School: Neillsville H.S. Class of 1957 (55th Reunion - 2012)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Harcey, Adamec, Bertrang, Counsell, Noah, Finder, Hanson, Lovvik, Hubing, Gregorich, Johnson, Krause, Manz, Mazola, Miller Hagen, Strangfeld, Wavrunek, Asplin, Wick, Payne, Nelson, Nauertz, Quicker, Bryan, Bertrang, Plummer, Garbisch, Thompson, Hagen, Grap, Ruzic, Seelow, Snyder, Hoesly, Lockhart, Norman, Kozlowski, Zickert, Trachte, Abrahamson, Duchow, Flick, Mohr, Kenyon, Meier, Shaw, Urlaub, Steinhilber, Wall, Stoughton, Swenson, Ebert, Thieme, Trogner, Turville, Cutts, Wagner, Ziegler, Ylvisaker, Barr, Hoffman, Bell, Mashin, Becker, Thoma, Hediger, Smith, Knoop, Kurasz, Greeler, Mayer, Seelow, Stiemke, Zank

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/19/2012

Neillsville High School Class of 1957 (55th Reunion - 2 September 2012)

The Class of Neillsville High School’s Class of 1957 held its 55 year reunion at the American Legion Hall Sept. 2, 2012.

Dennis Harcey served as Master of Ceremonies and a moment of silence was observed for deceased classmates and graduates. They include: Anton Adamec, Richard Bertrang, Betty (Counsell) Noah, Lester Finder, Mary (Hanson) Lovvik, Marilyn (Hubing) Gregorich, Dennis Johnson, Jim Krause, Paul Manz, John Mazola, Pat (Miller) Hagen, Donald Strangfeld, Bernard Wavrunek, Lois (Asplin) Wick, Norma (Payne) Nelson, James Nauertz, James Quicker, Dean Bryan, Eddie Bertrang, Judy (Plummer) Garbisch and Susan Thompson.

Harcey also related high school stories of the past and introduced Eugene Hagen, who told several jokes.

JoAnn (Grap) Ruzic reported on the University of Wisconsin Longitudinal Study of the Class of 1957. There are several classmates included in this study.

Out-of-state classmates attending were: Beverly (Seelow) and Terry Snyder, Gainesville, GA; Mona (Hoesly) Lockhart, St. Charles, IL; Betsy (Norman) Kozlowski, Bemidji, MN; Dennis and Mary Harcey, Stillwater, MN; Eugene Hagen, Newport, MN; and Dean Zickert, Minneapolis, MN.

Attending from Wisconsin other than Neillsville were: Arlene (Trachte) and Lyle Abrahamson, Fairchild; Judy Duchow) Flick and Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon*, Black River Falls; Allen and Margie Meier, Oregon; Donald and Karen Shaw, Jackson; Lee and Janis (Urlaub) Steinhilber, Wisconsin Rapids; Susan (Wall) and Robert Stoughton, Mondovi; Jon and Rita Swenson, Westfield; Arlene (Ebert) Thieme, Wausau; John and Darlene Trogner, Oregon; Wayne and Shiriline Turville, Edgar; Patricia (Cutts) and Marvin Wagner, Menomonie; and Ronald Ziegler, Appleton.

Attending from Neillsville were: Tom and Betty (Ylvisaker) Barr, Eileen (Hoffman) Bob Bell, Joyce (Mashin) and Terry Becker, Arlene (Thoma) Hediger, Arlys (Smith) Knoop, Ed Kurasz, Janice (Greeler) and Harold Mayer, JoAnn (Grap) and Gary Ruzic, William and Karen Seelow, Arthur Stiemke, and William and Susan Zank.

The class members present voted to donate to a scholarship fund at Neillsville High School from a fund balance.

Another reunion may be planned for 2017.

(*Dolores just moved 8/27/12 from Washington State.)



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