Pasadena Independent 16 Dec 1960

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Pasadena Independent 16 Dec 1960 - Pasadena Couple Has Moving SINCE BOB and Betty...
Pasadena Couple Has Moving SINCE BOB and Betty Gobrecht were married In they've moved 34 times ! Surely it must be a record for Southern California dents--whose wonderlust higher than average. Sine their wartime marriage, th Gobrechts have'lived inV0ma ha, Lincoln, Fairmont, Geneva Grand Island, York and Han lord, -Neb. They've··· callet Antiochi Fresno, Whittier, Nor walk,- Victorville, San Francis co, Sacramento and Pomona Calif.'hbme. They, tried : sucl Texas cities as San Antonio Scher'tz arid Piote. For a whil the young couple was statione in Great Bend, and then in Wichita, Kan. Before his tou of duty with the Air Force a a radar, bombardier, navigate instructor \v,as ended Bob. hai beeri'stationed ; at Carlsbad ahc Roswell, N. Mex. ; 'THESE WEEK, just a few pf the stops that Bob recallet as we chatted- the other .day ; "We lived in a trailer, a very tiny room and even -on i sprawling Texas ranch with i private swimming pool,",-thi young electronics executive said. "We loved it all. During the early years of my militarj service Betty and I had no chii dren so the moving problerr was not great, seemed to mind. Betty never Oh, yes. We also were at Denver and Pueb lo, Colo., Kingman, Tucson and- Phoenix, Ariz. I never was stationed in the east. My work was with the B-29 pro gram as an instructor." I "BETTY AND I found that I f , you extend yourself in a new city or town," Bob contin ued, "people will welcome you. We've m a d e hundreds of friends in our many moves If you try you'll find that other people are just as glai to make, new friends as you are. It does take effort, however." however." ' * CONTRARY to stories about military service in which a skilled cook was made a truck driver, Bob was trained in one field and taught that .subjec for many years. His experi once with radar in the 40s has proved a good background for his present position. Bob says that he and Betty never spent more than three-Christmasse; Sn any one location. But all thai is in the past. Bob, who has called Pasadena his real home since 1938, is back here to stay .They think t h e Crown City America's finest place to bring up their three children. Betty and Bob both have friends and now winding up rehearsals her Playhouse opening Dec. in the "Curious Savage," much of the' autumn on political campaign trail, * BANKS- across :the- nation are bulging with more. } funds than any t i m e 1954. Pasadena,' area 'savings institutions of all kinds funds piling up -much "faster than outgoing loans. Bankers seek to make more loans sorrowers are in short . Discount house car rates are growing in the Southand . . . Original water Valentine cards for the 1961 date .are available for $100 :ach . . . A Nevada,firm that 40 per cent of Pasadena dogs and cats have halitosis. Naturally, they've c o m with Happy Breath, a canine mouth wash. * A Chicago firm says the average American family will spend $147 on presents this Christmas, season . . next February Southland lies may eavesdrop on a TV system being tested . . There's a new rock ri' roll version of Auld Lang Syne he new holiday record offer- ngs . . . The number of Pasadena area workers who hold town two jobs (moonlighters) has almost doubled since .. The 1925 Rose Parade :hree hours to pass in relatives here and see no moves in-.their future. * A COLLECTION of antique Christmas cards is on display at the Hastings Branch . . . A few cards from famed Hallmark collection some fronv flie private collection collection of Mrs. Jay Kieffer display at the branch library San 'Rafael , Zasii Pitts,

Clipped from Pasadena Independent16 Dec 1960, FriPage 19

Pasadena Independent (Pasadena, California)16 Dec 1960, FriPage 19
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