There is never a bad time to be reminded of the importance of telling people in your life 'Thank you' and that you appreciate them, so since some people probably have not seen it, we thought we would pass along a posting from Jen Montzingo's blog 3 days after Mike Detjen passed away in 2008. Fans of Little Big, World still inquire about Mike Detjen at a steady pace even after more than a year after his passing. Here is Jen's blog two days after Mike's death:
Thank you Mike
Published June 7, 2008
For all the things I never thanked you for: Mike Detjen.
Thank you for taking us all to Ivar’s in Seattle.
Thank you for fixing my car that one time.
Thank you for taking us all to the movies.
Thank you for letting us come to your house to watch movies.
Thank you for always knowing every piece of trivia.
Thank you for never getting tired of explaining soccer to me.
Thank you for being an example of giving and commitment.
Thank you for always being welcoming and kind.
Thank you for being a hero and a faithful friend to some of my best friends.
It is personally pathetic that I never thanked you for all that while you were here.
I hope soccer in heaven exceeds every dream. You’re still supposed to be here, schooling us in your vast knowledge of trivia and wit. You’ve left a huge whole in their hearts and I can’t imagine not seeing you when I come to Portland.