Viewing: In Memory

Abominable Memories – Linda Pringle

By on April 28, 2014

For a time, Drew Stauss was the lone member of the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable accordion section. This changed the day he was walking past a metalworks business office and heard accordion music coming forth. It was a tune

Abominable Memories – Bill Weinar & John Ball

By on April 23, 2014

It’s hard to remember a time when people limited how many photos they shot due to the cost of film and developing. Then those precious photos were stored away in albums, boxes or drawers and are now lost to us.

Abominable Memories – John Martin

By on April 23, 2014

It was spring 1991 when John first saw the Seed & Feed in action. They were outside the band room, practicing “Peter Gunn” with choreography in preparation for the Inman Park Festival. He had grown up playing traps in a

Abominable Memories – David “Dave” Stauss

By on April 19, 2014

What can one say about Dave? Everything!!!!! He possessed a gift that was uniquely Dave. He could bring a smile or full-bellied laughter to us with just a look or a few words. That special twinkle in his eyes made

Abominable Memories – Don Bair – a.k.a. Donetta Da Twirler

By on April 17, 2014

Donetta Da Twirler could throw his baton so high all you could see was its glisten, then a second later he’d catch it behind his back and keep on twirling. He could bake a pecan pie with a flavor and

Abominable Memories – James B. “Jim” Jones

By on April 13, 2014

Jim was already doing clown gigs with his friend Larry Hastings when he started dating Marching Abominable member Cathy Gaylord. Thus it was that Jim became a Despicable for a year until he and Cathy moved to Madison, WI in

Abominable Memories – Sally Bennett Palmer

By on April 10, 2014

Sally was an active member of the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable during the 1980’s. She was a great flautist and played both the flute and piccolo for the band for many years. Back when the band uniform was white

Abominable Memories – LouiZe Christensen

By on April 8, 2014

Call her what you will, Lulia, Lulita Broomita Emertia, Lulie or Mickey Ratt’s mama, LouiZe Christensen was one of a kind. LouiZe came into the Abominable in August of 1991 like a force of nature. The Abominable was already amazing


By on April 6, 2014

Embodying the theatrical spirit of the Seed and Feed, Alicia ‘Ally’ Cuautle, knew how to liven up the room or any place that the band would play. A despicable for the band from 2003-2007; her smile, enthusiastic tambourine playing, and

Abominable Memories – James Daniel

By on April 3, 2014

If anyone had the chutzpah to play along with the Seed & Feed Marching Abominable, it was James Daniel. A big bear of a guy with a quick smile, he was the first to ham it up to a baffled