School: Owen H.S. Class of 1951 (15th Reunion – 1966)
Surnames: Lindekugel, Laube, Bladl, Schulze, Ferris, Kafka, Lucker, , Kovatch, German, Schumacher, Erickson, Burhop, Schultz, Smith, Alexander, Hansen, Onemus, Klessig, Plummer, Warlch, Parnewicz, Sapetta, Petruzates, Bragstad, Schulz, Smith, Clark, Sluzewski, Gajewsky, O'Konski
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 04 Aug 1966
The Owen High School class of 1951 held its 15th year reunion, Saturday, July 30, 1966, with sixteen attending.
The program started with a tour through the new high school in the afternoon. Many of the classmates with their husband and wives and children enjoyed the tour. It was mentioned that "This was quite a change from the old school." Jim Ferries was an excellent tour guide.
In the evening the members met at 7 for a social hour at the Country Club. We then enjoyed a fine dinner of prime rib of beef.
Janice Lindekugel (Alexander) gave the invocation. Paul Bladl, class president, was master of ceremonies. Dick Laube gave the welcome to the former classmates and guests.
The faculty members present were introduced and asked to reminisce of their memories of classmates. Albert Schulze, class advisor and music instructor; James Ferris, agriculture instructor, and Theodore Kafka, chemistry and biology instructor, were present.
The class emmbers were then asked to give a short resume of the last 5 to 15 years.
Annett Lucker (Waryen) then awarded various gifts to members of the class. Wm. Kovatch received an award for having lost the most hair. Marvin German for the most children, Carol Schumacher (Erickson) for the youngest baby, Alan Burhop for a bachelor with no pictures of girls in his billfold., Paul Bladl for having the most education of those present, Virginia Schulz (Smith) for having lived in the most states. Janice Lindekugel (Alexander) received the door prize.
The members then enjoyed music by Lenny and Paul; we then adjourned to Dick and Harriet Laube's and everyone had a ball.
Members present were as follows, with Mr. and Mrs. Titles:
Pal Bladl Jr., Mavin German, Francis Hansen (Onemus), Ely Klessig, Wm. Kovatch, Dick Laube (Plummer), Dale Lindekugel (Alexander), Ray Lucker (Warlch), Bruno Parnewicz (Sapetta), Larry Petruzates (Bragstad), Don Schulz (Smith, Don Schumacher (Erickson), Ed Sluzewski (Clark) and Allan Gajewsky; also Mr. Alan Burhop and Mr. Maurice O'Konski.
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