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•   Gloria Hiner  7/27
•   Beverly Watts (Hedin)  7/27
•   Bruce Elliasen  7/28
•   Marcia Kendall (Zeimes)  7/28
•   Gail Nelson (Helgeson)  7/30
•   Duane Rasmuson  7/30
•   Gloria Johnson  7/31
•   James Bechtold  8/4
•   Jeffrey Margulies  8/9
•   Thomas Rodberg  8/10
•   Berneen Rose (Rudolph)  8/10
•   Vickie Slattery (Tavey)  8/15
•   Bruce Felber  8/16
•   Brice Martinson  8/16
•   Robert Wernick  8/22
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Percentage of Joined Classmates: 66.4%

A:   156   Joined
B:   79   Not Joined
(totals do not include deceased)


•   William "Bill" Kerwin  7/23
•   Elliott Husney  7/22
•   James Stedman  7/6
•   Roger Johnson  6/15
•   Barbara O'Neil (Horbal)  5/29
•   Judith (Judy) Marcus (Daniels)  5/27
•   Timothy Kiernan  5/6
•   Mary Reid (Brooks)  12/23
•   Jerry Brenden (Brenden)  12/10
•   Donna Rose (Reyes)  12/1
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Who lives where - click links below to find out.

8 live in Arizona
2 live in Arkansas
15 live in California
5 live in Colorado
10 live in Florida
2 live in Hawaii
2 live in Illinois
1 lives in Iowa
1 lives in Maryland
2 live in Massachusetts
123 live in Minnesota
1 lives in Mississippi
1 lives in Missouri
3 live in Montana
1 lives in Nevada
2 live in New Mexico
3 live in New York
4 live in North Carolina
2 live in Ohio
1 lives in Oklahoma
2 live in Oregon
1 lives in Pennsylvania
1 lives in South Dakota
1 lives in Tennessee
5 live in Texas
1 lives in Utah
1 lives in Virginia
4 live in Washington
4 live in Wisconsin
1 lives in British Columbia
1 lives in Finland
17 location unknown
112 are deceased


Know the email address of a missing Classmate? Click here to contact them!


Contributions fund the free lunch and room charge for the August 26, 2021, (belated) 80th Birthday Party.

St Louis Park
Class of 58, The Luckiest Generation

      Welcome to the

St Louis Park Senior High School 

 Class Of 1958 Web Site.

Home of the Orioles!

This is a Website devoted to the St. Louis Park High School Class of 1958.  It is intended for those Classmates who graduated from this place and time.  It is designed to be informative, inspiring, and nostalgic with memories of our time in the 1950s, including the music we loved and those we sat next to in class. We know that when the dust settles, we realize how little we need, how very much we actually have, and the true value of human connection.  This website accentuates that connection, with the hope that we will always be together.

For music to accompany your viewing of this Home Page, click here:





We want to keep in touch with you.  If you change your email address, or mailing address or phone number, be sure to go to MEMBER FUNCTIONS  and make those changes under "Edit Contact Info." 

July 2021 News

Our (Belated 80th Birthday Party) and pseudo Class Reunion is now scheduled for Thursday, August 26th, 2021, from 11 AM to 4 PM.  Click on the link near the top-left to register if you intend on coming.  You will note the event is free -- free lunch including a sandwich, cake and ice cream.  Free-will donations will be accepted, of course.  Expect unmasked hugs.

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THREE Classmates have passed away this year.

We have just learned of the passing of classmate Donald Louis Andersen, on May 30th of this year.  An entry has been made in the "In Memory" link on this website.  Please feel free to add your own recollections at the bottom of that posting.

We have been informed that our classmate, Susan Louise Skinner Wurster, passed away on January 30th of this year.  An entry has been made in the "In Memory" link on this website.

We have also lost yet another classmate: Patricia Osterberg Margeson, in April.   Details of her passing and a full "In Memory" notice has be posted on this website in our In Memory Link at the left.

You are always invited to provide your personal recollections of our deceased classmates on the pages we have for them In Memory.


Classmate Howell Owens has discovered a video you may like.  It's a fast, virtual drone tour inside of St. Louis Park High School as it looks today, done by students themselves.  The students who attend these days really have it nice!  They likely will never know how much tender, loving care the taxpayers have provided for their proper education.  Below the modern-day picture of our high school, swipe the following URL and put that in your browser:Image preview


We have added a new page to the links at the left, entitled NOSTALGIA MACHINE (for music and memories).  You will find it in alphabetical order on the Link List.  Enjoy!

We have also added a new page to the links at the left: Pandemic Stress Relievers.  It's essentially a lot of good old music videos for you to watch and listen to as you await the end of this terrible Covid Pandemic that has us all so self-isolating.  Get ready for some nostalgic reflection!  


Let's all hope 2021 is a far better year for us Super Seniors!

Remember: Wear your mask and get the vaccine when it's offered.

In Minnesota, the Governor has just announced a new timetable to "open" our State and restore our economy.  We hope wherever you live your state is finally opening too.  Here's Minnesota's timetable:

Our belated 80th Birthday Party and pseudo class reunion is scheduled for Thursday, August 26th.  Check the link near the top and register your attendance!  By then we should all have received our vaccinations and be able to be completely mask-free.


If you need some nostalgic review of your teen years in the 1950s,  to remember those of us who still love you, then get ready to enjoy these

50’s Memories: Click on this video:



Need an "Attitude Adjustment" during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Try This YouTube Video for some Nostalgia

Or, to review your love for America, watch this Video

Then: Check out the link near the top at the left:

"COVID Attitude Adjustment".


  Send in some new news about your friends from St. Louis Park High.

How about viewing this nostalgic video from 1955 to get your juices pumped up and ready for a whole-class, perhaps delayed joint 80th birthday celebration?

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All we have to do is convince our event-planning group to arrange for such a special party so we can all see one another once more.


Remember when this photo was taken?

Our 55th Reunion in 2013 at the SLP Hall of Fame Induction Dinner

(Yes, that's Roy Griak in the middle.)





                Did you know? 

Did you know 11% of people are left handed; Did you know August has the highest percentage of births; Did you know unless food is mixed with saliva you can't taste it; Did you know the average person falls asleep in 7 minutes; Did you know a bear has 42 teeth; Did you know an ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain.


Today's Inspirational Quotes

 Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible. 

            Francis of Assisi




This Week's Nostalgic Photos
Each week a new photo or two will appear below.  You won't have to guess what the first one is.  The item will be obvious.  Just be amazed at what you see or have forgotten!
How about a little Sonny & Cher, along with Bob Dylan!
But this second photo will be of someone or something not easy for you to determine.
She came up missing, and has never been found!  Amelia Earhart

    Rememberance Quotes for June   

“A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawnmower is broken.”. – James Dent.




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Featured Article, Website or Blog: 
Weeding Out Some Common Organic Gardening Myths

Just about everyone's interested in organic gardening from one viewpoint or another, so it's no surprise that organic gardening myths might pop up in the garden of public opinion. Myths both pro and con are easy to come by -- so we'll cover both sides of the issue in this article. Here's the truth about four popular ones: 




We have thirteen Photo Albums, with accompanying music, to share with you.

These are mainly Albums from our 50th, 55th and 60th Class Reunions.  You will find them all at the links entitled "Our Photo Gallery" and "50th Reunion Photo Sets" and 60th Reunion Action links at the left side of this page.  They are...

  1. SLP Class of '58 Gallery..........variety of photos sent in by classmates
  2. Our High School from our days at Park High
  3. 55th at the Park Tavern............Sept. 10, 2013 - 1st 55th Reunion Event
  4. 55th at the Farm........................Sept. 11, 2013 - 2nd 55th Reunion Event
  5. 55th at The Hall of Fame..........Sept. 12, 2013 - Induction Banquet
  6. 70th Birthday Cruise..........Our July 20, 2010 Cruise on Lake Minnetonka
  7. 50th School and Bus Tour.......Big 50th Reunion -  Day 1 Activity
  8. BBQ at Tim Kiernan's Farm.....Big 50th Reunion - Day 2 Activity
  9. Relaxing Saturday Morning.....Big 50th Reunion - Day 3 Morning
  10. 50th Saturday Banquet............Big 50th Reunion - Day 3 Evening
  11. 60th Reunion at Kip's Bar........Our Friday Night - Day 1 Activity
  12. 60th Reunion at Tim's Farm....Our Saturday Afternoon-Day 2 Activity
  13. 60th Reunion Banquet Shot....Our Sunday Evening - Day 3 Activity

Sit back, adjust each album to "full screen mode," turn on the music at the scroll at the top or bottom of each photo set, change tunes or watch without music...all to suit yourself.  Come back often.  You'll recognize someone different each time! 

Four of the best, at our 60th at Kip's:  Judith Carroll Chambers, Sandy Canton Kerwin, Carol Erickson Skala and Gail Nelson Helgeson 

Judith Alexander Steward, Kay Knudson Studebaker and Mary Ann Evans Eckenberg.  See who else was there at the "60th at Tim's Farm" Photo Album.



Getting ready for the 60th Reunion Banquet are Jonathan Daube, Beverly Watts Hedin, KC Cravens Bretzke, Linda Lindquist Daube, and Nancy Jo Wallace Lopp & Larry Lopp.  See who else was at the Banquet at the "60th Reunion Banquet Shot" Photo Album.

 Guess who's enjoying the 60th Reunion at the Minneapolis Golf Club!


Minnesota ~ You Gotta Love It!


Come back home to Minnesota - a water wonderworld


This is a totally free site: Find your name under the link at the left entitled "Classmate Profiles" and join us.