Preeceville graduates of 1968 reunite to celebrate 50 years

The Preeceville graduation class of 1968 reunited for a 50-year school reunion at Crystal Lake on July 7.

Classmates and their spouses traveled from across the prairie provinces and the United States to reunite and reminisce over the last 50 years.

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"We met at the cabin of graduate Linda Michaud at Crystal Lake for a meet-and-greet," said Joanne Meberg. one of the organizers.

There were a total of 46 people in attendance during afternoon and evening celebrations.
The class and spouses went to  the Crystal Lake Golf Club clubhouse for supper that was accompanied with entertainment by Diane Prekaski. Prekaski also sang for the grads during the 1968 graduation ceremony.
"After supper  we returned to Michaud's cabin for fire works and more reminiscing that concluded the evening," stated Meberg.

Classmates in attendance were: Robert Sandager, Preeceville; Lyle Oftebro, Nipawin; Alfie Maksymiw, Preeceville; Jerry Stefanyshyn, Preeceville; Allan Tonn, Yorkton; Gladys (Leason) Ellerman, Whitewater, Wisconsin; Garry Prestie, Consul; Marjorie (Petrowski) Biccum, Wakaw; Sylvia (Dmytriw) Myall, Foam Lake; Carol (Mattison) Holizki, Briercrest; Gerald Ignatiuk, Preeceville; Joanne (Tkachuk) Mattison, Preeceville; Linda (Lundeen) Michaud, Regina; Candace Pollock, Calgary; Greg Sando, Calgary and Laurie Meberg, Preeceville.

Classmates unavailable to attend the reunion were: Carol Miller, Peggy Kwasnicia, Audrey Deters, Jerry Shuya, Francis Wihnan, Thomas Miller, Diane Dmytriw, Wayne Jensen, Dennis Galandy and Gayle Demetrow.