LuVerne High School --- LuVerne, Iowa -- Graduating Class of 1959
Class Update Four Months After Graduation – September 1959
The 30 LuVerne graduates last spring:
Morningside College: Linda Swanson.
Iowa State University, Ames: Peter
Besch, Howard Eischen, Eleanor Rockwood, Elaine
Business Junior college, Mason City: David Hobscheidt, Judith Naffziger.
Webster City Junior College: Marvin Maass.
Eagle Grove Junior College: Kenneth Wilhelm.
Buena Vista College: Donovan Prior.
Employed in Algona: Delores Leek, Betty Dorweiler, Sally Hardcopf.
Employed in Fort Dodge: Mariann Schade, Sandra Patterson.
Attending an airline school in Omaha, Neb.: Marian Rusher.
It is reported Judy Preuschl and Judy Rahm will enter nurse training.
Freddie Detmering is employed at Lowell's Standard, LuVerne.
Gary Thomas left for St. Paul, to seek employment.
Rebecca Stripling and Geraldine Gregory are Mrs. Dwayne Tobey, Fort Dodge, and Mrs. Kenneth Stripling, Sioux City.
The future plans of Janelle Schneider, Robert and Gerald Awe, Donald Carroll, Richard Oberhelman, Eldon Meyer and Marlin Frost are not known. The boys are assisting on the farms of their parents now.
Kossuth County Advance -- Algona, Iowa
September 15, 1959
LUVERNE Iowa High School Reunion ---- 1959 – 1970
The LuVerne High School class of 1959 held their class reunion July 10 at the LuVerne city hall. Activities for the day were presided over by Donovan Prior who read the class history and class will. Comments were made by each graduate on his activities since high school graduation. Contests were held and prizes awarded as follows: Traveling the farthest, Janelle Schneider Gardner; largest family, Jane Darby St. John; fellow gaining most weight, Robert Awe. Letters from classmates unable to attend were read by Mr. Prior and enjoyed by everyone.
Seven of the eight original members of the first grade that completed twelve years of school together, returned for the reunion. They were Marvin Maass, Sandra Patterson Thomas, Eleanor Rockwood Stephens, Becky Stripling Tobey, Linda Swanson Dimmick, Elaine Rockwood Briggs and Donald Carroll. Gary Thomas was unable to attend.
Other members of the class to return were Robert Awe, Peter Besch, Betty Dorweiller Von Bank, Howard Eischen, Gerry Gregory Stripling, Sally Hardcopf Ludwig, David Hobscheidt, Delores Leek Bierstedt, Judy Naffziger Lann, Eldon Meyers, Donovan Prior, Marianne Schade Bromer, Janelle Schneider Gardner and Jane Darby St. John. Those in the class not attending were Gerald Awe, Fred Detmering, Marlyn Frost, Larry Harmon, Richard Oberhelman, Julie Preuschl Goodman, Judy Rahm, Sister Judith Rahm, Marion Rusher Haulken and Kenny Wilhelm. The evening program was climaxed by dinner and dancing at Crissann's in Humboldt.
Algona Upper Des Moines – Algona, Iowa
July 23, 1970
Compiled and submitted by Sarah Thorson Little, March 2017