RIP Roland

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  1. NASAAN101

    NASAAN101 Well-Known Member

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    Hey all,
    Its with a very heavy heart that im posting this: just got word from Roland Wife, Jenn. He pass away this afternoon.. Roland, was well-known member In are club, he will sorely be missed, by all in the two treaty groups.
    Nikki
     
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  2. glaizilla

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    I am very sad to hear of his passing. He was always a lot of fun to be around. I will keep his family in my prayers.
     
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    I had a great time battling with him at Xenia. I hope that where he is going his guns never jamb, his pump does so twice as hard, and his timing is perfect. The world is less for his loss. Fair winds and following seas.
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    Guys,
    I'm sorry.. Jennifer told me and I was in shock. This happened less then three weeks after I lost one of my dear facebook friend, to a heart attack And I'm still graveing his lost. So it say I'm heartbroken, would be a total lie.. Roland and mike, were two of my biggest mentors in this hobby..
    Nikki
     
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    We will miss you Roland! I am glad that I got to know you and help sink your Bismark a time or two. May you rest in piece as we remember the good times.
     
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    Hey john. Did anyone tell you about this: I don't recall a lot about this battle, except that I think that the Bismarck was sabotaged at the launching pad while being launched, and sank... But Roland was able to quickly get the big guy back out in time for the start of the battle, and then at some point in this battle allowed the sabotour (yes, there talking about me) to captain the ship.. god. I'm so not going to live that down. :)
    Nikki
     
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    thanks for posting Nikki
     
  10. NASAAN101

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    Welcome. I need to talk about changing the may battle in his memory. What do you all think??
    Nikki
     
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    I think if we commemorate a battle for every friend that passes on we will end up running out of battles and then those who pass afterwards will have less commemoration. Perhaps better would be chipping in and rebuilding/maintaining his Bismarck for his grandson? The difference is one is saying one is doing. Which honors his memory more?
     
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    Hey matt,
    I'll talk to jenn, when mom and i go to the memorial.. I'm planing on being with Jenn all day..
    Nikki
     
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