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•   Gloria Hull (Evans)  8/11
•   Craig Fairchild (Frsh Yr)  7/28
•   Robert Smith  7/26
•   Janice Rump (Taul)  7/26
•   Lane Yoder  7/25
•   Merlene Townley (Halbert)  7/24
•   Valerie Hoover (Stuessi)  3/23
•   Diane Batcheller (Wilkins) (Jr Yr)  2/25
•   Richard Lawrenz  12/1
•   Marcia Long (Anderson)  10/8
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Our yearbooks are back, courtesy of Dick Bell ‘63.  (Swipe the pages on mobile devices.)  Lane  8/21/19

Doug Kubin's obituary is in In Memory.  Lane  8/14/19

Deceased's profile.  In case you hadn't noticed, you can still see the profiles of deceased members even though the Member Profiles page takes you to the member's In Memory page.  Just click on View Profile in the upper right of the In Memory page.  Lane  8/7/19


Linda Marie Peterson

It is with deep regret that I post this obituary. The class of 62 condolences go out to Linda's family. If you are in the area, many of our classmates will be attending her service and sitting together as a class. You are welcome to join us.                                  

Carol Kemp Engelland  8/6/19


Obituary for Linda Marie Peterson

Linda Marie Peterson, 74, of McPherson, KS, passed away on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, at her home in McPherson. Linda had worked as a bank teller at Peoples Bank, Farmers State Bank, and Great Plains Federal Credit Union.

Linda was born on August 16, 1944, in McPherson, KS, the daughter of Waldo C. and Julia B. (Ballatore) Grant. She graduated from McPherson High School in 1962. She was united in marriage to Fred Edward Peterson on June 17, 1962, in McPherson, KS.

She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, where she belonged to the Altar Guild and Prayer Team.

Survivors include: her husband, Fred; two sons, Jeff (Donna) Peterson of McPherson, KS and Dan Peterson of Galva, KS; sisters, Carolyn (Fred) Goering of Andover, KS and Cheryl Grant of Wichita, KS; two grandchildren, Corey Peterson and Mallory (J.D.) McCoy; two step-grandchildren, Lisa (Merlin) Goering and Jason (Ashley) Ratzlaff; two great-grandchildren, Leo Peterson and Justin Peterson; three step-great-grandchildren, Kelsey (Eric) Larson, Amanda Goering, and Lacie Goering; two step-great-great-grandchildren, DaeLynn Larson and Camden Larson.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 10:00 AM, Saturday, August 10, 2019, at Trinity Lutheran Church with Rev. Tim Leaf officiating. Burial will follow at McPherson Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to Trinity Lutheran Church in care of Stockham Family Funeral Home, 205 North Chestnut, McPherson, KS 67460.

Wayne Ford's obituary is in In Memory.  Lane  7/24/19

It is with great sadness to announce that Wayne Ford has died. I'm not sure but think he was the longest serving mayor in Kansas.  Below is a partial obituary. A complete obituary can be found on It is worth your time to pull up his complete obituary. There are some wonderful memories shared on the funeral home site about Wayne.

Galva-   Wayne Ford, 74, died July 21, 2019. Survived by wife, Naomi. Visitation:  5-7 p.m., Friday, July 26, at Stockham Family Funeral Home.  Funeral service:  1:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 27th at First Baptist Church, McPherson. Burial: Empire Cemetery.  Memorials: First Baptist Church, McPherson County Crime Stoppers, or Galva Fire Department c/o Stockham Funeral Home.    Carol Kemp Engelland  7/23/19

Wayne Ford

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You have two options:

1. To hear a 5-song medley of oldies from the 60s that changes every day, just click on the jukebox. Click on the play button when you get to the site.

This link opens in a new window with a new tab. You'll need to go back to that tab to turn it off if you don't want to listen to all five songs! To keep listening while you browse on our site, just click on your tab with the M on it.

2. To hear the weekly #1 song hits from all the years we were in high school, click on Weekly Top Hits 1958-62 in ‘60s Music & History. These songs change weekly, and they are not archived, so you're going to want to check back every week to get your musical nostalgia fix.    Carolyn 4/27/11 

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