News from 2010 & 2011
Luke and Pam Riedmann are proud to announce the arrival of their baby boy Jared David. Jared was born July 12th, 2011 weighing 9 lbs. 6 oz. and is 22 in. tall. Baby and mom are both doing well. To see Jared's first public viewing follow this link to Youtube to see him in all his darling glory: sneezing, yawning and taking a big stretch.
Natalie Riedmann has made the news again, this time in the Lincoln Journal Star. The article takes a look at her decision to not follow the path of possible fame and fortune in the entertainment world. She instead stayed with her decision to pursue her medical career and has completed her course work. She will be serving as a chief medical resid et at a hospital in Malawi, then return to Nebraska. Read the article here.
Lisa Lackovic made an appearance on Channel 3's "The Morning Blend" on May 13th, 2011. The company she works for, Watkins Concrete Block is having a big Spring promotion and Lisa made the appearance to promote the event. Lisa represented the company, and family, well in the show. You can see the video by clicking on the link. Good job Lisa!
To add to the excitement in her life Lisa has decided to leave Watkins Concrete after 27 years and begin a new career with Pavestone, Inc. Pavestone is the producer of many fine concrete products throughout the U.S. some of which Lisa promoted while she was working at Watkins. With Lisa's leaving Watkins comes the end of many years of Riedmanns working at Watkins, since 1953 in fact.
Kristin and Barry Fangmeyer report the addition of not one but two new arrivals to their family. They are Levi Ray and Beau Allen, born on March 20th, 2011. Levi was born at 4:15 p.m., weighed 4 lbs 13 oz. and was 17-3/4 in. tall. Beau was born at 4:17 and weighed 5 lbs. 12 oz. and was 19 in. tall. Mom handled the delivery well and other than a few bruises on Levi (they're fighting already?) the kids are doing fine. Congratulations!
Tim Sobczyk (son of Margie and Jim) married Jessie Sastamoine on August 14, 2010. Tim's mother Margie reports "the wedding was at St. Margaret Mary. The Mass was said by Tim's cousin Father Jeff Mollner and con celebrated by Jessie's uncle, Father Chris Saenz. It was a beautiful ceremony. The reception was held at the Scottish Rite in downtown Omaha. The couple is planning a winter honeymoon - destination unknown. HyVee catered the food and they decided on Chinese cuisine. They served Broccoli Beef, Sesame Chicken and Vegetable Lo Mein, egg rolls and crab rangoon, and two kinds of rice. They even had fortune cookies. People could take home a little Chinese take-out box of treats. Everyone had a great time at the reception and after all was said and done, rumor had it that it was probably the best wedding reception of all time". Most of the family was involved in the wedding with most having some roll from beginning to end.
Mike Magoulas has taken on a new roll at MillerCoors "to try and figure out how to rebuild the Value Chain of the breweries". He says he will have a greater influence on the breweries than he did before as Vice President. He will now be based out of Joplin, MO instead of Kansas City. Fortunately he and his wife Lori already have a place in Joplin so the move won't be too drastic. Its a short term gig for him but it sounds like is being well taken care of by MillerCoors. Same pay, great exit package with benefits and less travel.
Chip Riedmann is proud to announce that his pilsner
beer won 1st place for the Bohemian Pilsner category at the Douglas County
Fair. He has won ribbons before but this the highest place he has earned.
He said "Brewing must be in our blood, coming from my grandfather
Last July a nasty storm blew through Hortonville, WI where Bill Van Moorleghem
lives. The damage in the area was brutal; knocking trees down and snapping
many in half. Thankfully a group of volunteer came to his rescue to remove
all the fallen trees. Fortunately Bill and his house, amazingly, survived
the storm. See the following local
Fox news website for the complete story including an an interview
Riedmann Family gained two Pharmacists in May. Matt and Jennifer Van Moorleghem
both have received their doctorate of Pharmacy degrees. Matt on May 15th
from Creighton and Jennifer on May 8th from UNMC. The couple are temporarily
in Indianapolis, Indiana where Matt is working for CVS and Jenny is furthering
her education, specializing in Pediatrics.
Sean and Jordan Van Moorleghem are proud to
announce the arrival of their son Peter Thomas. Peter was born the evening
of July 12th, 2010. The future Nebraska wide receiver or defensive back (according
to the father) weighed in at 7 lbs. 6 oz. and 21 in. long. He can do the
40 in 4.45 and bench press 6 lbs. 5 times. He is projected to be a 5 star
recruit and his nickname is "The great white hope". Oh, and mom
and dad are doing well.
If you know of any other family news, please pass it on and we will be
glad to post it. Births, graduations, weddings, etc. Which reminds me
anyone would like to send me a picture I'd be glad to add it too.