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HappyHappy NewYear!
Bring On 2017!!!

Happiest of Birthdays to our January celebrants,

including, but not limited to....

Richard Brown  1/1
Pam Marchesini Montemurro 1/3

Kathy Burby Surges 1/4
Stirling (Paul) Hubbard 1/4
Charles Langerman 1/4
Cheryl Pierangeli Kasdorf 1/4
Tom Corradini 1/7
Scott Epping 1/17
Julie Mico Baxter 1/18
Gary Leineweber  1/20
Leslie Zemezonak Glassman 1/22
Doug Cox 1/23
Tony Venci  1/28

Dave Bolyard 1/29
Vince Caira 1/29
Tom Glassman 1/29
Jim Truax 1/30



0  Days Until Our Reunion!!!


Reunion 2015 was a

Celebrating 40 Years in the Making
was never so much FUN!!
This was most definitely....

...Our Best Reunion Ever!


Our 2015 Reunion Weekend
was most definitely
one for the record books
in every way.

"Return to Margaritaville...'70's and Beyond!"
Casual...Come As You Are!!
Hosted by Steve Chodoronek and company...
Music and Dancing Fun with Paul and Mindy Hubbard!
Photobooth and Decorations by Sandy Reidenbach Thompson
Delicious food, Raffle/50/50...
something for everyone!!!

Saturday Morning Golf Classic
with The Class of '75 and Friends....
"Best Ball Scramble" at Bristol Oakes CC...
with Rick Jake!!!
Winners All!!

Sadly, friends and classmates have passed away recently.

Jenny Ross
Theresa Fanelli
Scott Villup
Mary Savaglio Klopstein
Janice Lindsey-Mendez
Sue DiCello
James Humphreys
Bill Neumiller
Ben Olbrys
Brian Brnak
Jeff Bloxdorf

Tom Zoller
Christopher Andrews
Dale Christman
Steven Roders
Bruce Benhoff  
David Genther
Terri Dummer Gallo
Jeff Bacianskas
Frank Cicchini

Jerry Ogren

See below and further details found


If there's one thing Life has taught us,
It gives us Opportunities, few Do-overs
and sometimes Second Chances..

Pick up the phone, Make the call, Take the time,
Stop by...Send that e-mail or whatever...
Take the Opportunities Life brings you!

Just Do It!

"When we are connected to others,
we become better people."
Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture

Spread love everywhere you go.
Let no one ever come to you
without leaving happier.

Mother Theresa

"In Life there r no strangers,
only friends we haven't met."
(stolen from Julie Puder Hesler's FB page! Thanks Julie!)

There are only two ways to live your life.
One is as though nothing is a miracle.
The other is as though everything is a miracle.

~ Albert Einstein

‎"Give thanks for unknown blessings 
already on their way. "
~Native American Saying

Life's most urgent question is:
what are you doing for others?
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Peace begins with a smile."

Mother Theresa

"When one door closes,
another opens.
But we often
look so regretfully upon the
closed door that we don't see
the one that has opened for us."

Helen Keller

Practice Random Acts of Kindness!

Hold Hands...
Not Grudges.

It is nice to be important,
but it's more important to be nice.

Embrace The Moment.

Remember Where You Came From.

Keep an Open Mind and
an Open Heart.

Treat others as you would like
to be Treated.

Be Kinder than Necessary... 
...You never know what someone else
is going through.

Make a Difference.

Pursue Excellence.

Carpe Diem!

Bradford Class of 1975,
Friends, Family and all others!

This is our Officlal Class of '75 web site.
 It is intended for the purpose of
connecting and reconnecting
with others.
It's also our primary reunion planning tool.
Please find your name on

 CLASS OF 75 Profiles. 
If you don't find your name...
"contact us"
so that you are included!
See FAQs/First Time Visit
for instructions/hints to aid in
navigating the site.


"People are often unreasonable
and self-centered.
Forgive them anyway.

If you are kind, people may
accuse you of ulterior motives.
Be kind anyway.

If you are honest,
people may cheat you.
Be honest anyway.

If you find happiness,
people may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.

The good you do today
may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give your best anyway.

For you see,
in the end,
it is between you and God.
It was never between you
and them anyway.""

— Mother Teresa,
found on the wall of her
Home for Children in Calcutta

and Tomorrow....

If you want happiness for an hour
- take a nap.
If you want happiness for a day
- go fishing.
If you want happiness for a month
- get married.
If you want happiness for a year
- inherit a fortune.
If you want happiness for a lifetime
- help someone else.

Chinese Proverb

...Stretch Yourself...
Think Outside The Box...

Thanks for Visiting!

159,027 Visitors since 3/30/09...

07 Oct 2016

This just in from Vickie Reese Simeon! 


Hi All

I'll be spinning on the Wheel of Fortune on Tuesday, November 15, 2016.

more Quotes

Your E-mails after our 2015 Reunion!!

From Dan Nevoraski:

I just want to say that my wife and I had a great time at the reunion! I also want to thank everyone who helped put the weekend together, you did an outstanding job. My wife, who did not go to Bradford, commented how well it flowed and how nice everyone was. I was pretty quiet in school and didn't know a lot of people, but it was nice to see some of them and all the other familiar faces. Very nostalgic. Again, great job!! 

From Ann Zievers Branchini:

Dear Friends from the Bradford Class of '75:

I regret that I will not be able to join you this time, but wanted to wish you all a wonderful time celebrating good memories and renewed friendships. I look forward to all the pictures that will be posted.

Best wishes for a great weekend of fun!


Hey There!
Want A Message?
Send A Message.

Having Fun is what The Class of '75 does Best! Mission Statement:
This site has been created
to help celebrate and reconnect
with classmates and friends.
It's Reunion planning purpose will
serve as a most valuable tool to help us
 reach everyone and pass the word!
Thank you!

As with much of Life,
your participation is essential for it to succeed.
Your photos, updates, and memories enhance the site.
Simply put, you make our site more special!

Your friends and  fellow classmates will enjoy hearing about you! 
Even if you haven't attended a reunion,
nor kept in touch since high school or before,
we ask that you please take the time to update your profile
and add a photo or two!

Your additions make this site fun, interesting and complete.
Thank you for helping us keep the site going!
It is what we make it!

...C'Mon, Join The FUN!...
Git' Your Happy On!....

Meet an Old Friend,
Meet some New Friends... 

"Long live the Mini-Reunions"

Thanks, Rick!


You are Invited!!!

"Bring your dancing shoes and your listening ears
and Rock the night away with us.
Hope to see you all there!!"

Thank you,
Rick Cesario

Come on out, you'll have a blast!

(Photo by Larry Zamba and Zamba Photography!)

Classic Inferno '74 Photo courtesy of Merrill Merfeld!
Thanks Merrill!

The Boys are back...Together Again!!

Hi All,

Yes, we're at it again.
Our new band is called Full Circle and
we're playing out for the first time in over 20 years.

Our band members consist of Jim Frangelo on guitar,
Keith Cesario on bass guitar and Rick Cesario on drums.

It would be a great honor for us to see all our old friends
who we used to play in front of ,back at our school dances.
So, come on out and Dance, Party and have a whole lot of Fun.

Thanks, hope to see you all there,
Rick Cesario

Congratulations to Rick and The Band!

p.s. The evening was a success!
Rick Jake posted some pics! Thanks, Rick!

Rock and Roll is here to stay!!

Bumper Sticker Insight for Today:
(and probably Tomorrow!)

Time is Nature's way of keeping everything
from happening all at once! 

"You say, 'If I had a little more, I should be very satisfied.'
You make a mistake.
If you are not content with what you have,
you will not be satisfied if it were doubled."
Charles H. Spurgeon

"Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough, and more.
It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home,
a stranger into a friend."
-Melody Beattie, Author

 Our August 1, 2015
40th Reunion

was unofficially Our Best Reunion Yet!
If you were not able to make it,
we hope to see you "Next Time", if not before!
Thanks to everyone for making it so special!

Check out the Mary D. Bradford Alumni Site!

Click Here for a list of planned
Mary D. Bradford High School Class Reunions 

scheduled this year!

Please note!
This website is NOT in any way
associated with Bradford HIgh School, Mary D. or Kenosha Bradford!
They will take your money but offer essentially nothing more than SPAM!

A HUGE THANK YOU to Merrill Merfeld
(and American Collision of Kenosha)
for the very generous donations to our
2010 and 2015 Reunion Fund!

Words Fail!
 Thank you so much!

Got a dent or a wreck?
Let Merrill Fix it!
Call American Collision!!


Special Thanks to
our generous classmates and sponsors
for their help
in making our 2010 Reunion

Merrill Merfeld
American Collision of Kenosha
Dennis Jantz
Jantz Towing
Tony Venci
Denice Nelson
Peggy and Jim Gombar
Bill and Peggy Grabowski
Pam and Joe Montemurro
Jeff Starr
Paul Starr
Howie Gomez
Mary Jo and Rocco LaMacchia
Larry Zamba
and Larry Zamba Photography
Mindy and Paul Hubbard
Diana and Jeff Werwie
Coins Sports Bar
Brat Stop
Tenuta's Deli
Paielli's Bakery
Flowers by Joseph
Biggby Coffee
Panera Bread
Guttormsen's Bowling Center
Mike Bjorn's Fine Clothing
The Lighthouse
Fec's Bar
The Boathouse
Bliss Cocktail Lounge

Thank You So Much!
It was appreciated more than mere words can express!




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Please help us get the dialogue going!


Bob, Rick, Karen, Maria, Greg,
Robert and Jolanta

(that's the Happy Dance!)

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Make sure your e-mail address is correct!  
Please make a note of:
on your contact list so that e-mails
are not marked as SPAM!

  Please Note! 
E-mails cannot be delivered if your address is not current!
Please ensure that your contact information is correct
and up-to-date!

Please note!
Emails that "bounced" as of August 2016 include...

Robert Sanderson
Deborah McBride Lozano
Lynne Willems Hock      
Kathleen Nutini Cohen 
Maria Avila

If you are in contact with these friends,
please let them know. 

Thank you!

Missing Classmates and Friends...
Have you seen any of these folks?
Please help us find everyone!


Aiello, Rachel
Alfano, Eugene
Allen, Deborah
Altergott, Steven
Ambrose, Rustin
Arnold, Leon
Aulozzi, Teresa
Balcom, Anthony
Bane, Roseann
Barber, Jack
Barber ('73), Bill
Barca ('73), Peter
Barosko, Mark
Bartram, Kimberly
Beets, Pam
Bianchetti (Teacher), Mr. Mervin
Bingham, Sharon
Birchell (Sielaff), Patricia
Blaisdell, Rick
Blanc, Sophia
Blise, Kathleen
Blise, Sharon
Bloxdorf, Pamela
Boero, Sarah
Boness, Kevin
Borland, Karen
Bowen, Jeffrey
Brandes, Jeffrey
Brooks, Ronald
Bruch, Russell
Bruenning, Joseph
Brunner, Judith
Bullamore, Laurie
Burke, Cynthia
Canfield, Marla
Capelli (Eldridge), Paula
Carlson, Shirley
Carr, Meighan
Casteel, Betty
Casteel, Veilke
Chromcik, James
Ciappetta, Lenore
Clark, Lisa
Collins, Donna
Collins, Roberta
Collins, Sandra
Costabile, Gary
Crespo, Juan
Danoski, Daniel
Daves, Rose
Davis (Barber), Brenda
Davis, Richard
Delaney, Marilyn
Denig('77), Alison
DeRose, Lawrence
Dial, Jeff
Dickerson, Amy
Dorr, Steven
Doss, Michael
Duffy, Michael
Ekhern, LaVonne
Englund, Sondra
Erickson, James (Mr. Mary Houghton)
Erickson, Jim
Esters, Delphia Michelle
Estes, Kimberly
Falbo, Charles
Falcon, David
Fanduzzi, Peter
Fanelli, Terri
Fargo, Tom
Fischer, Julie
Fleiss, Gayle
Foster, Cynthia
Foster, Johnnie
Free, Ronald
Gajdos, Peter
Gallo, Ray
Garcia, Rudy
Gascoigne, Brian
Geliche, Mike
Giannola, Catherine
Giannola, Jacklind
Giese, Alexandra
Glaeser (Richter), Julie
Glassman, Tom
Gombar, James
Gonzales, Martha
Griffin, Barb
Grueter, John
Harmsen (Kangas ('74)), Holly
Hayes, Larry
Head, Brian
Hesse, Gloria
Hoaglund, Sharon
Hoeft, Marjean
Hofmann, Carol
Holman, Julie
Hoomes, Theresa
Horgen, Larry
Horvatin, Carol
Howard, Patrick
Hudson, Rick
Huissen, Donna
Hunt, Jeffrey
Iorio, John
Jackson, Jerome
Jahnke, Patricia
Jantz, Deborah
Jenkins, Barbara
Jovanovic, Kosovka
Juoperri, Lynette
Juskewicz (Gildenstern), Mary
Juskewicz, Mary Anne
Kennedy, Susan
King, Kenneth
Kirschling, Celeste
Kisielewski, Leon
Kloet, Nancy
Knutson, Kristina
Koser (Schact), Susan
Kranski, Richard
Krome, Linda
Kruger, Paul
Kuta, Jacqueline
Ladousa (Alfano), Renee
Lain, Rita
Lambrecht, Cheryl
Larson, Cynthia
LaSalle, Julie
Lerhke, Perry
Lewis, David
Lichtwalt, Duane
Ling, Don
Lohner, Paul
Lorberter, Michael
Lucas (Head), Lynn
Lux, Victor
Maier, Richard
Maier, Ronald
Mandernack, Scott
Manna, Eugene
Marquardt, Linda
Marquart, Gwen
Martin, Geraldine
Martin, Linda
Mattson, Marcia
Maxcy, Debra
Mays, Paul
Mehring, Dean
Melchor, Yolanda
Menden, Timothy
Mercado, Elizabeth
Mertz, Judy
Meyer (Gutche), Karla
Miller '80 (Holborn), Zora
Misurelli, Lisa
Mitchell, Betty
Mitchell, Kenneth
Mlodzik (Journalism Teacher), Mr. Ron
Moeller, JoAnn
Mohr, Danette
Moore, Gail
Mulder, Anita
Munz, Anthony
Myers, Joan
Nasberry, Cindy
Naydihor, Paul
Nedweski, James
Negri, Ronald
Nelson, Mark
Nelson, Steven
Nelson, Terry
Nichols, Billy
Nikolai, Donna
Nikolai, Theresa
Olsen, David
Olsen, Patricia
Olsen ("79), Norman
Olson, Margaret
Olson, Rocky
Oniszcuk, Helen
Orton, Allan
Ostrowski, Jack
Otto, Thomas
Palmen (Veasy), Jane
Paone, Teresa
Parise, Arnold
Parise, Delores
Parker, Ronald
Pazera, Nikki
Perri, Maria
Perrine, Robert
Peters, Carol
Petersen, Alan
Petersen, Carol
Piasecki, Joan
Piehl, Kirk
Pierce, Scott
Pilligor, Teri
Pitts (Corradini), Claudia
Platt (Sadlon ('77)), MaryAnn
Plourde, Patricia
Ponzio, Frederick
Potts, Edward
Powell, Linda
Prell, Sally
Prill, Linda
Prostko, Jeff
Prostko (Steigerwald), Karen
Prybylski, Mark
Pulju, Lori
Putrow, Michael
Quinn, James
Radovanovic (Kozak), Vera
Rainey ('74), Len
Rangel, Martin
Rangel, Mary
Rasmussen, James
Redlin, Kenneth
Reisenauer, Pamela
Renick, Carol
Richards, Frank
Richter, Marshall
Rieckenberg, Brian
Ritacca, Carol
Ritacca ('74), Rick
Robles, David
Rock, Stefan
Roders, Bruce
Roders (Faculty), Mr. Tom
Romano, Charles
Rothamer, Debra
Rothwell, Karen
Ruffalo, John
Ruffalo, Paulette
Russo (Dosemagen), Debbie
Ryszewski, Mary
Sadlon ('77), Dale
Scales, Gene
Scalzo, Brandon
Scalzo, John
Schabowsky, JoAnne
Schaefer, David
Schroeder, Mark
Scott, Keith
Scozzaro, Elena
Secor, Diane
Sellers, Sandra
Sessa, Richard
Sharpe, Gail
Shepherd, Tom
Shipman, Robert
Sironen (Beasy), Polly
Smith, Greg
Smith, James
Sorenson, Douglas
Spaulding, Sandra
Spiroff, Paul
Staler, Anthony
Starks, Patricia
Stefani, Dave
Stephenson (Mauldin), Melissa
Stettner, Robin
Stine (Shelton), Lynn
Stolarski, Sandra
Story, Nancy
Stringer, Cathy
Sucharda, Susan
Sward, Leslie
Talamonti, Jerry
Taminger (Sadlon), Maureen
Tracy, Don
Trecroci, Daniel
Tribur, Cynthia
Trutt, Kenneth
Tucker, Sandra
Tutor, Janie
Tweiten (Music Director), Mr. Roger
Ulicki, Walter
Ungemach, Robin
Vanmorter, Rick
VanStrien, Penny
Varnes (Luther), Joyce
Vaughan, David
Villup, Scott
Vogt, Debra
Vranek, Jane
Vujovic, George
Vujovic, John
Wade, Jennie
Walker, Mitchell
Waller, Johnathan
Waluch, Jeff
Wamboldt, Philip
Wasrick, Bruce
Waswrick, Carla
Webb, Cathy
Webb, Mark
Webb, Patricia
Weber, Carolyn
Wedeikes, Tina
Weidner (Nelson), Jeannine
Welk, Karen
Wiersum, Beverly
Wilkinson, Kenneth
Willard, Steven
Wojnicz, Timothy
Wolfe, John
York, Brenda
Young, Elizabeth
Zak, Gary
Zemezonak (Glassman), Leslie
Ziesemer, Norman
Zuehlsdorf, Terrence


 Please Help!
Thanks in advance!
We hope to find as many from The Class of 1975 as possible!
  If everyone "finds" just one person, or maybe two,
imagine the difference it would make!

Those of you on FACEBOOKplease pass the word! 
Free resources used to find those "lost" include 


We could not have had so much FUN without you!

Worthy Causes,
Do you have a worthy cause that you support,
contribute to, volunteer for or support in any way?
Please help us help out and spread the word!
Send us your information or a link and
we'll be happy to share it on our site!
Thanks in advance!

Cares and Concerns is a "new" page.
It's really the "old" section of "news" about
friends,classmates and family
that is now relocated. 
Click Here 


Thank you!

Welcome to the newest Little Ones!

Congratulations to one and all,
new grandparents, new parents
and all new family members!

Lois Dosemagen Johnson passes along the following good news:

Granddaughter Everly Elaine Scalzo was born Aug. 21st
to my daughter & son-in-law Rachel & Brandon Scalzo

(Brandon is Faith Scalzo's son and Briana Scalzo's twin brother!).


Welcome Mila Kevlen!
Joan Eldred Elger passes along the news of their first grandbaby's arrival!
See the News From You page!

Welcome Adelaine!
Terry Kimberlin announces the arrival of their new granddaughter
on June 15, 2014.
Adelaine Madeiros, arrived weighing in at 7lbs, 3 oz, and 18 inches.
Her proud Dad is a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.
Congratulations to one and all!
Check out he new pictures posted in Terry's Gallery Pics on
The Class of '75 Photo Gallery

Our Loss, Heaven's Gain...
Until we meet again...

Deepest condolences to our friends and classmates
who have experienced the loss
of loved ones recently.
Please keep them and their loved ones
in your thoughts and prayers.

Thank You.

Deepest condolences to Debbie Thompson Edmark
and the entire Thompson family on the passing of Debbie's brother,
Alan "Butch" Thompson on Dec 6, 2016.

Services  held Sunday, Dec 11, 2016.
Details can be found and condolences sent

Deepest condolences to Joe and Kelli Belotti
and the entire Belotti Family on the passing of Joe's Dad,
Carmine Belotti on Nov 18, 2016.
Services will be held in Kenosha on Nov 21, 2016.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Sharon Blise Woodman
and the entire Blise family on the passing of Sharon's Dad,
Edmund on Oct 5, 2016.
Services will be held in Union Grove on Thursday, Oct 13, 2016.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:


It is with great sadness and heavy heart that
we pass along the news of the passing of friend
and classmate, Jenny Ross on Aug 26, 2016.

Services will be held in Kenosha on Sunday, Sept 11, 2016.
Details can be found and condolences sent


Deepest condolences to Vera (Toots) Radovanovic Kozak
and the entire Radovanovich family on the passing of Vera's Dad,
Voja Radovanovich on August 21, 2016.

Services will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016.
Service details can be found and condolences sent

Deepest condolences to Kathleen Andersen Schneider
and the entire Andersen family on the passing of Kathleen's Mom,
Angie Andersen on August 15, 2016.

Services will be held in Kenosha at Holy Rosary on Friday, August 26, 2016.
Service details can be found and condolences sent

Deepest condolences to friend and classmate, Maria Perri
on the passing of her brother, Joseph Perri
on August 2, 2016.

Services will be held in Kenosha, Tuesday, Aug 9, 2016
at Piasecki-Althaus Funeral Home.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to friend and classmate
Jane Vranak on the passing of her husband,
Roger Moddes on July 23, 2016.
Private services were held.
Please keep Jane and her family in your thoughts and prayers.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:…


It is with deep sadness that we pass along the news
of the passing of friend and classmate Jeff Statema on July 24, 2016
after a courageous battle with esophogeal cancer.
Deepest condolences to the entire Statema family.
Services will be Thursday, July 28, 2016 in Kenosha.
Please keep Jeff's family, including his cousin,
Ruth Statema in your thoughts and prayers at this most difficult time.
Thank you.
Service details can be found and condolences sent at:…/…/Statema-Jeffrey/obituary.php

Thanks to Mike Bruns for sharing this information and for helping Jeff get to our 2015 Reunion for some shared laughs and memorable moments!

June 30, 2016
With deep sadness we pass along the news
of the passing of friend and classmate,
Theresa Fanelli on June 14, 2016.

Services were private.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

June 17, 2016

Deepest condolences to Terry and Sue Kimberlin
and the entire Kimberlin family on the
sudden loss of Terry's son, Bryan on June 7, 2016.

Services were Friday June 17, 2016 in Kenosha.
Visitation from 3-5 pm at Kenosha Funeral Services.
Details can be found and condolences sent at: or
through this site or Terry's Facebook page. 

June 3, 2016
Deepest condolences to Mike Doss
and the entire Doss family on the passing of Mike's Dad,
Woodrow Jr. on May 29, 2016. 

Services will be held in Kenosha on Saturday, June 4, 2016
12:30 pm, Visitation begins at 11:00.
at Second Baptist Church
3925 32nd Ave Kenosha 
Details can be found and condolences sent at:
Thanks to Denice Nelson for sharing this information.

May 31, 2016

It is with deep sadness that we pass along the news
of the passing of friend and classmate,
Scott Villup on May 4, 2016. 

Services were held privately.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Please keep Scott's family and friends in
your thoughts and prayers.

It is with deep sadness that we pass along the passing
of classmate and friend,
Mary Savaglio Klopstein on May 7, 2016.

Services were held in Kenosha on Wednesday, May 11, 2016.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:


Please keep Mary's family in your thoughts and prayers
 at this most difficult of times.

Thanks to Barb Braze for sharing this information.

Deepest condolences to Chester Jeffery and the entire Jeffery Family
on the passing of his Dad,
Chet Jeffery on Feb 28, 2016.
Services will be held in Kenosha on Friday, March 4th, 2016.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Todd and Julie (Glaeser) Richter
on the passing of Todd's Dad,
Charles Richter on Feb 2,2016.
Services will be held in Kenosha on Sat, Feb 27th, 2016.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:
Please keep Todd and Julile and the entire Richter family in your thoughts and prayers.
Thanks to Bob Miller for sharing this information.


It is with deep sadness that we pass along
the passing of friend and classmate,
Janice Lindsey-Mendez on Dec 30, 2015.
Deepest condolences to Janice's friends and family.
Services will be held in Kenosha on
Monday, Jan 4, 2016 at 
Journey Quest Church
10700 75th St. Kenosha
Please keep Janice's family and friends
in your thoughts and prayers. 

Service details can be found and condolences sent at:


Deepest condolences to Polly Sironen Beasy
and the entire Sironen family on the loss of Polly's Dad,
Raymond Sironen on 12/25/2015
Services will be private. 

Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Lynn Stine Shelton and
the entire Stine family on the passing of Lynn's Dad,
Charles Stine on Nov 27, 2015.

Services will be held in Kenosha on Dec 8, 2015.
Details can be found and condolence sent at:

Deepest condolences to Karen Welk Puckett and the entire Welk family
 on the sudden passing of Karen's brother, Greg Welk on Nov 23, 2015.

Service details can be found and condolences sent at:

Thank you to Rick Hicks for passing along this information.


Deepest condolences to the family and friends of
Bradford teacher/retired faculty member
Mr. Leroy "Andy" Anderson, who passed away on Nov 22, 2015.
Services will be held in Kenosha on Friday, Nov 27, 2015.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:


Deepest condolences to Kathryn Burby Surgess
and the entire Burby family
on the passing of Kathy's Mom, Helen on Oct 14,2015.
Services have been held.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:


Deepest condolences to Sue Smith/Stacey Allen
on the passing her father Wally Smith on Sept 20, 2015 in Port Charlotte, FL.
Condolences can be sent through Sue/Stacey's profile on this site.

It is with sadness that we pass along following news.
Deepest condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Ron Karakash,
former Bradford Biology teacher who passed away
on Oct 14, 2015 in Kenosha.
Services were held in Kenosha on Oct 21, 2015.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:…


Deepest condolences to Carl Grasser
on the passing of his Mom on Sept 22, 2015.
Services have been held.
Condolences can be sent through this site or contact Carl via FaceBook.


Deepest condolences to Charles Romano
on the passing of his Dad, Congie Romano on Sept 17, 2015.
Services were held in Kenosha.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:


It is with great sadness that we pass along the news
of the sudden passing of friend and classmate,
Sue DiCello on Sept 13, 2015.
Deepest condolences to
 Sue's family and friends.
Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

Services will be held in Kenosha on Sunday, Sept 20, 2015.

Service details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Marjean Hoeft
and the entire Hoeft family on the passing Marjean's Dad,
Merlin Hoeft on August 29, 2015.
Services have been held.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:


Deepest condolences to Ginny Herrmann Brydges
and the entire Herrmann family on the passing of Ginny's brother,
Gregg on August 29, 2015.
Service were held. Details can be found
and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Janine Hradsky, Cathy
and the entire Hradsky family on the passing
of Janine's sister, Laurie on 7/20/2015.

Details can be found and condolences sent at:


Deepest condolences to Paula Ferraro Vitkus
and the entire Ferraro family on the passing of Paula's Dad,
Paul on July 4, 2015.
Sincerest condolences also to the families of
John Renzoni and Cheryl Pierangeli Kasdorf.
Paula, John and Cherri are all cousins. 
Services will be held in Kenosha on July 7 and 8, 2015.

Service details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Gary Leineweber

and the entire Leineweber family on the passing of Gary's Dad,
Donald on June 15, 2015.
Services will be held in Kenosha on June 24, 2015. 
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Michael Cochran
and the entire Cochran family on the passing of Michael's Dad,
Larry on June 8, 2015.
Services will be held in Kenosha on Thursday, June 11,2015.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Norman Ziesemer
and the entire Zeisemer family on the passing
of Norman's Dad, Norman on June 3, 2015.
Services were held in Kenosha.
Details can be found and condolences sent at:

Deepest condolences to Joy Grno Lane
and the entire Grno family on the passing of Joy's Dad,
Charles "Bob" Grno on May 31, 2015.
Services will be held in Kenosha on June ,5 2015 in Kenosha.
Service details can be found and condolences sent at:

Please remember their families, friends and loved ones
in your thoughts and prayers 
and/or with a note of concern.

Thank you! 

"But for the Grace of God, there go I,"
and we will all, if not already, experience our times of need.

it is not how we die,
but how we Live
that becomes our legacy.
Please help us remember those who have made an untimely appearance
on our Memory page.

Please add a note of remembrance of their lives.
Just click on their name, either on 
Class of 75 profiles 
or In Memory page, click "post response"
and enter your thoughts, comments or memories.
Click submit at bottom of page.
May be easily edited after the fact.

It's worth your time.

You give but little when you
give of your possessions.

It is when you give of yourself
that you truly give.
Kahlil Gibran

When the power of love, 
overcomes the love of power, 
the world shall know peace 

Jimmy Hendrix  

Do not wish to be anything but what you are, 
and be that perfectly. 

St Francis of Assisi

"The whole secret of a successful life
is to find out what it is one's destiny to do,
and then do it."

Henry Ford

Go confidently in the direction of your dreams.  
Henry David Thoreau

I may not have gone where
I intended to go,
but I think I have ended up where
I needed to be.

Douglas Adams

You have to have an idea of
what you are going to do,
but it should be a vague idea.

Pablo Picasso

 For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Patience cures many an old complaint.
old Irish proverb

 Wisdom has two parts:
1. Having a lot to say
2. Not saying it

Silence is often the Best Answer...
Smiling is often the Best Reaction...

Blessed are the Flexible,
for they shall not be bent out of shape.

old Finnish Proverb

Kindness is difficult to give away
because it keeps coming back.

 A blind person asked St. Anthony: 
"Can there be anything worse
than losing eye sight?"

He replied: "Yes, losing your vision!"

From the FYI file! ...

Check it out...

The Beatles invaded The USofA 50 years ago!
Check it out! Take a flashback visit...
click on the pic below!

Larry D's Latest Adventure and Business!
Check it out

 BOB'S CORNER  from Bob Bartholomew!clickhere!

TRUE STORY FROM PAM! Worth the Read!! Thanks,Pam!

4 THE HEALTH OF IT A page dedicated to Health and Wellness!
Save A Life! Did you know there's a new way to perform CPR,
No Certification Required!

The Joys of Aging! 

All the research points to keeping the brain young thru "exercise"...
Here are some sites for some Brain "FUN" and exercise!


Learn-a-new-word-a-Day at

Here's a FUN game from Pam Montemurro to ward off Old-Timerz! Thanks Pam!
ClickHere for some fun "brain exercise"!

Check out MARIO'S JOKES...Thanks,Mario! 

Please share your favorite recipes!
We would love to know "what's cooking"! !

Winter is a great time for wonderful food
and sharing your favorites!


Click on the pizza guy 
for another great recipe from!

   AnyDay in History page...
kinda fun to check out a quick overview of any day you choose!

More Stuff You Send is just that. Thanks for any and all "stuff"!

"Business Cards" for Class of "75 etc on the Links Of Interest page...
Check it out and Add yours!
Send your contact info and/or logo to "contact us"!

ClickHere to get your computer screen cleaned! FREE!!!

Our greatest glory lies not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.


Life is Easier with a Friend...

 Friendship is always a sweet responsibility,
Never an Opportunity. 
Kahil Gibran

There are copies  of The 1975 Spy yearbook available for sale
from The Bradford Alumni Association $35 each.
Many others years available. clickhere!

We couldn't have done it without you!

  A very sincere Thank you to one and all!


'Life may not be the party we hoped for...
but while we are here, we might as well dance!"

Some people come into our lives and quickly go;
Some people move our souls to dance;
they awaken us to new understanding
With the passing whisper of their wisdom;
Some people make the sky more beautiful to gaze upon

 Friends share simple, ordinary times in our lives,

Moments that become memories that stay in our hearts forever
... And we will never, ever be the same.

"Every great dream begins with a dreamer.
Always remember,
you have within you the strength,
the patience,
and the passion
to reach for the stars
to change the world. "
Harriet Tubman

"I have never let my schooling interfere with my education."
~ Mark Twain

Whether you think you can....
Or think you can't...

Most folks are as happy as
they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

"Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference."
Winston Churchill

"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude
from achieving his goal;
nothing on earth can help the man
with the wrong mental attitude. "
- Thomas Jefferson -

The successful person is an ordinary person
but with extraordinary determination.
- Author unknown -

Reunion Posts..From You!!!

I want to thank all of the people that were involved in the 40th class reunion decorations,food, people were all warm and friendly.There are alot of class reunions that never develop over 40 years, it says alot about our class. Thanks again.

Greg Schenning! 

July 2015

Terry Kimberlin writes:

I am very sorry, But I don't think I will be able to attend the class reunion. Just found out last week my Son and his family will be coming out from NC. My son is a Captain in the Marines....He is getting Deployed next month, this would be his 4th deployment. I will try and hit Bakers street on Friday
Hope everyone have a safe time



This is Just In from Mindy and Paul!
Looking forward to seeing everyone at the reunion, get your dancing shoes on and get your back up off the wall. If you have any special music you would like, bring it.

paul and mindy hubbard

The following is from Janet Thrall Funderburk:

I wrote a Haiku for the class.
(If you recall, Haiku poetry is a group of three lines, of 5 syllables first line, 7 second, 5 on the third.  Each stanza follows those rules.)

Here it is:
High School Reunions
By: Janet Thrall Funderburk
High school reunions
Memories from years gone by
Friendships once renewed.
Heads now bald or gray
Once was thin, now bellies wide
Aging takes it’s toll.
Is that really you?
I thought I recognized you,
After all these years.
Grandkids, one or two?
Sharing life’s experience,
Journeying through the years.
We must keep in touch!
Never letting friendships die
Blessed by God above.
(Haiku poetry)

Happiest of Birthdays to our January celebrants,
including, but not limited to....

Richard Brown  1/1
Pam Marchesini Montemurro 1/3

Kathy Burby Surges 1/4
Stirling (Paul) Hubbard 1/4
Charles Langerman 1/4
Cheryl Pierangeli Kasdorf 1/4
Tom Corradini 1/7
Scott Epping 1/17
Julie Mico Baxter 1/18
Gary Leineweber  1/20
Leslie Zemezonak Glassman 1/22
Doug Cox 1/23
Tony Venci  1/28

Dave Bolyard 1/29
Vince Caira 1/29
Tom Glassman 1/29
Jim Truax 1/30




Happy Happy Birthday! 


Happy Happy Birthday


December Celebrants!!!!!!!

From All of Us to You!

  We're So Happy
It's Your Birthday,

So We Can Party, Too!

Have Fun!!

 Once a Party Animal, Always a Party Animal!

Click Here to read the "headlines" from your Birth date!

Hope it's the Best one Yet! Have FUN!!!







More greetings below...keep on scrollin'...

May it be the Best Year, Yet! Have FUN!



Happiest of Birthdays
to our January celebrants,

including, but not limited to....

Richard Brown  1/1
Pam Marchesini Montemurro 1/3

Kathy Burby Surges 1/4
Stirling (Paul) Hubbard 1/4
Charles Langerman 1/4
Cheryl Pierangeli Kasdorf 1/4
Tom Corradini 1/7
Scott Epping 1/17
Julie Mico Baxter 1/18
Gary Leineweber  1/20
Leslie Zemezonak Glassman 1/22
Doug Cox 1/23
Tony Venci  1/28

Dave Bolyard 1/29
Vince Caira 1/29
Tom Glassman 1/29
Jim Truax 1/30





We Wish for You...

when sadness intrudes,

on difficult days,

to follow the clouds,

to warm your heart,

when spirits sag,

for your eyes to see,

for when you doubt,

to brighten your being, 

so that you can believe,

to know yourself,


to complete your life.

Happy Happy Birthday,
Today and Always!

Have FUN !!!

It's a Journey,
not a Destination!

Enjoy The Journey!

This is Kinda FUN!
Check it out...

ClickHere for "What Happened in My Birth Year "!


You're the kind of person, 
Who's hard to forget,
A one-in-a-million
To the people you've met.
Your friends are as varied
As the places you go,
And they all want to tell you
In case you don't know:
That you make a big difference
In the lives that you touch,
By taking so little
And giving so much!

Thanks for being You! 

Happiest of Birthdays to You!


One of the beautiful things
about getting "older"
is knowing that your secrets are safe
with your friends,
they can't remember them either!

The picture below captured outside a Biker Bar, 
somewhere in Florida!


In celebration of World Smile Day...
Share yours with someone who needs one!!!

p.s. Everyone needs one!



The following smile is from Pam Petrick Monroe. 
Thanks Pam!

Old is Great
An old Woman was asked, 

"At your ripe age,
what would you prefer to get :
Parkinsons or Alzheimers?"

The wise one answered, 
"Definitely Parkinsons - 
Better to spill half my wine than
to forget where I keep the bottle."

More Thoughts from the
"You're not getting older,But you're getting better" file...

The Aging process could be slowed down if it had to work its way through Congress.
(Quote from Will Rogers!)

You're getting old when you're sitting in a rocker and you can't get it started.

You're getting old when you wake up with that morning-after feeling,
and you didn't do anything the night before.

 It's hard to be nostalgic when you can't remember anything.

  You know you're getting old when you stop buying green bananas.

When you lean over to pick something up off the floor,
you ask yourself if there is anything else you need to do while you are down there.

You find yourself in the middle of the stairway,
and you can't remember if you were downstairs going up or upstairs going down.



Do Ya, Do Ya, Do Ya
Do Ya Wanna Dance....?
Just a simple reminder to Dance in the Moonlight....

Here's a Wonderful Video that will bring a Smile to your Face!
Click on the Link and Enjoy the Universal Power of Music!
Imagine a world that joined in the Dance...

Thanks to Thelma in Michigan for this wonderful video!


Please note: The "regular music" can be found on the Listen 2 the Music  link/page... 

 If you want to keep the music playing,use pop-out player and start music,
then "minimize" it! Or click circle on left to stop the music if you wish!

Don't forget to Dance,
even if you have to make your own music!


Laughter is the sun that drives winter
from the human face.

Victor Hugo

"Blessed are they who have the gift of making friends for it is one of God’s best gifts.
It involves many things, but above all the power of going out of one’s self
and appreciating whatever is noble and loving in another."  

-Thomas Hughes (1822-1896);
British reformer,novelist

If you want others to be happy,
practice compassion.
If you want to be happy,
practice compassion.
Dalai Lama

HANDBOOK 2017...
to make it the Best Year Yet!
...still more "stuff" to start the New Year!
author unknown!

1. Drink plenty of water. Your body will thank you!
2. Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince and dinner like a beggar. 
3. Eat more foods that grow on trees and plants and eat less food that is manufactured in plants.. 
4. Live with the 3 E's -- Energy, Enthusiasm and Empathy 
5. Make time to pray. 
6. Play more games 
7. Read more books than you did in 2012 . 
8. Sit in silence for at least 10 minutes each day 
9. Sleep for 7 hours. 
10. Take a 10-30 minute walk daily.
And while you walk, smile and talk to God
in thanks for His love and grace.

11. Don't compare your life to others.
You have no idea what their journey is all about. 
12. Don't have negative thoughts or things you cannot control.
Instead invest your energy in the positive present moment. 
13. Don't over do. Keep your limits. 
14. Don't take yourself so seriously. No one else does. 
15. Don't waste your precious energy on gossip. 
16. Dream more while you are awake 
17. Envy is a waste of time. You already have all you need.. 
18. Forget issues of the past.
Don't remind your partner with His/her mistakes of the past.
That will ruin your present happiness. 
19. Life is too short to waste time hating anyone.
Don't hate others. 
20. Make peace with your past so it won't spoil the present. 
21. No one is in charge of your happiness except you. 
22. Realize that life is a school and you are here to learn.
Problems are simply part of the curriculum that appear
and fade away like algebra class
but the lessons you learn will last a lifetime. 
23. Smile and laugh more. 
24. You don't have to win every argument.
Agree to disagree... 

25. Call your family and loved ones often. 
26. Each day give something good to others. 
27. Forgive everyone for everything. 
28. Spend time w/ people over the age of 70 & under the age of 6. 
29. Try to make at least three people smile each day. 
30. What other people think of you is none of your business. 
31. Your job won't take care of you when you are sick.
Your friends will.
Stay in touch. 

32. Do the right thing! 
33. Get rid of anything that isn't useful, beautiful or joyful. 
34. Love has healing power. 
35. However good or bad a situation is, it will change.. 
36. No matter how you feel, get up, dress up and show up. 
37. The best is yet to come... 
38. When you awake alive in the morning, be thankful for it. 
39. Your Inner most is always happy. So, be happy. 
40. Most important of all.
Wake up thanking God for all your blessings as life is a blessing.
Good and bad.
The good is a blessing and the bad, let us appreciate the bad times
and what helps us grow in life. 



24 Things to Always Remember and one to never forget

1. Your presence is a present to the world.

2. You're unique and one of a kind.

3. Your life can be what you want it to be.

4. Take the days just one at a time.

5. Count your blessings, not your troubles.

6. You'll make it through whatever comes along.

7. Within you are so many answers.

8. Understand, have courage, be strong.

9. Don't put limits on yourself.

10. So many dreams are waiting to be realized.

11. Decisions are too important to leave to chance.

12. Reach for your peak, your goal, and your prize.

13. Nothing wastes more energy than worrying.

14. The longer one carries a problem, the heavier it gets.

15. Don't take things too seriously.

16. Live a life of serenity, not a life of regrets.

17. Remember that a little love goes a long way.

18. Remember that a lot . . . goes forever.

19. Remember that friendship is a wise investment.

20. Life's treasures are people . . . together.

21. Realize that it's never too late.

22. Do ordinary things in an extraordinary way.

23. Have health and hope and happiness.

24. Take the time to wish upon a star.

Yet Still More New Year Wishes...

May you get a clean bill of health from your dentist, your cardiologist, your gastro-enterologist, your urologist, your proctologist, your podiatrist, your psychiatrist, your plumber and the I.R.S.

May your hair, your teeth, your face-lift, your abs and your stocks not fall;
and may your blood pressure, your triglycerides, your cholesterol, your white blood count and your mortgage interest not rise.

May New Year's Eve find you seated around the table,
together with your beloved family and cherished friends.
May you find the food better,
the environment quieter,
the cost much cheaper,
and the pleasure more fulfilling
than anything else you might
ordinarily do that night.

May what you see in the mirror delight you, and what others see in you delight them.
May someone love you enough to forgive
your faults,
be blind to your blemishes,
and tell the world about your virtues.

May the telemarketers wait to make their sales calls until you finish dinner,
may the commercials on TV not be louder than the program you have been watching,
and may your check book and your budget balance -
and include generous amounts for charity

May you remember to say "I love you"
at least once a day to your spouse, your child, your parent, your siblings;
but not to your secretary, your nurse,
your masseuse, your hairdresser or
your tennis instructor. 

And may we live in a world at peace
and with the awareness of God's love
in every sunset,
every flower's unfolding petals,
every baby's smile,
every lover's kiss,
and every wonderful, astonishing,
miraculous beat of our heart.


Wishing you and yours
The Very Best in 2017!


Even more New Year "wishes"...

We wish you health
So you may enjoy each day in comfort.

We wish you the love of friends, family
And Peace within your heart.

We wish you the beauty of nature
That you may enjoy the work of God.

We wish you wisdom to choose priorities...
For those things that really matter.

We wish you generosity so you may share
all good things that come to you.

We wish you Happiness and Joy

and Blessings for the New Year.

We wish you the best of everything

My family and friends,
We wish you a Happy New Year!
author unknown

A Prayer for the New Year

God grant us this year a wider view,
So we see others' faults through the eyes of You.
Teach us to judge not with hasty tongue,
Neither the adult ... nor the young.

Give us patience and grace to endure
And a stronger faith so we feel secure.
Instead of remembering, help us forget
The irritations that caused us to fret.

Freely forgiving for some offense
And finding each day a rich recompense.
In offering a friendly, helping hand
And trying in all ways to understand;

That all of us whoever we are ...
Are trying to reach an unreachable star.
For the great and small ... the good and bad,
The young and old ... the sad and glad
Are asking today; Is life worth living?
The answer is only in, loving and giving.
For only Love can make man kind
And Kindness of Heart brings Peace of Mind.

By giving love, we can help this year
To lift the clouds of hate and fear.

 Helen Steiner Rice



Take twelve whole months.
Clean them thoroughly of all bitterness,
hate, and jealousy.
Make them just as fresh and clean as possible.
Now cut each month into twenty-eight, thirty,
or thirty-one different parts,
but don't make up the whole batch at once.
Prepare it one day at a time out of these ingredients.
Mix well into each day one part of faith,
one part of patience, one part of courage,
and one part of work.
Add to each day one part of hope,
faithfulness, generosity, and kindness.
Blend with one part prayer, one part meditation,
and one good deed.
Season the whole with a dash of good spirits,
a sprinkle of fun, a pinch of play,
and a cupful of good humor.
Pour all of this into a vessel of love.
Cook thoroughly over radiant joy,
garnish with a smile,
and serve with quietness, unselfishness,
and cheerfulness.
You're bound to have a happy new year.
~ Author Unknown ~

Survival Kit for 2015

Toothpick - to remind you to pick the good qualities in everyone,
including yourself.

Rubber band - to remind you to be flexible.
Things might not always go the way you want, but they can be worked out.

Band-Aid - to remind you to heal hurt feelings,
either yours or someone else's.

Eraser - to remind you everyone makes mistakes,
but that's okay because we learn by our errors.

Candy Kiss - to remind you everyone needs a hug
or a compliment every day.

Mint - to remind you that you are worth a mint to
your family.

Bubble Gum - to remind you to stick with it and
you can accomplish anything.

Pencil - to remind you to list your blessings
every day.

Green Tea Bag - to remind you to take time to
relax daily and go over that
list of God's blessings.