The Sacred Heart All School Reunion was held Saturday, July 8, 2017. A Holy Hour was held from 4:30 – 5:30 P.M. at Sts. Peter and Paul Church for all alumni of Sacred Heart living and deceased. Mass was celebrated at 5:30 p.m. Following Mass a social hour and buffet supper was held at the Falls City Elks Lodge.
The group was welcomed by Sacred Heart Alumni President Bob Aitken and Fr. Thomas Dunavan, Chief Administrative Officer of Sacred Heart School. Honored classes were: 1942 (75th) Dick Frederick. 1957-(60th) Betty Coufal Didier, Dennis Swenson and Victoria, Lewis Witt. Class of 1962-(55th) Martha Barngrover Fritz, John Furlong, Nancy Kelley and Ron, Joe Kuttler, Ellen Nusbaum Peterson and Eric Stoelting, Dan Strecker and Sharon, Richard Wheeler. Class of 1967-(50th) Teresa Armstrong, John Chaney and Mary Ann, Tom Dorste, Phillip Michel, Mary Kelly Moreau, Margaret Strecker Ramsey, Ken Swenson and Sharon Class of 1972-(45th) Ron Hill and Ann, Jean Koopman Hodge and Mark, Mike Hoy and Wanda, Mike Marx and Carla, John May, Celia Cowan Scheel, Bill Simon and Cece, Ed Taft and Glenda. Class of 1977-(40th) Bob Aitken and Roxi, Brian Bennett and Mary, Sam Cowan, Keith Eickhoff, Mark Fleskoski, Bill Froeschl, Jim Hoy, Jon Kopetzky and Linda, Pat Mosiman, Sandra Schawang, Kerry Harmon Tramp and Al, Deb Heineman Witt. Class of 1997-(20th) Rachel Lemerond Baumert, Lindsey Bletscher Brown, Kim Frederick Riggs, Shannon Lockard Wamsley.
Class of 2002 (15th) James Kirkendall, Trisha Foster Long and Nicholas, Angie Smith Taft and Troy Taft ‘01. Class of 2007 (10th) Drew Chandler and Heather, Joe Froeschl, Erin Bangert Keithley and Josh, Elizabeth Bieker Meyer and Tyler, Amanda Vonderschmidt Seeba and Alex, Mary Simon and Cody Acree. Other alumni attending the banquet, 1945 NiNi Hall Frederick 1954 Ruth Frederick Mullins 1958 Mike Brennan, Jeannie Miller Coupe, Janie Hoban Sharrar and Paul 1959 Charles Caverzagie and Mary, Connie Gibson Fiddler 1960 Karen Gibson Ramsey 1961 Mary Ann Miller Jarvis 1963 Patty Hoban Kiekhaefer, SueEllen Gibson Scholl, Mike Simon and Lorna, Dennis Strecker and Reta 1965 Jannie McNeely, 1966 Betty Weber Schulenberg 1968 Christine Frederick Brown, Marilyn Santo Gerdes Bill Hill 1969 Jim Bauman and Cindy, Mary Ann Kean Chaney, Barb Chaney Meriweather and Ernie, Patti Weber Poppert, Tom Hill. 1970-Barb Strecker Carpenter and Tom, Mary Chris Swenson Hill. 1973-Marty Froeschl and Gail 1974 Steve Kottich, Debbie Marx Lemerond. 1975-Kathy Schawang Perkins, Susan Lantzy Wissmann. 1976-Phil Froeschl and Laurie, Barb Kelly, Beth Huber Meyer .
1978-Lynne Coupe Davis and Kevin, Renee Kreifels Kopf. 1980-Dorothy Hill 1981-Doug Goltz, Don Strecker and Kay 1982-Angie Keithley Hillyard and Mark. 1990-Tom Witt and Cindy. 1998-Ryan Hill. 2003-Kelsi Witt Kresin. After dinner Bob Aitken introduced the classes and then turned the mic over to Fr. Dunavan. Fr. Dunavan thanked the alumni for coming and for their loyal support of Sacred Heart School over the years. He then introduced Fr. Cole Kennett, the new assistant at Sts. Peter and Paul Church and teacher at Sacred Heart School. Other guests at the dinner included Fr. Tom Dunavan, Fr. Dave Oldham, Msgr. Robert Roh, Fr. Cole Kennett, Fr. Ladislaus Bahali, Barbara Froeschl, Ruth Finck, Jeff and Mary Barker, Art and Alison Wilson. Many alumni and friends came to socialize and visit after dinner. Musical entertainment for the evening was provided by the John Chaney Pickers, with members Jeff and Mary Barker, Art Homer, and John Chaney ’67.The next All School Reunion will be July 14, 2018.