Nevada alumni hold 129th reunion banquet
NEVADA — The 129th Nevada Alumni Banquet was held recently at Wynford High
School, with 145 alumni, guests and faculty in attendance.
The tables were decorated in the school colors of green and gold. Placemats with
pictures of the classes of 1961 and 1951 also were used. Tables were set up by
the Wynford FFA and Katering Kountry Style prepared the dinner, which was served
by the Wynford Band.
Don and Pat Reed, Marsha Gathright and Sandy Stuckman greeted the guests
as they arrived.
Harold and Andora Kinsey were at the registration table.
Wilma Burky, Mary Jane Bender and Roger Jury served as co-chairmen for the
Mary Niederhauser welcomed the guests and served as master of ceremonies.
Tim Ferguson gave the invocation.
For the program, Wynford Superintendent Steve Mohr gave an update of the school
Luther Lust, former superintendent of Nevada and Wynford schools, shared
of Nevada school.
Margaret Thornton presented the Luther Lust Teacher Scholarship to Mallory
Honaker and Trent Rowland. Their names will be inscribed on a plaque, along with
previous winners and displayed at the high school.
Sandy (Reber) Pippen traveled the farthest.
The class of 1938 was the earliest class represented, with members Armond Hoover
and Gilbert Bucher in attendance.
Larry and Janet Snodgrass have not missed a reunion in 51 years.
The Niederhauser family had the most family members present, with Richard, Mary
and Nancy Newman and Susan Abott attending the reunion.
Mary Niederhauser introduced the 50-year class. Other members of the class
were: Larry Daiber, Jack Spitler, Ramona (Stout) Howard, Bonnie (Jury) Williams,
Nancy (Kerr) Morth, Jury, Pat (Rothlisberger) Riedel, Charles Silveous,
Ferguson, Tom Sheaffer, Sandra (Reber) Pippen and Susan (Miller) Shepherd a
Bill Stover spoke for the 60-year class. Other class members present were: Carol
Jacobs, Joyce (Heinlen) Daiber, Alice (Mossman) King, Irene (Bachtell)
Riedlinger and Max Spiegel.
Faculty members present were: Lust, Mohr, Norma (Starner) Gebhardt and Pat
Joyce Daiber, Wanda Landis and Darl Fritz won door prizes.
It was announced that Jim Stiger and the Nevada track team of 1954 were inducted
into the Wyandot County sports Hall of Fame. Other track team members are: Jim
Steibhilber, Curt Bell, Tom Stover, David Youmans, Milton Motter, Charlie
Dwight Spiegel, Ray Hyatt, Richard Gerber, Marty Hoover, Jim Baublitz, Gale
Bryant and coach Al Buckeye.
A brief business meeting was held and the remainder of the evening was spent
Marvin Monroe provided music during the social hour.
The evening concluded with the group singing the school alma mater.
--Daily Chief-Union, Upper Sandusky, OH, Monday, June 20, 2011