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Frederick Baesman ’64: “Life Has Always Been Good To Me.”

Brother FC Baesman took time to share what he wants people to remember about him in 50 years and how his life would be different today, without Kappa Sigma

Q: Tell me a little bit about your career, your biggest successes and achievements, family, etc 

Baesman: “36 years at Boeing: Saturn V Rocket PD, 727 Aero, mgr. 777 Engineering support manager. 737/757 Test integration

Q: What would you say is your life’s mission? What do you want people to remember about you 50 years from now?  

Baesman: “Is he still alive?”

Q: Why did you choose to join Kappa Sigma over other fraternities at Penn State? What made it different? 

Baesman: Bob Zolomij and Carl Harris from my Penn State dorm rushed KS, so I decided to do likewise.”

Q: How would your life be different today if you had never joined Kappa Sigma?  

Baesman: “I wouldn’t be in touch with Jim Ball, Tom Hillbert, and Carl Harris.”

Q: If you could go back and relive one moment from your glory days, what would it be and why?

Baesman: “I can’t answer this; life has always been good to me.” 

Q: What is your advice for the future generations of brothers?  

Baesman: “Hang in there; get your degree; enjoy the journey.”

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