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Richard Bogert

Profile Updated: August 9, 2021
Richard Bogert
Richard Bogert

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Richard Bogert

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Richard Bogert

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Yes! Attending Reunion
Residing In:
Kennewick, WA USA
Spouse/Partner:
Suzan Bogert since 1998
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Occupation:
Inventor/innovator
Children:
Suzan and I have a blended family of three young adults. Robin born 1983, Holley born 1984 and Nick More…born 1986. Robin is a Pacific Northwest College of Art Graduate living in the Portland Or area and makes art and is a healthcare worker. Holley is a business graduate of WSU. She worked for the family company a while but now manages a funeral home and event center in Richland. She is married and has two teenagers. . Nick started a Powder Coating company 2 years ago in Pasco. He also is the father of 2 of my grandsons and 2 granddaughters that I dearly love.
Brief Bio:

I can always tell how long someone has know me if they call me Dick, I know I have known them for a long time. I like it but having to sign so much paperwork as Richard, I just started going by Richard. After graduation, I worked with my father for a while on the family farm. I married in 1972. I just wasn't that happy being a farmer. I had learned to fly while in high school and loved it. I thought I could be a bush pilot or mission pilot but my eyes were not good enough for a commercial Pilots license so I worked as an aircraft mechanic. In 1983 I started my own company (Bogert Aviation). Bogert Aviation started manufacturing aircraft parts and special tools for aviation. I divorced in 1996. I married Suzan in 1998. We have been having a pretty good time.
We have gone on to design and build products for the Army, USMC, the USAF, NASA, SPACEX and Rivian. Today we manufacture commercial jack and lifting equipment as "SAFE JACK. I also design marine products under the dba of Uncle Norm's Marine Products

I became a ham radio operator about 4 years ago. I am involved in the the ham radio community. I like boating and fishing. I like shooting and archery (It's a good thing I do it for fun because I'm not very good at either anymore.) .
Sue and I have a Cabin at Twin Lakes on the Colville Indian Reservation that we use a lot during the Summer and we bought a home in Surprise, AZ a couple of years ago for the winter.

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Dec 01, 2021 at 1:33 AM
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Nov 03, 2021 at 12:24 PM

Hey there birthday girl!! I hope Bob does something wonderful for you today. I remember you as being a crazy and very fun girl!! Happy Birthday.

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Posted on: Sep 22, 2021 at 6:45 AM

I just want to wish you a happy birthday! I hope Flash does something nice for you.

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Sep 09, 2021 at 8:11 AM

Happy Birthday Mary!! Sorry to miss you at the reunion! So what are you doing these days?

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Richard Bogert has left an In Memory comment for Steve Kerby.
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Aug 05, 2021 at 8:31 AM

I remember Steve as being a very good guy. Sorry to hear of his passing. Sounds like he grew up to be a fine man. 

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Posted on: Jul 27, 2021 at 10:39 AM

Greg, glad to hear from you. I had no idea that you had been a lineman! What a career. I bet you have lots of stories to tell. Wenatchee is a beautiful area when it isn't on fire.
Regards,
Dick Bogert

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Posted on: Jul 07, 2021 at 5:28 AM

SUE, Thanks for the updates. I haven't heard much from you for awhile. Are you doing ok? We have both been through much since High School but we are still standing.

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Jun 09, 2021 at 8:12 AM

Sue, I hope you are doing well. I see you have a birthday coming up. I hope it is a good one for you. I'm turning 70 in December! How did that happen? Regardless, I hope you have a happy birthday!!

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Dec 28, 2020 at 11:55 AM

Wow!! And another year has come and gone and your still 39. I don't know how you do it!!
I know we don't communicate much or that often but I want you to know that I appreciate you and I hope you have a great 39th birthday....again. Happy Birthday Sue!!

Richard Bogert has a birthday today.
Dec 01, 2020 at 1:33 AM
Richard Bogert has left an In Memory comment for Jim White.
Nov 12, 2020 at 11:50 AM

Jim was wicked smart. There was no doubt. A funny guy and very personable, I can imagine that he was a great teacher and a awesome human being.  

 

Richard Bogert has left an In Memory comment for Gary Prill.
Nov 12, 2020 at 11:45 AM

Gary and I kept up with each other after we got out of high school. I was at his wedding at Ft Lewis where he married Linda. She seemed to keep him in line. He was a character to be sure. He loved a good joke and he would laugh louder than anyone. 

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Nov 01, 2020 at 7:08 PM

Maria, have not seen you in a long, long, long time but I hope you are doing well. Didn't realize you were in Pasco. Regardless, I hope that you have a very happy birthday when the day comes and that someone does something r3eally nice for you.

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Sep 22, 2020 at 6:23 AM

Hey! I'm not late this year wishing you a Happy Birthday!! I hope it's a good one. On another note, I noticed your husbands name... pretty cute! I like it!

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