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Recent Classmate Deaths
(please note the date is when notification was received not the date of death)

June 6, 2021: Jeffery “Mike” Bartos, Class of ’66

June 4, 2021: Carl Hoder, Class of ’52

May 17, 2021: Brian Thompson, Class of ’86

May 16, 2021: Marlene Joy (Gropp) Coar, Class of ’55

May 8, 2021: Clarence Kerous, Class of ’60

April 26, 2021: Barbara (Taylor) Dingus, class of ’62

April 18, 2021: Nancy (Behr) Sullivan, Class of ’50

April 10, 2021: Robert Rosenbaum, Class of ’64

April 8, 2021: Boni Ballew, class of ’67

March 22, 2021: Ann (Lindsey) Nelson, Class of ’61

March 10, 2021: Dan Oney, Class of ’65

Feb 21, 2021: Barabara Bell Lewis, Teacher

Feb 14, 2021: Alice Koch DeMorrow, Class of ’66

Feb 14, 2021: Pete Daley, Class of ’73

Feb 11, 2021: Jim Wiedenman, Class of ’78

Feb 3, 2021: Kristy Marie (Pavini) Hedger, Class of ’87

Feb 2, 2021: Clara (Schuler) Grewe, Class of ’41

January 17, 2021: Rich Wilkes, Class of ’59

January 17, 2021: Paul Wolf, Class of ’59

December 30, 2020: Ruth Isabelle (Konvalinka) Magdzinski, class of ’44.

December 18, 2020: Brian Riley, Class of ’86

December 18, 2020: Marjorie Dalzotto, former faculty member

December 9, 2020: Donald Blazek, Class of ’55

December 8, 2020: Lynda Green Numikoski, Class of 59

December 6, 2020: Bernadette Renee (Dohner) David, class of ’81

December 3, 2020: Wilbur E. (Willie) Hay, class of ’59

November 21, 2020: Allen Backus, Class of ’72

November 20, 2020: Jim Siebenmark, Class of ’57

September 24, 2020: Lisa Kay Henrich, Class of ’94

September 10, 2020: Donna (Purtha) Gushrowski, Class of ’70

September 8, 2020: Ray Rosenbaum, Class of ’80

August 27, 2020: Ben Conklin, Class of ’72

August 18, 2020: Wayne Christopher, class of ’74

August 6, 2020: Keith Stickney, Class of ’80

June 16, 2020: Danny Maitland, Class of ’69

June 5, 2020: Mary E. (Haack) Feller, Class of ’73

May 15, 2020: Ruth V. Marx (Linhart), Class of ’46

May 11, 2020: David L. Furst, Class of ’59

May 1, 2020: Brad Heppler, Class of ’69

April 25, 2020: Fred Kramer, Class of ’59

April 23, 2020: Judy Krueger, Teacher/Advisor

Feb 7, 2020: Karen Lewis, Class of ’79

Jan 27, 2020: Mike Shea, Class of ’81

Jan 25, 2020: Pam Oselka (Former Teacher & School Board Member)

Jan 20, 2020: Tomi Fraus Bartley, Class of ’54

Jan 15, 2020: Michal Cummins, Class of ’88

Jan 9, 2020: Bob Vorel, Class of ’69

Jan 3, 2020: Jack McNeill, Class of ’77

Jan 3, 2020: Jim McNeill, Class of ’65

Nov 10, 2019: Kathy (Murray) Socha, Class of ’68

Nov 9, 2019: Noah Herrbach, Class of 2000

Nov 7, 2019: Gerald “Jerry” Krycka, Class of ’61

July 25, 2019: Alice Edwardine “Dene” Jenks Stranad, Class of ’40

July 11, 2019: Marjorie Slater, Teacher & Guidance Counselor

May 5, 2019: Cindy Josenhans Fleck, Class of ’65

April 20, 2019: Shelly “Miss Piggy” Denise (Williams) Piotrowski, Class of ’72

April 17, 2019: Roger Kunkle, Class of ’59

April 9, 2019: Eddie Kliss, Class of ’59

April 3, 2019: Veronica Helen (Bigda) Schroder, Class of ’43

March 14, 2019: Gary Collins, Class of ’68

January 26, 2019: Roberta E. (Creekbaum) Purcell, Class of ’59

January 21, 2019: Judith (Plughaupt) Lawn, Class of ’58

January 19, 2019: Dennis J. Taylor, Class of ’61

January 14, 2019: John Nicksic, Class of ’59

December 28, 2018: Jean Elaine Zoubek, Class of ’44

December 27, 2018: Richard Holub, Class of ’68

December 13, 2018: Brandon Biolette, Class of 2019

December 12, 2018: Walter Yasko, Class of ’60

December 8, 2018: Jim Dunkel, Class of ’78

November 16, 2018: Mary Catherine Valleau, Class of ’61

November 8, 2018: Keith Swem, School Board Member

November 3, 2018: Norma (Bell) Eldridge, Class of ’78

October 27, 2018: Mary Ann (Blaetus) Krieger, Class of ’47

August 15, 2018: Rosie Willford Fain, Class of ’72

August 5, 2018: Cleo Wahll, Class of ’73

August 3, 2018: James “Plato” Wooldridge, Class of ’65

July 20, 2018: Ron Morrison, Principal, Counselor, Teacher and Coach

July 17, 2018: Bill Taylor, Class of ’60

July 10, 2018: Mark Altman, Class of ’92

July 3, 2018: Joan (Skalecki) Oszust, Class of ’67

July 2, 2018: George Stankiewicz, Class of ’68

June 14, 2018: Leslie (Smith) Innes, Class of ’70

June 8, 2018: Sharon (Ervin) Legac, Class of ’69

May 22, 2018: Tony Motycka, Class of ’55

May 17, 2018: Lynette Kay Baker, Class of ’64

April 4, 2018: Elaine (Rettig) Enochs, class of ’73

April 2, 2018: Dave Ponegalek, Class of ’54

March 29, 2018: Roberta Lynn (Nystrom) Nale, Class of ’62

March 25, 2018: John Patrick Palen (Staff)

March 13, 2018: Joan Weishaupt-Jones, Class of ’61

March 7, 2018: Jennifer (Krycka) Maerz, Class of ’88

February 28, 2018: Peter M. Mrozek, class of ’59

January 23, 2018: Roy L “Sonny” Hawkins, class of ’87

January 5, 2018: Judy (Mrozek) Elliott, Class of ’67

January 3, 2018: Dominic Farina, class of ’35

December 21, 2017: Earl H. Veskerna (faculty member)

December 19, 2017: Florence Kissman Montealegre, Class of ’48

December 18, 2017: Rev. Bob Sutherland, Class of ’48

December 16, 2017: Toni Schroeder, class of ’79

November 20, 2017: Sam Mayer, Class of ’68

November 18, 2017: Michael W. Hester, Class of ’74

October 31, 2017: Laurie F. (Prusa) James, class of ’84

September 22, 2017: Dorothea Marie (Lamport) Woodman, class of ’37

September 19, 2017: Mathew Jacob Ramsey – Class of 2010

September 5, 2017: Howard Preston class of ’77

Aug 12, 2017: Jill (Moulik) Bunde @ class of ’67

Aug 12, 2017: John Otto, class of ’55

July 1, 2017: Shirley Stone, Class of ’50

June 1, 2017: L. John Sayne, Class of ’75

June 1, 2017: Kevin Snelling, class of ’75

May 15, 2017: Steve Frazier, Class of ’74

May 10, 2017: Robert L. “Bob” Eggert, class of ’45

May 8, 2017: Jim Zepik, Class of ’62.

April 15, 2017: Jack Covert (attended NBHS until enlisting in the Navy in July of 1945)

March 10, 2017: Tom DeVos, Class of ’44

March 3, 2017: Susan Marie (Glossinger) DePriest, Class of ’82

Feb 25, 2017: Marjorie (Guhl) Dalrymple, class of ’39.

Feb 16, 2017: Janet (Clemons) White, Class of ’80

Feb 15, 2017: Wilma Belle Helbig – Class of ’54

Jan 26, 2017: Robert Ernest “Ernie” Sayles, Class of ’43

All School Reunion

The next All School Reunion is tentatively scheduled for 2024 and will be organized by the class of '74.