School: Withee H.S. Class of 1939 (30th Class Reunion – 1969)


Surnames: Ammentorp, Capes, Niemi, Van Auken, Conrad, Hansen, Schaeffer, Pacholka, Free, Stigen, Horn, Bagstad, Fredrick, Breitlow, Rusch, Andreasen, Olszewski, Haas, Miller, Bogue, Koplitz, Blunck, Jalling, Zowal, Ferren, Lentz, Brossow, Price, Thorson, Hodd, Herman, Dresdow, Vander Wigen, Wiernas, Thibbert, Barrett, Dale, Pelaschak

---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 26 Jun 1969

The Withee High School Class of 1939 held their class reunion at the country club Saturday evening, June 21, 1969. After a social hour from 7:00 to 8:00, a banquet was held in the Dining Hall. Those attending were:

Mr. and Mrs. Arnie (Marjorie Capes) Niemi, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Fred (Ona Mae Van Auke( Conrad, Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Harvey (Helen Hansen) Dale, Chateau, Mont.; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene (Pearl Hansen) Schaeffer, Duluth, Minn.; Dr. and Mrs. Allen Pacholka, Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. William Free, Milwaukee, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Thorvald Stigsen, Edgerton, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Ollie (Helen Horn) Bagstad, Suring, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Ammentorp, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ammentorp, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. George Fredrick, Wheaton, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Earl (Norma (Breitlow) Rusch, Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Andreasen, Withee; Mr. and Mrs. Adam Olszewski, Western Springs, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Haas, Monroe, Wis.; Mr. Tom Miller and friend, Waukegan, Ill.; Mrs. Harold (Edna Bogue) Koplitz, Colby; Mrs. John (Viola Blunck) Jalling, Withee.

Letters from absent members f the class were read by Edna Koplitz.

The Absent members were:

Mrs. Ernest (Wanda Zowal( Ferren, Madison; Mrs. Elsie (Lentz) Brossow, Seward, Alaska; Mrs. Genevieve (Price) Thorson, Minneapolis; Mrs. Ervine (Rose Mary Herman) Hodd, Wisconsin Rapids; Mrs. Walter (Helen Mae Park Dresdow, Eau Claire; Mrs. Bernard (Betty Jane Vander Wigen) Hogue, Aitken, Minn.; Mrs. Fern Wiernas, Stanley; Mr. Nick Pelaschak, Thorp; Mrs. Lorraine (Thibbert) Barrett, Campvell, Calif.

Those serving on the committee were Mrs. Edna Koplitz, Mrs. Viola Jalling and Mr. and Mrs. Norman Andreasen. Mrs. Adam Olszewski, class president, was master of ceremonies.

Prizes for the reunion were:

One who traveled the furthest – Mrs. Helen Dale, Chateau, Montana.

The baldest person - William Free, Milwaukee Wisconsin.

The most boys – One Mae Conrad, Chicago, Ill.

The most girls – Mrs. Helen Bagstad, Suring, Wis.

The grayest hair – Carol Ammentorp, Milwaukee, Wis.

The largest waistline – Thomas Miller, Waukegan, Ill.

The smallest waistline – Pearl Schaeffer, Duluth, Minn.



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