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Mt Morris (Mt Morris/Oregon) High School Class Reunions
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Words by Band Director Warren Reckmeyer in 1955
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Class of 1956
Class of `71
Back row from left to right:  Gloria (Stouffer) Hartle, Mary Jane (Babler) Crowell, Sigrid Shook, Sandra (Messer) Olson, Joyce (Kinsley) Mann, Sandra (Sharer) Anderson, Doris (Barnhart) Snapp, Elizabeth (O'Connor) Lawor, Jerry Yount, Fred Logan.
Front row, left to right Nellie (Shelly) Ermey, Phyllis (Gilliland) Haberer, Emmalyn (Jones) Spickler, Arlene (Otis) Dohlen, Carolyn (Diehl) Hackbarth, Lujune (Beck) Furman, Richard (Hammy) Highbarger.
Back row from left to right:  Shelly (Shaw) Schultz, Bob Shook, Christy (Horst) Lewis, Jan (Zellers) Dietrich, Stan Ballard, Bob James, Bill Nicholson, Bob Cockrel, Bob Macklin, Ron Hongsermeier, Mick Hokanson, Gary Schmidt, Randy Hall, Bob Asp, Ken Kaufman.

Middle Row: Georgia (Diehl) Novak, Kathy (Moser) Vance, Maralee (Floski) Kaufman, Tom Bowker, Paula (Burkhalter) Martin, Vic (James) Wean, Kathy (Taylor) Medlar, Gayle (Stouffer) Madsen.

Front Row: Barb (Walker) Rosenbalm, Cathy (Cunningham) Fennel, Angie (Stevens) Burke, Nancy Griffen, Heather (Vye) Reding, Janet (Michael) Black, Rose (Sheely) Avey.

Class of 1976
(Front row, kneeling) Beth George, Debbie Miller, Sandy Stengel, Cathy Snapp, Patti Jo Langholf, Jill Nunn, Steve Incontro, Jeff Condit

(second row) Cindy Flick, Rosemary Miller, Howie Herman, Cathy Hightower, Kay Fay, Betty Ingram, Julie Knodle, Nancy Nicholson, Carrie Bradshow, Rosemary Heffernan, Becky Blevins

(Last rows) Bruce Hongsermeier, Brad Blake, Fred Ridenour, Cheryl Blake, Neil Anderson, Al Watson, Dan Elsasser, Curt Potts, Gary Melvin, Don Fridley, Tom Cain, Mark Fay, Jeff Nelson, Jim Watson, John Shelley, Ron Slater, Bill McKay, Dave Felker
 Front Row (Sitting): Dave Newcomer, Sue (Sheely) Ramage, Vicky (Henricks) Stoner, Bill Wiggins, Gary Henderson, Paul Lindvall.

2nd Row: Ginny Snodgrass, Norm Zellers, Doug Wean, Vicky (Coffman) Hunter, Linda (Nicholson) Munroe, Diane (Ault) Ridenour, Jo Ellen (Worley) Sanders, Nancy Dickson, Dan Weber, Cathy (Longman) Blakey, Sue (Scott) Druschel, Kathy (Lewis) Appel, Pam (Long) Broughton, Nancy Gray, Shirley (Toms) Deyo, Diane (Blake) Bollman, Diane (Mulligan) Blaine.

3rd Row: Jeff Deweerdt, Ed Bates, Bob Nevenhoven, Neil Merdian, Dave Stevens, Paul Minervino, Irv Toms, John Bowker, Chuck Buser, Bob Evans, Charlie Armbruster, Gerald Rowland.

Attending But Not in Group Photo: Cheryl Cunningham, Linda (Robinson) Bleuge, Ginger Coffman, Steve Dietrich, Dan Highbarger, Ed Miller, John Vye, Dick Warkins, Larry Wisnosky, Sharon (Zumdahl) Asp.
Group Picture Taken by Barb (Walker) Rosenbalm, Class of `71
Class of `66 50th Reunion
Shown below are 2016 reunion pictures of the
 Classes of 1956, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1986, 1996.
To view videos of the Class of 66 reunions, go to https://www.photos.google.com and enter the email address "[email protected]" and then the password "50yearreunion". 
Front Row: Steph Toms, Kara (Knodle), Shari Janes-Mitchum, Jeanette (Johnson) Bennett
Second Row: April (DeWolfe) Sanderson, Lisa Nickerson, Tabitha (Pretzch) Naylon), Tracey Reeder, Dana (Lessen) Daub
Third Row: Scott Meyer, Cindy (Ward) Huser, Karen (Binkley) Wolber, Tim Duffy, Lori Morhardt, Tracy (Marsh) Eastman
Back Row: Mike Darbaro, Dan Francis, Jim Hopkins, Davis Orr, Bill Clothier, Frank Messenger, Phil Short
Class of 1986
Together from Kindergarden
 through Senior Year!
Class of 67 50th Reunion 2017
Roger Walker, Diane Dietrich, Jerry Pontnack,Mary Fillion, Marge Unger, Bill Dusing, Joan Wells, Sharon Stouffer, Terry Messer, Greg Glenn, Denny Garkey, Kathy Cheek, Greg Miller, Sherry Burd, Linda Pontnack,, Kevin Johnson, Crystal Meeker, Jeff Polum, Anita Toms, Bill James, Jeannine Drexler, Barb Kiely, Judy Gardiner, Darrell Light,Fran Floto, Ron Corbett, Melvin Reigle, Bill Myers.
 Kneeling: Nancy Smith, Jim Dickson, Stan Burke, Teresa Kaufman.
 Missing: Karl Bronn, Gary Snodgrass.
Class of 1957 60th Reunion 2017
Front row: L - R, Melvin Kielsmeier, Mary Jane (Floto) Zipse, Marion (Duncan) Thompson, Sara (Yoder) Davidson, Sylvia (Thomas) Saunders.
Middle row: L to R, Bonnie (Ware) Soresie, Sylvia (Hagemann) Stover, Nancy (Glotfelty) Kielsmeier, Ebba (Lundin) Fewell, Daisy (Willis) McAnnally, Jean (Minervino) Scholl.
Back row: L to R, Jon Martin, Dave Saunders, Greely Myers, Salley (Olsen) Wessels, Nancy (Snodgrass) Falzone, Glenn Orr, Mike Balluff, Ron Duffy, Darrel Myers, Myron Babler.
Front Row: Lou (Skip) Finch
Middle Row, L to R: Rob Urish, Donna (Crook) Boomgarden, Sally Gray, Linda (Jewett) Miller, Dora (Henricks) Ubben, Don Lamm, Jef Missman
Back Row, L to R: Edith (Baker) Lauerman, Steve Justice, Bob Fulton, Dennis Ballard, Darlene (Hammil) Raney, Rich Scerba, Fred Sheely
Class of 1962 55th Reunion 2017

C LASS OF `57 BREAKFAST GATHERING  & TREE PLANTING - May 9, 2018

 In keeping with the decades long tradition of gathering at least twice a year....This year the class planted the last of the four trees they have donated to our Campus. 

The last of the four trees donated by the MMHS Class of 1957 was planted May 9th at the southeast corner of the Campus on the Village Square All of the trees replaced trees that had been damaged by storms or were diseased. 


Class of `57 & Friends Gathering at
 Fireman's Breakfast July 4, 2018
L to R: David Saunders, Nancy Glotfelty) Kielsmeier, Greely Myers, Mary Jane (Floto) Zipse, Lynne (Fleming) Wilburn, Jeanne (Minervino) Scholl, Nancy (Snodgrass) Falzone and Marion (Duncan) Thompson. Those attending but not in photo were: Moe Kielsmeier & Sylvia (Thomas) Saunders. Photo provided by Sylvia Saunders
Dick Zickuhr & Sally Wessels

Nancy Kielsmeier

Sylvia Saunders (`57) &
Doree Hickman (`58)
Dick Zickuhr, Greely Myers,
 Dave Saunders & Moe Kielsmeier
Nancy Falzone & Mike Balluff
Scroll down to see pictures of class reunions from the last several years. Keep checking this page for new pictures!
Below are 2017 reunion pictures of the
 Classes of 1957, 1962, & 1967.
 Scroll further for pictures of MMHS class reunions from 2016.
Class of 1968
Back Row, LtoR: Bob LeFevre, Conrad Walker, Rod Avey, Kerry Knodle, Jeff Hokanson, Brent Doyle, Greg Dietrich, Ron Burke, Rick Davis, Mike Hartman, Chris (Worley) Stabile
Third Row: Ruth (Mayes) Paunika (in yellow), Melody (Ridenour) Henderson, Norlene (Duncan) Weinberg, Deanna (Shank) Martin, Margo (Hightower) Kluge, Mary Alice Lindvall, Trudy (Osborne) Drumheller, Linda (McKay) Wankel
Second Row: Dave Diehl, Pat Mulligan, Cyndy (Rahn) Wedryk, Linda (Urish) Mitchell, Jenny (Corbett) Gann, Christy (Muller) Askew, Mike Hackerson, Greg Greenwood
First Row: Dave Webber, Larry Reineck, Jim Hall, Larry Marks, George Fridley, Roger Behrens, Molly (Herman) Baker. 
Those attending but not pictured: Jim Nelson, Geri (Highbarger) Reynolds, and Nancy (Polum) Griffin.
Class of 1958 60th Reunion
 July 6, 2018
Back Row, LtoR: Dick Butler, Bob Satterfield, Ken Smith, Pat (Hambley) Miller, Jim Schiefelbein.
Front Row: Gretchen (Conrad) Diab, Kay (Hovis) Egan, Doree (DuMont) Hickman, Connie (Frey) Dunn, Howard Punka, Rodney Miller
Class of 1978 40th Reunion at Peggy & Jeff Tikson's
September 22, 2018
Back Row: Curt Diehl, Jeff Turner, Jerry Slater, Bill Semon, Pat Marshall
3rd Row: Kris Melvin, Alisa Omert, Stacey Krick Mize, Brenda (Leopold) Perrone
2nd Row: Laura (Dykstra Powloka), Ruth (Felker) Tucker, Peggy (Kielsmeier) Tikson, Nancy (Stauffer) Nelson, Rhonda (Kump) Marshall, Becky (Blake) Stults
1st Row: Jane (Hough) Atteberry, Linda (Egan) Alden, Betsy (Bobo) Edwards, Diane (Hackbarth) Palmer, Kris (Knodle) Mueller, Laurie (Shaw) Dodds, Judy Lewis
Class of `57 Fall Breakfast
September 22, 2018
Left to Right: Marion (Thompson) Duncan, Ebba (Lundeen) Fewell, Nancy (Glotfelty) Kielsmeier, Moe Kielsmeier, Lynne (Fleming) Wilburn, Dave Saunders, Sylvia (Thomas) Saunders, Norma (Corbett) Bruce and her husband, Mary Jane (Floto) Zipse, Nancy (Snodgrass) Falzone, Jeanne (Minervino) Scholl, and Greely Myers.
MMHS Faculty & Staff of 1983
September 16, 2018 @ Frank & Dianne Swingel's
Seated: Lily Welp, Carol Reckmeyer, Julie Shank, Harold Harrison
Standing: Frank Swingel, Doug Shank, Brenda Nevenhoven, Gerry Allison, Delores Shank, Vern Welp, Frank Floski.
Class of `57 Spring Breakfast
April 16, 2019
July 6, 2019
​Class of 1969 - Left to right
Back row: Dave Garrison, Steve James, Chuck McGee, Dave Fichtner, Mike Personette, Chuck Wooldridge, Arnold Tice, Dave Sweeney, Eric Ryberg, Scott Johnston, Forrest Floto, Larry Stengel

2nd row: Bill Novak, Tom Webster, Ada (Fridley) Longenecker, Rita (Shelly) Giomi, Debra (Bold) Merritt, Becky (Strohecker) Wallace, Denise Blume, Pat (Balluff) Burbank, Georgia (Billsborough) Wong, Carol Allen, Joan Calder, Patrice (Kump) Nightingale, Brian Diehl

1st row: Dave Cunningham, Kim Vye, Char (Stevens) Topping, Pam (Wible) Vogel, Janice (Anderson) Hough, Kathy (Zellers) Bolton, JoLynn (Anderson) Ward, Diana Mayes, Laurel (Avey) Kilmer, Cherie (Dietrich) Lewison

Seated: LeeAnn (Incontro) Burke, Laura (Herman) Meehan

Class of `59 60th Reunion at the Pines on July 6, 2019
Memorial Tree Dedication on the Campus Sept.29, 2019
Class of `62 75th Birthday Get-Together at Woodcote Cottage, Lowell Park Oct. 4, 2019
Back Row: John Finfrock, Rob Urish, Fred Sheely, Dennis Ballard, Lou (Skip) Finch, Don Lamm, Rich Scerba, Jerry Hopkins, Fred Fulton.
Sitting: Dora (Henricks) Ubben, Sally Gray, Linda (Jewett) Miller, Marilyn (Frantz) Arnold, Edith (Baker) Lauerman, Carol (Crowell) Deemer.
1st Row L to R: Julie (Hartle) Borgmann, Jan (Hanson) Kilgore, Merri Lea (Watson) Metcalf, Karine (Babian) Conticello, Janell (Dietrich) Miller, Lori (Rothermel) Trenholm, Barb Long, and Jolene (Bausman) MacDougall

2nd Row L to R: Sally Aderton, Terri (Trout Wise), Shari (Ghibellini) Arnold, Penny Kump, Susan (Kleckler) Melville, Terri (Kump) Campbell, Renee Krick, Patt (Taylor) Nordman, Charlie (Castillo) Kenney, Teresa (Freese) Strunk, Karen Clark, and Frank Smice

3rd Row L to R: Cyndi (Van Dyke) Geesey, Cindy (Lindquist) Wilkinson, Skyler Martin, Kevin Nelson, Pam (Witmer) Krapf, Bill Moore, David Spink, Jeff Powers, Sherry (Wright) Pattison, Doug Knodle, and Dan Reckmeyer

Missing form photo: Eric Ridenour, Dan Stahl and Dave Pease 
This picture is in memory of our ten classmates, staff and teachers who have passed from the Mt. Morris Schoos, and we wanted to honor and remember them by plating the Red Sunset Maple with a memorial plaque (pictured below) in front of the tree.

1st Row L to R: Cindy (Lindquist) Wilkinson, Penny Kump, Karine (Babian) Conticello

2nd row L to R; Julie (Hartle) Borgmann, Janell (Dietrich Miller), Karen Clark, Kathy (Bergstrom) Wiggin, Lori (Rothermel) Trenholm, Shari (Ghibellini) Arnold

3rd Row  L to R: Bill Moore, Dan Stahl, Kevin Nelson, Jeff Powers, Terri (Freese) Strunk, Pam (Witmer) Krapf, Patt (Taylor Nordman), Sally Aderton, Jan (Hanson) Kilgore
Class of `79 40th Reunion Sept. 28, 2019
MMHS Class of 86  -  35th Reunion
Saturday, September 18, 2021 - Two Versions!
Front Row: Heather (Scorgie) Datisman, Lisa Nickerson, Stephanie (Toms) Sweeney, Natalie (Winters) Kinder, Cindy (Schier) Rowland, Allison (Krick) Vietmeier, Dana (Lessen) Daub.

Middle Row: Diane (Bayme) Wills, Lori Morhardt

Back Row: Jim Smith, Rick Bicker, Gary Faber, Steve St. Clair, Bill Clothier, Frank Messenger, David Orr, Tim Duffy, Phil Short, Dan Francis
Front Row: Stephanie (Toms) Sweeney, Natalie (Winters) Kinder, Cindy (Schier) Rowland, Allison (Krick) Vietmeier, Dana (Lessen) Daub, Lisa Nickerson.

Middle Row: Scott Meyer, Lori Morhardt, Heather (Scorgie) Datisman, Rick Bicker, Diane (Bayme) Wills, Karen (Binkley) Wolber, Tracy (Marsh) Eastman, Phil Short, Tim Duffy, Jim Smith.

Back Row: Jim Hopkins, Gary Faber, Dan Francis, Frank Messenger, Bill Clothier, David Orr, Mike Darbro
Class of `71 50th Reunion, September 4th, 2021
Up top-
Ed Kalnins, Maralee (Floski) Kaufman, Angie (Stevens) Burke, Pam Edwards, Ken Kaufman, Barb (Walker) Rosenbalm, Janet (Michael) Black. 

Back row-
Bob Cockrel, Jan (Zellers) Dietrich, Randy Hall, Kathy (Moser) Vance, Kathi (Taylor) Medlar, Bob Asp, Tom Bowker, Bill Nicholson, Bob James, Hale Guyer. 

Front row-
Bob Shook, Stan Ballard, Rose (Sheely) Avey, Paula (Burkhalter) Martin, Cathy (Cunningham) Fennel, Grant Herman, Gayle (Stouffer) Madsen, Vicki (James) Wean
Front Row:  Bill Coffman, Ellen (George) Brock, Dixie Hinton, Doug Waddlow, Vince Sheely, John Castle, Mike McGee, Darcy (Towns) Hanson

Second Row: Stan Davis, Spencer Walts, Julie (Buck) Shank, Janice (Mueller) Kereven, Bernice (King) Ratledge, Marsha (Kloth) Highbarger

Third Row: Jon Murray, Cindy (LeVar) Farrell, Ed Messer, Mary Kay (Burkhalter) Gamage, Dean Penner, Adin Taylor, Connie (Buell) Nehls, Chris (Ryberg) Scotton, Karen (Stauffer) Dickinson, Melody (Duncan) Cates

Back Row: Jack Davis, Carter Blume, Jeff Windett, Cindy (Moring) Bohnsack, Jeff Rahn, Paula (Cockrel) Jarboe, Michael Hongsermeier, Jeff Bold

Class of `65 57th Reunion, July 2, 2022 at Ed & Molly Baker's Farm
Back Row L-R: Lenny Wells, Ed Baker, Sharon (Friemuth) Osborne, Warren Ubben, Roger Sheely, Robera (Kump) Lane, Rich Coblentz, Chuck Medlar

Middle Row L-R: Elizabeth Webster, Sandy (Nelson) Coblentz, Sue (Dusing) Spaulding, Linda (Fulton) Orsted

Front Row L-R: Steve Armbruster, Bill Moom, Joyce (Leuzinger)Falk, Shirley (Toms) Deyo, Diane (Dickson) Swingel

Not Pictured: Barbara (Smith) Wells
Left to Right: Sylvia (Thomas) Saunders, Marion (Duncan) Thompson, Bonnie (Ware) Soresie, Nancy (Glotfelty) Kielsmeier, Sally (Olsen) Wessles, Ebba (Lundin) Fewell, Nancy (Snodgrass) Falzone, Mary Jane (Floto) Zipse, Jon Martin, Lynne (Fleming) Wilburn, Greely Myers
Class of 57 Celebrates 65th Reunion Friday, October 7, 2022 at DogWood Inn (at the junction of Rte 64 & 26 - at the end of the "Eight Mile") for all who remember those days!
Class of 62 60th Reunion Friday, October 7, 2022 at Woodcote Cottage in Lowell Park
Back Row: Edith (Baker)Laureman, Marilyn (Frantz) Arnold, Jerry Hopkins, Dennis Ballard, Carol (Crowell)Deemer, Fred Sheely

Couch: Sally Gray, Linda (Jewett) Miller, Dora (Henricks) Ubben, Joan (Brinker) Norup, Cheryl (Armbruster) Gilmour

Floor: Don Lamm, Skip (Lou) Finch, Rob Urish

Missing From Pic: Darlene (Hammil) Raney and John Finfrock
The Class of 57 donated to the new Fire Station Fund. Presenting to Chief Rob Hough are Lynne Wilburn, Sylvia Saunders, Marion Thompson, Bonnie Soresie, and Nancy Falzone.
Front Row:  Mr Gerald Allison, Stan Burke, Frances Floto Reigle, Melvin Reigle, Mike Graf, Jerry Pontnack, Greg Miller, Terry Messer, Margaret Unger Sydnor, Ron Corbett, Crystal Meeker Dombrowski

Middle Row: Judy Gardiner Johnson, Diane Dietrich Stahl, Anita Toms Zemke, Jeanine Drexler Price, Linda Pontnack Arend, Sharon Stouffer Baker, Sherry Burd Krull

Kneeling: Nancy Smith Piper, Denny Garkey, Kevin Johnson

Class of `72 50th Reunion, July 3, 2022 at Pines
Class of 67  55th Reunion, July 3, 2022 at Maxson Manor
CLASS OF `93 30TH CLASS REUNION
Saturday, July 1, 2023
Cimino's Pizza
202 East Hitt St.
Mt. Morris, IL 61054
6:30 PM
For more info call or text Jennifer VanGraff
1 (815) 440-2407 
This is the picture of everyone who attended the MMHS Class of 1965 Get Together at the Campus Cafe on May 8th. We had a great time visiting, laughing, remembering school days and discussing ailments that we all have. I am sure everyone knows who is who, but just in case, from right to left:

Sitting - Sharon Friemuth Osborne, Richard (Copie) Coblentz, Barbara Smith Wells

Standing - Linda Fulton Orsted, Lenny Wells, Sandy Nelson Coblentz, Steve (Ranch) McNett, Dick Schmidt, Ed Baker, Dianne Dickson Swingel and Ed's wife Molly Herman Baker.

Our next Class of 65 Get Together will be on June 12, 2023 Please consider joining us at noon at the Campus Cafe if you can and help us remember our days at Mt Morris Schools.

We will be meeting at the same place & time the second Monday of every month.

Class of `65 Get-Together May 8, 2023