|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
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.
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.
A Stan Kenton Orchestra arrangement