The CHS class of
1962 celebrated their 45th class reunion at Portage’s Woodland Park August
18. Two former teachers, Mrs. Bertha Rhed Still and Mrs. Virginia Bateman,
A picnic lunch was catered by the Duneland School Food Service
and delicious corn-on-the-cob was prepared on the spot by Jerry Ward.
those attending were Tom Petersen, Sue Brennan, Jim Cook, Pam Herring Berry,
Bob Parker, Jerry Ward, Karen Coambs, Roy Shepard, Rick Hokanson, Sue Stavropoulos Keiser, Shirley Rhoda Valpatic, Karen
Fuller Maney, Linda Boi Burton, Maureen Ryan Cook, Paula Wentland Nicholson,
Aileen Griffin Turner, Jim Cassidy, Virgil Gassaway, John Keiser, Nancy
Nelson Adams, Roger McMeans, Terri Olson Vincent, Linda Collins Lytle, Lynn
Billings Proper, Kathy Kelly Barbian, Ted Ahrendt, Andy Valpatic, Dick
Castle, John Logan, Jerry Hill, Tom (Gerber) Tengblad, Allen Pease, Neil
Charlson, and Jim Hall.
Allen Pease conducted an auction of some great and goofy donated items,
the proceeds of which were earmarked for the upcoming 50th Reunion.
Rick Hokanson, class president, asked for a moment of silence to remember the 24
class members who have passed on.
All expressed thanks to those who worked on
this reunion and their hope for the 50th reunion to be as memorable.