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It's just foam. Mountain View Voice Weekly file photo by Norbert von der Groeben. He's reached the mandatory retirement age of 65 and after this year's Rangeland Derby he'll hand the reins over to his son Dale. Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed. I met Bob about 1970 after mivimv to Palo Alto. Best wishes to him. Bob - whateer you deccide to do and live --- there are many who will think of you fondly and remember your guidance to do a project The store at 150 Hamilton Ave. had been under Bob Tallman's ownership since the 1970s. He tried football in high school, but it did not work out athletically. ( not a very good one ) Get daily headlines sent straight to your inbox. [15] Tallman raises Angus cows and calves on his ranch. Black Hawk Country Club Embarcadero Media My dad created Martorana's House of Foam and cherished the many patrons and friends he made running the store for many years. Sports Aw we'll miss ya, house of foam. That's all I have," owner Bob Tallman told the Weekly in 2014. Advertising Info Tallman and his sister, Maryanne, grew up on the Orovada family cattle ranch. The company's phone mailbox was full and the shop's windows were covered in brown paper. The Tallmans moved into Winnemucca when Bob was 10 years old. All rights reserved. All rights reserved. Community Calendar You are aptly named. For decades, Tallman's House of Foam at 150 Hamilton Ave. stood as a throwback to a simpler time before startups and tech giants dominated the local landscape. Special Pubs "Fortunately, I have a fantastic landlord who keeps this place affordable for me," Tallman said. He had a natural talent for golf, but he loved rodeo more, and he could rope. Bob’s one of the good guys. He told the stock contractor that the announcer was, "pitiful". It's just foam. The contractor told him to do it when he was done roping. Prices for foam materials, which are petroleum-based, have escalated by … Even NASA reportedly used the shop's foam for its space shuttles. Tallman's House of Foam has ended its reign as downtown Palo Alto's go-to place for foam, upholstery work and mattresses. Print Edition/Archives Bob has 3 jobs listed on their profile. Tallman's House of Foam has ended its reign as downtown Palo Alto's go-to place for foam, upholstery work and mattresses. I was just thinking about reupholstering my dining room chairs which have rounded foam seats that badly need replacement. 20 Certainly a one of a kind - unique in every way. Thank you all for your patronage throughout the years. Even NASA reportedly used the shop's foam for its space shuttles. Thanks for giving us a soft place to land all these years. He is the spokesman for many cowboy-themed products. Uploaded: Wed, Jan 15, 2020, 9:39 am Blessings to Mr. Tallman and to that “fantastic landlord” who helped him serve the community so long. The longtime shop quietly shuttered during the first week of January.As of Wednesday morning, no one from the shop could be reached for comment. Robert Lee 'Bob' Tallman | Obituaries | siouxcityjournal.com   Bob Tallman has a mission to assist the doctors and their patients at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital. Support Palo Alto Online for as little as $5/month. Any ideas, friends? Obituaries Tallman told the Weekly in 2014 that most of his competition quit after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Sign up to be notified of new comments on this topic. To do that, he launched a long-term campaign by establishing his own foundation called Bob Tallman’s Charities. Buh-bye. Mobile site. He tried football in high school, but it did not work out athletically. Customers came and went while I was there and my 2 cushions took over a month to get done. View Bob Tallman’s profile on LinkedIn, the world's largest professional community. He has announced the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo for 33 years. Tallman's House of Foam, which sells foam and mattresses, shuttered in early January. I got lucky! Gave downtown a small-town feeling, which was nice. Sad to see them go. Not surprised, but bummed. At that time, the 64-year-old said he had no plans to close shop or retire. He had a steady following of customers looking to reupholster, restuff and pad everything from inserts for cameras and electronics carrying cases to dining room chairs to cat-shredded couch cushions to Easter Bunny costumes. TownSquare Thanks, in advance! Too bad age and retirement now get in the way of keeping businesses open. We've brought our foam there for everything from home improvement to school projects to Halloween costumes. As of Wednesday morning, no one from the shop could be reached for comment. Blogs Visitor Info, Send News Tips Express / Weekend Express "I know this is unusual to say, but nothing has really changed here since the 1950s. "Fortunately, I have a fantastic landlord who keeps this place affordable for me," Tallman said. [1][2] Tallman and his sister, Maryanne, grew up on the Orovada family cattle ranch. [16], University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, "Rodeo Announcer Bob Tallman Inducted to National Cowboy Hall of Fame, August 25, 2007", "Longtime announcer Bob Tallman inducted into Reno Rodeo Hall of Fame", "PRCA Announcer Bob Tallman Featured on NBC Nightly News", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Bob_Tallman&oldid=981405694, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 2 October 2020, at 03:18. The brothers did a nice job on latex foam seat cushion wedges for me, just in December. Home & Real Estate [3], Tallman has announced so many rodeos, his voice has become instantly recognizable. Bob Tallman was born Robert Matthew Tallman on October 25, 1947, in Orovada, Nevada. Where can I get this service now? Spouse is a NASA employee who regularly gets stuff from House of Foam. "I know this is unusual to say, but nothing has really changed here since the 1950s. I can join people who lament the loss of local businesses from Internet competition, but in some cases, there is more competition and better service from the Internet. Don't miss out on the discussion! Bob Tallman and his warm, personable approach to calling a rodeo has brought the action to millions of people at rodeo arenas across the U.S. and Canada. Terms of Use I got the feeling that the sons did not have a strong passion for the work. Weekly file photo by Norbert von der Groeben. Bob Tallman has spent 50 years calling rodeos, channeling his passion for the sport into a career telling stories.   Tallman purchased the shop from a family friend in the 1970s and operated the store virtually unchanged for years without a single employee — except his sister. That's all I have," owner Bob Tallman told the Weekly in 2014. Sponsored content "Bob was kind and very helpful and patient," a customer wrote on Yelp.Another wrote: "This place was a great source ... extremely professional and excellent work. Frys, HoF, Keeble & Shuchat -- less opportunity now, this is not just about convenience. He was born the first child of John and Irene Tallman in Orovada, Nevada, in 1947. in Richmond, Texas, Bob Tallman has a mission to assist the doctors and their patients at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center Children’s Cancer Hospital. Who carries this anymore? When someone dies, what do you say? Hale and farewell! Bob Tallman born Robert Matthew Tallman (born October 25, 1947) is a ProRodeo Hall of Fame American rodeo announcer. It's sad to say goodbye to a wonderful store run by the type of person who always gave you individual attention. Subscribe [5], Tallman and his wife reside in Poolville, Texas. He is known as "the voice of professional rodeo". Every now and then as I drive by I remember the many hours of joy the store brought to my dad and his customers and am glad that the Tallman's kept the spirit of what was established many years ago. He had a steady following of customers looking to reupholster, restuff and pad everything from inserts for cameras and electronics carrying cases to dining room chairs to cat-shredded couch cushions to Easter Bunny costumes. For some reason I thought they owned their building, but from the article it sounds like not, which is unfortunate. I’m no longer in Palo Alto, but fondly remember the House of Foam--from buying the filling for beanbag chairs (@LKA) to dropping off old foam for recycling. Home His vehicle to raising the funds he gives away is accomplished through his annual golf tournament, better known as “The Pasture Pool Classic.”. https://walshtx.com/news/community/not-first-rodeo-meet-bob-tallman He was there to rope, but he cared more about spending time with his friends. Privacy Policy If you want something done right, I guess you have to do it yourself. Circulation & Delivery, About Us Tallman told the Weekly in 2014 that most of his competition quit after Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005. Children’s Cancer Hospital, Monday, October 26, 2020 I shopped there in the past for my Halloween costumes. It was nice to be able to see the materials vs. ordering online and the owner was SO nice. The Nevada native, now living in Poolville, Texas, has been around cattle, ranching and rodeo all his life. The Tallmans moved into Winnemucca when Bob was 10 years old. They gave me very squared foam cushions, tho the original foam I dropped off at the shop was rounded. NOOOOOOO!!!!! Prices for foam materials, which are petroleum-based, have escalated by as much as 200% since then, he explained.At that time, the 64-year-old said he had no plans to close shop or retire. Try foamorder.com. Always friendly service and a good price. Of course HOF had to charge a lot to be profitable and people here can usually afford it. Nice people. Tallman purchased the shop from a family friend in the 1970s and operated the store virtually unchanged for years without a single employee — except his sister. Not a happy potential-customer of HOF. News They are in Richmond.

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