Last Call: Court 19

ABQ Pickleball Club members offer their sincere condolences to the families and friends of our pickleball players who have passed on.

In Memoriam:

Ralph Hauke 2020
S. Scott Herron 2020
Daniel Doose 2020
Billy Weinman 2019
Ruth Madrid 2019
Andrew Romero 2019
Ken VanderMey 2017
Suzie Bemis 2016

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Ralph Hauke (1931-2020)

Ralph E. Hauke, age 89, passed away peacefully, on Thursday, October 1st, at his home in Bernalillo surrounded by his loving family. He was an active and ardent participant in the Senior Olympics. His many hobbies included playing bridge at the Meadowlark Senior Center in Rio Rancho, tennis, softball, pickle ball and bowling.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 S. Scott Herron (1945-2020)

On September 23, 2020, Scott Herron of Albuquerque, New Mexico passed away peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Thanks to her diligence and foresight, board members, countless volunteers, and hundreds of participants continue to benefit from the support of the Senior Sports Foundation which she created in the early 1990s. ABQ Pickleball Club has been a grateful recipient of that support.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978Daniel Doose (1999-2020) Obituary

We are deeply saddened to share with you that Greg and Tonnie Doose’s youngest son, Daniel, passed away suddenly on Sunday, May 24th. Please keep them in your prayers during this difficult time.

In lieu of flowers, please send any and all donations to the Manzano High School Wrestling Booster Club at P.O. Box 51955 Albuquerque, NM 87181 Attn: Coach Romero.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Billy Weinman (1952-2019)

Outdoorsman, bicyclist, pickleball player, and truly special friend Billy Weinman passed away on September 20, 2019 from injuries sustained in a bicycle/auto accident near Mountainair, NM. Our condolences to his family and friends.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Ruth Madrid (1941-2019) Obituary

Our friend, Ruth Madrid, who was a long-time Club member, Managing Council member, and who worked tirelessly in obtaining and managing the Saturday Sandia Prep pickleball venue passed away on Sunday, March 17th.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Andrew Romero (1965-2019) Obituary.

For donations in Andrew’s memory to the New Mexico Youth Tennis Foundation, checks should be made to the NM Youth Tennis Foundation with “In honor of Andrew Romero” or “Andrew Romero fund” in the memo space. The address for the NMYTF is 2901 Indian School Rd NE, Ste A, Alb, NM 87106.

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Ken VanderMey (1939-2017) Obituary

Lotus-V2-Outline_978 Suzie Bemis (1961-2016) Obituary

She was 55 years of age. She loved sports and could not wait to turn 50 to play senior sports. She liked to play pickleball and softball. She really loved the wind in her face when downhill bike racing when she was younger. Suzie brought a big smile to her friends and genuine caring for others.