Class of `49 reunion
Friday evening, June 26, the Lake High School Class of 1949 held a 60th reunion. The class had 34 students – 24 survive, with 19 attending the reunion dinner, including three coming from California.
Those attending included (front row left to right) Betty Keller Shufeldt, Shirley Oliver Hill, Carolyn Facer Thornton, Patricia Martens, Joan Rick Bridgeman, Jane Wasserman Cajka, Rhoda Leimann Kesling, Marilyn Feckley Tank; (back row) Elvin Mattson, Harold Schreiber, Stanley Mann, Clifton Falls, Herman Pieper, William Ault, Robert Hidebrink, Richard Bridgeman, Gene Johnson, Ronald Huff.
Not pictured but attending was Jack Hubbs. Other class members unable to attend included Marcella Tarbutton Baker, Helyn Rudolph Kurfess, Ronald Monday, Nancy Pinniger Phinney and Neomia Hitchens Vavrik.
Lake class of ‘48 graduate Dale Johnson provided musical entertainment for the gathering.
45th reunion set
The Waite High School class of 1964 will hold a 45th class reunion Aug. 8 at Oak Shade Grove on Seaman Road in Oregon.
The alumni will also gather on Friday night at Fricker’s restaurant in Perrysburg.
Invitations have been mailed. Classmates have not received an invitation or know of any classmates who have not received an invitation should contact Jack Romp at 260-833-0813 or romp
Golf scramble fund-raiser
A fund-raiser to benefit Jenna Apthorpe will be held July 19 at Chippewa Golf Course, 23550 W. SR 579, Curtice.
Seventeen-year-old Jenna, who has been diagnosed with leukemia, is currently enrolled at Genoa High School and attends Penta Career Center where she is training as a dental hygienist. Funds raised from the golf scramble will help with medical bills.
The cost is $65, which will include a hot dog and chips at the turn. The event will also include prizes and raffles. Reservations and payment are due by July 17. Call Dave Bomyea at 419-356-4322 for reservations/information.
Waite High School Class of 1959 will hold a 50-year class reunion Oct. 3 at 6 p.m., at the Hilton Garden Inn Levis Commons, Perrysburg. The alumni are also planning an event for Friday evening, Oct. 2, and a brunch on Sunday morning, Oct. 4, at the Hilton Garden Inn.
Organizers are still looking for many classmates. Call Carol Simmons Deal at 419-693-9809 or e-mail her at
for more information.