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    1950 Contact Marguerite Drozd
    6 W. Hilltop Ave, Fox Lake, IL 60020 (847) 587-0747
    1951 Connie Walker "Pres" -  Chief Planner / Reservations -
    14811 Swale, San Antonio, TX 78248
    Paul Floto - Class of '51 Data Sheet Keeper - 
    Donna Floensbee Harrison - Newspaper / Class Website / Memory Book -  11596 Sierra Dawn #235, Surprise, AZ  85374
    Wilda & Hazel - Classmate Finders Exceptional
    Frank (Duke) Watts - Maintenance of this Web Page -
    1954 Pat Stagg at 224-280-4730 ( )or John Lumber at 847-587-0583 (
    1956 to contact your classmates, please go to

    1959, 1960


    Class of 61, 55th reunion will be held at the Illinois Beach Resort in Zion Illinois on August 30 and 31.  Contact Bob Soderdahl or Ken Flaks for additional information. 

    1964, 1965

    1962     Dee Frost             
    1963     Peg Pawlak          
    1964     Beattie (Schlief)  Lipski
    1965     Karen Meldahl       

    G.C.H.S. Class of 1966

    Check out GCHS Class of 1966 on Facebook.

    Contact:  Susan (Muehlbrandt) Stilling
    Phone: 815-790-0144

    1966-1970 Betty Mroz (Micheli) at 312-491-1854 or email at:

    Reunion committee: Kathi Neuroth-Langill (702-353-3028/;
    Lillian Randazzo-Maeder (941-979-1313/; Boyce Carsella (815-245-9750/ & Patricia Blair-Wulf (813-383-6919/ 

    If you have any questions, please email   or
    GCHS Class of 1969 50th Reunion (As of 5-1-2019)
    ·  Classmates: We have posted all the events on our Facebook group page that you may want to join: Grant Community High School of 1969 50th Reunion. Link:
    ·  Please save these dates & events;
    1. Friday, June 21st : No-host, cash bar “icebreaker” at Hello Folks, 78 E. Grand Ave. Fox Lake, IL 60020, 6-10 PM (all alumni years invited)
     2. Saturday June 22nd: Day hike/outdoor get-together, Grant Woods Preserve,
                     25405 W  Monaville Rd, Ingleside, IL 60041, 10AM-12 Noon. Contact: Drew Irby
                      (all alumni years invited)  No RSVP necessary. Bring a lunch if you would like.
     3.Saturday, June 22nd Dinner & entertainment, Rusty Nail Restaurant, 4520 Ringwood Rd,
                      Ringwood, IL 60072
                     6:00 PM Cash Bar/meet-n-greet, 6:45 PM dinner, 7:30 PM short program, 8:00 PM AFTER HOURS PARTY: DJ/’60’s playlist/karaoke/dancing. all alumni yearsinvited.
     ·      Dinner Price: $65 per head.(Class of 1969) Please mark on your check how many dinners and your selection; prime rib or chicken marsala. Vegan entrées available off the menu. Please mail checks and payable to:
    Gail Ploen
    6222 S. Blackhawk Ct.
    Centennial, CO  80111
    This includes dinner, music and karaoke, captured on a take-home DVD memorabilia disc. Please mail your checks on or before June 1st as we have to give Rusty Nail a headcount and dinner selection breakdown.
    ·         Our general email inbox;  
                   Please shoot us an email with YOUR email and/or phone number to this address so we can
                   include you on a master list. Please save this email address so you don’t miss any updates
    ·         Note: WE DO NOT HAVE A WEB PAGE SO, PLEASE SAVE MESSAGES AND REPLIES. We are also asking that you tell all your long-time friends/classmates about this walk down memory lane weekend celebration as we know that each of us have connections that each other may not have.

    The Spirit of 1969 Reunion Committee: Joyce Murphy (Heneberry), Gail Mathews (Ploen), Joanne Giovenetti (Smith), Michele Sommerfield (Buchanan), Betty Mroz (Micheli), Don Shogren, Bruce Miller and Drew Irby (Drew’s Cell: 949-292-8538)
    The date is set for our make-up 50th class reunion! It is September 10, 2022.
    For complete reunion and classmate information, visit your class website at

    The class of 1970 reunion committee members:
    • Deb Brage (Behnke)
    • Mike Carsella
    • Cathy (Halsey) Christensen
    • Sandra Jozef (Vasey)
    • Beth Molburg (Panek)
    • Cathy Murphy
    • Rick Pasturczak
    • Melody Stalk (Petersen)
    • Kirby Wagner

    Class of 1971

                                    Linda Kuper Mortensen at
                                    Patty Tonyan Knack at
                                    Sue Muehlfelder Dubs at
                                    Sharon Walk Burr at

    Contact Susan Muehlfelder Dubs at or Michelle Marconi Johnson at or Sharon Walk Burr.
    1972 You can contact Wes Loukota via email at or or by phone at 865-579-1856 in Knoxville, TN.  You can also contact Dorene (Stanaszek) Higgons at or Lilian Gofron
    1974 Your Reunion Planning Committee contacts:
    Bob Smith 847-587-6518

     If you have any questions, please contact one of the Reunion Committee members

    Class Reunion Contacts: 
    Sandy (Krueger) Campbell
    Sue (Beskow) Gustafson
    Terry (Grischeau) Hunter
    Dominic Marturano 
    Bob Epker
    Phyllis (Parker) Schweiss
    Sherry (Robin) Jaskowiak
    Peggy (Dietz) Savage

    1976 Nancy Needham Solomon
    Reunion info
    Reunion Committee: Nancy Needham Solomon Terri Lastofka Smith Kim Burt Bachelor Ann Biere Soderman Vicki Sterbenz Thoene


    1977 Contacts
    Dan Lombardo 912-826-7128
    Bill Kirscht 847-985-9235
    Mike Solheim 847-680-4418
    Sandy (Sanko)Sabielny 815-675-6312
    Kitty (McLeod)Von Bruenchenhein 815-675-6803
    Your Reunion Planning Committee:  
    Lisa Coe (Najdowski) & Chris Coe   847-526-1558 /
    Nick Manusos  /
    Vicki Nielsen (Hill) /
    Mark Loffredo  / 
    Tina Boyte (Williams)  /
    Joe Retek /
    Brian Kibitlewski /

    Contact:   Sue Stark -

    40th Reunion Facebook Page: 40th Reunion (2019) for Grant Community High School Class of 1979


    Anni Beskow  I am also in charge of the facebook (Anni Beskow Bertucci Vear) – and



    Chris Schindler - or 630-220-1862
    Pearl Bazata Eilers Harth -

    More Information:
    Or On Facebook: Grant Community High School Class of 1981

    Please check out our sites -- 70 classmates still missing. Please register on website to verify you contact information.

    1982 Contact:   Susan Hinkler 847-336-2408


    The Class of 1983 will be celebrating their 35th Class Reunion Homecoming Weekend September 14, 2018. 
    Contact Jennifer Barrett-Zitkus or Laura Jakstas Soucy for more information. There is a facebook page 

    Contacts: Denise Traska Precht:; Laura Kussmann-Lehman:

    Click here to see the Class of 1984 Facebook Page


    Contact Jane Ferrigan-Wilson at 847-587-4151 or email

    1987 E-mail Karyn Prasil- Bendinelli at or call me at 847-587-1167.

    Grant Class of 1988

    Please connect using the following Facebook Group: GCHS Class of 1988

    Questions? E-mail


    Contact Heather Berwanger (Henderson) at
    More information posted on and


    Please find us on Facebook at


    Kellie (Siebert) Weber 847-697-5991 or e-mail

    You can also find information about class of 1991 @

    1992 Please contact Nikki Cogswell (Knack) at (847) 973-0193
    or Julie VanDuine (Homan) at
    More information posted on
    1993 For complete information on the Class of '93 go to:
    Trecia Fullerton @
    Kris Clark (Hoehne) @
    Jamie Spadaro @
    1994 Contact:
    Jenny (Katalinich) Sundell -
    Jenny (Nieves) Mosansky -
    Jackie Paladino -

    Class of ’95 Reunion Committee

    Cory (Mazzuca) Bowles….(ph) 847-721-9364  (e) 
    Erica (Drehobl) Bender:…………… (ph) 847-366-7463  (e) 
    Kelli (Gratz) Hyde:………(ph) 847-815-6748  (e) 
    Krista Koske:……………..(ph) 847-721-8656  (e) 
    Melina (Liontas) Leber:…(ph) 847-308-1159  (e) 
    Ed Lescher:……………….(ph) 847-833-5695  (e) 
    1996 E-mail:
    We are currently planning our 20 year reunion!

    Go to our Facebook page for more info  - GCHS Fox Lake IL – Class of 1997 – please feel free to invite any graduates of 1997 that we have may missed to our page!  If there is anyone that isn’t on Facebook and is interested in attending, please feel free to direct them to this page in order to get in contact with a member of the planning committee.
    Details will be posted here as they become available! Please be sure to contact someone on the committee with questions or if you would like to assist with the planning.
    Class of ’97 Reunion Committee 
    Melissa Dolan                           847-494-9765       
    Jamie (Burr) Martin                    623-377-1224       
    Christy (Wienke) Niemietz           847-275-7313       
    Nikole (Kowalczyk) Paoli            815-403-5597       
    Tina (Sutton) Rinkenberger         815-347-6199       
    Jamie (Powers) Smart                847-254-6286       

    Please contact Carrie Schultz (Beta) @ 847-973-0441, Kristy Hardt (Gibbs) @ 815-575-6310 or Nina Hill


    You may also contact Kara Schrock (Butler) at 479 445-7166 or

    10 Year Reunion is currently in the works!
    Facebook group: Grant Community High School Class of 2009
    **We are still missing a handful of classmates within our Facebook group.  Please follow the link and request to join the group to stay updated with important event information.  
    Reunion Committee: Amanda Munsen and Meital Caplan