a Buckeye who was born in Lima, Ohio. After playing […]

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January 25, 2017 Happy Birthday Anniversary Garvie Craw.

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Barry Gallagher

Today is a great day to celebrate the happy birthday anniversary of Garvie Craw. Garvie was born on this date in 1948. Sadly, this true-blue Michigan Man died on July […]