Loyce Martinazzi: Gee, But I’d Give The World To See That Old Gang Of Mine… George and Ira Gershwin

Posted on January 14, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Herb Lafky passed away at age 94 December 5. He is about the last of the old gang that grew up in Tualatin and attended the old 1900 Tualatin School. Gang, in this instance, is not a bad term, but a group of folks who hung around together and had fun. Herb came to Tualatin with his family, parents Mark and Manette and sister Lois Karen in 1928, and settled on a 60 acre farm, site of Lafky Park. “These days a realtor would list the house as “five bedrooms and a path!” Herb wrote about the old houseThe Gershmins

2 Responses to “Loyce Martinazzi: Gee, But I’d Give The World To See That Old Gang Of Mine… George and Ira Gershwin”

  1. Loyce – Thank you so much for writing such a wonderful article.

  2. Herb is my grandfather and such a great man. I sure miss all the stores and jokes he always told us. And his kind smile too!

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