Escanaba and St. Joseph High School Class of 1963 gather for 50th-year reunion

Dorothy McKnight | Daily Press

Classmates from the last graduating class of St. Joseph High School and the first class of seniors to to be awarded diplomas from the newly built Escanaba High School in 1963 gathered recently for their 50th-year reunion at the Terrace Bay Inn. Classmates pictured above are: seated from left, Susan (Smith) McNeely, Bonita (Liberty) Potts, Dennis Swanson, and Betty Olson; second row, Betsy Haddock, Fay Kivela, Judy (Cox) Matthias, Sandy (Flath) Vanlerberghe, Sandy (Nordquist) Anderson, Sandy (Rahoi) Vietzke, Catherine (Swanson) Gilroy, Janet (Gasman) Kahle, Karen (Olson) Conti, Kathleen (LaPorte) Creten, Sharon (Tryan) Stephens, Phil D’Ambrosia, Sharon (Carley) Lawrence, and Gloria (Bellefeuille) Griffin; third row, John Anderson, Harold Coplan, Dave Collins, and Dick Puddy; back row, Ralph Rivard, John Vanleraberghe, Charles Vader, John Dagenais, Tom McKie, Gordon Fox, and Gary Forvilly.