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•   Dagnija M. Lucs (Anders)  2/1
•   Connie K. Reifschneider (Maul)  2/1
•   Jonece K. Debus (Yakus)  2/2
•   Leslie E. McGerr  2/5
•   Todd J. Hoover  2/7
•   Kenneth W. Payne  2/7
•   Sally J. Kennedy (Hennessey)  2/8
•   Peggy A. Lee (Snelling)  2/13
•   John (Jack) Downs  2/14
•   Marie-Odile Combes (Allera)  2/16
•   Mary Ann Monroe (Hullinger)  2/17
•   Kathleen A. Kline (Pinson)  2/18
•   Joanne Aldape (Ortiz)  2/22
•   David W. Drevo  2/22
•   Virginia K. Canfield (Walker)  2/23
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•   L. Raymond Frey  1/29
•   Sally J. Kennedy (Hennessey)  1/24
•   Larry Phillips  1/24
•   James E. Merriman  1/10
•   Lester E. Williams  1/2
•   Jane Bernhardt (Johnson)  1/1
•   James R. Johnson  1/1
•   Janell D. Winsor (Dressen)  12/31
•   David R. Wicken  12/22
•   Betty L. Hunt (Foster)  12/19
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•   June Fritsch (Baldwin)


Know the email address of a missing Classmate? Click here to contact them!


Who lives where - select from the dropdown to find out.


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Rewind for 1/30/15


Welcome to the Official LHS Class of 1961 Web Site

5 Years and 76,800 Site Visits!

55th LHS Class of 1961 Reunion - June 10-12, 2016

Miss Frances Buell received over 100 cards for her 90th birthday!

Thanks Classmates!


2015 LHS Dinner Schedule Below

Join classmates on Feb. 5, 5 pm, Olive Garden at Gateway!

Photos below from the Jan. 6 Dinner at Parker's Rib Ranch and the Jan. 14 Guys Dinner at Mulligan's. Lots of fun!


1/24/15 - Condolences are sent to Colson family.

See News and Concerns Page and scroll down.


 See beautiful time lapse photography of the Nebraska night sky and add the NEBRASKA STAR PARTY to your summer calendar.

July 12th - July 17, 2015, Valentine, NE

Click Here 

Thanks Les Williams!


LHS Boys BB team beats Omaha Northwest, 76-58 to continue winning streak. Go LINKS!

Click Here for LJS Coverage

LHS wins Heartland Athletic Conference Holiday Tournament on Dec. 31

News from the Lincoln Journal Star:
LHS Basketball Tourney Win -  Click Here
"Ascent Tower" will be lit each evening and early morning at Tower Square, NE corner of 13th & P St. Former site of the old YMCA in our time? 
Click Here for Sunday LJS article. AMAZING Downtown Art!
View from north looking south toward the old Stuart Bldg. 
Time to Update Your Profile!
Click on "Edit Profile" left tab & add/delete as you wish.
Do you have a new address, phone or email?
Grandkids, anniversaries, adventures, or old stories to share?
Photos, graduations, news, hobbies? Send us your favorite to upload!

LHS Gathering News

See photos of all LHS Gatherings in Photo Gallery

See 2015 Dinner Schedule Below

Photos of Guys Dinner, Jan. 14, Mulligans

Guys meet the 2nd Wednesday, on odd numbered months, at 6 pm.

Next Dinner March 11,  Brewsky's, 70th & Van Dorn


January 8 LHS Dinner at Parker's Rib Ranch

Beef Tips Special was a hit!

Sept. 10 Guy's Dinner

Ken Paine, Les McGerr, Tom Eitel, Gregg Ortiz

Dave Wicken, Rog deBrown, Darold and Harold Monismith. Thanks Dave Drevo for the photos.

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May 10 Lunch

May 10, St. Louis classmates Joan and Jan visited and Betty came from Omaha.  We had a "flash lunch party".  Great conversation of memories, family updates and today's challenges!

Row 1:  Betty Hunt Foster, Mary Heidenreich Haar, Joan Rockwell Brannigan, Gidge Kowrack Schmidt.  Row 2:  Vi Marks Baker, Jan Reimers, Cathy Stump Rauch, Mary Ann Meisner, Gretchen Greenwald Bomberger.

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Click Here or on the Photo Gallery Tab for more "Classmate Gatherings"

2014 LHS Monthly Dinner Calendar 

Please Join Us - Always Lots of Room!

Feb. 5 Olive Garden
Mar. 5 Cheddar's
April 2 The Knolls
May 7 Parthenon
June 4 Fireworks
July 2 Lazlo's
Aug. 5 Wilderness Ridge
Sept. 3 Beacon Hills
Oct. 1 Granite City
Nov. 5 Outback
Dec. 3 Dino's Private Room

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Click Here for Jukebox Music of the 50's!
Thanks to Les Williams

Click Here to see any videos about the architectural history of Lincoln schools. Recorded as the "Built for Learning", Learning Lunch video lecture series about Lincoln history and schools, by Ed Zimmer, Historical Preservation Planner and LPS Board Member. 

Lincoln NE Class Web Sites

Click on sites below for links to other class web sites or contact info.

We'd be happy to add other schools. Just send us the information.

Lincoln High

LHS Class of 1957 - Larry Klein, site admin

LHS Class of 1959 - Henry Schuman, site admin

Lincoln Northeast 

LNE Class of 1959 - Vern Good, site admin

LNE Class of 1961

LNE Class of 1963 - Ron Kelly, site admin



There are places I remember,

All my life, though some have changed,

Some forever, not for better,

Some have gone and some remain,

All these places had their moments,

With lovers and friends I still can recall.

Some are dead and some are living...

In my life, I've loved them all.

..."In My Life" written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney

Thanks to Betty Hunt Foster for sending this song.

Help Us Remember


Our mascot, the LINKS, exemplifies perfectly the idea of connection, reliance, trust and conviction.  As time passes, these connections are strengthened by recalling memories, in conversations and website messages and in sharing of photos. 

In life and death, we honor our classmates on our LHS Class of 1961 website.  The “In Memory” section is dedicated to our deceased classmates.  Here, we celebrate and pay tribute to their lives.

Your input, support and comments are appreciated.  Please click on “Contact Us” to reach Cathy Stump Rauch or Donna Filbert Ewoldt.


Thank you for sharing your personal stories about our deceased classmates on our IN MEMORY page so that a rose appears by their classmate profile names. Your comments brighten the memories of those who have gone before us and help us to better connect with each other. We will always remember these special friends. 


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Historic 1920 Photo of LHS

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