Class of 1951 ‘By Clara [Janish] McGreger
John Adams, 1737 N. Keeler Ave.. Chicago, Ill. 60639. No response.
Lorraine Adams (Mrs. Robert Westendorf) 1222 N.E. 87th Ave. Vancouver, Wash. 98664. Registered Nurse employed at
a hospital in Vancouver. Widow with four children; Cathie, ‘Sharon, Jeanne and Bill and four grandchildren.
Edward Burian, St. Michael’s, Clark, S. D. 57225. Graduate of S.D.V.. Studied at Minor Seminary at Kitchener, Ontario
and St. Paul Seminary. Ordained a priest-in 1965 and presently pastor ; at St. Michael’s.
Franklin Burian, Kimball, .S. D. 57355. Married Mary -Ann Geppert and they own and operate the Texaco Station and
Alvida Carsten (Mrs. Elton (Waggoner) Box 1, Bonesteel, -S. D. Married and involved in community affairs. Presently
driving the bus for senior citizens. They have three sons; Michael, Rocky and Howard.
Jerald Holmquist, 4350 W. ..139th St. Hawthorne, Ca. 90250. He is a senior retail representative and supervisor for a
marketing company for Standard Oil Co. of Ca. Married and they have 4 children; Anton, Julia, Marilyn and Jacquelyn. Jerald is very active in church and civic affairs. He is presently tracing his family “roots” and is compiling a family history. Would welcome
any .information on the Lytle and Holmquist families.
Margaret Husman (Mrs.Bob Galland) 3100 S. Lake, Sioux Falls, S.D. 57105. Married and they have 5 children; Marrett,
Louis, John, Mary and Donald. She is interested in ceramics, needlepoint and is workingpart time at Wards.
Clara Janish (Mrs. Wallace McGregor) Kimball; S. D. Attended National School of Business in Rapid City. Married and
they have 10 children and 3 grandchildren.
Joanne Konechne (Mrs. Dave Dorwart) 1614 River, Glendive, Mt. 59330. Attended National School of Business in Rapid
City. Married .and they have 3 children; Brett, Kevin and Becky and a grand-(dau), Joanne. does volunteer hospital auxiliary
Darrel Korzan, 418 E. Lindbergh Blvd., Universal City, Texas 78148 A retired Lt. Colonel and jet pilot. Does a lot of travel-
ing, hunting and fishing. He has a daughter Kelly and two stepsons, Mike and Jim.
Edwin Kroupa, Kimball, S.D. Married Delores Burg. They have five children; Marvin, Cheryl, Diane, Gregory and Robert.
He farms north of Kimball.
Ralph McGregor, Parkston, S.D. Attended U.S.D. Married Bonna Jean Fredericksen. They have 3 children; Gwen, Scott
and Shannon. He has taught many years in the Parkston school system.
Mary Kay McPhee (Mrs. Jerome Schmitt) 4459 S. 61st St. Omaha, Ne. 68117. Mary is a registered nurse. They have 8
Dwayne Stanek, 10581 E. Estates Dr., Cupertino, Ca. 95014. Attended U.S.D.. Married and has two children, Kathy and
Scott. He works for the title insurance Company.
Joe Stepon, Route 1 Box 605, Le Claire, Iowa 52758. Graduate of S.D. School of Mines. He has work-ed as a Mechanical
Engineer in Ca. Italy, Germany and now is facilities engineer in Le. Married. They have three children; Cindy, Joey and
Janna. Joey died in 1972.
Dwayne Thomas, 911 E. 9th, Gillette, Wyo. Married Ruth Blasius. He is a supervisor in the oil fields. They have 5 children;
Doug, Richard, Scott, Janet and Laurie.
Bob Wilson, Canistota, S.D. Bob is superintendent of schools at Canistota. Married and they have 4 boys and a girl.
Class of 1952 By Betty [Hicks] Cannan
Clinton L. Albers, 10067 Pico Vista Rd. Downey, Ca. 90240. Spent 10 years as assistant manager of a bank. For several
years he has been the Director of Credit and Insurance for U.S. Rentals, Inc. Married and has 3 children; John, Susan and
Shirley Collings (Mrs. Ger1ald Pallesen) Marcus, Iowa. Shirley works presently as Officer in Charge at Quimby but plans
to go back to her home duties when a postmaster is appointed. She has 6 child-ren; Bill, David, Donna, Steve, Mary and Ken.
Grace Dey (Mrs. Gerald Cummins) 608 W. Third St., Sanborn, Iowa. He is working in a clothing store. Married and they
have 3 children; Greg, Wayne and Judy.
Duane Ekstrum, Kimball, S.D. Married Sheryn Kott. Farmer and has an extensive hog operation. They have 2 girls,
Jacqueline and Julie. He loves to hunt big game.
Robert D. Folan, Kimball, S.D. Married Luella Hildebrand. He owns and operates a variety store and
recently started operating a G.W. Food Store. They have 3 children; LeAnne, Donna and Steve.
Robert Herrlein (deceased)
Betty Hicks (Mrs. Lyle Carman) Kimball, S.D. She has taught school for years, presently in Kimball town system. They
have two children, Clayton and Kathy
Nellis W. Hoing, Custer, S.D; Works for a telephone company. Married and has one child.
Edgar Husman, Kimball, S.D. Married Marjorie Lytle. Farms northwest of Kimball. They have 5 children; Jackelyn,
Dennis, Chris, Becky and Janice
Phyllis Husman (Mrs. James F. Soulek) Kimball, S.D. 57355. She is an R.N. and has been the Public Health Nurse for
Brule County and the schools for the past ten years. Married and they have 3 children, Sharon, Sonya and Francis.
Nila Korzan (Mrs. Merle Ketelhut) Pukwana, S.D. 57370. Farmwife. They have 3 children; Brian, Mark and James..
Dale M. Kott, Academy, S.D. Married Marlene Hora. Operates a grassland farm. They have 2 children, Randy and Sandy.
June Miller (Mrs. Henry -Slangal) 2117 S.E. Evergreen St., Milwaukee, Ore. 97222. Married and they have 3 children;
Natasha, Charles and Ann.
William R. Picek Jr., Pukwana;”SD. Married ‘Myrna Cook. Operates Bill’s Corner, a Mobil Gas Station and Repair. They
have 3 children; Bill, Linda and Gary.
William Powers, 703 Hofer Court, Rapid City, S.D. 57701. Married Viola Thayer. They have seven children and two
grandchildren. Bill operated a service station but now is retired because of his health.
William Rebensdorf, 1304 E. Sandalwood Ave., Anaheim, Ca. 92805. Married Donna Stevens. Works at Hughes Aircraft.
He also has his own machine shop at home. They have 6 children; Jim, Gary, Greg, Steven, Janine and Billy.
John Sampson. No information available.
Glenn Sebesta, 1104 N. Lincoln, Sioux Falls, S.D. 57104. Married Joan Eckoff. He is employed by the city waste water
plant as an electrician. He has a son, Jeff and two daughters, Nancy and Kathleen.
Vivian Thomas (Mrs. Richard Cleland) Chamberlain, S.D. Attended N.S.T.C. at Aberdeen and taught school. She is
presently a teachers aide at the St. Joseph Indian School. She has 3 children; Lois, Leah, and Lisa.
Class of 1953 By Shirley (Schlepuetz)Chmela. and Joan [Gross] Pazour
Phyllis Adams (Mrs. Larry Likness) Box 5454, Vancouver, Wash. 98663. She is a service represent-ative for Pacific N. W.
Bell Telephone Company.
Virginia Balster (Mrs. Clayton Carlsen) 515 9th St. N.E., Watertown, S.D .57201. Attended S.D.S.U.,majored in Home
Economics and taught school, Now a housewife. They have two children, Darwin and Jolene.
Jerome’ Boesen, Route 1 ‘Box 96, Randolph, Mn. 55065 Married and has no children. He is a main-tenance man at H. D.
Hudson Mfg. Co.
Colleen Brennan (Mrs. Ellwyn Nohr) 1301 East Fifth, Mitchell, S~D. 57301. Housewife. They have five children: Brian,
Mike, Willie, John and Jason.
Eileen Burkine (Mrs. Lyle Nepodal) Route 1 Box 21, Academy, S.D. Farmwife. They have 5 children; Lyle Dean, Wanda,
Gerald, Karen and Lisa and 2 grandchildren.
Wayne Cahill, 1000 Kirkwood Dr., Lodi, Ca. 95240. He is Region Director for Aetna Finance Co. He has four boys; Jeff,
Scott, Tim and Todd.
Sandra Conley (Mrs. Verlin Kusler) 312 West 4th Ave., Sault Ste Marie, Mich. 49783. She is a third grade teacher. They
have 3 children and one grandchild.
Arlene Folan (Mrs. Robert Houska) Box 372, Kimball, S.D. Housewife. They have two sons, Doug and Tim.
Joanne Gross (Mrs. Francis Pazour) Pukwana, S.D. 57370. Married and have seven children; Steve, Nancy, Donna, Kathryn, Janette and Lynette (twins) and Mary Jo. They farm and ranch south of Pukwana, S.D.
Gladys Hantke (Mrs. Elmer Kott) Kimball, S.D. She is a waitress at Chef Rudy’s Cafe. They have 2 children, Kathy and
Helen Hantke (Mrs. Floyd Brodkorb) Kimball, S.D. 57355. Farmwife. They have 5 children; Tim, Bonnie, Gary, Brenda and
Ernest Konechne, Kimball, S.D. Married. He drives the school bus. They have no family.
Howard Konechne, Wessington Springs, S.D. 57382. Married Nancy Auld and they have four children; Brad, Debbie, Todd
and Teresa. They own a farm near Wessington Springs.
Raymond Konechne, Route 2, Kimball, S.D. 57355. Married Ruth Geppert and has two children, Robin and Russell. They
are farming and ranching southwest of Kimball.
Tom Konechne, Kimball, S.D. Married Mary Ann Sobek. Farmer and rancher south of Kimball.
Darlene Kott (Mrs. Morris Fessler) Route 1, Fulton, S.D. 57340. They live on a farm northeast of Mitchell. Housewife. They
have seven children; Perry, David, Rhonda, Gary, Ronald, Lisa and Cheryl.
Duane Kott, Sioux Falls, S.D. They have 6 children, Charles, David, Carolyn, Douglas, Sherry and Jeanette. He is an
Robert Maresh, 601 Indiana, Platte, S.D. 57369. Married Judy Hansen. They have four children; Stephanie Sue, Jonathon
Lee, Kimberly Kay and Kristina Kay. He manages the Platte Community building.
Leonard McGregor, Chicago, lll. Married and four children; Michael, Mark, Ann and Dean. Retired navy and is working for
the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Arthur Miller (deceased)
Leroy Ryan, 311 Alabama St., Huntington Beach, Ca. 92648. He is an electronics engineer and is employed by Hughes
Shirley Schlepuetz (Mrs. Merlin Chmela) Kimball, S.D 57355. Farmwife. They have 3 children; Daniel, Dian and Nancy
Lenard Spier, Kimball, S.D. Operates the Kimball Locker. They have 3 children; Karen, Christie and Greg.
Viola Thayer (Mrs. Bill Powers) 703 Hofer Court, Rapid City, S.D. She works for Control Data. They have 7 children;
ebbie, Ronnie, Kenny, Tim, Randy, Mary Jo and Brenda and 2 grandchildren.
Robert Urban, Lutz, Fla. He is manager of a telephone company. He has 3 sons, Joe, Robbie and Greg.
Duane Wannamaker, Chinook, Mt. 59523. Works at a nursing home as a maintenance man and trapping in the winter.
Class of 1954 , By Sally W ernsmann-
Darlene Baker (Mrs. John Wingert) Kimball, S.D. 57355. Housewife. They have 11 boys and a girl; Jerry, Diane, Marvin,
Raymond, Terry, Wayne, Ronnie, Dennis (twins), Carey, David and Kerry.
Doris Blasius (Mrs. James Picek) Mitchell, S. D. Works in the K-Mart. Widow with three children; Anne, Kathy and Jim
and 3 grandchildren.
Myra Boesen (Mrs. Pau Grohs) 1612 West Brown Ave., Pasco, Wash. 99301
Alice Bravek, Winner, S.D. No response
Betty Bravek (Mrs. Ed Hoing) 511 East ‘W’, Tumwater, Wash, 98501,She works for State Dept. of Social and Health Services. They have 4 children; Kris, Bill, Sue and Lisa Marcella.
Marcella Cummins (Mrs Phil Wernsmann). Housewife and works part time at the Brule County News. They have four
children; Marina, Phillip, Dawn and Virgil.
Donald Close , 8015 Ellet Rd, Springfield, VA 22151. Is married and has one son. Works for IBM.
Paul Fuegen, 2299 Graham Circle, Dubuque, Ia. 52001. Paul works at the Dubuque Packing Plant in the sausage depart-
ment. (11 years).. Married and has a son, Steven.
Deloris Hantke (Mrs. Lyle Stoll), Pukwana, S.D. 57370. Married and has 3 children and 3 grand-children. Works at AI’s
Oasis at Chamberlain.
Betty Havlik (Mrs. Floyd Lomica) 2714 19th Ave. N. Fort Dodge, Ia. 50501. They have 4 children; Kevin, Natalie, Lori and
Brian. Housewife who works part-time at Bridgeman’s Restaurant.
Duane Herrlein, Platte, S.D. 57369. Married Teresa Hansen and they have 10 children. Duane drives truck.
Lars Hloucha, Lives in California. Married and has a ,son and 3 step children.
James Hoing, 511 East ‘W’ Tumwater, Wash. 98501. He is a comptroller for Washington State Liquor Control Board.
Married. They have 4 children; Kris, Bill, Sue and Lisa.
Patricia Holoubek (Mrs: Frederick Meier), White Lake, S.D. 57383. Farm wife. They have 6 children.
Marvin Jira, Plankinton, S.D., 57368. Graduate of D. W .U. Taught school for 14 years. (Coach) He is district sales manager
for Pioneer Hybrid International. Married and has 4 children; Jay, Jody, Jackie and Jamie. Family raises and shows horses
for a hobby.
Janice Kiehn (Mrs. Beryl Froemke) Mapleton, N.D. 58059. They have 9 children; Darlene, Dudley, Simon, James, Susan,
Brenda, Cheri Ann, Del and Mark.
Lester Konechne, White Lake, S.D. 57383. Farms southwest of White Lake. Married JoAnn Overweg and has 11 children
and one deceased.
Darlene Kunzweiler (Mrs. Bill Nelson) deceased.
Richard Leiferman, 713 East Havens, Mitchell, S.D. 57301. Married Rose Thaler and they have 2 sons. He works for the
Floyd Lomica. 2714 19th Ave. N. Fort Dodge, Ia. 50501. He is coordinator for community education department of Iowa
Central Community College. Married and has 4 children; Kevin, Natalie, Lori and Brian.
Wayne Loon, Box 102, rarner, S. Dak. Married ,aren Briedenbach and has two children Todd and Teresa. Worked for years
on construction and now is emtoyed by the South Dakota Dept. of Transportation.
Ronald Mahoney. no information.
James Rybak, Kimball, SD. Married Mary Schoen. Farms in Richland Township south of Kimball. They have sons and a
Darold Thomas, Kimball, S.D. 57355. Married Carol Blasius and they have four sons and a daughter; Brad, Kelly, Kurt,
Wylie and Tia and one granddaughter. Farming and ranching northeast of Kimball. Enjoys lorses and raises registered quarter horses.
James Zingler, Mullen, Idaho 83846. Married to Evelyn Boyer and has 7 children. He works at Sunshine Silver Mining Co.
is hobby is playing electric guitar in a country western dance band.
Class of 1955 By Maxine [Chmel) Konechne,
–Wm. P. Anderson (deceased)
Rodney Bullis, Kimball, S. D. Married and lives on a farm near Kimball. Drives a truck.
Marlys Burian (Mrs. Rob!rt Koehler) They have 5 children; Yvonne, Bob Jr., Steven, Debbie and Sherri. They are restaurant
owners in Miles City, Mont. and Lovelock, Nev.
Helen Cahill (Mrs. Bill Mc Gregor) Kimball, S.D. Lives on a farm north of town. Works as a bookkeeper for Midwest Truck
Stop. She has 3 sons and 4 grandchildren.
Beverly Carlson (Mrs. Roger Yates) 620 West 13th Ave., Mitchell, S.D. 57301.No Response.
Maxine Chmela (Mrs: Philip Konechne) Kimball, S.D 57355. Married and they have 3 children; Maynard, Judy and Bill.
Phyllis Cummins (Mrs. Leo Gillen) White Lake, S.D, Lives on a farm near White Lake. Has one son, Jerry.
Watson Hanscom, 2530 W. Main, Rapid City, S.D. 57701 No Response.
Marjory Hantke (deceased)
August Heath, Kimball, S.D. Owns Heath Lumber Co. Married Carol Altwicker and they have 6 children; Debbie, Tim,
Ron, Lori, Kevin and Jodi and 3 grandchildren
Charles Heath (deceased)
Michael Hoing, George, Ia. 51237 Graduate of Northern State College and U.S.D. He is a teacher and has two boys, Jeffrey
Mary Konechne (Mrs. Jim Calvin) 7825 Gardiner Rd., Cascade, Colo. 80809. Graduate of Mitchell Presentation School of
Nursing. They have four children.
Robert Kroupa, Rapid City, S.D. Married and has 2 children, Andrew and Alison. Spent 14 years operating a dry cleaning
business and now is the owner and broker of Real Estate Center, Inc.
Lavonne Larsen, Redfield, S.D. Teaches English and is single.
Thomas Luke, Kimball, S.D. Married Betty Soulek and they have 4 children; Tom, Deborah, Jim and Mike. He owns and
operates a contracting business.
Paul McGregor, Route 3 ox 81 1/.-44, Mansfield, Texas 76063. Married Claris Koss and they have 5 children.
William Parriott, 334 1st St., Brookings, S.D. 57006. Married Joanne Yates and they have 2 children, Daniel and Brenda.
He is owner of Brookings Ford Tractor and in partnership with Prairie Lanes
James Raish, 412 Furnace St. Lake Oswego, are. 97084 He is an audit manager for LeTap, Paqi and White in Portland.
Married Leroyce Stewart and has two sons, Randy and Todd.
Donald Sampsen -(deceased)
.Norma Schmalz (Mashek) Rapid City, S.D. She has a girl, Terri and two boys, David and Dick.
Jerome Schoenfelder, 858 S. -Edith St., Martensville, Ind. 46151. No response.
Connie Sebesta (Mrs. Chester Schoenbeck) 920 Oakland Ave., Oakland, Ia. 51560. Housewife and a fashion designer. They
have 4 children; Mickey, Jeanne, K.D., and Gale
Betty Soulek (Mrs. Thomas Luke) Kimball, S.D. She is a housewife and bookkeeper for husband Tom. They have 4 children;
Tom, Deborah, Jim and Mike.
Mark Soulek, Kimball, S.D. 57355. Farming southwest of Kimball and is substitute mail carrier. Married Myrna Malen and
they have 5 children; Michael, Steven, Kathleen, Anita and Joseph.
Betty Spier (Mrs. Robert Kott) Kimball, S.D. 57355. She has 5 children; Michael, Janet, Kevin, Doreen and Curt. Works part
time at Will’s IGA.
Doris Talich (Mrs. Ray Janish) Kimball, S.D. Lives on a farm north of town and is a housewife. They, have 5 daughters;
Debra, Jodi, Julie, DarIa and Kari
Dale Walsh, 3101 Jennings, Sioux City, Ia. 51104 Married Patricia Fillmer and has 4 children: Renee. Jeff, Denice and Kelly. Dale is a salesman for Regal Ware, Inc.
James Wi1son, 32810 Ardwick R, Farmington Hills, Mich. 48018. No Response.
Betty Wilson (Mrs. Del Armstrong) 10304 Suez Dr., EI Paso, Texas 79925. Works part time at a property and casualty
insurance solicitor. Married and has two children, Jo Ellen and David.
Robert Westendorf, Kimball, S.D. Farms north of Kimball. Married Mary Thaler and they have 5 boys.