Published: Friday, July 25, 2014 12:07 p.m. CDT

CHS Class of 1974

The class of 1974 held their 40th class reunion on the Fourth of July weekend in Creston.

Classmates rode in the parade on a float provided by classmate Paul Baker. A walking tour of downtown Creston or golfing was on the agenda for Saturday morning, July 5. Class members then met in the early evening at Maple Street Memories to have a class photo taken by Pattie Rouh before heading to the Twilight Zone for visiting and dinner.

Classmate Pastor Scott Wood delivered the prayer and dedicated a moment of silence for the 12 deceased classmates. Many photos and sharing memories took place.

Classmates attending from Creston included: Lisa (Hook) Shaw, Dan Hayes, Jo (Gentle) Wallace, Debbie (Briles) Glick, Mary (Krings) Downing, Gary Bailey, Anne (Sobotka) Vicker, Doug Miller, Mike Seddon, Robert Blanchard, Don Miller, BIythe (Collings) Waltersdorf, John Kawa, Debra Loudon, Susan (Ide) White, Deb (Rasmussen) Feldhacker, Greg Driskell, Jim Spangler and Roger Mclntire.

Other classmates from Iowa included Melodee (Embree) Roberts of Eagle Grove, Janis (Early) Holsman of Ames, Michele Francis of Cedar Rapids, Phil Kenealy of Cedar Falls, Teresa (Vandel) Foote of Afton, Mary Eagan of West Des Moines, Joy (Case) Foster of Casey, Nancy (Weisshaar) Amdor of Corning and Brian Mullin of Corning.

Those attending from out of state were: Joyce (Tedrow) Goglin of Ashland, Wis., Cinda (Fitzgerald) Baker of North Platte, Neb., Pam (Phipps) Miller of Independence, Mo., Jean (Barkalow) Riedel of Polo, Mo., Treasa O’Neall of Lee’s Summit, Mo., Kristy (Lareon) Lapcheske of Peoria, Ariz., Lisa (Hoffman) Schueike of Clever, Mo., Jerry Wallace of Omaha, Neb., Scott Wood of Colorado Springs, Colo., Ellen (Pendegraft) Hatcher of Oklahoma City, Okla., Jeannie (McFee) Gaffney of Olathe, Kan., Dixie Stephens of Las Vegas, Nev., Cindy Hampton of Olathe, Kan., Dave Zmolek of EIroy, Wis., Pat (Braun) Mazzucca of Fanwood, N.J., and Gordon Thompson of Mount Carroll, Ill.

Huddleson/Maas Family Reunion

It is time for the Huddleson/Maas family reunion. Come and join family and friends Aug. 17 at Fontanelle Community Center by the fire station. There will be a 12:30 p.m. meal.

17th Annual Kent Picnic

The Kent annual picnic was held July 19 at Salem Lutheran Church in Creston.

Those attending from Des Moines were former teacher Viola Besco and JoeAnn and Bob Lutz; from Lenox, Mickey and Wimp Hill, Mary Lou Schofield; from Kent, Marlene and Charles Erickson and Ann Moore; Kathy Thiem of Johnston; Pat Dwyer of Waukee; Mr. and Mrs. Bob Herzog of Bethany, Mo.; Linda Young of Urbandale; from Creston were Donna Neely, Gert Trost, Larry Proud and Donna Scheel.

The next picnic will be in July 2015.

CHS Class of 2004

Creston High School class of 2004 will hold its 10-year reunion July 25-26.

Events begin 6 p.m. Friday with family night at Taylor Park. Bring your own beverages and food. A charcoal grill will be available.

The official event will be 7 p.m. Saturday at The Lobby. There will be a DJ. The event will move to the Twilight Zone for dancing around 11 p.m.

Sticken Family Reunion

Members of the Gerhardt and Daisy (Oshel) Sticken family gathered at Orient Methodist Church Saturday, July 5. Their children Don, Gerald, Priscilla (Sticken) Jensen and Phyllis (Sticken) Feick welcomed 61 of their children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and cousins to the reunion. A potluck dinner was shared, and the afternoon was spent visiting, meeting new family members and becoming re-acquainted with others.

Attending were: Priscilla’s family: Priscilla and Arnold Jensen, Randy and Lori Jensen, Stephanie, Ryan, Kennedy and Brooklyn Danly, all of Greenfield; Cindy and Roger Anderson of Van Meter; Erin, Lydia, Wyatt and William Crittenden of Lorimor; Chad, Brittany and Azalea Jensen of Waukee; Hannah and Michael West of Creston.

Phyllis’s family: Phyllis and Max Feick, Marvin and Rhonda Feick, all of Orient; Darcy and Daisey Dredge of Mount Ayr; Kim, Blaine, Mallory and Natalie Behnken of Massena; Mandy, Jamie, Ellie and Macy Craig of Fontanelle.

Gerald’s family: Gerald Sticken of Creston.

Don’s family: Don and Raidene Sticken of Creston; Carol Dillon and Sara Sticken of Independence, Mo.; Michael Sticken of Warrensburg, Mo.; Jon Sticken of Leavenworth, Kan.; Ethan and Rachael Sticken of Princeton, Mo.; Kelly and Charlie Nea of Saint Louis, Mo.; Christopher, Brittney, Lilly and Zoey Sticken and guests Vito, Tessa, Jade, Vito, Vinnie and Bella Mazerra, all of Kansas City, Mo.

Cousins attending were: Karen and Doug Dungan of Indianola; Dick and Joyce Capps of Waterloo; Adeline Fils, Dixie and Scott Moore, all of Creston.

McFee Family Reunion

The annual McFee family reunion will be held the weekend of Aug. 2-3.

On Aug. 2, meet at the A&G Restaurant on Adams Street for dinner at 6 p.m.

On Aug. 3, meet at the Eagles on East Montgomery Street starting at 10 a.m. for coffee and rolls. Potluck dinner will be at noon.

Please plan to attend.

Any questions, contact Patty Crouse at or 515-278-4342.

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