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R. I. P. AzCoupe

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R. I. P. AzCoupe

Post #1 by 82F100 » Sat Mar 28, 2015 4:42 pm

Postby 82F100 » Sat Mar 28, 2015 3:36 pm

I am not sure what to say, But wish I didn't have to make this announcement:
Mike (AzCoupe) Winterboer passed away yesterday morning at 11 am from Cancer. His passing is a great loss to our hobby as he lived with a great passion for all things about the Ford Inline sixes. Mike helped reawaken the enthusiasm and pride of owning and having a six, here in the U S anyways. I will miss you my friend, God speed.My thoughts and prayers along with Condolences to Mikes' Wife Barb, Son Jason and the rest of his family. 82F100

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Post #2 by oldgrezmonke » Sat Mar 28, 2015 5:05 pm

To his loved ones , friends , associates and admirers - our sympathy .
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Post #3 by Fordman75 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 1:12 am

That sucks.

My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

R.I.P Mike.
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Post #4 by Harte3 » Sun Mar 29, 2015 10:52 am

So sorry to read this. Sincere condolences to his family, friends and to all of those who appreciate what he did for the Ford I6 community.
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Post #5 by THE FRENCHTOWN FLYER » Sun Mar 29, 2015 2:32 pm

I am saddened to hear of this. Rest in peace Mike.
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Post #6 by Lazy JW » Sun Mar 29, 2015 3:22 pm

So sorry :(
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Post #7 by chessterd5 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:49 am

God bless and comfort in a time of need.

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Post #8 by CoupeBoy » Mon Mar 30, 2015 10:00 am

wow, I guess after sharing a forum with a guy for almost 13 years, but never actually meeting him, you assume they will be around forever.

So sorry to read this news.

condolences to all family and close friends.

Mike, you will be missed.
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Post #9 by rwbrooks50 » Mon Mar 30, 2015 1:02 pm

So sorry to hear of Mike's passing. I hope that he was a believer in Christ and is alive and roaring with "Power by Ford" I6 on the golden streets of Heaven today.


Prayers to his family.


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Post #10 by guhfluh » Thu Apr 02, 2015 4:54 pm

I didn't know him, but it is always sad to hear of loss. I wish his family and friends the best. My condolences.
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Post #11 by J.R. » Tue Apr 07, 2015 2:48 am

Sad news. Although I'd never met Mike, like most here, I've certainly benefited from his dedication to our common interests. Thanks Mike. R.I.P.

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Post #12 by Broncitis » Thu Apr 09, 2015 2:10 am

I am shocked, its a loss to everyone, Mike was a good man. wow
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Post #13 by Craigwell » Sat Apr 11, 2015 11:00 pm

Condolences. RIP AzCoupe.
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Post #14 by motzingg » Thu Apr 16, 2015 5:44 pm

Sad news for sure. My condolences to his family and friends 'in real life'.

He has made a great contribution to this hobby and his work and knowledge live on.

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Post #15 by Lagerhead » Tue Apr 21, 2015 8:11 pm

God's speed
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