The Reporter welcomes news of family reunions and homecoming events. There is no charge. Deadline is 5 p.m. Mondays. Fax to 446-5317 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or mail to The Reporter, Box 552, Rockdale TX 76567.
The annual Modesette family reunion was held June 7 at the Thorndale VFW post home with 101 in attendance. "We enjoyed lots of good food, fun and fellowship," said Merle Culp, reunion reporter.
Helen Price of Grandbury presided over the meeting and Billy Dittmar of Houston gave the blessing. Joy Graham of Rockdale reported on the family history books.
Lexie Boswell of San Diego, California traveled the greatest distance to attend. Jermaine Gipson of Taylor was the youngest in attendance and Phyllis McDaniel of Fredericksburg was the eldest. Devin Valdez of Taylor won the door prize.
Noack reunion held
The family of Ernest Noack gathered for their annual family reunion Saturday, June 6 at the home of Della May Noack Keen in the Forest Grove Community. Attending were:
From the family of Emma Noack VonGonten: Bud and Velmalene VonGonten Williams, Wilford and Frances VonGonten.
From the family of Pearl Noack Holley: No one attended this year from this branch.
From the family of Ruby Noack Whiteley: Udine Whiteley Henson, Marvin Whiteley, Texey Whiteley Goad, Richard and Lynda Emert, Natalie and Ashlynn Emert, Bryan and Erin Emert, William and Isabella Emert.
From the family of Della May Noack Keen: Della May Noack Keen, Jim and Linda Keen Platt, Chris and Julie Platt Martin, Britt and Bryce Martin, Brooke Goodman, Tommy and Dawn Platt Shriver, Dakota, Davin, Rex and Camden Shriver, Laurie Platt, Glenna Keen Lynn, Melinda Lynn Jones, Ethan, Esten and MeKenna Jones.
From the family of Helen Noack Perry: Helen Noack Perry, James Perry,
From the family of Leon Noack: Leon and Billie Noack, Alan Noack and Karen Noack, Zackary, Nicholas and Raegan Noack, Steven Noack, Alex Noack.
70th LaGrone reunion
MILANO—The 70th annual LaGrone family reunion is scheduled Friday through Sunday, June 19-21 at the home of Norine LaGrone.
Live music and a variety of food and games are on the schedule for one of the longest running family reunions in the state.
A revival will be held Friday with food served at 6 p.m., and Saturday's ice cream social will include hamburgers and hot dogs. Saturday night will also feature the fifth annual LaGrone Muster ceremonies.
The main reunion will begin with a sunrise revival church service Sunday morning and then lunch will be served at noon with barbecue brisket, chicken, sausage and all the trimmings with a cornucopia of side dishes and desserts including home-made ice cream.
Basketball, volleyball, softball, horseshoes and dominoes will be played. "Come and spend Father's Day weekend with the kinfolks," said Bill Martin, publicist.
RHS Class of 1941
The RHS Class of 1941 will hold their annual reunion June 13-14 at Kountry Inn Restaurant, starting Saturday at 1 p.m. with visiting, a dinner at 7 p.m., and breakfast Sunday at 8:30 a.m. After breakfast, the class will attend the Rockdale Homecoming at the Patterson Civic Center, according to Natha Lee House.
RHS Class of 1949
The RHS Class of 1949 will hold its 60th-year reunion at the Patterson Civic Center on Sunday, June 14 in conjunction with the annual Rockdale homecoming.
FMI contact Dorothy Thaler, 446-5757; Roberta Pounders, 446-2094; or Betty Yoakum, 979- 836-0520.
RHS Class of 1951
The RHS Class of 1951 will hold it's 58th-year reunion on Saturday, June 13 in the Peace Lutheran Church fellowship hall from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sandwiches, drinks, chips, dips and dessert will be served. All class members, spouses and friends of this class are invited to visit and renew old friendships.
FMI call Cotton Hubert, 446- 3937, or Charlie Watson, 446- 7992.
RHS Class of 1954
The 54-member RHS Class of 1954 will hold a 55th-year reunion on June 12-13-14 in conjunction with the annual Rockdale homecoming. Several social gatherings are planned in Rockdale for the weekend.
RHS Class of 1959
The RHS Class of 1959 has finalized its plans for its 50th-year reunion. Friends of the class are invited to join them for an informal gathering at the Oak Club on Friday, June 12 at 6 p.m., at the Patterson Center on June 13 at 7:30 p.m., and at the Rockdale Homecoming (Patterson Center) on Sunday, June 14. For additional information, call or e-mail Bobby Bounds at 512- 392-2681 (jbbounds@grandecom. net) or Jackie Thornton at 512-446- 3333 (email@example.com).
RHS Class of 1960
All members of the RHS Class of 1960 are invited to attend the Rockdale homecoming on Sunday, June 14 at the Patterson Civic Center.
The following year, at the 2010 Rockdale homecoming, the Class of 1960 will be recognized as the honor class having its 50th-year reunion.
FMI, call Norma Coelho, 446- 3805, or Pauline Reynolds, 446- 0506 or e-mail paulinekirby@yahoo. com.
RHS Class of 1961
The RHS Class of 1961 will help the Class of 1959 to celebrate its 50th-year reunion. Anyone who has not been contacted can get details by e-mailing willynestanisla w@firstname.lastname@example.org or call her at 254-697-4746. "All will meet during Rockdale homecoming weekend June 12-14," said Linda Crane, 446-2487, spokesperson.
RHS Class of 1979
The RHS Class of 1979 will have a 30th-year reunion on Saturday, June 20 at The Ranch in Rockdale. FMI call Margaret Coker at 446- 6323 or check classmates.com.
RHS Class of 1989
The RHS Class of 1989 will hold a 20th-year reunion Saturday, June 27 at The Ranch in Rockdale.
E-mail information on classmates to Class89_RISD@yahoo.com. Email addresses preferred. Information is still needed on the following
Boone Barrow, Ann Hirt, Keith Mendez, Misty Padgett, Kristi Lawshea, Tammy Marion, Leonard Crawford, Jeff Davis, Carolyn Fair, Joe Huddelston, Eric Green, Christopher Clark, Denny Clark, James Craig, Eloisa Deleon, Torrie White, Stephanie Noack, Clint Merritt and Carl Mitchell.
RHS Class of 1999
The RHS Class of 1999 will hold its 10-year class reunion Aug. 1. Classmates should send names, mailing addresses, phone numbers and e-mail addresses to Lance Schielack at rockdaleclassof1999@ yahoo.com or call him at 281-246- 1255.
E-mail addresses, phone numbers and mailing addresses are needed for:
Christopher Alejandro, Nelson Anderle, Alvin Beran Jr., Kassie Daniell, Jerry Gallop, Pinky Gates, Amy Henke/Lindsey, Cory Jimenez, Joseph Leggett, Angie Lopez, Daniel Martinez, Walter Martinez, Crystal Mayberry, Taffiny Mayfield, Roy Mayfield Jr., Connie McBride, Kimberly McBurnett, Guy Modgling, Lorena Navarro, Jessica Notarnicola, Willie Phillips, Jessica Rosas, Sheila Sanders/Galbreath, Gurinderjit Singh, Lula Stewart, Elaine Vann, Latoya Wells, Tiffany Wilcox, James Woodward, Winston Woolverton
Mailing addresses only are needed for Charles Miles, Michael Stewart.
The class has a Group on Facebook (search Rockdale Class of 1999) and a Group on MySpace that can be located at http:// groups.myspace.com/rockdaleclassof1999.
RHS Class of 2004
The RHS Class of 2004 will hold a 5-year reunion July 18 in Rockdale. Classmates, relatives, or friends of classmates are asked to send their names, mailing addresses, telephone numbers, and e-mail addresses to Kyle Schielack at email@example.com or kschielack@AggieNetwork.com or call him at 979-220-2634.
Information is still needed for: Steven G. Aguilar, Adrian Araujo, Sarah Brozi, Thomas Cervantes, Heather Chaney, Travis O. Dawson, Anna DeLeon, Anthony Delgado, Landon Enderson, Juan Escalante, Courtney Evans, Alexis Everage, Bradley Everage, David Fults, Richard Goodman, Nicholas Gregory, Flor Ibares, Lajuana Kitchen, Daniel Klick, Brittany LaPeyre, Domingo Llanas II, Ruben Lopez, Veronica Lopez, Manuel Luna, Francis Manning, Randy Mayfield, Haley McGuire, Kristy McLoud, Leslie Medina, Michael Menley, Vicky Miller, Cristina Mora, Gerald Mora, David Motzonalidze, Michael Pelzel, Joshua Rodriguez, Paulina Rodriguez, Norma Romo, Olivia Romo, Thomas Sayre, Joshua Seelke, Sarah Shafer, John Snelson, Stryker Sulak, Shanon Taylor, Nathan Tuttle, Allison Winkleman, Laticia Yanes and Pablo Zepeda.
Mailing addresses only are needed for: David Baggerly, Marcus Grayson, Joel Juarez, Michael Trotty, and Jamal Williams.