|Washington Township alumni banquet held|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Friday, 17 May 2013 08:03|
TONTOGANY - The Washington Twp. Alumni held their biennial banquet on May 11 at Otsego Elementary.
The 87 alumni, spouses and friends present were greeted by Wayne Michaelis Jr. and Janice Kaiser and registered by Jacquelyn Shank, Joyce Asmus and Betty Buehrer. Kaiser gave the invocation.
Shank introduced the honored classmates of 1943, 1952 and 1953. There were 10 present. Buehrer presented each with a deep red carnation in a bud vase.
Evelyn Pauff was recognized for her years of teaching.
The Hot Flashes from Pemberville performed.
Buehrer read notes from alumni who were unable to attend. David Mertz listed classmates who have died since the 2011 banquet.
Mertz spoke about Edythe's Button Box in reference to Edythe Huebner, a 1925 alumna.
The banquet planning committee was Bob Kidd, Michaelis, Kaiser, Shank, Buehrer and Mertz.
The committee for the next banquet will be Michaelis, Bob Kidd, Marie Mathewson, Charlotte Parker, Linda Parker and Anita Brooks.
The tables were decorated in the school colors of purple and gold and floral arrangements, which were given as door prizes.
Craig Haas, custodian, gave a alumni tour of the new school. Haas also entertained with a Mother's Day song which he wrote, accompanied by guitar.
Buehrer sang the song "M-O-T-H-E-R" in honor of Mother's Day.
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