School: Colby High 1953-54 (Reunion - 54th & 55th)

Contact: R. Lipprandt

Surnames: Abney, Apfelbeck, Albrecht, Baumgartner, Beawer, Becken, Beguhn, Bender, Berg. Block, Bryan, Dallman, Decker, Diedrich, Eisenberg, Engeldinger, Fiend, Fischer, Forbish, Fricke, Frinak, Grubbs, Hackel, Hanson, Hass, Hasseldick, Hauser, Hautimack, Hoffman, Hornke, Jackel, Jewett, Kaiser, Knutson, Konczak, Kops, Koran, Kowalk, Krivitz, Krueger, Kunze, Laabs, Leffel, Leonard, Martins, Marquardt, Mielke, Miller, Nieme, Olson, Rannow, Reckner, Richardson, Schmidbauer, Schmitt, Schuh, Schultz, Smart, Strade, Steinwand, Untiedt, Voelker, Weltzin, Whitney, Wittman, Young

----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., WI), Wednesday, October 22, 2008, Vol. 48, No. 43, page 20

Colby High School, Classes of 1953 & 1954 Joint Reunion

The Colby classes of 1953 and 1954 held their 54th and 55th class reunion recently. They started the afternoon with a tour of the Colby Schools. They then met at Molitor’s in Abbotsford, Wis. Roger Olson was the MC for the evening; Esther Rannow served was the guest as a former teacher and adviser. She also entertained the classes with her hat routine. Visiting and a delicious dinner was enjoyed by all. Sunday morning they met at Cherokee Park for a breakfast buffet.

Those attending from the ‘53 class were: Bernadette (Engeldinger), Jim Hauser, Unity; Audrey (Whitney) Bernie Laabs, Marlene (Dallman) Hautimack, Markesean, Shirley (Young), Leroy Kops, Colby; June (Becken) Decker and Jack, Caledonia; Tom Jackel and Sherry Bryan, Cottage Grove; Valgene Fisher (Marie), Colby; Ray Furbish (Sherry), Spring, TX; Donald Kaiser (Marlene), Roger Olson (Jean, Colby; and Dale Affleck (Jean), Lublin.

Deceased classmates are Marie (Frinak) Wittman, Louis Koran, Myrtle (Hass) Baumgartner, Rita (Leonard) Eisenberg, Edwad Kowalk, Delbert Weltzin, Harold Strade, Stanley Voelker and Duane Albrecht.

Committee members were Roger Olson, Bernadine Martins and Bernadette Hauser.

Those attending from the ‘54 class were: Rochelle (Hanson) Fricke, Colby; Verjean (Schmitt) Kunze, Abbotsford; Geraldine (Krueger) Leffel, Pickerel, Delores (Strade) Norman Knutson, Spencer; Marie (Schuh) Val Fisher, Colby; John Koran, Marshfield; Shirley (Hoffman) Dick Jackel, Bowling Green, KY; Joan (Block) Miller, Kathleen (Kaiser), Jack Abney, Phyliss (Olson) Krivitz, Colby; Marybelle (Smart) Merton Rickner, Spencer; Sandra (Steinwand) Halver Becken, Brookfield; Imogene (Hackel) Dale Aapfelbeck, Lublin; Ethel (Hasseldick) Konczak, Milwaukee; Arlene (Hornke) Richardson, Edgar; Betty (Kowalk) Beguhn (Dick), Colfax; Arnold Engeldinger (Alice), Wisconsin Rapids; Dick Jackel (Shirley) Bowling Green, KY; Emil Untied, Colby; Carl Diedrich (Nancy), Tripoli; Barbara (Bender) Schmidbauer, Tomahawk; Leon Konczak (Shirley), Glendale; and Harry Untied (Pat), Colby, Wis.

Deceased classmates are Evelyn Hasseldick, Myron Schultz, Alberta (Beawer) Grubbs, June (Jewett) Nieme, Albert Mielke, David Fiend, Bill Marquardt and Warren Berg.

Committee members are Ethel Konczak, Marie Fisher, Jean Apfelbeck, Joan Miller and Rochelle Fricke.



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