Fifteen members of the class of 1953 met for Old Settlers’ Day. Coffee and donuts were served at the Ron Herbel home before the parade. After the parade, 30 class members and their guests met at a bed-and-breakfast west of Marion for a banquet.
Class members in attendance were: Bob Seibel, Hillsboro; Harold Byram, Haysville; Jim Richmond, Marion; Herb Bartel, Hillsboro; John Summervill, Hutchinson; Ron Hiebert, Olathe; Ron Herbel, Marion; Mike Brodhead, Reno, Nev.; Shirley Tiemeier Tuell, Centennial, Colo.; Diana Herbert Warner, Lincoln, Neb.; Leola Druse Linder, Hope; Thelma Jean Seibel Friday, Newton; Theodora Longhofer Koslowsky, Marion; Anita Collett Sly, Salina; Cliff Jewett, Mount Hope, and Gerald Tajchman, Monroe, Wash.
Other guests were: Charla Wheeler and Wanda Williams.