Fifty years is a long time--why does our graduation seem so recent??? 1 of 17It's not a party without balloons. 2 of 17Lyle Hoover and Al Neal 3 of 17Wendy Jenkins Angelo, Lesley Lemarr Teeter , Linda Taraba Long 4 of 17Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Deborah Cone Hoover, Barb Compton Anderson (in foreground) 5 of 17Al Neal, Pam Phillips Rowe, Bill Huber 6 of 17Dick Ranes, Cheryl West Fellinger, Kandy Kindred Wepler, Cliff Spacek 7 of 17Janie Russell Crupper, Cheryl West Fellinger, Teresa Whitton Haley, Donna Wales Ruckman, Wendy Jenkins Angelo, Linda Taraba Long 8 of 17Russ Warzyn, Steve Austin, Deborah Cone Hoover, Kelli Austin 9 of 17Keith Mathews and Toni Case (birthday "twins" born September 29, 1948) 10 of 17Barb Compton Anderson and Lana Rogers Colomy 11 of 17Dan Dennis and Lyle Hoover 12 of 17The seats are taller on school buses now, but not particularly more comfortable. 13 of 17Toni Case and Steve Austin watching the Class of 2015 file in to strains of Pomp & Circumstance. 14 of 17Russ Warzyn, Pam Phillips Rowe, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian and Lana Rogers Colomy 15 of 17Kandy Kindred Wepler and Cheryl West Fellinger 16 of 17Toni Case presented remarks on behalf of the Class of 1966. 17 of 17
The Buzz Log (Combined Final Issue of Senior Year)The final issue of the newspaper for both high schools was a combined effort of the Buzz and Log staffs. It was a cooperative effort that continued until around three a.m. the night (morning?) of publication. Thanks to Rick Hadley for preserving these historic pages.
1 of 65 2 of 65Toni Case and Bob Hankins 3 of 65Allen Neal 4 of 65John & Lana Rogers Colomy 5 of 65Donna & Gerald Justice 6 of 65Pam and Jim Massey 7 of 65Sherry Grover Cossyphas giving beads to Beverly & Dwight Dibben 8 of 65Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian 9 of 65Sharon Amerine & Leo Ortiguero 10 of 65Bob & Linda McCollum Leytham 11 of 65Bob & Linda McCollum Leytham 12 of 65Patty Levine on the right 13 of 65Henry Hornet on the lookout for Norman Northman 14 of 65Norman Northman, ready to rumble 15 of 65Ron and Lynda Hall Asby 16 of 65The face off 17 of 65Sherry Grover Cossyphas & Brenda Welch Perkins 18 of 65Lyle Hoover & Dennis Twitchel 19 of 65Holly & Bill Smith, Hal & Mary Alice Grissum 20 of 65Dennis and Cindy Twitchel 21 of 65Dennis & Cindy Twitchel 22 of 65Jill Brenner Eisenberg and Walter Fiske 23 of 65Don Bale 24 of 65Mary Ann & Jim Dinkins 25 of 65Sharon Neilson Bongiovanni & Pam McCaslin Martin 26 of 65Rita Gaskill Hertenstein 27 of 65Jeanie Boucher Weaver & Cliff Ebel 28 of 65Cheryl Weaver Murphy and Robbin Wochner 29 of 65Candy Cannon Crouch 30 of 65Jim Neal, Dave Reynolds 31 of 65Sharon Barker Yancey 32 of 65Roy Yancey 33 of 65Sherry Grover Cossyphas came all the way from Athens to distribute spirit beads. 34 of 65The calm before the storm . . . 35 of 65Jeanie Boucher Weaver and Patricia Henson Julian 36 of 65Steve Austin 37 of 65Sherry Grover Cossyphas, Teresa Whitton Haley 38 of 65Sharon Amerine, Leo Ortiguero 39 of 65Cheryl Mattke, Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Steve Fuller, Cheryl Devorss Cole 40 of 65Cheryl Mattke, Ron Veach 41 of 65Linda Doolin Ward, Alan Mast 42 of 65Elaine Eagle, Linda Doolin Ward, Jeannie Whiteaker Taylor 43 of 65Sharon McGee Payne photographing the memorial table 44 of 65Bill Romines 45 of 65Sharon Barker Yancey & Susan Davis George greeting classmates at the registration table 46 of 65Sally Modeer Werner, Henry Werner, Candy Cannon Crouch, Marsha Modeer Piepol 47 of 65Sally Modeer Werner, Henry Werner, Candy Cannon Crouch, Marsha Modeer Piepol, John Berglund 48 of 65Sherry Kroenke, Craig Metzler 49 of 65Charlie and Guinde MacDonald 50 of 65Toni Case chatting with Marja-Liisa and Lendon Payne 51 of 65Cheryl Devorss Cole 52 of 65Toni Case, Roberta Scanland Pressly (who now goes by Ginny) 53 of 65Lesley Lemarr immediately finds a familiar face 54 of 65Barbara Robertson Porter 55 of 65Group picture time 56 of 65Trying to get organized for group photo 57 of 65 58 of 65 59 of 65 60 of 65 61 of 65Ron Roberts, who took these photos 62 of 65Susie Dent Lewis, Steve Fuller, Dave Reynolds 63 of 65 64 of 65 65 of 65
Name tags waiting to be picked up 1 of 92Remembering those who left us too soon 2 of 92Gone but not forgotten 3 of 92Susan Davis George & Sharon Barker Yancey welcoming Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Pat Henson Julian & Baukje Zaadstra. 4 of 92Bob Julian, Pat Henson Julian, Barb Compton Anderson, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Lyle Hoover 5 of 92Nancy Roberts and Sherry Grover Cossyphas wrestle with spirit beads 6 of 92Patricia Brady Phillips and husband George Phillips "getting beaded" 7 of 92Alan Mast, Elaine Eagle, Dianne Peacock Dickenson 8 of 92Joyce Rains, Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Elaine Eagle 9 of 92Steve Dunback, Kathy Meyer Dunback, Barb Whiles Barry 10 of 92Steve Wartick (NKC '65), Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Ron Stockbauer, Marty Walpole Wartick (in foreground) 11 of 92Steve Fuller, Donna Matthews Post, Marlyss Kelly Simmons, Henry Hornet, Lyle Hoover 12 of 92Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Greg Cole, Steve Brown 13 of 92Dave Reynolds and Henry Hornet 14 of 92Georgia Pratt Winship, Bill Bryan, Cheryl West Fellinger 15 of 92Mike Kumpy, Dave Reynolds, Cheryl West Fellinger, Ruth Ann Rummans Johnson 16 of 92Elaine Eagle, Dave Reynolds, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Alan Mast, Cheryl West Fellinger, Sherry Grover Cossyphas 17 of 92 18 of 92James and Teresa Whitton Haley, Jim and Donna Wales Ruckman 19 of 92Bob Hankins, Marilyn Henry Carr, Marcia and Cliff Spacek 20 of 92Rena Oldham Coller, Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Donna Matthews Post, Jeanie Boucher Weaver, Pat Henson Julian, Barb Compton Anderson 21 of 92Patricia Brady Phillips and Henry Hornet 22 of 92Allen Neal, Alan Mast, Keith Mathews 23 of 92Donna Matthews Post, Kathy Meyer Dunback, Lana Rogers Colomy, Janie Russell Crupper, Rena Oldham Coller 24 of 92Jim Neal cracking up Dick Ranes 25 of 92Steve Austin, Terry Bennett, Bob Hankins, Marilyn Henry Carr, Marcia Spacek, Jill Brenner Eisenberg, Walter Fiske 26 of 92Norman Northman with Susan Ford Dickey 27 of 92Lana Rogers Colomy, Norman Northman, Nancy Watson Hartman 28 of 92Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Norman Northman, Barbara Compton Anderson 29 of 92Art Black with Norman 30 of 92Lynda Hall Asby, Dianne Peacock Dickenson 31 of 92Don Bale and Steve Austin, Craig Humphries (seated) 32 of 92Toni Case separating the rivals 33 of 92Marilyn Henry Carr, Marcia and Cliff Spacek 34 of 92Jim & Pam Massey, Jerry & Donna Justice, Bill & Mary Romines, Bob & Linda McCollum Leytham 35 of 92Steve Austin, Kathy Meyer Dunback and Steve Dunback 36 of 92Janie Russell Crupper, Susan Ford Dickey, Lana Rogers Colomy, Linda Stewart Mayfield 37 of 92Toni Case, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Pat Henson Julian 38 of 92Toni Case, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Sharon McGee Payne, Patricia Henson Julian 39 of 92Bill Bryan and Bob Seay 40 of 92Hal Grissum and Dwight Dibben 41 of 92Baukje Zaadstra, Cheryl Mattke, Ken Strange 42 of 92Brenda Welch Perkins, Allen Neal, Keith Mathews, Dick Ranes, Sharon Amerine 43 of 92Yearbooks kept popping up through the night. 44 of 92Patricia Brady Phillips, George Phillips, Steve Fuller 45 of 92Pam McCaslin Martin, Sharon Neilson Bongiovanni, Patty Levine 46 of 92Kathy Meyer Dunback, Sherry Grover Cossyphas 47 of 92Toni Case, Dick Pfeiffer, Beverly Long Pfeiffer 48 of 92Charlie MacDonald, Barb Compton Anderson, Guinde MacDonald 49 of 92Craig Humphries, David Howard, Marsha Modeer Piepol, Sally Modeer Werner 50 of 92Cheryl West Fellinger, Keith Mathews, Dick Ranes 51 of 92Steve Fuller, Nancy Watson Hartman, Susie Dent Lewis, Martha Stewart Robertson 52 of 92Nancy Watson Hartman, Steve Fuller, Susie Dent Lewis 53 of 92Cheryl Mattke, Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Greg Cole 54 of 92Cheryl Weaver Murphy, Cliff and Benita Ebel 55 of 92Barbara Robertson Porter, Lana Rogers Colomy 56 of 92Dick Ranes, Linda McCollum Leytham, Ken Archer, Becky Tillman, Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Jill Brenner Eisenberg 57 of 92Steve Austin has a beer, Jim Edwards can still wear his letter jacket 58 of 92Getting everyone settled down 59 of 92The Rev. Dr. Martha Stewart Robertson leads us in remembering our lost classmates. 60 of 92A quiet moment of remembrance and reflection 61 of 92Charlie Dickey and Lendon Payne making their way through the buffet 62 of 92The long line for dinner 63 of 92Steve Brown, Becky Tillman 64 of 92Ken Archer 65 of 92Kathy Meyer Dunback, Brenda Parrack Cologna, Steve Dunback 66 of 92Dessert--we ran out of red velvet cake too soon 67 of 92Donna Matthews Post, Susie Dent Lewis 68 of 92Baukje Zaadstra, Art Black 69 of 92Donna Matthews Post, Gordon Post, Rena Oldham Coller, Kathy Meyer Dunback, Steve Dunback 70 of 92Dinner and conversation 71 of 92Lynda Hall Asby, Rita Gaskill Hertenstein, Marilyn Henry Carr, Marlyss Kelly Simmons 72 of 92Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Dave Reynolds, Ruth Ann Rummans Johnson 73 of 92Dave Reynolds, Ruth Ann Rummans Johnson, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Mary Lynne Chambers Bailey 74 of 92Keith Mathews, Allen Neal, Brenda Welch Perkins, Steve Brown, Elaine Thompson Neal, Jim Neal, Kandy Kindred Wepler 75 of 92Sharon Amerine, Leo Ortiguero, Walter Fiske, Jill Brenner Eisenberg, Becky Tillman, Ken Archer 76 of 92Bob Stevenson, Deborah Cone Hoover, Cheryl Mattke, Lyle Hoover (standing); , Dwight and Beverly Dibben, Doris Stevenson, Holly and Bill Smith 77 of 92Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Danny Hollis, Jeannie Whiteaker Taylor, Barb Compton Anderson, Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Suzie Sterling Kritta 78 of 92Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Dave Reynolds, Steve Wartick, Jim Dinkins, Mary Wertz Hutchinson, Marty Walpole Wartick, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer, Ron Stockbauer, Ruth Anne Rummans Johnson 79 of 92Dave Howard, Jane Andrews Thompson, Le Ann Howard 80 of 92Susan David George, Bill Bryan, Bob & Jan Seay, Kay McGraw, Thomas & Karen Lang Hay, Fred McGraw, Roy & Sharon Barker Yancey 81 of 92Cheryl West Fellinger, John & Roberta (Ginny) Scanland Pressly, Mary Lee & Don Weakley, Linda Stewart Mayfield, Noel Mayfield 82 of 92Georgia Pratt Winship, Bill Winship, Donna Wales Ruckman, Dick & Joyce Ranes, Janis Manley Freeman, Barbara Robertson Porter 83 of 92Charlie MacDonald, Don Poole, Guinde MacDonald, Lesley Lemarr, Sharon McGee Payne 84 of 92Jean & Craig Humphries, Steve Austin, Terry Bennett, Donna & Mike Sullivan, Bob Hankins, Marilyn Henry Carr, Marcia & Cliff Spacek 85 of 92Susie Dent Lewis, Marilyn Kevil Fleming, Hal & Mary Alice Grissum, Cindy Twitchel 86 of 92Nancy Watson Hartman, Art Black, John & Lana Colomy, Susan Ford Dickey, Charlie Dickey 87 of 92Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Linda Doolin Ward, Mary Lynne Chambers Bailey, Jane Andrews Thompson, Cheryl Mattke, Elaine Eagle 88 of 92Dianne Peacock Dickenson sharing a photo of Brownie troop 89 of 92Marlyss Kelly Simmons, Bill Romines, Karen Lang Hay 90 of 92Terry Ward, Mary Lynne Chambers Bailey, Linda Doolin Ward, Jim & Mary Ann Dinkins, Doug Workman 91 of 92Susie Dent Lewis and Nancy Watson Hartman hugging 92 of 92
North Kansas City High School graduates 1 of 21Combined NKC & OPHS graduating classes 2 of 21Oak Park High School graduates 3 of 21Big Shoal classmates: Bob Hankins, Don Bale, Marilyn Henry Carr, Jim Edwards, Art Black 4 of 21Briarcliff School: Suzie Sterling Kritta, Alan Mast, Elaine Eagle, Terry Ward, Linda Doolin Ward, Henry Werner, Dave Howard, Barbara Robertson Porter, Doug Workman, Cheryl Mattke, Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Ruth Ann Rummans Johnson 5 of 21Gashland School: Theresa Whitton Haley, Bob Stevenson, Kandy Kindred Wepler, Dwight and Beverly Dibben, Deborah Cone Hoover, Lyle Hoover, Lesley Lemarr 6 of 21Davidson School: Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Nancy Watson Hartman, Sherry Grover Cossyphas, Toni Case, Pat Henson Julian, Cliff Spacek, Lana Rogers Colomy, Jackie Wible Bird, Marty Walpole Wartick, Jeanie Boucher Weaver, Craig Humphries, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer 7 of 21Englewood School: Linda Stewart Mayfield, Roberta (Ginny) Scanland Pressly, Kathy Meyer Dunback, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Katye Underwood Thomas, Pat Henson Julian Lana Rogers Colomy 8 of 21Norclay: Joan Anderson Neill, Alan Mast, Dave Howard, Lana Taylor Fraccascia, Charlie MacDonald, Dianne Peacock Dickenson, Jim Dinkins, Ruth Ann Rummans Johnson, Henry Werner, Doug Workman 9 of 21Linden West: Dick Ranes, Allen Neal, Craig Metzler, Jim Neal, Sharon Neilson Bongiovanni, Rena Oldham Coller, Brenda Welch Perkins, Patty Levine, Donna Wales Ruckman, Pam McCaslin Martin 10 of 21Meadowbrook School: Janet Hopkins Lowe, Sharon McGee Payne, Pat Henson Julian, Keith Mathews, Pam Phillips Rowe, Susan Ford Dickey, Jim Bird, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Kathy Meyer Dunback 11 of 21Dave Reynolds, Georgia Pratt Winship, John Berglund, Vicki Travis Langseth 12 of 21Crestview School: Dave Reynolds, Lynda Hall Asby, Ron Veach, Candy Cannon Crouch, Dave Howard, Marsha Modeer Piepol, Jim Massey 13 of 21Golden Oaks School: Jeannie Whiteaker Taylor, Betty Williams Anderson, Cheryl Devorss Cole, Vicki Travis Langseth, Mike Kumpy, Georgia Pratt Winship, John Berglund, Steve Brown, Michael Barton 14 of 21 15 of 21 16 of 21Eastgate Junior High School 17 of 21Antioch Junior High School 18 of 21 19 of 21Northgate Junior High School 20 of 21Chapel Hill--All 8th grade all the time 21 of 21
Benita and Cliff Ebel 1 of 56Cliff and Benita Ebel 2 of 56Barb Compton Anderson, Cheryl West Fellinger, Deborah Cone Hoover, Craig Humphries, Mary Wertz Hutchinson 3 of 56Candy Cannon Crouch, Art Black, Cliff & Marcia Spacek, Jackie Wible Bird 4 of 56Cliff & Marcia Spacek, Barb Compton Anderson, Jackie Wible Bird 5 of 56Jackie Wible Bird, Marcia Spacek, Art Black, Candy Cannon Crouch 6 of 56Art Black and Candy Cannon Crouch 7 of 56Cliff Spacek, Art Black, Candy Cannon Crouch 8 of 56Cliff Spacek, Mary Wertz Hutchinson 9 of 56Candy Cannon Crouch & Art Black surrounded byBarb Compton Anderson, Cheryl West Fellinger, Craig Humphries, Deborah Cone Hoover, Mary Wertz Hutchinson, Katye Underwood Thomas, Cliff Spacek, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Jeanie Boucher Weaver, Jim Bird, Jackie Wible Bird 10 of 56See previous caption 11 of 56Barbara Robertson Porter, Barb Compton Anderson, Toni Case, Craig Humphries, Deborah Cone Hoover, Mary Wertz Hutchinson, Katye Underwood Thomas 12 of 56Cliff Spacek and Jim Bird 13 of 56Cliff and Jim having way too much fun 14 of 56Cliff Spacek, Jim Bird 15 of 56Deborah Cone Hoover and Jeanie Boucher Weaver 16 of 56Susan Ford Dickey and Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian 17 of 56Susan Ford Dickey, Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian 18 of 56Janie Russell Crupper, Barbara Robertson Porter, Cheryl West Fellinger, Mary Wertz Hutchinson, Katye Underwood Thomas, Brenda Parrack Cologna 19 of 56Katye Underwood Thomas and Jackie Wible Bird 20 of 56Katye and Jackie struttin' their stuff 21 of 56Katye and Jackie 22 of 56Barbara Robertson Porter, Elaine Thompson Neal, Susan Ford Dickey, Janie Russell Crupper 23 of 56Barbara Robertson Porter, Elaine Thompson Neal, Susan Ford Dickey, Janie Russell Crupper 24 of 56Linda McCreedy Farrokhzadian, Deborah Cone Hoover, Cheryl West Fellinger, Janie Russell Crupper, Barbara Robertson Porter, Barb Compton Anderson 25 of 56Jim and Anna Edwards 26 of 56Cindy and Dennis Twitchel 27 of 56Cindy and Dennis Twitchel 28 of 56Jim and Anna Edwards 29 of 56Candy Cannon Crouch and Art Black 30 of 56Lynda Hall Asby and Ron Asby 31 of 56Lynda Hall Asby and Ron Asby 32 of 56Cliff and Benita Ebel--those Texans know how to dance 33 of 56Lynda Hall Asby, Ron Asby, Cliff & Marcia Spacek, Greg Cole & Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Charlie Dickey & Susan Ford Dickey, Deborah Cone Hoover & Lyle Hoover 34 of 56Joyce and Dick Ranes, Marcia and Cliff Spacek 35 of 56Elizabeth Williams Anderson and Bill Anderson 36 of 56Charlotte Rich Stockbauer and Ron Stockbauer 37 of 56Janis Manley Freeman, Bob Freeman, Jean & Craig Humphries, Dick & Joyce Ranes, Marcia & Cliff Spacek, Charlotte Rich Stockbauer & Ron Stockbauer 38 of 56Greg Cole, Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Dick Pfeiffer and Beverly Long Pfeiffer 39 of 56Beverly Long Pfeiffer and Dick Pfeiffer 40 of 56Lynda Hall Asby, Ron Asby, Cliff & Marcia Spacek, Greg Col & Cheryl DeVorss Cole, Charlie Dickey & Susan Ford Dickey, Deborah Cone Hoover, Lyle Hoover 41 of 56Dave Reynolds & Baukje Zaadstra, Linda Doolin Ward & Terry Ward, Joyce & Dick Ranes 42 of 56Linda Doolin Ward and Terry Ward visiting with Jim and Mary Ann Dinkins 43 of 56Dennis Twitchel, Jeanie Boucher Weaver 44 of 56Dennis Twitchel still has some moves, with Jeanie Boucher 45 of 56Tula & Mike Thompson 46 of 56Jeanie Boucher Weaver, Cindy Twitchel 47 of 56Jeanie Boucher, Cindy Twitchel 48 of 56Tula and Mike Thompson 49 of 56Tula and Mike Thompson 50 of 56John Berglund, Candy Cannon Crouch 51 of 56Jean and Craig Humphries 52 of 56Jean & Craig Humphries, David & LeAnn Howard, Robert & Janis Manley Freeman 53 of 56Lynda Hall Asby, Ron Asby 54 of 56Kathy Meyer Dunback and Steve Dunback 55 of 56The evening drawing to a close--Donna Matthews Post, Gordon Post, Lyle Hoover, Rena Oldham Coller, Marcia Spacek, Sherry Grover Cossyphas, Cliff Spacek, LeAnn and David Howard 56 of 56