George Rimel

Profile Updated: September 28, 2016
Residing In: Chicago, IL USA
Spouse/Partner: Joyce
Occupation: Newspaper Publisher/Owner
Children: George born 1968
Christine born 1970
5 Grandchildren
The oldest More…just turned 22 and she is got her pilots license. She is starting college . My oldest grandson was accepted to the US Air Force Academy in Colorado. The other grand daughter is studyng marketing in college. My son is a Captain in the Broward County Sheriff's Department and my daughter is a learning disabilities teacher in Kissimmee and Celebratio.She has two children Sofia ,very talented singer and actress. Sammy who is musical aso and an Eagle Scout.
Military Service: U.S.Army  
Yes! Attending Reunion

Spent 3 years in the U.S. Army in Hawaii at CINCPAC Intelligence working for Admiral's Sharp and Admiral McCain( John McCains father) and had to brief his dad that he had been shot down and taken as a POW. Worked on a 2 man team and had the opportunity to give both President Johnson and Nixon intelligence briefing. Was awarded the Joint Commendation medal when I left .
Worked for Miami Herald as Bureau Manager in Hollywood Florida, Sales Manager for North Dade Journal, Advertising Manager then Circulation Director and Promotion Director for Bradenton Herald,General Manager of Community Reporter, then to Chicago as Associate Publisher for Booster, Skyline Newpapers then Vice President for Lerner Newspapers-Pulitzer Publishing and then started my own Newspaper over 20 years ago- Lakeview Newspaper in Chicago.
My wife has had cancer for the past 13 years and been in remission, had chemo,radiation and is still fighting it. She is by far the strongest person I know. It had come back on four different occasions.
I have COPD but seem to have it under control with medication.

Do you still see/talk to/hang out with any classmates? Who?

Steve Lewis and I email each other.
We worked together a zillion years ago at The Miami Herald. This was when Gleason was in Miami Beach.

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Happy Birthday. Just had my birthday on the 5th.

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