School: Owen-Withee Class of 1957 (10 Year Reunion – 1967)
Surnames: Fritz, Sugden, Skutak, Waldeck, Wendt, Nielsen, Larson, Alexander, Backe, Bucheger, Luoma, Anderson, Sheets, Olson, Potocnik, Auberg, Ludwig, Laakso, Branquist, Hamel, Stark, Allen, Wirtala, Fritsch, Johnson, Malnar, Glasshof, Ciszewski, Lesneski, Mills
---------Source: OWEN ENTERPRISE (Owen, Clark County, Wis.) 13 Jul 1967
The Owen-Withee graduating class of 1957 held a 10-year reunion on Sunday, July 2, 1967 at the Meadowview Country Club in Owen (Clark Co., Wis.). The 25 class members present, their husband and wives were, and the class Advisor, Mr. Richard Allen and Mrs. Allen, had an enjoyable evening reminiscing and renewing old friendships.
Committee members in charge of the arrangements were Mary Loris Lesneski Mills, chairman; William Wirtala, Don Hamel, Margaret Stark Hamel, Tom Allen and Maxine Malnar Glasshof.
The cocktail hour at six-thirty o'clock was followed by a delicious prime rib and beef dinner. Wm. Wirtala acted as master of ceremonies for the program after the dinner. Mary Loris Lesneski Mills read short notes from the class mamebers unable to attend the reunion. The Class Will was given by Tom Allen and Don Hamel read the Class Prophecy.
Prizes were awarded to the following: Marilyn Sugden Skutak for coming the longest distance; Larry Fritz for having the most children: Stanley Ciszewski for being the most recently married; John Backe for having the largest waistline; and Karen Alexander for having the shortest skirt.
Tentative plans were discussed for having a 15-year reunion. Don Ludwig will be in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Richard Allen concluded the program with a few remarks.
Class members present were: Larry Fritz, Owen' Marilyn Sugden Skutak, Stockton, Calif.; Ross Fritz, Dorchester; Marilyn Wendt Waldeck, Belvidere, Ill.; John Nielsen, Williamsburg, Va.; Lars Larson, Wausau; Karen Alexander, North Chicago, Ill.; John Backe, Inver Grove Heights, Minn.; Dennis Bucheger, Greenwood; Judith Luoma Anderson, Withee; Carol Sheets Olson, Dorchester; Donna Potocnik Skutak, Menomonee Falls; Ronald Auberg, Withee; Don Ludwig, Appleton; Audrey Laakso Branquist, Fremont; Don Hamel and Margaret Stark Hamel, Milwaukee; Tom Allen, Owen; Wm. Wirtala, Withee; Jackie Fritsch Johnson, West Allis; Maxine Malnar Glasshof, Thorp; Stanley Ciszewski, River Falls, and Mary Loris Lesneski Mill, Owen.
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