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CLASS OF ‘61’—The Rockdale High School graduating class of 1961 recently held its 50th anniversary reunion. Those in attendance included: Seated (L-R) Jane Czimskey, Imogene Evans, Eldora Madrigal, Shirley Brown Fullen, Willyne Stanislaw, Judy Slusher, Morris Sutton, Carolyn Ostendorf, Mary Lou Hickling; standing, Donnie Simpson, Barbara Gross, Nancy Brandt, Hollas Hoffman, Shirley Lane, Cindy Jensen, Sharon Wilkerson, Jeannine Closs, Geneva Young, Barbara Sutton, Margaret Denmon, Terry Brooks, Melba Ressel, W. C. Gross, Linda Crane, Jill Galbreath, Barbara Sager, Doris Proctor, Gloria Hooper, Robert Boyer, Weldon Fritz, Durwood Mynar, Ronnie Laurence, Wallace Moody, John Perry Hobson, Wilfred Jacob. In addition to the reunion, the class was honored at Rockdale Homecoming June 12. CLASS OF ‘61’—The Rockdale High School graduating class of 1961 recently held its 50th anniversary reunion. Those in attendance included: Seated (L-R) Jane Czimskey, Imogene Evans, Eldora Madrigal, Shirley Brown Fullen, Willyne Stanislaw, Judy Slusher, Morris Sutton, Carolyn Ostendorf, Mary Lou Hickling; standing, Donnie Simpson, Barbara Gross, Nancy Brandt, Hollas Hoffman, Shirley Lane, Cindy Jensen, Sharon Wilkerson, Jeannine Closs, Geneva Young, Barbara Sutton, Margaret Denmon, Terry Brooks, Melba Ressel, W. C. Gross, Linda Crane, Jill Galbreath, Barbara Sager, Doris Proctor, Gloria Hooper, Robert Boyer, Weldon Fritz, Durwood Mynar, Ronnie Laurence, Wallace Moody, John Perry Hobson, Wilfred Jacob. In addition to the reunion, the class was honored at Rockdale Homecoming June 12. The Reporter welcomes reunion announcements. There is no charge. Fax to 512- 446 - 5317 or email bill@rockdalereporter.com.

Golden Girls reunion

A Golden Girls reunion, for members of teams from 1988 -1999, will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6 at The Ranch.

Girls from these teams are asked to contact Rowena Ortega, Alyssa Kubiak Marburger or Rosie Johnson on the Rockdale High School Golden Girls 1988-1999 Facebook page or email rockdalehighschoolg oldengirls@gmail.com so they can get contact information in order to send out an invitation to each team member. They need a head count for the reunion.

McDonald-Richards

The McDonald and Richards family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 9 at the Patterson Center, 609 Mills Street in Rockdale.

Price is $10 per person or $25 for family of three. Send payment to Carrie Richards Douglas, 994 South FM 487, Rockdale TX 76567.

Host hotel is the Days Inn, 221 Nor th US 77, Rockdale, p hone 512- 446 - 5800 ( mention McDonald Richards reunion when making reservations).

Morgan reunion

MIL ANO — The annual Mor gan family reunion will be held on Saturday, July 9 from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. at the Milano Senior Citizens Center.

“ These Mor gans are descen - dants of Jeff Morgan, Lee Morgan, Trav Morgan and Womack Morgan,” said James Walker, reunion publicist. “Family members and friends are invited.”

Attendees are asked to bring food for the pot- luck lunch. So that name tags can be prepared, please furnish names of those at tending by July 3. Send reci - pes for the reunion handout. For more information contact James Walker, 512- 4 55 - 6 3 42. Email : james@jamesdavidwalker.com.

RHS Class of 1986

The RHS class of 1986 will hold its 25th-year reunion on Friday, July 22 at The Ranch and Saturday, July 23 at Rockdale Country Club. The class invites the classes of 1985 and 1987 to join them for the Friday night event.

For more information visit Faceb ook at Rockdale High School Class of 1986 and rsvp on Facebook at RHS Class of 1986 Twenty- Fif th Class Reunion. Other wise, send contact information and get information from Dana Pendleton at Classof1986RHS@gmail.com.

RHS Classes of ‘71, ‘72

The RHS Classes of 1971 and 1972 will hold a joint reunion from 6 until 11 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at Rockdale Country Club.

For more infor mation for the Class of 1971, contact Dale Drake Throckmorton at Jamest52@verizon.net. For the Class of 1972, contact Judy Throckmorton Melcher at jmelcher@ hot.rr.com.

47th Appelt reunion

The 47th Appelt reunion was held June 5 at Appelt’s Hill Hall in Hallettsville where 162 people were served a prepared lunch of stew and sausage, with side dishes and desserts brought by members. Activity leaders were Clyde Svetlik, stew a nd sausa ge crew ; D or is Kalmus, kitchen crew; Hilmer and Margaret Appelt, prize team; Jennifer Svetlik, children’s activities; and Pam Reinhart, genealogist.

Veterans were recognized for their service and gathered at the flag as members recited the Pledge of Allegiance.

Family members who died since the last reunion were remembered with a moment of silence: Paul H. Henneke, 56, of Van Vleck; Emma Irene Appelt, 9 0, of Converse; Dolores M. Appelt, 75, of Hallettsville; Emogene Kahanek, 76, of Hallettsville.

Oldest member present, Bill Macha, 90, of Yoakum; youngest, Sawyer Svetlik, 12- week- old son of Thomas and Shannon Svetlik and grandson of Lou and Loretta Svetlik, all of Victoria. Longest married, James and Mae Rother of Hallettsville, 58 years; newest married, Paul and Esther Kratky of Victoria, 8 months; largest family present, Robert Svetlik Sr. family, 12 members. Peter and Kathy Clark of Rochester, New York traveled the farthest.

Reunion officers re- elected were Otto “Buddy” Brogger, president; Lou Svetlik, VP; Bet t ye Appelt, treasurer; Linda Ward, secretary; Ann Birkner and Judy Grones, historians.

Door prizes were given in memory of Marie Holy. Next year’s reunion will again be held at Appelt’s Hill Hall on the first Sunday in June.— Linda Ward, secretary


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