Donnie and Modesta 2018 - Mexico, Central America and Beyond

Discussion in 'Ride Reports - Epic Rides' started by dwj - Donnie, Dec 24, 2017.

  1. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Billy Jennings told me tonight that services will be held in the funeral home in downtown Clarksdale, not the one out on the highway. Weather forecast looks pretty cold with possible icing for those looking to make the drive. I’m planning to head out from Austin Wed or Th if anyone in this area would like to attend. Will take the Camry.
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  2. R-W

    R-W Been here awhile

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    Just spoke with the funeral home in Clarksdale, MS. No date as yet for the service but they will post it on their website when it is set. Here is the link to their website... http://meredith-nowellfuneralhome.com/
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  3. pdedse

    pdedse paraelamigosincero

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    Mi más sentido pésame
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  4. Max Wedge

    Max Wedge ADVenture mowing

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    Talked with Donnie a few times through here. Helpful and I loved following his reports. he will be missed.
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  5. ONandOFF

    ONandOFF more off than on

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    That was Modesta writing that, actually, dándole gracias a Dios. She gave credit where it's due as is the practice of the culture.

    Anybody been in touch with her family?
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  6. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    We have.....things have been taken care of.....more or less....... Thanks to Donnie.
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    MotoRojo Adventurer

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    In the blink of an eye, two of our riding mates and friends - gone. Just found our and feeling gutted.

    A stark reminder of the fragility of life and to always be kind and let friends and loved ones know how much we care for them. Live life to the fullest. We never know when the carpet will get pulled from under us. But it will. RIP Donnie and Modesta.
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  8. SkizzMan

    SkizzMan aka SkiddMark ;^)

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    Had a nice long visit with Donnie's daughter Tracy today. Everything is coming together well as Grynch
    posted and the tentative date for the service is Thursday of next week. To be confirmed, of course.
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  9. MrKiwi

    MrKiwi Love my Tranny

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    thanks @SkizzMan for the update. From this side of the world I appreciate it
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  10. farrell caesar

    farrell caesar Seezer

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    anyone from the st.louis area want to go down, let me know
  11. Motorius

    Motorius Road trippin'

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    Anyone have an address to send a card to his family/daughter?
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  12. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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  13. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    IMG_20171006_155342.jpg Stanford University October 6, Rodin Bronze Statue
  14. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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  15. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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  16. cycleman2

    cycleman2 Long timer

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    Sad news. I just new him and her through their posts and you could tell he really enjoyed what he was doing. Their adventure ended far to soon.
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  17. Grynch

    Grynch Long timer

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    IMG_20171007_105232.jpg Modesta, my wife; Edy, Donnie, at Twin Peaks. San Francisco is in the background. IMG_20171007_110005.jpg The iconic Sutro Tower in the background. IMG_20171007_105404.jpg
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  18. Grynch

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    Dahlia garden in Golden Gate Park.
    55 acres of botanical gardens. The Conservatory is in the background.
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    The Dahlia Gardens, one of the parks best kept secrets, you can ride right up to it. Modesta loved the place.
  19. ONandOFF

    ONandOFF more off than on

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    Hermosas, todas dos.
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  20. dashredder

    dashredder Just go.

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    I just read of this horrible news. Thoughts with you Donnie and Modesta. I’ve enjoyed reading with you on your epic journeys.