Shannon City Alumni Banquet, 2004
AYERS, GREENE, KELLER, JONES, LAND, DUNLAP, REED, CLOUGH, CONARD, GEHRKE, RUNDLETT, HARDMAN, SWANSON, DAVENPORT, BLAKESLY, CHEERS, JOHNSON, LONG, IBBOTSON, GRIMES, BITTS, WEBB, GLEASON, GEHRKE, HOFFMAN, BURCHETT, HARDMAN, SWANSON, VOREIS, EKLUND, EGAN, MUSSELMAN, WOOSLEY, SCHERERAKERS, KILGORE, WHIE, COMER, LEWELLEN, IDE, KELLER, GREENE, LAND, ROSS, SHORT SICKELS, WOOSLEY, KELLER, REED, HESLOP, GOLDNER, WOLDRUFF
Posted By: Sharon R Becker (email)
Date: 9/5/2012 at 15:29:12
Mount Ayr Record-News
Mount Ayr, Ringgold County, Iowa
Thursday, June 17, 2004
94th Shannon City Alumni Banquet
Seventy-five alumni and guests attended the 94th Shannon City Alumni Banquet held Saturday, May 29 at the Eagle's Club in Creston. Co-chair women were Bonnie ERGENBRIGHT BAKER (1950), Linda FOY JAMES (1960) of Creston, and Ann COMER SANSON (1959) of Clarinda.
Registration started at 3 p.m. so guests could spend time visiting before a 5 p.m. supper. The invocation was given by Lee AYERS (1945) of Webster City.
Each member was introduced starting with the 50th (1954) graduates. They were Dale GREENE (Mount Ayr); Lila KELLER GREEN (Creston); Ron JONES (Afton); Robert LAND (Florence, KS); and Patricia DUNLAP REED (Martensdale).
Five graduates attending were clelbrating their 55th, 60th and 65th banquets. They were (55th) Alvin CLOUGH, Bob CONARD; (60th) Loren GEHRKE; (65th) Bernice RUNDLETT HARDMAN and Dean SWANSON.
After a short business meeting the evening was spent visiting. By unanimous approval BAKER, JAMES and SANSON will be in charge of the banquet next year. The date has been set for Saturday, May 28, 2004, at the Eagle's Club, starting with registration at 3 p.m. and supper being served at 5 p.m.
A free-will donation was taken with half being sent to the Oakland Cemetery Maintenance Fund in Shannon City.
Alumni attending were:
'33 Lee Davenport (Diagonal);
'34 Lola BLAKESLY CHEERS (Afton) and Harriett JOHNSON LONG (Mount Ayr);
'35 Thelma IBBOTSON GRIMES (Mount Ayr);
'37 Melvin BUTTS (Fonda) and Lloyd WEBB (Creston);
'38 Ellen GEHRKE GLEASON (Allen, TX), Gale HOFFMAN (Shannon City);
'39 Bernice RUNDLETT HARDMAN (Creston) and Dean SWANSON (Creston);
'41 Edna SHORT VORHEIS (Prescott);
'42 Agnes Marie SWANSON EKLUND (Creston);
'43 Emmett EGAN (Creston), Irene GEHRKE MUSSELMAN (Des Moines), Jearldine WOOSLEY SCHERER (Shannon City) and Merlin SWANSON (Rock Island, IL);
'44 Loren GEHRKE (Clarksdale, MO);
'45 Melba WOOSLEY AKERS (Creston) and Lee AYERS (Webster City);
'46 Eloise KILGORE WHITE (Shannon City);
'48 Audrey COMER LEWELLEN (Omaha, NE);
'49 Alvin CLOUGH (Ellston) and Bob CONARD (Creston);
'50 Richard IDE (Shannon City);
'51 Geneva KELLER CLAYBAKER (Afton);
'52 Jack GREENE (Creston), Maxine CONARD HOFFMAN (Creston) and Johnnie LAND (Shannon City), Dick ROSS (Shannon City) and Elma SHORT SICKELS (Colorado Springs, CO);
'53 Shirley woOSLEY IDE (Shannon City);
'54 Dale GREENE (Mount Ayr), Lila KELLER GREENE (Creston), Ron JONES (Afton), Roger LAND (Florence, KS), and Patricia DUNLAP REED (Martensdale);
'56 Illa MAe KELLER HESLOP (Creston);
'57 Marvin GOLDNER (Chesterfield, MO) and Lucille WOLDRUFF JONES (Afton);
'58 Ron SIMPSON (Shannon City);
'59 Bonnie ERGENBRIGHT BAKER (Creston) and Ann COMER SANSON (Clarinda);
and '60 Linda FOY JAMES (Creston).
Other guests attending were Deloris AYERS, Dick BAKER, Debbie BERLINDER, Dorothy CLOUGH, Marilynn CONARD, John CROWELL, Frances DAVENPORT, Bob EKLUND, Brnadine FOLLETT, Marjorie FOY, Marilyn GEHRKE, Kathy GOLDNER, Alice GREENE, Robert HARDMAN, Bob and Linda HASKELL, Eleanor HOFFMAN, David JAMES, Marie LAND, Marilyn LAND, Richard and Mary LEE, Cynthia MILES, Larry MUSSELMAN, Linda ROEDER, Joyce ROSS, Ron SANSON, Kenneth SCHERER, Karen SIMPSON, Fern SWANSON, Anita WEBB and Jeanne WILSON.
Transcription by Sharon R. Becker, September of 2012
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