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SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR

SHADY DEL KNIGHT, ADMINISTRATOR
High School Yearbook Photo

"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight

"More than a place, the Shady Dell was and will forever remain a state of mind." - Shady Del Knight
HELLO STRANGER ... IT SEEMS LIKE A MIGHTY LONG TIME!

Friday, January 9, 2009

Happy Birthday, Helen!

This is a very special day...a day to give thanks.




Helen Trostle Ettline

was born

98 years ago

on January 9th,

1911.





Things to know and remember about Helen:

* Helen loved horses and was a skilled rider.

* Helen married John in Texas prior to his joining the U.S. Army and serving in WWII.

* Helen was patient and tolerant.

* Helen was a great listener.

* Helen was a warm, gracious hostess.

* Helen had a winning smile.

* Every evening, while Helen worked behind the Dell's lunch counter preparing treats to feed the masses, she enjoyed listening to a steady stream of do wop-era oldies that played on the restaurant jukebox.

Let's celebrate Helen's birthday by listening to one of the Dell classics she loved:



Happy birthday, Helen!


We love you and miss you!

2 comments:

  1. The pictures of John and Helen were great. I had a hard time picturing them in my mind and the pictures brought alot back.

    Jerre

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  2. Thanks, Jerre! Hopefully we can add more and clearer images of John and Helen in the future.

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