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Sad news

Post by R.J. » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:34 am

It is with a sad heart that I bring this sad news to the forum .

Red Label , aka Mikey V. ( Mike Van Bommel ) . Passed away suddenly last night .

I will post more details of the funeral arrangements when they become available .

He has been busy lately with renovations etc. and hasn't been on the forum much lately , but many of you long time members knew him and he considered many of you his friends .

Again .... sorry for the sad news . His Wife asked me to contact some of his hunting brothers ......

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Post by dw » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:44 am

i'm so sorry. my condolences to his family :(
he just posted on here yesterday.
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Post by Guest » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:48 am

God bless his soul. He was a good man.

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Post by GaryL » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:48 am

Very, very sorry to read that heart braking news, My deepest sympathy too the family.

Please keep us updated on all the details.

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Post by wildwindom » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:53 am

Very sad to here the news me and my family prayers are with the family. He just responded to one of my posts yesterday or the day before. We will all miss him on this forum.

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Post by Shakky » Sat Mar 19, 2005 11:57 am

What a shock! I'm so very sorry to hear that. My heart goes out to his family.

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Post by Digger » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:02 pm

I am very sad to hear of Mickey's passing. My heartfelt condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed by all here.

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Post by BUCKSHOT » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:15 pm

Very very sorry to hear of this!
Many good things have been left with us from Mike!
My condolences to the Family and Friends!
Enjoy the Harvest!

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Post by ComfyBear » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:24 pm

Oh God :shock: :cry: I'm at a loss for words. :?

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Post by NewGuy » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:28 pm

My thoughts are with his family.

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Post by Sliver » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:29 pm

I am very shocked to hear about this loss.. My deepest heart felt sympathy goes out to his family and friends... :cry:

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Post by Woodsman » Sat Mar 19, 2005 12:53 pm

What? I am shocked! ...and very saddened to here this! I truly enjoyed his posts, knowledge, and experiences here on the forum. I will miss him.
God bless him and his family. Please send my heartfelt condolences and sincere sympathy to his family.

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Post by GREY OWL » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:13 pm

Holy Smokes, I'm absolutely shocked. I'm still hoping that this is not true. Mike just told me recently that he'd come out hunting whitetail deer on our property, in fact he was coming out with you R.J.

Please give our condolences to his wife and kids. I would also like to know his address so my wife, kids and I can send the family a card or something.

Keep us posted R.J., which I know you will.

God Bless Mike.

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Post by Don » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:35 pm

It is a sad day for the Excalibur forum family, to have lost such a great person as Red Label.
I met Mike at the Excalibur open house, and right from the start he made you feel like he had know you forever.

My best to his family and friends. He will be greatly missed.

Let us know if donations in his name are being accepted for a particular charity so that I may donate in his honour.

Don :cry:

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Post by Golden Eagle » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:55 pm

Very sorry to hear this. My condolences are with his Family and friends.
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