Class of 1943:
Eleven members of the Class of 1943 from Paynesville High School met on Saturday, Sept. 11, for a reunion, 61 years after graduating.
Pictured are: (front row) Charlie Weidner, Frank Mehr, Cal Behr, Art Schroeder, and Charlie Ampe;
(back row) Jean (Nelson) Schultz, Ruth (Knebel) Hoeft, Dorothy (Pederson) Hendrickson, Clarice (Haagenson) Rud, Wava (Pauls) Johnson, and Doris (Christenson) Behr.
Class of 1949:
The Class of 1949 from Paynesville High School held their 55-year reunion on Friday, Sept. 3. The class included 42 graduates in 1949.
Pictured are: (front row) LaVern Snyder, Duane Camp, Norman Zirbes, Keith Hoiseth, and Les Snyder;
(second row) Deloris (Schoenleben) Schultz, Edna (Werzberger) Peterson, Vicky (Lieser) Hartmann, Marilyn (Peterson) Hoiseth, Barbara (Koepp) Heinrich, Arlyn (Hunter) Grotto, and Bob Hoppe;
(third row) teacher Leroy Hillbrand, teacher Winnie Schuelke, Marilyn (Schoenleben) Deadrick, and Glen Orson;
(back row) Bob Thompson, teacher Harry Schuelke, Bob Torborg, Dick Haines, Marlin Bohning, Everett Nathe, and Roger Reller.
Class of 1969:
The Class of 1969 from Paynesville High School held their 35-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 14
Pictured are: (front row) Jerry Mehr, Jim Butofski, Jack Hennen, Matt Rausch, Mike Flanders, Jerry Schroeder, Mario Noren, Ken Schefers, and Doug Mehr;
(middle row) Mike Deadrick, Tom Deadrick, Gloria (Everson) Wait, Diane (Loxtercamp) Fuchs, Sue (Bast) Arend, Sue (Hendrickson) Warner, Marilyn Ampe, Linda (Lahr) Gruber, Janet (Frank) Lauer, Mary Helen (Faber) Mehr, Linda (Mackedanz) Leither, Judy (Buermann) Gottwald, and Colleen (Olson) Vinkemeier;
(back row) Bruce Fuchs, Tom Scheierl, Tom Eveslage, Gary Gruber, Jim Stanger, Ruth (Mehr) Heitke, Ruth (Stang) Schultz, Vicki (Wegner) Jenninges, Donna (Hess) Coulter, and Chuck Lauer.
Class of 1944:
The Class of 1944 from Paynesville High School held their 60-year reunion on Saturday, Aug. 21.
Pictured are: (front row) Pearl (Olson) Hendrickson, Pearl Heitke, Valeria (Flint) Foster, Rosemary Haines, and Delores (Hess) Kampsen;
(second row) Jeanette (Arndt) Bast, Rosetta (Britz) Hanson, Darrell Liebrenz, Arlene (Sogge) Gould, Rosemary (Zapf) Koshiol, and Eunice (Jacobson) Rosenow;
(back row) Alphonse Mehr, William Wendlandt, Louis Boldt, Jean (Martin) Anderson, and Dorothy (Hennen) Brixius.
Class of 1942:
Members of the Class of 1942 from Paynesville High School held a reunion on Wednesday, Aug. 11, in Paynesville. Pictured are:
(front row) Vince Sturm, Cal Steele, Ken Seeland, Owen Shelton, Clint Hoiseth, and Walt Mathison
(back row) Louise (Mehr) Korman, Carmen (Sheldon) Brown, Alice (Schmidt) Sauer, Evelyn (Swanson) Bruntlett, Lois (Haines) Cook, Dolores (Schrom) Stolpman, and LuElla (Mehr) Neumann.
Class of 1946:
The classmates attending the 1946 PHS high school reunion on July 21, 2004, are:
(front row) Delores Heitke, Ilo (Larson) Collison, Doris (Heitke) Monson, Lolita (Bork) Stenerson
(back row) Bill Dunton, Stuart Miller, Curt Wegner, Ken Bruntlett, and Allard Christenson.
Class of 1979:
The class of 1979 from Paynesville High School held their 25-year reunion on Saturday, July 31.
Pictured are: (front, left to right) Cindy (Lieser) Gerding, Doreen Nepsund, Shannon (Meagher) Kuhl, Beth (Snyder) Jones, Cindy (Kalkbrenner) Fuchs, Debbie (Block) Funk, Lois (Hess) Schwieger, Lisa (Fischbach) Hegg, Sandy (Boie) Fenske, Linda (Fuchs) Henrichs, Sandy Albrecht, and Steve Fuchs;
(Middle) Peggy (Rittenhouse) Pahl, Donna (Wuertz) Wiczek, Kirsten (Meyer) Gruber, Robin (Otteson) Wendroth, Brenda (Hess) Terres, Judy (Gottwald) Wander, Ruthie Hopfer, Laura (Heairet) Martinson, Jerry Utsch, Greg Cruze, Roxy (Schleper) Moser, and Annette (Lieser) Goff;
(Back) Joe Moser, Loren Wendroth, Brian Fuchs, Mike Orbeck, Randy Spanier, Steve Loesch, Emil Franke, Ted Jaszczak, Joe Berscheid, Mark Lindeman, Greg O'Brian, Cary Thelen, Ed Ampe, Matt Mehr, Dan Binsfeld, Scott Hood, Janet Lang, Donny Frank, and Lonnnie Jones.
Class of 1994:
The class of 1994 had their 10-year reunion on July 17 at the Roadside Tavern. Approximately 30 classmates attended.
Pictured are (left to right): (front row) Angela (Deegan) Findley, Angela (Marthaler) Berg, Heidi (Lieser) Riley, Tracy (Thomes) Bertram, Jessica (Flint) Hemmesch, and Gina Hemmesch.
(second row) Mat Sanborn, Chris Stanley, Tiffany (Karsch) Tangen, Sarah (Beckius) Smith, Tina (Lang) Fenske, Rhonda (Schoenherr) Ford, Brian Heinen, Travis Garland, Jason Lieser, Jody (Ampe) Wiener, Cary (Gottwald) Hornick, LuAnn (Willemsen) Veurink.
(back row) Jason Anderson, Joel Fenske, Mike Geppert, Corey Jensen, Amy (Wensman) Elfering, Jamie (Brossard) Miller, Jen (Stalboerger) Paumen, Justin Braun, Peter Lindquist, and Justin Jenniges.
Class of 1954:
The Class of 1954 from Paynesville High School held their 50-year reunion on Saturday, July 5. Thirty-four graduates of the 60-member class attended the reunion, along with four former teachers.
Pictured are: (front row, left to right) Shirley (Strodtman) Larson, Pearl (Zimmerman) Grove, teacher Ruth Schuelein, Sharron (Miller) Nistler, Deloris (Krupke) Hoekstra, Nancy (Reamer) Larsen, Bonnie (Foreman) Kamps, Bernadine (Determan) Poganski, Duane Nicol, Russell Schmidt, Donald Johnson, and Jerry Johnson;
(middle row) Janice (Albrecht) Olson, Beulah (Kottke) Rule, Valeria (Kolb) Hoppe, Marlys (Lewerenz) Behr, Shirley (Nehring) Johnson, JoAnn (Johnson) Topp, Betty (Brown) Strate, Arlene (Fischbach) Raeker, Earl Peterson, Vonnie (Johnson) Foreman, and teacher Arnie Minette;
(back row) Don Spaulding, Clark Swenson, Martine Genz, Joel Bergstrom, Jack Hoppe, Lawrence Schmidt, Marcus Brotten, Victor Pung, Robert Rud, Bill Drimel, Mike Behr, Robert Schmidt, teacher Harry Schuelke, and teacher Jim Loomis.
Also attending the reunion, but not pictured, was Ursula (Kolb) Nahan.
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