Harvard High Class of '66


 50th Reunion ~ September 10, 2016


  Then and Now – Last Names E – J


Diane Eickstaedt Pennebecker
345A N Elm Grove Rd
Brookfield WI 53005

5625 E Long Common St
Sarasota FL 34235

Diane is married to Dean. They have no children, but her mother & sister live in AZ and a brother in FL

Diane has worked as a realtor, teacher and police officer but is retired now.

She would most like to see Mike Dail and Susan Upchurch at the reunion and her biggest surprise is "retiring to Sarasota FL."

Diane will be attending the reunion

Kathy Eickstaedt Cherry
1908 W Holly
Phoenix  AZ  85009
602-687-3674 cell

Kathy and Dennis have been happily married for 23 years. They have no children.

Her photo is with her sister, Cherrie and her brother, Keith, both HHS grads.

Kathy retired as a school art teacher but has started her own after-school art program.

She would most like to see Scott Welker at the reunion, and her biggest surprise is "That I am still alive! If I hadn't quit smoking 30 years ago, I probably wouldn't be."

Kathy will be attending the reunion.
John Englehardt
W192 S 7149 Hillside Dr
Muskego  WI  53150

John and Shirley have been married for 47 years.  The have" three married daughter with five grandchildren.  All live within 25 miles. All our parents passed on, except for Shirley's mom."

John is retiring from the ministry.

John "will enjoy seeing and visiting with any classmates that can attend. "

John will be attending the reunion.

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Eleanor Ferris Mendiola
401 Church St
Harvard IL  60033

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Eleanor has two daughters and two granddaughters.  She works as a medical interpreter.

She would most like to see Nancy Schuyler at the reunion.  Her biggest surprise is "that I still live in Harvard and have "sentimental feelings" for this little town of our youth."

Eleanor will be attending the reunion.

Ray Firn
6226 E Maple Ln
Janesville  WI  53546
608-289-9230 cell

Ray is married to Jean and they have a combined family of 5 children, Ray, Jason, Donnie, Keith & Katie. They have 7 grandchildren.

Ray retired as a Purchasing Agent for Scott Forge. He would most like to see "everyone" at the reunion.

Ray will be attending the reunion.
Larry Fisher
3966 Frontage Rd
Michigan City   IN  46360

Virgina Fisher Champlin
4381 Wabash Rd
Geneva  NY  14456

Virginia has been married to Dan for 46 years.  They have 2 daughters and 1 son, and 6 grandchildren-3 boys and 3 girls.  

Virginia has worked as a church organist, secretary and winery associate.  She is retired but "will never retire as a wife, mother and grandmother".

The classmate that she would most like to see is Susan Upchurch Ibanez and "anyone that still remembers me."

Virginia will be attending the reunion.

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Bruce Frederick
23108 Cal's Court
Harvard IL  60033

Bruce is married to Ruth and has two children and 8 grandchildren.  He is retired.

The person he would most like to see at the reunion is Dave Bopp.

His biggest surprise is "that I made it".

Bruce will attend the reunion.

Check out John Rossmiller's "more info" for more photos of Bruce!
Gayle Gates-Hancock
101 Staples
Seabrook   TX 7758

Alice Goad Fisher
602 W Burbank
Harvard  IL  60033

Alice has three children, Pamela, Tina, and Tony. She has four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Alice retired from Nissan in 2004 after working there 25 years. She currently works as a bartender.

Alice will not be attending the reunion.

Loretta Goad Baumann

939 N Hale St
Marengo IL  60152

           No Photo AvailableLoretta  is married to Arnold.  They have a combined family of six children, 17 grandchildren and 17 great-granchildren.

She retired from Nissan in Marengo in 2009 after working there for 45 years.  She now spends her time volunteering at the Moose.

She is expecially looking forward to seeing Karleen Baumann McConnell.

Loretta will be attending the reunion.

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Jerry Gratz
25307 Hunter Rd
Harvard   IL  60033
815-382-9362 cell

Jerry is married to Della.  They have one daughter and three sons.  They have 11 grandchildren, ranging in age from 2 to 20 years old.

Jerry still works in carpentry construction and does not have any plans to retire.

The person that he would most like to see at the reunion is Ray Firn.

Jerry's biggest surprise is that he is "still living on the same farm that I was born on."

Jerry will be attending the reunion.
Larry Green
4375 Helaman Ave
Las Vegas   NV 89120 

Larry is married to Mirian and they have one daughter and 3 grandchildren.

He is a business owner who is not yet retired.

His biggest surprise is "all the places that he has traveled to."

Larry will be attending the reunion
Allan Grider
2248 Arrow Ave
Spring Hill  FL  34609-5510

Allan is married to Terrie and they have 3 children, Jason, Bridgette and Nathan.

Allan is retired and will be attending the reunion.

Dan Guttschow
1202 Garfield
Harvard  IL  60033

Dan is married to Michelle and they have 2 children, Geoff and Lindsay.  They also have 7 grandchildren, Michael, Camdon,Emma, Olivia, Lincoln, Kaitie & Jeffrey.

Dan is retired from US Postal Service and served as Postmaster in Hebron IL.  He retired in 2012 after 40 years.

He would most like to see Doug "Bob" Herriott. His biggest surprise is that" the Cubs still haven't been to the World Series, and that I am still living in Harvard."  

Dan will be attending the reunion.

Dawn Hackman Hooper
10301 Sharon Ln
Hebron  IL  60034

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Jeanne Haffner Hamm             Photo Not Available

David Hage
4909 Countryside Ln
Harvard  IL  60033

Douglas Hagstrom

Gerald Hansow
P O Box 821
Harvard  IL  60033

Jerry is a sometime farmer who is somewhat retired.

Jerry will be attending the reunion.

Eugene HartwigGene's wife, Eileen, joined us for the reunion. Her address is 1012 Second St. Harvard or 101 NW 33rd Ave., Cape Coral FL  33993. Eileen's email is eye4428@yahoo.com and her cell phone is 815-847-9133.

She and Gene had two boys. Tim, 49, has 3 children, Jim 24,Abbey 23, and Emily 22. Ted, 47, has 3 childred also, Megan 20, Hannah 17 and Ethan 7.

Her biggest surprise: "Technology, and how I'm losing a grasp on it!"
Alan Hellenga
Douglas Herriott
1911 Melrose St
Rockford  IL  61103

Doug is married to Pam and they have 2 daughters. Katie lives in Roscoe and has a son, Aidan, and is engaged. Annie lives in Boston. Aidan is in the picture with Doug.

Doug is still working as an executive director of a senior citizen center.  He would most like to see Helen Kistler and Larry Fisher.

Doug writes "I had no idea what to do after hs and ended up with a career that never really felt like a job. Part of what I do is to organize and escort overnight and day trips. Lucky enough to have seen 100s of plays and musicals.

Doug will be attending the reunion.
David Hollister
1318 6th St
Harvard  IL  60033

Sue Horn Dimick
921 2nd Ave
New Smyrna Beach  FL  32169
386-679-3746 cell

Sue is married to Erin. She is self-employed and owns and operates her own popular boutique called "Sue Who?".

See another photo of Sue on Kathy Korslin Arnett's "more info" page!  This photo is Sue with Eleanor and Kathy Cherry.

Sue will be attending the reunion.

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Alona Jacobson Schultz

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Carolyn Johnson Jones
6911 Rhonda Dr
Harvard  IL  60033

Russell Johnson
18515 Altenburg Rd
Harvard IL  60033

Russ is married to Debbie and is a retired electrician.  They have 3 children and 2 grandchildren.

The person he would like to see at the reunion is Scott Welker.

His biggest surprise- "17 to 67-fast-just like Mom said"

Russ will attend the reunion
Edward Jones
1625 Middle Ct
Sevierville  TN  37862

Ed is married to Pam, and they have two sons, Ryan and Greg of Walworth WI.  Their grandchildren are Austin, 25 yrs old and in the Air Force, Harmony, 17 yrs old and a senior at Big Foot HS and Nikita, 16 yrs old and a junior at Big Foot.

Ed would like to see anyone who comes to the reunion.  His biggest surprise is  "going from a meat cutter to dairy worker at Dean's Foods for 23 yrs, then moving to TN and driving tourists between Sevierville, Pigeon Forge and Gatlinburg. Also being married 46 years to my best friend."

Ed will attend the reunion.

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Ray Jones
708 N Hayes St
Harvard  IL  60033

Ray will be attending the reunion.