Class of 1941 By Betty Swanson
Dorthea Balster ,(Mrs. Cleve McGregor) 3701 Sherbrook Rd., Toledo, Oh. 43613 They have 2 children, Donna Kay and Neil. Worked 10 years in Learner Shop, 12 rears in dry goods and nowin business with husband. They have 2 “Smoker’s Inns (tobacco stores). I often think of the grand teachers we had in Kimball.
Blanche Bravek (Mrs. Clarence Larson) Farm wife. They have one son, Clarence.
Georgia Bravek (Mrs. Jess Mason) 95 Mill St., Mt. Holly, N.J. 08060. Attended college and is still teaching. They have 2
Marie Boyd (Mrs. James Rogers) 2200 Douglas No.6, Yankton, S. Dak. 57078. Husband deceased. Bookkeeper at Fantles.
She has 5 sons and 2 grandchildren.
Geneva Briggs (Wisner) 412 E. 4th, Yankton, S. Dak. 57078. Divorced. Owns and operates the Flaming Court Motel. Has 7
Janice Briggs (Hildebrand) 812 E. 7th, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301. Widow. Graduated from vo-tech in bookkeeping in 1972.
Bookkeeper-Secr. For Viking Glass. She has nine children.
Robert Burkine, Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. Married Betty Maresh. Farmer. They have a daughter, Kaija.
Keith Conley, Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. Single and farming south of town.
James Duane Conley, 1020 Evergreen Rd., Prescott, Arizona 86341. Married Betty Johnson. Is in real estate work for Pauley McDonald Realty. They have 4 children; Melanie, Michael, Marilyn and Mark.
Verla B. Cole (Mrs. Russell Lehman) Watertown, S. Dak. 57201. Married a postal clerk. Graduated from Mitchell Business
College. They have 3 children; Karlene, Kevin and Davis and 3 grandchildren.
Lois Fascher (Mrs. Ralph Deal) Kimball, S. Dak. 57355 Widow since 1965. Graduated from Lange Beauty School in Mitchell. Still owns and operates a beauty shop in Kimball. She has one son, Terry, and 2 grandsons.
Floyd Fousek, 4219 Round St. Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613. Inspector at John Deere Tractor Works at Waterloo. Married and
have 3 daughters and 2 grandchildren.
George Havlik, Kimball. S. Dak. 57355. Farms north of Kimball, raises cattle and sheep and has a hog confinement
operation. Married Julia Mareska. They have 3 sons; Edward, Lynn and Randy and 5 grandchildren. His hobbies are hunting
Floyd Holmquist, 405 Sonora, Lodi, Ca. 95240. Married and has 3 children; Deborah, Dwight and Kathleen and 3 grand-
children. Former letter carrier, retired on disability. My hobby is the Preservation and encouragement of barber shop quartet.
He is active in church work.
Ruth Hansen (Mrs. Vic Lauria) 3808 61st Ave. N. Minneapolis, Mn. 55429. Widow. Librarian for M.E. Church. Active in P.
T .A. and church. She has 6 children.
Leonard Helma, 201 E. Chicago, Blue Springs, Mo 64015. Married Dolores Jurrens. They have six children; David, Patricia,
Gregory, Thomas, Kathryn and Anne. Civil Engineer for Corps of Engineers in Kansas City. Graduated from S.D.S.U.
Betty Jane Johnson (Mrs. J. D. Conley) 1020 Evergreen Rd., Prescott, Az. 86341.. Attended N .B.C. at Rapid City. Saleslady
for Pauley McDonald Realty. They have 4 children.
Vista Jacobs (Mrs. Harold Sebesta) Alcester, S. Dak. 57001. They have 4 children, David, Beth, Patricia and Kevin and 4
Gladys Korzan (Mrs. Lyman Antonson) 6101 Beard Ave. S., Edina, Mn 55410. They have 3 children. She attended Mitchell
Betty Moline (Mrs. Walter Swanson) Pukwana, S. Dak. 57370. Farmwife. They have 7 boys and 7 girls. Attended
Wessington Springs Jr. College and D.W.U. Taught school and still does substitute teaching. Also has 5 grandchildren.
Frank Mika Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. Married Mary Fitzgerald. Farms south of Kimball. They have 3 sons and a.daughter:
Thomas, James, Bob and Patricia, and a grandson.
Mildred Kratochwill (Mrs. Donald Dorwart) Kimball. S. Dak. 57355. Widow since 1963. She has a daughter, Doris Ann
and 2 granddaughters. She is secretary for Midstate Telephone Co. since 1963.
Darlene Lomica (Mrs. Don Hoogestraat) ChancelIar, S. Dak. 57105. Attended U.S.D. and taught for 7 years. Now a farm-
wife. They have 2 children, Craig and Fran.
Milfor Maresh, 5131 Carribean Lane, Glendale, Ariz 85306. Married and has 5 children; Martin, Michael, Miles, Judith,
and Morgan. He is employed as mail carrier
Julia Mareska (Mrs. Geo. Havlik) Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. Farmwife. They have 3 sons; Edward, Lynn and Randy and 5 grandchildren. Hobby is bowling.
Dorothy Minnemann (Mrs. Melvin Brill) Clemen’s Estate Lot 59, Scotts Bluff, Nebr.
Eula Mae Minnemann (Mrs. Burrel Osburn) Box 514, Friday Harbor, Wash. 98250. They have 2 girls and a boy. She is
employed at A.S.C.S. office in a federal job. We live on an island and its a beautiful country.
Thomas Murley, 1281 Arlington Ave., Columbus, Oh. 43212. Married and has 7 children; Paul, Tom, Charles, Patrick,
Mary Sue, Jane and Carolyn. Attended S.D.S.U. Employed at J. I. Case Co. for dis-tributors of heavy construction equipment in both sales and service areas.
Robert Nobis, 916 Foster Ave., Coeur d’ Alene, Idaho 83814. Married Barbara Graves. They have 2 children. Attended S.D.S.U. and U. of Idaho. graduated with forestry degree.
Gertrude Picek, 16091 Pentmon Lane, Huntington Beach, Ca. 92647.
Maynard Quackenbush (deceased)
James Rogers (deceased)
Arlene Ronning (Mrs. Wm Burkitt) 1240 N. 25th St., Billings, Montana. They have 2 children and 3 grandchildren. She is
a medical secretary.
Eugene Wingert, 1525 Riverside Dr., Appleton, Wi. 54911. Married Patricia Darr They have 3 children; Julia, Tom and
Theresa. He has a chemical engineering degree from S.D. School of Mines.Works as senior research chemical engineer in
Class of 1942 By Dorothy Sehmitt
Donald W. Bickner, Kimball. S. Dak. 57355. Married Lois Swanson, and have five children. Donald is mayor of Kimball and
farms northeast of Kimball.
Norma Bullis (Mrs. George Boyd) 2640 South Zethr Court, Lakewood, Colo. Husband deceased and has one son.
Harley Carman, 1228 15th St, Clarkston, Wash. A driver of a book-mobile for the county library. Married and has three
daughters and one son.
Clifford Cook, Dallas, Ore. Sells McKeser products and also works in a cannery. Married and has seven children.
Betty June Flynn (Mrs. Carl Beck) 3311 Hickory St., Omaha, Nebr. They have two children. She does charity work and
husband is retired.
Eugene Forman, Suburban Rt., Box 891, Rapid City, S. Dak. Builds houses and is married and has five children.
Dorothy M. Geppert (Mrs. Leonard Urban) Kimball. S. Dak. Lives on a farm north of town. They have four children.
Blanche Kingery (Mrs. Morry Stenson) Kimball, S.Dak. Has two daughters and one son. She works at the courthouse.
Husband owns and operates Morry’s Bar & Lanes.
Doris Kingsbury (Mrs. John Banks) 1705 Hangton Dr., Florence, South Carolina. Teaches school, husband works for the
Dupont Co. They have three children.
Dorothy Maresh (Mrs. Elmer Pestal) Wahoo, Nebr. Has two sons. Husband engaged in farming.
Robert Meier. Rocky Ford Rt., Porcupine. S. Dak. Married and owns Meier Office Machines in Rapid City.
Clarence Natvig Jr.. Kimball. S. Dak. In the produce business. He has a son and a daughter.
Leona Nedved, (Mrs. Thomas Clark) 140 Dover Court. San Bruno, Calif. Has two daughters.
Ruby Nord (Mrs. Floyd Briggs) 613 ½ South Rawley. Mitchell, S. Dak. Has two boys and one daughter.
Jane Olsen (deceased)
Jimmy Olsen (deceased)
Raymond Olsen. Gann Valley, S. Dak. A farmer and has two sons.
Andrew Paclik, 3001 Claudette Dr., Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Works for Mulman Meat & Processing Co. They have five
Gladvs Petula (Mrs. Jack Fuegen) Kimball, S. Dak. Husband is deceased. She has one son, Dennis.
Edward R. Piskule, Kimball, S. Dak. Married Eva Koss and lives on a farm north of town. They have one daughter and
Neal Ryan, Billings, Mont. Earned a B.S. degree in government and history. Four years in the Navy on a carrier.
Dorothy Smith (Mrs. Glen Sherburn) 212 Park Ave., Lead, S. Dak. Has three boys and one girl. Works part time with the
Fuller Brush Co.
Mary A. Smith (Mrs. John Ellingsen) Eureka. Mont. They own and operate a dry goods store. They have one son and two
Susan Smith (Mrs. B. F. King) 115 North Lincoln, Aberdeen, S. Dak. A graduate in Pharmacy is now employed by John
Kinaid Co. Inc. They have ten children. Husband is deceased.
Dorothy Sullivan (Mrs. Delbert Schmitt) Kimball, S. Dak. Has one son and two daughters. Husband farms south of town.
Miroy Tarabetz, Academy, S. Dak. Is a farmer and has one son and one daughter.
Maxine Warner (Mrs. Charles Slaten) 718 Cuesta Drive, Mount View, Calif. They have two children. She is an Xray Tech-
Jean Wattawa (Mrs. Ervin Anderson) 1017 South 6th St., Kelso, Wash. They have three sons. She is a bookkeeper for J. C.
Penny Co. Husband is a mechanic.
Class of 1943
Shirley Balster (Mrs. Albert Lomheim) 201 S. Mnneton St., Gettysburg, S. Dak. 57442. She taught rural schools in Brule
and Buffalo counties for four years. Married in 1947 and are now owners of Sears Catalogue Store in Gettysburg. She is at
present working at the Register of Deeds in Potter Co. They have three children.
Ralph Bickner, Kimball, S. Dak. He sold his hardware store after 22 years and is now the State Electrical Inspector. They
have four children.
Marcia Bess Nobis (Mrs. Marcia Heaton) 1975 7th St. Canoga Park. Calif. (No response)
Louis Brennan (deceased)
Robert Daudel, 14242 Ohio St., Baldwin Park, Calif. (No response) .
Alice (Freeland) Richard. P.O. Box 634, Shelton, Wash. 98584. She is a grocery clerk and has two sons, five grandchildren
and four step grandchildren.
Evelyn Glanzer, 421 East Redwood, Fresno, Calif. 93705. She teaches kindergarten.
Frances Hamilton (Mrs. Frank Jacketta) 1258 Brighton Dr., Brighton, Colo. 80601. They own a restaurant and have seven
Shirley Hauger (Mrs. Edwin Lassegard) 3097 Selferth Way, San Jose, Calif. 95118. She is at present an executive secretary.
They have three children
Alice Havlik, (Mrs. Wilmer Haskins, KImball, S. Du. Husband retired and they have three children.
Robert Jones (deceased)
Janice Kingsbury (Mrs. Mervin Lindsey, 1381/2 Bennett Apt. 1, Buffalo, Wyo. 82834. She is a mathematics teacher at
Buffalo. She has four children.
Irene Krogman (No, response)
Margaret Lane (Mrs. Stan Blumber) 1159 Hollywood NE, Grand Rapids, Mich. 49505. A housewife. They have five children,
two grandsons and two granddaughters.
Daryl Lunn (deceased)
Phillip Maiers, Rt. 1 Box 103B, Mound, Minn. (No response)
Marvin McPhee, Groton, S. Dak. He is a priest in Groton and at one time was teaching classes at Roncalli in Aberdeen.
Leo Murley, 801 W 4th, Mitchell, S. Dak. Leo is the main Supt. for S. D. Dept. of Transportation. They have nine children.
Donald Natvig, Kimball, S. Dak. Married to Imogene Leheska. Don is part owner in Natvig’s Produce.
John Powers, Kimball, S. Dak. He was employed in Australia and now owns a farm south of town. He is married and have
Doris Richardson (Mrs. Tony Beebe) She is a secretary in guidance office of the local high school They have three children.
Ned R. Ronning, 3248 Hillsboro Ave. N., Minneapolis, Minn. 55427. He is employed at the USDA. Job requires various job
related functions in 11 states including S. Dak. They have two children.
Joseph Ryan, Grinnell, la. (No response)
Veronica Ryan (Mrs. Rudolph Lisa) 435 Camino De Encanto, Redonda Beach, Calif. 90277. She is a secretary in the North-
rup Corporation. They have three children.
Donald Schmitt, 824 State St. W., Cannon Falls, Minn. 55009. He is accountant for Minn. Malting Co. They have two
Marcella Smith (Mrs. Willard Blaesir) 5836 11th Ave. S., Minneapolis, Minn. (No response)
Marlys Tarabetz (Mrs. James Ryan) 27W366 Carrel, Winfield, Ill.. 60190. She works in the accounting office for Wheaton
Travel Co. Husband is an accountant for Commonwealth Edison in Chicago. They have four children
Anne Urban (Mrs. Garland Rose) 149 W. Ansley Blvd., San Antonio, Texas. She is now a widow and a homemaker. She has
Shirley Will (Mrs. Charley (Thiry) Kimball, S. Dak. Married in 1979. She is a licensed babysitter. She has four children.
Class of 1944
Melva Jo Altwicker (Mrs. James Gough) Seven children and five grandchildren. She is presently employed at the Kimball
Tony Beebe, 126 North Broadway. Spencerville. Ohio 45887. Married Doris Richardson. Owned and published the Journal
News for 20 years. They have three children and four grandchildren.
Edmund Gelfand, 2443 Seville Circle, North Brook, Dl. 60062. Married and has two boys. Eddie is President of Crown
Temperature Engineers Inc. engineers & contractors for heating, air conditioning, process piping and energy management.
Registered Professional Engineer State of Ill.
Angeline Glanzer (Mrs. Rodney Wright) 40355 Road 80, Danuba, Calif. 93118. Has two Daughters. They have a yard sale
Leslie Johnson, 422 West Berch. Mitchell. Teaches in the electrical department at the Mitchell Area Vo-Tech school for the
10th year. He is married and has four children.
Evan Jones, 4295 Polario Ave., Union City Calif. 94587 He has three stepchildren. Was in the Navy 20 years and has retired. At present is working with the J. C. Penney Co.
Alta Kott (Mrs. Idell Dozark) Taught school for 4 years. Married Roy Hosek and had five children. Roy died in 1969. Married
Idell in 1975 and has five step-children. They live on a farm at Academy. 57310.
James Kott, DeSmet, S. Dak. Spent two years in the Pacific in World War ll. Married Phyliss Munger of Pukwana. They
have four children. Works for DeSmet Farm Mutual Insurance Co. as field man and claims adjuster.
Norma Kott (Mrs. Norma Flowers) Four children and five grandchildren. Runs a computer for Parts Dept., Foreign Car Co.
her address is 11627 Rio Verde, Houston, Tex. 77004.
Louis Labrecque (deceased) .
Ardus Meals, Mitchell, S. Dak. Works at the Village Chalet.
Doris Munger (Mrs. Wayne Falor) Kimball, S. D. Married 1947. Taught school for three years. Live on a farm south of
Kimball. They have six children and five grandchildren
Clifford Munger, 3418 Vanderbilt Way, Santa Clara, Calif. 95051. Was married in 1946 and lived in Santa Clara for 15
years. Has two boys.
Virgil Munger, 1304 Clover Drive. Sioux Falls, S. Dak. Married and is employed in the U.S. Post Office in Sioux Falls and
has five children.
Florence Pazour (Mrs. Charles Shank) Route 2, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301. Her husband is owner of Dakota Salvage. Has 12
children and nine grandchildren.
Darlene Picek (Mrs. Cal Pruitt) 991 North Cleveland, Orange, Calif. Darlene is a sec.-treas. for Master Tilers, Sec.-treas. of
the ABC Lumber Co. and on the board of directors. They have two daughters and one grandson.
Bernice Powers (Mrs. Gene Altman, Kimball, S. D. Married and have four children and four grand-children.
Charles Reuland, 431 No.61st St. Omaha. Nebr. 68132 Is employed with Mutual of Omaha, person-nel manager. Has two
Lucille Schlepuetz (Mrs. Robert Kubik) Rt. 2, Box 72C, Wessington Springs. Lives on a farm. They have a son and daughter and 7 grandchildren. Lucille does cake decorating and specializes in wedding cakes and also substitute teaching.
Loretta Sullivan (Mrs. Francis Grassel) Artesian,Dak. She took nurses training. She has four children and eight grand-
Mae Tarabetz (Mrs. Ralph Reimer) Has one son and three grandchildren. They live on a farm south of Red Lake.
Dale Will, Kimball, S. D. Married Rovilla Wanamaker. Has two children. Dale farmed until about a year ago and now owns
and operates an IGA Store.
John Wingert, Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. Married Darlene Baker and have eleven children. Live on the home place where he
grew up and farms..
Class of 1945
Doris Bonner (Mrs. Willard Toupal) Kimball, S. Dak. Is a cook at KHS lunchroom four years. Husband deceased. Seven
children, nine grandchildren.
Ray Brennan, 7317 East Salcito Lane, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85253. Is in real estate and insurance business. Two daughters.
Marie Burian, (Mrs. Carl Tranisi) 848 Meadow Road, Omaha, Nebr. 68154. Registered nurse, home-maker and part time
college student. Husband is a surgeon. Six children.
Dale Burns, Custer, S. Dak. 57730. Retired after 20 years of active military service with U. S. Air Force. Married, three
Delores Clements (Mrs. Ray Brennan, 7317 Salcito Lane, Scottsdale, Ariz. 85253 Two daughters.
Kenneth Conley, Mogck Rest Home, 1510 E. 1st, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301.
Lavonne Dey, (Mrs. Lyle Foltz) 210 West 15th, Apt. 11, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301. Desk clerk at the Holiday Inn. Attended
DWU, taught school for three years. Enjoys golfing. Husband deceased. Three children.
Berniece Fleming, Edgemont, S. Dak. 57735. Lives on ranch. Husband is a salesman for Metz Baking Co. Four children.
Barbara Graves (Mrs. Robert Nobis) Route 3, Box 461 K, Coeur d’ Alene, Ida. 83814. Works part time for Intermountain
Logging Conference keeping books and membership records. Husband has own busi-ness as Forest Consultant and Registered
Land Surveyor. Two children.
Donald Haskins, deceased.
Lloyd Kingery, deceased.
Zola Nord, (Mrs. Winckler) Mogck Rest Home, 1510 E; I, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301. Husband deceased. One son.
Leonard Paclik, Rt. 3, Box 215, Mitchell, S. Dak. 57301. Single, laborer at the Fabric Center.
Grace Pavlin, (Mrs. George Schmid) 513 Cleveland, Rapid City, S. Dak. 57701. Husband has insurance agency. Six children.
Edna Plos (Mrs. Ted Benda) Lives on farm south of Kimball. Husband and both children graduates of KHS.
Dee Lillian Parker Rutherford (Mrs. John Hafford) 800 Rainbow Drive, Glenwood,Ill. 60425. Two daughters.
Bernard Schmitt, Kimball, S. Dak. 57355. A Standard Oil dealer. Served in the U.S. Army. Married Delores Spier. Three
Warren Soulek, Farming in the Kimball area. Served in U.S. Army. Member of the KC and American Legion. Married Mary Frances Gross. Have five children.
Lucille Sullivan, (Mrs. Clem Kunzweiler) Lives on a farm south of Kimball. Two sons.
Robert Young, Farmer- rancher, north of Kimball. Served in the U.S. Navy World War II. Married LaVergne Rydquist.