School: Greenwood H.S. Class of 1961 (55 Year Reunion – 2016)


Surnames: Noah, Clouse, Hinker, Jackson, Krainz, McConnell, Worth, Peterson, Petkovsek, Plautz, Schofield, Lang, Seliskar, Weber, Worden, Denk, Liebzeit, Dillenbeck, Toburen, Fredrickson, Goodman, Ampe, Hempel, Kesler, Mains, Noah, Olson, Koschak, , Parkel, Standiford, Timmler, Tompkins, Vine, Wessel, Zillmer, Lovestad, Branstiter, Jasurda, Wuethrich, Stump

----Source: Tribune/Record/Gleaner (Abbotsford, Wis.) 19 Oct 2016

Class members attending the Oct. 1 reunion of the Greenwood High School Class of 1961 were (front from left) Irving Timmler, Roger Standiford, Diane (Liebzeit) Standiford, Donna (Tompkins) Vine, Carole (Dillenbeck) Toburen, Jim Kesler, Karen (Zillmer) Lovestad, (middle) Kathy (Koschak) Parkel, Corrine (Denk) Liebzeit, Dorothy (Fredrickson) Goodman, Ardis (Ampe) Hempel, Dawn (Wuethrich) Stump, Gloria (Celesnik) Plautz, (back) Frank Parkel, Allan Wessel, Janis (Abel) Priewe, Dick Jasurda, Elmer Noah, Jeff Hempel, Cliff Fonstad, Lionel Olson and Erne Mains.

Greenwood High School’s Class of 1961 held its 55- year class reunion at the Parkway Pines in Greenwood on Oct. 1. The master of ceremonies was Elmer Noah. After welcoming everyone, a moment of silence was held for the 12 deceased members of the class: Frank Clouse, Frances Hinker, Warren Jackson, Val Krainz Jr., Kathy (McConnell) Worth, Jerry Peterson, Ed Petkovsek, Michael Plautz, Carol (Schofield) Lang, Bill Seliskar, Dave Weber and Dave Worden.

Following the meal, a short meeting was held regarding future reunions. It was decided to hold another in five years. Awards were presented to Dick Jasurda for sending in the first reply, Jim Kesler for being the fi rst to arrive and Dawn Stump for coming the furthest distance. (Maricopa, Ariz.). It was decided to donate any left-over funds to the Greenwood School District to use for students who financially cannot afford school related items or are in need of personal clothing, boots, caps, etc.

Classmates and spouses attending from Wisconsin were as follows: Janis (Abel) Priewe, DePere; Eldon and Corrine (Denk) Liebzeit, Waupaca; Del and Carole (Dillenbeck) Toburen, Greenwood; Dorothy (Fredrickson) Goodman, Stanley; Jeff and Ardis (Ampe) Hempel, Madison; Jim Kesler, Amherst Junction; Ernie and Marguerite Mains, Oshkosh; Elmer and Jill Noah, Greenwood; Lionel and Louise Olson, Fitchburg; Frank and Kathy (Koschak) Parkel, Stoughton; Roger and Diane (Liebzeit) Standiford, Greenwood; Irv and Lois Timmler, Greenwood; Donna (Tompkins) Vine, Granton; Alan and Ellen Wessel, Madison; and Karen (Zillmer) Lovestad, Chili.

Classmates and spouses from out of state were as follows: Harold Branstiter, Rockford, Ill.; Gloria (Celesnik) Plautz, Minneapolis, Minn.; Clifton Fonstad, Arlington, Mass.; Dick and Ina Jasurda, West Chicago, Ill.; and Dawn (Wuethrich) Stump, Maricopa, Ariz.



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