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Class of 1953
Class Lists Reunion Notes School History Education Foundation
Class Colors: Rose&Gray
Class Flower: Bleeding Heart
Class Motto: "God helps those who help themselves"
Valedictorian: Janet Rader
Salutatorian: Adelaide Waldschmidt*
President: Donald Rowland
Vice President: Robert Peterson
Secretary: Donald Staab
Treasurer: James Hamburg*
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5627 Foard Dr., Frisco, TX 75034
.972.335.3196
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Gilbert Augustine
2177 110th Ave. Ellis, KS 67637
785.726.4259
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Ronald Deutscher
222 S. 10th, Wakeeney, KS 67672
785.743.6693
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Elgerine Engel Gross
2800 Augusta Lane, Hays KS 67601
785.628.8688
.(updated 2.10.09
 
Joseph Erbert
501 Madison, Ellis, KS 67637
785.726.3165
(updated 3.13.00)
 
Rudolph Erbert Jr.*
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Rudy pursued a career in teaching and retired from the Norton School System.  He later moved to Bucklin, Kansas where his wife was the postmaster. He passed away on 2-21-2002. (updated 2.23.09)

 
Robert Fuerch
4741 S. Rockledge Way, Las Vegas, Nevada 89109
702.736.0682
&
702.458.2127
(updated 2.10.09)
 
James Fuller*
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Jim was a former employee of the City of Ellis Power Plant.  He passed away on 12-9-1997. (updated 2.23.09)
 
400 South Hawthorne, Lampoc, CA 93436
805.736.0523.
(updated 2.10.09)
 
James Hamburg*
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Jim was an assistant professor of mathematics at N.C. Central U. in Durham and later associate professor  of geography at Moorhead State. He was later a cab driver in Fargo, N.D.  He passed away 10-12-1982. (updated 2.23.09)

 
Rt.1, Box 222-8, Copan, OK 74022
918.532.4492
(updated 2.10.09)
 
John Honas*
980 T. Avenue, Council Grove, KS 66846
.620.767.6686
(updated 2.10.09) 
 
Duane Houston*
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Duane passed away January 5, 2005. He had resided in a nursing home for over two years after suffering a serious stroke.
(updated 2.23.09)

 
Donald Kahn*
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Donald attended EHS for three years and graduated from Topeka HS.  After four years in the Air Force he worked for Boeing in Seatle and later worked for a wholesale bakery until his retirement.  He was a member of the Teamsters. Donald passed away July 7, 2007.(updated 2.5.09)
 
Herman Keller*
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Herman worked as a barber in Loveland, Colorado before moving to Yuma, Colorado where he was director of maintenance at High Plains Manor.  He passed away on 1-4-1996. (updated 3.23.09)

 
Glenn Koestel
1402 Ajo Way, Tucson, AZ 85713
502.889.4719
(updated 3.27.01)
 
Verlyn Kroeger
2210 Henry Drive, Hays, KS 67601
.785.628.1859
Retired from the Kansas Highway Patrol (updated 2.10.09)
 
Kenneth Lang*
  He passed away March 22, 2003.
(updated 11.7.10)
 
Lawrence Lang*
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Lawrence was a self employed farmer and oil field worker.  He passed away at his home in Ellis on 11-11-2002. (updated 2.23.09)
 
Helen Loflin Busby
8122 N. Grimes, Hobbs, NM 88240
.505.392.9295
(updated 2.10.09)
 
54 Lanshire Drive, Texarkana, TX 75503
903.838.0418
(updated 3.13.06)
 
Mary Lou McAtee Davis*
5935 E. Newton St., Tulsa, OK 74115-6611
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(updated 10.23.00)
 
11404 S. 587 Rd., Miami State, OK 74354
.918.540.0290
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Roberta Moore Harris*
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Roberta was married and lived in Amarillo, Texas.  She was a homemaker and passed away on 7-2-1992. (updated 2.23.09)
 
Janet Nicholson Henman*
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Janet graduated from K-State, married and lived in Aruba, Netherlands, Texas, and Russell, Kansas. After a prolonged illness of ulcerative colitis she passed away on 11-24-1965. (updated 2.23.09)
 
Robert Peterson
2220 Drum Ave., Hays, KS 67601
785-625-5040
(updated 3.27.01)
 
Andy Pfeifer*
Andy died June 4, 2007.  It was 23 years since his first stroke and it was another stroke that killed him. He had been disabled for those 23 years.
(updated 2.4.09)
 
PO Box 690, Cheney, KS 67025
316-542-9933
(updated 2.10.09)
 
2756 So. Classen, Wichita, KS 67216-2107
316.263.7179
(updated 3.27.01)
 
Donald Rowland*
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Don passed away 11-6-01. Don had been an attorney and was a retired law professor at Washburn University Law School. (updated 11.29.01)
 
301 South Elm St
Weeping Water, NE 68463
402-267-5100

We are working with Missionaries in former Iron Curtain countries, Russia, Hungary, Bulgaria and looking forward to work in Poland.
(Updated 3.24.09)

 
Donald Schoech
2357 NE Highway 160, Columbus, KS 66725
620-674-3267
(updated .2.10.09)
 
Donald Staab
1080 Maxwell, Victoria KS 67671
785.735.2276
Attorney-at-Law, Hays & "new grandpa" (updated 3.14.00)
 
668 Canyon Park Ave., Twin Falls, ID 83301.
Cell - 208-421-0841
I attended my freshman, sophomore and junior years at Ellis H.S. I graduated in 1953 from Sherman Co. H.S. in Goodland, KS. Your web site is most impressive. (updated 2.10.09)
 
316 N 5TH ST, Stockton, KS 67669
913.787.6386
My wife, Dolores and I have been married almost 57 years. Retired from my Dental Practice 9 years ago.  Still in good health.  We have two daughters and one son. My main goal in life is to faithfully continue serving Christ who has totally justified me.
 
Adelaide Waldschmidt Camarata*
14819 Floyd St., Overland Park, KS 66222
785.273.9217
(updated 9.13.11)
 
Eugene L. Waldschmidt
555 Eastbrook, Grand Junction, CO 81504
970-434-8822
(updated 2.10.09)
 
4105 W. 6th St #A-6, Lawrence, KS 66049
785.259.1507 
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Kenneth Weigel
1106 Katy Dr., Altus, OK 73521
580.482.2829
(updated 3.27.01)
 
A. James Wiesner
2307 Garfield, Great Bend, KS 67530
620-793-7514
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Lawrence Wolf*
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Lawrence retired from Teledyne Brown and passed away in Scottsboro, Alabama on 4-8-1999. (updated 2.23.09)
 
P.O. Box 124, Oden, AK 71961
870.326.4620
(updated 2.10.09)
 
77 Doscientos Way, Hot Springs Village, AR 71909
501.922.2920
(updated 2.10.09)
 
Doris Zerfas Knoke*
10621 W. Tropicana, Sun City, AZ 85351
623-972-5987
(updated 2.10.09)
 
* deceased