Lakota Class of 1968 holds 45th reunion PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 04 October 2013 08:39
KANSAS - The Lakota High School Class of 1968 held a 45-year reunion Sept. 13-14. It began with a Friday night home football game at Lakota.
The Saturday night buffet dinner was held at Nature Trails in Kansas, which was decorated with old 45 records. There were 55 people in attendance, including 34 classmates and 21 spouses.
Phyllis Sours Burks welcomed everyone and talked about past and present activities. Sharon McCraw Nigh led a trivia game. Lynn Coleman handled the door prizes and photographer was Denny Below.
Burks led a short business meeting. She started there are 23 deceased classmates. Jane Stevens Cravens read the names aloud. Each one had a memory candle bag with their photo and name.
Several classmates came from out of state, including New York, Illinois and Michigan.
Classmates in attendance at the Nature Trails dinner were Trudy Ault, Jackie Bateson Cook, Denny Below, David Betts, Martha Bickelhaupt Merkle, Frances Boff Gierhart, David Burmeister, Deb Carr Payne, Steve Carr, Lynn Coleman, Donn Correll and Debra Younkin Correll, Glenda Crispen Treece, Mary Ann DeVanna Sorg, Patricia Hoiles Doty, Ronald Holcombe.
Brenda Jakcsy Klotz, Larry Jakcsy, Kath Marcinko Kleman, Sharon Nigh, Lee Mitchell and Karen Swaisgood Mitchell, Frances Nye Lucius, Florian Reinhart Jr., Charlotte Sander Birkmire, Jack B. Schell, Michael Shultz, Theresa Sloma, Phyllis Burks, Jane Cravens, Mary Lynn Thomas Geissman, Richard Wasserman, Thomas Wasserman and Nancy Youngs Broz.
Members of the 45th reunion committee were Shultz, Cravens, Klotz, Paula Stark Fruth, Coleman, Treece and Burks. They were also elected to lead the 50-year reunion in 2018.

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