Esperance Grade School Years|
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|July, 1949 (around the table, clockwise from left): Frances Thorn (birthday girl), Carol Thompson, Dalyn Fairclough, Roberta Gibson, Helen Ohlen, Beverly Peacha, Jackie Brodie ...(Photo courtesy of Fran Thorn Banasick)||At Thorn's summer cabin, Greenbank, Washington, circa.1952-3. CampFire Girls (from left): Beverly Peacha, Roberta Gibson, Frances Thorn, Helen Ohlen, Arlene Wheeler ... (Photo courtesy of Fran Thorn Banasick)|
Esperance School. . . 8th grade event photo courtesy of Darlene Wilkerson Kolb
Row 1(front, sitting): Mr. Mudge, _____, Linda Nuzbaum, Kenny Oberg, Donna Maxwell, Dawn Ganion?, Jeanne Symmes, Ann Decoteau, a teacher? , Miss Jeanne Baylor
Row 2: Joan Yates, Marcia Hatcher?, Frances Thorn, Linda Coates, Bruce Baker, Darlene Wilkerson, Dick Nicholson, Bevin Ganion, Arlene Wheeler, Dorothy Warren, Ann Hurley, Cora Colby, Georgia Gibson?, _____, Wendell Phillips
Row 3 (or 2½): _____, Terry Hanna, Gordon Mummy, Beverly Peacha, Janet Casebeer?, John Wagner? (last 4 partially hidden)
Row 4 (back/top): Cliff Calhoun?, John Dudley, Jerry Wall, _____, Duane Gillis, Wally Schurle, _____, Carl Wold?, Tony Gallardo?
Darlene Wilkerson and Linda Nuzbaum - 8th grade event
(photo courtesy of Darlene)
|These photos of Esperance school were provided by the Edmonds School District . . . in particular, Jennifer Aaby, Community Relations and Web Content Specialist. Thank you so much, Jennifer!|
Mr. Mudge's 8th grade class 1953-1954 (corrections, additions welcome!):
Janet Casebeer, Cora Colby, Linda Coates, John Dudley, Bev Gannion, Dawn Gannion, Georgia Gibson, Patricia Gorman, Carol Grosnick, Terry Hanna?, Deanna Litten, Tom Mobley?, Linda Nuzbaum, Dick Nicholson, Dale Pinkstaff, Dorothy Warren?, Darlene Wilkerson
(Thanks to Cora Colby Hatt for this listing....)
Miss Jeanne Baylor's 8th grade class 1953-1954 ("Room 18")*
Bruce Baker, Jackie Brodie, Cliff Calhoun, John Cooper, Ann Decoteau, Dalyn Fairclough, Tony Gallardo, Roberta Gibson, Ronald Hansen, Gary Harmon, Gloria Hatcher, John Holmes, Ann Hurley, Robert Lee, Mary Lien, Diane McConnell, Vivian Meyer, Kenny Oberg, Helen Ohlen, Judy Paul, Beverly Peacha, Wendell Phillips, Wally Schurle, Janice Siegel, Jean Symmes, Frances Thorn, John Wagner, Jerry Wall, John Westfield, Arlene Wheeler, Joan Yates *(From a tattered ditto-machine list tucked into Helen's 8th grade report card!)
Esperance School - 3rd Grade - Mrs. Hazel Stevens|
photo courtesy of Fran Thorn Banasick . . . 05/21/07
BACK ROW... Mrs. Hazel Stevens - Helen Ohlen, Melvin Blake, Thomas Pierce, Doris Wolforth, John Wagner, Jerry Pucrab, Cora Colby?, Kenneth Knudson, Roberta Gibson
MIDDLE ROW... Ronnie_______, Jackie Brodie, Jerry Ballard, Dalyn Fairclough, Darryl Gilbertson, Meryl Kuhnya?, Frances Thorn, Terry Hanna, Darlene L______, Roger C________
FRONT ROW... Phillip P______, Gunner Ottness, ______, _______, Kathy Schmidt, Patty C_______, Judy McLaine, Beverly Peacha, La Va Coults, Carl Woverman, Alfred S_______, Joyce, Pilleou?
|Mr. Rudolph (Rudy, Bud)Holt 7th grade teacher at Esperance. View Obituary|
"Young People 1953" (photo courtesy of Jackie Brodie Dieu)
Kneeling: Jackie Brodie, Beverly Peacha, Frances Thorn
Standing: Mary Lien, _______, Arlene Wheeler, Helen Ohlen, _______, ________, ________.
1st grade: Miss Pearl Espeland (later became Mrs. Larsen)
2nd grade: Mrs. Helen L. Ward
3rd grade: Mrs. Hazel Stevens OBITUARY
4th grade: Mrs. G. G. Savikko
5th grade: Mrs. Mary R. Sullivan
6th grade: Mrs. Widdell / Miss Yvonne Madden
7th grade: Mr. Holt OBITUARY / Mr. Sarvis ?
8th grade: Miss Jeanne Baylor / Mr. Mudge
Comments, anecdotes on this event welcome!
"I would guess it's a Spring Concert, judging from the tulip & daffodil bouquets atop the piano!? I recognize Judy and Jeanette Byers (a year behind us) as well as some of our classmates. Remember how Judy used to sing "Over the Rainbow" with such intensity that she had to hold on to the floor microphone for support? Note: to the left of the piano top, only partially in the photo, someone is playing the violin!"
(Helen Ohlen Gregory 11.02.02)