Chronologial Notes

Definition:
(Arranged in order of time of occurrence)


  • Life started: 19th April 1939 - born at home in South Heart, ND (SH)
    Birth Certificate signed by Dr. Gumper
    Parents: James Haverlock & Mary Samek
    father born in Zenith, ND, Jan 30 1903, died June 30, 1995
    Mother born in Stark County, ND, Jan 21 1911, died Aug 4, 1997
    Married June 5, 1929 - 66 years marriage

                    ABBREVIATIONS:
    • SH - South Heart;
    • CS - Crosier Seminary;
    • DIX - Dickinson;
    • ISN - Williston;
    • ABR - Aberdeen SD;
    • SSB - Surside Beach SC;
    • TP-WA - Twisp WA

  •                 MEMORIES:
  • SH 1st memory: age 6 months, dropped from swing by sister Joyce
  • SH Tippy - my 1st pet - Pure Collie (farmer shot & killed at age 10)
  • SH brother Roger home after birth, Oct 25, 1944
  • SH age 5 "calling" to be Catholic Priest working in Africa
  • SH 1st job, age 6, Dad's auto repair shop
  • SH age 6 start school
  • SH Learning "hook latching", making rugs from scraps, embroidery, cooking, doing dishes, hauling water with mom, cutting grass, shoveling snow, grease monkey in garage/shop
  • SH Raising chicks in house until put in pens outside
  • SH Having own pet rabbit, Peter, who was female and one outing came back and had 15 baby bunnies
  • SH Learning about sharing - from parents who never turned anyone away, always offered food even when did not have much, and always willing to help others
  • SH 1st bike $5 age 8, bought myself
  • SH age 8-9 built 1st box race car without help from scratch
  • SH Made darts from old broom handle, chicken feathers, nails - accurate on targets
  • SH made bow and arrows from Willow Trees, strong & accurate, hit 6 inch object thrown in air
  • SH age 10, remove auto motor, on bench, strip down, 1 hour time
  • SH 1st time to 3 day Ukrainian Wedding in country
  • SH Helped Grandfather Joseph Haverlock on farm, huge white work horses, cut hay, 1 bottom plowing, feed chickens, pigs, cows & horses
  • SH met Grandpa Haverlock in Belfield, he drove team horses & buggy to get food & haircut from his son, John, barber - horses spooked and took down wall of new barber shop
  • SH Fishing - for food, was fun with Dad, evenings
  • SH Fishing with Grandfather Samek, rivers, lakes
  • SH Laying on grass nights with Grandpa Samek, would explain constellations to me
  • SH Picking Berries as family-Sunday spare time
  • SH Helping Dad with basement in Belfield, then he & brother Andy Racing from Belfield to South Heart, how I learned to drive fast
  • SH Dad's 1st trip over 20 miles from home - to Killdeer ND for shop supplies
  • SH age 13, got 1st Driver's License
  • SH Bought 1st car, $40, 1929 Model A Ford, age 13
  • SH 8th grade - made HS basketball team
  • SH age 14 - set up Seminary school with Bishop

  •                 CROSIER SEMINARY
  • CS - Aug 1953 left home to Onamia MN Crosier Seminary
  • CS - made HS basketball team out of 200 boys & lettered, won Jacket
  • CS - coached intra-mural basketball
  • CS - Did cover image for world wide publication
  • CS - won Freshman Elocution contest
  • CS - made all grade Elocution contest
  • CS - climbed down brick wall 3 stories, to town

  •                 SOUTH HEART
  • SH 1954 spring - 2nd job, Honey bee keeping (Apiary)
  • SH 1954 spring sold 1929 Ford, bought 1941 Chevrolet
  • SH age 14, 1st plane ride, all stunts
  • SH age 15, pilot license, 1st solo flight
  • SH 1st and only pheasant hunting with dad, he missed, I hit, good meal
  • SH age 16 1st date, 1st kiss
  • SH age 16 drove truck from ND to Live Oak California to work with Apiary and bring home starter bee sets, gone 3 wks
  • SH -17 - bought 1951 Mercury 2dr Sedan, Silver, DIX guys wanted to race, they never won
  • SH 1956 Belfield Junior League Baseball, coach recruited me, only outsider on team - hit farthest hit home run - set record
  • SH 1956 Independent Baseball team, played against Whitey Ford of NY Yankees, got 3 base hit off him
  • SH 1956 fall, sell honey in Okonomowoc WI, trip
  • SH 1957 spring - graduate SH HS highest grades

  •                 DICKINSON ND
  • DIX 1957-58 Dickinson State College & Apiary work
  • DIX 1958, Dec. marry in Dickinson
  • DIX 1959 quit flying to save money for family
  • DIX 1959 near death experience, hospital Dickinson
  • DIX 1959 Kurt born 10/17/59

  •                 WILLISTON
  • ISN 1960 move to Williston/Conlin's job
  • ISN 1960 Cheryl born 10/21/60
  • ISN 1961 Chad Born 10/6/61
  • ISN 1963 Nadine born 4/13/63
  • ISN 1964 Deanne born 6/22/64
  • ISN 1965 Twins, Neal/Jane 9/21/65
  • ISN 1968 Gary born 7/16/68
  • ISN Spring 1968 became manager Conlin's Furniture
  • ISN 1968 bought 2 rental houses
  • ISN 1969 bought 6 unit apartment bldg.
  • ISN Trips abroad: England; Holland; Austria; Rome; Hawaii; Puerto Rico; Bahama Islands;
  • ISN Furniture Market Shows: Chicago IL; Dallas TX; High Point NC; Minneapolis MN (4x year)
  • ISN Seminars/Schools - Evanston IL; Norfolk VA; Chicago IL; Minneapolis MN; Des Moines IA
  • ISN Motor Home Trip to NC & VA (long story)
  • ISN Back yard was cemetary to many pets the 8 children had - turtles, birds, rabbits and many others, always had funerals
  • ISN built fort/swing set/basketball in back yard was neighborhood place to be
  • ISN spring 1971 Started Budget Furniture, hired Irv Davidson as Manager
  • ISN 1971 flight training again, got Private Pilot License
  • ISN 1972 bought 1st airplane with Bob Hayden and Mike, 1947 Stinson Station Wagon, then Mike bought us out after 3 years, he totaled the plane at ISN
  • ISN Bob Hayden & I bought 1947 V-Tail Beechcraft Bonanza, high performance airplane from Doctor north of Bismarck
  • ISN Community/churchInvolvements; Knights of Columbus, Chamber of Commerce, Fair Board, Lions, United Way, St. Joseph's church
  • ISN Trustee 6 years for St. Joseph's Church & School, built 2 new churches, 1st burned down after just 3 months, New Year's eve, freezing cold,name on plaque in new church
  • ISN - Ice skating with kids & Shae family
  • ISN - 1st Canoe trip with John Shae - little Muddy River - capsized, what we thought was an hour trip took 6 hours, starving at midnight & sore/tired
  • ISN purchase cabin & house boat, & wood boat at Blacktail Dam, Dirt Bikes, snow mobiles, canoe, much fun winter & summer, got ski boat and did water skiing (all family learned & did great), fishing
  • ISN Golfing - family & some business
  • ISN - 70's & early 80's, hunting with Neal, once with all 4 girls, many with John Shae & sons, Dick Heinert and sons - great times - great meals of Pheasant, Partridge & Grouse, many good memories of times shared, scenery seen, and amazing animal & bird sights
  • ISN - hunting story - Pixie, small black poodle mixture, always wanted to go, 1st to get in SUV, would get pooped out and Neal would put in his back Vest pouch and carry Pixie - Pixie did manage to catch a Grouse and stood on it with all 4 feet until Neal could get it - Pixie had the biggest grin I ever saw on a dog - so proud of herself...wish we had photos
  • ISN summer 1972 bought 2 stores, Devil's Lake & Carrington ND, now running 4 stores, Mark DL mgr, Roger, Carrington Mgr
  • ISN Passed out flying from ISN to DL, lost 40 miles before coming to - Hypoglicemia - had auto pilot on fortunately, Clem Conlin was sleeping by me & had no idea - scary
  • ISN purchased Honda Gold Wing motorcycle
  • ISN family trip to Tacoma WA wedding - traveled with motorcycle & Olds auto - kids took turns riding bike with me - fun trip
  • ISN 1976 opened new Budget store in Jamestown ND with Barry Holter as Manager
  • ISN Bob & I sold Bonanza plane to man in Cincinnati OH, flew plane to him, commercial back home
  • ISN 1978 leave Conlin's, start Advertising Consulting Agency, Cheryl as Office Manager
  • ISN Fund Raising project for Williams County Fair Assn.
  • ISN Begin flying Canard Ultra-light plane, twin lawn mower engines power 1 prop, swing seat, 36' wing span, 150 lbs total weight, Neal got it off ground at Blacktail
  • ISN Model airplanes - Neal got very good at flying & building, I only crashed everything I built
  • ISN 4 friends & I filed to start new bank, lost to competitor
  • ISN New Bank hired me to do marketing through my Advertising Consulting Agency - bank was profitable in 1st 9 months of operation
  • ISN 6/21/80 Cheryl marries Ronald K Dunbar
  • ISN 6/20/81 Kurt marries Renee Sattler, Jamestown
  • ISN 1981 Divorce, live in mobile home
  • ISN Jay Cockerille lives with me - guardian
  • ISN 6/28/85 Chad Marries Lynn Weltz, Williston
  • ISN 1986 lose everything, start being Rep in MT, sleep in car
  • ISN 8/8/1987 Jane marries Wayne Engebretson
  • ISN Bob Hocum & I started Sun Solar business making & selling solar powered toys, hats, later educational ideas
  • ISN Jim Warren, Richard Smith and I bought small motel in Ray ND (later sold my share to them)
  • ISN 1987 acquired N&S Carolina as territory to work
  • ISN apartment in ISN and In Winston Salem, NC, car in both territories, on plane every other Sunday between Dakotas and Carolinas
  • ISN hired man to maintain Montana territory, hired Roger to do North Carolina
  • ISN Opened Cayman Island account, Georgetown
  • ISN Bob Hocum and I began own High Point marketing space in City Center Building - for recliners and specialty lighting

  •                 ABERDEEN SD
  • ABR 1988 Moved to Aberdeen, apartment, easier flights to Carolinas for work schedule
  • ABR 1988 working ND, SD, MT, plus NC, SC, Cayman Islands - Soil Shield San Jose, CA
  • ABR 1989 marry Lynn Fallon, Redfield, SD

  •                 SURFSIDE BEACH, SC
  • SSB 1989 Sept move to Surfside Beach SC
  • SSB Sept 1989 Hurricane Hugo hits SC, wipes out beach homes, bldgs, more
  • SSB Oct 1989 Stock Market Crash during High Point Market, many lose everything
  • SSB 1991 near death with rare disease, 6 wks recovery - Erysipelas/Cellulitis
  • ISN 1/10/92 Jay marries Siew Eng Tan, Seattle
  • ISN 1/18/92 Nadine marries Peter Merz, Scottsdale AZ
  • SSB 1992 start used car dealer between Surfside and Conway SC
  • SSB 1993 diagnosed with ALS, 3 yrs to live, wife left (1993), partner ran off with business
  • SSB 1993 Sales Rep for Bargain Press, start "good news" section, a winner
  • SSB 1994 Feb to Hannover Germany, Dr. Nieper, Calcium EAP treatments, not ALS, very PMS
  • SSB 1994 spring, Twisp time for God, Nature, me - live in Tipi

  •                 TWISP WA
  • TP-WA 1994 End of August move to WA state, Twisp, in junker car w/ 212,000 miles, live on $300 month
  • TP-WA 1994 late fall, get real estate agent license work part time for Sun Country
  • TP-WA move into one room/bath Studio apt 2nd floor - built own bed frame with $5 used futon, cardboard box to hold 1 lamp ($1.00), owners gave me small table 2 plastic chairs, total furnishings
  • TP-WA 2x month trips to Seattle visit Jay/Siew Eng, met Beth DeRooy and other friends
  • TP-WA helped Beth with daughter north of SandPoint, ID, special school- 2 years
  • TP-WA Cruise Ship to Bahamas, have braids put in hair with red/white/blue beads at Nassau, then visit Ron & Cheryl, head to Phoenix for wedding
  • AZ 3/11/1995 Deanne Marries Scott O'Toole, Phoenix - arrive with braids in hair, torn clothing, fake tatoos, bandana, sandals - Kurt & Chad admonish me, all in fun - then cut hair, Tuxedo for Wedding
  • MY - 1995 10 week trip to Germany, Thailand, Singapore, Kuching Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, MY, Singapore, Germany, France, home WA, after Drs told me could not travel - fooled them
  • TP-WA 1996 trip to Mexico, Min & Mona daughter
  • TP-WA 1996 SS Disability started after approval
  • TP-WA 1996 April buy Ray Walsh Real Estate, form JJ&D corporation
  • MN 8/16/1996 Gary Marries Stacey Devine, Lakeville MN
  • TP-WA 1996 begin being "guinea pig" clinical trials Seattle Univ Hospital
  • TP-WA 1996 winter - 5 ft snow in 5 days
  • TP-WA 1997 Feb - rotator cuff surgery, Brewster
  • TP-WA 1997 Jane/Wayne Christmas here
  • TP-WA 1999 Merge RE office with Ness in Winthrop
  • TP-WA 1997-99 manage Winthrop Storage, start AbetterFSBO.com
  • TP-WA Cabin at Missouri River, 14 mi out of ISN
  • TP-WA 1999 late fall, start online furniture store using HBS Bar Stools
  • TP-WA Shareholders here - Ron/Cheryl, Wayne/Jane
  • TP-WA 2000 live in Tome, NM for winter months
  • TP-WA 2001 fall move to 506 Twisp Ave W, home & office, hire Pam Purtell
  • TP-WA 2002 form 1shop4u Inc take over JJ&D business,
  • TP-WA 2003 Dr. A.G.Payne contacts me about stem cells and therapies
  • TP-WA 2003 Mission Viejo, Dr. Steenblock & Dr. Payne - do $20,000 stem cell treatment - helped some
  • TP-WA 2003 form Dreamcatcher Consulting Inc for web work
  • TP-WA 2003 meet Teddy, Uganda
  • TP-WA 2004 begin working in Uganda, water wells - 6 decades after 1st calling
  • TP-WA 2004 2nd stem cell treatment, Dr. Fernado Ramirez, Tijuana MX - almost died from Russian pills
  • TP-WA Flew as Pilot Bob Hoffman's Cessna Plane, did fine with MS situation, he was impressed
  • TP-WA Christmas 2006 in Windsor England with Teddy
  • TP-WA April 2007 in Rosarito MX with Teddy
  • TP-WA June 2007 form Non Profit Corporation - Compassion Care Foundation
  • TP-WA November 2007 IRS approves 501C-3 non profit
  • TP-WA 2007-2012 UG, St Catherines, Gabba Centre for Deaf kids, St. Anthony's for Deaf, take on 4 kids - Olyvia, Daphine, Faith, Thera
  • TP-WA May 2007 Catherine dies, leaving 4 kids UG
  • TP-WA Kid visits - Ron/Cheryl, Kurt/Renee/3 kids, Nadine/Peter/3 kids, Jane/Wayne/3 kids, Chad/Amara/Kirsten/Mason, Neal/Nadine several x's
  • TP-WA meet Liz Frazier & Agnes Kwizera (from Burundi) live in Twisp for few years
  • TP-WA June 24 2010 trip to ISN for wedding
  • ISN 6/26/2010 Neal marries Nadine Barkie, Williston
  • TP-WA 2010 fall - Liz & Kwi move to Ft Meyers, FL
  • TP-WA Kwizera moved to Dallas TX, her & Kojo have baby boy Areno, 2012
  • TP-WA Nadine & Neal - pregnant, due July
  • TP-WA Liz here 4/26/12, use my apartment while I am in Africa
  • TP-WA Pam at office for 10 days, 4/27-5/5
  • TP-WA April 27, 2012 to Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania
  • TP-WA May 2, 2012, Teddy & me - wedding
  • TP-WA May 2, 2012, Tanzania - celebrate
  • TP-WA May 8, 2012, Seattle/Wenatchee/Twisp