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"Time of Remembrance"

WHS '59 - 60th Class Reunion
June 20 through June 22, 2019

The 60th anniversary of our high school graduation is getting closer and closer. Your reunion committee has made plans for our 60th Reunion with the theme "A Time of Remembrance." If you have never been to a reunion or have missed the last several of our gatherings, be sure to mark your calendar and make plans to be here June 20, through June 22, 2019, for what may be our last multiple-day five-year gathering.

We intend to follow the successful format of the fabulous fiftieth and fifty-fifth events:

Please RSVP for the below events by June 6, 2019

  • Thursday, June 20,2019 -- Golf Scramble at Crystal Lake Golf Course, 16725 Innsbrook Drive, Lakeville, MN. Starting at 9:00 a.m. $56.00 per person.

  • Friday, June 21, 2019 -- Lyceum, Memorial Service and Class Meeting at Washburn High School. The Lyceum contains many any interesting subjects and a Remembrance of departed classmates. A box lunch will be provided at no charge. For more informaion on the subjects to be discussed during the Lyceum Click Here.

    ***NOTE: The Memorial Service start time has been changed to 11:15 AM.

  • Friday evening, June 21, 2019 -- Social Evening - Classmates, Spouses and Caregivers all welcome. 5:30 to 9:00 p.m. Poor Richard's Commonhouse, 8301 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington, MN. Hors d'oeuvres, music from our era, remembrances, open microphone, cash bar. $12.50 per person.

  • Saturday, June 22, 2019 -- Bus tours: History of Minneapolis and Minneapolis Fine Arts, 8:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. Tours leaving from the Washburn High School 49th Street parking lot. Busses and all stops on both tours will be hasndicap accessible. $25.00 per person. For more informaion on the Bus Tours Click Here.

  • Saturday evening June 22, 2019 -- Lost Spur Supper Club, 2750 Sibley Memorial Highway, Eagan, MN, 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Dinner, dancing, open mike, reminiscences and cash bar. Dinner choices: Chicken, Walleye, Beef or Vegetarian Meal. $35.00 per person.

We have lined up several presenters for the Lyceum including Roger Anderson, Howard Thorsheime, Nancy Langer, and Chris Foster Meloni. Five classrooms, all on the first floor and with audio-visual capability will be available to use, as well as the auditorium for our Remembrance Program by John Kennedy and Bill Wangensteen. Please respond to us if you are interested in being a presenter at the Lyceum. This is your opportunity to present, share your experiences, read your poetry, show your watercolors or photographs.

In any case, we need to hear from you regarding this reunion. Send us your ideas and recommendations. Fill out the information sheet that was sent to you or email us for a copy of the information sheet. Don't forget your 2018 class dues, still only $25.00.

The Reunion Committee for the future will be Nancy Hallman Pinzka, Chair; Lorna Plowman Best, Correspondence; George Christoferson, Treasurer, and the following committee members: Jenneane Kunitz Anderson, Dick Bergman, Bonnie Nordstrom Frane, Peter Landmark, Mary Mammen, Paul Neuville, Larry Rennerfeldt, Jim Rummel, Jim Rustad, Rolf Svendsen, Kay Thomas, Bill Wangensteen.

The Reunion committee really appreciates everyone who contributes to the success of reunion 60.


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2018 Scholarship Winners

Pictured left to right:
George Christoferson, Francisco Quiterio, Mikoto Dyer, Rolf Svendsen.

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