School: Greenwood H.S. Class of 1926 (45 Year Reunion – 1971)

Transcriber: : 

Surnames: Dillon, Schwarze, Beecher, Syth, Krueger, Brown, Seliskar, Stauss, Behrens, Stafford, Churkey, Lunka, Christie, Poirier, McConnell, Wicks, Buettner, Kuester, Farning, Lenz, Krubsack, Klein, Parmeter, Weaver, Green, Pederson, Warnke, Hare, Kennedy, Engel, Cox, Stanley, Williamson

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Loyal, Wis.) 10 Jun 1971

The Greenwood High School Class of 1926 held its forty-fifth class reunion May 30, 1971 at the Club Arbutus, Neillsville. Out of a class of twenty-nine, twenty one were present, coming from California, Ohio, Michigan, Minnesota and all parts of Wisconsin.

A social hour was enjoyed from 6 to 7 o'clock, with dinner following. Elton Dillon acted as Toastmaster for the evening. The welcome was given by Dorothy (Schwarze) Beecher, followed by a moment of silent prayer for the four departed members of the class, namely, Albertine (Syth) Krueger, Maude Brown, James Syth and Phillip Seliskar.

Mr. Walter Stauss, Eau Claire, only faculty member present, gave a few remarks of his memories while teaching in Greenwood (Clark Co., Wis.). Letters were read from absent teachers and classmates. Each member was asked to give a short account of their life in the past forty-five years. Prizes were awarded for various things. The twenty-one members present included Mr. and Mrs. Louis Behrens, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Edith Stafford) Churkey, Owen; Lucille (Stanley) Lunka, Willard; Mr. Ernest Christie, La Crosse; Mrs. Albert (Pearl Poirier) Cox, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Schwarze, Greenwood; Mrs. Dorothy (Beecher) Schwarze, Marshfield; Mr. Roy McConnell, Beloit; Mrs. Leota (Wicks) Buettner, Neillsville; Mr. Eddie Kuester, Greenville, Ohio; Miss Iola Farning, Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. (Louise Lenz) Krubsack, Oconomowoc; Mr. John Klein, Loyal; Mrs. Gladys (Parmeter) Weaver, Morgan Hill, California; Mr. and Mrs. Orville Green, Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Susan Schwarze) Williamson, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Truman Pederson, Neillsville; Mrs. Lillian (Warnke) Hare, Niles, Michigan; Mr. and Mrs. Albert (Grace Kennedy) Engel, Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Elton Dillon, Pelican Rapids, Minnesota; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (Beulah Syth) Cox, Greenwood..

The committee in charge of the event were Mrs. Dorothy Schwarze, Miss Iola Farning, Mrs. Marvin Churkey, Mrs. Lucille Lunka, and Mrs. Lawrence Cox.



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