Class of 68 Reunion

07/13/2018 06:00 PM - 07/14/2018 10:00 PM CST


’68 grads now 68

Our 50th reunion approaches quickly, July 13th and 14th. If you plan to attend, you can help the organizing committee by registering and paying online. If you do not have a computer or access to the internet, perhaps you can have a friend help you register and pay.

Register and pay using the button above no later than June 28, 2018.

If you prefer to pay by check, please mail your payment to: The Class of 1968, KPS Foundation, 320 West 24th St., Kearney NE 68845

By your registering and paying online, we will be able to give accurate head counts to the caterer and restaurant, have the tables set for the right number of people. Of course, the food providers will charge our group the headcount we give them about ten days ahead of the event. We want everyone who attends to enjoy the two days we have planned.

o Friday, July 13th, 6 to 10 PM, Classic Car Collection

o Saturday, July 14th

o 9:30 AM to 11 AM, Tour the new Kearney High School

o 11:45 AM to 1:15 PM, Pastor Norm Jelken wants to encourage us about the Viet Nam war

o 5 PM to 10 PM, Social and Buffet

Details for the two days are on a separate page.

We have not reserved motel rooms but there are plenty to choose from in Kearney.

HELP . . . If you have contact information for the following classmates, let them know about the reunion and let us know their contact information. Here is the list:

Roxanna Ackley, May Allen, Barb Anderson, David Behn, Robert Bendix, Pat Best, Teresa Best, Caroll Bickford, Donna Brand, Darrell Campbell, David Dillworth, Debbie Evans, Barb Flack, Kass Gerhardt, Sharon Gustafson, Ron Halliwell, Gary Henderson, Yasin Hotaki, JoAnn Hove, Anita Huerta, Dennis Jarmin, Pat Johnson, Susan Johnston, Peg Mahurin, Joyce Matzner, Mary McAnarney, Mick Olson, Berlinda Padilla, Ruben Solano, Paula Stover, Lewis Townsend, Marcia Volbrecht, Joan Webb, Bonnie Weliever and Walt Withers.

We look forward with great anticipation to seeing each one of you here.

Facebook: Kearney High School Class of 1968


Schedule details

1. Friday, July 13, 2018

o 6-10 PM Classic Car Collection, 3600 East Highway 30, East side of Cabela’s Building

o Featuring Pete’s Patriot ‘68-‘69 AMX, Mike Knispel’s ’66 Plymouth Hemi, Rich Lacy’s ’66 Shelby Mustang and many other cars, see

o 8 PM Brief program about Pete’s Patriot car by members of our class

o 8:30 PM group picture, to be picked up by you if you want a print

o $15 per person admission paid in advance no later than June 28 register at; catered by Cunninghams; includes pulled pork and brisket sliders, potato salad, beans, chips, iced tea, lemonade and water. A separate cash bar is provided at $5 for sodas, beer and wine. Mixed drinks $5.50.


Saturday, July 14, 2018

2. Tour new Kearney High School facility, 2702 West 11th

o 9:30 – 11:00 AM

o No cost


3. Everyone is invited to hear Pastor Norm Jelken share his uplifting perspective regarding the Vietnam War at Perkins Restaurant, 609 Second Avenue;

o 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM

o Perkins has a back room to accommodate up to fifty people; indicate if you plan to attend, if there are more than fifty we can move to another location

o individual plates at your own expense


4. 5:00 PM Rekindle friendships at social hour in Ramada Inn, 301 Second Avenue; Cash bar available

o 6:00 – 7:00 PM Buffet at Ramada Inn – regulations require all buffets be left out only one hour after start time. Choose among three entrees: Sliced Brisket with BBQ Sauce; Braised Breast of Chicken with a Red Wine Mushroom Sauce or Grilled North Atlantic Salmon with a Caper Butter Sauce. Gluten Free, Vegetarian and Vegan choices are available by reserving in advance, no later than June 28th. For special food requests, contact Adriane at 308.237.7026

o 7 PM group picture, digitals to be picked up by you at Walgreens if you want a print

o $34 per person paid in advance at registration, no later than June 28

o 7:00 – 10:00 PM Story time, bring your uplifting and funny stories; open microphone. We hope many people tell stories so pick one or two of your favorites to tell so others will have a chance to tell their stories also; socialize with cash bar available.