Members of 1942 Class Hold Reunion

1942 Class of Atlantic High School, Atlantic, Iowa, Reunion 1972
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The Atlantic high school class of 1942 held a 30-year reunion June 24-25, opening with a dinner at The Pines on the 24th and a family dinner at the Legion building the following day. Raymond Becker was chairman and plans were made for another reunion in 1977. Those attending, included, front row, left to right, Jim Hunt, Robert Young, Robert Watson, G. G. Knipfer, former principal; Allen Boller, former teacher; Betty Jane Steinke Bradshaw, John Waters, Ralph Norman; second row, Marie Jones Holland, Kenneth Jensen, Marabelle Vetter Pieken, Maurice Iebsen, Betty Rowe Kimball, Robert Williams, Beulah Rasmussen Tucker, Marjorie Jensen Perrin, Avis Christensen Holt, Gene Andersen, Helen Janss Figgins; third row, Mary Ellen Masteller Knop, Ruby Sievers Knop, Velma Hansen Rothe, Betty Laursen Skaug, Marthabelle Gillett Auerbach, Phyllis Hartkopf Hansen, Priscilla Jones Paul, Marvin Laursen, Edith Ann Mullins Johnston; fourth row, Calvin Knop, Beverly Rowe Meyers, Earl Brindley, Ruth Palmer Brindley, Shirley Shepperd Butler, Virginia Miller Hirsch, LaVerne Rothe Hoye, Margaret Lott Kennedy, Manuel Paul Chinitz, Helen Mikkelsen Johnson; back row, Merlin Schaaf, John Fancolly, Harvey Wissler, Raymond Becker, Paul Waters, Clifford Buckley, Dale Zellmer and Jean Fulks Peterson. Several other class members attended, but were not present for the picture. Six class members are deceased.

Transcribed by Cheryl Siebrass, July, 2022, from the Atlantic News Telegraph, Monday, July 17, 1972, pg. 4.

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