School: Colby HS Class of 1955 (55th Reunion - 2010)
Surnames: Bandt, Barts, Bohman, Brehm, Brill, Buddinger, Charbonneau, Dawson, Dins, Ewert, Forbish, Frome, Goodard, Gustafson, Fettig, Frerichs, Hansen, Hartl, Hasenohrl, Herrmann, Hilt, Jensen, Johnson, Kappel, Koppen, Kops, Laessig, Loos, Raczkowski, Rahm, Randolph, Rannow, Schmelzer, Schmitt, Schneider, Schulz, Smuddy, Stelzl, VenRooy, Vienneau, Wicker, Wiersig, Witte, Wolk, Wussow, Zygowicz
----Source: The Tribune - Phonograph (Abbotsford, Clark Co., Wisconsin) Wednesday, July 14, 2010, page 12
The Colby High School class of 1955 celebrated its 55th reunion at The Country Aire in Stratford, with 27 of the 60 class members attending along with their spouses July 17.
Special guest was class advisor Esther (Vienneeau) Rannow; it was a privilege to have her present. Her presentation of "Hats" was very much enjoyed.
Door prizes were awarded to two members. The class flower, the yellow rose, was presented to each of the five members who registered first. Members came from the sates of California, Illinois, New York, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin. Jerome Zygowicz emceed the program. The class has been reuniting every five years since 1965 with very good attendance.
Attending this year were Adell (Brehm) Stelzl, Joseph and Louise Brill, Lloyd and Marlene (Buddinger) Hilt, Paul Dins and Kim Dawson, William and Denise Frome, Mary (Goddard) Frerichs, Allan and Barbara Gustafson, George and Veronica Hansen, Wayne and Marge (Hartl) Schulz, Rosaleen (Hasenohrl) Fetting, Gleen Herrmann, Ray and Arlene (Jensen) Barts, Calvin and Romelle (Johnson) Ewert, Kenneth Koeppen, Richard and Rose (Laessig) Kops, Emilie (Loos) Kappel, Roger and Janice Schmelzer, Donald and Carol Schmitt, Bruce and Ila (Schneider) Randolph, Emily (Smuddy) Raczykowski, Donald VenRooy, Dorothy (VenRooy) Bohman, Carol (Wicker) Bandt and Jim Charbonneau, Dennis and Charlotte Witte, Emery and Joanne (Wolk) Rahm, Morris and Shrley Wussow, Jerome and Bonnie Zygowicz.
Other guests attending were Mrs. Richard (Violet) Wiersig, Raymond and Sherry Forbish.
A Sunday morning breakfast was enjoyed at the Abbyland Truck Stop in Curtiss. The 59th annual reunion will be held in 2014 with the classes of 1953 and 1954.
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