School: NHS Class of
1939 (30 Year Reunion - 1969)
Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon
Surnames: Kluhsman, Potter, Calvin, Stephens, Schaub, Beil, Doehr, Hetzel, Rude, Knoop, Schoenherr, Casler, Nelson, Mills, Genteman, Selves, Moh, Stone, Kalsow, Bodwin Logemann, Cummings, Ehlers, Braatz, Kuhn, Bartlett, Lewerenz, Mohr, Scherer, Malone, Blaney, Schultz, Rutherford, Stanley, Rosandich, Langan, Fradette, Darling, Gassen Bauer, Roehl, Embke, Kapusta, Shramek, Lawson, Struble, Zilk, Yorkston, Kuehling, Scott, Butler
----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 7/10/1969
NHS Class of 1939 (30 Year Reunion - 1969)
The Independence Day weekend was selected as “Class Reunion” weekend for several high school classes in the area. Three of them met in two evenings at Bali Hai Supper club on Friday and Saturday.
Fredrick Kluhsman of Milwaukee served the Neillsville Class of 1939 as master of ceremonies at their reunion held at the Bali Hai Supper club Saturday night, with 56 people - 28 members - attending.
Letters were read from 13 of those unable to attend. Tribute was paid to Jeanne Potter Calvin, the only member who had died in the last five years, and a donation was taken for flowers to be sent to relatives of deceased classmates in the next five years.
Mr. Kluhsman had made a tape recording of the class prophecy earlier in the week and played it back for the group to hear.
Surprise stickers were placed on chairs and prizes were awarded to those sitting on them. Winners were: Harold Stephens, Joe Schaub, Hazel Beil Doehr and Gale Hetzel.
More prizes awarded were for: least hair, Victor Rude; came the farthest, Gale Hetzel of Tioga, La.; youngest child, Adeline Knoop Schoenherr; married the shortest time, Batty Casler Nelson; most grandchildren, Lura Mills Genteman (13).
Prizes awarded for name drawing went to: Hazel Beil Doehr, Ruth Selves Moh, Arnold Nelson, Dr. Leslie Stone, Maxine Hetzel and Edward Kalsow.
Members attending from a distance were Hazel Beil Doehr of Spencer; Irene Bodwin Logemann of Milwaukee; Betty Casler Nelson of Madison; Agnes Cummings Stephens of Glenview, Ill.; Jeanette Ehlers Braatz of Beaver Dam; Gale Hetzel of Tioga, La.; Edward Kalsow and Fredrick Kluhsman both of Milwaukee; Luella Kuhn Bartlett of Pittsburg, Pa.; Marion Lewerenz Mohr of Mt. Prospect, Ill.; Victor Rude of Juneau; Joseph Schaub of Racine; Betty Scherer Malone of Wauwatosa; Lydia Schoenherr Blaney of Salem; Dorothy Schultz Rutherford of Black River Falls; Ruth Selves Moh and Allen Stanley, both of Granton; Dr. Leslie Stone of Oshkosh and Rose Rosandich Langan of Evanston, Ill.
Those attending from Neillsville were: Lorraine Fradette Darling, Annabelle Gassen Bauer, Adeline Knoop Schoenherr, Lura Mills Genteman, Florence Roehl Embke, Irene Selves Kapusta, Mildred Shramek Lawson, Delbert Struble and Glen Zilk.
Officers were: Victor Rude, president; Robert Yorkston, vice-president; Annabelle Gassen, secretary, and Warren Kuehling, treasurer.
Class Motto: not evening, but dawn.
Class Colors: old rose and silver
Class Flower: Red Rose
Valedictorian: Goldie Scott Butler
Salutatorian: Irene Bodwin Logemann
The Committee in charge was given a hand by those present. They will be in charge of the next five-year reunion. They are: Mrs. Irene Kapusta, Mrs. Annabelle Bauer and Delbert A. Struble.
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