Archive for Thursday, December 17, 2009

Neighbors: Daniel Stueckemann

Daniel Stueckemann

Daniel Stueckemann

December 17, 2009

Occupation: Self-employed trader, Basehor Veterans of Foreign Wars quartermaster

Place of birth: Dodge City

Family: Wife, Cathy, sons, Andrew and Austin

Q: When did you move to the Basehor area, and what brought you there?

A: I moved to the Basehor area in June 2005 because it was rural area in county and close to the airport and Fort Leavenworth.

Q: What’s the biggest risk you’ve ever taken?

A: Skydiving, scuba diving, years on submarines, over 500 catapult shots and carrier landings, hanging on a thin cable 300 feet below a hovering helicopter for SAR training ... not much of a risk taker ... just adventurous.

Q: What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever been given?

A: No decision is a decision.

Q: What three things would you want people to know about you?

A: Family, friendship and parenting are important to me. I'm loyal. I spent 28 years in the U.S. Navy.

Q: What did you want to be when you grew up?

A: An Astronaut — I'd still give body parts to go up.

Q: What’s your ideal vacation spot?

A: Maui, Hawaii

Favorites:

Song: “Sittin’ on the Dock of the Bay,” by Otis Redding

Color: Deep green

Food: East Indian curries or kormas

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