Muhlenberg High School - Muhltohi Yearbook (Laureldale, PA)

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u-hug hi Zan of X945 lfaffen 6227 7Z+ufn.4AQQ 2400! he ' , EJ , :al if A k in K 1 Howard Wertz, F lfc, '34 SfSgt. Robert Schwanger, '35 Iames Cliff, Torp. 3fc, '39 Sgt. lohn Hoffman, '42 Pfc. Robert Iacoby, '43 Pfc. Max Weller, '4l like . - E ,,.. ,,,, H K , ,K pea6'c4z'z'on To all Muhlenberg graduates and under-gradu- ates Who are serving in the armed forces of our country and especially to those who have made the supreme sacrifice in order that the World may become a better place in which to live, We, the class of '45, dedicate this year's MUHLTOI-ll. fffuhlfoki '45 l Two 7-acufty and "gdl11l7'll:1f'Zdfl'0l'l . . . fog flfflg Z Y xqfggiag 'FEE 4 W f N W --..x , N . fffukftohz' '45 an ff Q ,, L . ,, if Ni if V Arthur C. Melick Position on board resident. 1 P Present term as director. " 1944-1950. Address. Redding R. D. 2, Earl A. Boyer Ktop center! Position on board. vice-president Present term as director. 1944-1950 Address, 428 Raymond St., V Hyde Villa Ioseph W. Seyiert Position on board. treasurer Present term as director. 1941-1947. Address, Bernhdrt Reservoir Temple, R. D. 1. , Charles A. Trout lmiddleb Position on board. secretary Present term as director. 1939-1945. Address. 410 Bernhcxrt Ave. Hyde Villa, Elvin A. Adams Position on board. director. Present term as director. 1941-1947. Address. Kutztown Road, Temple. Chester M. Fies Position on board. director. Present term as director. 1941-1947. Address. 714 Bellevue Ave Laureldale. -1 Iohn G. Mertz Position on board. director. Present term as director. 1939-1945. Address. 3300 Kutztown Rd. Lcxureldole. fffuiftohz 45 ff, .isffm i a""f""fE5 .. .UA Y 3.1.5 .. Q, , Tis 1.'W' W U ff ,Q V ' :Q X- B, vgf- A Q5 'S 5 x 19 ee. Q if Q 'L wifi? 1 Clinton E. Cole Superintendent Education, Allen Township High School, Kutztown State Teachers College, B.S., Muh- lenberg College, A.M., Colum- bia University. Years at Muhlenberg. 20. Charles S. Crumbling Principal Education. Marysville High School, B.S., Albright College, M.S. in Education, Cornell Uni- versity, Graduate work, johns Hopkins University and Uni- versity ot Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg. 20. Edith E. Staudt Subject taught. history. Education. Wernersville High School, Kutztown State Teach- ers College, A.B., Ursinus Col- lege, M.A., Columbia Univer- sity. Years at Muhlenberg. 20. Present homeroom, 8-1. Kermit H. Schmehl Subject taught. mathematics. Education, Fleetwood High School, Ph.B., Muhlenberg Col- lege, M.S., University ot Penn- sylvania. Years at Muhlenberg. 20. Earl S. Loose Senior homeroom, 12-2. Subjects taught, biology. physics, chemistry. Education, Ontelaunee Voca- tional Schoolg B.S., Albright Col- lege, M.S., Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg. l9. Charles E. Buckworth Subject taught. physical education. Education. Exeter High School, B.S. in Health Education, Stroudsburg State Teachers Collegeg Summer Coaching School at Penn State College, Graduate work, Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg. 17. Inducted into Navy May 3, 1943. -1' fffuhltohi '45 ' T New . fr' A ff f ,. 5 ,:..'7E5"'-fc Zi is Q 1 Sw if 1. f - .,,--.-1Q,...3 e g: l .. ,A Sr- tg Harry G. Gerberich Senior homeroom, 12-3. Subject taught, mathematics. Education, West Chester State Normal School, B.S. in Educa- tion, Lebanon Valley College, Graduate work, University of Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg, l8. Mrs. M. Catherine Wertz Subject taught, civics. Education, Porter Township Vo- cational School, University of Pennsylvania, Drexel Institute, Penn State College, B.S. in Education, Lebanon Valley College, Graduate Work, Uni- versity ot Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg, l8. Present homeroom, 7-4. Anna R. Slifer Subjects taught, health, physical education. Education, Watsontown High School, B.S. in Education, Tem- ple University, Graduate Work, Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg, l8. Iason W. White Subjects taught, trigonometry, solid and plane geometry, algebra. Education, Highspire High School, B.S. in Education, Bucknell University, M.S., Uni- versity ot Michigan. Years at Muhlenberg, l7. Present homeroom, ll-2, 11 fffuhftokz' Luther B. Mearig Subjects taught, history, social science, journalism. Education, Lititz High School, Millersville State Teachers Col- lege, A.B., Elizabethtown Col- lege, Graduate Work, Univer- sity oi Pennsylvania, MA., Teachers College, Columbia University. Years at Muhlenberg, l6. Present homeroom, ll-4. '45 -l Mrs. Sara R. Rothermel Librarian Subject taught, German, Education, Reading High School, BA., Mt. Holyoke Col- lege, Library Science degree, Millersville State Teachers College. Years at Muhlenberg, l6. Six Iames B. Shaner, Ir. Subjects taught. industrial arts, woodworking and pattern making Education, Reading High Schoolg Williamson Trade School: Graduate Work, Muh- lenberg College, University of Pennsylvania, and Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg. l6. Present homeroom. 8-4. Mrs. Hazel A. Ramsay Subject taught. English. Education. Mt. Penn High School, AB., Albright College, Graduate work, University ol Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg. l4. Present homeroom. 8-2. Alta H. Horton Subject taught. music. Education. Towanda High School, B.S. in Education, Mansfield State Teachers Col- lege, Graduate Work, New York University. Years at Muhlenberg, 15. Present homeroom. lO-3. Iohn E. Harris Subject taught, history. Education, Keystone State Nor- mal School, B.S., Schuylkill College, Graduate work, Penn State College and University of Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg. l3. Clinton D. Getz Senior homeroom. l2-l. Subject taught, English. Education, Ephrata High School, AB., Franklin and Mar- shall Collegeg MA., University of Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg, l4. Mrs. I. Rupp Subject taught. art. Education. Muhlenberg Town- ship High Schoolg BS., Kutz- town State Teachers Collegeg Graduate work, Universal School of Handicrafts and Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg, l2. E i i lvv. 5. . ...Q 1. 5 A A Mgt .J .a 1 s.,li Sm -l-'T lfukftohz' '45 T f ji' H. Fredda Keller Subjects taught, bookkeeping, business training. Education. Shickshinny High School, B.S., Indiana State Teachers College, Bloornsburg State Teachers College. Years at Muhlenberg, 12. Present homeroom, 10-4. Frances A. M. Rahn Subjects taught. guidance, health. Education. West Reading High School, AB., Hood College, Ed.M. in Vocational Guidance, Harvard University. Years at Muhlenberg. 12. Present homeroom, 7-1. Miriam E. Moyer Subject taught, English. Education. Muhlenberg Town- ship High School, Albright Col- legeg B.S. in Education, Kutz- town State Teachers College, Millersville State Teachers Col- legeg Graduate work, Univer- sity ot Pennsylvania. Years at Muhlenberg, 10. Present homeroom. 7-2. Ida L. Ebling Subject taught. home economics. Education, Ontelaunee Voca- tional School, Mansfield State Teachers College, B.S., Penn State College, Graduate work, Drexel Institute. Years at Muhlenberg. 10. Thelma I.. Knauss Subjects taught. shorthand, typewriting, office practice. Education, Nazareth High School, B.S. in Education, Bloomsburg State Teachers College. Years at Muhl.enberg. 11. Present homeroom, 10-Z. E. Brainerd Reinert Subject taught. geography. Education. Ontelaunee Voca- tional School: B.S. in Educa- tion, Kutztown State Teachers College. Years at Muhlenberg. 9. Present homeroom, 9-4. L t- Li- fffuhlfahi '45 :ii 2 . .A 3 f if--f Q . .. . . kg-,xr -,nh -, is iil'.'f'4 'El 'K-1 M . Q- . 2 Robert D. Shipe, Ir. Subjects taught, general sci- ence, plane geometry, physics, fundamentals ot machines. Education, Muhlenberg Town- ship High School, B.S. in Sci- ence, Albright College, Gradu- ate work, Cornell University. Years at Muhlenberg, 7. Entered the U. S. Navy in july, 1943. Esther M. Willits Subject taught, history. Education, Ontelaunee Voca- tional School, B.S. in Educa- tion, West Chester State Teach- ers College, M.A., Duke Uni- versity. Years at Muhlenberg, 4. Present homeroom. 9-l. Lloyd L. Clemens Subjects taught, health, physical education Education, Ontelaunee Voca- tional School, Kutztown State Teachers College, B.S., Al- bright College, Physical Ed., Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg, 3. Mrs. Edith H. Fetterman Subject taught, English. Education, Reading High School, A.B., Ursinus College, Graduate work, Drexel Insti- tute and Columbia University. Years at Muhlenberg, 3, Present homeroom, ll-l. Quentin R. Keath Subject taught, mechanical drawing Education, Lititz High School, B.S. in Industrial Arts Educa tion, Millersville State Teach ers College. Years at Muhlenberg, 3. lnducted into U. S. Army February 8, l945 james R. Brokenshire Subjects taught, biology, mathematics. Education, Lanstord High School: BS. in Science, Frank- lin and Marshall College, Graduate Work, New York Uni- versity and Columbia Univer- sity. Years at Muhlenberg, 2 years, 4 months. Present homeroom, ll-3. l fffuklfaki '45 L," ft lfifi '," iz lg.. ' ia ', 5 il ,Q ..., M - 1 , I S255 L A Q . A A nl i I ,.n 'v V ' if , . it is ,, 3 :tl lr - 3 T ' mzriwi-1 S w,-' fwfr? C. Augusta Floyd Subjects taught, Latin, German. Education, Williamsport High Schoolg A.B., Bucknell Univer- sity. Years ut Muhlenberg, 2. Present homeroom, 10-l. Melvin S. Binkley Subject taught, mathematics. Education, Denver High School S.S.C., Millersville State Teach- ers Collegeg BS. in Education, Elizabethtown Collegeg Ed.M. in Education, Temple Univer sity. Years at Muhlenberg, 2. Present homeroom, 7-3. Mrs. Estella E. Harris Subjects taught, English, Latin. Education, Columbia High Schoolg Millersville State Teachers Collegeg A.B., Wilson College. Years at Muhlenberg, 2. Present homeroom, 9-3. Mrs. Barbara I. Martin Subjects taught, typewriting, business training. Education, Lake Placid High Schoolg Plattsburg State Nor- mal Schoolg Nell College. Years at Muhlenberg, 2. Present homeroom, 9-2. Mrs. Evelyn M. Becker Subjects taught, English, home economics. Education, Muhlenberg Town- ship High Schoolg BS., Al bright College. Years at Muhlenberg. 2. Present homeroom. 8-3. I. Earl Baker Director of instrumental music and teacher of science at Muhlenberg d urin g l94O-4l term. Education, Bangor High Schoolg BS. in Music Ecluca- tion, West Chester State Teach- ers College. lnducted into the U. S. Army during summer ot l94l. .i fffuhlwki '45 11. Tm Mrs. Ella M. Bresler Subject taught, geography. Education, Schaetlerstown High School, B.S., Albright, West Chester State Normal School. Years at Muhlenberg. l. Mrs. Bresler taught at Muhlen- berg for a ten-year period previously. Present homeroom. 7-5. Gus King Subject taught. instrumental music. ' in t V' 44 Mrs. Stella M. Roth Subjects taught. civics, English, junior business training, health. Education, West Chester Nor- mal School, BA., Penn State College. Years at Muhlenberg. l. Present homeroom, 9-5. Henry M. Brader ' Subjects taught. algebra, general science. Education. Sacred Heart Acad- Education, Northampton High emy, Canada, St. Hyacinth School, B.S., Muhlenberg Col- College, Canada, Paris Con- lege, Kutztown State Teachers servatory of Music, France. College, Graduate Work, Le- Years at Muhlenberg. l. hlgh Umverslty' Years at Muhlenberg. l. Present homeroom, 8-5. Myron F. Boyer Subjects taught, mathematics, general science. Education. Kutztown Normal School, B.S., Kutztown State Teachers College. Years at Muhlenberg, l. Present homeroom. 9-6. Mrs. M. Annetta Kauffman Subject taught, music. Education. Ontelaunee Voca- tional School, Keystone State Teachers College, B.S. in Music Education, Penn State College. Accompanist for Muhlenberg choruses for lU years. Elm -'- flfuhlfohi '45 N e' L 'A 1 .- 'NL eift mfg' ' ggiezsmaiiirun 1' 1 A :hiv I ..., AA' " alms AQ- . .. . .,... A A g A ..' ,,,"' Q . , . if X " ..:,.a Q 2 . NF K -1 . L ,, I X. Q - J. Mrs. Iames B. Shaner. Ir. Mrs. Clara K. Oxenreider Secretary to the Principal Secretary Education. Wyomissing High lo me Supenmendem School. Education. Easton Schoolsg In- Years at Muhlenberg 1 Year ter-State Commercial College. 6 months. Years at Muhlenberg. 1. Mrs Mrs Harry G. Gensemer Attendance Ofiicer Address. 3l3 George Street, Mrs. Grace L. Good School Nurse Education, Washington Acad- emy, Washington Sanatarium and Hospital. Years at Muhlenberg. 2. ELEMENTARY TEACHERS BY BUILDINGS N. C. Schaeffer Building Wilson G. Sarig Building I. Raymond Angstadt Mrs. Ruih W. Bensing Minnie E. Ulrich . Elsie Rhoads Mrs. Anna L. Reider Mrs. Blanche Weller . Elizabeth D. Snow Hyde Park Building Ethel L. Milkins Mrs. Mary Seyler Folmer Mrs. Ruth Correll Anna Werner Mrs. Sara McKay Breedy Alice Rothermel Mrs. Grace K. Stahler Mrs. Mildred A. Ruth Helen Rothenberger Mrs. Mary Schmehl Mrs. Melva B. Cox Mrs. Beulah Mease Hope Baum Ruth N. Kearns Mrs. Effie Frederick Rosedale Building Franklin A. Schweyer Mrs.- Myrtle Allen Garber Catherine S. Gruber Mrs. Anna M. Lilly Mary lane Rambo Mabel S. Gruber Hyde Villa. Dorothy Weidenhammer .ii 0 7 li. -.. u to 1 45 Twelve 0 0 0 ' lL.L':'. if fy -ff I 14, W - .. WY, I x ff' I 'Sim 4 ,fs K XVI' 'XX 7 6 f iky- Q 75 -S .LE KA xx -If my 9 ' Q X , I I Y XXX xX 5 J N ' X ' 4. 5 Q - ..: ..,. 5, J Q 9 if M f -.l fffulftohi 45 .l 2-'Minsk .sh Anna Gib ble Gloria Wurst Blanche Hill Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Academic. Girl Reserves 12. Muhltohi 12. Muhltohi 12. Muhltohi 12. lf there is anything you wish to know about ice skating, ask Anna. "Pigtails" is an attractive brown-haired, blue-eyed miss hailing from Mohrsville. Her fancies are ice hockey, baseball and dogs, especially Irish Setters and terriers. Her ambition lies in becom- ing somebody's private secre- tarial stenographer. Gloria, one of the more seri- ous-minded students of the class. "Glo" is fond of danc- ing and enjoys "cutting a rug" with "Cutie" to the music of Harry Iames and the singing of Bing Crosby. Gloria has no definite plans for the future but would like to obtain a secretarial posi- tion. May she "pound the keys" to success. Frances Pentz Academic. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Oh, oh! Here comes the Navy and who is that with them? Why it's Frances Pentz! "Frankie" is a quiet, attractive miss who demands attention- especially from the Navy. Last summer, Frances worked -in a factory making Army socks, but as to the future, her plans are indefinite. The class wishes her success in anything she may undertake. Gloria Moyer Academic. Muhltohi 12: Girl Re- serves l2: G. A. A. IU, 12: Track ll. 12: Chorus 10. ll. 12. "Moe" is one of the dashing members of the senior class, rating track as tops. "Glo's" interests not only center around track, but also include hockey and basket- ball, not to mention a special interest in a certain lad in the 12-1 home room. "Blondie's" future ambition is to become a Cadet Nurse. Rolling, rolling, over the skat- ing rink is where this curly- haired miss can be found. locu- lar and fun-loving, "Peggy" manages to keep her friends in peals of laughter with her mouldy stories or homemade jokes. "Peg" can be seen strolling the halls exhibiting her broth- er's "flashy" shirts and bow ties. Fay Walleisa Academic. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This happy-go-lucky brown- eyed lass is one of the jolly members of the class. "Shortie" loves the out-of- doors and rates hunting tops. When not chasing rabbits, Fay engages in another favorite pastime which is dancing. She is also quite a mermaid. To take up dramatics at Lebanon Valley College is Fay's ambition. '-'- flluhffaki '45 -' .55 2 1' 4. V' Margaret Schweyer Iane Large Mildred Marburger Commercial. Margaret is one of the small- est and shyest members of the senior class. She spends most of her time in school preparing her short- hand lesson, for that is her favorite subject. She likes to do deeds for her many friends and also enjoys talking about her experiences where she works. After graduation, Margaret wishes to get a secretarial job. Academic. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. At last you've guessed cor- rectly. This is lane, who, with the help of her twin sister, has made some of the pupils of Muhlenberg think they are seeing double. She has a passion for cream- colored convertible Coupes, is a fan of Van Johnson, lose lturbi, and Frankie. lane is planning to attend Cornell University. Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: G. A. A. 10, ll, 12. "Mim" can usually be seen in the hall with a group of girls having "a good old time" or enjoying herself at the "Stinky." like all sports-rnind- ed girls, spends much of her time in the gym, and has par- ticipated in all G. A. A. activi- ties, excelling in hockey. Mildred has only one plan for her future, that is to be- come a Wave. Frances Kochel Academic. Chorus IU, 11, 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12: Band 12: Orchestra 12: Badminton 12. "That red is too dark. Take a smaller brush." You've prob- ably guessed what's going on. Frances is designing another dress. After graduation, Fran- ces intends to study art. During her senior year she played the bell lyre with the band and orchestra, and played the Xylophone for nine years. Ieanette Gernert Academic. Chorus 10, 11, 12: Ob- server ll, 12: National Honor Society 11, 12: Horizon Club 12: Debating 12: Muhltohi 12. "Who left you out?" Yes, you've guessed it, it's Ieanette and her favorite saying. "Gertie" took part in the senior class play and the sen- ior operetta. leanette would like to pre- pare for her future in textile merchandising by attending some college. Shirley Woomert Academic. Chorus 10. ll, 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Music, poetry and traveling are only a few of the favorites of this reddish-blonde, green- eyed miss who can usually be found working in the library. Shirley, being one of the more athletic members of the class, rates baseball as tops. She also likes swimming, hunt- ing and fishing. After graduation she intends to enter the Cadet Nurse Corps. Fifteen ..,L- fffuiftoh' '45 ,' 1 . 'I ,,:- m h"" ""' Mfzrnnnw-e .Fi 53 Qi ' , I T22 if ' 5 I .. A 3 1 2' 5.3 A it as ag 4' as .-'aka -S 2 J 'S H-all :jf , gf - gfvfl of in in . 'if A . Li' fl Betty lane Kemmerling Academic. Chorus ll: Horizon Club 12: Muhltohi 12. Betty lane, a tall, slim girl with blue eyes and brown hair, is one of the more serious- minded members of the senior class. While she isn't busy in school or earning money behind a candy counter, "B. I." is devot- ing her thoughts to an admir- able lad in the air forces. In the future, "B, I." would like to become a nurse. Rita Fabiani Academic. Cheerleading ll, 12: Girl Reserves 12: G. A. A. IU, ll, 12: Muhltohi 12. Rita, a lively brown-eyed miss Is always smiling Talking politics is a pastime Actively participates in sports Faithfully fulfills her duties Anxious to attend Bucknell Basketball games are "tops" ls popular with both sexes Artistically inclined Nicknamed "Smiley" Is bound to be a success. Alice Wert Commercial. Girl Reserves IZ: Muhltohi 12. Alice is a tall, dark-haired, pleasant miss who spent some of her time selling stamps and bonds at the stagedoor. You can often find her roller skating with a certain "Iohn- ny" at the Arena Gardens. She rates typing her favorite subject and intends to use some knowledge in this field. She would like to become eith- er a typist or secretary. Mae Steele Ioanna George Iecmette I..eVcm Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This jolly miss served during her senior year as secretary to Mr. Gerberich. Most of her spare time is spent with the Kenhorst Drum and Bugle Corps as a major- ette Cthat is when she isn't with "Gerry"D. Skirts and sweaters rate tops with Mae. ln the future, Mae wants to go to hairdressing school. Home Economics. Girl Reserves 12. Dear audience, behold! One of the members of the "Silent Bunch" is now in our midst. "Io" positively hates to get up in the morning. Of course this has nothing to do with the fre- quent trips to New Iersey. ln the future, Ioanna hopes to beautify some unfortunate people by becoming a beau- tician. Good luck, Ioanna! May you "accentuate the positive and eliminate the negative." Commercial. Track ll. 12: Girl Reserves 12. Ieanette, the artist, can usu- ally be seen sitting in the l2-Z home room making sketches of almost anything, particularly girls. Whizz! Who was that? Oh, that was probably "LeVan" hurrying home for her favorite dish of mashed potatoes and sauer kraut or steak-when she can get it! Ieanette has made no defi- nite decision as to her future. ln whatever she decides to do, we wish her success. flfuhlfohi '45 -'-1. Sm Rose Horyczko Leeona Kadeck Esther Liss Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Commercial. Girl Reserves 12. Academic. Observer ll, 12: Archery Muhltohi 12. STOP! LOOK!-It is not nec- essary to listen very long. "Rosie" is always ready for any kind of fun, and when there isn't any to be found, rely on her to start some. She is fre- quently found ujitterbuggingf' ln the future, "Blondie" ex- pects to be some doctor's sec- retary. Cooking for a certain Marine also interests her. Poor Marine! Muhltohi 12. Lee, the head majorette of the Kenhorst Drum Corps, has worked herself up to becoming the State Champion of Penn- sylvania. Her main interest is photo- graphic modeling, however, don't be surprised if you see her flying over the house tops in a P-40. Later, Lee intends to try cooking for a certain Marine. 12: Badminton 12: Debating 11, 12: Muhllohi 12. lf your pet dislike is break- fast cereal, why not do as Esther does-substitute soup as your main breakfast dish? Esther served as headline editor for the Observer and could often be heard saying, "Where is your head?" To become a nutritionist is Esther's ambition for the future. Madeline Nickliss Commercial. Horizon Club 12: Cheerleading ll. 12: Chorus 11. 12: Badminton 12: Muhltohi 12. When you hear the excla- mation "That's tough!" look around and you will see a brown-eyed miss giving some- one her "sympathies" "Midge" can be seen jitter- bugging at dances, but she does not use all her pep, be- cause she is also a cheer- leader. She can "Always" be seen "Together" with two other girls of the senior class. Sarah lane Schweitzer Commercial. Muhltohi 12. Blonde hair, blue eyes, and one of the quieter members of the class-this is Sarah lane. She classes her favorites as Harry Iames, poetry, reading and "a good joke." Sarah lane has the distinc- tion of being the youngest member of the class. Her intention is to obtain a position as a stenographer. The class wishes her luck. Arlene Fry Commercial. Muhltohi 12. "Cutie" Fry is one of the smallest members of the class. If there are any jokes to be told, Arlene is always present. During her spare time Ar- lene is usually writing letters to a certain sailor. She adores Bing Crosby and loves to dance to the music of Harry Iames. After graduation, Arlene hopes to become someones stenographer. L- ffluhlfohi '45 1 2 L.: -f u A. .,1:wf.rt,,- 'H 4 : ' Q N" f. . . 'rfikiieiik Y Mwisee9ea 4-.cd - . r, ,gk -1- :25 31 Iosephine DeSantis Academic. G. A. A. 10, ll. 12: Girl Reserves 12: Chorus 10. ll, 12: Muhltohi 12. Iosie, an active dark-haired miss Often indulges in sports Desires to attend Bucknell Eager to become a linguist Selects math as favorite subject Actively engages in school sports Nicknamed "Io" The shortest girl in the class ls popular with everyone Success is inevitable. Erma Seidel Academic. Muhltohi 12. Erma is a short, blond- haired, blue-eyed miss who enjoys playing the piano. Erma is one of the more quiet girls of our class. She says she doesn't bother with the opposite sex, but we won- der who she enjoys writing to in the Army. Her plans aren't definite but Erma hopes to go to college and become a home economics teacher after graduation. Hazel Trexler Academic. Observer ll, 12: Muhl- tohi 12: Chorus 10, ll. 12: National Honor Society ll, 12. Yo gusto usted! Das ist rechtl and a few more languages and Hazel will have attained her goal-to become a linguist. Hazel likes to design and sew dresses for her manikin, and play the organ at weddings. Since Hazel has always had an eye for fashions, her secret ambition is to own an exclu- sive dress' shop on Fifth Ave- nue, N. Y. Fern DeHart Louise Erny, Doris Haus Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Chorus 12. This lass formerly attended Reading High but thinks Muhl- enberg is "super." She classes chorus as her best liked subject while cook- ing rates second. ' Fern likes to look through magazines for new hair styles and then try them. This ac- counts for her eagerness to be- come a beautician. May her "waves" be permanent. Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This brown-eyed, quiet miss has an active interest in sports and during her leisure hours can usually be found on a roller skating rink. Louise's favorite subjects are shorthand and typing. She has a deep interest in someone in the Navy. After graduation, Louise plans to attend college. The class wishes her success. Commercial. G. A. A. 10. ll, 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. "Hausy," one of the poetic members of the class, rates playing the guitar and writing hilarious poetry as her hobbies. Doris is interested in all forms of sport. "Hausy," having no confidence in household du- ties, would like to become a "lady leatherneck." May the "Halls of Montezuma" call her quickly as she goes to fight for them some day. Muhffokl' '45 :-mt.. Eighteen Fawn Brye Commercial. Chorus IU. ll, 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12 Fawn is one of the more humorous members of the class. You can always hear her tell- ing a corny joke, or arguing. "FaWnie" just loves pie. She eats it till she can't anymore and then eats some more. Splash! Splash! Swimming is Fawn's favorite sport. Pawn is undecided as to her future but thinks she might like to join the Canadian WACs. Ieanne Neher Commercial. Muhltohi 12: Girl Re- serves l2: Chorus 12: Observer 12. Whizz! That was Ieanne dashing into home room With her book, putting a few finish- ing touches to her latest poem. She can "Always" be seen "Together" with two other girls of the senior class. When you hear "ooh's"- "ah's," you can be sure it's "leannie" swooning over some- one in a raincoat or a sleeve- less sweater. Olivia Large Academic. Observer 12: Girl Re- serves 12: Muhltohi 12. Five feet two with eyes of blue. To our high school she is new. Which are you, Nancy or lane? Answering that is a pain. If you ever heard a loud noise in English class, it was just Nancy "quietly" dropping her loafers off of her tired feet. Nancy hopes to attend Duke University to become a medi- cal technician. Rita Arnold Commercial. Muh1tohil2. Rita is one of the smallest girls in the class. She is a brunette, blue-eyed miss, who is especially interested in a certain Air Cadet. If you ever get to Reeser's Restaurant and see some shorty dashing around, it'll probably be Rita. When asked where her pep comes from, her an- swer is, "l don't know, but this is fun!" She is still undecided as to her future. Mae Breitegam Commercial. Muhltohi 12. This dark-haired, attractive lass is one of the quiet mem- bers of the class while in school. She is interested in several sports and can usually be found either roller skating or eating, which are two of her pastimes. She also has an in- terest in the Navy and can be seen writing letters. After graduation, she plans to be an office worker. Mabel Bower Academic. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This brown-eyed miss is of the talkative type. Mabel's favorite pastimes are reading and listening to Harry larnes. She considers typing "tops" and football as her major sport. Mabel is undecided about the future, but we know she will make good. api 1 -,u.i1.,i,-f45- - -,.. , ,,,, .A 'KIA ar n-...pl if Irene Bechmann Commercial. Girl Reserves 12. "The great skier of South Temple" is this short, blue- eyed miss. Her favorite spot in town is the famous Chinese restaurant, where she can eat chicken chow mein. Irene is usually very happy with lots to talk about. She was the only member of the Commercial section who studied German. One of Becky's wishes after graduation is to own her own little novelty shop. Mary Iane Kearney Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Mary jane is one of the wit- tier girls in the senior class. "Sis" croons over the music of Harry james, and also en- joys the singing of Bing Crosby. In the future, I." hopes to become a private secretary to some high executive. Here's wishing her success. Shirley Heist Home Economics. Girl Reserves 12: Swimming 12: Muhllohi 12. Shirley, one of the shorter constituents, hails from South Temple. "Shirt" spends most of her time writing letters to a certain young sailor. Because she is fond of dancing, Shirley is often found at the "Y" on Sat- urday nights. "Cuz" hasn't any plans for the future. May she "sail" to success. Kathryn Carl Betty Weaver Ioan Clarke Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Tall, slim and jovial best de- scribe this light-haired senior lass. Kitty can often be seen in the halls having quarrels with members of the opposite sex, but she likes the fellows, es- pecially a certain Marine. Typing is her favorite sub- ject and in the future she would like to be either a typ- ist or hairdresser. Academic. Observer ll, 12: Chorus 10: Girl Reserves 12: Muhlfohi 12. "What's that mountain of food?" That's just "Bettina" at her favorite pastime and avo- cation, namely making and eating "DagWood" sandwiches. This more talkative member of the class expects to attend McCanns' School of Business and has her eye on being a medical secretary. Commercial. Band 10, ll. 12: Or- chestra 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Crash, bang-don't get ex- cited folks, it's only "lo the Kid" coming down the hall. Ioan provides entertainment anytime, anywhere. But there is a serious side to her. She plays the trumpet nicely l?D and is an under- standing soul. ' Hope to meet you on the road to success. Mukffdhl' '45 -:'.. Arlene Gasser Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Cheerleading 10, ll. 12: Muhltohi 12. Ah, there she is! Whenever the word "Tillie" is mentioned, a picture of some uproar comes to our mind, for wherever "Tillie" is, there is bound to be loads of fun. This energetic miss helped to cheer the basketball team to victory. She has also won many honors in swimming. We will always remember "Till" as being a swell dancer and a good sport. Catharine Deeds Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Band IU, 11, 12: Orchestra ll. 12: Muhltohi 12. ls this not a picture to de- mand attention? This blond- haired, hazel-eyed miss is a member of the High School Band. "Deedsy" is an ardent base- ball fan and her secret pas- sion is to be a sports writer or a history teacher. Keep your eyes on "Deedsy," for when she starts on the Sea of Life there will be some splash. Annette Hartz ell Academic. National Honor Society ll. 12: Observer 12: Chorus IU, 11. 12: Muhltohi 12: Girl Reserves 12: Debating ll, 12. Now here is a girl who likes to know the whys and where- fores of things, for "Skeeter" is an enthusiastic member of the debating team. Annette's ambition is to be a legal secretary and in prep- aration is going to attend a business school. Thelma Lengle Academic. Girl Reserves: Observer Staff 11, 12: Muhltohi 12. This "cheerful little ear full" is never around when you want her. She is usually in the Observer room working on the school paper. Iournalism takes up most of her time. After attending college, Thel- ma's plans are rather indefi- nite, but with her journalistic abilities we are sure she will go "write" to the top. Iean Boltz Commercial. Muhltohi 12. When you hear the expres- sion "Oh, sugar" you can be sure to find lean near by. "Charlie" is one of the more quiet members of the class. lean rates skating and bowl- ing as her favorite sports. She also likes to listen to Kay Kyser and eat spaghetti. After graduation, lean in- tends to become a secretary. May she pound the keys to success. Dorothy Reeser Commercial. Debating 12: Girl Re- serves l2: Observer 11. 12: Mulxltohi 12: National Honor Society 11. 12. Dot is about the busiest sen- ior. She can be seen dashing through the halls almost any noon. Dorothy's interests lie in sports, mainly basketball and baseball. On the other hand, Dotty's pet peeve is people who do not co-operate. As to the future, she intends to become her father's sec- retary. e rm- .1 N 1. 4 A A 41 .war Twwfff-one "-' fffuhltohi '45 -'-i f Ti fr . ,..4A ,. ...L :.,',,,v. I 5 1-24 if -lk-ffl -.fr -r-, Iecm Berg Commercial. Chorus IU. 11, 12: Girl Reserves IZ: Muhltohi 12. Click, click, click-you can bet your life that it's lean cut- ting stencils. Or, maybe, she can be heard saying, "Hey, Shunky, did you hear the 'Musical Clock'?" Then, with big grins on their faces, they start talking about the senti- mental music they heard. After graduation, lean would like to become somebody's "stenog." Martha Klemmer Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This brown-haired, green- eyed girl is known to most of us as Dolly. Dancing or movies occupy most of her spare time and she's pretty keen on spaghetti and Italian sandwiches. She just can't resist buying records and she'll tell you that boogie-Woogie is "solid," Lots of luck, Dolly. Iune Ludwig Home Economics. Girl Reserves 12. On-e of the more quiet girls in this small, blue-eyed lass who hails from Laureldale. Iune rates mathematics as her favorite subject and can often be seen helping others in her home room. Her great- est weakness is sailors. As to the future, lune has made no definite plans, but the class of '45 wishes her success. Geraldine Deisher Commercial. G. A. A. 10, ll. 12: Girl Reserves 12: Observer Stuff 11. 12: Chorus ll. 12. "Gerry," one of the busiest members of the senior class, was secretary of Girl Reserves. She rates Italian sandwiches and French fries as her favor- ite foods and lists reading po- etry as her favorite pastime. She is frequently seen at the movies and simply drools over lohn Hodiak. Iane Kohler Commercial. Girl Reserves 12. Muhltohi 12. Zoom!-No, that wasn't an airplane-just jane performing her secretarial duties. "Squirt" can be found almost anytime in her father's "litter- bug joint," or also with a "friend" helping to cheer the basketball team on to victory. After graduation, lane hopes to become a private secretary. Betty Merkel Home Economics. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Wherever there is music you Will find Betty. All her spare time is spent at dances Cwith johnny, of coursel. "Mert" is the Muhlenberg Representative for Pomeroy's Be-Teen Fashion Board. Betty sang with the jazz band and would like to sing with an orchestra in the future. She plans to go to Temple University after graduation. ffluklfohi '45 -1 ii i Q Mary lane Shunk Commercial. G. B. A. 10. ll. 12: Girl Reserves 12: Chorus ll, 12: Muhltohi 12: Badminton 12. "Boing! a six-footer with a pipe!" lt you hear these words you know their source. "Kid- ding" and her "sense ot hu- mor" make her very well liked. "Shunky" was an active senior, having served as presi- dent of the Girl Reserves, man- ager and referee in G. A. A. She can "Always" be seen "Together" with two other girls ot the senior class. Ieanne Adams Commercial. Muhltohi 12: Girl Reserves 12. "Ieanne with the Light Brown Hair" is one ot the fun-making members of the class. "Clang, clang, clang," went the typewriter, "Bang, bang, bang," went the Navy guns. These two have very much in common with leanne. Even though the Navy occu- pies most ot her time, she wishes to become a typist. Dolores Cairns Commercial. Chorus 12: Girl Reserves ll, 12: Muhltohi 12. Here is a pretty brown- haired blue-eyed girl from 12-l who was the secretary of the junior and senior classes. "Dolly" loves dancing and can often be seen at the "Y" on Saturday nights. She also enjoys listening to "boogie- woogie" records. "Dolly" hopes to become a private secretary after gradu- ation. Mary lane Marbarger Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. Brown hair, brown eyes and a cute smile identities Mary lane to everyone. Mary lane enjoys sports, especially bas- lcetball. "Cutie" keeps a scrapbook of all Muhlenberg sports write- ups which contain some of "Sweetnut's" career in school sports. Mary lane hopes to attend Reading Business Institute and become a medical secretary. Iulia Wolle Academic. Chorus 10, 11, 12: Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. This attractive, green-eyed lass is quiet, but full of fun and always ready with a witty answer. "B-B" has been chair- man ot the Girl Reserves Serv- ice Committee for two years, and by now she is an expert at selecting gifts for any oc- casion. In the tuture, Iulia plans to attend some college. Gloria Bittle Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Cheerleading 10. ll. 12: Track ll. 12: G. A. A. ll. 12: Bowling Club 12: Swimming 10, ll: Badminton 12. This tall lass with brown hair and brown eyes is one ot the more active members of the senior class. Gloria, a cheerleader, can be seen and heard at all games. Gloria plans to enter the Cadet Nurse Corps upon grad- uation. li fffuklfoh' '45 .5556 in W A 7. 4' 11,1 .5 --l 4 Q. in aj T' 5 3,.. it ....t T? Visas.. if .,': ! " W - -' jfgw iif g r':1z.'. .. Annabelle Reber Dorothy Ilg Gloria Gensemer Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. We have all seen this blithe lass rambling through the halls of Muhlenberg. She holds hon- ors as being one of the keen- est jokers. "lokie" is always on the "up and up" in the newest songs and fads. Although Annabelle has her humorous moods, she also is quite serious. Her goal is to become a skilled typist. Academic. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12: Debating 12. Ship ahoy! Navy Full Speed Ahead, So says this pert blonde miss. Any blue-clad boy can find Dot in favor of him. Dottie is always Writing letters and is constantly in dire need of stationery. She just loves pas- try and candy. Dorothy has a vague inten- tion of becoming an interior decorator unless some sailor changes her mind. Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Muhltohi 12. "I-ley! Do you have any passes for the movie?" That's right, you're right! Gloria is being invaded by half the population of Muhlenberg. "Gensie" is fortunate in receiv- ing a supply of passes for the local theater. This brown-haired miss of 12-Z rat-es bookkeeping "tops" and is hoping to become a bookkeeper in the future. Violet Brenner Commercial. Girl Reserves 12: Chorus 11, 12: Muhltohi 12. Pert, brown-eyed blonde, best describes this active mem- ber ofthe senior class. "Dollie" can usually be seen trampling through the halls with "Deed- sy" and "Marbarger." "Dollie" rates basketball and bookkeeping "tops" After graduation, "Dollie" longs to become a "Good" ste- nographer. May she "bloom" onto her way to fortune. Richard Batz Commercial. Richard likes flashy clothes, is popular with all his class- mates, and also with a girl of a local town. His favorite recreation is go- ing to movies and basketball games. He spends most of his time ushering at a local theatre. ln the future he wishes to run his own luncheonette. May luck reign with him through his future business. - ,u..if..,.,- '45-- nl ggi Richard Arnold Industrial. Richard is another of the more "timid" members of the l2-l home room. ln spite of his bashfulness, he has not one secret passion, but two. Most of his spare time is spent working in a local drug- store learning pharmacy. Upon graduation, he would like to become a pharmacist in the United States Navy. Richard Thomas Industrial. Basketball 10, ll, 12, Soc- cer 12: Track 10, ll, 12: Mulzltolxi. 12. Look up in the sky . . . it's a bird, it's a plane . . . no, it's Dick Thomas, and he's scored another basket. Dick is one of the most athletically-inclined members of the senior class. Dick hopes to be an engi- neer some day. The class of '45 wishes him a "Mary" life and one as long as he is. E. Winfield Blatt Industrial. Basketball 12: Muhltohi 12. Winfield, one of the jolly members of the class, is 5' 5" and weighs an even 200 pounds. Eating is NOT his specialty. "Bo Bo" can be seen driving a certain Dodge or Chrysler in his spare time. Winfield was manager of the varsity basketball team. He intends to enter the service and hopes to be an electrical engineer after the war. Homer Kantner Academic. Hi-Y 12: Muhltohi 12. Homer is one of the quieter members of the senior class. He can often be seen in the St. Lawrence Luncheonette pushing the dirty dishes around in his cart. He also can be seen walking the halls with two girls on his arms. Homer is undecided what he will do after graduation. What- ever field he may choose, the class of '45 wishes him luck. Harold D. Williams Donald Moll Paul Dahms Industrial. Stage Crew 10. 115 Muhltohi 12. Tall, dark and mechanically- minded describes "Poley," as Harold is often called by his friends. When you hear a "putt," "bang" and a "sWish" you better watch out because it is "Poley" coming down the street about 15 miles an hour in his little jalopy which he built in his spare time. After graduation he would like to be a mechanic. Academic. Hi-Y 12: Soccer 12: Baseball 12: Muhltohi IZ. "Mollie," one of the most lively members of the class, may be seen any morning be- fore school driving his "Model A" on the highways of Muhlen- berg Township. "Charger" rates golf as his favorite sport. "The Mayor of Mo1ltown" ex- pects to attend Wyomissing Polytechnic Institute after graduation. Academic. Muhltohi 12. Paul is one of the more quiet members of the senior class. In his leisure time he can usually be seen with a blonde named Gloria. His black hair and blue eyes will describe him to his class- mates. He rates mechanical drawing and chemistry tops. After grad- uation he would like to take up mechanical engineering. "May he draw to success." m-wal f 'K TW-rw .l fflukltoki '45 -'- .ff , S, is f r aint aff l W Stanley Boczar Earl Auchenbach Darvin Ketner Academic. Muhltohi 12. "Stosh" is one of the newer members of the senior class, since he spent only his last two years at Muhlenberg. Stan, when not playing his accordion in a three-piece or- chestra, spends his week ends working at a local restaurant. His weaknesses are blondes, brunettes and redheads. After graduation, Uncle Sam will call Stanley into service. Industrial. Basketball ll: Track ll: Baseball 10. ll. "Auchy" was asked by Un- cle Sam to give up his studies and serve his country, so he enlisted in the Navy in Iuly, 1944. Earl was awarded a plaque for being Muhlenberg's most valuable athlete for l943-l944. May each wave "Auchy" crosses bring him closer to vic- tory and home. Academic. "Ducky," one of the more talkative members of the class, can often be seen driving around Temple in a blue "Chevy." His favorite hobbies are hunt- ing and fishing, and almost anything that centers around the outdoor life. At present, Darvin is em- ployed by the Fleetwood Ho- siery Company. "'l'wisty" would like to join some branch of Uncle Sam's armed services. William Moll Academic. Muhltohi 12: Soccer 12: Track ll. 12: Basketball 11. 12. This "handsome" fellow hails from Hyde Park. "Charger" was the goalie on the soccer team, guard on the basketball team, and jave- lin thrower on the track team. Bill plans to enter the Ma- rines after he graduates. May you "charge" your way to success. Homer Carley Industrial. Baseball 10. 11. 12: Soccer 11, 12: Basketball 10, 11, 12: Track 11, 12. lf you ever have any diffi- culty in finding "Sweetnut," look for a certain girl named Mary Iane, Homer plans to take up a physical education training course at Penn Stateg that is, if he evades the greeting of Uncle Sam, May the tides of Time be kind to him. Arthur Weller Industrial. Stage Crew 10, 11, 12. Whiz! Swish! There goes Arty tearing the roads apart with his "Chevy." Arty can be seen in his spare time down on the stage rigging curtains up, etc. He also likes to play football with the fellows. After graduation, Arty plans to don a navy blue uniform. The class wishes him oceans of luck. - - fmffm '45 - Harry Heckman Industrial. Muhltohi 12. "Buddy" is one of the more taciturn members of the senior class. Harry can usually be seen browsing around the Ma- deira Airport. He is studying to become a private pilot. After he has received his diploma, he intends to enter commercial aviation. May "Buddy" burst the clouds of success as he flys through the air with the great- est of ease. Donald Rothenberger Academic. Basketball Il, 12: Base- ball 11. 12: Soccer 12: Hall Patrol IU. 11, 12: Muhltohi 12. "Perry" hails from Hyde Park and is one of the more athlet- ically-inclined members of the class. He likes baseball and can be found participating in it whenever time allows. He spends his spare time eating ice cream and looking at pretty girls. After graduation, Perry plans to join the U. S. Navy. Miller Ulle Academic. Chorus IU, ll, 12. Mi, Mi, Mi. "Oh Susie, listen to that darling voice coming from the music room." "Oh yes, that's Frankie Ulle sing- ing." Well, folks, these are just a few of the remarks made by Miller's admirers. Miller has sung in many pro- grams, here at Muhlenberg and outside of school. After graduation, he hopes to attend a college of music and become a singer. Richard Weinhold Iohn Peipher Henry Cole Industrial. Muhltohi 12. This short, jolly fellow called Dick can be seen with his om- nibus, namely a Model A Ford, crowded with students, on the way to school. During his spare time, Dick works in a photography shop. Since photography is his hob- by, he has acquired his own darkroom, equipment and cameras. Like most of the other sen- iors, Richard expects to serve in the United States Armed Forces. Academic. Baseball 12: Hi-Y 12: Muhltohi 12. "lohnny," one of the Well- liked boys of the class, can usually be found with the fair- er sex and spends a lot of time with "Pearl" He rates model airplane building and mechanical draw- ing "tops." You can also find Iohn jerking sodas at Andrew's. After graduation he would like to join Uncle Sam's Navy. Academic. Band 10, ll, 12: Orches- tra 12: Chorus 10, ll, 12. "Hen" is one of our more musically-inclined students, playing the trombone and piano. "Plow" enjoys wearing a lot of flashy clothes, eating ham- burgers and pineapple sun- daes, and driving his Dad's car. After graduation, "Plow" would like to go to an art col- lege and become a cartoonist. May he draw his way to success. 3 411' .- 1.1. , 5 '. E 3 s-.sri QQ wg l 9 lf? Iii.:-4 . - lfuhftoki 45 -i E ..',.i ,.,,. J ,.,:., Q ,.,,..,. , it Ar. .3 it vm If 115 , 'L'-.J :vii If 1 .- fav, - sg -11. 99:2 F-iv Pi Paul Gehrig Academic. Hall Patrol 10, 11, 12: Mixed C1-iorus 10, 11, 12: Muhltohi 12. Paul is one of the quiet boys of the class and can be found either playing tennis with his side-kick Bob, or with his girl friend f'Io." Paul has also stuck faithfully to the track team, "eating the cinders" off Kiehl's shoes. Paul has hopes of entering college after school. Robert Brumbach Academic. Swimming ll, 12: Muhltohi 12. This jolly, dark-eyed lad from South Temple adds a lot to the senior class through his bright ideas and jokes. Bob gained his letter by his earnest Work as one of the Muhl's favorite Water ducks. Lank and slender, he cuts a fine figure and is just the right size for a ladies' man. Bob dreams of seeing the World through a porthole. Dominic Fioravanti Industrial. Muhltohi 12. "Dixie" is a short, blue-eyed blond. His favorite pastime is play- ing a guitar with local orches- tras. Besides this, this lad tries to imitate Donald Duck be- tween classes and sometimes in classes. ln the future, he plans to at- tend the Wyomissing Polytech- nic Institute for further study in industrial arts. Donald Linderman Albert Gaspari George Telliho Academic. Band 12: Orchestra 12: Chorus 11, 12. This handsome, brown-haired lad has never missed a day of school in his high school ca- reer. Girls don't bother him be- cause he spends most of his time playing the saxophone and piano. He is also inter- ested in photography. We Wish Donald the best of luck in becoming a draftsman, but Uncle Sam may decide his future for him. fffuklfok Academic. Soccer 11, 12: Baseball 11, 12. This husky six-footer is the "baby" of the senior class. He can often be seen driving a blue Ford on the Kutztown Road. "Gus" takes an active part in outdoor sports and rel- ishes gym as the most enjoy- able session of school. Al's main interest is a cer- tain lass at Temple University where he plans to further his studies as a pharmacist. 1' '45 T Academic George is one of the more bashful members and, inci- dentally, the only red-haired boy in the senior class. "Tal" is rarely seen With the opposite sex except in a strict- ly business matter. ln the future, "Tal" wishes to enlist in the Merchant Ma- rine. May the bachelor of '45 "fish" his Way across the waves of success. Twenty-eighL Raymond George Academic. Soccer ll, IZ: Track 12: Muhltohi 12. Ray is one of the handsome boys in the class and is popu- lar with the fairer sex. He loves to "cowboy" in his father's cars. Ray played cen- ter forward on the soccer team and was active in track. He also helps his father at the mushroom house. Raymond hopes to enter Drexel Institute to study engi- neei-ing. Ralph Boyer Academic. Debating ll: Chorus IU. 11. 12: National Honor Society ll, 12: Observer ll. 12: Muhltohi 12. President of his class, Seller of yearbooks and tickets, Singer, swimmer, tennis player, Scholar of the present, Minister of the future, Good luck to you, Spider, As Time's sands ebb We'll remember you ever The man from the Web. Richard Burkey Academic. Band 10. 11. 12. Orchestra 10. ll. 12. Science and music add zest to the lite ot this young man, whose main ambition is to be- come a chemist. Richard has played the clar- inet in the high school band for five years and the orches- tra for four years. To prepare for his profession "Chick" plans to attend Al- bright College. Richard Shadel Academic. Muhltohi 12. This lively lad comes from Tuckerton and may be seen participating in many activi- ties. In the winter, Dick may be seen trapping skunks or trav- eling along streams inspecting his muskrat traps. Dick's fa- vorite subjects are health and gym, While baseball and bas- ketball rate high among sports. On completing his high school education, Richard hopes to go to some trade school. Charles Speicher Academic. Charlie is one of the more jovial members of the class. Whenever there is something funny going on, there you can find "Speed" He rates German as his "favorite pastime." He can often be found riding around in Dick's Ford. In the future, Charlie would like to join the Navy. May each wave be countless steps to success. Richard Hartman Academic. Soccer ll. 12: Track 10, ll, 12: Baseball ll, 12: Basketball 12: Hall Patrol ll. IZ: Chorus ll. 12: Muhltohi 12. This short, handsome Laurel- dale youth is an all-around man in athletics. Dick is quite popular with the girls, and in his junior year he led the class as president. His future plans are to enter the Navy. t gn.,-4 out 6 1 ffiuhlfahi '45 V, 1. sf- .4 . in si K A 9-.1 m . Q-.1 ii V' ., a 531 5 f ill, k'-k gk 1- I Harold L. Kremser. Ir. Academic. Band 10. ll. 12: Orches- tra 10, ll. 12: Chorus 10, ll. 12: Dance Band 12: Ensemble 12. When you hear music about the school Harold is usually the cause, since he plays the piano and the "slush pump." Harold took part in the sen- ior class play and served as accompanist for Mixed Chorus. After graduation, Harold plans to attend Eastman Music School or join the Navy. Frank Luerssen Academic. Orchestra 10, 11. 12: Chorus 10, 11, 12: Hi-Y 12: Dance Band 12: Ensemble 11. 12: National Honor Society ll, 12: Muhltohi 12. This tall, handsome lad is very popular among his class- mates. He is better known as "Truck" and can be seen driv- ing about in a red Pontiac coupe. "Louie" likes to "fid- dle" around music. In the future, he expects to enlist in the Navy. Heinz Nestler Industrial. Basketball 11, 12: Swim- ming 10, 11. 12: Muhlfohi 12. This good-looking fellow is one of the more comical fel- lows of the senior class and hails from Laureldale. He is popular with the teachers and also his classmates. He rates swimming, trap- ping and girls as his favorite pastimes. "Skunkie" can often be seen around Temple pool. Heinz has his mind set on entering the Marine Corps, Richard Sechrist Wayne Boyer Iames Hevalow Industrial. Muhltohi 12. "Ha, hal" This familiar noise can be heard when "Zeke" is taking part in class discussion. One of the most humorous and well-liked boys of the class, "Zeke" has a strange habit of "knocking off" from school during hunting and fish- ing season every year. "Zeke" hopes to take a course in plastics as preparation for a future occupation. Industrial. Muhltohi 12. Wayne is one of the few sen- iors not having a nickname. Bowling and roller skating occupy a good deal of his time, while his favorite hobby is photography. He spends his spare time after school tend- ing his rabbits and trapping muskrafs. After graduation, like most other senior boys, he intends to join Uncle Sam's Armed Forces. Academic. If you see a small, chubby, quiet fellow walking through the hall, it is none other than uhm... Iim's favorite subject is his- tory and all of his classmates see and hear him arguing with the instructor. After graduation he plans to join the Navy. If the armed forces don't take him, his other plan is to enter Dickinson College. fffuhlfoki '45 i-.. Mfg Pietro Guidotti George Hohl Kenneth Dellicker Industrial. Putt! - Putt! - Putt! Here comes "Pete" in his "Chevy." Pete, one of the smallest members of the class, spends his spare time by working in a mushroom plant and tinker- ing around his "crate," Diminutive Pete is very agile when it comes to acrobatics in gym. After graduation, Pete will probably enter the Army. The class wishes him luck. Academic. Muhltohi 12. "Hohlie," a lively individual, is exceedingly "quiet" and witty. Although he has rigged his own chemistry "lab" in his home, a lively game of tennis or a long swim will delight him almost any time. George has leased some of the future by enlisting in the Army Air Forces and is intend- ing to enter the chemistry field later. gif! Motto Commercial. "Bang, Bang!" It's hunting season and there's Ken, hunt- ing for his yearly quota of rab- bits and only hoping someday he'll get a deer. When not hunting, this lad can be seen playing baseball or football. ln the future, if Uncle Sam does not take him, he would like to own his own farm. KNOWLEDGE COMES, BUT WISDOM LINGEES dll! WOWEZJ RED ROSES - WHITE GARDENIAS H454 ZZOZJ BLUE AND GRAY 'f-1'-a t'as'v...-,a ni -- ff!uA!f0Az '45 - , yyyytt I "New Fires." Senior Class Play Cast, left to right, seated: Fern DeHart, Madeline Nickliss. Fawn Brye. Mary lane Kearney. Paul Gehrig: standing: Stanley Boczar, Paul Dahms. Hazel Trexler, Ioan Clarke, Henry Cole. Ieanette Gernert. Harold Kremser, Dorothy Reeser. Robert Brumbach, Iulia Wolfe. eaueau-ti-.uae nite A . 5 A A ...ttyl . g ' . tl: I .l .,- , - .li- J V.. It g . . ISE 5 t ' I wx in I I r is f", 67 114 Mlfoty Class of '45, which now totals lU6, numbered l97 when it entered Muhlen- berg as a seventh grade in September, 1939. During the seventh grade year, 25 present seniors enacted various roles in the operetta, "Christmas Carol." While in eighth grade the various home rooms built guidance projects. SA, tirst-place winner, built a movie production set, 8B, a road construction scene, 8C, oil tields, 8D, a swimming pool, and 8E, a butcher shop. All projects were under the direction ot Miss F. A. M. Rahn, teacher ot guidance. Annette Hartzell and Ralph Boyer won the eighth grade American Legion awards. The ninth grade Muhlenberg Woman's Club awards were presented to Ralph Boyer and Ieanette Gernert. Again in tenth grade several members ot the class enacted parts in "Tulip Time," an operetta directed by Miss A. H. Horton, music instructress. During the junior year, Richard Hartman was class president and led a class ot lll, assisted by Homer Carley, Vice-presidentg Delores Cairns, secretaryg and Heinz Nestler, treasurer. Ralph Boyer and Annette Hartzell won the Muhlenberg Iunior Womans Club awards in eleventh grade. Blue and gray were chosen for the class colors, gardenias and red roses were chosen the class flowers, and "Knowledge comes, but Wisdom lingers" was the motto selected. This year the seniors finished their high school career with a bang. One ot the earliest events was the class play, "New Fires," presented November 2 and 3 by a cast of iitteen. This was followed by a Minstrel Show and the Senior Prom which was held on May 4. The senior class, consisting oi 106 members, was led by Ralph Boyer, presidentg Homer Carley, vice-presidentg Delores Cairns, secretaryp and Hazel Trexler, treasurer. MllA!t0Al. '45 il- Tim-cy-two 1945 CLASS OFFICERS-SENIOR YEAR RALPH BOYER, President HOMER CARLEY, Vice President DOLORES CAIRNS, Secretary HAZEL TREXLER, Treasurer 1945 CLASS OFFICERS - IUNIOR YEAR RICHARD HARTMAN, President HOMER CARLEY, Vice President DOLORES CAIRNS, Secretary HEINZ NESTLER, Treasurer dm .8214 . . . M 'IZ Haze' Trailer' l AP I. From 'Une Jear Mu - en-is rg, The fmf. as came To Par , -1.We V2 Spcn Svx ears with-rn These alfs of learn-ing ere, n H15 .QJAJLCB gi 4131 ,Ig 5 LJ 1 t 31 5- -:E--i t 2 FEMS PF? F2 11 4 HH1 2 .3 it J J 4 M as we fra-vel we'IlHm-k Lack, 750-tr Al ' ma Ma-Ter clear: M HPE5 F gli F F F595 Thirty-three 9 B. rr:,., -- fflmlfokz '45 T b-'aisaeaes-.E lv Gr al Ulm M We, the Senior Class of Muhlenberg Township High School on the street of Bellevue, in the borough ot Laureldale, in the county of Berks, in the state of Pennsylvania, in the United States of America, being conscious of our doings, do declare this our last will and testament which makes null and void all former wills made by us. ' We do hereby state that all debts and expenses be paid by our executors which are herein named: Last Will and Testament of 12-1 Item I: Ralph Boyer, present president of senior class, wills the co-operation of the senior class of '45 to the president of the class of '46. Item II: Fern Dehart gladly bequeaths her excess quantity of loquaciousness to Herby Zettlemoyer, 9-3. Item III: To William Staver, Ieanne Adams willingly bestows her baby ring. Item IV: Ioan Clarke and Fawn Brye endow their ability to harmonize to Miss A. H. I-Iorton's fmusic teacherl future music classes. Item V: The beautiful, long curly hair of Iean Berg is bequeathed to C. D. Getz, English instructor. Item VI: Richard Arnold's ability to wear bow ties is bestowed upon Lloyd Youndt, IU-4. Item VII: To "Sil" Seyler, IO-4, is reluctantly willed Kathryn Carl's ability to jitterbug. Item VIII: Arlene l:'ry's nickname, "Shortie," is bequeathed to Donald Loder, 9-6. Item IX: The ability to play "Boogie Woogie" on the accordion is bestowed upon Betty Mengel, ll-3, by Stanley Boczar. Item X: Geraldine Deisher's ability to play "Romance" by Rubinstein is willed to Ruby Dilworth, ll-l. Item XI: Homer Carley's skillful art of playing basketball is endowed to Melvin Weaver, 9-l. Item XII: To Peter Wolfe, IO-4, is bequeathed the jumping Adam's apple of Robert Brumbach. Item XIII: Richard Batz endows his ability to get along amiably with the opposite sex to I-Iarold Rissrniller, 9-3. Item XIV: The blond hair of Catherine Deeds is willingly granted to Ruth Trexler, I0-4. Item XV: Violet Brenner bequests her long, long journey to school to Margaret Marbarger, ll-3. Item XVI: To Ioyce Fink, ll-l, is endowed Rita Arnold's shyness. Item XVII: Irene Beckman's ability to ski is willed to Anita Sigg, ll-3. Item XVIII: To the Artz brothers Clienneth, Eugene, and Robertj is bequeathed Winfield Blatt's ability to do stunts on the trapeze. Item XIX: Albert Gaspari reluctantly wills his position on the soccer team to Paul Weller, IO-4. Item XX: The long fingernails of Gloria Bittle are bestowed upon Gloria Rothenberger, IU-3. Item XXI: Mable Bower wills her crafty mathematical ability to Linn Grim, ll-2. Item XXII: To minute Gerald I-Ieist, 7-2, Wayne Boyer endows his height. Item XXIII: The ability to get along with sailors is willed to Fern Parson, 9-5, by Mae Breitegam and Louise Erny. '45 W, Thirty jour Item XXIV: The everlasting ability to "discuss" politics is bequeathed to Mary Fehr, ll-l, by Rita Fabiani. Item XXV: Kenneth Dellicker's ability to grasp salesmanship knowledge is granted to Miss Predda Keller, commercial teacher. Item XXVI: Iean Boltz's smile is willed to Betty Dresch, IU-l. Item XXVII: To Q. R. Keath, mechanical drawing teacher, is gladly be- queathed Dominic Eiorvianti's mechanical drawing set. Item XXVIII: Richard Burkey unwillingly bestows first chair in clarinet section of the band to Kurt Weller, IU-4. Item XXIX: Iosephine DeSantis wills her yen for sports to Iosephine DeSantis, 9-6. Last Will and Testament of 12-2 Item I: Annette Hartzell wills her ability to blush easily to Eleanor Krogman, ll-2. Item II: Betty lane Kemmerling bequeaths her dislike for potato chips to Patricia Gernert, 8-l. Item III: Bose I-Ioryczko and Leeona Kadeck will a new song to L. L. Clemens, athletic coach, "One Meat Ball." Item IV: George Hohl gives up his glowing friendship with Miss C. A. Floyd, German teacher, to Elton Heist, ll-2. Item V: To E. S. Loose, science teacher, Darvin Ketner wills his ability to procrastinate. Item VI: Shirley Heist bestows her love for dancing to Bill Miller, IU-3. Item VII: Dolores Cairns and Martha Klemmer will their friendship to Shirley Bosold, IU-I, and Betty Klernmer, IU-2. Item VIII: Blanche Hill wills her love for skating to Arlene Brown, ll-l. Item IX: Mary lane Marbarger and Homer Carley will their ability to get along to Shirley Peipher, ll-3, and Earl Potts. Item X: Frank Luerssen unwillingly gives up his "line" to Charles Eisen- brown, IO-l. Item XI: To Carl Kaylor, IO-2, Iane Kohler wills her quietness. Item XII: To Miss E. M. Willits, history teacher, Anna R. Gibble bequeaths her. string of Italian beads. Item XIII. Mary Iane Kearney wills her dark lipstick and nail polish to Miss E. E. Staudt, teacher of history. Item XIV: Arlene Gasser bestows her swimming ability to Miss A. H. Horton, music instructress. Item XV: Gloria Gensemer wills her love for bookkeeping to Betty Davis, ll-l. Item XVI: Doris Haus unwillingly gives up her ability to make noise to Nancy Kearney, 9-3. Item XVII: Donald Linderman wills his small amount of saxophone ability to that of George Irwin, ll-2. Item XVIII: Iune Ludwig bestows her quietness to Betty Fry, ll-l. Item XIX: To the future accompanist of mixed chorus, Harold Kremser wills his ability to make rehearsals interesting. Item XX: Dick Hartman gives his height to Arthur Dojan, IU-U. Item XXI: To the future secretary of Hi-Y, Homer Kantner wills his position. Item XXII: Nancy Large bequeaths the fourth page of the Observer to her successor. Item XXIII: lane Large wills her love for Muhlenberg to Edward Large, IU-2. Item XXIV: Ieanette LeVan gives her short walk to school to Vivian Beihl, IU-l. Item XXV: Paul Gehrig wills his ability to get along with the opposite sex to Peter Wolfe, IU-4. Item XXVI: Iames Hevalow bestows his ability to do nothing to his brother William, 7-4. Item XXVII: To Ruth Thiele, ll-4, Ieanette Gernert regretfully bequeaths her "nose for news." five -- ff!uA!f0A, '45 11 A it -, ,A wg, f in di I I 2 -l1V- - -4 .- at I gin Last Will and Testament of 12-3 Item I: To Carl Steele, IU-4, Betty Merkel wills her love for dancing. Item II: Mae Steele willingly bequeaths her talkativeness to Iean Merkel, IU-3. Item III: To her sister, Barbara Moyer, 7-1, Gloria Moyer Wills her track ability. Item IV: Perry Rothenberger willingly wills his black, curly hair to L. B. Mearig, teacher of history and journalism. Item V: To Mary Louise Baer, I0-2, Alice Wert bequeaths her long walk to school. Item VI: Mildred Marburger wills her love for chewing gum to Q. R. Keath, former teacher of mechanical drawing. Item VII: Ieanne Neher bestows her love for flashy bow ties to I. B. Shaner, teacher of woodshop. Item VIII: I-Iazel Trexler bequeaths her black hair to Charmaine Moyer, IU-3. Item IX: To Lee Sell, 7-2, Dorothy Reeser wills her height. Item X: Betty Weaver willingly wills her natural curly hair to Ioyce Fink, ll-l. Item XI: Madeline Nickliss and Mary Iane Shunk will their "Always" - "Together" friendship to Carolyn Helms, IO-2, and Alma Meitzler, IO-3. Item XII: Annabelle Reber wills her ability to crack chewing gum to Elvin I-Ieist, IU-2. Item XIII: Iulia Wolfe bequeaths her tiny feet to Linn Grim, ll-2. Item XIV: To I. E. Harris, teacher of history, Arthur Weller bestows his black, curly hair. Item XV: Harold Williams bequeaths his ability to create his own automobile to Charles I-Ieim, ll-2. Item XVI: Fay Walleisa wills her bangs to I. W. White, teacher of mathematics. Item XVII: Frances Pentz Wills her long fingernails to Beatrice Voeste, ll-4. Item XVIII: To Miss A. H. I-Iorton, music instructress, Miller Ulle wills his ability to sing. Item XIX: Richard Sechrist Wills his speed to Thomas Rauenzahn, IU-3. Item XX: William Moll bequeaths his basketball ability to Iohn Newpher, 9-3. Item XXI: Richard Shadel wills his pitching ability to Elwood Oxenreider, ll-3. Item XXII: To George Hasker, 9-2, Richard Thomas wills his track ability. Item XXIII: Iohn Peipher bequeaths his blond hair and blue eyes to Robert Moyer, 9-3. Item XXIV: Gloria Wurst bestows her short fingernails to Miss F. A. M. Rahn, health teacher. Item XXV: Margaret Schweyer wills her giggle to Ida Miller, ll-3. Item XXVI: To Ruth Stoudt, IU-4, Shirley Woomert wills her position in the library. Item XXVII: Erma Seidel willingly wills her blond hair to Mary Stockwell, ll-4. Item XXVIII: Sarah Iane Schweitzer wills her blue eyes to Doris Shingle, ll-4. Item XXIX: Richard Weinhold wills his trouble with his "Ford" to Clarence I-Ieist, ll-2. Item XXX: Donald Moll wills to his brother, LeRoy Moll, ll-3, his "Moll- town Bus." Item XXXI: To Miss C. A. Floyd, teacher of German, Charles Speicher be- queaths his knowledge of German. Item XXXII: Heinz Nestler willingly Wills his "white-collar job" as basketball manager to Roy Rothenberger, ll-3. Item XXXIII: To George Irwin, ll-2, George Telliho wills his red hair. We nominate and appoint Patricia Peirce, ll-3, and George Irwin, ll-2, to be the executors of this our last will and testament, with full authority to carry out all its provisions to the utmost effect. In testament whereof, we have hereunto set our hands and seals this first day of Iune, A. D., 1945. The Class of '45 O. Bey Law, I. M. Legal, U. Sue Me, Attorneys at Law - I'- fffuhlfahi '45 -- .. .Tm O O I f il,--,l-.i...,- i,--.-..l. f3 JQQEQ, If Vi'-gfjtcf hx, 8:63 YXIA I ' ."2 ' :f" 5 .. ,:, a .f1. E .f'y:: 5 ,M ,, 11 ig L3 '32 K? 12-1 home room, left to right, iirst row: Dolores Cairns, Paul Dahms: second row: Mabel Bower, lean Boltz, Richard Burkey. Dominic Fioravanti: third row: Louise Erny, Rita Arnold, Fern DeHart, Albert Gaspari: fourth row: Arlene Fry, Geraldine Deisher, Irene Beckmann, Henry Cole: fifth row: Iean Berg, Ieanne Adams, Rita Fabiani, Catharine Deeds: sixth row: Ioan Clarke, Kathryn Carl, Iosephine DeSantis, Violet Brenner: seventh row: Fawn Brye, Gloria Bittle, Richard Arnold: standing: Wayne Boyer, Stanley Boczar, Richard Batz, Kenneth Dellicker, Homer Carley, Robert Brumbach, C. D. Getz, home room teacher, Winfield Blatt, Ralph Boyer. 12-2 home room, left to right, first row: Olivia Anne Large, Arlene Gasser, Ioanna George, Iune Ludwig: second row: Iane Large, Mary Iane Marbarger, Ieanette Gernert, Gloria Gensemer: third row: Blanche Hill, Mary Iane Kearney, Rose Horyczko: fourth row: Martha Klemmer, Shirley Heist, Esther Liss: filth row: lane Kohler, Frances Kochel, Annette Hartzell: sixth row: Anna Gibble, Thelma Lengle: seventh row: Doris Haus, Ieannette LeVan: standing: Earl S. Loose, home room teacher, George Hohl, Frank Luerssen, Homer Kantner, Betty lane Kemmerling, Dorothy llg, Warren Gernert, Richard Hartman, Paul Gehrig, Darvin Ketner, Harold Kremser, Donald Linderman, Iames Hevalow, Harry Heckman. 12-3 home room, left to right, front row: Sarah lane Schweitzer, Iohn Peipher: second row: Ieanne Neher, Fay Walleisa, Erma Seidel, Richard Sechrist: third row: Mary lane Shunk, Madeline Nickliss, Betty Weaver, Hazel Trexler: fourth row: Margaret Schweyer, Dorothy Reeser, Shirley Woomert, Frances Pentz: fifth row: Annabelle Reber, Mildred Marburger, Richard Weinhold, Gloria Moyer: sixth row: Gloria Wurst, Alice Wert, Betty Merkel, Mae Steele: standing: Harry Gerberich, home room teacher, Donald Rothenberger, Charles Speicher, Arthur Weller, Richard Shadel, William Moll, Richard Thomas, Donald Moll, Edward Webb, Heinz Nestler, George Telliho, Miller Ulle, Harold Williams. if Q 'ii fl. Y X '-- flluklfaki '45 -- ' 11-1 home room, left to right, tirst row: Betty Fry, Richard Fegley, Donald Fetterman: second row: Ruth Gardner, Mary Fehr, Robert Deist: third row: Kathryn Gaspari, lean Feltenberger, William DelCollo: lourth row: Marian Faller, Ioyce Fink, Arlene Brown: fifth row: Ianet Coombs, Ruby Dilworth, Sarah DeSantis: standing: Frederick Eisenbrown, Luther Fink, Robert Desh, Margaret Adams, Ruth Bricker, Betty Davis, Elsie Balsamini, Mrs. Edith Fetterman, home room teacher, Glenn Bortz,Iohn Angstadt, Kenneth Artz, Lawrence Beyer. 5'-wiv-valiaskvaa-3 11-Z home room, left to right, lirst row: Shirley Kline, Kathryn Ketterer, Alma Hoch, Fern Hoptley, Iane Geiger, Roberta Kramer, Betty Hartman, Shirley Iackson: second row: Richard Iacoby, Charles Heim, Victor Kehler, Edward Hevalow, Earnest Gauby, Iackson Kulp, Harry Isenberg, Margarite Heliner, loyce Heffner, Eleanor Keller, Eleanor Krogman, Iason W. White, home room teacher: third row: Linn Grim, Richard Hahn, Earl Kantner, George Irwin, Elton Heist, Ralph Greenawald, Robert Hollinger, Garret Greene, Clarence Heist, George Geary. l L4 ,Q lu s if 1 li lfukftokz 45 l Fwy 11-3 home room, left to right, first row: Alice Rapp, Mary Lynch, Betty Nickliss, Miriam Luppold, Patricia Owens, Vivian MacLatchie, Patricia Pierce: second row: Iames R. Brokenshire, home room teacher, Shirley Miller, Betty Mengel, Mary Iane Schaeffer, Mary Savini, Shirley Peipher, Margaret Marbarger, Sara Lerch, Hilda Leibold, Iennie Ludwig: third row: Ida Miller, Leroy Moll, Carson Reed, Leo Phillips, Iohn Nagle, Edward Rothermel, Richard Schlegel, Harold Pfautz, Iacquelyn Mengle: fourth row: Iohn Miller, William Sharp, Edgar Mertz, Carl Reetz, Elwood Oxenreider. 11-4 home room, left to right, first row: Edith Stefan, Nancy Sechrist: second row: Anita Sigg. Ruth Thiele. Ioan Thomas: third row: Mary Stockwell, Mary Ann Slonaker, Doris Young, Gwendolyn Walley: fourth row: Beatrice Voeste, Ruth Spies, William Sparr, Robert Snyder: fifth row: Richard Wolfe, Doris Shingle, William Seidel, William Wentzel: sixth row: Lester Weinman, Clifford Weidner, Walter Winter, Betty Showers: standing: William Staver, Iohn Zimmerman, George Summons, Luther B. Mearig, home room teacher, Edward Schoennagel, Robert Weyandt, Paul Schultz, Edward Williams. Eiiihwdiea-gs 1 is Q-.ul u,,,:,,.,l, '45- IU-1 home room, leit to right, first row: Rose Adams, Laura Balsamini, Audrey Blatt, Vivian Biehl, Anthony Distasio, Pearl Eschbach: second row: Ralph Althouse, Anna Adam, Shirley Bosold, Mary Cowley, Arthur Doian, Doris Evans: third row: Eugene Artz, Walter Bickel, Herbert Breitegam, Ray Cramer, Betty Dresh, Rita Fish: fourth row: Mary Baer, Dorothy Deck, Doris Bricker, Marian Davies, Howard Dunkel, Betty Folk: fifth row: Arlene Bair, Russel Biehl, Ioyce Brown, Marian Delliker, Robert Dunkle, Iean Buchter: sixth row: Alex Foltz, Donald Becker, Ruth Behm, Kathryn Delp, Charles Eisenbrown, Iohn Fox. 10-4 home room, left to right, front row: Edith Seidel, Doris Wurst, Doris Trout, Marilyn Shuman, Iane Shoener, Mary Ellen Walters: second row: Marilyn Wertz, Marjorie Weyandt, Ioyce Spangler, Madeline Trumbore, Ruth Stoudt: third row: Ruth Yoder, lane Sheipe, Margaret Seyler, Doris Wagner, Vera Woodroff: fourth row: Ruth Trexler, Barbara Schmehl: standing: Paul Tecklenberg, Ronald Updegrave, Paul Weller, lohn Weaver, Barry Seidel, Peter Wolfe, Ray Weidner, Iohn Schoennagle, William Sturivandt, Miss Fredda Keller, home room teacher, Kermit Seyler, Lloyd Youndt, Royden Seyler, Iohn Spayd, Robert Slonaker, Kurt Weller, Donald Wolfe, Carl Steele. 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Q L1 - ' R za r 10-2 home room, left to right, front row: Mary Ann Hunter, Ianet Geise, Carolyne Kline, Doris Kantner, Iune Kreider, Myrtle Haag: second row: Allen Hassler, Kathleen Haines, Carolyn Helms, Ida Geisler, Grace Larkin, Gloria Katzenmoyer: third row: Carolyn Gring, Amelia Guidotti, Shirley Keating, lean Labe, Elizabeth Guenther, Edna Krantz, Betty Klemmer, Beverly Hartman, Miss Thelma Knauss, home room teacher: standing: Richard Ilg, Edward Large, Omar Greene, Norman Kauffman, Iohn Herbein, Carl Kaylor, Donald Large, Elvin Heist, Miles Hoover, Iohn Hartman, Frank Kutz, Donald Greth, Henry Gass, Ralph Gassert, Aubre Givler. 10-3 home room, left to right, first row: Iohn Rolland, Roger Noecker, Henry Pfautz, Richard Rentschler: second row: Bonita Moyer, Beatrice Rahn, Margaret McWade, Patricia Nagle, Gloria Muthard, Fern Manwiller, Gloria Rothenberger, Alma Meitzler, Dorothea Moyer: third row: Doris Linderman, Betty Redcay, Mariiane Paff, Vivian Miller, Charmaine Moyer, Betty Miller, Elizabeth Schmeck, Helen,Reisner, Ieanne Richardson, Marilyn Reinert, Ianice Neuroth, Miss Alta Horton, home room teacher: fourth row: Robert Rothermel, Raymond Schlegel, Donald Rapp, Clarence Rothermel, Harry Schaeffer, Melvin Oyler, Thomas Rauenzahn, Raymond Reber, George Oxenreider, Robert Schaeffer, William Miller, Richard McKently. .1-QI ffluklfohi '45 i Mr :'. 4 ,,- , ,. , il ,A it r p, 9-l home room, left to right, first row: Mary Hasker: second row: Mariorie Nagle, Richard Heim. Joseph Ferro: third row: Mary lane Titlow, Robert Moyer, Evelyn Letham, lean Frederick: fourth row: Melvin Weaver, Dolores Parker, Theodor Liss, George Hasker: fifth row: Betty Seidel, Walter Muehlman, Dolores Nagle, Mary Hottenstein: sixth row: Iean Young, Ruth Rahn, Iames Mease, Lee Heffner: seventh row: Theodore Rapp, Richard Owens, David Moyer, Ray Bortz: eighth row: Donald Dahms, Arlene Seidel, Richard Burkey, Ruth Larkin: standing: Mary Spayd, Richard Boyer, Patricia Sweitzer, Janice Anderson, Marilyn Albright, Robert Bradley, Doris Bright. Home rooms 9-5 and 9-6, left to right, first row: Regina Hinkle, Iames Hunsberger, Reuel Thomas, Marvine Garman, Dorothy Bingaman: second row: Iosephine DeSantis, Dale Hoshauer, Genevieve Kochan, V1rg1n1a Lebo, Iohn Kiedeisch, Fern Parson: third row: Fern Moyer, Darlene Geiger, Iohn Sweitzer, Donald Kemmerer Daisy Derr, Mae Angstadt: fourth row: Calvin Bair, Anthony Horning, Iune Fick, Betty Hinnershitz Gloria Delp, Grace Bechtel: standing: Richard Herbein, Robert Petch, Mark Wily, Herbert Plucker, Russel Faust Iames Daughtry, Mrs. Stella M. Roth, Mr. Myron F. Boyer, home room teachers, William Greusel Robert Kreider, Dorothy Reber, Mary Iane Reser, Margaret Fox, Mabel Haas, Hilda Daughtry. 3 .- ff1,,A1f.,A,- '45 ? as 9-Z home room, left to right, first row: Russel Kessler: second row: Esther Radenmacher, Dorothy Deck, Gerhardt Klemm: third row: Doris Schlegel, Ioan Hafner, Melvin Witman, Marvin Miller: fourth row: Evelyn Sparr, Dawn Heffner, Beatrice Rubright, Allen Armstrong: filth row: Marilyn Tobias, Nancy Kearney, Mary Lou Wanner, Gerald Schetfey: sixth row: Grace Ulle, Mary Kroyer, Ioyce Mays, Milton Shade: seventh row: Doris Weisser, Doris Angstadt, Arthur Hartzell, Carl Held: standing: Doris Berkemeyer, Carolyn Moses, Florence Pfautz, Grant Bertolet, Richard Gerhart, Robert Haus, Gerald Degler, David Hill, Mrs. Barbara Martin, home room teacher. 9-3 home room, left to right, iirst row: David Batdorl: second row: Iune Sterner, Rita Hoover, Betty Bissey: third row: Kathleen Gehris, lean Hinkle, Theodore Mervine, Fern Bair: iourth row: Ioyce Bassert, Ioan Newpher, Anna Canto, Sandina Balsamini: filth row: Fern Zimmerman, Charles Hinkle, Harold Rissmiller, Dolores Neider: sixth row: Eleanor Faller, Mary Kiehl, Mabel Shittler, Donald Reinert: standing: Mrs. Neal Harris, home room teacher, Henry Koller, Herbert Zettlemoyer, George Kramer, William Adams, Albert Beadle, Paul Bagenstose, Walter Hetfner, David Kline, Charles Yerger, Frederic George, Paul Griffith, Kenneth Schera. Mya -1 flfuhlfohi '45 -- 9-4 home room. above: 8-2 home room, below. Captions appear at top oi next page. M Q, I ,i?:., i ' ffluklfaki 45 E- 9-4 home room, left to right, first row: Marjorie Marbarger, lean Garsher, Virginia Walters, Janet Reed: second row: William Moyer, Robert Walley, Glen Kohler, lack Slonaker, Angolo Dininni, Weston Elliot: third row: Mary Burden, Shirley Verrett, Ian Hassler, Iacqueline Meir, Fern Delp, Shirley Hiller: fourth row: Frank Weber, William Rothenberger, Robert Fulmer, Richard Cramer, Daniel lijck, Charles Goodman: filth row: Fred Reed, Melba Herbine, Betty Eddinger, Gloria Wolfe, Mary Gordan, Anna Davis: sixth row: Neal Nyce, E. Brainerd Reinert, home room teacher, Iames Mengle, Richard Webb, Earl Snyder, Ernest Iacoby: seventh row: Kenneth Reichart. 8-2 home room, left to right, first row: Marilyn Kircher, Clara Rothermel, Ioan Strubing: second row: Donald Graeff, Glenn Kohler, Irwin Seidel, Anna Tobias: third row: Isora Buck, Ianice Fulmer, Richard Kring, Elizabeth Selig, Iudith Viering: fourth row: Connie Clark, Lois Haggerty, Eugene Manwiller, Edward Yoder, Russell Shade: fifth row: Dorothie Deeds, Nancy Hartman, Ernest Prutzman, Doris Biehl, Roy Yoder: sixth row: Shirley Ermold, Dolores High, William Rahn, Betty Staver, Ioan Warneke: standing: Mrs. Hazel A. Ramsay, home room teacher, Robert Artz, Richard Gottschall, David Fry, George Bosold, Lester Haas, Rodney Shipe, I ohn Snyder. 8-3 home room, left to right, first row: Dorothea Kelchner, Andrew Buda, Harold Marbarger, Claire Adams. Harold Youndt: second row: Beverly Strause, Betty Althouse, Raymond Miller, Fred Wolford, Raymond Anderson, Margaret Dellicker, Betty Fies, Iames Kantner: third row: Gerald Groff, Fred Bingaman, Iacquelyn Schmeck, Robert Reinhart, William Ketterer, Donald Symons, Donald Iones, Richard Hivner: fourth row: Raymond Anderson, Dolores Heitzenrater, Ethel Montag, Madeline Rothermel, Ioan Trumbore: fifth row: Mildred Biehl, Samuel Tobias, Barbara Adam, Richard Parzanese, Ioanne Sturdivant, Violet Zettlemoyer: standing: Mrs. Evelyn Becker, home room teacher. eailafguwia 1 Q swf! Forty-seven -1.-....... '45 5 8-4 home room, left to right, first row: Pearl Spinka, Shirley Heitzenrater, Miriam High, Betty Yoder, Edith Kemery: second row: Iune Gambler, Betty Iane Noll, lean Bittle, lane Reichart, Violet Davis, Mary Ellen Reedy: third row: Iacqueline Becker, Hazel Bossler, Mary Louise Haas, Mildred Weaver, Ianet Kauffman. Gloria Hunt: fourth row: Robert Hivner. Richard Barrell, Adolph Schaeffer, Loring Boeshore. Walter Greer, Gary Bricker: filth row: Norman Hardinger, Clyde Ketner, Leonard Brown, Herbert Conrad, Earl McKanold, Leon Shultz: sixth row: Iames B. Shaner, home room teacher, Richard Feltenberger, William Heffner, Charles Weller, Ervin Epting. is . 1, 8-5 home room, left to right, front row: Grace Kline, lane Brunner, Margie Fry, Phylis Landis, Ioyce Ebersole, Margaret Lynch, Barbara Large, Fern Arnold: second row: Wayne Geisinger, Charles Gromis, lack Early, Earl Ludwig, Orlando Ferro, Kenneth Kutz, Richard Herman, Henry Brader, home room teacher: third row: William Fehr, Kenneth Reider, Ruth Fick, Alice Lynch, Irene Myers, Anna Jenkins, Mildred Valeriano, Frances Frick. 1' flfuklfah '45 -" A T M, F .M A Mis .i ,gf ga .did I x 8-1 home room, left to right, first row: Ioyce Katzenmoyer, Ioyce Shuker, Charlotte Fry. Ermyle Bergman: second row: Patricia Hale, Ruth Riegel, Esther Wanshop. Kermeth Heist: third row: Shirley Hahn, Patricia Gernert. Fern Rothermel, Iames Lantz: lourth row: Mary Shipe, Elsie Hill, Ruth Hunter. William Ziegler: liith row: Mary Ellen Yerger. Iane Zenke. Dorothy Boldt, Robert Rapp: sixth row: Theodore Leininger, Ruth Angstaudt. Miss Edith E. Staudt, home room teacher, Robert Hessler: standing: George Verret, Curtis Rapp, Ronald Iones. Darrell Oaks. Raymond Graelf. Roy Dunkle, Donald Heath. Peter De Marco. 7 l home room. left to right, lirst row: Ioyce Kurtz. Margaret Bunnell, Delores Henn: second row: Richard Clark. Nancy Rollman. Betty Karbel, Mary Lou Wummer: third row: Marlan Manwiller, Iames Brokenshire, Delores Spanier, Ioyce Kurzweg. Doris Wolfe: fourth row: Larue Foltz, David Geary, Danice Rapp. Betty Lube. Ianet Pegg: fifth row: Rodney Lesher. lohn Rapp, Thurman Kremser, Emma Herbine, Emily Snyder: sixth row: Miss Frances A. M. Rahn. home room teacher, Rodney Hamann. George Wolfe. Robert McWade, Donald Moses: standing: Barbara Moyer, Walter Geisler. Fiiniiiiiu-ne wwf E Q M - 11:41:04: '45 - I 1 l 7-2 home room, left to right, first row: Norma Kantner, Kenneth Parker, Betty I-lngstadt, Richard Geiss: second row: Lee Sell, Robin Reinhold, Lloyd Leibold, Nancy Dellicker, Karl Godshall: third row: Betty Strubing, Dante Santoni, Natalia Huber, Richard Redcay, Shirley Berger, William Buck: fourth row: Sherwood White, Iohn Shirk. Beverly Himmelileich, lay Gromis, Iudith Canfield, Robert Eberly: fifth row: Ianice Garlin, Lloyd Reed, Eleanor Epler, William Leininger, Pauline Delp, Ray Bieber: sixth row: Robert Trego, Richard Reed, Elwood Reed, Forrest Heck, loan Del-Xngelo, Rita Deppen: standing: Miss Miriam E. Moyer, home room teacher. 9-i t . 95, K, N.: A . 'Y 7-3 home room, left to right, first row: Ardell Wagner, Arthur Auman, Donald Yerger: second row: Ioan Brown, Iacqueline Heffner, Ioyce Manwiller, Richard Schoennagel: third row: Barbara Geiger, Shirley Brown, Naomi Hinnershitz: fourth row: Edwin Dunkelberger, Robert Bare, Doris Heckman, Iay McKently: fifth row: Iohn Fisher, Frederick Snyder, Bobbie Delp, Margaret Sands: sixth row: Ralph Biehl, Norman Klemmer, lack Smith. Virginia Heflner: standing: Gerald Heist, Robert Burdan, Richard Hunsburger, Donald Deist, M. S. Binkley, home room teacher, Bruce Weinman, Franklin Pehlman, Richard Trumbore, Lawrence Deck. Y. lfuhftoli '45 l My 7-5 home room, left to right, first row: Marlan Scheirer, Iune Einsel, Stephen DiNatale, Irene Bare, Leroy Biehl: second row: Kay Spies, Katherine Delp, Ianet Kinsey, Marvin Rothermel, Lucille Boyer, Marilyn Slonaker: third row: Eleanor Tindle, Robert Lash, Mildred Kline, Francis Frick, Gail Oswald, Howard Brown: fourth row: Nancy Noecker, Harold Parzanese, Anna Schaeffer, Iohn Snyder, Doris Delp, Howard Correll: fifth row: Mrs. Ella Bresler, home room teacher, Robert Gordon, Leroy Schultz, Paul Runge, Forrest Gauby, Eugene Seidel. 7 4 home room, left to right, tirst row: George Scarince, William Potteiger, Herbert Breitegam, Charles Tobias: second row: Rodney Hurst, Helen Yoder, Ernest Prutzman, Mary Hartranft: third row: Virginia Keller, Barry Quinter, Shirley Leo, Richard Davis: fourth row: Donald Goodman, Melva Machemer, William Hevalow, Mary Ann Greth: iifth row: Pearl High, Frederick Fronelield: Louise Myers, Richard Brown: sixth row: Otto Schuman, Betty Dietrich, lack Williams, Rita Ohlinger: standing: Mrs. M. C. Wertz, home room teacher, Shirley Williams, Dora Kline, Eugene Whitcraft, Iack Critchlow, Ronald Miller, George Brady, Iohn Spinka, Walter Eichert. 1 Q' fffulftohz' 45 -- l 'VY E -I 5 .. I gg I i :,. -' -gctivitiei . . . ,, 37 6 fig? V ' A 1 ,X V I I Q7 ,Mi g 1' ' W 4 XW 57 A? ff J X y-VT, X f X f! wf J N 172-M12 Ei-"H iE ,.. fuuhftoh' '45 ui Fifty-f 4 Girl Reserves, left to right, first row: Mildred Marburger, Betty Merkel, Mae Steele, Fawn Brye, Arlene Gasser. Gloria Bittle, Mary Lynch, Mary Fehr, Elsie Balsamini, Betty Davis, Fern Hoptley, Alma Hoch, Betty Hartman: second row: Iosephine DeSantis. Fay Walleisa, Gloria Moyer, Ioan Clarke, Shirley Heist, Alice Rapp, Shirley Miller, Ioyce Heffner, Iane Geiger, Ruth Bricker, Kathryn Gaspari, Patricia Owens, Shirley Kline, Kathryn Ketterer: third row: Rita Fabiani, Violet Brenner, Catharine Deeds, Betty Mengle, Gloria Wurst, Iean Feltenberger, Marion Faller, Mary Ann Slonaker, Shirley Iackson, Eleanor Krogman, Ruby Dilworth, Doris Young, Vivian MacLatchie: fourth row: Betty Weaver, Frances Pentz, Iulia Wolfe, Louise Erny, Fern DeHart, Annabelle Reber, Iean Adams, Alice Wert, Arlene Brown, Ianet Coombs, Melva Cramer, Mary lane Schaeffer, Mary Savini, Miss Frances A. M. Rahn, sponsor: fifth row: Margaret Helfner, Betty Nickliss, Miriam Luppold, Iean Tobias, Anita Sigg, Beatrice Voste, Ruth Spies, Betty Showers, Dolores Cairns, Geraldine Deisher, Irene Beckmann, Dorothy Reeser, Kathryn Carl, Ieanne Neher, Mary lane Shunk, Dorothy Ilg, Margaret Adams, Margaret Marbarger, Shirley Peipher, Mrs. Evelyn Becker, sponsor: sixth row: Sara Lerch, Rose Horyczko, Leeona Kadeck, Martha Klemmer, Iane Kohler, Ieanette LeVan, Doris Haus, Gloria Gensemer, Blanche Hill, Ruth Gardner, Iune Ludwig, Iane Large, Anna Gibble, Olivia Anne Large, Thelma Lengle, Frances Kochel, Annette Hartzell. Hi-Y Club, left to right, first row: Edward Webb, William Miller, Elvin Heist, Norman Kauffman, Ralph Gassert, Carl Reetz, Richard Iacoby, Richard McKently: second row: Linn Grim, LeRoy Moll, Ralph Althouse, Robert Deist, Donald Fetterman, Miles Hoover, George Oxenreider: third row: Warren Gernert, Harry lsenberg, Edgar Mertz, Donald Moll, Elwood Oxenreider, Kurt Weller, William DelCollo, Q. R. Keath, sponsor. Seated at table: Robert Hollinger, George Irwin, John Peipher, Frank Luerssen, Homer Kantner, Elton Heist. mol - fifuhlfohi '45 'a Muhlenberg Observer Staff, left to right, first row: Esther Liss, Thelma Lengle, Ruth Thiele: second row: Anita Sigg. Hazel Trexler, Dorothy Reeser, Betty Weaver: third row: Patricia Peirce, Nancy Large, Iean Neher, Annette Hartzell: fourth row: Ruby Dilworth, Ioyce Fink, Geraldine Deisher, Jeanette Gernert: fifth row: Betty Mengel, Mary Ann Slonaker, Ianet Coombs: sixth row: H. G. Gerberich, faculty advertising manager: Ralph Boyer, editor: K. H. Schmehl, faculty circulation manager: L. B. Mearig, faculty adviser. Debating Squad, left to right, seated: Annette Hartzell. Dorothy Reeser, Walter Winter, Esther Liss, Dorothy Ilg, Robert Deist, Ieanette Gernert, Ianet Coombs, Ralph Greenawald: standing: C. D. Getz, debate coach, Edgar Mertz. : f ig fffukffahi '45 -- 1f'fffy-ffm Senior High School Band, left to right, front row: Richard Burkey, Kurt Weller, Ruth Larkin, Allen Hassler, Gus King, director, Catharine Deeds, Margaret McWade, Ruth Trexler, Betty Oswald: second row: Carolyn Helms, Donald Linderman, George Irwin, Fred Wolfer, Roy Dunkle, Kenneth Heist, Robert Rothermel, Ioan Clarke, William Sturdivant, Robert Iacoby, Clarence Rothermel: third row: Ralph Greenawald, Robert Rapp, lack Lane, Norman Kauffman, Walter Winter, Grant Bertolet, Lawrence Beyer, Allen Armstrong, Henry Cole, Harold Kremser, Henry Gass: fourth row: William Shirk, Frances Kochel, Paul Haines, Ioyce Kurzweg, Iohn Burkey. Paul Weller, Richard llg. Mixed chorus operetta cast, left to right, first row: Melva Cramer, Gloria Rothenberger, Beatrice Voeste, Fay Walleisa, losephine DeSantis, Ioyce Spangler, Anita Sigg, Annette Hartzell: second row: Linn Grim, Arthur Dojan, Elwood Oxenreider, Allan Hassler, Paul Gehrig, Kathryn Ketterer, Charmaine Moyer, Ruth Thiele, lanice Neuroth, Patricia Peirce, Vivian Miller, Betty Miller, Fawn Brye, Eleanor Krogman, Henry Gass, Donald Rapp, Richard llg, Norman Kauffman: third row: Walter Bickel, Kurt Weller, Barry Seidel, Carl Weaver, Richard Schlegel, Donald Linderman, Geraldine Deisher, Alma Hoch, Carolyn Helms, Alma Meitzler, Madeline Nickliss, Fern Hoptley, Kathleen Haines, Marijane Pall, Fern DeHart, Mariorie Weyandt, Mary Ellen Walters, Miss Alta H. Horton, director, Mary Iane Shunk: fourth row: Ralph Boyer, Peter Wolfe, Elton Heist, Edgar Mertz, Charles Eisenbrown, leanne Neher, Patricia Nagle, Barbara Schmehl, Frances Kochel, Marilyn Reinert, Patricia Owens, Helen Reisner, Betty Mengel, Margaret McWade, Edith Stefan, Ruth Trexler, Harold Kremser: fifth row: Robert Hollinger, Donald Becker, Miles Hoover, Shirley Woomert, George Oxenreider, Iulia Wolfe, Henry Cole, Hazel Trexler, Aubre Givler, Ioyce Fink, Frank Luerssen, Ieanette Gernert. Richard Hartman, Walter Winter, Doris Young, Miller Ulle, Ralph Greenawald, Raymond Schlegel, Elvin Heist. Ffffy-five M.--" fffukftoh 4.5 4 Mixed Chorus, left to right, first row: Beatrice Voeste, Ruth Trexler, Ianice Neuroth, Ieanette Gernert, Iosephine, DeSantis, Hazel Trexler, Shirley Woomert, Violet Brenner, Gloria Moyer, Ruth Thiele, Melva Cramer, Vivian Miller, Mariiane Pall, Annette Hartzell: second row: Eleanor Krogman, Mariorie Weyandt, Dorothy Beck, Frances Kochel, Gloria Rothenberger, Charmaine Moyer, Edith Stelan, Marian Dellicker, Patricia Pierce, Patricia Nagle, Kathleen Haines, Miss Alta H. Horton, directress: third row: Carolyn Helms, Betty Mengel, Margaret McWade, Barbara Schmehl, Ioyce Spangler, Alma Meitzler, Doris Trout, Fawn Brye, Iean Berg, Patricia George, Ketterer, Owens, Anita Sigg, Betty Fry, Dolores Cairns, Helen Reisner: fourth row: Mary Iane Shunk, Iean Marilyn Reinert, Betty Folk, Madeline Nickliss, Geraldine Deisher, Mary Walters, Alma Hoch, Kathryn Fern Hoptley, Jeanne Neher, Doris Young, Margaret Adams, Fern DeHart, Ioyce Fink: litth row: Henry Gass, Paul Gehrig, Aubre Givler, Henry Cole, Donald Linderman, Richard Ilg, Richard Schlegel, Raymond Schlegel, Barry Seidel, Elvin Heist, Charles Eisenbrown, Richard Hartman, Walter Winter, Elton Heist, Norman Kauffman: sixth row: Peter Wolie, Miller Ulle, Harold Kremser, Miles Hoover, Kurt Weller, George Oxenreider, Donald Rapp, Walter Bickel, Allen Hassler, Donald Becker, Donald Fetterman, Ralph Greenawald, Edgar Mertz, Frank Luerssen, Robert Hollinger, Elwood Oxenreider, Arthur Dojan, Linn Grim, Ralph Boyer. 5853822525 A M lil " Q r r r l Senior High School Orchestra, left to right, first row: Frank Luerssen, Theodor Liss, Karl Godshall, Richard Burkey, Allen Hassler, Catharine Deeds, Ruth Trexler: second row: Walter Winter, Norman Kauffman, Ralph Greenawald, Ioan Clarke, Harold Kremser, William Sturivandt, Henry Cole, Henry Gass, Donald Linderman, George Irwin: standing: Frances Kochel, Ioyce Kurzweg, Paul Haines, Iohn Burkey, Paul Weller, Ruth Larkin, Richard Ilg, Gus King, director. -1 ffluAlfoA,' '45 - V X National Honor Society, left to right, first row: Hazel Trexler, Esther Liss, Frances Kochel, Violet Brenner, Catharine Deeds. Dolores Cairns, Iosephine DeSantis: second row: Dorothy Reeser, Annette Hartzell, Madeline Nickliss, Ieanne Neher, Ioyce Fink, Ianet Coombs, Patricia Peirce, Ieanette Gernert: third row: C. D. Getz, faculty committee chairman, Ralph Boyer, Frank Luerssen, Victor Kehler, Miller Ulle, Ralph Greenawald. Richard Burkey, another member, was not present when picture was taken. Stage Crew, left to right, front row: William Staver, Arthur Weller, Robert Reddy: back row: Roy Rothenberger, Quentin Keath, faculty stage manager, Frederick Eisenbrown, Charles Heim. .',,., Fifty-seven '45 l.. si, V 1 ,,g,' ,,', f liar, Hall Patrol, left to right, first row: E. Brainerd Reinert, faculty adviser, Earl Kantner, George Irwin, Robert Deist, Paul Gehrig, Donald Rothenberger, Elton Heist, Richard Hartman: second row: Donald Fetterman, Robert Hollinger, Edward Rothermel, Walter Desh, Iohn Miller, Charles Snyder, Elwood Oxenreider, Edgar Mertz. 1-.1 Girls' Athletic Association, left to right, lront row: Mary lane Shunk, Geraldine Deisher, Mary Fehr, Alma Meitzler, Iosephine DeSantis, Marian Faller, Anna Adam, Doris Haus, Fern Hoptley: second row: Ida Geisler, Doris Wagner, Beverly Hartman, Ioyce Spangler, Rita Fabiani, Gloria Bittle, Betty Davis, lean Feltenberger, Miss Anna R. Slifer, faculty adviser: third row: Ioyce Shuker, Grace Larkin, Betty Eddinger, Ruth Spies, Betty Hartman, Vivian MacLatchie, Ardelle Wagner, Margaret Sands, Betty Oswald: fourth row: lean Hinkle, Nancy Kearney, Mary Kroyer, Fern Manwiller, Ioyce Katzenmoyer, Ermyle Bergman, Ruth Angstadt, Naomi Brown, Shirley Peipher, Marilyn Slonaker, Mary Hartranit, Melva Cramer: filth row: Mary Cowley, Patricia Sweitzer, Ianice Anderson, Marjorie Nagle, Delores Parker, Evelyn Letham, lsora Buck, Clarabelle Rothermel, Betty Staver, Betty Ann Karbel, Emily Snyder: sixth row: Beverly Himmelreich, Iudith Canlield, Anna Davis, Melba Herbein. Mary Hottenstein, Florence Piautz, Eleanor Faller, Doris Wurst, Dorthie Deeds. Nancy Hartman, Ioan Warneke, Doris Wolle, Shirley Ermold, Shirley Leo. MuAftoAz' '45 W' Fifty-Qfghf l-:i A Muhltohi Staff, lett to right, first row: Shirley Heist, Gloria Gensemer: second row: Hazel Trexler, Esther Liss, Dorothy Ilg. Dorothy Reeser, Betty Weaver, Thelma Lengle: third row: Mary Iane Shunk, Madeline Nickliss, Gloria Wurst, Irma Seidel, Sarah Iane Schweitzer, Rita lane Arnold, Ieanette Gernert, Annette Hartzell: fourth row: Annabelle Reber, Ieanne Neher, Louise Erny, Irene Beckmann, Catherine Deeds, Rita Fabiani, Iosephine DeSantis, Mary Iane Marbarger: iifth row: Fawn Brye, Arlene Gasser, Icme Large, Anna Gibble, Geraldine Deisher, Betty Merkel, Kathryn Carl. Mary lane Kearney: sixth row: loan Clark, Mae Steele, Betty Iane Kemmerling, Francis Kochel, Nancy Large, Shirley Woomert, lean Berg, Arlene Fry, Gloria Bittle: standing: Richard Batz, Wayne Boyer, Kenneth Dellicker, Stanley Boczar, Robert Brumbach, Paul Dahms, Paul Gehrig, Ralph Boyer, Donald Moll, K. H. Schmehl, iaculty circulation manager, L. B. Mearig, taculty adviser. X945 WMAQG-Az' EXECUTIVES Ralph Boyer .,,,.. , .,., Make-up Editor, Editor leanette Gernert , Dorothy Reeser . . . ., Hazel Trexler .. A' ' ' Assignment Editors Esther Liss L A A 4 In Copy Editors . . Head Typist .. . Art Editor Ieanne Neher .. lane Large ..,, COPYREADERS Irene Beckmann, Dolores Cairns, Rita Fabiani, Thelma Lengle, Frances Kochel, Frances Pentz, Erma Seidel, Shirley Woomert, Frank Luerssen, George Hehl. TYPISTS Geraldine Deisher, Catharine Deeds, Annette Hartzell, Ioan Clarke, Mary lane Shunk, Rose Horysko, Gloria Gensemer, Mary lane Marbarger, Violet Brenner, Anna Gibble, Sarah lane Schweitzer. Madeline Nickliss. 1"f'1f lr ff!uA!foAi '45 STAFF ASSISTANTS Ieanne Adams, Rita Arnold, lean Berg, Gloria Bittle, Iean Boltz, Mabel Bower, Mae Breitigarn, Fawn Brye, Katharyn Carl, Fern DeHart, losephine DeSantis, Louise Erny, Arlene Fry, Doris Haus, Shirley Heist, Dorothy llg, Leeona Kadeck, Mary lane Kearney, Betty lane Kemmerling, Martha Klemmer, lane Kohler, Nancy Large, leanette Levan, Betty Merkel, Gloria Moyer, Annabelle Reber, Mae Steele, Fay Walleisa, Betty Weaver, Alice Wert, Iulia Wolfe, Gloria Wurst, Richard Arnold, Richard Batz, Winfield Blatt, Stanley Beczar, Wayne Boyer, Robert Brurnbach, Homer Carley, Paul Dahms, Kenneth Dellicker, Dominic Fiorvanti, Paul Gehrig, Raymond George, Richard Hartman, Harry Heckman, Homer Kantner, Darvin Ketner, Donald Moll, William Moll, Heinz Nestler, lohn Peipher, Donald Rotheriloerger, Richard Sechrist, Richard Shadel, George Telliho, Richard Thomas, Richard Weinhold, Harold Williams, FACULTY CIRCULATION ADVISER K. H. Schmehl FACULTY ADVISER L. B. Mearig ry' I ,g .v.., ,',, 5 .glaozta . . . Q -. e-- E ! I AEQQ M . M -1 W -ggi I 9Ni6e i -l lfuhftoh' 45 A AMN? - Cross Country Track Team, lelt to right, front row: Ioseph Ferro, Robert Bradley, Richard Gerhart: back row: Lloyd L. Clemens, coach, George Geary, Robert Desh, George Husker, Robert Weyandt. Swimming team, lelt to right, first row: Edward Schoennagel, Robert Brumbach, Carl Reetz, Charles Heim: second row: William Spahr, William Adams, Henry M. Brader, coach, Heinz Nestler, Richard Iacoby, Miles Hoover. l- fffuhlfahi '45 Ii M 1 it ,"-1, 7, H Varsity Basketball Team, clockwise, beginning with Coach Lloyd L. Clemens: Donald Rothenberger, Billy Miller, Elwood Oxenreider, Richard Thomas, Linn Grim, Royden Seyler, William Moll, Richard Hartman, George Irwin: center, Homer Carley. Qilludu Swing Iunior Varsity Basketball Team, clockwise, beginning with Coach Lloyd L. Clemens: George Oxenreider, Ralph Althouse, Roy Rothenberger, manager, Roy McKentley, Anthony Distasio, Donald Becker, Kurt Weller, George Irwin, Iohn Angstadt, Robert Slonaker, Ralph Gassert. li o 7 ....., , u to , 45 A pf .44 'V YQ. - - H? Q . 5111 ' , ,Q , Q Ninth grade junior high basketball, clockwise: George Husker. Richard Boyer. Robert Haines. David Moyer, Ioseph Ferro, Coach Lloyd L. Clemens. Homer Curley. student coach, Iohn Newpher, Melvin Weaver. Gerald Degler, Robert Bradley. Richard Owens. Robert Moyer. Nov Nov Nov Nov Dec. 1 Dec. Dec. Dec. Dec. Ian. Ian, Ian. lun. Ian. Ian. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb Mar. Mar Mar Sixty-lhree .gaifeffaff Madame RESUME OF GAMES ' -Wernersville A. -Hamburg H. 45 -Wernersville H. 67 -Hamburg A. 34 -Birdsboro A. 42 -Kutztown A. 59 8-Wilson H. 34 15-West Reading A, 28 19-Mohnton H. 62 5-Wyomissing H. 31 12-Mt. Penn A. 34 19-Birdsboro H. 54 23-Shillingion H. 38 26-Wilson ' A. 28 30-Kutztown H. 50 2-West Reading H. 42 6-Mohnton A. 32 9--Wyomissing A. 41 16fMt. Penn H. 54 17-Sinking Spring A. 35 23-Shillington A. 45 1-Wilson N.W. 31 -Wernersville N.W. 60 -Hamburg N.W. 41 Total Points 1035 M. Op. 58 19 Muh1'b'g Wilson Shi1'g't'n W. Rdg. Wilson Mt. Penn Shi1'g't'r1 W. Rdg. FINAL CENTRAL DIVISION LEAGUES STANDINGS W. 12 12 9 9 I W. 13 11 10 7 VARSITIES L. Pct. W. 2 .857 Mt. Penn 6 2 .857 Wyom's'g 4 5 .643 Mohnton 3 5 .643 Birdsboro 1 UNIOR VARSITIES L. Pct. W. 1 .928 Mohnton 7 3 .786 Muh1'b'g 5 4 .714 Wy0m's'g 2 7 .500 Birdsboro 1 Pct. .429 .286 .214 .071 Pct. ,500 .357 .143 .O71 Muhftokz' '45 -I D s -' "1 xifsll ' f "' N V N 'ilfffl ,... A ' S 3 Soccer Team, left to right, first row: Richard McKently, Kurt Weller, Royden Seyler, Homer Carley, Richard Hartman, Kenneth Artz, Raymond George, Ralph Althouse, Iack Lane, assistant manager: second row: Lloyd L. Clemens, coach, Roy Rothenberger, Donald Moll, George Hasker, Elwood Oxenreider, Richard Thomas, Ralph Greenawald, Edgar Mertz. Richard Iacoby, Richard Wolfe, assistant manager: third row: Donald Rothenberger, manager, Paul Schultz, William Moll, Elton Heist, Frank Luerssen, Paul Weller, Ralph Gassert. George Oxenreider. Cheerleaders, left to right, iront row: Mary Ann Slonaker, Gloria Bittle, Madeline Nickliss, Rita Fahtani Arlene Gasser, Shirley Iackson: second row: Margaret Adams, Harry Schaelter, Raymond Weidner, Eugene Artz, Gloria Rothenberger: third row: Eleanor Krogman, Betty Nickliss, Charmaine Moyer, Margaret Marbarger 1 ffluklfaki '45 '-' SffWf0u' Girls' Track Team, leit to right, iirst row: Charmaine Moyer, Nancy Sechrist, Ieanette LeVan, Gloria Moyer, Gloria Bittle: second row: Mary lane Shunk, manager, Marilyn Shuman, Doris Haus, Miss Anna R. Slifer, coach, Marion Faller, Ioyce Fink, Geraldine Deisher, assistant manager. Eighth grade junior high basketball team, left to right, first row: Homer Carley, student coach: second row: Iames Lantz, Rodney Shipe, Eugene Manwiller, Iohn Snyder: third row: Richard Kring, Loring Boeshore, Curtis Rapp, William Rahn, Robert Hessler, George Verett. - fuukftohz' '45 - 7 l hifi If I l at Baseball team, left to right, lirst row: Donald Large, Elton Heist, Walter Winter, Donald Rothenberger, Homer Carley, Iohn Peipher, George Miller, Royden Seyler, Donald Moll: second row: Paul Weller, Carson Reed, Walter Muehlman, Richard Shadel, Robert Hollinger, George Oxenreider, Paul Tecklenburg, Lloyd L. Clemens, Coach: third row: Richard McKently, Arthur Dojan, Elwood Oxenreider, Donald Becker, Ray Kramer, Earl Kantner, . . A --1 - - .ff i a ll ..,.w,.... 'A Q ' A A .- A - I rm 55 ..., ...iff W -,A I xx ,F-rv: rl! m ' We 4 t II'.lCI1'1Ggel.'. Track team, left to right, first row: Homer Carley, Heinz Nestler, Paul Shultz, Edgar Mertz, Floyd Warmkessel, Richard Thomas, Raymond George, George Hasker, Robert Bradley: second row: George Geary, Walter Winter, Walter Bickel, Frank Kutz, Richard Owens, Henry Gass, Harry Schealter, Miles Hoover: third row: Lloyd L. Clemens, coach, Arthur Doian, Elwood Oxenreider, Walter Desh, Richard Boyer, Ioseph Ferro, Richard Gerhart, Melvin Oyler: fourth row: Richard Herbein, Carl Reetz, Lester Weinman, Roy Rothenberger, Ralph Greenawald, George Bosold, Robert Moyer, Rodney Shipe, Fred George. -- Muhftodz' '45 - leant! jgeiume O O O SOCCER Muhlenberg Opponents September 21 Muhlenberg at Mohnton ...... 2 0 September 26 Wilson at Muhlenberg .,.. .. 1 1 September 28 Mt. Penn at Muhlenberg ...... 3 2 October 3 Mohnton at Muhlenberg .. 1 0 October 5 Muhlenberg at Wilson .,... .. 0 1 October 10 Muhlenberg at Mt. Penn ....... 1 0 October 16 Muhlenberg-Wilson Play-ofi 2 1 October I8 Muhlenberg-Hamburg Play-oil . . 1 2 O SWMMWG March 5 Muhlenberg, 38: West Reading, 36: Wilson, 5. March 19 Muhlenberg, 45112: Shillington, 30: Wilson, 8112. March 26 Muhlenberg, 44: Reading, 31: Shillington, 11. April 9 fPlay-oiij West Reading, 41112: Muhlenberg, 27: Reading, 15112. O BASEBALL Muhlenberg Opponents April 12 Mt. Penn at Muhlenberg ...,.. .... 1 1 0 April 17 Muhlenberg at Shillington .... .. April 20 Muhlenberg at West Reading ....... 6 5 April 24 Wilson at Muhlenberg ........ .... 1 0 4 April 26 Muhlenberg at Wyomissing .. May 1 Muhlenberg at Mt. Penn ..... May 3 Shillington at Muhlenberg ..... May 8 West Reading at Muhlenberg .... May 10 Muhlenberg at Wilson .,...... May 15 Wyomissing at Muhlenberg O TRACK April 13 Home: Muhlenberg, 62 points: Mount Penn, 43. April 21 Albright Invitation Meet, Reading. Won by Muhlenberg, 28 points: Shillington, 26: Birdsboro, 26: Wyomissing, 25: Mount Penn,2L April 25 Home: Birdsboro, -: Muhlenberg, -. April 27 Penn Relays at Philadelphia. April 28 Penn Relays at Philadelphia. May 2 Home: Triangular Meet. Wilson, 45112: Mohnton, 3112: Dduhlenberg,81. May 5 West Reading Invitation Meet. May 9 Away: Shillington, -: Muhlenberg, -. May 12 Shillington Invitation Meet. May 19 District Meet at Lancaster. May 26 State Meet, Penn State. Basketball Resume appears on page 63 I --- q 9 --- u Itch 45 , P rf l g. 2 la s.. ,U . ...,, ,J " Q if ' f -Q M1 2 ' i si' '.: " A wx 4 . It. 5... v.,' t .. , 4,.A. I AA,.,A.,A,,, T ' ' ,Q - H :nv -we Wi In -l-T1 si f 4. ' ' ' ,giiiij .'., rv' A - .mia H - , z'5 0 2400! M42 September 5--School opened with an enrollment of 928. September 21-Football was officially approved by the Muhlenberg Township School Board. October 24-Entire school witnessed a short ceremony for the planting of the William Penn tree in honor of his birthday at the southwestern corner of the building. November 6-7-Voting and registration for the Presidential election took place in charge of the Problems of American Democracy classes under the supervision of L. B. Mearig. November 9-Education Week and Open House program took place. November 17--For the fourteenth consecutive year the Muhlenberg Observer won first-place award in the annual state-wide press contest, spon- sored by the Pennsylvania School Press Association. November 21-Thanksgiving Vacation began and classes resumed November 27. December 7-8-Temporary plaque, honoring Muhlenberg students who gave their lives, took place in the memorial service presented in the As- sembly. C. E. Buckworth, Boatswain Class, U. S. N., unveiled the plaque. The Reverend Mr. Mark K. Trexler delivered the dedicatory address. December lU-Mixed chorus, under the direction of Miss Alta H. Horton, sang selections at Nativity Lutheran Church, l3th and Amity Streets, Reading. December 22-Girl Reserves sponsored Christmas dance with Harvey Marburger and his orchestra providing the music. Christmas vacation began. Ianuary 3-Christmas vacation ended. Ianuary l6-Pupils were dismissed at lO:3U o'clock due to a snow storm. lanuary l7-Muhlenberg Township Schools were closed due to a snow storm. lanuary l8-Classes were resumed. March l7-Shamrock Ball was held in the high school gymnasium, spon- sored by the Hi-Y. limmy Eaton furnished the music. March 28-Easter vacation began. April 3-Class resumed after Easter vacation. April 12-Iunior Prom was held. May 4-Senior Prom took place. May 30-School was closed for Memorial Day. Iune 3-Baccalaureate Services. lune 5-6-Senior Class Play. Iune 8-Commencement Exercises. lune l5-1944-l945 school term terminated. lfukftokz' '45 -"- Sixty-eight


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