Girard Rural High School class of 1961 celebrated its 50th anniversary, starting June 17 at the home of Bob and Fleta (Jones) Rose. Fourth annual Nick’s Drive-In reunion was held at noon June 18 on the Girard square, and that evening dinner was at Celebrity’s. The reunion closed with a June 19 breakfast buffet at the Corner Bistro, Pittsburg. A total of 46 class members attended different reunion events, and a total of 39 were present June 17 for the class picture. They were Jay Wiechert, Norman Ulbrich, Gary Blessant, Donna Murphy, Pam Miller, Judy Smith Collins, Wilda Meck Pentola, Joy Larmer Townsend, Esther Price Robison, Carolyn Kroenke Leidy, Kathryn Harmon Anderson, Carol Payne Sharp, Dorothy La Forge Horton, Margaret Wilson Sullivan, Charlotte Weber Mason, Dennis Swan, Terry Glad, Jim Piccinelli, Elaine Hageman Berg, Patsy Peterson Stevens, JoAnn Coester Workman, Florine Gates Jones, Jo Lee Reynolds Rowe, Erma Stevens Dziadula, Max Brown, Ruth Scammell Waller, Finley Jones, Jo Sue Hudson Burenheide, Crystal Kavangh Larmer, Charles “Butch” Mills, Sandy Neil Oplotnik, Harriet Williams Hudson, Sharon Garrett Gustin, Raymond “Jim” Hanson, Sherry Bever Partridge, John Murnane, Bill Ziegler, Herman Masser and Richard Ingold.

Girard Rural High School class of 1961 celebrated its 50th anniversary, starting June 17 at the home of Bob and Fleta (Jones) Rose. Fourth annual Nick’s Drive-In reunion was held at noon June 18 on the Girard square, and that evening dinner was at Celebrity’s. The reunion closed with a June 19 breakfast buffet at the Corner Bistro, Pittsburg. A total of 46 class members attended different reunion events, and a total of 39 were present June 17 for the class picture. They were Jay Wiechert, Norman Ulbrich, Gary Blessant, Donna Murphy, Pam Miller, Judy Smith Collins, Wilda Meck Pentola, Joy Larmer Townsend, Esther Price Robison, Carolyn Kroenke Leidy, Kathryn Harmon Anderson, Carol Payne Sharp, Dorothy La Forge Horton, Margaret Wilson Sullivan, Charlotte Weber Mason, Dennis Swan, Terry Glad, Jim Piccinelli, Elaine Hageman Berg, Patsy Peterson Stevens, JoAnn Coester Workman, Florine Gates Jones, Jo Lee Reynolds Rowe, Erma Stevens Dziadula, Max Brown, Ruth Scammell Waller, Finley Jones, Jo Sue Hudson Burenheide, Crystal Kavangh Larmer, Charles “Butch” Mills, Sandy Neil Oplotnik, Harriet Williams Hudson, Sharon Garrett Gustin, Raymond “Jim” Hanson, Sherry Bever Partridge, John Murnane, Bill Ziegler, Herman Masser and Richard Ingold.