Mary Reid Brooks

Profile Updated: December 23, 2020
Residing In: Salem, OR USA
Spouse/Partner: Milo
Occupation: Elem. Teacher, retired.
Children: Julie, born 1966;Laurie, born 1969

Busy with family, music activities, enjoying gardening in Oregon. Wonderful annual trips with family all over the world. I enjoyed my teaching & real estate career and now am retired. 'Love visiting First Pres. in Bellevue.Great church...Our girls' families live in Bellevue, Wash. and Bloomington, Illinois. Our grandchildren are 8,12,&15... very dear and lots of fun for us. We have an adorable little dog named Holly. She is a Havanese..great pet. We've lived at a golf course for the last 25 years...and walk daily...rain or shine. We have a little 6 acre hobby farm near our home that we work at to maintain & harvest the fruit in the fall. Much of it goes to the neighbors & The Food Share Program. We are trying to stay in shape...what a job.

School Story:

St. Olaf College-2 years. transfer to Macalester College and graduated in 1962. further studies at UC Santa Barbara and UCLA. The girls went to Pacific Lutheran U...but visited St.O with me very often when we came to Minn. for family gatherings.

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Apr 08, 2021 at 10:40 AM

Happy Birthday, Barb. So sorry I missed seeing you at Tim's farm picnic. Went to the other events. Do you see Janet very often? I spent quite a bit of time with her that weekend. Take care and have a wonderful Spring!

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Apr 08, 2021 at 10:35 AM

Posted on: Apr 05, 2021 at 8:14 PM

A most Happy Birthday! I'm so glad we visited at the 60 th reunion. You are so unchanged. Cute and dear as ever! Mary

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Apr 04, 2021 at 11:08 AM

My thoughts of sadness for Pat's close friends and family. Pat had a beautiful, warm spirit, beautiful smile and twinkling eyes. So glad we visited at the 60th reunion. Special thoughts and memories for you, Mary Ann, faithful friend.

Mar 15, 2021 at 10:45 AM

Howell. Thanks so much for sharing the new St.L.Pk HS drone video. The school looks like a Corp Headquarters/Country Club/Resort with lockers! Really Beautiful!

Feb 14, 2021 at 11:11 AM

Happy Birthday Pat. I wish you a warm and early Spring for your gift this year.

Feb 14, 2021 at 11:09 AM

Happy Birthday, Dick. What a time to be in the Public Health/medical profession. I'm sure your advice to others is still valuable. Teachers, Nurses, Doctors ...lifetime profession.

Jan 30, 2021 at 10:40 AM

Barb, I hope you had a wonderful Birthday. You're such a "young chick." Speaking as your senior friend. Hope you can get your shot soon. I had my 1st 1/2 way to freedom! My best to you.xoxo

Jan 25, 2021 at 10:37 AM

An early Happy Birthday to you. I hope you have stayed well this very long year. Maybe next year we will be able to gather as a class. I always enjoy visiting with you...we have some similar joys/experiences, I think! Hello from Oregon Wine Country. ????

Jan 10, 2021 at 12:02 PM

Happy Birthday, sweet and thoughtful Barb! You are so appreciated for your thoughtfulness! XOXO

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Dec 26, 2020 at 4:45 PM

Posted on: Dec 26, 2020 at 11:13 AM

Good to see that the Brass section is on it wishing you Happy Birthday. Hope it was a good day!

Dec 23, 2020 at 11:15 AM

Thanks for the Covid Stress Reliever Video. So glad we were raised on dancing/musicals like this. I remember dancing the Lindy in that little rec room on our lunch hour...@8th grade! Happy Holidays to all!

Dec 15, 2020 at 1:34 PM

Thanks Barry for your Chatter Piece. Yes. I can relate. "What did you teach?" Also thanks for sharing memories growing up year in the 40s and 50s in St.L.Pk.Not a bit bad! Happy Holidays!

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Dec 02, 2020 at 10:39 AM

December Birthdays are often lost in the festivities. Not this year..we embrace every reason to lift our spirits. celebrate and find joy especially being alive and well! XOXO Mary

Dec 02, 2020 at 10:21 AM

A big Happy Birthday hug to you today!
So glad I'm having a zoom coffee with you on Fridays.
Enjoy this day in special way! XOXO Mary

Dec 01, 2020 at 6:25 PM

Your birthday is coming up, have a GREAT one!! Just wanted to say "hello" getting through "twilight zone". You have been helpful with educational information, am doing ok coping, lets keep in contact, Donna

Nov 30, 2020 at 11:35 AM

Sue Halleen, our classmate prior to graduation and her husband are in ICU fighting a terrible COVID BATTLE. Prayers for these dear people are requested.

Oct 31, 2020 at 11:08 AM

Barb, Kurt said it so well. Thank you for your kind and thoughtful wishes sent to all of our classmates at Birthday times. I can't wait 'til your Birthday on January 29th to send you my fondest Birthday Wishes. Happy holidays.

Sep 24, 2020 at 10:16 AM

Happy Birthday! Always enjoyed the Hockey games. Your
team always played so hard!

Sep 23, 2020 at 11:08 AM

Welcome to the 80s. Not bad st all. I'm remembering you in the drum section of the band.Am I right? Always looked like more fun than the front row chairs! Happy Birthday, Mike.

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