School: NHS Class of 1936 (40 Yr. Reunion - 1976)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Arndt, Brown, Dahnert, Dollase, Gehrt, Grow, Hopinkah, Mott, Richmond, Root, Turner, Weast, Whiterabbit, West, Jake, Beyer, Qualley, Neff, Zank, Karl, Marth, Schultz, Stanley, Krutsch, Gerhardt, Vine, Hubing, Dern, Imig, Northup, DeMert, Savage, Reinart, Schield, Stelloh, Zajac, Hanson, Mazola, Crockett, Deutch, Conlee, Drescher, Thiede, Grzanna, Opelt, Hoepner, Risetter, Munger, Hunt, Jacklin, Loberg, Jake, Turner, Lewerenz, Lipkie, Kellor, Nehs, Raine, Ziegler, Rowe, Rude, Smith, Selves, Ormond, Shaw, Shumway, Wankovich, Westphal, Wildish, Zasoba, Zillisch, Bodoh, Uhlmann, Sommers, Hoesly, Perkins, Peters

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/16/1976

NHS Class of 1936 (40 Year Reunion – 4 September 1976)

The class flower, red roses, decorated tables at the Wildcat Inn Saturday evening, September 4, for the anniversary of the Neillsville High School Class of 1936.

DeWayne Nehs, Milwaukee, served as master of ceremonies for the event, which was also attended by three teachers and their spouses, Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hoesly, Mr. and Mrs. D.E. Peters and Mr. and Mrs. John Perkins, all of Neillsville. The invocation was given by the Rev. Michell Whiterabbit, Hudson.

A moment of silence was observed in memory of deceased class members: Clifford Arndt, Dale Brown, Robert Dahnert, Ardeen Dollase, Edward Gehrt, Glenn Gerhardt, Marion Grown, Raymond Hopinkah, Alvin Mott, Glen Richmond, Frances Root, Bernice Turner, Gertrude Weast and Ruby Whiterabbit.

Classmates and spouses attending were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Blanche West, Jake) Beyer (both classmates), Mr. and Mrs. Charles (Lou Qualley) Neff, Mr. and Mrs. Rufus (Clara Zank) Karl, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard (Ruby Marth) Schultz, Mr. and Mrs. David (Jean Stanley) Krutsch (both classmates), Mr. and Mrs. Theamore (Leone Gerhardt) Vine, Mrs. Ruth (Hubing) Dern, Mr. and Mrs. Alton Imig, Mr. and Mrs. Gus (Gertrude Northup) DeMert, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence (Norene Savage) Reinart, Dr. and Mrs. Carroll Schield and Mr. and Mrs. Thaddeus (Lorraine Stelloh) Zajac (both classmates), all of Neillsville.

Mr. and Mrs. John (Belle Hanson) Mazola, Fairchild; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Crockett, Sacramento, Ca.; Mr. and Mrs. William (Josephine Deutch) Conlee, Waukesha; Mr. and Mrs. Eugene (Vivian Drescher) Thiede, Tomahawk, Mr. and Mrs. Norman (Mary Ann Grzanna) Opelt, Madison; Mrs. Eileen (Hoepner) Risetter, Eau Claire; Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Valda Munger) Hunt (both classmates), Huntington, N.Y.; Mr. and Mrs. Clayton (Emily Jacklin) Loberg, Appleton; Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur (Ina Jake) Turner, Kirkland, Il.

Mr. and Mrs. Rhinehart Lewerenz, Marshfield; Mr. and Mrs. Mark (Anne Lipkie) Kellor, Rockton, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. DeWayne Nehs, Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin (Marian Raine) Ziegler, Willard; Mr. and Mrs. Lynn Rowe, Palatine, Il.; Mr. and Mrs. Orlando Rude, Elmhurst, Il.; Mrs. Vernon (Loretta Schield) Smith and Mr. and Mrs. William (Mildred Selves) Ormond, Granton: Mr. and Mrs. Vance Shaw, Onalaska; Mrs. James (Edna Shumway) Wankovich, Racine; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Westphal and Mr. and Mrs. Lester (Hope Wildish) Zasoba, West Allis; the Rev. and Mrs. Mitchell Whiterabbit, Hudson, Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence (June Zilisch) Bodoh, Menomonie; Mr. and Mrs. Kermit (Mabel Uhlmann) Sommers, Manitowoc.

Prizes were awarded to the following: Robert Crocket, for coming from the farthest away by car; Donald and Valda Hunt coming from the farthest away by plane; Vance Shaw, first reservation returned; Eileen Hoepner Risetter, 13th reservation; Dr. Carroll Schield, 36th reservation; Mary Ann Opelt 40th reservation, David Krutsch, same occupation the longest time; Loretta Smith, most children and most grandchildren; Hope Zasoba, Married the longest, DeWayne Nehs, master of ceremonies; Harriette Hosely, first teacher reservation; D. E. Peters and John Perkins, teacher guests; Josephine Conlee, booby prize.



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