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Jasper County Tribune

Colfax class celebrates 50th reunion

The Colfax Class of 1969 hosted its 50th reunion May 24 and 25. A grill out was held with Gary Dunsbergen manning the grill Friday. The hamburger was donated by Carol Birkenholtz Kaisand. Pictures, photos and many stories were shared.

At noon Saturday, class members met at the fairgrounds with Magg Catering preparing a barbecue. Attendees spoke with classmate Susan Taylor Sinclair on the phone as she lives in England and was unable to attend this year.

Later, most attended the annual alumni banquet where 13 classmates who have died were honored and Mickey Rosenbaum, class valedictorian, gave an address.

Attending were Jodi Tomlonovic, Margie Lester Heston, Carol Birkenholtz Kaisand, Charly Dop Gregory, Peggy Haney Smith, Karen White Cross, Mike Beals and guest, Gary and Deb Dunsbergen, Dan Davis, John Van Boord, Mickey and Stefanie Rosenbaum, Doug Jones, Cathy Webb Freestone, Patty Jo Neal Adams and David, Patty Warner Finley, Susan Warner DeRocher, Erin Schrader Erickson, Sheryl Beals, Linda Faidley, Dorra Lippincot, Pam Ingraham, Hal Taylor, Gerold Fields and wife, Jimmie Daniels and wife, and Joyce Rorabaugh.

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