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Reunion Info For The Class of 1957

Entered by Raymond Bechtel On: 08-31-2022
Phone Number: 919-667-8540

The Class of 1957 will hold it's 65th celebration on September 16, 2022 at Smith's Carriage House, 207 North Main Street, Columbia City, Indiana. A catered meal will be served costing $20 per person at the door.

Hope to see y'all there!

If you have not RSVPed, please contact: Ray Bechtel 919-667-8540 or

Entered by Ray Bechtold On: 07-08-2019
Phone Number:


Saturday September 14, 2019 Whitley County Senior Center 710 Opportunity Dr.

9:00 a.m Meet at Senior Center to car pool. We will take a tour of the new CCHS & Grounds. Have walking shoes for comfort. We must leave for the HS at 9:10a so as to be there on time for the tour.

11:00 a.m Beginning time to be at the Senior Center for check in for our gathering time.

Cost is $20.00 ea. person lunch & miscellaneous expenses. Send reservations & check to your classmate at:

Class of ď57 Mardell Feit Hall, 50866 Pine Ridge Dr, Granger, IN 46530 574-272-0853; or,

Class of ď58 Becky Erne Ressler, 6265 W 275 N, Shipshewana, IN 46565 260-768-4474

Entered by Bob Hall On: 04-06-2014
Phone Number: 574-850-1088

A weekend is being planned for September 12-14, 2014 for our 57th class reunion

Friday Sept. 12, 4:30 pm: Meet at the for a Sunset Cruise on Lake Wawasee. The boat location is behind the Frog Restaurant, Syracuse, IN.

Saturday Sept 13, 11:45 am: Meet for a 12:45 afternoon buffet at the Whitley County Senior Center, 710 Opportunity Drive, Columbia City, IN.

Sunday Sept 14: For those still interested, meet at a local restaurant. Details TBA at the buffet.

Planning Committee:
Ray Bechtel, Bob and Mardie Hall 574-850-1088, Joy Lynn Heinbaugh, Janis Kelly 260-244-6238, Carol Krider 260-327-3579, Jay Smith

Entered by Ray Bechtel On: 01-18-2012
Phone Number:

The class officers in charge of the Class of 1957 Reunion
to be held September 21-22, 2012, during Homecoming and the
CCHS Alumni Association Legacy Golf Outing are:

President: Jerald Putman, 260-396-2801 or

Co-Helper: Pauline Juillerat Bruch, 260-244-3222 or

Co-Helper: Carolyn Hilligoss Fisher, 260-475-5995 or

Treasurer: Janis Smith Kelly, 260-244-6238 or

Please be certain to contact anyone with ideas, comments or
offers to assist in the planning! Letís make the 2012
reunion to be held at Bob & Mardie Hall's Country Activity Barn
(one-half mile north of Etna northwest of Big Lake)
the biggest and best reunion ever.

Entered by Ray Bechtel On: 09-17-2007
Phone Number: 336-599-3966

The class officers in charge of the Class of í57
Reunion to be held September 24-26, 2010 during
CCHS Homecoming and CCHS Alumni Association
Legacy Golf Outing are:

President: Carol Schuman Krider or 260-327-3579

Vice Pres: Barbara Snepp Klopfenstein

Secretary: Rosalie Farber Kleespie or 260-691-3010

Treasurer: Janis Smith Kelly or 260-244-6238

Please be certain to contact anyone with ideas,
comments or offers to assist in the planning!

Letís make 2010 the biggest & best ever!

Entered by Rex Carpenter On: 08-21-2007
Phone Number: 260-248-8408

We have a total 59 classmates & 39 spouses signed up for our reunion weekend activities, September 7-8. We may have some special entertainment following the reunion dinner on Saturday evening, September 8. More info when confirmed.

Also, there is an Art Festival on the courthouse square from 10 AM to 6 PM on Saturday, September 8, which you may want to visit.

Entered by Rex Carpenter On: 05-31-2006
Phone Number: 260-248-8408

The 50th reunion for the Class of 1957 is set for Saturday, September 8, 2007, at Eagle's Nest Event Center in Columbia City. Mark your calendars now. Click here for details of the weekend's activities. Serving on the reunion committee are Rex Carpenter, Rosalie Farber Kleespie, Eugene Heckman, Shirley Hosler Schlotterback, Pauline Juillerat Bruch, Carol Schuman Krider, Janis Smith Kelly, Barbara Snepp Klopfenstein, and Patty Winebrenner Goldsby.

Rex Carpenter, chairman of the 50th reunion event, requests that anyone interested in helping with the 50th reunion contact him by email to or phone 683-422-0390 (winter) or 260-248-8408 (summer).

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