Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Autumnal Beginnings

On 1st November 1965

in a U.S. Naval Hospital
in Long Beach, California

31 year-old Kittie Joan Seckel
(still mourning the death of her own father that September)
gave birth to an 8 lb 11 oz boy.

35 year-old Lt. Joseph Clarence Seckel
(having taken leave form the Navy to be with his family)
was also home for the birth of his
fifth child; his only son.

The boy's maternal Grandfather was named
Rupert Oscar Keith
(but he was known as R.O.)

His paternal Grandfather was named
Christian Wilhelm Seckel
(but he was known as Will)

They named him:
Keith William Seckel
(but he was known as Can Opener Boy)

2 comments:

m.cellophane said...

Happy Birthday, cob!

Jon said...

Happy birthday to youuuuu!