I married at 19 and had two sons Jason and Jeremy who also graduated from Snohomish High. Divorced at 31 and then I discovered myself. I worked for a local company for 27 years -- they closed and the property now houses the Snohomish Public Library. When my boys finished school and left home I suffered extreme empty nest syndrome so enrolled myself into EVCC and earned a degree in Accounting. After 16 years of being single I married another Snohomish High School graduate (1966), and have settled into a contented life. I’ve lived within 15 miles of Snohomish and cannot imagine being anywhere else. For the last two years I’ve been doing mostly contract work. It’s been hard to find the ‘family’ atmosphere that I had when I worked for Central Feed.
I have two grandsons, Trent and Riley. My husband has a daughter with four children but they live in Neah Bay and we only see them a few times a year. I keep myself busy, I’ve done all the crafts, ceramics, tole painting, scrapbooking, quilting, enjoy gardening and I read a LOT. I’ve been really lucky, always had a good job and haven’t had to struggle much. I see classmates around town and keep in touch with a few of them. Looking forward to seeing everyone again.
Hi! In school my name was Cindy Grow. I went to Snohomish schools until my senior year. I actually graduated from Everett High, but feel that good old SHS is my alma mater. My family moved to Everett in my senior year. I would very much like to be included in Snohomish's reunion. It would be great to see all the old friends.
Got married in 1970, got divorced after 5 yrs and 2 kids, and have been single ever since. Been all over the place working for the airlines for the last 20 yrs and love it. Have finally kinda sorta settled in Fort Lauderdale Flordia and have been here for the last 4 yrs. Love it here and my life here.
I moved to Alaska in 1982 and stayed there until 1996 working for the oil companies as an accountant. Retired from them in 1991 and went to work scheduling flight crews for the airlines. When MarkAir went under I came back south and have been with 5 airlines since. Most of the airlines I worked for have gone under so it is “move on to the next one, where ever that may be.”
I lost my significant other last year after 22 years together so I am alone again, no complaints there. I love being single and plan on staying that way. I also lost my oldest boy in a car accident in Marysville in 1992 so I have 2 surviving boys…my 36 year old son lives in North Carolina and has a girl (11 yrs old) and a boy(9yrs old), my baby is 26 and lives in Riverside California and has one girl (4 yrs old).
Otherwise not much going on in my life, I have been in contact with several of my old classmates and we have been talking about the up coming reunion and I think I will make it to this one….
These articles and clippings are from Gale Wolfe's scrapbook, generously shared by Keith Olson. The newspaper clippings are from The Tribune. The articles are from the SJHS newspaper, written by Yvonne Mundell.
8th Grade Football Team: Row 1: Richard Littleton, Ken Heichel, Kai Lindblom, Rod VanAssche, Dave Troupe, Ken Heitman, Steve Rice, Keith Olson, Joe Thaut, Jerry Turk, Roger McCutchen, Chuck Swoboda, Jim Gilbertson
Row 2: Mike Freal, Herb Eddleman, Doug Crawford, Jeff Hammons, Dave Coffman, Mark Schoonover, Bob Stevens, Greg Bisnett, Larry Stuvland, Kirk Sweeney, Lee Jensen, Mike Bates, Fred Pearl, Paul Moon, Gary Danklefsen, Randy Grigg
Row 3: Coach Meiers, Loren Lyon, Henry Vandevanter, Mark Stobb, Gale Wolfe, Sam Sorensen, Tom Poier, Pat Keaton, Chris Ruddell, Coach Maw, Kerry Cottrell
Row 4: Mike Hinchen, Jay Anderson, Kim Powers, Rick Sigurdson, Glenn Santeford, Tom Bannworth, Gordy Taylor, Chris Yesland, Don Warner
Track: Row 1: Steve Humphries, Con Yoder, Ken Hoerath, Keith Olson, Steve Rice, Bruce Carrick, Rick Packebush, Jon Taylor, Tom Cram, Charles Herring, Larry Johnson, Pat Keaton, Mike Bates, Neil Vannoy
Row 2: Mr. Hall, Bob Stevens, Kerry Cottrell, Joe Thaut, Lee Jensen, Dave Troupe, Chuck Swoboda, Kurt Birglen, Tom Bannworth, Don Sterley, Jim Snyder, Rick Sigurdson, Don Warner
Row 3: Charles Hickson, Don Holt, Mike Keller, Glenn Santeford, Steve Romberger, Dick Hopkins, Mark Claffey, Doug Crawford, Kai Lindblom, Dann DeBellis, Ken Heichel, Mr. Martens
Row 4: Wayne Funk, John Bachart, Ben Krause, Jim Sekulich, Chuck Sursley, Steve Livers, Mike Evans, Mike Link, Kit Norton, Paul Martin
Row 5: Dennis Howe, John Blair, Terry Surdyk, Tad Romberger, John Thomas, Joe Stevens, David Clay
Wrestling: Row 1: John Thomas, Chuck West, Mike Yaskus, Tony Moore, Mike Carr, Lee Jensen, Harry Renken, Joe Stevens
Row 2: Steve Rice, Mike Bates, Kim Powers, Mark Marzolf, Don Warner, Henry Vandervanter, Jerry Turk
Row 3: Raymond Peterson, Mike Raines, Tom Stevens, Kenny Englebretson, Tom Cram, Tad Romberger, Allen Cooper, Rod Reed, Randy Aschenbrenner
Row 4: Bruce Wixson, Barry McGee, Tim Gerrard, Glenn Santeford, Jeff Vaughn, Paul Toivonen, John Taylor, Don Holt, Con Yoder
Row 5: Mr. Hansen, Pat Keaton, Doug Crawford, Kurt Thompson, Barry Alexander, Mike Dollinger, Mr. Hall
Row 1 (L-R): Dawn Jurisch, Pat Keaton, Carrie Kendall, Melanie Kent, Mary Kibbie, Cindy Kimbrel
Row 2 (L-R): Rocky Kinney, Janet Klinker, Diana Knott, Roger Krause, John Larsen, Norma Larson, Kathy Lavery
Row 3 (L-R): Marilyn Lawson, Ruby LeMaster, Karen Lewis, Kathy Lewis, Kai Lindblom, Richard Littleton
Row 4 (L-R): Lennis Lively, Russ Long, Larry Lorentzen, Steve Love, Larry Lurvey, Loren Lyon, Roger McCutchen
Row 5 (l-R): Lynn McGhee, Les McKinney, Caryl Maddy, Joy Maddy, Chris Mansfield, George Mansfield, Barb Martin
Row 6 (l-R): Mark Marzolf, Linda Mason, Linda Metzgar, Teri Miles, Margie Miller, Paul Moon, Bob Moore
SHS Class of 1970 40 Year Class Reunion was held- July 9-11, 2010
And a wonderful time was had by all. Cruise through the posts and find many pictures of the activities on all three days.
Welcome to Snohomish High School's Class of 1970 Blog
We have been dragged, some of us kicking and screaming, into the 21st Century. Here is where you'll find updates Snohomish High School's Class of 1970.
This is also where you'll find pictures from our 40th Class Reunion, which was held July 10, 2010.
Browse our posts and archives, and send your updates, pictures, links, scans, or anything else of interest to the class, to me, Kathi Prater Taylor (instructions for doing so below). I'll get things posted as quickly as I can.
Join the Class of '70 e-mail list
Send your e-mail address to: SnoHS1970@yahoo.com . Caryl Maddy Thorp will add you to the e-mail list for the any future reunion and get-together updates.
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Search Snohomish High School Class of 1970, and join the group.
Other Pictures and Blog Posts
We are ALWAYS looking for items of interest to SHS Class of '70- old annual scans (including Jr. High), elementary class group pictures, issues of The Arrowhead, etc. If you have class pictures, or any other items you'd like share, send jpg scans to me (e-mail address below). Be sure to identify the school, class, teacher, and as many of the students as possible. Personal photos of classmates *way back when* are also welcome.
How to Post Your Updates
To reduce the number of spammers and trolls, comment moderation has been instituted on this blog. Send your updates and pictures directly to me at : email@example.com . Please put SHS 70 Blog in the header of your e-mail, and I'll get things posted as quickly as possible.
Who we want: everyone who was a member of SHS Class of '70.
What we want: a brief description of what you've been doing for the last 40 years. You can include links to your own blogs, work places, and other sites of interest, if you like. We aren't going to edit the posts, so whatever you send will be posted. Be sure to include your name.
Pictures: send a photo or two in jpg format, to the above e-mail address, with your other information. We won't alter the pictures, except to reduce them in size if the file is too large. Around 200-300kb is best, but we can handle the reduction if you don't know how to do it. We're going to post senior class pictures from the annual alongside your current pictures, whenever possible.
What we Don't Want: Audio or Video files. They take up too much bandwidth. But if you have either one posted elsewhere on the net, feel free to add those links to your info.
What You Want To Think About: We won't alter your post, but do think carefully about how much personal info you want to include in your update. E-mail addresses are great (in fact, we heartily encourage the posting of e-mail addresses. Please let us know if you don't want your e-mail address posted with your update). Snail mail addresses not so much. Or phone numbers. Or the last names of minors. If you want to exchange street addresses, etc with other classmates, please use e-mail for that.
Remember: Though only SHS Class of 1970 members will have posts published here, everyone in the world can read what is posted.
If You Don't Know How to Send Files Via e-mail: e-mail me, and I'll send you instructions for snail-mailing your info to be posted from here.
How To Navigate the Posts
Each class member will have one blog post, to which can be added additional pictures or information if the class member wishes. Posts made to this blog will be archived as to the posting date.
In order to find a specific class member's information, type the member's name in the search window at the top of the blog home page.Each post will have multiple tags to make searching easier. The tags will include names and nicknames, state of residence, occupation, and any other identifying tags we can think of (sports, cheerleader, etc). For example, my post will have the following tags: Kathi, Kathleen, Prater, Taylor, writer, blogger, grandmother, South Dakota . Type any of those words into the search window, and my post will appear in the list, along with anyone else who also shares some, or all (though that's not likely) of the same tags.
I'm a writer (6 mysteries, one mainstream novel, 5 knitting books, lots of designs and reviews, paper dolls, blather), wife, mother, and grandmother. I knit, I watch TV obsessively while I knit, I spin, I read, I listen to music, and I talk. A lot.