Sluester....... Reminiscing

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Sitting here in shock this morning, decided to look through some old trips that Mike and I had taken. Found one in particular, that makes me feel how fast time flies, and how it sucks getting older. It's from the early days of BD, and contains a who's who of original members. 14 of the first 16 responses to my thread were...……
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  • Kurt (Aggro)
Man, this sucks. Where does the time go..…….. :(
 
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Rest In Peace Mike....
 

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I Just don't know What to say yet. I am a little raw with DEATH right now. I lost my Mom a month ago and another friend last week. Mike and I were not close friends but we did hunt a few times on the river in his boat. I won't forget him.

I pray for his family
 

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I Just don't know What to say yet. I am a little raw with DEATH right now. I lost my Mom a month ago and another friend last week. Mike and I were not close friends but we did hunt a few times on the river in his boat. I won't forget him.

I pray for his family
Very sorry to hear that Chuck...... One of my best friends from High School, her father passed away 2 days after Christmas. Just didnt wake up one day......:(
 

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Fucking blows. Sluester was one of the kindest and most generous dudes I've ever knows. He helped so many of us get started on both ducks and deer, including myself and Jason.

RIP my brother.
Pretty much most of my archery deer stands and all of the duck spots are because of him..... :(
 
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Pretty much most of my archery deer stands and all of the duck spots are because of him..... :(
Some of my first decoys and duck calls I ever owned were from him. He was a kind person and very knowledgeable.
 

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From Mike's Memorial Facebook Page:


We have been trying to think of the best way to honor Mike and we decided the best way would be to have one final "Kill It, Grill It" Whether you can come for 30 minutes or stay the whole afternoon, we want you there to share and enjoy the memory of a great man, so drop in whenever you can.

The grill will be hot just like old times, so feel free to bring all the fish and other game you want to cook up! You're welcome to bring beer and anything else you feel would honor a great father, husband, and friend. Please feel free to pass this event on to anyone we may have missed.

As much much as Mike and our family love all your dogs please leave them home for the evening, the yard will not be secure.

**Please look at the address**
This might look like it's our house, but it is at our neighbors house down the street!
PARKING IS LIMITED SO BE PREPARED TO WALK

Saturday 4/3 at 2 PM – 11 PM

13238 Vanguard Way, Lakeside, CA 92040-5145

Please RSVP on Facebook if you can:

 
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I'm RSVPing here. I'll bring 20 lbs.of elk burger. That's about 60 burgers. Would some folks here, that don't have any game to grill, team up with me to provide the fixins for burgers? Cheese, lettuce, tomatos, onion, ketchup, mustard, peanut butter (not.) I'm super busy Saturday until noon. I could use the help. And, please feel free to RSVP on facebook for me. I can't have a FB account. Too many cougars out there.
Most of the youth camo that my kids wore was given to us by Mike. I have since passed it down to others. But, it all started with Sluester. Damn.
 
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Stopped by and visited Trish and the kids last night. She wanted me to pass along that the house where they are having the party has a grill and a Traeger to use if you want to cook your stuff there. They also might have access to the ovens inside the house. Feel free to bring anything you want to cook.
I'll be bringing some smoked yellowfin and some venison stuffed mushrooms...….
 
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Any takers? If not, I'm going to drop off the elk burger at the house.
 

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I'm still in shock.
RIP buddy.
 

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Wow,

I haven’t posted here in years. Work, family and life has seemed to overwhelm me. I’m so sad to hear of Mike’s passing. May God bless his family. I sure do miss the old days of BD. I even miss the days of arguing with Vermonster about football ;). That list of names brings back some great memories. Cherish every day.
 
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Wow,

I haven’t posted here in years. Work, family and life has seemed to overwhelm me. I’m so sad to hear of Mike’s passing. May God bless his family. I sure do miss the old days of BD. I even miss the days of arguing with Vermonster about football ;). That list of names brings back some great memories. Cherish every day.
Chargers still suck......;)

Good to see you stop by JWalk, even if just to drop a line in this thread.....
 

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Chargers still suck......;)

Good to see you stop by JWalk, even if just to drop a line in this thread.....
Yes,

The Chargers do suck. I’ll never forgive the Spanos’s for ripping the heart out of Charger fans and the city of San Diego. It’s good to hear from you Sean.
 

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Been thinking about Mike for a couple weeks now. Couple times a day a different memory comes up. Like the day I got a Cuban cigar. I called Mike. He couldn't rip into it fast enough.
I sure miss him.
 
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RIP. Can someone give some info what happened to Mike.
 

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Wow. I can finally "not" go South thinking about this guy. This guy turned me on to local archery. We ended up being friends, well pretty much best of friends, of which I thank god I have a lot. I miss this dude on a daily basis but this time of year? It's just not the same. It really just isn't the same. I guess I didn't know how much this guy influenced me. My kids still talk about him often because of the time of year. I still can't even take him off my phone contacts. I'd get the weekly call, "Hey Mister". WTF you doin.