Nevada alumni hold reunion at Wynford
BUCYRUS — The Nevada Alumni Association recently held its annual alumni banquet at Wynford
High School with 134 alumni, faculty and guests in attendance. The 50-year class
of 1962 was the host class for the evening.
The school colors of green and gold decorated all tables, except for that of the
honored class, which was decorated with paper flowers in the class colors of
blue and white. The class of 1952 sat at tables decorated with paper flowers in
their class colors — pink and silver gray. Place mats featuring pictures of the
class of 1962 completed the decorations. The place mats and programs were
printed by Central Monogramming.
Wilma Burky, Mary Jane Bender and Marsha Schwartzkopf were co-chairwomen for the
event. Pat and Don Reed were at the registration table. Wayne Bare and Michael
Smalley greeted the guests. Marvin Monroe provided music during the evening. Pat
Bare gave the invocation, a prayer written by Betty Bare Bradley.
The class of 1962 made the flowers and Katering Kountry Style prepared the baked
steak dinner, which was served by the Wynford Lady Royals. The Wynford FFA set
up the tables.
Marsha Gathright, a member of the class of 1962, served as mistress of
ceremonies. She introduced class members and shared stories about the years at
Class members present included Pat (Romick) Bare, Bonnie (Monroe) Burch,
Kathleen (Norris) Carpenter, Marsha (Schwartzkopf) Gathright, Linda (Larick)
Jury, Ronald Martin, Judy (Oiler) Mathis, Bonnie (Detray) Snodgrass, Sandra (Gortner)
Stuckman, Edward Wheeler, Thomas Young and Ronald Bucher. Deceased members
included Rosie (Wells) Heffelfinger, James Long and Harold Ruhlen.
The class of 1952 also was honored. In attendance were James Disher, Fred
Clinger, Ann (McClain) Conrad, Joyce (Heistand) Murphy, Imogene (Kuenzli) Orts,
Jackie (Reber) Mosman and June (Markley) Bowen.
Wynford Superintendent Steve Mohr also was in attendance, along with faculty
members Pat (Steinhilber) Reed, Norma (Starner) Gebhardt and Ron Woofter. Mohr
gave a short speech about the progress at Wynford Schools this past year.
Margaret Thornton presented the Luther Lust Scholarship to Kristin Schiefer and
Norma Bowers, Stuckman and Imogene Orts won door prizes.
Following a brief business meeting, attendees spent the rest of the evening
renewing friendships. The group sang the school alma mater.
--Daily Chief-Union, Upper Sandusky, OH, Saturday, June 23, 2012