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Page 21 text:
We, the Senior Class of l965, being of sound mind do make and declare this to be our last
will and testament:
I, Ivan Alcott, do will and bequeath my long legs to Verlyn Rieck.
I, Anne Baker, do will and bequeath my extra Kennedy Half Dollars to Mary Fitzgerald in case
she has to spend them in an emergency.
I, Janet Braasch, do will and bequeath all of my old gum wrappers stuffed in my desk to Lumir
to do with them as he pleases!
I, Sharon Brecht, do will and bequeath my all night light to Vickie Radeke so it may greet her
when she comes home from those all night dates.
I, Terry Buelow, do will and bequeath all my broken car parts, bald tires, and also my ability
to drag race without getting caught to Rick McMann.
I, Sharon Carter, do will and bequeath my ability to write letters on recipe cards during study
hall and get by with it to Vicki Doud.
I, Dennis Crow, do will and bequeath my Chevy powered Falcon to anyone who can keep it in
running condition for more than one week.
I, Sandy Frimml, do will and bequeath my closed stairway to Thana Bruch.
I, Brian Gage, do will and bequeath my ability as a Senior to control the underclassmen with-
out repercussions to Dennis Hartz.
I, Beth Grunewald, do will and bequeath one dozen boxes of my stationery to Debbie Jackson
in hopes that she will keep up with her special correspondence to her various pen pals.
I, Joan Hannen, do will and bequeath my ability to get the car to go to Belle Plaine and
Marengo to Jeanne Coffland.
I, Brian Hartz, do will and bequeath my ability to get along with teachers to Darwin Vogt.
I, Carolyn Kahle, do will and bequeath a pair of blinders to Linda Janss so that she can t look
at Darwin during study halls.
I, Gary McMain, do will and bequeath my Green Taxi Cab Service to Duane Hakanson so he
will be able to reach school on time and pick up a few ? passengers along the way.
l, Dixie Newton, do will and bequeath my good behavior to Susie Schaefer in hopes that she will
stay out of trouble as I have!
I, Jeff Osborn, do will and bequeath my "53" total performance Ford to anyone who will take
I, Julie Peiffer, do will and bequeath my ability to get caught writing letters in study hall to
I, Darwin Rieck, do will and bequeath a muscle building book to Dennis Hartz in hopes that he
will put it to good use.
I, Roger Rieke, do will and bequeath a 4 door Sedan to Steve Wilhelm for ease of entry and
exit on Friday and Saturday nights when carrying many passengers.
I, Kathy Risdal, do will and bequeath my ability to take shorthand and be able to transcribe it to
I, Marv Schulte, do will and bequeath my flat top to Mr. Ottavi.
I, John Shuck, do will and bequeath my sliderule to John Thorman.
I, Marion Siek, do will and bequeath a piece of cheese to Dennis Hartz so that he will never be
hungry in study hall.
I, Sandy Smith, do will and bequeath my ability to suffer through 3 years of German classes to
Sandy Shaull and my ability to be excused from P. T. classes to Thana Bruch.
I, Alan Stewart, do will and bequeath my ability to stay off the ineligibility list during my sen-
ior year to John Thorman.
I, Phillip Stoddard, do will and bequeath my ability to keep calm to Mr. Stiles.
I, Allen Ullerich, do will and bequeath my ability to twist 7 axles, tear out 5 rear ends and
shuck 4 transmissions, yet still drive to school every day to John T horman.
I, Mary Van Steenhuyse, do will and bequeath my ability to look at certain people during class
without laughing to Miss Larson.
I, Senny Vargason, do will and bequeath my nescience to muse of anything titillational to Duane
We, the Seniors of 1965 do will and bequeath to the underclassmen our good looks, contacts,
and the ability to graduate with a good reputation like the Senior Class of "65"g and to the
school, the hope of having another class that is as sober, trustworthy, honorable, good look-
ing and well-behaved as the Senior class of "65".
Page 20 text:
I might look quiet but looks
dor1't always count. PHHALIP STODDARD ideas of things.
I Want to be bashful, but the
girls won't let me.
I go here to get the general
MARY VAN STEENHUYSE KENNETH VARGASON
She's here. I heard her giggle. Tis feared he '11 die of over-
Page 22 text:
I've been town cop at Blairstown for about l0 years, and I've had many experiences
while working here. But there is one bunch of kids that I'l1 never forget and I don't imag-
ine they will forget me either.
I came here back in '65 when these kids were quite rowdy, but they weren't really as
bad as they thought.
As I recall, I used to go downtown about 8:00, and they would be doing --- well, what-
ever kids that age usually do. I hear now, that they're all doing quite well.
Allen Ullerich is selling Fords and driving stock cars in his spare time. In '72, he won
the 500 mile race at Indianapolis Speedway.
Terry Buelow, Darwin Rieck, Dennis Crow, Brian Hartz, Jeff Osborne, and Marion
Siek are now running productive farms. Why, just last year Brian was given the "Worst
Farmer of the Year" award, with Marion and Dennis running a close second.
Speaking of farming, I understand that Kathy Risdal won the "Favorite Farmer's
Daughter" award in '69 and is now going on to higher things.
Two outstanding "forest rangers", Brian Gage and Kenny Vargason, have been hired
at Hannen State Park. They're having quite a time keeping the jack rabbits from eating the
Ivan Alcott is running a profitable business cracking people's backs and necks, while
his assistant, Sharon Brecht, glues them back together,
John Shuck is employed at Cape Kennedy. He is busily making plans for a five man
rocket, which will be sent to Mars next year.
Do you remember Gary Mclvlains, better known as "Green"? Well, he is now in busi-
ness with his father. They have expanded from their TV and Radio Repair to a Taxi
Service. Gary now has a patent on all of his Kelly Green Taxis.
Joan Hannen and Dixie Newton have combined their skills and are now running the
world famous "D gl J's Beauty Salon" in New York City.
Julie Peiffer and her husband have now retired at the age of 28 on their peaceful sea-
shore mansion on Prairie Creek.
By the way, Blairstown is now a college town. We have the University of Blairstown
and the Blairstown Junior College, the college where you learn how to succeed in college
without really trying. The University has many renown professors, like Mary Van
Steenhuyse, Beth Grunewald, Sandy Smith, and Sandy Frimml.
Philip Stoddard, better known as "Beater", is now running the biggest monoply in gas
stations since Rockefeller's monopoly in the oil business. Roger Rieke is handling Phillip's
Carolyn Kahle, Sharon Carter, and Janet Braasch are hard-working secretaries at the
White House for the President and Vice-President.
Anne Baker, now better known as Anna Maria Bakarte, is appearing in an opera at
Carnagie Hall. Anne is the star and the opera has been held over for almost two years.
All in all, I think these kids have done quite well for themselves.
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