BHS Class of 1959

Classmates attending included (front row from left) Fran Effinger, Edie Lamping, Lois Wissel, Jean Ziegler, Steve Fehlinger; (middle row) Karen Oesterling, Sandy Wittkamper, Carolyn Hahn, Marsha Williams, Huey Werner, Patsy Clark, Donna Wallpe; (back row) Leon Sarringhaus, Tom Baumer, Frank Walker, Joe Wessling, Kenny Krinhop, Bill Erxleben, Mac Miller and Willard Wallpe.

The Batesville High School Class of 1959 held its 60th anniversary reunion homecoming weekend, Oct. 10-12.

On Thursday, several classmates and their spouses gathered at Steve Fehlinger’s golf course in Selma for a round of golf. On Friday, plans were made to ride in the homecoming parade, but were cancelled due to rain.

On Saturday, the class members enjoyed a party and reminiscing at the Batesville Knights of Columbus. A delicious dinner was served, followed by a business meeting where deceased classmates were remembered. Later pictures were taken, and door prizes were awarded.

Those attending from Indiana included Steve and Judy Fehlinger, Selma; Patty (Hess) and Jim Clark, Indianapolis; Jean Ziegler, Fishers; Sandy (Laws) and Dale Wittkamper, Greensburg; Edie (Merkel) Lamping, Tom and Becky Baumer and Lois (Hornig) and Paul Wissel, Oldenburg; and John and Dodie Amberger, Huey and Joanne Werner, Fran and Lou Effinger, Joe and Elaine Wessling, Mac and Gail Miller and Karen (Lightner) Oesterling, Batesville.

Out-of-state attendees were Carolyn (Cook) Hahn, San Antonio, Florida; Bill Erxleben, New Castle, Washington; Kenny and Mary Krinhop, Contonment, Florida; Leon and Joan Sarringhaus, Hollister, California; Marsha and Nello Williams, Gillette, Wyoming; Frank Walker, Alton, New Hampshire; and Willard and Donna (Mollaun) Wallpe and Jean (Fields) Auberger, Cincinnati, Ohio.

The next reunion will be homecoming weekend 2021.

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