School: Neillsville H.S. Class of 1956 (60Year Reunion - 2016)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

----Surnames: Meredith, Ayers, Botnen, Trimberger, Brundage, Haugrud, Bush, Crockett, Gall, Wirkuty, Gutenberger, Hoffman, Howard, Jacob, Jahr, Keller, Klann, Krause, Lincoln, Tanem, Mabie, Holt, Matousek, Currin, May, Meier, Dux, Ormond, Briggs, Prock, Randall, Hotchkiss, Richmond, Schmidt, Stone, Fabian, Struensee, Thompson, West, Afkind, Johnson, Albrecht, Smigelski, Bell, Duchow, Patterson, Filitz, Hagie, Janisch, Cortese, Kuester, Phipps, Larsen, Marden, Lindner, Meinholdt, Wavrunek, Mills, Gerber, Overman, Petit, Meier, Reams, Cheney, Schwellenbach, Turville, Ulrich, Trunkel, Urlaub, Zank, Evans, Nezworski, Dodte, Sharp

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark, Co) 9/14/2016

Neillsville High School Class of 1956 (60th Reunion - 2016)

Members of the Neillsville High School Class of 1956 take time to pose for this photo during their 60th class reunion held Aug. 20 at Fannie’s Supper Club. (Contributed Photo)

Classmates, spouses and guests met to socialize and reminisce followed by dinner. Mary Lou Meredith served as emcee and welcomed those present. Greetings and letters were read from classmates unable to attend. A moment of remembrance was observed for 29 deceased. From the class of 71 graduates, 42 remain.

Deceased class members include: Harry Ayers, Karen (Botnen) Trimberger, Mary (Brundage) Haugrud, Dale Bush, Donald Crockett, Alice (Gall) Wirkuty, Frederick Gutenberger, Lewis Hoffman, DaWayne Howard, Harold Jacob, Lynton Jahr, Kenneth Keller, Ronald Klann, Howard Krause, Vera (Lincoln) Tanem, Cheryl (Mabie) Holt, Betty (Matousek) Currin, Gerald May, Betty (Meier) Dux, Charlotte (Ormond) Briggs, Maynard Prock, Vivian (Randall) Hotchkiss, Donald Richmond, Walter Schmidt, Maxine (Stone) Fabian, Robert Struensee, Charles Thompson and William West.

Classmates attending the reunion were: Helen (Afkind) Johnson, Hixton; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene (Sarah Albrecht) Smigelski, San Jose, CA; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Bell, Neillsville; Eugene Crockett, Wichita, KS; Connie (Duchow) Patterson, Alma Center; James Filitz, Neillsville; Mary Lou (Hagie) Meredith, Neillsville; June (Janisch) Cortese, Norridge, IL; Mr. and Mrs. Bill (Maxine Kuester) Phipps, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Larsen, Willard; Charles Lincoln, Moses lake, WA; Betty (Marden) Lindner, Eau Claire; Tom and Joan (Meinholdt) Wavrunek, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Merlin (LaVonne Mills) Gerber, Madison; Kay (Overman) Johnson, Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne (Maureen Petit) Meier, Neillsville; Elaine (Reams) Cheney, Kenosha; Edward Schwellenbach, Janesville; Ann (Turville) Thompson, Marshfield; Grace (Ulrich) Trunkel, Theresa; Mr. and Mrs. Ben Urlaub, Neillsville; and Eileen Zank, Neillsville.

Joining the graduates were former classmates Mr. and Mrs. George (Carol Evans) Nezworski, Neillsville, and Lucy (Dodte) Sharp, Rice Lake.

Reunion committee members were Joan Wavrunek, Eileen Zank and Mary Lou Meredith.



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