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Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Wapella Welcomes a new Wildcat congratulates Brant "BJ" Obermeyer and former Wildcat Mindy (Burris) Obermeyer, on the birth of their second son, Sean William.

Born at 10:17pm on July 17th, he weighed in at 8lbs, 3ozs and is 19.5 inches long. Welcome Sean!

BJ is a Clinton native, but has held dual citizenship in Wapella since the late 80's. Son of Jim and Linda Obermeyer, and Grandson of famed Clinton seamstress Mrs. Wolfe. Mindy (Class of 93) is the daughter of Wapella graduate and Wildcat Linda Burris and is granddaughter of the legendary Wildcat tandem of Betty and William "Bob" "Twister" Burris.

Congrats BJ, Mindy and Sam, as well as to all the Obermeyer and Burris clans!


Anonymous said...

Congrats Mindy, but did you name your son after your old neighbor, from a distinguished family of plumbers in Wapella?

Anonymous said...

Congrats Mindy & BJ.


Anonymous said...

Congrats to Mindy, BJ and Sam!


Anonymous said...

I had the same plumber thought as well.. congrats to you both.

Anonymous said...

Congrats to Mindy, BJ, & Sam from co-workers at the big insurance company up the road.

Anonymous said...

Congrats Mindy and BJ!! Sean is a very distinquished name. Many famous Sean's from Wapella! :)

Anonymous said...

Congrats BJ and Mindy! I believe naming her first son Sean was a Waynesville-style agreement that originated in high School. If I remebr right the terms correctly, they were that Mindy gave Sean $2 for lunch (everyday) in exchange she named a son after him.

Didn't make too much sense to me either, but when Brian West explained it to me, it seemed oddly clear.

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