Guest Book
The Guest Book facility under our new web site hosted on works similar to how it did under the old hosted site. You just need to enter your name and an email address to post to the guest book. So feel free to post here as you used to do under the old site
The steps to making a post to the Guest Book are:
  1. Click on the "Add Your Guest Book Message" button.
  2. Compose your post in the resulting post composition box.
  3. Click the "Post to Guest Book" button below the post composition box.
    Note, do not click again on the the "Add Your Guest Book Message" button. That will instead cancel your post.
Note: Guest book posts are subject to filtering which is trying to prevent spammers from posting advertisements to the site. That filtering will report that "something is missing or incorrect" and not allow you to submit your post.
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June Waller
Posted on the 2024-02-11 at 16:07
Sorry to hear of Howard’s passing. My thoughts and prayers for his family. So sad that we are loosing so many classmates.
Kathie Kukull Teslaw
Posted on the 2024-02-11 at 14:43
Another passing….sad. Howard was funny, had a smile a mile wide! Comfort to his family and know we are send prayers .????????????????????????????
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2024-02-10 at 16:34
This is the third time I am posting about the sadness I feel about loosing another classmate and I am not having a very good time typing. I hope that it works this time. I am very happy that others have put up the message about Howard. I got through both messages and the box to click unto to send the message. I wasn't able to find it I looked at the box under the message I wrote to post it the guest book. Not sure I understand what happened, but extremely frustrating. I hope it works this time. My sadness about Howie is saying goodbye to a very good friend. Howie was my neighbor when we were kids. We had so much fun at the skating rink. Black Steads was the place we all got together. But I was always there and Howie and I would help plow the snow off the ice. We worked together and he taught me how to plow snow. To this day when I plow my snow I think of all the fun we had on that skating rink and I always will remember Howie and our friendship. So now as I have said with every class mate. Rest in Peace dear friend and we shall see you again in the final reunion in the sky. FLY FOREVER FREE DEAR FRIEND.
Sharon Walberg Widell
Posted on the 2024-02-10 at 10:53
Walked by Howard Mackey's house every day on my way to school. Remember Howard as being a very nice, happy, some comical individual. Very likeable person to know. So sorry to hear of his passing but happy his suffering is over. A loss for his family, community, and classmates.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2024-02-10 at 00:10
Classmates, we've lost our classmate Howard Mackey. Howard passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 6, 2024, with his loving wife by his side. He courageously fought and beat cancer three times before dementia took over. Our condolences to his family. Thanks to Alyce Lenzen for letting us know about Howard's passing. You can view Howard's obituary on our Memorials page by scrolling down to his entry. The entries are sorted by original last name. An announcement of his passing has been added to the Home page.
patricia little
Posted on the 2024-01-29 at 08:34
Yes Kathy I received your package With the addresses. I thought I sent a reply to you that we can work it all it will be fine.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-11-15 at 15:11
I have sad news again about a classmate that we had with us for only 2 two years at East possibly 9th and10th grade. Her name was Marion Burbal Cronin. Even though we don't have a photo of her and she didn't graduate with us Bobby Chase and myself remember her. Hope if you do remember her that you might come into the site with your remembrances if you can. There was a photo in the Telegram they had put up but I can't seem to find it at the all 3 funeral homes. I recognized her from the photo in the paper. She passed away on October 31st 2023 and November 12th 2023 her husband passed away. So sad. FLY FOERVER FREE MARION UNTIL WE ME AGAIN IN THE FINAL REUNION IN THE SKY.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2023-10-09 at 17:41
Very nice tribute to Elyse, Sharon. It reminds me that I forgot to mention something in my earlier note about adding a Memorial for her. That is, under each Memorial there is a Tribute button which allows you to add your personal tribute/memory to the person's Memorial for others to see in the future. It's a nice place to share your fond memories of the classmate we've lost.
Sharon Walberg Widell
Posted on the 2023-10-09 at 13:17
Elyse was a great person. Laurie Nord and I decorated their apartment when they got married. Condolences to her family.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2023-10-08 at 12:19
Sorry to learn of Elise's passing. A Memorial for Elise has been added to the Memorials page. You can view Elise's obituary on our Memorials page by scrolling down to her entry. The entries are sorted by original last name.
June Waller
Posted on the 2023-10-08 at 11:55
So sorry to hear of Elise’s passing. Hugs for her family
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-10-07 at 17:04
Sorry to hear that we have lost another classmate Elise Reid Banard. She passed away on October 3rd at home. She was a sweet lady. May she FLY FOREVER FREE UNTILL WE MEET AGAIN IN TH FINAL REUNION IN THE SKY.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-30 at 14:00
Hi Karen hope that you will make a reunion soon. How is your new apartment? Is it just as nice as you described it in your previous message to the Guest Book? In addition to Pat Wild Franzens message you have such an active life it will be great to see and talk to you in person so I am keeping my fingers crossed that you will make one of our reunions in the next 2 years. You go girl. Hugs PJ
Bob Beetcher for Karin (Harmer) Hanson
Posted on the 2023-08-29 at 20:52
Folks, the following message is from Karin (Harmer) Hanson. She submitted it using the "Send this person a message" button on my earlier Guest Book Post about Larry's photo submissions. That is only is sent to me. Instead it would work better to submit a "Guest Book" post which gets distributed out to all folks for whom we have an email address. Here's Karen: Thank you Larry Strack for the photos you've added from the 2023 -- 58th East High Class Reunion !! Hopefully, I'll be able to make it next year ... But definitely for our 60th !!
Bob Beetcher for Pat (Wild) Franzen
Posted on the 2023-08-29 at 20:38
Folks, the following message is from Pat (Wild) Franzen. She submitted it using the "Contact" page, which only is sent to me, the site administrator, instead of the "Guest Book" page which gets distributed out to all folks for whom we have an email address. I wanted you all to see it, so I am submitting it as a Guest Book post on Pat's behalf. Here's Pat: Such fun to see the FUN! Sadly, I do not recognize many faces. You need bigger nametags! I hope to be back for the 60th in 2025, Lord willing. I did not graduate with the Class of '65, but I was with the Nelson Dewey/Franklin crowd until Grade 11 when we moved to Iowa. I remember with great fondness my years in Superior. The North Woods remains a draw for me. I travel to the Rhinelander area with my Boy Scouts every so often. I'm an assistant scoutmaster for a female troop. I'm just now completing Wood Badge and having a blast. My granddaughter and I are honored to be OA Brotherhood and typically spend 20+ nights each year in our tents/hammocks in the forests. We earned Zero Hero last January when we spent 24 hours in the woods at Tomahawk Scout Reservation up there. It hit -7 that night. I know, I know... That's nothing to a true Superior dweller. :-) May you all enjoy a beautiful fall season. Blessings, P
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-29 at 13:24
Special thanks to Larry and Nancy for your photos and sharing them with us. To those who didn't come to this reunion, I am encouraging you classmates that how important it is to come to the next two years of reunion's especially those who haven't been to a reunion for awhile. We have lost forty nine classmates out of our one hundred seventy two classmates the we graduated with. It is just a joy to see and visit with everyone. Time is running out for all of us. It's understandable that some of you are not able to come for health reason's. Also those that live far away it's understandable. So if you can't come to the reunions come into the guest book and chat with us. We have such an awesome web site to enjoy let us know you are still interested that we have this format to stay in touch. Ok I am done now. So I will get off my soap box till next time. Love you all and hugs. PJ
Bob Beetcher for Larry Strack
Posted on the 2023-08-29 at 11:48
Just to let you all now. A number of additional photos from Larry, in the latter half of our 2023 58th Reunion Photos album, are now available on the home page. Thanks to Larry for all his efforts in taking the photos at the reunion and getting them uploaded to the reunion album.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-28 at 17:35
Hi Cousin Bob and all the classmates from Washington school from years ago. So cool that you all got together. love love the photos. Where did you all meet it looks like a really nice place? Would this place be big enough for our class reunions?????
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2023-08-27 at 10:24
Recently, a few folks who went to Oakland Grade School together gathered for an Oakland Grade School class reunion. A few photos from that gathering are now available under the "Various Memorabilia" page which can be accessed from the "Menu" option on the upper right of this page. Under the "Various Memorabilia" page you can find those photos by scrolling down to the "8-17-23 Oakland Grade School Class Reunion" photo album. For any of those that attended and might have additional photos for that gathering, you can upload those photos to the album using the "Upload Photos" button under the album.
Bob Beetcher for Nancy Nordswen Hossalla
Posted on the 2023-08-16 at 17:04
We owe our thanks to Nancy Nordswen Hossalla for all those great reunion pictures that were just uploaded. My apologies to Nancy for being unable to determine who had uploaded them. At least one of the pictures of the whole group of attendees came from Larry. So he deserves our thanks for that. I believe Larry has a number of other photos that he plans to upload as well when he's finished reviewing them. So, likely there are more to come.
Bob Beetcher for Larry Strack
Posted on the 2023-08-16 at 11:41
Just to let you all now. A number of great photos from our 2023 reunion are now available on the home page. I believe they are contributed by Larry Strack. If they weren't uploaded by Larry, my apologies to whoever contributed them. But Larry spent a lot of his time at the reunion taking photos, so I'm assuming he uploaded them for us. Thanks Larry.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-15 at 07:38
This is what I did to get the notice. I used Google on my A14 Samsung phone our url came up and I used that. I used numbers, dollar sign and cents. I tried a second time with removing the numbers and typed them like I did here in my posting on our site, and it still wouldn't except it. But as you see it worked here using my computer. Hope this explanation helps, if not you can call me and we can discuss it some more. I put it up here so that others can read this and help them to pay attention in how they submit there posting. very curious. PJ
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-14 at 15:56
Ok classmates and Bob, I have tried to post this message using my phone and it won't take it???? so here goes I will try it this way. Many thanks to Len Moreau for his donation to our fund. It was a big one. I offered to give Bob a refund to the payment he made to secure our new web site. But this is what he said. He didn't need it and to put the whole amount Len donated into our account. So we now have six hundred fifty nine and cents. Next time you see Len thank him for his donation. I thank you Len, hugs PJ
Lawrence Strack
Posted on the 2023-08-09 at 16:12
Unable to post message or photos.
Posted on the 2023-08-06 at 15:30
There isn't any rush Kathie to get the addresses mailed back out to me. Take care of yourself first. Hugs PJ
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-06 at 15:25
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-05 at 18:03
I look forward to next couple years in keeping my fingers crossed that you will be able to attend either next year when we have the 60th. We will all be happy to see you. Thank you for the kind words about my song at the 50th reunion it was a heartfelt song that I felt fit how all of us feel about missing the friends we all miss from high school. Those are special relationships that seem to mean more the older we get. So take care of yourself and look forward to seeing you in the future. Hugs PJ
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-04 at 12:14
Pat so good to hear from you. You are one busy lady you go girl. Hope to see you at the next reunion or the 60th. Take care till then. Hugs PJ
Pat Wild Franzen
Posted on the 2023-08-02 at 10:46
Greetings Class of '65! I am sad to miss the reunion this weekend. I've become very involved with Boy Scouts and serve as a leader. We have campouts often and this next one is going to be especially fun. Adult leaders are doing a float trip down the Merrimac (sp?) in MO. We will be kayaking, canoeing, rafting, swimming, hiking, whatever. Camping out two nights that weekend, cooking our own food, and generally having a blast! I'm hoping the weather is good so I can set up my camping hammock. In general, life is good! I'm still teaching adjunct at Bradley University when I feel like it. Taking fall term off as we have some travel plans and they wanted me to teach two courses. Nope! Too much like work. HA! I just finished teaching ecology at Fermilab all last week. Hotter than blazes, but still a great time. I'm happiest when I'm out in the natural world. I credit growing up in Superior for that love. I still enjoy fishing. Caught a 4 1/2 pound bass on a 6-pound test line in MO last May. I need to go down to my dock and pull out more bluegill, but they are so boring. I'm still involved with curriculum development at Fermilab. Some of my favorite projects were for Fermi, including the Energy and Ecosystems program I wrote. I've been associated with them for nearing 40 years. The dolphin program I wrote for Brookfield Zoo is a very close second. Is it any wonder that I aligned with BSA? Once a tomboy, always a tomboy I wish you all well! Hope you have a marvelous time next weekend. I'll shoot for our 60th in 2025 - OK? OMIGOSH! How can that be? I'd love to hear from some who may remember me. We moved in the spring term of our junior year, but I was Grade 1-11 with many of you. HAPPY REUNION! Blessings, P
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-08-01 at 18:15
So sorry Kathie I was looking forward to seeing you. I had a big question for you do you still have the list of addresses from our covid cancelation reunion???????
Kathie Kukull Teslaw
Posted on the 2023-08-01 at 16:19
Oops, I did it again!! I was looking forward to our gathering this weekend, but the oldest hip replacement decided to jump “ ship” , leaving me in the lurch for the next six weeks, and full recovery taking a few months. I will be missing great conversations from Brest class members. A toast to those no longer with us, and , I am certain, greatly missed. Hope to meet up next year…to the greatest and last grads of Superior East High School, ❤️????????????????????????!
Patricia LIttle
Posted on the 2023-07-11 at 18:42
So sorry classmates to see on FB that we also have another loss in our graduating class. Devon Eccles has passed away. I have no other info as to what happened other than it was unexpected. He was a great guy full of the dickens and love to laugh. SO I SAY TO YOU DEVON AND BOB FLY FOREVER FREE TILL WE MEET AGAIN IN THE FINAL REUNION IN THE SKY.
Mark Minguey
Posted on the 2023-07-08 at 15:52
Sorry to hear of Bob Hengels passing. We were best of friends starting with the basketball team at Franklin Junior High and all through High School. I spent several summer weekends with Bob and his family at their cabin on Middle Eau Claire Lake. Even after graduation there were weekends when Bob Jackson, myself and others would head down to Madison to visit Bob and his roommate Jim Nelson at UW. They'd put us up in their dorm room after a night of partying on State Street or at the Bunny Hop out in Middleton. I hadn't seen him for quite a while but we would talk on the phone regularly in recent years and it was always good to share lots of great memories, some of which were so much fun that they are probably best left unsaid at this point. He was a good friend and will be missed.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-07-03 at 15:01
Now it makes sense to me, maybe its just me that is confused by the tab above not going away and not seeing the box below to add your post?????
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-07-03 at 14:56
Ok Bob I can see now what you are talking about with the sign above staying open. I have been clicking on that. Now I can see the tab below my post. I am going to click on that now.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-07-03 at 11:32
Thanks Bob for putting the reunion message up on the home page. Just to add to that message is the time. 5:30 PM till ??? I also put up a message on FB as well so this should help get the message out. Thanks again and hope this message works today. I will let you know if it appears today or not.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-06-22 at 09:10
Dear Linda, your message brings tears to my eyes. You where a rock for me when Carla passed. I remember our conversation like it was yesterday you made it more bearable to try to accept her passing. So now I will remember those words for you. I will pray that your last days are as free of pain as possible. We will meet again in the final reunion in the sky and I will be able to give you a hug then. Bless your heart dear friend and classmate. Love and hugs PJ.
Linda Cramer Schlais
Posted on the 2023-06-21 at 09:11
The older I get the more my mind does a life review with snippets of conversations or events that often include you folks. Remember them announcing JFK assassination…I was in German class. I’ll turn 76 tomorrow….probably my last birthday. I’ve battled breast cancer off and on for 29 years and now I’m at the end as it’s in my spine. I feel pretty good most days but it’s gaining on me. I’ve had a great life with three kids, 8 grands and 3 great grands and for 35 years the best man I’ve known for a partner. I’ve been a nurse and foster mom and had good friends…can’t ask for more. I miss my buddy Carla and we were in daily contact her last two years…we talked a lot about high school….she could remember so many things I’d forgotten about. Thanks to any of you who remember me fondly. I’ll eventually see you all and we’ll have a great reunion.????
Bob Jackson
Posted on the 2023-06-19 at 13:26
Bob Hengel passed away this morning. I spoke with his ex-wife Ann, she said he passed peacefully. I believe there will be an obituary in the Mpls. Star Tribune and the Duluth News Tribune in the next few days.
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-06-09 at 08:31
So Sorry for the news about Bob Hengel prayers for him. I also have a message to Nancy Nordswen. Dale was looking into Barkers Island again for this year and I think it would be best if we keep the yearly place we meet at the same place each year to help people remember. Haven't heard from him yet but will check with him. But my suggestion Nancy is this you will need to see how many people that the restaurant can handle. And how much it would cost to rent. If it could be a place for the 2025 Reunion. How much would it cost for the class or per person. Our normal amount of people for our yearly meeting is about 30 for annual meetings and up to 60 or more for the for a mail out invitation for our 60th reunion. Thank you for your suggestion and anymore info you can find out. The other option was on the table for the Log Cabin for the 60th. If I remember correctly that cost to meet there was free but a charge for food. Not sure anymore it's been a while since we looked into the Log Cabin. Thanks again Nancy.
Alyce Lenzen
Posted on the 2023-06-08 at 20:35
So very sorry about Bob Henkel????????Prayers for his family????????
Bob Jackson
Posted on the 2023-06-08 at 16:14
I received a phone call this morning from Ann Hengel, Bob's ex wife. Ann said they believe that Bob suffered a stroke sometime last week and is currently uncommunicative and sleeping most of the time, hospice has been brought in to manage his care. Ann said they expect the end to come sooner than later. If I hear more, I will pass it along.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2023-06-06 at 23:37
A few folks have inquired privately about our reunion gathering this summer. To try to let folks know the current status, I'm reposting Pat's earlier, 4/24/23, update here below. She posted that prior to my adding Guest Book support for automatically sending new postings to all folks for whom we have a verified email address. Hopefully, this reposting will get the status out to most of you. Here's Patty Little's post from 2023-04-24 at 12:22: Hi everyone the date for the yearly reunion is Friday the 4th of August. Just talked with Dale and he is still in California but he will be back soon. He then will see if we can have our date for this year. If not we will find a place for that date. So stay tuned to the guest book and we will let you all know where we will meet. But the date will stay the same.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2023-05-28 at 16:35
Bob, you're certainly right that current times wouldn't see a caption like that for Bob Hengel showing up anymore without causing a lot of trouble. Fortunately, Bob Hengel's caption wasn't prophetic. That is, I believe he has some children. On a related note, our class site home page still lists Bob as "in the care of assisted living with memory issues." Is that still the case? Do you have any updated information on how he is doing? He was such a great guy. I can still see that cheerful smile of his which seemed to be ever present.
Robert Jackson
Posted on the 2023-05-27 at 20:06
In looking through the web site I came across the senior class pictures, I took particular interest in Bob Hengel's photo and the accompanying caption, "I'm never serious, but always gay"! Can you imagine that caption appearing in ANY yearbook today? How times have changed !!
Patricia Little
Posted on the 2023-05-25 at 12:19
Thanks for helping out with email addresses and hope you all use the guest book more frequently. Hugs to you all. PJ
Jean Richardson
Posted on the 2023-05-25 at 10:49
Hi, the above is my correct address…looking forward to the reunion
Irene Marin
Posted on the 2023-05-25 at 09:06
Hello classmates, hope everyone is doing well. Thank you PJ & Bob for all you do for this website. Your time & work are truly appreciated.
Alyce Lenzenc
Posted on the 2023-05-24 at 19:05
Thank you Patti and Bob for all the work you have done on this site. Hello to all you fellow EHS classmates. Looking forward to the 2023 reunion.
June Waller
Posted on the 2023-05-24 at 16:57
I hope everyone is doing well and we have a warm summer soon.
Patty Jo Little
Posted on the 2023-05-24 at 08:12
Happy to hear from both you Larry and Jim in our new web site. Look forward to seeing both of you as well.
Larry Strack
Posted on the 2023-05-23 at 20:22
Looking forward to the 2023 RHS Reunion.
James Van Driessche
Posted on the 2023-05-20 at 01:04
Hello to all my EHS class and friends. I am looking forward to the 2023 reunion. It sounds like there just might be one. I have to say I like the new format for the site, and I thank all of you who put so much work into keeping it going. You're doing a great job. Pat and I are in Thailand for a few more weeks before going to Bali for another month. If all goes as planned, I think we will be in Florida for about a month before heading North to visit family and friends. I hope all is well with everyone and you are trying to stay safe and healthy. Jim and Pat
Patricia Jo LaValley Chaco Wardensky
Posted on the 2023-04-27 at 22:31
Just wanted to say hi to anyone who remembers me.
Patty Little
Posted on the 2023-04-24 at 11:22
Hi everyone the date for the yearly reunion is Friday the 4th of August. Just talked with Dale and he is still in California but he will be back soon. He then will see if we can have our date for this year. If not we will find a place for that date. So stay tuned to the guest book and we will let you all know where we will meet. But the date will stay the same. So hope all is well with all of you. I am still being weened of the Prednisone but that too will be done very soon. Because of being on Prednisone I have now gone into severe osteoporosis and I have a compression fracture in the T7th vertebrae. I am taking Fosamax for that issue along with my two bulging disks in my back. Not sure if I will be golfing this year or not. We shall see and hop so. That being said our snow here in Solon is melting fast and I am happy about that. My Iris's are poking thru the ground an that too is a good sign. Remember Friday August 4th for our reunion date for this year. We will inform you as soon as we have a place to go to. Have a great day you all Hugs PJ
Patty Jo
Posted on the 2023-04-11 at 13:16
Any body out there lets start a conversation about anything??????
Nancy Hossalla
Posted on the 2023-04-09 at 09:24
Happy Easter everyone! The new web site looks great! Hope to see you all at the next reunion!
Karin (Harmer) Hanson
Posted on the 2022-12-26 at 10:50
"Merry Christmas to all of my East High Class of 1965 Graduates!!!!" I just wanted to make it a point to wish all of you a 'Merry Christmas for 2022' and for all of us to 'welcome in' 2023!! Let's hope that the year 2023 is going to be a MUCH better year for all of us than the past three years have been due to the pandemic. For me, there's going to be a MAJOR change as I'm going to be moving OUT of the New Perspective Senior Living facility where I've resided for the past five (5) years and into a brand new independent apartment complex which is going to be located where the old St. Joseph's Childrens' Home used to be at the very beginning of February, 2023. My new apartment is going to be located on the Fifth Floor so I'm going to have a tremendous view of Lake Superior after living for over 50+ years near Lake Michigan!! And I'll also have a gorgeous view of the Duluth ski hills although I've never been much of a skiier due to the severe 'crushing break' that I suffered in the summer of 2017 of my left foot and ankle. But now I've TOTALLY recovered from that injury and I'm walking totally independent again and it's now time for me to 'fly on my own' which I'm very anxious to have happen in the very near future. After reviewing all of the many classmates who've already passed away, I think it's time that each one of us cherish the lives that we've been given and vow to remain healthy and happy for the years we have left. I hope to see many of you at our class reunion this summer in August. Due to being an 'insulin dependent diabetic for many years and having another serious medical situation that I have to deal with, I've been labeled as 'immunocompromised' and I've had to be very careful not to contract the Covid-19 Virus but hopefully things will have settled down more this summer and I'll be able to become re-aquainted with many of you 'in person' again this year. Each one of you 'take care and stay safe' in whatever you have going on in each one of your lives and be sure to 'keep in touch' here on our East High '65 Website!! Karin (Harmer) Hanson
Bob Jackson
Posted on the 2022-12-25 at 08:41
I would like to wish all of my "old" classmates a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, it's 26 degrees this morning in The Villages, Florida, fortunately it's not snowing. As I think back of my youth in East End Superior the memory of how the East End business area was decorated for Christmas with trees and lights on each street light and how Eddie Meyers, who owned the radio and TV repair shop, would pipe Christmas music that filled the downtown area. In my youth I always took this for granted, but now as I think back I realize what a special memory this created for me. Wishing everyone a happy and HEALTHY New Year.
Mark Minguey
Posted on the 2022-12-23 at 17:03
Here's wishing everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. This is one of my favorite times of the year. Getting together with family and friends to celebrate is what makes this time so special. It was certainly nice to see everyone at the reunion this past August. I had been 30+years since I've seen many of my classmates. In some ways it seemed like no time had passed at all, just spending time with old friends and familiar faces. Congrats on the new website, very impressive. Hoping everyone has a happy and healthy 2023.
PJ Little
Posted on the 2022-12-10 at 13:47
Hi you all so want to congratulate cousin Bob on his incredible talents to get this new web site up and going. Thank you Bob for the recognition of my long time being your host to our past web site. It all started in 2005 when I agreed to set up our web site. We were using Dale's brother-in-law web site with Homestead. I had only just got a computer and didn't know a dang thing about what I was doing. But I learned as I went along. Now it is 2022 and I am happy to hand over the reins to Bob who is a wizard at this techy stuff. I m grateful to him for giving me the opportunity to step aside and let the master take over. Thank you all for your support over the years with all my typo errors. Carla was my helper with that, she is gone to the heavens now and I will still thank her for all her help along the way. Miss getting on the phone with her now and then to catch up. But someday we will be able to catch up again. I would also like to put out there that we still need more money in our Reunion Fund. We will need to have more funds coming in. Bob has footed the $ 300 to pay for this new site and which will cover the next 3 years so we won't have to be concerned about that for awhile. We have $294.70 in our account which is a good start for upcoming reunions. But we need to pay Bob for fronting the web site right now. We will be closing our account with Homestead and be getting some reimbursement from them which will help put some more money back into our account. So you can continue to send money to me and I will get it into our account. Or you can also send money to Dale Trolson as well because he is also the second person on our account. So in closing this lengthy message I want to say thank you to all of you with your kind words about the work that I have done for all these years. It was a work of fun and frustration at times because I didn't know what I was doing some of the time. I'm not going anywhere just more in the background. So enjoy this new website and use it often it's a good one. I think it will be easier for everyone to use. For now hugs PJ
Al Henry
Posted on the 2022-12-02 at 10:42
Note: The following was submitted separately through a Contact Form submission by Al. I thought it was nice to here from Al and thought others might like to see it to. So I'm posting this to the Guest Book on Al's behalf. Bob Beethcher Hi, just want to commend you guys on your outstanding work on this website!! Especially you, Pat, for your longevity, dedication, energy, and competence in the execution of this project!! My gawd!!, WHAT an achievement!! Happy to see that Mr. Bob has entered the fray to contribute as well. GOOD for you, BOB!! I enjoy window shopping thru th’Past from time to time and the bios and updates are often interesting and/or sad. Nonetheless, most ALL of our class of ‘65 has a definite place in my dwindling memory and heart. Quite extraordinary piece of time those mid/late ‘60’s, I know they slapped me around and around. I’m wondering if’n it’d be possible to put names t’th’faces on those spectacular reunion photos. I know, more WORK!?!? Just a thought. We’ve all gone through the cycle (cyclone!) of ch-ch-ch-changes and for us straggler’s it’d be a wonderful gesture. ??????? One o dese days I hope to shake hands with each n’every one of the Grand Reunion attendees. Until dat time I remain internetly yours, ~~~al Thanks again for your stellar performances!!!
Dale Trolson
Posted on the 2022-12-01 at 16:38
Looking, Bob. Thank you Patty & Bob.
Bob Beetcher
Posted on the 2022-11-28 at 18:21
Welcome all to the new class website. Hopefully this one will serve us well for the remaining of our tenure here. Best wishes to all.