Class of 1945 73-year reunion

The Waukon High School Class of 1945 73-year reunion was held May 19. Ozzie and Phyllis Quandahl provided the meal, drinks, dessert and hosted the reunion at their home in rural Waukon. Their daughter, Julie Schulte, helped with the serving. The Class of 1945 appreciates the kindness and hospitality shown by Ozzie and Phyllis Quandahl and Julie Schulte.

Ten classmates and six guests were in attendance:

From Waukon: Vincent Haas; Lorna (Hermeier) Bjerke; Darlene (Rush) Leas and son, David; Ozzie and Phyllis Quandahl and daughter, Julie Schulte.

Out of town: Willard and Shirley Meyer of Dorchester; Marjorie (Rolfs) Kruger of Postville; Betty (Bulman) Snitker of Cedar Rapids and daughters, Jan Croskrey and Ann Snitker;  Jim Whalen of Augusta, WI, Berdell Meiners of Caledonia, MN, and Roger Lonning of Albert Lea, MN.

Unable to attend: Mary Lou (Marsden) Walsh of Waukon, Clarice (Shogren) Fisher-Taylor of Rock Island, IL, Ruth (Becker) Quandahl of Mineola, TX; Donna (Henry) Jeffrey of Camarillo, CA and Donald Orr of Madison, WI.   Several of the classmates present talked to Donald Orr via cell phone.

Berdell Meiners has been the official photographer for several years and has taken and sent pictures to class members. The Class of 1945 appreciates the efforts of Berdell Meiners for his assistance with photography.

Two items of business:
1) All class reunion materials and pictures that have been collected and saved by the late Ruth Haas and Roger Lonning will be donated to the Allamakee County Historical Society Museum and Genealogy Research, 121 Allamakee Street, Waukon, IA  52172.
2) The tentative date for the 74-year WHS class reunion will be May 18, 2019.  Time, place and menu will be determined at a later date.

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