Tampico High School alumni reunion held at Pewter Hall

The Tampico High School reunion was April 9 at Pewter Hall in Brownstown.

Stephen Cunningham, the master of ceremonies, welcomed everyone, and Gene Elmer Robbins gave the invocation and also read a prayer from his third grade reading book entitled “Today and Tomorrow.”

Tampico Bobcats cheerleaders led the group in the Tampico High School song after dinner. All veterans also were honored.

A moment of silence was observed in memory of deceased classmates and friends.

Special recognition was given to the class members of 1952, 1962 and 1972.

Those attending from the Class of 1952 were Loretta Beldon Hoevener and Maribell Shirley Hickerson.

Present from the Class of 1962 were Eugene Bobb, Pauline Doyle Sovern, Sarah Goecker Benter, Tabitha Hall Ashcraft, Barton Maxie, Nina Melloncamp Hackman, Sandra Nierman Edwards, Richard Peters, Leslie Tormoehlen and Violet Wessel Wischmeier.

Others attending were Tom and Janet Blair Bolton, Gene and Linda Robbins, Larry and Beverly Blair Babbs, David and Sandy Toppe Hackman, Alice Goecker Hutcheson, Jean Shirley Stark, Velma Tape Nierman, Dorothy Empson Richards, Sharon Melloncamp Baldwin, Woodard Bowling, Parke and Gina Bowling Hackman, Catherine Shirley Mantz, Kelso and Judy Wessel, Donna Maxie, Lloyd Dean and Mary Otte, Betty Tormoehlen, Michael and Audra Wessel Deaton, Ronald and Peggy Blair Broshears, Eugene and Sue Peters, Brenda Bobb, Ronald and Opal Wessel Roark, Curtis Benter, Donald Edwards, Janette Elliott and Willis and Charlotte Hall Keith.

Also, Bill and Marlis Kidd, Carolyn Peters, Clarence Stuckwisch, Melvin and Marjorie Bishop, Janet Smith Kelsch, Jon and Peggy Robison, Harlann and Betty Peters, Gary Cunningham, Stephen Cunningham, Ron Cunningham, Craig Hoevener, Phyllis Hamblin Turner, Joyce Hamblin Cravens, Delbert and Alberta Tormoehlen, Bill Wessel, Kenneth Reynolds, Donald and Jackie Hoevener, Carolyn Wolka, Robert Tatlock, Carolyn Maxie Jones, Harriett VonDielingen Hickerson and Gary Allen.

The evening was spent catching up with classmates and friends.

Mark your calendar for the 2023 reunion to be held April 15 at Pewter Hall in Brownstown.

Thanks to the planning committee consisting of Bill Wessel, Elberta Darlage, Janette Elliott and Donna Maxie.

The reunion was attended by 77.