School: Owen-Withee H.S. Class of 1958 (10 Year Reunion – 1968)


Surnames: Alexander, Feldman, Mills, Haemer, Lindgren, Lindau, Sommer, Wegner, Wenzel, Dearth, Amacher, Hardrath, Fritz, Cattanach, Przybylski, Gaffney, Johnson, Bower, Schreiber, Anderson, Hellberg, Christensen, Delzer, Doege, Hanson, Grube, Baldwin, Gustafson, Haselow, Metcalf, Havelin, Hoeper, Coker, Hoffman, Friedenfels, Decker, Keskimaki, Lampi, Nichols, Thompson, Rose, Melin, Himes, Miller, Missling, Bucheger, Ericksmoen, Slock

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 08 Aug 1968

The Owen-Withee Class of 1958 held their 1- year reunion at the Meadowview Country Club Saturday night, w ith 39 class members of the original 72 present.

A delicious meal of prime beef and ham was prepared by Mrs. Ericksmoen and Mrs. Slock.

The tables were decorated with red roses; the class flower and the blue and white class colors were used overhead, as well as for the reunion booklets and names tags.

A short program followed the dinner, with Gordon Alexander acting as master of ceremonies.

Faculty member Arthur Feldman and Mrs. Feldman were special guests of the class.

Arlyn Mills read the class history, which proved to be quite interesting.

Prizes were awarded to Miss Joan Haemer, the shortest hair; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lindgren, coming the longest distance; David Lindau, being the baldest; Mrs. Barbara (Sommer) Wegner, the shortest skirt; Delores Wenzel and Kenneth Dearth, married the longest; and Bruce Amacher, married the shortest time.

It was decided to hold the next reunion 10 years hence, and a volunteer committee was put in place.

Thanks were given to Mrs. Sandra (Hardrath) Fritz, chairman of the reunion, and she in turn thanked her committee: Mrs. Sue (Gaffney) Johnson and Mrs. Eileen (Bower) Schreiber.

The remainder of the evening was spent renewing friendships.

Persons attending were: Gordon Alexander, Whitewater; Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Anderson, Middleton; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Hellberg (Elaine Christensen) Rice Lake; Mr. and Mrs. Vernon Wenzel (Alice Dearth), White Bear Lake, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Larry Delzer, Des Plaines, Ill.; Miss Grace Doege, Miss Joan Hamer and Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lindgren, Chicago, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hanson (Reva Fritz), Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Grube, Carpentersville, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Mike Baldwin (Audrey Havelin), Excelsior, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. John Hoeper, Rothschild; Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Coker (Mardell Hoffman), West Allis; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Friedenfels (Pat Johnson), Chippewa Falls; Robert Johnson, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Decker (Carol Keskimaki) Pewaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Lampi (Karen Lindgren) Deerfield, Ill.; Dr. and Mrs. Gene Wegner (Barbara Sommer), Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Ray Rose (Ruth Thompson), Waukesha; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Nichols, Greendale; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Dearth (Delores Wenzel, Greenwood.

Those attending from the Owen-Withee area were Mr. and Bruce Amacher, Mr. and Mrs. August Schreiber (Eileen Bower), Mr. and Mrs. Chet Przybylski (Eileen Cattanach), Mr. and Mrs. William Johnson (Sue Gaffney), Mr. and Mrs. Larry Fritz (Sandra Hardrath), Mr. and Mrs. Genen Himes, Edward Melin, , Mr. and Mrs. Jeffrey Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Arlyn Mills, Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Missling and Mr. and Mrs. Ross Ritz (Jackie Bucheger), Dorchester.



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