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Class of ’65 plans 50th reunion

On June 10, 1965, the last senior class to attend Superior Central High School graduated.

Fifty years after that momentous occasion, the class of 1965 is congregating once more in Superior for its 50th Class Reunion. The reunion runs July 14-16.

Activities include registration and tour at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Museum 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 14 with presentations by the American Legion, Veterans Service Officer Trevor Welsch and Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen; tour and ice cream social 2-4 p.m. at Fairlawn Mansion; and dinner and entertainment 5:30-10:30 p.m. at VIP Restaurant.

July 15 features coffee a campus tour 9-11 a.m. with the University Alumni Association; a Vista Queen harbor tour 12:45-3 p.m. (Call 218-722-6218 for reservations); a social hour 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Barker’s Island Conference Center, a service of remembrance to honor lost classmates; dinner and entertainment. Class pictures follow.

July 16 includes golf 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Nemadji Golf Course and a class picnic at noon on Barker’s Island.

The cost of three days is $100 for classmates and $70 for non-classmate spouses, and includes a gift bag with the 50th class reunion edition of the Echo.

The class is looking for information about former classmates Joyce Anderson, Susan Joan Barber, Kristeen Christopherson, Shelby Cloud, Joyce Ann Conlon, Mary Margaret Cross, Martha Dodge, Melaine Ann Eaton, William Germond, Linda Geving, Patrick George Golden, Mark Owen Graff, Samuel Francis Guello, Mary Henning, Guantia Hewins, Joyce Marie Janovick, Bruce Curtis Johnson, Judith Kay Johnson, Larry Warren Johnston, Gayle Larson, Daniel Linski, Harvey Mencel, Dennis Lee Miller, Maxine Olson Moyer, Steven Eugene Park, James Pendergast, George Thomas Potter, Janet Marrie Roe, Lynda May Schuman Nolan, Joanne Marie Semrad, Susan Simonsen, Richard Somerville, Carol Jean Stensland, Sandra Wheeler, Dennis White, Barry Wicklund and Frances Kaye Wilson. If you have information, contact Dianne Fields Saari at

To register, contact Ruth Botkin at or 4522 E. Pleasant View Road, Superior WI 54880. For single day rates, contact Michael O’Kash at, Ruth Botkin at 715-399-8221, Dave Moen at or Dianne Fields Saari.

All registrations must be made by July 1.