Mikki DeVane Coburn

Profile Updated: April 30, 2019
Mikki DeVane
Residing In: Ojai, CA USA
Spouse/Partner: Stan Coburn
Children: Son Jeff, born 1980, married to Larissa, two daughters born 2011 and 2015. Son Tim, born 1988, married More…to Vanessa, one daughter born 2015.
Yes! Attending Reunion
School Story:

I have so many memories involving classmates and it dawned on me today that I have just about as many involving our teachers; some good, some not so good, and this one, which is most unique. Did any of you know that our teachers and administrators had lives apart from just being our teachers? ;-) As students we certainly did not, with the exception of maybe those boys who hung around Craig Brown's and saw Mr. Stan Brown at home, and Pam and me, who found out in 8th or 9th grade that Mr. Milroy was.....A BEATNIK! We found out that several of our teachers in the early 1960's were Beatniks! Maybe Stan Brown was too....I'll ask Craig. He did sport a goatee.... Anyway, we were best friends with Linda Q. Milroy and she invited Pam and me to have a Sleep Over at her home. I had only known, and feared, Mr. John Milroy as The Supreme Marine Commander on our campus, with his crew cut and conservative business suits, only to be shocked, pleasantly so, to find him at home dressed in black; black turtle neck, black slacks, strumming his guitar and sipping wine, probably smoking too. The Milroy home was not like any home of any of my other friends, I can assure you. It was very, very COOL! Our home had landscapes, the Milroy home was full of modern, far-out art, done by Mr. Milroy and probably Bonnie, his wife too. Our home was decorated in a mish mash of Early American and furniture from the Green Stamp store, theirs was Danish Modern and very COOL. My parents did not play any instruments and listened to albums by The Ink Spots, Tony Bennett and Dean Martin. The Milroys were very into folk music and Linda told me they held Hootenannys at their home with the likes of Mr. Rustin, who Linda said wore a beret, and Mrs. Llwellyn. We had cats, dogs and horses but the Milroys had a monkey, a house monkey, who wore diapers. I guess you can't house break a monkey. We had the best time there and Pam and I were never afraid of Mr. John Milroy again. After all, we had the goods on him. ;-) And as John Newton Higby lll said of his story, "And that's my story and I'm stickin' to it!"

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May 18, 2019 at 9:24 AM

Happy birthday Susie Q!

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Dec 21, 2018 at 3:14 PM

Happy birthday Elaine! Also, Merry Christmas too! Mikki

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Aug 12, 2018 at 9:46 AM

DTM! Let me be the first to wish you a happy birthday! Let this be the beginning of The Week of Richard! Celebrate! We

Apr 07, 2018 at 7:11 AM

Well, Sir Richard, it's the Big One and I do mean big! You beat us all to 70 and are now our inspiration for healthy, happy aging. Do have a very happy birthday and enjoy the safari rain or shine! See you soon! Mikki

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Mar 28, 2018 at 2:37 PM

Posted on: Mar 28, 2018 at 7:06 AM

Richard! Wishing you an early happy birthday! I hope you have a great day Saturday!

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Posted on: Mar 01, 2018 at 7:57 AM

Happy Birthday Mikki!

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Posted on: Feb 28, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Richard! Thanks again for the birthday card! That's so nice of you to remember all of our birthdays and of course Stan and I remember yours! So easy…March 31…Stan's too!

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Posted on: Dec 20, 2017 at 12:35 PM

Getting a two day jump on wishing you a very happy ?? birthday Elaine and a very merry ?? Christmas and New Year! Mikki

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Posted on: Sep 23, 2017 at 12:45 PM

Wait until Pam Seybokd (aka the old drunk woman in our senior play) hears you are coming to our reunion! She and I will be so excited and happy ro see you, our beloved drama and tenth grade English teacher who put up with us two silly teenage girls! Can't wait to see you Mrs. Meredith! Mikki

Sep 20, 2017 at 12:35 PM

Happy birthday Kathi! Party on! See you soon! Mikki

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Posted on: Aug 13, 2017 at 2:15 PM

Well, DTM or KM, which ever you prefer, I want to be the first to wish you a happy, dare I say, 68th birthday?!? This birthday salutation gives you permission to begin The Week of Richard," so start the party! See you at the reunion….how can it be 5 decades since we graduated from NHS!?!

May 23, 2017 at 6:40 AM

Happy birthday day Suza! See ya around the neighborhood soon! Mikki

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Mikki and Eva do Dublin, May 2013.