Albert Lea High School
"Class of 1963"

August 9, 2008 Reunion

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Committee Members
Proposed Activities
In Memory
Photo Gallery


Claudia Demo -
Bill Emstad -
Jon Green -
Dan Hanson -
Ginny Jacobson -
Sue Jahns -
Leff, Faith (Dahl) - 2806 Campus Lane, Albert Lea, MN  56007-4300
Bob Roscoe -
Kaki Slife - deceased June, 2008
Kathy English -
Joanne Hansen -

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Proposed Activities

Friday night, August 8, 2008 - VFW 7:00 P.M. - FREE

MAIN EVENT- Saturday, August 9, 2008 @ the Elks Club

1811 SE Broadway, Albert Lea, MN   Cost $20 per person
Registration 6-7 P.M.

Hearty, extensive hors d’oeuvres served --  Plenty to Eat!

(No sit-down dinner to trap you in one place all evening)  Cash Bar

Dress:  Casual, Business Casual

Have fun renewing old friendships

Group Conversation hosted by Bill Emstad, Robert Roscoe and Jonathon Green




Highschool Tour - Free  10 AM Saturday
Pelican Breeze Boat Ride - Saturday afternoon - on your own

Helmer Myre Park - on your own

Freeborn County Historical Society - on your own

Edgewater Park - on your own


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In Memory
(This may not be a complete list and will be updated.)

Ruth De Raad Waldemar - September 4, 1988

Everett W. Dulitz - Everett died at home in Albert Lea on March 16, 2002

Rodney Eckart - March, 1997

Lowell Ellingson - Lowell died of a heart infection in February 2000 (2002).

Steven C. Fink - July, 1975

Dan Gilpin - May, 2006

Gary Grasdalen - Gary died on April 30, 2003 at the Glendora Convalescent Center in California. Gary was an active researcher and has many publications in his field.  A search in the astrophysics and astronomy literature brings up his name multiple times through the last several decades. Searching the web uncovered information about Gary's career as an astronomer, including a telescope he designed and photographs he took of Saturn and the space station, and academic papers that credit him as an advisor.(Email from Linda Melting, Cheri Register, and Faith Leff Dahl)

Diane Hubbard Oldfather -

Darrell J. Jacobson - January, 1992

Gerhald (Jerry) Johnson - July, 2005

Marilyn Medd Thofson - Marilyn Medd and her husband were killed in a motorcycle accident in Branson, MO, on Sept. 9, 1999.

Kathleen Narverud Hockel - Deceased August 27 (June ??), 1995 Kathy's husband, Lloyd Hockel, returned the Reunion questionnaire and shared that she had died from complications of lung cancer. His address is 2977 Waterford Drive, Twinsburg OH 44087.

Larry Oakland - March, 2004

Geraldine O'Leary Macias - October, 1992

Diane Olson Burnett - June, 1991

Ronald Reichl - July, 1987

Michael Riley - July, 1994

Donald D. Schmidt - June, 1993

Frank W. Sipple - October, 1988

Kathryn (Kaki) Slife Steen  - died June 17, 2008. Kaki was on the Reunion Committee. Her husband wrote to the committee to  say that she died in his arms. ALS is a devastating disease.

Gary Steel - September, 2006

Trudy Tarvestad - November, 2003

Michael Terrell (Lincoln Elementary)

Margaret Thompson Tennis -

Sharyn Thompson - March, 1977

Gail S. Wedge - Novemeber, 1974

Barbara Weigel - December, 2000

Richard G. Weigel - January, 1993

Nancy Winjum Timpe died Sunday, June 9 (September), 2002.  "She is survived by her husband, Lee Timpe, at 12015 Yellow Pine St. N.W., Coon Rapids, MN  55448 (Minneapolis Star Tribune)." Nancy had planned to attend the reunion.

Thomas Wolf - January, 2004

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Photo Gallery
 2003 Reunion Photos

Click on a link below to see pictures from the 1963 Year Book
Ahern - Davis
Davidson - Heemsbergen
Henderson - Larson
Larson - Petersen
Peterson - Thompson
Timmerman - Zimney

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(520) 836-7300