Germanville Walnut No. 5 school reunion held
A country school reunion of Germanville Walnut No. 5 students was held April 20 at Jerry’s Restaurant in Mt. Pleasant. The afternoon was spent visiting about all the memories of kindergarten through eighth grade school years. Twenty-five classmates and their spouses attended: Maynard Craff of East Alton, Ill.; Roger Bekel of Moline,
Ill.; Dennis Hoefer of Marietta, Ga.; Pat (Kurtz) Randall of Coralville; Iva (Reighard) Burkett and Karen (Tagluer) Alderman of Iowa City; Jeri (Kurtz) Powers of Ft. Madison; Wayne Reighard and Carroll Reighard of Washington; Elaine (Bekel) Watson of Richland; Jim Kurtz and Cedra (Houseal) Schlatter of Mt. Pleasant; Ron Taglauer and Marilyn (Bekel) McGuire of Fairfield; Richard Taglauer and Ruth (Diers) Rhoades of Wayland; Harlan Craff, Gary Houseal, Roy Anderson, Elaine Anderson, Kathleen Anderson, Phyllis (Anderson) Hird, Marilyn (Hoyle) Martin, Kathryn (Hoyle) Newman and Kenneth Humston of Brighton. A reunion will be held next year on April 12, 2014 at the Community Center in the City Hall building in Wayland.