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HHS Class of 1959
Click here for 50-year reunion in 2009

Hartford High School Class of 1959 - Hartford Michigan

Photo submitted by Patricia Bachman Empson 2-7-2003.  Pat is in the 4th row.

Front row - left to right:
Arvon M. Collins - Principal, Peter Stielstra, Superintendent, Freida L. Madaus, Sponsor

Second row - left to right:
Roger Jordan, James Schlitter, Sondra Smith, Charles Oldham, Mary Obermesik, Hazel Tennant

Third row - left to right:
Arlene Rosewell, John Rose, Sally Tomsa, James Squires, Lynne Poulter (Secretary), Philip Friday (Vice President), Wayne Wehlau, President, Lynne Rademacher, Treasurer, Dale Collins, Marie Geurin, Richard Unrath, Frankie Leonard, Karen Rush

Fourth row - left to right
Thomas Hope, Joseph Walton, Sherman McClain, Jr, Patricia Bachman, Lucious King, James Pleyer, Gail Guerin, Thomas Hartmann, Grant Hitchock, Diane Dentler, Michael Vargo, Bonita Holder, Louis Howard, Betty Ballard

Fifth (top) row - left to right:
Carole Miller, Kenneth Sorenson, James Bolin, Robert Lightner, Sue DeMay, David Lightner, John Munjoy, Roberta Hitchcock, Richard Wise, Charlene Balsis, Bruce Dowd, Norma Bowen, Richard Burnette, Primo Capovilla, Jr., Beverly Cheney

No photo:  Delores Brown

49 students


Graduates of HHS Class of 1959
50 years later
at Graduation Ceremony in June 2009

HHS Class of 1959, 50-yr graduation in June 2009 - Hartford Michigan
Front Row, L-R
Delores Brown Proctor, Bonita Holder Markillie, Sondra Smith Curtiss
Back Row, L-R
Richard Wise, Phil Friday, Bruce Dowd, Lucius King, Robert Lightner

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