School: Colby H.S. class of 1955 (15 Yr. Reunion – 1970)
Surnames: Rannow, Ewert, Johnson, Kaiser, Schmitt, Schneider, Wussow, Hanson, Fischer, Lang, Dins, Foster, Schmelzer, Kasper, Hoffman, Apfelbeck, Laube, Wiersig, Martyn, Omelian, Allar, Rahm, Wolk, Heckel, Brehm, Tischendorf, Pals, Ven Rooy, Bohman, Hansen, Kasper, Schoelzel, Frericks, Godard, Kops, Herrmann, Ewert, Hasenohrl, Koeppen, Gustafson, Schmidt, Mews, Danner, Frome, Scidmore, Krueger, Radetzsky, Jolitz, Romens, Johnson, Zygowicz, Vienneau
----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 16 Jul 1970
The class of 1955 of Colby High School held their 15 year class reunion at the Colby Hotel Saturday, July 11, 1970. The cocktail hour commenced in the Coal Room at 7 p.m. At 8 p.m. the inner was served in the Cheese Room.
The program followed, with Mrs. Howard Rannow as Mistress of Ceremonies. She was the freshman class advisor. Some of her memories of the class were then related to them.
Prizes were awarded as follows: youngest child, Mrs. Calvin Ewert (Romelle Johnson); most children, Mrs. Donald Kaiser (Marlene Schmitt); grayest hair, Ila Schneider; least hair, Morris Wussow; man with the longest hair, George Hanson; shortest mini-skirt, Mrs. Patsy (Fischer) Lang; came the longest distance, Patsy Lang; first reservation in, George Hanson; married the most recently, Dennis Foster; bachelors, Paul Dins, Fred Schmelzer, Jerome Kasper, James Hoffman, Leo Apfelbeck; bachelorettes, Ila Schneider, Janet Laube.
The table were decorated in the class colors, dusty rose and silver, and the class flower, the yellow rose.
The party followed the program in the Cheese Room.
Those attending were: Mr. and Mrs. George Hanson, Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Wiersig, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Dennis Foster, Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Edward Martyn, Edgar; Fred Schmelzer, Colby; Miss Janet Laube, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Omelian (Genevieve Allar) , Athens; Mr. and Mrs. Emery Rahm (Joanne Wolk) , Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Morris Wussow, Wisconsin Rapids; Mr. and Mrs. Jerome heckle (Pat Brehm), Mosinee; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Schmitt, Two Rivers; Mr. and Mrs. Tischendorf (Betty Lou Pals), Dorchester; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Ven Rooy, Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. Donald Bohman (Dorothy Ven Rooy), Edgar; Mr. and Mrs. Ken Hansen, Woodruff; Jerome Kasper, Kenosha; Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Schoelzel, Curtiss; Paul Dins, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Roger Schmelzer, Burlington; Mr. and Mrs. Norman Lange (Patsy Fischer), Orange County, California; Mr. and Mrs. Bill Frericks (Mary Godard), Belleville, Illinois; Mr. and Mrs. Richard Kops, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Herrmann, Colby; Mr. and Mrs. Roderick Ewert (Rosaleen Hasenohrl), Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Koeppen, Snohomish, Washington; Mr. and Mrs. Allen Gustafson, Las Vegas, Nevada;
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