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Postville High School
Class of 1933

Postville High School Class of 1933
Postville High School Class of 1933

Pictured in the composite portrait are:

From left, 1st row - Genevieve Bachelder, Merle Lange, Lavern Brewer
2nd row - Neil Bulman, Irene Welzel, Mildred Brewer
3rd row - Neva Kluss, Pauline Everman, Catherine Tehel
4th row - Charles Buecher, Janet Sanders, Mildred Bollman, Marion Brandt
5th row - Opal Handy, Josephine Koevenig, Olla Waters
6th row - George Kelleher, Eileen Gulsvig, Laura Mann
7th row - Verna Sieg, Art Thoma, Lloyd Barret

The Postville High School Class of 1933 has begun planning for its 70th class reunion. The event is slated to be held June 21, 2003 in Postville. There were 22 members in the Class of 1933. Their motto was,

We the Class of '33 hold this motto for our aim,
For success we hold the key,
Build for character, not for fame.
Rally class, uphold our name.
Honor, truth and health proclaim.
Men of courage, may we be.
Now for all eternity.
Hold this motto for our aim.
Build for character, not for fame.

The class flower was the Sweet Pea. Class colors were blue and white and the song was "Build for Character."

Members of the class who are still living are:
Marion Brandt -Mrs. Leslie Laterman, Decorah
Janet Sanders - Janet Overhuls, Sandusky, Ohio
Merle Lange, Postville
Pauline Everman, Postville
Catherine Tehel - Mrs. Keenan Nelson, West Concord, MN
Josephiine Koevenig - Mrs. Orville Stafford, Chicago, IL
Lavern F. Brewer, Metuchen, NJ
Neva Kluss - Mrs. F.T. Lewis, West Des Moines
Eileen Gulsvig, Postville
Irene Welzel - Mrs. Rolan Heins, Elkader


~source: Postville Herald clipping, 2003
~contributed by S. Ferrall for the Allamakee co. IAGenWeb site.


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