†Verne Eke 1934-2012

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†Verne Eke 1934-2012

Postby Haruo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:13 am

Here are a few pictures of Fremont Baptist (Seattle)'s organist of nearly 20 years, Verne Munro Eke, who died Monday after a brief struggle with a virulent cancer.

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Verne Eke at the console of Fremont Baptist's Estey theatre organ
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The Fremont Baptist Church family with Pastor Judy Gay (front mid-left, with branch) and Organist Verne Eke (mid-right, with smile)
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Verne, Haruo and theatre organist Andy Crow, after a successful program of organ-accompanied silent film
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Vol. 2

Postby Haruo » Thu Jul 12, 2012 1:18 am

A couple more...
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Verne at the chartreuse piano, Norm's Pub in Fremont — the pub is still there, but the piano is gone...
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Verne in car ready to depart Seattle Center after accompanying Seattle Esperanto Society's "Kantu Seatlo!" ensemble at Northwest Folklife 2007
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Re: †Verne Eke 1934-2012

Postby Mrs Haruo » Sat Jul 30, 2016 9:55 pm

:( It's been 4 years since you went home. Oh how we miss you, Vern!
Don't despair if your job and your rewards are few, remember that the mighty oak was once a nut like you!
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Re: †Verne Eke 1934-2012

Postby Haruo » Sat Jul 30, 2016 10:09 pm

Amen!
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Re: †Verne Eke 1934-2012

Postby David Flick » Sun Jul 31, 2016 1:48 am

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Enjoyed the photos, Haruo...
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Re: †Verne Eke 1934-2012

Postby Shawn Koester » Thu Sep 01, 2016 5:22 pm

Beautiful pictures, a life well lived. Well done good and faithful servant.
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