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Eldonna reunion - Dinner-Dance Reunion Held By LHS Class of 1949...
Dinner-Dance Reunion Held By LHS Class of 1949 Colorful decorations in the. bull room at Hotel Stearns formed the setting for the first dinner-dance reunion of Ludington High School Class of 1949. The decorations were green and gold, class colors and the class theme was "Forty Nin- ers." Class Colors The linen-covered tables bore streamers of green and gold and large arrangements of yellow gladioli and yellow tapers in crystal candelabra. The speakers table was centered with a bronze covered Wagon surrounded by yellow gladioli and greenery. The floral arrangements were a gift of Mrs. Paul Hansen. Small graduation photographs of each class member u-ere held in styrofoam bases and served as placecards. Upon arrival, the host and hostess, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Linscotl (Shirleyann Hocking) presented each class member with a yellow chrysanthemum corsage or boutonniere. After the group was seated, Donald Johnson, master of ceremonies, introduced Mrs. Neil Breeding (Loretta Kuras) class vice president, who gave a brief address of welcome. Mr. Johnson introduced Clayton Dostal who gave the invocation. Mr. Dostal also expressed the deep regret caused by the absence of the late Mrs. Norman Schade (Loretta Knapp) and the late Dale Colby. The group enjoyed a ham dinner. Later Mr. Johnson introduced Mrs. Johnson (Mary Jane Peterson) who read parts of letters received from members unable to attend the reunion. Mrs. Donald Barnett (Betty Jensen) read class prophecies. Another Reunion Planned The group voted to hold another similar class reunion in five years. Pictures were taken of the group and dancing was enjoyed to music by Russell Bowne and his orchestra. A gift was presented to Dave Bourgette of Oakridge, Tenn., who had traveled the longest distance to attend the reunion. A gift also was presented tn the member of the class who had the largest family or the oldest child. The gift was presented to Mrs. Harold Wardwell (Eldonna Weinert), Mrs. Duane Claveau (Jean Olson) of Montague was presented with a gift because she has been married longer than other members of her class. Present were Mr. and Mrs. Dave Bourgette of Oakridge, Term.; Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Scarles (Phyllis Kistler) of Minneapolis, Minn.; Mr. and Mrs. Robert Grams of Two Rivers, Wis.; Mr. and Mrs. Harry Hussey (Lois Towns) of Elkhart, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Gillies (Myrtle Christensen) of Walkerton, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Frank Wynn (Mary Lou Fisher) of Huntinpton, Ind.; Mr. and Mrs. Fred Smith of Scott- viUe, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Johnson and Mr. and Mrs. Glen Bishop (Jackie Kintner) of Kalarna/oo. Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Mastic (Barbara Banninga) of Midland, Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Hischbach (Marylouise Lindquist) of Ann Arbor. Mr. and Mrs. Russell Breckcn (Margaret Soldusky) of Saranac, Mr. and Mrs. Tom Marmon of Grand Rapids, Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Hagan (Joanne Odean) of Muskegon, Mrs. Kenneth Dahl (Elaine Jensen and Mr. and Mrs. Duane Claveau (Jean Olson) of Montague. Mr. and Mrs. Jack Lardie (Helen Peterson) of Traverse City. Mrs. Herman \Vev- crink (Eileen Anderson) of Pentwater. From Ludington Mr. and Mrs. Clayton Dostal, Mr. ;Hid Mrs. Harold Wardwell (Eldonna Weinert), Mr. and Mrs. Donald Barnett (Betty Jensen), Mr. and Mrs. Neil Breeding (Loretta Kuras), Mr, and Mrs. Ralph Linscott (Shirleyann Hocking) Mr. and Mrs. Roger Barney, Mr. and Mrs. William Matthews (Joyce Bentz), Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnson, (Mary Jane Petersen), Mr. and Mrs. Fred Schroeder, Mr. and Mrs. Bill Bentz, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Johnhon, Mr. and Mrs. Dick Underwood (Virginia 0'Conne.ll), Mr. and Mrs. Warren Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Leonard Johnson (Ardith Brown) Mr. and Mrs. Donald Miller, Jerry Lindstrom and a guest, Gene Brunke, Donald Albrecht, Mr. and Mrs. William Clark, Thomas Bucholtx. and Robet Bucholtz. Shower Is Given At Ritter Home A shower honoring Mrs. Charles Christmas Jr. o[ Fountain was given by Mrs. Louis Ritter of N. Robert si, recently. Games and visiting were enjoyed with prizes awarded lo Mrs. Charles Christmas Sr., Mrs. Jesse VanAclst and Mrs. Charles Christmas Jr. The honored g u e .s I received many gifts which she opened while scaled al a table guarded by a slork. Sandwiches, molded salad, cupcakes and coffee were served by the hostess. Invited to the shower were Mesdames Joyce Fishcl and Hazel LitlJc of Muskegon, Mrs. Janet Buffenbarger, Mrs. Sadie McClellan and Mrs. Marian Riffle of Cusler, Mrs. Charles Christmas Sr., Mrs. Margaret Christmas, Mr.s. Pearl Noel, Mrs. Margie McClellan, Mrs. Jesse VanAelst, Mrs. Frank Heglund, Mrs. Pauline Barton and Miss Mary Ann Casper of ScoUville: Mr.s. Elmer Dust of Manislce. Mrs. Ernes! Nelson of Free Soil, Mrs. Margaret. Whit- nker, Mrs. Bernice Budreau, Mrs. Florence McKee, Mrs. Audrey McDonald. Mrs. Everetl McClellan, Mrs. Harry Niemiec, Mrs. Jeanette Prior and Miss Pamela Ritler of Ludington, and .Mrs,. Charles Christmas Jr. of Fountain, honored guest. o—o-o— Annual Tag Day Receipts to Date Animal Tag l> ay f or p ai ,ij na Stearns Hospital has brought receipts, lo date (.[ $4,392.25, with substantial contributions still to be received. Those wishing | 0 add to the tag day total are asked to send their conlributions to the hospital for credit Inward the goal of $5,000 \vhu-h members of Woman's Auxiliary lo Paulina Stearns Hospital for purchase of new operating room equipment. and Mr. of Fer.:on. read vases for was Judy Terry Hall was gown nel. She on wore bouquet. that and wore with shantung pink Mrs. Mrs. and supper held from

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  1. The Ludington Daily News,
  2. 25 Aug 1959, Tue,
  3. Page 2

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