School: Thorp H.S. Class of 1957 (10th Reunion - 1967)

Surnames: Alger, Ruff, Andruskiewicz, Badzinski, Klouda, Baldeschwiler, Conway, Krautkramer, Danielewicz,,Sauerwein, Giwojna, Strasser, Glasshof, Hazuga, Lein, Hempelman, Hmielak, Hokkanen, Jacques, Schiebe, Jakowicz, Wald, Klouda, Kosik, Ubera, Mahalko, Kurtinaitis, Burzynski, Marek, Mattes, Winger, Mikolainis, Micke, Pawlicki, Neisius, Ogurek, Olson, Przewozniak, Price, Ruda, Jasek, Rusch, Krause, Schmidt, Soderberg, Kotecki, Szczech, Wilczek, Winger, Hagg, Boardman, Daines, Schmidt, Fortick, Gajewski, Hedler, Guell, Hilgert, Jenness, Orhein, Kenney, Schroeder, Kodl, McCatharn, Krupa, Mason, Papierniak, Podhola, Revolinski, Salveck, Valk, Simet, Sheiberg, Sniegowski, Zukowski Gutowski, Hendricks, Madison, Winninger, Amundson, Tetzner, Hanley, Postier, Brede, Mehle, Erhardt, Vetterkind

----Source: THORP COURIER (Thorp, Clark County, Wis.) 13 Jul 1967

The Thorp high School class of 1957 held its 10 year class reunion on Sunday evening, July 2, 1967, in the Thorp Finance dining room.

Diner was served at 7:00, following a cocktail hour. The group was welcomed by master of ceremonies, Don Soderberg. The class history was read by the 1957 class president, John Klouda. Alice (Giwojna) Stasser read a selection from the 1957 Senorian entitled, "Have You Heard That…"

Roll call was read and each member from the class of 1957 stood up and gave a brief history of what they have been doing since graduation from high school. The group also listened to a record commenting on the highlights of 1957. Former teach at Thorp High, Mr. Bernard Winninger of Germantown, Wisconsin briefly addressed the group and showed slides of some of the class plays.

The following prizes were awarded to Catherine (Conway) Krautkramer for coming the greatest distance, to Dale Hokkanen for gaining the most weight, to Leo Baldeschwiler for being the most recently married , to Alice (Giwojna) Strasser for having the youngest child, to David Teclaw and Walter Pawlak for being the only bachelors, to Margie (Danielewicz) Sauerwein, Jerome Neisius, Tom Hempelman and Dale Hokkanen for having the most children (four), and to John Klouda and to Dan Winger and Jean (Mattes) Winger for marrying classmates.

The faculty attended the reunion were as follows: Mr. and Mrs. Dale Amundson, Mr. and Mrs. Jack Tetzner, Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hanley, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Postier, Mr. and Mrs. Roy Brede, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Mehle, and Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Winninger.

Out of 59 class members of the graduating class, 38 members were in attendance at the reunion. One member is deceased. Those in attendance were: Arthur Alger, Joan (Alger) Ruff, Frank Andruskiewicz, Germain (Badzinski) Klouda, Leo Baldeschwiler, Catherine (Conway) Krautkramer, Margie (Danielewicz) Sauerweing, Alice (Giwojna) Strasser, Keith Glasshof, Lorraine (Hazuga) Lein, Tom Hempelman, Robert Hmielak, Dale Hokkanen, Janice (Jacques) Schiebe, Elaine (Jakowicz) Wald, John Klouda, Ed Kosik, Florence (Kubera) Mahalko, Ruth (Kurtinaitis) Burzynski, Roman Marek, Jean (Mattes) Winger, Johanna (Mikolainis) Micke, Kathleen (Mikolainis) Pawlicki, Jerome Neisius, Edwin Ogurek, Gerald Olson, Walter Pawlak, Joe Przewozniak, Ray Price, Mary Ann (Ruda) Jasek, Susan (Rusch) Krause, Gordon Schmidt, Don Soderberg, Stephanie (Szczech( Kotecki, David Teclaw, Anton Wilczek, Dan Winger.

The following class members were unable to attend: Barbara (Benzschawel) Hagg, Russell Boardman, Sandra (Daines) Schmidt, Elaine (Fortick) Gajewski, Ann (Hedler) Guell, Margaret (Hilgert) Erhardt, Sharon (Jenness) Orhein, Kitty (Kenney) Schroeder, Jeanette (Kodl) McCatharn, Yvonne Krupa, Charles Mason, Don Papierniak, roger Podhola, Jerome Revolinski, Louise (Salveck) Sniegowski, Ralph Sheiberg, Ione (Simet) Valk, Bruce Soli, Eleanor Vetterkind, Bernadine Zukowski, Theresa (Gutowski) Hendricks, and Dorothy (Sniegowski) Madison.



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