Last revised: March 27, 2020
Chicago Center Retiree Website

Updated:    March 27, 2020

Address List | E-mail Directory | MEMORIAL LIST | Reunions |  INDEX 

    


NOTAM - MONTHLY BREAKFAST

"Select Restaurant" (Back in Boulder, Hill)
 - April 16, 2020 - Breakfast 


-- Illinois - 3rd Thursday Breakfast back at "Select Restaurant" in Boulder Hill.
                                      at 9:00 AM.
 
        Contact Dick Goold
RGoold@core.com or RGoold4654@aol.com


 


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    2020

  2020 - YEPSEN, Lloyd H., - 86
  2020 - BONNET, Scott William - 53
  2017 - NEIFERT, Duane L. - 84
  2020 - PRESTON, Wayne, - 89
  2020 - ANDERSON, Warren Dean, - 88
  2020 - SALINAS, Ace, - 83
  2020 - WIEST, Ron, - 79
  2020 - BROICH, Ruth, - 88
 
  2020 - McCANN, Timothy J., - 73
      
 


2019

                
 

Twenty-Year-Old News:

Just got word that one of our ZAU controllers passed away in 1999:

:WASILKOWSKI, Roy "The Woz", 55
(1944-1999)


OBITUARIES

MEMORIAL LIST & OBITUARIES

2018

                                    


OBITUARIES

MEMORIAL LIST & OBITUARIES

2017 OBITUARIES

BROWN, Guy R., 81
 
BURNS, Bill 'Buddha', 84
CAPPER, Tom C., 71
CARTER, Robert Allen, 87
COULTER, Philip Raymond, 93
DeBROUX, Carl, 82
DELANEY, Bill, 82
FINNEGAN, Jack, 75
FRITSCH, Rhoda, 75 -
(Mrs. Al Fritsch)
GIBSON, Wesley D. 81
HALE, Harold G., 79

HOULIHAN, John Bruce, 72
JOHNSON, David W. 59
LASECKI, Ed, 79
STARCK, Terry W., 57
TUCKER, Les, 74
VanEKERN, Jim, 88
WIEST, Marcia, 68 -
(Mrs. Ron Wiest)

 


E-Mail Directory


1st & Best 25 Years FAA/ATC 



  AURORA PHOTO ALBUMS 

      Chicago ARTCC Photo Albums:

Retiree Breakfasts:  | #R1. | #R2. | #R3. | #R4. |

Mini-Reunions: | #1A2. | Couples |
      
(2 or more couples for lunch/dinner)

Midway (1962) HISTORY: #H1. | #H2. | #H3. | #H4. | #H5. |

ZAU Awards etc.: | #1. | #2.| #3. | #3A. | #3AA. | NEW! |

ATC PARTY TIME  | #P1. | #P2. | #P3. | #P4. |



REUNIONS 

(1995-2001): | #3.  | #4. | #5. | #6. | #9.
(2003):   |#10.|#10A.|#11. 
(2004):   |#12.|#13.|#14.|#15.|#16.|#17.|#18. 
(2005):   |#19.|#20.|#21.|#22.|#23.|#24.
(2006):   #25.|#26.|#27.|#28.
(2007):   |#30.|#31.|#32.|#33.|#34.
(2008):   |#35. | #36. |#36A. | #36B. | #37. |#38. | #39. |#40. | #41. |
(2009)  #42. | #42A. | #43. | #44. | #45. | #46. | #47.#48. |
(2010):   #49 | #50. | #51.| #52. | #53. | #54. 
(2012):   #55. | #56. | #57. | #58. | #59. | #60.  | #61. | #62. | #63. | #64. |
(2013)  #65. | #66. | #67. | #68. | #69. | #70. | #71. | 
(2015):    #72. | #73. | #74. | Reunion Photos
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SPORTS | FUNNY Pages | #1981. |  | | 2011 |

 


  INDEX 

1. The Green Beret's of East Terminal 
2. Couple's Photos  

3. Historic ZAU Photo Album  
4. 1st & Best 25 Years FAA/ATC 

5. After the FAA - 2nd Careers  


6. ZAU Today News (Click 'Center Info')

7. Older Links to More ZAU Webpages  

8. Midway Memories 
9.  Useful Aviation Hyperlinks 

10. ZAU Chiefs/Facility Managers


11. The 'Watch Desk' 

12. Party Time! 
13. B-26 Pilot Frank Johnson 
14. ATC Dance Line 
15. August 3, 1981 - STRIKE  

16. 1st Two Million Operations   
17. "Headset II" - Center Newsletter
18. SPORTS at ZAU   

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ZAU Retiree Address Directory
Chicago Center Memorial List
Retiree Internet E-mail Addresses


 
REUNION PHOTO ALBUMS 

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2016 "Mini-Reunion"
-(Wauchula, FL)
2015 Reunion
- (Punta Gorda, FL):  | #72. | #73. | #74. | #75. | #76. |
2014 "Mini-Reunion" - (The Villages, FL)
2014 Reunion
-- CANCELLED - -----------------------------------------------------------------------------
2013 Reunion
-- (Punta Gorda, FL):  #65. | #66. | #67. | #68. | #69. | #70. | #71. |
2012 Reunion
--  (North Port, FL): |#55. | #56. | #57. | #58. | #59. | #60.  | #61. | #62. | #63. | #64. | 
2011 Reunion -- CANCELLED - ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
2010 Reunion
(Punta Gorda, FL):
    #49. | #50. |#51.| #52. | #53. | #54.  | FUN |
2009
Reunion
(North Port, FL):
        #42. | #42A. | #43.  | #44.  |  #45. | #46. | #47.#48. |
2008 Reunion
(Cape Coral, FL):
       #35. | #36. |#36A. | #36B. | #37. |#38. | #39. |#40. | #41
2007 Reunion
(Lehigh Acres, FL):    #30. |  #31.  #32. | #33. | #34.

2006 Reunion (Punta Gorda, FL):     #25. |  #26. |  #27.  #28. | #29.
2005 Reunion (North Port, FL):         #19. |  #20. |  #21.  #22.  | #23.  #24
2004 Reunion
(Cape Coral, FL):       #12.|#13.|#14.|#15.|#16.|#17.|#18.

2003 Reunion (Ft. Myers, FL):           #10. | #10A. | #11.
2001 Reunion: (Florida) Photos...


--  2014  --

(09/26/14) - Naperville man charged in FAA facility fire - canceling 3,000 Chicago Flights
(09/25/14) - Several additional 'Breakfast Photos' - Courtesy of Phil Coulter.

(09/22/14)
- Aurora Retiree BREAKFAST - 3rd Thursdays - "Welcome ALL!" - (9/18/14)
(09/21/14)
- Robert E. POLI, 78 - passed away 9/15/14 in Meridian, ID - (More information) - (1981)
                  ZAU's    Newest Octogenarian - Party Photos from Batavia!
(08/01/14)
- 80th Birthday Bash @ Batavia Moose Lodge - Click HERE for photos.
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(03/20/14) - ZAU Retiree "MINI-Reunion" The Villages of Florida
(03/16/14)
- New Album + Updates: Mini Reunion, Couples,


--  2013  --

(09/11/13) - Florida meets Texas in Minnesota - Mini-Reunion
(07/26/13)
- Several great photos of our late friend and nice guy: George Smith
(02/28/13) - "The Roger Johnson Show" - Special, Surprise Reunion Entertainment!
(01/27/13)
- New Photos - Updated Website - New INDEX


--  2012  --

(11/15/12) - Retired ZHU Controller publishes new book: "Gabriel's Legacy"
(08/18/12)
- Historic ZAU Photos from old Video: "Traveler Meets Air Traffic Controller"
(08/18/12) - Memory Albums from Midway to 1962 - Relocate to Aurora
(05/17/12)
- Christmas Party - circa. Mid 1960's - (by Russ Sanborn)
(02/28/12)
- 1981 Photo - "3 Guys At Chicago Center!"
(02/14/12)
- FIRST Florida Retiree Reunion - 1965 - Hosted by the Bronsons
(02/08/12) - Two Million for Chicago Center (World's busiest) - December, 1978
 



Retiree Meetings:

1. Illinois - 3rd Thurs. Breakfast at Select Restaurant - Boulder Hill, IL--
        Contact Dick Goold
RGoold@core.com or RGoold4654@aol.com
     

2.
 Florida - Reunion - Any Volunteers? - 2020 -
 

 


Ron.Fandrick@verizon.net

Please send ZAU photos (i.e. Retirement/Going-Away Parties, Golf Course Events, Special Dinners etc.) and other interesting information either as attachments to E-mail or by 'snail mail' and I'll add them to this Website and return them.
Ron Fandrick
2224 Ground Squirrel Dr.
New Port Richey, FL 34655-4029

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