Frankenmuth High School - Eyrie Yearbook (Frankenmuth, MI)
- Class of 1969
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FRANKENMUTH THIS IC
Frankenmuth-this is Eagle Country!!!
This year, 1969, was a memorable, exciting, and rewarding
year, in which Frankenmuth High School students proved
themselves to be 'number one in the Thumb' many times over.
In the field of sports, Frankenmuth's varsity football team
proved they could do it, by capturing the Class C State Foot-
ball Championship Title for the first time in school history.
The basketball and track teams were equally exceptional, as
both teams advanced to regional competition, proving once
again that determination, pride, and skill help develop winning
In the academic field, Frankenmuth's graduating seniors re-
ceived thirty-three scholarships, totaling almost thirteen thou-
sand. Underclassmen also appeared on the honor roll a record
number of times.
Forensics and Debate teams captured many honors this year,
as Frankenmuth sported awards and trophies from both teams.
As a whole, Frankenmuth High School enjoyed a unified, de-
termined, and successful school year. '
We are all proud of our school, its students, and their accom-
plishments. On the following pages, we present to you the
EAGLE IMAGE, as each picture represents an image of the
students and school.
With this, we proudly present the 1969 Eyrie.
Wendy Wessborg, Editor
Gary Scharrer, Assistant Editor
Mary Abraham, Co-Editor
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MEET THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH OF
Assisted by Kay Roedel, Mrs. Kitty Lee, seated, sees
that all of the work in the district office is completed.
The school board of the Frankenmuth School District
deals with school policy, determining the extent of
academic and extracurricular activity to be offered.
The board has proven to be an essential and intluen-
tial part of school life, and remains in close contact
with school programs.
From the pleased look on Superintendent Jerold Mc-
Ewen's face it appears he enjoys his work.
School Board members seated l. to r.: W. Riethmeier, E. F. Rittmueller, W. Frahm, president. J. McEwen, super-
intendent, H. Braeutigam, R. Bauer, and H. Krafft. Missing is B. English.
EAGLE COUNTRY .
The photographer captures Principal Marvin Hauck executing AI1SW6riI1g the lCl6ph0I1C iS OHS Of the
one of his administrative tasks. daily duties performed by Mrs. Charlotte
Worley, Mr. Hauck's personal secretary.
Industrious Dave Dietzel is
hard at work picking up the
numerous tardy slips.
Officeuhelp l. to r. Mike Reif, Tom List, Dave Dietzel and John Beyerlein.
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GUIDANCE AND RESEARCH PLAY
Mrs. Janice Dore and Roger Tompkins, head the Franken-
muth High School guidance department, and aid students
in their selection of high school classes and college study.
Guidance office staff top row, l. to r.. Beverly Palmreuter,
Gary Scharrer, John Beyerlein, Barb Rodammer. Bottom
row: John Katona, Dave Dietzel, Mike Reif, Tom List,
and Kim Bickel.
Betty Pahl, Frankenmuth High School
and Saginaw Business School graduate,
now serves as the guidance office secre-
tary. Betty keeps close watch on the
school files, fills out report cards, and
serves as personal secretary to Mrs. Dore
and Coach Tompkins, and will assist
Mrs. Atkins next year, when she as-
sumes Mrs. Dore's position of guidance
Roger Tompkins gives advice to Chuck
Rustem on a future vocation.
I PGRTANT ROLES
Mrs. Judith Maier, head librarian, poses with her ef-
ficient staff consisting of . l. to r. James Frahm,
Sharon Daenzer, Darlene Jammer, Sue Haubenstric-
ker, Marcia Dietzel, and Mary Anderson.
Ambitious students Dave Dietzel, Gary Scharrer and
Greg Fetterman seek the silent solace of the library
to pursue the quest for knowledge.
Mrs. Maier assists ambitious student Dave Trinklein in
his search for material through use of the microfilm
Student overpopulation results in such con-
gested areas as the west building stairway
where many students enroute to the Library
risk their lives each day.
LUNCHTIME IS GROGVY . .
Ravenous students from the west building stampede outside as lunch hour begins. Shortly afterwards the unfortu-
nate photographer was trampled beneath the thundering hooves, of such sprinters as Bruce Renick, Tom Weber,
Brick Counzelmann, Chip Weiss and Neil 'Whiteyi Herzog. The female portion of the stampeding herd smartly
stayed behind to avoid a needless mishap.
These ladies have the task of feeding three hundred starving pupils everyday. They are l. to r.
Mrs. Helen Block, Mrs. Leona Weber, Mrs. Hildegard Mauer, and Mrs. Christine Rummel.
KEEPING EAGLE COUNTRY CLEAN . . .
John Katona, student janitor, takes Albert Veitengrueber and Alois Schmitzer serve as head janitorial
time off from his custodial duties to supervisors, and are shown taking time off from busy schedule to
brush up on his "touch typing". discuss problems. '
Keeping the schools clean and in good repair are the
well known and faithful custodians. Without them the
traffic jams in the halls wouldn't be people! Standing
from left to right are: Albert Veitengrueber, Paul
Wenzloff, Melvin Trinklein, Mike English. Gretchen
Schmitzer, Arno Fischer, Alois Schmitzer, Verna
Kemarh, and Elsie Fischer.
Another important group of people who work behind
the scenes are the bus drivers. Even though the stu-
dents don't always say so, these people are very much
appreciated. Standing from left to right are: Sharon
Vinten, Ervin Keinath, Gaylord Gidley, Hildagard
Merten, Viola Krausneck, Art Hildner, Esther Hau-
benstricker, Dorothy Tank, and kneeling are Marvel
Katona, and Elsie Fischer.
Arthur Loesel, beams proudly with the bear
cake presented to him by his admiring stu-
dents. It was these same students who, con-
vinced Mr. Loesel that the passing bell had
already rung, thereby allowing them to
leave the classroom fifteen minutes early.
Students of Mrs. Atkin's English Literature
class burned quickly through THE
GRAPES OF WRATH by John Stein-
beck. In appreciation, her students pre-
sented Mrs. Atkins with a charred copy
of the book.
Erik Swanson's United States Literature class ponders over the J
exciting material they have just read. Mr. Swanson also in-Q
structs freshman and sophomore English classes. Students pic-
tured are Dean Bierlein, Rick Preston, Dave Voorheis, Greg.
Reinert, Paul List, and Brick Counzelmann. l
Mr. Loesel instructs freshmen Paula Riethmeier and John!
Bender as to the proper usage of the various parts of speech..
Mr. Loesel, in addition to Communication Skills, teaches
United States Literature. l
FFER VARIETY . .
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Miss Rogeris follows along as Her freshman commu-
nication skills students read a play aloud.
Concentration seems to be the keynote as these stu-
dents puzzle over a difficult test.
Avid journalism students listen attentively as Wendy
Wessborg emphasizes a point. Journalism was an ad-
dition to the curriculum this year.
Freshman students in Miss Joyce Kelsen's communi-
cation skills class appear ready to discuss a finer
point of English with her.
English courses appeal to all four grades with varied
lines of study. The English department consists of
communication skills, English literature, American
literature, creative writing, ancient literature, and
journalism, which provides a wide program from
which a student may choose. Since three credits in
English are required for graduation, a broadened de-
partment was created to fill the needs and desires of
the English student.
Ted Palmreuter and Edgar "Eggs" Keinath take time
out to display their musical abilities in this candid
STUDENTS TRY TO RULE . .
Thomas Flemming instructor shows Harold Little an
interesting URBAN WORLD article.
at A X .
Bill "The Fuhrer" Rogner, Gary "Teddy'l Palm-
reuter, and Brad Grassmick stage a military coup in
third hour government class.
Edgar "Eggs" Keinath, first hour government presi-
dent, leads his class in discussion.
Thomas Flemming ponders over the recent over-
throw of the third hour democratic government class.
This year's government classes experienced a new
program in which the students conducted their own
democratic government. Each class composed a con-
stitution, and elected officers to complete a phase of
government. STUDENT TOWARD PROGRESS,
F.L.E.M.S., STUDENTS FOR AN EDUCATED
SOCIETY, and S.O.B.D.U. were the names of the
Fourth hour government class proved lively when
Wally Daenzer, Mike Reif, Nick Franklin, and Bruce
Renick stuck a pencil in the projector.
TRAVELING THROUGH TIME. . .
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Marilyn Yoba, Beverly Weiss, Mrs. Nancy Barry, in- Thomas Flemming's government classes visited the
structor, Kevin Koch, Fred Rodammer, and Mike voting booths of Frankenmuth to observe voting
Poellet enjoy listening to history records, as a class habits.
As a history project, Mrs. Barry's classes were required to recreate the days of Hitler, and put the
German leader on trial for crimes against humanity. Shown left, ,Rick Sebald portrays a lawyer for
the prosecution, as he questions Cheyrl Trinklein. Rodney Franklin acted as judge, and Margaret
DeYoung was the court reporter. At right, Rick seems to have made a point, and ponders it before
Coach Tompkins recognizes student, Har-
old Little during his second hour world his-
Underclassmen enjoyed a well-rounded social science tory class.
field, with such courses as world history and United
States history. Mr. Flemming, Mrs. Barry, and Mr.
Tompkins rounded out the teaching staff in the area
of underclassmen, while Mr. Flemming handled the
senior government classes.
MATHEMATICS IS CHALLENGING . .
Warren Wilson observes his Geometry class as they take one of
lenging tests. Mr. Wilson teaches applied mathematics and Al
aside from his duties, which include coaching varsity basketbal
James Weber, right, is apparently amused at one of his ad-
vanced mathematics students. Mr. Weber also teaches applied
chemistry and chemistry courses, and advanced mathematics.
Outside the classroom, '-"Herr', Weber assists as varsity football
coach. Graduating from the University of Michigan, he is cur-
rently working on his Master's degree.
The mathematics department at
Frankenmuth High School has
been developed into algebra, ad
vanced algebra, applied mathe
matics, advanced mathematics,
and geometry. Byron Charters,
Warren Wilson, and James Weber
compose the mathematics depart-
l and JV'
Byron Charters, teacher of algebra, geometry, and
physics seems amused as he watches Scott Shively
and Kathy Schreiner prepare a construction prob-
lem in geometry. Mr. Charters has been a mathe-
matics teacher for three years at Frankenmuth,
and also enjoys showing his basketball abilities on
the faculty All-Star Team.
EXPERIMENTING IN SCIENCE .
James Weber, chemistry instructor observes as Mark Schiefer and Chris Ferguson conduct an in-
teresting chemistry laboratory experiment.
James Weber, assisted by Adele Rittmueller and Nick Franklin,
and Charles Lyon with biology helpers Wendy Wessborg and
Steve Hill pose in the chemistry lab.
Charles Lyon takes his Biology II class outside on one of their
many field trips.
This year's science department con-
sisted of physics, chemistry, and nat-
ural science courses, instructed by
James Weber, Byron Charters, Char-
les Lyon, and Gary Bruns. With
such a wide field of courses in the
curriculum, each science student was
able to meet his or her needs and
k-Emi -. 'es
Gary Bruns, science instructor, pre-
pares some weights and measures on
IXDUSTRIAL ARTS OFFERS
In beginning shop class, the above freshman boys help refinish the high school piano under the watch-
ful eye of Thomas Bucholz, instructor.
Dave Voorheis displays his skill while operating Assisting Mr. Bucholz in the Industrial Arts Depart-
a lathe. New equipment and materials have ment, is Dennis Schluckebier. Dennis filled the re-
been added in recent years to give students such cently created student assistant position, by helping
as Dave new opportunities and skills. in the various shop classes.
STUDENTS MANY OUTLETS .
Dale Weiss tunes up the motor of his Ford, as part of Mike Piesko and Fred Rodammer display a
a requirement in shop class. maze they have just completed in class.
Washing his car, Mike Smith demonstrates 'methods Warren Nabor assists Gerald Bierlein in pre
for keeping his car in good condition. Many students paring a project in drafting class.
worked on and repaired vehicles during shop period,
in order to become acquainted with auto mechanics.
PREPARING FOR FAMILY LIVING. . .
Miss Carol Krug, home economics instructor, prepares a lecture for her HOME AND FAMILY LIV-
ING class. Miss Krug teaches home economics on all levels of high school grades. Home and Family liv-
ing is a new course designed to draw a closer relationship between economics and the home.
Each year, the Betty Crocker Homemaker Award test is
One phase of first year home economics was a sec- given, the winner being the girl who scores highest in
tion on child care, as students such as Sue Gugel, her knowledge of the home economics field. This year
shown below, learn to care and study younger chil- the award went to Jonalyn Reindel, who is shown, be-
dren's habits. low, examining a new dress fashioned in class.
BUILDING SOUND BODIES . . .
Coach Arthur Pelzer observes two brave wrestlers during his physical education class.
Physical Education instructor Sharon Stephen assists freshman Beth Penzien in the basic steps of
The area of physical education was broadened dur-
ing the 1968-69 school year, with the assistance of
instructors Sharon Stephen and Arthur Pelzer.
Mrs. Stephen, during her first year at Frankenmuth
High, activated many new programs for the girls de-
partment. Swimming, basketball, volleyball, and
baseball teams were created to help broaden the
field of girl's athletics.
Arthur Pelzer concentrated to a great extent on the
physical fitness program which proved to be most
successhil, as the percentage of boys receiving
awards for fitness was the highest on record.
Student assistants top l. to r.: M. Braeutigam, R.
Warnick, R. Merten. Bottom 1. to r.: L. Crary, Mrs.
Stephans and Coach Pelzer, instructors, are shown
at left between gym periods.
What would happen IF MEN PLAYED CARDS THE Loren Rustem competed in the state finals
WAY WOMEN DO? Mel Braeutigani, Bob Poellet and with his interpretation of Mark Twain's,
Bob Warnick show what men think in a satirical comedy. THE OLD RAM.
Also featured was Tom Yoba Knot shownj. I
Mel Braeutigam as the angel of death in
Under the enthusiastic direction of Gerald Hennessy THE SANDBOX, a short play presented
this year's speech department has achieved the peak of by the Speech II class.
success. Included in its activities were five one-act .
plays, debate, forensics, job interviews, discussion pe-
riods and the final exams were recorded on video tape.
Much time and effort went into the production of
three one-act plays-THE HERO, CURSE YOU,
JACK DALTON, and THE LAVENDAR KITE-
presented by the senior class in May. Speech II stu-
dents performed THE SANDBOX twelve times one
day for the students and IF MEN PLAYED CARDS
THE WAY WOMEN DO was presented twice to
the assembled student body.
Competing in the regional forensic tournament were
Diane Scharrer, Debbie Geyer, Cheryle Trinklein and
Chris Boesenecker with their multiple reading, TO
BURN A WITCH.
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D0 THEIR THING!!!
THE SANDBOX, by Edward Albee, was the selected
play that the Speech II class presented to the student
body. Mr. Albee's play is written in the theatre-of-the-
absurd style, which is void of form and explanation,
and relies purely on symbolism. For this reason alone,
the Speech II class, chose to perform and present THE
At top, clockwise: Eunice Bickel, as Mommy, and
Robert Warnick, Daddy, contemplate a day at the
beach. Daddy and Grandma played by Laurie Bock,
find they have nothing in common. At right, Mel
Braeutigam, delivers the 'kiss of death' to Grandma,
at the conclusion of the play. Below, l. to r.: Laurie
Block, Grandma, Lynn Crary, the musician, John
Katona, student director, and Robert Warnick, Daddy,
round out the cast of players.
STUDENTS SHOW CREATIVITY . .
Mrs. Margret Willis instructs her art students in the Gloria Uebler, Judy Miller, Sheila Gilbert, Chris
art of decoupage. Mrs. Willis teaches two art, two Weber, and Gail Riethmeier assist Mrs. Willis and
English, and one journalism class. Miss Krug in art and home economics respectively.
Mary Huber. Mike English, Ken Schmandt, Don Miller and his family enjoy clown pic-
and Carleen Bickel display their art proj- tures at the annual spring art show.
ects for the spring art show.
Tom List and John Beyerlein proudly
display the chest they are in the pro- Mrs. Willis discusses a project with one of her
cess of refinishing. students.
LANGUAGES CAN BE FUN . . .
German instructor Joyce Kelson poses with two of her eager German II students, Ted
Palmreuter and Susie Zehnder, as they tape a dialogue.
Sally Rogers, French teacher, is deep in thought as Miss Rogers seems pleased as Forrest calls on a know
first year student, Forrest Dankert, gives a clue during ing student who has guessed the answer.
a game of charades.
MUSIC DEPARTMENT KEEPS
Members of the Frankenmuth High School Marching and Concert Band are: Randy Moeller, Pam Van Fleet, Jeff
Love, Paul Nuechterlein, Wendy Wessborg, Jim Walker, Gene Rittmueller, David Lawrence, Rod Franklin,
Loren Rustem, Ron Haubenstricker, Sue Gugel, Sue Zeilinger, Karen Bierlein, Bill Loveless, Karen Wilder, John
Katona, Jennifer Reindel, Sandy Rogner, Mel Keinath, Paul Wenzloff, Dennis Kreil, Dave Auernhamer, Mark
Schiefer, Dave Weber, Dave Morley, Marc Haubenstricker, Edgar Keinath, Keith Boesenecker, Warren
Schamndt, Jim Reindel, John Deterding, Dan Geyer, Mark Eischer, Larry Hart, Jay Rivett, Kris Kern, Ron
Maurer, Marcia Van Fleet, Bev Weiss, Marilyn Trinklein, Denise Malott, Sue Mills, Lauren Finger, Kurt Mayes,
Joann Baker, Eloise Walz, Jim Frahm, Mark Olgaard, Wayne Wilder, Floyd Schmitzer, Jim Nuechterlein, Tom
Duclos, Andrea Zoellner, Doris Finger, Nancy Birkenmeier, Debbie Botimer, Jonalyn Reindel, Brenda Watters,
Jean Weiss, Beth Penzein, Marcia Reinert, Gayle Hammond, and Peggy Pagels. Instructor is James Van Develde.
ceremonies during the home games of the 1968 foot
football season successful.
rating ever achieved by the band.
newly created CARNIVAL OF SOUND. The sched
achieve a highly successful, and rewarding year.
Shown at right, this year's majorettes, Gayle Ham
mond, Jonalyn Reindel, and Karen Wilder display
their twirling abilities in the 1969 Talent Show.
The Frankenmuth Marching Band kicked off the
school season by entertaining the fans at the half time
ball season. This year, the band was blessed with good
marching weather and welcoming crowds to make the
During the concert season, Frankenmuth carried on
the winning tradition by placing in the District Band
Festival, with a I Division rating, the first such high
In addition, the band also presented a Christmas and
Spring concert, along with playing selections at the
ule ran tight for the group this year, as many pressing
engagements found their way on the agenda. Mr. Van
, 55 C L Develde led the band through their paces, however, to
I TU E WITH TODAY. . .
Mrs. Rose List accompanies her vocal music class through its second concert season, this year with combines.
Aside from the Christmas concert and spring concert, the vocal music class studied the various composers, styles,
and moods of music.
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At left, Mrs. List prac-
tices with Kathy Davis,
N a n c y Birkenmeier,
Tom Yoba and Eunice
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ACTIVITIE . . .
DEBATERS ARE SUCCESSFUL .
Bob Reindel, Debbie Walz, Wendy Wessborg and Chris Ferguson display their debate trophy that the team cap-
tured in the Thumb B League.
F so p The 1969 debate season ended on a successful note, as the
varsity squad captured third place in a hotly contested
Thumb B League, following closely Caro and Millington.
Debbie Walz received the first place speaker trophy, and
Wendy Wessborg captured second place honors in the
Thumb B League.
After the regular debated season closed, Frankenmuth
proved victorious in the district elimination debates, taking
all but one contest.
Debbie Walz received the John S. Knight Scholarship for
receiving the highest number of speaker points during the
district debates. Debbie went on to Detroit to compete for
the top prize and placed among the best debaters.
Frankenmuth debaters then went on to Regional elimination
but lost in the final round to Detroit Country Day, who
went on to place second in the state.
Shown left are seasoned debaters Jim Frahm, Bob Reindel,
Wendy Wessborg, and Debbie Walz.
The 68-69 debate season gave
the FHS debaters another
chance to show off their fine
speaking abilities. All of the
debaters were active due to
the fact that there were three
leagues. The debaters took
first place honors in the
State "A" League which
included schools from Sagi-
naw, Montrose, Goodrich,
Flint, and Clio.
State "A" League Debaters-Standing l. to r.: D. Hoerauf, C. Nuechterlein
J. Katona, M. Poellet, S. Hill. Seated: N. Adams, S. Rogner, B. Katona.
J. V. Thumb B-Standing: Greg Loesel, H. Haubenstricker, J. Reindel, D. Miller, M. Eischer, S. Dalton, D
Geyer. Seated: D. Bernreuter, C. Hoebbel, K. Keinath, S. Lotter, S. Engel.
der, C. Loesel, D. Nefe.
J. V. Thumb B Debaters: B. Bierlein, S. Meyer, D. Mallot, A. Friend, J. Baker, J. Beyerlein, J. Weiss, R. Zehn-
FORENSICS PRODUCES WINNERS .
Local winners-1. to r.-J. Frahm, G. Hennessy, coach, W. Wessborg, L. Rustem, M.
Braeutigam, P. Herzog, M. Poellet, P. VanFleet, C. Rustem, B. Heindl, D. Geyer, C. Fer-
guson, J. Krueger, C. Trinklein, and D. Scharrer.
District winners-1. to r.-P. VanFleet, D. Scharrer, P. Herzog, J. Frahm, L. Rustem, M.
Braeutigam, P. Wenzloff, C. Ferguson, B. Gugel, D. Geyer, W. Wessborg, and C. Trinklein.
PARTICIPANTS SPEAK OUT . . .
Participans in the American Legion Oratorical contest were: back row, 1. to r.: Barb Gugel,
Kathy Herzog, Mike Poellet, Loren Rustem, Chris Ferguson, Bob Poellet, Paul Herzog.
Front row: Sandy Rogner,CLynn Trinklein, Paul Wenzloff, and Wendy Wessborg. Also shown
is Arnold Kern, commander of Legion Post 150.
Chris Ferguson displays the plaque containing the list of former Chris FCfgUS01'1 with IUCIIIOF, Chris
oratorical winners. Chris placed first in this year's contest with Nuechterlein, are Shown ShOfily before
Lynn Trinklein in second place. Chris was also the guest speaker Chris' pHrtiCipaIi0I1 in district competi-
at Memorial Day ceremonies. tion. Photo courtesy of Stewart Dalton.
EAGLES FLY T0 VISIT
borg, and Gail Riethmeier.
The Youth for Understanding organization, has its headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and
deals with bettering relationships between the United States and foreign countries.
The summer of 1969 found nine Frankenmuth High School students on their way to various
countries. Four students ventured to Germany, while five travelers went to Sweden, Finland, and
Below l. to r.: John Katona, Jill Thompson, Debbie Walz, and Kay Roedel all traveled to Ger- l
many, and visited each other while on vacation.
FOREIGN COUNTRIES .
Jonalyn Reindel dons her Danish majorette out-
fit. .lonalyn marched in a Danish band during
Wendy Wessborg stayed in Sweden but visited Norway,
here she poses with her Swedish family in the Nor-
weigan woods. 1
Nine students from F .H.S. traveled abroad last summer,
four to Germany, and five to Scandinavia. Memories
and events were recorded by pictures of their times en-
joyed and treasured.
The Finnish mountains offer a
beautiful view for Nancy Adams,
who spent her summer in Finland.
During his stay in Sweden, Dallas
English traveled extensively, and is
shown in front of a famous landmark.
Gail Riethmeier stayed in
Denmark but traveled to
Austria as well.
GIRLS SPORTS REVIVED
At top is approximately
all of the one hundred
plus 'G.A.A. members
who formed the largest
girls' organization in the
history of Frankenmuth
High School. The girls
broke down into various
athletic teams such as
the volleyball team Ccen-
terj and the basketball
team Cbottomj. Mrs.
Sharon Stephans was
chief advisor for all the
HGNORS ARE GIVEN .
A new hgngrs the Karl Kasten award, created this Rick List proudly presents Dave Trinklein with the
year, was presented to Gary Keinath by Thomas highest honor a senior athlete can attain, the Tom
Flemming, government instructor- Gary was granted Block Award, for his achievements in the field of
the award for his interest and abilities in the field of Sports'
social studies, for which the Karl Kasten Award was
Annually, Frankenmuth High School conducts an AWARDS ASSEMBLY, in which those students who have
achieved an honor or accomplishment are recognized. Awards given for skills in classroom activity includeg typ-
ing, shorthand, physical education, various science classes, and music. Honors for achievement through com-
petition went to debaters, forensic team members, yearbook, basketball, football, track. golf, and baseball
Traditional honors such as the Tom Block Award was presented to Dave Trinklein, while the American Legion
Cltizenship Award also went to Dave Trinklein and to Jonalyn Reindel. Chris Ferguson was honored as being the
most outstanding speech student, and Gary Keinath received the first Karl Kasten Award for social studies.
Dave Trinklein, co-captain and MVP of the 1968
MTS- Mafgfet Willis, yearboqk 21dViSOf, beams aflfbf Class C. State Football Champion, Frankenmuth Ea-
presenting the yearbook editor award to Wendy gles, receives an award in recognition of the team's
KRAZY KARNIVAL-BIG SUCCESS . .
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Juniors Tom Weber, Dale Weiss, Kent Rummel, and
Chip Weiss assemble the traditional Krazy Karnival
sign in front of the school, in preparation for the - Drawing the winning tickets was the official duty of
coming event. Krazy Karnival King Bill Travis and Queen Carleen
Each year, the junior class at Frankenmuth High, sponsor what is known as the KRAZY KARNIVAL. The pur-
pose is to raise the money which will be needed and used by the juniors to finance the junior-senior Prom in the
spring. Each class nominates a candidate for the position of Krazy Karnival King and Queen, with the winners
being elected by votes which cost a penny apiece. The winning couple then reign over the festivities and draw the
winning tickets for prizes at the time of the long-awaited drawing which closes the evening. Everything from pie-
throwing, winning a cake or prize, having a lucky ticket number, or campaigning for a favorite candidate, goes
into making the Krazy Karnival a fun and festive activity for young and old alike.
King and queen candidates were, Sheila Gilbert, Bob
Vengeful Marilyn Yoba is "socking it to" prim Reindel, Carleen Bickel, Dale Weiss, Sue Mills, Carl Rau,
Kathy Krafft. Debbie Bender, and Bill Travis.
EYRIE STAFF WORKS HARD .
Standing 1. to r.: Kathy Fetterman, Debbie Walz, Sharon Rittmueller, Peggy Schwab, Debbie Frahm,
Eunice Bickel, Sherry Speer, Jonalyn Reindel, Kirby Goodwin, Mrs.Margaret Willis advisor, and Diane
Gugel. Seated: Kathy Herzog, Wendy Wessborg, and Mary Abraham.
M SQS SWPX
At left, the executive staff Wendy, Gary, Kathy Herzog and
Mary Abraham take time out. Gary Scharrer, co-editor, and ,
Wendy Wessborg, editor, discuss a possible layout for the bas-
STUDENT COUNCIL GOVERNS . . .
K. Boesnecker, B. Weiss, B. Zehnder, W. Uebler, B.
Goldammer, B. Jorgenson, C. Rau, R. Galsterer, D
Zehnder, C. Wendt, D. Wierauch, K. Koehler, B. Weiss
C. Rustem, K. Goodwin, M. DeYoung, D. Conzelman
M. Reif, J. Beyerlein, S. Travis, B. Reindel, L. Rustem
vice-president, C. Nuechterlein, president, D. Trinklein,
and B. Renick.
Charles Bartel, advisor, observes the student council
in action, as John Beyerlein, Kim Koehler, Cindy
Wendt, and Brenda Goldammer listen intently.
Christopher A. Nuechterlein, Student Coun-
Chris Nuechterlein holds the gavel in position to
keep the Student Council in order, as Loren Rustem
looks on amusingly.
LEARNING BUSINESS SKILLS .
Beginning typists Debbie Bender and Barb Bierlein
work carefully on their manuscripts. A number of
students achieved typing awards at the annual honor
Louie Weiss, director of co-operative training, and
business courses instructor, widened his office prac-
tice course this year. In addition, data processing was
offered to broaden student knowledge.
Typing instructor, Marco Marcet practices his typing
skills to keep up with his students. Mr. Marcet is also
in charge of keeping the many typewriters in repair.
Kay Roedel points out an important fact to Jean
Reinbold on the data processing chart. Mr. Weiss
assists Kay by consulting his charts.
BILLIARDS BECOMES POPULAR . .
This year's billiards club consisted of standing, l. to
r.: Kurt Rupprecht, Randy Miller, and Mike English.
Front row l. to r.: Reed Miller, Jerry Mardet, and
Billiard advisor, Thomas Flemming practices his fa
Billiards has become a fairly popular extracurricular
activity, which has attracted many students. Thomas
Flemming, instructor, has been an avid billiard fan
for many years, and enjoys both playing and instruc-
ting his billiard players.
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Jerry Marcet lines up the perfect shot by perching
himself on the side of the pool table.
Lefty Mary Roedel, sole female billiard member
aims carefully for her next shot.
HONGR SOCIETY IS ACTIVE . .
"Leadership, Scholarship, Character, and Service," are the requirements
for entrance into the National Honor Society. Students receiving this high
honor must retain at least a 3.0 average to remain in the organization.
Annually, the Frankenmuth High School faculty selects students they
deem worthy of being members of the National Honor Society.
At left, National Honor Society officers Debbie Walz, secretary, Gary
Palmreuter, vice-president, and Loren Rustem, president, take time out
from their duties.
Senior Members: D. Walz, K. Roedel, A. Rittmueller, N. Adams, J. Rein-
del, K. Herzog, D. Trinklein, L. Rustem, J. Thompson, L. Warnick, M.
Reif, E. Witt, G. Palmreuter, L. Block, S. Schaefer, D. Knoll, J. Beyer-
lein, W. Wessborg.
Junior Members: C. Rustem, K. Koehler, M. Piesko, B. Weiss, B. Gugel,
B. Heindl, R. List, M. Poellet, N. Herzog, M. De Young, M. Dietzel.
Sophomore Members: P. Bernthal, R. Galsterer, K. Rittmueller, L. Fis-
cher, M. Bickel, S. Rogner.
OCEANS OF LOVE .
OCEANS OF LOVE, was the theme of the 1969
Frankenmuth High School Prom, held May 24, at
Zehnder's Hotel, Frankenmuth. The annual event,
sponsored by the' junior class, and attended by the ju-
nior and senior class members and their dates, was a
colorful event. Decorations were a major factor in set-
ting the mood, and colored lights and music added the
Following a meal of shrimp, chicken, and beef, served
buffet style, the party swung in to style to the music
of the MIDWEST EXCURSION. Shown above, left,
prom-goers enjoy lively rock tunes, while at right, the
pace slowed down considerably to a slower mood.
Faculty members and their spouses also attended the
prom, as below left, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Pelzer con-
verse with Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Hennessy, Nancy
Barry, and Gary Bruns. At right, Mr. and Mrs. Martin
Willis pose for the traditional prom picture in the
OCEANS OF LOVE setting.
SENIORS PRESENT THREE
"My dear Mother Dalton," drools Egbert Van Horn,
as brave Jack Dalton stands by attentively.
CURSE YOU, JACK DALTON!
J ack Dalton .................... Loren Rustem
Mrs. Donna Dalton . . . .... Wendy Wessborg
Anna Alvarado .... ..... S andy Travis
Egbert Van Horn . . . .... Kerry Goodwin
Bertha Blair . . . . . . Doris Stellwag
Richard Blair . . . .... Tom Yoba
Eloise Dalton ....... ........... D ebbie Walz
"Hold still, Kerry!" Marcia Van Fleet, assistant
make-up supervisor, tries to smooth Kerry's
Director Gerald Hennessy spends time working with
lighting manager Paul Wenzloff.
Eugene "Liberace" Witt, with nimble fingers, ac-
companied the melodrama, CURSE YOU, JACK
NE-ACT PLAYS . .
Chris Nuechterlein was the eveningis co-host and
moderator, along with Chris Ferguson. The boys in-
troduced all three one-act plays.
This year's senior class presented three one act plays
which included all types of entertainment, from the
very serious to the lighthearted comedy of the melo-
drama. The three presentations were THE LAVEN-
DER KITE, THE HERO and CURSE YOU,
JACK DALTON! Lee Warnick and Gail Riethmeier
starred in the pantomime THE HERO, which de-
picted the last man and woman on earth on a desert.
Steve Hill, Lynne Wieneke, and Doug "Duck" Kueff-
ner made up the cast of the other one act drama
THE LAVENDER KITE, which dealt with a sym-
bolic family story.
Doug Kueffner tries to hold still while make-up
artist, Eunice Bickel paints his nose.
Richard Blair LTom Yobaj and Bertha Blair
CDoris Stellwagj rehearse their lives in the early
weeks of play practice.
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Judging by the faces of these three seniors, Loren
Rustem, Dave Trinklein, and Dave Dietzel, itis
quite obvious that they aren't doing their Physics.
"Munchy" and "Wally" liven up the drab noon
hours with their antics. These two are always up to
SENIORS PROVE OUTSTANDING . .
Seniors graduating with honors, Caverage of at least
3.53 are Jonalyn Reindel, Adele Rittmueller, Kay
Roedel, Laurie Block, Nancy Adams, Debbie Walz,
Wendy Wessborg, Jim Frahm, Steve Hill and John
Twelve Seniors from Frankenmuth High School were
chosen by their teachers to be among Merit's WHO'S
WHO IN AMERICAN HIGH SCHOOLS, which
is a publication of the top seniors in the United
States. Chris Ferguson, Nancy Adams, .lonalyn Rein-
del, Dave Trinklein, Wendy Wessborg, Kay Roedel,
Adele Rittmueller, Debbie Walz, and Loren Rustem
were selected. Also picked but missing from picture
is Chris Nuechterlein.
The Class of '69 selected an all-boy panel to represent them as their class officers. Gary "Teddy"
Palmreuter, vice-president, Lee Warnick, treasurer, Gary "Pausal' Seharrer, secretary, Chris Fer-
guson, PTSA representative, and Bob "Ozzie" Reindel, president.
SENIORS VENTURE NORTH . . .
A select group of thirty hearty souls Cnot
shownj ventured to the swift waters of
the Manistee River to test their canoeing
skills. Pioneered by Mr. and Mrs. James
Weber and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Bruns,
the seniors braved fallen trees, rocks,
and sand bars for two hours of enjoy-
ment and exercise. Avid canoists en-
gaged in naval combat as canoes cap-
sized, submerged, and sank. After the
long trip, the weary water 1'ats returned,
dampened in body, but not in spirit.
The 1969 senior class ventured to the
northern woods of Cadillac, Michigan to
the Lost Pines Lodge for the class trip.
After a three hour bus trip, the whole
class invaded the grounds. Many chose
to go horseback riding on horses that
didnit always stay on the trails while oth-
ers preferred to play softball. At left,
Debbie Waliz and Chris Nuechterlein en-
gage Wendy Wessborg and Mark Schief-
er in one of many chicken fights.
Above, skilled diver, Gary Scharrer, exe-
cutes one of his poised specialties. Many
chose to soak up the sun at poolside, and
enjoyed the near 80 weather. After a
full and busy day of swimming, riding,
canoeing, and fun, the weary seniors sat
down to relax and eat supper before the
long trip home. At left, Debbie Walz re-
tlects thoughtfully the day as a whole,
as Lauren Finger watches in disbelief.
'GTO STRIVE, TO SEEK, TO FIND
Organist Erich von Behren played the processional hymn, as the graduates of 1969 took their places for the com-
mencement exercises, June 5. Frankenmuth High School graduated 113 students, many of whom received scholar-
ships totaling almost thirteen thousand dollars. Following the processional, salutatory and valedictory addresses
were heard, scholarships presented, and diplomas given to climax the graduation ceremonies.
Salutatorian Deborah Walz, delivers her address, Nancy Adams, valedictorian of the 1969 class, offers
INDIVIDUALITY, to the graduating class. Debbie her opening remarks, REAPING THE BENEFITS
plans to attend Central Michigan University to pur- OF AN EDUCATION. Nancy will attend the Flint
sue a career in education. branch of the University of Michigan.
AND NOT T O YIELD"
Jerold McEwen, superintendent of the Frankenmuth Frzmkemnuth Mayor, Elmer P. Simon, was guest
School District, offers his opening remarks. speaker at the graduation exercises for the class of
Christopher Ferguson, receives
the Weichmann scholarship from
Principal Marvin Hauck.
Wendela Wessborg, graduating
with honors, receives her diploma
from Walter Frahm, president of
the Frankenmuth School Board.
Christopher A. Nuechterlein re-
ceives an honorary scholarship
from Valparaiso University.
Lynne Wieneke, featured vocalist, sings the class Adele Rittmueller, graduating with honors, receives
song, l'VE GOTTA BE ME. a regents scholarship from the University of Michi-
SENIOR ROSTER .
NANCY ADAMS-Debate l,2,3,4, G.A.A. 1,
Forensics 1,4, National Honor Society 2,3,4,
Exchange student to Finland 3, D.A.R. citizen-
ship award 4, Co-op 4, Valedictorian 4, Grad-
uating with honors 4, Senior Play 4, Who's Who
in American High Schools 4. MARY ANDER-
SON-Knitting Club 1, Glee Club 3,4, Speech
II play 4. TIM AVERY-Manager, basketball
I, Manager, baseball 2, Co-op 4. CHERYLE
BENDER-G.A.A. I,2,3,4, F.H.A. 1, Intra-
murals l. JEAN BEYERLEIN-Knitting Club
1, F.H.A. 1, Intramurals 1, G.A.A. 4, Senior
play committee 4. JOHN BEYERLEIN-Foot-
ball 1, Basketball 1,2,3,4, Baseball 1,2,3,4,
Yearbook I, Student Council 2, Forensics 3,
Boys' State 3, Intramurals 3, Homecoming 3,
National Honor Society 3,4, Track 4. EUNICE
BICKEL-Knitting Club 1, Yearbook 3,4,
Class Secretary 3, Speech II play 4, Senior play
committee 4, Forensics 4, Glee Club 4. KIM
BICKEL-Football 1,3, Bridge club l. DEN-
NIS BIERLEIN--Forensics 4, Senior play
committee 4. LINDA BlERLEIN-Homecom-
ing 1, Knitting Club 1, Cheerleader 2,3,4, Stu-
dent council 3, Forensics 3, G.A.A. 4, Senior
play committee 4. LAURIE BLOCK-Knitting
Club 1, Forensics 3,4, G.A.A. 4, N at i o n al
Honor Society 4, Graduating with honors 4,
Speech II play 4, Senior play committee 4. LIN-
DA BOENING-G.A.A. l,2, Knitting Club 1,
Yearbook 3, German Club 3, Co-op 4, Senior
play committee 4. FLOYD BRAEUTIGAM-
Basketball 1, Chess club I, Co-op 4. MEL
BRAEUTIGAM-Basketball 1, Chess club 1,
Vice-president of class 2, Intramurals 2,3,4,
Forensics 3,4, Boys' State 3, Speech II play 4,
German club 4, Senior play committee 4. JOEL
BUTTERFIELD-Chess club 1. S C O T T
CI-IALL--Basketball l,2, Football l,2, Golf
l,2, Euchre club 1, Intramural bowling 3,4,
Intramural basketball 3,4, Boys' State 3, Intra-
mural football 4, school photographer 4, Year-
book 4, Journalism 4. DONNA COATS-Band
l,2,3, Knitting club 1, Co-ed correspondent 3.
LYNN CRARY-Knitting club 1, Y-Teens 1,
G.A.A. 1,2,4, Krazy Karnival candidate 1,
Cheerleader 2,3, captain 4, Forensics 3,4,
Speech II play 4, Talent show 4. DAVE
DAENZER-Chess club 1, Co-op 4. GARY
DAENZER-Intramural b a s k e t b a ll 1,2,3,
4, Track 3, Intramural football 3, Bridge club
4. SHARON DAENZER-Knitting club 1,
G.A.A. 1, Yearbook 3. HARLEN DAY-Band
1,2, Co-op 4. CATHY D1ETzEL-F.H.A. 1.
DAVE DIETZEL-F o o t b al I 1,2,3,4, lntra-
mural basketball 3,4. ANNE ENGLBLOM-
Homecoming 4, Senior play committee 4. DAL-
LAS ENGLISH-Basketball l,2, Golf l,2,3,
Chess club 1, Exchange student to Sweden 3, In-
tramural basketball 3,4. CHRIS FERGUSON
-Bandl, Football 1,2,4, Honorable mention
All Conference, Honorable mention All-Area 4,
Baseball l,2,3,4, lntramurals 2,3,4, Yearbook
2, Student Council 2, Chess club 1, Debate 3,4,
Forensics 3,4, Whois Who in American High
Schools 4, Journalism 4, Editor 4, Co-op 4.
GREG FETTERMAN-Basketball 2, Golf 2,
Intramural basketball 3,4, Intramural football 4,
Journalism 4. LAUREN FINGER-Band 1,
2,3,4, F.H.A. 1, G.A.A. 1, Glee Club 4. GREG
FISCHER-Football 1, Euchre club 1, Intra-
mural basketball 1,2, Pool club 3, Senior play
committee 4. JAMES FRAHM-Debate l,2,3,
4, Purdue debate scholarship 2,3, Forensics 1,
2,3,4, Band l,2,3,4, Solo Ensemble 1, National
Honor Society 2, Boys' State 3, Senior play
committee 4, Graduating with honors 4. NICK
FRANKLIN-Basketball l,2, Baseball 1,2,3,4,
Chess club 1, Intramural football 2,3, Forensics
3, Intramural basketball 2,3, Football 4. ANN
FREI--Band 1,2,3, Co-op 4, G.A.A. 4. SHEILA
GILBERT-G.A.A. 1,2,4, F.H.A. 1, P.T.A.
representative 3, Krazy Karnival representative
4, Cheerleader 4, Forensics 4, Senior play com-
mittee 4, Co-ed correspondent 4. KERRY
GOODWIN-Basketball 1, Track l,2, Debate
1, Forensics 1,4, Football 2,3,4, Intramural
basketball 3,4, Senior class play 4, 2nd place
talent show 4. DIANNE GUGEL-F.H.A. 1,
Knitting club 2, Glee Club 3, Forensics 4, Se-
nior play committee 4, Journalism 4, Yearbook
4. DIANNE HAUBENSTRICKER-F.H.A. 1,
G.A.A. l,2, Glee Club 3, Senior play commit-
tee 4, Co-op 4. LUCILLE HAUBENSTRIC-
KER-Co-op 4, Knitting club l. RON HAUB-
ENSTRICKER-Band 1,2,3,4. SUE HAUB-
ENSTRICKER-Glee club 3,4. KATHY HER-
ZOG-Knitting club 1, Class treasurer 3, Na-
tional Honor Society 3,4, Yearbook 3,4, Ger-
man Club 3, Forensics Oratorical Contest, 4,
Senior Play Committee 4.
STEVE HILL-Debate 3,4, Graduating with
honors 4, Senior Play 4, Basketball l,2. MARY
HUBER-Knitting Club 1, G.A.A. 4. JOHN
KATONA-JV basketball mgr. l,2, Track mgr.
1, Varsity football mgr. 2, Debate, l,3,4, For-
ensics 2,3,4, Solo Ensemble 3,4. CAROL KEI-
NATH-G.A.A. l,2, Knitting club 1, Co-op 4.
EDGAR KEINATH-Band 1,2,3,4, C h e s s
Club 1, Track 2,3,4, Intramural Basketball l,2,
3,43 Football 3,43 Forensics 4. GARY KEI-
NATH-Euchre club 13 Intramural Bowling 23
Co-op 43 Karl Kasten Award 4. DENNIS
KNOLL--Baseball 1,2,33 Intramural basket-
ball 2,3,43 Co-op 43 National Honor Society
43 Senior Play Committee 4g Graduating with
honors 4. DOUGLAS KUEFFNER-Chess
club I3 Speech play 33 Forensics 33 Co-op 43
Senior Play 4. CLAUDE LACKOWSKI-For-
ensics 43 Senior Play Committee 4. THOMAS
LIST-Chess club I3 Intramural basketball l,2,
3,43 Forensics 3. HAROLD LITTLE-Foot-
ball 3,43 All-conference lst Team Defense 43
Co-op 4. PAT LOVELESS-Football 1,2,3,4Q
Basketball 13 Track 1,23 Intramural Basketball
2,3,4. MARSHA MARTIN-B and 1,2,3Q
G.A.A. 43 Volleyball 4. JUDY MILLER-
G.A.A. 1,23 Knitting Club 13 Art assistant 43
Senior Play Committee 4. RANDY MERTEN
-Basketball l,2,3,43 Baseball l,2,3,43 Euchre
club 13 Forensics 33 Intramural football 3,43
Assistant in Phys. Ed. 4. DALE MUEHL-
FELD-Co-op 43 Football 'l,2,3,4. CHRIS
NUECHTERLEIN-Football 1,2,3,4, Co-Cap-
tain 43 Basketball 1,23 Baseball'1,2,3,43 M.V.P.,
Co-Captain, Batting Champ 43 Class Vice-Presi-
dent lg Chess club 13 Band 13 Student Council
2,3,4, President 43 German Club 33 Intramural
basketball 3,43 Journalism 33 Yearbook 43 For-
ensics 43 Who's Who in American High Schools
43 Senior Play 4, Talent show 4. ROBERTA
OTT-Co-op 4. PEGGY PAGELS-Band l,2,
3,43 Knitting club I3 Glee Club 4. BEVERLY
PALMREUTER-G.A.A. I,2,4, President 43
F.H.A. 1, Vice-President lg Yearbook 33 Ger-
man club 33 Student assistant 43 Poetry Award
4. GARY PALMREUTER-Basketball 1,23
Football 2,3,43 Track 2,33 Intramurals 3,43 Stu-
dent Council 33 National Honor Society 33 Vice-
President 43 German Club 3,43 Senior Play
Committee 43 Vice-President of Class 4. ROB-
ERT POELLET-Football 1,2,3,4Q Baseball
1,2,3,43 Chess club 13 Intramural basketball
2,3,43 Forensics 3,43 Speech II Play 43 Bowling
43 Oratorical Contest 4. MICHAEL REIF-
Basketball l,2,3,4Q Baseball l,2,3,43 Student
Council 132,43 Track 3,43 M.V.P. 43 Vice-Presi-
dent of Class 33 Football 3,43 National Honor
Society 4. WILBERT REIF-Euchre Club I.
JEAN REINBOLD--Knitting club 13 Co-op 4.
JONALYN REINDEL-Band majorette l,2,
3,4Q Knitting club 13 Homecoming 2, Queen 43
Forensics 33 Talent Show 3,43 Exchange Stu-
dent to Denmark 33 National Honor Society 3,43
Who's Who in American High Schools 43 Betty
Crocker Homemaker of Tomorrow 43 Yearbook
43 Senior Play Committee 4. ROBERT REIN-
DEL-Debate I,2,3,43 Basketball lg Intramural
football 2,43 Purdue Debate Scholarship 2,33
Voice of Democracy 33 Oratorical Contest 3,43
President of Class 43 Forensics 43 Intramural
basketball 4. GAIL RIETHMEIER-Knitting
club I3 German Club 33 Forensics 33 Exchange
Student to Denmark 33 Senior Play 43 Student
Assistant in Home Economics 4. BRUCE RE-
NICK-Basketball 13 Chess club 13 Intramurals
2,43 Forensics 33 Student Council 4. ADELE
RITTMUELLER--Knitting club 13 National
Honor Society 2,3,43 German club 33 Yearbook
33 Forensics 33 Class Play 43 Graduating with
Honors 43 Who's Who in American High Schools
43 Baush and Lonit Science Award 4. BARBARA
RODAMMER-F.H.A. I3 G.A.A. 23 Speech ll
Play 3,43 Forensics 3,43 Glee club 43 Senior
Play committee 4. KAY ROEDEL--G.A.A.
1,2,43 Girls Intramurals 13 National Honor So-
ciety 2,3,43 Forensics 33 Yearbook 33 Co-ed
Volleyball 33 Senior Play 43 Co-op 43 Graduat-
ing with honors 43 Volleyball 43 Who's Who in
American High Schools 4. MARY ROEDEL-
Treasurer of Class I3 G.A.A. 1,23 Knitting club
I3 Intramurals 13 Forensics 3g :Co-op 43 Pool
Club 4. WILLIAM ROGNER-President of
Class 33 Student Council 33 Intramurals 3,43
Homecoming 33 Senior Class Play Committee 43
MIKE ROSS--Football 1,23 Intramural basket-
ball 1,23 Senior play 43 Pool club 4. LOREN
RUSTEM-Football l,2,3,43 All-conference Ist
team, All-area lst team, All-State Honorable
Mention 43 Basketball 1,2,3,4Q Baseball 1,2,3,43
Student Council 1,2,4, Vice-President 43 Na-
tional Honor Society 3,4, President 43 Band l,
2,3,43 Forensics 3,43 Boy's State 33 Talent show
43 Senior Class Play 4. SUE SCHAEFER-
G.A.A. 1,2,43 Student Council I3 K. K. Rep. 23
Forensics 43 Volleyball 43 National Honor So-
ciety 43 Senior Class Play 4. GARY SCHAR-
RER-Basketball I3 Baseball l,2,3,43 Intra-
murals 2,3,43 Track 43 Secretary of Class 43
Yearbook 43 Assistant Editor 43 Journalism 4.
ED SCHELLHAS-Euchre Club 13 Bowling
33 German Club 3,43 Forensics 4g Senior Play
Committee 4. MARK SCHIEFER-Football
1,2,4, Honorable Mention All-Conference 43
Basketball 1,2,3,4Q Baseball 1,2,3,43 Band l,2,
3,43 Journalism 43 Co-op 4. JOHN SCHLE-
GEL--Co-op 43 KEN SCHMANDT-Chess
club 13 JV Debate 2,33 Bowling club l,2,3,4.
PAT SHEPPARD-F.H.A. lg Forensics 43
Glee club 4. MIKE SMITH-Euchre club I3
Football 1. DORIS STELLWAG-G.A.A. I3
Co-op 4. Senior Class Play 4. JILL THOMP-
SON-Student Council I3 G.A.A. l,2, Vice-
President 23 Exchange Student to Germany 33
National Honor Society 43 Forensics 4. SANDY
TRAVIS-G.A.A. 1,23 Secretary of Class 13
Knitting club lg Forensics 3,43 Speech II play
33 Student Council 4, Secretary 43 Homecom-
ing Court 43 Senior play 43 Student assistant
in Phys. Ed. DAVE TRINKLEIN-Class
President 13 Band 13 Football 1,2,3,4, Co-Cap-
tain M.V.P., lst team All-Conference, lst team
All-Area, lst team All-State 43 Basketball 1,2,3,
43 Track 1,2,3,4, Captain 43 Krazy Karnival
candidate 2g Student Council 3,43 National
Honor Society 3,43 Forensics 33 Who's Who in
American High Schools 43 Senior Class Play 43
Journalism 43 Tom Block award 43 Outstand-
ing Senior boy award 4. RICHARD TRINKV-
LEIN-Co-op 4. GLORIA UEBLER-G.A.A.
1,23 Band l,2,3Q Knitting club 13 Yearbook 33
German club 33 Solo and Ensemble Festival 33
Senior Class play committee 43 Student assistant
in Art 4. MARCIA VAN FLEET-Band 1,
2,3343 Most Valuable Girl in Band 43 Solo and
Ensemble 1,2,43 lnterlochen Scholarship 33 Se-
nior Class Play Committee 43 Co-op 4. DEB-
BIE WALZ-Band 1,23 Solo Ensemble 1,23
Debate l,2,3,43 John S. Knight award 43 Na-
tional Honor Society 2,3, Secretary 43 Forensics
33 Exchange Student to Germany 33 Yearbook
3,43 Who's Who in American High Schools 43
Graduating with honors 43 Journalism 43 Senior
Class Play 43 Salutatorian 4. ELOISE WALZ
--Band l,2,3,4Q Music Club 13 Glee club 3,43
lnterlochen Scholarship 3. LEE WARNICK-
Football 1,23 Chess club lg Forensics 3,43 Se-
nior Class Play 43 National Honor Society 43
Graduating with honors 43 Class Treasurer 4.
ROBERT WARNICK-Football 1,2,3,43 Chess
club I3 Intramural basketball 233,43 Forensics
43 Speech II play 43 Senior Class Play 4.
BRENDA WATTERS-Band l,2,3,43 F.H.A.
lg Gir1's lntramuralsg Co-op 4. CHRIS WEB-
ER-Knitting Club I3 G.A.A. 1,23 Homecoming
Court 3,43 Senior Class Play 4. CHRIS WEISS
-Senior Class Play 43 G.A.A. 2,4. DIANE
WEISS-G.A.A. 1,23 Knitting club 13 Student
Council 23 Forensics 4. KURT WEISS-Foot-
ball 13 Chess club 13 Track 1. RON WEISS-
Euchre club 1. PAUL WENZLOFF-Football
1,22 Baseball 1,23 Band l,2,3,4Q Boyis State 33
Intramural Basketball 33 Forensics 4. WENDY
WESSBORG--Band 1,2,3,43 G.A.A. 1,23 Year-
book l,2,3,4, Co-Editor 3, Editor 43 Michigan
State University Yearbook Workshop 23 Debate
l,2,3,43 Purdue Debate Workshop 23 Secretary
of Class 23 Forensics l,2,3,43 National Honor
Society 2,3,43 Talent Show lst place 2,3,43 Ex-
change Student to Sweden 33 Oratorical Con-
test 3,4, 2nd place 33 Student Assistant in Biol-
ogy 43 Who's Who in American High Schools
4g Senior Class Play 43 Journalism 43 Graduat-
ing with Honors 4. LYNNE WIENEKE-At-
tended lnterlochen Arts Academy 13 Treasurer
of Class 2g Talent Show lst place 2,3,43 Foren-
sics 3,43 Delta 43 Glee club 43 Journalism 43
Yearbook 43 Speech II play 33 Senior class play
4. LYNN WILTSE-Glee club 3,43 Intramur-
als l3F.H.A. I.
EUGENE WITT-Chess club I3 Football 1,23
Basketball 1,2,3,4, Capt. 43 National Honor So-
ciety 3,43 Intramural Football 3,43 Forensics 33
Homecoming 43 Senior class play 43 German 43
Co-op 4. THOMAS YOBA-Football l,2,3,4,
Honorable mention, All Conference 2nd team,
All HICHQ Chess club I3 Intramural Basketball
1,2,3,43 Student Council 33 Speech II play 43
Forensics 43 Glee club 43 Class play 43 Bridge
club 4. ANDREA ZOELLNER-F.H.A. lg
Band l,2,3,43 Solo Ensemble 3g Co-op 4. JIM
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around thisyear for the photographer, but next year,
Chuck will assume the role of president of the STU-
DENT COUNCIL, and Mike will preside as vice-
president. Except for a few write-ins, their election
CLASS OFFICERS PRESIDE . . . '
Freshman class officers for this year are l. to r.-
Jane Beyerlein-secretary, Ann Friend-PTA rep-
resentative, Jake Herzog-vice-president, J can Weiss
-secretary, and Albert t'Butchi' Zehnder-president.
Traditionally, the junior class must promote the
KRAZY KARNIVAL, as their main money-making
project to help pay for expenses during their busy
year. This year's junior class was no exception, and
presented one of the finest Karnivals in the school
history. The money collected from this project is
used to help present the annual Junior-Senior prom
held each spring. Aside from the Karnival, the junior
class also sponsored dances and a bake sale to help
contribute to their treasury.
The sophomore class sponsored three dances this
year, which was more than any other class, to help
aid their treasury. Building up funds for the big year
ahead, was the main objective, so that when the all-
important junior year arrives, they will be ready to
meet the expenses that may arise. The class of '7l
boasts many achievements in the field of sports, ac-
tivities, and academics, as they contributed a great
deal to the many school functions.
As beginning students in high school, the freshman
class began their year by becoming adjusted to school
life. Debate, forensics, and every field of sports were
just some of the areas in which the freshman class
The freshman class learned through experience, the
ways and traditions of school life, and will be ready
in their remaining years to continue the ideals and
pride of Frankenmuth High School.
Karen Rittmueller-treasurer, Karl Muehlfeld--vice-
president, David Zehnder-president, Sherry Speer-
secretary, and Connie Thompson-PTA representa-
tive assumed positions as sophomore class officers.
Kim Koehler, president of the junior class, sits sur-
rounded by Mary Lehner-PTA representative, Ralph
Munger-vice-president, and Jo Krueger-treasurer.
Missing is Lynn Trinklein, secretary.
THIS IS EAGLE COUNTRY 1969!!
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winning district championship. inates the display case.
S hes s W is ig
All-conference football players take time for post
shows his battle t'Whitey" and 'gWebs" loosen up before a big
Speedy Mike Reif breaks tape
for another first, at Caro.
The Coaches show the
smiles of victory.
Captains bring on water bucket after
victory at Sandusky.
The prize of victory fol-
lowing a championship
basketball game and trip
to the showers.
John Beyerlein's swan song,
"lead quietly. . ."
Golf MVP, R. Jorgenson, demonstrates
what should NOT be done to a golf club.
Chip does his thing
while the band plays
Ralph puts all out, hoping to
Post game plans produce interesting ideas.
l win a medal.
"Body" Weiss hurls the
EAGLES ARE 1968 CLASS "C"
L A SRX aff s 1 A Qs
Front row l. to r., C. Rustem, T. Auernhammer, G. Mclnerny, P. Herzog, D. Auernhammer, E. Keinath, R. War-
nick, D. Voorheis, D. Muehlfeld, C. Ferguson, D. Dietzel, T. Yoba, P. Loveless, K. Muehlfeld, manager. Second
row Coach J. Weber, L. Bierlein, R. Poellet, R. Munger, K. Goodwin, N. Franklin, R. List, M. Schiefer, L. Rus-
tem, T. Weber, T. Rodammer, R. Franklin, R. Preston, H. Little, Coach R. Tompkins. Third row D. Conzel-
mann, M. Reif, D. Trinklein, T. Engel, C. Nuechterlein, K. Goodwin, K. Koehler, D. Weiss, E. Weiss, K. Rum-
mel, N. Herzog, J. McElgunn, M. Olgaard, G. Palmreuter, F. Bender.
Despite comments to the contrary, 1968 proved to be
a banner year for the Frankenmuth football team as
along the way came various achievements and hon-
ors. The greatest defensive team, conference cham-
pionship, area championship, and Frankenmuth's
first State championship climaxed the many awards.
Most fans felt that the Eagles would field a poor
team, but the players didn't feel they had less talent
than teams before them. They went out, lived up to
the Eagle tradition and journeyed on to boast the
biggest season in Eagle history, 9-0.
Kim Koehler, Chris Ferguson, Rick Preston, Ralph
Munger and Tom Auernhammer flash the victory sign
after clinching the Thumb "B" championship.
Game captains, Loren Rustem C703 and Mike Reif
i423 discuss pre-game ground rules with Laker cap-
tains, Doug Krohn f31J and Carl McArdle.
STATE CHAMPS .
Gary Palmreuter C22J prepares key block paving the way for
quarterback Chris Nuechterlein C145 as Mark Schiefer f84J follows
Coaches Tompkins and Weber attribute the success
to the exceptional leadership, tremendous hustle and
desire put forth by certain individuals before the sea-
son started. The early determination rubbed off on
other players and the teams worked as a unit for the
entire season. Coach Tompkins gave much credit to
the team captains and said, "The coaches can only
be as successful as the leaders of the team."
Junior tackle, Kirby Goodwin U65 leads all-state Dave
Trinklein C311 around left end for a long gain.
Coach 'iBud', Tompkins plans game
strategy with senior quarterback,
HISTORY OF A VICTGRY . .
As the 1968 Thumb B confer-
ence championship game with
Vassar began, the traditional pep
talks by Coaches Tompkins and
Weber were given followed by a
hard-hitting contest which
proved Frankenmuth victorious.
Pre-game tension mounts as Coaches Weber and Tompkins go over strategy
A powerful offense grinds upfield Cleftj to produce another touchdown, while a stiff defense frightj stops a Vassar
threat. Both Frankenmuth's offense and defense were the best in the league in 1968.
Both Eagle fans and players enjoy post-game mayhem after winning conference crown.
ACTIGN BRINGS RESULTS .
EAGLES! ! !
Typical of the Eagle defense was the great pursuit shown here by Dave Trinklein 1313
Mark Schiefer 1843 Kim Koehler 1333 and Harold Little 1713.
Harold Little 1713 powers play for Ralph Munger 1443.
Gary Palmreuter 1223 Dave Trinklein 1313 and Chris
Ferguson 1633 lead the way as Dale Weiss 1303 breaks
through the Bad Axe line.
Tom Auernhammer 1643 Ralph Munger
1443 and Tom Yoba 1623 lead the tired-
up Eagles charge onto the field.
WE PAY TRIBUTE . .
Which reminds me of a little story . . . Defensive mentor, Coach Weber, comments
on competitive spirit.
Coaches and players proudly eye State
Seniors who played their last year for F.H.S.: Standing--1 to r-Co-Captain and MVP Dave
Trinklein, Co-Captain Chris Nuechterlein, Mike Reif, Gary Palmreuter, Tom Yoba. Second row
--1 to r-Pat Loveless, Mark Schiefer, Robert Warnick, Nick Franklin, Chris Ferguson, Edgar
Kienath. Third row--l to r-Loren Rustem, Bob Poellet, Harold Little, Dave Dietzel, Dale
Muehfeld, Kerry Goodwin.
J .V.'s READY FOR VARSITY . . .
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Top row-1. to r.-G. Rittmueller, D. Maurer, G. Loesel, Coaches Pelzer and Wilson. Second row-l. to
r. K. Goodwin, S. Counts, R. Maurer, B. Weiss, B. Counts, R. Sebald. Third row-D. Wilkinson, W. Wild-
er, T. Brender, R. Hurford, J. Walker, R. Sebald. Fourth row-W. Uebler, J. Reindel, J. Bierlein, V. Lit-
tle, B. Loveless, P. Nuechterlein, D. Suppes. Fifth row-D. Miller, J. Jerzog, D. Zehnder, S. Schrems, D
Weirauch, S. Schively, R. Loveless, K. Granger, J. Nuechterlein, J . Zehnder. Bottom row-R. Gower, A
Zehnder, B. Travis, C. Keller, K. Boesnecker, R. Galsterer, C. Rau, D. Vitany, M. Kern, and K. Mayes.
Junior varsity football posted a fine season mark, with a 5-2 overall win-
loss record. The J.V. offense rolled up 216 points for the season, while the FRANKENMUTH
defense allowed only 74 points for the seven game schedule. 41 0 Marlette
One of the tougher games of the season was Bad Axe. The J .Vfs lost to Egliiglty
Bad Axe according to the scoreboard. They will remember that game and 421 T8 Caro
will be looking forward to coming years when they may take revenge. 6 I 9 Bad Axe
The football outlook for the future seems bright with such future gridiron 37 6 Sandusky
heroes as Mike Kern, Bruce Weiss, Robert Galsterer, Chuck Sanders, Du- -6 0 Vassar
ane Suppes, Gary Schiefer, and Ron Mauer.
HOMECOMING CEREMONY IS AN
Jonalyn Reindel was crowned 1968 Frank-
enmuth High School Homecoming Queen,
at half time ceremonies during the Bad Axe-
Frankenmuth football game. Jonalyn, at
left, is shown being crowned by Jerold Mc-
Ewen, Superintendent of the Frankenmuth
School District. Jonalyn received a dozen
red roses, and tiara as a remembrance of
her reign. Shown below is the entire Home-
coming Courtg Anne Engblom, Finnish ex-
change student senior: Scott Challg Pia Hil-
gaard Danish exchange student senior, Tom
List, Chris Weber, seniorg Eugene Wittg
Jonalyn Reindelg Sandy Travis, seniorg Jer-
old McEweng Queen of 1967, Carolyn
Goldammer, Mike Pieskog and Gary Schaf-
rer. Heightening the festivities, the Frank-
enmuth Eagles defeated the Bad Axe Hatch-
ets 29-0 in the football contest.
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CAGERS CAPTURE TITLE . . .
Top row 1. to r. Coach W. Wilson, R. Bickel, manager, T. Weber. P. List, M. Piesko, R. List, M. Schiefer, R.
Merten, Loren Rustem, J. Bannerman, manager. Bottom row, C. Rustem, C. Weiss, D. Trinklein, M. Reif, E.
Witt. J. Beyerlein, K. Rummel, K. Koehler.
While showing much promise, the Frankenmuth varsity in their climb to the top, lost out in regional tournament
play to St. Stephen's whose team continued on to capture the State championship.
A highly successful season brought back the conference basketball championship, after compiling a 13-l league
record. Big factors in the impressive year were the desire and the hustle used in the Eagle attack. Even though
the Eagles were recognized for their young team, the seniors played a major role. Things again look bright for
next year as four starting juniors return.
Captain Eugene Witt i343 drives hard for
one of his unusual scoop shots, despite ef-
forts of two Sandusky defenders.
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TOURNAMENT ACTION. . .
Senior, Mark Schiefer C431 out jumps a Action is heated in tournament finals as Rick List C453 and Mark
Millington opponent as Eugene Witt Schiefer 1435 watch Mike Piesko fight for a rebound.
looks on in district tournament action.
Senior cagers display season trophies. l. to r. Coach W. Wilson, E. Witt, M. Schiefer, L. Rustem, R.
Merten, D. Trinklein, J. Beyerlein, M. Reif.
VICTORY! I !
Immediately following the conference clinching game, with
Cass City, Coach "Whitey" Wilson discusses game highlights
with radio announcer Ray Borchard while the Eagles sneak up
behind to carry oft' their victorious coach. After a ride to the
locker room, Coach is unceremoniously dunked into the show-
ers where the celebration begins. Dripping wet, Coach Wilson
comes out and finishes his interview.
Players hold Chip Weiss high in the air as the net is cut down
following the championship clinching game.
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Varsity Cheerleaders, 1. to r., M. DeYoung, L. Bierlein, B. Gehrs, L. Crary, S. Gilbert, and C. Boesnecker.
.I.V. Cheerleaders, l. to r., D. Thompson, M. Abraham, P. Boesneck-
er, L. Protzman, and S. Speer.
Cheerleading played an active role this
year during athletic events. Under the in-
struction of Mrs. Sharon Stephans, the
two cheerleading squads displayed their
talents by taking part in assemblies, bas-
ketball and football contests, and also en-
tered an act in the school talent show.
By attending summer cheerleading camp,
and holding various clinics throughout
the year, the squads maintained their
form and created new routines, to mo-
tivate the student body.
JV's Pk ,KNNERS T00 .
Top row l to r Coach Pelzer, R. Munger, D. Vitany, J. Frahm, R. Jorgenson, C. Sanders, and R. Hurford.
Kneeling 1 to r, D. Wilkinson, K. Grainger, C. Keller, R. Galsterer, M. Kern and D. Weirauch.
Following the success of the varsity, the junior varsity under the direc-
Mike Kern tosses in lay-up shot to
score for Eagles.
tion of Arthur Pelzer, finished a winning season with an impressive
13-3 record. The J.V.'s played several exciting contests and twice en-
joyed beating the league champions, the Lakers.
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G. Schiefer, A. Rodammer, M. Schiefer, M. Kern, L. Nuechterlein, K. Boesenecker, Front row l. to r. D.
Weber, C. Mayes, S. Shively, V. Little, C. Keller, C. Redn, and D. Zehnder.
Top row l. to r. G. Rittmueller, J. Reindel, T. Brender, K. Goodwin, B. Weiss, J. Bannerman, M. Rodammer, D
Miller, Manager J. Jorgenson. Middle row B. Loveless, H. Stembel, J. Herzog, A. Rodammer, V. Little, J. Deter
ding, G. Bierlein, R. Gower, D. Weber, B. Vitany. Bottom row, Manager B. Zehnder, J. Bender, R. Weiss, D
Parlberg, B. Huber, K. Boesen fker, B. Travis, J. Bender, and Coach C. Lyon.
This year's golf team finished in a tie for third place in Con-
ference play, and fourth in Regional competition. Voted most
valuable player was sophomore, Robert Jorgensen. Dave Diet-
zel was voted team captain. Team members are top row l. to r.
Coach W. Wilson, B. Jorgensen, R. Reif, F. Rodammer, R.
List, T. Engel, K. Koehler, D. Dietzel, D. Conzelmann. Bot-
tom row 1. to r. K. Koch, M. Olgaard, L. Nuechterlein, D.
Bauer, B. Loveless, P. List, R. Franklin, P. Schmitt.
At the left Dave Dietzel demonstrates the proper way to bring
the club back and at the right, Kim Koehler shows the follow-
through, which is all-important in golf. -
In this sequence of shots Dale Conzelmann displays the com-
plete golf swing, starting with the backswing, picking up
speed and power following through to complete the stroke.
EAGLE BATTERS SWING INTO SPRING
Top row-l. to r.-C. Ferguson, R. Merten, C. Rustem, M. Piesko, M. Schiefer, R. List. Middle row R Mun
ger. K. Rummel, T. Engel, G. Reinert, L. Rustem, P. List, Coach M. Marcet. Bottom row-N. Franklin B Poel
let, C. Nuechterlein, M. Reif, R. Preston, J. Beyerlein, D. Lawrence, manager.
Eagle bench peers glum as Vassar breaks a 2-2
Vassar first baseman, Don Teddy, waits in vain
as Mike Reif bears out an infield hit
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Loren Rustem holds a Vassar runner close to first base.
Frankenmuthls baseball team finished behind
Caro, Vassar, and Lakers in conference ac-
tion, but after two early season losses came
back to win their last four out of five games
to bring their record to tive wins against
Chris Nuechterlein took the Triple Crown
with a .478 batting average, Most Valuable
Mike Reif strokes a single to left field, starting an Eagle rally. It e
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Player, and was voted team captain.
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John Beyerlein steps into a pitch because if he doesn't . . .
EAGLE THINCLADS TAKE
Top row, l. to r.: W. Wilder, B. Loveless, P. Maurer, J. Bannerman, B. Vitany, T. Brender, B. Weiss, A. Pelzer
Coach. Fourth row, l. to r.: D. Miller, G. Rittmueller, J. Herzon, V. Little, G. Dahlman, R. Hurford, L. Bierlein,
E. Witt, manager. Third row, l to r: K. Grainger, J. Frahm, B. Walker, P. Herzog, L. Bernthal, D. Suppes, R.
List. Second row, l to r: R. Munger, K. Goodwin, T. Weber, M. Abbenante, M. Piesko, R. Galsterer, D. Hoerauf,
K. Koehler. Front row, l to r: K. Rummel, D. Trinklein, E. Keinath, D. Dietzel, G. Scharrer, M. Reif, J. Beyer-
lein, P. List.
Paul List shows his winning form in the high Mike Reif grits teeth while striving for
hurdles, extra inches in the long jump.
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TRACK CHAMPIONSHIP .
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Dave Trinklein anxiously waits for the baton from
y Duane Suppes in the Eagle's winning mile relay team.
Under the direction of Coach Arthur Pelzer, the
1969 track team soared to a conference champion-
Senior, Edgar Keinath, sets pace
for the exhausting two mile run.
Coach Pelzer helps Tom weber' off the track after he
came from behind to win the mile relay at the con-
ship, bringing the total to three for the year, also the
regional championship. Sparking the Eagle team was
Mike Reif, who was also named most valuable play-
er. Dave Trinklein was captain of the team.
Setting a school record of 5'1 1" in the high jump, is
Mike Piesko, shown below, practicing for a future
TO OUR ADVERTISERS .
The staff of the 1969 Eyrie wishes to express sincere thanks and appreciation
to every Frankenmuth business and organization contributing to the successful
production of this yearbook. Your support has made the publication of the
1969 Eyrie possible.
The 1969 Eyrie Staff
Wendy Wessborg, Editor
Gary Scharrer, Assistant Editor
Margret Willis, Advisor
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AS WE CLOSE . . .
As we close the 1969 Eyrie, another school year goes down in the memory book of our minds as
well as on the pages of a book. Through the past nine months Frankenmuth students have much
to remember, and events of which all can be proud. The school year brought forth many honors
and achievements, as the Eagles kept their winning ways in all areas of their endeavors, from foot-
ball to debate, to track and forensics. t
Above, Principal Marvin Hauck discussed with parents the possibilities and needs for a new school
in Frankenmuth, which will be necessary in coming years. The need is evident as the community
growth and school enrollment have spiraled at a rapid pace.
We remember, too, that the concern and guidance of faculty and parents, has contributed a great
deal to the success of the past school year.
As we close, the staff of the 1969 Eyrie sincerely hopes that this edition of memories and events
will serve as a momento of the school year.
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