HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL 50-ISH REUNION
CELEBRATING OVER 50 YEARS WITH OUR HIGH SCHOOL CLASSMATES AND FRIENDS SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2011 7:00 p.m. -- 1:00 a.m. EMBASSY SUITES HOTEL Livonia, Michigan
DINNER-DANCE PROGRAM WELCOME –
Stella Whittler-Calloway Ray Ann Jeter-Phifer and Mary “Mitzi” Botkins-Colley (Blessing of the Food) (Buffet Line and Dinner)
INTRODUCTION OF REUNION ORGANIZERS – Judy Longley-Blackwell SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS – Dian Mitchell-Wilkins Chuck Peterson SPECIAL TRIBUTES – IN MEMORY Teachers Other Dignitaries REUNION COMMITTEE RECOGNITION REMARKS FROM COLLEAGUES (1 minute please) THANK YOU & CLOSING PRAYER CLASS PICTURES/DANCING
(Door Prizes Will Be Given Away Throughout The Evening) D. J. – SCOTT MOORE – WOMC (104.3 FM)
HPHS CLASS OF 1959 ABRAHAM, BILL (Jun ’59) Spouse: Earleen (Jun ’59) Trenton, MI USA email@example.com
AHO (DISTEFANO), ROSE (Jun ’59) Sterling Hts, MI Spouse: Robert Rose was a buyer by trade and she retired from MSX International 8 years ago. She has two children: Rob (1961) and Joe (1965).
BAXTER (KASSARJIAN), CAROLYN (Jan ’59) Spouse: John Glen Arbor, MI john50430002yahoo.com Carolyn attended Westminster College in Pennsylvania and taught music in Detroit until she married John and joined him in Spain where he was working at the time. She and her husband have a business home in Houston but have kept their summer place in Michigan. Her husband’s work has taken him many places and she has been able to accompany him on many of the trips. Carolyn is a homemaker and mother of four adult children, nine grandchildren, and one great grandchild.
BENNETT, WILLIAM (Jun ’59) 5772 Rockport Ln Haltom City, TX 76137‐2141 817‐498‐6569 817‐454‐3128 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org William’s military career was in the U.S.A.F. for 27 years which brought many opportunities to see and interact with people around the country and world. He has five children now with families of their own. William’s second career of 20 years was in flight simulation and training as a hardware/ software Quality Engineer which ended in 2006 with second retirement. He was widowed in 2010 and is now just taking it easy keeping up with family. Air Force
BLEDSOE, HOWARD (Jun ’59) Oak Park, MI USA
BYNUM, HARVEY (Jun ’59) Spouse: Cecelia 15846 Griggs, Detroit, MI 48236 313‐863‐4030 Harvey says he enjoyed playing sports while in high school, and although he was a baseball addict, he did not make the team. But … Comerica Bank accepted him to play basketball and touch football for them in competition. They came in third place in their league, and he got enjoyment out of that! He still enjoys watching college basketball on television. Harvey worked a lot and retired from Comerica Bank & Trust. He did some traveling – to New York, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Hawaii (went on a cruise there). He also took a cruise to South America and Venezuela. He’s enjoying life and spending time with family, friends and his four grandchildren. Harvey has one son: Julian (43 yrs old).
DARIN, JOHN (Jun ’59) 700 N. Valley Drive, Thousand Oaks, CA 91367 805‐494‐6747 email@example.com John attended Michigan State University from 1959‐1962; Michigan Med 1966; LA County General Hospital 1967; USAF Flight Surgeon 1961‐1969; Wayne State University Ophthalmology Residency 1969‐1972. He has been in Ophthalmology Practice in Westlake Village, California, since 1992 – part time now. John has seven children and seven grandchildren. Air Force DEAN (DILLARD), PATRICIA (Jan ’59) 5838 Bighorn Dr SW, Roanoke, VA 24018 540‐774‐9467 540‐580‐0802 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Patricia says that Highland Park High has many fond memories for her and that it was a wonderful time to grow up. It was a great school with wonderful teachers and a top‐notch education that prepared a lot of us for college. She participated in the choir, Latin club and French club. Patricia made several lasting friendships – she and Sandy Jardine were great friends; they corresponded over the years and now that she is retired, she visits her and Bill in Florida. After graduation from Wayne State, Patricia moved to Virginia and worked as a Juvenile Court Probation Officer for 7 years. Then she was a stay‐at‐home mom for 20 years. She and her husband owned a TV and Appliance store. Later she went back to work as an Executive Director of a non‐profit where she retired in 2004. Her husband died in 2007. Patricia has been doing some traveling – as a matter of fact, she just returned from taking her grandson Jonathan to Israel and Greece. Patricia is the mother of two sons: John (1965 – deceased) and Rob (1970). DOVER (HEIDMOUS), CAROLYN (Jun ’59) Augusta, MI Carolyn says she has a blended family of 5 children and 9 grandchildren.
DOWNS (DUNN), BARBARA J. (Jun ’59) 3993 Willis Way, Milton, FL 32583 850‐982‐9903 email@example.com Barbara married John Dunn two weeks after graduation on June 27, 1959 – making June 27, 2011, their 52nd anniversary. They have a daughter, Charlene Ann (1960), and son, Michael Allen (1963). Barbara worked off and on for a few years until 1973 then was employed at the National Bank of Detroit (Utica) and worked there for 10 years. In 1981, her daughter got married and over the next 15 years had five children and just recently adopted two sons from the Ukraine. Her son married in 1986 and has three children. She has one great grandson who turned one year old in July, 2011. Barbara and her husband moved to Pensacola, Florida, in 1982, bought a Tastee Freeze and lived there for the next 8 years. She worked in a bank as Operations Manager for 13 years and became a realtor in 2003. She loves helping others sell/find the right home. She thanks the Reunion Committee for all their hard work and interest. DOWNS, RICHARD (Jan ’59) 508 Villa Circle, Boynton Beach, FL 33435 561‐460‐0944 firstname.lastname@example.org Richard is a national insurance broker and financial planner, and he hosts a national radio show called, "The Wealth Conservation Hour". He has three children: Darin Downs (professional baseball left‐handed pitcher with the Marlins); D. J. Downs (pre‐med right‐handed pitcher with Tampa University); and Laura Downs (softball pitcher at Tampa University). DREWS (DISTEFANO), MARILYN Spouse: Richard Fort Myers, FL email@example.com In Marilyn’s lifetime, she has been a Chef, Pre‐K Teacher and a Homemaker. Her children’s names are Holly, Kelly, Lynne, Tony and Christine.
DUCKWORTH (LARSON), MARILYN (Jan ’59) 1190 Rivers Ridge Court, Cheboygan, MI 49721 231‐627‐2194 firstname.lastname@example.org Marilyn attended HPJC and Wayne State University, receiving a Master's in Education. She taught for 31 years in the Warren Woods Schools – grades 1st thru 5th, spending about 20 years teaching 1st, which was her favorite grade. Upon her retirement in 1997, she moved to a house on Lake Huron. After a divorce in 2005, she purchased a home closer to Cheboygan and found that she liked the small town lifestyle, woods and water. She has a Shetland Sheep dog named Pebbles and a white cat named Snowball. This past summer, she was able to fulfill a dream by buying a red Chrysler Crossfire convertible, and she now belongs to a "Top Down" club, taking road trips in the summer. While her brother was alive, she really enjoyed going to San Francisco every year. They had many good times and trips together. Marilyn remembers the band teacher, Mr. Blanchard, throwing pieces of chalk at students when they hit the wrong note.
ELLIS (BYRD), PATRICIA (Jun ’59) P O Box 3028, Southfield, MI 48037‐3028 email@example.com www.oecouncil.org After high school, Pat attended HPJC, Wayne State University and Central Michigan University. She has been a business owner for a total of 20 years. Current company is B2B Funding, LLC, providing funding alternatives and business growth and development to faith‐based and non‐profit organizations. Pat is the author of 3 books (see Ad section). She retired from CIGNA Retirement & Investment Services after 14 years in 2004 as a Regional Administrative Manager but retirement lasted only about 30 days. No immediate plans to re‐retire. Pat remembers life growing up in Highland Park: the sports, trying to sneak into Club Rendezvous while still a grade school student, the friendly neighborhoods, and the singing groups with Sandra Jones and Joann Norman. She has three children: Mike (1963) who is a Program Manager at GM; Donnie (1964) who owns and operates Links to Learning, a K‐12 tutorial program for school systems nationwide; and Angie (1970) who is a Paraplanner at Ameriprise Financial. Pat has seven wonderful grandchildren ages 14‐25. Since all of the grandkids are growing up, she is satisfied with “spoiling” her miniature schnauzer Beauregarde. Pat enjoys dancing, attending concerts, writing, shopping, church activities/ministries, spending time with family and friends and volunteering at local homeless shelters and nursing homes. ERVIN (HOYES) (WILCOX), RETA (Jan ’59) Walnut Creek, CA firstname.lastname@example.org After living in Europe and many moves as a military family, Reta and her family settled in California. She then returned to college and earned her Bachelor's and Master's degrees. She turned her volunteer work with the Girl Scouts into a professional career as a CEO, Consultant with Girl Scouts USA, which put her on the move again to Michigan, New York City, and the Chicago area. Reta retired a few years ago but still spends a lot of time doing volunteer service. She loves to travel – in recent years, she has cruised around the world on the QE2, as well as taken an African safari. Over the years, she has visited all 50 states and dozens of countries. Her two favorite places are New York City, where I lived for several years, and the San Francisco Bay area, where she has chosen to retire. Reta fondly remembers her high school sorority sisters from the Wejeis. She enjoyed seeing Sandy Stewart at the HPHS 25th Reunion and hopes they can be in touch again. Reta has four children and four grandchildren. FUNDUKIAN, JOHN M. (Jun ’59) Spouse: Jean Paterson‐Fundukian (Jun ’59) JeanieFun@aol.com 19745 Hayes Court, Northville, MI 48167 248‐596‐1284 94 Village Greenway, Flat Rock, NC 28731 828‐697‐9586 John attended Adrian College BA 1964; Wayne State MA 1969; and he was a Teacher, Coach, Athletic Central Office Administrator 1964‐2001. He taught and coached at HPHS from 1964‐1971 and was the Detroit News Coach of the Year Track in 1971. He was honored by Hall of Fame at Highland Park (1990) and Adrian College. John received the “Besser Lindsey” Award at Adrian (Athletic and Academic Achievement) – former recipient was Jim Wink (Highland Park’s legendary coach). John married beautiful high school sweetheart, Jean Paterson in 1964. Worked for Walled Lake Schools and Novi Athletic Administrator. The couple has three children – two girls and a boy (1966, 1969 and 1972) – and two grandchildren: Leah (7) and Jay 2½.
GIBBONS, ROBERT N. (Jun ’59) 779 Pineview Road, Pagosa Springs, CO 81146 970‐264‐6503 Robert is a retired Chrysler Tool and Die Worker. He has three children and nine grandchildren. GOLDEN (STEINHOFF), PATRICIA (Jun ’59) Spouse: William D. Steinhoff Honolulu, Hawaii www2.hawaii.edu/~steinhof email@example.com wanderingweaver.wordpress.com Patricia has been a Professor of Sociology at the University of Hawaii since 1968. She is primarily a Japan specialist and travels to Japan regularly for research. She doesn’t have any immediate plans to retire because she’s having too much fun teaching, doing research, and working with graduate students. They spend part of every summer at their cabin in Beulah, Michigan on Crystal Lake, but she hasn't been back to Highland Park since her parents (both now deceased) sold their house in the 1970s. Pat’s hobby is hand weaving, which she has been doing since the early 1970s. She has a big loom in Honolulu and a little one at their summer cabin (see website listed above). She just finished a two‐year term as President of the Hawaii Handweavers Hui. She also knits – some classmates may remember that she used to knit in class. Patricia has two children: Laura Sacajawea Steinhoff (1974) a documentary film editor; and Thomas Tecumseh Steinhoff (1978) has law degree but owns/operates a doggie day care and boarding kennel. One grandchild: Abigail Steinhoff Fulmer (2008). GOODWIN (GORDON), JANE (Jun ’59) 12480 N. Copper Queen Way, Oro Valley, AZ 85755 (520) 297‐4281 firstname.lastname@example.org Jane taught child development classes at Chapman College and Cypress Junior College in California. She moved to Arizona 15 years ago to help with grandchildren – directed a childcare center then began work at St. Mark's United Methodist Church until present as a children/family ministries Coordinator. Jane’s husband, Kenn, passed away December 30, 2010. Her son, Jeff, purchased their home in California where he teaches at the same high school and coaches soccer the same as her late husband. Jane has three children: Patricia (1962), Donna (1963) and Jeffrey (1965). She also has five grandchildren: Caitlin, 19, Brianna 18, Sarah 17, Aaron 2 and Adrianne 15 months. GRIFFIN, THOMAS (Jan ’59) 68 Travis Lane, Moyie Springs, ID 83845 208‐267‐8690 email@example.com Thomas is retired.
JACKSON, JOSEPH (Jan ’59) Spouse: Marge Gales Ferry, CT firstname.lastname@example.org Joseph is retired. Navy �� JARDINE, WILLIAM (Jan ’59) Spouse: Sandy Stewart Jardine (Jan ’59) Ortonville, MI email@example.com William attended HPJC for one year, Wayne State for 1½ years, U of D Dental for four years and received his DDS degree in 1965. He married Sandy in 1963. He served in the US Army from 1966‐68. William practiced dentistry from 1965‐73 in Grand Ledge, Michigan. He then attended Northwestern U from 1973‐75 and received his MS degree in Orthodontics. His Orthodontic practice was located in Lake Orion and Lapeer, Michigan, from 1975 ‐2004. William taught Orthodontics at U of D for 27 years. He is happily retired with the January ’59 Class Secretary and wife of over 48 years. Sandy is a remarkable stone sculpture artist. They spend winters in Fort Myers with golf, golf, golf, and oil painting as hobbies. Life is good! They have four children: Carrie (1965), Stephanie (1967), Jennifer (1971) and Bill (1975) U S Army JOHNSON (MOSLEY), MABLE (Jan ’59) firstname.lastname@example.org Mable graduated from Highland Park Jr. College and earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Education from Wayne State University. She retired from the Detroit Public Schools. She and her husband, Stanley, have three adult sons. JUSTICE, KENNETH (Jan ’59) Spouse: Angeline Clarkston, MI email@example.com After retiring in 1999 as a GM Supervisor, most of Kenneth’s time is spent traveling to their cottage and watching their eight grandchildren grow. He loves to hunt, fish, play golf and do volunteer work for the BSA, Great Lakes Council as a camp visitation specialist. This position involves inspecting camps for Safety, Health and Programs for young Boy Scouts in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois. Kenneth has three children: Russell (1960) Assistant Principal, Redford Schools, Steve (1962) Pharmaceutical Sales, and Lynne (1963) Builder, wife and mother.
KALISH, DOUG (Jun ’59) 3736 Harts Place Chamblee, GA 30341 770‐617‐0037 Doug says he finally retired from the Corporate grind. He started a new career as a voice actor doing commercials, voice overs, documentaries and audio books. Hear his demos at http://dougkalish.voice123.com. LACEY, RONALD (Jun ’59) Detroit, MI Ronald is retired. He has seven children: Lataun (1959), Paula (1959), Waun (1962), Raychon (1969), TaRonda (1972), Ronald (1977) and Clarence (1981). LACEY (WRIGHT), ROSALIND (Jun ’59) Detroit, MI firstname.lastname@example.org After 32 years, Roz is happily retired from the automotive industry. She has been retired for 15 years and enjoying every minute of it by traveling and being a person of leisure. She has also been doing some volunteer work at the Charles H. Wright Afro‐American Museum in Detroit. To keep her mind active, she reads and works puzzles: Sudoku, Logic, and Kakuro. She tries to stay active by line dancing and exercising. This past year, she has been spending time watching her nieces play sports.
LAWHEAD (HATFIELD), VIVIAN (Jan ’59) 6601 NW Melody Lane East, Parkville, MO 64152 816‐741‐8310 816‐289‐3742 email@example.com Vivian left Highland Park when she was 23, joined TWA and flew for 30 glorious years – then retired. She went back to school and earned her BS and MS in Psychology. She is semi‐retired, currently working as a Library Clerk in Kansas City, Missouri. She raised her only child (Garrett – 1975) and has two delightful grandchildren. Vivian is the proud owner of 3 dogs and she’s a member of PETA. She volunteers for the local Sheriff's Department on the Civilian Patrol. She loves reading, grow roses and African Violets. Vivian hadn’t been back to Highland Park for years but when she did go back, her family home on Grove had been torn down – she cried for days over that! She says she still has her yearbooks and pictures of her sorority sisters that were in JADE. She also still has the Beau‐jest pin that Bill Calhoun gave her. She says they got back together after many years and dated for about 8 years. He lives in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Vivian says she didn't miss a basketball game – ever – and she went to every dance! She remembers getting kicked out of Parker Hall and on one occasion skipping school and going to Villa Hyde’s home and … well, we’ll let Vivian tell you the rest.
LAZARUS, CONSTANTINE “GUS” (Jan ’59) 5586 Lane Lake Ct., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302 248‐644‐0368 firstname.lastname@example.org Constantine graduated from Wayne State University. He is currently retired. Gus has one daughter: Deanna (1975). LEE, GLORIA (Jun ’59) 340 Page St., Apt 205, San Francisco, CA 94102 415‐252‐9938 email@example.com Gloria married Mike Shannon in 1963 and moved to California. They lived in Riverside, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Berkeley and New York City. When they decided to follow their own paths, she returned to California to finish her undergraduate and graduate work at San Francisco State University. While writing her thesis, Gloria started cooking at Green's Restaurant which was followed by owning a catering company, managing kitchens and becoming an event manager for large residential communities. She is currently a kitchen manager and entrepreneur. LEE (McLOSKEY), LYNNE (Jun ’59) Spouse: Dan McLoskey (Jun ’59) 590 Crestmoor Circle, Oxford, MI 48371 248‐969‐9661 firstname.lastname@example.org Lynne married her high school sweetheart, Dan McLoskey, the true love of her life. She taught pre‐school for 12 years. She had an antique business in Grosse Pointe and Williamston, Michigan, specializing in fine china and linens. For ten years, she has served as an ordained Deacon Elder and Commissioner to the General Assembly – Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Member, and Board of Directors Oxford/Orion Fish Food Pantry. Lynne is a retired teacher who volunteers now. She and Dan have three children and three grandchildren. MACHNIK (LAWTON), ELLEN (Jun ’59) 2396 Dorchester, Apt #106, Troy, MI 48084 248‐643‐6579 email@example.com Ellen is currently retired. She has three children: Gordy (1961), Carol (1964), and Karen (1968). USA MacKENZIE, ROBERT (Jun ’59) 1024 Lakeside Dr., White Lake, MI 48386 248‐698‐9348 firstname.lastname@example.org Robert retired from DTE. USNavy
McLOSKEY, DAN (Jun ’59) Spouse: Lynne Lee McLoskey (Jun ’59) 590 Crestmoor Circle, Oxford, MI 48371 248‐969‐9661 email@example.com Danny married Lynn Lee, they have been together 54 years, and she is the one and only love of his life. He says the best thing that happened to him in high school was when he met and married Lynne Lee – God’s greatest gift to him in life. Dan retired from General Motors Corporation after 33 years and continued as a Manufacturer’s Rep for an additional 15 years. He enjoys sports (especially golf and hockey), he has been a hockey referee for 27 years, he works at a golf course, and he does volunteer work. He and Lynn have three children and three grandchildren. MEAD (SCHOSS), ANN (Jan ’59) 124 S. Minerva, Royal Oak, MI 48067 248‐546‐8827 firstname.lastname@example.org After HPHS, Ann attended HPJC and graduated from WSU in 1964. She worked for seven years as a Home Service Advisor at Consumers Power Company. She has two children: David Schoss and Susan Turner; and four grandchildren: Andrew Schoss and Raymond, Edward and Judith Turner. After Ann’s children were in school full time, she began working at Beaumont Hospital where she retired in 2010 after 32 years. Her late husband, Elmer, died in 2007. Ann has remained active at Metropolitan United Methodist Church in Detroit. MERCIERS, BILLY (Jun ’59) Spouse: Dianna 2321 Eastmeadows Ct., Lakeland, FL 33812 863‐944‐7168 863‐619‐5965 (cell) email@example.com Billy’s career memories started in the late ‘70s with Allied Super Markets in Livonia, Michigan. He was relocated to Albuquerque, NM, to become the Corporate Director of Logistics for the Albuquerque and Denver Divisions of Western Grocery; in Denver, he served as their Director of Operations. He later moved to Connecticut to become VP of Operations for Sweet Life Foods. Then on to Upstate New York and New Jersey as Director of Operations for food service, wholesale grocery and convenience store companies. Billy moved to Florida in 1998 and retired. He went back to work part‐time in sales for two food service companies and eventually retired again. Billy says he sometimes gets the urge to go back to work when he gets a call for an interview – but he chickens out because he’s afraid they may offer him a job. Billy has four children (David, Cheryl, Michelle, and Brian); and his wife, Dianna, has four (Susan, John, Laura, and Chris). The couple has nine grandchildren.
MERNER (GILLESPIE), DORIS (Jun ’59) 12 Golden Glen Drive, Simi Valley, CA 93065 805‐520‐7896 firstname.lastname@example.org Doris met her husband Dan at a YMCA camp, and they have been married for 46 years. She graduated from Eastern Michigan University and taught in Stockbridge (MI) for 5 yrs. at the Jr. and Sr. Highs. They moved to San Marino (CA) in 1976 where husband Dan began a new career, and she didn't teach for a few years. She went back to school at Cal State LA to qualify for a CA lifetime teaching credential and taught 11 for yrs. at the middle school in San Marino. In 1991, her family moved to Wood Ranch in Simi Valley as her husband thought he would retire!! He didn't ‐ still working!! They own their own business ‐ recycling lamps, etc., and have 5 branches across the U.S. She has two children and six grandchildren (one set of triplets). Doris remembers the senior trip to Washington, DC, and the thrilling basketball games in the “Cracker Jack” gym at HPHS. MICK (BAUM), JOYCE (Jan ’59) Wake Forest, NC email@example.com Joyce retired as an Executive Assistant. Her fondest memory of HPHS was of the Senior Trip to Washington, DC – the train ride, the history and the beauty of DC, as well as the companionship of classmates. She’s been having fun since retiring – doing a little traveling and following her passion for decorating and gardening. Joyce has three children: Lynda, Suzanne and Gregory.
MILLER (SCHULTZ), PATRICIA (Jan ’59) Spouse: Edward (Ed) Spokane Valley, WA firstname.lastname@example.org Patricia met her husband in Puerto Rico and married in 1961. She lived in North Dakota and Washington, DC, where her sons were born then off to Germany for 3 years. She stayed at home in the NW when her husband was sent to Viet Nam. They eventually moved to Pakistan for two years. One exciting family vacation she recalls was a weekend to Kabul Afghanistan with her family in 1973. She said they definitely would not do that today. When her husband retired, they made Spokane their home. Patricia retired 6 years ago after 30 years as a driver trainer/ safety officer for the local school district. They still travel a great deal, and their health is excellent to the point of boring. Patricia has three sons: John (Tuscon, AZ), Paul (Kent, WA), and Christopher (Denver, CO). She also has seven grandchildren. Spring, summer and fall they enjoy camping, fishing and gardening. Patricia celebrated her 70th birthday with a trip to Hawaii. Patricia admits she did not realize how much she had at Highland Park until she left home. Two events that stand out to her are 9th grade camp and the DC trip. Little did she know that some day she would live there.
MOORE, JERRY (Jun ’59) Spouse: Carol 1207 Welles Ct., O'Fallon, IL 62269 618‐550‐9076 618‐550‐9076 (cell) email@example.com Jerry says he has retired a couple of times from IT and is still getting pulled back into consultant field part‐time due to love of IT and the challenges. He has been involved in the Insurance field and retirement savings for the last few years. He’s enjoying his semi‐retirement playing golf (wants to shoot his age) and fishing. He’s just keeping very active and enjoying my time. Jerry has four children: three sons and one daughter. He also has four grandchildren. USAF MURPHY, JOHN (Jan ’59) Spouse: Marybeth 31456 Lavender, Brownstown, MI 48173 248‐736‐4273 248‐736‐4273 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org John is a retired newspaper pressman. He has four daughters: Debbie (1959), Kate (1961), Sue (1962), and Shelly (1964). He says he worked, raised the kids and now he’s living life like the rest of the world. John’s memories of HPHS are Mr. Blanock’s History classes and Vocational classes with Mr. Linville. He says “He was actually a very nice man once you got past his "tough guy " front. He taught me a lot about printing.” MUSSELMAN, VIRGIL (Jan ’59) Spouse: Peggy Howell, MI email@example.com Virgil was married in 1963 and his family moved to Howell in 1973. They built their house on 10 acres and they’re still there today. He worked in the automotive industry and started an engineering business (M & N Engineering) that helped him retire in 1996 at age 55. Virgil has four daughters: Jeri Ann (47), Audra (45), Dena (41) and Jimi Beth (39). He also has five grandchildren that he spends a lot of time with. In his spare time, he fishes, camps and visits the kids and grandkids.
MYERS (MAROHNIC), DARLENE (Jun ’59) 3452 SW Bobalink Way, Palm City, FL 34990 www.crystaldancehall.com 772‐219‐0161 firstname.lastname@example.org Darlene graduated from Adrian College with a BS and Eastern Michigan University with an MS. Darlene began her teaching career in Home Economics at Highland Park High School. After 3 years, she began teaching for Livonia Public Schools until she retired 27 years later. She adopted one of her students during this time (Ainsleydar who is now 41 and resides close by in Lake Worth, Florida). Her husband worked for the State of Michigan Liquor Control Commission and was an avid golfer. They lived on a golf course in Ann Arbor so she learned to play golf and ended up coaching the girl's golf team at Franklin High School prior to her retirement. They retired to a golf course community in Palm City, Florida, 13 years ago. After her husband passed away, it took her life in a totally new direction. She began ballroom dancing and competed for a year. Two years ago, she went into business with a friend. They opened Crystal Reception Hall last year. Darlene has learned to enjoy and take advantage of every day because you never know if it may be your last. OLIVER (PETTIFORD), GAYLE (Jan ’59) 313‐866‐1759 Gayle is a retired Educator. She was employed for 17 years with the U.S. Postal Service. She returned to school and received a Masters Degree in Career and Technical Education. Employment included an Instructional Assistant with Wayne State University, then a Computer Instructor with Ferndale School District, retiring in 2001. Gayle has three children: Ronald, Laura Elizabeth and Damon; and two grandchildren: Darien and Corey. PATERSON (FUNDUKIAN), JEAN (Jun ’59) Spouse: John Fundukian (Jun ’59) JeanieFun@aol.com 19745 Hayes Court, Northville, MI 48167 248‐596‐1284 94 Village Greenway, Flat Rock, NC 28731 828‐697‐9586 Jean attended Michigan State University right after graduation. She then transferred to Adrian College and graduated in 1964 (B.A. Education) She was Sorority Vice‐President and President of XΩ. In June 1964, Jean married John Fundukian and they have been married for 47 years. She was a Nursery School Director for 10 years and Public School Teacher for 18 years and is now retired. She is involved with church, choir and hand bells. They have two homes – one in North Carolina and one in Michigan. Good life!! The couple has three children – Laurie, Julie and John (1966, 1969 and 1972) – and two grandchildren: Leah (7) and Jay 2½. Great family – accomplished in many areas.
PHARR (THOMAS), TOMMIE JEAN (Jun ’59) 13974 Wisconsin, Detroit, MI 43238 313‐834‐5967 email@example.com Tommie graduated from Lewis College of Business in Detroit. She was employed with A & P and the Michigan Security Commission for a number of years. She retired in 2004 as Purchasing Agent from E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co (Automotive Division – Troy, MI) after 38 years of employment. She is a volunteer Assistant to the Computer Instructor at Parkman Branch Library teaching seniors/grandparents basic computer and internet skills. Tommie enjoys bowling, science fiction movies, crocheting, knitting, sewing and her six cats. She started taking keyboard lessons during her retirement. She studies watercolor and acrylic painting, drawing and print making at workshops of various nationally‐known artists. Her paintings were exhibited in April and May 2011 at Livonia City Hall Lobby and Flint Art Institute. (See Ad section.) PHIFER, DANIEL (EUGENE) (Jan ’59) 21251 Pembroke, Detroit, MI 48219 313‐531‐9069 313‐919‐5701 firstname.lastname@example.org Daniel retired from Chrysler with 30 yrs of service. He has a daughter, Denise Roberts (1961). PORTER (BUCCINI), MARGARET (Jun ’59) Spouse: Phillip Buccini Jr. Birmingham, MI email@example.com Margaret graduated from Oakland University earning a BA in Elementary Education, then on to Michigan State for an MA in Education. She taught in the Magnet Program for gifted students in Royal Oak and directed an elementary F.I.R.S.T. robotics competition. Her team of six 5th grade girls took first and second place at Lawrence Tech, placed first in Michigan, and placed second in U.S. She served on the Michigan Science Curriculum Assessment Team. She has retired from the teaching profession. Margaret has two children: Philip (1965) and Julie (1966). She also has three grandchildren: Philip and Brendan (1999) and Dino (2004). Margaret remembers struggling to march in time so she could participate in the HPHS Choir Christmas Program. She also recalls all of the good times on the bus returning from swim meets. RAFTER, MARY BETH (Jun ’59) 2004 Sunnyside Avenue, Lansing, MI 48910 517‐351‐6724 Mary Beth received a Bachelor of Science in Math. She worked with computers for the State of Michigan. She has traveled some, including Great Britain, in the mid 1980’s. She recently visited her family by way of Amtrak.
RAY (ABRAHAM), EARLEEN (Jun ’59) Spouse: Bill Abraham (Jun ’59) Trenton, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Earleen and husband, Bill, owned a bar in Gibraltar, Michigan, for 21 years. They groomed their race horses that Bill drove, Harness horses for 9 years. Now she works as a part‐time Animal Caretaker for 3 hours a day at Earthworks, taking care of tortoises, bearded dragons, iguanas, snakes, spiders, rabbits, birds, fish, etc., mostly reptiles – says she just loves it! School kids come there and learn about the food chain, weather, etc., and do all kinds of experiments. Earleen has four children: Robert (1963), Dawn (1964), Carol (1965), and George (1975); and is very proud of her seven grandchildren. RICHARDS, JAMES F. (Jan ’59) Spouse: Judith R. Richards 1801 Quail Lake Drive, Venice, FL 34293 941‐408‐9393 James graduated from GMI 1965 (BS Engineering), and he worked for GM for 36 years. He married high school sweetheart, Judy, and they have been married for 52 years. James had two children: Jim would have been 50 years old but died in 1987 due to a military accident. His daughter, Kimberly A. Ulrich, is 48 and has two children. She has been married for 28 years. Granddaughter, Kristine (22), graduated 2011 from Loyola University (Maryland) with a BA in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology. Grandson, Scott (25), graduated from Full Sail University with a BS in Graphic Design. After James retired in 1995, he lived in Oklahoma for 2 years, then moved to Florida in 1998. He loves the clean air, sun, golfing and fishing. His best memories of school are playing football even when the team did not win. ROESLER, RONALD (Jan ’59) Langley, WA Ronroesler@whidbey.com After a very successful management career at Chrysler, Ron resigned in 1990 and relocated to the San Francisco Bay area for a couple of years. Since then he has had some great successes and great failures and many "opportunities to learn". He says through all of it, life has been kind to him. He says “I have forgiven myself for my lapses of intelligence and am grateful for my continued health, the rich abundance in my life today, and for each new day.” Ronald says Langley is on Whidbey Island (a couple of miles off the coast and North of Seattle) in a tributary of the Pacific, Puget Sound. He created a video a couple of years ago to share his photography and City of Langley. Many of the photos were taken in his back yard: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ecS9ofJVpTk
SCRIPTURE, CLIFTON (Jan ’59) 49251 Schoenherr Road, Shelby Twp, MI 48315 586‐737‐7142 email@example.com Clifton spent 3.5 years in the Bahamas as a Design Draftsman in Civil Engineering. He worked at GM for 22 years and for the Detroit News for 7.5 years. He is a retired pool store. Clifton has three children: Kimberly (1966), Erik (1967), and Brendt (1971); and is expecting his first grandchild (a boy) on Aug 22, 2011. STEWART (JARDINE), SANDRA (Jan ’59) Spouse: Bill Jardine (Jan ’59) Ortonville, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Sandra went to HPJC and WSU and taught at Detroit Day School for the Deaf. She has lived in Michigan (Detroit, Monroe, Grand Ledge, Southfield, Lake Orion and Ortonville) as well as Illinois (Chicago) and Texas. She is currently living half‐time in Fort Myers and on Bald Eagle Lake in Michigan. Sandra and Bill have four children: Carrie (1965), Stephanie (1967), Jennifer (1971) and Bill (1975) STOCK, JUDITH (Jun ’59) 1400 Brown St., Mobile, AL 36604 251‐433‐4788 251‐432‐8919 (cell) email@example.com Judith is retired and has one daughter: Carolyn (1974) STONE, LOUIS (’59) 893 E. Gooseneck Rd., Doyle, TN 338559 931‐657‐8151 931‐808‐4389 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Louis is a trucker and is the proud father of three children. USAF THOMAS, JAMES (Jun ’59) 44341 Pine, Sterling Heights, MI 48213 586‐610‐5450 email@example.com Jim has been a college professor for almost 40 years, mostly marketing, but also organization behavior. He plays duplicate bridge with HPHS friends from the ‘50s, and they are very kind as he tries to regain lost skills. Jim and his brother, John (1963), do much together. He says he loves Michigan, he’s glad to be back and is looking forward to seeing many old friends. Jim has two children: Mike (lives in Victoria, Texas) and John (lives in Lincoln, Nebraska). He says there are many memories about HPHS, including Bobby Joe Hill and his fame at Texas Western.
THOMSON (BACHMANN), DIANE (Jun ’59) Diane’s first job after graduating from HPHS was in 1959 at Ex‐Cell‐O Corporation in Highland Park. She is a Certified Professional Secretary who has 54 years as a corporate, government, union and legal secretary. She graduated in 1994 from Davenport University with a Bachelor – Business Administration. She incorporated Diane Bachmann, CPS, Inc., in 2004. Diane married William Bachmann in 1977 and they were married for 22 years until his death in 1999. Her stepchildren share holidays with her: George (USAF/United A/L ‐ retired San Francisco), Fran (AmArbAssn/auto sales/cert appraiser/ret GPF), and Vincent (musician/composer ‐ Roseville). Diane is very appreciative of the energetic, entertaining, intelligent, athletic, hard‐working and stunning students about whom she reminisces with wishes for life success. She also has gratitude for the teachers at HPHS for sharing lifetime knowledge and skills. WALL (HOWARD), BARBARA (Jun ’59) 12220 Cabin Lane, Rapid City, MI 49676 231‐322‐2107 firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara is retired and has two children: Jim (1966) and Leigh (1968). WASSON (HAMZEY), DONNA (Jan ’59) Spouse: Michael "Camel" 710 Falmouth Dr., Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304‐3308 248‐646‐4755 Donna is a retired Permanent Staff Manager. She has two children – a son and a daughter and she also has three step‐children and seven grandchildren. She is raising two children, working, re‐married, a housekeeper and grandmother. WAYBRIDGE (KASTEN), MARIA (Jun ’59) 14270 Robbe Road, Belleville, MI 4111 734‐699‐3157 email@example.com After graduation, Maria attended HPJC, completed 2 years, and went on to graduate from Michigan State University. She began her teaching career in the Madison Heights Lamphere School District. After three years, she entered the Navy OCS program at Newport, Rhode Island, and discovered that being under someone else’s control 24/7 didn’t appeal to her, so she declined her commission. She returned to Dearborn and began teaching in the Taylor School District and taught each of the elementary grades for 35 years in the same school. She retired just before the grandchildren came through. Her adventurous life includes waiting until she was 36 to get married (they met on the golf course at Lake in the Woods Apartments in Ypsilanti) and enjoyed 30 years with Harold until his death in 2008. They traveled, were involved in community affairs and opened a printing company. Maria enjoys reading, playing golf, tinkling on the piano and creating with stained glass.
WHITE, RAYMOND (Jun ’59) Spouse: Maria Columbus, OH firstname.lastname@example.org http:/ / rayesti‐thoughtmatters.blogspot.com/ Ray is a retired Banker and the father of one child: Cyril (1966) WHITE, STANLEY A. (Jun ’59) Spouse: Laurie 4311 N Whitehouse, Spokane, WA 99205 509‐328‐1464 email@example.com Stanley joined the US Air Force three months after graduating from HPHS. He was active for six years in Texas, Oklahoma, Turkey, Saigon, Marquette (Michigan), and Fairfield (California). He was married in 1964 for 9 years and is now remarried since 1975 and going strong. He has lived in the Spokane area (God’s country) since 1966. Stanley worked for Kaiser Aluminum Corporation for 32 years, and he retired as a Network Engineer in 2001. He is enjoying retirement and volunteers here, there and everywhere. Stanley has two children: Brian (1977) and Beth (1980); and one grandchild (May 2011). When Stanley was at HPHS, he thought he was a party animal. He was one of three that got caught imbibing on the DC senior trip in 1959. He became close friends with Luke Shannon after that. He worked at old HP Hi‐Fi Record Shop for a couple of years and had lots of fun times with Thespians and Mary Kay Fraser. USAF WIEGARTZ (HEAD), JOAN (Jan ’59) Spouse: Robert Bartz Santa Rosa Beach, FL firstname.lastname@example.org Joan is a retired Teacher and she has one daughter and one granddaughter. WILLIAMS, BILLY (Jun ’59) 4217 Woodmont Park Lane, Louisville, KY 40245 502‐550‐1726 email@example.com Billy graduated from Murray State University (Kentucky) in 1963. He served in U.S. Army from 1963‐1965 (1st Lieutenant); worked at General Electric from 1965‐1970 and at Hillerich and Bradsby Co. (Louisville Slugger Bats) from 1970‐2003. In his retirement, he plays golf and does volunteer work in Louisville. Billy was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame in 1990. Billy has two children: son, David (1970), and daughter, Lee Anne (1975). One granddaughter, Brinn (6 months). Army
YVON (THOMAS), RUTH (Jun ’59) St. Clair Shores, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Ruth has four children: Debbie (1962), Ken (1964), Kathy (1970), and Karen (1970)
HPHS CLASS OF 1960 AQWA, BARRY (Jan ’60) Spouse: Mary Lou (Davis) Aqwa ‘62 38915 Horton, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 248‐489‐7062 email@example.com Barry married Mary Lou Davis (HPHS ’62). He owns and operates Baron Mechanical Contractors, Inc., located in Livonia, MI. He has travelled extensively in Europe, North Africa, Asia, USA, Canada – and now strictly in the Caribbean. Barry has two sons – Barry and Ron – and four grandchildren. ARMSTRONG (BAILEY), MARGARET (Jan ’60) Spouse: Robert G. Bailey 20 Park Lane #185, Coventry, RI 02816 401‐397‐8131 firstname.lastname@example.org Margaret’s HPHS favorite story is about working her rear off in English Singers to earn her Letter. She came in at zero hour (7am), and finally got her letter. Then she turned up at Glee Club and Ms. Kintz was handing out Letters to EVERYONE!! She took her Letter and "frisbied" it down tin pan alley. That was a bad memory for her. A good memory was .... she used to write "help me out" backwards on Mr. Schmink’s blackboard. It took him weeks to finally catch her. Her only regret is that she wishes she could have enjoyed high school more. Margaret received a mechanical heart valve at Yale University (hospital) in 1993 and 5 stents in 2006. Her husband received a heart transplant and is now a cardiac mentor for the patients waiting in the hospital for a new heart. Yale is their second home now and they have made many good friends there. They have four children: Jennifer (1964), James (1966), Jeffrey (adopted 1967). and Julie (1970). BARNES, MIKE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Marg Chesterfield Township, MI email@example.com After serving 4 years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Mike worked for a couple of years at Chrysler in Highland Park. Then he joined the Detroit Police Department in early 1967 and served for 25 years, then another 16 years at Macomb College as a police officer. He now enjoys doing whatever he wants. He has a daughter who is impaired and lives with them which somewhat restricts their social life, but he says they wouldn't have it any other way. They’re enjoying retirement. They babysit their 1‐year‐old grandson 3‐5 days a week. They also have 4 other grandchildren, including a set of triplets. Marines
BARTLE, RONALD (Jan ’60) Spouse: Susan 22618 Spitzley St., Clinton Township MI 48035 firstname.lastname@example.org Ronald is retired and has two children: Son, Terry, and daughter, Tina. USMC BENNETT (McMEEKING), MARGE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Robin McMeeking (Jun ’60) 481 Fairwood Rd, Pinckney, MI 48169‐9026 Marge is retired. BENSON (BOGRETTE), JUDY (Jun ’60) Spouse: Bob Bogrette Rochester Hills, MI email@example.com Judy has three children: Joy (1968), Lisa )1969), and Tom (1972). BRADFORD, PHIL (Jun ’60) 3510 Ottawa Lane, Cooper City, FL 33026‐4617 954‐436‐9988 firstname.lastname@example.org U.S. Army BRADLEY, TRUDY (GERTRUDE) (Jan ’60) P O Box 85491, Westland, MI 48185 email@example.com www.uccgibraltar.comm Trudy says that U of M School of Music led to 2 years of teaching elementary music, then she went back to school for a Masters degree in classroom teaching. She taught 1st, 2nd and 3rd grades for many years, mostly in the Plymouth‐Canton Schools. She announced on weekends on Detroit’s classical music station, WQRS, until its demise. She attended seminary and is now Minister at Flat Rock and Gibraltar churches. She remembers the many people, many great teachers, and so many wonderful times at HPHS. She especially remembers Ms. Kintz and the "fluffy pastel gowns" then singing at "zero hour" 7 am in the 11th and 12th grades! She also remembers Mr. Gerard and his attempts to make Mrs. Murphy be good to music students, Mr. Moore and his patience with the students’ humor. She says the summer after graduation, she shared rides with him and his wife to go to U of M summer school, and he wanted her to call him "Jim" right in front of all those college students!!! To this day she remembers the HP fight song – every word.
BROWN, BEN (Jun ’60) Spouse: Dr. Ruth F. Brown Monee, IL firstname.lastname@example.org Ben was in the military from 1961 – 1966 serving as a Military Policeman. He was married in 1965 and has three children: Jeriesha Smith (1962), Adrianne Brown Williams (1969), and Brian Brown (born 1972). He has two grandchildren: Frank Williams (1984) and Brian Brown Jr. (2007). Since 1967, Ben has been an Investigation/Security District Manager of Allied Barton Security. Ben has traveled extensively at every opportunity: Europe, Africa, South America and Canada. He loves the East Coast (Cape Cod, etc.), fishing and hunting are his favorites between travels. He also enjoys conversing with old friends. Army CANNADY (JONES), JULIA (Jun ’60) Spouse: Paul Jones (Jun ’60) Detroit, MI email@example.com Julia is retired and has two children: Paul III (1961) and Rodney W. (1963) CHRISTOPHER (BELK), DIANE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Robert Belk Orlando, FL firstname.lastname@example.org Diane taught English and Journalism for 30½ years in Roseville, Michigan. She spent almost half of her teaching career overseeing the school newspaper. She never thought when she worked on the Spectator staff at HPHS that she would eventually become a newspaper adviser. Her husband, a school principal in Rochester, Michigan, and she retired in 1996 and moved to Florida a year later after their son graduated from high school. They keep busy and she continues to manage a small bookstore in their church, lead a women's book club (now in its 12th year), and serve on a music and art committee for the Creative Arts Studio in Orlando. She took a watercolor class a couple of years ago and has been painting ever since. Diane is a retired teacher – she has one child: David (1979) CONRAD, BRUCE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Virginia Conrad Clarkston, MI email@example.com Bruce and his wife lived in Clawson for 40 years after they got married. They moved to Clarkston 5 years ago. He retired from Detroit Edison Engineering Department in 2001. They have enjoyed many vacations in the USA and last year traveled to Yellowstone and the Tetons. They have also taken vacations to Europe and a number of cruises. His goal is to run out of money on their last day on earth – but the money is flowing too, too fast! Bruce has two children: Kenneth (1967) and Julie (1970). He has a total of six grandchildren: 24, 22, 8, 7, 6 and 3.
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COYLE, DAVID (Jan ’60) Spouse: Dorothy Eden, UT firstname.lastname@example.org David is retired and has two children: a son and a daughter. CRAIG, WILLIAM (Jun ’60) Livonia, MI email@example.com William still works as a Computer Programmer, and he still actively runs. He has three children: Kerry Diehl (1969), Erin Welch (1976), and Molly Tourangeo (1981) Army DANIELSEN, LEIF (Jan ’60) Florence, OR
DAVIS (EPPERSON), Brenda (Jun ’60) Highland Park, MI firstname.lastname@example.org
DeCANN, MARCIA (Jun ’60) Idaho
DELVIN (PATTERSON), ELIZABETH (Jun ’60) Spouse: John Patterson 4317 Schaefer Rd, Dearborn, MI 48126 email@example.com Elizabeth is retired and has three children: Rachel (1961), Eric (1962), and Carla (1964) DUMAS, MELVIN (Jun ’60) Detroit, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Melvin retired from the Air Force after 25 years. He returned to Michigan and worked another 20 years. Now he is truly retired and enjoying golf when he can. Melvin has one child: Melvin Jr. (1966). Air Force FOSTER, GEORGIANA E. (Jan ’60) 1300 Martin Avenue, Sheridan, NY 82801 307‐672‐6779 email@example.com Georgiana says that camp counseling led her to a career in special education – learning disabilities. Her schooling and teaching jobs took her to Illinois, Arizona, North Dakota and Wyoming. Then in 1981, she met Bob Murphy, her future husband, on a backpacking trip and who she married three years later; Bob passed on in 2009. She is grateful to have grown up in Highland Park because living in a racially and economically diverse community instilled in her an appreciation for diversity and an awareness of poverty. After retirement, she volunteered time on a domestic violence crisis line. Georgiana loves to sing, swim, hike, cross country ski and spend time with family and friends. She has a “like adopted” Northern Cheyenne daughter that she connected with in the 1990s whose kids still call her “Gramma”. GIBSON, ESTRELLITA (Jan ’60) 8100 E. Jefferson #801A, Detroit, MI 48214 313‐821‐5739 firstname.lastname@example.org Estrellita was formerly a vocal music teacher, computer programmer, systems analyst, medical receptionist and librarian. She is currently a part‐time administrative assistant. GIBSON, MARSHALL (Jun ’60) Spouse: GayNelle 916 Bagwell Dr., Murray, KY 42071 email@example.com Marshall worked at GMAC for 10 years and he was in business for himself for 40 years. He is now retired. He has three children: Darron (1966), Kim (1969), and Chad (1970). Army
GIERCEK (MOXLEY), JUDY (Jan ’60) Bloomfield Hills, MI Judy is a retired Medical Technologist. GILMORE (GUNDERSON), SANDY (Jan ’60) 2141 Ashley Court, Sterling Heights, MI 48310 586‐722‐7025 firstname.lastname@example.org Sandy married and divorced Peter Gunderson and lived in the San Francisco Bay area for 39 years until returning to Michigan in 2009. She has two sons, Chris and Toby, and they each have given her one grandchild. She worked at Hewlett Packard and when they formed a new company, she worked for Agilent Technologies. GOLDSWORTHY (MAJOR), ALTA (Jan ’60) Spouse: Earl A. Major Sterling Heights, MI email@example.com Alta married Earl Major in 1962, and they have been married for 48 years. She worked for the FBI for three years then became a stay‐at‐home mom. She owned a cleaning business (cleaned new homes for building contractors) for seven years. She retired from a large Title Insurance Company after working there for ten years. Alta and her husband have traveled 40 states and a couple islands in the Caribbean. Alta has three children, and she has watched all of her grandchildren for the last 10 years while her children work which she finds very enjoyable. GORDON, LORENZO (Jun ’60) Spouse: Lulu Gwen (Moore) Gordon (Jun ’60) Lorenzo served in the U.S. Air Force for two years. He then got married and has one son. He worked at UPS for a few years in Customer Service then went into business for himself – owned the Log Cabin Bowling Alley for almost 15 years. He later owned the Ramp Room Bar and Grill for 20 years. But now he’s retired!! Air Force GRANT, FRANK (Jan ’60) Birmingham, MI Frank is retired
GRUBBS (MILLER), PATRICIA (Jan ’60) Spouse: Claude firstname.lastname@example.org
GUY, WESLEY (Jun ’60) Spouse: Susan 1230 Knuze Rd, East Tawas, MI 48730 989‐362‐1386 989‐903‐5533 (cell) email@example.com Wesley spent 8 years in the Air Force and 30 years with Xerox as a Regional Manager over two region offices in the Midwest. He remarried in October of 1972 and has been married going on 40 years. His wife Susan was an extremely talented woman. After he retired, they moved to Wyoming where she became a world‐class artist. She is now in the final stages of Alzheimer’s. After 12 years in Wyoming, they moved back to Michigan so Susan could be close to family and friends. Wesley has three children from his first marriage (Kim , Mike , and Steve ); 9 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. Air Force HAAKE, JOHN (Jan ’60) Spouse: Sue (Mills) (’65) 3765 Ruthland, Troy, MI 48084 248‐740‐7831 Jhakke2@gmail.com John moved to South Dakota in 1967 and had a great experience teaching in a small college for three years. Then he went on to Cincinnati and lived there for 20 years and moved on to picturesque upstate New York for seven years. In 1996, he moved back to Michigan and tried to help revive Kmart (oh well). He received his BA and MA degrees from Wayne State and his PhD from the University of Cincinnati. He has worked in real estate research for Kroger, Fay’s Drugs and Kmart. He is currently a part‐time Consultant. John loves to travel and has been to most of the states (49 of 50) a number of times, plus a few foreign countries. He is married to Sue (Mills), HPHS class of 1965. They have two children and three grandchildren. HEIPLE, DAVID (Jan ’60) Spouse: Suzanne 210 E. Maple St., Holly, MI 48442 248‐634‐8038 248‐935‐1558 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org David is a Trombone Player and the father of three children: John, Anthony and Samantha.
HENDERSON (LOUDON), DIANE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Allen 4400 Casey Rd., Dryden, MI 48428 email@example.com Diane is retired from Ford Motor Company. HIPP, DAVID (Jun ’60) Spouse: Diane Hipp 4202 Edgewater Way, Stevensville, MT 59870 406‐546‐5117 firstname.lastname@example.org David is a retired General Motors Designer/Sculptor. Navy HOWELL, LARRY A. (Jun ’60) 2120 Mangrove Drive, Lexington, KY 40513 859‐494‐5642 email@example.com Larry worked for Master Carbide a couple of years with Steve Dostie (’60 HPHS grad). He attended International Data Processing Institute in 1962 with Ray Roman (’61 HPHS grad). Then he spent two years in the U.S. Army at Ft. Eustis, Virginia, and 13 months in Seoul, Korea. In 1966, he worked in the Amoco Oil Company Data Processing Department in Detroit and was later transferred to Atlanta in 1972, transferred to Kansas City in 1979, and then to Des Moines, Iowa in 1989 – all totaling some 30 years. He later retired to Lexington, Kentucky, in 1999 to be closer to his family. Larry got married in 1968 and has one daughter and two grandsons, ages 18 and 10. The oldest will graduate in June and will attend the University of Kentucky next year. Army HUGHES (CUPPY), TRACIE (Jun ’60) Spouse: Bill Cuppy 75 Foxboro Dr., Rochester Hills, MI 48309 firstname.lastname@example.org Tracie spent 2 years at HPJC before transferring to MSU, graduating in 1964 with a degree in HPER. She taught in Waterford for two years, married and had two children. She later went back to work in a small Christian School in '73 and taught PE and then became the school counselor. She received her MA from MSU in 1990 in guidance and counseling and retired in 2007 as a School Counselor. She says that her best friend was Judy Benson (Bogrette) at HPHS, and they are still best friends. Both of live in Rochester Hills, built houses around the same time – separated by a creek. Their husbands built a bridge so they could get together all the time. Their daughters grew up as best friends and still are. Tracie has two children: Christen (42) and Billy (40). Her daughter graduated from MSU in 1990 and got her MBA from Oakland University circa 1995, is married and lives in Rochester Hills. Her son graduated from GVSU and now has his own production company in Grand Rapids. Tracie also has four grandchildren (three boys and a princess) ages 4 – 9.
HUSA, GORDON (Jun ’60) 7525 Biscayne Avenue, White Lake, MI 48383 248‐887‐0191 248‐310‐1588 (Cell) email@example.com Gordon worked at GM as an auto designer for 43 years, retiring in 2005. He was married for 43½ years to Barbara Kolehmainen (Southfield High). He has two children: Eric (1968) and Krista (1971). He also has two grandsons: Bret (2007) and Brody (2009). He moved to White Lake in 1974 and built a house on Brendel Lake. He babysits two days a week for his grandsons. Gordon was one of the originators of the Delta Xi fraternity. He was a member of the Alpine Valley Ski Patrol for 30 years, which entitled him to a lifetime season pass. After his wife Barb passed away in April 2009, Alpine Valley became his second home in the winter. He skis 3‐4 times a week and enjoys golfing in the summer with Jim Schropp. He has kept in touch with Wesley Guy, Bob Pisoni, Dave Coyle and Jim Morse. JAGGER, RICHARD (Jun ’60) Spouse: Patricia Jagger Gunnison, CO Jagman62@hotmail.com Richard is a retired Professor of Biochemistry. He has one daughter: Trudy G. Jagger (1962) JOHNSON (BIBBY), KAREN (Jun ’60) 945 E Maple Avenue, Miamisburg, OH 45342 937‐866‐1024 firstname.lastname@example.org After graduation from Wayne State University, Karen taught Jr. High Science for two years. Over the next 20 years, she substituted in secondary schools in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio. In 1989, she obtained her LPN degree and worked part time in a nursing home. Karen met her husband, Dan (a Troy graduate), in a ballroom dance class at WSU, and they just celebrated their 45th anniversary in July. In 1995, she started working part‐time as a clerk in a craft/gift shop. Throughout the years, she has enjoyed being a full‐time wife and mom, including both cub and girl scouts, Sunday school teaching, choir, room mothering, volunteer gardening, etc. They have traveled to Hawaii, Germany and Japan and have traveled around the USA with their camper for many years. They enjoy gardening, long walks, old movies, and scrap booking. Their lives are quiet now and Dan’s health is failing. Karen has three children: Sandi (retired AF M/Sgt – X‐ray technician), Tom (retired USMC M/Sgt. – guard and armorer at the Perry Nuclear Power Plant), and Suzzi (BS Biology – teaches at local community college). They have four grandchildren. JONES, PAUL (Jun ’60) Spouse: Julia Cannady Jones (Jun ’60) 15863 Cruse, Detroit, MI 48227 313‐493‐0126 313‐720‐1795 (Cell) PaulD9754@hotmail.com Paul is retired and has two children: Paul III (1961) and Rodney W. (1963).
KERNS, DAVID (Jun ’60) Bloomfield Hills, MI email@example.com
KEY (LYNCH), BARBARA (Jun ’60) bjweau‐firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara taught for 1½ years in Warren Schools and 30 years teaching Middle School Science and English at Benzie Central Schools and has since retired. She has two sons: Charles and Will; and two granddaughters. KLAPPRODT (BURKE), JANET (Jan ’60) Seattle, WA email@example.com Janet is employed as a Consultant and has one child: Catherine (1969) KOBY PARCELS (SEAY), MARILYN (Jun ’60) 3938 Bobbin Brook Circle, Tallahassee, FL 32312 850‐668‐4212 firstname.lastname@example.org Marilyn is retired and has three children and eight grandchildren ranging in age 11 to 24 years. KWANDT, PETER (Jun ’60) Renfrew, Ontario, Canada Peter is retired and has two children.
LEHMAN, ROBERT (Jun ’60) Spouse: Dianne Lehman 7121 Otter, Troy, MI 48083 248‐689‐5869 RLehman1966@wowway.com Robert joined the Air Force in August 1960 with Mike Spalone and Joe Davis, and he served for four years. He married Dianne Kenyon in May 1966. He has two sons: Mike (1970) and Bryan (1975). He also has two granddaughters: Emma and Audrey. Robert retired from a storage tank manufacturer. He still does some handyman projects from time to time. Life is good. Air Force
LYNCH, WILL (Jun ’60) bjweau‐email@example.com Will taught High School Math and Science for 30 years, then coached High School Football and Basketball, all at Benzie Central Schools. He is now retired. Will has two sons: Charles and Will and two granddaughters. MADDEN (SMITH), MAUREEN (Jan ’60) Spouse: Steve M. Smith Clawson, MI Maureen is retired and has four children: Michele (1962), Melissa (1964), David (1967), and Michael (1971). MALIN (BEST), BEVERLY (Jun ’60) Troy, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Beverly is a Minister Of The Gospel Of Jesus Christ. She has seven children: Melody (1965), Donald (1966), Roy (1968), Amy (1970), Nicholas (1978), Kevin (1978), and Lisa (1982). MARK (KOSKELA), BARBARA (Jan ’60) 3145 Cactus Springs Dr., Laughlin, NV 89029 702‐298‐5872 702‐299‐5544 (Cell) email@example.com Barbara had a 40‐acre farm at Clark Lake, Michigan, for five years where she had a wonderful time training and riding horses. She retired after 24‐½ year with Social Services in Orange County, California. She is now living in Laughlin, Nevada, and enjoying the winters without having to shovel snow. McCAW (DANJIN), MILLIE (Jan ’60) 453 N. Franklin, Dearborn, MI 48128 313‐561‐6346 586‐504‐5801 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Millie received a Master’s degree in Nursing education; she retired from Children’s Hospital of Michigan. Her husband was also from Highland Park, but, unfortunately, he was killed in a work‐related accident in 1994. Millie is retired from Nursing in the hospital setting, but after a year, she decided to do home care of children and she is on her third case.
McKENZIE (BLACKWELL), ELEANOR (Jan ’60) email@example.com Eleanor retired as Administrative Assistant to the Board of Education, Highland Park School District. She was elected to the Highland Park Board of Education in 1994 and served for 12 years. In 1991, she was selected to Highland Park Hall of Fame. Eleanor is currently the Executive Director of the Reggie McKenzie Foundation, founded by her brother, Reggie, in 1974 to service young people attending Highland Park Schools in enhancing their academic and athletic skills to help prepare them for the future. Eleanor has one son: Robert Glynn (1966). She also has three grandsons: MacKenzy (8), Jonathan (6), and Robert Gabrille (3). Her best memories were during the times she participated in intramural and competitive sports (hockey, tennis, basketball, volleyball and swimming), and she loved going to basketball and football games, and dancing at Club Rendezvous at Willard School. She is grateful for the many resources that were available in Highland Park, although admitting that “We really didn’t know how fortunate we were.” McMEEKING, ROBIN (Jun ’60) Spouse: Marjorie Bennett McMeeking (Jun ’60) 481 Fairwood Rd, Pinckney, MI 48169‐9026 www.usol.com/~rmcmeeking Robin is a retired Software Developer. Air Force MITCHELL (BATTLE), ESTER (Jun ’60) 1080 Chene Street, Apt. 3, Cityside Apts & Townhouses, Detroit, MI 48207 313‐446‐1542 firstname.lastname@example.org Ester was employed by the City of Detroit for over 30 years and retired 4 years ago. She started at Detroit General Hospital and last worked in the Recreation and Water Department. Ester has three children: Anthony (Tony) Battle (44), Charlie Battle Jr. (36), and Charisse Battle (34). She also has eight grandchildren: Alicia (21), Mercedes (19), Brittany (17), Diamond (16), Tanai (14), Myckal (10), Sierra (8), Rose (16 months) and one deceased grandson who would now be age 23 (passed at age 14). Ester has been a widow for the past 10 years. MOORE, ALVAN C.(Jan ’60) Spouse: Patricia Ann Moore 6428 Highway 405, Owensboro, KY 42303 270‐281‐4608 270‐925‐6428 (Cell) Alvan is retired. Army
MOORE (GORDON), LULU GWEN (Jun ’60) Spouse: Lorenzo Gordon (Jun ’60) Lulu retired from an HMO in 2000. Since that time, she has been a professor of Biology at Wayne County College Lulu remembers the fun of going to the HPHS basketball games. She still has clippings from the paper. She also has fond memories of Club Rendezvous. Whenever she hears an old recording, she thinks of the dancing. MURPHREE, JAMES (Jun ’60) Royal oak, MI email@example.com James is retired and has four children: Michael, Brenda, Kenny and Paula. He also has six grandchildren: Ashley, Daniel, Jake, Brad, Julia and Geena. OLIVER (WHEELER), JUDIE M. (Jun ’60) Judie1963@wowway.com During the ‘60s and ‘70s, Judie worked for John Hancock as an Insurance Adjuster. In the ‘80s, she was an Employment Manager for Hyatt Regency Hotel, Management Assistant for City of Highland Park Treasurer's Department, Branch Manager for William B. Meyers Insurance Co., and Assistant Director of Human Resources for the Ritz Carlton, Dearborn. Lastly, in the ‘90s, she worked for and retired in 2010 from Paris Asthma and Allergy Centers. Judie is active in her church, and she enjoys traveling and bowling. PEARSALL (KIRKWOOD), GINNY (Jun ’60) Spouse: Charles Kirkwood Shawnee on Delaware, PA firstname.lastname@example.org Ginny graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University in 1964. She now lives in a small village in Pennsylvania but has several businesses in Asia where most of their children were born. She met her husband in Istanbul where she was a Peace Corps Volunteer. She got married in Thailand and lived in Asia for 14 years, including being a Peace Corps Director in Thailand. She has five children: Tom (1967), Tim (1968), Peter (1970), Jon (1973), and Amy (1978). She also has 15 grandchildren with one on the way. Ginny has all wonderful memories of HPHS and is still in close contact with Marilyn Ervin (Devine) and Tom Kovachevich.
PHILLIPS (McROBERTS), BARBARA (Jan ’60) Waterford, MI email@example.com Barbara is retired and has two children: Timothy and Kelly.
PISONI, ROBERT (Jun ’60) Spouse: Patricia Highland, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Robert retired from IBM and has two children: Christopher (1970) and Sarah (1975). USAF PIXLEY (BERNICK), DIANE (Jan ’60) Spouse: Rudy Bernick 2840 Boldt, Dearborn, MI 48124 DVashti@aol.com Diane has been retired since 1999 as an Administrative Director of a Pre‐School. She is also involved in community theatre and serves on the DATA (Dearborn Area Theatre Association) board. Since retiring, she and her husband, Rudy, have been doing a lot of traveling. Their daughter, Kendra, was the lead singer on many cruise ships, and they were fortunate enough to be able to travel all over the world due to her position. Diane has two children: Kendra Lee England and Darrow Bernick. She also has three grandsons: Sawyer (7), Keaton (6), and Rogan (5). PUKLUS, JOHN (Jun ’60) 10098 Catalina Canyon Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89147 702‐498‐7059 (cell) email@example.com John worked at Ford Motor Company where he retired after 33 years. For the first few years after retirement, John went on a few cruises and traveled —enjoying life. He has a place in Texas on the water and a place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and property at Forest Lake in Michigan. He does his share of traveling between all of his properties. John has six children: Rick, Becky, Donna, twins Joy and John and Corey; and he has nine grandchildren and four great grandchildren. ROBINSON, LEONARD (June ’60) Spouse: ��Kay Bay City, MI Alec167@aol.com Leonard is a retired educator.
SCHROPP, JIM (Jun ’60) W. Bloomfield, MI
SHARPE (GILBERT), JANET (Jun ’60) Spouse: Don Gilbert Brooksville, FL firstname.lastname@example.org Janet has three children: Jeffrey West, (1963), John West (1964), and Jason West (1969). STEWART, JOHN (Jun ’60) Spouse: Jean Stewart Mendon, UT email@example.com STUBNER, RONALD (Jun ’60) Spouse: Beverly Stubner 5307 Sylvan Point Road, Honor, MI 49640 231‐325‐2004 firstname.lastname@example.org Ronald is a retired Tool Designer. He has two daughters: Jamie (1968) and Jackie (1971). SUDOMIR, JAMES (Jun ’60) Fallbrook, CA email@example.com James retired from the Federal Government Department of Defense. ARMY
THOMPSON (SMITH), FANNIE (Jun ’60) 16867 Murray Hill, Detroit, MI 48235 313‐835‐5633 Fannie1927@att.net Fannie is retired.
THOMSON (WYNNS), BARBARA (Jun ’60) 14775 Alma Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313 586‐566‐7985 Barbara worked for attorneys for five years and City of Sterling Heights for twenty years. She moved to Arizona at the age of 44 and co‐owned, with her husband, three businesses: 1) Classic Car, 2) Dodge City comprising of a saloon, restaurant and general store, and 3) storage sheds. Barbara’s husband passed away in 2000, and she returned to Michigan to be near her children and grandchildren. Barbara is now retired and she enjoys playing bridge two times a week and working out at the YMCA three times a week. She has two children: David (hairdresser) who has one son Xavier (age 8); and Michele (hairdresser) who has three children ‐‐ Alena (age 10) and twins Mitchell and Macey (age 6).
HPHS CLASS OF 1961 ARMSTEAD, THOMAS (Jun ’61) 17582 Santa Rosa, Detroit, MI 48221 USA 313‐341‐3345 After high school and college, Tom spent three years in the U.S. Army at White Sands, NM, where he caught up with Bobby Joe Hill who was attending Texas Western University in El Paso. They hung out often, and he was able to attend all the home games. After leaving the service, Tom joined Chrysler Corp. where I served as a line foreman. In 1971, he left Chrysler and joined Focus Hope, a Metropolitan Detroit civil and human rights organization and worked his way up to the Director position and he retired years later. Tom is currently working as the Executive Director of the Optometric Institute and Clinic of Detroit – a non‐profit vision and medical eye care clinic, that has been serving this areas un‐insured since 1968. He has one child: Brian (1975). Army BLACK, DIANE K. (Jan ’61) 10244 Nancy’s Blvd #47, Grosse Ile, MI 48138 734‐301‐3459 Dianeblack101@comcast.net Diane worked for Wayne State University for 8 years as a Secretary. Then she worked in litigation with paralegals for 8 years. She later was a private secretary for Amoco which was bought out by BP from where she retired. Diane has three children: Colleen (Cook) Hinzmann (1963) Information Systems Director, Monroe County; Keith Cook (1965) owners of Southgate Animal Hospital; and Jeff Cook (1969) Sr. Supv. Purification at Genentech. Diane also has six grandchildren. BLAKELY, RODNEY (Jan ’61) 14070 Balfour St., Oak Park, MI 48237 248‐808‐6709 313‐515‐9021 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Rodney attended Trade Schools and he was a Detailer, a Millwright (retired) and Locksmith. He was later a lead assessor. Army BLOUNT, MATTHEW (Jan ’61) Spouse: Bernice Blount (married 43 yrs) 14889 Warwick Rd./18701 Grand River Box 170, Detroit, MI 48223 313 835 8513 313‐715‐0002 (Cell) email@example.com In 1965, Matthew received his Undergrad degree from Wilberforce University in Social Studies/English Education; 1974 Eastern Michigan University, Masters of Art in Guidance and Counseling; 1989 Wayne State University, Doctor of Education in Counseling/ Administration. He retired in 1995 from Highland Park Schools as Teacher and Counselor and is currently an Adjunct Professor at Wayne Stat University. Matthew has one son: Matthew W. Blount III (1970). He also has two grandchildren: Matthew IV (born 2006), and Jacob (2009). Several Teachers made a great impact on his life: Claire Rubin, Jack Boxer, Guy Coykendall, Lucy Hayden, Earl Newman. Glenn Donahue, and Albert Daas. They helped me to decide to become a teacher.
BOGRETTE, ROBERT (Jun ’61) Spouse: Judy Benson Bogrette Rochester Hills, MI Robert has three children: Joy (1968), Lisa (1969), and Tom (1972). BOOKER, JOHN (Jun ’61) Spouse: Marti Booker 537 Cattail Ives, Lawrenceville, GA 30045‐8135 770‐559‐4325 firstname.lastname@example.org John retired from AMP Corporation in 1996 as Application Engineer, and he started his own rep agency in 1996, then retired completely in 2000. He loves Georgia where he presently lives and loved living in good old Highland Park as it was a geeat place to live and get an education. John has one stepson. BOOKOUT (TOWELL), BARBARA (Jun ’61) Findlay, OH email@example.com Barbara was a licensed realtor for 15 years and a Certified Travel Counselor at AAA Michigan from where she retired in January 2009. Then in May, 2009, she moved to Findlay, Ohio, to be closer to her daughter. She has been challenged with cancer since 2006, has been on chemo‐ therapy since that time and will be on it for the remainder of her life. She has many friends and a great family and has had a wonderful life raising her children and now enjoying her 5 wonderful grandchildren. Barbara has two children: Dawn Renee Zimak (1968) and Clifford Brian Towell, Jr. (1969). BOTKINS (COLLEY), MARY (MITZI) (Jun ’61) Spouse: David Colley 15382 Riviera Shores, Holly, MI 48442 firstname.lastname@example.org 248‐634‐1432 248‐245‐2773 (Cell) Mitzi and David have been married for almost 42 years. She is retired from the Department of Justice. She has lived in Holly since 1976 and has enjoyed living by a small lake. She has two children: Jennifer Rae (1971) and Mark Allen (1973). She also has five grandchildren: Ian (11), Aiden (8), Cecilia (8), Max (6), and Evelyn (4 months). She babysits quite often and loves it. Mitzi also loves to travel and has traveled to Spain, France, Italy, Portugal, The Netherlands, Monaco, and Japan, as well as cruises around the Caribbean and Hawaii. She hopes to go on a trip to Australia in the near future. She also loves to bake (not cook!), and make chocolate candies which her grandchildren love to eat. BRENNAN (BEAUDRIE), LOIS (Jun ’61) Spouse: Tom Beaudrie Portage, MI email@example.com Lois is retired.
BROWN (CURRY), GERTRUDE (Jan ’61) Spouse: Thomas Curry 9601 Yellowstone, Detroit, MI 48204 313‐935‐6877 firstname.lastname@example.org Gertrude is retired and has two children: Michelle (1962) and Orlando (1968). She also has six grandchildren and four great grandchildren. BROWNE (VENABLE), DOREEN (Jun ’61) Spouse: Raymond Venable 11 West Scandia Lane, Clovis, CA 93619‐2611 559‐325‐7744 559‐313‐3938 (Cell) email@example.com Doreen went back to school several times – once for teaching, once for interior design – didn't finish. She is an R.N. in a psychiatric. hospital where she says she fits right in. She has a funny husband now (not funny, weird, but funny, HA HA), they are living happily ever after and she hopes to get OLD with him (actually older). Doreen has four children: John Raytis (1968) an M.D. practicing in L.A.; Maureen Raytis (1970) has large practice doing TCM in San Francisco; Dan Raytis (1973) a lawyer practicing water law in Bakersfield; and Michael Raytis (1977) teaching school in Oakland, CA. She also has eight grandchildren. BRYANT (MARTIN), GWENDOLYN (Jan ’61) firstname.lastname@example.org Gwen was a Medical Secretary Admin/Transcriptionist for 32 years. She retired from Henry Ford Hospital & Health System and is currently an Administrative Assistant with Volunteer Services & Community Affairs Hospital Auxiliary. Gwen has two children: Randolph (1964) CPA & Corporate Finance ; and Ingrid (1968) jewelry designer. Gwen is a silk floral designer for all special occasions (weddings, showers, birthdays, reunions, holiday decor home interiors, offices.) She enjoys cooking, outdoor sports, boating and dancing. BURDETTE (McKIBBON), CAROLE (Jun ’61) Spouse: Bill McKibbon 725 Lockwood Ave., Petoskey, MI 49770 231‐337‐5011 231‐881‐0915 (Cell) email@example.com Carole started college at San Jose State but returned to Michigan and graduated from Wayne University. She taught in Clarkston, married, lived in Walloon Lake and the Lansing area during the ‘70s and worked on her Master's at MSU while her husband was getting his PhD. They relocated to Texas in 1980 and returned to Michigan in 1986 with her family. She taught at Petoskey High School and North Central Michigan College. She has since retired. She has three children: Aimee (1975), Miguel (1976) and David (1978). Carole has enjoyed skiing, boating and travelling since 1994. She and her husband just cruised through the Panama Canal on the Queen Victoria and she says she can't imagine that she’s as old as all those people on board! Who can forget Guy Coykendall (algebra and physics), Mary Campbell (western civilization), and Madame Toy (French) or Larry Thomas (English)? She would love to have a conversation with them now.
BURNETT, KELLY “GWEN” (Jun ’61) 1496 Almaden Rd. #109, San Jose, CA 95125 408‐971‐9930 408‐512‐7876 (Cell) Kelly moved to San Francisco two years after graduating, got married there and had two children, eventually moving 50 miles south to San Jose. She attended San Jose State University and obtained a degree in Counseling Psychology and did one year of graduate studies at Santa Clara University. She has had several businesses over the years and has been fortunate enough to have been successful. She says she has had an exciting and happy life and has reached goals and travelled more than she ever thought possible. Kelly has two children: Glynda Victoria Cotton‐Burnett and Rebecca A.J. Cotton‐Burnett and says they are wonderful and she is lucky to have many friends that she loves. CALUCCI, DANIEL (Jun ’61) Spouse: Joan Calucci firstname.lastname@example.org Daniel is retired and has one child: Kelley (21). CARDECCIA, RICHARD (Jan ’61) Spouse: Sharon Cardeccia Brighton, MI email@example.com Richard is a retired Teacher and has two children: Kimberly (1966) horse assisted therapy and instruction; and Mary (1969) veterinarian and animal rehabilitation. COLLINS (KNOX), IRMA (Jan ’61) 3315 Diego Bay Cir., Las Vegas, NV 89117 702‐254‐2996 702‐218‐5762 firstname.lastname@example.org Irma married after graduating and had two children: Sylvia (1959) and Vincent (1962). She attended Highland Park Community College and Wayne County Community College and remained in the City of Highland Park. She then worked as an appointee to Mayor Robert Blackwell and Mayor Jesse Miller as an Area Coordinator in the Highland Park Community Service Center, while licensed as a Social Worker Technician by the State of Michigan. She received the Humanitarian of the Month Award, August 1975, by the Human Relation Commission, City of Highland Park. In 1984, Irma moved to Inglewood, CA, with second and current husband for 9 years before moving to Las Vegas, NV, where they have lived for the past 18 years. She retired from the State of NV, the Dept. of Human Resources, in March 2009. Irma has four stepchildren, six step‐grandchildren and two great grandsons, all living in California or Nevada. COWAN, JON Grand Rapids, MI Jon attended Kalamazoo College ‐ 1965; U of M Med School ‐ 1969; Intern 1969‐70; Resident 1970‐ 73; USNR 1973‐75; U of M Staff 1975‐76. He practiced in Grand Rapids from 1976‐2010 until his retirement. He has two children: Valerie (1974) and Rebecca (1977). USNR
COX, ROBERT L. (Jun ’61) 815 Knowles, Royal Oak, MI 48067 email@example.com After high school graduation, Robert went on to obtain a BSE at U of M, then an MBA from Wayne State University. He enjoyed a 38‐year long career at a large manufacturing company as a Plant/Facilities Project Engineer and Engineering Manager. He has continued being a magician throughout life. John is married and has four grandchildren, two great grandchildren, two cats and a dog (a bark for‐sure Beagle). CUMMINGS‐GILLIES, WILLENE (Jan ‘61) Willeneg624@aol.com Willene graduated as MOA from HPJC. She has been married for 25 years, wife, mother and homemaker, and divorced. Married another 14 years, wife and homemaker, widowed. She lived in West Palm Beach, FL, from 1989 to 2008 then returned to Michigan. Willene has two children: Phil (1965) and Eric (1968). She has four grandchildren: Stephanie (20), Corey (13), Tyler (10), and Breanna (6). She also has a Maltese named Sarah and an Indian Ringneck Turtledove named Buster. Willene played the bagpipes with a Michigan pipe and drum band and marched with a Florida pipe and drum band, and she traveled to Scotland, England and Wales a few times. She enjoys Bible studies, church, counted cross stitch, jigsaw puzzles, mysteries and genealogy. DeBOL, DANIEL (Jan ’61) Spouse: Vicky Sue Arledge Statesboro, GA Daniel was in the Army during the Cuban missile crisis, and ended up in Germany at a missile site near the East German border. He retired from AT&T as a Systems Programmer/Manager and retired from Western Southern Insurance as a Programmer Consultant. He currently does freelance programming for the Mac and iPhone/iPad/iPod Touch platforms. Daniel has four children: Linda (1965), Cynthia (1969), Steven (1979), and David (1984). He also has six grandchildren and two great‐ grandchildren. Army DICKOW, AMIR (Jun ’61) Spouse: Mary (George) Dickow 3964 Stonecrest, W. Bloomfield, MI 48322 248‐626‐7994 firstname.lastname@example.org Amir has been a hairdresser since 1963, and he and his wife have been married since 1972. He has been working and living in W. Bloomfield, MI, for the past 39 years. He loves dancing, cooking, entertaining, gardening and boating with the family on Cass Lake. Amir has four children: Stephanie (1973) (married to Matthew) has 2 girls; Natalie (1975) (married to Ryan) has a daughter; Danielle (1982); and Darren (1983). Army
DOSTIE, STEVE (Jan ’61) Spouse: Judy Dostie 10 Wroxham Lane, Bella Vista, AR 72714 479‐855‐7971 email@example.com Steve’s family moved from Highland Park to Royal Oak in 1965. He met his wife at a job shop he worked at as a machinist and married her in 1968. In 1976, they moved to Springdale, AR, where her parents lived and he got a job with Danaher (maker of Craftsman wrenches), and he retired from there in 2008. In the fall of 1976, he gave his heart to the Lord Jesus Christ, whom he actively serves presently. Steve has one son, Scott, and two granddaughters, Elexa (13) and Brooklyn (11). He spends his days with constant home improvements and upkeep as well as taking care of his granddaughters on weekends. National Guard DUNN, JAMES “MAX” (Jun ’61) Spouse: Judy (Restum) Dunn (Jan ’61) 7988 Monarch Court, Delray Beach, FL 33446 561‐638‐5981 firstname.lastname@example.org Max married Judy Restum (’61) in 1963, and they celebrated their 48 anniversary on June 1st. He and Judy went to Virginia Farrell Beauty School and then they opened a salon in Madison Heights.. After 25 years, they sold their salon and he went to work for Glenky International. They later moved to Louisiana and for two years, he was Manager for their salons in Panama City, FL, Mississippi and New Orleans. Then, they opened a beauty school in Highland Park and taught in Highland Park High School for 15 years. He says “ The halls we walked down when we were students were now the halls we taught at.” They are now retired and living in Florida, enjoying golf, the weather and sunshine. He is also an artist and belongs to the Delray Art League. Max has two children: Jamie (46) and Jody (44). DUVALL, LANCE (Jan ’61) Spouse: Joanne Duvall 4161 Center Road, Georgetown, SC 29440 USA 843‐546‐0554 / Cell: 843‐450‐2585 email@example.com Lance received a B.S. in Physics from Wayne State University and traveled to Clemson University where he enrolled in the graduate school in the Physics Department. He met his future wife, Joanne, there. He received a Ph.D. in Physics but later enrolled in medical school in Charleston, SC. He married and spent four years in Charleston. After getting his M.D., he traveled to Greenville, SC, where he did a residency in family practice. They settled in Georgetown, SC, in 1979, and had two sons, Alex (1979) and Marc (1981). He also has two grandchildren: Lydia (2½) Luke (2011). After working as medical director for a local non‐profit hospice for 3 years, Lance resigned but still works part time as medical director for a local nursing home. They now help take care for their grandchildren and hope to spend more of their time traveling and visiting family and old friends. ELLIOTT (GRIMES), LYNN (Jun ’61) Spouse: Kip Grimes Grand Ledge, MI USA firstname.lastname@example.org Lynn graduated from Albion College and Garrett Evangelical Seminary in Evanston, Ill. She is a retired United Methodist Pastor, and she has two sons and two grandsons.
ENSLEY, JOHN (Jan ’61) Spouse: Margaret Elizabeth (Crowe) Ensley Royal Oak, MI USA email@example.com John received his BS degree in 1970, his MS degree in 1972 and his MD in 1977 all at Wayne State University. He taught Medicine, Oncology, Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at Wayne State University and was associated with the Karmanos Cancer Institute. He is now a retired Emeritus Professor, WSU. John has two children: Elizabeth and Laura. FAIRMAN, STEVE (Jan ’61) Spouse: Mary Fairman 26339 York Rd, Huntington Woods, MI 48070 248‐399‐6088 firstname.lastname@example.org‐woods.mi.us Steve is the Director of Public Safety in Huntington Woods. He has four children: Mike (1969), Andy (1970), Eric, (1972), and Kate (1989). FARLESS, JAMES (Jun ’61) Spouse: Nancy Farless 603 Parkland Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48307 USA 248‐650‐3663 email@example.com
FILLINGER (CAVALIER), SHARON E. (Jan ’61) Spouse: Randy Cavalier 11500 Joslyn Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 586‐268‐3514 firstname.lastname@example.org Sharon graduated from HPJC and WMU. Her first teaching position was at Ferris, followed by marriage in 1975. She and her husband were foster parents and active in church and Boy Scouts. She is busy working as a substitute teacher for Special Education and being an usher at the Macomb Center of Performing Arts. Sharon says she was blessed to have been able to travel to Israel, Turkey, Greece, Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. Sharon has three children: Andrea who has an 18 year old that is serving in the Army in Afghanistan; Andrew who is a teacher with two girls (9 and 6); and Michael who has a four‐year‐old son. FINCH, SHARON (Jan ’61) Spouse: Chuck Goldfarb email@example.com Sharon is retired.
FRASER, KAREN (Jun ’61) 14030 Lakeside Blvd N. C‐#217, Shelby Township, MI 248‐990‐4158 Karen retired in May 2009 from Medical/Dental Reception and assisting – Jack of all trades or Glorified Golden Gopher. She has two children: Adrienne Covian (44); and Kevin Strong (40). She also has three grandchildren: Jessica (7½), Thomas (15 months), and Matthew (13). Karen says the majority of her life has been lived on borrowed time – fairly normal, education, job, marriage and two children. In 1978, that changed with a devastating medical diagnosis. She was proud to be a survivor until 1995 when the disease was back in a different form. She repeated what had worked before, but this time with support from her children and the her God. Karen says “Each day is a gift and I hold it precious to my heart.” GEDIKIAN (BARILE). JANICE (Jun ’61) Spouse: Dennis Barile Arcadia, CA USA firstname.lastname@example.org Janice is a retired elementary teacher. GERARDO, RICHARD Spouse: Debbie Gerardo Midland, MI email@example.com Richard is currently retired. GOTTS, EARL (Jan ’61) Spouse: Janet Gotts 162 Oonoga Way, Loudon, TN 37774 EJGotts@charter.net Earl served 3 years in the US Air Force with time spent in Vietnam. He graduated from Lawrence Institute of Technology (LIT) with a BSIM degree. Then worked in the auto industry (GM/Ford) for 37 yrs in various safety products/crash testing positions. Earl retired in 2001 and moved to Tennessee. He has traveled to Europe, South America and Africa. They loved to boat, fish and play golf. Earl has three daughters and 2 step‐daughters: Renee (1971), Rochelle (1974), and Leslie (1974); Rochelle and Pam. He has five grandchildren: Lija, Konrad, Nola, Ace and Dean. Air Force GREER (HEARD), DELORES (Jan ’61) 270 Grove, Highland Park, MI 48203 313‐335‐1053 Delores married and her husband passed away in February 2010. She retired as an Administrative Secretary for the Highland Park School District and has been traveling and enjoying life. She has two sons, one grandchild and two great grandchildren. The graduation, senior trip to DC and the memories of all her friends were the highlights of her years at HPHS.
GRIMSHAW (STONE), MARGUERITE (Jun ’61) Spouse: J. D. Stone 718 Park Ave., Holland, MI 49424 616‐403‐7213 Marguerite is a retired teacher. She says the best thing about school was that it didn't last forever. Band and Orchestra were fun, and the swimming team was rewarding. She’s enjoying life – sailing, skiing, cycling and hiking. HAMZEY (ASHBAUGH), SUE (Jan ’61) Sue has been a Secretary for a CPA firm for 50 years. Her husband of 35 years passed away on Christmas day 2010 after a long battle with a massive stroke and cancer. She has a wonderful, handsome son, lovely daughter‐in‐law and the most adorable little two granddaughters. HILL (CHOPP), BEVERLY (Jun ’61) Gladwin, MI Beverly says she raised her family (Ed, Ken and Lisa) and now she is enjoying her grandchildren and great granddaughter. She works part time in a store. She still likes to fly but doesn't get a chance to do it. She did parachute last summer and loved it. She hopes to go on a hot air balloon ride this summer. She also likes white water rafting. HILLIER, GARY (Jun ’61) Spouse: Holly 2947 N Lake Shore Dr, Harbor Springs, MI 49740‐9121 231‐526‐7901 www.macduffandmurphy.com firstname.lastname@example.org Gary married in 1964 to Leila Saide who passed away in October 2008. He joined Ford Motor traveling the world working in Manufacturing Engineering of Tractors and Special Military Equipment until 1981. He later started his own executive search firm in 1987 and has spent the time since working with Fortune 500 companies in locating senior executives. He married again in 1986 to Holly (Mickelson) Hillier and now has two children (Marie and Gary), one stepson (David) and three grandchildren. He is very active in sports playing basketball, tennis and racket ball. He and his wife summer in our home in Harbor Springs and Winter in Venice Florida. HODGES (WALKER), BETTY (Jun ’61) Spouse: Charles Walker 19178 Beaverland, Detroit, MI 48219 313‐535‐6462 email@example.com Betty retired and is really loving life and so very blessed. She has been married to her husband for 25years. She has a pet poodle named Sasha – her baby. Betty remembers the New York City senior trip with Gloria Giles. Marline Hickey, and Marva Bruce. They took the chaperone seats on the bus. When they returned to school, the kids said none of them would be graduating. She went home upset and told her mother. In the end, her mother went to the school to talk to Ms. Frasier and found out it wasn't true.
HORN (WILLIAMS), OVETTA (Jan ’61) Spouse: Willie D Williams Tampa, FL USA firstname.lastname@example.org After 35 years of teaching, Ovetta retired from Hillsborough County School System in Florida. She enjoys traveling abroad, practicing yoga, exercising, and playing golf. She also enjoys going on outings with the Red Hat group she belongs to. She says her parents still live in Highland Park. She and her husband drove their 1935 Chevy from Tampa to Detroit for the Woodward Dream Cruise last year. She was featured on Channel 7 talking about their car and the trip. Ovetta has one son: Wendell D. Williams (1977). HOWELL (SAWICKI), JACQUELYN (Jun ’61) 1169 Belmore Terrace, Wellingon, FL 33414 561‐793‐3575 561‐310‐4689 (Cell) Jacsaw@msn.com After two years at Wayne State University, Jacquelyn married Dennis Sawicki and worked for Chrysler Corporate Sales Training Center. They moved to Maui, Hawaii, in 1977, divorced and moved to West Pam Beach, Florida. She returned to school and has been a Neonatal Intensive Care RN since 1981. She has two daughters: One is a Retail Manager, and the other has a Finance and Economics degree from the University of Florida. She has four grandchildren: Jack (13), Kendall (8), Garrett (5) and Carson (2). HUGULEY (KELLY), ANNIE 2206b Country Club Ln., Columbia, TN 38401 931‐381‐6217 931‐374‐1735 (Cell) email@example.com Annie married shortly after high school in 1961 and remained married until a divorce in 1997. She has had a variety of jobs – in a restaurant, a seamstress, and she had a business called "Draperies by Ann". She is presently working part‐time as a private duty care‐giver and part‐time independent marketing executive for Melalueca. She has held a variety positions in church – youth director, choir director, a ministry for girls ages 9‐14 called "Just For You", praise/worship team, and soloist. Annie moved from Michigan in 1974 to Alabama then to Tennessee in 1978. She took a course for certified nurse technician and finished at the top of the class. She also had two years of bible school. She has since retired. HUMAN, DON (Jan ’61) Spouse: Ruby Human 4010 Delaina Ln., Mims, FL 32754 321‐269‐3237 321‐412‐1524 firstname.lastname@example.org Don works in the field of Ordinance Support. He has three children: Dewayne (1963), Anthony (1967), and Steven (1970).
JACKOLA, DAVID (Jun ’61) Spouse: Sue Whittle Yuma, TN David joined the U S Air Force in 1965. He lived in Ogden and married his first wife. He worked in the plant department for Mountain Bell, while attending Weber State University and received his degree in accounting in 1971. Mountain Bell offered him a position as a computer programmer in Denver, Colorado. He was divorced shortly thereafter, and some time later a wonderful woman came to work for him and became his significant other. In 1981, he and his wife relocated to Birmingham, Alabama. They built a 10 acre horse/goat/chicken "gentleman��farm", his wife got hooked on riding her horses and remains so today. They enjoyed a life of riding horses, playing golf, and working on the farm until the urban sprawl and traffic drove them to move. They sold their farm in 2004 and bought 70 acres in Carroll County Tennessee. He has two children: Lacy (1968) and David (1972). Air Force JOHNSON, JOHN (Jan ’61) Spouse: Agnes Johnson Madison Heights, MI email@example.com John is a retired newspaper printer. Both John and wife, Agnes Linna, are HPHS grads; John (Jan ’61) and Agnes (Jun ’61). They have lived in Madison Heights, MI for 43 years of their 46 years of marriage. Aggie is a Highland Park Junior College graduate also. They have three children; two girls and a son: Matthew A., born 1968; Kristin A., born 1970 and Karla A., born 1973 and one grandchild, Kaija. JOHNSON, WILLILE (Jun ’61) Spouse: Judy Johnson 25875 Mulroy Dr., Southfield, MI 48033 248‐613‐1227 firstname.lastname@example.org Willie served in Germany and New Mexico with the Air Force. He attended HPCC, married Judy and then attended Wayne State University (B.S. English Ed. in 1972, M.S. Guidance and Counseling 1979 and Ed. Spec. Admin and Supervision in 1996). He is retired from the Detroit Board of Ed after 33 yrs. He and Judy have two daughters: Lezli and Natalie and 5 granddaughters. Willie has been retired for four years and enjoys traveling, golf, dancing, working out, and spending time with my family. As an educator, Willie admired Mrs. Banton (Latin teacher) for her kindness, demeanor and knowledge of subject matter. His education under her provided him the ability to understand the language when he served in Germany in the Air Force. Air Force JONES, GILBERT (Jan ’61) 1915 Rideout Dr NW #414, Huntsville, AL 35806 256‐886‐2942 256‐361‐5569 (Cell) Giljones62@yahoo.com Gilbert joined the Army in Oct 61 and spent 14 years therein: Germany, South Vietnam and Korea. He was discharged in 1975 and spent 10 years residing in Columbus, SC, 2 yrs in Florida, couple of years in El Paso, TX and then back to Detroit in 1999. He also attended Wayne County Community College and worked in various nursing agencies until injury on the job disabled him in 2006. He has three children; Patricia (1960), David (1964) and Dionne (1969) and several grandchildren. Gilbert reads, studies and obeys the Word of God. United States Army
JORDAN (JACKSON), JEANETTE (Jun ’61) 12659 Mendota, Detroit, MI 48238 313‐834‐3492 email@example.com Jeanette is a retired Dental Technician. She has five children: Ronnie (1962), April (1963), Michael (1965), Tamiko (1966), and Kellie (1980). JOSE, LAWRENCE (Jun ’61) Spouse: Carol 516 Fayette St., Jonesville, MI 49250 Lawrence retired in 1995 after 30 years of teaching school music. Since then he has worked part‐time for a music store for several years and, most recently, has been doing photography freelancing with area newspapers. He and wife, Carol, have two daughters, Kim Schneider and Kathy McClure and one son, Larry Jose. JOUBRAN, VICTOR (Jan ’61) Spouse: Linda Joubran 2115 Reynolds Street, Falls Church, VA 22043 703‐534‐6428 703‐615‐3200 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Victor owns a travel agency and is semi‐retired. He and wife, Linda, have three children, two daughters and one son. The eldest daughter is a high school English teacher in northern Virginia. The second daughter is an Attorney and practicing law in Jacksonville, FL. Their son lives in Washington, DC, and owns a 300‐person high tech firm with offices spread from coast to coast and in London. All children are married and each have two children. JUSTICE, DONALD (Jan ’61) Brooksville, FL Donald retired from Ford Motor Company in 2001. He has one son, Michael, and two grandchildren, Garrett and Samantha. He golfs frequently. Army KALFAYAN, DONALD (Jun ’61) Spouse: JoAnn Kalfayan Paradise, MI email@example.com Donald is a retired engineer and currently owns his own business. He attended Ferris Institute, Automotive Technology – G.M. Warren Tech Center, G.M. Milford P.G., G.M.I. Advanced Project Engineer, 35 yrs. He and wife, JoAnn raised their family in Oxford, MI. He has three children and seven grandchildren and is currently living in Paradise, MI, where he is involved in hunting, fishing, automotive and hot rod building and is a business owner of archery hunting products. They like to travel with their 5th wheel and enjoy family and friends. U.S. Army National Guard .
KAUFFMAN (ANDRES), PHYLIS (Jan ’61) Spouse: Elwin Andres 11621 Falcon Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313 586‐939‐7476 firstname.lastname@example.org Phylis is retired from Trinity Health (St. Joseph Hosp.) Finance. She and Elwin have one daughter, Krysten (1970) and two grandchildren: Brandon (1997) and Alexandra (2005) adopted from Korea 2006. She enjoys time with family, babysitting, volunteering at church, and traveling. Phylis attended HPJC (A.S.) and Wayne State University. She married Elwin and moved to St. Catharines, ON, Canada, in 1965. They moved back to MI in 1968 and Phylis was a stay‐at‐home mom until 1981, when she hired into St. Joseph Hospital, Macomb. She retired in 2003, but now she assists her husband in the bookkeeping and other clerical jobs of his contracting business for telephone systems. Phylis remembers working on the Spectator and doing things with her sorority (Wejei). She also enjoyed going to the basketball games and attending a school with a winning team! KILLALA, THOMAS (Jun ’61) Spouse: Bonnie Kilala 5404 Cromwell Pl, Springfield, IL 62711 217‐553‐5136 email@example.com Tom spent four years in active military service in Viet Nam, graduated from California State University ‐ LA (Finance) and six years as a city Policeman in Riverside, CA; four years as a Federal Agent in Seattle, San Francisco, LA and 20 yrs as an IL State Police, retiring as Internal Affairs Commander. He has spent eight years as an FBI Special Investigator in AZ/IL. He and Bonnie have two children: Shannon (43) Grade School Teacher; and Michael (41) VP Sales; and a granddaughter Madison, 13. USAF KOSLEY, DOUGLAS (Jun ’61) Spouse: Patricia Anne Kosley Traverse City, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Doug enrolled at E.M.U., in 1961 to follow in his Dad's footsteps as a Physician. He graduated from Olivet and was drafted in 1966 as a 2nd Lieutenant. He went back to Olivet and got his Teaching Certificate in Biology, Chemistry & General Sciences. Doug began teaching at Murray Wright HS in Jan. '67 as a Teacher and Baseball Coach. He also taught at Cass Tech and King High School for a few years and finally at Redford High School . He retired after 29 years. Doug married Patricia Anne Shinavier in 1970, and they lived in the Detroit and Southfield area for a total of 29 years. When he retired, they moved to Traverse City and love it so much they have no desire to travel anywhere else. Doug states all their children have paws – five in all (rescued cats. KUEHN, THOMAS (Jun ‘61) Spouse: Pamela Kuehn Macomb, MI email@example.com Tom is a retired fire investigator/inspector. He and Pamela have three children; David Fracasso (12/25/70), Michael Fracasso (3/12/73) and Emily Kuehn (11/22/88). Army
LESLIE, JAMES (Jun ’61) 1426 Overlook Drive Mount Dora, FL 32757 301‐863‐2808 firstname.lastname@example.org Jim retired to Florida from Maryland in 2008 but was asked to return to teaching as a Visiting Professor at George Washington University two years ago. His contract expired in June and he said he is ready to travel. Leslie says that Jerry Raymond and Dan Sestak were his heroes – both football coaches. He said he wasn't a very good student in high school, but those coaches taught him perseverance and he now has his Doctorate in Education. His favorite teacher was Mr. Boxer who he said was an inspiration. Army LEVERETT, LAWRENCE (Jun ’61) Spouse: Olivett Leverett 2843 Otter Ct., Wixom, MI 48393 248 926‐9833 313 319 4284 (Cell) email@example.com After high school, Larry attended HPJC. He joined the Army as a Medical Specialist and spent a year plus in Viet Nam and returned to “The Army War College” in DC. He continued his education at Western Michigan University with a dual major in Sociology and Business. Larry retired in Nov 2009 after running the Ford Motor Company’s Worker’s Compensation program countrywide for ten years. Prior to those Ford years, he worked for CIGNA Corporation’s Property and Casualty Group in the position of HR Manager, Regional Claims VP and VP of Customer Service. Larry has 5 children: Edith, Eric, Jamal, Tieast, and Lawrence Jr. He is now enjoying his 7 grandchildren. Army LONGLEY (BLACKWELL), JUDY (Jun ’61) 5050 Rockdale Court, Sterling Heights, MI 48310 586‐795‐4360 586‐872‐7150 (Cell) TravelingJudy@comcast.net Judy retired in October 2008 from a 30‐year career as an Administrative Assistant at Ford Motor Company. She and deceased husband, Bill Blackwell, had five children: Kimberly (1963), Kelli (1966), Kristi (1968), Kevin (1969) and Keith (1971) and seven grandchildren. Judy stated that she has thoroughly enjoyed re‐connecting with classmates during the planning of the 2011 “50‐ish Reunion” and can’t begin to express how excited she is to see all of her former classmates from fifty years ago. LUDVIGH, JAY (Jun ’61) 1757 W Minnesota Ave, Deland, FL 32720‐2620 386‐734‐7129 firstname.lastname@example.org Jay attended Tulane University and the University of Michigan, graduating with a BA in psychology. He entered a Ph.D. program at Michigan State in 1966 and completed his doctorate in 1971. Jay has taught at MSU, Stetson University from 1972 ‐1979 then opened a private practice in Clinical Psychology. He married Sue in 1975 and celebrated 35 great years with her this past November. He is still working full time in his psychology practice, is an adjunct professor at Stetson University and also serves as the forensic psychological examiner. Jay is still a "motor head" and has a small stable of motorcycles of various types. He is also an avid fisherman and photographer. His favorite memories from high school are the great encouragement we got from our teachers.
LUOMA (RYAN), BARBARA (Jun’61) 4014 Salem Street, Concord, CA 94521 925‐689‐7093 email@example.com Barbara attended Michigan State University but left for California with only nine credits needed for graduation. She met husband, Gary, in 1971 and married in 1974. They have four sons: Matthew (1978), Barbara has a previous son to the marriage, Philip (1965), and Gary has two previous – Jim (1961) and Mike (1960). Barbara has traveled to France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Austria, the Czech Republic, Turks and Caicos, St. Thomas, St.Johns, and St. Barts. MacINTYRE, GWEN (Jun ’61) 75 Amherst Road, Pleasant Ridge, MI 48069 248‐544‐2865 firstname.lastname@example.org Gwen attended HPJC and Wayne State University. She has worked at various telephone companies over a 30‐year period (Michigan Bell, AT&T and Ameritech). She has been married and divorced with no children. She is active in her church and concentrates on volunteer activities. MALONEY, ROBERT (Jan ’61) 12608 W Roanoke, Avondale, AZ 85392 email@example.com Bob served in the US Navy from 1961‐1965; with was the City of Dearborn as a Police Officer from 1966‐1972; City of Phoenix, Arizona, as a Police Officer from 1972‐1993; Lost Creek Ranch Moose WU summers from 1993‐2000; and Golf Club of Estrella from 2000‐2007. He has an AA degree from Glendale Community College. Bob has one daughter, Maryanne (1969), and he is currently retired. U.S. Navy McCLARY (McBETH). LILIAN (Jun ’61) Southfield, MI Lili has three children: Anthony T. Jackson, Rhonda L. Jackson‐Coney, and Raymond McBeth, II. She worked for the Highland Park High School for over 35 years. She was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame in 1991. McDONALD (CANDELA), NANCY (Jun ’61) Spouse: Christopher Candela North Las Vegas, NV firstname.lastname@example.org Nancy is a retired health educator. She has two children: Kathryn Candela (1973) and . Christopher Candela, Jr., 1976). U.S. Army
MILES, JULIE (Jun ’61) Amherst, MA USA email@example.com Julie became a librarian and worked at the University of Wisconsin, Harvard University, and the University of Massachusetts. She retired in 2010. In between Harvard and U Mass, she stopped working for 15 years to be a stay‐at home housewife and mother. She has two children, and was happily married for 29 years but is now divorced. She enjoys adventures in traveling, camping, hiking, and bicycling (her favorite activity!). MILLER (MINGO), SHIRLEY (Jun ’61) Spouse: John Mingo Highland Park, MI Shirley is retired from General Motors. She has two children. She also has six grandchildren: her daughter, Joy, has two children and John has a son named Anthony who has four children. MINERVINI, (TSOURIS), MARY (Jun ’61) 21 Scottsdale Dr., Troy, MI 48084 firstname.lastname@example.org Mary is the widow of Nick Tsouris, owner of the former Ted’s On the Park/Little Ted’s, who succumbed to lung cancer in 2004. She has three stepchildren: Ann, Katherine and Ted; and three grandchildren. Mary graduated from State��College of Beauty Culture in Highland Park in 1964 and Wayne State University in 1983. In her professional life, she has worked at Helena’s Beauty Salon, Highland Park and Ferndale, Ramco Gershenson in Southfield, and Nexus USA in Canada. Currently, she is a Certified Reflexologist, working at Helena’s Institute for Reflexology in Ferndale.
MITCHELL (WILKINS), DIAN (Jan ’61) 32321 Arlington Dr, Beverly Hills, MI 48025 248‐644‐1944 / email@example.com Dian is a Health Agency Director. She has a daughter, Sharon (1964) and a son, Andrew (1966). Diane was remarried 10 years ago and in addition to her daughter and son, she has a stepdaughter, a stepson and four wonderful grandchildren. Dian received her Masters degree about 20 years ago, and has been working in the human service arena for about 35 years. She is currently the CEO of the Alzheimer’s Association for Greater Michigan. MORAITIS, THEODORE (Jun ’61) Monarch Beach, CA USA firstname.lastname@example.org Ted has a law practice in California.
MORTON (HAMILTON), PAULETTE (Jun ’61) email@example.com Paulette worked at various jobs over the years; Mobile Oil, Michigan Bell, State of Michigan, Wayne County and Bank of America. She has three children: Mitchell (1965), Angela (1967) and Fred (1972). Paulette is currently retired. MURPY, JIM (Jan ’61) Spouse: Lauri Ellias Murphy W. Bloomfield, MI Jim is an attorney. NORRIS (WARD), LANNIE (‘61) 15215 Scenic Woodland Dr., Conroe, TX 77384 936‐321‐9128 720‐837‐0466 (Cell) Lamecward@aol.com Lannie is married to Charles Brim Ward. They have two children, Charmique Lanee (1980) and Charles Brim Ward Jr. (1983). Lannie was a First Lieutenant in the US Army. She came to HPHS during her Senior year, and since her Nursing career started at Highland Pk. Gen. Hospital, she will always call Highland Park 'home'. She joined the U.S. Army Nurse Corps in 1969 and spent the next two years in Nurenburg, Germany, where she met, and later married her husband Charles. Lannie retired as a Nursing Administrator in 2000. Army NUNN (VANDEN BRULLE), JENNIE (‘61) 11167 Dove’s Meadow Dr., Brighton, MI 48114 810‐222‐4885 firstname.lastname@example.org Jennie is married to Peter and has two sons: Michael Nelson (1966) and Steven Nelson (1969). She graduated from U of M with a B.S. in Education and first taught at Liberty School in Highland Park. She finished her teaching career in Ferndale where she taught until retirement in 1996. She and her second husband, Peter, took early retirement, sold all their things including their house and car and took off in a sailboat for 12 years. They spent 5 years in the Caribbean, 2 years in Florida and 5 years in the Pacific Northwest. They are now back in Michigan building a house and reconnecting with their friends and family. Jennie thinks often of the great memories she had at HPHS. She attended the 25th Reunion (thanks to Bob Waldick) and is looking forward to attending the 50th. PETERSON, CHARLES (‘61) 4232 Interlaken, Springdale AR 72762 479‐750‐9591 479‐283‐3147 (Cell) email@example.com Chuck and Becki married in 1971, and they have two daughters and two granddaughters. He is a retired (2008) Electrical Engineer who developed and designed electrical equipment for utility sub‐stations and pole tops. He worked for Westinghouse/ ABB for 29 years, and Cooper Power Systems for 12 years. Chuck has a BSEE from the Detroit Institute of Technology and an MBA from Indiana University. He has a few published papers, six patents, and have mentored many young engineers. Chuck says his most remembered experiences were basketball and football sportscasting on WHPR and being a manager on the football team as a tenth grader. HP at that time was a wonderful place to grow up. Looking back, he deeply appreciates the guidance and assistance he received from my parents, teachers, community, and counselors.
PILLSBURY, LYNN (‘61) 115 Wilkinson St., East Tawas, MI 48730 989‐362‐5765 firstname.lastname@example.org Lynn married Nicki Lynn in 1965, and they have three children: Mark L (1966), Mike T (1968), and Ted K (1973). Lynn served in the US Air Force, enlisting in 1961. While in Viet Nam, he flew Air Rescue missions from November 1968 – December 1969. He departed active duty in 1969 for Air Force Reserve duty until retirement in 1993. Lynn worked for the State of Michigan at the Air National Guard Base in Alpena, Michigan and worked there for over ten years and retired in 2006. Lynn and his wife take care of their 6 grandchildren at times. They have three sons, and all three served in the US Army. The middle son is now retired army and the third one has two years to go before retirement. Air Force / Air Force Reserve POMA, STEVE (61) Warren, MI email@example.com Steve is married to Carol and has two children: Anthony (1971) and Gina Marie (1974). He is currently retired. He also served in the US Army artillery. Army Artillery REEVES, JAMES (June Vice Pres.)(61) JimReevesVP@yahoo.com Jim is an Optometrist and a Mathematics Instructor. RESTUM (DUNN), JUDY (Jan ‘61) Spouse: James “Max” Dunn (Jun ’61) 7988 Monarch Ct., Delray Beach, FL 33446 560‐638‐5981 firstname.lastname@example.org Judy married her high school sweetheart, Max Dunn. She said their 48 years have been very exciting. They have two great children, Jamie who married his high school sweetheart, Patti; and they have two awesome children. Joshua at Central Studying Pre Med and Nicole is in the 10th grade. Their daughter, Jody, married Russ in Florida and they also have two children, Rachel studying at Gordon College in Georgia and Jennifer, an 11th grader, going into nursing. Judy said Max has taken good care of her as she has had a few battles with cancer. Judy is looking forward to reconnecting with her classmates. RHODES, JOHN (Jan ’61) 4348 Balmoral Drive, Lansing, MI 48911 517‐394‐4411 517 483‐3560 (Cell) Shoes2u@att.net John attended Ferris State College for two years for trade training. Then two years in the U.S. Army. In 1970, he moved to Lansing, Michigan, and got married in 1984. He worked in the printing industry in various positions until his retirement. He does volunteer work four days a week in the local hospital and the local public radio station. Army
RIDEY (ALLOR), JANET (61) Fort Myers, FL email@example.com Janet married Lee in l969 and moved to Ohio in l980 where he took a position in Akron. The couple has one daughter (1963). In l992, they moved to Florida where she worked in various office positions – the most recent with State Farm Insurance and as a retail store manager. She was also an office manager and a store manager and is now retired. Janet and her husband both enjoy good health, travel, golf and having good times with friends. She has many wonderful memories from high school and fondly recalls so many classmates. From the classroom antics to sorority sisters and all of our silliness, to cheering for our terrific basketball team and, of course, the latest boyfriend. It was a great time to be a teenager RIPPETOE, JOHN (June Pres.)(61) 8221 Madison Ave., St. Louis, MO 63114 314‐856‐8338 firstname.lastname@example.org John is married to Katherine and they have four children: 1 boy and 3 girls, ages 29‐39. He also served in the US Army. John is currently retired. .Army ROBERTSON (BALCOM), SHARON KAY (61) Union City, MI email@example.com Sharon got married in 1961 to Dick Krosec. She worked at A&P for almost 10 years and then went to work for Grand Bible & Book Store until Dick graduated from college. They ended up in Shelby Township, while Dick worked at Ford Tractor as a Quality Controls Supervisor. They were married for 16 years before Dick died of a heart attack. Sharon is currently retired and married to Keith Balcom since 1983. She has two stepchildren and seven step‐grandchildren. Sharon remembers her days at HPHS and how she enjoyed playing in the band with Mr. Moore as director. She also enjoyed going to band day in Ann Arbor. ROETTGER, GARY (61) 3364 Pointer Rd., West Branch, MI 48661 Gary.firstname.lastname@example.org Gary served in the US Navy from July 1962 to August 1966. He got married to Connie in October of 1967. Gary is currently an Insurance Agent. He started selling insurance in February 1969 from West Branch, Michigan, and is still at it. Gary has two children: Paul (1971) and Ann (1975). Navy ROMAN, RAY (‘61) 107 S. Ridge Rd., Castle Rock, CO 80104 email@example.com Raymond is a plumber. He has five children; Allan, Rhonda, Stacey, Brean and Lindsay.
ROY, ROBERT (‘61) Spouse: Glenyss Gilliam 2123 N. Ridgeland, Oak Park, IL 60302 708‐227‐1981 firstname.lastname@example.org Robert was married to Diane Marcus which followed in ’65 by teaching in Lainsburg, moving to Philadelphia, and moving to many other places following the greener grass. The local institution of higher learning, Highland Park Junior College, had his attention after graduation and into 1962. Then, he transferred to Michigan State and was knighted with a BS and MBA. In 1981, they landed in the Chicago area. Diane died in 1995. Robert has two children: Kevin (1968) and Pamela (1972). He works in Market Research, and is “almost completely retired.” School Story: What's that noise? There's something outside. Wait! It's a motorcycle. And who's on it? Ginger! RUSSELL (PASHKOT), AURELIA (‘61) Canton, MI email@example.com purehonk.com Aurelia is retired and married to Jim Pashkot. SAARI, JAMES R. (Jun ’61) 651 Mitchell Avenue, Negaunee, MI 49866 906‐475‐7361 James has four children: Diane, Lori, Mary and Mark. He was married in 1967 and spent 23 years on active military duty. US Coast Guard SARMIENTO, FRED (Jun ’61) 9702 Reese Road, Clarkston, MI 48348 248‐534‐2494 firstname.lastname@example.org Fred has many wonderful memories of growing up in HP and being a Parker, especially the Friday night basketball games in the tiny ‘cracker box gym’, the concert and marching bands, playing tennis, running track and cruisin’ Woodward to the Pole and Ted’s. He says he will never forget the Washington DC and New York graduation trip by train. Fred says worked at Winkelman’s in the computer department as a trainee – no pc’s just large main frames with punch cards, and he’s been in the computer business ever since. After 36 years at Holly Carburetor’s IT department, they were bought out by BorgWarner Automotive. In 2006, after 41 years, he was laid off. However, he immediately picked up another IT job at Roush Enterprises, and he’s still working in IT as he has had his own computer business for 20 years. He doesn’t think he’ll be retiring any time soon. Fred has two daughters (34 and 44) and four grandchildren.. SCHRINER, THEODORE (61) Houghton Lake Hgts., MI email@example.com Ted retired eight years ago. He served in the National Guard. Six years ago, Ted got married to a wonderful woman (Joy) who not only takes great care of him but also his 96‐year‐old mother (Lucille Emily Faull Schriner – class of ‘32). National Guard
SIGMON, ELMER (‘61) Detroit. MI Stephenisigmon@yahoo.com Elmer served in the US Army. He is retired and has one son, Stephen L. Sigmon. Army SLOAN, KENNETH (Jun ’61) 25037 Timber Court, Elwood, IL 60421 815‐423‐5121 / 773‐802‐6363 SMITH (HOWARD), SUSAN (‘61) East Lansing, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Susan is an Attorney, a Magistrate and a Professor. She graduated from Michigan State University and Wayne State University Law School. She taught at Thomas M. Cooley Law School since 1982. Susan was married and got divorced. She was the Magistrate in the Family Court, Ingham County, until her retirement in 2001. SNABB (PARKS) CAROL (61) 1399 Middleburg Court, Napierville, IL 60540 630‐717‐8269 email@example.com Carol has two daughters: Edythe Joanne (1976), and Deborah Loughlin (1978). Carol was a Chemistry Teacher and is presently doing volunteer work, traveling and helping with her grandchild. STANLEY, JACKIE (61) 26000 Ryan Rd. #102, Warren, MI 48091 586‐945‐5749 firstname.lastname@example.org Jack is currently retired. He also served in the US Army. He has two children, Shannon (1972) (living in New York) and Shelby (1975) (residing in Washington DC.). Army
STEVENSON, JOHN (‘61) 498 Graafschap Rd., Holland MI 616‐396‐6856 email@example.com John is married to Miki (Bogumila Osieczkowska) a ’63 HPHS graduate. He is a Mechanical Engineer and Toolmaker. He has two children: Aaron (1970), and Matthew (1974) He also has three grandchildren: Zachary (2001), Nicholas (2004), and Olivia (2010). John served in the US Army Artillery. He also worked for Chrysler Corp until 1976. The family has lived in Engadine, Sault Ste Marie, Tucson, AZ, and are presently living in Holland, Michigan. John has worked in the mortgage industry, as a toolmaker in an aerospace plant, for Cascade Die Cast and for Siemens Water Technologies. He and wife Miki also owned their own business. John’s memories of HPHS are mixed between having a great time, actually learning some skills, and never learning to dance worth a damn. He says, however, that compared to other school systems HPHS is by far the best school system– the quality and diversity of our education was beyond compare. He also fondly remembers the drive‐ins and the mile‐long drag races down Woodward Avenue. US Army Artillery STONEHOUSE, RICHARD (61) Berkley, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Richard is a chemist – PhD and is married to Taffy. SUDOMIR, MICHAEL(‘61) Lake Orion, MI email@example.com Michael is a rancher. He is married to Paula and they have three children: Kim (1964), Charna (1970), and Andrew (1971). TAYLOR (BROWN), ELIZABETH (61) Flat Rock NC firstname.lastname@example.org Elizabeth married Cliff Brown in 1964. They have two children: Susan (1965) and David (1968). They moved from Michigan to Wisconsin in 1971; from Wisconsin to Colorado in 1977; from Colorado to California in 1986; from California to Georgia in 1992; from Georgia to California in 1994; from California to North Carolina in 2006 – all with her husband's job promotions with Xerox Corp. Elizabeth’s career included positions with Ford Motor Co., Kimberly‐Clark, American Hospital Supply Corp., and Allergan, Inc. She took an early retirement in 1998. THARP (CAMERON), CAROLYN (‘61) 22877 Lake Shore Dr., Elkhart, IN 46514 574‐333‐2354 email@example.com Carolyn is an LPN. She has three children: David (1965), Donna (1966), and Matt (1975).
TURNER, ROBERT (‘61) Hillsboro, TX firstname.lastname@example.org After high school, Robert attended HPJC for a couple of semesters. Then he completed 3‐year program at the Electronics Institute of Technology. Many years later he returned to school to obtain an ASEET from Purdue. Robert was married to Sandra Graham until her death in 2005. They had two children: Randall (1970) and Jenine (1971). He also has five grandchildren. Robert served in the US Army, and he worked for Delco Electronics Division of GM for 36 years and took an early retirement when Sandy was diagnosed with breast cancer. They sold their home in Indiana and traveled to fill time in their Airstream until she became too sick to travel. In 2006, he had surgery for prostate cancer (been cancer free for five years, now). Robert still travels about 6 months each year visiting friends and family and taking in an RV rally or Hamfest along the way. He still tries to jog a couple of times a week and is mostly vegetarian (eat some dairy and eggs). U.S. Army VIEIRA, SUSAN (Burkhart)(‘61) Brighton, MI email@example.com
VOGAN (LUCANSKY), MARGE (‘61) 2009 Harrison #503 Evanston, IL 60201 (847) 864‐5542 firstname.lastname@example.org Marge is an administrative assistant. She has 2 children, Jennifer 41 and Michael 39. She married Walter Lucansky in 1969. She is a graduate of MSU and was a buyer for Marshall Fields and a collectibles company. Marge traveled a great deal including living In England for 6 months in 1998. WHITTLER (CALLOWAY), STELLA ( ‘61) Detroit, MI email@example.com Stella is a retired teacher. She has five children: Joy Dalinet (1968), James Lorenzo (1971), A’Lonzo A. Howell (1990), James L. Jr. (1996), Vashti Lindsey (1997). She also has three grandchildren. Stella has been retired since 2000. She and her husband are certified marriage enrichment facilitators. This year is their 30th couples retreat with this group, AGAPE UFFC. They are active in church, and she is an avid Scrabble player. They enjoy traveling, spending time with the family, writing poetry and doing other creative things. Stella came to HPHS in 1959, and she was active in the Business Department – Mrs. Katie Dell inspired her career choice. She spent 25 years as a business education teacher and was also involved in the Youth for Christ group. Stella is on the reunion planning committee and says it's been fun working with Judy, Larry and the others who've been working hard to make this a grand event.
WHITWORTH (RIDDLE), VIRGINIA ( ‘61) Spouse: Kenneth Riddle 10131 Troy, Oak Park, MI 48237 248‐217‐2964 firstname.lastname@example.org Virginia has worked off and on since the age of 16. She is the oldest of six children. She was married twice but only two years the first time and 32 years the second time to Kenneth E. Riddle who graduated from Ferndale High School. Ken passed away in 2009 after an 8‐month illness. She has two daughters, Kimberly Russel (1967) and Benita Gadiali (1968). She is still working for her younger brother's company Garden Fresh Gourmet, as a Retail Specialist, and she is enjoying being with her seven grandchildren, the youngest of which is 17. She likes to travel, swim, watch movies, and she even likes to play the slot machines once in a while. WIGLE (CZAR), DIANA (JAN 61) 241 Smith, Oscoda, MI 48750 (989) 324‐7312 Diana was married to Paul Czar (‘60) for 45 years before he passed away. They had five children: Cynthia (48), Susan (46), Karen (44), Robert (41), and Christopher (37). She also has 12 grandchildren. Diana spent many years in the daycare and the mortgage industries. YORK (SCHMIDT), JACQUELYN (61) 8181 Irish Mist Dr. Onsted, MI 49265 (517) 467‐4710 email@example.com Jacquie attended the University of Kansas and Wayne State University. She raised a family and retired on a lake. She is an artist and cannot retire. She has two sons, one stepson, one stepdaughter, and nine grandchildren. ZACHARY (JACOBY), MARILYN (61) 692 N. Adele St. #64 Orange, CA 92867 (714) 538‐5341 firstname.lastname@example.org Marilyn lived in California (1962‐1978) and Virginia (1979‐1992). She was a stay at home mom and spent her time volunteering at her children’s school, Brownies and Girl Scouts and their Church. In her spare time, she worked for her ex‐husband in his psychological practice. Since returning to California in 1992, she has worked full time for Hunt Wesson Foods and Apria Healthcare in the fleet management area. Her last job was eliminated in 2010 and is not working currently. Marilyn remembers her high school years of being a cheerleader, part of the concert, marching band, member of Jade, the Thespian Society, swim team and aquacade. The teachers that influenced her most are Ms. Murphy, Mr. Zamoski, Jimmy Moore, Mary Kay, Ms. Campbell English, Ms. Baker and Phillip Schultz. Marilyn has two daughters and one stepdaughter, five grandsons and two granddaughters. She recently lost her sister, Carolyn (Jun ’59), to cancer, and she is a cancer survivor. Marilyn is looking forward to the reunion.
HPHS CLASS OF 1962 ABRAHAM, DANIEL(Jun ’62) Spouse: Linda (Kiss) Abraham (’62) Grosse Ile, MI email@example.com Daniel is married to 1962 classmate, Linda Kiss, and is self employed. They have 4 children: Dan Jr., Jim, Billy and Lou.
ANDERSON (RAMSAY), LENIDA (Jun ’62) 731 Lynndale Drive, Rochester Hills, MI 48309 248‐375‐5950 firstname.lastname@example.org Lenida has two children: Brian Douglas Ramsey (1970) and Karin Jean (Ramsay) Moyet (1976). She also has six grandchildren. She still loves music and dance and loves being retired! ANGLEWICZ (MOORADIAN) , DIANE (Jan ’62) Spouse: Paul Mooradian (’62) 540 Wilson Road, Harrison, MI 48625 (April thru Oct) 989‐539‐7577 email@example.com Diane graduated from Michigan State University in 1967 and lived in New York City, Los Angeles and Toronto over the years. Diane protested the Vietnam War by moving to Toronto a few years later then returned to the U.S. in 1972. She had her son Alex (a “computer guy”) in 1976, and began working at the J. Paul Getty Museum, from which she retired. She re‐met fellow Parker, Paul Mooradian, at the 25‐year reunion in 1987, and they have been married since 1991. Diane and Paul spend the winter months at their “desert hacienda” in California. ARBUTHNOT, BESSIE (Jun ’62) Spouse: Claude Barnes Highland Park, MI Bessie.firstname.lastname@example.org
ASHCROFT, GARY (Jan ’62) Spouse: Sheila Hawkins (HPHS '66) 18629 Xenia Ln., Millersburg, MI 49759 989‐938‐6296 email@example.com During Gary’s 36 years with Dearborn Public Schools, he was an Asst. Principal at their BCL (Border Cities League) rival Fordson H.S. from 1984 to 1991. He is now retired from the school system. Gary has three children: Jodi, Julie, and John ("Jack"). BELL, JAMES (Jan ’62) 1967 Hunters Lane, Lake Orion, MI 48360 248‐393‐7712 cell 248‐909‐1388 firstname.lastname@example.org www.Direct2WebTV.com James is an On‐line/Off‐line Marketing Consultant. He also served in the U.S. Army. Army BENSON, DONNA (Jun ’62) 1050 Bailey Road Mancelona, MI 49659 231‐587‐5034 email@example.com Donna retired in 2006 as a Production Supervisor for an Automotive company after 40 years. She now spends her time fishing, camping, bowling and cutting her winter wood. Her house is on 10 acres in the woods, and it’s very quiet and peaceful. BLACKBURN (SMILEY), SUSAN (Jun ’62) 4856 Chovin, Dearborn, MI 48126 313‐687‐3200 Dragon8779@yahoo.com Susan is in the catering business. She has one daughter, Rachel (1965). She also has three grandchildren: John, David and Katherine (Katie).
BLOCKETT, CHARLES JR. (Jun ’62) 3537 Waverly Hills Road, Lansing, MI 48917 517‐484‐3362 firstname.lastname@example.org Charles Blockett established Charles Blockett, Jr. and Associates (CBA) (a Human Resource organization) in June of 1997 when he retired from the State of Michigan after 32 years of service. For 15 years of his career, he was responsible for the classification and selections system for the State of Michigan’s 62,000 classified employees within 20 departments and 116 personnel agencies. In 2002, Charles was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame. He was recently appointed to the Civil Service Commission by Governor Granholm. His education includes HPJC; MPA—University of Detroit; BA in Sociology, Wayne State University; and Harvard University’s Program for Sr. Executives for state and local government. Charles values the excellent education he received in a diverse community, with outstanding teachers and loving and caring classmates and family. He has traveled extensively and has visited every continent except Antarctica and Australia. BOWDEN, JOHN M. (Jan ’62) Spouse: Phyllis (Griffith) Bowden (’54) 24 Waterford Ln, Waite Park, MN 56387‐4531 email@example.com John spent 41 years in his life work of education working in Highland Park, New Jersey, California and Minnesota. The last 26 years were spent at Southwest Minnesota State University as Library Director and Dean of Distance Learning. He has had a beautiful 42 year married life to his wife, Phyllis (Griffiths), a 1954 graduate of Highland Park High. In his retirement, he is a Foster Grandparent to 20 first‐grade children who call him “Grandpa John”. John has two children: Beth Haynes (a financial analyst at Creative Memories) of Sauk Rapids, MN; and Mike Bowden (a salesman in the leisure industry) of Columbia, MO. Two grandchildren: Nikolas Haynes and Victoria Bowden. He has many memories of working on the Polar Bear yearbooks. The teachers that he remembers fondly are the physics teacher Guy Coykendall and Mary Kay Fraser in Drama. He came back to teach at Highland Park in l966 as an English and Journalism teacher, and he advised the Spectator and Polar Bear from l966 to 1970. At that point, he became the Librarian from l970 to l974. BOWEN (TRIMMER), BARBARA (Jun ’62) Spouse: Tom Trimmer (’61) 7998 North Rondure Loop, Tucson, AZ 85743 520‐572‐2269 520‐260‐4449 (cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara is married to Tom Trimmer, a 1961 graduate of HPHS. They married March 31, 1962, before she graduated in 1962 and will celebrate their 49th wedding anniversary in 2011. She has three daughters: Teresa Kay (1963), Anita Louise (1965), and Jennie Marie (1972). She also has three grandchildren (ages 21, 18 and 16). They have lived all over (Virginia, Georgia, San Francisco, Long Beach, San Diego, Hawaii, Arizona, and 2½ years in Barbados, West Indies) and visited many foreign places (Japan, China, Macau, Guam, Ireland, Mexico and a brief stop in Korea). They have driven Coast to Coast three times and love to travel. I have been a manager/bartender of a private club, have owned my own Dart store in San Diego and have been a Cardio‐Pulmonary Technician. We are enjoying our retirement years even with Tom's consulting work still in the picture.
BURKE (RAMSEY), DIANA (Jun ‘62) Spouse: Earl Ramsey Clyde Twp., MI email@example.com Diana is retired from State Farm. She and Earl have been married 20 years. They are both retired and like to travel with their fifth‐wheel trailer. They are hoping to see all 48 contiguous states. They live just outside of Port Huron on a little river where they canoe when the weather is nice. Diana has two children: Christopher (1968) and Elaine (1970). Earl has two sons: Tim (1969) and Todd (1975). Diana and Earl have seven grandchildren: (20, 15, 9, 7, 6, 4 and 3). CADOTTE, LORETTA (Jun ’62) 14620 Windmill Court, Shelby Township, MI 48315 596‐247‐9446 firstname.lastname@example.org Loretta transferred from St. Benedict’s to HPHS in 1959 to finish the 10th through 12th grades. She was a bit of a loner and kept to herself most of the time. She especially remembers Henry Hardin who was a joker and would tease her about anything and everything. She is sorry that he is not with us any longer. The other person she'd really like to find out about is Patricia Cascos; they were��the best of friends, but have lost contact since graduation. If anyone knows how to get in touch with her, please let Loretta know. Loretta is divorced and has three children and four grandchildren. The children: Veronica Barg (1963), Darryl Johnson (1965), and Natalie Willis (1970). Grandchildren: Chris (24), Robert (16), Rick (21), and Bryan (18). She also has three Cats: Sami, Kiki, and Smokey. CALDER, JOHN F. (Jan ’62) Spouse: Joan Howard Calder (Jun ’62) 1726 Nimrod Blvd, Loveland, OH 45140 513‐683‐6812 email@example.com John has been married for 46 years to Joan Howard Calder ’62. He is CEO of 3 industrial distributorships and a manufacturer’s agency in Cincinnati, Ohio. After graduation from HPHS, John went to Michigan College of Mining and Technology in Houghton, Michigan. John is the Life Trustee and Past President of the Michigan Tech Foundation, he has been inducted in the Mechanical Engineering Academy and the Society of Engineers. He is on the University of Cincinnati School of Engineering Industrial Advisory Board and chairs the ABET committee for re‐certification. They have two children: Jeffrey Scott (a Colonel in the Air Force) and John Bruce (an executive chef). They also have four grandchildren: Brittany (18), Allison (15), Kayla (3) and John (1). His interests are: Boy Scouts, Ducks Unlimited, Rescuer of troubled businesses (similar to SCORE). John loves to travel, hunt, fish, read, collect double barrel shot guns, work and spend time with great friends.
CAREY, LAWRENCE “Larry” (Jun ’62) Spouse: Carole 4530 Lehigh Drive, Troy, MI 48098 firstname.lastname@example.org Larry attended HPCC and graduated in 1966; Wayne State University (Criminal Justice); and Eastern Michigan University (Master Degree courses). He is a retired Police Officer – Chief of Police of both Troy and Plymouth Twp, MI. He joined the Troy Police Department in 1969, was made Chief of Police in 1984, and was Chief of Police, Plymouth Township from 1998‐2001. They have three children: Kathleen, Tom and Sean. They also have three grandchildren: Katlyn, Camron and Skye. John and Carole live half the year in Troy and the other half in Bonita Spring, Florida. CARTER, MILDRED (Jun ’62) Farmington Hills, MI Mildredc4670@yahoo.com Mildred is retired. She has one child, Robin (1969). CHAPPLE, JACK (Jun ’62) Jack joined United States Marine Corp and served a tour in Vietnam in the infantry. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University. In 1975, he started Woodward Plumbing and Heating Company – a Mechanical Contractor – until the present. Jack has been married 36 years and lives in Southfield, Michigan. He has two children: Jackson Chapple (Accountant), and Nicole Chapple (Personal Trainer). US Marines CHRISTOPHER (CLARK), CONNIE (Jan ’62) Conart48314@yahoo.com
CLEMENS (NODA), PHYLLIS A. (Jun ’62) Troy, MI email@example.com Phyllis has two children: Pilar (1966) and Peter (1968). She is an Education Consultant and University Professor. She has traveled in Europe, South and Central America and the Caribbean. She has been a Central Office Administrator in Detroit Public Schools 1978‐1986; University Senior Administrator at Eastern Michigan – Director of Bilingual Education Teacher Training Program 1986‐2004; Director of a US Department of Ed Satellite at EMU 1994‐2004; President and CEO of CESAR, Inc., 2004‐present, an educational consulting company which conducted two national research studies and managed a charter school. CLINTON (MOSES), ANN (Jan ’62) Spouse: Sam Moses 184 N Holcomb Road, Clarkston, MI 48346 248‐766‐1236 firstname.lastname@example.org Ann graduated from the University of Michigan, earned her teaching certification, and she also did her graduate work there. Ann says they left the city of Detroit in 1973 where her husband Sam was a Detroit Fire Fighter and moved to Holly. Her husband built houses, among other things, they raised their children, and she taught high school – alternative education. They are now both retired and are in the process of remodeling. They do lots of traveling, both domestic and foreign, including exotic destinations such as China and Egypt. They spend lots of time with their six grandchildren. Their oldest son, Marc (1962), is an underwriter for Chase Bank, a grad of U of M. Their daughter, Leslie (1965), is an art teacher in Walled Lake, grad of Eastern and Marygrove. Their son, Nick (1966), owns a software support and development company (grad of U of M). Their son, Tony (1970), owns a tax preparation and bookkeeping company, as well as doing freelance computer programming (grad of MSU). COOPER (WATSON), ROSETTA (Jun ’62) Spouse: Donald Watson Detroit, MI email@example.com Rosetta has two daughters: Renee (1965) and Khayya (1968). Rosetta has a BA Degree in Psychology and a Master of Education in Educational Psychology. She is a retired Vocational Rehab Counselor. Rosetta travels extensively and is a consultant for the State of Michigan.
DAINES (CRABB), JUDITH (Jan ’62) 43625 Hanover Court, Canton, MI 48187 734‐453‐0073 Jcrabb968@comcast.net Judith attended Wayne State University, earning Bachelor's and Master's degrees, then worked as the children's librarian at beloved Highland Park McGregor Library for five years before quitting to raise her twins. When they entered high school, she went back to work at the Plymouth District Library, where she remained for 18 years, retiring in 2006. Since then, she has been enjoying every minute of retirement: traveling with her husband all over the country, having time for hobbies, and spending lots of time with her two granddaughters. Judith has two children: Jason and Jennifer (1973). Her favorite thing regarding school is to brag to her grandchildren that she was the Valedictorian of her high school graduating class. She says that's to impress upon them that their Grammy loved school and worked hard to get good grades – always hoping some of that will rub off on them! DAVIS (AQWA), MARY LOU (Jan ’62) Spouse: Barry Aqwa (Jan ’60) 38915 Horton, Farmington Hills, MI 48331 248‐489‐7062 firstname.lastname@example.org After graduating from HPHS, Mary Lou worked for two attorneys in the Medical Arts Building. She married her high school sweetheart, Barry Aqwa, in 1963. She enjoys traveling – did Europe for many years and now she and Barry do the Islands. She is self‐employed as the Office Manager at their mechanical contractor firm. She has two sons and four grandchildren (granddaughters, twins ‐ 14 yrs old and one granddaughter 10 yrs old; and one grandson 10 yrs old). DOVLET (SCHNOES), CATHERINE (Jun ’62) 18278 Swiss Drive, Apt C, Spring Lake, MI 49456 616‐846‐8583 email@example.com Catherine lived in Highland Park her entire school life. She believes there was such a great advantage growing up in HP, seeing that the people she grew up with were around most of her life. Families didn't move out of the area frequently. The kids you went to school with went to your church and lived in your neighborhood. She says “We were able to walk to each other’s houses without any fear. The only thing we had to remember was to be home ‘before the street lights come on’.” They were truly the best of times. Catherine attended HPJC, worked for Ex‐Cell‐O Corporation for 8 yrs. She married Robert Schnoes (banker) in 1966. She has been widowed since 1992. She moved from Farmington Hills with her last position (advertising executive) to the Muskegon area where she worked for 10 years until company down‐sized in 2009. She has one daughter: Susan (1971) a USFSA skating professional currently in Bloomfield Hills and Novi ice arenas. Two grandsons: Brendan (6) and Aidan (3).
DUVALL (SEMELVEIS) NANETTE, (Jun ’62) Washington, MI Nanette was married to Bob Semelveis (now deceased) for 28 years. They had three children: Doug, David and Danielle (one of her sons is deceased). She worked for the City of Highland Park and Sterling Township in the early years from 1965 ‐ 1970. In 1975, she worked for the Shelby Twp. Police Dept and was promoted to Admin. Secretary for Criminal Investigations in 1983. In 1992, she was promoted to Admin. Assistant to the Fire Chief until her retirement in 2000. Since then, she has been working part‐time for the 41st District Court in Shelby Twp. Nanette has nine grandchildren and one great grandson. Her life has been pretty good. She can hardly wait to visit with all her old friends at the Reunion! ERICKSON, DONALD H. (Jun ’62) Spouse: Mary Jane (Armstrong) Erickson (Jun ’63) 14980 Clemson Drive, Sterling Heights, MI 48313 586‐247‐4109 firstname.lastname@example.org Donald is a retired letter carrier (1999). He says that he and his wife still work three days a week and try to enjoy their granddaughter (2009) as much as possible. They also enjoy taking care of their grand‐dog which is a Japaneese Shiba. They have two children: Denitia (1971) and Edward (1974). Their daughter works for OnStar and trains people to use the OnStar system. Their son is a Jr. Executive with Toyota Motors. One of their greatest pleasures is going to Mackinac Island once a year for a week. GRIFFIN (ROSE), IRENE N. (Jan ’62) 11314 Hubbell , Livonia, MI 48150 734‐422‐3830 Irene married Ernest Rose, her childhood sweetheart, in 1964 just after he returned from four years in the Army. They were married 13 years when he passed away. Irene said “time heals all things and life does go on”. Irene has one daughter, Joanne (1968) and five grandchildren: Sarah (23), Anthony (20), twins Katie and Becca (18) and Nicholas (17). She also has three grandchildren: Ivan (28), Amanda (23) and Lindsey (20); and one great grandchild, Madison (18 months). Irene says between working and being involved in all activities, the grandchildren, she is always busy. Irene just retired from First of America in 2008. She spends a lot of time with her family, friends and her 101‐year‐ old mother who she sees every day for dinner at the nursing home.
FAIRMAN (WINTERS), LINDA (Jun ’62) 1675 East 13 Mile Rd #104, Madison Heights, MI 48071 248‐547‐7465 email@example.com Linda was married to Floyd (Danny) Winters, also from HPHS, for 43 years until his death in 2005. She has two children: William (1962) and Melissa (1965). She spends her time these days with family and spoiling her five grandsons. She travels, bowls, likes to go to casinos, and at home, read and do a lot of sewing and quilt making. FAISON, BRE (Brenda)(Jan ’62) 314 E. Ferry, Detroit, MI 48202 313‐875‐6580 cell 313‐231‐6317 Bre is retired from the Shipping Department of General Motors. FLOWERS (COTHORN), MARTHA (Jun ’62) 2909 Verle Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48108 734‐971‐5732 firstname.lastname@example.org Martha is retired and has two children: Jeff and Judi. FURTON (MEURER), AYLA (Susan) (Jun ’62) Boyds, MD email@example.com Ayla has two children: Michele (1967) and Kyle (1968). GREER, KENNETH (Jan’62) 23885 Rockingham, Southfield, MI 48033 313‐828‐7848 Kenneth served in the US Army from 1966 to 1968. He is currently retired from Marketing Displays in Farmington. He has seven children: five boys and two girls. He also has thirteen grandchildren and two great granddaughters to keep him busy. Kenneth is enjoying his retirement with the remaining members of his immediate family: two brothers ages 82 and 79. Army
HARPER, WILLIAM “BRUCE” (Jun ’62) Spouse: Barbara Bailey Harper (Jun ‘63) 3596 Barberry Circle, Wixom, MI 48393 248‐669‐9845 firstname.lastname@example.org Bruce is retired and has been married almost 46 yrs to his wife Barbara (’63). They have three children: Bill (44), Deanna (35), and Bryan (32). They also have four grandchildren and one great grandson. HENDERSON, RONALD(Jun ’62) 14711 Dunbarton Dr., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772 301‐627‐6515 202‐257‐0475 (Cell) email@example.com Ronald attended Wayne State University where he earned his BA in 1967 and his MA in 1969. He received his PhD at Michigan State University in 1972. HILL (DREW), DORIS (Jan ’62) 19303 Riverview, Detroit, MI 48219 313‐537‐2818 firstname.lastname@example.org Doris got married in 1966 to James Edward Drew and had one son, Christopher, in 1972. She worked for the City of Detroit for 30 years as a District Manager, retiring in August 1998. She did some modeling for store circulars. She has one grandson: Christopher Hr. (2000). HOWARD (CALDER), JOAN (Jun ’62) Spouse: John F. Calder (Jan ’62) 1726 Nimrod Blvd., Loveland, OH 45140 513‐683‐6812 email@example.com Joan went to Highland Park General School of Nursing and upon graduation, married her high school sweetheart – John Calder '62. They lived in the Chicago area twice, New Jersey once and ended up in Cincinnati for the last 36 years. She worked in hospitals in her early career and then in Dr.'s offices and clinics. Joan wishes her children and grandchildren knew the "good old days" of Highland Park. She has two children: Jeffrey Scott (1966) Colonel in Air Force, surgeon; and John Bruce (1969) Executive Chef. They also have four grandchildren: Brittany (18), Allison (15), Kayla (3), and John K. (1). They have traveled all over the world and have plenty of pictures of their trips. She has volunteered at the Cincinnati Zoo in the endangered wildlife division and helped at the local hospital in the surgery waiting room. Does anyone remember Buffalo Johnson? It was actually in her class Joan decided to go into medicine. "Raise your voice Miss Howard..." she would say. Since Joan was shy – the harder she tried – the quieter she became.
HUGHES, HUGH (Jun ’62) Spouse: Judy 16474 Road 27, Ft. Jennings, OH 45844 347‐413‐1267 firstname.lastname@example.org Hugh is retired and married to Judy. They have three children: Jeffery Scott Hughes (deceased), Terri Lynn Mosher and Holly Christine Ulch. They also have eight grandchildren and one great grandson. HUNTER‐(VOORHEIS), MARY ANN (Jun ’62) Spouse: Paul Voorheis 812 E. Mitchell, Petoskey, MI 49770 231‐347‐2686 Paul87@chartermi.net Mary Ann attended Eastern Michigan University where she met her husband Paul. In 1966, she returned to HPHS as an English teacher. In 1968, they moved north and she taught at Harbor Springs High School. Mary Ann has two children: Paul (1974) Director of Email Marketing for Summit Sports; and Molly (1977) a high school English teacher in Forest Hills. They also have two grandchildren: Rebecca (12) and Jacob (10). Mary Ann returned to teaching in 1990 at Harbor Light Christian School. They are retired now and continue to live in Petoskey. She says life has been good. When she counts her blessings, she is always thankful for her Highland Park roots and Highland Park friends. :) JEREMIAS, CHARLIE (Jun ’62) Napa, CA email@example.com Charlie says he had a great childhood growing up in Highland Park – his 91‐ year‐old mom still lives there. As a kid, he spent countless hours playing kick‐ the‐can, pom‐pom tackle and hide‐and‐seek on neighbor’s lawns. His swimming coach, Mr. Ray J. Mondro, and football coach, Mr. Jerry Raymond, were surrogate father figures to him as his parents divorced when he was in 9th grade. HPHS taught him so many things about getting along in life that he has truly carried with him. After giving up his college draft deferment and volunteering to join the army, Charlie flunked the physical and ended up “dropping out” and doing the hippie thing for about 10 years. During this time he met a little “hippie chick” in San Francisco and brought her home to Highland Park to meet his mom – who loved Barb immediately. Charlie has been married to Barbara Ann for 40 years. They have two children: Cassady Ann (1978) and Benjamin Allyn (1983). Charlie is trying to decide on a retirement date from a career in Nursing that has been tremendously fulfilling and satisfying for him.
JETER (PHIFER), RAY ANN (Jan’62) 39500 Warren Rd. Lot 245, Canton, MI 48187 313‐308‐5657 firstname.lastname@example.org Ray Ann earned an Associate's Degree from HPCC, a Bachelor's Degree from Detroit College of Business and a Master's Degree from Central Michigan University. She is the mother of two children: Otis (1963) and Daniel (deceased) (1974). She also has one grandson (Antwan ‐‐ 1982). She is divorced and retired but is very busy. Ray Ann was employed with the Federal Government (Draft Board); City of Highland Park (Youth Services Division); Campbell Ewald Advertisement; and retired from General Motors Corporation as Sr. Reliability Engineer. Later she re‐entered the work force and took a position with Interim House (a domestic violence shelter). Throughout her career, she has owned a hair salon and co‐owned several others with her son. The one thing that sticks out in Ray mind about high school was receiving a varsity letter in "field hockey." She will never forget the daily walks down "Tin Pan Alley". Her "Highland Park Pride" surfaced again when the movie "Glory Road" was made revealing "Bobby Joe Hill's" basketball abilities. JOHNSON, GARY (Jun ’62) 405 Gateway Dr., Waterford, MI 48328 248‐682‐9276 email@example.com Gary is retired. KOBY (OLSON), KAREN (Jun ’62) Spouse: David 3068 Wilkinson Road, Gaylord, MI 49735 989‐732‐3777 Koby44@dishmail.net Karen is a Medical Doctor (Pediatrician). She has two children: Derek (1974) Family Practice/Sports medicine doctor – married to Gina. They have three children; Brady (4 ½) Charlie (3) and Dominic (10 months). Derek is in practice with Karen and her husband (Family Practice). Heidi (1976) Teacher (English, Journalism), currently on maternity leave – married to Chris. They have one son, Carter (22 months) and live in Plano, TX. KWANDT (FREEMAN), ANNELIESE (Jun ’62) Birmingham, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Anneliese has two sons: Mark (1965) and Christian (1968). She is retired and travels quite a bit. She has been to Hawaii several times, New York, Mexico, the Mediterranean, Croatia, Spain, Greece, Germany several times and most recently to Berlin, Germany – an amazing city! At one time, Anneliese was married to Gerald Freeman.
LAMPKINS, GLENN (Jun ’62) Rochester Hills, MI email@example.com Glenn is retired. He and Deborah have two sons, Jeff (41) and Bryan (39). Glenn served in the US Army. Army
LAUCHLAN, JOHN (Jan ’62) Spouse: Sandra 2789 Cass, Berkley, MI 48073 248‐546‐4548 Jelauchlan@gmail.com While John attended HPHS for 1½ years, he took Drafting, which inspired him to pursue a drafting position (computer drafting), which he currently holds. He was in the Air Force from January 1963 to June 1966. He married Sandra in 1968, moved to Berkley in 1972 and they are still at the same location in Berkley all these years. John attends reunions every 5 years for the fellows he was in the Air Force with (Berlin, Germany). He and Sandra have four daughters – Michele, Susanne, Deanna and Allison (three married), ten grandchildren and a 24‐yr‐old still living at home. Air Force LERCHEN, BERTRAM (Jun ’62) East China MI firstname.lastname@example.org Bert served in the US Navy. He is married to Judith and is retired. Navy MANNINEN (BRISCOE) KATHY (Jun ’62) Spouse: Alan Briscoe 2236 Michele Drive, Troy, MI 48085 248‐879‐7569 email@example.com Kathy married Alan in 1966 and lived in Huntington Woods for nine years. They have two children: Cheryl (1967) and Craig (1970). In 1976, they moved to Troy and have remained in the same home since that time. Kathy has two children: Cheryl (1967) and Craig (1970), both married. She also has one granddaughter, Eve (2002). Their daughter and son are both married. Kathy and Alan have been able to spend extended time in the U.K. as a result of their son‐in‐law’s job. Kathy is retired, and Alan retired after 40 years with General Motors and is in private practice as a psychotherapist in Troy.
McKEE (McDONALD), JEAN (Jan ’62) Spouse: Doug McDonald 1302 Crystal Lane, Waterford, MI 48327 Njm8110@sbcglobal.net Jean attended Albion College from 1962‐1966 and earned a BA degree. She married in June of 1966 to Doug McDonald and taught in Royal Oak until 1970. They have two children; Thomas (1970) and Sarah (1973) and six granddaughters.. Jean and Doug lived in Minneapolis from 1985‐1994 and returned to Michigan in 1994. Jean taught in the Birmingham Schools (Autistic Program) and is now retired. MERNER (McDOWELL), CAROL JUDITH (Jun ’62) 10 E Happy Home Dr., Belfair, WA 98528 360‐275‐9728 360‐581‐4346 (Cell) Cjmc0224@aol.com Carol has two daughters, Jacquelyn (1971) and Jennifer (1973). She also has three grandsons ages 15, 10 and 2 and three great grandchildren. Carol moved to Washington in 1974 with her family. After a divorce, she later remarried Alan – a Washington man – who is her soul mate, and they have been married 32yrs. What Carol remembers about HPHS is going to basketball games in the boys’ gym and screaming her head off. She also recalls having to share the girls’ pool with the boys because they had the better pool. She remembers gathering at the Polar Bear before class and during lunch. MOORADIAN, PAUL (Jun ’62) Spouse: Diane Anglewicz (Jan ’62) 540 Wilson Road, Harrison, MI 48625 989‐539‐7577 firstname.lastname@example.org After graduating from HPHS, Paul went to Western Michigan University, graduating in 1966. Most of his life work has been in education, mostly teaching but also some administrative work. He has worked in all levels of education, both in Michigan and California. He also worked in politics and, in California, the entertainment industry. He is currently retired. At the 1962 Class Reunion in 1987, Paul re‐met Diane Anglewicz (Jan ’62 class) and discovered they lived near each other in California. They were married in 1991. They split their time between Michigan and the California desert during appropriate seasons.
MILES (COPPENS), LINDA (Jun ’62) Indianapolis, IN email@example.com Linda earned a B.A. and M.A in geography, from Wayne State. She worked as cartographer, then regional land use planner at SEMCOG in downtown Detroit. She later decided to return to graduate school to earn a Ph.D. in geography from the University of Oklahoma in '82. She has a passion for geography/history, teaching/writing. Her happy second marriage was to a brilliant physicist who shared a love of dancing, reading, and classical music. Linda has two children, Lynne (1965) and Cynthia (1969). She has six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Her husband Alan died in 2003. She is now working on her second book. Linda is retired and enjoys folk‐dancing, playing her clarinet, reading, and her two cats. Linda’s memories of HPHS are her love of playing clarinet in marching and concert band – much credit to Mr. Moore. She says Mrs. Campbell's English classes were the best and whetted her appetite for writing. Mr. Thomas taught her so much about poetry, and Geometry with Mrs. Murphy was another favorite, and she adored Mr. Zamoski and loved Mr. Coykendall for his wonderful dry humor. MORGAN (WEVER), LINDA (Jun ’62) firstname.lastname@example.org NORMAN (STUBNER), MARY BETH (Jun ’62) Spouse: William Stubner (Jan ’63) 30758 Fairfax St, Southfield, MI 48076‐1517 248‐642‐6063 email@example.com Mary Beth and Bill were married 44 years last October. They have a house near Traverse City they spend lots of time at. Bill's brother, Ron (class of ‘60), lives up there. Mary Beth is retired from Comerica Bank and Bill is a retired firefighter. They love hanging out with family and friends – especially outdoors. They also still have a house in Oakland county. They have three children: Michelle (1969), Tom (1971), and Matt (1976). They also have five grandchildren: two girls and 3 boys. Mary Beth says she loved high school – even after she blew up the chemistry lab. She enjoys great memories of so many wonderful friends.
PERKERSON (McEADDY), GABRIELLE (Jun ’62) 1301 Orleans St #2101E, Detroit, MI 48207 313‐974‐6792 cell 313‐605‐5218 firstname.lastname@example.org Gabrielle graduated from Mercy College and went into business with three women (bought and renovated abandoned homes and rented them to qualified applicants). Gabrielle is the mother of two children: Lillain (1963 – 2011), Spencer (1969); and three grandsons: Leonard Sr., Spencer Jr. and Donovan. She also has three great grandchildren: Micah Noel, Leonard Jr. and Isiah. She is divorced and retired from the State of Michigan and life is very peaceful for her. She loves to travel and has traveled to: Paris, North and South Africa, Prague, Vienna, Mexico, and Hawaii. Since 1988, she has been tracing her ancestry and has been able to document six generations. Her favorite HPHS teachers were: Ms. Childress, and Mrs. Greiling who inspired my love of reading and writing. She says “Ms. Childress helped me overcome my fear of speaking before a group,” PERKINS (HOYLE), JANICE (Jan ’62) Spouse: William Knoxville, TN email@example.com After high school Janice worked at Grace Hospital then went on to become a Matron for the police department. In 1982, her family moved to Tennessee and to become adjusted to the area, she worked for the school system and learned more about a much slower and laid back lifestyle). Janice and William have two sons: John (1966) and James (1968). They also have three grandchildren: Stephanie (1990), Nathan (2001) and Andrew (2003). Janice retired after 18 years of working for a physician consulting group. During her time there, she did mast marketing and helping the company grow from just 6 people to more than 100 in 4 states. She is now just relaxing and traveling. She really enjoyed my HPHS years working on the school paper and yearbook. PORTER (STANLEY), BRENDA (Jan ’62) Detroit, MI Brenda is retired, and she has two daughters: Shannon (1972) and Shelby (1975).
ROM (SETTLE), CATHY (Jun ’62) 4330 Cross Road, White Lake, MI 483286 248‐620‐3016 firstname.lastname@example.org Cathy attended Wayne State University and worked in a Buyer’s Officer. She married Paul Scribner (class of ‘59) that lasted for 7 years and they divorced. She then married Jim Settle from Denver, CO – he was her soul mate. They were married for 31 years when he passed in 2005. Before Cathy met Jim, she finished schooling at Oakland University. She was a paralegal for 30 years and retired in 2010. Cathy inherited four stepchildren when he married Jim. She considers them like her own oldest daughter. Cathy’s son never married, and her daughter lost her husband to leukemia. Cathy has five grandchildren. SAFRAN (DANIELSON), SUE (Jun ’62) email@example.com SALAH, CHARLES (Jun ’62) Brighton, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Charles is in Sales Management. He served in the US Navy and has three children. Navy SHARAI, MAURICE JR (Jun ’62) Adrian MI email@example.com Maurice is retired and married to Susan. SHARPE, DENNIS (Jun ’62) Macomb, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Dennis is retired. He served in the US Navy. Navy
SHARPE, DOUGLAS (Jun ’62) San Francisco, CA email@example.com Douglas says he is a Mystic At Large. As a "Promising Writer" (dot com) and having spent the last 20+ years "Dying For A Living" (dot com) – this as a result of his AIDS Diagnosis in 1988. Douglas remembers having some very great teachers: Mrs. Fraser and Mr. Wright come to mind. He recalls the fun he had and how every one got along well together. Douglas was a Staff Sergeant in the US Air Force. US Air Force SMITH, JOHN L. (Lester) (Jun ’62) Detroit, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Lester and Gloria Keaton‐Smith have two children: Kevin (1984) and Shaunette (1987). He served in the USAF from 1964 ‐ 1968. From 1968 – 1977, Lester worked at Auto Electric, Metro Diesel Fuel Injection, Inc. for 20 years and then at Chrysler Corporation where he worked for 10 years, finally retiring in 2007. SMOCK, DAVID (Jun ’62) 1311 17th St., Anacortes, WA 98221 360‐420‐6816 email@example.com www.davesmock.com www.railroaddave.com Dave has three children and his wife, Ann Catherine, has three. He is retired from the railroad working in IT and finished with Amtrak, Detroit/Chicago. Dave also served in the Marine Corps. US Marines STILWELL, JACK (Jun ’62) PO Box 3186, La Pine, OR 97739 541‐536‐2177 firstname.lastname@example.org Jack is retired and has four children: Laurel (1967), Rebecca (1969), Sara (1973) and William (1974). He attended ACJ Palmer College in Columbia, SC, in 1972, then went on to BGS University of South Carolina, Columbia, in 1973. He received a Masters Criminology and Corrections in 1974 from Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, Texas. In 1995, he received a JD from the University of Oregon Law School, Eugene, Oregon; an MPA, University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon in 1997; and an ABD, History of Science, Oregon State University, Corvalis, Oregon in 2000. Jack also served in the USAF. US Air Force
THACKER, FERN (Jun ’62) 14311 Forrer St., Detroit, MI 48227 Fern is a Real Estate Broker.
THORPE (FISCH), CAROL (’62) 5145 Cote Du Rhone Way, Sarasota, FL 34238 941‐923‐5277 email@example.com FloridaLymesupport.com UnderTheEightBall.com Carol has three children: Rochelle, Troy and Lea. She is married to Edward John Fisch Jr. and is an Adjunct, Professor Emeritus – Scientist, Researcher. She retired in 1994 due to health issues with Lyme Disease. Carol finished School after graduation and went on to college. She became an Adjunct Professor who taught Resident Physicians and Medical Students Laboratory Science and skills they could use in a physician’s office setting. TYRELL (KOZAK), MARILYN (Jun ’62) Monroe, NC firstname.lastname@example.org In 1965, Marilyn married Bob Kozak, a ‘62 HPHS graduate, and continued to live in Michigan until retirement in 2009 when they relocated to North Carolina. They have three children: David (1971), Amy (1974) and Katie (1980). They also have four grandchildren with three more due to arrive in April and June 2011. Marilyn takes care of one of her grandsons and enjoys every moment of it. She says the most embarrassing moment was her first day at HPHS when walking up the front walk to the main entrance and slipping on wet leaves and falling on her face. Ah ‐ magic moments. WELLS (HALL), LANA (Jun ’62) 5800 Streefkerk, Warren, MI 48092 248‐632‐8527 email@example.com WEEBY (HINKINS), SHARON (Jun ’62) Sharon retired from public health and emergency preparedness nursing. She is currently working part‐time. She has one child: Ethan (1972) military pilot who has flown helicopters, C‐130 Talon, F‐16. Has deployed to the Middle East several times. Civilian employment as project manager. Air National Guard
WION, MIKE (Jun ’62) Mt. Vernon, WA firstname.lastname@example.org WOLFE, THOMAS (Jun ’62) Bloomfield, MI Tom was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame in 1995.
HPHS CLASS OF 1963 ALLIE. SAM (Jun ’63) Sam is a salesman and has four children.
ARMSTRONG (ERICKSON), MARY JANE (Jun ’63) Spouse: Donald Erickson (’62) Sterling Heights, Mi. email@example.com Mary Jane is retired. She has been married to Donald Erickson (’62) for 44 years. They have two children: Denita (1971) and Edward (1974); and granddaughter Rena (16 months). BAILEY (HARPER), BARBARA (Jun ’63) Spouse: William (Bruce) Harper (’62) Wixom, Mi firstname.lastname@example.org Barbara and William have been married for 46 years. They have three children: Bill (44, Deanna (35), and Bryan (32); four grandchildren and one great grandson. She loves to read, travel and “hang out”; she also gardens when her knees allow it. Barbara remembers skipping study hall to eat lunch at the Red Barn and, weather permitting, Palmer Park. BAKER, RICHARD (Jun ’63) Spouse: Pat Conlan Baker (Jun ’63) 345 Aspinwall, Troy, MI 48098 248‐879‐1891 email@example.com BECKER (DENTON), CHARLENE (Jun ’63) New York, NY firstname.lastname@example.org Charlene got involved in film production while in college working for Ford Motor, GM, etc. She went to NYC and worked on advertising and marketing Broadway plays and the production of the Tony Awards. She says “It was the ‘70s and a great time to be young,” Charlene received her MBA from NYU and crossed over to marketing commercial products. She was Product Manager for Pfizer and Chesebrough‐Ponds, managing Pond’s and Q‐Tips. Charlene married a Wall Street investment banker and lived in Hong Kong for awhile. She came back to Manhattan and took time off to raise her daughter, Cayce (1978). While Cayce was attending MIT, Charlene was a parent advisor. She enjoys living in New York and is never bored. She thinks she owes much of her ability to live there to growing in Highland Park.
BELL, THOMAS (Jan ’63) Spouse: Karen Lake Orion, MI Tkbell@comcast.net Tom is retired and served in the U.S. Army. He has one daughter, Kristi, who has two children and lives with her husband Mike in Birmingham. She teaches school in Warren. His son, Michael lives in LA with his wife Alina. He is a movie/video editor and has no children yet. Army BENSON, JUANITA (MIDDS) (Jun ’63) 59 Florence, Highland Park, MI 48203 313‐868‐9326 email@example.com Juanita attended HPCC and graduated in 1967. She worked as an R.N. for 17 years. She graduated from Marygrove College in 1982 and was a Science and Special Education Teacher for 25 years. She taught school in the Highland Park School District and retired in 2006. Juanita has two children: Jason (1967) and Sara (1976). BERRY, DOUGLAS (Jan ’63) Rochester Hills, MI BLALOCK ,JUDITH (COLSTON) (Jun ’63) Spouse: Chester Colston 3556 Sutton, Dryden, MI 48428 810‐796‐4612 248‐506‐4320 (Cell) Judychet45@gmail.com Judith is a retired Engineer. She has three children: Sabrina (1967), Shannon (1970) and Jeremy (1971). BOOTH, A. MICHELE (Jan ’63) firstname.lastname@example.org
BYNDRIAN, GREGORY (Jun ‘63) 1300 E. Lafayette, Apt 2205, Detroit, MI 48207 313‐393‐0005 Gregory attended Highland Park College for two years and graduated from Wayne State University in 1968 with a B.A. in Mass Communications, emphasis Radio‐TV. His entire immensely fulfilling 40‐year professional career was with the Highland Park School District. He was Program Director/teacher at WHPR (FM) at HPHS, 1968 to 1979, and Public Information for the District from 1979 until his retirement in 2008. He also spent 49 years as game announcer on WHPR (1959‐1981) and public address (1981 ‐ 2008). In 1990, Gregory was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame. CHAFFIN (STEPHENS), MARGARET “JUNE” (Jan ’63) 11879 Fifteen Mile Rd. #1B, Sterling Heights, MI 48312 586‐264‐2057 June left General Motors in 1995 under the “Buy‐Out” Program and worked around the city for two years as a “temp”. She remarried in 1994 and in 1996, she and her husband started their own business but she closed it in 2000 and divorced in 2009. She has developed many health problems and is coping with them now. June has no children and has been divorced twice. CHRISTIE, GERALD (Jan ’63) 315 Lexington, Royal Oak, MI 48073 248‐435‐3017 Gerald is retired. CRAWLEY, GEORGE (Jun ’63) 317 Mitchell Lane, Rossville, GA 30741 Gadawg12345@comcast.net 423‐596‐4773 George married in 1970 and moved to Chattanooga, TN, in 1975. He has lived in that area ever since. He has two sons, Derrick (40) and George (39) and three grandchildren, all girls – ages 18, 8 and 4. George divorced in 1999 and works with a trucking company. CLARK (JACKSON), SADIE (Jun ’63) Detroit, MI email@example.com
CUMMINGS (DERY), FREYA (Jun ’63) Spouse: Richard Dery South Lyon, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Freya graduated from Shapiro School of Nursing as a practical nurse, and she worked at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Pontiac for 32 years before retiring in December 2009. She enjoys retirement and has both her sister and brother within walking distance. She also enjoys church, music, learning to use the computer, sewing, cooking and baking, stained glass and friends. Freya married in September, 1968, and lost their only child, Elizabeth Marie at birth in September, 1969. EVANS, JOHN L. (Jun ’63) Spouse: JoEllen Kent 3593 E. Bodus Rd., Cedar, MI 49621 231‐228‐6200 231‐883‐3593 (Cell) Johnevans314@centurytel.net John graduated from HPJC in 1965, Wayne State in 1967 and received his Masters from Michigan State in 1968. He taught school in Detroit in 1967 and 1968 and at Ford Middle School in 1968 and 1969. He taught in Leland (near Traverse City) from 1969 until 1973. John married in 1964, and he and his wife have five children: Andrew Neil (1968), Linda Marie (1979), Jeremy John (1971), Jessica JoRuth (1974), Marcus Benjamin (1977). All five graduated college, have jobs in healthcare and are happily married. John and JoEllen have eight grandchildren. They also have been Foster Parents to 21 children, raising them on a 30‐acre farm in Cedar, MI. FARRELL, JOSEPH (Jun ’63) Detroit, MI email@example.com Joseph served in the U.S. Army, and he is a retired Tax Auditor. Army FITCH, BETTY (Jun ’63) Spouse: Jacques Smits 125 McDonald Drive, Houghton Lake, MI 48629 989‐366‐8249 firstname.lastname@example.org Bettys retired from General Motors as a Human Resource Manager and is looking forward to seeing everyone at the reunion.
FOWLER, FRANSCOTT (Jun ’63) Detroit MI email@example.com Franscott was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame in 2010. Army GAVRILES, JAMES A. (Jan ’63) 15765 N. Haggerty Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170 734‐646‐5410 firstname.lastname@example.org Jim has two sons – Nick (46) and Chris (40). Nick is the father of two sons: Jim (23) and Alex (10). Chris is the father of three children: Nichole (22), Nina (16) and Dominik (6). Nichole is married and has a daughter, Krista, age 2. Jim attended HPJC and Wayne State, graduating in 1967 as a mechanical engineer. He was employed by Ford Motor Company from 1968 to 1980 as an engine engineer. He then moved about from Michigan to Naples, Florida, where he was in business for 1½ years, then moved to Houston, TX for 3 yrs, working as an engineer. Then he relocated to Oshkosh, Wisconsin, in 1984 as the chief engineer at Mercury Marine Mercruiser Division . In 1990, Jim came back to the Detroit area to work at Ford Motor Company until 2009, when he retired. Jim has been married and divorced twice. He enjoys going to car shows in the summertime, gardening, collecting guns and antiques, target shooting and spending time on the internet. GOIN, JAMES (Jun ’63) Spouse: Patsy Leonardtown, MD email@example.com Jim has two daughters born in 1969 and 1972. He is retired from U. S. Civil Service and served in the Navy. Navy GUFFEY, DAVID (Jan ’63) Spouse: Nancy Guffey 3084 Rolling Green Circle South, Rochester Hills, MI 48309 248‐375‐0294 firstname.lastname@example.org After high school, David attended HPJC then joined the Army. As a member of the Army Security Agency, he spent time in Turkey and Japan. When I got discharged, he was a Sergeant and used the GI Bill to finish his schooling. He met his wife, Nancy when he was working at General Motors in Detroit. They have been married for 33 years and have three adult children: Dr. David W. Guffey, Jr. (30) who lives in Lansing, MI; Stacey L. Guffey (28), who is an RN in Portland, OR; and Amy L. Guffey (22) an RN in Grand Rapids, MI. David is currently employed as an SAP Senior TechnicalConsultant. Army
HAISLIP (KINSMAN), PENELOPE (Jun ‘63) Aspen, CO http://www.muleytwistinn.com/index.html Penelope is the owner and operator of Muley Twist Inn in Teasdale, Utah. HALL, THORNTON (Jun ’63) Las Vegas, NV email@example.com
HANDLEY, DENNIS (Jun ’63) Ferndale, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Dennis graduated from Walsh College and is a Special Agent, Investigator. He has one daughter, Courtney, born in 1976. HARTMAN (ZIEMIANSKI), PATRICIA (Jan ’63) Spouse: Gordon Ziemianski Macomb, MI email@example.com Patricia is retired and has two children. HEATH (EICHENBERG), CYNTHIA (Jan ’63) Spouse: Jack Eichenberg 118 Ponce Terrace Circle, Ponce Inlet, FL 32127 386‐763‐0549 CINDYJHEATH01@YAHOO.com Cynthia moved from Madison Heights to Ft. Lauderdale in 1971 and has been in Florida ever since. She was in the title insurance business since 1973. She owned her own company for 13 years preparing mortgage closing documents for banks and mortgage companies. She is retired now but says she is busier than when she worked. She has found the right man ‐‐ her third husband. She also has two wonderful stepdaughters. Both are married with two children each. Cynthia hopes to see many old friends at the reunion.
HEATHCOCK, FREDERICK (Jun ’63) Spouse: Karin Onaway, MI frkavette@src‐milp.com Fred is retired and was in the USAF. Air Force HENDRY (KASEM), JOAN (Jun ’63) Las Vegas, NV firstname.lastname@example.org Joan is a casino worker in Las Vegas. She has two sons: David (1969) and Steven (1972). HMOUD, DIANNE (Jun ‘63) 22508 Law Avenue, Dearborn, MI 48124 313‐378‐2808 email@example.com Dianne has three daughters: Rhonda (1965), Pamela (1967), and Dianne (1971). HOWARD (CALDER), JOAN (Jun ’63) Spouse: John Calder (’62) 1726 Nimrod Boulevard, Loveland, OH 45150 firstname.lastname@example.org Joan and John love traveling and have traveled all over the world. Joan is a retired registered nurse. She has volunteered at the Cincinnati Zoo in the endangered wildlife division and has helped at the local hospital in the surgery waiting room. They have two sons: Jeffrey Scott (1966) a Colonel in the Air Force and a surgeon with two daughters. John Bruce (1969) an Executive Chef in Virginia with a son and a daughter. Joan wrote “Wasn’t growing up in Highland Park just the best? I wish our children and grandchildren knew the “good old days.” HUFFMAN (DZURY), DONNA (Jun ’63) Spouse: Daniel Dzury Macungie, PA Babagrand2018@yahoo.com Donna is retired from a school district in New Jersey. She has been married to Daniel for 42 years. They have a son Stephen 40 and a daughter Christine 37. They also have 3 wonderful grandchildren.
JOHNSON, (DONALD) CHARLES (Jan ’63) Macomb, MI Charles Johnson says “Let’s play some football!” His school story is “Football, Baseball, Track and Basketball!” Is there anything else? Charles served in the US Marine Corps. Marine JOHNSON (JACKSON RUFFIN), CONSTANCE (Jan ’63) Spouse: Bobby Ruffin Detroit, MI Constance retired from Wayne County Government in October 2004 after 36 years of service. She enjoys each day of her new adventure. In retirement, she crochets, reads mystery novels, exercises, go to casinos, goes shopping, on excursions, dinner engagements, sleeps late and anything else that suits her fancy. She is truly enjoying her second life and says that each and every day is a vacation for her and a true blessing. Constance has one son, Shawn, who graduated from Harvard Business School with his MBA. His wife, Ness, also graduated from Harvard Business School with her MBA. KERR, DAVID (Jun ’63) Spouse: Suzanne Kerr David1734@me.com David retired as a Human Resources and Management Development professional. LANGLEY, FRED (Jan ’63) Spouse: Karen Collins Livonia, MI email@example.com Fred is semi‐retired. He has one son (Jay Langley) and three step‐sons (Mike, Tom and Pat Collins). He also has 7 grandchildren, 4 girls and 3 boys. Fred served in the Army from 1965 through 1967. Army LARKINS, ED (Jun ’63) 4171 Forest Bridge. Canton, MI 48188 firstname.lastname@example.org Occupation: Health Care Executive Ed says that life since graduation from HPHS has been good! He was married at one time (now single) and has one child (28) and no grandchildren. He says he was somehow able to complete two graduate programs and has been a health care executive since 1974 – and he’s still working!
LAUCHLAN (WRIGHT), KATHLEEN (Jun ’63) Spouse: Lloyd Wright Kent, WA email@example.com Kathy retired from American Airlines after working for 25 years. She has lived in the Seattle area for 28 years and is currently working in Costco’s Corporate Travel Department. Kathy has a son Tom who has two beautiful children. She enjoys skiing, golfing and bike riding in the hills of Seattle. LOUDEN, ROBERTA “BIRDI” (Loy) 6502 Oakcliff Rd., Pensacola, FL 32526 850‐232‐8424 firstname.lastname@example.org Roberta married a Navy man and lived in Virginia, Georgia and Florida, where she lives now. She worked for Sears and Geico and had a long career in the credit union industry. She retired as Executive VP in 2001 then quickly got bored and went to work for Nemours Children’s Clinic and retired again after 6½ years. She volunteers at Ronald McDonald House at their special events and at Gulf Coast Kids House. She has one son, David, who is employed by the State of Florida as an Insurance Fraud Investigator. His daughter, Madison, is the light and love of Roberta’s life. Roberta “Birdi” has many great high school memories – Band, Jade, basketball games, marching in every kind of weather at football games. She says “The number one thing about HPHS is the lifelong friends I made.” Growing up in Highland Park was very special. Families knew each other – we walked everywhere unafraid, skating or feeding the ducks at Palmer Park, skating at Ford Park, going to the show on Saturdays, being outdoors in cold or hot weather. We had something special there and it is something that will be in my heart and memory forever.” MARA (McHUGH), RUTH (Tootie) (Jun ’63) LaPine, OR email@example.com Ruth has three children, two boys and one girl; six grandchildren and two great grandchildren. Ruth says ““I enjoy each day God has given me. My children are a large part of my life.” Ruth “Tootie” didn’t like school. She says now that she is retired she can laugh about it.
MARUSZEWSKI, GENEVA (Mick)(Jan’63) Royal Oak, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Geneva worked at the telephone company, drove taxi cabs, is a respiratory therapist, worked in law enforcement and taught federal hazardous materials regulations to truck drivers and cops. She is tired and retired. Geneva married Rich Mick from the 1961 class. They have two children and four grandchildren. MASON, ROGER (Jun ’63) Canton, MI email@example.com Roger served in the U.S. Navy. He is currently retired. Navy MATTIS (HASKIN), LINDA (Jun ’63) 205 Winchester Drive, Roscommon, MI 989‐821‐7574 firstname.lastname@example.org Linda worked for the Dept. of Labor, Dept. of Mental Health and the Dept. of Corrections before retiring from the State of Michigan in 2002. She has been married for 45 years and has two great sons: Charlie (1968) and Bobby (1971). One is an assistant principal for a middle school and the other is a Major in the US Army. She also has four grandchildren. Linda says “I think we all lived in the best days to grow up!!!” MAYNARD, WILLIAM (Jun ’63) Spouse: Kathryn Laughlin, NV maynard63HPHS@gmail.com McCHESNEY (VEDDER), SHYR (Jun ’63) 1622 Hutchinson, SE, Studio D, Grand Rapids, MI 49506 616‐245‐2590 email@example.com Shyr is an Artist and, therefore, can never retire. Her children: Jason Jeffrey (1970) and Ryan (1977 ‐ deceased 1987).
McCLARY, BLANCHE (Jun ’63) Blanche.firstname.lastname@example.org Occupation: Buyer, now retired. Blanche has two daughters, Brigette & Glynis. Since retirement as a Buyer, she has done a little traveling but would like to do more. She spends a lot of time with her grandchildren. McKILLOP, DONALD (Jun ’63) Spouse: Alison 4121 Leafy Glade Place, Casselberry, FL 32707 407‐6997956 407‐221‐5185 (Cell) email@example.com Donald worked for Ford Motor Co. from 1964 until 1974 in the CAD department programming the numerically controlled (NC) machinery. Along the way, he taught NC programming at Wayne State and in Ann Arbor. After leaving Ford in 1974, he bounced around the country as a contractor and worked for a software company before moving to FL in 1988. Donald and his wife Alison own a software sales and service company. Donald is proud of his family and writes of their accomplishments on the reunion web site. He comes to Detroit each year to see the grandkids. He has two children: Kristin McCarty (1968) and Kevin Connolly (1980). MIMS, SAMUEL (Jun ’63) Spouse: Brenda Blackwell Mims 149 Massachusetts, Highland Park, MI 48203 313‐865‐5763 313‐717‐1618 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Sam He retired as a Wayne County Recreation Supervisor. In 2004, he was selected to the Highland Park Hall of Fame. Sam has four children: Samuel (1968), LaMont (1970), Jason (1974) and Kiana Harrison (1974). MINERVINI (SHAD), TONI (Jun ’63) 31520 Meadows, Madison Heights, MI 48071 248‐588‐6336 248‐840‐0034 (Cell) email@example.com Toni served the City Council of Madison Heights as Mayor Pro‐Tem. She is a retired florist who had shops in Ferndale and Madison Heights – Flower Fantasies. She has three children: Dawn Shad‐Sadeghi, an attorney; Deborah Shad, a CPA for GM; and Tom Shad, IT for a Ford affiliate. She also has two grandchildren: Arman and Rachel.
MOORE, FLORINE (Jun ’63) 20183 Stansbury, Detroit, MI 48235 313‐862‐0634 Florine worked for the City of Highland Park for 10 years and retired from the State of Michigan in 2001, after 28 years. She has one daughter: Angela D. Moore (1971). Florine enjoyed all of her years at HPHS. MURCHCISON, RICHARD (Jan ’63) Spouse: Carol Murchison 41664 Elk Rd., Northville, MI 48168 734‐420‐2047 firstname.lastname@example.org Richard and Carol (Kelly – from Detroit) have four sons: Michael (1972), Christopher (1975), Jason (1977) and Nicholas (1980). He graduated from WMU in 1967 earning a B.A. and in 1968 earning an M.A. He was a H.S. Counselor at Robichaud H.S. in Dearborn Heights, retiring in 2008 after 40 years. He says he absolutely loves retirement and that it has been the three best years of his life. He has time to spend doing whatever he wants to plus enjoys the time he can spend with his five grandchildren. Richard says he can't forget the infamous senior trip to New York and Washington, DC. He and another classmate had their trip cut short in Albany, NY, due to excessive drinking on the train. Their trip was a 24‐hour roundtrip train ride, and our parents were so proud! O’NEAL, CARL “SONNY” (Jun ’63) 23500 Valley View Dr., Southfield, MI 48033 248‐895‐7322 Carl says he is the President/CEO of Asian International Investment Corporation; President/CEO of African American Corporation in Port Elizabeth, South Africa; and is an investor and export/import and has a joint venture in China. Sonny states he is a lifetime worker until death. He has five children and nine grandchildren. ONNIE, DIANE (Jan ’63) 8715 Kennedy Circle, Warren, MI 48093 586‐573‐4714 email@example.com Diane is a Clerical Specialist/Legal. She enjoyed her 4 years at HPHS and has fond memories of the Washington/New York trip in May of 1962. “It was a blast.”
OSIECZKOWSKA (STEVENSON), BOGUMILA (Jan ’63) Spouse: John Stevenson (’61) 498 Graafschap Rd., Holland, MI 49423‐4547 firstname.lastname@example.org Bogumila has written an interesting story of her family on the reunion web site. She has raised animals, been a secretary, worked in the mortgage industry, graduated from Lake Superior State College and is now a Medical Massage Therapist where she also uses her psychology skills. Bogumila has two sons: Aaron (1970) and Matthew (1974). She has three grandchildren: Zachary (2001), Nicholas (2004), and Olivia (2010). John and Bogumila have both been involved with the Boy Scouts. OZBURN, MARY 4000 Florida St., Apt B2, Mandeville, LA 70448 248‐778‐7374 email@example.com Mary moved to New Orleans in 1982. She is currently retired. Mary has two daughters: Kristin (1968) and Nichole (1970). She also has two grandchildren: Anibel (1995) and Nick (1998)��and a third due in November 2011. 0ZIAS, PATRICIA (Bell) (Jan ’63) Royal Oak, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Patricia was an Administrative Assistant at Chrysler Corp. She is now retired. Patricia has two children: Kristin (1970) and Michael (1973). She has two grandchildren: John and Clare. PATTERSON, CAROL (Hartley) (Jun ’63) Spouse: Rick Hartley Port Charlotte, FL email@example.com Carol attended HPCC then worked for an internist for 16 years. In 1985, she and her husband Rick moved to Waterville, OH. They both retired and moved to Florida after Rick had worked for 37 years with Ford Motor Co. They love the warm, sunny winters, golfing, gardening and sunsets. They have two children: Jennifer (1979) and Jamie (1982).
PFISTER, KURT (Jun ’63) 1657 W. Hazelhurst, Ferndale, MI 48220 248‐541‐0220 firstname.lastname@example.org Kurt was the water polo coach for Birmingham Seaholm High School from 1974‐1998. He is a self‐employed owner of a screen print company – Kurtskustom.biz He started a T‐Shirt business in Waikiki in 1967 to pay for school at the University of Hawaii. He returns to Hawaii every 2‐3 years. Kurt received his BS in Education from Wayne State in 1975. Kurt has two children: Kurt III (1980) and Cameron (1982). Kurt remembers being thrown into the hotel pool on his senior Washington trip (by fellow swim team members.) PHILLIPS, KEITH (Jan’63) Spouse: Helen Henderson Phillips (’61) White Lake, MI Keith is a retired teacher. He attended HPJC and Wayne State University, receiving a Bachelors Degree in Industrial Design and a Master of Arts in Teaching. He has taught art, industrial arts, science and social studies at Mason Middle School in Waterford, MI for 28 years. Keith is married to Helen Henderson (HPHS Jan ’61) and they are celebrating their 44th wedding anniversary this year. They own a little resort in Topinabee, MI, and he is involved in condo development and real estate. Keith loves spending time with family and friends, he enjoys traveling, and is very involved in church – choir, Bible study and missions. They have one son, Jeffrey (33) who married four years ago to daughter‐in‐law, Michelle. Keith and Helen now have a beautiful granddaughter, Alexis, who was born last year. PRECUP (BORISEN), JUDITH (Jan ’63) Spouse: Douglas Sterling Hgts., MI Chelsea574@aol.com Judy has worked in the medical field off and on while raising her family. Her last job was working for Hudson’s Dining room as a hostess and bartender. She is now retired and enjoying her freedom. Judy says she is not as shy as she was in high school. Judy and her husband have three children: Scott (1978), Amy (1981), and Megan (1984). They have one grandson, Donatello.
PRESNELL, ROBERT (Jun ’63) Barbara Jean Wonacott (’65) 1115 North Kenwood, Royal Oak, MI 48067 248‐399‐2722 248‐217‐4160 (Cell) email@example.com Robert is retired now after a career as a sheet metal worker. Barbara is still working, so he helps with the household chores. Robert attends the monthly meeting of Parkers at Duggan’s in Royal Oak. In 1966, Robert married Barbara Jean Wonacott of the ‘65 HPHS class. They have two sons – Christopher and Matthew – and one grandson. REED (HARVEY), DONNA (Jun ’63) Spouse: Charles Harvey Troy, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Donna is a retired Sales Coordinator. She enjoys playing golf, biking and playing on a winter volleyball league. Donna and her husband Charles have two children: Laura (1967) and Charles (1971). They have four grandchildren. REEVE, REX C. (Jun ’63) Spouse: Sallie 2615 Scio Rd, Dexter, MI 48130 734‐761‐5661 734‐323‐6325 (Cell) RCR1@peoplepc.com Rex retired from Ford Motor Co. after 42 years. He worked at the Wayne Assembly Plant and 14 years at the New Model Program Development Center where he became Leader of all the Leaders. He was also elected Vice President of the UAW Local 931 NMPDC. Rex and Sallie have five children: one boy and four girls. REEVES (WHITE), LINDA (Jan’63) Spouse: Douglas White email@example.com Linda is still working for a fire restoration cleaners, and she and her husband have a jewelry business, “Stoneworks by Linda”. Linda and Douglas have two children and five grandchildren. Their son, Bill, has three children: Tyler (15), Eryn (11) and Lindsay (9). Their daughter, Tina, has two children: Victoria (9) and Lucas (6).
RESEIGH, JOHN (Jun ’63) Jreseigh2000@yahoo.com John is a semi‐retired attorney. He also served in the US Army. John has two married children and one grandchild. U S Army RONDELLO (NEENAN), LINDA (Jun ‘63) Spouse: Ed Neenan 11535 Stablewatch Court, Cincinnati, OH 45249 513‐489‐3767 513‐720‐4772 (Cell) firstname.lastname@example.org Linda and husband Ed have three children: Julie (1973), Mary Beth (1974), and Emily (1979). Linda is the founder and Executive Director of iSPACE – a hands‐on science center located in Cincinnati. SCARIS, NICKOS (Jan’63) 28255 Coal Creek Rd, Crofton, KY 42217 270‐498‐9291 Nickos is a retired accounting manager. SMITH, CHERYL (Larkin)(Jun ’63) 729 South 153 Circle, Omaha NE 68154 402‐330‐2347 email@example.com After graduating from Central Michigan University, Cheryl lived in Germany for three years while her husband was in the USAF. They have lived in Mississippi, Utah, California and now Nebraska for 35 years. Cheryl is a retired Special Education Teacher. She has one daughter and two grandchildren, Matthew 18 and Hannah 13 that also live in Omaha. SMITH (JEFFERSON), ROWENA (Jun ’63) Rio Vista, CA Jeffrow809@yahoo.com Rowena is retired, loving it and playing golf. She has two children: Rowena E. Lewis‐Walker and Robert T. Lewis and six grandchildren, four girls and two boys.
SNABB, THOMAS (Jun ’63) Spouse: Marilyn Livonia, MI firstname.lastname@example.org Thomas is a college Mathematics Professor. He and wife Marilyn have three children: Stephen (1979), Lauren (1983) and Sandra (1986).
STUBNER, WILLIAM (Jan ’63) Spouse: Mary Beth Norman Stubner (Jun ’62) 30758 Fairfax St., Southfield, MI 48076‐1517 248‐642‐6063 email@example.com William and Mary Beth were married 44 years as of last October. They have a house near Traverse City where they spend lots of time, and his brother, Ron (‘60), lives there. William is a retired firefighter and Mary Beth is retired from Comerica Bank. They love hanging out with family and friends – especially in the great outdoors. They also have a house in Oakland county They have three children: Michelle (1969), Tom (1971), and Matt (1976). They also have five grandchildren: two girls and three boys. TARR, JACK (Jan’63) Spouse: Theresa 11496 Patterson Lk. Dr., Hell, MI 313‐600‐4101 firstname.lastname@example.org Jack is a carpenter and lives in Hell. Theresa lives in Hell with Jack. He has four children: Laurie (1963), John (1968), Michele (1972) and Tina (1972). He has two stepchildren: Bev and Madeline. TEMPLETON (SHERIDAN), IVA (Jun ’63) Spouse: Ronald 507 Normandy, Royal Oak, MI 48073 248‐288‐0316 email@example.com Iva worked at Beaumont and raised a family. She has retired and is enjoying the “beautiful” weather of Michigan. Iva and Ronald have four children: Rhonda, Ruth, Robin and John. They also have grandchildren.
WILLIAMS (KOZAK), BINA (Jun ’63) Spouse: John Kozak 985 Gardenia Crt, San Marcos, CA 92078 760‐471‐7780 / Cell: 760‐519‐1919 Children: John, born 1963; Marti, born 1969; and 5 grandchildren, Richard 21, Felicia 17, Alaina 15, Natalie 13 and Aidan 7. YEIHEY, ABRAHAM (Jun ’63) 2891 Dina Dr., Troy, MI 48085 248‐879‐3223 586‐907‐5202 (Cell) Zzj52q_99@yahoo.com ZAHN, DONALD (Jun ’63) Spouse: Diane 972 Boyce Ave., Lancaster, PA 17601 717‐285‐7750 firstname.lastname@example.org Donald is a theatre set builder. He is active with his church, is still learning life lessons and is searching for the gold in the golden years. Donald has been married to Diane for 43 years, and the couple has two children.
HPHS TEACHERS We would like to say thank you to all of the teachers of our era that patiently taught us what we needed to know in order to be good citizens and prepare us academically to pursue an education beyond high school. We did not realize it at the time how greatly they would impact our lives. The educational curriculum at HPHS was second‐to‐ none, taught by educators that really cared. We are forever grateful. DEMAK, DR. LEONARD 68B Winthrop Rd, Monroe Twp, NJ 08831 608‐870‐0268 Mr. Demak says he had many careers – some real challenges, rewards and exciting experiences in his days at Highland Park. “Did I mention frustrations?” he asks. He says that reading the notice of the “50‐ish” was exhilarating! Polar Bear young men and women and their teachers who taught me were powerful in their impact. Mr. Demak’s wife, Eleanore, has recently deceased. He has a daughter Michele, a son, Richard, three grandsons and two granddaughters – all truly “great”. Among them, a program manager at Woodrow Wilson School (Princeton), a Senior Editor with Sports Illlustrated, University graduate or in school; one college and one middle school bound, and one in elementary school and one in pre‐ school. He is sorry not to be seeing all the Classmates face to face but will be getting the photograph CD and the Commemorative book which will help. He congratulates the Reunion Planning Committee on putting this weekend event together. HAYDEN, LUCY K. 2411 Colony Way, Ypsilanti, MI 7447 734‐434‐9353 email@example.com After teaching at HPHS from 1955 to 1963 – when at the beginning of her tenure – Mrs. Hayden was the first African‐American teaching full time at the school; and from 1963 to 1965 teaching at HP Community College. She left to study for a doctorate in English Language and Literature at the University of Michigan. After receiving it, she chaired the English Departments and taught at several colleges before returning to Michigan to teach English Literature at Eastern Michigan University until she retired in 2001. Mrs. Hayden did post graduate work at Harvard University, the University of London and Oxford University. In 1974, Mrs. Hayden married Attorney Francis L. Robinson, an alumnus of University of Michigan. They enjoy traveling in the USA and abroad. PHENIX, WILLIAM Spouse: Pat McGivern‐Phenix Plymouth, MI Mr. Phenix graduated from McKenzie High School, attended Eastern Michigan for his Bachelors degree and went to work for Highland Park High School in 1954. He attended Wayne State University and received his MA in 1959 and transferred to HP College and went back to Michigan to get another MA in 1966 and a Ph.D. in 1975. Mr. Phenix and his wife, Pat, have two children: one son, Bill, and a daughter, Peg. He is a retired Social Studies Teacher. U.S. Navy
Keith Sturtevant (HPHS Supv. of Vocal Music Department) 1954 ‐ 1969 30980 S. Maxton Rd., Drummond Island, MI 49726 906‐493‐5958 http://magicmoments.com Mr. Sturtevant was born in Nebraska on 2/12/21. He received a Masters of Musical Education from the University of Nebraska. He served in the U.S.A.F. during WW II as a flying instructor. In St. Joseph, Michigan, he was a vocal instructor for five years at the junior and senior high schools. Then he came to HPHS as the Supervisor of Vocal Music from 1954‐1969. Mr. Sturtevant served as the Director of Instrumental and Vocal Music for the Ferndale Schools for another 10 years where he retired in 1979 along with his wife who also served within the Ferndale Schools. Mr. Sturtevant says that two highlights of my choir career at HPHS were the appearances of our choir at Cobo Hall before the National Assoc. of School Board Members in 1968 and the National association of Secondary School Principals in 1961. After retirement, Mr. Sturtevant and his wife spent winters in Arizona and summers in Michigan at Drummond Island until she had a stroke and could not travel. She passed away in January 2006. Mr. Sturtevant has two sons: Pace (Nat’l Art Center Orchestra) and Roger (Exec VP Bank of the West); and five grandchildren.
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THANKS TO HIGHLAND PARK HIGH SCHOOL FOR THE BEST OF TIMES, HEALTH AND HAPPINESS
TO THE CLASSES OF 1959 – 1963 LAWRENCE CAREY – CLASS OF 1962
IN MEMORIAM Carolyn Zachary Keller LOVING SISTER, WIFE, MOTHER AND GRANDMOTHER WE ALL MISS AND LOVE YOU
On Our “50-ish” Class Reunion
I have wonderful memories of years gone by of Highland Park High School.
Always – Judie Oliver Wheeler
ONCE A PARKER – ALWAYS A PARKER
Highland Park We Hail to Thee
A HUGE THANK YOU
We are Ever True
TO ALL OF THE WONDERFUL
Through the Years TEACHERS OF OUR ERA!
We Sing Glad Praise To the White and Blue!
WE APPRECIATE ALL THAT YOU DID TO
Congratulations to the
SHAPE OUR LIVES.
Class of ‘63
WHAT WE LEARNED WHILE IN YOUR CLASSES, ON YOUR TEAMS AND
Looking forward to seeing everyone again and again
COMMITTEES, AND IN THE CHOIRS
at future reunions!
WILL LAST THROUGHOUT OUR
H P H S SCHOOL SONG Highland Park we hail to thee, We are ever true. Through the years, we sing glad praise, To the White and Blue. Times may change, but memories grow, Dear old days gone by. Hail to thee, our honored school, We hold our banners high! H–I
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WE HONOR AND THANK OUR VETERANS Tom Armstead
Dale Irving (Guest)
Ronald G. Bartle
Jim Jackson (Guest)
Malvin Porter (Guest)
Ray Raymond (Guest)
Donald Charles Johnson
Nancy McDonald (Candela)
Alvan C. Moore
William "Liam" Neary (Guest)
Nelson Lloyd Hayes Vietnam)
Frederick Heathcock David Hipp Don Hornibrook Larry Howell Gordon Husa
Lannie Norris-Ward William Phenix (Teacher)
Alexander Shearer Elmer Sigmon John L "Lester" Smith David Smock Jackie Stanley
Louis Stone William Stubner Keith Sturdevant James Sudomir Louis Taylor John Thomas Robert "Tony" Turner Sharon Weeby-Hinkins
Ronald E. Pier
Bruce Westerdale (Guest)
Stanley A White
- Deceased )
(We apologize for any errors and omissions â€“ every effort has been made to ensure that this list is accurate and complete.)
IN MEMORIAM ‐ YOU ARE MISSED "Once a Parker, Always a Parker"
CLASS OF 1959 Ronald Allison Michael Barry (Deceased 2007) Joseph Blakely Jacqueline Boze (Deceased 1986) Sue Brennan (Bertrand) (Deceased 2009) Richard Brown (Deceased 1959) David Bukovich (Deceased 2010) George Cato (Deceased 1960) Howard Copeland (Deceased 2003) John Cunningham (Deceased 2005) Enis Dix (Deceased 2001) Richard Edwards (Deceased 2003) Grant Fidler Gladys Fogle Eugene Gaffney (Deceased 2009) Margaret Gaffney Charles Hamzey (Deceased 2006) Ashraff Karrumi (Deceased 2003) Dexter Kemp Eugene "Torch" Lawson (Deceased 2007) John Legal Jon Mayhew (Deceased 2010) Sam McClary (Deceased 1974) Marjorie McKenzie (Deceased 2006) Bertha McMeekin Dorothy McMullen Joseph Moore (Deceased 2009) Melvin Moss
CLASS OF 1959 …. Cont'd. Roger Olds (Deceased 1996) Anita Owen Lorenzo Peoples Ronald Pier (Deceased 2004) Charles Puklus (Deceased 2010) Carolyn "Jowyiana" Quinn Sue Reeves (Bolis) (Deceased 2003) Joseph Rizk (Deceased 2002) Arlene Robinson Gotthard Schussler (Deceased 2003) Robert Semelveis Mike Shannon (Deceased 2008) Karen Shaw Alexander Shearer (Deceased 2004) Alford Smart (Deceased 2005) Mahala Smith (Yates) (Deceased 2007) Marian Smith (Deceased 2008) Kenneth Spies (Deceased 2010) Jerry Swinea (Deceased 1996) Louis Taylor (Deceased 2011) Mary Anne Tite (Grosso) (Deceased 2003) Lancelot Vogan Robert Vollmer (Deceased 1997) Marvie Waddell (Deceased 2004) James White (1) James White (2) Carolyn Zachary (Keller) (Deceased 2010)
CLASS OF 1960 Gordon E. Armitage (Deceased 2003) Donna Baker (Gibbons) (Deceased 1981) Ronald Bates (Deceased 1997) Thomas E. Beattie (Deceased 2005) Theophilus Butler (Deceased 2006) Robert E. Casey (Deceased 2005) Anne Cato John Patrick "Pat" Chaffin (Deceased 1998) Rita Clayton Robert Copes (Deceased 1993) Charles E. Craig (Deceased 2002) Russell Crossman (Deceased 2009) Paul Czar (Deceased 2007) Jerome Dagenais (Deceased 1984) Ronald Dahlby (Deceased 1991) Gail Daines (Deceased 1998) Ethel Davidson (Ross) Vanerik Antoinett Dearbekerian (Deceased 2003) Julius Jan Dorsey (Deceased 1993)
CLASS OF 1960 … Cont'd. John Hagens (Deceased 2007) Nelson Hayes (Deceased 1966) Marjorie Hutchings (Boyd) (Deceased 2008) Carlotta L. Jason (Deceased 2011) Lila Kiss (Deceased 2006) Armine R. Kork Richard Krosec (Deceased 1982) Longworth Mapp (Deceased 1998) Leonard Maruszewski (Deceased 1997) Jose Maurenza (Deceased 1983) Edward Melone (Deceased 2002) Harry J. Moilanen (Deceased 2008) Patricia Moy (Deceased 2009) Ruth Ann Norman (Hughes) (Deceased 1992) Annette Reynolds Robert Earld Saastamoinen (Deceased 1958) Clara L. Smith Kenneth R. Stoinoff (Deceased 1987) Sylvia Wilkerson
(We apologize for any errors and omissions – every effort has been made to ensure that this list is accurate and complete.)
Reginald Gay James F. Gaynor (Deceased 1991) David C. Gephart (Deceased 2007) Charles Gordon (Deceased 2004)
Cle Arthur Wills (Deceased 2005) Linda J. Wood (Gilbert) (Deceased 1989) Robert Zaidan (Deceased 1998)
CLASS OF 1961 Donald Atkinson (Deceased 1995) Wilma Baker (DeMeulenaere) (Deceased 2010) Jerry Beamon (Deceased 2007) Cheryl Becker (Deceased 1969) Yvonne Benjamin (Deceased 2008) Billy Blackwell (Deceased 2003) Sandra Bradley (Deceased 2008) Lorraine Bradshaw (Deceased 2011) Harold Casstevens (Deceased 2007) Barbara Chaffin (Jamsek) (Deceased 2008) David Ciocan (Deceased 1972) Robert Cionca (Deceased 1989) Marvin Clendenan (Deceased 1999) Lee Cole (Deceased 2003) Thomas Cole David Coleman (Deceased 1978) Eleanor Coleman (Deceased 1985) Mickey Crenshaw (Deceased 2003) Paula Crowe [HPHS Allumni] (Ford) (Deceased 2006) Chester Crump (Deceased 1974) Milton Downes (Deceased 1977) Birdlene Esselman (Deceased 2006) Rodney Face (Deceased 2000) Delores Gaffney (Deceased 2011) Kenny Gassam (Deceased 1989) Helen Gibson (Deceased 2006) Charles Gust (Deceased 2011) Cecilia Hagens (Deceased 1986) Robert Hardy (Deceased 2002) Fred Hashim (Deceased 2003) Billy Haskins (Deceased 2010) Sue Hennagin (Gazda) (Deceased 2007) Marlene Hickey Tyrone "Bobby Joe" Hill (Deceased 2002) Gerald Hollowell (Deceased 2004) Herman Johnson (Deceased 1997) Jessie Jones Jeffrey Jouppi (Deceased 1986) Edward Kalish (Deceased 2005) Bonnie Kemp (Brownlee) (Deceased 2010)
CLASS OF 1961 … Cont'd. James Laight (Deceased 1997) Marjorie Leonard (Deceased 2010) Tom Maloney (Deceased 2007) Carol Manning (Deceased 2006) Lulu Martin Frederic Matthews (Deceased 2010) James McGaw Wilson Miles (Deceased 2000) Mary Mitchell (Deceased 2009) Elaine Mix (Deceased 2009) Harry Moore (Deceased 2003) Carol Morgan (Deceased 2009) Barbara Moss Patricia Mullins (Deceased 2000) Charles Murphree (Deceased 1961) Viola Phifer (Jemison) (Deceased 2007) Bonnie Pickard (Bortz) Wilfred Puumala (Deceased 1995) Franklin Richardson (Deceased 1999) Aileen Ruokonen (Bartenbach) (Deceased 1994) Raymond Ryan (Deceased 2004) Alvin Schabel (Deceased 1991) William Shelby (Deceased 2011) Anthony Smith (Deceased 2005) Hervie Starks (Deceased 1989) Elliott Stitt (Deceased 1999) Lois Stock (Mezger) Rick Strand (Deceased 2005) Kayte Street (Mazur) (Deceased 2001) Barbara Stull (Schwartz) (Deceased 2011) Priscilla Swinea (Bukovich) (Deceased 2007) Michael Tarr (Deceased 2004) Sandra Tarr (Deceased 1973) Gilbert Thompson (Deceased 1974) Sidney Toson (Deceased 1993) Robert Waldick (Deceased 1992) Charlene White Donald Williams (Deceased 1998) Howard Williams (Deceased 2010) Melvin Willis (Deceased 1969)
CLASS OF 1962 Bobby Askew (Deceased 1979) Cheryl Bradley Clarence Bradley Sally Butler (Deceased 2010) James Chaffold (Deceased 1985) Charles Daniel (Deceased 2007)
CLASS OF 1962 … Cont'd. Russell Koivu (Deceased 2001) Paula Malone (Bobbitt) (Deceased 2000) Colin McConnell (Deceased 2006) Theodore Miller (Deceased 1995) Fred Musselman (Deceased 2007) Ramona Newsome (Deceased 2007)
(We apologize for any errors and omissions – every effort has been made to ensure that this list is accurate and complete.)
Dwight Downes [Jan Pres] (Deceased 2007) James Drew (Deceased 1977) Judy Duncan (Huss) Betty Foreman (Deceased 1995) Marva Fowler (Burnett) (Deceased 2006) Michael Frank (Deceased 1988) Ronald George (Deceased 2005) Martin Hampton Jr. (Deceased 1976) Henry Harden (Deceased 1972) Solomon Johnson (Deceased 1987) Donna Kemp (Tear) (Deceased 1997) Eric Kinsman [Jan Vice‐Pres] (Deceased 2010) Thomas Kish (Deceased 2007)
Ernestine Nunn (Jones) (Deceased 1984) Olinthus Parker (Deceased 1990) Edward Polk McKenny Rayner (Deceased 2006) William Restum (Deceased 1977) Larry Robinson (Deceased 2007) Ellen Sayre (Deceased 2008) Woodzell Smith (Deceased 2002) Charles Starks (Deceased 2008) Lee Starks (Deceased 1981) David Wilson (Deceased 2001) Carol Zeni (Deceased 1982)
CLASS OF 1963 Jeanette Alli James Armstead (Deceased 2004) Dennis Brown Curtis Buggs (Deceased 1980) Lavonne Carter [Jun Secy] (Deceased 2000) Doris Collins (Deceased 1995) Steve DeWaegeneer (Deceased 2003) Dorothy Edwards (Willis) Marshall Emerson (Deceased 2002) James George (Deceased 2008) Gwendolyn Gibson Janice Gordon Lawrence Graham (Deceased 2007) Sandra Grant (Lowe) (Deceased 2009) Horace Griffin John Gurnow (Deceased 1969) Andrew Harding (Deceased 2003) Florence Hashim Donna Hicks (Schneider) (Deceased 1966) Bennie Jackson (Deceased 1989) Alexia Johnson Marilyn Kassarjian Robert Kemp (Deceased 2003) Isadore Kennedy Sonny Looney (Deceased 1980) Patricia Lowell Richard Madden (Deceased 2000) Joie Malone (Deceased 2005) Debra Mason (Rickman) (Deceased 2005)
CLASS OF 1963 … Cont'd. Gwen McFarland Milton McKenzie (Deceased 2002) Lynn McKiddie (Seglund) (Deceased 2002) Gary Melton (Deceased 1981) James Mobley (Deceased 1993) William Moore (Deceased 2011) Mitchel Neely (Deceased 1991) Marcus Newsome (Deceased 2000) James Nunn (Deceased 2010) Stacey Paritee (Deceased 2006) Robert Reneker (Deceased 1978) Peggy Roark (Sudomir) (Deceased 1990) Dwight Rodden (Deceased 2003) Leila Saide (Hillier) (Deceased 2007) Robert Sigmon (Deceased 1964) Mildred Smith Maurice Stanley (Deceased 2009) Norman Stevens (Deceased 2003) Henry Stewart (Deceased 1991) Jerry Talton (Deceased 1991) Michael Terpevich (Deceased 1985) Kenneth Thompson (Deceased 2004) James Thorpe (Deceased 2010) John Trapp Robert Vick (Deceased 1974) Charles Washington (Deceased 1988) Donald Wells Kenny White (Deceased 2005) Oliver Woods (Deceased 1999)
(We apologize for any errors and omissions – every effort has been made to ensure that this list is accurate and complete.)
THANK YOU The 2011 “50-ish Reunion” Planning Committee would like to thank everyone for participating in order to make this 3-day weekend a happy, memorable occasion and a great success! We extend a sincere apology for any errors, omissions or oversights in this Commemorative Booklet. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information is correct. We included as many of the Classmates’ Profiles that were available at the time of printing. You will notice that most Profiles are short in length; this was done so that we could squeeze as many as possible into the class year sections; however, for more detailed information, the longer version of some Profiles may be found at the website. We would like to stay in touch with all Classmates, Teachers and Guests as the years go forward. In that regard, we would appreciate any and all updates and photos to be posted on the website at www.classcreator.com/Highland-Park-MI-1959-1963/ to report on Classmates that are located, good news, retirement news, announcements, more school stories and any Classmates that have passed on so that the website may be kept up to date as much as possible. We thank each and every one of you in advance for your participation and assistance.
This book is dedicated to the loving memory of those Parkers that have passed on – we miss you.
Reunion Committee Judy Longley-Blackwell (Reunion Chairperson and Chairperson – 1961 Class) Lawrence (Larry) Leverett (Reunion Co-Chairperson and Co-Chairperson – 1961 Class) Gwen MacIntyre (Treasurer) Mary (Mitzi) Botkins-Colley (Recording Secretary) Patricia (Pat) Ellis-Byrd (Chairperson - 1959 Class) Barbara Thomson-Wynns (Chairperson – 1960 Class) Judy Longley-Blackwell (Chairperson – 1961 Class) Lawrence (Larry) Leverett (Co-Chairperson – 1961 Class) Ray Ann Jeter-Phifer (Chairperson – 1962 Class) Geneva Maruszewski-Mick (Chairperson – 1963 Class) Members-At-Large:
Thomas Armstead, John Johnson, Willie Johnson, Lilian McClary-McBeth, Mary Minervini-Tsouris, Jack Stanley, Stella Whittler-Calloway, James Farless Jr., Karen Fraser, Jay Ludvigh, and Gwen Martin