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CDHS Class of 1964 celebrates 50th reunion


Left to right - Row 1: Marie Jensen Porterfield, Robin Shepler Dunham, Susan Boydston Eyer, Patsy Timentwa Yates, Marcia Hubbard Snyder, Nancy Honodel Miller, John Rice, Sherry Jacobsen Kerr, and Don Picard ; Row 2: Wanda Elwell, Vernita (Mae) Davis, Helen Nelson McClain, Darlene Moses Wilder, Barbara Woodworth Moser, Mrs. Idalee McCormick, Linda Squire McDonald, Jo Miller Swarner, and Mr. Thomas Casto; Row 3: Mr. Ray Gilman, Joan Reilley Kendall, Carol Smith Hayes, Myriam Thomas Munson, Judy Hammer Potteiger, Leland Jackson, Ian Wilder, Elaine Rice Witters, Sharon Harrison Riordan, Jim Connors, and Keith "Soy" Redthunder; Row 4: Henry Roush, Lauren Rants, Lynn Wheeler, Pat Zlateff, Larry Henke and Mr. Wally Loe; Not pictured but attending the Reunion were: Anita Condon, Lois James and Bill Stevens. - submitted photo

Traveling from Maryland, Arizona, California, Montana, Alaska and many cities in Washington state, Coulee Dam High School Alumni of the Class of 1964 gathered on this past weekend to celebrate the milestone of 50 years since graduation from Coulee Dam High School. The event began with a fellowship time at Pepper Jack's Bar & Grille on Friday evening, Aug. 15. Saturday morning found alumni in the park at the Tribal Museum at a breakfast hosted by Darlene and Ian Wilder of Nespelem. The class then enjoyed a tour of the new school lead by Principal Brandon Byers. Lunch was enjoyed at the Grand Coulee Grill. The class gathered for an evening picnic and fellowship at the park below the Visitor Arrival Center. The class was pleased to have the presence of former teachers: Mr. Casto, Mr. Gilman, Mr. Loe and Mrs. McCormick. At this event, classmates who had passed away were honored. The evening culminated with a group photo and the singing of the Alma Mater. With a committee in place to plan the next gathering, the class said farewell at a brunch held at Pepper Jack's on Sunday morning.

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