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#1 Datsyerberger

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:11 PM

Just heard from the commentary on FSN The Knitting Lady passed away Christmas Eve.

Rest in peace, good madame.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:15 PM

I heard this during the pre-game. Sucks. She'd been there for as long as I could remember, but she wasn't there at all this season and I don't remember her being there last season, either.
Thanks, Knitting Lady. You were a great mascot and an even better fan.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:17 PM

QUOTE (The Wheeled Winger @ December 26, 2008 - 10:11PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just heard from the commentary on FSN The Knitting Lady passed away Christmas Eve.

Rest in peace, good madame.


I heard and was sadden.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:24 PM

RIP, ma'am. You'll be missed.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:28 PM

What a bummer. She was an icon.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:29 PM

Godspeed to one of the more iconic Wings fans there was.

She will be missed, for sure.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:30 PM

long live the "knitting lady"

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:33 PM

Is orange hat guy still there?

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:35 PM

That sucks. I wish her family solace during this time.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:43 PM

RIP Knitting Lady, you'll be missed. Terrible to die on Christmas Eve, what a shame.

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:43 PM

seriously, they ought to have some sort of memorial...like a lit up picture and a ball of yarn somewhere in the concourse or something. God Bless you Knitting Lady!
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:45 PM

I will say a pray for you and your surviving family knitting lady.

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#13 Donaldjr2448

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 10:53 PM

I had the honor of sitting next to her in 1995 for a game against the Rangers. She was awesome!! She was so knowledgeable about the game, and I always will remember she would look up at the play and then look down again, and she would always have a comment to say about what country a player was from, and she would say, oh hell he is a European he can hold his own with such and such. Also, I remember she never got excited about anything during the game, if people around her started to yell and scream at the game, she would look around at the people and wonder why is everyone getting excited? and then after that she would go back to her knitting!! She waas one of a kind!! Rest in Peace!!

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Posted 26 December 2008 - 11:06 PM

QUOTE (Donaldjr2448 @ December 26, 2008 - 10:53PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had the honor of sitting next to her in 1995 for a game against the Rangers. She was awesome!! She was so knowledgeable about the game, and I always will remember she would look up at the play and then look down again, and she would always have a comment to say about what country a player was from, and she would say, oh hell he is a European he can hold his own with such and such. Also, I remember she never got excited about anything during the game, if people around her started to yell and scream at the game, she would look around at the people and wonder why is everyone getting excited? and then after that she would go back to her knitting!! She waas one of a kind!! Rest in Peace!!


Thats great. They said she was a great grandmother to NINE kids, so I'm betting she was pretty old. She probably had seen everything there is to see in the game of hockey. Wouldn't be surprised if she was a fan for 50, 60, maybe even 70 years. Thats nuts to think about. Great lady. RIP.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 11:22 PM

QUOTE (Donaldjr2448 @ December 26, 2008 - 11:53PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I had the honor of sitting next to her in 1995 for a game against the Rangers. She was awesome!! She was so knowledgeable about the game, and I always will remember she would look up at the play and then look down again, and she would always have a comment to say about what country a player was from, and she would say, oh hell he is a European he can hold his own with such and such. Also, I remember she never got excited about anything during the game, if people around her started to yell and scream at the game, she would look around at the people and wonder why is everyone getting excited? and then after that she would go back to her knitting!! She waas one of a kind!! Rest in Peace!!

Great description of her. Thanks. May she rest in peace. Prayers up for her family.


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Posted 26 December 2008 - 11:31 PM

I believe they said she was 81.


QUOTE (YoungGuns1340 @ December 26, 2008 - 10:06PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Thats great. They said she was a great grandmother to NINE kids, so I'm betting she was pretty old. She probably had seen everything there is to see in the game of hockey. Wouldn't be surprised if she was a fan for 50, 60, maybe even 70 years. Thats nuts to think about. Great lady. RIP.


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Posted 26 December 2008 - 11:41 PM

Yeah I heard about that during the pre game. So sad. R.I.P Knitting Lady.
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Posted 26 December 2008 - 11:51 PM

here is an article on her

http://www.detnews.c...METRO/812250390

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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:32 AM

Well this is sad news, I remember her all the time at the games knitting, I guess everyone has their time though


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Posted 27 December 2008 - 12:50 AM

RIP sad.gif

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