This is a list of the deceased members of the class of 1961. In homage to all these classmates, click here to read the memorial story of Bonnie Jetty. It includes stories and pictures of our high school years.

11-5-10 - To read a thank you note from Bob Scott's wife, Carol, click here.

If anyone has photos, dates of death or obituaries for those classmates without, please email to Dennis Johnson.  If you have a remembrance story, we will add it to their obituary.

After the classmates name, we have added the list of activities in which they were involved as it appeared in the senior yearbook. The numbers refer to their high school year they were in that activity: 1-Freshmen, 2-Sophomore, 3-Junior, 4-Senior.

Bob Sedlock - Class of 1960 - Find at bottom of page

Updated 10-23-2017

Picture Name Last Known Address

Anderson, James

 

 

 

 

 

   

James Anderson

Band 2,3;
H-Club 2,3,4;
Football 3;
Wrestling 3,4;
Track 2,3,4;
Cross Country 2,3

Died July 9th, 2012

Hibbing, MN

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Anderson, James

Joy Anderson Maras

FHA4

Died March 5, 2014

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Kathleen Barrett

FHA 2,3,4;
JR. Red Cross 4;
French Club 2,3,4;
Pep Club 2,3,4;

Died 1989

Burnsville, MN
Berg

Noella Berg (Nelms)
Pep Club 2,3,4
Debate 4
Social Studies Club 2,3,4

Died Oct. 28,2012

8300 East Dixileta, #303
Scottsdale, AZ 85266

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Jon Berganini

FTA 4

ST RT 3
Hibbing, MN
  Roger Berganini

3100 -129th Lane Ave. W.
Coon Rapids, MN 55303

Binzello

Esther Binzello Hatfield-
FNA 3,4

Died November 30, 2008

2261 Old North Shore Rd.
Duluth, MN 55804

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  Ed Bissonett  
  Carol Boldt  

Roger Brady -
FTA 4;
Jr. Red Cross 4.

December 2005

Larimore, No. Dakota

David Butterfield

Died 1962

Hibbing

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Thomas Calliguri -
Masquers 3,4;
Thespians 3,4;
Prom Com. 3;
"Oklahoma" 4;
"Ondine" 3;
Stu. Coun. treas. 4;
HEMATITE bus. Man. 5;
Class pres. 4.
Unknown
 

Darrell Carls

(died prior to 1981)

Unknown
Dennis Carpenter Unknown
  Tom Cavalier 1533 S 3rd Ave.
Anoka, MN
     
Doris Chandler Taylor -
FNA 3,4;
Masquers 2,3,4;
Thespians 2,3,4.
Hibbing, MN
  Ron Chaput Wheaton, MN
       Anita           Anita Rosc

Anita Chase Rosc -
Pep Club 2,3;
FBLA 3,4;
Latin Club 2;
died 6-8-2010

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Chisholm, MN
Richard Del Greco San Marcas, CA
  Richard DiMatteo 407 Mitchell Ave. Kitzville, MN
Steve Dolinch (12-9-2004) 506 Bottoms Rd., Kelly Lake, MN 55746
  Judy Dumas  
Sharon Sharon Ellingson  
Robert Erickson -
Social Studies Club 4;
HI-TIMES 4;
"Oklahoma" 4.

Souix
Narrows,
Canada

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Fagan Michael Fagan -
Chorus 2,3; NFL 2, treas. 3,4
Masquers 2,3,4; Thespians 3,
vice pres. 4; "Oklahoma" 4;
"Ondine" 3; One-act play 2,3;
Debate 2,3,4; Science Club 2,3

Meadowlakes,
Texas

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Roger Fink Roger Fink -

Prior Lake, MN

Obituary

Furin

John Furin -
H Club 2,3,4;
Hockey 2,3,4;
Track 2

Died March 8, 2013

3701 - 1/2 3rd Ave. E
Hibbing, MN 55746
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Sharon Friend 5 Rudstrom 3901 W. 7th Ave.
Hibbing, MN 55746
James Gargano -
FTA 4;
Football 2,3,4.
1028 Adams Street
Anoka, MN 55303
Robert Gaylord 1932 E 28th St.
Hibbing, MN

 

Beverly Gjerness (Lucas)

Passed Sunday, May 7, 2017

512 N 1st St
Keewatin, MN 55753
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Stan Gruska -
Chorus 2,3,4;
H Club 2,3,4;
"Oklahoma" 4;
Gymnastics 2,3, captain 4;
Prom Committee 3.
Unknown

Barbara Gustafson

GAA 2,3;
Band 3,4;
Chorus 4;
Masquers 3,4;
Pep Club 2,3,4;
"Oklahoma" 3;

12-19-2003

St. Paul, MN
 

Barbara Ann Hanson Hyatt

June 4, 2009

3848 E. 19th Ave.
Hibbing, MN 55746
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  Ramona Heineman ST RT 2
Hibbing, MN

Warren Helstrom

H Club 2,3
President 4
Football 4
Track 2,3
Cocaptain 4
Cross Country 2

RR2
Box 127D
Litchfield, MN

Nancy Hines (Iverson)
Dec 23rd, 2016

Band 2,3,4
Chorus 3
Pep Club 2
HI-TIMES 4
FBLA 3
FBLA Secretary 4

33269 743rd Ave
South Haven, MN 55382

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James Husted

Jan 26th, 1985

 

ST RT 4
Box 48
Hibbing, MN
John Jarvis 408 North 2nd Avenue
Kelly Lake, MN 55746


Click here to read remembrance story of Bonnie written by Dennis Johnson.
Bonnie Jetty -
NHS 3,4;
FTA 4;
FHA 2;
Cho. 2-4;
Jr. Red Cress 2;
French Club pres. 2;
Masquers 2,4, v. pres. 3;
Thespians 3,4;
Soc. Stud. Club 4;
Pep Club 2-4;
"Ondine" 3;
"Oklahoma" 4;
Ushering staff 3,4;
Water Ballet 2-4;
Girls' League Bd. 2;
One-Act play 2.
1911 5th St. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55454
Nancy Johnson

Nancy Johnson 11-27-14 -

FNA 3,4; Jr. Red Cross 4; Spanish Club 3,4; Latin Club 2,4; Social Studies Club 2,4; Pep Club 2,3,4; HI-TIMES 2,3,4

2010 5th Ave E.
Apt. 310
Hibbing, MN 55746-1784
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Mike Kanieski

Mike Kanieski 12-19-15

Hi-Y4; H Club 4; Basketball 4;
Cross Country 4

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(Dave is on the right)
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Dave Karakash 1-18-05

Oceanview, Hawaii Formerly Kent, WA
(Worked for Boeing)

Raymond Kermode 10-19-2017

5865 Kitkerry Ct, So.
Shoreview, MN 55126

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Kirsling

Wilfred "Butch" Kirsling
H Club 3,4
Football 2,3,4
Track 2,4
Gymnastics 3

Died March 27,2009

3730 E. 2nd Ave.
Hibbing, MN 55746
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Lorita Mae Lahti -
FHA 2,3,4;
FBLA 3.
Unknown
William Laliberte Hibbing, MN

Anita Lassila

1-25-2002

Citrus Heights, California
  Barbara Lilya 2912 2nd Ave W.
Hibbing, MN
Lucas Gordan Lucas  
Lyman

Dave Lyman

Passed January 28, 2016

Minneapolis, MN
Memories and obituary
Byron

Byron Maki

Passed August 1, 2017

2515 Sweetwater Rd. #63
Spring Valley, CA 91977
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Patrick Maloney -
Chorus 2;
Prom Committee 3.

Fountain Hills,
AZ

Mancuso

William Mancuso

 

Died 7/21/2011

214 2nd St.
Hibbing, MN 55746

Died under medical supervision en route to hospital via medical helicopter.

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Roberta Goss Maras

Died 11/21/2006

Hibbing

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Mattson

 

Sharon Mattson
Latin Club 2;
Masquers 3,4;
Pep Club 2,3;
FBLA 3

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Died July 17, 2011

The Colony, TX 75057

Known as "Hawkeye"
John Moilanen

John Moilanen

Hi-Y 4
Latin Club 2

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Died January 6,2012

La Crescent, MN
Oberstar Michael Oberstar
Football 3
Track 2
 
Terrence Michael 'Terry' O'Brien

Terrence Michael 'Terry' O'Brien
Deceased 6-5-2017
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4625 Nicollet Ave. S
Minnneapolis, MN 55409

Vernon Olson -
Track 2.

Hibbing, MN
Tiajuana Trio

Kenneth Ostroot

Tijuana Trio Minus One
(12th Grade talent show winner)

621 Paul
Sun Prairie, WI

Dennis Pagel

 

(Deceased 1969 - click here for details)

 
Dianna Paulson -
FHA 4;
GAA 4;
Jr. Red Cross 2,3,4.
Unknown
Lois Possin Lois Possin -
FNA 4; GAA 2,3,4; Masquers 3,4; Pep Club 2, 3, 4; "Ondine" 3
 
  

Anton "Tony" Potami -
FTA secretary 4; Student Council 3; Prom Committee 3;
Class president 3.

Dies June 3, 2004

8858 Compton Lane, Inver Grove Heights, MN. 55076

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Jeanette Powell (Matvey)

FNA 4;
FHA 4;
Band 2,3,4;
Chorus 3,4;
Pep Club 2,3,4;
FBLA 4:
French Club 2;
GAA 2;

Meadowlands, MN

Rosalind Rantala Seppi

 

FTA 4
FHA 4
Pep Club 2,3
FBLA 4
Spanish club 2
"Oklahoma" 4

Died 7-11-04

317 Whiteside Ave
Buhl, MN

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Dennis Rian -
Football 2,3;
Wrestling 2,3,4.
Unknown
Lucia June Ronchetti -
GAA 2;
Chorus 4;
Student Council 3;
German Club 2,3,4;
Masquers 3,4;
Pep Club 2,3,4;
"Ondine" 3.
209 W. Howard Street
Hibbing, MN 55746

George Saari -
3-24-2007
NHS 3. pres 4;
Stu. Coun.2, VP 3;
Stu. Coun Pres.4;
HI-Y 2,3, Sec 4
H-Club 3, V-P 4
Hi-Times 4
Football 2
Basketball 2,3,4
Track 2,3,4
Cross Country 3,4
Class Pres. 2

7890 Bridger Canyon Rd.
Bozeman, MT 59715
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  John Sanborn 1005 Michigan St.
Hibbing, MN
Mary Scipioni

Mary Scipioni
8/26/12

GAA 2,3
Chorus 3,4
Masquers 2.3.4
Pep Club 2,3
Water Ballet 2,3,4

1285 99 Court NE
Blaine, MN 55434

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Vincent Schwartz -
Football 3;
Wrestling 2,3;
Track 2.
Unknown
Bob Scott    

Bob Scott -
FTA pres. 4
Prom Com. 3
H Club 4
Football 2-4
HEMATITE 3
sports ed. 4
Baseball 2
Track 2
Pep Club 2
Wrestling 2
Jr. Red Cross 2

Died
10-11-2010

912 S. 11th St
Wausau, WI 54403

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Click here to read a thank you note from Carol, Bob's wife, 11-5-10/

ESkalski    Eugene Skalski
Hi-Y 4

Died
8-2-2011
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Eugene Smith -
Band 2.
Unknown
Stanich

Richard Stanich-

Football 2,3,4
Gymnastics 2,3

 

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James Smith

 

Jr. Red Cross 3,4
Latin Club 3
Hi-Y 4
H Club 3,4
Gymnastics 2,4
Science Club 2

570 W17347 Jewell Ct.
Muskego, WI
Caroline Stark -
FNA 4;
Band 2,3,4;
Chorus 3;
Pep Club 2,3,4;
Orchestra 3.
8935 Cedar Ave. S. #207
Bloomington, MN 55420

Patricia Sullivan -
FNA 3,4

Died February 25, 1978

Chisholm, MN
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Swanson

Franklin Henry Swanson

Died February 14, 2013

Crestview, FL
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Eileen Tate (Przybylski) -
(8-25-2002)
French Club 2;
Pep Club 2

2802 West 2nd Ave.
Hibbing, MN 55746

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Pauline Taylor

Pauline Taylor -
(11-3-2013)
FTA4; GAA 2; Student Council 2; Fench Club 2; Pep Club 2,3; HI-TIMES 4

2805 E. Superior
Duluth, MN 55812
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  Roy Thronson
(died prior to 1981)
Unknown
Tomperi Maurice Tomperi
12-17-13
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Lawrence "David" Waechter

Lawrence "David" Waechter
2-24-09
FTA 4;
Chorus 2,3

3266 County Rd. 139
Barnum, MN 55707

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Leslie Walters

Leslie Walters

6-14-06

3431 E 19th Ave.
Hibbing, MN 55746

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Gary Westerlund

9-29-17

Masquers 3,4
Hi-Y 4
H Club 2,3,4
"Ondine" 3
Gymnastics 3

10815 Direct River Dr.
Coon Rapids, MN 55433

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William "Bill" Widstrand

-10-3-2004

Band 2,3,4
H Club 2,3,4
Swimming 2
Gymnastics 2,3,4

Astoria,
Oregon

Letter From Bill's Mom

Carol Williams Carol Williams 1710 W. HIghview Dr.
Sauk Rapids, MN 56379
Carol Williams

Gail Williams

10/3/16

2124 Carrell Rd. Apt#331 Fort Meyers, FL 33901
Curtis Woods Click here for more information

Class of 1960

Bob Sedlock

Passed April 30, 2017
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