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•   Nancy E. Huff (Green)  5/2
•   Earl H. True  5/2
•   Jean L. Tilman (Moore)  5/5
•   Donald W. Burns  5/6
•   Karen J. Dahlstrom (Everett)  5/6
•   Monty P. Timm  5/6
•   Michael B. Siedell  5/7
•   Ted Gushard  5/9
•   Juris Ozols  5/12
•   John T. Mills  5/15
•   Corey Gacusana  5/17
•   Charles C. Province  5/19
•   Jerry D. Gies  5/20
•   Ray Hutton  5/20
•   Lionel (Ted) Vosta  5/21
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•   Martin A. Johns  3/22
•   Betty L. Hunt (Foster)  3/16
•   Lester E. Williams  3/8
•   Kenneth W. Payne  2/8
•   Dagnija M. Lucs (Anders)  2/1
•   L. Raymond Frey  1/29
•   Sally J. Kennedy (Hennessey)  1/24
•   Larry Phillips  1/24
•   James E. Merriman  1/10
•   Jane Bernhardt (Johnson)  1/1
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Rewind for 4/24/15


.Welcome to the Official LHS Class of 1961 Web Site

5 1/2 Years and 80,700 Site Visits!

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


LHS Teacher Receives Lincoln Arts Council Award 

Click Here for LJS article and photo.


Click Here for the Number 1 Song on the Day You Were Born

Thanks Joan Rockwell Brannigan


Click Here for Some Nifty Fifty Images - Thanks Les Williams



Scroll Down for April 2 Photos of LHS Dinner at The Knolls



Click Here for 3/30/15 LJS Editorial!

Big Crowd, Tons of Pride on Sunday, March 29 


Janice Mericle Wright remembers! Photo from Jerri Christopher Butler.


Mar. 25 - Sadly another classmate has died.

Click Here for the "In Memory" page with photo and obit.


Sunday, March 22 Lincoln Jr Star Front Page News!

"Lincoln High 100 Years of Tradition"

Click New Page Tab on Left - Scroll Down for new Slide Show

Mike Larson is the new principal at LHS

Click Here for LJS article.


Work Begins on Revitalizing South Downtown

Click Here for LJS photos & article on "SoDo"


Robber's Cave to become a Brewery?  Ahh, that aroma still lingers. 

Click Here for LJS story & more photos.

Vi Scarborough (lower left) and her son Scott Maybin explore Robber's Cave in 1986. The Scarborough family owned the cave from 1906 until 1989. Nearly 150 years ago, a few years before Jesse James reputedly used it as a hideout, a brewery used Robber's Cave to store beer.


Live. Love. Lincoln


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 Page (left)

You are always invited to dinner!

First Thursday of every month, 5 pm, locations vary. See schedule below.

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

April 2 LHS Dinner at The Knolls

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

Thanks go to Dave Drevo for the photos!

NEW - Use right scroll bar & pull down to see captions.

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!

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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