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•   Richard W. Carlson  7/16
•   Edward Christensen  7/20
•   Carolyn Krause (Kenner)  7/21
•   Deidre Ermantrout (Richards)  7/23
•   Gloria Hiner  7/27
•   Beverly Watts (Hedin)  7/27
•   Bruce Elliasen  7/28
•   Marcia Kendall (Zeimes)  7/28
•   Gail Nelson (Helgeson)  7/30
•   Duane Rasmuson  7/30
•   Gloria Johnson  7/31
•   James Bechtold  8/4
•   Jeffrey Margulies  8/9
•   Thomas Rodberg  8/10
•   Berneen Rose (Rudolph)  8/10
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Percentage of Joined Classmates: 64.6%

A:   166   Joined
B:   91   Not Joined


•   Marilyn Stenrud (Steinman)  6/30
•   William "Bill" Kerwin  6/6
•   Edward Nelson  5/30
•   Timothy Stone  3/20
•   Patricia (Pati) Sunde (Yeager)  3/1
•   Karen Schodde (Woods)  2/16
•   Thomas Martin  2/2
•   Duane Rasmuson  2/2
•   Roger Johnson  1/12
•   Nancy Jo Wallace (Lopp)  1/12
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

9 live in Arizona
2 live in Arkansas
15 live in California
5 live in Colorado
15 live in Florida
1 lives in Hawaii
2 live in Illinois
1 lives in Iowa
1 lives in Maryland
2 live in Massachusetts
136 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Mississippi
1 lives in Missouri
3 live in Montana
1 lives in Nevada
1 lives in New Mexico
3 live in New York
4 live in North Carolina
2 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oklahoma
3 live in Oregon
1 lives in Pennsylvania
1 lives in South Dakota
1 lives in Tennessee
6 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
2 live in Virginia
3 live in Washington
4 live in Wisconsin
1 lives in British Columbia
1 lives in Finland
19 location unknown
90 are deceased


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St Louis Park
Class of 58, The Luckiest Generation

      Welcome to the

St Louis Park Senior High School 

 Class Of 1958 Web Site.

Home of the Orioles!


For music to accompany your viewing of this Home Page, click here:



We want to keep in touch with you.  If you change your email address, or mailing address or phone number, be sure to go to MEMBER FUNCTIONS  and make those changes under "Edit Contact Info." 


In preparation for our 60th Reunion in August, Classmate Louis Abramson suggests you all take another look at this nostalgic video:

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"Classmate News" for July 2018

Another piece of sad news:  Classmate Sharon R. Christopherson of St. Louis Park passed away peacefully on July 6, 2018.  A notice has been entered into our "In Memory" section on this website, linked at the left.

Breaking News:  We heard from Steve Sjordahl that our classmate Matt Ulrich, who lived in Seattle, WA passed away about 4 months ago, from cancer.  We have commissioned two of our classmates who knew Matt intimately in high school to offer thoughts about his life.  Some of that information has come in and we have added it to our "In Memory"  notice which appears at our link on this website.

"Classmate News" for June 2018

Breaking News: We just noticed an entry into our website link "What's New; Class Chatter," made on June 19th,  that Classmate Jerry Warren died on May 28th while hiking in the Colorado mountains with his wife Sharalyn.  We have made a temporary entry notice in our "In Memory" link.

Breaking News: On Monday, June 18th, we learned that Classmate Susan Lindquist DeMers passed away that morning in a hospital ICU, from a sudden illness.  We have entered a notice in our "In Memory" link at this website.

An entry for our deceased classmate, Carole A. Gretzer (Walther) has been added to our "IN MEMORY" section; the link may be found at the left, 4th down from the top.  Her passing was in 2013, but we are just learning now in 2018 about Carole's passing.

An entry for our deceased classmate, Maraline J. Anthony (Keeling), has been added to our "IN MEMORY" section; the link may be found at the left, 4th down from the top.

An entry for our deceased classmate, Richard Woodbury, has been added to our "IN MEMORY" section; the link may be found at the left, 4th down from the top.  He passed away on February 9, 2018.

An entry for our deceased classmate, Joey Townsend, has been added to our "IN MEMORY" section; the link may be found at the left, 4th down from the top.  He passed away on May 21, 2018.


The 60th Reunion Committee plans are now starting to take shape.  Here's the Committee hard at work mailing invitations to classmates:

They met at Turtle Bread and stuffed envelopes for the mailing to people who do not have email.  Big thanks to Karen Cravens,Tim Kiernan, Penny Peppard, Janet Aarness, Sara Halverson, Barb O'Neil and Judy Gerber

[using unmarried names only].

You may now register and pay for the Reunion Events:  Click on the "60th Reunion Registration" link at the top of the column at the left. 

There are three consecutive main events in August, 2018:

8/24 -- Friday Happy Hour Event

8/25 -- Saturday Farm Event

8/26 -- Sunday Banquet Event

Friday, August 24: Happy Hour will be at Kipp's (at the Marriott Minneapolis West) starting at 4:00 PM.  This will easily accommodate our out-of-town classmates who are choosing to stay at the Marriott, and who will then not have to drive anywhere else.  The address is:

Minneapolis Marriott West, 9960 Wayzata Blvd, Minneapolis, MN 55426

For Room Reservations:

A Block of 10 Rooms has been set aside for us at the Marriott at $109 - $119 per night; reservations are due by August 2nd.

Saturday, August 25:  Farm Event at Tim Kiernan's Farm in western Hennepin County will start at 2:00 PM, with a light supper at 6:00 PM.  (Directions to Tim's Farm will be sent out later.)

Sunday, August 26: Minneapolis Golf Club; The gathering begins at 4:00 PM with beverages, and the Banquet starts at 5:30 PM.  (Address of the Mpls. Golf Club is: 2001 Flag Ave S, Louis Park, MN 55426

There may be other, secondary events that will develop; so stay tuned.

So Set Your Calendars (and your GPS) and Let The Fun Begin!!!





This is the Year for our 60th Class Reunion!!!


Mark your calendars for the weekend of August 24, 25 and 26, 2018!  Our St. Louis Park High School Class of 1958's 60th Class Reunion will offer activities that weekend, culminating in a banquet on Sunday, August 26, 2018, at the Minneapolis Golf Club.  Watch this website (, your email and your mailbox for further details.





                Did you know? 

 ... that today is Mississippi River Source Day? In 1832, Henry R. Schoolcraft discovered the source of the Mississippi River at Lake Itasca, Minnesota. He called it "Itasca," a word he made up from two Latin words, "verITAS," meaning truth, and 'CAput," meaning head. To Schoolcraft, Itasca meant "true head."


Can you recognize this photo?


Now, can you recall this photo from your childhood?

Did you ever get "hooked" on those candy cigarettes?



Today's Inspirational Quotes

"If failure has the strength to turn your life into bitterness itself, then patience has the strength to turn your life into the sweetest joy. Do not surrender to fate after a single failure. Failure, at most, precedes success."

            -- Sri Chinmoy
"I believe there's an inner power that makes winners or losers. And the winners are the ones who really listen to the truth of their hearts."

   -- Sylvester Stallone

    Rememberance Quotes for July 

"My life, I realize suddenly, is July. Childhood is June, and old age is August, but here it is, July, and my life, this year, is July inside of July."

Rick Bass

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We have ten Photo Albums, with accompanying music, to share with you.

These are mainly Albums from our 50th and 55th Class Reunions.  You will find them all at the links entitled "Our Photo Gallery" and "50th Reunion Photo Sets" at the left side of this page.  They are...

  1. SLP Class of '58 Gallery..........variety of photos sent in by classmates
  2. Our High School from our days at Park High
  3. 55th at the Park Tavern............Sept. 10, 2013 - 1st 55th Reunion Event
  4. 55th at the Farm........................Sept. 11, 2013 - 2nd 55th Reunion Event
  5. 55th at The Hall of Fame..........Sept. 12, 2013 - Induction Banquet
  6. 70th Birthday Cruise..........Our July 20, 2010 Cruise on Lake Minnetonka
  7. 50th School and Bus Tour.......Big 50th Reunion -  Day 1 Activity
  8. BBQ at Tim Kiernan's Farm.....Big 50th Reunion - Day 2 Activity
  9. Relaxing Saturday Morning.....Big 50th Reunion - Day 3 Morning
  10. 50th Saturday Banquet............Big 50th Reunion - Day 3 Evening

Sit back, adjust each album to "full screen mode," turn on the music at the scroll at the bottom of each photo set, change tunes or watch without music...all to suit yourself.  Come back often.  You'll recognize someone different each time! 


Sara Lenmark Halverson and John Carlson both thought the Tavern Event was special.  See all of us who were there at the "55th at The Park Tavern" Photo Album.


Janet Aarness Midtbo, Mary Ann Evans Eckenberg and Barbara Wilcox Elmquist had a great time renewing their friendship at the Farm Event.  See who else was there at the "55th at The Farm" Photo Album.



Here were our Athlete-Inductees at the Hall of Fame.  Can you name them?  See who else was at the Banquet at the "55th at The Hall of Fame" Photo Album.



Minnesota ~ You Gotta Love It!


Come back home to Minnesota - a water wonderworld


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