Friday, December 31, 2010

Update from Harry Renken

  Howdy. I don't know if anybody reads our blog any more. I do on occassion. Too bad about Mrs. Hill. I liked her. She was an influence. Here's another tragedy that happened on that same date. Remember that beautiful motorcycle I road to the class picnic? Her name was Ruby.  On November 19th a dump truck pulled out in front of me on the Machias road. Ruby died. I didn't. I spent 10 days in Harborview. I'm going to play Dr.Frankenstein and bring Ruby back to life. Some people say I'm lucky. To be alive I guess. Some people say I'm one tough SOB. At any rate I Live to Ride and Ride to Live.   Thank You. 

Monday, November 29, 2010

Everett Herald Obituary- Mrs. Elizabeth Hill

Mrs. Elizabeth Hill, beloved English teacher, passed away on November 19, 2010. Here is her obituary,  as printed in the Everett Herald:

Elizabeth "Betty" Hill

Jan. 25, 1925 - Nov. 19, 2010

Ah Mom, I will miss you deeply. With a Masters Degree in the Humanities, she touched so many students lives as their teacher at Mariner High. A world traveler, you had such an insight to many different cultures. Mom was a Radar Operator in the R.A.F. for her native country of England in WWII. During night training in a pitch black field she ran into something, she said, "excuse me" and at that point the cow mooed. Mom met my dad in Berlin as part of the Occupation Forces. Thoughtful and intuitive, she taught me well. I honor you. Your son, Mark.
If anyone would like to sign her online Guestbook, click here.
Her son, George Hill, announces that there will be A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, December 4, 2010 in the Fireside Room at the Everett Golf and Country Club from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. All friends, colleagues and former students are invited to attend.

Please come and share this celebration of her life with us.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Everett Herald Obituary for Ruth McNeil Winter

Classmate Ruth McNeil Winter passed away October 10, 2010.
Her Everett Herald Obituary is online.

Ruth Winter

Ruth Marie Winter, of Marysville, Washington, passed away suddenly on October 10, 2010. Ruth was born on Flag Day, June 14, 1952 in Culver City, California. As a child, she moved with her family to Snohomish, Washington. Ruth met Everett "Bud" Winter in 1971 and married him a year later. They relocated to southern California where she gave birth to two sons. Ruth has resided in Marysville since 1976. Ruth made the choice to be happy every day and loved everyone she met. A friend to all, she lived her life with the motto, "it's easy to find the fault, but better the find the good in people". Ruth loved to spend time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She also enjoyed gardening, canning, baking, and camping with her family. A devout Christian, Ruth shared her love of the Lord with all.

Ruth is survived by her husband, Everett Winter Sr.; sons, Everett Winter Jr. (Beth), Steven Winter (Kirsten); grandchildren, Austin, Haley, Paige, Jon, Grace and Delany Winter; mother, Ruth McNiel; sixteen brothers and sisters; and many other relatives who loved and adored her.

A memorial service will be held beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 16, 2010, at Cascade Christian Reformed Church in Marysville, WA.

In lieu of flowers you may donate to the Ruth Winter book fund, Everett Public School Foundation, PO Box 3112 Everett, WA 98213 or When going to site click donate and then memo Ruth Winters book fund when making a donation.

Published in The Herald (Everett) from October 14 to October 15, 2010

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Everett Herald Article- March 23, 1970, Snohomish Panthers State Basketball Championship

Everett Harald Article, March 23, 1970, Snohomish Panthers State Basketball Championship
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courtesy Kristy Downes Kelly

Monday, September 13, 2010

Everett Herald- Graduation and Scholarship Clippings

Graduation and Scholarship announcement clippings from The Everett Herald
courtesy of Kristy Downes Kelly.
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Wednesday, July 21, 2010

Jane Rowe Stimson Reunion Photos

Jane Rowe Stimson, Kathi Prater Taylor, Kris Johnson Hansen
Jane Rowe Stimson, Bob Farrell
Dick Harrington
Craig Hansen, Kris Johnson Hansen
Jan Berg Van Horne, Chuck Swoboda, Scott Gillies
Terry Taylor, Kathi Prater Taylor
Photos Courtesy Jane Rowe Stimson- taken Saturday July 10 and Sunday July 11.
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Monday, July 19, 2010

Renee Hibbert Greenelaf Reunion Photos Part 4- Sunday Picnic

Scenery and Granddaughter shots from Swans Trail Farm, Sunday July 11. Photos courtesy Renee Hibbert Greenleaf.

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Sunday, July 18, 2010

Renee Hibbert Greenleaf Reunion Photos- Part 3, Sunday Picnic

Loren Lyon, Harry Renken
Alan Skyles, Keith Olson
Kathryn Deierling, Denise Raines Alexander
Chuck Swoboda
Photos courtesy Renee Hibbert Greenleaf, taken at Swans Trail Farms, at the 40 Year Class Reunion Picnic, Sunday July 11.
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Saturday, July 17, 2010

Renee Hibbert Greenleaf Reunion Photos- Part 2, Sunday Picnic

From the Picnic, Sunday July 11 at Swans Trail Farm

Pat Keaton, Heidi, Joe Thaut, Elaine Hintze Repp, ?, Joel Chriscaden
Dave Pehling, Lori Pehling, Christine Zylstra, Fred Zylstra, Kurt Thompson

Donna Thomas, John Goodrich, Mrs. Goodrich, Lyn Shawback, Steve Humphries

Toni Olson, Keith Olson, Michael Jacobs, Ruby LeMaster Jacobs, Mike Carr

Ben Krause, Steve Romberger, Ken Heitman, Harry Renken, Larry Greenleaf, Loren Lyon

Craig Hansen, Kris Johnson Hansen, Andy Romanick, Julie Bueler Romanick, Rick Romanick
Larry Yeamen, Craig Hansen, Peggy Hill Engeseth, John Engeseth. Steve Love, Alan Skyles

photos courtesy Renee Hibbert Greenleaf
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Friday, July 16, 2010

Renee Hibbert Greenleaf Reunion Photos, Part 1, Saturday Night

Renee Hibbert Greenleaf took some photos at the Holiday Inn on Saturday Night.
Shelley Tester, Chris Stites

Randy (Quackenbush) Wallace, Larry Greenleaf, Dawn Jurisch

Dawn Jurisch

Debbie Bachart Harrington

Debbie Wright Pate, Donna Thomas, Elaine Hintze Repp

Steve Romberger, Gordy Taylor, Tina Taylor

Kathi Prater Taylor, Jeffrey Jordan

Larry Greenleaf, Lynn Dreitzler Anderson, Gordy Taylor

Mike George

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