Gordon Rouze, APA #602: 1927-2017

Gordon Keith Rouze, 89, died July 27, 2017. He was born August 25, 1927 to Helen and Marsh Rouze in Imperial, Nebraska.

Gordon received a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Nebraska and a Juris Doctor degree from South Texas College of Law. During the World War II, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. For more than 30 years he was employed by National Steel Products Company in various capacities, including Vice President and Corporate Counsel.

He is survived by wife of 69 years, Gloria Way Rouze, daughter Sharon and husband Victor Huvelle, daughter Caryn and husband Joseph Powell, son Scott and wife Stacie Rouze, and son Jeffery and wife Phyllis Rouze, and seven grand-children and five great grand-children.

He was proud to have been a Scout Master, Sunday School teacher, Marine, Methodist, hobby printer, husband, son, father and friend.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at Sugar Land First United Methodist Church 431 Eldridge Rd Sugar Land on Tuesday August 1 at 2 PM. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sugar Land First United Methodist Church or the charity of your choice.

Published in Houston Chronicle on July 29, 2017

More Reinstated & New Members for 2017

Three former members have been reinstated:

687: John Barrett
Letterpress Things
Feeding Hills, Massachusetts

606: Raymond Jerland
Sno Press
Eureka, California

722: Marjorie Wilser
The Three Toad Press
Goleta, California

Also, one new addition:

940: Lorraine Reinsch
Thrill of the Chase Press
Chicago, Illinois

To make room for these reinstated & new members, the following have been dropped or did not renew their membership this year:

710: Graham Moss
762: Raleigh D’Adamo
893: Christian Fisher
907: Jason Hibbeler
932: Paul Ritscher

Additional New Members for 2017:

Sorry for the delay on the post, as our Secretary/Treasurer Lauri Taylor let me know over a month ago, but I put it aside to do later, and promptly forgot until clearing up old emails today!!

Regardless, here are the additional new members added for this year:

933: Chris Goellner
Goellner Printing
St. Charles, Missouri

934: Katherine Woodward
Woodward Paper Co.
Windsor, Connecticut

935: Kirsten O’Laughlin
Sensura Studio
St. Louis, Missouri

936: Tony Guadagnolo
Arlington, Texas

937: Amy Redmond
Amada Press
Seattle, Washington

938: Sarah Hough
Dotted Press
Gilbert, Arizona

939: Zach Clark
Oakland, California

Howard “Howie” Gelbert Obituary (APA #667)

Howard Warren Gelbert, 68, of Bethlehem, PA, died Jan. 19, 2017. He was born in Brooklyn, NY, and also had residences in NJ and NY, before moving to Bethlehem 8 years ago. Howie was engaged in printing sales and consulting his entire career, most recently as President of 2 EM Press, a printing services and marketing analysis company. Howie has been honored many times for his work in various business and community service organizations, including the Nazareth Bath Area Chamber of Commerce.

Predeceased by his father Sanford, his mother Muriel, and brother Alan, he is survived by his wife of 47 years, Ann Lydia (Stock), mother-in-law Sylvia Stock, daughter Beth Fichtel and husband Brian, son Jared and wife Jennifer, grandchildren Amanda, Rachel and Colin, brothers Lee, Mark, Robert and Neil, and sister Judy.

Services: Graveside Services Sunday, Jan 22, for immediate family.

A public memorial service and fundraiser will be held on Sunday, Jan. 22, at the Hellertown American Legion, 935 Main Street, Hellertown, PA at 1:30PM. Family and friends welcome.

Donations can also be made to the Pediatric Cancer Foundation of Lehigh Valley, 25 West 3rd Street, Bethlehem, PA 18015, an important cause to Howie.

Shiva will be observed at the home of Mark Gelbert, 6 Canterbury Rd, Denville, NJ on Monday through Wednesday, 1-9PM with services at 7:30PM each night.

Arrangements by JAMES FUNERAL HOME, Bethlehem. Offer Condolences at www.jamesfuneralhome.org

List of Members Dropped for 2017…

The following members did not complete their requirements of four printed pieces for the monthly bundles in 2017, therefore have been dropped as members for 2017.  They are all welcome to reapply for membership in 2018.

#563: Maurice Carmichael
#606: Raymond Jerland
#687: John Barrett
#722: Marjorie Wilser
#742: David Rose
#813: Don & Craig Black
#820: David Robison
#872: Alan Dye
#875: Armando Rodriguez
#877: Stanislaus Pekala
#910: Matthew Braun