The Blue Vista Club

HENRY HILDERMAN IN MEMORIAM

Honoring the memory of a good friend and colleague



Ev Terry, Henry Hilderman, Emmett Hays and unknown?





Henry dressed for work! Photo courtesy David Stone, J D Stone´s son.

Place d´Armes, Luxembourg





Wonderful photo of Vera and Henry Hilderman in Germany 1977



Joe Gorrill, Emmett Hays and Bill McDonald - all photos courtesy Charlie Hinton.

Place d´Armes, Luxembourg



Larry Swartz, Charlie Hinton, Tex Davis and Richard Rogers.



International Air Bahama
Friendship Reunion at Hotel Italia Luxembourg July 2000

VERA AND HENRY HILDERMAN AT THE LUXEMBOURG REUNION!




Nicole Krettels Burnett, Henry Hilderman
and Stephanie Matuzewski,
to the left Bill and Lee McDonald



Margreth Johnson, Vera Hilderman,
Liliane Hebeler and Gunnar Sigurdsson


Bredewee Restaurant, Luxembourg Ville

This restaurant sitting on the verge of a tremendous downslope at the old Luxembourg armaments, is owned by Mr. Guy Poirot. The name of the restaurant is Breedewee ("Wideview" in Luxembourgisch!) the address is 9 rue Large and the phone number is 22 26 36 - in case you want to go there .... Gunnar Sigurdsson of Reykjavik, Iceland, Air Bahama Nassau Station Manager in 1969 and wife Doddy. One of their sons is a Loftleidir pilot. Margret Snorradottir Johnson who works at the Atlantic Hotel in Nassau and her companion David. Elisabeth Karlson at far end, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg and at very right Gunilla Hammar Safstrom of London England. What a magic day we had sightseeing in Luxembourg.
It was as tho we never left. It was as tho we´d been there all along ....


David Dorsett, Margreth Johnson´s boyfriend and Gun Vidal, to the right Betty Frieders Kunziger, Gunilla Hammar Safstrom and Major Norman Ricketts.



Sightseeing traintrip to Clairvaux Convent in wonderful Luxembourg!
Left to right Adela Adderley Osterloh, Ian Mortemore, Carin Bergquist Skoglund, Viveca Watkins, Yvonne Shaw, Anette Englund Martins, Petrina Lightbourne McPhee, Eva Jacobs and Rolandd Franberg



Georgette Kohn Frisch, Danielle & Ferdy Mayer-Rousseaux,
Anne Cash and unknown at far end.


Elisabeth beside Gary Cash and Margret Sigurdsson
sitting opposite Marcel Janssens, Diane Mangen
and Yvette Moos Pauletto!





Petrina, Yvonne, Eva and Anette thank
owner of the Hotel Italia Leo Antognoli for hosting the wonderful reunion!

Petrina Lightbourne McPhee, Yvonne Shaw, Leo Antognoli owner of the Hotel Italia, overwhelmed by the roses they gave him as the wonderful Air Bahama Reunion in Luxembourg was going towards its end. Eva Jacobs and Anette Martins Englund on the other side of Leo. Blonde at very right is Georgette Frisch Kohn who did a marvellous job at the Reunion in tending to everybody´s needs. A sweet hostess! Georgette first worked in the Air Bahama town office in Luxembourg and then started flying. Georgette lives in Luxembourg and on the French riviera.












Dinner Saturday July 1, 2000 - 6 pm




Host

Leo Antognoli



Guest of honor

Major Norman Ricketts



Attending Dinner Guests

Adderley-Osterloh, Adela

Bamberg, Betty

Carlen, Lennart

Cash, Anne and Gary

Crawford-Kaye, Gunilla

Englund-Martins, Anette

Eriksson, Anna & Annika Backstrom

Frisch Kohn, Georgette

Hammar-Safstrom, Gunilla

Hastert-Ferron, Claudine

Hays, Anne and Emmett

Hebeler, Liliane

Hessink-Gesell, Marian

Hilderman, Vera & Henry

Hoffman Placide, Anneke

Jacobs, Eva and Roland Franberg

Janssens, Marcel

Johnson, Margret & David Dorsett

Karlson, Elisabeth & Uffe

Kuntziger-Frieders, Betty

Lightbourne-McPhee, Pertrina

Mangen, Diane

Mayer-Rousseaux, Danielle & Ferdy

McDonald, Lee and Bill

Moos-Pauletto, Yvonne

Rolle Schneider, Olivia

Schlesser Matuzewski, Chantal

Shaw, Yvonne & Ian Mortemore

Sigurdsson, Margret and Gunnar

Skoglund-Bergquist, Carin

Topping - McCreery, Mia

Torres, Margie (Ave) & Don

van den Heuvel, Margret

van den Heuvel, Sophia & Eddie

van Oortmartsen, Angelina

Vidal, Gun

Watkins, Vivica





Angelina van Oortmarssen is still flying, now for KLM. Angelina lives in Holland. Margie Ave Torres is also in aviation, flying for Delta Airlines out of Atlanta and mostly doing Amsterdam and the US, holding a Dutch language position. Margie and Don live in Florida. Nicole Krettels Burnett, who married famed disc jockey Paul Burnett in Luxembourg, where Paul had his own show on the air. Paul is still busy as a successful radio man. Nicole is a licensed psycologist and they live in England. Gunilla Crawford (Kuylenstierna Kay) is also in aviation. She also flies for Delta, Gunilla Crawford lives in Florida. Eva Thiberg Jacobs now lives in Gothenburg Sweden but lived for many years with Jake in Florida. Now and then Eva works as a fashion model in Gothenburg. Eva is a fabolous dresser and also enjoys interior decorating a lot and has great taste. Anneke Hoffmann Placide lives in Holland and busies herself with interior decoration and does great artistic flower arrangements. Before flying with Air Bahama, Anneke worked as a fashion model in London, England. All those destinies! What a joy to reunite!



Outside the Clairvaux convent in Luxembourg - sightseeing tour with a train from Luxembourg to Clairvaux one hour away from Luxembourg. Anette, Eva, Yvonne and Ian. Elisabeth and husband Ulf and Gunilla in red standing up.







Reunion dinner at the Hotel Italia


Bill McDonald, Elisabeth and Gunnar Sigurdsson welcoming reunion attendants!

Carin Bergquist Skoglund and Olive Rolle Schneider talking with Anne Hays (not facing camera), Major Norman Ricketts entertaining with Sophia vant Hof v d Heuvel´s husband Eddy, Betty Frieders Kunziger at far end.


At the far end of table Captain Emmett Hays and Anne Hays.


Anneke Hoffmann Placide and Anna Eriksson


Mia McCreery Topping, Adela Adderley Osterloh, Yvonne Shaw and Ian Mortemore and to the right Margie and Don Torres


Sophie vant Hof van den Heuvel at the very left.


Sophie, Adela and Yvonne.




Margreth Johnson, Angelina van Oortmarssen listening
to a thrilling story told by Olive!


Uffe Karlson, Angelina, Eva Jacobs and Roland Franberg, to the right Gunilla Kay Crawford.


Uffe and Elisabeth Karlson, now Gyllman