Please check back often. I will add stuff as it becomes available (or as I think of it) A word of warning, US2 (Cloverland Drive) is undergoing extensive renovation through Ironwood and is closed to east-bound traffic so expect some delays and detours.

Please let us know about your attendance and your response to "What's happening in my life" by August 8th. Any later information may not make it into the program booklet.

CLick Here to download a reunion form.

Friday - Get together with friends on your own schedule. Fish Fries are available almost everywhere.


Gary Harrington will show a film on the history of downtown Ironwood at the Ironwood Heritage Museum (The old train depot) at 11:00. The film is approximately 20 minutes long and tells (among other things) of the appearance of Laurel and Hardy at the Historic Ironwood Theatre.

Jo Benakis and Bob Johnson have generously offered to give free wagon rides to attendees. There will be a ride at 12:30 and another at 2:00. Seating is limited and first to sign up is first on board. The wagon will be pulled by the two black matched Percherons Lavernne and Shirley. Their tack is a work of art. For reservations call Jo at (612) 709-4584 or at (906) 663-0080.

5:30 - Cash bar and registration starts at Tacconelli's The basic reunion cost is $20.00 per person which includes the buffet dinner.

6:30 - Class Photo by Ronnie Surprenant. Depending on weather and the number of attendees it could be at the Pocket Park, in front of Tacconelli's or in the banquet room. Your copy of the photo is $15.00 which includes mailing.

7:00 - Welcome and remembrance of departed classmates by Dave Harmon followed by buffet dining.


Full Salad Bar
Rice Pilaf
Vegetable Blend
Baked Chicken
Roast Beef au jus
Cheese Ravioli
Chocolate Mousse
gourmet bar assortment (dessert)
Coffee, tea, milk, sodas (note - sodas obtained at the bar must be paid for at the bar)

Some new local attractions


Here is a list of the attendees registered to date (8/07/2014) This list will be updated as more registrations are received.

Gene Belmas
Jo Benakis
Gene Carlson
Ron Friedman
Joyce Goar
Dave Harmon
Gary Harrington
Larry Hopkins
Archie Johnson
Bob Johnson
Judy Johnson
Roger Johnson
Jerry Johnston
Kokkonen Burt
Howard Lakvold
Maki Ray
June Norbloom
Charlotte Pakonen
Adolph Passint (guest)
Shirley Pertile
Donna Pipkin
Dick Rintala
Jenny Robertson
Al Rye
Ruth Altonen Sampson
Jackie Sathers
Joanne Sauter
Anna Slade
Dan Slade
Betty Potinski Soltis
Jerry Switzer
Bob Trudeau