Memorial High School Class of 1959
Home of the Old Abes --- Eau Claire, Wisconsin

 

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March 29, 2024 Our classmate Duane C. Drake died March 14, 2024. Our condolences go to Duane's family and friends. Duane's name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Feb. 18, 2024 Our classmate Carol Brown Rysticken died December 18, 2023. Our condolences go to Carol's family and friends. Carol's name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Jan 25, 2024 Photos from our January Lunch at Mogies added to the Glass Gatherings page. See them HERE.
Jan. 19, 2024 Comment from classmate Julia Patton Sorrel. HERE.
Jan 13, 2024 A Student Support Fund was announced by the University of Wisconsin Foundation to honor our late classmate, Dr. Thomas L. German. Information about the fund and a chance to support it are available at the end of Tom's obituary HERE.
Jan. 12,2024 On Thursday, Jan 11, 2024, thirteen of our classmates met for lunch at Mogie's Pub and Restaurant in Eau Claire. The group voted to continue the lunches each month. Learn more HERE.
Dec. 30, 2023 Our classmate Stan Pitt died December 17, 2023. Our condolences go to Stan's family and friends. Stan's name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Dec. 30, 2023 Our classmate Ron Nelson died December 15, 2023. Our condolences go to Ron's family and friends. Ron's name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Dec. 26, 2023 A number of our classmates are planning a "mini reunion" for Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024. At 1:00 pm we will gather in the back room of Mogie's Pub and Restaurant, 436 Water Street in Eau Claire. All classmates are invited. Please email Sally Goss if you want more details (salty_lou@yahoo.com), otherwsise, just show up and have fun. See you then!
Nov, 5,2023 Our classmate Wayne Surguy was featured in an article in the Capital Times newspaper. Go to our Bulletin Board to read the article.
Sep. 28, 2023 Our classmate Dr. Tom German died August 27, 2023. Our condolences go to Tom's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Sep. 1, 2023 Our classmate LaVerne "Vern" Schellfeffer died August 28, 2023. Vern was married to our classmate Kathy Turney Schellfeffer. Our condolences go to Kathy and to their family and friends. LaVerne's name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Aug. 16, 2023 Our classmate Kay Furrer died August 13, 2023. Our condolences go to Kay's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Aug. 9, 2023 Our classmate Charles (Charlie) Gorton died July 26, 2023. Our condolences go to Charlie's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
June 12, 2023 Our classmate Paul Blom died June 5, 2023. Our condolences go to Paul's family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages. There is also information for live streaming the funeral service on July 8.
June 10, 2023 Our classmate Tom DeMars died May 24, 2023. Our condolences go to Tom's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
April 14, 2023 Our classmate Carolyn Gabrielsen Barstad died April 10, 2023. Our condolences go to Carolyn's family and friends. Carolyn served as reunion chair for our 45th, 50th, 55th and 60th reunions, and in that capacity provided her classmates with the gifts of her dedication, talents and hard work. Her name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial pages
April 13, 2023 Our classmate Jim Rude died April 3, 2023. Our condolences go to Jim's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
March 27, 2023 Our classmate Bob Nelson died March 22, 2023. Our condolences go to Bob's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
March 27, 2023 Our classmate Jane Panzer Syverson died  March 12, 2023. Our condolences go to Jane's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Jan. 20,2023 Our classmate Karen Garton Miller has had a book published. To learn more, follow the link from our Bulletin Board page, or go HERE.
Dec. 21, 2022 The "Lunch at Mogie's" lunches have been discontinued because of low attendance.
It was a good run with many happy memories. Photos from past lunches are still
available
HERE.
Nov. 1, 2022 Our classmate Vernett Peterson died October 12, 2022. Our condolences go to
Vernett's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Sep. 27, 2022 Our classmate Robert Simonson died September 1, 2022. Our condolences go to Robert's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Sep. 1, 2022 Our classmate Barbara Ann Jarvar Hoepner died August 1, 2022. Our condolences go to Barbara's family and friends. Barbara was married to our classmate Ken Hoepner, who died in September 2020. Her name an an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
July 13, 2022 Our classmate Joy Beth Borum died June 18, 2022. Our condolences go to Joy's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
June 27, 2022 Our classmate Clarice Books Hauser died June 11, 2022. Our sympathies go to Clarice's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
May 15, 2022 Our classmate Joyce Marie Laursen Clark died May 5, 2022. Our sympathies go to Joyce's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
May 5, 2022 Our classmate Marilyn Severson Lee died April 21, 2022. Our sympathies go to Marilyn's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
April 14, 2022 Our classmate Steve Stolp died April 8, 2022. Our condolences go to Steve's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
March 1, 2022 Bulletin Board update.
Feb. 7, 2022 Our classmate Vernon Dahl died January 12, 2022. Our condolences go to Vern's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Jan. 18, 20212 Our classmate Ronald Lorge died September 7, 2021. Our condolences go to Ron's family and friends. His name and a death notice have been adder to our
Memorial Pages.
Dec. 6, 2021 Our classmate David Johnson died November 18, 2021. Our condolences go to Dave's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Oct. 19, 2021 Our classmate Dr. Curt Hutchens died September 27, 2021. Our condolences go to Curt's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Sep. 8, 2021 Our classmate Diane Blakeley Boetcher died August 25, 2021, in New London, CT. Our condolences go to Diane's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Sep. 7, 2021 Our classmate Dale Potts died September 3, 2021. Our condolences go to Dale's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Sep. 4, 2021 Our classmate Rodney Alf died August 24, 2021. Our condolences go to Rod's family and friends. His name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Aug. 17, 2021 Photo added to the Bulletin Board page.
July 24, 2021 Our classmate Fred Turk died July 22, 2021. Our condolences go to Fred's family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
July 24, 2021 Our classmate Romane Woodford died July 10, 2021. Our condolences go to Romane's family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Feb. 19, 2021 Our classmate Roger Biegel died February 4, 2021. Our condolences go to Roger's family and friends. Roger's name and obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Jan. 23, 2021 Bulletin Board update.
Jan. 10, 2021 Bulletin Board update.
Dec. 28, 2020 Comment added HERE.
Nov. 28, 2020De Our classmate Joan Marie Laycock Carter died November 10, 2020. Our condolences go to Joan's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Nov. 18, 2020 Our classmate Judy Klawiter Amundson died November 7, 2020. Our condolences go to Judy's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Nov. 12, 2020 Comment added HERE.
Nov. 2, 2020 Our classmate Patricia Drabant died October 23, 2020. Our condolences go to Pat's family and friends. Her name and an obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Oct. 15, 2020 Our classmate Kenneth Hoepner died September 15, 2020. Ken was married to our classmate Barbara Jarvar Hoepner. Our condolences go to Barbara and their family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Sep. 21, 2020 Our classmate Thomas L. Schwartz died September 10, 2020. Our condolences go to Tom's family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our
Memorial Pages.
Sep. 9, 2020 Our classmate Barbara Schroeder Brandt died July 19, 2020. Our condolences go to Barbara's family and friends. Her name and a death notice have been added to our Memorial Pages.
May 11, 2020 Our classmate Jack Wendt died May 5, 2020. Our condolences go to Jack's family and friends. His name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
May 6, 2020 Bulletin Board update.
March 20, 2020 Our classmate Robert Turk died March 15, 2020. Bob was married to our classmate Leah LaPage Turk. Our condolences go to Leah and to their family and friends. Bob's name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
March 1, 2020 Our classmate Jeanne Johnson Strassman died February 17, 2020. Our condolences go to Jeanne's family and friends. Please go to our Memorial Pages for more information.
Feb. 29, 2020 Our classmate John Baker died February 17, 2020 in Madison, Wisconsin. Our condolences go to John's family and friends. Please go to our Memorial Pages to learn more.
Jan. 25, 2020 Two photos added to Lincoln School Grade School page here and here.
Jan. 16, 2020 Our classmate Roger Beede died January 4, 2020. Roger was married to our classmate Lynn Nelson Beede. Our condolences go to Lynne and to their family and friends. Roger's name and obituary have been added to our Memorial Pages.
Nov. 22,2019 The class of '59 address list has been added to our website, and a link placed on our 60th Reunion page.
Oct. 16, 2019 Our class treasurer, John Schaaf, announced that the balance of our class treasury, after paying our bills from the 60th reunion, is $416. That amount has been donated to Memorial High School to benefit needy students, as announced at our reunion, and our class checking account has been closed out.

 

 

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