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Valparaiso, IN HIgh School Alumni Notes 1887-1918
Alumni in 1918.....
THE facts concerning the alumni are always interesting but this year they are especially so since we can add to other important items the names of our soldier boys.
It is interesting to know that six hundred and fifty-five have already graduated from the Valparaiso High School. [The Class of 1918] will bring forty-four more to the list. Two members of our class are children of former graduates: Ruth Jessee is the daughter of Althea L. Winslow (1891) , and Marion Osborne of E. Guy Osborne (1887).
The class of 1917 who have just preceded us are all making good in their several walks of life. The following are attending Valparaiso University : Helen Wark, Irene Ball, Herbert Schleman, Helen Dean, Gladys Ritz, Ruth Bennett, Helen McNiece, Marjory Ellis, Louise Smith, and Martha Heard. Fredrick Arvin is at Harvard ; Cynthia Willing at Oxford College, Oxford, Ohio ; Earl Mavity, Emory Stoner and Max Specht at Purdue ; and Maxwell Evans at the University of Chattanooga.
Of the other members of the class [of 1917], Ray Stubbs, Grace Wareham and Earl Sherwood are employed in Gary ; Raymond Sego in Davenport, Iowa ; Earl Smith is working for the Foster Lumber & Coal Co. ; Forest Jones at the Geo. F. Beach Jewelry Store ; Bernard Szold in Szold's Department Store ; Edna Griebel at the Farmers Bank ; Gertrude Hiltpold in Chicago ; Paul LaCount on a farm ; John Shatz in the government service ; and Rosemary Lawrence and Helen Kull in the Valparaiso Public Library. Laura Hoist is teaching in Tamara, Illinois, and Alice Blachly in Porter County.
Four graduates of the school have died in the past year: Bertha Smith (1882), Charles Johnston (1887), and Eliot C. Ray (1898), Althea L. Jessee (1891).
During the past year the following members of the Alumni have married : Alice Cornell (1909) to Dr. Claude Weldy ; James McNiece (1910) to Eva Harris; Myron Conover (1911) to Berneice Wolfe (1912) ; Hazel Mae DeWitt (1912) to Bernard Lemster; J. Willis Detlef (1912) to Florence Mohnsen; Martha A. Keene (1912) to Ben Kemp; Grace Moore (1910) to Gust Dahlke; Nellie Shinabarger (1911) to Edward Smith; Byron Findling (1911) to Hazel Halsted; Mary Cobb (1900) to J. Frank Patrick; Wallace Philley (1897) to Frances Shuster; Harold Shaw (1914) to Grace Mayo; Marguerite Tofte (1908) to Ira J. Pool; Alma Welch (1914) to Franklin J. Burris; Gail Fehrman (1916) to Leroy Lippman ; Lorraine Hughes (1916) to Walter Lloyd (1914) ; Ruth Kellogg (1913) to Joseph W. Meyers; Margaret Zimmerman (1914) to Russell Van Arsdell; Annadel Kellogg (1906) to Abe Lowenstine; Gladys Vantrees (1915) to Percy Huddleston; Mildred Stoner (1911) to Earl Dean; Nellie Bruhns (1912) to William P. Wallin ; Eva Wheeler (1907) to Glen Collins; Hazel McNay (1908) to E. A. Rice; Blanche Williamson (1913) to B. A. Murray; and Velma Daggett (1914) to George Myers.
The following graduates are in the service of Uncle Sam: Joseph Bradely (1914), Garrett Conover (1914), Andrew Case (1907), Tom Crosby (1912), Russel Doty (1911), Maurice Ellis (1913), Chester Fay (1915), Neil Funk (1908), Reginald Felton (1911), Clarence Gardner (1916), Don Herrick (1916), Glenn Heard (1912), Edward Johnston (1911), Hudson Deardorf (1916), Percy Lawrence (1910), Leslie Lembke (1907), Wayne McDaniel (1913), Eric Payne (1910), Ralph Parks (1912), Holmes Martin (1913), Harry Martin (1913), Edward Marquardt (1898), Arthur Nolan (1913), Ralph Marimon (1908), Harry Ritter (1910), Byron Smith (1907), Niles Smith (1916), Harrison Steward (1912), Melvin Stinchfield (1911), and Herman Marquardt (1916). Compiled by student Jennie Miner.
Alumni Notes from the 1918 Yearbook of Valparaiso High School.