J1717

Honoring Robert and Lorraine Lohmann upon the occasion of their designation for special recognition by the Poppenhusen Institute

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  • 03 / May / 2013
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 07 / May / 2013
    • ADOPTED

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J1717


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION honoring Robert and Lorraine Lohmann upon the
occasion of their designation for special recognition by the Poppenhusen
Institute

WHEREAS, From time to time this Legislative Body takes note of certain
extraordinary individuals it wishes to recognize for their valued
contributions to the success and progress of society and publicly
acknowledge their endeavors which have enhanced the basic humanity among
us all; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern, and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to honor
Robert and Lorraine Lohmann upon the occasion of their designation for
special recognition by the Poppenhusen Institute, to be celebrated at
its Spring Dinner on Saturday, May 11, 2013, in College Point, New York;
and
WHEREAS, Robert Lohmann was baptized, confirmed and married at St.
John's Lutheran Church, attended Public School 29, and graduated from
Woodrow Wilson High School; he later joined the United States Marines
and proudly served his country during the Korean War until he was wound-
ed from a mortar attack; and
WHEREAS, Honorably discharged from the military in November of 1952,
Robert Lohmann jubilantly returned to his hometown, College Point; soon
he returned to work at Allboro Tobacco, where he had worked prior to the
war and where he would work until his retirement; and
WHEREAS, In 1959, Robert Lohmann married the former Lorraine Muzer,
and they have celebrated 54 anniversaries together; Lorraine was
baptized in the First Reformed Church and confirmed and married at St.
John's Lutheran Church; she attended Public School 129 and Jamaica High
School, and later attained her New York State Insurance Broker's
license; and
WHEREAS, An employee of Suydam Agency in College Point, Lorraine
Lohmann retired in 1997 after 42 years in the insurance business; she
later became involved with various ministries at her church, including
teaching Sunday school for 21 years, participating in the prayer groups;
and
WHEREAS, For numerous years now, the Lohmanns have generously
supported the Poppenhusen Institute; they are true assets to society;
and
WHEREAS, Robert and Lorraine Lohmann's distinguished record merits the
recognition and respectful tribute of this Legislative Body; now, there-
fore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Robert and Lorraine Lohmann upon the occasion of their designation
for special recognition by the Poppenhusen Institute; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Robert and Lorraine Lohmann.

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