June 2016 News and Notes

Williston High School Reunion UPDATES!!!!

The Class of 1966 will hold their 50th reunion September 30th-Oct.1st!

The Class of 1976 is set for Oct. 7th-8th.

The Class of 1986 is scheduled for July 1st-2nd. Friday night is at the Mainstay Suites at 6pm, and Saturday at the Midway Junction Back Pavilion beginning at 6pm.

The Class of 1996 (my 20 year!!!) will celebrate July 29th-30th. Friday night will begin at 6pm for appetizers and drinks (location still pending) and Saturday night will be at the fairgrounds for dinner, drinks, and dancing!

We've been told that the class of 2006 will be holding their reunion July 1st and 2nd.


Memorials:
John and Cathy Schmitz, in memory of George Amsden
William Heiss, in memory of Gloria Hieb Heiss
Class of 1980, in memory of their deceased classmates
Fred and Coral Whisenand, in memory of Louise Bundhund
Elaine Sommers, in memory of Kathi Hovde
Wanda and Marty Hanson, in memory of Kathi Hovde and George Amsden
Jack Long, in memory of George Amsden
Roger and Sandy Kohlman, in memory of George Amsden
Judy Barbot, in memory of Kathi Hovde and George Amsden
Ardean Aafedt, in memory of George Amsden
Arvid and Judy Johnson, in memory of Kathi Hovde
Gary and Leora Sukut, in memory of George Amsden
Carol Kaiser Anderson, in memory of Louise Payne Bundhund, Ernest (Buck) Bundhund, Lloyd McKenzie, Jim Linskey, Catherine (Cackie) Wegley McCarter
Bruce and Roxi Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden
Carol Kaiser Anderson, in memory of George Amsden
Terry and Jan Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden
Bruce and Roxi (Wolford) Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden
Curtis and Meg Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden
Tim and Jan Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden
Jim and Arlis (Hanna) Kaiser, in memory of George Amsden

Alumni Deaths:
Kathleen Hovde, teacher, died 5/29/2016 in Williston, ND
George Amsden, teacher, died 5/30/2016 in Williston, ND
Ellen Scheetz, class of 2011, died 5/31/2016 in Minot, ND
Louise Payne Bundhund, Class of 1955, died 5/8/2016 in Whitefish, MT
Lenora Ortloff Hunter, Class of 1977, died 6/12/2016 in Williston, ND
Erik Rauser, Class of 1999, died 6/10/2016 in Williston, ND
Larry Larsen, Class of 1971, died 6/4/2016 in Texas


The Boys of 1954
The Boys of 1954

The Boys of 1954

This book, compiled and published by Ted Hopgood, a 1961 WHS graduate, is 94 pages of his memories of the legendary WHS Boys' Basketball Team that won the Western Division Tournament but was "outscored' in the state championship game by Wahpeton, 50-48. It includes clips and pictures from scrapbooks, WHS yearbooks, programs, pictures, newspapers, and "Coyote Howls" from the early 1950s. To get your copy, please order from Ted Hopgood, 4600 Oakmont Circle, College Station, TX 77845. Black and White copies are $15, while colored copies are $25. All profits from the sale of the booklet are donated to the Coyote Foundation.