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Mick Minette

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Mick, Sara, Children & GrandKids at Minette House
Clear Lake, 2005, which has been a B&B since 1985.

Name: Michael D. Minette  "Mick"
Address: 214 Lakeview Drive  Clear Lake, Ia 50428-1669
Phone: 641-357-1321
Live since 1957:  USNR, active duty NAS Glenview & NEC Great Lakes.  '59-61 at Mason City JC.  Met Sara Smith [MCHS '59- UI '64],  We both ended up at the U of Iowa.  Married in 1964, divorced in 2000.  Have 5 children; John in 1965, Mary in '66, Nancy (deceased) '67, Vincent '68, Jenny '71, who over time has provided 7 Grandchildren.  Thank you, Thank you!!  All are CLHS graduates, '83, '85, '87' and '89.  All have University Degrees (3 have B. Science & 1 a M.D.)  Kids live in Kansas City, Dallas, Portland, OR & Concord, NH.  Sara lives in NH as well.  She was a teacher in the CLHS system for 20 years.  From the U of Iowa, '63, I was employed within the insurance industry, except for three years, mid-70's, a mgt-team at Coast Catamaran Corp [CA].  Hobie Cat Sailboats at its infancy until sold to Coleman Industries-Witchita.  Purchased Hass Agency, moved to Clear Lake.  Developed a local CL insurance agency, then a VP of regional insurance company insuring small volunteer Fire/EMs departments.  Sold Agency & company, retiring in 1999.

Life No
w:   After living in the Pacific NW, I moved back to CL in 2001.  I am very happy to have returned.  I am active/volunteer with the CL Library, Art Center, CL School Foundation, Yacht Club, Nature Center, Bike Tour Club and the Samual Adams Brewery in Boston.  I golf, race a catamaran sailboat and chase watercolour on 300lb paper.  I travel often, sometimes great distances.  Favorite songs of 1957, that's easy... 'Intermission Riff', Stan Kenton Orchestra.... Route66, Four Freshman...
Both were not on the Juke box at Witkes.

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Fun on Clear Lake!

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Music is
'Intermission Riff'
A Stan Kenton Orchestra arrangement

Last Updated 7/8/2006