The Van Wert County Courthouse

Friday, Jan. 21, 2022

VWHS Class of 1966 has 50th reunion

The Van Wert High School Class of 1966 had its 50th reunion July 30 at Willow Bend Country Club. The weekend started Friday night with a casual get-together at Elks Lodge 1197, while two five-person teams played a rousing 18 holes of golf on Saturday morning that ended in a tie. Festivities culminated Saturday evening with a dinner and socializing. Teachers Gerald Manken, Don Miller and his wife Jean, and Larry Schaufelberger were guests.


Those attending included (first row, from the left) Chuck Steele, John McVay, Bill Rager, Brian Burnes, John Kerns, Jim Rice, Keith Hirn, Dave Price, Don Poling, Tom Dustman, Gordon Brown, Steve Burnett, Larry Games, Phil Duncan; (second row) Charlie Purmort, Becky (Tobias) Good, Janet (Kerns) Scott, Penny (Winters) Sutton, Pam (La Rue) Sinning, Marilyn (Tinker) Zielke, Connie (Klausing) Bower, Janet (Bushong) Smith, Cheryl (Agler) Compton, Cindy (Green) Wortman, Linda (Taylor) Karnes, Marsha (Ries) Linton, Charlie Kennedy, Jim Long; (third row) Adrian Allenbaugh, Greg Uncapher, Rex McDowell, Mike Waldron, Sam Scott, Yvonne (Kreischer) Chiapetta, Harriet Schaadt, Beverly (Dersham) Hileman, Sally (Clay) Ricker, Deb (Smith) Gamble, Anna (Feasby) Dunlap, Pam (Dunifon) Beck, Bonni (Baer) Prine, Linda Sidle, Jane (Jones) Lianez, Don Anderson; (fourth row) Marshall McCachran, Harry McKeddie, Mike Fisher, Kay (Dunifon) Johns, Sandy (Boyce) Sheets, Linda (Fazzler) Linnermier, Dianne (Cline) Mengerink, Molly (Martin) Mangette, Bonnie (Ringwald) Sutton, Kris (Miller) Minnich, Jane (West) McGill, Susan (Buechner) Darrah, Kathy (Wilhelm) Steele, Barb (Brickner) Eakin; (fifth row) Mike Pruden, Frank Sinning, Terry Kohler, Danny Dunlap, Dave Martin, Dave Kreischer, Brent Crone, Dave Kirchenbauer, Ron Poling, Gary Wagonrod, Ron Pearson, Pam (Dustman) Marcum, Carol (Miller) Wilkin, and Bill Feigert (click on photo to enlarge). (photo submitted)

POSTED: 09/08/16 at 6:53 am. FILED UNDER: Lifestyles