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•   Glenda Bean (Skodachek)  11/12
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WHERE WE LIVE


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3 live in Arizona
6 live in California
9 live in Colorado
1 lives in Connecticut
2 live in Florida
6 live in Illinois
81 live in Iowa
1 lives in Kansas
1 lives in Maine
2 live in Maryland
10 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Missouri
2 live in Ohio
1 lives in Pennsylvania
2 live in South Carolina
1 lives in Tennessee
4 live in Texas
1 lives in Vermont
1 lives in Virginia
2 live in Washington
3 live in Wisconsin
2 location unknown

MISSING CLASSMATES


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Charles City High School
Class Of 1962
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ANNOUNCEMENTS

I am sorry to report that our classmate Gloria Wilson Sullivan passed away on November 8, 2017.  The Charles City Press indicates that a private service was held in her honor.

I am sorry to report that our classmate Bonnie (Stohr) Michael passed away on July 24, 2017, at the Care Center of Abington, Illinois.  Bonnie had been a resident of Abington, Illinois for most of her adult life. She is survived by her husband H. Dominic Michael, three sons, Shawn Michael of Galesburg, Illinois, Michael (Maria) Hurst of Peoria, Illinois, and Nick Michael of Galesburg, Illinois, seven grandchildren, one great grandchild, a brother, Alan "Butch" Stohr of Cedar Falls, Iowa, and numerous relatives and friends.  Services were held on July 29, 2017, at the First Lutheran Church in Galesburg, Illinois.

I am sorry to report that our classmate James Murch passed away on April 12, 2017, in San Angel, Texas.  James is survived by his wife Marlene, son John Matthew Murch of Wichita, Kansas, two step-daughters, Kim Stanford of Bashor, Kansas and Angela Crouton of Sedgwick, Kansas, step-son Brian Hastings of Thornton, Colorado and nine grandchildren.

Question...when we were in school there was a survey done by ????and it followed us all through high school and maybe a while after...asking about what we had accomplished...etc. DOES ANYONE REMEMBER THE NAME OF THAT SURVEY AND WHO DID IT????????

I am sorry to report that I have just been advised our classmate Harold "Rusty" Friedrich recently passed away.  I have not been able to find an obituary, so I do not know the exact date of his passing or any funeral arrangements.  If anyone has additional information about Rusty, please let me know, and I will post an additional announcement.  Speaking personally, I thought Rusty was a great guy, and I am very saddened to learn of his passing.

Laura Immel Gifford has provided additional information regarding Rusty Friedrich.  He passed away on July 8, 2017.  Funeral services are at 3 p.m. this Friday, July 14, at the Bella Vista Funeral Home Chapel, Bella Vista, Arkansas.

I have just learned that Rusty Friedrich's obituary is posted on the Hauser Funeral Home website.  I will briefly summarize it here, since I'm not sure how long their posting will be accessible.

Rusty was born June 28, 1943, in Charles City.  He served in the U.S. Army and worked for IPS Electric Company.  He moved from Charles City to Bella Vista, Arkansas 21 years ago.  He is survived by his wife, Delores; two sons,  James Friedrich and Andrew Friedrich;  two stepsons, Todd and Tim Hull; sister Carol Inman of Texas; two brothers, Richard Friedrich of Florida and Charles Friedrich of Charles City; as well as eight grandchildren and step-grandchildren.

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT FOR ALL CLASSMATES.  THE COMMITTEE HAS ASKED ME TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUR 55TH CLASS REUNION WILL BE HELD ON FRIDAY, AUGUST 11 AND SATURDAY, AUGUST 12, 2017.  PLEASE SAVE THE DATES AND MARK THEM ON YOUR CALENDARS.  ALSO, PLEASE ADVISE ANY CLASSMATES WHO ARE NOT ACTIVE ON THE CLASS WEBSITE.

I am sorry to report that our classmate Dennis Pagels passed away in Iowa City on September 8, at the Bird House - Hospice Home of Johnson County.  According to his obituary, visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, September 13 at Gay and Ciha Chapel in Oxford, followed by burial with military honors at 11:30 a.m. at the Oxford Cemetry.

Dennis retired after 23 years with the U.S. Army/Army Reserve, and 22 years with Siemens Medical.  Denny was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and the mother of his children, Karen (Albright) Pagels.

He is succeeded by his loving wife Maureen (Hall) Pagels, a daughter, Mrs. Deena (Kevin) Nelson of Cedar Rapids; son , Tom Pagels of West Branch; and four grandchildren.

I am sorry to report that our classmate John Gabel passed away Friday, October 28, 2016, at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.  A visitation will be from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. today (Monday, October 31) at Fullerton-Hage Funeral Home, 401 Blunt Street, Charles City, with a rosary at 6:30 p.m.  Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, November 1 at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Roseville, IA, with a graveside service with military honors at St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery.

John is survived by his wife Patrice Gabel of Brookings, S.D.;  a son Christopher (Katherine) Gabel of Reddick FL; a daughter Elizabeth Ann (Keith) Wagner of McHenry, IL;  six grandchildren; a brother Gerald of Rockford, IA; and a sister Gila (Ronald) Jorgensen of Rockford, IA.

Condolences may be sent to the family through www.rudesfuneralhome.com or www.fullertonfh.com.

We are attempting to locate Jerry Cox to our class reunion.  If you have contact information for Jerry Cox, would you please advise Char Lubbert at Cmlubbert@yahoo.com.  Thanks.

Hello!!
I hope that everyone is having a wonderful summer! It is certainly flying by!
I would like to share my news -- grandson Palmer Frederick Coyne was born on July 21. He joins big sister Ackley, who will be five in October.
Again, I am reminded of what a blessing/gift are grandchildren.
I am looking forward to next summer's reunion!! Thanks to all who are putting it together for us. You are appreciated!!
My best,
Judy

EVERY FIRST SATURDAY of Each month SOME OF US MEET ABOUT 9:30 AM AT DAVE'S RESTAURANT FOR COFFEE OR FOOD AND VISIT.All are WELCOME.

If you're on Facebook. .i have a group about Charles City. ..if you want on send request. ..watch the spelling. ...charles city fotos & friends and whatever!. ........don't forget the ! And spelling

On facebook I have a group site..mainly old fotos of cc..and a few other things...it has been a great hit with the ones that are on it...I would like to invite you all to get on it and see the stuff...and maybe help out with fotos etc... It is ....charles city fotos & friends and whatever! ...watch those spellings and punctuation for that is the way it is listed...or just ask to be friends and it will be easy to put you on the group dave scrimger

If you're on Facebook. .i have a group about Charles City. ..if you want on send request. ..watch the spelling. ...charles city fotos & friends and whatever!. ........don't forget the ! And spelling

May 5th 1968 links.


Some of the first shots of that terrible storm are quite beautiful.

May 15 1968 Tornado in Charles City, IA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0Skw6vLMH8U&feature=related

Aftermath of May 15 1968 Tornado in Charles City, IA

(There’s some guy named Jerry Fifer in this one)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tc-1atmaFe0&feature=player_detailpage

Film/Television Coverage Of May 15th, 1968 Charles City, Iowa Tornado

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpE87GyFZsE&feature=player_detailpage

Ya know. I think our class may be the most successful to graduate from Ce-Ce High. Maybe it was the quality education and teachers, our parents, or the stars just came together. Our class graduated an unusually high number of professionals: Doctors, Lawyers, Engineers, entrepreneurs, Athletes, Architects, Nurses, teachers; . . . so many successful in whatever their life’s work. More important; a set of true family and community values, and a belief in freedom.
I don’t think any of our classmates ended up in prison. I believe that if any of our classmates needed help, we would rally for them to the best of our ability.
We can be proud of what the Class of ’62 have contributed over the last 50 years.  - Dennis Pagels
 

 

To: All 50th Class Reunion Attendees

Thank you, thank you! We received enough money to extend the class website for a full ten years. When the "bowl" came around, your generous donations, were overwhelming. Let's continue to make good use of the website.