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50 Year Reunion Announcement!
THS 68 50 Year Class Reunion
2018 - 6:00 pm
Hilton Garden Inn, Independence Missouri
$60 ($62.50 if using Paypal)
The THS 68 50 year Class Reunion will be held Saturday June 9th, 2018 6pm to midnight, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Independence. Cost will be $60 per person or $62.50 if you use Paypal. (Use email@example.com as the payment address.)
We will have a buffet catered by Hereford House. Music will be provided by Tally Hobbs from 'Oldies 95'. A cash bar will also be available.
The Hilton has set aside room for any classmates who wish to stay there. The discounted rate is $112; be sure to mention our reunion when booking to get the lower rate.
On Friday evening, June 8, we will tour the school from 7-9pm. There have been a LOT of changes since we were there and it will be nice to see the new additions.
If you know of any classmates who are not registered here, PLEASE encourage them to do so, so that they will receive email updates.
We hope everyone will be able to join us next June. Who knows.....it might be our last chance to get together. We look forward to seeing you all next June!
You can't always get what you want, But if you try sometimes You just might find You get what you need......
Remember, as we get older....we become CLASSIC PATRIOTS!
May God bless and keep you always,
May your wishes all come true,
May you always do for others
And let others do for you.
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every rung,
And may you stay forever young.
May your hands always be busy,
May your feet always be swift,
May you have a strong foundation
When the winds of changes shift.
May your heart always be joyful,
May your song always be sung,
And may you stay forever young.
.......'Forever Young', Bob Dylan
After graduation and spending time together at school, some classmates decided to spend their lives together.
Debbie Harmon(1950-2011) and Bob Cole, Married August 12, 1972 Debbie Kesner and Bob Hedges, Married July 5, 1969 Deyanne Hale and Tom Wright, Married January 1, 1972 Nancy Cascairo and Pete Bradford Zarrillo, Married June 1987
Marsha Rice and Anthony Kirksey, Married Jan. 17, 1969
There's a new world somewhere
They call The Promised Land
And I'll be there some day
If you will hold my hand
I still need you there beside me
No matter what I do
For I know I'll never find another you
There is always someone
For each of us they say
And you'll be my someone
For ever and a day
I could search the whole world over
Until my life is through
But I know I'll never find another you
It's a long, long journey
So stay by my side .
When I walk through the storm
You'll be my guide
If they gave me a fortune
My treasure would be small
I could lose it all tomorrow
And never mind at all
But if I should lose your love, dear
I don't know what I'll do
For I know I'll never find another you
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After Truman, I attended Graceland College with Jr. year at the University of Barcelona, Spain. After graduating with BA in Spanish and Sociology with teaching degree, I continued at M.U. on a TA-ship and got my MA in Hispanic Literature. I married and we moved to Seattle for 2 years, then we moved back into the area.
I stayed home with the girls until the youngest entered Kindergarten and then re-entered the teaching field. I taught Spanish in Blue Springs schools for 21 years. I am now retired. I teach basket weaving classes at Missouri Town 1855 and at Powell Gardens.
I married my husband Rob in 1974, and we have a passive solar home on 22 acres. We have 4 grandchildren. Amy has twin girls, Lauren and Lindsey and Jennifer has two boys, Liam, and Callum. My middle daughter, Lori, lives at home with us. She has Rett Syndrome, an extremely severe genetic condition in the Autism spectrum. She is non-verbal and functions like a 2 year old, but is a happy, loving girl.
remembers our Classmates and friends who are no longer with us.
Douglas R. Phillips ..... Jimmy Huffman ..... Steve Izzard ..... Paula Behee
Marsha VanKirk ..... Mick Rupe ..... Glenn Fickel ..... Terry Bass .... Andy West
Lon Balch.....Ranae King ..... John Young.... Nick Binninger ..... Janet Hyder
John Tucker ..... Phil 'Kerry' Mitchell .....Bryan Martin ..... David Warner
Marty Talcott ..... Raleigh Woods ..... Rick Harbison ..... Charlie Hobbs*
Larry Latimer ..... Connie Robinette .....Mark Jordison ..... Kristine Beasley
Sandi Novak .... Dale Allen ..... Paul Miller ..... Sue King ..... Lee Reichardt
Gregg Rodekopf .... Sue Huffman .... Barbara Reiff ... David Shakespeare
Debbie Harmon .... Steve Sword....Terry Colston .... Linda Roberts
Mike Gillespie .... Linda Dutcher .... Don Cain ... Mike Gray ... Dennis Allen
Cyndi Berndt .....Greg Perry ..... Pat Dignan .....Larry Findley
Mr. Leroy Brown 1929 - 2017
Marilyn Benedict.....Don Player
Was it only yesterday we said "hi" in the hallway or shared the same class?
Was it only yesterday we talked on the phone or crammed for a test?
Was it only yesterday we held our diplomas and said our good byes?
Was it only yesterday we heard of your passing?
And we cried.
(*You may visit Charles Michael Hobbs' memorial page on The Virtual Wall®
Today is not only the first day of the rest of your life, it is one day LESS of the rest of your life. Look up an old friend today!
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