Robert “Bob” Benjamin died April 15, 2020, in sunnySan Diego, under the loving care of his daughters andhospice. He escaped the Corona virus but died fromcomplications of a broken hip. Robert was born on July4, 1924 and grew up in Pipestone eldest child of WalterG. and Mabel Benjamin. He contracted and survivedPolio, weathered the great…

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George Burbie was with Senior Tennis all too short a time. But several of us remember his warm and friendly nature, ready smile, and enthusiasm. From humble beginnings in the segregated South to earning a Ph.D. at a world class university, George Edward Burbie’s determination knew no bounds. Driven by compassion and a desire for…

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Barbara Jo was a beloved mother, grandmother, aunt, friend. Barbara Jo Hagen lived life to its fullest and was a fashion icon with a special love of sparkles. She brightened the lives of everyone around her. Barbara was born November 8, 1936 in Hopkins, MN. Being the youngest of six you know what they say:…

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Oh how we’ll miss your big hearty laugh, your big bearhugs, your fun teasing and friendliness to all. Doing exactly as you wanted, when you wanted, but always ready for a tennis game, no matter what the time… We will always say your name, Greg. To your children Zac (Kelsey), and Leah and your beloved…

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Fred was President of Senior Tennis 2007-09 and again 2011-12. He was always kind and calm, exhibiting the best kind of leadership for the club. Fred graduated from Beloit Catholic High School (WI) in 1959 then attended The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he earned a BA degree, with a major in art and a…

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Caryl won the 2010 Jack Dow Award. STPC honors our club founder, Jack Dow, each year by presenting a traveling trophy to a member whose attitude, character, sportsmanship, enthusiasm and service best typify the ideals of STPC. The following is drawn from the story about Caryl in the April, 2010 Newsletter. Caryl started tennis after…

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Barb was born May 15, 1922. She died Dec. 31, 2020, at age 98. Felix A. Perry, her husband of 77 years, preceded her by two days. Survived by children, Philip (Darla) of Athens Ohio, Joanne (David) Cosgrove of Bloomington, Richard of Bloomington, and daughter-in-law Linda Perry of Roseville; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces,…

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Felix Perry was born April 8, 1919 in Minneapolis. He died Dec. 29, 2020, at age 101. Barbara, his wife of 77 years, survived him by two days. Survived by sons, Philip (Darla) of Athens OH, and Richard of Bloomington; daughter, Joanne (David) Cosgrove of Bloomington; daughter-in-law, Linda (Michael) Perry of Roseville; grandsons, Andrew (Margaret)…

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