Class of 1943:
Sixteen members of the Class of 1943 from Paynesville High school held their 60-year reunon on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 6. The class had 39 members when they graduated in June 1943.
Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Ruby (Hermanson) Stephens, Sheila (Martinson) Bauer, Marian (Dicks) Spotts, Doris (Christensen) Behr, and Clarice (Christianson) Davis;
(middle) Jean (Nelson) Schultz, Dorothy (Pederson) Hendrickson, Wava (Pauls) Johnson, Ruth (Knebel) Hoeft, Ruth (Wolf) Pelkey, and Clarice (Haagenson) Rud;
(back) Charlie Ampe, Tom Garding, Cal Behr, Frank Mehr, and Charlie Weidner.
Class of 1948:
Sixteen members of Paynesville High School's Class of 1948 gathered on Saturday, Sept. 6, for their 55-year reunion.
Attending were: (front) Carol (Zimmerman) Heitke, Winnie Schuelke (school staff), Marty (Schaefer) Donatell, Margaret (Jones) Schnell, Faye (Anderson) Schultz, Marilyn (Larson) Seeland, Caroline (Kelm) Schoenleben, Jean (Wegner) Moe;
(back) Bill Schultz, Harold Fangmeier, Louis Thielen, Adeline (Rud) Lang, Juanita (Lang) Moser, Elizbeth (Hendrickson) Crusoe, and Delron Schoenber.
Ruth (Nauman) Deadrick also attended but is not pictured.
Class of 1978:
Members of the Class of 1978 from Paynesville High School celebrated 25 years since their graduation with a reunion on Saturday, July 26.
Pictured are: (front) Del Liebrenz, Ken Hislop, Arlene (Liestman) Phillips, Don Koshiol, Scott Schramel, Dave Hess, Larry Kern, Karl Schlangen, and Jack Winter;
(sitting) Pat Meagher, Lorie (Schmidt) Meagher, Karen (Setterberg) Langmo, Doris (Ludwig) Wendlandt, Cedric Buermann, Greg Fuchs, Karen (Strodtman) Bachman, Mark Mackedanz, Cindy Sieben, Karla Anderson, Leah (Younkin) Budde, Nancy (Fischbach) Manz, and Bob Fuchs;
(standing) Rick Mackedanz, Dennis Spaulding, Gary Dosdall, Dave Mehr, Dick Putzke, Linda (Lieser) Hittle, Monica (Jones) Rudnick, Woody Hunt, Pam (Lenzmeier) Lehnen, Carol (Lauer) Mohrenweiser, Cindy (Holthaus) Cawson, Kathy (Thorson) Welle, and Pam (Mohr) Lieser;
(back) Jim Fangmeier, Randy Wile, Steve Schultz, Martin Gottwald, Barry Flanders, Jim Thielen, Tim Block, Don Lang, George Dingmann, Pam (Hansen) Pliura, Janelle (Heairet) Leyendecker, Mark Leyendecker, and Randy Jones.
Class of 1953:
The Class of 1953 from Paynesville High School held their 50-year anniversary on Saturday, July 28.
Pictured are (front) Vernon Wuertz, James Liebrenz, Leona (Manz) Herding, Katy (Utsch) Albrecht, Joanne (Miller) Baggentoss, Yvonne (Harnert) Maurer, Evelyn (Spanier) Justin, and Geraldine (Holtz) Olson;
(middle) Rose Mary (Kascht) Jedlicka, Mary (Stangler) Hedeen, Grace (Reamer) Kaprek, Shirley (Haines) Barthelemy, Betty Jane (Lieser) Pransen, Joyce (Schmidt) Drange, and Isabel (Fuchs) Meyer;
(back) Herman Schmitz, Math Schmitz, Donald Kalkbrenner, Roy Frank, Melvin Jones, Philip Olson, Jim Drimel, Duane Schramel, and Larry Haagenson.
Class of 1938:
The Class of 1938 from Paynesville High School held a reunion in July to celebrate 65 years since their high school graduation. Nine members of the class (which graduated 31 in 1938) met in Paynesville on Saturday, July 19. Seven of these reunion goers started first grade and attended 12 years of school together.
Pictured are: (front) Lorraine (Andrews) Perkins, Lilah (Kruger) Herzberg, and Mermyle (Sanders) Bennett;
(middle): Winifred (Nehring) Schuelke, Larraine (Manz) Fiscus, Lenora (Haines) Holper, and Mona (Bliven) Martinson;
(back) Hubert Schwandt and Arthur Norris.
Class of 1973:
Paynesville High School's Class of 1973 held its 30-year reunion on Saturday, July 11.
Attending were: (front row) Helen (Utsch) Orbeck, Karen (Breuer) Koshiol, Betty (Orbeck) Schmidt, Richard Sturtz, Kevin Lang, Sue (Easterday) Putzke, and Darcey (Morelan) Alstead;
(second row) Beverly (Schefers) Sauer, Jeanne (Lounsbury) Miller, Kathi (Fuchs) Scheel, Debi (Schmidt) Johnson, Gwen (Allen) Thomas, Katie (Spaulding) Mueller, Ellen (Schroeder) Mohr, Marlys (Schoenherr) Houk, and Nancy (Horn) Backstrom;
(third row) Tim Deadrick, Diann (Ludwig) Bellmont, Mary Ann (Kuefler) Schmidt, Mary (Garding) Laib, Bev (Adams) Olsen, Carla (Winters) Kannenberg, Jackie (Meagher) Braun, Rhonda Benson, and Cindy (Iverson) Nistler;
(fourth row) Gordon Buermann, Gary Buermann, Doug Scheierl, Sandy (Lieser) Hemmesch, Keith Hemmesch, and Gretchen Anderson;
(back row) Ruth (Schoenherr) Larson, Becky (Chapman) Swain, Marlin Pauly, Randy Mayer, Terry Owen, Duane Fischer, Doll (Lowry) Wolfe, Pam (Dilley) Mitchell, Blake Otteson, Rick Flanders, Ken Utsch, and Dave Heitke.
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