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Clyde Allen Perfect

first_imgClyde Allen Perfect, 87, of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 26, 2020 surrounded by family. He was born on May 23, 1933 in Delaware County, Ohio, the first child of the late Leroy and Esther Perfect.Clyde graduated from Colerain High School where he met his wife, Ella Mae Smith. They married in 1952, settled in Colerain Township and started a family. During this time Clyde built Perfect Brickwork, a successful brick contracting business. In 1965 they moved with their 5 children to a farm on Tanner’s Creek near Guilford, Indiana. With the help of his wife and children, Clyde created Perfect Stock Farm and raised cattle and crops, while still operating the brick business in Cincinnati. In 1980, Clyde and his family opened Perfect North Slopes ski area on their 200-acre farm. Perfect North Slopes has grown into one of the most successful ski areas in the Midwest, and a major employer in the community.Clyde was passionately involved with the Dearborn County 4-H organization. He was one of the top buyers at Kiwanis Livestock Auction where he volunteered as a sale ringman for over 50 years. He also assisted the Miller York Volunteer Fire Department with fundraising, and hosted many family reunions and parties at the ski area. He was proud of his family, and especially enjoyed his grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.He is survived by his devoted wife of 68 years, Ella Mae Perfect; daughter, Tarry Feiss (husband Todd); son, Chip Perfect (wife Ellen); son, Ken Perfect (wife Sharon); daughter, Penny Rollins (husband Jerry); daughter, Jill Guzman (husband David); 12 grandchildren; and 11 great grandchildren.Friends of the family are invited to celebrate Clyde’s life on Monday, August 31, 2020. The service will be held in the parking area of Perfect North Slopes. Please arrive between 5:30 – 6:00 pm. The remarks will be broadcast on an FM station, so everyone can remain in their vehicles and listen. The Service will begin at 6:00 pm. Following the service we would ask everyone to pass by Ella Mae and the family in their cars as they exit.The interment will be private in the Perfect Family Cemetery.In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Dearborn County 4-H, Miller York Volunteer Fire Department, or Volunteers in Medicine of Dearborn, Ohio and Switzerland Counties. Contributions may be sent to Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, IN. 47001Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Melbourne welcomes inaugural Air China flight

first_imgMelbourne Airport has welcomed the inaugural direct Air China service from Beijing to Melbourne.Melbourne Airport CEO, Mr Chris Woodruff, said it was an exciting milestone.“As the first airline to provide Victorians with a direct service to Beijing, I am delighted Air China has chosen to commence this service,” said Mr Woodruff.“China continues to be our most important and number one long haul market, growing more than 20 per cent in the last quarter alone. I thank Air China for their continued support in improving connections to this important market.”“Chinese visitors account for more than a quarter of visitor spending by international visitors in Victoria and inject more than $1 billion a year into Victoria’s economy. And this figure is growing, averaging nearly 20 per cent growth a year since 2010.”“This new non-stop service will further strengthen our tourism, education and business ties with Beijing and the growing number of Chinese people travelling to our great state.”“Victorians travelling to Beijing will also benefit with more choice and more convenience as they no longer need to travel through other airports. Connectivity will also be improved through access to Air China’s extensive network of global destinations.”The four times weekly service is operated on an A330-200 and provides 28 business class seats and 199 economy class seats.Source = Melbourne Airportlast_img read more