Class of 1968 holds 50th reunion

50 YEAR REUNION for the Ely Memorial High School Class of 1968 on Sept. 8 at Semers Park.

The class graduated with 128 and has had 18 pass away. THe Class of 1968 had a strong military presence, with 32 in the service and 14 of them were in Vietnam. There were 64 classmates at the reunion with a total of 107 attending including classmates/spouses/guests. Pictured are: Jim Beaty, Brad Berry, Ron Blakesley, Linda Bobence Tomsich, Nancy Boitz Alexson, Denise Cherne Paulisich, Mike Coombe, Pat Dargis, Patty Dusich Ljubic, Joel Edman, Joe Folio, Sue Grahek McNattin, George Hietala, Rick Klobuchar, Jacqueline Korent Aguilera, Barb Hedloff Kuzma, Claire Hegfors Dryke, Randy House, Vinnie Hren, Jean Jiacik Akkanen, Frank Jershe, Dave Johnson, Pete Jonas, Brian Krunkkala, Jayne Kuhar (missing from picture), Phil Leino Cheryl Lepisto Lamppa, Gloria Maki Bowen, Faye Mattila Lindroos, Monica Mauser Pechek, Beckie Mavetz Lobe, Doug McReady, Scott Mills, Sue Mobilia Roberts, Bob Moravitz, Pat Murto Rolando, Adele Novosel Anderson, Walt Okstad, George Osaben, Paul Pelkola, John Priyatel, Darlene Pucel Bach, Terry Pulis, Dolly Puzel Lindroos, Art Richter, Betty Scufsa Povhe, Nancy Seliga Richards, Maureen Skule Polyner, Jim Shober, Kathy Solie Goodhart, Steve Smrekar, Pennie Stahl Koomtz, Paul Starkovich, Amy Tanttari Labernik, Arliss Taylor, Jack Tomsich, Doreen Vejtasa Berrini, Rich Wahlberg, John Wavrin, Allan Weijo, Sharon Zaverl Starkovich, Jerry Zelesnikar, LoAnn Zgonc Brine, Nancy Zgonc Gaither,.