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Reunions

2021 Class Reunions

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  • Class of 1946 Reunion

    The Class of 1946 is celebrating their 75-year reunion on Friday, September 10, 2021. Check-in will begin at 11:00 A.M., with a class photo being taken at 11:30 A.M. Lunch will be served at 12:00 P.M. The event will be at Alioto’s Restaurant, located at 3041 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI. For more information, contact Betty Biesterfeld at 414-810-0009.
  • Class of 1955 Reunion

    The Class of 1955 (LHS), will be celebrating their 66-year reunion on Friday, September 17, at 11:00 a.m. The event will be held at Alioto's Restaurant (3041 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI). For questions, contact Laura (Utech) Statza at 262-797-9085.
  • Class of 1956 Reunion

    The Class of 1956 will be celebrating their 65-year reunion on September 16, 2021 at 11:30 A.M at Alioto's Restaurant, located at 3041 N Mayfair Rd, Milwaukee, WI.
    Contact Mary Buestrin at 414-352-9396 for more information.
  • Class of 1961 Reunion

    The class of 1961 will enjoy a luncheon and informal get-together at Alioto's Italian Restaurant (located at 3041 Mayfair Rd. in Wauwatosa) on Wednesday, August 25 at 12:30 pm. Participants may choose from four main menu entrees at a cost of $20 each. Cash or checks only--no credit cards accepted. Just come and join us in talking with our old classmates!  Masks optional as desired or required.

    Please RSVP to either Joyce Nitschke (Baer) at docbaer@gmail.com or Phil Bollhagen at bollhagp@gmail.com.
  • Class of 1965 Reunion - POSTPONED

    The Class of 1966 55-year reunion has postponed their celebration for next year in 2022 for a safe, social event.
  • Joint Class of 1970 & 1971 50-year Reunion

    The Class of 1970 & 1971 are planning a JOINT 50-year reunion on Saturday, September 18, 2021, in the WLHS atrium from 5:30-10:00 p.m. Cost is $60 per person.

    Join our Facebook group here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/wlhsclassof1970

    There will be multiple events that weekend:
    Friday, September 17: Whitnall Park Beer Garden pre-event party

    Saturday, September 18 from 5:30-10:00 p.m.:
    • Bike ride along our homecoming parade route
    • Tours of Wisco
    • The Reunion in the Wisco Atrium
    Complimentary cocktails will be provided by an alum. Our reunion team has put together plans for a fabulous dinner. There will be four food stations:
    1) Charcuterie Station, 
    2) Chef Carved Beef Tenderloin Station,
    3) Side Station including Rosemary and Herb Diced Potato, Candied Walnut Parmesan and Strawberry Spring Salad with Raspberry Vinaigrette,
    4) Turtle Sundae Station with Gilles Ice Cream

    A Photo Booth will create some memories, and a Silent Auction will raise money for a class gift to Wisco.

    We hope to see you all there!

    Class of 1970, for more information, contact Deb Sloane at
    414-881-4090 or dsloane@gmail.com.

    Class of 1971, for more information, contact Dianne Robertson at probertson1@wi.rr.com or Mike Sader at thesaders87@gmail.com.
  • Joint Class of 1980 & 1981 40-year Reunion

    The Class of 1980 and Class of 1981 are holding a JOINT 40-Year Reunion. Save the date for Saturday, July 24, 2021. A new venue was booked because the previous venue had COVID capacity restrictions. The NEW VENUE is the Racine Civic Centre – Memorial Hall. Invitations will be sent out soon.

    Class of 1980, contact Nancy Gittel at nancy.gittel@wels.net and Julie Maiwald at jlmwld@yahoo.com for more information.

    Class of 1981, contact Glen Jones, 262-989-2741 or glen.jones.wlea@gmail.com for more information.
  • Class of 2001 Reunion

    Plans are underway to celebrate your 20-year reunion. Target time frame for a gathering is late September/early October. Stay tuned for more details. Specific questions can be directed to Robina (Reddie) Biesterfeld at robina.reddie@gmail.com or Robyn (Kolososvky) Sabich at robynkolo@gmail.com.
  • Class of 2011 Reunion

    Plans are underway to celebrate your 10-year reunion. If you're interested in assisting with plans, contact Haley Arndt at haleyarndt16@gmail.com or Shannen Oesterreich at sjoester92@yahoo.com.
  • Class of 2016 Reunion

    Plans are moving forward for a 5-year reunion. Stay tuned for up to date class and reunion information by joining the "WLHS Class of 2016 Reunion" Facebook group.

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  • Start Planning your 2021 Reunion!

    All LHS and WLHS classes with graduating years ending in a 6 or 1 (ex: 1976, 2001) are celebrating reunions in 2021! If you would like to assist with planning your reunion celebration please contact Cindy Krueger ('99) at cynthia.krueger@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567 ext. 2018.
                                                             

2020 Reunions Rescheduled to 2021

Due to limitations with social gatherings last year, several classes have moved their reunion celebrations to be held in 2021. Take note and review the list of planned reunions below. 

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  • Class of 1976 Reunion

    The 45-year reunion celebration has been postponed until 2022.
  • Class of 1980 Reunion RESCHEDULED

    40-Year Reunion RESCHEDULED for 2021—Due to the uncertainly of COVID-19 into the summer months, reunion planners unfortunately decided to cancel the 40-year reunion for the Class of 1980. We recognize that the future is uncertain and individual economic impact may not allow for our classmates to attend. 

    The committee is planning to hold a 41-year class reunion next summer. Look for save the date information. If you have not connected with us on Facebook yet, look for Wisco Class of 1980 Reunion and take part in a poll to determine a 2021 date.

    Class of 1980 Reunion Committee:
    Patricia Yahr-Behmke, Nancy White-Gittel, Julie Maiwald, Linda Hermansen-Kopatich, Joyce Felker
  • Class of 1995 Reunion RESCHEDULED

    The Class of 1995 is rescheduling their 25-year reunion for September or October of 2021. Visit Facebook for up to date info (Wisco Class of 95 25th Class Reunion)

    Contact: Erin (Raabe) Krug erinkrug20@gmail.com or 262-705-3700.
  • Class of 2000 Reunion UPDATE

    Meet up for a casual happy hour for appetizers to socialize at Root River Center (7220 W Rawson Ave, Franklin, WI 53132) in the sports bar area. Bowling will be available. Food and beverage is available for individual purchase. 

    Note: Plans for a larger reunion celebration have been postponed to 2021.

    For more information, contact Jamie (Miller) Miron  jaimemiron@yahoo.com or Rena (Figueroa) Strzelecki  renamlw@yahoo.com.
  • Class of 2005 Reunion RESCHEDULED

    The Class of 2005 is postponing their 15-year reunion for the summre of 2021. For more information, contact Tracy (Chernohorsky) Saugstad at saugstad6@gmail.com.
  • Class of 2010 Reunion RESCHEDULED

    Class of 2010, stay posted for information about our RESCHEDULED 10-year reunion. New target date is summer of 2021. If you would like to help with the planning, contact Erica (Spiegelberg) Koester at ericakarenkoester@gmail.com.
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Class Agents

We believe the role of Reunion Class Agent is critical to maintaining a strong Viking alumni network. Reunion Class Agents know their classes better than anyone and can serve a key role in advancing alumni connectivity.

Class Agent Duties:
  • Connect. Like WLHS on Facebook @WLHSVikings, and follow us on Instagram at @wiscovikings. Spread the word so your classmates can do the same!
  • Advocate. Work with your fellow classmates to assemble a reunion planning committee and identify desired reunion format, location, etc.
  • Communicate: Maintain contact with the WLHS Mission Advancement team and share reunion news with your classmates and ways to stay connected with WLHS post-reunion.

Want to learn more or sign up to become an Agent? Contact Cindy (Fitzsimmons) Krueger (’99), Director of Alumni Relations, at cynthia.krueger@wlhs.org or 414-453- 4567, ext. 2018.

Do you have a reunion in 2021?

All LHS and WLHS classes with graduating years ending in a 1 or 6 (ex: 1981, 2006) are celebrating reunions in 2021! Check the list in the left hand dropdown menu to see if your class has a reunion planned. If you would like to assist with planning your reunion celebration please contact Cindy Krueger ('99), Director of Alumni Relations, at cynthia.krueger@wlhs.org or 414-453-4567 ext. 2018.
Phone: 414-453-4567  |  Fax: 414-453-3001