School: NHS Class of 1955 (10 Year Reunion - 1965)


Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon



Surnames: Ackerman, Anderegg, Armitage, Levandawska, Aumann, Blum, Becker, Bruhn, Carlson, Cook, Covell, Drescher, Clodfelter, Mashin, Drescher, Lezotte, Grottke, Ehlers, Gerber, Metcalf, Gutenberger, Hahn, Harder, Henning, Thompson, Hoesly, Hart, Burr, Kotchy, Trimberger, Lee, Kissling, Krause, Kuehn, Hubing, Linster, Marty, Matuszak, Staffon, Meier, Meihak, Storm, Miller, Oldham, Mohr, Quelle, Nielsen, Stucki, Opelt, Urlaub, Strangfeld, Suckow, Sydorowicz, Ranchau, Reber, Chadwick, Trachte, Vandeberg, Richmond, Wetzel, West, Goke, Nauertz, Dux, Peters, Lauscher, Beeckler, Davis, Boge, Durham, Steinke, Feuerstein, Negaard, Green, Wampole, Gurney, Hagedorn, Hanson, Holtz, Fredrickson, Jahr, Graske, Jones, Bicay, Keller, Simonson, Kurasz, Lohman, Hizer, Matousek, Mills, Nozar, Eurbank, Reams, Cray, Russell, Herbert, Stigen, Timerson, Walter, Went, Yankee, Zlesak, Shoemaker, Ludovic, Kalsow, Crume


----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI.) August 26, 1965


NHS Class of 1955 (10 Year Reunion - 1965)


Forty-four members of the class of 1955 of the Neillsville High School held their 10th year reunion Saturday evening at the American Legion Hall.  The class graduated 75.


Attending were: Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Ackerman) Anderegg of Loyal; Mr. and Mrs. Leroy (Jeneda Armitage) Levandawska of North Branch, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Aumann of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Blum of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Terry Becker of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. W. Jay Bruhn of Milwaukee; Miss Jo Ann Carlson of Webster, S. D.; Mr. and Mrs. William Cook of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Charlotte Covell) Drescher of Granton; Mr. and Mrs. Robert (Carol Clodfelter) Mashin of Huntley, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Virgil (Elaine Drescher) Lezotte of Neillsville; DeWayne Dux of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Jerry (Janice Grottke) Ehlers of Green Bay; Mr. and Mrs. Merlin Berger of Madison; Mr. and Mrs. LaVerne (Jean Grottke) Metcalf of Northlake, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Gutenberger of New Berlin; Mr. and Mrs. Walter Hahn of Tuscola, Ill.; Mr. and Mrs. Alan Harder of Kenosha; Ronald Henning and Mrs. Henning (Marie Thompson) of Neillsville; Lt. Marlen Hoesly of Charleston, S. C.; Mrs. Kenneth (Dorothy Hart) Burr; Mr. and Mrs. Wayne (Loretta Kotchy) Trimberger; Dr. and Mrs. Ell (Donna Kissling) Lee of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Krause of Colgate; Mr. and Mrs. Adrian (Nancy Kuehn) Hubing of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. John Linster of Greenwood; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marty of Neillsville; Mr. an Mrs. William Marty of Elkhorn; Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Joan Matuszak) Staffon of Alma Center; Mr. and Mrs. William Meier of Stevens Point; Mr. and Mrs. Wendell (Lorraine Meihak) Storm of Sheboygan; Mr. and Mrs. Walter (Barbara Miller) Oldham of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Roy (Beatrice Mohr) Quelle of Rochester, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. David (Dawn Neilsen) Stucki of Madison; Miss Carol Nauertz of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Benny (Jenny Opelt) Urlaub of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Strangfeld of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. Roger (Linda Suckow) Grottke, of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Chris (Monica Sydorowicz) Ranchau of Milwaukee; Mr. and Mrs. James (Carole Reber) Chadwick of Greenwood;  Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Trachte of Wonewoc; Mr. and Mrs. Donald (Joyce Vandeberg) Richmond of Neillsville; Mr. and Mrs. Lester (Sylvia West) Goke of Viroqua; and Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wetzel of Neillsville.


Jerry Ehlers, president of the class, acted as master of ceremonies.


Awards were given to Mr. and Mrs. James Chadwick for the longest marriage; Lt. Marlen Hoesly coming the longest distance; Mr. and Mrs. Benny Urlaub, most children; Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wetzel, shortest marriage; William Meier, first registration letter returned; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Marty coming the shortest distance; Mr. and Mrs. Benny Urlaub, newest baby.


Teachers present were: Mr. and Mrs. D. E. Peters, Mr. and Mrs. Ivan W. Lauscher, Miss Daphne Beeckler and Mr. and Mrs. Jacob Hoesly.


A period of silent prayer was given for Ronnie Davis, the only deceased member of the class.


Mrs. Wayne Trimberger read letters from several members who were unable to attend.


Members of the class not attending were: Jerry Boge of Green Bay; Mrs. John (Norrine) Durham Steinke of Milwaukee; Mrs. Jack (Kathryn Feuerstein) Negaard of Stevens Point; Mrs. Boyd (Darlene Green) Wampole of Two Rivers; Charles Gurney, Neillsville; Ramon Hagedorn, Neillsville; John Hanson of Neillsville; Mrs. Eugene (Doris Holtz) Fredrickson of Neillsville; Mrs. Ronald (Sylvia Jahr) Graske of Anaheim, Cal.; Mrs. Francis (Sophia Jones) Bicay of Milwaukee; Mrs. Robert (Shirley Keller) Simonson of Salt Lake City, Utah; Dale Kurasz of Chicago, Ill.; Mrs. Glenn (Doris Lohman) Hizer of Squires, Mo.; Charles Matousek of Cicero, Ill.; Gary Mills of Bremerton, Ore.; S/Sgt. John Nozar of Beaufort, S. C.; Mrs. Eugene Eurbank of Monmouth, Ill.; Mrs. Yvonne (Reams) Cray of Anniston, Mo.; Mrs. Richard (Bobbye Russell) Herbert of St. Claire Shores, Mich.; Mrs. Patricia (Stigen) Metcalf of Union Grove; Harland Timerson of Usk, Wash.; Gerald Walter of Los Angeles, Cal.; Clair Wendt of Neillsville; Larry Yankee of Beloit; Mrs. Jim (Laura Zlesak) Shoemaker of Alma Center; Peter Ludovic of Milwaukee; Rachel Kalsow of Wisconsin Rapids; and Harlan Crume of Parkridge, Ill.


Committee in charge of arrangements consisted of: Mrs. Robert Drescher, Mrs. Virgil Lezotte, Mrs. Roger Grottke, Mrs. Wayne Trimberger, Mrs. Benny Urlaub and Mrs. Marvin Anderegg.  Arrangements for the next reunion, to be held in five years, will be made by the same committee.




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