A Yankee born in Michigan who graduated from Boys Town, Nebraska, came down south to Mississippi to live and deer hunt, was
soon given the nickname of ~ TWO DOGS TALL!
Photo credit: Patrick Kavanagh

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Classmate ~ John Finn Dies

John J. Finn, 75, of Hopkins, SC, formerly of Rock Island, passed away August 24, 2018, at his home.  A memorial visitation for John will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Wheelan Pressly Funeral Home and Crematory, 3030 7th Ave., Rock Island.  Interment will be at a later date in Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.  Memorials may be made to Boys Town, NE.
John was born on May 14, 1943, in Omaha, Nebraska, a son of James “Mickey” and Mary Ann (Caster) Finn.  He graduated from Boys Town High School and served his country in the U.S. Air Force.  John worked as an escort driver for wide load semis and traveled all over the country.  John enjoyed driving and camping.  He was an active member of the Wanderlodge owner’s group and he loved Maid-Rites and Harris Pizza; he always got his fill while visiting the Quad Cities.
Left to cherish his memory are his siblings, Aggie (Harold) Newenham of Rock Island and Ed Finn of Hobe Sound, FL; nieces and nephews, Lori Ferguson, Tom Newenham, Lynn Chance, Tim Newenham, Tiffany Finn-Davis, Kevin Finn, Brian Finn, Sean Finn and many great nieces, great nephews, other loving family members and friends.
John was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Jim.

Monday, July 17, 2017

Boys Town Centennial Celebration


Boys Town Centennial Celebration has come to an end. Dennis Seek sang with the alumni choir at mass on Sunday. Also included pictures of him in the choir "way back when"! It was a good visit and Dennis enjoyed reconnecting with his Boys Town brothers per his wife, Paula Seek.

Dennis Seek's Profile Photo, Image may contain: 1 person
Dennis Seek - Class of 1961 - Boys Town

John Finn - Class of 1961 - Boys Town

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Fair Game Chase



Surrounded by African big game in stunning 4K video, firearms authority Ron Spomer test drives the Blaser R8 and demonstrates why it's the ultimate compact, versatile, do-it-all hunting rifle for travel.

Fare Chase Contest Link:
http://www.boone-crockett.org/fairchasecontest/

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Sunday, January 26, 2014

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

My End Of The Year Paintings!

High Fliers
Acrylic
10 x 10 Cotton Canvas

Sleep
Acrylic
12 x 16 Cotton Canvas

Navajo Woman Singing
Acrylic
12 x 16 Cotton Canvas

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Today's Painting via Nursing Home

Mad Eagle
Acrylic
12 x 16 Canvas Panel

Original - Jeff Horn
Ledgends Santa Fe


Chief, Broken Face
Acrylic
12 x 16 Canvas Panel

Redone


Original - "Navajo"
John Nieto
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