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Welcome to the South St. Paul High School
Class Of 1963 Web Site.

ANNOUNCEMENTS


Classmate Obituary

Janet McGinn Casperson
1945-2016

So very sorry to report that Roosevelt Grade School and SSP Jr. & Sr. High Schools Graduate Janet McGinn Casperson died on Saturday, July 23, 2016. She had been battling cancer for several years and was just recently moved to hospice care. We will miss her a great deal but we wish her Godspeed on her journey home.

Janet M. CASPERSON Obituary

Age 71 of North St. Paul Passed away July 23, 2016 Preceded in death by brother Jack; father Edward McGinn; mother Alma (Berg) McGinn. Survived by loving husband of 48 years, Rick; sons Eric (Yvonne), Mark (Janet), Steven (Heidi); grandchildren Nic, Owen, Sam, Amber, Lucy, Ethan, Eliana; sister Shirley Warechi (Mike); many relatives & friends. Graduate of U of M Library Sciences. Janet retired from the Washington County Library. She loved gardening, walks, camping, grandchildren, family get togethers, the cabin, reading, her book club, MPR & MN English Setter Club. Mass of Christian Burial Friday (7/29) 11:00 AM at CHURCH OF ST. PETER, 2600 N. Margaret St., North St. Paul, with visitation one hour prior to Mass. Interment St. Mary's Cemetery. Memorials preferred to Oxfam, Nature Conservancy or MN Ovarian Cancer Alliance (MOCA). 651-777-2600 sandbergfuneralhome.com

Published in Pioneer Press on July 27, 2016

- See more at:: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/twincities/obituary-search.aspx?affiliateId=939&lastname=casperson&stateid=27


 

Lunch Bunch Gals, 2016

Clockwise, from upper left: Marilyn Klein Fischer, Nancy Nygren Wallace, Jane Burton Letson, Carol LeMay Bidwell, Linda Mahler Metzen, Bobbi Bentz Hansch, Sandy Winter Thornton, Rita Bonk Schmid, 

 

Group, from left: Renee Werner Ponto, Nancy Hawkinson Woelffer, Geri Shank Lynch, Roberta Winchell Fisher, At right: Darla Smolik Andrews

(photos courtesy of Nancy Hawkinson Woelffer)

 


 Latest Edition

Heart of a Beast, Soul of a Woman

by classmate

 David Huebner

Now Available on Amazon!

"Nobody cares more for horses, or knows more about them, than David A. Huebner. In HEART OF A BEAST, SOUL OF A WOMAN Huebner takes us on a voyage of learning, of personal challenges - equine as well as human, to a thrilling conclusion that made me laugh and made me cry. It is magnificent - fiction at its very best."

 

Amazon.com link:

http://www.amazon.com/Heart-Beast-Woman-David-Huebner/dp/0975404733

Other books by Dave:

The Grulla Paint Murders, Cowbird, Buster's Gold, Whiskey Runner*, The Prevailing Westerlies* and Children of the Rift: Chemone.

*Available on Kindle.


 

Meant to be

Renaming ceremony took place on Saturday, Feb.6, 2016.

Icing on the cake.


 

Facebook Users:

Conversations of History in South St. Paul

Feeling nostalgic about your hometown? If you haven't found this place yet, check it out!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/

ConversationsofHistoryinSouthStPaul/?fref=nf

Be sure to allow about 2 hours. You'll get hooked!

2/23/15: We recently received this compliment about the Facebook site from a staff member of the Minnesota History Society:

  • Nicole Delfino Jansen And I should also note, MHS is currently working on an exhibit about Suburbia (to open this fall) and South St. Paul is one of the cities they are focusing on. We have great researchers - I turned their attention to this FB site (and Lois [Glewwe]) and I don't mind divulging that they LOVE it and have expressed what a valuable and unique resource it is. They say a number of communities have pages for history, but they have never seen one so active and with so much resource material. So many great contributors. I am not an old-timer in SSP, but wow - I thoroughly enjoy what all of you put into it!!!

 

What's New on the Site?
Check out the utomatic feature
 called
"Under the Clock"
See link on top margin, first on left
 
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Last year, we added a "What's New" page to our web site. This is a comprehensive page that displays new content from all over our site. We have renamed this "Under the Clock" for sentimental reasons. You can easily participate with the class right from this chat page by making comments, adding photos, videos and more.

We'd like you to take a moment right now and do two things:

1) Click the "Notify Me" link under your Member Functions. Make sure desired options are enabled so you stay up to date with our class. Don't forget to follow your favorite classmates from the bottom of the page!

2) At the top of the "Under the Clock" page please enter a comment to the class. Let us know what you've been up to in your life! Even if it's just a quick "hello" we want you to see first hand how this page functions.

Once you've done these two things our site will automatically alert you whenever there is something new to see.

And one more thing: Be sure to click "Edit Profile," add or update "Then" and "Now" photos if you have some available, and make sure your Profile information is current. We'd really appreciate you taking a moment to do this too.

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Welcome "Transplanted"

Simley Class of '63!

Simley photo page link

is on the upper margin

Updated: 9/4/13

Simley contacts:

Mike Leitch mic02lei@aol.com
Judy McKnight Borgeson judyborgeson@cox.net
Bobbi Bentz Hansch rjhansch@comcast.net

If you have contact information for any class member, please notify one of the above.


PLEASE NOTE!

IS YOUR STREET ADDRESS SHOWING?

All known classmate addresses have now been added to this site.  If your address is showing under "Classmate Profiles"  it is because you added it yourself and opted to let us see it. If you are new to the site, please check "Edit Profile" to see whether we have your address listed correctly. 

PLEASE DO NOT DELETE YOUR ADDRESS

This site was meant to be a repository for classmates' records and will be our one-stop source for future reunion planning. But YOU have the option of allowing others to see only what you want them to see.

IF YOU DO NOT WANT YOUR ADDRESS (OR OTHER INFORMATION) TO BE VISIBLE TO CLASSMATES:

Go to "Edit Profile" (on the left hand margin) and scroll to the bottom of your profile. Check the box that hides your address and any other information you wish to be private. To verify this, on the Home Page, select "Classmate Profiles" up on the top border. Then select your name to see what everyone else sees.

If you have questions about privacy, feel free to use the "Contact Us" option or email me at SReppe@aol.com.

 


SSPHS Faculty Obits

Vernon R. FINANDER

Obituary 

Beloved Father ~ On November 23, 2015 Age 84, of South St. Paul Preceded in death by wife Donna Mae and sister Evelyn Tyrpak. Survived by 3 children; Lourn, Brian (Lisa) and Kevin. Funeral Service 11:00 a.m. Tuesday at FIRST LUTHERAN CHURCH, 463 Maria Ave. St. Paul. Visitation 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at KANDT & TETRICK FUNERAL HOME 140 8th Ave No., South St. Paul and at the Church 1 hour before service. Private Interment, Fort Snelling National Cemetery. Member VFW Post 295. Dedicated teacher with over 30 years of service at SSP High School. Memorials preferred to the SSP Educational Foundation.

Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 29, 2015

- See more at:

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/twincities/obituary.aspx?n=vernon-r-finander&pid=176689354&fhid=21093#sthash.fNeqjqKH.dpuf

Janet Rae MORGAN

1933 - 2015 Obituary 

Janet Rae MORGAN Obituary

Age 82 passed away Oct. 10, 2015 in AZ Born 4/4/33 in Fargo, ND, Jan lived most of her life in MN, retiring to Sun City, AZ. Education: Harding HS 1951, Macalester College (1955), Master's Degree - U of MN (1960). Main career: counselor & educator at South St. Paul HS. Jan was an active, artistic & talented lady with a wide variety of interests & group memberships & fabulous friends. MN memorial is Dec. 1 at Weyerhaeuser Chapel on Macalester campus in St. Paul, MN. Visitation @ 2:00 pm. Service @ 2:30 pm. Interment in AZ @ Sunland Memorial Park, Sun City, AZ (623-933-0161). In lieu of flowers, please donate memorials to: AAUW, DKG, Macalester College or SSP Education Fund. Full notice was 10/15

Published in Pioneer Press on Nov. 29, 2015

-See more at:

http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/twincities/obituary.aspx?n=janet-rae-morgan&pid=176689385#sthash.XQ5Tqv2G.dpuf


 


OUR YEARBOOK ON THE WEB

If you haven't had the fun of seeing our very own yearbook on the Web, check this out:

http://www.classmates.com/yearbooks/South-St-Paul-High-School/142034?dsource=pub

Would you have ever imagined something amazing like this back in 1963?  I see they're having a "sale" and the regular price of $99.99 is 20% off plus free shipping for a limited time!  Wowee! If you don't have your own copy handy, take a stroll down memory lane...online! Still boggles the mind, doesn't it?