School: Abbotsford Senior High (Graduation - 1947)
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Surnames: Bailke, Bialkowsky, Bunkelman, Cathcart, Eggert, Fredrickson, Gokey, Gosse, Hackel, Hingess, Hinke, Karsten, Koerner, Leichtnam, Lindberg, Loeffler, Loucks, Michlig, Neitzel, Nikolay, Paul, Peterson, Preller, Schruafnagel, Stettler, Strombeck, Venzke, Voge, Wilson, Wunsch, Zobrak, Berger, Miller, Youmans, Amborn, Root, Wernzenski, Lindsay


----Source: Abbotsford Tribune (Abbotsford, Clark County, Wis.) 05/29/1947


Senior Class Graduated in Exercises Friday, May 23


Commencement exercises for 32 seniors of the Abbotsford high school were held Friday evening, May 23. The seniors, in their grey caps and gowns, on which a red rose, their class flower, was pinned, marched to their places on the stage.


The following program was given before relatives and friends of the graduating class:


Processional - Finale from Symphony No. 1 … Mrs. W. R. Berger


Invocation … Rev. E. R. Miller


Address of Welcome - by Salutatorian … Cecelia Hackel


Without a Song - Vincent Youmans, Vocal Solo … Charles Cathcart


Commencement Speaker - Vision for Tomorrow … Lewis W. Amborn


Address of Farewell by Valedictorian … Rosella Wunsch


There’s Music in the Air - by George F. Root … Boy’s Quartette Arthur Peterson, Charles Cathcart, Chester Bunkelman, Arthur Bialkowsky


Presentation of Awards … Prin. F. E. Wernzenski


Presentation of Diplomas … Mr. W. R. Berger


Benediction … Rev. E. R. Miller


Recessional - Processional by George Leroy Lindsey … Mrs. W. R. Berger


Included in the class of graduating seniors were:


Bernice Bailke, Arthur Bialkowsky, Rose Bialkowsky, Chester Bunkelman, Charles Cathcart, Ramona Eggert, Janet Frederickson, Vane Gokey, Leon Gosse, Cecelia Hackel, Margaret Hingess, Donna Hinke, Lavern Karsten, Betty Jean Koerner, Margaret Leichtnam, Ruby Lindberg, Edna Loeffler, Charles Loucks, Mary Ann Michlig, Geraldine Neitzel, George Nikolay, Joyce Paul, Arthur Peterson, Ann Preller, Allen Schraufnagel, Olive Stettler, Calvin Strombeck, Lavern Venzke, Donald Voge, Udelle Wilson, Rosalia Wunsch, Loretta Zobrak.


Special awards to individual students were:


Rosella Wunsch received the valedictorian’s medal from the school, the certificate award giving her a year’s subscription to Reader’s Digest, from the Reader’s Digest, and a freshman scholarship to any of the eight state *** Note: The remainder of this article was missing.



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