Ponoka Composite High School’s graduating class of 1970. Image: yearbook photo

OUR COMMUNITY: Ponoka Composite High School class of 1970

It’s been 50 years since they graduated

Cheers to 50 years – The Age of Aquarius! No matter how much things have changed and continue to do so, we’ll always remember the people we shared those golden years with.


Front row: left-right: Annette Kohlman, Shirley Banco, Marilyn Roesti, Janet Tofsrud, Ruth Peavoy, Maureen Mark, Cathy Kraft, Margaret Slater, Wendy Gartner, Sandra Albers, Phyllis Stickel, Wendy Dodds, Judy Pugh, Cathy Wright, Christel Muhs, Robin Solomonson, Sherryl Jorgenson, Sherrilynn Berg, Linda Jensen, Donna Baier, Donna Houghton, Sandra Stefura, Bev Nelson and Diana Bingeman.

Second row: Joan Hollman, Kathleen Nielson, Marianne Massing, Linda Sheppard, Barbara Geary, Rose DeSpiegelaere, Clover McMechan, Dolores Hoffman, Vivian Hansen, Shirley Buskas, Betty Vold, Sheila Smith, Hazel Pears, Marlene Prediger, Brenda Paulsen, Connie Steblyk, Wanietta Bohlender, Connie Unsworth, Joanne MacLeod, Sheryl Reese, Kathy Bakewell, Christine Doran, Colleen Reid Hinkley, Kathy Grigat and Debbie Wiancko.

Third row: Wendy Elofson, Marilynn Lewis, Marlene Albers, Sandra Long, Linda Whitman, Joanne DeWaal,

Linda Bragg, Judy Buttner, Theresa Courser, Debbie MacLeod, Marsha Mah Poy, Adeline Samson, Janice Potter, Debbie Miller, Gail Johnson, Lee Whitford, Gordon DeLeeuw, Terry Dewhirst, Ralph Wagner, Sheldon Pregitzer, Bruce Phillips, Jerry Moller, Leonard Liebel and Don Letwinetz.

Fourth row: Bob Nazarek, Gary Schultz, Ken Isaac, Bruce Rose, Doug Parker, Don Sweet, John Wills, Bob McFarlane, Ivan Docker, Roland Comeau, Don Dickau, Ernest Hrycyk, Jeff Ablett, Donald Kenyon, Gary Froehler, Marcel Comeau, Kevin Dewhirst and Garth Clyburn.

Top row: Pierre Berriault, Klaus Berger, Ralph Baker, Rodger Ayers, Karl Jevne, Jim Kocyba, Larry Hoar, Tom Jensen, Stan Isaac, Larry DeWald, Norman Hinkley, John Grigat, Duncan Grant, Bruce Reglin, Randy Carter, Fred Baumback, Vic Andreychuk, Greg Whalley, Bruce Millar, Bryan Martin, Carmen Mah and Ken Gates.

Classmates: Miles Astley, Lon Boehme, Lynne Green, Bev Archibald, Jeanette Gorman, Ronald Haseloh, Gary Nielsen, Carolyn Kraft, David White, Lauran Snyder, Marvin Hoffman, Kim Kerr, Marilyn Hansen, Brent Sparks, Jeanette Wolfe, Robert Royan, George Boorman, Doug Tucker, Greg Stevenson, Merle Rausch, Judy Rennie, Valerie Fulton, Stan Weir, Ron Carlson, Don Brennan, Ken Williams, Bill Van’t Kruis, John Paulson, Tom Mackie, Brian Nielson, Linda Erlam, Darryl Jones, Wayne Girling, Wade McClaflin, Graham Parsons, Barry Cummings, David Proctor, Robert Paterson, Doug Robinson, Wanda Davidson, Greg Butterfield, Gary Schantz, Chuck Edwards, Francis Waller, George Harvie, Barbara Schultz Jenkins, Darrell Jenkins, Frank Bailer, Gary Winslow, Barry Cummings, Adolf de Boer, Don Johnson, Robert Maynard, Greg McDairmid, Arnold Rampusand, Helen Winship, Wayne Abraham, David Austad, Alex Buffalo, Ron Buffalo, Judy Davenport, Edith Weeks, John Courser, Michial Gueffroy, Barry Gates, John Olson, Charles Parks, Glen Stirling and Hugh McNairnay.

Our Community: This is a new, semi-regular feature page where Ponoka News will highlight the positive work and contributions individuals or organizations make to our vibrant community. We have a great town and county and many people who make it what it is — let’s celebrate them. If you know a person or group who should be featured in “Our Community,” please contact the editor at editorial@ponokanews.com.

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