School: Neillsville HS Class of 1957 (60 Year Reunion – 2017)

Contact: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon

Surnames: Cutts, Wagner, Carl, Larson, Schwellenbach, Meier, Lukes, Opelt, Miller, Hagen, Quicker, Seelow, Snyder, Norman, Kozlowski, Nozar, Hagen, Bemis, Kneller, Hoesly, Lockhart, Schwantes, Mohr, Kenyon, Bollom, White, Duchow, Flick, Turville, Trachte, Abrahamson, Wren, Bauer, Schmidt, Severance, Luecht, Trogner, Wall, Stoughton, Swenson, Urlaub, Steinhilber, O’Brien, Zickert, Kren, Stiemke, Mashin, Becker, Greeler, Mayer, Smith, Knoop, Thoma, Hediger, Kurasz, Ylvisaker, Barr, Zank, Hoffman, Bell, Gurney, Ruzic

----Source: Clark County Press (Neillsville, Clark Co., WI) 9/13/2017

NHS Class of 1957 (60 Year Reunion – 3 September 2017)

NHS Class of 1957 Holds 60 Year Reunion

The Neillsville High School Class of 1957 held its 60 Year Class Reunion Sept. 3, at the Brickyard Supper Club. Lee Steinhilber welcomed the guests and gave the invocation.

The following classmates were listed as deceased since the last class reunion: Patricia (Cutts) Wagner, John Carl, Allan Larson, Delmaine Schwellenbach, and Allen Meier. In addition, former teacher Henry Lukes passed away in 2015.

The class awarded two scholarships after its last reunion. They went to Lindsey Opelt, granddaughter of deceased classmate Patricia (Miller) Hagen (for UW-Eau Claire) and Hannah Quicker (for Chippewa Valley Technical College).

Out-of-state classmates attending were: Beverly (Seelow) and Terry Snyder, Gainesville, GA; Bill and Karen Seelow, Tucson, AZ/Neillsville; Betsy (Norman) Kozlowski and John Nozar, Bemidji, MN; Gene Hagen, Newport, MN; Beverly (Bemis) Kneller, Moris, IL; Mona (Hoesly) Lockhart, St. Charles, IL; and Mr. and Mrs. Terry Schwantes, Bloomington, MN.

Attending from Wisconsin outside the Neillsville area were: Dolores (Mohr) Kenyon, Patricia (Bollom) White, and Judy (Duchow) Flick, all of Black River Falls; Wayne and Shirley Turville, Edgar; Arlene (Trachte) Abrahamson, Fairchild; Linda (Wren) Bauer and Rochelle Schmidt, Franksville; Kathryn Severance) Luecht, Nekoosa; John and Darlene Trogner, Oregon; Susan (Wall) and Robert Stoughton, Mondovi; Jon and Rita Swenson, Westfield; Lee and Janis (Urlaub) Steinhilber, and Jerry and Barbara O’Brien, all of Wisconsin Rapids; and Dean and Ann Zickert, Willard.

Attending from Neillsville: Lois Kren, Arthur and Jeannie Stiemke, Joyce (Mashin) and Terry Becker, Janice (Greeler) and Harold Mayer, Arlys (Smith) Knoop, Arlene (Thoma) Hediger, Edward Kurasz, Tom and Betty (Ylvisaker) Barr, William and Susan Zank, Eileen (Hoffman) and Bob Bell, and Lewis and Diane Gurney.

Another class reunion may be planned in the future. Committee members for the 60-year class reunion were: Arlys Knoop, Janice Mayer, Betty Barr, Arlene Hediger, Eileen Bell, and JoAnn Ruzic.



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