School: Colby H.S. Class of 1965 (5 Yr. Reunion – Sep 1970)


Surnames: Smart, Haavisto, Armstrong, Nomady, Kluempke, York, Caskey, Vorland, Becherer, Palmerton, Brehm, Suckow, Ericson, Schraufnagel, Raatz, Hoffman, Schultz, Degenhardt, Mohan, Lynn, McDonald, Hainzlsperger, Meyer, Johnson, Jicinsky, Wollert, Viergutz, Eggert, Sidney, Allmann, Lokker, Venzke, Stanke, Tessmer, Justman, Ayer, Kohl, Beisner, Haas, Kloehn, Salter, Morrow, Mueller, Kloth, Kilty, Zassenhaus, Meacham, Gosse, Krebsbach, Mellenthin, Seefeldt, Flink, , Hilber, Geiger, Neuhaus, Nelson, Dobertstein, Weis, Engel, Peissig, Theilig, Habermayer, Weix, Younker, Franson, Cline, Steffen, Mildbrand, Helfert, Stuttgen

----Source: Tribune/Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wis.) 10 Sep 1970

A reunion of the Colby High School class of 1965 was held at the Colby Hotel Saturday, August 29, 1970. The 6 p.m. social hour was followed by a buffet dinner. Fifty-three of the 111 class members were present.

Calvin Smart, class president, was master of ceremonies. Guests present were Mr. and Mrs. Martin Haavisto of Colby. Letters were read from classmates and guests who sere unable to attend: Mrs. Donald Armstrong of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Charles Nomady of Colby, Gerald Kluempke of Washington, D.C., Dwight York of Lomira, and Mr. and Mrs. Fred Caskey of Colby.

Mary Vorland, class secretary, read the class prophecy prior to each member's resume of his past five years.

Prizes were awarded to Mrs. Donna Nelson for coming the greatest distance, to Miss JoAnne Becherer for the first reservation, to Russell Palmerton for the youngest child, to Daniel Brehm for the longest hair, to James Suckow for the shortest hair, to Robert Brehm for gaining the most weight, and to Mrs. Connie Ericson for being the most recently married.

Class members attending were Miss JoAnne Becherer of La Crosse, Miss Judy Schraufnagel, Lacrosse, Miss Patsy Raatz, West Bend, Mr. and Mrs. Cal (Caroline Hoffman) Smart, both class members, of Milwaukee. Mr. and Mrs. Raymond (Elaine Schultz) Degenhardt of Loyal, Miss Mary Vorland of Oshkosh, James Mohan of Spencer, Ronald Lynn of Colby, Daniel Brehm of Stevens Point, Charles McDonald of Wausau, Mr. and Mrs. Ervin Hainzlsperger of Milwaukee, Mr. and Mrs. James Suckow of Spencer, Mr. and Mrs. Loren (Ann Meyer) Johnson, both class members, of Minneapolis, Mr. and Mrs. Gary Jicinsky of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Jane Wollert) Meyer of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Stephen (Jan Viergutz) Eggert of West Allis, Mr. and Mrs. Sidney (Sandra Allmann) Lokker of Bancroft, Mr. and Mrs. David (Donna Venzke) Stanke of Edgar, Bruce Tessmer of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Brehm of Oshkosh, Steve Justman of Unity, Warren Ayer of Wausau, George Kohl of Spencer, Dennis Beisner of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Richard (Rita Haas) Kloehn of Unity, Mr. and Mrs. Terry (Nancy Salter) Morrow of Colby, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth (Bonnie Mueller) Kloth of Edgar, Mr. and Mrs. John (Sandra Kilty) Zassenhaus, both class members, of Abbotsford, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Sharwin Meacham) Gosse, both class members, of Curtiss, Miss Sandra Krebsbach of Pulaski, Dale Mellenthin of Rockford, Illinois, Darold Seefeldt of Unity; Robert Flink of Colby, Mr. and Mrs. Russell Palmerton of Unity, Mr. and Mrs. Alex Hilber of Marshfield, Miss June Geiger of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Darwin (Donna Neuhaus) Nelson of Genoa City, Mr. and Mrs. Jerome (Nancy Doberstein) Weis of Mosinee, Mr. and Mrs. Allan (Cathy Engel) Peissig of Stetsonville, Mrs. David (Donna Theilig) Habermeyer of Dorchester, Mr. and Mrs. Thomas (Jacqueline Weix) Younker of Green Bay, Miss Phyllis Weix of Marshfield, Mr. and Mrs. DuWayne (Donna Weix) Franson of Pittsville, Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Janice Cline) Steffen of Bonduel, Mr. and Mrs. Pat Schraufnagel of Colby, Mr. and Mrs. James Mildbrand of Medford, Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Connie Helfert) Ericson of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Kudingo of Abbotsford, and Anthony Stutttgen of Colby.

Another reunion will be held in five years, with Miss Mary Vorland, Miss JoAnne Becherer, and Mrs. Jane Meyer on the planning committee.



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