The upcoming event of the 19th Annual Kansas Iwo Jima Reunion and Dinner was founded by the late Walt Vincent in 1996, an Iwo Jima veteran and Purple Heart recipient. Several years ago the committee began inviting other World War II veterans to the reunion. This year the invitation is extend to all veterans. The reunion will be held on May 3, at the Arden H. McKee American Legion Post #128, 108 East Garfield in Sterling. The door will open at 4 p.m. for conversation, refreshments, and viewing of war/military memorabilia. All veterans are invited and encouraged to ...
The 11th Highlander Reunion and Car Show will be held on April 26th at the Marriott Hotel, 9100 Corporate Hills Drive in Wichita. The Car Show will run from 1 to 4 p.m. in the hotel parking lot. Admission and entry are free. Dinner and a short program by Josh Kresen from Heartland Park Raceway in Topeka will be held from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the hotel. For more information contact CC Wiley at 316-689-6959 or Ann (Andersen) Smith at 316-683-4597.
The Great Bend High School class of 1979 is planning their 35th year class reunion and needs contact information for the following classmates. Call Brad Brack at 620-617-4888 with information.
The Great Bend High School class of 1994 will hold their 20 year reunion on July 26 at the Knights of Columbus. Contact Jamie Wetig at 316-371-8771 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
On Oct. 3, 4, and 5, the GBHS Class of 1953 celebrated their 60th anniversary of their graduation from Great Bend High School.
The Peter A.R. Unruh and Sarah Boese Unruh Family Reunion was held on Nov. 3 at the Peking Garden Restaurant in Larned.
St. Ann's All School Reunion was held on Sept. 28th. The celebration began with a reception at 1 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The school was open all day long for touring, reminiscing and picture taking. At 4 p.m. Les Winholz and the Catherine choir provided a polka mass. A bag piper led in the religious procession of 13 sisters (former teachers and home-grown sisters), one Franciscan Brother, one Deacon, Father Murphy and Bishop Brungardt. An evening meal was served at 6 p.m. at the hall. Afterwards, the religious took the microphone and entertained ...
The annual reunion of family and friends of Conrad and Rosa Matal Scheuerman was held Aug. 4 and 5 at Camp Aldrich. The family gathered Saturday for a barbecue, swimming and games. Sunday activities included a church service conducted by Todd Scheuerman, dinner and swimming. The reunion ended Monday with breakfast at Perkins restaurant.
A reunion of the Mauler Family was held on Aug. 25, at the Best Western Courtyard in Great Bend. Co- hosts for the day were Paul Maneth, Ed and Sharon Mauler, and Larry and Karel Maneth.
Family members pose for a four-generation photo. They are, from left: Lori Baxter Underwood, Lawrence; Megan Underwood Berger and baby Landon, Great Bend; and Pat Baxter, Great Bend. Landon Jeffrey was born Aug. 6 at Great Bend Regional Hospital.
The Great Bend High School class of 1958 will celebrate its 55th class reunion on Saturday, Sept. 7, at the Great Bend Knights of Columbus Hall, 723 Main. All class members can arrive at 6:30 p.m. for the gathering and all others visitors will be welcome at 8:30 p.m. For information, call Bob Elliott at 620-786-4696.