Vandalia Leader

Follow Us On:

Class of 1943 holds 70 year reunion

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 1:33 pm

Seated, from left: Arch Middleton, Gene Stroker, and Charles Forgy. Back row: Janice Galloway Naysmith, Nell Fern Aderton Dueser, Rheva Beddle Tratchel, Duane Gibson, and Nelda Rohr McCory.

The Vandalia High School Class of 1943 held their 70th Class Reunion on June 1 at the Heritage Cafe.
There were eight classmates attending. Two members, Nell Fern Aderton Dueser and Charles Forgy, attended all 12 years together. After a delicious lunch, the classmates enjoyed sharing memories of grade school and high school.
Those attending included Marilyn Middleton, of Centralia; Nelda Rohr McCory and Kenneth Middleton, of Columbia; Janice Galloway Naysmith, of Laddonia; Rheva Beedle Tratchel and Joseph Arch Middleton, of Mexico; Sally Allen, of St. Louis; and Nell Fern Aderton Dueser, Natalie and Duane Gibson, Ann Wasson, Gene Stroker, Val Galloway, and Shirley and Charles Forgy, all of Vandalia.