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CLASS OF 1959

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Karl Keen

Spouse: Particia
Current Address:  * Bullhead City, AZ  86442  or  Golden Valley, AZ  86413
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

8

Grandchildren:

12

Great-grandchildren

3

Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Automotive & Diesel Repair Technician
Hobbies: Golf, Bowling, Horseshoe throwing, Fishing, Camping, and Spending as much time as I can with my family.
Travels: Through a position I held with an employer, I was sent to various parts of Germany, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait & Brussels. I have also seen every continental state except Alaska and The Hawaiian Islands.
Memories: I have a lot of remembrances but mostly just hanging out with friends on Friday afternoon playing sports at the Sycamore School Gym.
   

 

Linda (Koehler) Hughes

Spouse: David
Current Address:  * Santa Barbera, CA  93103
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: My career was various - always about people
Hobbies: Hiking (was on Mount Blane Switzerland on 9/11), Skiing, Geneology research (yes, ventured back to Scotland and toured the home of my gr, gr, gr, grandfather), Gardening, Charity Activities, Travel, and Learning
Travels: lots of places, usually to hike, ski. The most fascinating was by train to Western China, the most awesome was to Falklands, South Georga, and Antarctica, most satisfying was two days at the bottom of Grand Canyon.
Memories: Going to the drive-in after games with Bim, Gary & Gabie.
Linda at Bonnie's Celebration of Life (2012):

Linda and David taken at Yosemite:
 

 

Sharon Lawrence         May '89 data

Spouse:  
Current Address: * Seattle, WA  98102 (since 1978)
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address:  
Number of Children:

4

Grandchildren:

3

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career:  
Next Longest-held Career:  
  Enjoy Seattle Choral Company, sailing, pottery, gardening, bridge, metaphysics, knitting, cooking (gluten-free, what a challenge), music... and grandchildren. I love this Seattle climate... summers are brief and beautiful and not too warm. I still enjoy working (healthcare administration) and see no need to retire.

 

 

Alice (Lewellen) Morris

Spouse:  
Current Address: *  Harrisburg, OR  97446
Current Phone Number: *
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Leon Longacre

Spouse: Susie
Current Address: *  Arvin, CA  93203
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

5

Grandchildren:

1

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Welder, Minister, Teacher
Hobbies: Art - (Drawing, Painting), Swimming, Some wood-working
Travels: West Coast to East Coast, Canada-Vancouver, Banff & Calgary, Alaska, Hawai'i, Caribbean, Panama Canal, Far East.
Memories: Swinging the monkey bar thing under the football bleachers, I enjoyed being in school with Maxene?, Radio Club
(I cannot read my copy of your memories... please send more to me, Leon)

Leon is... one happy fellow at the 50th reunion dinner in Oroville...

...perhaps his wife Susie is the reason that happiness >>>>

 

Shirley (Maurer) Stenzel

Spouse: Frank
Current Address: *  Gridley, CA  95948
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

4

Grandchildren:

8

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Bank of America, Team mimistry with Frank to American and International students at FSU and CSU, and growing Kiwi
Hobbies: Reading, Photography, Gardening, Entertaining and spoiling the grandkids.
Travels: We took our children across the USA in a motor home, giving us all wonderful memories. Also Hawaii, San Juan Islands, Puerto Rico and our first cruise with Ken & Rosalee Smith to Mexico (9/08). Planning trip to Africa to visit former International students.
Memories: What fun we had on Band/Choir days at UC Berkley, riding the old school buses and stopping at the Milk Farm for breakfast. FEARS: Miss Zenk (AG) and Mr. Wilcox and forgetting my locker combination.

 

Shirley presenting an award at the 50th reunion dinner

Frank and Shirley at the 50th reunion dinner in Oroville

 

Bonnie (McCaughan) Northan

Spouse:  
Current Address:  * Reno, NV  89523
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

2

Grandchildren:

1

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Bookkeeper
Hobbies: Reading, Fishing, Nickel Bingo, Exploring the area (Reno) and Casinos.
Travels: Recently: Oaxaca, Mexico. Previously: Europe, Canada, Mexico and the USA
Memories: Friends
 

Deceased

Bonnie at the 50th reunion dinner in Oroville...

...with her brother E. J. McCaughan >>>>

 

Alton McDonald

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Ken... is there any chance of our receiving an image of you from around 1959? As well as one much more current?

 

 

 

 

 

Kenneth McGuffy

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...and a current one too, as long as we are asking?  

 

Norman Miguel

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Current Address:  * Albuquerque, NM  87121
Current Phone Number: *
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Gary Mills

Spouse: Susan
Current Address:  * Richmond, VA (Temporary ... doing Mission Work)
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Read Gary's complete letter to the committee in the Biographies Section.

   

 

Nina Mills

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Barbara J. (Moon) Gately
Spouse: John     (for 47 years in '09)
Current Address: * Gridley, CA  95948
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

3 boys

Grandchildren:

4

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:         Yuba College        Pacific Union College
Careers: Pacific Bell Long Distance Operator
Visual Aid Designer, Child Evangelism
Teacher, Kindergarten, First Grade and Art Teacher
Where I have lived: Sunnyvale from '63 and then Almaden Valley in San Jose until '77, and then to Yuba City. In '85 came to Gridley
Travels: East coast and Washington DC tour
Leisure-time activities: Painting, sketching, woodworking, gardening, sewing, Sabbath School Teacher, Teaches Art at Woodrow Wilson School and is a  teacher in the pre-school program at Butte County Library,

You can read Barbara's complete bio as she wrote it, in the Biographies Section.

Barbara and John at the 50th reunion dinner in Oroville

 
 

 

 

Joan... I hope that you might send in an image of yourself that dates around 1959?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Joan (Murschel) Francis

Spouse:  
Current Address: *Folsom, CA  95630
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
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Read Joan's letter to the classmates in the Biographies Section.

Joan has a comment about Coach Roberts over HERE:

 

...and while you are looking for that, could we ask you for a current photo of yourself also?  

 

Joyce Newton

Spouse: Stephen
Current Address:  * Pasco, WA  99301
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

2

Grandchildren:

8

Great-grandchildren

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career:  
Hobbies:  
Memories: Gridley is a wonderful place to grow up - I have great memory of all the activities and games and all the ?????? of '59.

Read Joyce's notes to the Reunion Committee in the Biographies Section.

   

 

Tracy Newton

Spouse: Maria
Current Address: *  Marysville, CA  95901
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address:  
Number of Children:

8

Grandchildren:

9

Great-grandchildren

3

Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Barber
Hobbies: Camping, Karaoke
Memories: those were the good old days
 

Deceased

Tracy is enjoying the Homecoming Game

Tracy and Maria at the 50th reunion in Oroville

 
 

 

 

Athena... I hope that you might send in an image of yourself that dates around 1959?

 

 

 

 

 

 

Athena (Nicholau) Waite

Spouse: David
Current Address: * Sunnyvale, CA  94086
Current Phone Number: *
E-Mail Address: *
Number of Children:

2

Grandchildren:

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Schooling Beyond GUHS:  
Longest-held Career: Teacher and Director of Teacher Education, University of CA, Riverside
Hobbies: Reading, Kayaking, Playing with my Australian Shepherd, Music (Blues & Jazz), and exploring different places.
Travel: We've lived in 6 states and 2 continents, four places in Germany, and Thailand. Recent travels (last 2 years) have been closer to home - Bucks Lake, Mexico, The Caribbean, Washington, Oregon, D.C., New Jersey, Maine and Colorado.
Memories: I only completed 6th grade in Gridley but remember fondly many neighbors and classmates - LeAnn Robinson, the Biggs brothers, Jennie and Garma ???, Margaret Haller, Sally Benedict, Howard Hammond, Penny Anderson, Michael Dahl, Dennis Boch, ???? ???, Gary Carlin, Freddie Wickman, Bonnie McCaughn, Judy Gage, Stephen Pantaleone, Mik Anderson, and many more.

(Ed. I cannot read a couple of the names... Athena, let me know who I am missing)

...and while you are looking for that, could we ask you for a current photo of yourself also?