School: Abbotsford High School (Reunion -
Class of 1927)
Surnames: Juneau, Thompson, Jackson,
Paulson, Feeney, Burhans. Peterson, Adams, Smiley, Arndt, Buchholz,
Reil, Parison, Notbohm, Niebauer, Waech, Patzwald, Weideman,
Borgenheimer, Miller, Bahr, Wibben, Laabs, Williams, Green,
----Source: Abbotsford Tribune
(Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 09/04/1952
The senior class of 1927 of the
Abbotsford high school held a silver anniversary reunion in the
armory club rooms, Saturday evening, Aug. 30.
Following an invocation by Herbert
Juneau, a banquet prepared by women of the Presbyterian church was
A program, consisting of roll call, by
Mrs. Arthur Thompson, grade school teacher of the group;
introductions and remarks by special guests of the class, who were
Mr. and Mrs. Juneau, Mrs. Arthur Thompson and Walter Jackson, were
Several awards were given: Mrs. Gladys
Arndt Feeney, Austin, Minn., who came the greatest distance; Mrs.
Lloyd Burhans (Ethel Parison) mother of six children; the largest
family. Grandmothers Burhans and Peterson (Edna Adams) were tied as
each had three grand children.
At a business meeting it was unanimously
agreed to meet again in five years. Mrs. Leland Smiley was elected
chairman for that meeting. Finances were taken care of by the group
and the ladies who prepared the meal were thanked. A rising vote of
thanks was given Mrs. Roy Peterson, who acted as chairman of this
year’s reunion, which was attended by 14 of the class of 25
The tables were decorated in the class
colors, lavender and white. A two tier cake, decorated with lily of
the valley, the class flower, and bearing the numerals 1927-1952,
and the class motto, "Grin and Grind," written in lavender, formed
Class members and their guests, who were
present included the following:
Mrs. Gladys Feeney (Gladys Arndt), and a friend, from Austin, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Buchholz, Nekoosa; Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Reil, Oshkosh; Mr. and Mrs. Lloyd Burhans (Ethel Parison) Park Falls; Mr. and Mrs. Orson Adams (Irene Notbohm), Hancock; Mr. and Mrs. Carl Niebauer (Lillian Waech), Phillips; Mr. and Mrs. Harold Patzwald (Anna Weideman), Eau Claire; Mrs. Ethel Borgenheimer (Ethel Miller), Eau Claire; Mrs. Ed Bahr (Catherine Wibben) and son, Edward, Wausau; Mr. and Mrs. Orville Laabs (Margaret Williams), Milan; Mr. and Mrs. Leland Smiley (Eleanor Green), Curtiss; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Anderson and Mrs. Roy Peterson (Edna Adams), Abbotsford. Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Juneau, Mrs. Arthur Thompson and Walter Jackson.
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