You can RSVP and Pay via the Internet. Please pay $48 each if paying via PayPal. Just click to fill out this form and then follow the link to PayPal to pay. Or save $3 and pay $45 each and mail a check to: Monette King 2811 Hazelwood Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46805 Payment is due by August 25th Either way you pay, please click to fill out this form and RSVP now. The reunion will be held at Orchard Ridge Country Club 4531 Lower Huntington Rd, IN 46809 Registration & appetizers 5:30 pm Buffet D For further information, go to HTTP://archer67.org or reply to this email. For fun, please bring an old photo or your young self. Put September 9th on your calendar and inform other classmates.
Note: Due to limitations beyond the control of the Alumni Association, moving forwards we will be unable to publish full memorial paragraphs for those mentioned in our In Memoriam lists. Nonetheless our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of those Archers we’ve lost. 1942Theodore E. Haberkorn, Jr. – Winter Park, FL – October 26 1943Dorothy Johnson Anderson – Fort Wayne, IN – December 9Harriet Shinnick Siples – Fort Wayne, IN – October 28 1944Lois Anderson Freese – Fort Wayne, IN – October 17 1946Mary Louise Singer Shambaugh – Fort Wayne, IN – October 24 1948Martha Watters Hadley – Fort Wayne, IN – December 1 1950John “Jack” Zern – Fort Wayne, IN – November 3 1952Gay Verlyn Myers Bell – Fort Wayne, IN – November 29Carolynn J. Lowden – Fort Wayne, IN – December 4Albert C. McClure – Fort Wayne, IN – December 2022Janet C. Rison – Fort Wayne, IN – November 3 1953Carol Meads Lewark – Fort Wayne, IN – December 20Margery Bower Springer-Thompson – Fort Wayne, IN – December 1 1954Sandra Enbody Jones – Snow Lake, IN – December 29 1957Linda Bellam Arven – Fort Wayne, IN – November 15Donald Lee Menze – Fort Wayne, IN… Read More
Helen Creigh Ellenwood, class of 1941, died December 24, 3031 in Fort Wayne with Helen her sons by her side. After graduation she married Melvin Ervin and they were married for 61 years prior to his death in 2003. Helen’s mission in life was to bring joy to all whom she met and, through contributions to countless charities, to many she never knew. She is survived by her sons, Richard, Mark, Steven, Gary, and Thomas; 11 grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Lois Ann Gumpper, class of 1941, died January 15, 2022 at the age of 98. Lois graduated from the Miami University in Ohio, majoring in Dietetics. She received a Masters Degree in Public Health from the University of Michigan at the age of 40. She worked as a dietitian at Wittenberg University, Parkview Hospital, yet spent the majority of her career with the Indiana State Board of Health. Lois was also an active volunteer in various organizations. Dorothy Kline Meyer, class of 1941, died March 31, 2022 at her home surrounded by her family. Dorothy was an active member of Emmanuel Lutheran Church in Fort Wayne and was an avid reader and enjoyed puzzles of all types. Surviving are her… Read More
Logan Weber Jack Weicker Scholarship $2,000.00 Daynaba Omar Allen Sheldon Scholarship Initial $3,700.00, Renewal $3,700.00 Total – $7,400.00 Arsa Art Graham 2yr Technical School Scholarship $2,400.00 MayMin Khant Graham 4yr College Scholarship $2,400.00 Mark McKissack Jennifer Manth Scholarship I $2,650.00 Jackson Johns Jennifer Manth Scholarship II $2,650.00 Perry Stow The Golden Scholarship $3,200.00 Emily Clough Jane Langdon English Award $3,200.00 Samoni Hill Lowell S. Coats Scholarship $3,200.00 Alexander Aylward Toy Hansen Family Scholarship $3,200.00 Madeline Hensler Ron Holmes Scholarship $3,200.00 Lauren Walda Centennial Scholarship $2,500.00 Annually for 4 years $10,000.00 Total Dollars Awarded $45,500.00
Donna Dennis Long, class of 1939, died September 6, 2021 at St. Anne Home in Fort Wayne. She was a dedicated member of Salem United Church of Christ and a member of the Claudia Circle. Donna was known as the “Cookie Lady” by her family and friends. She is survived by her children, Sandra Bobay, and Michael Long; and seven grandchildren. Ralph R. Herb, class of 1941, passed away October 2, 2021 at Golden Years Homestead Hospice in Fort Wayne. Ralph served during World War II in the U.S. Army. After his service he went on to graduate from Valparaiso University with a degree in accounting. After graduation, he worked as an apprentice for Philo Farnsworth in Fort Wayne and later at Magnavox, Bowser, and American Hoist. He was a scout leader at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and served on various church boards. Ralph is survived by his wife of 70 years, Ruth; four sons, Mark, Philip, David and Daniel; ten grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Dorothy KoomjohnEscosa, class of 1943, died October 17, 2021 at her home in Fort Wayne. She earned her Bachelor’s in Music from St. Louis Institute of Music. She was a concert pianist and piano teacher… Read More
March 18, 19, and 20 are the dates for South Side’s 100th celebration with the production of The Music Man!!!! The tickets can be purchased through the same site you use for ball game tickets. The cast includes students, teachers and alumni and all are welcome… Hope to see you there!!!!!
Mattie Lou Coats Brunner, class of 1938, died August 1, 2021 in Fort Wayne. Mattie Lou married Norman Brunner in 1941 and they raised their two sons on Carroll Road in a house they built. She worked at GE for many years including the years Norman was serving in the U.S. Army during WWII. She was a faithful member of the Fort Wayne First Assembly of God Church, founded by her parents. She was the oldest living member at 101. Mattie Lou enjoyed following the sports activities of her sons and grandchildren. She is survived by her two sons, Tom and John; four grandchildren; and 10 great-grandchildren. Calvin C. Rose, class of 1942, passed away June 16, 2021 at Hospice of Butler and Warren Counties, Middletown, OH. Calvin received a B.S. degree in Business Administration at Northwestern University in 1946. He joined his father in business at the Carl Rose Jewelry Store in Fort Wayne. After retiring from the jewelry store, Calvin worked in real estate and volunteered at Parkview Hospital. In 2013 he received the President’s Call to Service Award and continued to volunteer until he was 95 years old. He enjoyed watching and attending games, particularly the Chicago… Read More
Paul W. Rider, class of 1938, died February 11, 2021. Paul graduated from Indiana Business College and worked as a bookkeeper for Bowser Pumps until serving in the U.S. Army during WWII. After his discharge, he and his father opened Riders’ Market for the next 37 years. Paul then went into banking. He volunteered for many organizations and through age 99, he coordinated Lions’ eye screenings for over 1,000 preschool children annually. Paul is survived by his two daughters; seven step-children; and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Clifford F. Ostermeyer, class of 1941, passed away February 16. In 2004 he received a Distinguished Alumni Award from South Side. He leaves behind his children, Clifford C. Ostermeyer’72, Tina Ostermeyer’79, Tessa O. Ward ’81, and Curtis Ostermeyer’83. Cliff also has four grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Mary “Clara” Squires Knox, class of 1942, died January 15, 2021. Clara treasured her family and their many trips and get-togethers. She had an active social life and volunteered for 35 years at Lutheran Hospital. Survivors include her children, Colleen Hinton, James and Donald Knox; three grandchildren; and nine-great-grandchildren. Patricia Harnish Hormann, class of 1943, passed away March 21, 2021. Pat was the business manager at Lutheran Hospital… Read More
South Side Athletics is hosting a Golf Outing on September 25, 2021 as a fundraiser for all of our teams. We will be playing at Foster Park Golf Course, with a 1 pm shotgun start using Florida Scramble (aka best ball) rules. Attached is the registration form for teams, and also ways to get businesses or companies involved to support our teams even more. If you don’t think golfing is for you, but have a business or company contact that would be interested in being a sponsor please give them my contact information from below and send me their contact information. Thanks in advance for any support you give! Torrey Curry
Natalya Barron Allen Sheldon Scholarship $6,800 Architecture Isaac Combs Jennifer Manth Scholarship I $2,500 Biochemistry Jasney Combs The Golden Scholarship $2,000 Pre-Med Keaton Grider Toy Hansen Family Scholarship $2,000 Business Samuel Heller Graham 2yr Technical School $2,200 Industrial Maintenance Carlos Juarez Graham 4 year College Scholarship $2,200 Computer Engineering Shelby Lindley Jennifer Manth Scholarship II $2,500 Environmental Engineering Jenna Moor General Endowment $2,000 Environmental Studies Jose Nino Ron Holmes Scholarship $2,000 Mechanical Engineering Angela Oliver Spencer Jane Langdon Award $2,000 Unknown Matthew Thurber Jack Weicker Scholarship $2,000 Engineering Jasmine Yoder Lowell S. Coats Scholarship $2,000 Architecture Total Awards for 2021 $30,200