Paynesville Area High School
Reunion Pictures, 2010


Class of 1970

Class of 1970
The Paynesville High School graduating Class of 1970 held its 40-year reunion in Paynesville on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Harlan Schoenherr, Tom Mueller, Beverly (Fischbach) Aas, Gini Vanderpool, Susan (Snyder) Lorenz, Jan (Philabaum) Ehrlichman, Mike Schoenecker, Sue (Lind) Theisen, Mike Given, Jim Schmidt, Rick Glenz, Dolores (Ludwig) Larson, Connie (Kankelfitz) Thomsen, Dorothy Ludwig, Anne (Schlick) Lauer, Jill Bugbee, Lisa (Bennett) Thorson, Dennis Herzig, and Janet (Snyder) Pladson; and (back) Steve Quill, Steve Brown, Jeff Thompson, Duane Mehr, Hans Ekdahl (foreign exchange student), Linda (Laage) Olson, Linda Holper, Mike Lieser, Doug Thomsen, Kris Schmitt, Dave Fischbach, Dave Hartmann, and Dennis Zimmerman. Attending the reunion but not pictured were: Paul Ampe, Bonnie (Knisley) Schwandt, Dick Lahr, Rodney Lindquist, Derald Stange, Dennis Philabaum, Dave Weber, and John Wimmer.



Class of 1950

Class of 1950
Attending the PHS Class of 1950’s 60-year reunion on Saturday, Sept. 11, in Paynesville were: (front) Bud Thompson, Darleen (Olson) Glenz, Laura (Jones) Bloomquist, Harlan Nepsund, Mel Spanier, Delores (Krueger) Schoenherr, Norma (Jacobson) Harper, Bev (Holifer) Kelly, and Mary (Knese) Zirbes; (middle) Rosemary (Thielen) Dilley, Barbara (Pitts) Kasprzak, Ardys (Erickson) Larson, Robert Chesness, Dorothy (Kalkbrenner) Kubesh, Marilyn (Brick) Golembeski, Gladys (Mackedanz) Orbeck, Catherine (Hennen) Kremer, Dorothy (Ribe) Erickson, and Evelyn (Foreman) Moore; and (back) Mary Ann Kost, Duane Caldwell, Richard Stephan, Myron Galles, Stanley Rausch, Kenny Haagenson, Lee Bluhm, Valerian Fischbach, and Wes Nehring.



Class of 1943

Class of 1943
The PHS Class of 1943 held a reunion on Saturday, Sept. 11.

Pictured are:(front)Dorothy (Pederson) Hendrickson, Jean (Nelson) Schultz, Clarice (Haagenson) Rud, and Wava (Pauls) Johnson; and (back) Charlie Weidner, Charlie Ampe, and Ruth (Knebel) Hoeft.



Class of 1942

Class of 1942
Members of the Class of 1942 from Paynesville High School held their 68-year reunion in Paynesville on Wednesday, Aug. 4.

Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Kenny Seeland, Valieta (Beyer) Norris, and Dolores (Schrom) Stolpman and (back) Carmen (Sheldon) Brown, Louise (Mehr) Korman, Evelyn (Swanson) Bruntlett, and Walt Mathison.



Class of 1945

Class of 1945
The Paynesville High School graduating Class of 1945 held its 65-year reunion in Paynesville on Thursday, Aug. 19. Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Les Herzog, Doris (Adams) Nehring/Theisen, Muretta (Jones) Prokes, and school faculty member Winnie (Nehring) Schuelke and (back) Dick Kannenberg, Lee Herzog, Jerry Pierce, Vern Fischbach, Ken Christianson, Evelyn (Wahl) Carlson, and guest Harry Schuelke.



Class of 1948

Class of 1948
Twelve members of the PHS Class of 1948 gathered on Friday, Aug. 20, for a reunion, 62 years after graduating from Paynesville High School. Pictured are: (front) Carol (Zimmerman) Heitke, Jean (Wegner) Moe, Betty (Thompson) Sotendahl, Caroline (Kelm) Schoenleben, Delroy Schoenleben, and Adeline (Rud) Lang; (back) John Kost, Ronald Thorson, Jim Wegner, Louis Thielen, Tom Unger, and Harold Fangmeier.



Class of 1955

Class of 1980
The PHS Class of 1980 held their 30-year reunion on Saturday, July 24. Attending were: (front) Carmen (Noonan) Schmidt, Heidi Bruntlett, Linda (Flanders) Frieler, Linda (Nylen) Mazar, Deanna (Noonan) Lieser, Teresa (Kascht) Vait, Lou (Mehr) Gabrielson, Cyndi (Kraemer) Humbert, Mary (O’Fallon) Mackedanz, Deb (Schoenherr) Bengston, Marilee Schwandt, Pam (Spanier) Bremseth, Theresa Voss, and Mike Thyen; (middle) Jill Brown, Rose (Boie) Welle, Kathy (Fischer) Schmidt, Donna (Vagle) Wile, Dan Schultz, Carol (Liestman) Scheierl, Gary Schlangen, Lisa (O’Brian) Jones, Dan Schwandt, Tom McCoy, Tim Mackedanz, and Alan Faber; and (back) Donna Binsfeld, Roxann (Mackedanz) Knisley, Jake Beckius, Jeron Jaeger, Larry Wendroth, Rick Holthaus, Dan Torborg, William Sieben, Jim Hunter, and Ron Mehr.



Class of 1955

Class of 1955
The Paynesville High School graduating Class of 1955 held its 55-year reunion in Paynesville on Saturday, July 31.

Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Joan (Flanders) Schmidt, Doris (Jacobson) Pelkey, Frances (Schmitz) Remer, Marilyn Kashmitta, Sharon (Schultz) Schmidt, Gloria (Krupke) Scheel, Beverly (Laird) Jones, and Harold Hickman; (second row) Ann (Lieser) Patrick, Mary Ann (Ludwig) Fasebender, Marlene (Deadrick) Christle, Dorothy (Johnson) Martinson, Sr. Mary Madernach, Venita (Nepsund) Haagenson, LaVon (Hoppe) Theis, and William Hendrickson; and (back) Dirk Gaspar, Harry Thielen, Eldon Hanson, James Brick, Toney Peine, Art Mehr, Jonathan Schaumann, Jim Olson, and Walter Spanier.



Class of 1960

Class of 1960
The Paynesville Area High School graduating Class of 1960 held its 50-year reunion on Friday, July 9, in Paynesville.

Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Walter Leither, Jim Posey, Dwight Olsen, Rose Marie (Owen) Cloakey, Joan (Hess) Johnson, Jerine (Ahrens) Posey, Joyce Yamamotoa, Less Lee (Brady) Bode, Jane (Revier) Burr, Diana (Holifer) Fiecke, and Tom Miller; and (back) Darlene (Hoppe) Theis, Dale Louis, Carolyn (Young) Welter, Gaylon Knuth, Sylvia Schmitz, Dennis Spanier, Bill Henderson, Karen (Welle) Okerstrom, Dolores (Olson) Ardoff, Bob Knisley, Sheila Webb, Joan (Meyer) Kellen, Betty (Rud) Cropp, Alcuin Rothstein, Barbara (Garding) Lofqiuist, Jerome Orbeck, Mary Ann (Lieser) Meyer, Lyle Thomsen, Julie (Lieser) Fischer, Lloyd Pearson, Dale Voss, Jeanette (Hemmesch) Lieser, Bruce Krupke, LeRoy Schlangen, Kay (Albrecht) Collins, Bill Miller, Marcel Kobberdahl, Larry Stern, and Judy (Dalthorp) Groth.



Class of 1955

Class of 1955
The Paynesville High School graduating Class of 1955 held its 55-year reunion in Paynesville on Saturday, July 31.

Pictured at the reunion are: (front) Joan (Flanders) Schmidt, Doris (Jacobson) Pelkey, Frances (Schmitz) Remer, Marilyn Kashmitta, Sharon (Schultz) Schmidt, Gloria (Krupke) Scheel, Beverly (Laird) Jones, and Harold Hickman; (second row) Ann (Lieser) Patrick, Mary Ann (Ludwig) Fasbender; Marlene (Deadrick) Christle, Dorothy (Johnson) Martinson, Sr. Mary Madernach, Venita (Nepsund) Haagenson, LaVon (Hoppe) Theis, and William Hendrickson; and (back) Dirk Gaspar, Harry Thielen, Eldon Hanson, James Brick, Toney Peine, Art Mehr, Jonathan Schaumann, Jim Olson, and Walter Spanier.


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