AHS Class of 1959 Reunion

(photo courtesy of Fischer Photography/Sue Fischer)

The Atlantic High School Class of 1959 held their 60th Class Reunion on Aug. 9 and 10. Friday afternoon a tour of the Ethanol Plan was arranged by Jim Pellett. Friday night 58 class mates, spouses and guests enjoyed a Buffett Dinner at the Pines. Annette Frazier Cookman gave the Invocation and Bill Jackson was MC for the weekend. Saturday the class members were left on their own to reminisce and enjoy Atlanticfest. Saturday night dinner was held at The Redwood Steak House with Karen Jessen Johnson giving the Invocation. Those in attendance were (Front Row left to right) Dick Blake, Hollister, Mo.; Mick Barringer, Atlantic; Paul Bissinger, Clive; Jim Pellett, Atlantic; Norma Pelzer Blake; Hollister, Mo.; Rosalie Anne Campbell McKay, Iowa City; Judy Thielen Just, Atlantic; Patti Tighe Loustau, Des Moines: Janet Malone Galli, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Diane DeVoss Behrends. Wiota; Marilyn Smith Seuntjens, Mapleton; and Gary Kluever, Nevada, Iowa; (second row) Gary Jay, Stevens Point, Wis.; Terry McCoy, Atlantic; Dick Baron, Blair, Neb.; Linda Gustafson Jayne, West Des Moines; Linnea Howard Murphy. Lewis; Sharon Kay Voss Bishop, Whitney, Texas; Nancy Moore Carl, Iowa City; Elaine Bailey Martens, Atlantic; Janice Zoucha Russell; Gold Canyon, Ariz.; Sharlene Eilts Hardy, Atlantic; Annette Frazier Cookman, Waukee; Karen Jessen Johnson, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Lorraine Westphalen Petersen, Elk Hom; Sally Whiteman Brandt, Lawrence, Kan.; Bill Jackson, Ankeny; and (third row) Merlin Scarf, Anita; Steve Spiker, Raleigh, N.C.; John Carl, Lynden, Wash.; Jim Cline, Des Moines; Ron Lehman, Windsor Heights; Stuart Kay, Atlantic; Jim Warren, Aromas, Calif.: Brooke Tanner, Atlantic; Gary Davis, Fairbury, Neb.; Brain Poulin, Mason City. Rich Saernisch of Perry was in attendance, but not in the picture.