27 Photos - Jul 23, 2013
Photo: Dave, has a visit in Sioux falls with his brother Don Busch (right), wife Linda and their daughter SarahPhoto: Luverne MN, population under 5000
Warren, Veteran of WWII Normandy in the center.
At the  Luverne monument to Veterans in front of old court house that Warren's son established.Photo: After lunch with the Last Man Club, 5 elderly from the Mary Jane Brown Nursing home (Good Samaratin)  follow us in their bus the 7 miles to Marigold MN where we visit the SYS South West Youth Services center to discus our Adventure.

All of this arranged by Gordon and Martha FickPhoto: Gordon and Martha Fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Bakery and Deli where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of Booker's Kentuckey bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.Photo: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Jake and JimPhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Bob, one of the Last MenPhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Warren, the candy man, who passes out chocolates  to the veterans. Warren's son is responsible for the Veteran's memorial in LuvernePhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Glen's country store where the Last Man Club meetsPhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

The memorial in front of the old court housePhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

This bronze has an uncanny resemblance to Warren.Photo: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Memorial in LuvernePhoto: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.Photo: Gorden and Martha fick, set up lunch for us at Glen's Country Store where of group of veterans known as the Last Man club, meet almost daily for lunch.  Originally there where 24 men in the group. There are 9 remaining. The last man, gets the bottle of bourbon, in the center of the display. Meeting us for lunch were Warren, Bob, and Jake.

Warren, sure resembles the bronze soldierPhoto: Alyson Buschena from the Daily Globe interviews us in Worthington.Photo: At our camp site, we often get visitors who help us out with cash donations, Bryon and Brandon Dykstra, giving us a $100 bill.Photo: Friends of Darryl and Jeannie meet us at our camp site to visit and to provide a fantastic BBQ of pork chops, corn on the cob, salads, wine, and great company. Visiting us were Kerwin and Lois Brown, and their friends Bill and Ginny Kerschel.
Left are Ginny, and LoisPhoto: Ginny and BillPhoto: Ed comparing IT history with Kerwin. Both had a long career in IT related fieldsPhoto: From left Lois, Dave, Ginny, Bill, Tom, Kerwin, Pat, JimPhoto: Getting dinner readyPhoto: Dinner, tasted as good as it looksPhoto: Lunch with the Last Man Club. Lunch was provided by Glen's Bakery and Deli free of chargePhoto: Warren veteran of WWII Invasion of NormandyPhoto: While we were there, various people offered us cash donationsPhoto: From the Luverne memorialPhoto: During fund raising, veterans could purchase a brickPhoto: Lights out in Worthington MN