Meidema Auction on Stamm Equipment pr...

Meidema Auction on Stamm Equipment property

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Roger Plafkin

Ada, MI

#1 Feb 4, 2014
It must be that we, as a family, are of the wrong Religion, to be able to keep property which we had paid for; in 1962, we purchased the Dixie Pavilion-10,000 sq ft with 5000 sq ft of hardwood dance floor, a home next door, both on Doans Lake, 2 miles S. of Wayland, Michigan; we also purchased 87 acres across the highway which had an oil well drilled by Lincoln Rock of Northbrook, Ill, 2800 ft of railroad boundary, and a new 6000 sq ft pole building put up by Ed Hanenburg of Coopersville, Michigan; Ed never put in the cement floor which he had promised to do in our original agreement; I gave him close to $14,000 for what he had completed. We put in a substantial amount of money into keeping the pavilion from sinking into the lake; we gave Milford and Morris Alkire a continuous amount along with Ted VanDellen Steel Works to improve the pavilion; we rented the pavilion to the Wayland Firemen who brought in a 24 hour beer and wine license and a polka band out of Chicago-which they paid $800.00 for the evening; we also rented the pavilion to the employees of the old Pantlind Hotel; they brought out their own liquor, orchestra, food, and whatever else that made for a memorable evening; we ran fea markets for antique dealers of Tuesdays, and eventually Surplus Sales on Sundays; the location was good for our family--the Judges at 180 Ottawa, and the Wayland Twp officials decided along with the Allegan county Sheriffs Dept, that it was"Too Good" considering the fact that we were Jewish family, and according to the Cascade Twp Clerk, Ronald Goodyke, and with the approval of the Cascade Twp Board--"We were not Harmonious',meaning that the Jews should take their business elsewhere. Judge George Boucher, Judge John VanderWal, Judge Dale Stoppels, Judge David Murkowski, William Nichols, Joseph Arsolowitz, James M MacLachlan, Chris Worfel, and a host of other unsavory characters could not wait to take assets from a Jewish family by using the Mental Health system to cover fraud and corruption perpetrated at the Hall of Justice at 180 Ottawa, Grand Rapids, Michigan. Judge Dale Stoppels, along with Joseph Deeb, gave all of our Wayland Property to Jack Goodale, who owns most of the oil leases in the Wayland area--$67,000 for everything--Joe Deeb took $10,000 at a time while he was involved in fleecing our estate with the cooperation of the Kent County Michigan, Probate Court--we were told by Joe Deeb and the guardians that if we gave them a problem, they would put us away.

Roger Plafkin-Plafkin Brothers-Grand Rapids Bolt and Nut Company-Plafkin Farms, Ada, Michigan(View on and
Roger Plafkin

Ada, MI

#2 Feb 4, 2014
My apology to the Miedema family for misspelling their name. I am sure that they will be an asset to the Wayland community as the Plafkin family was.

Roger Plafkin-Plafkin Brothers-Grand and Nut Company-Plafkin Farms,, Michigan(View on and

Jenison, MI

#3 Feb 4, 2014
Happy New Year Rog! Same old song and dance.
Roger Plafkin

Ada, MI

#4 Feb 4, 2014
Peter wrote:
Happy New Year Rog! Same old song and dance.
If this is the same old song and dance, then The Hall of Justice at 180 Ottawa, Grand Rapids Michigan, should get a new orchestra; they should have an investigation and clean house; when I was very young, my parents rented an apartment on Hall and Euclid, across from the Bus Barns; they rented the apartment from the Michigan Trust; because so many cockroaches invaded the building, we had to vacate it for several days while the apartments were fumigated in order to get rid of the cockroaches; this is what has to be done at 180 Ottawa, Hall of Justice, where there is no transparency; the place has to fumigated and the cockroaches thrown out; then the windows and doors have to be thrown wide open, and fresh air let into that building to get rid of the stench; if the Judges and attorneys are so afraid of their own shadows that they have to have metal detectors to prevent the average citizen from entering the building and approaching a Judge directly, then you should ask yourself "What are they doing behind close doors that would jeopardize their standing in the community". Roger Plafkin

Portland, OR

#5 Feb 4, 2014
I remember 25 or so years ago while riding past the pavilion with some elderly relatives that lived in the area, and seeing the old run down place, They told me that it was up for auction, because it had pretty much been abandoned for years, and there was a property tax lien on it, because the owners had stopped paying the property taxes on it.
Quit your whining Rog. Your grandparents abandoned the place, and now you say that someone else "stole" it just because you Jewish.
Now you're trashing the Miedema's?
You should seek help soon!
Are you related to Bob from Mecosta?
He whines a lot like you do.
Remember to pay your taxes!

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