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* Katherine Ann "Kay" Herman (Class of 1955) died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.|
* * Warren R. Bilben, 94, passed from this life peacefully on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016.
* Lowell Edward Blais, 90, of International Falls, MN passed away Monday, May 9, 2016.
* Terry Allan Boquist, 60, Class of 1973, passed away Monday, May 23, 2016.
* Susan Ostrander Boyle, 69, of International Falls, MN, passed away Thursday, June 23, 2016.
* Edward Lee Chezick, 51, Class of 1983, died suddenly of cardiac arrest Monday morning, May 30, 2016.
* Ross Wesley Delapp, 74, Class of 1973, of International Falls, MN, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016.
* John A. "Jack" Franz, International Falls, MN, died at his home on the Rainy River on Sunday, July 24, 2016.
* Glenn Dale Hamilton, 88, Class of 1947, went home to be with his Savior and Lord, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2016.
* David Eugene Heem, 60, Class of 1974, of Laporte, MN, died Tuesday, May 17, 2016.
* Norma "Susan" Heiberg, 77, Class of 1957, of International Falls, MN, died Sunday, May 22, 2016.
* William C. Howard Jr., 94, Class of 1939, Bill died Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2015.|
* Rosemary Elaine Johnson, 73, of Duluth, MN, passed away Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
* Rilla Diann Korpi, 71, Class of 1963, of International Falls, MN, died Tuesday, June 14, 2016.
* Alice Gaines Koschak, 93, of Silver Bay, MN, died peacefully Thursday, June 2, 2016.
* Lisa Ann Kuryla, Class of 1983 died on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2016.
* John Gregory Leblanc, 61, Class of 1973, passed away Wednesday, April 20, 2016.
* Kim Michael Lessard, 64, Class of 1972, of Ranier, MN, died Friday, Aug. 5, 2016.
* Anthony "Tony" Lynch, of International Falls, died Wednesday, June 22, 2016.
* John J. "Jack" Lynch, 81, Class of 1953, of International Falls, MN, died Sunday, July 17, 2016.
* Marilyn Fay Mathews, 77, Class of 1956, of Littlefork, MN, died Monday, June 13, 2016.
* Kenneth C. Matson, 93, of International Falls, MN, died Saturday, June 4, 2016.
* Arlene "Mamur" Meade, 89, of Berrien Springs, Mich., passed away Friday, May 6, 2016.
* Len Millard, Class of 1965, begrudgingly succumbed to cancer on Saturday, June 18, 2016.
* Steven Julian Monrean, 63, Class of 1971, of Birchdale, MN, died Tuesday, May 3, 2016.|
* Sandra 'Sandy' Lynn Nash, 57, passed away Saturday, Aug. 6, 2016.
* Innis 'Sonny' Eugene Nesbitt Jr., 89, of International Falls, MN, passed away Friday, June 3, 2016.
* Rose Marie Nesbitt, 86, of International Falls, MN, passed away Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016.
* Kenneth A. Oliverson, 71, Class of 1963, of Shakopee, MN, died Friday, May 20, 2016.
* Gail Ann (Gushulak/Kittelson) Pelland died Saturday, June 18, 2016.
* Virginia Mae (Kosht) Randolph, 92, of Littlefork, MN, formerly of Ranier, MN, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2016.
* Harry Robert Readman, 80, of International Falls, MN, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016.
* Norman Edward (Ned) Seegert, Class of 1994, passed away suddenly Wednesday, June 15, 2016.
* David Allen Smith, 72, Class of 1962, of Eagan died Monday, May 30, 2016.
* Robert Eugene Sullivan, 80, passed away peacefully Thursday, July 21, 2016.
* Cindy Lou Summer, 57, Class of 1977, of Cohasset, MN, died Sunday, Aug. 21, 2016.
* Good Samaritan Home - Aerial photography provided by Rick Bolstad, Class of 1977
* Jean Stormo Mack - Class of 1950 Reunion in AZ & 80th Birthday
* Thompson siblings celebrated their 50th wedding anniversaries together in 1993
* Ben & Gina Thompson Family sat for a photo in 1939
* Four Photos 1919 And 1921 Senior Class Play
* First students to participate in an "Education First" tour enjoyed a whitewater rafting adventure in Costa Rica
* 2013 "Education First" Tour Participants
* 60 years ago, Nancy (Cousineau) Wilkins, Class of 1958, was spelling champ for Koochiching County
* 50 years ago, Pam LaVigne, Class of 1967, represented the Falls at the statewide Spelling Bee
* "Good Ole Summertime!" Colleen (Fulton) Bouldin, Class of 1969 and Tom Fulton, Class of 1968
* Looking Back 70 years: - These kids experienced a shortened school year (because of WWII)
* Bill Howard (1939) and Anna Mae (Wietecha) Sullivan (1949) Valentine's Day Royal Couple at the Good Samaritan
* Bronco Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in April - Ron Beck, Peter Hegg and Steve Ross
* Bronco Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony - Keith Bolen, Tony Curran, Ron Weum and Tim Sheehy
* My "gang" at Falls High in 1951 and at our 25th reunion in 1976
* Class of 1948, Class of 1953, Class of 1954, Class of 1958, Class of 1962, Class of 1963, Class of 1968, Class of 1973, Class of 1974, Class of 1978, Class of 1983, Class of 1993, Class of 1998, Class of 2003
* Beatrice Mae (Hartnell) Pullar (91) Class of 1939, Florence (Edman) Rokke (105), Beverly (Gylland) Cadman (87) Class of 1943, Betty Jane (Thompson) Wenberg (88) Class of 1943, Betty Jean (Dolachuk) Livingston (86) Class of 1944,
Cover Picture: Three Falls High School Grads - 60 Years Ago in 1953 submitted by Bill (Huntz) Wagner, Class of 1952
* 1964-65 Boys Hockey Team
* Activities at Backus Stage and Auditorium
* Max Brindos (Class of 1942)
* 1948 St. Thomas School 3rd Grade Ball Players
* Class of 1958 (July 26 - 27, 2013)
* Class of 1963 (July 5 - 6, 2013)
* Class of 1978 (weekend of July 28th)
* Class of 1968 (July 6, 2013)
* Class of 1954 (Planning Ahead for 2014)
Final Farewells: Leroy Belanger (69) (Class of 1961), Clyde W. Shephard (77) (Class of 1953), Cozette Irene Manders-Albright (75) (Class of 1955), Bill (Willmer) Jerome Otto (75) (Class of 1955), Virgil A. Christensen (94), John Acey “Bear” Holler (58) (Class of 1973),
Cover Picture: City Street Crew Battles Flood Threat
Photos: Betty Dolachuk's 18th Birthday - Helen & Bill Tostanoski - Class of 1997 Reunion - Class of 1987 Reunion - Class of 1962 Reunion - Homecoming Picts (1952, 1962, 1972, 1987, 1997, 2002) - Class of 1967 Reunion - Class of 2002 Reunion - Athletics Hall Of Fame Inductees - Class of 1952 Reunion -
Update on Classes of 1943 & 1944
* Class of 1997 - 15-year Reunion
* Class of 1987 - 25-year Reunion
* Class of 1962 - 50-year Reunion
* Class of 1967 - 45-year Reunion
* Class of 2002 - 10-year Reunion
* Class of 1965 - Informal Get-together
* Class of 1952 - 60-year Reunion
Final Farewells: Ginny Williamson (Not FHS Grad), Sid Erickson (Class of 1957), James Walkoviak (Class of 1951)
Cover Picture: Third Grade Girl Scout Brownie Troop #152 in 1957
Photos: Old friends in Tempe, AZ - Bill & Betty (Dunham) Koski 50th Anniversary - Guinness Book of Records in Lake Havasu City, AZ - Utah/AZ Travel Adventures by Ben & Gail Barstad - Bronco State Hockey Champs 40 Year Reunion
Class Of 1962 50 Year Reunion
* Class Of 1972 40 Year Reunion
* Class Of 1977 35 Year Reunion
Final Farewells: Sharon Suzanne Davis Saari 81 (Class Of 1948): Betty Jean Dahl Brader 65 (Class Of 1964): Kathleen Noretta Thompson Riley 75 (Class Of 1955): Warner (Bud) La Du 84 (Class Of 1945): Dora De Marchi Oettinger 92: John A. Gunderson 75 (Zion Lutheran Pastor): Duane (Beaver) Earnest 63 (Class Of 1967): Daniel Fulton 66 (Class Of 1964): Elizabeth Jean Tollefsrud Jozwiak 86 (Class Of 1943): Carol Ann Miller Kucera 70: Mollie (Belay) Hillstead 92: Robert Ray Scholler 69 (Class Of 1960): Nancy Marie (Woodbridge) Pettet (Class Of 1980): Charles A. Martel: Lucille A. La Pointe 91: Eileen Kathleen Christine Decker Calder 84: Delbert Marvin Kittelson 89 (Class Of 1941): Norma Stone 84: Don H. (Buck) Johnson: Darrell Dean Peterson 60 (Class Of 1959): Todd Chowan (Class Of 1980): Eileen Dewester Mckeen 83 (Class Of 1946)
Cover Picture: Holler School 5th Grade Class in 1959-60
Final Farewells: [Ardath 'Punk' Merrill Wento (Class Of 1945), Leonard Patrick ('Pat') Bright (Class Of 1985), Nina Leolich Wiley (Class Of 1947), Beatrice (Bunny) Mae Frank Spears (Class Of 1956), John Timothy Lucca (Class Of 1971), Gerald C. Sumner (Class Of 1957), Elnor Lillian Wagner Walker (Class Of 1942), Marshall Lee Sether (Class Of 1965), Vivian Elaine (Lofgren) Wherley (Littlefork Class Of 1964), Janet (Ginter) Wagner (Class Of 1971), Dale Gilbert Himes (Class Of 1960), Edmour 'Ed' Raymond Hanzuk (Class Of 1956)]
Cover Picture: Class Of 1936, 25th Reunion, Taken In 1961
Photos: [3rd & 4th Grade Football 1956/57, Class of 1951 - 60th Reunion, Class of 1956 Reunion (plus individual photo clips), Alexander Baker fifth grade class (Grad class of 1966), Girl Friends in Class of 1959, Corinne Johnson Brindos (1941)]
Final Farewells: [Johanne G. Moe (81), Kay Ellen Hinkle Wegner (73), Etta Mae Towle Erickson (89), Lorelei Lori Johnson Hendrickaon (74), Marion Ruth Bertram (93), Wilma Delores Gookins (92), Jacob Vincent Santine (76), Lucille La Pointe (91), Russell Stone (89), Ronald F. Laurion (84)]
Cover Picture: Falls High School Senior Class of 1936
Photos: [Class Of 1970 Mini-Reunion, Pleimling Sisters Travel To Europe, Minnesota Picnic Lake Havasu 2011, Retirement On A Working Wild Life Refuge, Picture Taken On June 28th At A Perkins Restaurant In Edina, Wedding Of Jean-Marie Skwarok ('03) To Kyle Morrison ('03), July 4th In The Falls, Rizzo's Shoe Shop Sponsored Softball Team About 1952, Class Of '64 Getting Together For Lunch In Chandler AZ, Tuesday Musicale Awards Seven Scholarships To Summer Music Camp, FHS Band Who Made The Trip To Seattle Wa In March, Falls High School Lettermen: Classes of 1948-1951]
Final Farewells: [Ronald Lloyd Rising (79), Robert C. Murray (81), Lois (Kerr) Milette (88), Bronko Kane Nagurski (73), Diana Carrigan Rardin (61), Dan R. Porter (72), Gilbert J. Johnson (91), Elwyn K. Boe (83), Margaret V. Thompson Cline (79), Gertrude Jones, Lucille Magner (80), Darrell D. Peterson (69), Laura Ruth Sweney (82), John (Johnny) L'heureux, Sr (87), Corday "Corey" Wilcox (43), Gary Hedlund, Elizabeth (Betty) Bender Boquist (87), Viola Mc Rae (98), Betty Herzig (77), Lucille (Bennett) Oveson (85), Viola Braford Borden (94), Jacqueline Frances Veeder Olson (60), Arthur J. Olson (80), David Crossgrove (57), Betty (Sutliff) Lindgren (84), Gerald S. Hall (Class Of 34), Lena Fedoruk Wallen (86), Ron Pearson, Margaret V. Thompson Cline (79), Arlene Munkholm Olson (79), Barbara Ann Babcock Carlson-Arzel (84), Elizabeth Marie Glotzbach (30), Joe Paul Swendsen, Jack Eugene Murray, Albert 'Swede' Erickson (81)]
Cover Picture: Falls High School Lettermen: Classes of 1948-1951
Class Of 1976 35th Reunion Announcement
* Class Of 1981 Celebrates
* Class of 1971 40th Reunion in July
* Class of 1966 Reunion in July
* Class of 1991 20th Reunion in July
Photos: [8th Grade Graduation at St. Thomas 1936, FHS 1925 BB Team, 8th Grade FB Champs, Tyson 50th Annniversary, Mansell/Hansen 50th Anniversary, Four Generations, Zion Lutheran Confirmation Class of 1958, Class of 54 Senior Football Players, Retirement Party for Eugene Mio in Mid-1950's]
Final Farewells: [Jack Strain (90), D Reed Christensen (91), Runo Korpi (70), John Nathan Hamilton (76), Evelyn P Porter Torblaa (83), Friedolf "Toby" Thompson (86), Kathryn Anne Lemieux Adams (82), Birt Amick (59), Dennis L Oveson (54), Linda Diane Strandberg Muggli (61), Thomas Manka (78), Marjorie Ann Stenberg Gerlach (81), Lida Sjoblom Kroll (62), Philip Francois Olson (79), Barbara McDevitt Kresoya (82), Douglas Alan Frank (54), Judy Lundquist Barclay (67), John Adee (78), Marietta Wickstrom Hartman, Margaret Dorothy Olson (91), Shirley Selberg Kotyk (79), Linda Sjoblom Kroll (62), Richard A LaBlanc (76), Gerald Perron (77), Paul Allan Shoquist (39), Beulah Erickson Hill (89), Bill Cronkhite (70), Garnet Geer Ames]
Cover Picture: Retirement Party for Eugene Mio in mid 1950's
Reunion Road to Littlefork in 2010
* Class Of 1985 25th Reunion Picture
* Class Of 1960 Celebrates 50
* Class Of 1970 Celebrates 40
* Class Of 1965 45th Reunion Picts
Final Farewells (Roger J. Jerome, Tammy Holler, Carl Lindhag, Ruby Ione Forsythe Estabrooks, Marlene Erickson Taylor, Pearl Marie Lindstrom, Oskar W. Anderson, Nikolas Charles Kochaniuk, Lois Theresa (Soboleski) Glowak, Thomas N. Sugranis, Francis (Frank) Utter, Jean Leone LaPointe Sewchuk, Sandra Kennedy, Jacqueline Kirtland Walls, Ruth "Rudy" Ann Nelson, Gail Jean (Kriske) Helsen, Helen Christie Balentine, Jeanette McCartney Allen, Michele Mongrain Sparhawk, Robert Rompre, Roy D. Nyberg, Victor W. Davis, Edith May Hopke, Oliver Gilchrist, Dennis L. Anderson, Paul A. Johnson)
Cover Picture: Carson Lupie neighborhood gang in mid 1950's
Final Farewells (Harry W "Pat" Gillingham, John F. Sether, Carole Peterson, Edith Dorothea "Edie" Schueff, Florence Martha "Tootsie" Kittelson Baraon, Ronald V. Ciminski, Albert "Frog" Reollet, Janice Lein Stenson, James Robert Gordon, Gordon L. Heldeman, Diana Mae Sokil McBride, Arlys Stone Kittelson, Dr Orville "Ardeen or Art" Weum, Joan E. Myer, John "Jack" P. Rostie, Vincent Pulicicchio, Peter "Tom" Kellner, David G. Schultz, Robert W. McBride)
Cover Picture Newspaper Staff for Class of 1950
Final Farewells (Raelynn Wilson, Eudora Stone, Donald Reuter, Beverly Iltis, Antoinette Gouin, John Piekarski, Pamela Elliot, Wayne Underdahl, Joyce Ginter, Richard McGregor, Helene Melby, Dennis Wold, Sally Larson, Gerald Oettinger, Sigurd Sjoblom, Lilly Lindvall, Audrey McCormack, Lois Skwarok, Arzella Jerome, Maurice Anderson, Charles Dvergsten, Wendy Spruyt, Ruth Tront, Gerald Adams, LeRoy Schneider, Janice Stenson, Chester Mann, Helen Messerschmidt)
Cover Picture Janet's Kindergarten Band
Class of 59 Reunion items/photos
* Class of 68 Reunion items/photos
* Class of 99 Reunion items/photos
* Future Reunions - 1960, 1970, 1985, (Littlefork ACR)
Final Farewells (Marilyn Grinde, Joe Barker, Darwin Larson, Betty Dahl-Schumann, Nancy Morris, Danny Johnson, Shirley Clark, Todd Bernard, George Roderick, Delores Paulson, Josheph Novotny, Linda Zawchenuk, Father Augustine Lucca, Robert DeMuth, Mary Browman, Mary Holt, Eugene Pike)
Cover pict of Homecoming 1956 Cheerleaders
Final Farewells (Connie McCormack, Dorothy Madden, Cleo Koch, Russell Johnson, Rose Hoff, Russell Piekarski, Dorothy Johnson, Patricia Christenson, Dorothy Franko, Gladys Doris, Foster McCormack, Hazel Utter, Lois Engstrand, Frances Langston, Louise Gordon, Mary Larson, Vivian Field, Robert Frederickson, Ruth Degrugillier, Robert Wolfe, Charles Marsh, Cecil Routhier, Harold Hodel, Marian Christensen, Delores Paulson)
Cover Picture FHS Orchestra of 1953
Lots Of Reunion Notices
Final Farewells (Amy Boe, Mary Cousineau, Bonnie Bruggeman, Leslie McKeen, Ernestine Bergstrom, Delores Husted, Bernice Tenney, Gerda Urban, Evelyn LeVasseur, Cory Wallander, Alpha Shaw, Dorothy Johnson, Shirley Lind, Jean Peterson, Jackie Wood, Bernard Jones, Ralph Grill, Martha Glad, Eileen Stubee, Marjorie Kalar, Art Holmstrom, Clyde Sweney, Margaret Weingart, Beverly Holenko, Louise Gable, Pat Peterson, Emma Swenson, Harvey Dvergsten, Arlene Carew, Donald Bohman, Bernetta Rowe, Bernetta Rowe, Eleanor Bissett, Eileen Wilkins, Charles Warmuth, James Sullivan)
Cover Picture Falls Downtown in 1961