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Event Announcement!

TBD! 70th Birthday Bash!!

Saturday,  July  26,  2025

 


Class of '73 turns 73 @ the 55th Reunion!!

Saturday,  July  29,  2028

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7/1/2023
Tim Kamphuis, 67
Tim Kamphuis July 4, 1955 - June 15, 2023 Tim had cancer and gave it a good fight. He was planning on attending the 50th Reunion on July 29, 2023. RIP Tim . . .  Continued

5/8/2023
WO'73 Scholarship Fund
W. O. Class of '73 in honor of our 50th Reunion, was able to raise $3600 for THREE Scholarships of $1200 each to (3) graduating Seniors in the Class of 2023 pursuing the trades! Thanks to th . . .  Continued

2/11/2023
Don Hayward, 67
Donald Lee Hayward, age 67, of Zeeland, Michigan passed away on Sunday, April 24, 2022. Donald was born November 9, 1954. . . .  Continued

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Yvonne Lucas Ketchum


14 Grandchildren: Lizzy 24 Gaven 24 Breydon 21 Ethan 19 Makenna 18 Emma 18, Elyse 17, Ella 16, Maddy 14, Noah 11 Lucas 10, Paxton 9 twins
Lincon and Worthy 3yrs d
40 Years - High School Reunion, How Cool is that!
I treasure every moment with my daughters and grandchildren. With all of them in sporting events, I'm there every chance I get, I have one or more in each one LOL!
With Mom and Dad gone now 9 months apart 2010, Gary and I spended time with Nicky until he passed 2016, he was doing good. But missed mom.and dad wanted to be with them.
I have always work alot, but I still ride my bike, golf, beach,boating pool at every chance I can. With my HS Sweet heart Mike now.I really enjoy taking pictures. My camera goes everywhere with me. I love music and listen to alot of oldies. Did I forget to mention, I still Love my Happy Hours and music on the decks of Saugatuck. My grandchildren and children are my life!!!
Had a few knee replacements 10x better.
Struggled for a year with many issues after a bad motorcycle accident with 18 broken bones, but I m to stubborn to give up.
Being Retired has best the Best Ever. Many travels, baby sit, Quad riding with my Mike at the cabin. Mostly I m with grandchildren and daughters alot, make them laugh and still goofy and outspoken. LOL...
Private person, just enjoying every moment with family. Have 2 special needs boys who I treasure with extra love.
Love hearing and watching every one from HS with their lives, we are Definitely a Great Class. Enjoy your family and stay Safe!

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 Death  Kerwin J. Roelofs, 68, passed away on November 4th
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